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General Election Results
Added on: 11/06/2018 at 07:00 PM
CLICK HERE FOR ELECTION RESULTS CLICK ON THE MENU FOR "MUNICIPALITY", SELECT BELMAR, RESULTS WILL LOAD.  SELECT THE DISTRICT MENU IF YOU WANT TO VIEW RESULTS BY DISTRICT OR VOTE BY MAIL RESULTS ONLY   *ELECTION RESULTS WILL NOT BE FINALIZED/CERTIFIED UNTIL NOVEMBER 14, 2018. ALL RESULTS POSTED ONLINE ARE PRELIMINARY. ANY QUESTIONS CONTACT THE MUNICIPAL CLERK'S OFFICE.
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Road Work on Tenth Avenue - October 17, 2018
Added on: 10/17/2018 at 09:00 AM
After much public input and requests for removal, the circles in the middle of the intersections on Tenth Avenue will be removed.  Four way stop signs are now in place, allowing for the circles to come out.   The work will be performed by our own Public Works Department starting today and proceeding for the next several days.  Temporary road closures will be needed tomorrow and Friday to allow the work to proceed so please drive carefully and be aware of any detours posted.   Thank you and please drive safely.
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Help Wanted - Police Dispatchers (September 2018)
Added on: 09/18/2018 at 07:00 PM
FULL TIME AND PART TIME POLICE DISPATCHER/COMMUNICATIONS OFFICERS   Full-time and Part-time Police Dispatcher/Communication Officers are wanted for the Borough of Belmar Police Department.  All applicants must be able to work rotating shifts and holidays. All applicants must pass a thorough background investigation.  Emergency Dispatching experience and 9-1-1 certification are required. Experience with Tritech software preferred.  Experience with dispatching is preferred. Candidates will be required to take and pass a civil service examination to be given at a later date.  Please send resume to April Claudio, Municipal Clerk, 601 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719 or clerk@belmar.com by October 1, 2018 applications can be filled out at 601 Main Street, Monday through Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm.
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Recycle your Plastic Bags!!!!
Added on: 09/04/2018 at 07:00 PM
Belmar is moving to eliminate single use plastic bags from our waterways and ocean.  The best way to do this is with your help!   In 2019, Belmar business will no longer issue single-use plastic shopping bags.  In anticipation of this, we encourage all residents to utilize reusable shoppping bags and to recycle your old, single use plastic ones. Here is s helpful site that will help you to know where and how to recycle your old plastic bags! https://earth911.com/recycling-guide/how-to-recycle-plastic-bags/  
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Help Wanted - Belmar Marina Office
Added on: 07/17/2018 at 07:00 PM
Help Wanted   PART-TIME/SEASONAL CLERICAL POSITION IN THE BELMAR MARINA. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH BOOKING RESERVATIONS, CUSTOMER SERVICE, AND FINANCE. ALSO, MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN MICROSOFT OFFICE PRODUCTS. EXPERIENCE WITH EDMUNDS SOFTWARE AND QUICKBOOKS IS PREFERRED. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL AUGUST 1, 2018.  PLEASE SEND RESUME WITH COVER LETTER TO MARINA@BELMAR.COM OR APPLY IN PERSON AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN STREET, BELMAR, N.J. 
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Immediate Help Wanted
Added on: 07/16/2018 at 07:00 PM
Help Wanted  APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR SEASONAL BATHROOM ATTENDANTS.  APPLY AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN ST. BELMAR, NJ FROM 9AM to 4:30PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. 
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2018 Summer Auction
Added on: 07/05/2018 at 07:00 PM
NOTICE BOROUGH OF BELMAR   AUCTION   Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 9:00 A.M.   BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Borough Council of the Borough of Belmar as follows:   Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13(a), a sale at public auction shall be conducted by the Borough Clerk or her designee at Dempsey Park, 16th Avenue & Railroad Belmar, New Jersey of certain personal property:       Item Description Minimum Bid 1 Six Kayaks $5 each 2 Two Canoes $5 each 3 Two Surfboards $5 each 4 One Small Dinghy Boat $5 5 Five pallets of short cut off pieces of trex $5 each 6 15 pallets of miscellaneous bricks, pavers, etc. $5 each 7 Two dump truck tailgates $5 each     Said items are no longer needed for public use and said sale shall take place on Saturday, July 28, 2018, 9:00 a.m. prevailing time.   2.         In each instance, the sale of personal property shall be made at public auction, item by item and shall be sold in each case to the highest bidder for cash and the monies received from said sales shall be turned over to the Chief Financial Officer for deposit in the General Municipal Treasury.   3.         Items are being sold in as is condition. Items can be inspected the day of the auction beginning at 15 minutes prior to the start of the auction and during the auction.   4.         The Mayor and Borough Council reserves the right to in any event reject the   highest bid, and if the highest bid is rejected to reject all bids.
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June 18th Planning Board Meeting
Added on: 06/13/2018 at 07:00 PM
The June 18, 2018 Planning Board meeting is cancelled.
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Help Wanted - DPW Laborers
Added on: 06/06/2018 at 07:00 PM
Help Wanted BOROUGH OF BELMAR   APPLICATIONS AND/OR RESUMES ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:   FULL TIME LABORER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.   DUTIES INCLUDE PERFORMING MANUAL AND UNSKILLED LABOR UNDER SUPERVISION. MUST HAVE VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE. CDL CLASS A LICENSE PREFERRED.   APPLICATIONS/RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL JUNE 22, 2018. APPLY AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN ST. BELMAR, N.J., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 9AM to 4:30PM OR EMAIL RESUME TO CLERK@BELMAR.COM.
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Help Wanted - Police Dispatchers
Added on: 04/19/2018 at 07:00 PM
FULL TIME AND PART TIME POLICE DISPATCHER/COMMUNICATIONS OFFICERS   Full-time and Part-time Police Dispatcher/Communication Officers are wanted for the Borough of Belmar Police Department.  All applicants must be able to work rotating shifts and holidays. All applicants must pass a thorough background investigation.  Emergency Dispatching experience and 9-1-1 certification are required. Experience with Tritech software preferred.  Experience with dispatching is preferred. Candidates will be required to take and pass a civil service examination to be given at a later date.  Please send resume to April Claudio, Municipal Clerk, 601 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719 or aclaudio@belmar.com by May 11, 2018 applications can be filled out at 601 Main Street, Monday through Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm.
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Public Notice - Mini Town Hall Meetings
Added on: 04/16/2018 at 07:00 PM
  PUBLIC NOTICE   Mayor Brian Magovern presents a series of mini town hall meetings at various Belmar Playgrounds. Come let the kids enjoy the playgrounds while you share ideas, questions and concerns with the Mayor & Council, Public Works and Police Dept. The schedule is as follows: Pirate’s Playground – 16th Avenue Beach Saturday, June 2, 2018 11 am to Noon   Ed Brown Playground – Maclearie Park Saturday, June 9, 2018 11 am to Noon   Jane Magovern’s Playground – Silver Lake Saturday, June 16, 2018 11 am to Noon   Mitzi & Emily’s Playground – 15th Avenue Park Saturday, June 23, 2018 11 am to Noon
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Phones
Added on: 03/29/2018 at 07:00 PM
We are experiencing some technical difficulties with our phones today. If you are trying to reach the office and are unable to by phone please send an email to clerk@belmar.com and someone will get back to you. Thank you for your patience.
