: Manahawkin To Host Governor's Town Hall Meeting

Manahawkin To Host Governor's Town Hall Meeting

 

Manahawkin To Host Governor's Town Hall Meeting -

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has scheduled a Town Hall meeting in Manahawkin Wednesday, January 16.  While there is no agenda for this or any Town Hall meetings, local officials and residents are looking to discuss Super Storm Sandy clean up efforts and rebuilding.

Lagoon Clean UpResidents are wondering where and when the money is going to come from for rebuilding, and officials are looking for state assistance with clean up costs which in Manahawkin alone have exceeded $20 million.  There have been no estimates yet on the needed clean up of Stafford Township's lagoons.

Manahawkin is not alone.  In Tuckerton, FEMA has estimated the Borough which has an annual operating budget of $3.9 million suffered damages totaling $3.6 million.  Officials in Tuckerton are figuring they will see a $2 million reduction in tax revenues following the storm's destruction of rateables. 

The Governor's Town Hall meeting will be held Wednesday, January 16th at St Mary's of the Pines Parish Center on Bishop Wayand McKinley Avenue.  The meeting, in the Parish Center gymnasium, will begin at 3pm the doors will open at 2:15.  Seating is on a first come basis.

 
 
 
  

     
Comment balloon 11 commentsLaura Giannotta • January 10 2013 03:15AM

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Laura, I am glad the post is featured so that more consumers can read it and attend the meeting.

Posted by Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel (RE/MAX Centre Realtors) over 5 years ago

The people of NJ were robbed. 

Robbed by Congress when they would only approve disaster aid for NJ, NY, CT if the bill included Billions in spending for favorite pork projects in Alaska: $150 million for Alaskan fisheries, $2 million for roof repair at the Smithsonian in Washington, and about $17 billion for liberal activists under the guise of ‘community development’ funds and so-called social service grants.

Congress simply cannot control itself. 

 

Posted by Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland (Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate) over 5 years ago

This sounds like it could be a very productive meeting for all in your area,  keep up the good work and good luck with your business in 2013,  E

Posted by Ed & Tracy Oliva, The Oliva Team Arizona Agents (West USA Realty - Arizona) over 5 years ago

Thanks Gita

Lenn, I'm sure the Jersey Shore commercial fishers and marina owners will be out in full force!  And I bet our Governor won't mince words about all the 'pork' included in that partial funding bill!

Posted by Laura Giannotta, Your Realtor Down the Shore! (Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore ) over 5 years ago

Ed, if it's anything like the FEMA meetings we've had here at the Jersey Shore since the storm it will be long & lively!

Posted by Laura Giannotta, Your Realtor Down the Shore! (Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore ) over 5 years ago

Laura, I agree with Lenn (#2), the people of New Jersey need help now. This is not and should not be a political issue.

Posted by Michael Setunsky, Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA over 5 years ago

I am sure your local interest groups will be out in force as well they should be to work toward resolution of this horrendus problem/expense.

 

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) over 5 years ago

Laura,

He may not have all the answers, but at least he's not running away and hiding, like so many other politicians.

Rich

Posted by Richard Iarossi, Crofton MD Real Estate, Annapolis MD Real Estate (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) over 5 years ago

Michael - And we've got the Governor to tell the feds what we need.

Sally & David - It's going to be tough.

Richard - Our Governor is one of a kind, and we are thankful to have him!  Move over Bruce Springteen, Time magazine says we have a New Boss!

Move over Bruce, the new Boss

Posted by Laura Giannotta, Your Realtor Down the Shore! (Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore ) over 5 years ago

Laura - Yes we saw that Time mag cover last night on the news..... Unreal. Just when he was getting friendly with Bruce... haa... Good luck with the meeting.... Hope there are enough seats for everyone..... From Your neighbors up north

Posted by Robert and Lisa Hammerstein -201-315-8618, Bergen County NJ Real Estate (Keller Williams Valley Realty) over 5 years ago

Hey there neighbors to the north!  This meeting is going to be wild...keep you posted!

Posted by Laura Giannotta, Your Realtor Down the Shore! (Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore ) over 5 years ago

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