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Below are important alerts from the Borough of Belmar. Please click on any item to view it in detail.

July 14th Friday Night Concert
Added on: 07/14/2017 at 07:00 PM
Tonight's Friday Night Concert in Pyanoe Plaza is cancelled due to the weather forecast. 
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June 20th Mayor & Council Meeting Cancelled
Added on: 06/15/2017 at 07:00 PM
The June 20th Mayor and Council meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting is scheduled for July 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm. 
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Help Wanted - Municipal Court Violations Clerk
Added on: 06/06/2017 at 07:00 PM
Municipality:                                                      Borough of Belmar Municipal Court Vicinage:                                                           Monmouth Position Title:                                                     Violations Clerk (Full Time & Temporary Positions Available) POSITION DESCRIPTION AND REQUIREMENTS The Belmar, Lake Como, and Spring Lake Shared Municipal Courts are seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent customer service and communication skills to work under the direction of the Municipal Court Judge and Municipal Court Administrator.  The successful candidate will assist the Court Administrator in the daily operations of the municipal court. Candidate must have prior Municipal Court experience in data entry, case flow management, and working knowledge of ATS/ACS, MACS, PAGE CENTER, and REPORTS ON DEMAND.   The hiring process will comply with Rule 1:34-3, adopted September 13, 2011.  Please send resume with salary requirements by June 16, 2017: April Claudio, Municipal Clerk Borough of Belmar 601 Main Street Belmar, N.J. 07719 aclaudio@boro.belmar.nj.us
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New Garbage Pickup Rules - West of E Street
Added on: 06/06/2017 at 07:00 PM
Attention all businesses west of E Street with normal garbage pick up on Wednesdayand Saturday. Due to feedback received by multiple businesses along Main Street in Belmar and input from the Belmar Business Partnership, we are adjusting the garbage collection for businesses west of E Street to Tuesday and Friday.  This is in effort to have garbage picked up and removed from our Main Street prior to the busy summer weekends. This applies to all businesses west of E Street who are not required/does not already have private pick up. This new pick up will go into effect this Friday, June 9th.  Any questions please call the Department of Public Works at 732-681-0452.
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CODE Red – Memorial Day Weekend & Spring Lake 5
Added on: 05/26/2017 at 07:00 PM
Good afternoon and happy Memorial Day weekend, this is Belmar Business Administrator Colleen Connolly with a code red announcement for both Belmar and Lake Como.   First, tomorrow, Saturday May 27th is the Spring Lake 5.  North Blvd. will close to vehicular traffic at 8am and will reopen after the race is complete by late morning.   Second, Belmar’s Friday night concerts return to Belmar tonight at6:30pm in Pyanoe Plaza with the R&B Express.   Third, Monday is Memorial Day and both Belmar and Lake Como will be holding their traditional Memorial Day events.   Belmar’s Memorial Day ceremony is on Monday at 9:30am at Memorial Field on Main Street between 12th and 13th Avenues.  The rain location for these services is the Courtroom at 601 Main Street in Belmar.   Lake Como’s Memorial Day ceremony is on Monday at 10am at Borough Hall at 1740 Main Street in Lake Como.   We wish everyone a Happy Memorial Day Weekend, as a quick reminder, paid parking on the east side of Ocean Avenue is now back in effect and season beach badges are available for purchase at Taylor Pavilion, south entrance.   Thank you for your attention and have a wonderful holiday weekend!
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Spring Yard Sale Participant List June 3 & 4
Added on: 05/26/2017 at 07:00 PM
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CODE RED – Annual Sea Food Festival
Added on: 05/19/2017 at 07:00 PM
The Seafood Festival will commence today, Friday, May 19th  with “locals night” from 4pm-8pm at Silver Lake Park.  The festival will continue on Saturday from 11am-8pm and Sunday from 11am- 6pm. Please be mindful of road closures and no parking requirements in the area immediately surrounding the festival.  We know what an inconvenience this can be and we thank you for your patience through what will be an extremely busy weekend. We hope to see you at the festival, especially for locals nighttonight from 4pm-8pm.  Thank you for your assistance and have a great weekend.
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CODE BLUE – Weekend Events Rescheduled Due to Weather
Added on: 05/12/2017 at 07:00 PM
Good morning, this is Belmar Business Administrator Colleen Connolly with a few important weather related announcements. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather advisory for our area from Friday night to Sunday morning.  We anticipate significant wind with gusts up to 40 mph.  Please take some time today to protect your property and secure any items that may become windborne including trashcans and brush. As a result of the anticipated weather conditions, Saturday’s “Pirate Day” and Townhall meeting have been rescheduled to Saturday, June 10th. Thank you for your time and please stay safe this weekend.
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Mayor & Council Special Meeting
Added on: 05/09/2017 at 07:00 PM
PUBLIC NOTICE - BOROUGH OF BELMAR   The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Belmar is holding a special meeting on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to authorize payment of bills and the awarding of an emergency contract for L Street sewer repairs. This meeting will be held at 601 Main Street, Belmar and is open to the public. 
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Mayor & Council Meeting - May 16th
Added on: 05/05/2017 at 07:00 PM
Public Notice   The Borough of Belmar Mayor and Council meeting scheduled for May 16, 2017 has been cancelled. The next regularly scheduled meeting is June 7, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. All meetings are held at 601 Main Street, Belmar and are open to the public.
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Town Hall Meeting #2
Added on: 05/05/2017 at 07:00 PM
Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty invites you to attend a   Belmar Town Hall Meeting  Saturday, May 13, 2017 11:00am – 1:00pm Taylor Pavilion   Come hear about everything going on in 2017 for our town; major projects, our police and public works services, how we are keeping property taxes stable, and the financial strength of our town.  We will also have basic borough services available in a “Mini Borough Hall”.  You can purchase bulk stickers, pay your water bill, buy a beach badge and have access to a notary.  We want to hear from you.  There will be time for questions or you can email Mayor Doherty in advance at mayor@belmar.com.
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2017 Artwalk April 29th
Added on: 04/25/2017 at 07:00 PM
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Mayor & Council May Meeting Date Change
Added on: 04/18/2017 at 07:00 PM
The Borough of Belmar Mayor and Council meeting scheduled for May 2, 2017 has been changed to May 4, 2017 at 6 p.m. All meetings are open to the public and held at 601 Main Street, Belmar.