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Code Red - March 28, 2018
Added on: 03/28/2018 at 07:00 PM
The Lake Como Flood Hazard Mitigation project is progressing and we are ready to commence work under North Blvd.  Effective Monday, April 2nd North Blvd will be closed from Ocean Avenue to Surf Avenue.  Please utilize alternate routes and adhere to the posted detour signs.  We anticipate the closure resulting from this phase of the project to last approximately 3 weeks. In order to accommodate the detour, 20th Avenue will be 2-way traffic with no parking permitted along the North side of the street.  The closure of North Blvd and the new traffic pattern on 20th will go into effect on Monday, April 2nd.  Please drive carefully and adhere to the posted detour. We thank you for your cooperation and patience as this very important project progresses toward completion. 
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Mayor and Council meeting date changes - April 2018
Added on: 03/12/2018 at 07:00 PM
The Mayor & Council meetings scheduled for April 3, 2018 and April 17, 2018 have been changed to April 10, 2018 and April 24, 2018. 
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Help Wanted - Part Time Electrical Subcode & Inspector
Added on: 03/06/2018 at 07:00 PM
APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR PART TIME CLASS 1 ELECTRIC SUBCODE OFFICIAL & INSPECTOR. JOB REQUIRES APPROXIMATELY 10-15 INSPECTIONS A WEEK WITH FLEXIBILTY PLUS PLAN REVIEW. APPLICANTS MUST BE LICENSED. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL APRIL 1, 2018.  APPLY AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN ST. BELMAR, N.J. FROM 9AM to 4:00PM OR EMAIL RESUME TO APRIL CLAUDIO, MUNICIPAL CLERK, AT ACLAUDIO@BORO.BELMAR.NJ.US
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Help Wanted - Various Positions
Added on: 03/01/2018 at 07:00 PM
APPLICATIONS AND/OR RESUMES WITH COVER LETTER ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:   RECREATION DIRECTOR Full-Time with Benefits.  Recreation Director oversees all Borough Recreation programs and special events.  Must have excellent people and organizational skills and have a minimum of 2-5 years’ experience working with youth recreation programs.   BEACHFRONT POSITIONS Belmar is seeking the following Beachfront seasonal positions working on Belmar’s vibrant Beachfront.    BEACHFRONT SUPERVISOR ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR GATE ATTENDANTS TICKET SELLERS All applicants must be available to work from Memorial Day thru Labor Day and have excellent communication skills, able to a motivated part of a team and provide top notch service with a smile.    APPLICATIONS FOR ALL POSITIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL APRIL 1, 2018 VIA EMAIL TO THE MUNICIPAL CLERK APRIL CLAUDIO AT aclaudio@boro.belmar.nj.us OR IN PERSON AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN STREET, BELMAR, NJ FROM 9 AM TO 4:30 PM. EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT www.belmar.com OR AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING.
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Help Wanted - Lifeguards
Added on: 02/14/2018 at 08:00 PM
Belmar is looking for a Lifeguard Director and Assistant Supervisor to lead the strong team of approximately 70 lifeguards making Belmar’s Beaches the safest in New Jersey.  Season rate ranges from $8,000 - $15,500.   Belmar is also seeking applicants for Lifeguard, Lifeguard Lieutenants, Captains, Training Officer for the 2018 Season.  Hourly rate ranges from $10-$15.50 per hour. Submit resumes and applications to the Director of Public Safety, Borough of Belmar, 601 Main Street, Belmar NJ 07719 by April 1, 2018.   Requirements: Must hold current American Red Cross Lifeguard/CPR-PR/AED/First Aid Certifications, or equivalent. Excellent communication skills and able to a motivated part of a team. Provide top notch service with a smile. Must be at least 16 years of age. Must be able to walk/stand for up to 8 hours at a time. Must be able to perform physical activities that require moving one's whole body such as lifting, balancing, swimming, climbing and stooping or bending. Must be able to pass the Belmar Lifeguard swim test. Must be able to work in varying weather (rain, wind, cold temperatures, direct sunlight or high heat and humidity).   Lifeguard Director and Assistant Supervisors must have 5-10 years of Lifeguard experience and exhibit excellent leadership abilities.   Applications available by clicking here.
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Belmar Winter Fire Safety: Smoking, Candles and Medical Oxygen
Added on: 01/26/2018 at 08:00 PM
Prevent a fire from starting/Prevenga un incendio.  Belmar Mayor Matthew Doherty today released Fire Safety information for homeowners and renters as part of a month long public service announcement campaign to raise awareness among Belmar residents on the very real dangers of winter fires. The following prevention guides, available in both English and Spanish, focus on use of candles, medical oxygen and smoking.  If you smoke in your home, you are at higher risk to have a fire.  Fire prevention professionals remind you that if you must smoke, only do so when alert.  Never smoke in bed. Talk to everyone in your home about staying safe.  Make sure everyone in your home knows what to do if there is a fire. Mayor Doherty encourages Belmar residents to take time to review the public safety announcements that can be found on the borough’s website www.Belmar.comunder Belmar Alerts, as well as on facebook and Twitter in both English and Spanish. English Espanol
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FULL TIME POLICE DISPATCHER/COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
Added on: 01/18/2018 at 08:00 PM
Full-time Police Dispatcher/Communication Officer wanted for the Borough of Belmar Police Department.  All applicants must be able to work rotating shifts and holidays. All applicants must pass a thorough background investigation.  Emergency Dispatching experience and 9-1-1 certification are required. Experience with Tritech software preferred.  Permanent full-time candidates will be required to take and pass a civil service examination to be given at a later date. Please send resumes to Colleen Connolly, Business Administrator, cconnolly@boro.belmar.nj.us by January 26, 2018.
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Fire Safety Checklist/Lista para la Prevencion de Incendios
Added on: 01/12/2018 at 08:00 PM
 Belmar Winter Fire Safety The following Fire Safety Checklists, available in both English and Spanish, should be conducted in your home to ensure that you are well protected from potential fire.  If there is a fire, you may have less than 3 minutes to get out of your home.  Talk about what you should do to be safe.  Make sure everyone in your home knows what to do if there is a fire.    FIRE SAFETY CHECKLIST - ENGLISH FIRE SAFETY CHECKLIST - SPANISH 
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Winter Fire Safety Awareness
Added on: 01/05/2018 at 12:30 PM
Matthew J. Doherty, MayorFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 5, 2018 Media Contact: Colleen Connolly(609) 273-4182  Belmar Winter Fire Safety  Belmar Mayor Matthew Doherty today announced a month long public service announcement campaign to raise awareness among Belmar residents on the very real dangers of winter fires.  Every week in the month of January, Belmar will release fire safety tips to encourage residents to stay warm safely.  The following winter fire facts were researched and published by FEMA:   890 people die in winter home fires each year in the United States. $2 billion in property loss occurs each year from winter home fires. Winter home fires account for only 8 percent of the total number of fires in the U.S., but result in 30 percent of all fire deaths. Cooking is the leading cause of all winter home fires. A heat source too close to combustibles is the leading factor contributing to the start of a winter home fire (15 percent). 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. is the most common time for winter home fires.   Mayor Doherty encourages Belmar residents to take time to review the public safety announcements that will be released every Friday through the month of January.  The announcements may be found on the borough’s website www.Belmar.com under Belmar Alerts, as well as on facebook and Twitter in both English and Spanish. Release for Friday, January 5th: Put a Freeze on Winter Fires / Congelemos los Incendios De Inverno
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Mayor and Council January meeting date change
Added on: 01/03/2018 at 08:00 PM
The Borough of Belmar Mayor & Council meeting scheduled for January 16, 2018 has been changed to January 17, 2018. All meetings begin at 6:00 PM and are held in the Municipal Court Room of the Borough of Belmar, 601 Main Street. 
