Environmental Review Board

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Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of every month.

Environmental Review Board meetings are videotaped by the New Castle Community Media Center.  

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Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Ivan Alter
    Term expires: January 1, 2025
  • Ted Holmes
    Term expires: January 1, 2025
  • David Horowitz
    Term expires: November 14, 2025

Mission Statement

The Environmental Review Board (ERB) is governed by 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.

Establishment & Term of Office

The Environmental Review Board was established on November 14th, 1989. The term of office is three years.

For More Information

For more information, please email Dennis Corelli, Environmental Coordinator and Staff Liaison for the Environmental Review Board.