The Point Pleasant Boro Council addressed its budget Tuesday, voting to exceed the appropriation limits on the fiscal plan and establish a higher CAP bank.
Council members approved the ordinance to raise the 2.5 percent CAP to 3.5 percent, amounting to an increase of nearly $480,000.
In other matters:
Kasey L. Collins, Matthew F. Nickerson and Robert J. Tobias were sworn in as new Point Pleasant Boro police officers.
Borough Hall was significantly more crowded
for the meeting, as families and friends gathered to watch the officers take
Tobias and Nickerson will attend the Ocean County Police Academy starting on Aug. 4, Police Chief Larry Williams said. Collins, a recent graduate of the Academy, does not need to return for training, the chief added.
After the celebratory crowd left with the new officers, the council privately convened for an executive session to discuss personnel matters regarding the Police Department and the Department of Public Works. Council also discussed contractual matters involving Teamster #469 in closed session.