$6 Million Berkeley Township Bond Ordinance Passed Without Public Input

This post concerns a town meeting held during a declared snow emergency in January.  This story is still newsworthy even weeks later because, well, winter’s not over yet.  – NJFOG

by Jersey Shore Insider
February 14, 2015

As New Jersey prepared for the Blizzard that Wasn’t, and Governor Christie declared a state of emergency and urged all residents to stay off the road except for emergencies and essential personnel, it wasn’t surprising that the employee who generally tapes the Berkeley Township Council meetings was sent home.  What was surprising was that the Council meeting was held anyway- the only meeting in town that was not cancelled, and that the Council used the meeting to pass a $6.241 million dollar bond ordinance without any opportunity for public comment.   Continue reading …

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