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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Ocean City NJ Taxpayer Protection Ordinance Update

The Supreme Court of New Jersey has summarily remanded the Taxpayer Protection Ordinance case to the Appellate Division. This means the Appellate Court must reconsider the case in light of a recent the Supreme Court decision that overturns a 40-year-old lower court case upon which both the Appellate Court and …

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Bring Back Ocean City NJ Reform

Proponents of positive change in Ocean City can truthfully say, to paraphrase Mark Twain’s comment on his premature obituary, that the rumors of reform’s demise in this town are greatly exaggerated. Not that there isn’t a large kernel of truth in them. Reform in Ocean City is certainly ailing, and …

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