Margate Boardwalk

How Margate Voters Will Ultimately Decide on Rebuilding Boardwalk Project

Like it or not, the 3 Margate Commissioners may soon be compelled to discuss and consider rebuilding Margate’s long-lost boardwalk. On Jan 2, Glenn Klotz of the Margate Boardwalk Committee posted: Process toward an election sometime this year about Boardwalk has begun! One way or another, Margate voters will get to decide this issue in …

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Rebuilding Margate Boardwalk Efforts Advance to Next Step

The Margate Boardwalk Committee (MBC) has submitted wording for the ‘Initiative’ that will let Margatians decide for themselves: Should we rebuild the beloved Margate boardwalk? According to Glenn Klotz of MBC, the suggested ‘wording’ has been handed over to the Margate City Clerk for review. Next step: submit petitions of notification from five petitioners. Once …

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Margate Could Learn From Sea Isle City. Take Poll About Rebuilding Boardwalk.

The Margate Commissioners lead by Mayor Micheal Becker are not yet ready to ask taxpayers about re-building the Margate boardwalk. Maybe they’re afraid of what Margate homeowners really want? Compare that to Sea Isle City. Down in that shore town, elected leadership sees value in public forums and online surveys. Mayor Becker punted the thorny …

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Public Safety: Rebuilding a Fire-Resistant Margate Boardwalk

Margate Public Safety Commissioner, John Amodeo, thinks a busy 4 lane street is safer than a boardwalk? Should Margatians avoid that ‘potential fire hazard’ called the Ventnor Boardwalk? Read on…. Rodger Kradel: Atlantic Ave is not a safe place to ride a bicycle. While riding on Atlantic Avenue, in the bicycle lane, I was nearly …

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Margate Boardwalk Committee Status Update

As previously reported, Margate Commissioners distributed an author-less report regarding the re-build of Margate’s beloved boardwalk. A hodgepodge of opinions from various Margate City department heads. Unbiased discussion? Or just anti-boardwalk propaganda? The well-received, comprehensive report “A Margate Boardwalk for the 21st Century” was placed on the public record during the commission meeting of Aug. …

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Margate Commissioners Share Valuable Boardwalk Research

Margate Commissioners have finally offered feedback on the popular ‘Rebuild the Margate Boardwalk’ report. This past summer, the 3 Commissioners said they’d review the Boardwalk proposal and respond. To date, Mayor Becker & Commissioners Amodeo and Blumberg have refused to endorse a public poll / survey, or town-hall. They may not want to know how …

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Margate Department Heads to Comment on Rebuilding Boardwalk Plans

Here’s a status update on efforts to rebuild the Margate Boardwalk. According to their social media page, Glenn Klotz and the Margate Boardwalk Committee are still engaging with one of the 3 Margate Commissioners. Klotz does not specifically identify the commissioner. Observers note that Margate Commissioner Maury Blumberg not only attended the Boardwalk report presentation …

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What Would A Rebuilt Margate Boardwalk Look Like?

What would a rebuilt Margate boardwalk look like? Glenn Klotz & the Margate Boardwalk Committee have posted a spectacular rendering. Wow. Contrary to what the naysayers are spouting, over 80% of the proposed Margate Boardwalk is pretty far away from the bulkheads & beachfront homes. Placement of a rebuilt Margate Boardwalk would roughly follow the …

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Rebuilding Margate’s Boardwalk. Good For Downbeach Property Values?

BUILDING BOOM! says Glenn Klotz of the Margate Boardwalk Committee, the crew spearheading efforts to rebuild Margate’s beloved boardwalk. Witness the picture above. Just one of many multi-million dollar homes presently under construction along the Ventnor Boardwalk. Klotz: one of the most galling LIES spewed by those opposing a rebuild of Margate’s Boardwalk: how property …

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Margate Commissioners Keeping Quiet on Margate Boardwalk Petition

Margate Commissioner John Amodeo ‘has a really big mouth’. That’s the word from WPG Radio’s, Harry Hurley, as he spoke to listeners on Friday morning 8/16. Why won’t the Margate Commissioners share their thoughts on rebuilding the Margate Boardwalk? ‘Sometimes leadership works against their own people’, says Hurley as he chatted with Director of Margate …

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Momentum Grows For Rebuilding Margate Boardwalk

Over 600 signatures representing boardwalk lovers will be presented to the Margate Commissioners, on Thursday, Aug 15. at 4pm. Margate lost it’s beloved boardwalk during the Storm of 1944. The Margate Boardwalk Committee is on a mission to see it re-built. Click to listen > Steve Davidson & Glenn Klotz of the Margate Boardwalk Committee. …

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Margate Officials Pushing for Amherst Boardwalk and Bike Lanes.

Amherst Ave residents were surprised by what Margate Commissioners are now considering across from their bayfront homes. The Margate Board of Commissioners want to build a suspiciously named, 5 block ‘boardwalk’ promenade along the Amherst Avenue marina district. Opponents see this as a sneaky way to use public funds that mainly benefits private property & …

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Dangerous Margate Beach Sewer Pipe Bolts Pose Safety Issue

The Margate beach, dune and sewer-pipe project. The gift that keeps on giving. Not only are the 5 new, over-sized sewer pipes considered overkill, but protruding bolts on the wooden supports structures have been deemed a substantial liability. The Margate outfall ‘sewer’ pipes take contaminated storm water run off and funnels it directly into the …

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Over 500 Signatures Collected. Rebuilding the Margate Boardwalk.

In just 4 days, over 500 signatures were collected from those who support rebuilding the Margate Boardwalk. Members of the Margate Boardwalk Committee set up tables in different parts of the city. One spot was smartly placed in front of the always busy, Casel’s Market. Residents were asked if they wanted Margate Commissioners to put …

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