IMPORTANT – NEW Super Storm Sandy Information!
Hurricane Sandy Recovery Plan Approved
The Christie Administration has received approval from the Obama Administration to move forward with the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Action Plan. The first $1,829,520,000 in CDBG funds provided to New Jersey by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will focus primarily on helping homeowners, renters, businesses and communities impacted by Super Storm Sandy. For a detailed explanation of the plan, which includes grants and home rebuilding assistance, click here.
Visit www.sandyhelp.nj.gov to choose either housing or business assistance and fill out notification forms to receive real time updates on programs and next steps. This web site will feature fact sheets with basic information about the programs and steps to prepare for submitting an application for assistance.
There are also two hotline numbers available: for housing assistance, call 1-855-SANDYHM (1-855-726-3946); for business assistance, call 1-855-SANDYBZ (1-855-726-3929).
To be included in State program updates and program application availability, register at: https://www.formsite.com/dcanet/SandyAssistance/secure_index.html
For Information on the Governor’s CDGB Disaster Recovery Action Plan for Superstorm Sandy visit: http://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/sandyassistance.html
HELP for those with Unresolved Non-Flood Insurance Claims Resulting from Superstorm Sandy – Click here
Welcome to Oceanport
The Borough of Oceanport, incorporated in 1920,is a predominantly residential community along the shores of the Shrewsbury River.
Oceanport is home of Monmouth Park Racetrack and Fort Monmouth. Though only 3.2 square miles, Oceanport’s nearly six thousand residents enjoy not only the Shrewsbury River, but various recreational sports programs, an active senior group and a true feeling of community.
Oceanport boasts various volunteer organizations who give countless man hours to our community making it a place residents are proud to call home.
Recovery efforts following super storm Sandy are continuing. While our early response efforts were in full swing, the governing body was looking ahead to the next phase of the recovery and hired a professional consultant specializing in hazard mitigation programming for municipalities. Working with our professionals, construction, emergency management and administrative team, the consultant has completed the initial package of grant applications seeking funds for elevating structures, installing emergency power systems, and drainage infrastructure improvements in flood prone areas. Read more...