FIT Starts Petition Drive To Halt $9 Million Purchase

By David Nahan of Ocean City Sentinel: Earlier this month, Ocean City Council voted unanimously to spend $9 million to buy a 1.856-acre lot in the center of town, but citizens group Fairness In Taxes (FIT) has started a petition drive to put that purchase on hold. Two FIT members who ...
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Sign Referendum to Stop Purchase of Klause Property

We are pushing forward with the petition for a referendum to stop the city’s purchase of the Klause Property for $9 million. We agree that it should be purchased, but not at the price the sellers are demanding. To sign the petition you must be a registered voter in OC. (You ...
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Help Stop $9 Million Land Purchase of 1600 Haven by Ocean City Government

Despite the many questions and concerns raised by residents, on Thursday, September 13, 2018, City Council of Ocean City adopted ordinance 2018-10, which authorizes the city to spend 9 million dollars for the purchase of the old car dealership property located in the 1600 block of Simpson Avenue. Many informed ...
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Editor’s Desk- Tight Lips Can Lead To Un-informed Residents

From David Nahan Ocean City Sentinel. Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 When we write stories that demand a response from an on-the-record government source, we need that response for our readers. It helps us balance out a story and present as complete and accurate a picture as possible for those ...
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Council Approves $9 Million Price Tag

Ocean City Sentinel Wednesday, September 19, 2018 By ERIC AVEDISSIAN Sentinel staff Ocean City Sentinel OCEAN CITY – Council on Sept. 13 voted 7-0 to bond $8.5 million to finance the $9 million purchase of the Ocean City Chevrolet car dealership from the owner, Klause Enterprises. Located next to the ...
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Purchase of 50 Tennessee Ave, Ocean City

Ocean City is contemplating the purchase of the above named property for $700,000.00. This is a 7,000 sq. ft., twostory building with the northern lengthwise side contiguous to the parking area of the city-owned public boat ramp parking lot. The south side lengthwise is contiguous to the community pool for ...
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Artificial Turf versus Natural Grass: An artificial presentation

Artificial Turf versus Natural Grass: An artificial presentation At the last Council meeting the Administration trotted out Jim Mallon to make its case for spending $1.2 million on artificial turf at Carey Field. Let’s examine the issue in a fair and more complete way. Cost 1) Please Mr. Mallon be ...
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Ocean City Mayor Calls for 12% Tax Hike

OCEAN CITY — Mayor Sal Perillo spent most of his budget address Thursday touting last year’s accomplishments, such as savings with trash contracts and an upcoming beach fill. He saved the bad news for last — a proposed 12 percent tax hike in his spending plan. “We already know that ...
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