Jim Barber

Looking Back: Brigantine Lawsuits Financed by Taxpayers

Lawsuits, grievances and pay-outs; business as usual on Brigantine Beach. From the archives. MARCH 2011 >> A woman working for the Brigantine Police Department told an investigator that she “feels like the chief is stalking her” shortly before Jim Frugoli publicly resigned after an 18-month tenure in the post. Written by Joe Tyrell from NewJerseyNewsRoom.com. Frugoli referred to …

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Brigantine City Hall Glitch Benefits Simpson Tax Liability?

The Brigantine City Hall glitch pertaining to a waterfront home that former City Manager / Public Safety Director Jim Barber discovered a few years back finally has some clarity. Complaints of fraud, unjust enrichment, breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation were leveled at the (future) Councilman Andy Simpson in March 2011 over a home construction …

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Frugoli, Barber & Brigantine Sued by Gulf Station

April 20, 2011 Press of AC A Brigantine business owner has filed a complaint in state Superior Court alleging that the city was largely responsible for his auto repair shop going out of business. Fred Ray, the owner of Fred’s Brigantine Gulf, claims in the complaint that former police Chief Jim Frugoli personally prevented his business from being placed …

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Brigantine police Chief Jim Frugoli

An internal investigation of former Brigantine police Chief Jim Frugoli found that he violated the department’s sexual harassment policy by making “offensive or derogatory comments” toward a department employee, including that “he slapped her on the behind,” called her names such as “Sugar Lips” and would “stand uncomfortably close” to her, according to the report. The report …

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Brigantine Cuts Funding for Tourism & Business

From the ARCHIVES: January 31, 2008 Press of Atlantic City Brigantine cuts funding to tourism/business panel. City officials have voted to stop diverting part of the proceeds from local mercantile-license fees and rental-inspection fees to the town’s Tourism and Business Development Commission. The city has passed $10 from every $50 mercantile license and $10 from each …

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Alleged Victim in Sexual Harassment Claim against Former Brigantine Police Chief Suing City

JAN 29, 2012. PRESS of ATLANTIC CITY > Colleen Felix, alleged victim of sexual harassment by former Brigantine Police Chief Jim Frugoli, claims the former city manager violated a confidentiality clause by speaking to media – and now she’s suing the city for damages relating to the harassment. SEE COMPLAINT HERE Felix, the police records …

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Sexual harassment by former Brigantine Police Chief Jim Frugoli

JAN 29 2012 Press of AC Colleen Felix, alleged victim of sexual harassment by former Brigantine Police Chief Jim Frugoli, claims the former city manager violated a confidentiality clause by speaking to media – and now she’s suing the city for damages relating to the harassment. Felix, the police records clerk, Frugoli and former City Manager Jim …

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Brigantine City Manager Barber Cashes Out.

Brigantine City Manager Jim Barber will retire this weekend with severance pay and a promise not to sue By STEVEN LEMONGELLO Staff Writer | Updated Jul 28, 2011 Brigantine City Manager Jim Barber will officially retire this weekend after more than seven years on the job — but five months before his contract actually expires and after having …

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Former Brigantine Gulf sues Police Chief James Frugoli and Manager Jim Barber

Former Brigantine Gulf owner and son sue the city and former Police Chief James Frugoli Friday, May 13, 2011 04:37 pm By MICHAEL FEELY Staff Writer A lawsuit was filed March 31 in Atlantic County Superior Court against the City of Brigantine, former Police Chief James Frugoli¸ City Manager Jim Barber, Brigantine Auto Body, Wayne …

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Barber, Frugoli, Cox and Stone Battle.

Archive: Wednesday, January 26, 2011.  Brigantine suit partially settled and court will hear argument tomorrow. On November 1, 2010, I reported that I had sued the City of Brigantine (Atlantic County) seeking access to a) a redacted settlement between a top Brigantine official and an employee who accused him of sexual harassment and b) a …

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