Why did Mayor Guenther and Councilman Simpson of Brigantine stop having council meetings recorded and posted on YouTube? Do they fear taxpayers of Brigantine would be alarmed at the recent and very controversial hi-density housing plans that will soon come to Brigantine?
Does Simpson prefer to hide the fact that he owns property that will benefit from the substantial projects that MUST be built…in some high-profile Brigantine neighborhoods?
Simpson & Guenther claim there’s nothing to worry about. That’s not true. Observers KNOW there are developers quietly waiting in the wings.
Even Brigantine Real Estate agents fear that this glut of new construction could dilute the market and lower property values.
After 27 years of Mayor Phil Guenther, taxpayers of Brigantine need to understand how much WORSE it will be for taxpayers…especially 2nd homeowners who don’t vote here….if Councilman Simpson becomes the next Mayor of Brigantine.
Another group that will be harmed by Simpson if he becomes Mayor, are those on a fixed income.
Own a small business in Brigantine? Full-time residency has been declining EVERY YEAR. That makes it tough to survive in the off season.
Simpson & Guenther don’t care about the outflow of full-time residency in Brigantine. As long as those ‘tax ratables’ grow….they’re cool with the status quo.
Simpson & Guenther refuse to consider the merging of Brigantine’s two schools. Those schools stand side by side, with 2 separate staffs. Enrollment declines every year. It’s time to merge the schools.
And oh yeah…Simpson & Guenther OVER-TAXED the island for the past 4 years. This grew the general fund to almost $6 million dollars. This fiscally-irresponsible move allowed the current administration to provide a FAKE TAX DECREASE for past 2 years.
Of course, the Brigantine Times made that a top headline. Shame on that local newspaper, primarily in business to be a PR platform for Green Head Politics.
Councilman Andy Simpson is one bad hombre. Too many conflicts of interest, specifically with his sizable Real Estate holdings in Brigantine. This is no exaggeration. His too close ties with local Real Estate & business is problematic to say the least.
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