Sunday, January 13, 2013
The committee approved appointments to several boards, commissions and committees within the township.
The Hazlet Township Committee made several appointments at their annual reorganization meeting held Saturday, Jan. 5. The township committee established the following committees for 2013: The following appointments were made by the township committee: The following people were appointed to the Zoning Board: The following people were appointed to the Planning Board: The following people were appointed to the Recreation Commission: The following people were appointed to the Environmental Commission: The following people were appointed to the Safety Committee: The following people were appointed as liaisons to the Monmouth County Office of the Aging:
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The board of education held their annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 7 at Raritan High School.
Two familiar faces and one new member were sworn into the Hazlet Township Board of Education during the reorganization meeting at Raritan High School Monday night. Frances McGrath, Stephen Willig and Natale Iannello stood side by side as they simultaneously took the oath of office. This marks the beginning of a fourth term for McGrath, the beginning of a third term for Willig and the beginning of a first term for Iannello. When asked about his long tenure on the board, McGrath noted that he enjoys working to improve the district. "It's nice when you can help out and try to see that the schools are going in the right direction," he said. Willig likes watching new ideas grow into successful initiatives while keeping the taxpayers in mind…
First Assistant Fire Chief and Second Assistant Fire Chief also appointed Jan. 5.
The Hazlet Township Fire Chief, First Assistant Fire Chief and Second Assistant Fire Chief were appointed at the township's reorganization meeting Satuday, Jan. 2. The committee unanimously confirmed the appointment of Andrew Christ as Fire Chief, Joseph Schroek as First Assistant Fire Chief and Robert Cullen, Jr. as Second Assistant Fire Chief. The term for each position ends on Dec. 31, 2013.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The newly appointed mayor reflected on the way everyone worked together after Sandy, emphasizing that the best way to work to improve the township is to check partisanship at the door.
Committeeman Joseph Belasco placed his left hand on the bible and held his right hand in the air as he took the oath of office for chairman of the township committee, officially beginning his one-year term as mayor of Hazlet. After being sworn in, Belasco hugged his family members, shook hands with his fellow committee members and turned to address the packed room in the Hazlet Township Municipal Building. Belasco envisions a Hazlet where his young grandchildren will group up one day to be proud Hazlet residents. "Did you see the group that was up with me before? Did you see the children up there? They call me Pop-Pop. And I want to make Hazlet a town that in twenty-five years, God-willing I'm still here, they can say that they're a …
DiNardo and Ronchetti took the oath of office with their families by their sides.
Two new members were sworn in to the Hazlet Township Committee during the township's reorganization meeting Saturday. Democrats James DiNardo and Barbara Ronchetti took the oath of office with their families by their side, officially beginning their three-year terms on the committee. DiNardo noted after the meeting that he is looking forward to working on quality of life issues as well as growing the local business community. "We're looking to improve Route 36, revitalize it. Taxes are a main issue in this town, and there are quality of life issues, like the roads," he said. On election night, Ronchetti shared plans to cut costs and repair infrastructure. Ronchetti was happy to announce the Democrat's new plans. "We are looking to put …
Friday, January 4, 2013
New committee members will be sworn in and appointments will be made.
The Township Committee of Hazlet Township will hold their Organization Meeting on Saturday, Jan. 5 at noon. Former Recreation Director Barbara Ronchetti and former Pop Warner organizer Jim DiNardo will be sworn in as committee members. Ronchetti, with 4,340 votes, and DiNardo, with 4,529 votes, beat Republican David Tinker, with 3,960 votes and James Brady, with 3,861 during the November election. The Township Committee will also make appointments during the reorganization meeting, which is open to the public. The meeting will be held at the Hazlet Township Municipal Building, 1766 Union Avenue, Hazlet, NJ 07730.
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…