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Help Wanted - DPW Laborer 2017
Added on: 04/13/2017 at 07:00 PM
Help Wanted   APPLICATIONS AND/OR RESUMES ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:   FULL TIME LABORER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.   DUTIES INCLUDE PERFORMING MANUAL AND UNSKILLED LABOR UNDER SUPERVISION. MUST HAVE VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE.   APPLICATIONS/RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL MAY 5, 2017. APPLY AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN ST. BELMAR, N.J., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 9AM to 4:30PM.
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Mayor & Council meeting cancelled
Added on: 04/13/2017 at 07:00 PM
The Borough of Belmar Mayor and Council meeting scheduled for April 18, 2017 has been cancelled. The next regularly scheduled meeting is May 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. All meetings are open to the public and held at 601 Main Street, Belmar. 
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Mayor & Council meeting change
Added on: 04/10/2017 at 07:00 PM
  The Mayor & Council meeting scheduled for June 6, 2017 has been rescheduled to June 7, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. All meetings are open to the public and are held in the Municipal Courtroom, 601 Main Street, Belmar.
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Code Red - March 12, 2017
Added on: 03/13/2017 at 07:00 PM
The National Weather Service has announced a Winter Storm Watch for our area for Monday and Tuesday.  High winds and significant snow accumulation are expected. Please move all vehicles off of the street effective Monday night. If you require assistance with off the street parking please ask your neighbors for space or utilize the parking areas at Dempsey Lot on 16th Avenue or Borough Hall at 6th and Main Street.  Vehicles left on the street will be ticketed.  The snow is expected to start before dawn Tuesday morning, PLEASE MOVE YOUR VEHICLES OFF THE STREET BY MONDAY AT MIDNIGHT. We have cancelled garbage pick-up on Tuesday.   Do not put your trash out.  Your collection will resume on your next regularly scheduled day.  This will be a high wind event, please secure any items on your property that could become windborne. We thank you for your cooperation and please be safe through this storm.
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Code Red - March 13, 2017
Added on: 03/13/2017 at 07:00 PM
This is Belmar Police Chief Andrew Huisman.   Belmar ordinance 19-10 is in effect.  All vehicles must be removed from the streets effective midnight tonight.  Any vehicle left on the street after midnight will be subject to a $150 summons. This is a significant snow event and all cars must be removed in order to allow for public works to keep the roads accessible for emergency vehicles. We thank you for your cooperation and please be safe through this storm.
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Help Wanted - Belmar Marina
Added on: 03/10/2017 at 07:00 PM
The Borough of Belmar is seeking a Dock Attendant and Ramp Attendant for the Belmar Marina. Both are seasonal positions in a fast-paced marina. Seeking individuals who are outgoing and courteous. Knowledge of boats, ability to operate hand tool safely, and experience in customer service is preferred but not required. Candidates must be willing to take a drug test, have a valid driver’s license with a clean record, must be able to lift 50 pounds, must be 18 years of age or older and willing to work weekends and holidays. Duties include but are not limited to: fuel dock operations, operating cash register and credit card machine, power washing, maintaining marina grounds and restrooms, transient boat check-ins, and more. Please send resume and cover letter to the Belmar Marina Office C/O Diane Koplish, dkoplish@boro.belmar.nj.us or apply in person at 601 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719. 
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Recycling Facts
Added on: 03/06/2017 at 07:00 PM

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Stay Connected
Added on: 03/06/2017 at 07:00 PM

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CODE RED – St. Patrick’s Parade Weekend
Added on: 03/02/2017 at 07:00 PM
Good afternoon, this is Belmar Business Administrator Colleen Connolly with a Code Red announcement for the residents of Belmar and Lake Como. The St. Patrick’s Parade is this Sunday, March 5th.  In order to secure and facilitate both the parade route and vehicle staging for the parade; The Belmar Police Department requires all vehicles removed from both sides of Main Street by 6am Sunday morning. Additionally, all vehicles must be removed from both sides of 18th Avenue from Main Street to Ocean Avenue and from North End Blvd from Main Street to B Street by 6amSunday morning. We do not want people to get ticketed and towed, please make sure all cars are off Main Street and 18th Avenue between Main Street and Ocean Avenue and North End Blvd between Main and B Street by 6am Sunday morning. If you live east of Main Street and wish to leave town on Sunday between the hours of 6am and 4:30pm, it is best to proceed to Ocean Avenue and then leave through either Avon or Spring Lake.  Main Street will be inaccessible for most of the day. As always we thank you for your patience and cooperation with the large influx of people coming into town.  Please be mindful of street closures and follow directions from the Belmar Police Department.   We hope you can join us for the parade and that you have a safe and happy weekend
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2/14 Harbor Commission Meeting Postponed
Added on: 02/14/2017 at 07:00 PM
The February 14th Harbor Commission Meeting has been rescheduled for February 20th at 6 pm in the Court room. 
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CODE RED: Power Outage 5th Avenue
Added on: 02/14/2017 at 07:00 PM
In response to the fire at the marina on 5th avenue.  Power to the marina needs to be cut, causing a service disruption to residents along 5th avenue for several blocks.  Officials are working on the situation and we hope to have power restored over the next several hours.
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First Annual Belmar Business Summit
Added on: 02/13/2017 at 07:00 PM
Hosted by Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty, Belmar Tourism and The Belmar Business Partnership When:  Monday, February 27, 2017 9:00am - 5:00pm    Where:601 Main Street    *Sharing Belmar Success Stories *Grant Information from Monmouth County & the BBP *Marketing Tips *Help Grow your Business   Find out what is going on in the business community in Belmar.    To Register for this free event, call 732-681-3700EX214 or go to:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-annual-belmar-business-summit-tickets-31886349931
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Code Red - February 8, 2017
Added on: 02/08/2017 at 07:00 PM
A major snow storm is expected to affect our area starting at approximately 4am. Trash pick up for Thursday has been cancelled, please put your trash out at your next scheduled pick-up. Also, to allow for our public works department to efficiently remove snow from our streets, no cars may be parked on the street after midnight tonight.  Pursuant to borough ordinance 19-10 any car left on the street after midnight tonight will be subject to a $150.00 fine and towing costs. Please park your car in your driveway, ask your neighbor for space or utilize the public lots at Borough Hall or Dempsey Park.  Again, no cars may be parked on our streets after midnight tonight. Thank you and be safe through this storm.
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Planning Board Meeting Changes
Added on: 02/07/2017 at 07:00 PM
The Planning Board meeting scheduled for February 13, 2017 is cancelled. The Planning Board meeting scheduled for March 20, 2017 has been changed to March 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. All meetings are held at 601 Main Street, Belmar, NJ and are open to the public.
