Brigantine Taxpayers Association News Blog

Too Much In Brigantine Fund Balance. Over-Taxation.

Brigantine’s City Manager submitted his 2018 municipal budget.  It’s now up to the City Council to work on it in preparation for its final approval. The public hasn’t yet seen all these numbers that determine property taxes.  We believe two numbers stand out that should get the public’s attention. The

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Brigantine Property Tax Assessments

I attended yesterday’s City Council meeting specifically to make the following statement during the last public comment. “Last month, a resident addressed Council, for a second time, on apparent inequities and problems affecting property owners. These issues are property assessments and property tax appeals. He presented Council with a lot

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Brigantine Links Golf Issues.

The City of Brigantine owns and oversees the management of an 18-hole golf course and clubhouse (The Links). Why should this fact matter to taxpayers? Is the status quo the best way to face current and future challenges to this municipally-owned business? This is a community issue. Taxpayers need to

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Brigantine Teacher Salaries

This is our letter-to-the-editor which was printed on June 8, 2017 in The Press of Atlantic City regarding its editorial on overpaid teachers. “Two sentences in the editorial should open taxpayers’ eyes.   ‘Of the 10 NJ school districts that pay teachers the most, four are in South Jersey’, and ‘Pay

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