EMERGENCY DECLARATION OF THE EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BRICK,
COUNTY OF OCEAN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, REGARDING
TERMS OF REPOPULATION OF THE BARRIER ISLAND
SECTION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BRICK FOLLOWING
WHEREAS, on October 17, 2012, Governor Chris Christie issued Executive Order 104
declaring a State of Emergency, which Order remains in effect; and
WHEREAS, Executive Order 104 stated, “This Order shall take effect immediately and
shall remain in effect until such time as it determined by me that an emergency no
longer exists, “ and that the State of Emergency has not yet been lifted; and
WHEREAS, the Township Council of the Township of Brick has previously confirmed
by resolution that a State of Emergency currently exists within the Township of Brick;
WHEREAS, pursuant to N.J.S.A. App. A: 9-40.4. The municipal emergency management
coordinator shall be responsible for planning, activating, coordinating, and the
conduct of emergency management operations within the municipality; and
WHEREAS, in order to accomplish the repopulation of the barrier island section of the
Township of Brick as safely as possible in light of the conditions existing therein due to
Superstorm Sandy, it is necessary that emergent rules and restrictions be placed in effect.
I, Nils Bergquist, Emergency Management Coordinator of the Township of Brick,
County of Ocean, State of New Jersey, do hereby Declare the following Rules and Restrictions
in effect to accomplish the repopulation of the barrier island and safe entry onto township beaches
on the barrier island section of the Township of Brick in the safest manner possible:
Effective July13, 2013 prior orders are rescinded and the following orders are in effect:
1) Access to all public streets shall be open to all citizens, with the exception of streets which are closed by physical barrier for recovery operations.
2) Access to the Ocean beach North of Camp Osborn will remain open.
Access to the Ocean beach from 8th Ave. South to the Toms River border, 6th Ave. will be open.
But beach access will be limited to (1) access point at the end of 8th Ave. Normandy Beach.
Access to the Ocean beach from Brick Beach III South to 8th Ave shall remained closed to public
due to dangerous conditions, ongoing home demolitions, construction and beach replenishment.
The public may gain access to the beach at Brick Beach I, II, and III.
These sites are subject to closure to facilitate recovery and protective measures.
3) Temporary dunes are in place since Super Storm Sandy. These dunes are Hazardous and
Unsafe and walking on the dunes are prohibited.
Nils R. Bergquist Jr. Chief of Police
Emergency Management Coordinator
Township of Brick