Communicator

 

 

 

   H.O.A. OFFICE 

MONDAY - FRIDAY

8AM TO 4PM 

732-458-3400

732-458-9274 (fax)

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All residents entering the clubhouse must sign in.

Face coverings and social distancing is strongly

encouraged if you are not fully vaccinated.

  

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THE CLUB HOUSE IS OPEN

*** RESIDENTS ONLY ***

 

7:00am to 11pm

Everyone entering the clubhouse must sign in

Face coverings and social distancing is strongly

encouraged if you are not fully vaccinated

  

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BRICK TWP WILL BEGIN ITS ANNUAL FALL LEAF COLLECTION THE WEEKS

BEGINNING NOV 22 AND DEC 27.

 

HAVE YOUR BAGGED LEAVES AT YOUR CURBSIDE BY 6AM OF THE FIRST DAY

OF YOUR COLLECTION WEEK. PLEASE  PUT ONLY LEAVES IN THE BAGS -

NO TWIGS, BRANCHES OR DEBRIS

 

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CARE-RING OFFICE EQUIPMENT

Anyone that has borrowed equipment from the Care-Ring Office and is no longer

using it, please make arrangements to have it returned.  This is especially true

of our transport wheelchairs.

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US POSTAL SERVICE

 

On October 1st the US Post Office implemented new service

standards that increase time in transit by 1 or 2 days for certain

first class mail, meaning it may take up to 5 days to deliver some

first class mail.  The change to their delivery window, along with 

the upcoming holiday rush, may affect how soon your mail arrives 

at its destination.  

Please take this into consideration when mailing your payments.

 

 

MONTHLY MAINTENANCE PAYMENTS 

  

YOUR MAINTENANCE IS DUE ON THE 1ST OF THE MONTH 

 

IF IT IS NOT POSTED TO YOUR ACCOUNT BY THE 10TH OF THE MONTH

(for whatever reason) YOU ARE SUBJECT TO A $5.00 LATE FEE

 

WE ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO SET UP AUTO PAYMENT

  CONTACT THE HOA OFFICE FOR DETAILS 

   

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BAGELS & BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS

 

COME MEET WITH OUR FRIENDS FROM

WILLOW SPRINGS REHAB & HEALTHCARE CTR

CARDIAC CARE TEAM

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 8th  9:30AM

 

 ENJOY A BAGEL & COFFEE WHILE YOU RECEIVE A MONTHLY

BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK

THIS EVENT  TAKES PLACE EVERY 2ND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH

 

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SUPPORTING OUR VETERANS

Together with our local American Legion, VFW and DVA beginning in January

Greenbriar II will be hosting meetings to bring our vets together.  Officers

from the local posts will attend to discuss available  benefits & programs. If 

you would be interested, please call Michelle in the

H.O.A. Office  732-458-3400

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U.S. MARINE'S TOYS FOR TOTS CAMPAIGN

Beginning Monday November 1st

Please bring new, unwrapped toys to the Clubhouse so that they

may be distributed to less fortunate children at Christmas by

our Marines.  Donation boxes are located in the Club House

 

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"SEND A HERO HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS"

 

Please help the local Knights of Columbus pay for the

transportation costs of active duty military personnel to

return home for the Holidays.  Please make checks payable

to "Knights of Columbus, Trenton Foundation" and include

"Send a Hero Home" in the memo area.

Money can be donated until Dec. 1st

 

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SANTA PAWS

THE H.O.A. Office wants to make sure that our local K-9 Officers

and their partners have a Happy Holiday.  If you would like to

donate LARGE Milk Bone Biscuits, balls or other" Made in the US" toys

(suitable for LARGE dogs) please drop them off at the office or contact 

Michelle 732-458-3400.  Bags of Hershey Kisses are also needed for

the K-9's partners.

 

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HOLIDAY PARTY

Saturday, December 11th  6pm   

 

TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT!!!

 

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SANTA IS COMING TO GB II

SUNDAY DECEMBER 12TH  12-2PM

 

Santa will be driving around the community

greeting Residents and Family members.

