March 2019

A meeting of the Ocean Grove Homeowner Association was held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association Community Room, 28 Pilgrim Pathway.

The meeting was called to order at 10:05 am by Barbara Burns, President. A prayer was followed by the flag salute.

Welcome and Announcements:

Barbara welcomed Rob Lane, Neptune Township Committee

She announced that the Ocean Grove Beautification Committee is seeking volunteers; that membership renewals for the Ocean Grove Shuffleboard Committee are underway and that if membership renewals were made by May 1, 2 free guest passes would be included.  Also, a reminder that for the 150th Anniversary of Ocean Grove, a free 1-year membership to the OG Homeowners Association would be given to new members who apply prior to May 31.

Treasurer’s Report:  financially the Association is in very good order. This year a mass mailing went out to 1,840 homes town-wide for membership renewal.  The response so far has been favorable.  As an aside, George is his capacity as President of the Shuffle Board Association suggested that residents consider joining.

Committee Reports:

North End–Barbara, on behalf of Joan Venezia, reported that things seem to be moving forward on the North End Development.  The redevelopment agreement is being drafted, and an informal tech review was done by the HPC (copies of reports are available following the filing of an OPRA request.

At the Homeowners April Meeting, the speaker will be Vito Gadaleta, Neptune’s Business Administrator, who bring us up to date on the North End project as well as other matters.

Guest Speaker:  Barbara welcomed Dr. Tami Crader, Superintendent of Schools for Neptune. Following an introduction that included her personal background, Dr. Crader provided a great deal of information on what was happening in the Neptune schools.  She discussed a number of initiatives and the progress that the students were making as well as goals going forward.  A lively discussion with the homeowners followed.

The meeting adjourned at 11:10 am.

Respectfully submitted,  Theresa Checki, Secretary for the OGHOA