Avalon has authorized funding for a hydraulic beach fill. Council approved the action during its meeting on Wednesday. According to Business Administrator Scott Wahl, extra sand is being added to the project courtesy of a cooperative agreement with the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey DEP.
A beach fill project that is expected to place over a half million cubic yards of sand on Avalon’s north end beaches is expected to begin this weekend. The beach fill is a partnership involving federal and state agencies and will restore Avalon’s north end beaches to a design template.
Avalon is next in line for a major beach fill. Mayor Marty Pagliughi announced today that the Borough will be getting a hydraulic fill of nearly a half million cubic yards of new sand on north end beaches. By partnering with the state and federal governments, Avalon pays for less than one tenth of the…
The Avalon Borough Council meets this afternoon and is expected to discuss potential plans to alleviate flooding in the north end beach blocks. That small section of Avalon floods during extreme rainfall events when several inches of rain comes down in a short period of time. The presentation will be made by the municipal engineer.
The Avalon Police Department is now in the top one percent in the entire state. The department was accredited for a third time, and achieved a perfect 100 percent compliance during the re-accreditation process. Mayor Marty Pagliughi says the Borough has one of the finest police forces in the entire state.
Republican David Richter of Avalon wants to challenge Congressman Jeff Van Drew in 14 months. Richter announced Monday that he has filed paperwork necessary to seek the republican nomination. richter and Brian Fitzherbert of Egg Harbor Township are the two announced republican candidates.
A small structure fire broke out at a condominium complex in Avalon Monday evening. Avalon Fire Chief Ed Dean reports that the fire was contained by a property owner with a fire extinguisher in a ceiling mounted fan. Fire crews from Avalon, Stone Harbor, and Ocean View all responded. The property owner suffered a minor…
It’s finally open. The Townsend’s Inlet Bridge connecting Sea Isle City to Avalon opened again early Thursday evening after a construction project that spanned ten months. Tolls on the bridge are waived until 6am Monday morning as a thank you to the public for their patience during this project.
The Avalon Borough Council meets this afternoon. Council is expected to receive information from its municipal engineer regarding a new bulkhead project on the west side of 21st Street, and about a street paving project on 47th Street. Avalon’s meeting begins at 4pm.
The Townsend’s Inlet Bridge connecting Avalon and Sea Isle City will reopen this Friday. County officials announced that all of the work has been done on the bridge, and it should re-open just before the weekend. The bridge has been closed down since last September for rehabilitation work.