He will also be picking up gifts for Toys for Tots

If you would like him to make a special stop at your home,

please call Debbie DeSanto 973-202-0545

 

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Thursday, December 16th 2021  11:30am   Clubhouse

"Combating the Epidemic of Loneliness in Seniors"

A luncheon/seminar sponsored by

Willow Springs Rehab & Healthcare Center

Please R.S.V.P. no later than Dec. 10th

Contact Michelle in the office 732-458-3400

 

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The December 27th Board Meeting

has been cancelled

 

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NEW YEAR'S BRUNCH

 

Saturday  January 1st, 2022  11am to 1pm 

Ticket Sales 

November 22nd, 23rd, 29th & 30th

December 1st, 13th, 14th & 15th

$15.00 PER RESIDENT 

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  GREENBRIAR II COOKBOOK

 

ON SALE 

COOKBOOK CONTAINES RECIPES FROM PAST AND PRESENT RESIDENTS

BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE H.O.A. OFFICE

$20.00

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CLUBHOUSE EVENT PLANNING

ANY GROUP OR COMMITTEE LOOKING TO SCHEDULE AN EVENT IN THE

CLUBHOUSE MUST FIRST CHECK THE DATE  WITH THE H.O.A. OFFICE TO ENSURE

THAT THE SPACE IS AVAILABLE.  THERE IS THEN A FORM THAT NEEDS TO BE

COMPLETED TO ENSURE THAT THE STAFF HAS ADEQUATE TIME TO

PROPERLY SET UP FOR THE FUNCTION

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ANY RESIDENT PARKING A VEHICLE IN THE CLUBHOUSE PARKING LOT 

IS SUBJECT TO THE RULES AND REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO PARKING.

VEHICLES NOT REGISTERED WITH THE 

H.O.A. OFFICE ARE SUBJECT TO TOWING AT THE OWNER'S EXPENSE

PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE A.S.A.P. & REGISTER YOUR VEHICLE

 

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BYLAWS & RULES & REGULATIONS

 

UPDATED COPIES ARE AVAILABLE ON LINE

AT GREENBRIAR2.COM OR IN THE H.O.A. OFFICE

 

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GREENBRIAR II BINGO

 

BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT THE CLUBHOUSE

CA$H PRIZE$ 

11 Games

Admission $2.00 for 4 games & additional games are $1.00

Doors open at 6pm for board purchase & games begin at 6:40 pm

RESIDENTS ONLY

R&A 50/50 winner announced at intermission

 

November 3rd  Jack Pot Winner

Bobbi Ringel  

November 10th Jack Pot Winner

Rod Ravaioli

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November 17th Jack Pot Winner

Nina Zamarra

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WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

  

 Monday's

 AEROBICS 10AM  

  

 Tuesday's

LINE DANCING 10AM

QUILTING 1PM

   

Wednesday's 

LIFETIME FITNESS 10AM

KNITTING 10AM

BINGO 6PM

 

 Thursday's

 R & A MEETING 

EVERY 3RD THURSDAY

10AM  

  

CERAMICS 1PM

 

  Friday's

LIFETIME FITNESS 10AM 

 

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GB II BUS SCHEDULE

 

 Tuesday's 10am     

 

11/30 Stop & Shop

12/7 Monmouth Mall/Whole Foods

12/13 Christmas Tree Store/Brick Plaza

12/15 Ocean County Mall

12/20 Walmart 

  

Friday's 10am

ShopRite/Brick Commons Shopping Center

 

 

Please call Clubhouse to reserve a seat 

ALL TIMES AND LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

 

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SPECIAL GBII 50/50

Contact Kathy LaPoint for details and tickets 

732-475-6223

$20.00 per ticket (only 100 being sold) 

1 winner will be called every Wednesday night during Bingo

for 4 weeks 

Total possible winnings $1000 !!!!!

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 1ST NOVEMBER WINNER !!!!!

 CAROL MALONEY

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2ND WINNER !!!!!

 YVONNE & SAL GROSSO

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 3RD WINNER !!!!!

CAMILLE RAVAIOLI 

ROBERT LEACH  

 

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DRIVEWAY SNOW PLOWING

 

THE ASSOCIATION DOES NOT BEGIN TO CLEAR YOUR DRIVEWAY, SERVICE WALK & SIDEWALK

UNTIL THE TWP HAS PLOWED THE STREETS & IT HAS STOPPED SNOWING.

