Welcome to Oceanport
The Borough of Oceanport, incorporated in 1920,is a predominantly residential community along the shores of the Shrewsbury River.
Oceanport is home of Monmouth Park Racetrack and Fort Monmouth. Though only 3.2 square miles, Oceanport’s nearly six thousand residents enjoy not only the Shrewsbury River, but various recreational sports programs, an active senior group and a true feeling of community.
Oceanport boasts various volunteer organizations who give countless man hours to our community making it a place residents are proud to call home.
Although Super Storm Sandy seems so long ago, to many it is still a nightmare for many of our residents still struggling with rebuilding. Borough Hall is no different. While we have been able to occupy a portion of the building since a few months after the storm in 2012, it has reached the point when it can no longer be occupied. The investigative process to substantiate damage and reconstruction costs has revealed a host of structural conditions that collectively raise serious concerns about the future of the building. For those reasons weâ€™ve put a plan in place to relocate Borough offices to other Borough owned structures including the Old Wharf House (Borough offices), the Community Center (Oceanport Library), or in Fort Monmouth (police department). The Municipal Court will continue in the Borough of Shrewsbury municipal building. These changes will take place beginning in mid-February and into the month of March. The process with FEMA is ongoing as technical reports reveal the scope and costs to repair or replace the building. Weâ€™re making fast progress in a slow process but will keep residents informed each step of the way. Continue reading...