OCEAN CITY APPROVES NEW $70 MILLION BUDGET

Ocean City Council approved the 2013 budget at Thursday night’s meeting. The local tax rate in the city will rise by nearly three cents to 38.5 cents per $100 of assessed value. Since it’s introduction in April, Ocean City officials reorganized their departments, eliminated three jobs, and reinvested capital budget funds, in an effort to lessen the…

YECCO TO RETIRE IN WILDWOOD CREST

Wildwood Crest will need to start to look for a new administrator. Kevin Yecco has notified the governing body and staff of his plans to retire as of June 30. Yecco has served as the clerk and administrator for the borough and is helping the transition process. 987 The Coast was told by Yecco that he has created…