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P.O. Box 2594
Hamilton, NJ 08690
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Hamilton's Top 25 Land Tracts Targeted for Preservation - link


Resources

Local Officials
Mayor John F. Bencivengo - www.hamiltonnj.com
   Hamilton Municipal Bldg, 2090 Greenwood Ave., P.O. Box 00150, Hamilton, NJ 08650-0150
Municipal Council - www.hamiltonnj.com
   Hamilton Municipal Bldg, 2090 Greenwood Ave., P.O. Box 00150, Hamilton, NJ 08650-0150
   Telephone: (609) 890-3622
County Executive Brian Hughes - www.mercercounty.org
   Mercer County Administration Bldg, 640 South Broad St., P.O. Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068   
Mercer County Freeholders - http://nj.gov/counties/mercer/officials/freeholders/about/meet.html
Senator Linda Greenstein - http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=329
Assemblyman Dan Benson - http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=332
Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo - http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=279
Governor Chris Christie - www.state.nj.us/governor/


Letters to the Editor

The Times of Trenton
- Via email: letters@njTimes.com
- Via US Mail: Letters to the Editor, The Times, P.O. Box 847, Trenton, NJ 08650
- Via Fax: 609-394-2819


Hamilton Public Meetings
Municipal council - 1st & 3rd Tuesday each month. 8pm. Municipal Building 2090 Greenwood Ave.
Planning Board - 2nd & 4th Thursday each month. 7pm. Building 2090 Greenwood Ave.
Zoning Board - 2nd Tuesday each month. 7pm. Municipal Building 2090 Greenwood Ave.
Environmental Commission - 2nd Wednesday each month, Tampa Ave.


Maps and Studies
Reconnaissance Level Historic Sites Survey - Historic
Crosswick Creek/Doctors Creek Watershed Greenway Plan - Greenway Plan
C&A Railroad Map - Map
Fast Track Map - Map
2010 Hamilton Open Space and Recreation Plan Map - Plan Map
2009 Open Space and Recreation Plan - Plan
2003 Hamilton Open Space and Recreation Plan Map - Plan Map
2003 Hamilton Open Space and Recreation Plan - Plan
Hamilton Wetlands Map - Hamilton Wetlands Map
Redevelopment Map - Map
Redevelopment Plan - Plan
Top 25 Tracts Targeted for Preservation - Top 25
Zoning Map - Zoning Map

Economic Benefits of Open Space Investments
Study Shows Economic Value of Open Space Bond Measure Would Far Exceed Costs (NJ - Keep It Green)
• The Benefits of State Preservation Programs: Summary and Full Paper (NJ - Keep It Green)
The Economic Benefits of Land Conservation (Trust for Public Land, and link to bibliography)
Valuing New Jersey's Natural Capital - An Assessment of the Economic Value of the State's
  Natural Resources
(NJDEP)
Open Space is a Good Investment - The Financial Argument for Open Space Preservation (ANJEC)
Community Benefits of Open Space (Trust for Public Land)
Economic Benefits of Conserved Rivers - An Annotated Bibliography (National Park Service)

Links
Preservation New Jersey 10 Most Endangered Historic Sites in NJ -
http://www.preservationnj.org/site/ExpEng/index.php?/10most/index_detail/Robbinsville

Keep It Green Campaign - www.njkeepitgreen.org
Hamilton Township - www.hamiltonnj.com
Mercer Co. - www.mercercounty.org
DEP - www.state.nj.us/dep/
Contaminated sites in Hamilton - www.state.nj.us/dep/srp/kcs-nj/mercer/index.html
Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association - www.thewatershed.org/
NJ Conservation Foundation - http://www.njconservation.org/
Sierra Club - www.sierraclub.org
Sierra Club NJ Chapter - http://newjersey.sierraclub.org
Sierra Club Central NJ Group - http://newjersey.sierraclub.org/Central/
New Jersey Future - www.njfuture.org
Delaware & Raritan Greenway Land Trust - www.drgreenway.org
Trust for Public Land - www.tpl.org
D & R Canal Commission - www.dandrcanal.com
Healthy Rivers - www.americanrivers.org
Delaware River Keeper - www.delawareriverkeeper.org
Rails to Trails - www.railtrails.org
Environment New Jersey (formerly part of NJ PIRG) - http://www.environmentnewjersey.org
Know your rights in planning applications (Note this site is from the UK but provides good general information) - http://www.foe.co.uk/resource/how_tos/cyw_55_planning_applications.pdf


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