Officials discuss restructuring of borough beach department

112 views

MANASQUAN — The borough Tuesday night discussed several changes to the beach and recreation department, including the restructuring of department heads.

The council passed on second reading Ordinance 2333-21 amending chapter 2 [administration] of the borough’s code regarding the responsibilities of the superintendent of recreation, a position previously known as the superintendent of beach and recreation.

Erik Ertle, who serves as the superintendent, will remain in the position; however, the role and his duties will focus on recreation rather than the beach.

ADVERTISEMENT

An ordinance was also introduced to eliminate section 12-3.2 of the borough’s code titled department head of the beach department. The ordinance also amends the duties of the chief lifeguard outlined in section 12-3.3, which would give the chief lifeguard “supervisory oversight responsibility for all beach operations and employee staff …”

Additionally, the borough announced the resignation of Brett Nielson Tuesday night, who had served as beach crew supervisor for many years. At a previous meeting it had been announced that longtime beach manager Wally Wall was also retiring from his position.

Check out our other Manasquan stories, updated daily. And remember to pick up a copy of The Coast Star—on newsstands Thursday or online in our e-Edition.

This is an excerpt of the print article. For more on this story, read The Coast Star—on newsstands Thursday or online in our e-Edition.

Subscribe today! If you're not already an annual subscriber to The Coast Star, get your subscription today! For just $34 per year, you will receive local mail delivery weekly, with pages and pages of local news and online access to our e-edition on Starnewsgroup.com.