*YOUR DRIVEWAY IS CLEARED 9 FT ACROSS BY A PLOW - IT IS NOT MANUALLY SHOVELED

*WE DO NOT CLEAN OFF YOUR CAR

* WE DO NOT DIG OUT YOUR CAR

*WE DO NOT PROVIDE ADDITIONAL SHOVELING TO ACCOMODATE  FOR

OVERSIZED VEHICLES

*CONTRACTOR & THE ASSSOCIATION ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY

DAMAGE TO PAVER DRIVEWAYS/WALKWAYS. IT IS THE HOMEOWNER'S RESPONSIBILITY

TO MARK THEM OUT.  FLAGS OR SNOW STAKES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE LOCAL

HOME IMPROVEMENT STORE TO ALERT PLOW DRIVERS NOT TO PLOW YOUR DRIVEWAY

 

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  LAWN AND GARDEN CARE

  

 ALL BRANCHES AND TWIGS MUST BE

CLEANED UP FROM AROUND YOUR PROPERTY.  THIS IS THE RESPONSIBILTY OF THE 

HOME OWNER.  THIS ALLOWS THE LAWN MOVERS TO PASS SAFELY.

BRICK PUBLIC WORKS OFFERS ON-DEMAND COLLECTION OF BRUSH.  YOU

MUST CALL 732-451-4060 TO SCHEDULE A COLLECTION

 

 

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Please do not put garden debris out 

***it will not be picked up by the HOA!!***

 

 BRICK TWP PUBLIC WORKS OFFERS ON-DEMAND COLLECTION OF

BRUSH, METAL AND BULK ITEMS.  YOU MUST CALL 732-451-4060 TO

SCHEDULE COLLECTION.

 

TREE TRIMMINGS, HEDGE CLIPPINGS AND SIMILAR MATERIALS MUST

BE CUT TO A LENGTH NOT TO EXCEED 4 FEET AND MUST BE TIED IN

BUNDLES NO GREATER

THEN 2 FEET THICK FOR COLLECTION

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ANY CLIPPINGS, TRIMMMINGS, DIRT, ECT. MUST BE PROPERLY DISPOSED OF

PLEASE DO NOT DISGARD IT IN THE COMMON AREAS 

 

  

GROUNDS REMINDER !!!!

 

 THE 3 FOOT  PERIMETER AND ANY TREES IN FRONT OF

YOUR HOUSE ARE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.  IT'S A

GOOD TIME TO GET OUT THERE AND KEEP YOUR

PROPERTY NEAT. BY KEEPING THE AREA AROUND

YOUR HOME FREE OF TWIGS AND BRANCHES IT

ENSURES THAT THE LAWN COMPANY CAN

MOW THE GRASS. 

THE BUFFER ZONE OF APPROXIMATELY 3 FEET AROUND THE

EXTERIOR OF THE ENTIRE HOUSE MUST BE KEPT FREE OF GRASS THAT 

REQUIRES MOWING TO AVOID THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE BY LAWN

MOWER EQUIPMENT.  FAILIURE TO MAINTAIN A BUFFER ZONE

WILL RELIEVE THE ASSOCIATION OF ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE

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ALL LANDSCAPE AND IRRIGATION ISSUES

MUST BE CALLED INTO THE HOA OFFICE SO THAT A WORK ORDER

FOR THE APPROPRIATE VENDOR MAY BE ISSUED.  THE WORKERS ON THE

PROPERTY WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ASSIST YOU. 

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PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTION CLAIM FOR VETERANS OR

SURVIVING SPOUSE 

Forms are available in the H.O.A. office to receive a $250.00 property tax deduction.

 . They need to be completed and then returned to the  Brick Twp. Tax Assessor Office.

 

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TOWNSHIP OF BRICK E- SERVICE PORTAL

 

This service on the Brick Township Web Site has been established to direct residents concerns

and requests for services to the appropriate department in a more efficient manner. Simply take

a few moments to become a registered user and you will have the ability to report

potholes, road flooding, litter, suspected code violations and more as well as

to request services.  The E-Service Portal is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year meaning

contact with Brick Township is only a a few clicks away.

