2019 BOSTWICK LAKE COMMISSIONERS
Township Bruce Cobb
Tom Tedesco, Treasurer
Matt Callahan, Secretary
George Joyce IV, Vice-Chairperson
2019 MEETING DATES
March 18, 2019
May 20, 2019
November 18, 2019
January 21, 2020
The Bostwick Lake Commission will meet in the
Court Room of the Upper Deerfield Township Municipal
Building located at 1325 Highway 77 in Seabrook, NJ at 5:00
pm on the dates designated below for the year 2019 and for a
reorganization meeting in 2020 that will also be attended by
the Township Committees of Hopewell Township and Upper
Deerfield Township that will be held in the Hopewell
Township Municipal Building, 590 Shiloh Pike, Bridgeton, NJ
gem, a happy retreat from our teeming superhighways, is
named for the five Bostwick brothers, who bought it in 1927
from William H. Beal, of Deerfield.
chose to sell it in 1967, because of the responsibilities it
involved, the governing bodies of the Townships of Alloway,
Hopewell, and Upper Deerfield saw an opportunity to take
advantage of a blessing provided by the Estate of Frank H.
Stewart, of Woodbury, and own it jointly, so as to preserve
it intact for posterity. Such a beauty spot, they felt, was
much too precious to fall victim to piecemeal development.
In 2014, Hopewell and Upper Deerfield Township became joint
owners of the Lake as Alloway Township left the coalition.
The Lake's welfare is controlled today by a five commissioners,
two from each
township with a the two remaining Townships alternating a
governing body designee every two years to serve as
commissioners believe that Isaac, Garrie, Morvin, Eugene,
and Harold Bostwick would all be pleased to see their intent
so well carried out.
lovers in this area are hence the beneficiaries of the wise
planning which the aforementioned public spirited citizens
dedicated to a high purpose in 1967.
HOURS OF OPERATION &
1. The lake known as Bostwick Lake and lands surrounding Bostwick
Lake, sometimes known as or referred to as Bostwick Lake Park operated
by the Bostwick Lake Commission shall be opened to the public every day
from sunrise to sunset.
2. From sunset to sunrise
Bostwick Lake and the surrounding lands shall be closed to the public
and there shall be no use of the property or entry thereon by the
3. Any person who shall enter
upon or be found upon the waters of Bostwick Lake or the surrounding
lands after sunset and before sunrise shall be in violation of this
4. Any person in violation of
this ordinance shall be subject to a fine for a first offense of not
less than $100 nor more than $300 and for each subsequent offense a fine
of not less than $200 nor more than $500.
The Bostwick Lake Commission
is directed and requested to post signage at Bostwick and the
surrounding lands notifying the public of the hours during which the
premises are open to the public and providing signage with respect to
the penalties which may be imposed for a violation of this ordinance.