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Mayor and Council meeting time change
Added on: 11/21/2017 at 08:00 PM
The Mayor and Council meeting for December 5, 2017 will begin at 5:30 p.m. for the Belmar Elementary School Youth Government Mock Mayor and Council meeting. The regularly scheduled Mayor and Council meeting will begin immediately after. All meetings are held at 601 Main Street and are open to the public.
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Help Wanted @ Library
Added on: 11/20/2017 at 08:00 PM
  BOROUGH OF BELMAR: FULL TIME LIBRARY AID POSITION(S). $17.00 - $19.00 PER AN HOUR. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE 3-5 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN PROFESSIONAL/CUSTOMER SERVICE ENVIRONMENT AND EXPERIENCE IN MICROSOFT OFFICE PRODUCTS. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL NOVEMBER 30, 2017. PLEASE SEND RESUME WITH COVER LETTER TO COLLEEN CONNOLLY, BUSINESS ADMINISRATOR, BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN STREET, BELMAR, N.J. OR CCONNOLLY@BORO.BELMAR.NJ.US
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Temporary Water Treatment Changes in Monmouth and Ocean County
Added on: 11/02/2017 at 08:00 PM
  November 1, 2017 Media Contact: Denise Venuti Free Director of Communications and External Affairs 856-782-2316 Denise.Free@amwater.com PRESS RELEASE www.newjerseyamwater.com Temporary Water Treatment Changes in Monmouth and Ocean County   This month, as part of an annual maintenance program for its water distribution system, New Jersey American Water will temporarily change the water treatment process from a chloramine (combination) residual to free chlorine residual at the company’s Swimming River Water Treatment Plant in Colts Neck and its Jumping Brook Water Treatment Plant in Neptune. The temporary treatment process will begin the week of November 7, 2017 and continue until April 2017. During this period, some customers may notice a slight taste and smell of chlorine in their water. This is normal and will only be temporary until the system maintenance is complete. Customers who wish to reduce the taste of chlorine can place water in an uncovered glass container in the refrigerator overnight to dissipate chlorine faster. During the treatment change, customers’ water will continue to meet or surpass state and federal standards. New Jersey American Water will continuously monitor water quality in the system to ensure that customers receive excellent water quality. The temporary treatment change applies to New Jersey American Water customers in the following communities: Aberdeen Township, Allenhurst, Asbury Park City, Avon, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Colts Neck Township, Deal, Eatontown, Elberon, Fair Haven, Highlands, Holmdel Township, Interlaken, Keansburg, Lake Como, Little Silver, Loch Arbor Village, Long Branch City, Matawan, Middletown Township, Monmouth Beach, Neptune City, Neptune Township (incl. Ocean Grove), Ocean Township, Oceanport, Point Pleasant, Red Bank, Rumson, Sea Bright, Shorelands, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury Township,Tinton Falls, Union Beach, Wanamassa, and West Long Branch. New Jersey American Water has used chloramines in its water treatment process for customers in Monmouth and Ocean counties since 2012. For more information, visit newjerseyamwater.com. New Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.7 million people. More information can be found at www.newjerseyamwater.com. With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. The company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million PRESS RELEASE www.newjerseyamwater.com NEW JERSEY AMERICAN WATER TEMPORARY TREATMENT PROCESS people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.  
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Help Wanted - Electrical Subcode & Inspector
Added on: 11/02/2017 at 08:00 PM
  APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR PART TIME CLASS 1 ELECTRIC SUBCODE OFFICIAL & INSPECTOR. APPLICANTS MUST BE LICENSED. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL NOVEMBER 20, 2017.  APPLY AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN ST. BELMAR, N.J. FROM 9AM to 4:00PM OR EMAIL RESUME TO APRIL CLAUDIO, MUNICIPAL CLERK, AT ACLAUDIO@BORO.BELMAR.NJ.US
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October 16th Planning Board Meeting
Added on: 10/03/2017 at 08:00 PM
The October 16, 2017 Planning Board Meeting is cancelled
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Help Wanted - Dispatchers - Sept 2017 AD
Added on: 09/11/2017 at 07:00 PM
FULL TIME AND PART TIME POLICE DISPATCHER/COMMUNICATIONS OFFICERS   Full-time and Part-time Police Dispatcher/Communication Officers are wanted for the Borough of Belmar Police Department.  All applicants must be able to work rotating shifts and holidays. All applicants must pass a thorough background investigation.  Emergency Dispatching experience and 9-1-1 certification are required. Experience with Tritech software preferred.  Experience with dispatching is preferred. Candidates will be required to take and pass a civil service examination to be given at a later date.  Please send resume to April Claudio, Municipal Clerk, 601 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719 or aclaudio@boro.belmar.nj.us by September 22, 2017 or applications can be filled out at 601 Main Street, Monday through Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm.
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Help Wanted - DPW Laborer Sept. 2017
Added on: 09/06/2017 at 07:00 PM
Help Wanted APPLICATIONS AND/OR RESUMES ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:   FULL TIME LABORER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.   DUTIES INCLUDE PERFORMING MANUAL AND UNSKILLED LABOR UNDER SUPERVISION. MUST HAVE VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE. CDL CLASS A LICENSE PREFERRED.   APPLICATIONS/RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 22, 2017. APPLY AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN ST. BELMAR, N.J., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 9AM to 4:30PM OR EMAIL RESUME TO ACLAUDIO@BORO.BELMAR.NJ.US.
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Public Auction 2017
Added on: 09/06/2017 at 07:00 PM
  NOTICE BOROUGH OF BELMAR   AUCTION   Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:00 a.m.    BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Borough Council of the Borough of Belmar as follows:   Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13(a), a sale at public auction shall be conducted by the Borough Clerk or her designee at Dempsey Park, 16th Avenue & Railroad Belmar, New Jersey of certain personal property:     3.                      Item Description Minimum Bid 1 2005 Yamaha Golf Kart G22A – questionable condition $50 2 2008 Yamaha Golf Kart YDRA – questionable condition $50 3 1994 GMC 3500 – no breaks $250 4 2000 John Deere 6310 Tractor – runs but questionable condition $1000 5 2006 Dodge Durango – blown engine $250 6 2006 Ford Crown Vic – questionable condition $250 7 2009 Ford Crown Vic – questionable condition $250 8 2008 Gem Kart – questionable condition $100 9 2004 Gem Kart – questionable condition $100 10 2000 Tennant Vacuum ATLV 4300 – questionable condition $400 11 Six 4x4x4 Concrete electric vaults $100   Said items are no longer needed for public use and said sale shall take place on Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:00 a.m. prevailing time.   2.         In each instance, the sale of personal property shall be made at public auction, item by item and shall be sold in each case to the highest bidder for cash and the monies received from said sales shall be turned over to the Chief Financial Officer for deposit in the General Municipal Treasury.   3.         Items are being sold in as is condition. Items can be inspected the day of the auction beginning at 15 minutes prior to the start of the auction and during the auction.   4.         The Mayor and Borough Council reserves the right to in any event reject the   highest bid, and if the highest bid is rejected to reject all bids.
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August 15th Council Meeting Cancelled
Added on: 08/02/2017 at 07:00 PM
Next meeting will be September 5th at 6 pm.
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July 14th Friday Night Concert
Added on: 07/14/2017 at 07:00 PM
Tonight's Friday Night Concert in Pyanoe Plaza is cancelled due to the weather forecast. 
