Phil Guenther

Mayor Guenther Ignores Law Regarding Public Union Contracts

BRIGANTINE TAXPAYERS ASSOCIATION called out Mayor Phil Guenther in the local papers this week. BTA president Anne Philips asks: Why is Brigantine City Council keeping taxpayers in the dark about public union contracts? A new police contract, to replace the one which expired on 12/31/16, is being negotiated. The two parties are the City of …

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Brigantine Mayor Keeps Republican Candidates Away From Debate.

Afraid to debate? That’s the whisper around the Island. Brigantine Republican Chairman Paul Busco says the GOP organization, lead by 26 yr Mayor Phil Guenther, doubts whether a candidates debate scheduled for OCT 29 would be conducted fairly and impartially. The event was to be run by the League of Women Voters, well known for …

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Brigantine Police & Fire Chiefs: In & Out Under 2 years for Cash

Brigantine Mayor, Phil Guenther, is OK with stuff like this. After 2 years (barely) of service…Brigantine Police Chief Reed & Fire Chief Weidner are reportedly retiring before mid-Summer. These reports are coming directly from trusted sources within Brigantine City Hall. Why so hush hush? Many suggest that these early exits are due to a ‘revolving …

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Raises for Brigantine Fire Dept & New Icemaker for Mad Dog Morgan

Brigantine City Council and Mayor Phil Guenther voted YES on WED Oct 7, to a substantial new contract with the Fire Department. FD union leader; Tiger Platt of Absecon was quite pleased. Brigantine taxpayers not so much. Second homeowners with no representation (footing 70% of the Brig bills) were none to happy about this new …

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Brigantine is Talking. Diehard Republican Fed Up. Guenther Faces Heat.

Letter to the Editor… from George Blood. I am a Republican. I was an active member of the Brigantine Republican Club and I am also a former member of the New Republican Party, spearheaded by Andy Simpson, prior to his election to the City Council to represent the First Ward in Brigantine. Phil Guenther of …

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Brigantine Overtime Pay Issue Grows. Mayor Phil Guenther Yawns.

Still no answer to the question of overtime pay for members of the Brigantine Fire Department. The following comments were made at the May 24 City Council meeting by Anne H. Phillipsof the Brigantine Taxpayers Association… First, The Brigantine Taxpayers Association wants to thank publicly Mr. Dan Howard for his many accomplishments as director of …

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Brigantine Public Safety Director Ousted. Overtime Inquiry Begins

On Wednesday May 13, Brigantine voters decided to oust Public Safety Director; Dan Howard. It was a short and tumultuous run for Mr. Howard that exposed many inefficiencies within City Hall. (much to the dismay of city employees) One big stink emerged as the May 13 election approached. It was a bombshell revelation: Brigantine’s Mayor …

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An Overtime Smoking Gun & Different Viewpoints. Public Safety Director Vote in Brigantine

Vote yes or no on the Public Safety Director issue? Does city employee overtime need an overhaul? Who should manage stuff like that? Read statements from the Mayor, Councilman Pullella & the Democrats, Fire Department rep; Tiger Platt, Concerned Citizens for Brigantine, and the Taxpayers Association….and of course….our 2 cents on the matter. Mayor Phil …

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