Second Tuesday of every month at 5:30 pm

Functions & Responsibilities

  • Advise the Village Board on environmental issues and advocate for the rights of nature
  • Research and Propose policies that will:
    • Prevent, minimize, remediate or mitigate, continuing or future harm to the environment
    • Propose measures to remediate undo past harm to the environment
  • Educate Village Residents about the causes and prevention of environmental problems; what can be done individually and collectively to reverse environmental damage.
  • Maintain an open space inventory and open space map as defined in the New York State General Municipal Law
  • Coordinate efforts of environmentally-based groups, clubs, government agencies to achieve positive environmental outcomes

Current Members

  • Ted Nitza, Chair (June 2019 – June 2021)
  • Fiona Bohan, Member (December 2019 – December 2021)
  • Rachel Lagodka, Member (May 2020 – May 2023)
  • VACANT, Member
  • Don Kerr, Member (May 2020 – May 2023)
  • Ally Bell, Researcher (July 2020 – June 2022)
  • Riley Corzine, Researcher (July 2020 – June 2022)
  • Anabel Evans, Researcher (December 2019 – December 2020)
  • Wendy Toman, Researcher (New Paltz Paint Swap Coordinator)
  • Alexandria Wojcik, Village Board Liaison

Send general comments or inquiries to Assistant, Secretary

Meeting Minutes & Reports


New Paltz Area Recycles Printable Brochure (Updated 10/10/2016)

New Paltz Paint Swap

The New Paltz Paint Swap is up and running on the 2nd floor of Village Hall.
All are invited to pick up paint & supplies at no charge, anytime!
Donation are accepted on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 4-6 PM only.

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