Letter To The Editor

Brigantine Reader Feedback. Crony Politicians and Overpaid Employees.

I grew up in Brigantine in the 60-70’s. I played all the sports with the now politicians running the show. Boy, the stories I could tell you. Skeletons in ALL of their closets. Was bullied by Andy Simpson (sound familiar?) This happened all the way through High School. I moved away from Brigantine when I …

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Abandoned Jersey Devils Crane Leaking Oil in Brigantine Back Bay

From Barb of Brigantine: A few months ago, the Beachcomber newspaper printed a story about Rick Delano of Jersey Devils; however, they failed to tell the other part of the story. What about all the people who gave him (Rick) deposits for new docks? They now have nothing. Editors Note: Rick tragically died in June …

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Taking Back Brigantine. Step by Step Guide by Albert Zini

Brigantine homeowners, especially those who invested heavily in secondary vacation homes, have been stepping up their inquiries into a variety of questionable City Hall financial activity. For over 15 years, Brigantine has been consistently identified as having some of the worst record keeping & financial accounting of any small town along the South Jersey shore….and …

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Letter To The Editor: Wake Up Brigantine

When are the people going to wake up in Brigantine? When you go to a Council meeting and participate in public comment, they listen to you, and the Mayor says thank you. That’s the end of it. Why? The answer is: Because the six Brigantine Republican council members have already made up their mind on …

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Feedback: Brigantine Considers Expansion of 4×4 Beach Zones

Letter to Editor from George Breen > I don’t understand the push to expand the 4×4 SUV beach area in Brigantine. Is there anyone who thinks this is a good idea? The elimination of the 1000 license cap has turned the entire south end of the island into a dump. We know that the access …

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Letter to Editor. No Links Golf Accountability in Brigantine?

Letter to the Editor. Where’s the accountability in Brigantine? When there is a lucrative opportunity for the city to make some money on the golf course restaurant service bid they publish the RFP on FB and on web sites that very few or no restaurant owner would be visiting. Especially during the busy Christmas week. Why …

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Brigantine School Board Under Pressure. Low Grades & High Salaries

To the editor from the Brigantine Taxpayers Association….. We received a copy of the flyer written by the Brigantine Education Association urging residents to attend the 9/24/15 Board of Education meeting to discuss its expired contract with the board. We knew nothing of the circumstances regarding this contract. We went to listen and learn something …

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Who OK's Overtime in Brigantine?

Brigantine Grills City Manager Stinson Over Police Contract

The newly signed Brigantine Police Contract raises some serious questions about it’s ability to save taxpayer dollars. The agreement also seems to be in conflict with state law. The Brigantine Taxpayers Association questioned City Manager Stinson at the Sept 16 council meeting. With the recommendation of the presiding Deputy Mayor (Councilman Andy Simpson) the questions were …

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Time to Consolidate Brigantine Schools & Lower Taxes.

Brigantine school district employees want more money, even though student enrollment and test scores continue to decline. As of Sept. 2015, enrollment numbers provided by Superintendent Pruitt look bleak. They slide downward every single year. Elementary school – 378 Middle school – 285 Total – 663 In 2012, the Brigantine Taxpayers Association wrote a letter to …

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Councilwoman McClay Finally Reports on Guenther Mis-statements

Brigantine Councilwoman Lisa McClay might finally be documenting & sharing her thoughts on the non-stop Guenther Bovine Excrement. Here’s what we found buried deep within the Brigantine Democrats website> McClay says: Recently, the Brigantine PBA contract was settled after 2 1⁄2 years. If you did not attend or watch the entire September 2nd council meeting …

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Brigantine Moon God Guenther & The Lunar Eclipse

The following is a special letter to Brigantine taxpayers. At 9:12pm on Sunday September 27, it came to the attention of the village elders that the moon-god Guenther was growing upset. This became more evident as he gradually grew dark red with evil during the course of the next several hours. In an attempt to understand …

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Brigantine Links Golf Course Deal Shrouded in Secrecy

To the editor from Anne H. Phillips of the Brigantine Taxpayers Association:  “Transparency in government is not just a fine-sounding ideal but something voters expect those they elect to practice. It’s missing in the golf course deal involving its food and beverage, including alcohol, operation.” These comments were made at the April 15 council meeting. On March 18, …

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Sweeney: Blocked Offshore Energy Project Kills AC Area Jobs

To the editor from Steve Sweeney, President, New Jersey Senate. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities last week decided again to block a wind energy project off the coast of Atlantic City. The wind project off the coast of Atlantic City should be under construction by now, pumping money into the local economy. This …

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