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Help Wanted - Municipal Court
Added on: 02/07/2017 at 07:00 PM
Borough of Belmar Municipal Court Position Titles:   Court Administrator, Deputy Court Administrator & Violations  Clerk   The Belmar, Lake Como, and Spring Lake Shared Municipal Courts are seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent customer service and communication skills to work under the direction of the Municipal Court Judge and Municipal Court Administrator.  The successful candidate will assist the Court Administrator in the daily operations of the municipal court. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the following: Supervision of court staff, answering queries from the public, employees, clients, providing information and guidance to attorneys, clients and community organizations, assisting clients with technical and procedural guidance; facilitating discussions among state. vicinage and local management; preparing, reviewing and monitoring daily, weekly and monthly reports; maintaining; reconciling and balancing the court’s financial accounts; preparing the court budgets; evaluating reports, drafting correspondence; complying with the New Jersey Rules of Court, Supreme Court Directives, laws and policies and procedures governing the operation of the Municipals Courts.  Preform related duties as required. Answering queries from the public, employees, clients, attorneys, etc.; preparing, reviewing and monitoring daily, weekly and monthly reports; evaluating reports; drafting correspondence;  complying with the New Jersey Rules of Court, Supreme Court Directives, laws and established policies and procedures governing the operation of the Municipal Courts.  Perform related duties, as required.   Candidate should have with experience in data entry, case flow management, working knowledge of ATS/ACS, MACS, PAGE CENTER, and REPORTS ON DEMAND.   The hiring process will comply with Rule 1:34-3, adopted September 13, 2011.  Please mail resume with salary requirements by February 28, 2017 to: Colleen Connolly, Borough Administrator Borough of Belmar 601 Main Street Belmar, N.J. 07719
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Help Wanted - Dispatchers
Added on: 01/27/2017 at 10:00 AM
Full-time and Part-time Police Dispatcher/Communication Officers are wanted for the Borough of Belmar Police Department.  All applicants must be able to work rotating shifts and holidays. All applicants must pass a thorough background investigation.  Emergency Dispatching experience and 9-1-1 certification are required. Experience with Tritech software preferred.  Candidates will be required to take and pass a civil service examination to be given at a later date.  Please send resume to April Claudio, Municipal Clerk, 601 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719 or aclaudio@boro.belmar.nj.us by February 9, 2017 or applications can be filled out at 601 Main Street, Monday through Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm.
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Help Wanted - Summer Camp
Added on: 01/25/2017 at 07:00 PM
HELP WANTED   APPLICATIONS AND/OR RESUMES ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR SUMMER CAMP COUNSELORS. MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD. EXPERIENCE WITH RECREATION AND WORKING WITH CHILDREN PREFERRED. THE POSITION IS FOR EIGHT WEEKS (JUNE 26-AUG 18), MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.   APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL APRIL 14, 2017. APPLY AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN ST. BELMAR, N.J. FROM 9AM to 4:30PM OR EMAIL YOUR RESUME TO RECREATION@BELMAR.COM.
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January 23, 2017 Storm Update
Added on: 01/23/2017 at 07:00 PM
We are asking all residents to secure any loose items on your property that could become airborne. Recreation basketball for this evening has been cancelled   To report power outages  Text OUT to 544487 Online at www.jcp-l.com Use our smartphone app (iPhone and Android) Call 888-LIGHTSS (888-544-4877)
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Jan 23, 2017 Code Red
Added on: 01/23/2017 at 07:00 PM
Good afternoon, this is Mayor Matt Doherty with a Code Red Announcement.   The National Weather Service has placed a Coastal Flooding Advisory and a High Wind Warning for our area until 9pm.   We anticipate the next two high tides to exceed normal levels, we expect street flooding at L Street Beach and Route 35 resulting in detours.  Please avoid this area if at all possible.   If you experience power loss please immediately call JCP&L at 1-888-LIGHTSS, that’s 1-888-544-4877.   Trash collection for Tuesday, January 24th has been cancelled.  Please put your trash out at the next scheduled pick-up.  DO NOT PUT any garbage or items that could become windborne outside.   Recreation Basketball is cancelled for tonight.   We encourage residents to take precaution and move your vehicle to higher ground if you live in a flood prone area.   Thank you and stay safe
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Tax Appeal Information
Added on: 01/19/2017 at 07:00 PM
APPEAL INSTRUCTIONS: If you agree with the assessed value shown, you do not need to do anything. If you disagree with the assessed value shown,  you may file an appeal with the Mo nmouth County Board of Taxatio n. Forms, instructions and a guide to the process Understanding Property Assessment Appeals for Monmouth County may be obtained at https://secure.njappealonline.com/prodappeals/login.aspx or through your municipal assessor at the address printed on the reverse of this notice. Assessment appeals filed with the Monmouth County Board of Taxation must be filed on or before January 15 or 45 days from  the date mailed, as it appears on the front of this notice, whichever date is later. Also, note that the Monmouth County Board of Taxation has developed an online appeal system accessed via htt ps://sec ure. njappealonline.com. Traditional "paper" appeals are also available at your municipal assessor's office. If the assessed value exceeds $1,000,000, you  have the option of filing your appeal directly with the· Tax Court at PO Box 972, Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, New Jersey 08625. Pursuant to N.J .S.A. 54:3-21(a)(2), all assessment appeals filed directly to the Tax Court  must  be filed on  or  before April 1 or  45 days from  the  date mailed  as  it appears on  this assessment notice, whichever date is later.  Forms which you may use to file your complaint may be found at htt p://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/taxcout/dcmform.html. This assessment  will be used  to  calculate your  pro pe rty tax bill. Do not multiply last year's property tax rate by the current year's assessment value to determine taxes for the current year. Residential sales book 2016 for comparisons: click here
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Town Hall Meeting
Added on: 01/09/2017 at 07:00 PM

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CODE BLUE – Holiday Reminders
Added on: 12/08/2016 at 07:00 PM
Good Evening, this is your Belmar Business Administrator with some Holiday related announcements.   This Saturday, December 10th from 1pm to 3pm is Santa’s Gift Shop in the Belmar Gym run by Belmar Recreation.  This is a great opportunity for Belmar school aged children to shop for their family and loved ones from a wide selection of VERY reasonably priced items.  Supervised shopping provided by Belmar Recreation staff.  Again, that’s this Saturday from 1pm to 3pm in the Belmar Gym.   The Belmar Department of Public Works is helping Santa deliver wrapped Holiday presents to Belmar Children Thursday, December 15th starting at 4pm. Parents may drop off their WRAPPED and clearly LABELED toy for Santa to deliver to Belmar Borough Hall at 601 Main Street before Tuesday, December 13th.   The Belmar Fire Department’s Holiday party for Belmar kids up to age 9 is Saturday, December 17th at BES from 10am to noon.  Every child receives a gift, Santa comes and there will be a movie and magic show.   The Belmar First Aid Squad is holding their annual Senior brunch at the First Aid building on Saturday, December 17th at 11am.  The First Aid is also hosting a blood drive on December 10th from 9am to 1pm; please come out to donate.
