Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A new year brings newly-elected members to local governing bodies, and new appointees to committees.
Local government bodies will hold reorganization meetings this month to greet new members, elect the mayor, name committees, appoint citizens to the commitees and commissions, and hire consultants for the new year. Here is a list of public reorganization meetings of interest to Holmdel and Hazlet residents. Wednesday, Jan. 2 Holmdel Township Committee Reorganization, Holmdel Town Hall 6:30 p.m. Hazlet Planning Board Reorganization at Hazlet Municipal Building, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3 Board of Chosen Freeholders Reorganization at Monmouth County Vocational School - Biotechnology High School, Kozloski Road in Freehold, 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 Hazlet Township Committee Reorganization Meeting, Hazlet Municipal Building, noon Monday, Jan…
Monday, December 3, 2012
Economic impact round-table planned at eastern branch of county library in Shrewsbury
Monday, December 3, 2012
Business owners affected by superstorm Sandy are invited to an economic impact round-table discussion sponsored by county freeholders Monday night. Merchants are asked to RSVP at Susan.Folta@co.monmouth.nj.us to attend the 6 p.m. session at the eastern branch of the Monmouth County Library, 1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury. “The roundtable is being held to ensure that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) hears directly about what our local businesses have experienced and to move the economic recovery forward,” Freeholder Deputy Director Thomas A. Arnone said. “I strongly encourage business leaders who are focused on the rebuilding of our local economy to attend.” A county release explains that the federal Department of Commerce, …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Freeholder director repeated call for resignations after former Brookdale Community College President Peter Burnham pleaded guilty to official misconduct charges.
Tuesday's guilty plea from former Brookdale Community College President Peter Burnham has some calling for more financial accountability from the college's board of trustees. Burnham, 68 of Colts Neck, pleaded guilty on Tuesday before Judge Thomas F. Scully to two counts of official misconduct and one count of theft by deception. Prosecutors say Burnham used credit cards issued to him by Brookdale to purchase more than $10,000 worth of items. According to News 12, Burnham made $216,000 in his position at Brookdale. Freeholder Director John Curley, who became the community college's liaison in January, 2011, said he was the one to call attention to personal spending with college money from Burnham's office. Curley called for Burnham, and …
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Freeholder Amy Mallet voted against the reappointment of a Board of Health member.
The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders appointed members to county boards during Thursday’s regular meeting in Freehold. On the Mental Health Board, Helene Kalkay, of Holmdel, and Sally Pari, of Morganville, were reappointed to three-year terms; David Stout, of Wall, was reappointed to a one-year term; and Ian Nussbaum, of Little Silver, was appointed to a two-year term. On the Board of Health, June Counterman, of Roosevelt, and Judy Thorpe, of Freehold, were reappointed to three-year terms. Freeholder Amy Mallet, who has advocated term limits for county boards, voted against Counterman’s reappointment. “My concern is the consecutive numbers of years served, and in this situation it’s since 1978. Someone can serve for as long as …