Insurance Problems?

If you are continuing to have no joy from your insurance companies, please consider attending a seminar in Bay Head next Monday (on June 24th).  Amy Bach from United Policy Holders will be speaking at 6:30 at Sacred Heart Church.

United Policyholders is a non-profit that’s on your side to guide you through the claims process and is about empowering the insured. Amy Bach, consumer advocate and attorney, co-founded UP in 1991 following an urban area wildfire that destroyed 3,000 homes in California. Ever since, she has provided tools and guidance for recovery and preparedness and has advocated for policyholders.

Flood Maps / Insurance

Please see the following information regarding the new flood maps and questions surrounding insurance:


TRENTON, N.J. ─ Preliminary Work Maps have been introduced for Monmouth, Hudson, Atlantic and Ocean counties. New Jersey property owners with questions about National Flood Insurance Program rates now have a helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information.

The number is 877-287-9804 for people who need information about their flood insurance rates based on the newly released National Flood Insurance Program Preliminary Work Maps for Monmouth, Hudson, Atlantic and Ocean counties.

Boro’s response to Advisory Flood Maps

Many of you have asked about the Borough’s response to the FEMA Advisory Maps.  Please see the Borough’s response and give Bob, a big thank you next time you see him. Click here to view Bob’s letter:  BOM RESPONSE

Presentation and Insurance Seminar:

Tonight’s Council Presentation is here: Boro Update #8. Hopefully the audio quality was better this time.

Sorry for the last minute notice, but the NJ Banking and Insurance Division is offering to help folks with insurance and banking related issues.  They are holding a information session tomorrow in Manasquan.  For those that are interested, they should bring copies of their policies and claims. For more information, please click here:

 Insurance Information:

Laraine Gilmore has drafted an insurance questionnaire.  Please click here to see the form: Insurance Concern Fillable Form  Laraine drafted the form so you can type directly on it.  Once completed, please scan it and send it back to Laraine at:   If you prefer the regular mail, you can send to:
The Borough of Mantoloking
P.O. Box 4391
Brick, New Jersey 08723
Att: Insurance Issues
Laraine and team of local, volunteer insurance ninjas will put together a comprehensive brief to send to our Congressional delegation.  One final request, if you have received any relief via homeowners insurance please let Laraine know.