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Mayor & Council meeting time change - 12/6/16
Added on: 11/23/2016 at 07:00 PM
The Mayor and Council meeting scheduled for December 6, 2016 will begin at 5:30 pm.
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Borough Phones Temporarily Out of Service 11-21-16
Added on: 11/21/2016 at 07:00 PM
The Borough office phones are temporarily out of service due to a Verizon issue along the east coast. If you need to contact us please visit our contact page for emails for various departments or fill out a contact request form http://www.belmar.com/contact.php. Thank you.
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Sandy Anniversary and Taylor Pavilion Preview
Added on: 10/28/2016 at 07:00 PM
On Saturday, October 29, 2016 Belmar will commemorate the fourth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy at 2:00pm at the Taylor Pavilion, presently in construction.  All are invited to attend this commemorative moment to honor Belmar’s spirit, strength and endurance in recovering from Superstorm Sandy.   Belmar Mayor & Council will be providing tours of Taylor Pavilion so that residents and visitors alike can get a preview of the Pavilion’s progress.  Construction is proceeding well and the project in on course to be completed by the end of 2016.  The John Luckenbill Pops Band has volunteered to play for the occasion and free light refreshments will be provided by Brandl.   Taylor Pavilion Saturday, October 29, 2016 2:00pm 5th Avenue & Boardwalk Belmar, NJ 07719    The Taylor Pavilion at 5th Avenue will house the same functions as the prior design with beachfront operations, general event space and one concession.  The Rowland Public Safety Pavilion at 10th Avenue will house lifeguard headquarters, police and first aid sub stations and one concession.   Belmar bid the two buildings together and opened construction bids in December 2015.  In January 2016 Belmar Mayor & Council awarded a $5.45 Million dollar contract for both buildings to Epic Construction of Piscataway, NJ.    The pavilions were designed by Sonnenfeld Troccia of Holmdel, NJ and engineered by Maser Consulting of Red Bank, NJ.  Both buildings are constructed to V-Zone construction standards utilizing concrete filled steel piles and at an elevation of BFE +3 (approximately 5 feet above the existing boardwalk).  Both buildings are fully ADA accessible and will be built to current codes and standards.   Belmar’s boardwalk was the first major infrastructure project to commence at the Jersey shore in response to Superstorm Sandy, reaching completion by Memorial Day 2013.
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Message from Tax Assessor: Property Revaluation Updates
Added on: 10/20/2016 at 07:00 PM
Throughout the year, a revaluation of all properties with in the Borough has been conducted as required by the Monmouth County Board of Taxation.  Preliminary improvement values are being created.  The final land values are being determined based on the most recent sale data. Our Assessor anticipates that any changes in assessed values as a result of this revaluation will proceed according to the following schedule: During the week of November 9, 2016, notification letters will mailed to property owners informing them of the results of the revaluation of their property. Beginning the week of November 14, 2016, property owners may request an informal review of property card information. Beginning December, 1 2016, official “Notice of Assessment” postcards will be mailed. Please be advised that January 15, 2017 is the last day to file an appeal of properties assessed at less than $1,000,000.  Appeals may be filed through the Monmouth County Board of Taxation. May 1, 2017 is the last day to file an appeal for properties assessed at more than $1,000,000.  Appeals in this category must be filed directly with the State of NJ.   Thanks, Ed Mullane   UPDATE: The Tax Assessor has requested an extension of time to complete the 2017 Revaluation. House to house inspections are continuing. Thank you all for your cooperation. Details to follow.
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Event Cancellation
Added on: 10/20/2016 at 07:00 PM
Touch-a-truck and the town bonfire scheduled for this Saturday, October 22nd, has been cancelled due to the weather forecast. This event will not be rescheduled for 2016. 
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Date change
Added on: 09/29/2016 at 07:00 PM
Due to this weekends weather forecast Touch-a-Truck and the town bonfire have been rescheduled for October 22nd
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Mayor and Council meeting schedule for remainder of 2016
Added on: 09/27/2016 at 07:00 PM
The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Belmar have amended their 2016 meeting schedule as follows: October 4, 2016 – remains on the schedule as previously advertised at 6:00 p.m. October 18, 2016 – cancelled November 1, 2016 – changed to November 9, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. November 15, 2016 – cancelled December 6, 2016 – remains on the schedule as previously advertised at 6:00 p.m. December 26, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – changed to December 28, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. All meetings are held at 601 Main Street and are open to the public. Agendas are posted on the Borough’s website. 
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Notice to Voters
Added on: 09/20/2016 at 07:00 PM
PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Monmouth County Board of Elections  will meet on September 27, 2016 to review and process Mail­in ballots received from the Special Municipal Election. If any authorized  challenger wishes to challenge Mail­in ballots, the required documentation must be submitted to the Board of Elections by 4:00 p.m.  September 26, 2016. Any challenges to provisional ballots must be  submitted between the hours of 8:30­10:00 a.m. on September 29, 2016.  Each challenged ballot will require the completion of a challenge form,  which may be obtained from the Monmouth County Board of Elections,  300 Halls Mill Road, Freehold NJ, 07728 A meeting of the Monmouth County Board of Elections is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2016. The meeting will be held at the Board of Elections Office at 300 Halls Mill Road in Freehold Township. At that time the Board of Elections will count the provisional ballots voted at the September 27, 2016, Special Municipal Election. If an adjournment is necessary it will be announced at that time. For further information call (732) 431-7802 x7150. Monmouth County Board of Elections
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2nd Day of San Gennaro Festival Cancelled
Added on: 09/17/2016 at 07:00 PM
The San Gennaro Festival scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday, September 18th has been cancelled. Main Street will be temporarily closed around 8 am while vendors clear out. 
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September Planning Board Meeting
Added on: 09/12/2016 at 07:00 PM
The September 19th Planning Board meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting is October 17th. 
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Property Tax Revaluation
Added on: 08/31/2016 at 07:00 PM
The entire Borough will be going under a property revaluation. Inspectors will be visiting every property in town and doing a thorough inspection. This inspection will determine if there is a change in your property assessment. Each inspector will have identifciation from Realty Tax Appraisals along with a letter from the Tax Assessor to verify their identity.    Click here for more information.
