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Manasquan Opposition to Free Beach Badges

Resolution before council

In addition to a public hearing that would decide more than $13 million in rebuilding and capital improvements, Manasquan Borough Council will decide whether to support or oppose a state proposal to make beach badges free.

Manasquan— like so many other towns — charges seasonally, weekly and daily rates for beach badges, and season badges are seeing a surge of purchases in December with beachgoers supporting the rebuild efforts, officials said.

However, a state initiative to make beach badges free is being pushed most noteably by state Sen. Steve Sweeney, who recently said towns who receive federal funding for beaches should not be able to charge for access.

In addition to other business, Borough Council will decide a resolution opposing free beach badges at its meeting, 4 p.m. Dec. 27 at borough hall.

The meeting's full agenda is attached.

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Local Reader December 28, 2012 at 01:58 AM
As expected, you showed your true potential, "get going." Listening to the masses has always been your downfall. Who personalized it to Manasquan? That was you. BTW, between your public salary, taxpayer-paid benefits, stipends AND summer beach job, you can't complain. Potential? 200x / hour your wild dreams. Grow up. Or, just keep "keeping Manasquan, Manasquan."
Local Reader December 28, 2012 at 02:02 AM
@Dom, it's not about you - don't make it. Nor, allow others to use your name because they know you through association and tournaments. Bottom line, I didn't say anyone was "getting rich," nor imply it. That was your boy JP. What you need to remember is what was the original topic....who would pay the lifeguards and beach cleaners? Answer hasn't changed, those who buy badges, ie tourists and bennies. Isn't it time that locals give locals a break, especially when it's locals who pay their base and full time wages in the first place? Pick your battles....you don't want this one.
Local Reader December 28, 2012 at 02:39 AM
Hahaha @getgoing. "We'll said?" He said what you asked him to, or should I say, that which you typed in using his permissive name. I've read your prior posts on varied subjects. You have real aggression issues. Rub one out.
getgoing1973 December 28, 2012 at 01:32 PM
and you have the anonymous skills of a patch blogger. i wanna be just like you when I grow up. soon as i get a real job like you probably have (if blogging all day is a real job). youre nothing short of an over opionated cyber bully. and no need to rub one out, us underachievers get plenty of chicks. so in summation, your tirades are just a rant of a jealous individual. now go away or i shall taunt you a second time
Local Reader December 29, 2012 at 02:54 AM
"anonymous blogger." "over-opinionated cyber bully." "underachiever." You describe yourself well; your prior posts confirm all 3 - repeatedly. And threaten someone online with a "taunt?" Grow up; stick to the subject matter - which is, should beaches be free? Do you have an opinion on the headline, or do you not understand the subject matter?

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