BLTA September Meeting 2014, Rousing Success…

The BLTA September 13th, General Meeting was held at the BL First Aid Squad Bldg. and over 80 people showed up to participate.  Several highlights were;

A Revised Constitution and Bylaws were read and approved.  They are available in the Resources section of this web site.

The election of Officers and Trustee’s were approved.  They are: Steve Danatos, President.  John Tennyson, Vice President.  Bruce Allen, Treasurer.  Dick Malacrea, Secretary.  Trustee’s, Lee-Anne Oros and Melinda Decker.

An informative discussion on our Local Regional School District was presented by;

Marilyn Wasilewski, President of the LBI School Board of Education and our representative to the SRSD Board of Education.

Dr. Craig Henry, Superintendent of the Southern Regional School District.

Steven Terhune, Asst. Superintendent and CFO of the SRSD.

Additional information, when supplied by the SRSD, will be posted on this Web Site.


Latest update on the local Real Estate market…..

Just a quick snapshot of what is selling in our Town…..

January to September of 2014.

Residential, Sold, Hi: $2,300,000 Lo: $155,000. Median: $772,500. Avg: $881,350.

Multi-Family, Sold, Hi:$589,000. Lo: $589,000. Avg: $589,000.

Commercial, None Sold.

BLTA September General Meeting

We look forward to seeing you at the Barnegat Light Taxpayer’s Association September General Meeting.

September 13th, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at the First Aid Squad Building on 10th Street.

We are pleased to have as our guest speakers;

Marilyn Wasilewski, President LBI School Board

Craig Henry, Superintendent SRSD

Steven Terhune, Business Administrator SRSD

They will be pleased to answer your questions regarding the Schools portion of your Tax bill.

Refreshments will be served.  We look forward to your company.

Thank you, the BLTA.

Thank You….

Dottie Reynolds beams over two large trophy’s won by our award winning Lifeguards.




The wheels on the bus go round and round…..

Take a minute to review these two important stories regarding the Free Bus service on the Island.



School Bells are Ringing…..

This is the latest update on your local school $$$ at work….


The latest update on the testing off our coast, please click on the link below.

Congratultions are in order…..

Congratulations to all who participated.  Please follow the link to read about your Barnegat Light Beach Patrol.

Les Poissons….Les Poissons….

Les Poissons, Les Poissons, how I love little fish’s….



If you see it, report it! Clean Ocean Action needs your help to make sure the marine animals are not impacted once this study is underway and if they are, that these findings are adequately reported. If you are at the beach or on the water and you see distressed animals (i.e. dead fish or stranded marine mammals), report the incident using these simple steps:

a. Record the information – record the date, time and location and take photos!

b. Report the incident – call Clean Ocean Action at 732-872-0111 or email at to let us know what you saw! If you see a stranded marine mammal, call the Marine Mammal Stranding Center at 609-266-0538.

BLTA July General Meeting draws a large crowd....

BLTA July General Meeting draws a large crowd….

The July General Meeting of the Barnegat Light Taxpayers’ Association drew over 95 people on a beautiful sunny morning this past Saturday, July 12th.  With rapt attention they listened to Officer Megan Keller of the LBTPD talk about the Street Smart program, Jennifer Begonia of the LBI Arts Foundation and Mayor Kirk Larson, who gave an very interesting report on the state of the Borough.  Following the meeting the annual Meet & Greet picnic was held featuring delectable’s  prepared by the Board of the BLTA.  A good time was had by all……DSCF1204

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