BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Some Bernards Township board and commissions meetings that were canceled due to the COVID-19 lockdown will resume meetings this week, but on a virtual basis. However, instructions for viewing and/or submitting comments will vary slightly for each meeting.

Recreation, Parks and Pathways Advisory Committee meeting set for Monday

The Recreation, Parks and Pathways Advisory Committee meeting is scheduled to meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 4, to be held via Zoom Video Conferencing.

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According to the agenda posted online, anyone who wishes to "attend" this meeting can do so by
calling 1-646-876-9923 and entering Meeting ID: 815 2154 8012 or following the following link on a computer, smartphone or tablet: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81521548012.

Comment during the Recreation, Parks and Pathways meeting will be accepted only during the public comment portion of the meeting, and participants will be asked to state their name and address for the record. 

Planning Board set to meet on Tuesday

The Bernards Township Planning Board, which had previously held a virtual meeting in April, is scheduled to hold another virtual "regular" meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5. The agenda is posted online.

The municipal building will not be open for this meeting, which also will be conducted using Zoom Video Conferencing.

The public will be able to view the scheduled Planning Board meeting live on Optimum/Cablevision television on channel 15, and Verizon FIOS TV, channel 35, The meeting is scheduled to be streamed live via YouTube for those interested in watching on their computers, according to the board agenda. The link will be available at 7:30 p.m. by checking the “Watch the Meeting Live” icon on the Bernards Township homepage. 

Board of Adjustment meeting scheduled for Wednesday

The township's Zoning Board of Adjustment is also scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6.

The agenda is posted online, including an application from Verizon Wireless to install wireless communications nodes at its property at 300 N. Maple Ave.

The municipal building will not be open for the Board of adjust meeting which will be conducted using Zoom Video Conferencing. In order to join and participate, use the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84941613113?pwd=YitOMXYvalUyclJYWGRBalNKR2x4dz09

Meeting ID: 849 4161 3113
Password: 494461
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The public will be able to view the scheduled Board of Adjustment meeting live on Optimum/Cablevision television on channel 15, and Verizon FIOS TV, channel 35, The meeting is scheduled to be streamed live via YouTube for those interested in watching on their computers, according to the board agenda. The link will be available at 7:30 p.m. by checking the “Watch the Meeting Live” icon on the Bernards Township homepage. 

Public questions/comments from Bernards Township residents will be accepted only during the public questions and comments periods of the meeting. Those who have a problem using Zoom to participate in the meeting should contact Board Secretary Cyndi Kiefer at ckiefer@bernards.org or 908-204-3026.