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Brigantine Needs to Release Organizational Chart

Wake up call to all Brigantine residents. City manager needs chiefs of the police, fire and beach patrol to cooperate with her. Are you kidding me? City Manager must effectively deal with insubordination issues. Replace those that are either incapable or unwilling to work with the City Manager in a cooperative and efficient manner.The City of Brigantine …

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Brigantine Republicans Celebrate Ouster of Public Safety Director. Honor Kabala for Grass Roots Effort.

The Brigantine Republicans celebrated another costly victory on Tuesday night, May 13. They toasted to their $30,000 ousting of the once popular Public Safety Director position. For many years, this coveted PSD position was held by Jim Barber. Not exactly known for fiscal conservatism, Mr. Barber enjoyed the PSD position as a nice side perk …

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Brigantine Scammed by Spartan Harbour

July 14 2011 Press of Atlantic City Two former Brigantine condominium officials and a contractor charged with fraudulently billing the city for trash services are now facing additional charges of alleged theft from the former Spartan Harbour Condominium Association, police said. Former Spartan Harbour property manager Walter Czyzewicz, former Spartan Harbour board president Richard DeBenedetto and Robert …

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Brigantine Favors Familiarity & Residents for City Contracts

Press of Atlantic City Archives SEPT 5, 2011: Since at least 2008, the city’s method for awarding contracts to certain professionals has favored longtime residents and former residents over outsiders. Those lawyers and engineers have given local Republicans, the party in power, $17,000 in campaign contributions over the past three years. State governmental experts say …

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Spartan Harbour Condominium Brigantine

July 6, 2011 | Brigantine police charged two former Spartan Harbour Condominium officials and a local contractor with theft and conspiracy in an alleged fraudulent billing scheme against the city, police said. The charges allege that from 2004 to 2008, former Spartan Harbour property manager Walter Czyzewicz, former Spartan Harbor board President Richard DeBenedetto, and Robert …

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Candidates for Brigantine's City Council: change needed in Republican-controlled city

OCT 28 2011 In a special election for the seat representing Brigantine‘s 4th Ward, the Democratic candidate has been critical of the Republican-controlled City Council, while the Republican candidate … has been critical of the Republican-controlled City Council. In a city that saw Democrats increase their margin on council to three out of seven seats, “New Republican” Tom …

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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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Brigantine Seeks to Slow Annual Raises for Police, Firefighters

Press of Atlantic City July 12, 2013 | Mckelvey, Wallace Brigantine‘s fire and police forces are coming off years of 20 percent annual raises as the resort town faces a serious budget crisis. Salaries for the two unions have far outpaced inflation in a city where labor costs account for 63 percent of the total budget. …

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Investigation of former Brigantine Police Chief; Jim Frugoli

MARCH 2011 Press of Atlantic City 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, …

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