County Machine Backs Candidates Litowitz And Coolidge. Tabernacle Budget Adopted. June 1, 2016 Meeting Video Available

ELECTION: Campaign Financing. As the June 7 primary election approaches, the two campaigns have filed their Report of Contributions and Expenditures with New Jersey’s Election Law Enforcement Commission (“ELEC”). ELEC monitors the integrity of campaign finances in New Jersey. The Litowitz-Coolidge campaign reported $7,610 in monetary contributions. This doesn’t include $40.52 of in-kind contributions. The monetary contributions Read More…

Tabernacle Committee Balks At Tax Increase; Tables Budget. April 25, 2016 Meeting Video Available

At the April 25 Township meeting, the Committee held a public hearing on the official 2016 budget. After the hearing and discussion, Mayor Lee asked Committee members to table the adoption of the budget to address continued concerns about the proposed tax increase. These concerns arise from the gap of about $450,000 between the anticipated Read More…

2016 Tabernacle Budget, Primary Election. March 21, 2016 Meeting Video Available

2016 Budget. Township committee held a special meeting March 21, to continue discussion of the 2016 budget. The Committee previously held numerous discussions about ways to close the gap of about $450,000 to $500,000, between the draft expenses and anticipated revenues. Township Auditor Kevin Frenia reviewed the options: reduce expenses, increase taxes and/or defer school taxes. Read More…

Tabernacle Budget Talks Continue — Emergency Services Report Available By March 28 — March 14 Meeting Video

At the March 14 meeting, the Committee continued its 2016 budget discussion. The proposed unofficial 2016 budget is $4,303,249; an increase of $491,257 over the 2015 budget of $3,811,992. The proposed unofficial budget has about $450,000 to $500,000 more in expenditures than anticipated revenues. The Committee has to decide how it’s going to fill that Read More…

Fixing The 2016 Tabernacle Township Budget. February 22, 2016 Meeting Video Available.

Township Committee has been holding informal budget presentations. At the January 25 and February 8 meetings, Township Administrator Doug Cramer discussed the expenditure side of the draft budget. At the February 22, 2016 meeting, Township Auditor Kevin Frenia and Township CFO Terry Henry, informally presented the revenue side of the draft budget. The proposed unofficial Read More…