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Monthly Archives: January 2019

It All Comes Out

Maybe the most important post in the history of Common Sense.   My notes from the workshop of last night’s meeting.  Every sentence here could have been a headline for a Common Sense for Belmar post.   Bond attorney: $27 million on the BAN credit card, way too much for a town with a $15 […]

Belmar Council Meeting Of January 15, 2019

NIGHT OF TRUTHS   As of this posting I have only watched about a third of this.  I’m watching it as you are and I am taking some notes which I will publish later this morning.

Homeless By Summer?

New development in Doherty’s “Home by Summer” fiasco     Flashback: Got rich quick!  

I Want To Make Sure Everybody Sees This

So I lifted from the comments section. Important message from Councilwoman Pat Wann:   This Tuesday’s Council meeting is very important. During the workshop part of the meeting, we will present experts who helped us during the transition. They will reveal all the past administration left us. I think you will find the auditor interesting. […]

No Tax Increase In 8 Years!

Here’s a big reason why:     All those millions are long spent but we haven’t even started paying off the principal.  You can read a pretty good explanation of how Bond Anticipation Notes work here. Click on the image to read Belmar’s bond offering. Question of the day:

Last Week

Tuesday’s Agenda

Tourism Commission expanded to include a Council member and administration representative. (Schneck would have preferred the Commission be officially de-commissioned.)   Resolutions here. Ordinance 2019-01 here. I do expect going forward that the Commission will be fully compliant with all provisions of ordinance 3-6, Tourist Development Commission.

Beer Crisis Reaches Hampton


Use Of Force Reports For 2018 Season

I noticed on the Borough’s OPRA requests page that last week some organization had OPRAed these.   They also requested the ones for 2017.  You can see them here.

Check Who’s 174th