Stone Harbor is expected to give final authorization to an affordable housing plan at its meeting Tuesday. Stone Harbor, along with every municipality, is under court order to present an affordable housing plan to be approved by the courts. Council may authorize reject the bid for a new bikeway initiative.
Stone Harbor bridges will undergo mandated State safety testing next week, on Tuesday and Wednesday. The County announced that the testing will occur on both the 96th Street and Ocean Drive bridge next week which will require 15 minute closures of the bridges between the hours of 9am and 1pm.
Stone Harbor is expected to appoint two police officers during Tuesday’s Council meeting. Austin Michael Rothmans and Scott Michael Thomas, Jr. are expected to receive the new positions. Council is also expected to authorize a new plan that would allow affordable housing to be constructed in the community.
Rough surf conditions have cancelled the annual Nun’s Beach Surfing Contest in Stone Harbor for the weekend. The Borough announced that the dinner auction for the event will still be held, but the surfing event is cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
Stone Harbor has extended its prohibition of beach vehicles on Stone Harbor Point through October 1st. Borough officials say there is evidence of nesting black skimmer birds, so vehicles will be prohibited on the Point for another month.
The Stone Harbor Borough Council will meet Tuesday afternoon and will consider a new ordinance that would result in the elimination of some single use plastics in the community. If approved, the new ordinance would prohibit the distribution of single use plastic bags and other items as of January 1st.
An inspection revealed some problems with Stone Harbor’s 96th Street bridge, and now there is a 15 ton weight limit in effect. All trucks and busses that have to enter the 7 Mile Island will now do so through Avalon Boulevard. Repairs will occur overnight until Friday, and then continue next week. The bridge will…
Emergency repairs are being conducted this morning on the 96th Street Bridge in Stone Harbor. The bridge will be reduced to one lane of alternating traffic until just before lunchtime on Friday; expect delays.
New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way will be the guest speaker at the next Cape May County Chamber of Commerce meeting at The Reeds in Stone Harbor. Way is expected to address a new report that shows tourism spending increased by 2.9 percent in 2017.
A portion of Third Avenue in Stone Harbor will be closed on Thursday. Borough officials announced that construction will force the closure of the roadway from 96th to 98th streets for two hours; alternate routes are suggested.