Written by Michael Feely Thursday, July 03, 2014 10:21 am
City Council’s special morning meeting Wednesday, June 25 resulted in council approving the city manager to enter into contracts with Lt. Tim Reed as the new police chief and Capt. Alan Weidner as the new fire chief.
Reed, a 25-year veteran with the Brigantine Police Department, started in 1988 as a special officer. He became a full-time officer in 1989. He was promoted to sergeant in 2003 and lieutenant in 2011.
Reed oversaw the city’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Investigative Bureau. He is probably best known for his computer/communication expertise setting up both the police and city websites, as well as using social media and Nixle to promote the department’s programs to the community. During Superstorm Sandy, the police department was the key source for information.
Reed was assigned to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Intelligence Unit in 2003 and was the Municipal Counter Terrorism Coordinator. He has received letters of commendation, including several from cooperative investigations with the New Jersey State Police.
He has been married to Beth Reed for more than 20 years and they have three girls – Courtney, 14; Sarah, 12; and Abigail, 8.
Weidner joined the Fire Department in 1990 as a firefighter/EMT. He received a promotion in 2004 to lieutenant and was promoted to captain in April of 2008. He is a 22-year member of the Dive Rescue Team. He also serves as a fire instructor at the Atlantic County Fire Training Academy in Egg Harbor Township.
His community involvement includes serving as a member of the Brigantine Planning/Zoning board, the Environmental Commission, as a volunteer with the Lighthouse renovation, Haneman Park construction, and Shark Park construction.
While council was in session, smoke appeared over the office of court administration that is next to council chambers. The smoke was a result of a worn-out air-conditioner belt, but many jokingly wanted to know if the smoke was black or white (in reference to the ‘papal conclave’ custom). It appears to have been white.
Shop fresh and local!
Weekly farmer’s market featuring many items such as fresh produce, honey, artisanal cheeses, and organic coffee!
Market Located @ 15th & Revere Boulevard (by City Hall)
See Farmer’s Market page on Green Team website and Brigantine Farmer’s Market on Facebook for vendors, FAQs and calendar of weekly market events:
CITY OF BRIGANTINE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUTION TO SELL ICE CREAM ON THE BEACHES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a live public auction will be held by the Division of
Purchasing, for the City of Brigantine, Atlantic County, State of New Jersey on Friday, June 13,
2014 at 2:00 p.m. prevailing time at Brigantine City Hall, in the Municipal Courtroom:
Exclusive License to Vend Ice Cream on the public beaches of Brigantine
The license shall be valid through December 31, 2014. The exclusive license shall be to vend ice
cream on the beaches of Brigantine where vending is allowed pursuant to §105-61 as amended
by Ordinance 4-2014. The minimum bid for the auction shall be $40,000.00. The successful
bidder shall post a deposit in the form of a cashier’s check in the amount of $4,000.00
immediately after the auction. The successful bidder shall comply with the following:
• Comply with Brigantine City Code §105-54 through §105-77, Ordinance 4-2014,
Resolution 2014-98, and other specifications as provided in the bid packet
• The successful bidder shall pay 50% of the remaining balance 15 days after the auction
• The successful bidder shall pay the remaining balance 30 days after the auction.
Specifications, required bid documents, and other information, may be obtained at the City
Manager’s office, during regular business hours (9:00 am to 4:00 pm), or by phone at 609-266-
7600 ext. 212;
Vendors are required to comply with the requirements ofN.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C.
17:27-1 et seq.
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Brigantine City wide Community Yard Sale Sponsored by The Brigantine Beach Chamber of Commerce.
May 24 & 25 – Memorial Day Weekend.
And to make your Yard Sale just a little more fun, enter our Lost Shaker of Sale Contest!
On Saturday, May 24th…
1. Visit the island’s Yard Sales & snap a photo of the most unique Salt Shaker you can find!
2. Visit our Facebook Page (Brigantine Chamber) & post your pics with the tag #brigsaltshaker.
The photo that our judges select as the most interest Lost Shaker of Salt will win a gift certificate
to Laguna Grill on the beach in Brigantine so you can enjoy your own Margarita!
All entires must be posted on the Chamber’s Facebook page by Five O’Clock Somewhere on Saturday May 24th!