The renamed Sussex County Board of Commissioners will hold its reorganization meeting in person on Wednesday evening at the Sussex County Community College.Read more
Mark your calendars and make plans to join the December Freeholder call at 9 AM on Tuesday, December 22.
Slockbower: Open Response to Freeholder Dawn Fantasia Re: Open Letter to the Sussex County Democrat Committee
As businesses suffer, residents languish with this illness, and our schools intermittently being shuttered, Sussex County desperately needs meaningful action. But this Freeholder Board is too busy casting stones.Read more
“Our simple advice to the local leaders of Sussex County (who had over six months to properly prepare their communities for situations like this) is: Remember why you were elected. People over politics, country over party. Put your own political agendas aside and focus on keeping our communities safe and healthy.”Read more
The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ agenda for their virtual meeting Wednesday night includes resolutions critical of proposed sex education standards and one urging voters to reject the legalization of recreational marijuana referendum on the November ballot.Read more
Bipartisan-Sponsored Bill to Replace ‘Freeholder’ Title with ‘County Commissioner’ Clears Legislature, Heads to Governor
New Jersey remains the only state in the country to still use the colonial-era public office title of ‘freeholder’. Dating back to before the American Revolution, the title was used at a time when only white male owners of debt-free land could hold office. Today, it is a term often derided because of its inability to capture the actual duties of elected county officials.Read more
The Sussex County Democratic Committee is proud to announce the victory of Robert Slockbower in the Democratic primary for Sussex County Freeholder.Read more
The Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office will be hosting a webinar to address questions and concerns residents may have about the current use of force policy by law enforcement.
The online town hall will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Monday, July 27, where Francis Koch, county prosecutor, will convey information to the public about the current policy and what suggestions may be made to adjust it. He will also ask for input from the public on suggestions on revising the decades-old policy.Read more