News & Announcements...
Interlaken 5k Race, Drazin Memorial Race Walk, 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Over 150 runners, walkers, race walkers and children enjoyed a great sunny day for the Interlaken 5k race and the inaugural Harry Drazin Memorial race walk. Special thanks to all race sponsors, volunteers, and especially the Deal PBA who made the day a big success.
Please join us as we get together with Allenhurst and Loch Arbour for the annual Halloween Parade, Saturday October 25th, 1:00 PM. The Parade will start on Main Street in Allenhurst near the train station and end at the Firehouse on Hume Street. There will be a hayride and prizes for best costumes. The Allenhurst Fire Department will be serving Hot Dogs. Come out and join the fun.
The Interlaken Halloween Curfew will be in effect from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1:
No person under the age of 18 years shall be permitted in any public place, public street or public property between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. prevailing time, on each and every day during the period from October 29th through November 1st inclusive, unless such person during said hours is accompanied by his or her legal guardian or parent over the age of 18 years.
That all persons, regardless of age, excepting those who are attending minor children who shall participate in the traditional Halloween activity of trick-or-treating within the Borough of Interlaken on October 31, 2014, shall be in costume and shall curtail all trick-or-treating activities by 8:00 p.m. on this date.
Joint Meeting with Loch Arbour
The regular Borough Council Meetings normally held on Nov 5, and Nov.19 (first and third Wednesday) have been cancelled. There will be one Council Meeting in November on Wednesday, Nov. 12th. Regular Council Business will be conducted at the Allenhurst Fire House on Hume Street starting at 6:45. A Joint Meeting with Loch Arbour will be held at the Allenhurst Fire House starting at 7:30, the subject of which will be the Loch Arbour/Interlaken merger proposal. To download a copy of the proposal, click here
Veterans Day Ceremony
Interlaken's annual Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at Borough Hall, Saturday, November 8, at 11:00 AM. At this ceremony we honor our fellow residents that proudly served our country during war and peace. Historic Photos will be on display with appropriate memorabilia. After the ceremony, light refreshments will be served.
Dog Waste Stations
New Dog Waste Stations have been strategically installed in 5 locations around the perimeter of Interlaken on Borough Owned Property; Three (3) on Bridlemere Avenue; 1 at east end of Park, 1 just west of Westra Street Bridge, 1 Just east of Westra Street Bridge; Two (2) on Windermere Avenue; 1 south of Grasmere in Arboretum, 1 near Boat Dock. These Dog Waste Stations contain plastic bags and a container for disposal of bags. They were paid for with a Clean Communities Grant.
New Tree Ordinances
The Borough Council has passed two new ordinances; a Tree Preservation Ordinance which limits annual removal of trees, and a Felled Tree Ordinance to provide for removal of dead, diseased or fallen trees. To read the Tree Preservation Ordinance, click here: To read the Felled Tree Ordinance, click here.
Interlaken Police Nixle Link
Interlaken (Deal) Police have a web-page on a service named Nixle. By linking to this page, Interlaken residents can obtain the latest information on police reports for incidents in town, road closings, etc. To go to the Nixle site:click here:
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Interlaken Board of Education Meeting
July 28, 2014
The Interlaken Board of Education has received the decision from the New Jersey Commissioner of Education on the following matter: Board of Education of the Borough of Interlaken, Monmouth County v. Board of Education of the City of Asbury Park, Monmouth County, et. als. and M.L. o/b/o minor children, et. als. v. Board of Education of the Borough of Interlaken, Dkt. No.: EDU 5340-12 and 11302-12.
Effective immediately, the Commissioner of Education has approved the Interlaken Board of Education’s application to sever its send-receive relationship with the Asbury Park Board of Education. The Commissioner of Education has also approved and authorized the Interlaken Board of Education to establish a formal send-receive relationship with the West Long Branch and Shore Regional boards of education for all Interlaken students Pre-K through grade 12.
Any Interlaken residents with school age children who are interested in attending the West Long Branch and Shore Regional public schools through Interlaken’s send-receive relationship with these school districts should contact Susanne O’Halloran, School Business Administrator/Board Secretary for the Interlaken Board of Education, email address - firstname.lastname@example.org, phone number - 732-222-9300, x2070.
Interlaken Historical Project
Bob Waitt, our Borough Historian, is working on a project detailing the history of homes in Interlaken. He wants to identify current and prior residents, collect photos of the homes, and record unique history of residents who have lived here. We hope all Interlaken residents will participate. To read his letter with more details about his project, click here.
Deal Police Updated Information:
The Deal Police Department has updated their Web-Site and have added Facebbook and Twitter Accounts to keep Interlaken residents updated
Saturdays,8:30 am – 9:30 am at Borough Hall
Please bring a mat
$15 per person, per session
All levels are welcome
Gentle Senior Yoga, Tuesdays, 9:00 AM, $10.00 per class.
Property Tax Online Services...
Interlaken's Property Tax Online Service is here! This web based service allows residents of the Borough to inquire about their taxes and make payments by check or credit card. CLICK HERE
Interested in having a Direct Debit for tax payments? CLICK HERE to download the form and return to the Borough for processing.
Dates to Remember...
Welcome to the Borough of Interlaken
Interlaken is a small, quiet community of single family homes on tree-lined streets.
There is no commercial district or business district. Interlaken is a purely residential community of just over 395 residences, and a total population of approximately 820.
Named for a small town in Switzerland, between the lakes, Interlaken is bordered on the north and south by arms of Deal Lake. A quiet respite near ocean beaches and shopping.