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Two Belmar Beach Attendants Know How to Spot a Fake … Beach Badge

August 3, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — Two seasoned beach attendants have proven they’ve got what it takes to do their jobs — a keen eye to spot fake beach badges.

Dennis Witkowski and Ellen Ramey emerged as the winners in the borough’s new Bogus Beach Badge program, launched this season among some 50 beach attendants as a fun way to ensure that annual tags are being properly checked at beach ...

Lake Como Receives Thumbs Up from Residents on New Summer Traffic Plan

LAKE COMO, NJ — Except for the need to place more traffic signs at specific locations, Lake Como’s new summer traffic control plan to ease congestion on certain borough streets appears to be working, according to borough officials.

During its August 1 workshop meeting, borough council members reported they have received no complaints about the plan since its last change on July 18 ...

Belmar Taxpayers Get Final Tax Tallies Reflecting New Property Values

BELMAR, NJ — Now that all tax levies for the year have been finalized, Belmar property owners will see their overall tax rate increase by 1.23 percent, according to borough officials.

While there was no increase in municipal taxes, school taxes climbed by nearly 2.49 percent and Monmouth County taxes edged up nearly 1 percent, Mayor Matthew Doherty reported in a July 21 letter sent with ...

Closed Belmar Youth Day Camp Cited for Fire Code Violations

BELMAR, NJ — The youth day camp at an 11th Avenue yeshiva that was closed by court order on July 21 was found last month in violation of Belmar’s fire code.

After its annual fire inspection on June 28, the Mesivta Keser Torah-Jersey facility at 503- 505 11th Avenue was cited for several violations, including a disabled fire alarm system, lack of fire extinguishers, no emergency and ...

Belmar Council OKs 4 Liquor Licenses, Sends 2 Renewals to Trenton

BELMAR, NJ — The Belmar Council has renewed four liquor licenses and referred two others to the N.J. Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control because it lacked a quorum for approval.

Receiving annual renewals on July 11 for licenses effective on the first of this month were the following establishments, including their “trading as” business and corporate names: Jack’s ...

Seaport Inlet Marina in Full Compliance of Safety Standards as Belmar Sets Rules for Dry-Dock Boat Storage

BELMAR, NJ — Regulations for dry-dock boat storage at commercial facilities are now on the books in Belmar.

The borough council approved the new rules on July 11 after there were no comments during a public hearing on the ordinance, which was drafted in the wake of February’s fire at Seaport Inlet Marina. Until now, storage regulations only applied to the storage of boats and ...

Belmar Residents Voice Concerns Over New Traffic Pattern at 19th Avenue and B Street

BELMAR, NJ — Conditions are heating up at the intersection of 19th Avenue and B Street, and it has nothing to do with the weather. Rather, it’s the result of a traffic plan change recently put into place by Lake Como for the summer.

In Lake Como, 19th Avenue from Bradley Terrace to B Street has gone from two ways to eastbound only. In Belmar, 19th Avenue from Ocean Avenue to B ...

Belmar Inks Proposed Deal to Settle Lawsuit with Developer of Stalled Riverfront Project

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar has reached a tentative settlement of a lawsuit by the developer of the stalled mixed-use project on River Road, where a never-opened outdoor bar still sits empty.

Under a resolution approved by the borough council on July 11, Business Administrator Colleen Connelly is authorized to enter into the settlement agreement with Loko Co., LLC, which would resolve its ...

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