Tinton Falls Borough Council Honors Local Sports Champs, Addresses Landfill Odor Concerns

In a recent meeting of the Tinton Falls Borough Council, the most notable event was the recognition of local youth football and cheerleading teams’ achievements. The council also addressed ongoing landfill odor complaints and discussed progress on various capital projects.

Council member Michael Nesci praised the Monmouth Falcons’ performance, highlighting the team’s dedication and the supportive role of parents and volunteers. The Falcons, a youth football team, and their cheerleading counterparts, won several championships in the Shore Pop Warner league. Nesci expressed his admiration for the athletes’ tenacity and committed to presenting them with a certificate of recognition at their upcoming banquet.

The council meeting also tackled the unpleasant odors emanating from a local landfill. Borough Engineer, Tom Neff, reported escalating complaints about the smell and urged residents to report any issues directly to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Neff emphasized the importance of logging complaints to ensure they are properly addressed. He also provided updates on several capital projects, including the development of softball fields and the design for a new restroom building at Wardell Park.

In other news, the council discussed upcoming local holiday events, the transition of planning board leadership, and an ordinance amendment to alter payment terms for special police duty assignments. Council member Lori Paone emphasized the importance of residents filing odor complaints with the DEP, echoing Neff’s earlier remarks.

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Vito Perillo
City Council Officials:
Frank Lodato, Robert Clayton, Gary Baldwin, Michael Nesci, Lori Paone, Joseph Mirachi, Richard Wallace, Joel Natter, Robert Markoff, William F. Holobowski, Robert McCoy, Jennifer Beahm (Planner), Leon Avakian (Inc.), Tom Neff (Engineer), Dennis Collins (Board Attorney), Trish Zibrin (Board Secretary)

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