All January 2023 issues of Hazlet Citizen Weekly.
The digital newsletter is produced by the Hazlet Public Information Office and published every Friday on the township website.
Mayor Sachs honored Hazlet resident Kristina Krivicic at the last Township Committee meeting, proclaiming January 24, 2023 as Kristina Krivicic Day to show Hazlet's support for her volunteerism and advocacy.
Krivicic, recently crowned International United Ms. New Jersey 2022-2023, will represent New Jersey in the next step of the competition in July in Florida. She works as Registered Nurse at Hackensack Meridian Health and has volunteered her time and expertise on a mission trip in Costa Rica, the Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Association and Donate Life - New Jersey Sharing Network, as well as the Girl Scouts. Kristina is founder of "Kris's Kaps," which aims to raise awareness of hair loss and distribute head coverings to treatment facilities. Read an article.
Free Tire Pick-Up Program
Monmouth County Mosquito Control personnel will come to your property and pick up as many as 10 car tires without rims. You don't even have to bring them to the curb! Tires stored outside hold enough rainwater for mosquitoes to grow. One tire can produce more than 10,000 biting mosquitoes. For service, call 732-542-3630. You will need to provide your name, address, number of tires and the location of tires on your property. Tires will be picked up between now and March 31.
Road Improvement Program
The Township Committee has authorized T&M Associates to provide preliminary planning services for continuation of the township road improvement program.
The township has also just learned it has received a $191,990 state DOT Cresci Boulevard Improvements
Upcoming Public Meetings
January 20, 2023
Candlelight Vigil Draws Hundreds; Recreation Special Events; Helicopter Inspections
January 13, 2023
Fitness in Full Swing at James J. Cullen Center, Time to Renew Pet Licenses, MLK Day Closures
It may be winter but fitness enthusiasts are in t-shirts at the James J. Cullen Center, which has been lit up with energy this week with Indoor Pickleball games and Fitness classes for Active Adult 60+.
More than 25 have registered for the exercise classes. On Mondays, it is Walk and Tone (Indoors); Wednesdays is Strength and Balance and Fridays is Cardio Lite and Low. Classes are led by Certified Group Fitness Instructor Denise Bucciero, who offers modifications for people of all abilities.
The classes are friendly and fun, and many remarked it was so great to be together again and work towards good health in the New Year. Classes are free for Hazlet residents; $15 for non-residents. Join in! More information.
Township Committee Organizes for 2023
Hazlet's governing body held its annual Organization Meeting Tuesday, Jan. 3 at Town Hall. Following their wins in the November elections, Robert Preston, Jr. and James Cavuto were sworn in for full three-year terms; Peter Terranova previously took the oath for his two-year unexpired term.
The all-Republican Committee selected Michael Sachs as Mayor in 2023, and Terranova to serve as the Deputy Mayor.
Visit the Township Committee page to learn more about Hazlet's elected leaders, their assignments to different boards and committees, public meeting dates and links to agendas.
The Members welcome public input and participation. Use the online form to reach out to one or all five town leaders with a comment, suggestion or issue. You will also find a link to an application if you would like to be considered for a seat on a board, commission or committee.
Mayor Sachs announced that the schedule of Regular Meetings of the Township Committee will change in 2023. Meetings will now be held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. Exceptions occur. Always view the Meeting Calendar.