Preservation Task Force


Starting August 24th, both the Farmer’s Advisory Committee and the Farmland Preservation Task Force will be meeting on the same date.  The Farmland Preservation Task Force will meet in Conference Room B, 2nd Floor, Municipal Building (4567 Route 9 North, Howell, NJ) at 6:30 PM.  The Farmer’s Advisory Committee will meet immediately following the Preservation Task Force in the same location.   These meetings will continue to be held on the 4th Thursday every month thereafter.  The July meetings will remain on their previously scheduled dates and times.  Thank you.


  • Elaine Taylor
    Term expires: December 2025
  • Kelly Machu
    Term expires: December 2026
  • Toni Polihrom
    Term expires: December 2027
  • Evelyn O'Donnell
    Term expires: December 2028
  • Janel Coughlin
    Term expires: December 2024
  • Leslie Chaillet, Alternate 1
    Term expires: December 2024
  • Wendy Gasior, Alternate 2
    Term expires: December 2024
  • Laik Green, Alternate 3
    Term expires: December 2024
  • Anthony Libutti, Alternate 4
    Term expires: December 2024

Member Requirements

  • Five members with five year terms
  • Four alternate members with two year terms
  • Two of the members shall also serve as liaisons to the Monmouth County Agricultural Board


The Township Council appoints members to the Preservation Task Force. The chair is appointed amongst the members.


The task force was established to preserve the Township's remaining natural assets, historical sites, and open spaces so that these assets will be available for the benefit of future generations as well as those residents who presently reside within the Township.


  • O-97-3
  • O-03-8
  • O-07-6