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June 20th Mayor & Council Meeting Cancelled
Added on: 06/15/2017 at 07:00 PM
The June 20th Mayor and Council meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting is scheduled for July 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm. 
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Help Wanted - Municipal Court Violations Clerk
Added on: 06/06/2017 at 07:00 PM
Municipality:                                                      Borough of Belmar Municipal Court Vicinage:                                                           Monmouth Position Title:                                                     Violations Clerk (Full Time & Temporary Positions Available) POSITION DESCRIPTION AND REQUIREMENTS The Belmar, Lake Como, and Spring Lake Shared Municipal Courts are seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent customer service and communication skills to work under the direction of the Municipal Court Judge and Municipal Court Administrator.  The successful candidate will assist the Court Administrator in the daily operations of the municipal court. Candidate must have prior Municipal Court experience in data entry, case flow management, and working knowledge of ATS/ACS, MACS, PAGE CENTER, and REPORTS ON DEMAND.   The hiring process will comply with Rule 1:34-3, adopted September 13, 2011.  Please send resume with salary requirements by June 16, 2017: April Claudio, Municipal Clerk Borough of Belmar 601 Main Street Belmar, N.J. 07719 aclaudio@boro.belmar.nj.us
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New Garbage Pickup Rules - West of E Street
Added on: 06/06/2017 at 07:00 PM
Attention all businesses west of E Street with normal garbage pick up on Wednesdayand Saturday. Due to feedback received by multiple businesses along Main Street in Belmar and input from the Belmar Business Partnership, we are adjusting the garbage collection for businesses west of E Street to Tuesday and Friday.  This is in effort to have garbage picked up and removed from our Main Street prior to the busy summer weekends. This applies to all businesses west of E Street who are not required/does not already have private pick up. This new pick up will go into effect this Friday, June 9th.  Any questions please call the Department of Public Works at 732-681-0452.
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CODE Red – Memorial Day Weekend & Spring Lake 5
Added on: 05/26/2017 at 07:00 PM
Good afternoon and happy Memorial Day weekend, this is Belmar Business Administrator Colleen Connolly with a code red announcement for both Belmar and Lake Como.   First, tomorrow, Saturday May 27th is the Spring Lake 5.  North Blvd. will close to vehicular traffic at 8am and will reopen after the race is complete by late morning.   Second, Belmar’s Friday night concerts return to Belmar tonight at6:30pm in Pyanoe Plaza with the R&B Express.   Third, Monday is Memorial Day and both Belmar and Lake Como will be holding their traditional Memorial Day events.   Belmar’s Memorial Day ceremony is on Monday at 9:30am at Memorial Field on Main Street between 12th and 13th Avenues.  The rain location for these services is the Courtroom at 601 Main Street in Belmar.   Lake Como’s Memorial Day ceremony is on Monday at 10am at Borough Hall at 1740 Main Street in Lake Como.   We wish everyone a Happy Memorial Day Weekend, as a quick reminder, paid parking on the east side of Ocean Avenue is now back in effect and season beach badges are available for purchase at Taylor Pavilion, south entrance.   Thank you for your attention and have a wonderful holiday weekend!
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Spring Yard Sale Participant List June 3 & 4
Added on: 05/26/2017 at 07:00 PM
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CODE RED – Annual Sea Food Festival
Added on: 05/19/2017 at 07:00 PM
The Seafood Festival will commence today, Friday, May 19th  with “locals night” from 4pm-8pm at Silver Lake Park.  The festival will continue on Saturday from 11am-8pm and Sunday from 11am- 6pm. Please be mindful of road closures and no parking requirements in the area immediately surrounding the festival.  We know what an inconvenience this can be and we thank you for your patience through what will be an extremely busy weekend. We hope to see you at the festival, especially for locals nighttonight from 4pm-8pm.  Thank you for your assistance and have a great weekend.
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CODE BLUE – Weekend Events Rescheduled Due to Weather
Added on: 05/12/2017 at 07:00 PM
Good morning, this is Belmar Business Administrator Colleen Connolly with a few important weather related announcements. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather advisory for our area from Friday night to Sunday morning.  We anticipate significant wind with gusts up to 40 mph.  Please take some time today to protect your property and secure any items that may become windborne including trashcans and brush. As a result of the anticipated weather conditions, Saturday’s “Pirate Day” and Townhall meeting have been rescheduled to Saturday, June 10th. Thank you for your time and please stay safe this weekend.
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Mayor & Council Special Meeting
Added on: 05/09/2017 at 07:00 PM
PUBLIC NOTICE - BOROUGH OF BELMAR   The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Belmar is holding a special meeting on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to authorize payment of bills and the awarding of an emergency contract for L Street sewer repairs. This meeting will be held at 601 Main Street, Belmar and is open to the public. 
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Mayor & Council Meeting - May 16th
Added on: 05/05/2017 at 07:00 PM
Public Notice   The Borough of Belmar Mayor and Council meeting scheduled for May 16, 2017 has been cancelled. The next regularly scheduled meeting is June 7, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. All meetings are held at 601 Main Street, Belmar and are open to the public.
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Town Hall Meeting #2
Added on: 05/05/2017 at 07:00 PM
Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty invites you to attend a   Belmar Town Hall Meeting  Saturday, May 13, 2017 11:00am – 1:00pm Taylor Pavilion   Come hear about everything going on in 2017 for our town; major projects, our police and public works services, how we are keeping property taxes stable, and the financial strength of our town.  We will also have basic borough services available in a “Mini Borough Hall”.  You can purchase bulk stickers, pay your water bill, buy a beach badge and have access to a notary.  We want to hear from you.  There will be time for questions or you can email Mayor Doherty in advance at mayor@belmar.com.
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2017 Artwalk April 29th
Added on: 04/25/2017 at 07:00 PM
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Mayor & Council May Meeting Date Change
Added on: 04/18/2017 at 07:00 PM
The Borough of Belmar Mayor and Council meeting scheduled for May 2, 2017 has been changed to May 4, 2017 at 6 p.m. All meetings are open to the public and held at 601 Main Street, Belmar.
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Help Wanted - DPW Laborer 2017
Added on: 04/13/2017 at 07:00 PM
Help Wanted   APPLICATIONS AND/OR RESUMES ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:   FULL TIME LABORER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.   DUTIES INCLUDE PERFORMING MANUAL AND UNSKILLED LABOR UNDER SUPERVISION. MUST HAVE VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE.   APPLICATIONS/RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL MAY 5, 2017. APPLY AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN ST. BELMAR, N.J., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 9AM to 4:30PM.
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Mayor & Council meeting cancelled
Added on: 04/13/2017 at 07:00 PM
The Borough of Belmar Mayor and Council meeting scheduled for April 18, 2017 has been cancelled. The next regularly scheduled meeting is May 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. All meetings are open to the public and held at 601 Main Street, Belmar. 
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Mayor & Council meeting change
Added on: 04/10/2017 at 07:00 PM
  The Mayor & Council meeting scheduled for June 6, 2017 has been rescheduled to June 7, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. All meetings are open to the public and are held in the Municipal Courtroom, 601 Main Street, Belmar.
