Barbara ‘Bobbi Jo’ Crea (Equipped Photo)
Tiny Egg Harbor Township Committeewoman and previous Mayor Barbara “Bobbi Jo” Crea, who was picked by the Ocean County Republican Screening Committee in February to operate to fill the location of retiring GOP Ocean County Commissioner Gerry P. Minimal, is not worried about a obstacle at the March 10 Ocean County Republican Organization’s convention.
She suggests she was unanimously chosen by the 9 customers of the screening committee – Commissioners Jack Kelly, Gary Quinn and Virginia Haines, Ocean County GOP Vice Chair Barbara Lanuto, O.C. GOP Finance Chair Jerry Dasti, O.C. Sheriff Mike Mastronardy, condition Sen. Bob Singer, and Mayors Robert Sabosik of Issue Pleasurable Borough and Michael Reina of Jackson Township.
“While there have been quite a few intelligent, competent candidates trying to find the endorsement of the Ocean County Screening Committee, some who may go to the conference floor, I do not assume a major problem at the county GOP conference,” mentioned Crea.
But what about the point that Very long Beach Island has experienced a seat on the 5-man or woman board of commissioners, previously called the board of preferred freeholders, considering the fact that 1936? If Crea earns the Republican nomination, she would just about definitely acquire in November’s election, considering Ocean County is the most Republican county in New Jersey. Can she stand for LBI?
“Long Beach front Island is paramount to the financial motor of Ocean County, with a remarkable ratable base,” said Crea. “Over the many years I have constructed interactions with most of the Ocean County leaders, leaders of Long Seaside Island as nicely of the southern stop of the county. As a commissioner, I will continue on to battle tricky for all of the people not only on Extensive Beach Island and the southern conclude of the county, but for all residents in each town, to supply the services and advancements that are desired in every and each individual community.”
What would be Crea’s greatest purpose as an Ocean County commissioner?
“Ocean County is house to the most significant inhabitants of seniors and veterans,” she stated. “I will carry on to aid this commissioner board’s outstanding senior and veteran applications. The Ocean County Board of Health is yet another perfectly operate software. Their activity plan to get the (COVID-19) vaccine out to the general public has been in place, but the precise volume of the vaccine is not readily available owing to Gov. Murphy cutting the supply to Ocean County.
“As we transfer ahead in the impending year as we get COVID below control, Ocean County may well be dealing with new difficulties, these types of as reopening our educational institutions and finding our young ones back again to university, help modest small business entrepreneurs rebuild their firms, assist the neighborhood who are dealing with psychological disease, melancholy and drug abuse.
“Ocean County is the greatest spot to get the job done and reside in, and I will battle hard as a commissioner to keep it that way.”
— Rick Mellerup