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Presentation of Stone Harbor Municipal Budget 2018

A Special Meeting was held on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 to Review 2018 Municipal Budget for the Borough of Stone Harbor.

The Power Point presentation will again be reviewed at the March 6th, 2018 Council Meeting ~ 4:30pm

To View the Power Point please click on the following link: 2018 Budget Presentation

Presentation of Stone Harbor Municipal Budget 20182018-03-07T17:27:59+00:00

US Army Corp Dredging of the NJ Intracoastal Waterway and Beneficial Use Project Begins

 

 

Barnegat Bay Dredging Company is under contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge shoals within the NJ Intracoastal Waterway (NJIWW).   On 17 February 2018,  the Dredge Fullerton  arrived in the Stone Harbor/Middle Township vicinity to dredge the NJIWW near Markers 419 to 421.  Dredging operations with sand placement on the Ring Island nesting bird habitat will be conducted for approximately one week.  The Wetlands Institute is working to monitor site conditions and habitat usage. Expected departure of the contractor from the site will be during the first week in March depending on project operations.  For more information, contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Public Affairs Office (215-656-6515).

US Army Corp Dredging of the NJ Intracoastal Waterway and Beneficial Use Project Begins2018-02-20T15:05:08+00:00

Special Presentation ~ Borough of Stone Harbor 2018 Budget

A special presentation of the 2018 Budget

for the Borough of Stone Harbor has been scheduled for:

 

Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 10:00am

Borough Hall ~ 2nd floor Council Meeting Room

 9508 Second Avenue, Stone Harbor

 

The presentation of the 2018 Budget will also be completed at the

March 6, 2018 Council Meeting scheduled for 4:30pm at Borough Hall

 

 

 

 

Special Presentation ~ Borough of Stone Harbor 2018 Budget2018-04-03T15:24:53+00:00

Vital Communications Inc. Completes Revaluation in Stone Harbor

Vital Communications Inc. has completed a total revaluation of all properties located within the Borough of Stone Harbor as ordered by the Cape May County Board of Taxation.

A letter dated January 22, 2018 indicating the new assessment based on the information currently available regarding properties within Stone Harbor and an analysis of all relevant market data was mailed to all homeowners from Vital Communications, Inc.

If you are satisfied that the new assessment generally reflects the market value of your property then you do not need to do anything.

In the event that you feel this value is not a fair representation of you property’s market value please contact Vital Communications, Inc. within five (5) business days of this notification.

To arrange an appointment to present information that can be used by Vital Communications, Inc. for further consideration please call (609)272-6690 between the hours of 9AM to Noon and 1PM to 4PM Monday through Friday.

Informal reviews of assessments will be held in the Stone Harbor Municipal Building 9508 Second Avenue, Stone Harbor, NJ. If you are unable to meet in person phone interviews can be scheduled.

Vital Communications Inc. Completes Revaluation in Stone Harbor2018-05-24T18:24:34+00:00

Winter Strom Warning Update – January 3, 2018

 

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Borough and all of Cape May County. The Winter Storm Warning is in effect from Wednesday, January 3rd at 9:00pm until Thursday, January 4th, at 7:00pm. Our region can expect four to inches of snow during this storm event, along with strong winds, and blowing and drifting snow.

A storm is expected to form off the coast of New Jersey that will be a traditional winter nor’easter. The location of the storm off our coast will result in how much snow our area could receive. Please continue to monitor the forecast over the next 36 hours for updates. Strong winds gusting as high as 45mph are possible during this storm which will cause blowing and drifting snow, and could result in tree limbs falling and power outages. Please exercise caution while driving.

If you have objects outside that are prone to strong winds, including trash cans and patio furniture, secure those objects or bring them inside. If you have any emergency during this storm event, please call 911. If you experience a power outage during this storm, please contact the Atlantic City Electric outage line at 1-800-833-7476.

The Borough continues to be in touch with the Cape May County Office of Emergency Management and other agencies during this storm.