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Code Red - March 12, 2017
Added on: 03/13/2017 at 07:00 PM
The National Weather Service has announced a Winter Storm Watch for our area for Monday and Tuesday.  High winds and significant snow accumulation are expected. Please move all vehicles off of the street effective Monday night. If you require assistance with off the street parking please ask your neighbors for space or utilize the parking areas at Dempsey Lot on 16th Avenue or Borough Hall at 6th and Main Street.  Vehicles left on the street will be ticketed.  The snow is expected to start before dawn Tuesday morning, PLEASE MOVE YOUR VEHICLES OFF THE STREET BY MONDAY AT MIDNIGHT. We have cancelled garbage pick-up on Tuesday.   Do not put your trash out.  Your collection will resume on your next regularly scheduled day.  This will be a high wind event, please secure any items on your property that could become windborne. We thank you for your cooperation and please be safe through this storm.
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Code Red - March 13, 2017
Added on: 03/13/2017 at 07:00 PM
This is Belmar Police Chief Andrew Huisman.   Belmar ordinance 19-10 is in effect.  All vehicles must be removed from the streets effective midnight tonight.  Any vehicle left on the street after midnight will be subject to a $150 summons. This is a significant snow event and all cars must be removed in order to allow for public works to keep the roads accessible for emergency vehicles. We thank you for your cooperation and please be safe through this storm.
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Help Wanted - Belmar Marina
Added on: 03/10/2017 at 07:00 PM
The Borough of Belmar is seeking a Dock Attendant and Ramp Attendant for the Belmar Marina. Both are seasonal positions in a fast-paced marina. Seeking individuals who are outgoing and courteous. Knowledge of boats, ability to operate hand tool safely, and experience in customer service is preferred but not required. Candidates must be willing to take a drug test, have a valid driver’s license with a clean record, must be able to lift 50 pounds, must be 18 years of age or older and willing to work weekends and holidays. Duties include but are not limited to: fuel dock operations, operating cash register and credit card machine, power washing, maintaining marina grounds and restrooms, transient boat check-ins, and more. Please send resume and cover letter to the Belmar Marina Office C/O Diane Koplish, dkoplish@boro.belmar.nj.us or apply in person at 601 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719. 
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Recycling Facts
Added on: 03/06/2017 at 07:00 PM

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Stay Connected
Added on: 03/06/2017 at 07:00 PM

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CODE RED – St. Patrick’s Parade Weekend
Added on: 03/02/2017 at 07:00 PM
Good afternoon, this is Belmar Business Administrator Colleen Connolly with a Code Red announcement for the residents of Belmar and Lake Como. The St. Patrick’s Parade is this Sunday, March 5th.  In order to secure and facilitate both the parade route and vehicle staging for the parade; The Belmar Police Department requires all vehicles removed from both sides of Main Street by 6am Sunday morning. Additionally, all vehicles must be removed from both sides of 18th Avenue from Main Street to Ocean Avenue and from North End Blvd from Main Street to B Street by 6amSunday morning. We do not want people to get ticketed and towed, please make sure all cars are off Main Street and 18th Avenue between Main Street and Ocean Avenue and North End Blvd between Main and B Street by 6am Sunday morning. If you live east of Main Street and wish to leave town on Sunday between the hours of 6am and 4:30pm, it is best to proceed to Ocean Avenue and then leave through either Avon or Spring Lake.  Main Street will be inaccessible for most of the day. As always we thank you for your patience and cooperation with the large influx of people coming into town.  Please be mindful of street closures and follow directions from the Belmar Police Department.   We hope you can join us for the parade and that you have a safe and happy weekend
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2/14 Harbor Commission Meeting Postponed
Added on: 02/14/2017 at 07:00 PM
The February 14th Harbor Commission Meeting has been rescheduled for February 20th at 6 pm in the Court room. 
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CODE RED: Power Outage 5th Avenue
Added on: 02/14/2017 at 07:00 PM
In response to the fire at the marina on 5th avenue.  Power to the marina needs to be cut, causing a service disruption to residents along 5th avenue for several blocks.  Officials are working on the situation and we hope to have power restored over the next several hours.
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First Annual Belmar Business Summit
Added on: 02/13/2017 at 07:00 PM
Hosted by Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty, Belmar Tourism and The Belmar Business Partnership When:  Monday, February 27, 2017 9:00am - 5:00pm    Where:601 Main Street    *Sharing Belmar Success Stories *Grant Information from Monmouth County & the BBP *Marketing Tips *Help Grow your Business   Find out what is going on in the business community in Belmar.    To Register for this free event, call 732-681-3700EX214 or go to:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-annual-belmar-business-summit-tickets-31886349931
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Code Red - February 8, 2017
Added on: 02/08/2017 at 07:00 PM
A major snow storm is expected to affect our area starting at approximately 4am. Trash pick up for Thursday has been cancelled, please put your trash out at your next scheduled pick-up. Also, to allow for our public works department to efficiently remove snow from our streets, no cars may be parked on the street after midnight tonight.  Pursuant to borough ordinance 19-10 any car left on the street after midnight tonight will be subject to a $150.00 fine and towing costs. Please park your car in your driveway, ask your neighbor for space or utilize the public lots at Borough Hall or Dempsey Park.  Again, no cars may be parked on our streets after midnight tonight. Thank you and be safe through this storm.
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Planning Board Meeting Changes
Added on: 02/07/2017 at 07:00 PM
The Planning Board meeting scheduled for February 13, 2017 is cancelled. The Planning Board meeting scheduled for March 20, 2017 has been changed to March 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. All meetings are held at 601 Main Street, Belmar, NJ and are open to the public.
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Help Wanted - Municipal Court
Added on: 02/07/2017 at 07:00 PM
Borough of Belmar Municipal Court Position Titles:   Court Administrator, Deputy Court Administrator & Violations  Clerk   The Belmar, Lake Como, and Spring Lake Shared Municipal Courts are seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent customer service and communication skills to work under the direction of the Municipal Court Judge and Municipal Court Administrator.  The successful candidate will assist the Court Administrator in the daily operations of the municipal court. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the following: Supervision of court staff, answering queries from the public, employees, clients, providing information and guidance to attorneys, clients and community organizations, assisting clients with technical and procedural guidance; facilitating discussions among state. vicinage and local management; preparing, reviewing and monitoring daily, weekly and monthly reports; maintaining; reconciling and balancing the court’s financial accounts; preparing the court budgets; evaluating reports, drafting correspondence; complying with the New Jersey Rules of Court, Supreme Court Directives, laws and policies and procedures governing the operation of the Municipals Courts.  Preform related duties as required. Answering queries from the public, employees, clients, attorneys, etc.; preparing, reviewing and monitoring daily, weekly and monthly reports; evaluating reports; drafting correspondence;  complying with the New Jersey Rules of Court, Supreme Court Directives, laws and established policies and procedures governing the operation of the Municipal Courts.  Perform related duties, as required.   Candidate should have with experience in data entry, case flow management, working knowledge of ATS/ACS, MACS, PAGE CENTER, and REPORTS ON DEMAND.   The hiring process will comply with Rule 1:34-3, adopted September 13, 2011.  Please mail resume with salary requirements by February 28, 2017 to: Colleen Connolly, Borough Administrator Borough of Belmar 601 Main Street Belmar, N.J. 07719
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Help Wanted - Dispatchers
Added on: 01/27/2017 at 10:00 AM
Full-time and Part-time Police Dispatcher/Communication Officers are wanted for the Borough of Belmar Police Department.  All applicants must be able to work rotating shifts and holidays. All applicants must pass a thorough background investigation.  Emergency Dispatching experience and 9-1-1 certification are required. Experience with Tritech software preferred.  Candidates will be required to take and pass a civil service examination to be given at a later date.  Please send resume to April Claudio, Municipal Clerk, 601 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719 or aclaudio@boro.belmar.nj.us by February 9, 2017 or applications can be filled out at 601 Main Street, Monday through Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm.
