Community Cars; Affordable transportation for any need for individuals over 60
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Flex-T Mobility Partner; Affordable transportation to work for people with reduced mobility
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Volunteer Drivers: Drive our cars and help others!
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The Monmouth County Sheriff's Office OEM has released a draft of the Hazardous Mitigation Plan. CLICK HERE FOR PRESS RELEASE
A copy of the DRAFT HAZARDOUS MITIGATION PLAN may be accessed through the press release.
The West Long Branch Recreation Commission will be offering full day summer camp for all students entering 1st through 9th grade beginning June 27 through August 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Shore Regional High School. No camp on Monday, July 4th. The fee is $225 if the application is received by 4:30 p.m. on June 6. The fee will go up to $250 if received after June 6.
The Summer Arts Program is a supplemental program to Summer Recreation Camp. The program is designed to provide students living in the West Long Branch community with an opportunity to develop their creativity and art skills in a fun, relaxed instructional environment. There is a fee of $65 to register in the Summer Art Program.
Registration forms for Summer Day Camp as well as the Summer Art Program will be provided to your child at his/her school. If you did not receive the forms, additional forms may be picked up at the West Long Branch Municipal Building, 965 Broadway, West Long Branch, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Deletion date June 30, 2016
Effective Monday, January 25, 2016 the Borough of West Long Branch will receive applications for Certificates of Occupancy (Sale and Rental) only online. Please click on the following link or copy and paste it in your web browser to make an application for a certificate of occupancy:
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This link may also be accessed in the ONLINE FORMS and HOUSING INSPECTOR sections of this website.
Deletion date September 28, 2016
The West Long Branch Police Department will issue applications for the position of Police Officer on Monday, June 27, through Monday, July 11, at the West Long Branch Police Department, 965 Broadway. Applicants must be certified by the New Jersey Police Training Commission as a Class “A” Officer or SLEO II waiverable. At least 60 college credits are mandatory.
All applications must be returned by 4:00 pm Friday, July 15.
The Borough of West Long Branch is an E.O.E.
Beginning May 4th, the office hours for the West Long Branch Tax Assessor will be on Wednesdays, from 1:15 PM to 4:15 PM.
RESIDENTS OF WEST LONG BRANCH
I would like to thank all of you for the continued public trust and
support that you have given to me as your Mayor. I respect this
position and consider it an honor and privilege to serve the
residents of West Long Branch.
Updated information regarding 2015 property reevaluations. The following is useful information on the 2014 Assessment Demonstration Program.
Big changes are quickly approaching for every single property owner in Monmouth County. Earlier this year, Governor Christie signed into law Senate Bill-1213 and Assembly-1591 (the “Act”) which taken together creates an “Assessment Demonstration Program” that will substantially change the property tax assessment and appeal process in New Jersey. The program modifies the timing of the appeal season and filing requirements so that assessment disputes are more likely to be settled prior to the filing of the final assessment list with the County Board of Taxation. The law proposed a ‘trial’ period for participating counties to allow for an alternative approach to the traditional assessment and appeal system practiced throughout the state. The goals of the Act are to achieve a more cost-effective and accurate property tax administration process. Monmouth County will be the first county to implement the Assessment Demonstration Program starting this year, 2013, to be effective for the 2014 tax year. By all accounts, Monmouth County is the standard bearer for the implementation of the new pilot program.
For Monmouth County and any other counties taking part in the pilot program, the law revises the relevant statutory dates for the assessment real property and for appealing those assessments, in the following ways:
• Notification of Assessment postcards must be sent by the municipality to property owners by November 15 of the pretax year, as opposed to the current deadline of February 1 of the tax year;
• Appeals of assessments to the county tax board must be filed by January 15 of the tax year, instead of the current April 1st deadline;
• If a municipality has undergone a municipal wide reassessment, Appeals of assessments to the county tax board must be filed by February 15 of the tax year, instead of the current May 1st deadline
• The deadline for filing appeals of assessments that exceed $1 million made directly to the Tax Court remains April 1 of the tax year.
The Act also grants a county tax board the power to compel a municipality within to implement a revaluation or reassessment of all real property within the municipality. If the municipality fails to complete the compelled revaluation or reassessment in a timely manner, the county tax board may contract for the revaluation or reassessment at the municipality’s cost.
It is important to note that property taxes and the tax rate are the result of the local budget process and may not be appealed. It is the municipality’s assessment on your property that is subject to appeal. A taxpayer considering an appeal should understand that they must prove their assessed value is unreasonable compared to actual market value of their property. By law, the municipality’s assessment is presumed to be correct. To be successful, this presumption of correctness must be overcome in order to achieve an assessment change.
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NOW YOU CAN PAY YOUR TAXES ONLINE!
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JCP&L customers who use electrically operated life support equipment or depend on private well water can register their account with the company to get updates on potential interruptions to their electric service, such as weather-related outages.
JCP&L maintains a critical care list of customers who depend on electrically operated life support equipment. To be included on this list, every year customers must complete and submit an authorization form signed by their physician. The list is used to contact customers should an outage affect their electric service for more than 24 hours.
JCP&L also has a list of homes and businesses that depend on electrically operated private wells for water. These customers also are notified if a power outage is expected to affect their electric service for more than 24 hours, in which case they would be advised of locations where water and ice are available.
Both the critical care customer and private well customer lists are provided to county and municipal Offices of Emergency Management.
To receive additional information and register accounts for the programs call 1-800-662-3115.
DO NOT MIX BRUSH WITH LEAVES OR GRASS CLIPPINGS. Limbs, branches, & brush may be placed curbside for pick up. Items MAY NOT protrude into roadway more than 3 feet. Branches and limb diameters MAY NOT EXCEED 6". Tree stumps are NOT picked up by the Borough.