Ocean City Council Video

Klause Property Purchase Part 2 Starting Up with new Ordinances to Condemn or Purchase

Hi All, I was interviewed by Michelle Brunetti of the Press of Atlantic City, who then wrote this article about the Council meeting Thursday. Note her comment about the tax assessment for the property: “The Klause properties together are assessed at $3.58 million, and the Palmer property at $980,000, for a combined assessment of $4.56 …

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Talking Trash in Ocean City

FIT was well represented at the July 18, 2019 City Council Meeting, with Dave Breeden addressing the garbage collections. Dave Hayes pushed back on the City’s criticism of Mr. Breeden and stressed the importance of encouraging, rather than discouraging public discourse. Here’s an article from the Cape May Herald that covers the meeting. OCEAN CITY …

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City Council Meeting July 11, 2019-

FIT President Dave Hayes and Vice President Dave Breeden discuss FIT’s position on the prospective purchase of the Klause property. FIT Board members Sue Cracovaner, Marie Hayes, and Donna Moore also speak out!

Car lot tax should have been based on highest use of land, experts say

From the Press of AC October 7, 2018 OCEAN CITY — If two independent appraisals are correct in valuing a former car lot next to the Community Center at $8.3 million to $9 million, the tax assessment on the property should have gone up substantially in 2014, according to real estate experts. That’s when the …

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Our Petition is Moving Forward!

As many already know, Ocean City Fairness in Taxes is circulating a petition for a Public Referendum on the purchase of the Klause property at 16th and Haven. We believe it should be purchased, but the city is paying $2.5 to $3 million too much for the property. We must have 400 signatures by October 10, 2018. …

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