Fairness in Taxes Board Members for 2019

These are the Fairness in Taxes Board Members for 2019: Dave Hayes, President Dave Breeden, Vice President John Cracovaner, Treasurer Marie Hayes, Secretary Susan Cracovaner Cindy Nevitt Don Kerns Donna Moore Vic Staniec Leo Burke Jim Tweed

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OC OK’s Ordinance to Acquire Former Car Dealership

By Bill Barlow Sep 6, 2019 OCEAN CITY – It’s been about a year since Ocean City moved to buy a former car dealership on 16th Street. That multimillion-dollar deal fell apart after the group Fairness in Taxes (FIT) launched a petition drive to force a referendum on the bond

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Minutes from the Fairness in Taxes Meeting from June 7, 2019

Attendees: Dave Hayes, Marie Hayes, Dave Breeden, Jim Tweed, Vic Staniec, Don Kerns, Donna Moore The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance Presidents Report: Dave said that we’ve developed a very good working relationship with the government and City Council. They invite the President and Vice President to meetings,

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Gulls Beware: Raptors Staying Longer in O.C.

Falconer P.J. Simonis gets ready to give hawk OC a signal to patrol the skies in Ocean City. By MADDY VITALE Seagulls, don’t start planning your weekend food attacks in Ocean City just yet. The raptors will be watching you for a little longer. And it will be just enough

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If city buys former car dealership, residents get a say in its new use

Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 12:24 pm By ERIC AVEDISSIAN/Sentinel staff | 0 comments OCEAN CITY – Council approved an ordinance Aug. 22 authorizing the city to acquire the former Ocean City Chevrolet lot by purchase or condemnation. This is the second time the council voted to acquire the former car lot next to

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City Council, mayor laud success – and publicity – of anti-gull program

Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:20 am | Updated: 12:35 pm, Wed Aug 28, 2019. By ERIC AVEDISSIAN/Sentinel staff | 0 comments OCEAN CITY – Erik Swanson of East Coast Falcons of Lodi brought Ozzy, a Eurasian eagle owl, to council chambers Aug. 22. Gluttonous gulls poaching food from people prompted complaints earlier this summer. Visitors

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Ocean City moves forward to buy car lot again

August 14- Ocean City Sentinel By Eric Avidessian OCEAN CITY – Call it déjà vu. Council on Aug. 8 introduced an ordinance to acquire through purchase or condemnation the former Ocean City Chevrolet car lot almost a year after they did the same thing for the same property. A price

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FIT is doing their job in Ocean City- Jim Tweed, Past FIT President

As the second longest serving Board member at Fairness In Taxes I’ve witnessed four transformations of FIT’s leadership over the past 16 years.  Not only presidents but officers and board members as well. Recently I heard a criticism of FIT that brought back memories.  I had moved back to Ocean

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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

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