Environmental Review Board

Mission Statement: The Environmental Review Board (ERB) is governed by Chapter 8 and Chapter 137 “Wetlands” of the Town Code of New Castle. The ERB is the primary approving authority for applications submitted in connection with the Town’s wetlands regulations.

Members are expected to be familiar with the regulatory thresholds and requirements of the Town ordinances relating to environmental protection, including steep slopes, trees, and especially wetlands and wetland buffers. They are also encouraged to develop skill in reading blueprints, maps and draft plans, as well as the basic science underlying environmental evaluation.

Established: November 14th, 1989

Term of Office: Three Years

Meetings Held: Third Monday of Each Month

Membership: 

Board Members Term Ends
William Flank – Chairman 11/14/17
Ivan Alter 12/02/19
David Horowitz 11/14/19
Jonathan Rosenbloom 11/14/17
John W. Blake, Emeritus Member No Term Limit

For more information, please contact Stephen Coleman, Environmental Coordinator and the Staff Liaison for the Environmental Review Board, at scoleman@mynewcastle.org

There is currently one vacant position on the Environmental Review Board.

Interested in contributing? Submit an application to join the Environmental Review Board!