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 tax payments due to the…
The beleaguered Townsend’s Inlet Bridge that connects Sea Isle City to Avalon will be closed again for a substantial period of time. The County intends to close the bridge on September 18 through the entire fall and winter, and re-open the bridge again in May, 2019. Steel spans on the Avalon side of the bridge…
Avalon has the lowest overall tax rate in Cape May County. Avalon officials announced that when all five taxes are put together, its overall rate of 48.8 cents is the lowest in the County. Avalon actually cut the municipal tax rate by 2.7 cents this year due to fiscal practices and shared services agreements.
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.
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 social media page.
The Avalon Borough Council will hold its reorganization meeting Monday at 9:00am. Councilman Jim Deever is expected to be named Council President as it is customary for that position to be rotated annually among members of the governing body.
Avalon’s Borough Council will consider a new ordinance that would ban single use plastic bags and other single use products that would take effect next year. A presentation on Avalon’s “Clean Water Initiative” was presented Wednesday afternoon, which also includes other efforts to keep plastics and debris out of the waters. An ordinance could be…
Avalon’s Hodge Podge was honored Tuesday afternoon by Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi. He presented an official proclamation to the owners of the popular bait, tackle, and fishing shop for 20 years of continual service to the Borough. Receiving the proclamation were owners Tammie and Dave Carbohn. Photo courtesy of Avalon social media page.
The Avalon Borough Council met Wednesday afternoon and is expected to continue a shared services agreement for a Court Administrator. Business Administrator Scott Wahl reported a meeting will be held with local merchants next week to discuss plans to eliminate some single use plastics in the community next year.
Several local communities in Cape May County are the recipients of Clean Communities Grants from the State of New Jersey. Among the towns getting significant grants were Ocean City, Upper Township, Lower Township, Avalon, and Sea Isle City.