 

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COMCAST/XFINITY

 

IF YOU ARE A COMCAST/XFINITY CUSTOMER AND YOUR SERVICE 

GOES OUT (FOR ANY REASON) YOU  MUST CALL COMACST

AND REPORT THE OUTAGE TO THEM.

 

As a reminder to everyone at Greenbriar II:

If you have any questions in regards to service or special offers on mobile services

please call our community representative

Steve Contreras

908-481-7559

Xfinity Mobile is currently offering special deals on mobile phone services

UNLIMITED TALK AND TEXT WITH DATA PLAN

DEAL GOOD TO 12/22

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 E MAIL ADDRESSES

 

As an additional way to reach out to our residents we are asking for everyone to provide

the H.O.A. Office with an email address.  Please call so that we may update your file

 

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 Bicycle Safety

When riding your bike in the community, please be aware of those around you.  Many of our residents enjoy walking and

there have been reports to the H.O.A. Office that cyclists riding on the sidewalk have nearly collided with them. 

We ask that everyone be courteous and safety conscious. Bicycling in New Jersey is regulated under Title 39 of the

Motor Vehicles and Traffic Regulations laws.  For more New Jersey laws on bicycling,

please visit NJ DOT's Bicycling Regulations page. 

 

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IMPORTANT REMINDER

THE ROADS THROUGHOUT OUR COMMUNITY ARE MUNICIPAL ROADS

AND HAVE A POSTED SPEED LIMIT OF 30 MPH

The HOA office has been receiving an increased number of complaints about vehicles

that are speeding.  Please drive with care.  We have many residents who enjoy walking

and many who are out and about with their dogs.

Speeding endangers everyone on the road.  We all know the frustrations of modern

life and juggling a busy schedule, but speed limits are put in place to protect everyone

 

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BRIAR II NEWS

CAN BE VIEWED ONLINE AT:

seniorpub.com/papers/briar_2.pdf 

 

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BRICK TOWNSHIP SENIOR SHUTTLE

 

 

 THE SENIOR SHUTTLE PROVIDES FREE TRANSPORTATION TO RESIDENTS AGES 60 AND OVER

Monday through Thursday - transportation to and from Brick Twp shopping centers

Last Friday of each month - Ocean County Mall

 

ANYONE WISHING TO UTILIZE THIS SERVICE SHOULD CALL 732-920-8686.  YOU NEED TO REGISTER

AND ADVANCE NOTICE TO REQUEST A RIDE IS NEEDED.  RESIDENTS ARE SCHEDULED ON A FIRST-COME,

FIRST-SERVED BASIS.

 

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MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT

October 15th - December 7

Medicare plans change annually and it is important that beneficiaries

take this opportunity to make sure their existing plan is still affordable

and meets their health care needs.

The Ocean County Office of Senior Services is currently taking appointments. 

For more info or to schedule an appointment, please contact their office

732-929-2091

 

SENIOR SERVICES 

The offices of Senior Services of Brick will be relocating to the Brick Twp Civic Plaza, 270 Chambers Bridge Rd.

and will remain there until the old volunteer EMS building located

at 500 Aurora Place is ready.  The Senior Services staff will be at the office temporarily until the new

senior center is ready for use.  The office is open Mon - Fri 8:30-4:30 and will be used for

all outreach services.

Activities, classes and events for Senior Services will continue to be at the VFW Post 8867 building

at 373 Adamston Road for the time being

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THE SENIOR SERVICES OUTREACH STAFF IS AVAILABLE TO HELP WITH APPLICATIONS FOR :

PTR, SENIOR GOLD, PAAD, HOME ENERGY ASST & MEALS ON WHEELS 

CALL FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 

732-920-8686

   

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**COMMUNITY CONCERNS**

 

 THE HOA OFFICE HAS BEEN RECEIVING  REPORTS REGARDING

OUR FOUR LEGGED FRIENDS !!!

