Council will consider an ordinance that would authorize $1,905,000 in spending and $1,809,750 in bonds and notes for improvement projects.
A total of $1,825,000 would go toward boardwalk construction
or reconstruction, according to the agenda packet.
This includes boardwalk, ramp, stair, and railing work, and covers associated professional services, all related work and any necessary items. A maximum of $1,733,50 may be borrowed for this project.
A total of $80,000 would be set aside for the acquisition of a self contained breathing apparatus and cascade air filling station for the fire department. A total of $76,000 may be borrowed for this project.
Another ordinance up for first reading includes using $160,000 from the capital improvement fund for police and fire costs.
This includes setting $43,000 aside for technological improvements for the Ocean City Police Department’s GIS server replacement, workstation replacements, software upgrades, patrol bicycles and mobile data computers.
Another $43,000 would go toward the acquisition of an ATV, weapons, patrol bicycles and mobile data computers for the police department.
Finally, $74,000 would b earmarked for a fire hose, firefighting foam, ATVs, a personal watercraft with a trailer and rescue boards for the fire department.
There are 19 items on the Consent Agenda, including the advertisement for a reconstruction project on the Boardwalk from 6th Street to Plaza Place, and an advertisement for a restoration project for the Historical Transportation Center.
A resolution rejecting a city contract and re-advertising for bids for the installation of a synthetic track surface at Carey Field is also on the Consent Agenda.