Special Events Committee

A Special Event is defined as, but not limited to, any event outside of the normal business operations of the Borough that is dependent on the use of Municipal facilities, lands, roads, services and/or finances. Said Special Events may be dependant on Municipal facilities, services and/or finances. Examples of Special Events are: Art Exhibits Carnivals Concerts Fairs Fireworks Parades Sports Hay Rides Film Making

In some instances, Special Event sponsors are not affiliated with the Borough of Atlantic Highlands but invite the general public to participate in the “special event which, at times, may take place on or near municipal property and which may create liability for the Borough and/or require the services of municipal employees and/or use of Borough facilities.

It is necessary to identify and evaluate the requests for Special Events and the risks of liability that may impact the Borough of Atlantic Highlands, as well as the necessity to manage and coordinate the use of Borough facilities, services and employees.