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…

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…

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…

More Doubts About The Tabernacle Rescue Squad, December 30, 2015 and January 4, 2016, Meeting Videos And Audios Available

The December 14, 2015 Township Committee meeting featured another attempt by the Tabernacle Rescue Squad to explain how it’s organized, where its revenue comes from and how it spends its money. (The meeting video was posted December 26, 2015.) This is the Squad’s third try in the last six months. The other two were at Read More…

What’s Happening With Emergency Services In Tabernacle? Part 1. November 9, 2015 Meeting Video and Audio Available

Emergency services are critical to our community. Because they continue to be in turmoil, I’ve decided to publish a multi-article series entitled “What’s Happening with Emergency Services in Tabernacle?” Part 1 is an overview of the events that developed from the dissolution of the Tabernacle Fire District in December 2014. Part 2 focuses on the Read More…