Welcome To “Tabernacle Rescue Squad Township” Where The Squad Gets The Gold Mine And The Residents Get The Shaft

At the January 22, 2018 township meeting, the committee approved a contract with the Tabernacle Rescue Squad (TRS) for EMS services and a new use license agreement for the TRS’s use of the Emergency Services Building (ESB). The new contract and use license agreement are supposed to fulfill the promise the committee made to the Read More…

Tabernacle’s Emergency Services “Plan” Still On The Brink Of Failure

At its December 27, 2018 meeting, the township committee took the first of two big steps backwards in its five-year slog to develop and implement a centralized emergency services plan. First, it accepted the resignation of Arch Liston, its public safety director. Mr. Liston was a highly experienced, independent administrator who was hired to recommend Read More…

Negotiations With Tabernacle Rescue Squad Continue

Township Committee held a massively long, three-hour closed session at its November 26, 2018 meeting (aka executive session). The agenda items for the closed session were the Tabernacle Rescue Squad contract, 2019 professional appointments and the possible purchase, lease or acquisition of a property. When they returned from closed session, committee members made no comments Read More…

Tabernacle Rescue Squad, Has Anything Changed?

At the October 22, 2018 committee meeting, the room was packed with TRS supporters who came for Item 6: the second reading of Ordinance 2018-7, “An Ordinance …Repealing Chapter II, Article 2-7A of the Revised General Ordinances of Tabernacle Township.” That’s the ordinance that designates the Tabernacle Rescue Squad (TRS) as the “…official emergency medical Read More…

The Tabernacle Journal Is Back Online!

TTJ readers: The Tabernacle Journal is back online after some technical problems in July. I’ll begin reporting on township meetings again in September. I’ve attached the video of the June 25, 2018 meeting. There is no video of the July 23, 2018 meeting. Thank you for your dedication to TTJ and your patience. Hope you Read More…

Tabernacle Hires Public Safety Director, Amends 2018 Budget. Attorney-Client Privilege?

At the June 4, 2018 Special Meeting, the committee passed a resolution appointing a public safety director; declined to appoint a permanent chief financial officer and amended the proposed budget to reduce the municipal contribution to the Tabernacle Rescue Squad. PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR Public Safety subcommittee members, Joseph Yates and Deputy Mayor Stephen Lee, reported Read More…