Author Archives: Ron Belmont

Column: Pot holes don’t stand a chance now

As this year’s seasonal temperatures have been at a record low, I would like to bring your attention to a new piece of equipment purchased by the town. Recently, our municipality acquired an asphalt hot box that will improve and prolong our road repair system. In the past, our Department of Public Works used only […]

Column: Let’s master this plan

As I complete my first term as your mayor, I would like to bring your attention to our master plan. Since I came into office, the Town Council has worked very hard in reviewing and amending multiple iterations of the draft plan. The master plan serves as a guide for all decision-makers, regarding the future […]

Column: Financial and fairway fortunes improving

Recently, it has come to my attention that some misinformation may be circulating concerning the Town’s financial status. I am encouraged by Moody’s recent findings regarding Harrison’s fiscal standing. According to the most recent report, our current rating indicates that our financial position is improving. We have a sizeable residential and commercial tax base and […]

Column: Forward your calls, but heads up: bats

As summer comes to a close, and storm season approaches, I want to bring your attention to a very important, and underutilized, communication option. Last year, during Hurricane Sandy, many Harrison residents were unable to receive my nightly robo-calls as their phone service was interrupted during the storm. Forwarding your calls to an additional phone […]