The Toms River Town Council approves the creation of a disaster recovery ombudsman position.

Toms River Town Council meeting (Township of Toms River)

The ordinance was given the green light at a special meeting last night. They expect to fill the spot sometime next month.

The person would be responsible for serving as a liaison to federal, state and local governments during the rebuilding process.

The Patch of Toms River describes the position as a 4 day, 19-hour-a-week part-time position that includes Saturdays. The candidate would need to have construction & recovery experience. The job would end when the Council feels it is no longer needed and would pay $30-40K  reports the Patch of Toms River.