Cape May is now asking restaurants for money if they want to use the public right of way for temporary outside dining. The Cape May Star and Wave reports today that the city will charge restaurants one dollar per square foot multiplied by the number of months the restaurants are in operation. The fee applies…
West Cape May’s Borough Commission meets Wednesday and will formally accept the resignation of Clerk Suzanne Schumann. Schumann is moving to another position in Middle Township. During Wednesday’s meeting the Commission will formally introduce the new 2021 budget. West Cape May’s meeting starts at 7:00pm.
The United States Coast Guard cutter “Shearwater” was decommissioned today in Cape May. The Guard held a ceremony which decommissioned the cutter, which had been service for the past 19 years. The “Shearwater” is an 87 foot Marine Protector-class patrol boat.
The Cape May City Council will discuss an ordinance that would regulate wireless facilities in the right of way during its Council meeting on Tuesday. Council is also expected to discuss commercial and daily beach tags during an ordinance that is up for adoption. Tuesday’s meeting begins at 6:00pm.
Cape May has placed some limits on the public consumption of alcohol this summer. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the city leadership will now require patrons to consume alcohol within 50 feet of a licensed establishment. Last summer, Cape May allowed for a much broader allowance for public consumption.
West Cape May is the recipient of several new significant water leaks in town, caused by abnormal water pressure. Borough officials are apologizing to citizens about the problem with the water system, and wants to be contacted if anyone has experienced any property damage as a result of the problem.
Cape May Police announced that parking meters in the Victorian resort will be turned on Thursday. Parking meters will be turned on in the Washington Street Mall and Carpenter’s Lane area starting tomorrow. Other meters are turned on May 1st.
The Cape May Taxpayers Association is imploring City Council not to allow for open containers and public drinking in public spaces. The Association has issued a press release stating that it is staunchly opposed to this practice.
Cape May’s city council meets Tuesday and will introduce an ordinance for the construction of small wireless facilities in the city. Local municipalities have had to come up with their own regulations as carriers are ready to implement 5G technology. Council will also approve the new city budget, and introduce an ordinance that will prevent…
Two World War II ordinances were found in a yard off Elmira Street in Cape May, and were safely detonated on the beach. Cape May Police say the Atlantic City Bomb Squad came to assist and took the ordinances to a safe location where they were blown up. Police say if anyone finds ordinances like…