Joint Planning Board

The River Vale Joint Planning Board has the responsibilities of both a Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustments. Here, learn about meetings via agendas and minutes and find out when upcoming meetings will be held.


PLEASE BE ADVISED that in accordance with the provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act P.L. 1975 Chapter 231 the Joint Planning Board of the Township of River Vale has changed the location of their Wednesday, October 28, 2020 regularly scheduled meeting. The River Vale Joint Planning Board will hold their Wednesday, October 28, 2020 meeting at 7:30pm in the River Vale Senior/Community Center located at 628 Rivervale Road, River Vale, New Jersey. All members of the public are welcome.

The Township Joint Planning Board will be holding a public information session to gather and assess input on River Vale's Open Space and Recreation needs at their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, October 28. Click the link above for more details. All members of the public are welcome.

On Wednesday, November 11, the Joint Planning Board will hold a public hearing and consider amending the Master Plan to include the Township of River Vale's Open Space & Recreation Plan.  See the full notice of hearing here.


  • Start time is 7:30 p.m. 
  • Once Monthly
  • held at the River Vale Community Center starting in September 2020.  The address is 628 Rivervale Road, River Vale, NJ 07675

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

2020 Regular Meeting Dates

adopted Dec. 18, 2019
(Wednesdays unless otherwise noted)
  • January 29, 2020
  • February 26, 2020
  • March 25, 2020 CANCELLED
  • April 29, 2020 ONLINE
  • May 27, 2020 ONLINE
  • June 24, 2020 ONLINE

  • July 29, 2020 ONLINE
  • August 26, 2020 ONLINE
  • September 30, 2020
  • October 28, 2020
  • November 11, 2020
  • December 9, 2020

2020 Members

Adamo, Robert    Class IV  
Donovan, John   Class III  Council Representative
Fortsch, Robert   Class IV   Vice Chairman
Jasionowski, Glen  Class I     Mayor
Lippert, Scott    Class IV   Chairman
Lowe, Gregory   Class IV
Puccio, John    Class IV
Ross, Matthew  Alternate #1
Vaccaro, Susan   Class IV Secretary
Wayne, Peter   Class II

Secondary Members

  • Marc Leibman, Attorney
  • Christopher Statile, Engineer
  • Mary Verducci & Sylvia Kokowski, Transcription Secretaries


If you have any questions, please email Maria Haag, Land Use Administrator, or call at 201-664-2346, ext. 1065.

Please click here for an Application to Appear Before the Joint Planning Board (PDF).