Here is the text of the Winter Storm Warning issued by the National Weather Service:

Winter Storm Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 403 AM EST Wed Jan 3 2018 …High Impact Storm including the aftermath of wind driven record cold on its way to our area… …A rapidly intensifying ocean storm will produce significant snowfall and strong winds tonight through Thursday…   NJZ020-022>027-032115- /O.UPG.KPHI.WS.A.0001.180104T0200Z-180105T0000Z/ /O.NEW.KPHI.WS.W.0001.180104T0200Z-180105T0000Z/ Ocean-Atlantic-Cape May-Atlantic Coastal Cape May- Coastal Atlantic-Coastal Ocean-Southeastern Burlington- Including the cities of Jackson, Hammonton, Cape May Court House, Ocean City, Atlantic City, Long Beach Island, and Wharton State Forest 403 AM EST Wed Jan 3 2018 …

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY… * WHAT…Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult   travel conditions, including during the morning commute on   Thursday. Tree branches could fall as well. Total snow   accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are expected. * WHERE…Portions of southeastern New Jersey. * WHEN…From 9 PM this evening to 7 PM EST Thursday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause   areas of blowing and drifting snow resulting in significantly   reduced visibilities. Scattered power outages could develop   Thursday and Friday which would force considerable hardship   where heat would not be available. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Strom Warning Update – January 3, 20182018-03-09T17:19:53+00:00

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Stone Harbor

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Borough and surrounding areas.  The Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the evening hours of Wednesday, January 3rd through Thursday, January 4th.

A storm will intensify off the eastern seaboard of the United States and is expected to bring snow and gusty winds to the Jersey Shore.  As of Tuesday afternoon, the current forecast calls for the potential of four to six inches of snow.  The snowfall totals may be adjusted by the National Weather Service and are largely dependent on the track of the winter storm.

The strong winds associated with this storm may make driving difficult.  Please exercise caution while driving during this storm event.  Snow will likely to continue to blow and drift after the storm as windy, very cold conditions are in the forecast through the majority of the weekend.  If you have any emergency, please dial 911.  If you lose power, please call Atlantic City Electric’s outage line at 1-800-833-7476.

Please secure loose objects including trash cans and patio furniture in advance of the storm as they may be subject to strong gusty winds.  If you own a property in Stone Harbor which is not properly winterized, it is advisable for you to have someone check your property for frozen or leaking pipes.  Milder temperatures, when they occur, may result in some properties with broken or leaking pipes.

Continue to monitor this site and traditional media outlets for updated weather information.  We are in constant communication with the Cape May County Office of Emergency Management regarding future notifications and information.

Here is the text of the Winter Storm Watch issued by the National Weather Service:

Winter Storm Watch

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ

1156 AM EST Tue Jan 2 2018

 

…A rapidly intensifying offshore storm may produce significant

snowfall later Wednesday night through Thursday…

 

.Strong winds are possible Thursday, however the actual impacts

including snowfall amounts will be highly dependent on the track

of the offshore intensifying storm. There is at least some

potential for significant snow amounts.

 

NJZ013-014-020-022>027-030500-

/O.EXB.KPHI.WS.A.0001.180104T0200Z-180105T0000Z/

Western Monmouth-Eastern Monmouth-Ocean-Atlantic-Cape May-

Atlantic Coastal Cape May-Coastal Atlantic-Coastal Ocean-

Southeastern Burlington-

Including the cities of Freehold, Sandy Hook, Jackson, Hammonton,

Cape May Court House, Ocean City, Atlantic City,

Long Beach Island, and Wharton State Forest

1156 AM EST Tue Jan 2 2018

 

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH

THURSDAY EVENING…

 

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions,

including during the morning commute on Thursday. Total snow

accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are possible.

 

* WHERE…Portions of central and southern New Jersey.

 

* WHEN…Wednesday night through late Thursday afternoon.

 

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Strong winds may result in considerable

blowing and drifting snow. Significant reductions in visibility

are possible.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

 

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant

snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue

to monitor the latest forecasts.

 

 

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Stone Harbor2018-03-09T17:23:56+00:00