The Monmouth County Health Department reports that there are 207 positive cases of COVID-19 in the County, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and Deputy Director Sue Kiley announced this evening.
“As we see these numbers climb, while anticipated, it reminds us why social distancing is so important,” said Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone. “It is critical for everyone to practice social distancing so that we can slow the spread.”
In this unprecedented time of uncertainty, as we are all dealing with COVID-19, we wanted to let each and every one of you know that we are working around the clock to respond to and mitigate this developing situation.
Most of our day is spent on the phone or in meetings with County Administration, Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden, State and local officials, hospitals, emergency services responders and even small business owners who are all feeling the effects of this health pandemic. Read the rest of this entry »
Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone said that there are now four cases of COVID-19 in the County and that County officials are monitoring the situation and taking action to ensure the public health and safety residents.
Two of the presumptive positive cases are senior citizen females from Hazlet, 66 and 83, who are clients of the Golden Age Adult Medical Day Care Center in Marlboro.
While I could say the last few weeks have been very busy, the truth of the matter is that the County stays busy around the year with ongoing projects and initiatives.
I would like to provide a few updates from the departments I oversee, including the County’s Department of Public Works and Engineering. I’m proud to serve as the liaison to this department and cannot praise enough the tremendous work these – and all – County employees do on a daily basis to maintain the high quality of life we enjoy in Monmouth County. Read the rest of this entry »
Happy February! I’m excited that our friend Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow signaling an early spring will be upon us.
I would like to update you on what I have been up to the last couple weeks.
My fellow Freeholders and I have been keeping busy working on the 2020 Monmouth County Budget. As I have said many times before, we do not start working on the budget in the early months of the year. Instead, my colleagues and I work throughout the entire year to efficiently run our departments while keeping costs down. Read the rest of this entry »
I hope everyone is staying warm, happy and healthy this winter season. It sure has been a cold one the last few days but there is only a little more than 100 days until the unofficial start to the summer season!
In the meantime, I would like to provide an update of different projects and initiatives taking place throughout Monmouth County.
As of yesterday, Monday January 20th, the Ocean Avenue Shark River Bridge (W-43) has been closed for emergency repairs. During a routine inspection of the Bridge, deterioration of the steel pinions, which support the bridge when it opens and closes, was found. The contract for the project was awarded to Cornell & Company, Inc. of Woodbury, NJ in the amount of $494,000.