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Sussex County Solid Waste

Advisory Council (SWAC)

Minutes, Agenda and Schedule

The Sussex County Solid Waste Advisory Council (SWAC) is responsible for advising the Sussex County Board of County Commissioners on issues related to solid waste and recycling within Sussex County. The SWAC also reviews any proposed amendments to the County Solid Waste Management Plan. SWAC membership is composed of a representative from each municipality (appointed by the municipality) and seven at-large members (appointed by the Board of County Commissioners). Ex-officio members include representatives from County Planning and Health offices and Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority.

The SWAC meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Commissioner Meeting Room at the Sussex County Administrative Center. If you have any questions regarding the Sussex County Solid Waste Advisory Council, please contact us at or (973) 579-0500.

List of SWAC Members
SWAC By-Laws
Solid Waste Management Plan and Amendments
Application for Solid Waste Plan Amendment
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Solid Waste Advisory Council - 2023

Ex-Officio members (non-voting) include Staff from County Planning, Health Departments and Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority.

Chairperson Vice Chair Commissioner Liaison
Joe Sabella Ryan Smith William Hayden

Byram Township - Mike Busniak
Branchville Borough - Tony Orr
Frankford Township - Keith Whitehead
Franklin Borough - Jason Doyle
Fredon Township - Virgil Rome with Suzanne Boland as Alternate
Green Township - Brian Waddell
Hamburg Borough - Russell Law
Hampton Township - Karen Hansen
Hardyston Township - Joshua Raff
Hopatcong Borough - Ryan Smith
Lafayette Township - Stephanie Pizzulo
Montague Township - Michael Rathbun
Town of Newton - Adam Vough
Sandyston Township - Jo-Ann Williamson
Sparta Township - Robyn Hattersley with Christine Smith as Alternate
Stanhope Borough - Bill Eaves
Wantage Township - Jon Morris