RESOLUTION URGING THE BASE REALIGNMENT AND CLOSURE COMMISSION FROM THOMAS POWERS, AMY HANDLIN, THEODORE NAROZANICK WILLIAM BARHAM AND ROBERT CLIFTON Page: 4 of 6
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Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland; and
WHEREAS, members of the Commission reviewing the Pentagon's
proposal to close Fort Monmouth are concerned that the Army will
have a tough time replicating its highly technical work at another
base in Maryland; and
WHEREAS, it is highly likely that most civilian researchers at
the New Jersey Post simply are not going to uproot their familie-
if the Army transfers its communications and electronics research
center from Monmouth to Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland; and
WHEREAS, if the Fort closes Eatontown taxpayers may see their
school taxes rise and the district lose a long-standing partnership
with the Post; and
WHEREAS, keeping Fort Monmouth open is particularly vital to
the economy of Monmouth County and extremely important as it
relates to our Nation's efforts in Iraq and the war on terror.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Monmouth strongly condemns the
inclusion of Fort Monmouth on the Base Closure List submitted by
the Pentagon and respectfully urges the Base Realignment and
Closure Commission to reject the recommendation of the Pentagon to
close Fort Monmouth.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk forward a certified true
copy of this resolution to the Base Realignment and Closure
Commission, .cting Governor Richard Codey, United States Senators
Jon Corzine and Frank Lautenberg, the Congressional Delegation from
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RESOLUTION URGING THE BASE REALIGNMENT AND CLOSURE COMMISSION FROM THOMAS POWERS, AMY HANDLIN, THEODORE NAROZANICK WILLIAM BARHAM AND ROBERT CLIFTON, text, June 9, 2005; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc15059/m1/4/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.