Tabernacle Committee Postpones TAA Agreement After Transparency Problems Surface

The Township Committee hit a wall at the November 28 meeting when it acknowledged that the Tabernacle Athletic Association Agreement, which it planned to vote on, wasn’t the Agreement that it previously released to the public, but was actually an updated Agreement that Mayor Lee and Deputy Mayor Yates privately revised with TAA President Lynne 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…

Committee Offers Contract To Tabernacle Rescue Squad. June 13, 2016 Meeting Video Available

At the June 13 meeting, the Committee went into closed session to discuss, among other subjects, a contract with the Tabernacle Rescue Squad. The TRS contract, along with the contract with the Tabernacle Fire Company #1, is part of the Township’s emergency services management plan. The Committee “established” a plan in order to dissolve the Read More…

PART 1: Public Comment On Tabernacle’s Emergency Services Report. April 11, 2016 Meeting Video Available

The importance of the April 11, 2016 Workshop meeting was public comment on the draft Public Safety Subcommittee Report. The Report examines emergency services in Tabernacle. It’s purpose is to “…understand the current design structure and potentially make adjustments where necessary.” The Subcommittee released the draft report for public comment. Mayor Stephen Lee described the 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…