As we witnessed our federal government in crisis last week with the unthinkable riot on the Capitol incited by the President, government continued to work well here on the local level here, where we live.
Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon was sworn in for her second five year term in office on Thursday during a socially distanced county reorganization meeting at Collins Arena at Brookdale Community College. Ross Licitra was sworn in for his first term as County Commissioner and Lillian Burry took the Oath of Office as a County Commissioner for the first time after serving five terms as a Freeholder–the same office with a new name.
Freeholder Lillian Burry will ask her colleagues on the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders this afternoon to join the growing nationwide movement supporting the right of citizens to bear arms by declaring Monmouth a “Second Amendment Lawful Gun Owner County.”
Burry told MMM that she will introduce her resolution at the freeholders’ workshop meeting this afternoon at 1 p.m. and ask that it be added to the agenda for the regular meeting scheduled for 5 p.m.
Former Monmouth County Freeholder did not interview with the Monmouth County Republican Screening Committee as scheduled this weekend. His name will not appear on the ballot for the nomination for U.S. Senate at the Monmouth GOP nominating convention on Saturday, February 8, according to Chairman Shaun Golden.
Golden told MMM that Rich initially confirmed his attendance at the Saturday morning interview and that an email from his campaign on Friday cancelled his appearance.
Monmouth County Freeholder Deputy Director Lillian Burry said that she is one of the many people who have been abused by disgraced Freeholder John P. Curley. “Don’t lose sight of that Freeholder Curley has a history of abusing people, individually and collectively,” Burry said during a meeting of the Board last week.
Burry said that she was personally threatened by Freeholder Curley during a closed meeting in 2013. “With pointed fingers he said, ‘I will get you,’ I mean it was really unnerving and everybody sitting there could feel that way.”
Pat Impreveduto and Lillian Burry will take the Oath of Office as Freeholders on January 5
The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders have rescheduled their 2018 Reorganization Meeting until Friday, January 5 at 3PM, due to the expected snowmageddon. The meeting had been scheduled for Thursday, January 4.
The Freeholders will hold their workshop meeting at 12:30 p.m. in the Hall of Records on Friday as well.
Freeholder-elect Patrick Impreveduto will be sworn into office at the meeting. Freeholder Lillian Burry will take the Oath of Office for her fifth term on the Board.
Tom Arnone will be Freeholder Director in 2018. Burry will be Deputy Director.
The meeting will take place at BioTechnology High School, 5000 Kozloski Rd in Freehold Township.
The investigation into disgraced Freeholder John P. Curley’s harassment of Monmouth County employees cost taxpayers $24,075.00, according to documents obtained by MMM via OPRA request.
Former Acting Associate Supreme Court Justice Mary Catherine Cuff commenced the investigation by reviewing the County’s Anti-Discrimination policy on June 15, 2017, according to her invoice dated November 14, 2017. Judge Cuff conducted four interviews in July and three interviews in August. She spent 7.25 hours reviewing tape of Board meetings during the month of August. Read the rest of this entry »
Kim Guadagno will be elected the 56th Governor of New Jersey by less than 2000 votes.
The Associated Press will not call the NJ gubernatorial race until Thursday due to the failure of the vote reporting systems in Essex, Hudson, Camden and Middlesex counties which will prevent the vote from being counted. CNN and NJ.com will report rumors that the New Jersey election was hacked by the Russians.
Steve Sweeney will survive the millions spent against his reelection by the NJEA. The teachers’ union will lose considerable influence in Trenton and its membership will revolt against leadership and reform the association. Guadagno and Sweeney will have a stronger and more effective reform agenda than Christie and Sweeney had during the first Christie’s term. Read the rest of this entry »
Freehold, NJ- Anthony Anderson, President of the Police Benevolent Association Local #240, Monmouth County’s 300 corrections officers, announced the union’s support for the reelection Monmouth County Freeholder Director Lillian Burry and for the election of Holmdel Deputy Mayor Patrick Impreveduto to the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders in the upcoming general election on November 7. Read the rest of this entry »