One of the biggest improvements from last year is continuing with a second phase there year. Sea Isle City officials says Phase 2 of Excursion Park should begin soon. This project involves streetscape improvements to the public corridor along JFK Boulevard from the Promenade to Landis Avenue and widening of the sidewalks along each side of this corridor by 3 feet. On October 13, the City received seven bids for construction, with the low bid of $1,113,684.03 submitted by Fred M. Schiavone Construction. This bid amount is under the engineer’s estimate for the project of $1,267,618, and within the amount funded by the City for the project; therefore, City Council will be presented with a resolution to award the contract for construction at the October 25th council meeting. The schedule is for work to proceed in November and be completed by May of 2012.