  

* WHEN WALKING YOUR DOGS, YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR CLEANING UP AFTER THEM. YOU

SHARE THE WALKS AND COMMON AREAS WITH YOUR NEIGHBORS AND PLEASE DO NOT USE

YOUR NEIGHBOR'S TRASH CANS TO DISPOSE OF YOUR PET'S WASTE.

 

 

THESE RULES ARE IN PLACE TO PROTECT YOUR DOGS, AS WELL AS THE COMMUNITY.  OUR HOMES ARE CLOSE

TOGETHER AND EVERYONE SHOULD BE ABLE TO ENJOY THEIR YARDS AND COMMON AREAS.  WE ALSO

HAVE NEIGHBORS THAT ARE UNCOMFORTABLE AROUND ANIMALS, SO PLEASE BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR AND KEEP 

OUR COMUNITY SAFE AND CLEAN.

AS PET OWNERS IN GBII, YOU MUST COMPLY WITH THE GREENBRIAR II HOA RULES AND REGULATIONS

ARTICLE IX, SECTIONS 9

9.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.2, 9.1.3, 9.1.4 

 

DOG WALKERS

 

MANY RESIDENTS HAVE REPORTED ISSUES WITH YELLOWING AND DEAD GRASS AS

THE RESULT OF DOG URINE.  PLEASE BE MINDFUL WHEN WALKING YOUR DOGS AND

THE AREAS THEY RELIEVE THEMSELVES ON.  OUR RESIDENTS WORK VERY HARD

ON MAINTAINING THEIR PROPERTY 

 

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ARCHITECTURAL COMMITTEE 

MEETS TUESDAY MORNING - COMPLETED APPLICATIONS NEED TO BE

RECEIVED IN THE HOA OFFICE NO LATER THAN

MONDAY AT 3:30 TO BE REVIEWED THAT WEEK

 

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CARE-RING HAS EQUIPMENT THAT

RESIDENTS MAY BORROW..... CALL

ED PETERSEN  732-475-6468

 ANNE LEAHY   732-836-3288

BILL PHILIPSON 732-714-6735

 

 

CARE-RING HAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO AID OUR

GB II VETERANS AND FAMILY MEMBERS WITH

ELECTRIC SCOOTERS PROVIDED BY

VFW POST 2179.

  FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL

ANNE LEAHY 908-499-0645.

 

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FOOD DONATIONS 

 

ARE BEING TAKEN FOR LESS FORTUNATE INDIVIDUALS.

NEW, UN-OPENED, NON-PERISHABLE FOOD CAN BE LEFT IN THE CLUBHOUSE 

PLEASE BE SURE THAT PACKAGES ARE SEALED AND EXPIRATION DATES

ARE CURRENT

 

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 SUPPORT OUR TROOPS

 

FOR OUR MILITARY MEN & WOMEN OVERSEAS

WE ARE COLLECTING NEEDED PRODUCTS.

THESE ITEMS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE VFW 1838

 WOMEN'S AUXILLARY FOR DISTRIBUTION.

A BASKET HAS BEEN SET UP IN THE CLUBHOUSE

ALONG WITH A COMPLETE LIST OF THE PRODUCTS

THAT ARE NEEDED.

WE THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR SUPPORT.

 

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MARION SECURITY 732-600-0999

MARION SECURITY IS HERE IN THE COMMUNITY

AS A DETERRENT -  NOT  TO TAKE THE PLACE OF THE

BRICK POLICE.  IF YOU ARE IN DANGER OR SEE

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY CALL 911

 

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THE BRICK POLICE TIP LINE

732-920-6258

www.brickpd.com/tip-line/

The Brick Police encourages residents to provide tips that will help Law Enforcement

authorities do the jobs.

 

Quality of Life is important to the Brick Police Dept. If you know of a quality of life problem

or have issue/concern within Brick Twp. and would like to have a Community Policing

Officer investigate the issue, please go to

www.brickpd.com/contact-us/quality-of-life-neighborhood-concern-form/

 

You may also submit your complaint by calling the Community Policing Office at (732) 262-1140

Examples of Quality of Life /Neighborhood concerns:

barking dogs, vehicle speeding & parking complaints, loud noise or any ongoing nuisance

 

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