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GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 24, 2022)-(CNBNewsnet)--Thursday night, August 25, Gloucester City Mayor and Council will

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introduce two bond ordinances on first reading. The two bond ordinances total $2,743,200. The regularly scheduled meeting is held at the Police Administration building, 313 Monmouth Street, at 7:00 PM.

Some of the funds in the first bond ordinance (#19) is going towards buying a $240,000 fire ladder truck, $144,000 for sports utility vehicles, $720,000 for repaving streets, $160,000 for repairs to the municipal building, and $96,000 for equipment for the Public Works Department.  A complete breakdown is below. 

Much of the second bond ordinance funds will be used for infrastructure work throughout the city. For example, $500,000 for curb/gutter/grates replacements; $500,000 for redrilling of various wells; $200,000 for redevelopment various wells and $100,000 for portable sewer television cameras.


The first bond ordinance totals $1,443,200; the estimated amount of bonds or bond anticipations notes to be issued is $1,368,200.  

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The second bond issue, ordinance (#20), totals $1,300,000; the estimated amount of bonds or bond anticipations notes to be issued is $1,300,000.

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Another item expected to be approved by the mayor and council is the acceptance of $636,983 from the state UEZ ZAF Allocation Program, amending the contract for the reconstruction of Filmore street from $239,858 to $265,905, and lastly, adopting an ordinance on second reading which increases the sewerage services for taprooms, bars, and restaurants to the quarterly rate of $127 for up to three fixtures.

Items of interest from the July 28 council meeting include canceling the UDAG project of specific trust fund appropriations. The monies from those projects below were returned to the UDAG. 


Also, at the July meeting, the council awarded a $29,000 contract to Pennoni Engineers to provide construction phase services for the Johnson Blvd., Jogging Trail Reconstruction. Pennoni was also awarded a $139,450 contract for the construction phase services for the Gloucester City Mitigations Project from Monmouth Street to Mercer Street and Ellis to King Sts. Bills totaling $959,061 were approved to be paid on July 28.