Brigantine Beachcomber

City manager ought to know captains better

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Written by Opinion Monday, April 28, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

Recently the Democratic Club published an ad saying that taxpayers need chiefs "who will work with a city manager" and the city manager "will be forced to appoint chiefs who are not willing to work with her." What is this being based on?

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Golf course owes far more than stated

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Written by Opinion Monday, April 28, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

The April 18 letter “Taxpayers bear cost of golf course deficit” incorrectly stated the amount included in the upcoming budget for the golf course deficit as being $250,000.

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Don’t attack city manager for doing her job

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Written by Opinion Monday, April 28, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

The interim public safety director (PSD) was hired by the city manager at a point when there were no chiefs heading the police, fire, and beach patrol departments. She needed someone she could rely on to oversee these departments until she could appoint chiefs.

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Public safety director is an option the city needs

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Written by Opinion Monday, April 28, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

Brigantine taxpayers will spend $25,000 for a special election May 13 to eliminate or keep the public safety director (PSD) position because of a small group who are trying to fool the taxpayers.

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Firefighters donate to cancer fund

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Written by Mike Lange Jr. Friday, April 18, 2014 11:00 am

The Brigantine Fire Department honors James Holl, son of the late Fire Chief Jim Holl, with a $350 donation to St. Baldrick's. The Brigantine Fire Department honors James Holl, son of the late Fire Chief Jim Holl, with a $350 donation to St. Baldrick's.

The Brigantine Fire Department honored James Holl, son of the late Fire Chief Jim Holl, with a $350 donation to St. Baldrick's.

 

Golf course RFP basics explained

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Written by Mike Lange Jr. Friday, April 18, 2014 10:00 am

Opinion Opinion  The Request for Proposal (RFP) is a prelude to a contract for goods and or services. The RFP presents preliminary requirements for the asset or commodity (in this case, The Links at Brigantine Beach), often through a bidding process by an agency or company interested in the procurement for potential services of our valuable asset.

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Brigantine’s 7-Eleven owner feels company is trying to force him out of business

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, April 17, 2014 08:00 pm

7-Eleven franchise owner Amid Haddad of Egg Harbor Township stands next to the NJ Lottery machine he says has been disabled by 7-Eleven, leaving him unable to sell tickets. 7-Eleven franchise owner Amid Haddad of Egg Harbor Township stands next to the NJ Lottery machine he says has been disabled by 7-Eleven, leaving him unable to sell tickets.  

Amid Haddad has worked with the 7-Eleven Corporation for more than 25 years starting in 1989. He bought the Brigantine franchise in October 2001, and has built a business from gross sales of $800,000 to a high of $1.2 million after three years.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – Making plans for your collection’s future

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Written by Douglas Keefe Thursday, April 17, 2014 07:00 pm

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This article is meant to be more serious and thought-provoking than others I’ve written, but based on my observations, I consider it important, especially if you have a collection of significant value. I call it “Who’s going to care for your collection when you’re gone?”

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City manager will interview for chiefs

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, April 17, 2014 06:00 pm

City of Brigantine City of Brigantine  BRIGANTINE - City Manager Jennifer Blumenthal will start the interview process for police and fire chiefs, Mayor Phil Guenther announced at Wednesday’s City Council meeting.

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Brigantine construction office gives home-raising guidelines

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, April 17, 2014 05:45 pm

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The City of Brigantine’s Construction Official Rich Stevens has put together a comprehensive document that details the permitting and inspection process for those raising their homes.

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