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.
With the hustle and bustle of the holidays behind us winter has just begun to set in. Thankfully, mild temperatures have meant rain instead of snow so far and we have been able to end the year without a major budget busting snow event. Last year’s winter was quite a challenge and most of that cost came after the New Year impacting the 2014 budget.
For Oceanport, the year 2014 will be remembered for its community spirit. We continue to rebuild from the impacts of Sandy as evidenced by the steady list of homes being lifted and new foundations rising above the flood level. Residents, contractors, inspectors, engineers, and our planning board have been very busy guiding the rebuilding process. The underground utilities serving these homes have been cut and reconnected as part of this process. These utility excavations along with the heavy equipment needed for lifts, will continue to delay repaving of these streets until all the work is done. Please be patient as only temporary repairs make economic sense until the process is completed. Oceanport families are one by one completing the recovery from Sandy and our continued support is essential. Continue reading...