For the first time in over a year, members of the public will be able to access public buildings in Sea Isle City. Mayor Len Desiderio announced today that social distancing and masks will be required when the buildings open on May 24th. Sea Isle is one of the last communities to open its buildings…
The Sea Isle City Commission meets Tuesday morning and is expected to approve sweeping ordinances that will prohibit the use and consumption of cannibas products on public property. The Commission will also prohibit delivery trucks from coming into town to drop off pot to paying customers. Today’s meeting starts at 10:00am.
Municipal elections are being held in two communities on Tuesday. Both Avalon and Sea Isle City will be holding municipal elections from 6:00am until 8:00pm. The polling location in Avalon has been moved to the elementary school gym because the traditional polling location is currently used as a Covid-19 vaccination clinic by the County.
A portion of Central Avenue in Sea Isle City is closed to traffic for utility work. The Sea Isle City Police Department announced that the road is closed from 39th Street to John F. Kennedy Boulevard. The closure may extend through Thursday.
Sea Isle City has unveiled its official presentation for a new community center. Mayor Len Desiderio says the center will be located at the site of the former school on Park Road. There is a 22-minute video on the city’s website that includes details about the proposed center.
Sea Isle City will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 1st for a new fishing pier and kayak launch. The new pier will be dedicated in the memory of former Sea Isle City commissioner James Iannone. New pickleball courts will also be completed in time for summer.
Many of the popular events held annually during Skimmers’ Weekend in Sea Isle City will not be held this year. Mayor Len Desiderio announced that events like the vendors market on the Promenade and the food court will not be held due to Covid-19 restrictions. The antique auto show will be held.
Sea Isle City will honor the men and women who served in the Vietnam War on Monday. The City is asking people to observe a moment of silence at 11:00am. The city will also sound the fire sirens at that time as a tribute. Mayor Len Desiderio says these veterans have been overlooked.
Sea Isle City’s council approved a new municipal budget this week. The city has plans in late April to make a virtual public presentation on a future community center project that will be constructed on Park Road. More information will be available next month.
The municipal tax rate will go up this year in Sea Isle City. Mayor Len Desiderio announced that the local rate will climb by about a quarter of a penny. Desiderio says for the typical property owner in the city, the increase equates to about a nickel per day.