Middle Township officials approved a new budget Monday evening that results in a tax increase of less than a penny on the tax rate. Middle Township announced that it will revise the minimum hourly wage for part time workers to $15 an hour to help with the labor shortage. Starting full time salaries will be…
Local emergency crews responded early Tuesday afternoon to reports of a car fire at Route 47 and High’s Beach Road in Middle Township. The smoky fire was quickly extinguished; no word yet on the cause of the fire and there are no reports of any injuries. Photo: submitted.
Middle Township officials believe that a fair affordable housing resolution is on the horizon. Township officials say a balanced plan to chart a future course on affordable housing challenges is nearing final form despite a motion filed against the Township by the Fair Share Housing Center. Township planners are gathering information on housing and demographics…
The Middle Township Committee will present a budget presentation during Monday’s meeting. The Committee will get the presentation from its Chief Financial Officer and auditor. A public hearing on the budget will follow. The Committee is also expected to authorize some property auctions.
Middle Township Police received a call of a person in a lake Thursday afternoon, but an extensive search turned up nothing. The incident allegedly occurred along Indian Trail Road. The caller hung up without providing any assistance. Various local and county agencies conducted the search.
A water project that will result in fresh water being provided to about 1,000 homes in Del Haven will advance next month. Middle Township officials say the project will be advertised for bid on June 21st, with bids opening a month later. The timeline allows for the current shortage of PVC pipe to be resolved;…
There will be another overnight closure of the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge next Tuesday night. County officials say the bridge will be closed overnight to allow for final work to be done on approaches to the bridge, located on Avalon Boulevard in Middle Township. The bridge has undergone a two year construction project.
The Ocean Drive toll bridge over Grassy Sound in Middle Township will be closed to all traffic Thursday starting at 7pm. An overnight closure is needed for a contractor to install new bearing plates for the bascule span. The bridge must be in the raised position to install the new plates.
The County announced that the reconstruction of the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge is nearing completion. The bridge is located on Avalon Boulevard in Middle Township and as of next Thursday, the bridge will again be open to full traffic moving forward. Deck sealing is being placed on the bridge today.
The Middle Township Committee will address the issue of shopping carts from retail stores being found in various sections of the community. An ordinance appears on the agenda that will require on site shopping cart containment. The Committee will also go in to closed session to discuss a mutual aid agreement.