Planning Board Members

As of January 1, 2017, per ordinance 20-2016, the Borough of Franklin Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment has been combined to a Planning Board.

Michelle Babcock , Secretary
973-827-9280 ext# 125

The Planning Board meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Monday of every month (except holidays) at the Franklin Borough Municipal Building, 46 Main Street, Franklin NJ 07416.

2020 PLANNING BOARD MEMBERS
All 4 year terms, Alternates 2 Year term, Council 1 year term

Member (Class I) Mayor Sowden 12/31/2023 4 yr
Member (Class II) Jim Williams 12/31/2020 1 yr
Member (Class III) John Postas 12/31/2020 1 yr
Member (Class IV) John Christiano 12/31/2021 4 yr
Member (Class IV) Wes Suckey 12/31/2020 4 yr
Member (Class IV) Floy Estes 12/31/2023 4 yr
Member (Class IV) John Friend Sr 12/31/2021 4 yr
Member (Class IV) Richard Knop 12/31/2020 4 yr
Member (Class IV) Jim Nidelko 12/31/2021 4 yr
Alternate #1 Michael Raperto 12/31/2020 2 yr
Alternate #2 Steve Definis 12/31/2020 2 yr
Alternate #3 Sharon Shultz 12/31/2021 2 yr
Alternate #4 Vacant 12/31/2021 2 yr

Planning Board Professionals
Board Attorney – David Brady – Brady & Correale LLC
Board Engineer – Thomas Knutelsky – Harold E Pellow & Assoc.
Board Planner – Ken Nelson – Nelson Consulting Group

2020 Meeting Dates (Third Monday of the Month Main Meeting)

REGULAR MEETINGS
January 21
February 18
March 16
April 20
May 18
June 15
July 20
August 17
September 21
October 19
November 16
December 21

First Wednesday of the Month
Note: These Meeting Dates will only be used if needed.

FEBRUARY 5, 2020
MARCH 4, 2020
APRIL 1, 2020
MAY 6, 2020
JUNE 3, 2020
JULY 1, 2020
AUGUST 5, 2020
SEPTEMBER 2, 2020
OCTOBER 7, 2020
NOVEMBER 4, 2020
DECEMBER 2, 2020

The agenda for all meetings, more or less shall be: 1. Call to Order; 2. Flag Salute 3. Open Public Meetings Statement; 4. Roll Call: 5. Approval of Minutes; 6. Approval of Resolutions; 7. Applications for Completeness; 8. Adjourned Cases; 9. Applications to be Heard; 10. Other Business; 11. Payment of Bills; 12. Discussion; 13. Correspondence; 14. Open to the Public; 15. Adjournment.

A copy of this resolution shall be posted on the Franklin Borough Municipal Building Bulletin Board, and copies of this resolution shall be forwarded to the Official Newspapers, namely the New Jersey Herald and the New Jersey Sunday Herald, located in Newton, NJ, as well as the Clerk of the Borough of Franklin. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

The Reorganization Meeting for 2020 will be held on January 20, 2020 at 7:15 PM, followed by the regular meeting of the Franklin Borough Planning Board at 7:30 PM on January 20, 2020.