Petition Drive

Editorial that Appeared in the Press of Atlantic City on November 16, 2018

Ocean City land buy could work yet with public input Several months of preparation by Ocean City to purchase a 1.9-acre lot came to naught recently when the city and property seller — faced with a referendum on the deal — called it off. City officials can learn from this and maybe still make this …

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Ocean City Taxpayers and Voters Win! A Timeline of the Successful FIT Petition Drive!

Just 2 months ago, Fairness in Taxes became  aware of a planned shady land purchase by Ocean City. FIT repeatedly asked the City to slow down and have public meetings concerning the purchase of the Klause property. The city ignored FIT’s pleas and forged ahead with the purchase. FIT quickly mobilized and collected the necessary …

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A Letter to City Council in Response to the City’s request for FIT to enter into Negotiations with the Klause Family concerning the Purchase of their Property

Peter Madden, Council President City Hall 861 Asbury Ave. Ocean City, NJ 08226 Dear Councilman Madden: Thank you for reaching out to Fairness In Taxes in an effort to search for the best way forward after our successful petition drive for a public referendum on the purchase of the Klause property. We agree that the …

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Press of Atlantic City Editorial- Ocean City Land Buy Merits Scrutiny

From Press of AC: Ocean City wants to pay $9 million for a 1.9-acre lot on the west side of town. Residents led by the city’s Fairness in Taxes organization think it may be overpaying, and want to slow down and examine the deal. The rush by the city and the property’s sellers alone would …

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Private Emails Between Ocean City and Klause Enterprise Reveal Cozy Relationship

As a part of a continuing effort to protect the taxpayers of Ocean City, representatives from Ocean City Fairness in Taxes have secured documents from the city through the state Open Public Records Act (OPRA) regarding the Klause property purchase for 9 million dollars. Documents clearly show an alarmingly close relationship between Ocean City and …

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Letter to Editor regarding the City Council’s Poor Response to FIT’s Drive to Stop the Purchase of the Klause Property

To the Editor: If so many people on both sides agree that Ocean City should acquire the old Perry-Egan Chevrolet lot for public purposes, how did this become so divisive?  Many have blamed Michael Hinchman for causing the uncertainty by raising doubts about the two appraisals upon which the City based its $9 million-dollar offer. …

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