The Long Branch Council will hold its final meeting of the year on Thursday night and there are several items on the agenda.
The meeting will begin with a workshop session at 6 p.m. with a discussion of Lake Takanassee and FEMA's advisory flood plane elevation.
The council will then move to executive session and will reconvene at 7:30 p.m. with its regular meeting.
A new council president will be appointed at this time. Councilwoman Joy Bastelli is expected to replace Kathleen Billings in the role.
The 2013 council meeting schedule is also expected to be approved.
The council is also expected to approve several Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) projects including a year-round shuttle service for the city and a gazebo-replacement project for West End.
Patch will be at the meeting and will have a full recap later tonight.