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Mayor and Council special meeting notice
Added on: 08/22/2016 at 07:00 PM
The Borough of Belmar Mayor & Council is holding a special meeting on August 25, 2016 at 10:00 am. All meetings are held in the Municipal Court Room of the Borough of Belmar, 601 Main Street and are open to the public. The purpose of this meeting is to adopt resolutions that were not adopted at the August 16, 2016 meeting.
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Sidewalk Assessment Program Update
Added on: 08/04/2016 at 07:00 PM
If you have signed up for the long anticipated sidewalk assessment program please review the below documents.    Cover Letter Notice of Bond Ordinance
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Special Meeting
Added on: 08/01/2016 at 10:00 AM
The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Belmar will be holding a special meeting on Friday, August 5, 2016 at 10:00 am. All meetings are held at 601 Main Street, Belmar and are open to the public. Meeting agenda will be posted at www.belmar.com. 
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Help Wanted - 2016
Added on: 07/21/2016 at 07:00 PM
APPLICATIONS AND/OR RESUMES ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:    FULL TIME LABORER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS. DUTIES INCLUDE PERFORMING MANUAL AND UNSKILLED LABOR UNDER SUPERVISION. MUST HAVE VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL AUGUST 11, 2016. APPLY AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN ST.BELMAR, N.J., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 9AM to 4:30PM.   FULL TIME CLERICAL POSITION. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE 3-5 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE. ALSO MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN MICROSOFT OFFICE PRODUCTS. EXPERIENCE WITH EDMUNDS SOFTWARE IS PREFERRED. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL AUGUST 11, 2016.  PLEASE SEND RESUME WITH COVER LETTER AND SALARY REQUIREMENT TO APRIL CLAUDIO, MUNICIPAL CLERK, BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN STREET, BELMAR, N.J. OR ACLAUDIO@BORO.BELMAR.NJ.US
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Mayor and Council August Meetings
Added on: 07/20/2016 at 07:00 PM
THE BOROUGH OF BELMAR MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 2, 2016 HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING IS AUGUST 16, 2016 AT 6:00 PM. ALL MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND HELD IN THE MUNICIPAL COURTROOM, 601 MAIN STREET, BELMAR.
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CODE BLUE – Choose your Cover
Added on: 07/15/2016 at 03:00 PM
Good afternoon this is Councilwoman Janis Keown-Blackburn with an important Code Blue announcement. This Saturday, July 16th we will hold our annual Choose Your Cover skin cancer screening event on the 8th Avenue Beach from 10am to 2pm.  This event is free and open to all.  Volunteer doctors and nurses will be conducting these free screenings.  Each person will receive information on any next steps if needed.  Families are welcome to attend with their children. Thank you and have a wonderful weekend.
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Mayor and Council meeting notice
Added on: 06/02/2016 at 07:00 PM
  The Borough of Belmar Mayor and Council meetings scheduled for June 21st and July 5th  and July 19th have been cancelled.   The Mayor and Council will only meet once in July, which will be on July 20th. All meetings are held at 601 Main Street in the Municipal Courtroom at 6:00 pm. All meetings are open to the public.
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Zoning Board meeting date change
Added on: 05/16/2016 at 07:00 PM
  The Borough of Belmar Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting scheduled for May 26, 2016 has been changed to June 6, 2016. The workshop portion of the meeting begins at 7 pm and the regular meeting begins at 7:30 pm. All meetings are held in the courtroom at 601 Main Street, Belmar.
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Upcoming Council Meeting
Added on: 05/10/2016 at 07:00 PM
The May 17th Mayor and Council meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting is June 8th at 6 pm.
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Ocean Avenue Paving Update
Added on: 04/22/2016 at 07:00 PM
Paving of Ocean Avenue is underway but going slower than anticipated.    Paving activities will continue next week in the northern section of Ocean Avenue from 11th Avenue to the bridge into Avon.   Please be attentive to detour signs and plan alternate routes over either the Main Street bridge or the Route 35 bridge.   Thank you and have a great weekend.
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Ocean Avenue Paving & Avon Bridge
Added on: 04/20/2016 at 07:00 PM
Good Afternoon, this is your Business Administrator Colleen Connolly with an important message. Paving of Ocean Avenue will commence tomorrow, April 21st with street closures from 11th Avenue south to the boarder of Spring Lake. Paving activities will continue on Friday, April 22nd with the northern section of Ocean Avenue closed, from 11th Avenue to the bridge into Avon. Please plan alternate routes over either the Main Street bridge or the Route 35 bridge and as always be attentive to detour signs. Thank you!
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Hydrant Flushing - April 2016
Added on: 04/11/2016 at 07:00 PM
As in every Spring, the Borough has transferred from American Water back to water drawn from its own wells.  As part of this transfer, the Department of Public Works will be conducting a comprehensive flushing of the water system over the next several days starting tonight, Monday night.  Flushing will occur between the hours of 8pm and 4am so as to minimize impact to your home. Residents may expect to see a temporary discoloration of the water and/or a decrease of pressure when the flushing is occurring.  We recommend that you avoid running your tap water, using the washing machine or dishwasher during the hours of 8pm to 4am.  If you do experience any discoloration please run cold water through your taps until it runs clear.   As always, we thank you for your cooperation and patience.  Please contact Belmar DPW with any questions at 732-681-0452.
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Belmar VIP/Senior Luncheon for April 6th Rescheduled
Added on: 04/04/2016 at 07:00 PM
This Wednesday's senior luncheon has been rescheduled for April 13th at 11 am.
