By Senator Declan O’Scanlon
The lack of government response and preparedness for the first winter storm of the season was clearly a failure,” Senator O’Scanlon said. “Although it was somewhat ameliorated by the moving target forecast, there’s no question we should have been better-prepared, and more on top of the treacherous situation as it evolved.
However, the answer for that failure is NOT to waste obscene amounts of taxpayer money by over-brining roads, every time the temperature dips below 40 degrees.
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Posted: December 11th, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Declan O'Scanlon, New Jersey, News, Opinion | Tags: Brining, Murphy Administration, NJ DOT, Opinion, Senator Declan O'Scanlon, Winter storm | 2 Comments »
With a significant winter storm expected to hit Monmouth County on Wednesday, March 7, Sheriff Shaun Golden and his team are warning County residents to be prepared, stay informed and to follow the direction of public safety officials.
“We will be doing our jobs and ask that residents continue to monitor the weather and follow the direction of public safety officials,” said Sheriff Shaun Golden, whose office runs OEM. “It’s expected to be a major storm, particularly Wednesday afternoon through the evening. If we all heed the warnings, pay close attention and are prepared to act accordingly, it will help lessen the impact of the storm.” Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: March 6th, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Shaun Golden | Tags: Monmouth County News, OEM Coordinator Mike Oppegaard, Sheriff Shaun Golden, Winter storm | Comments Off on Sheriff Golden: Safety is top priority during the storm