City Council to Vote on Contracts for Merion Park Pump Station, Firehouse, Boardwalk

first_imgThe flood-prone Merion Park section of Ocean City will be part of $5 million in road and drainage repairs in 2014.At its public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday (July 10) at City Hall, City Council will consider the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the leasing of city-owned land to the American Legion for $1 a year. But here are five other things from Thursday’s agenda that might be of interest:Merion Park Pump Stations: City Council will vote on awarding a $96,500 contract to Michael Baker Jr. Inc. to design pump stations that could help eliminate nuisance flooding. The design contract would be another milestone in an ambitious plan to improve drainage in the low-lying neighborhood near 34th Street.Firehouse Design: City Council will vote on awarding an $80,200 contract to Czar Engineering of Egg Harbor Township to design a new firehouse at 29th Street. The existing facility was damaged in Superstorm Sandy.Boardwalk Replacement: City Council will vote on awarding a $1.2 million contract to Fred M. Schiavone Construction to complete the next phase of a boardwalk reconstruction project (between Sixth and Seventh streets).Beach Replenishment Easements: City Council will consider a procedural ordinance that would grant easements on city-owned property in advance of a fall beach replenishment project for the south end.New Tourist Development Commission Members: City Council will consider an ordinance that would add two non-voting members to the city’s Tourist Development Commission.See the PDF below for complete documentation on all agenda items:Download (PDF, 2.03MB)last_img

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