Environmental Commission/GREEN TEAM

Established for the protection, development or use of natural resources, including water resources, located within the City of Clifton.

About Us

Established by municipal resolution, the Clifton Environmental Commission is an advisory body composed of Clifton residents appointed by the Mayor.  It is comprised of 7 regular and 2 alternates including a member of the Clifton Planning Board.  All commissioners serve one, two and three-year terms.

Mission Statement:

Play a coordinating role among the diverse actors in environmental protection: the NJ Department Protection (NJDEP), US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Soil Conservation Districts, local planning boards, boards of health and utilities authorities.


The Clifton Environmental Commission is comprised of 9 officially appointed members who guide the activities of the Commission.  Current Commissioners are: 

  • Stephen Shukaitis- Chairman
  • Vera Lazar- Vice Member
  • Philip Binaso- Planning Board Member
  • Joseph Labriola-Member
  • John Neglia- Member
  • Alessia Eramo-Member
  • Samuel Sofer-Member
  • David DeGhetto- Member
  • Anthony Marrone- Member
  • Victoria Kaufman- Secretary
  • Jennifer Terwilliger- Health Department Representative
  • John Biegel- Health Department Representative


  • Second Wednesday of each month
  • 6:30 PM
  • Conference Room