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Point Beach Vote for Legal Action Against Jenkinson's was Not Valid

The measure needed 3 yes votes, but only got 2

The Oct. 26 Point Beach Borough Council vote to start legal action against Jenkinson's for not paying special event fees is not valid.

The measure required three affirmative votes, said Borough Administrator Christine Riehl on Monday.

That would have been a majority of the quorum at the meeting.

However, So the measure would have to be voted on again, and supported by a majority of the quorum present, to be valid.

At the Oct. 26 meeting, Council members Sean Hennessy and Frank Rizzo were absent.

Council members Kristine Tooker and Michael Corbally voted to have borough attorney Thomas Gannon research whether legal action should be launched in municipal or Superior Court and to then proceed.

Council member Tim Lurie voted no.

Mayor Vincent Barrella did not vote because in the mayor-borough council form of government, the mayor only votes when there is a tie.

So there were two yes votes of the quorum of five, which was not enough for the vote to be valid, something that none of the officials apparently realized that night.

Corbally said on Monday that he will reintroduce the measure at the next meeting, scheduled for Nov. 22.

Darlene Motto November 06, 2011 at 02:53 AM
David, Please, Thank the Beautification committee and kudos to yourself for making our town look beautiful. I don't care if you have dinners at your house. I am sure you spend well over the amount that is given and what is being questioned to make our town look good. If you ever need any help let me know, my husband will help you. I didn't even look at some of these posts because it will only annoy me. So with that, I hope you stop getting harassed and have a good night.
Darlene Motto November 06, 2011 at 03:08 AM
Sand, Ms. Kelly's husband is a great guy as well as mine. Neither one of our husband's want to get involved with the politics in this town. One of the two has to keep sane. I am becoming less involved because of the nonsense that goes on. Just look at these post.
Darlene Motto November 06, 2011 at 02:03 PM
leo, Sorry, You are a complete idiot, who ever you are. Quality of life issues effects everyone no matter where you live. IT IS ONE TOWN, so it does not matter which side you live on. What happens on the East side concerns and effects me just as well. I don't have a problem with anybody who does not speak english. If you look harder, I have many friends who don't speak english and they translate for me. I can't control what others say and do. I do have a facebook friend that is against illegals and that is his choice. I don't control my friends. There is many who have friends on Facebook that is part of groups and that is their choice. I can't stop them. I don't know anything about page suspension and I really don't care. Leo, you seem to be just another instigator in town just what we need.
Charles Clark November 08, 2011 at 11:41 AM
Joan, Sad to say...... I did. But I thought you were not going to worry about my grammar. Obviously you understand my post. By the way,,,,,,, not everyone that went to Point Beach was a scholar...... Hopefully you are not a teacher....... It is quite evident that you did not attend school in PPB either.
Charles Clark November 08, 2011 at 11:48 AM
Joan...... Do you work for the Boardwalk? Are you a retired Teacher? Where are you originally from?

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