Sussex County Commissioners

May 15, 2021

NEWTON, NJ - Members of Sussex County’s Board of County Commissioners  unanimously voted on a resolution at their Wednesday night meeting, in opposition to the cuts in state aid for the majority of schools countywide, recently announced by Gov. Phil Murphy’s  administration.   The resolution ...

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(Newton, NJ) The Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services, Division  of Senior Services (Area Agency on Aging) and its Advisory Council will hold their Annual  Public Hearing on Thursday, June 3, 2021, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., via Zoom. The purpose  of the Hearing is to receive ...

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(Newton, NJ) At their meeting on Wednesday night, Sussex County’s Board of County  Commissioners unanimously adopted the 2021 Budget.  As discussed at past commissioner meetings, the 2021 Budget - authorized at $97,398,233 - was down approximately 1.9% or at $2 million less than the 2020 adopted ...

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(Newton, NJ) Members of Sussex County’s Board of County Commissioners unanimously  passed a resolution at their Wednesday meeting authorizing the placement of a public question on  the Nov. 2 General Election ballot, for voters to decide on a bipartisan, legislative investigation  into the Murphy ...

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The Sussex County Board of County Commissioners spent a considerable portion of their Wednesday night meeting recognizing the efforts of several non-profit groups and volunteer initiatives within Sussex County.   Among the honorees were volunteers at the county’s vaccination site as part of ...

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The Sussex County Board of County Commissioners are scheduled to adopt  the 2021 budget at their Wednesday, April 28 meeting; and among the budget’s accolades, is a  decreased budget of 1.9% or approximately $2 million from 2020, the lowest tax levy increase in  six years and one of the lowest tax ...

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(Newton, NJ) The Sussex County Board of County Commissioners are scheduled to adopt  the 2021 budget at their Wednesday, April 28 meeting; and among the budget’s accolades, is a  decreased budget of 1.9% or approximately $2 million from 2020, the lowest tax rate in six years  and one of the lowest ...

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An investigation into the Murphy Administration’s response to pandemic related problems in New Jersey’s nursing homes, as well as support to establish a veterans’ center  in Northwest New Jersey, were two of the many topics discussed at Sussex County’s Board of  County Commissioners’ Wednesday ...

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(Newton, NJ) In response to an “anti-hate” resolution shared by a resident on Jan. 27  for consideration by the Sussex County Board of County Commissioners, and the presentation  of a counter anti-hate resolution by the Board on Feb. 10, on Wednesday night, the Board  unanimously passed a ...

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At a meeting on Wednesday that lasted over four hours and included  more than 80 callers who discussed their support for or opposition of an anti-hate resolution,  the members of Sussex County’s Board of County Commissioners ended up tabling the  resolution to seek more public input on the ...

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(Newton, NJ) Sussex County Board of County Commissioners Director Dawn Fantasia  presented a “sample” of an anti-hate resolution during Wednesday night’s meeting. The resolution sample was sparked by what she called “significant communication from  the public,” asking that the board pass an ...

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(Newton, NJ) The Sussex County Board of County Commissioners Director Dawn  Fantasia was forced to interrupt Wednesday night’s Commissioner meeting, reminding  residents to be considerate of each speaker’s time to comment.     Things escalated during the public session, as well as a separate ...

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(Newton, NJ) In the wake of the violence on Jan. 6 at the United States Capitol Building, the Sussex County Board of County Commissioners shared the following statement: "What we witnessed in our nation’s capital last week has no place in our nation. Violence in the wake of elections is ...

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(Newton, NJ) The newly titled Sussex County Board of County Commissioners  reorganized on Wednesday night at an in-person, socially distanced meeting in Sussex County  Community College’s Performing Arts Center.  Sussex County Commissioner Dawn Fantasia was nominated and unanimously voted  in as ...

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NEWTON, NJ- Food establishments across the state, including in Sussex County, are experiencing disappointments and concerns over the uncertainties of when indoor dining will be permitted again in New Jersey.  After having originally set the target date for July 2 to permit inside dining, ...

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NEWTON, NJ - Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders May 27 virtual meeting video.  Please note the meeting is audio only.  

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SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders May 6, 2020 meeting audio.  

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