Our next OBVTA General Membership Meeting of 2017 will be held on Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at 9:30 AM(Coffee & donuts @ 9:00 AM).

Meeting Location:

The Moose Lodge on Bay Blvd
1801 Bay Blvd.
Ortley Beach, NJ 08751


Toms River has scheduled 3 public meetings to provide information regarding new federal mitigation grant opportunities. This provides compensation for demolition and rebuilding for homes that have been flooded more than once.

The meetings will be held in Town Hall (33 Washington Street) on the following days and times:

Monday, August 21st – 6pm; Tuesday, August 22nd – 10am; Wednesday, August 23rd – 6pm

Grant qualifications:

Repetitive Loss Structure. An NFIP-insured structure that has had at least 2 paid flood losses of more than $1,000 each in any 10-year period since 1978.

Severe Repetitive Loss Building. Any building that:

Is covered under a Standard Flood Insurance Policy made available under this title; Has incurred flood damage for which: a. 4 or more separate claim payments have been made under a Standard Flood Insurance Policy issued pursuant to this title, with the amount of each such claim exceeding $5,000, and with the cumulative amount of such claims payments exceeding $20,000; or b. At least 2 separate claims payments have been made under a Standard Flood Insurance Policy, with the cumulative amount of such claim payments exceed the fair market value of the insured building on the day before each loss. Severe Repetitive Loss Property. Either a severe repetitive loss building or the contents within a severe repetitive loss building, or both.


The Toms River 250th anniversary event on June 24th was a great success. A very interesting history of Toms River beginning with our birthday in 1767 can be found HERE