January 2022 Meeting Minutes

A regular membership  meeting of the Ocean Grove Homeowners Association (OGHOA) was held on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 10:00 via Zoom – there was no live meeting.

The meeting was called to order by Joyce Klein, President, at 10:20 am. Joyce welcomed all and began the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.


  • Neptune Township Committee meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Mondays of the month in person or via Town Hall Streams.
  • Girlfriends’ Weekend will be February 25-27.
  • The OGHOA supports the request for donations to St. Paul’s Food Pantry.
  • Look for the campaign to support Jersey Shore Medical Center.
  • Note that the OGHOA Facebook Page will be updated routinely to share news of upcoming special events.

Joyce introduced Tressa Yurman, our newly appointed liaison from the Neptune Police Department.  Officer Yurman, presented a short biography.  She then spoke about issues facing the town—auto burglaries, snow emergency regulations, checking on elderly neighbors, etc. She also reccommended members alert the police if they are going to be away for long periods…

Guest Speaker:

Jayson Urig of J Urig Contracting had a last minute work challenge and was unable rot join us.

Township Committeeman Rob Lane addressed the group, giving a description of how the Neptune Township Council rotates its leadership, and discussing 2022 plans for Fletcher Lake including a possible living shoreline and Ocean Grove’s rampant geese problem.

Camp Meeting President Michael Badger addressed the group and responded to a number questions on the rebuilding of the pier.

OGHOA Reports and Updates:

Treasurer’s report – George Germann reported that the OGHOA is in excellent financial condition. Currently the OGHOA does not 501.3C status – Barbara Burns discussed the value of such status.

Joyce reminded all that it is Membership renewal time and she asked all to submit their payments on line via OGHOA Website.

Joyce Klein of the Parking Committee discussed the current status of parking and a possible township parking survey. Nancy Clarke mentioned the rules for parking during a snow emergency noting that ordinance will be posted on the OGHOA Facebook page. Questions followed.

Nancy Clarke, Chair of the  Committee reported that currently there are 3 derelict buildings on the list.

Bob Lamont, chair of the OGHOA Green Committee, noted that the Committee is resuming its meetings with its next set for February 16.  He also advised that Neptune Township has its own new Green Team Committee which will have its first meeting February 25.

Joan Venezia , chair of the North End Redevelopment Committee, reported that there was no new significant news.

Some general questions followed on the roll-out of 5G Internet Service and the selection process for local Boards and Committees.

The meting adjourned at 11:12am. Respectfully submitted, Theresa R. Checki, OGHOA Secretary