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Help Wanted - Summer Camp
Added on: 01/25/2017 at 07:00 PM
HELP WANTED   APPLICATIONS AND/OR RESUMES ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR SUMMER CAMP COUNSELORS. MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD. EXPERIENCE WITH RECREATION AND WORKING WITH CHILDREN PREFERRED. THE POSITION IS FOR EIGHT WEEKS (JUNE 26-AUG 18), MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.   APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL APRIL 14, 2017. APPLY AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN ST. BELMAR, N.J. FROM 9AM to 4:30PM OR EMAIL YOUR RESUME TO RECREATION@BELMAR.COM.
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January 23, 2017 Storm Update
Added on: 01/23/2017 at 07:00 PM
We are asking all residents to secure any loose items on your property that could become airborne. Recreation basketball for this evening has been cancelled   To report power outages  Text OUT to 544487 Online at www.jcp-l.com Use our smartphone app (iPhone and Android) Call 888-LIGHTSS (888-544-4877)
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Jan 23, 2017 Code Red
Added on: 01/23/2017 at 07:00 PM
Good afternoon, this is Mayor Matt Doherty with a Code Red Announcement.   The National Weather Service has placed a Coastal Flooding Advisory and a High Wind Warning for our area until 9pm.   We anticipate the next two high tides to exceed normal levels, we expect street flooding at L Street Beach and Route 35 resulting in detours.  Please avoid this area if at all possible.   If you experience power loss please immediately call JCP&L at 1-888-LIGHTSS, that’s 1-888-544-4877.   Trash collection for Tuesday, January 24th has been cancelled.  Please put your trash out at the next scheduled pick-up.  DO NOT PUT any garbage or items that could become windborne outside.   Recreation Basketball is cancelled for tonight.   We encourage residents to take precaution and move your vehicle to higher ground if you live in a flood prone area.   Thank you and stay safe
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Tax Appeal Information
Added on: 01/19/2017 at 07:00 PM
APPEAL INSTRUCTIONS: If you agree with the assessed value shown, you do not need to do anything. If you disagree with the assessed value shown,  you may file an appeal with the Mo nmouth County Board of Taxatio n. Forms, instructions and a guide to the process Understanding Property Assessment Appeals for Monmouth County may be obtained at https://secure.njappealonline.com/prodappeals/login.aspx or through your municipal assessor at the address printed on the reverse of this notice. Assessment appeals filed with the Monmouth County Board of Taxation must be filed on or before January 15 or 45 days from  the date mailed, as it appears on the front of this notice, whichever date is later. Also, note that the Monmouth County Board of Taxation has developed an online appeal system accessed via htt ps://sec ure. njappealonline.com. Traditional "paper" appeals are also available at your municipal assessor's office. If the assessed value exceeds $1,000,000, you  have the option of filing your appeal directly with the· Tax Court at PO Box 972, Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, New Jersey 08625. Pursuant to N.J .S.A. 54:3-21(a)(2), all assessment appeals filed directly to the Tax Court  must  be filed on  or  before April 1 or  45 days from  the  date mailed  as  it appears on  this assessment notice, whichever date is later.  Forms which you may use to file your complaint may be found at htt p://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/taxcout/dcmform.html. This assessment  will be used  to  calculate your  pro pe rty tax bill. Do not multiply last year's property tax rate by the current year's assessment value to determine taxes for the current year. Residential sales book 2016 for comparisons: click here
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Town Hall Meeting
Added on: 01/09/2017 at 07:00 PM

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CODE BLUE – Holiday Reminders
Added on: 12/08/2016 at 07:00 PM
Good Evening, this is your Belmar Business Administrator with some Holiday related announcements.   This Saturday, December 10th from 1pm to 3pm is Santa’s Gift Shop in the Belmar Gym run by Belmar Recreation.  This is a great opportunity for Belmar school aged children to shop for their family and loved ones from a wide selection of VERY reasonably priced items.  Supervised shopping provided by Belmar Recreation staff.  Again, that’s this Saturday from 1pm to 3pm in the Belmar Gym.   The Belmar Department of Public Works is helping Santa deliver wrapped Holiday presents to Belmar Children Thursday, December 15th starting at 4pm. Parents may drop off their WRAPPED and clearly LABELED toy for Santa to deliver to Belmar Borough Hall at 601 Main Street before Tuesday, December 13th.   The Belmar Fire Department’s Holiday party for Belmar kids up to age 9 is Saturday, December 17th at BES from 10am to noon.  Every child receives a gift, Santa comes and there will be a movie and magic show.   The Belmar First Aid Squad is holding their annual Senior brunch at the First Aid building on Saturday, December 17th at 11am.  The First Aid is also hosting a blood drive on December 10th from 9am to 1pm; please come out to donate.
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Mayor & Council meeting time change - 12/6/16
Added on: 11/23/2016 at 07:00 PM
The Mayor and Council meeting scheduled for December 6, 2016 will begin at 5:30 pm.
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Borough Phones Temporarily Out of Service 11-21-16
Added on: 11/21/2016 at 07:00 PM
The Borough office phones are temporarily out of service due to a Verizon issue along the east coast. If you need to contact us please visit our contact page for emails for various departments or fill out a contact request form http://www.belmar.com/contact.php. Thank you.
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Sandy Anniversary and Taylor Pavilion Preview
Added on: 10/28/2016 at 07:00 PM
On Saturday, October 29, 2016 Belmar will commemorate the fourth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy at 2:00pm at the Taylor Pavilion, presently in construction.  All are invited to attend this commemorative moment to honor Belmar’s spirit, strength and endurance in recovering from Superstorm Sandy.   Belmar Mayor & Council will be providing tours of Taylor Pavilion so that residents and visitors alike can get a preview of the Pavilion’s progress.  Construction is proceeding well and the project in on course to be completed by the end of 2016.  The John Luckenbill Pops Band has volunteered to play for the occasion and free light refreshments will be provided by Brandl.   Taylor Pavilion Saturday, October 29, 2016 2:00pm 5th Avenue & Boardwalk Belmar, NJ 07719    The Taylor Pavilion at 5th Avenue will house the same functions as the prior design with beachfront operations, general event space and one concession.  The Rowland Public Safety Pavilion at 10th Avenue will house lifeguard headquarters, police and first aid sub stations and one concession.   Belmar bid the two buildings together and opened construction bids in December 2015.  In January 2016 Belmar Mayor & Council awarded a $5.45 Million dollar contract for both buildings to Epic Construction of Piscataway, NJ.    The pavilions were designed by Sonnenfeld Troccia of Holmdel, NJ and engineered by Maser Consulting of Red Bank, NJ.  Both buildings are constructed to V-Zone construction standards utilizing concrete filled steel piles and at an elevation of BFE +3 (approximately 5 feet above the existing boardwalk).  Both buildings are fully ADA accessible and will be built to current codes and standards.   Belmar’s boardwalk was the first major infrastructure project to commence at the Jersey shore in response to Superstorm Sandy, reaching completion by Memorial Day 2013.