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2016 Summer Taxi License Auction
Added on: 03/16/2016 at 07:00 PM
NOTICE BOROUGH OF BELMAR   AUCTION   Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.     Pursuant to Borough Ordinances, Chapter 21, a sale at public auction shall be conducted by the Municipal Clerk or designee at the Municipal Building, 601 Main Street, Belmar, New Jersey, of ten (10) Summer Taxi Owner’s Licenses. Said sale shall take place on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. prevailing time.   In each instance, the sale of each taxi owner’s license shall be made at public auction, with a minimum bid of $400, and shall be sold to the highest bidder for cash and the monies received from said sales shall be turned over to the Chief Financial Officer for deposit in the General Municipal Treasury. No person or company may hold or purchase more than one license.   Each Summer Taxi Owner’s License would be valid from May 15th to September 15th for the year 2016. Each license is for the operation of no more than five (5) vehicles.   The Borough shall have the option to grant a one year extension for 2017 for each licensee holder; any such extension request must be made by the license holder in writing to the borough clerk prior to February 1, 2017.  The borough may approve or reject the request for extension which would be payable at the same annual rate.   The highest bidder of each license will be required to complete an application and submit proof of insurance and vehicle registration. Upon submission of documents and all monies each taxicab driver that works for said licensed owner shall be required to complete an application and submit appropriate fees for a Summer Taxi Driver’s License.   All license holders and taxicab operators will be required to be processed by the Belmar Police Department which includes fingerprinting and a background check.       April Claudio, Borough Clerk
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IRS Phone Scam Alert
Added on: 02/22/2016 at 03:00 AM
The Belmar Police Department has received many reports from concerned citizens in relation to suspicious phone calls. The caller claims to be from the IRS and is insisting that the recipient owes money immediately.  Please be assured that if you receive an unexpected phone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS and you are threatened with immediate legal action and arrest if you do not pay, chances are it is not really the IRS calling. If you receive a phone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS but you suspect they are not an IRS employee, please do the following: 1. Record the employee's name, badge number, call back number and caller ID if available.  2. Call 1-800-366-4484 to determine if the caller is an IRS employee with a legitimate need to contact you.              a. If the person is an IRS employee, call them back.             b. If not, report the incident to TIGTA and to the IRS at phishing@irs.gov (Subject: IRS Phone Scam) The real contact number for the IRS where you can get information about your taxes is: 1-800-829-1040.
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Help Wanted - Electric Subcode Official & Inspector
Added on: 02/11/2016 at 10:00 AM
APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR PART TIME CLASS 1 ELECTRIC SUBCODE OFFICIAL & INSPECTOR. APPLICANTS MUST BE LICENSED. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FEBRUARY 26, 2016.  APPLY AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN ST. BELMAR, N.J. FROM 9AM to 4:00PM OR EMAIL RESUME TO APRIL CLAUDIO, MUNICIPAL CLERK, AT ACLAUDIO@BORO.BELMAR.NJ.US
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Help Wanted - Part Time Dispatcher
Added on: 02/11/2016 at 02:00 PM
Part-time Police Dispatcher/Communication Officer wanted for the Belmar Police Department.  All applicants must be able to work rotating shifts and holidays. All applicants must pass a thorough background investigation.  Emergency Dispatching experience and 9-1-1 certification are required. Experience with New World software preferred.  Candidates will be required to take and pass a civil service examination to be given at a later date.  Please send resume to April Claudio, Municipal Clerk, 601 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719 or aclaudio@boro.belmar.nj.us by March 1, 2016 or applications can be filled out at 601 Main Street, Monday through Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm.
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Help Wanted - Clerical - Temporary Position
Added on: 02/09/2016 at 01:00 PM
  FULL TIME CLERICAL POSITION. THIS IS A 6 MONTH TEMPORARY POSITION - $16 PER AN HOUR. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE 3-5 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE. ALSO MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN MICROSOFT OFFICE PRODUCTS. EXPERIENCE WITH EDMUNDS SOFTWARE IS PREFERRED. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FEBRUARY 19, 2016.  PLEASE SEND RESUME WITH COVER LETTER TO APRIL CLAUDIO, MUNICIPAL CLERK, BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN STREET, BELMAR, N.J. OR ACLAUDIO@BORO.BELMAR.NJ.US
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President's Day
Added on: 02/08/2016 at 10:00 AM
Borough Offices will be closed on Monday, February 15th.
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Snow Removal
Added on: 01/26/2016 at 04:00 PM
Good Evening, this is Mayor Matt Doherty with an important storm message. Due to the large volume of snow we are giving homeowners and businesses a little extra time to clear their sidewalks. However, all sidewalks must be clear of snow by 7am, Thursday January 28th when our Code Enforcement will start ticketing. Belmar PD and DPW are clearing out fire hydrants. We need your help, if you have a hydrant near your property and are able to help dig it out please do so. We thank you for your cooperation.
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Jan 2016 winter storm alert #10
Added on: 01/23/2016 at 09:25 AM
30% of Belmar is out of power right now but JCP&L is aware and working on it. If you lose power please notify JCP&L by calling 1-888-LIGHTSS DPW is out plowing the streets now. It is imperative that everyone stay off the streets. Please do not take your car out on the road, you will get stuck. Taking your car out and getting stuck is just delaying the plowing. 
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Jan 2016 Winter Storm Alert #4
Added on: 01/22/2016 at 09:20 AM
  IF YOU HAVEN'T SIGNED UP FOR THE CODE RED ALERTS, PLEASE DO SO. CLICK ON THE BELMAR ALERTS LINK AT THE TOP OF THE WEBSITE. 
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Jan 2016 Winter Storm Alert #5
Added on: 01/22/2016 at 10:20 AM
Please make sure you have batteries and flashlights ready for the weekend. In the event of a power outage: Call JCP&L toll-free, 24-hour Outage Reporting Line, 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) Report your outage via text message. Text REG to 544487 (LIGHTS).
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Jan 2016 winter storm alert #6
Added on: 01/22/2016 at 12:48 PM
The forecast is calling for high winds. Don't forget to secure all of your outdoor furniture, BBQ grills, decorations, and any other outdoor items that could become airborne. .
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Jan 2016 Winter Storm Alert #7
Added on: 01/22/2016 at 02:00 PM
The police department keeps a list of those who are medically fragile and may require assistance. If you or someone you know is medically fragile and may need assistance during the storm, specifically if there is a power outage, please contact the police department and provide yours or their contact information. They can be reached at 732-681-1700.
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Jan 2016 Winter Storm Alert #8
Added on: 01/22/2016 at 02:20 AM
Monmouth County has created a winter storm prep checklist. click on the image  
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Jan 2016 Winter Storm Alert #9
Added on: 01/22/2016 at 06:00 PM
We are continuing to track the major winter storm expected to impact our area tonight and all day Saturday.  High winds, power loss, significant snow accumulation and coastal flooding is expected.  We have completed the emergency berm on the beach, brined our streets and jetted all storm drains.  Both Lake Como and Silver Lake are extremely low.   There will be high winds tonight through Sunday.  There will be no trash pickup tomorrow.  Secure loose items on your property.  We expect power loss.  If you experience power loss please quickly call JCP&L at 888-LIGHTSS or 888-544-4877.  Do not assume your neighbor will call.   Route 35 is expected to flood near K Street during high tides on Saturday and Sunday.  Be aware of traffic detours and police direction.  Do not drive into floodwaters.   We will need you to move all vehicles off the road prior to the start of the snow storm on Friday night.  MOVE YOUR CARS OFF THE ROAD TONIGHT BEFORE GOING TO BED.  If you require assistance with off the street parking please ask your neighbors for space or utilize the parking areas at Dempsey Lot on 16th Avenue or Borough Hall at 6th and Main Street.  Vehicles left on the street may be plowed in.   We thank you for your cooperation and please be safe through this storm.  We will keep doing Code Reds at approximately this time every evening until this storm event is done.
