Police Department Invites Input for On-Site Assessment

The Brick Township Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of its program to maintain accreditation status by verifying that it meets nationally recognized professional standards.

Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with best practice standards in five basic areas: the administrative function, the personnel function, the operations function, the investigative function, and the arrestee/detainee function.

Agency employees and the public are invited to offer comments by calling 732-262-1107 on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 between the hours of 10:00 am – 11:00 am. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team. Email comments can be sent to the police department at employment@brickpd.com.

Telephone comments are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with the NJSACOP standards. A copy of the standards is available for inspection at the Brick Township Police Department, 401 Chambers Bridge Road. Please contact Lt. Vincent Coburn at 732-262-4786 for more information.

Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Brick Township Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them by email to Harry J Delgado, Ed.S Accreditation Program Director, hdelgado@njsacop.org, or write to the New Jersey State Association of Chief’s of Police, Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission at 751 Route 73 North, Suite 12, Marlton, N.J. 08053

Floodplain Management Plan Progress Report

The Township of Brick Floodplain Management Committee, in accordance with the requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP’s) Community Rating System (CRS) Activity 510, has performed its annual review of progress on the implementation of initiatives identified in the Township’s Floodplain Management plan.  The plan has been submitted to Township Council and is available online for public review (http://www.bricktownship.net/index.php/floodplain-maps-information/).  Hardcopies of the plan are available at the Brick Township library and the Township Clerk’s Office. This progress report provides the status of action items and supports the reduction of flood vulnerability in the Township.

 

Alzheimer’s Care Giver Support Group

The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey hosts a Care Giver Support Group on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 3pm at the Senior Outreach Center, 373 Adamston Road.  Call 1-800-272-3900 for info.

Click here to view a flyer: Brick_support_group_flier

Storm Damaged Property Inspection Requests

NOTICE TO STORM-DAMAGED PROPERTY OWNERS:

The August 13, 2018, weather event produced numerous issues, including property damage to some homes in Brick Township. While many will have the necessary repairs completed quickly, others may not. Those homes which remain damaged will need to be inspected by our office before December 31, 2018, to determine if a temporary adjustment to the 2019 tax assessment is appropriate.

Naturally we are hopeful that you are able to remediate the damage quickly; however, if you are not, we ask you to please complete the form available on the Brick Township website to schedule an inspection of any unrepaired damage before December 31, 2018. These storm inspections will be taking place during October, November and December.

Note that this Tax Assessment inspection is IN ADDITION to any safety or building permit inspections conducted by various other township departments. Should you have any questions, our office number is 732-262-1069. Please indicate that you are calling regarding a STORM DAMAGE INSPECTION.

Irene F. Raftery, CTA

Tax Assessor

Posted: August 15, 2018

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PROPERTY DAMAGE INSPECTION REQUEST FORM

New Medicare Cards Being Mailed Now

Medicare has started mailing of new Medicare card to all beneficiaries in New Jersey!  

  • New number called MEDICARE BENEFICIARY IDENTIFIER (MBI)
  • 11 characters, mix of letters and numbers
  • Random number -not associated with SSA number, or how collecting benefits

REMINDERS FOR CLIENTS:

  • New cards are FREE. Beware of scams asking for money or bank information over the phone related to the new cards.
  • Mailing will take time. Your card may arrive at a different time than your friend or neighbor.
  • Make sure your mailing address is up to date. Contact Social Security to check at 1-800-772-1213 or ssa.gov/myaccount.
  • Only your Medicare number is changing. Your Social Security number stays the same.  Keep any insurance cards you have from your Medigap, Part D, Medicare Advantage or retiree health plans.
  • Your Medicare coverage and benefits will stay the same.
  • Start using your new card as soon as you get it.
  • Beginning January 1, 2020, you can only use the new Medicare card and new number.
  • Be sure to destroy your old red, white, and blue Medicare card.
  • Health care providers can look up your new Medicare number if you forget your card.