Brielle Town Meeting June 6, 2016

By EMILY BRZOZOWSKI

BRIELLE- The Brielle Borough council passed Consent Agenda resolution 16-48 during the Brielle town meeting last Monday.

The Consent Agenda included; authorizing the adoption of the 2015 municipal audit; authorizing the mayor and clerk to execute a joint purchasing agreement with Neptune City, as the lead agency, for the purchase of equipment and services; authorizing a joint purchase agreement with eight other towns for labor, equipment, material and services; amending the shared service agreement between the Borough of Brielle and Brielle Elementary School; and confirming the details of general obligation bonds’ sales in the aggregate principal amount of around $1.5 million.

The council passed resolution 16-49, paying the bills of May 23, as reviewed by the finance committee.

Public Safety chair, Councilman Garruzzo, announced the Click-it or Ticket Campaign starts today and ends June 5. Today is the Border-to-Border Operation, a one-day effort to reduce seat belt fatalities by coordinating seat belt enforcement checkpoints at popular local border sites.

“Unbelted drivers and passenger vehicle occupants are a serious problem in our region and across the country,” Councilman Garruzzo said.

The police department will have extra enforcement for all passengers, after receiving a $5,000 grant from the State Division of Highway Safety.

Public Resources chair, Councilman Nolan, announced Emily Bazelon, author of “Sticks and Stones,” will visit the Brielle Public Library tomorrow afternoon.

Brielle’s annual North v. South will be held on Saturday, June 4.

NJ Power and Light area manager John Meehan spoke about storm preparation. Any issues should be brought to him.

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