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AVALON HIRES NEW MUNICIPAL CLERK

The Avalon Borough Council voted unanimously on a resolution to name Marie J. Hood as Municipal Clerk in Avalon during a special meeting held on Thursday.  Council voted 4-0 to promote Hood to the position; it is a three-year term.  For the past six months, she served the Borough as …

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AVALON COUNCIL TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING THURSDAY

The Avalon Borough Council will hold a special meeting late Thursday afternoon to replace its current municipal clerk.  Avalon’s Council is expected to appoint Marie Hood to the position of Municipal Clerk replacing Georgann Berardis.  The clerk’s position is the only issue appearing on Council’s agenda for the special meeting …

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AVALON HOLDS PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING ON DREDGING PROJECT

Avalon held a pre-construction meeting for its upcoming back bay dredging project on Monday.  Borough, state, and federal officials met with Mobile Dredging & Pumping Co. to discuss the project which will dredge 120,000 cubic yards of materials from various Borough and State channels.  The actual dredging work will get …

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AVALON HOLDS PRE-BID MEETING ON DREDGING PROJECT

Avalon held a pre-bid meeting this week on its big upcoming dredging project.  Borough Administrator Scott Wahl and engineer Tom Thornton briefed Council on the meeting which showed plenty of interest from companies who are interested on bidding on the project which could take up to three years to complete …

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AVALON CONDUCTS DUNE GRASS PLANTING EVENT

Dozens of volunteers went into the dunes in northern Avalon Saturday to plant dune grass.  The annual dune grass planting event will result in 50,000 stolons of dune grass being planted behind a bulkhead in the northern section of the community.  The Avalon Department of Public Works will finish up …

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PERMITS IN HAND FOR AVALON DREDGING PROJECT

The Borough of Avalon has secured the permits it needs for a big dredging project that is expected to begin this fall. Borough Council was briefed Wednesday night by municipal engineer Thomas Thornton who told Council both state and federal permits are in hand for the project. Avalon will go …

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LOCAL TOWNS MAKE SUBMISSIONS TO OPEN SPACE BOARD

Local communities including Avalon and Stone Harbor made submissions to the Cape May County Open Space Board on Tuesday. Avalon Business Administrator Scott Wahl told us that Avalon is looking to construct a one-eighth mile running and walking track, along with a fitness station, on a field adjacent to the …

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