Does Ocean City NJ Need an Ethics Board?

I need help understanding the debate about the Ocean City Ethics Board. I understand the question: Is it a redundant waste of taxpayer dollars, or a community watchdog to hold elected legislators, administration officials, and city connected businesses accountable? No one disagrees with its purpose. But is it working? Mixed ...
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Ocean City Mayor Gillian & Current Matters

As you’ll recall the City spent $2.1 million for the boardwalk lot purchase in June over our strenuous objections that we were paying too much. Initially described as 40 to 50 parking spaces it turned out to be 40. The new boardwalk lot is adjacent to an existing Ocean City ...
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Ocean City Fireman / EMT Issue. Letter To Editor.

To the Editor: I hate to talk shop about my own profession, but I love to listen to other people talk about theirs. It’s like being introduced to a new world. The Council workshop on the Fireman/EMT issue was fascinating because we heard various perspectives on a given set of ...
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Open Letter to Jeff Van Drew, Nelson Albino, and Matthew Milam

The Honorable Dr. Jeff Van Drew, Senator The Honorable Nelson Albino, Assemblyman The Honorable Matthew W. Milam, Assemblyman 21 North Main Street. Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 Gentlemen: Your recent March 11, 2008 was most appreciated. Your 7-point plan is a small beginning to addressing the root cause of ...
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Governor Corzine and the Legislature “junkies” for sure

Having read the plan put forth by Governor Corzine, one has to wonder where he has been since he took office two years ago regarding fiscal responsibility. While former Governor McGreevy did his best to increase the budget and add to the problems of the citizens of New Jersey; the ...
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