highlands elevated home 2015PHOTO:  A home in Highlands is elevated in October 2015.  Credit: Allan Dean

HIGHLANDS,  NJ - Councilwoman Claudette D’Arrigo was contacted on Friday, April 22nd by law firm Weisbrod Matteis & Copley and Stop FEMA Now to speak on Capitol Hill on Thursay April 28, 2016 concerning FEMA and NFIP insurance fraud as well as issues with the RREM program. She will be discussing the problems and frustrations the residents of Highlands and Monmouth County are facing in their Superstorm Sandy recovery process. While Councilwoman D’Arrigo has been in contact and spoken with many Highlands residents concerning their problems, if you would like to contact her concerning your frustrations please e-mail her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by noon on Wednesday, April 27th.

In addition, Mr. Dale Leubner, Highlands Flood Plain Manager and Client Services Manager at T&M and Associates, will be speaking about his frustrations in dealing with the ever changing rules and regulations imposed by FEMA and how they adversely impact property owners in many different ways.

If you would like to attend this event there are buses arranged through Stop Fema Now departing from various locations in New Jersey at 6:00 am on Thursday for Capitol Hill House Triangle H-320.  Please contact George Kasimos at Stop Fema Now for further information.