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Message from Tax Assessor: Property Revaluation Updates
Added on: 10/20/2016 at 07:00 PM
Throughout the year, a revaluation of all properties with in the Borough has been conducted as required by the Monmouth County Board of Taxation.  Preliminary improvement values are being created.  The final land values are being determined based on the most recent sale data. Our Assessor anticipates that any changes in assessed values as a result of this revaluation will proceed according to the following schedule: During the week of November 9, 2016, notification letters will mailed to property owners informing them of the results of the revaluation of their property. Beginning the week of November 14, 2016, property owners may request an informal review of property card information. Beginning December, 1 2016, official “Notice of Assessment” postcards will be mailed. Please be advised that January 15, 2017 is the last day to file an appeal of properties assessed at less than $1,000,000.  Appeals may be filed through the Monmouth County Board of Taxation. May 1, 2017 is the last day to file an appeal for properties assessed at more than $1,000,000.  Appeals in this category must be filed directly with the State of NJ.   Thanks, Ed Mullane   UPDATE: The Tax Assessor has requested an extension of time to complete the 2017 Revaluation. House to house inspections are continuing. Thank you all for your cooperation. Details to follow.
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Event Cancellation
Added on: 10/20/2016 at 07:00 PM
Touch-a-truck and the town bonfire scheduled for this Saturday, October 22nd, has been cancelled due to the weather forecast. This event will not be rescheduled for 2016. 
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Date change
Added on: 09/29/2016 at 07:00 PM
Due to this weekends weather forecast Touch-a-Truck and the town bonfire have been rescheduled for October 22nd
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Mayor and Council meeting schedule for remainder of 2016
Added on: 09/27/2016 at 07:00 PM
The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Belmar have amended their 2016 meeting schedule as follows: October 4, 2016 – remains on the schedule as previously advertised at 6:00 p.m. October 18, 2016 – cancelled November 1, 2016 – changed to November 9, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. November 15, 2016 – cancelled December 6, 2016 – remains on the schedule as previously advertised at 6:00 p.m. December 26, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – changed to December 28, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. All meetings are held at 601 Main Street and are open to the public. Agendas are posted on the Borough’s website. 
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Notice to Voters
Added on: 09/20/2016 at 07:00 PM
PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Monmouth County Board of Elections  will meet on September 27, 2016 to review and process Mail­in ballots received from the Special Municipal Election. If any authorized  challenger wishes to challenge Mail­in ballots, the required documentation must be submitted to the Board of Elections by 4:00 p.m.  September 26, 2016. Any challenges to provisional ballots must be  submitted between the hours of 8:30­10:00 a.m. on September 29, 2016.  Each challenged ballot will require the completion of a challenge form,  which may be obtained from the Monmouth County Board of Elections,  300 Halls Mill Road, Freehold NJ, 07728 A meeting of the Monmouth County Board of Elections is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2016. The meeting will be held at the Board of Elections Office at 300 Halls Mill Road in Freehold Township. At that time the Board of Elections will count the provisional ballots voted at the September 27, 2016, Special Municipal Election. If an adjournment is necessary it will be announced at that time. For further information call (732) 431-7802 x7150. Monmouth County Board of Elections
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2nd Day of San Gennaro Festival Cancelled
Added on: 09/17/2016 at 07:00 PM
The San Gennaro Festival scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday, September 18th has been cancelled. Main Street will be temporarily closed around 8 am while vendors clear out. 
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September Planning Board Meeting
Added on: 09/12/2016 at 07:00 PM
The September 19th Planning Board meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting is October 17th. 
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Property Tax Revaluation
Added on: 08/31/2016 at 07:00 PM
The entire Borough will be going under a property revaluation. Inspectors will be visiting every property in town and doing a thorough inspection. This inspection will determine if there is a change in your property assessment. Each inspector will have identifciation from Realty Tax Appraisals along with a letter from the Tax Assessor to verify their identity.    Click here for more information.
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Mayor and Council special meeting notice
Added on: 08/22/2016 at 07:00 PM
The Borough of Belmar Mayor & Council is holding a special meeting on August 25, 2016 at 10:00 am. All meetings are held in the Municipal Court Room of the Borough of Belmar, 601 Main Street and are open to the public. The purpose of this meeting is to adopt resolutions that were not adopted at the August 16, 2016 meeting.
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Sidewalk Assessment Program Update
Added on: 08/04/2016 at 07:00 PM
If you have signed up for the long anticipated sidewalk assessment program please review the below documents.    Cover Letter Notice of Bond Ordinance
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Special Meeting
Added on: 08/01/2016 at 10:00 AM
The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Belmar will be holding a special meeting on Friday, August 5, 2016 at 10:00 am. All meetings are held at 601 Main Street, Belmar and are open to the public. Meeting agenda will be posted at www.belmar.com. 
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Help Wanted - 2016
Added on: 07/21/2016 at 07:00 PM
APPLICATIONS AND/OR RESUMES ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:    FULL TIME LABORER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS. DUTIES INCLUDE PERFORMING MANUAL AND UNSKILLED LABOR UNDER SUPERVISION. MUST HAVE VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL AUGUST 11, 2016. APPLY AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN ST.BELMAR, N.J., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 9AM to 4:30PM.   FULL TIME CLERICAL POSITION. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE 3-5 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE. ALSO MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN MICROSOFT OFFICE PRODUCTS. EXPERIENCE WITH EDMUNDS SOFTWARE IS PREFERRED. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL AUGUST 11, 2016.  PLEASE SEND RESUME WITH COVER LETTER AND SALARY REQUIREMENT TO APRIL CLAUDIO, MUNICIPAL CLERK, BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN STREET, BELMAR, N.J. OR ACLAUDIO@BORO.BELMAR.NJ.US
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Mayor and Council August Meetings
Added on: 07/20/2016 at 07:00 PM
THE BOROUGH OF BELMAR MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 2, 2016 HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING IS AUGUST 16, 2016 AT 6:00 PM. ALL MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND HELD IN THE MUNICIPAL COURTROOM, 601 MAIN STREET, BELMAR.
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CODE BLUE – Choose your Cover
Added on: 07/15/2016 at 03:00 PM
Good afternoon this is Councilwoman Janis Keown-Blackburn with an important Code Blue announcement. This Saturday, July 16th we will hold our annual Choose Your Cover skin cancer screening event on the 8th Avenue Beach from 10am to 2pm.  This event is free and open to all.  Volunteer doctors and nurses will be conducting these free screenings.  Each person will receive information on any next steps if needed.  Families are welcome to attend with their children. Thank you and have a wonderful weekend.
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Mayor and Council meeting notice
Added on: 06/02/2016 at 07:00 PM
  The Borough of Belmar Mayor and Council meetings scheduled for June 21st and July 5th  and July 19th have been cancelled.   The Mayor and Council will only meet once in July, which will be on July 20th. All meetings are held at 601 Main Street in the Municipal Courtroom at 6:00 pm. All meetings are open to the public.
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Zoning Board meeting date change
Added on: 05/16/2016 at 07:00 PM
  The Borough of Belmar Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting scheduled for May 26, 2016 has been changed to June 6, 2016. The workshop portion of the meeting begins at 7 pm and the regular meeting begins at 7:30 pm. All meetings are held in the courtroom at 601 Main Street, Belmar.
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Upcoming Council Meeting
Added on: 05/10/2016 at 07:00 PM
The May 17th Mayor and Council meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting is June 8th at 6 pm.
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Ocean Avenue Paving Update
Added on: 04/22/2016 at 07:00 PM
Paving of Ocean Avenue is underway but going slower than anticipated.    Paving activities will continue next week in the northern section of Ocean Avenue from 11th Avenue to the bridge into Avon.   Please be attentive to detour signs and plan alternate routes over either the Main Street bridge or the Route 35 bridge.   Thank you and have a great weekend.
