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Longport Community Update

LONGPORT COMMUNITY NEWS from 11/23/22 Upcoming Construction and Renovation Projects  Numerous improvements are underway in the Borough of Longport. Expect to see construction begin soon on various projects.Road Reconstruction. Monmouth and Atlantic Ave Contracts recently awarded for reconstruction of sections of Monmouth and Atlantic avenues. Construction begins in December. Partial funding was provided by grants …

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Longport Post Office Property For Sale

Since the 1930’s, this US Post Office operated at 4 S. 27th Ave in Longport. Alas, time marches on. High-Demand For Residential Real Estate Along South Jersey Shore. The Longport Post Office lease is up July of 2023. Owners of the property are selling this super-premium parcel in Longport. Asking price is $2,650,000. According to …

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Longport Police Find Guns, Ammo, Explosive Materials Inside Margate Home

A Margate man was arrested after being found with a stash of guns, ammunition and an explosive device on May 26, 2022. Danger of New Jersey Catch and Release. Francis Beck of South Coolidge Ave. was taken into custody by Longport Police and charged with a variety of serious weapons offences. Due to New Jersey …

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Longport Commissioners OK Dining Tents for Ozzie’s and Catch.

Giving into public pressure and 300 signatures on a petition, Longport Commissioners approved the request for Ozzie’s Luncheonette and Catch Restaurant to use dining tents on their sidewalk during the summer of 2022. On Wednesday, May 19, Mayor Nick Russo had to consider the interection of outdoor dining, good looks, and public safety. Longport Commissioners …

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Even With Hot Real Estate Market, Longport Tax Hike Still Coming

Even with a super-hot real estate market featuring higher assessments, Longport taxes are still going up. On March 16, Longport Commissioners introduced a $9.5 million municipal budget that features a 1.5 cent tax rate increase. The Longport municipal tax hike doesn’t include likely increases in county and school taxes still to come. Those two expenses …

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Longport Joins Margate in Blocking Online Public Comments During Meetings

The Longport Board of Commissioners have taken a cue from their neighbors in Margate. Longport has blocked public comment from those who wish to participate in public meetings via online conferencing software like ZOOM or Go-To-Meeting. See: Margate Blocks Zoom Public Comments. Many Downbeach residents are still concerned about attending meetings in-person due to ongoing …

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EHT Keeps Seaview Harbor Tax Revenue Away From Longport

A New Jersey appeals court disappointed Seaview Harbor residents this week. The 98 home community between Longport & Somers Point wanted to break away from Egg Harbor Twp, and join Longport instead. Waterfront Seaview Harbor wanted the sizable savings of leaving higher-taxed Egg Harbor Twp, and joining much lowered-taxed, Longport. Longport has lower taxes, in …

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Longport Wants Lamberti To Replace Hazardous Bulkhead

Longport Solicitor Michael Affinato discussed much needed replacement of failing bulkhead at 36th Avenue and the bay. The property is owned by Lamberti. Longport has been in contact with the property owner Lamberti regarding several options. Option #1: Have Lamberti sign over upland rights to Borough. Longport taxpayers would be responsible for bulkhead maintenance and …

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Will Longport & Margate Join Ventnor in County-Wide Court System?

During the LONGPORT Commission meeting of OCTOBER 20, 2021, the benefits of joining a new, county wide court system was discussed. Longport could see significant cost savings if they join. At least 8 Atlantic County towns, including Ventnor, are joining the consolidated court system that launches on January 1, 2022. According to Atlantic County Solicitor …

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