Here are members of the Environmental Commission at an ANJEC Roadshow event held at Borough Hall in October 2019.

Environmental Commission

The Environmental Commission exists for the protection, development and use of natural resources located within the territorial limits of the Borough of Allentown.

It accomplishes this by:
  • Promoting the conservation and development of the natural resources of the Borough of Allentown.
  • Planning, implementing and informing the public about local conservation programs.
  • Conducting research into the possible use of the open areas of the Borough of Allentown.
  • Recommending to the Planning Board plans and programs, for inclusion in a Municipal Master Plan, for the development and use of such open areas.
  • Advertising, preparing, printing and distributing books, maps, charts, plans and pamphlets which, in its judgment, it deems necessary for its purposes.
  • Managing donated or purchased lands for conservation purposes and operating conservation programs.
  • Acting as the coordinating agency of the community on conservation matters and as a liaison between conservation needs and regional, County, State and Federal agencies ministering to those needs.
The Environmental Commission meets at 7:00PM on the dates indicated at Borough Hall.