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Ocean Avenue Paving & Avon Bridge
Added on: 04/20/2016 at 07:00 PM
Good Afternoon, this is your Business Administrator Colleen Connolly with an important message. Paving of Ocean Avenue will commence tomorrow, April 21st with street closures from 11th Avenue south to the boarder of Spring Lake. Paving activities will continue on Friday, April 22nd with the northern section of Ocean Avenue closed, from 11th Avenue to the bridge into Avon. Please plan alternate routes over either the Main Street bridge or the Route 35 bridge and as always be attentive to detour signs. Thank you!
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Hydrant Flushing - April 2016
Added on: 04/11/2016 at 07:00 PM
As in every Spring, the Borough has transferred from American Water back to water drawn from its own wells.  As part of this transfer, the Department of Public Works will be conducting a comprehensive flushing of the water system over the next several days starting tonight, Monday night.  Flushing will occur between the hours of 8pm and 4am so as to minimize impact to your home. Residents may expect to see a temporary discoloration of the water and/or a decrease of pressure when the flushing is occurring.  We recommend that you avoid running your tap water, using the washing machine or dishwasher during the hours of 8pm to 4am.  If you do experience any discoloration please run cold water through your taps until it runs clear.   As always, we thank you for your cooperation and patience.  Please contact Belmar DPW with any questions at 732-681-0452.
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Belmar VIP/Senior Luncheon for April 6th Rescheduled
Added on: 04/04/2016 at 07:00 PM
This Wednesday's senior luncheon has been rescheduled for April 13th at 11 am.
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2016 Summer Taxi License Auction
Added on: 03/16/2016 at 07:00 PM
NOTICE BOROUGH OF BELMAR   AUCTION   Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.     Pursuant to Borough Ordinances, Chapter 21, a sale at public auction shall be conducted by the Municipal Clerk or designee at the Municipal Building, 601 Main Street, Belmar, New Jersey, of ten (10) Summer Taxi Owner’s Licenses. Said sale shall take place on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. prevailing time.   In each instance, the sale of each taxi owner’s license shall be made at public auction, with a minimum bid of $400, and shall be sold to the highest bidder for cash and the monies received from said sales shall be turned over to the Chief Financial Officer for deposit in the General Municipal Treasury. No person or company may hold or purchase more than one license.   Each Summer Taxi Owner’s License would be valid from May 15th to September 15th for the year 2016. Each license is for the operation of no more than five (5) vehicles.   The Borough shall have the option to grant a one year extension for 2017 for each licensee holder; any such extension request must be made by the license holder in writing to the borough clerk prior to February 1, 2017.  The borough may approve or reject the request for extension which would be payable at the same annual rate.   The highest bidder of each license will be required to complete an application and submit proof of insurance and vehicle registration. Upon submission of documents and all monies each taxicab driver that works for said licensed owner shall be required to complete an application and submit appropriate fees for a Summer Taxi Driver’s License.   All license holders and taxicab operators will be required to be processed by the Belmar Police Department which includes fingerprinting and a background check.       April Claudio, Borough Clerk
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IRS Phone Scam Alert
Added on: 02/22/2016 at 03:00 AM
The Belmar Police Department has received many reports from concerned citizens in relation to suspicious phone calls. The caller claims to be from the IRS and is insisting that the recipient owes money immediately.  Please be assured that if you receive an unexpected phone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS and you are threatened with immediate legal action and arrest if you do not pay, chances are it is not really the IRS calling. If you receive a phone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS but you suspect they are not an IRS employee, please do the following: 1. Record the employee's name, badge number, call back number and caller ID if available.  2. Call 1-800-366-4484 to determine if the caller is an IRS employee with a legitimate need to contact you.              a. If the person is an IRS employee, call them back.             b. If not, report the incident to TIGTA and to the IRS at phishing@irs.gov (Subject: IRS Phone Scam) The real contact number for the IRS where you can get information about your taxes is: 1-800-829-1040.
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Help Wanted - Electric Subcode Official & Inspector
Added on: 02/11/2016 at 10:00 AM
APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR PART TIME CLASS 1 ELECTRIC SUBCODE OFFICIAL & INSPECTOR. APPLICANTS MUST BE LICENSED. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FEBRUARY 26, 2016.  APPLY AT THE BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN ST. BELMAR, N.J. FROM 9AM to 4:00PM OR EMAIL RESUME TO APRIL CLAUDIO, MUNICIPAL CLERK, AT ACLAUDIO@BORO.BELMAR.NJ.US
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Help Wanted - Part Time Dispatcher
Added on: 02/11/2016 at 02:00 PM
Part-time Police Dispatcher/Communication Officer wanted for the Belmar Police Department.  All applicants must be able to work rotating shifts and holidays. All applicants must pass a thorough background investigation.  Emergency Dispatching experience and 9-1-1 certification are required. Experience with New World software preferred.  Candidates will be required to take and pass a civil service examination to be given at a later date.  Please send resume to April Claudio, Municipal Clerk, 601 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719 or aclaudio@boro.belmar.nj.us by March 1, 2016 or applications can be filled out at 601 Main Street, Monday through Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm.
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Help Wanted - Clerical - Temporary Position
Added on: 02/09/2016 at 01:00 PM
  FULL TIME CLERICAL POSITION. THIS IS A 6 MONTH TEMPORARY POSITION - $16 PER AN HOUR. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE 3-5 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE. ALSO MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN MICROSOFT OFFICE PRODUCTS. EXPERIENCE WITH EDMUNDS SOFTWARE IS PREFERRED. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FEBRUARY 19, 2016.  PLEASE SEND RESUME WITH COVER LETTER TO APRIL CLAUDIO, MUNICIPAL CLERK, BELMAR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 601 MAIN STREET, BELMAR, N.J. OR ACLAUDIO@BORO.BELMAR.NJ.US
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President's Day
Added on: 02/08/2016 at 10:00 AM
Borough Offices will be closed on Monday, February 15th.
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Snow Removal
Added on: 01/26/2016 at 04:00 PM
Good Evening, this is Mayor Matt Doherty with an important storm message. Due to the large volume of snow we are giving homeowners and businesses a little extra time to clear their sidewalks. However, all sidewalks must be clear of snow by 7am, Thursday January 28th when our Code Enforcement will start ticketing. Belmar PD and DPW are clearing out fire hydrants. We need your help, if you have a hydrant near your property and are able to help dig it out please do so. We thank you for your cooperation.
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Jan 2016 winter storm alert #10
Added on: 01/23/2016 at 09:25 AM
30% of Belmar is out of power right now but JCP&L is aware and working on it. If you lose power please notify JCP&L by calling 1-888-LIGHTSS DPW is out plowing the streets now. It is imperative that everyone stay off the streets. Please do not take your car out on the road, you will get stuck. Taking your car out and getting stuck is just delaying the plowing. 
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Jan 2016 Winter Storm Alert #4
Added on: 01/22/2016 at 09:20 AM
  IF YOU HAVEN'T SIGNED UP FOR THE CODE RED ALERTS, PLEASE DO SO. CLICK ON THE BELMAR ALERTS LINK AT THE TOP OF THE WEBSITE. 
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Jan 2016 Winter Storm Alert #5
Added on: 01/22/2016 at 10:20 AM
Please make sure you have batteries and flashlights ready for the weekend. In the event of a power outage: Call JCP&L toll-free, 24-hour Outage Reporting Line, 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) Report your outage via text message. Text REG to 544487 (LIGHTS).
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