Sunday, July 21, 2019

July 15, 2019 Middletown Township Committee Meeting

The July 15th meeting of the Middletown Township Committee was held at the Tonya Keller Recreation Center, in North Middletown. This meeting happened to be the only meeting of the month for the Committee. I'm still in the process of viewing the video but wanted to post it before to much time has gone by.

Here's a rundown of the night's event:

Members of the Ideal Beach Community Association were presented with a sign that will be mounted on the concession stand at Ideal Beach.

Ordinances were introduced to:

- appoint Debra Marchetti as the new Tax Collector
- reduce the speed limit on Broadway and Center Ave in Leonardo
- Place a stop sign on Cooper Rd where it intersects with McClees Rd
- Make Alexander Dr., in River Plaza, a no stopping or standing area
- Add right turn controls onto Roger Ave in Lincroft
- To borrow $29k in bonds to purchase a video pipe inspection camera
- To borrow $340k for the acquisition of easements for the Pt. Monmouth flood control project
- To borrow $170k for improvements to Grand Tour in the Hartshorne area
- To borrow $377k for various improvements in the township

Resolutions were adopted to:

- add grant monies received to the budget
- the filing of the municipal audit
- the appointment of the Deputy Tax Collector
- appointing an additional public defender
- approved grant applications for the Campbell's Junction Transit Hub Project and to make improvements to Holland Rd.

Residents spoke of newly installed no parking signs on their streets by the beach, leaving them with nowhere to park even though people are parking there to go to the beach and have issues of with illegal parking along Pt. Monmouth Rd, by Bayshore Waterfront Park and no police enforcement. The police chief explained that they were not equipped to handle this situation.

As always you can download a copy of the Meeting Agenda that contains the discussion items and the proposed resolutions and ordinances that were voted on or presented during the meeting. A box around an item is a link, bringing you further into the document to that resolution or ordinance. At the end of the resolution there will be a link bringing you back to the agenda. Attached to this agenda is also the monthly bill list, so that everyone can see how the Township is spending our tax dollars.

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