Learn About the Proposed Wind Project Off LBI

On Friday, April 9th, at 7:00pm, the Beach Haven Taxpayers Association will be holding an offshore wind panel discussion via Zoom.   Panelists include representatives from academia, local environmental organizations, commercial and recreational fishing industries and Atlantic Shores. Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind is a joint venture between two companies, Shell Oil and EDF Renewables North […]

Long Beach Township has recently adopted an ordinance pertaining to outdoor signs.

The ordinance imposes a number of restrictions and prohibitions on where signs may be placed that advertise properties for sale and for rent.  The full text of the ordinance is available in the NBTA Issues and Announcement Section on our website. For Sale signs are limited to one sign on any property provided that the sign […]

Atlantic Shores Wind Farm – Will it Impact Tourism, Rental & Property Values?

You may have seen recent news coverage about a proposal by Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind (a 50-50 joint venture between EDF Renewables North America and Shell New Energies US LLC) to build a wind farm off our coast.  Some LBIslanders have expressed concern over the proximity to shore and visibility from the beach.  Surveys conducted […]

ReClam The Bay (RCTB) Raffle – drawings are held on October 4, 2020

NBTA Members – Attached is a flyer from ReClam The Bay (RCTB), a local 501(c)3 charitable organization, operating primarily in the Barnegat Bay estuary that provides education about the Barnegat Bay watershed (which includes Barnegat Bay, Manahawkin Bay, and Little Egg Harbor Bay) – how to conserve and improve it through shellfish-related, sustainable and resilient […]

Long Beach Township Emergency Order Regarding Juvenile Curfew

Long Beach Township has recently enacted a curfew for all persons 17 and under.  Effective June 23, 2020, all persons 17 and under shall not be permitted outside upon a public street, avenue, boulevard, place, walkway, alley, park, or any public area or unimproved private property located in the Township after 9:00 p.m. and until […]

Mayor Mancini’s Memorial Day Message

Hi All – Friday afternoon, Mayor Mancini delivered a Memorial Day weekend message via the Long Beach Township Facebook page.   We have summarized it here for your review. What’s Still Closed All public restrooms, Bayview Park, Holgate parking, all town gazebos, Terrace Beach, playgrounds, dog park, pickleball and tennis courts. All restaurants and bars […]

Quick – Find your Disaster Re-Entry Placard!

Today,  (4/6/2020), Long Beach Township adopted an emergency Order closing access to and use of all LBT beaches, unless you are a resident or property owner but you must have your DISASTER RE-ENTRY PLACARD with you if you are on the beach.  The paragraph below is clipped directly from the LBT website. “Effective immediately, the […]

Water Meter Installation Deadline Extended

At today’s LBT municipal meeting (4/6/2020), Commissioner Bayard reported that the deadline for installing water meters has been extend from July 1st to October 1st. The changes to the guidelines for purchasing water meters that we reported to you on April1st remain in effect. Stay safe.  Stay healthy. NBTA Trustees

Green Sea Turtles Washing Up on Long Beach Island

The Marine Mammal Stranding Center is asking the public to keep an eye out for cold-stunned green turtles that have been washing up on Long Beach Island. The turtles are about the size of a dinner plate and weigh a few pounds. Twelve have already been saved by quick-acting residents who have seen them either […]

$7.6 Million LBI School Referendum Focus of Town Hall Meeting

Two town-hall style meetings to discuss a $7.68 million referendum for renovations to the LBI Grade School are slated for later this month in Long Beach Township and Ship Bottom. The first meeting is set for 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Long Beach Township municipal complex. The second session will be held in […]

Sept 7th, 2019 Membership Meeting Summary

2019 Reorganization As we do every year before our September Membership meeting, the trustees held our reorganization meeting where we elected and appointed the officers of NBTA for the upcoming year.  Three trustee seats were up for re-election and in keeping with our bylaws, if the number of candidates equals the number of open seats, […]

LBI School Referendum Date Set as Motion to Consolidate Falls Short

Since the beginning of the year, freshman Long Beach Island Consolidated Board of Education member Eileen Bowker has been tasked with developing a strategic plan for the elementary school district. Coordinating schedules with the New Jersey School Board Association representative charged with helping develop and implement a plan to effectively target the district’s efforts and […]

How to Navigate the HAWK Traffic Signal System at North Beach-Surf City Border

A HAWK (High-intensity Activated CrossWalk) was installed on Long Beach Boulevard at the southern end of North Beach, where that section of Long Beach Township meets Surf City, in 2016. It has since caused some confusion. The crosswalk system features push-button activation for pedestrians; when crossing pedestrians are not present, the signal simply appears off […]