Longport

Seaview Harbor Still Wants to Escape EHT, Become Part of Longport.

Seaview Harbor is still trying to leave Egg Harbor Township and become part of Longport. Can ya blame them? EHT taxes are brutal. Seaview Harbor is on the causeway between Longport and EHT, Somers Point  / Ocean City. The waterfront village started a petition process to leave EHT back in 2014. EHT wants to keep …

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Downbeach Towns Push Back Against NJ DEP Beach Regulations

NJ DEP, Department of Environmental Protection, wants to oversee public access to public trust lands, including the beach, ocean and tidal waters. A proposed law would require NJ DEP to review all permit applications to assess the amount of public access towns provide as a condition for receiving those permits. If DEP doesn’t approve, it …

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New Jersey Supports Risky Wind Turbines, Ignores Nuclear Power Benefits

Will New Jersey consider supporting all forms of clean, efficient and safe power…like nuclear? Or will the Garden State bet big with taxpayer dollars on the still risky solar and wind power solutions? This non-partisan issue is covered in a recent New York Times editorial titled: Nuclear Power Can Save the World To be sure, …

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Living Large in Longport

Longport. At the southern tip of Absecon Island, just below Margate. Across the inlet from Ocean City and Somers Point, Longport is yet another take on summertime living at the shore. Larger lots. Bigger spaces. Beautiful Views. A town that starts at 11th street due to past storms. New dunes and bulkheads made of boulders. …

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Longport Buys Beach Vehicles To Help Navigate Dune Challenges

Longport will purchase three, beach-capable vehicles. Some of the uses include: Beach and dune maintenance Beach patrol Transport beach goers back n forth over the new dune. The dunes have created a different Longport beach. Public Works and the lifeguards will need to adjust. Emergency response teams need to access the beach quickly, and the …

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Longport Farmers Market Cancelled for 2018 Summer Season

Seems like too much competition in the farmers market space. So much, that LONGPORT had to cancel their Farmers Market for the 2018 summer season. Scheduled to open June 30, Now canceled. Lack of interest from vendors that are already committed to other markets. “Since Longport’s first farmers market in 2016, the area has seen …

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LONGPORT Commissioners Meeting Notes from May 10, 2018

LONGPORT COMMISSION MEETING. 2305 ATLANTIC AVE. LONGPORT, NJ. THURSDAY, May 10, 2018. 9 AM. Note: Audio of meeting is not posted on Longport website. ROLL CALL: Nicholas Russo present James P. Leeds, Sr. present Daniel Lawler present Engineer Carter, Solicitor Agnellini, CFO Kelly, Municipal Clerk Conlon, Chief Culmone, Librarian Gerhardt and Deputy Municipal Clerk Kyle …

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NJ Coastal Flood Awareness Coalition To Meet in Longport

Coastal Coalition To Announce Multi-City Flood Information System. WHERE: Longport Borough Hall, 2305 Atlantic Ave, Longport, NJ, 08403 WHEN: 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2018 WHY: To help participating cities broadcast the message of flood awareness. The New Jersey Coastal Coalition will hold a press conference 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 2 at Borough Hall to …

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Longport Removes Summer Parking Restrictions on Atlantic Ave

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 161 – Vehicles and Traffic of the Code of the Borough of Longport, Atlantic County, New Jersey as it Pertains to No Parking on Atlantic Avenue. The purpose of this Ordinance is to remove the Seasonal Restriction of No Parking on the South Side of Atlantic Avenue between May 15 and …

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Could Jetty in Longport Protect Margate, Ventnor, & AC Beaches?

Letter to the DownbeachBUZZ editor >> If Longport sees the inherent value in not only repairing existing jetties, but also authorizing a rock revetment, which will drop even larger boulders along the ocean, then why is Longport not vociferously lobbying for a master jetty? There is simply no better shorefront protection than a master jetty. …

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Ventnor and Margate School Budgets. Commissioner Meeting Transparency.

View: Ventnor School Salaries View: Ventnor School Budget Did you hear about the Ventnor school budget hearing last night, Wed, April 11? Most of us didn’t. Matter of fact, 99% of Ventnor taxpayers did NOT attend this meeting that discussed spending upwards of $7.5 million on school investments over the next 5 years. Makes you …

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Longport 2018 Beach Tag Pre-Season Sale Starts April 16

Longport’s pre-season beach tags go on sale April 16. Pre-season sales prices end on June 15. Beach tags are available at Borough Hall from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. Regular Seasonal tags are $15 per tag at the pre-season price. Senior seasonal tags (for those 65 years of age and up) are $5 per tag during the pre-season sale. …

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