Category: Comment is Free

Broadwalk Broadcast

Red Bank Borough is holding a hybrid “in-the-room” and Zoom “Broadwalk Round Table” meeting this Wednesday, 29 June @6.00pm. Attendees will be “invited to discuss the potential upcoming Broadwalk season“. How much this will just be a platform for some…

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Red Bank Borough gets a lesson in ZOOM

Full marks to FHI Studios’ Zoom presentation about the developing Red Bank Master Plan. Of course, there were shortcomings in the topics and subsequent responses to questions and comments, but at all times there was a transparency to the proceedings…

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Zoom, Zoom, Zoom…

There are at least three important public meetings slated for this week on the borough calendar; A Police Public Forum, a council Workshop meeting and a Master Plan “Update Session“. Police Public Forum, Monday @6.00pm: Given the last few days’…

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Red Bank Matters… Hybrid Vigour

From 5.30pm, Wednesday 25 May, 2022, the Mayor and Council of Red Bank will be holding its first “hybrid” ZOOM/in-person meeting. I’m assuming the new time permits real and virtual attendees to network before the meeting. Still, given the history…

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Zoom “Chat”, OPRA and all that…

Just a few days ago I made an OPRA request to the Borough of Red Bank via opramachine.com. It was a fairly simple request which should have been quite easily dealt with. But for some reason, it was a bit…

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Red Bank, We Have A Problem…

An everyday tale of unintended consequences for the Charter Commission Within a few days of holding a public consultation forum to which nobody came (okay, two diligent members of the community answered the call) Red Bank’s Charter Study Commission was…

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Mayor & Council – Workshop: 11 May 2022

Well, another month has passed and it’s another M&C Workshop and Council Meeting. I’m not certain a foreigner like me can actually grasp the difference between a “workshop session” and an actual meeting especially when they’re scheduled simultaneously, but I…

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Charter Commission Inaction: May 4, 2022

Well, two residents turned up and there was a reported but undisclosed number of emails plus one or two off the record phone calls, so the commission at least could continue on hearsay. Which, of course, they did. And Red…

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All Comment Is Free… May 2022

When other websites’ “Comments” don’t work, or are hogged by partisan people who think they’re politicians – yes… I know, there will always be a space for you here to make your point. If it’s a good question, who knows,…

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