The Democratic Administration has been hard at work at controlling costs for the township. There are numerous shared services initiatives and cost control measures underway that have yielded well over $460,000 in savings so far.
• Hazlet currently participates in the Bayshore Consortium, a group of towns in the Bayshore Area, exploring bulk purchase agreements,and shared services.
• In August the Hazlet Sewerage Authority was closed. The billing will now be processed through the Town Hall. This is saving Hazlet a over $200,000 a year.
• The Health Department has been outsourced to Monmouth County. This is saving Hazlet over $260,000 a year.
• The Townships recycling program was changed this year to pick up every 3 weeksinstead of the previous 2 week schedule.