The Margate Boardwalk Committee has achieved what once was thought impossible
On Aug. 6, Margate Commissioners passed a resolution that will place a Margate Boardwalk referendum question on the Nov 3 election ballot.
The referendum question will ask Margate voters if city officials should consider rebuilding the Boardwalk. LISTEN >
Director Glenn Klotz and the Margate Boardwalk Committee campaigned for the past 2 1/2 years to achieve this.
Mission Accomplished. Getting Boardwalk referendum question in front of Margate voters during Nov 3 general election.
Getting voter approval is the first step in long process says Klotz. It’s our sincere belief, if voters decide to go forward with the Margate Boardwalk project, it will eventually happen.Glenn Klotz – Margate Boardwalk Committee
Rebuilding the Margate Boardwalk in the media.
David Spatz of WOND 1400am radio spoke with Glenn Klotz on Aug 7. Listen>
According to the Press of Atlantic City: If voters decide to go forward with the project, the city could appropriate $285,000 for a feasibility study, according to Mayor Michael Becker.
Press of AC: Margate Commissioners passed a resolution at their Aug. 6 meeting that will place a question on whether or not to build a new beachfront Boardwalk in the city on the general election ballot on Nov. 3rd
Margate Boardwalk Facts
- Margate Boardwalk was first built in 1907.
- In 1944, badly damaged by a storm. At that time, boardwalk was out over the surf. Incredibly vulnerable to weather and ocean.
- New boardwalk would be safely nestled above & behind the dunes.
- With WWII still raging, Margate decided NOT to rebuild.
- A new Margate Boardwalk would be a non-commercial.
- Pavillions and Restrooms? Maybe.
- Boardwalks are a ‘permitted use’, according to State of NJ.
Klotz: 2nd homeowners are Margate taxpayers that can’t vote, but they should be polled or surveyed.
Klotz: Approx 4,800 registered voters in Margate.
Margate would be better with a BoardwalkGlenn Klotz.
A wonderful upgrade. A great idea for the region. Helpful in the economic recovery. A win-win for the area.