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AVALON MOVES TOWARDS SMOKE FREE BEACH, BOARDWALK

Avalon is moving towards making 100 percent of its beaches smoke free.  Avalon Council discussed a proposal that would reject a 15 percent carveout permitted in state law to make all of its beaches, beach paths, and boardwalk smoke free.  Council is expected to further discuss this plan in two …

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AVALON COUNCIL APPROVES FOUR AFFORDABLE HOUSING ORDINANCES

The Avalon Borough Council approved four ordinances Wednesday evening that bring the Borough into compliance with court-mandated affordable housing regulations.  Every New Jersey municipality is obligated to have a plan in place that provides the potential for affordable housing to occur.  The Borough also extended the grace period for property …

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AVALON DISCUSSES PLASTICS PROHIBITION, CONSTRUCTION HOURS

The Avalon Borough Council met Wednesday afternoon and moved forward on an ordinance that would prohibit the use of single use plastic bags, straws, and styrofoam products.  Council also addressed some concerns from the public regarding the activities by some contractors who willfully violate ordinances established by the Borough.

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JAMES DEEVER NAMED NEW COUNCIL PRESIDENT IN AVALON

James Deever is the new Council President in the Borough of Avalon.  Council held a brief meeting Monday morning and unanimously selected Deever for the leadership position.  Deever owns and operates a supermarket and deli in Avalon; he joined Borough Council 18 months ago. Photo courtesy of Borough of Avalon …

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