HAZLET, NJ - At its October 6th regional sub fund meeting, the Hazlet Township Public Schools was awarded a safety grant in the amount of $14,768.84 by the New Jersey School Boards Association Insurance Group (NJSBAIG).  The grant rewards the district for its commitment to risk management and must be used to invest in further safety and security-related improvements within the district.  The Hazlet Township Public Schools was one of the districts presented with a grant check at the Monmouth Ocean County Shared Services Insurance Fund (MOCSSIF) meeting.

Christopher J. Mullins, School Business Administrator was in attendance and accepted the grant check on behalf of the District.  The grant program provides funding those schools otherwise may not have to invest in safety and security-related projects that will make their schools safer for students, employees and the communities they serve.  Dr. George, Superintendent of Schools, announced, “Hazlet has utilized this grant to install additional security cameras at the Beers Street and Cove Road Schools as well as the  Sycamore Drive Early Childhood Learning Center.”  Board of Education President Stephen Willig stated, “This is the third year Hazlet has received this grant totaling almost $40,000 in security enhancements for our District.  We will continue to investigate all alternative revenue sources to assist the District in maintaining a stable operating budget.”