Month: August 2009

Our Guest in April: John Adler

On Monday, April 20, Congressman John Adler updated Ocean County’s mayors on county issues that involve the federal government, including beach replenishment and a second highway crossing between Long Beach Island and the mainland. Adler represents New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District including Ocean County in the U.S. House of Representatives. Adler said the county’s largest …

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Our Guest in March

Ocean County Freeholder Joseph Vicari spoke to the mayors on Tuesday, March 24, about the 2010 U.S. census. Many Ocean County programs depend on federal contributions linked to U.S. Census numbers, he said. Those programs include aid to seniors, some of whom rely on the county for food assistance and other needs. Vicari explained that …

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Our Guest in February

On Tuesday, Feb. 24, Bill Dressel, Executive Director of the New Jersey League of Municipalities updated the mayors on issues confronting local governments. Economic conditions dominate those issues, he said. The recently enacted federal stimulus package includes some funding for municipal efforts such as water and sewer projects, Dressel noted, but most of the money …

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Our Guest in January

Richard T. Dewling, Ph.D., P.E., spoke to the mayors on environmental issues that impact Ocean County — from beach replenishment to solid waste disposal. Dewling, who served for two years as Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection under Gov. Tom Kean, is a principal in the environmental engineering firm Dewling Associates. Dewling said that …

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