Borough Council Trustee Report - February 27, 2019

  • The Borough heard a proposal from 7 Mile Publishing for Public Relations and Advertising Services for the next Fiscal Year.

  • There was an announcement that a scheduled vote on the marijuana issue would be delayed until a future meeting.

  • A presentation of the proposed budget for fiscal year 2019.

  • The Council authorized the advertising for bids for cellular space on the public safety tower.

  • The Council approved resolutions establishing rules and regulations for recreational facilities for the 2019 summer season.

  • During the Public Comments period, a spokesman for the Marijuana Industry presented the positive aspects of allowing the sale of marijuana within the Borough of Avalon.  The spokesman, a union representative for marijuana workers from Blackwood New Jersey, invited Council Members for a tour of existing marijuana outlets.  He also outlined tax benefits and opportunities for women in the growing industry and pointed out their record of hiring retired law enforcement personnel and veterans.