Notice of Meeting Change of Venue & Time

The Hudson Essex Passaic Soil Conservation District is a division of State government, organized under the New Jersey Soil Conservation Act, NJSA 4:24-1 et seq. As a public subdivision of the State all board meetings are subject to public notice and open to public attendance. As such, the Board of Supervisors meeting regularly scheduled for Thursday November 2nd, 2017, will be held at 4:00 p.m. at The Rutgers Eco-Complex, 1200 Florence-Columbus Road, Bordentown, NJ  08505-4200. The Board may enter into a closed Executive Session to discuss legal and /or other confidential matters.

Please contact the HEPSCD District Office at 862-333-4505 prior to attendance to verify the public meeting remains on the schedule.

2018 Conservation Poster Contest Announced

The theme is “Watersheds: Our Water, Our Home”. Download the poster contest brochure here. The deadline for submittal to the HEPSCD is February 28, 2018 (postmarked or delivered).

The District will forward the best entry for each grade level to the state contest for competition.

Poster Evaluations National Poster Contest entries are reviewed by judges. The posters are evaluated on the following criteria:

Conservation message (50 percent) (Poster uses correct theme)

Visual effectiveness (30 percent)

Originality (10 percent) and

Universal appeal (10 percent)

Also taken into consideration artwork is completed on poster is that of participant (unless noted on entry form)

Nominating Committee to Meet May 9, 2017

HUDSON-ESSEX-PASSAIC

SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICT

 

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

 

Take notice that the Nominating Committee meeting of the Hudson-Essex-Passaic Soil Conservation District will be held on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 12:00 noon at 80 Orchard Street, Bloomfield, NJ.  Nominations will be accepted for two qualified individuals to serve as volunteer Supervisors of the Soil Conservation District for a three year term running from 7/1/2017 to 6/30/2020.  Successful nominees will be submitted to the NJ Secretary of Agriculture for confirmation.  Each NJ Soil Conservation District is a special purpose public governmental entity with operations carried out in close coordination with the State Soil Conservation Committee, NJ Department of Agriculture.  More information may be found at www.hepsoilnj.org

 

 

Matthew J. Ward, Chairman

Updated District Notes

District Notes have been updated to reflect the 7th Edition of the NJ Standards for SESC & new District contact info. Plan submittals will be evaluated during review for compliance with the current edition of the NJ Standards. The District’s Notes must be on the plan and have specific information relevant to the 7th Edition of the Standards, along with the District’s current contact information. Download the most current Notes from the Forms page of this website.

NJ Standards for Soil Erosion & Sediment Control now in its 7th Edition

The Standards for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control in New Jersey 7th Ed. are now available for download at no cost. These Standards were adopted January 2014 and include additional guidance for assessing downstream stability, rip rap design, the use of infiltration and additional vegetative options for use in the Pinelands National Reserve. The effective date for these amendments is February 20, 2014.