The DLC was chartered in 1974 by the 7 shore line towns. Our mission is to provide leadership, guidance, and resources to preserve and restore Deal Lake and its tributaries as a healthy and stable ecosystem. In addition, control lake levels during heavy storms to the best of our ability with limited ocean tide controls.

    Deal Lake Commission

    Members For 2015

    Don Brockel, Ocean, Chairman
    Don NissimInterlaken, Vice-Chairman
    Sue Henderson, Asbury Park
    Bruce Fromer, Allenhurst, Treasurer
    Erin Dolan, Loch Arbour, Secretary
    Eric Houghtaling, Neptune, Assistant Treasurer
    Elliot Chera, Deal

    Staff
    Commission Clerk – Jessie Joseph
    Environmental Consultant – Dr. Stephen Souza, Princeton Hydro, LLC.
    Engineer – Peter Avakian, Leon S. Avakian, Inc.
    Attorney – Hunt Parry, Esq.
    Web Master – Jason Taetsch

    Mission

    Our mission is to provide leadership, guidance and resources to preserve and restore Deal Lake and its tributaries as a healthy and stable ecosystem. By actively serving as stewards of Deal Lake and its Watershed, our goals include:

    • Educating the community, including our school children, to increase awareness and appreciation for the natural environment of the lake
    • Providing leadership concerning issues related to Deal Lake within and outside our community
    • Helping homeowners and public groups recognize and mindfully solve problems related to water quality, siltation, and lake restoration
    • Serving as the liaison between lakeside communities, County agencies, and the NJ DEP to implement a Regional Storm Water Management Plan
    • Proactively suggesting practical ideas to improve overall the environmental quality of properties through out the Deal Lake watershed

    History

    The Deal Lake Commission was chartered in 1974 by the seven towns surrounding Deal Lake.

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