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Stop the abuse of Ocean Grove by the Neptuners. We need our own representative on the Township Committee. Paul Goldfinger photo ©.   Or, secede!


By Paul Goldfinger, Editor @Blogfinger.net.

On August 5  (see link) we posted an article regarding whether Neptune Township should follow Asbury’s lead and consider a ward system so that Ocean Grove could have its own ward representative on the Township Committee.  No one from Ocean Grove  commented to say that they agreed with that proposition.

? ward election system in Neptune

But in Asbury, 409 signatures were obtained on a petition to have the question placed on the Nov. 6 ballot.   The petition effort was implemented by the “Committee for a More Equitable Asbury Park.”

According to the Coaster, the idea would divide AP into three wards  “with seats for a candidate from each ward, the mayor’s seat, and one candidate at large, keeping the number of elected officials at five  (the same number as Neptune.)

How come we don’t have a “Committee for a More Equitable Neptune Township?”   Why don’t the Groaners  stand up for the OG citizens?

VALERIE MASTERSON from Gilbert and Sullivan’s Mikado   “So Please You Sir, We Much Regret”  from the film Quartet.

To the Neptune Mayor:

“So please you, Sir, we much regret
If we have failed in etiquette
Towards a man of rank so high —
We shall know better by and by”



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