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Ewing-Lawrence Sewerage Authority

The Ewing-Lawrence Sewerage Authority (ELSA) was established in 1947 pursuant to the provisions of the Sewerage Authorities Law of the State of New Jersey (P.L. 1946, c. 138; N.J.S.A. 40:14A-1 et seq.).  It has all the powers and performs all the duties provided for by the Sewerage Authorities Law and by any other statutes heretofore or hereafter enacted and applicable thereto.  [A copy of the ordinance authorizing the entering into and execution of a contract and agreement with the Ewing-Lawrence Sewerage Authority, adopted 9-28-1951, is on file in the Clerk's office.]

Mission

The mission of the Ewing-Lawrence Sewerage Authority (ELSA) is to protect public health and the environment by the effective treatment and disposal of wastewater while operating in a fiscally responsible manner.  
For additional information about ELSA please see the Ewing-Lawrence Sewerage Authority website.

Board Members

The Sewerage Authority consists of six regular members, three of whom are appointed by resolution of the Township Council and three members appointed by the governing body of the Township of Lawrence.  They are compensated for services in the amount of up to $1500 annually. 
Each municipality may also appoint up to two alternate members.  Alternate members for Ewing Township shall be designated as "Ewing Township Alternate No. 1" and "Ewing Township Alternate No. 2."

  • Basit Muzaffar  (Ewing)                     Term Expires January 31, 2018
  • Allen Lee (Ewing)                              Term Expires January 31, 2021
  • Charles Geter (Ewing)                        Term Expires January 31, 2019
  • Joseph Cermele (Lawrence)               Term Expires January 31, 2019
  • Pasquale Colavita (Lawrence)            Term Expires January 31, 2018
  • Harold Vereen (Lawrence)                 Term Expires January 31, 2020

Duties

The ELSA Board Members elect a Chairperson and five other officers (Vice Chair, Treasurer, Asst Treasurer, Secretary and Asst Secretary) and hire an Executive Director who is responsible for day-to-day management of the Authority.  The duties of the Board members include:

  • Attending Board meetings participating as policy makers and planners.
  • Becoming well-informed on all agenda items.
  • Contributing and expressing points of view based on their knowledge and experience.
  • Considering other points of view, make constructive suggestions and help the Board make informed decisions.
  • Attending meetings of standing committees (Personnel, Engineering and Finance/Insurance) any special or ad hoc committee.
  • Overseeing the budget, approve expenditures, hire consultants and oversee negotiations with labor representatives of Authority employees.

Meeting Schedule

The Board meets on the third Tuesdays of each month. Location: 600 Whitehead Road, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648.
Time: 12:00 pm.

Contact

Mailing Address
600 Whitehead Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 Mercer County
p: (609) 587-4061
f: (609) 890-1902

Email
Hours
Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm

Municipal Building: 
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
 
(609) 883-2900 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Senior & Community Center: 
999 Lower Ferry Road 
Ewing, NJ 08628 
(609) 883-1776 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Jack Stephan Way (Brush Drop-off): 
M-F: 7:30am - 2:30pm 
 Sat: 7:30am - 2:30pm

Scotch Road (Public Works): 
Bulk and Electronic Items 
M-F: 7:00am - 3:00pm 
 Sat: 7:00am - 2:30pm

Ewing Animal Shelter 
4 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 771-8076

Ewing Police 
2 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 882-1313

Ewing Branch Library 
61 Scotch Road 
 (609) 882-3130

Rental Property Concern Hotline: 
 (609) 323-1177

Ewing Public Schools 
2099 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08618
P: (609) 538-9800
F: (609) 538-0041

Weather Central 
Courtesy of PHVFC 
phvfc.org/Weather.html


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