Three Interesting Items From The February 12, 2018 Tabernacle Township Meeting

1. Still Waiting For The Perfect Moment? Although the Public Safety Director position and the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Emergency Services/Contract were each listed for discussion on the committee’s February 12, 2018 meeting agenda, the Committee didn’t discuss them. Instead, both items were again tabled for discussion at a future meeting. The committee’s reason Read More…

Tabernacle Committee Finally Gets TRS Roster

The township finally received the Tabernacle Rescue Squad (TRS) roster. It took a long time (years) for this to happen. At the January 2, 2018 township meeting, the committee officially adopted the TRS roster, and the rosters of the fire company and the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). There are many reasons why the township Read More…

Fly Eagles Fly! Tabernacle Township January 2, 2018 Reorganization Meeting

Tabernacle’s reorganization meeting was held January 2, 2018. The committee voted to make Joseph Barton mayor and Stephen Lee, IV, deputy mayor. For the most part, routine reorganization matters were addressed. TTJ will be reporting, in the future, on major issues facing the township committee such as the public safety director position, the request for Read More…

Walter Luers, Esq., Prominent New Jersey Open Government Attorney, Will Discuss OPRA And OPMA In Burlington County

The Southern Burlington County NJ, NAACP, is holding its November meeting, Thursday, November 16, at 7 PM at the Bethel AME Church in Moorestown. The church is located at 512 North Church Street. There are parking lots on both sides of the building. Facing the front of the church, enter the door on the far left Read More…

Tabernacle Committee Poised To Reject Reform Of Open Public Meetings And Open Public Records Acts

In a move that runs counter to the public interest, local governing bodies are adopting a resolution opposing legislation that would modernize and strengthen the state’s Open Public Meetings and Open Public Records Acts (OPMA and OPRA). The resolution is a generic, pre-written document, which is being circulated throughout the State by The Municipal Clerk’s Read More…