Expiration date: 7/20/2019
The Ocean County Mosquito Extermination Commission requests a ten year permit to continue maintaining the existing mosquito control ponds and ditches approved by earlier permits. Work associated with mosquito control would occur in the following municipalities: Barnegat, Barnegat Light, Bay Head, Beach Haven, Beachwood, Berkeley, Brick, Eagleswood, Harvey Cedars, Island Heights, Lacey, Lavallette, Little Egg Harbor, Long Beach, Mantoloking, Ocean, Ocean Gate, Pine Beach, Point Pleasant, Point Pleasant Beach, Seaside Heights, Seaside Park, Ship Bottom, South Toms River, Stafford, Surf City, Toms River, and Tuckerton. The applicant's stated purpose is to provide a permanent control of mosquito breeding, coexistent with wildlife use and production, while lessening the use of mosquito larvicides and enhancing the tidal food chain. More details are available in the "Public Notice & Plan Details" attachment. Public comments are due by June 20, 2019.