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TEMPORARY PARKING PROHIBITION FOR SNOW PLOWING AND REMOVAL
Added on: 01/22/2016 at 07:00 PM
19-10         TEMPORARY PARKING PROHIBITION FOR SNOW PLOWING AND REMOVAL. a.      Whenever snow is anticipated and the accumulation is such that it would cover the streets or highways, the Mayor may make a determination that no vehicle shall be parked on the streets or highways or portions thereof.  Residents shall be given 12 hour notice of said determination by way of reverse 911 phone notification (e.g. Code Red) and posting on the Borough’s web-site. 1.     All vehicles shall be parked off-street in driveways or in other permissible off-street parking areas until both sides of the street have been plowed sufficiently and to the extent that parking will not interfere with normal flow of traffic. b.      Any unoccupied vehicle parked or standing in violation shall be deemed a nuisance and a menace to the safe and proper regulation of traffic and any Police or Code Enforcement Officer may ticket that vehicle.  In the event of a state of emergency declared by the Governor of the State of New Jersey and the Mayor of Belmar, any Police Officer may provide for the removal of such vehicle.  The owner shall pay the reasonable costs of the removal and storage which may result from such removal before regaining possession of the vehicle. c.      Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, shall be subject to a penalty not to exceed one hundred fifty ($150.00) dollars.  Each and every day in which the violation exists shall constitute a separate violation.
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Jan 2016 Winter Storm Alert #1
Added on: 01/21/2016 at 08:00 AM
We are tracking a major winter storm expected to impact our area on Friday night and all day Saturday. High winds and significant snow accumulation and coastal flooding is expected. We will need you to move all vehicles off the road prior to the start of the snow storm on Friday night. This is necessary to allow our snow removal operation to proceed quickly and without impediment. If you require assistance with off the street parking please ask your neighbors for space or utilize the parking areas at Dempsey Lot on 16th Avenue or Borough Hall at 6th and Main Street. Vehicles left on the street may be plowed in. All Belmar Recreation activities for Saturday, January 23rd are cancelled. We thank you for your cooperation and please be safe through this storm. We will keep doing Code Reds at approximately this time every evening until this storm event is done.
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Jan 2016 Winter Storm Alert #2
Added on: 01/21/2016 at 09:00 AM
In preparation for this weekend's winter storm, we are removing all benches and parking kiosks from the boardwalk for safe keeping. Also, Saturday garbage pickup has been moved to tomorrow, Friday.
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Jan 2016 Winter Storm Alert #3 - Video of Beach Preparations
Added on: 01/21/2016 at 01:20 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTgaI8ThuWM&feature=em-share_video_user
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Added on: 01/16/2016 at 07:00 PM
Borough offices will be closed, Monday, January 18th. 
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Date Change: SID 2016 Budget Public Hearing
Added on: 01/05/2016 at 09:00 AM
The public hearing for the SID 2016 budget will now be scheduled for January 19, 2016 at 6 pm.
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Holiday Closings
Added on: 12/21/2015 at 11:00 AM
Borough Offices will be closing at noon on December 24th and will be closed on December 25th and www.insurerwatch.net January 1st. Have a safe and happy holiday!
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Help Wanted - Dispatcher
Added on: 12/01/2015 at 03:00 PM
FULL TIME POLICE DISPATCHER/COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER   Full-time Police Dispatcher/Communication Officer wanted for the Belmar Police Department.  All applicants must be able to work rotating shifts and holidays. All applicants must pass a thorough background investigation.  Emergency Dispatching experience and 9-1-1 certification are required. Experience with New World software preferred.  Permanent full-time candidates will be required to take and pass a civil service examination to be given at a later date.  Applications may be picked up at the Borough of Belmar Police Department, 601 Main Street, please see Captain Andrew Huisman. Applications will be accepted until December 31, 2015.  
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Help Wanted - Clerical
Added on: 12/01/2015 at 03:00 PM
FULL TIME CLERICAL POSITION – BOROUGH OF BELMAR. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE 3-5 YEARS christopherswartz.com EXPERIENCE IN OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE. ALSO MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN MICROSOFT OFFICE PRODUCTS. EXPERIENCE WITH TRI TECH SOFTWARE IS PREFERRED AND KNOWLEDGE IN UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING IS PREFERRED. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL DECEMBER 24, 2015.  PLEASE SEND RESUME WITH COVER LETTER AND SALARY REQUIREMENT TO COLLEEN CONNOLLY, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR, BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN STREET, BELMAR, N.J. OR CCONNOLLY@BORO.BELMAR.NJ.US
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Holiday Closures
Added on: 11/24/2015 at 10:00 AM
Borough offices will be closing at 2 pm on Wednesday, November 25th.   The Recycling Center will be closed on Friday, November 27th.   Borough Offices will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th.   Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!
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Mayor & Council meeting 11/17/15
Added on: 11/11/2015 at 11:00 AM
The Mayor and Council meeting for 11/17/15 has been cancelled. The next meeting is December 1st at 6 pm.
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Mayor and Council meeting rescheduled for 11/10/15
Added on: 11/04/2015 at 09:00 AM
The November 4th Mayor & Council meeting has been rescheduled for November 10th at 5:30 pm. 
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Hydrant Flushing
Added on: 10/05/2015 at 10:00 AM
Hydrant Flushing will begin tonight at 8 pm and will continue each day until the whole town is done. Please run your water before using it to make sure it is not discolored. Any questions call DPW at 732-681-0452.
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Auction
Added on: 10/05/2015 at 10:00 AM
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13(a), a sale at public auction shall be conducted by the Belmar Municipal Clerk or designee at Dempsey Park, 16th Avenue & Railroad, Belmar, New Jersey of certain personal property such as: Items & Minimum Bid Amounts: 24 Verizon Hands Free Wired Headsets $5 for lot Multiple Bicycles: men’s, women’s and children’s, in varying used conditions $1 each Miscellaneous Office Furniture: i.e. desks, cabinets, tables, chairs, etc. $1-5 each 1999 Ford F150: 95,000 miles & mechanical problems $200 1996 Jeep Cherokee: 74,500 miles & brake problems $400 2010 John Deere Gator: blown engine & stripped $2007 1996 GMC Topkick: 84,500 miles & electrical problems $500 International 4700 DT466 Low profile Utility Truck: 96,488.5 miles & needs battery and other repairs $4,000 Said items are no longer needed for public use and said sale shall take place on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 10:00 am prevailing time.
