Mayor Nominates Jeff Hewitson to Serve
on the Hamilton Township Zoning Board
Mayor Kelly Yaede has nominated
Hamilton resident Jeff Hewitson to fill the currently vacant Alternate #2
member position on the Hamilton Township Zoning Board of Adjustment.
For more than 30 years,
Hewitson served in various capacities within the State Department of
Transportation, such as an Engineer, Hearing Officer and a Quality Assurance
previously served as a member of the Hamilton Township Board of Education from
2010 to 2014, which included a period where he was elected by his colleagues to
be School Board President.
Hewitson also formerly served
on the Township Zoning Board, which adds to his qualifications for the
In addition, Hewitson has been
involved in local athletics for several years, as a basketball referee, a
former Director of the local Prime Time Shootout basketball tournament and work
with other area athletic organizations.
“Community service has always
been a major part of my life; and to once again serve on our local Zoning Board
is simply another way that I believe I can continue to give back to our
township,” says Hewitson. “I would like
to thank Mayor Yaede for nominating me and welcome the opportunity to serve.”
“Jeff is an excellent candidate
to serve on the Zoning Board, given his prior service on the board, as well as
his long and distinguished career in public service,” explains Mayor
Yaede. “I am pleased to nominate him for
this position and am confident he will once again serve on it with
Hewitson’s nomination is
expected to be heard by the Township Council for final approval in May.
The Hamilton Township Zoning
Board of Adjustment is an autonomous body that, in accordance with State Land
Use Law, reviews applications requiring use variances from township Zoning
Ordinances, such as for unapproved land uses for a specific zone of the
community, inconsistencies for property site plans, request for subdivisions,
or relief from flood plain requirements.