More Secret Tabernacle Rescue Squad Deals, Little Detail On Public Safety Ordinance

The Tabernacle Committee continues to stumble over centralizing the delivery and management of emergency services, which was its stated reason for dissolving the fire district. The actual reason was the committee’s need to use the district’s money to plug a hole in its own budget. The committee’s dissolution of the fire district and its grant Read More…

Tabernacle Committee Struggles With Plans For Public Safety Director

The introduction of Ordinance 2017-7, which creates a Department of Public Safety to coordinate all township emergency services, was derailed and tabled after 1.5 hrs of spirited discussion. The lengthy discussion was unusual. The committee rarely discusses issues when they instruct the township attorney to draft an ordinance. Members rarely discuss ordinances when they are Read More…

Tabernacle Committee Buries Fire District Report

The Committee’s lack of management of emergency services appeared again with the release of its February 23, 2015 executive session minutes. These were released on August 22, 2016, 18 months after the executive session occurred. The minutes lead to a topic known as the Garty report. The Garty report has never been mentioned publicly by Read More…

Tabernacle Tables TRS Contract; TAA’s Golden Snack Stand. August 22, 2016 Meeting Video Available.

Tabernacle Rescue Squad Contract Tabled  The Township Committee tabled official discussion of the proposed TRS contract. Mayor Stephen Lee tabled it because Committee members Kim Brown and Rick Franzen weren’t at the meeting. Also, my husband and I submitted five pages of comments and questions, which the Committee said they wanted to take time to Read More…