Newest MEMBER: Congressman Jeff Van Drew (R-2nd) gives the oath of place of work to Tiny Egg Harbor Committeeman Daniel Maxwell during the Jan. 1 reorganization assembly. His spouse, Joy, retains the Bible.
Back TO Serve: Deputy Mayor Blaise Scibetta repeats the oath of office with Congressman Jeff Van Drew. His wife, Janet, and daughter Gabrielle join him.
Republican Congressman Jeff Van Drew traveled to Minor Egg Harbor on New Year’s Day to install new Committeeman Daniel Maxwell and re-elected Committeeman Blaise Scibetta, give the oath of office to Mayor John Kehm and Deputy Mayor Scibetta and mingle with the largely Republican crowd in town corridor.
It was also the past day of business for Committeewoman Barbara Jo Crea as she leaves to fill her write-up as Ocean County commissioner.
When nominating Kehm to proceed his purpose as mayor, Committeeman Ray Gormley famous that Kehm led the township by way of trying instances this past year as it struggled with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Very pleased Day: Mayor John Kehm accepts his posture for a different 12 months as Congressman Jeff Van Drew leads him by means of the oath of place of work. His is joined by spouse Melissa and daughters Brielle, Macy and Vienna.
“I’m grateful that you have the believe in in me to guide us as a team,” Kehm explained to the committee, incorporating, “If not for the public, we would not be right here.” He also thanked the volunteers who provide on many committees and emergency services.
Maxwell thanked former Committeewoman Lisa Stevens for the very last six decades. “You did great work,” he mentioned.
Crea thanked Gormley for his get the job done in acquiring the dredging of various lagoons in town on keep track of. “I also want to thank the inhabitants for allowing for me to serve them the final 11 several years. When I took workplace, there were only 3 concrete bins in public performs for recycling and with a recycling committee and (former general public works supervisor) Tony Savino, we produced a start out and it is appear to what you see today. I’m also very pleased of the work I did for the senior citizens by the senior advisory board and it will carry on to present the several providers and information and facts that they need.
FARE THEE Well: Committeewoman Barbara Jo Crea leaves to fill her place as Ocean County commissioner.
“Although I am shifting on to county commissioner, I’ll carry on to contact Minimal Egg Harbor my home. I’m nevertheless only a phone call away,” she explained.
Gormley congratulated Maxwell and Scibetta on their election wins. “The people can see what a group working with each other can do for a city. We have the ideal group steering the bus. Of course, we’re the elected officials, but without having the aid of our volunteers … our to start with support, firemen, really do not forget about them – 24/7 they response that bell.”
Scibetta thanked his “new friend” Maxwell. “It’s a honor currently being up below. I’m pretty beneficial for the staff and the congressman. He’s the top of the team and it goes down to the citizens to retain us going ahead. We will go the township ahead in a positive course while nevertheless maintaining it “Our Minimal Treasure by the Bay’ (town slogan).”
Kehm finished the remarks by yet again thanking Van Drew for taking time to give the oaths of office and turned his consideration to Crea. “Bobbi and I have been with each other a long time. Though you go away for Ocean County, Minor Egg Harbor is nonetheless your family. Thank you for your experience and leadership, and even though you are sitting down on the board, I know we will do good matters together.”
— Pat Johnson