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Last Day to Register to Vote is coming up soon
Added on: 10/05/2015 at 11:00 AM
October 13th is the last day to register to vote for the General Election on November 3rd. Voter registration forms can be found online or at Borough Hall. 
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Storm Update - October 1st
Added on: 10/01/2015 at 10:00 AM
Hi, this is Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty with a Code Red Announcements.   The National Weather Service has upgraded Joaquin to a Category 3 Hurricane.  But more immediately we are tracking a nor’easter bringing heavy winds and rain over the next several three days.   So we are cancelling Garbage collection for Friday and Saturday.   In addition, we need everyone to stop putting out brush or bulk trash.  It will become airborne in the wind and clog our basins.  Anyone putting out brush or trash will be subject to a $250 fine under boro ordinance 23:2.   All outdoor construction must cease for Friday and Saturday.  If you are doing ANY outside construction all materials must be secured in containers or else be subject to fine.   We will keep you updated with further updates.  
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JCP&l CONTACT INFO FOR POWER OUTAGES
Added on: 10/01/2015 at 11:00 AM
  Now JCP&L customers have four easy options to report power outages:  1. Visit facebook.com/JCPandL and click the “Report an Outage” tab 2. Sign up for text messaging with us and text “OUT” from your mobile phone3. Visit our 24/7 Power Center on www.jcp-l.com using a smartphone, tablet or laptop  4. Call 1-888-LIGHTSS to speak with a representativeTo learn more visit www.jcp-l.com/connect Click here to find out detailed information about Belmar only Power Outage Map
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Bonfire & Touch a Truck cancelled
Added on: 09/29/2015 at 07:00 PM
Due to the weather forecast this weekends events: touch a truck and the bonfire beach party have been cancelled. 
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CODE RED – Storm Flooding & Operation Take Back
Added on: 09/25/2015 at 04:00 PM
Good evening, this is your Belmar Business Administrator Colleen Connolly with two Code Red Announcements. First, the National Weather Service is advising of coastal conditions that may result in coastal flooding Saturday night intoSunday.  While it appears that conditions will have a greater effect on the southern end of the state; we still encourage residents to take precaution and move your vehicle to higher ground on Saturday night and Sunday if you live in a flood prone area. Second, tomorrow, Saturday September 26 the Belmar Police Department will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s sponsored Operation Take Back.  All residents that wish to dispose of old prescription medications are invited to bring them to the Belmar Police Department Lobby at 601 Main Street between the hours of 10am and 2pm. Thank you and I hope you have a good weekend.
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September 26th & 27th Town Wide Yard Sale Participant List
Added on: 09/22/2015 at 08:25 AM
Click here to see participant list
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No More Lifeguards
Added on: 09/22/2015 at 10:00 AM
There are no more lifeguards on the beaches. Please swim responsibly if you feel the need to swim. 
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CODE RED – San Gennaro & One Way Streets
Added on: 09/17/2015 at 05:00 AM
Good Afternoon this is your Belmar Business Administrator Colleen Connolly with two important announcements.   First, now that we are past Labor Day, it is time to take down the seasonal one-way traffic designations that assist us with the high summer volume at the south end of town.  Please take notice and care that effective Tuesday, September 22, 2015 two-way traffic will return.   Second, this weekend Belmar will host the 4rd Annual Festival of San Genaro.  The event starts on Saturday, September 19th with a Mass at 10:00am at St. Rose Church.  The statue of San Genaro will then lead a procession down Main Street to the Festival location.   The festival will take place between 10th and 13th Avenues on Belmar’s Main Street from 11am until 6pm on both Saturday and Sunday.   Main Street will be closed to vehicular traffic between 10th and 13th Avenues during the festival.  Please be alert and cooperate with all street closures and direction from the Belmar Police Department.   This is a great community event, I hope to see you out enjoying the festival.  
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Info on Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus
Added on: 09/16/2015 at 09:00 AM
Got Mosquitoes? If you are experiencing a mosquito problem, submit a request for service by calling the office at 732-542-3630 or by completing the online form by clicking the Request for Service button to the right.  A mosquito inspector will visit your property and surrounding areas to find the water sources producing mosquitoes.   Click on this link for helpful information: http://www.cdc.gov/westnile/faq/repellent.html
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Public Auction
Added on: 09/16/2015 at 11:00 AM
AUCTION: Saturday, October 10, 2015, 10:00 a.m. 1. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13(a), a sale at public auction shall be conducted by the Borough Clerk or her designee at Dempsey Park, 16th Avenue and Railroad Avenue, Belmar, New Jersey of certain personal property: 24 Verizon Hands Free Wired Headsets $5 for lot Multiple Bicycles: men’s, women’s and children’s, in varying used conditions $1 each Miscellaneous Office Furniture: i.e. desks, cabinets, tables, chairs, etc. $1-5 each 1999 Ford F150: 95,000 miles & mechanical problems $200 1996 Jeep Cherokee: 74,500 miles & brake problems $400 2010 John Deere Gator: blown engine & stripped $200 1996 GMC Topkick: 84,500 miles & electrical problems $500 International 4700 DT466 Low profile Utility Truck: 96,488.5 miles & needs battery and other repairs $4,000 Said items are no longer needed for public use and said sale shall take place on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., prevailing time. 2. In each instance, the sale of personal property shall be made at public auction, item by item, and shall be sold in each case to the highest bidder for cash and the monies received from said sales shall be turned over to the Chief Financial Officer for deposit in the General Municipal Treasury. 3. Items are being sold in as is condition and can be inspected beginning 15 minutes prior to the start of the auction and during the auction. 4. The Mayor and Borough Council reserves the right to in any event reject the highest bid, and if the highest bid is rejected to reject all bids.
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Lifeguards on the beach during September
Added on: 09/08/2015 at 11:45 AM
Lifeguards will be at the beach during the month of September, however, there will only be a small crew. We encourage everyone to look for the location of the lifeguards and only swim in those areas. Thank you!
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Emptying of Beach Lockers
Added on: 09/08/2015 at 11:45 AM
Beach lockers must be emptied by no later than September 21st. Thank you!
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Support Belmar Cares
Added on: 08/13/2015 at 07:00 PM
Belmar Cares will be selling coffee, water and muffins on September 26 from 9-11 in front of the historical society building - 900 E St. the day of the Boro wide yard sale. $1 for each item. 
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