Atlantic City Councilman, Jesse Kurtz, provided the following city update on SEPT 18, 2019:
Update to Abandoned Properties Registry. Good step forward to deal with vacant abandoned properties in town. Push for better maintenance. Get up to code…or demolish.
Atlantic City Bulkhead Heights
> Up for 1st reading. Ordinance: set up standard BULKHEAD HEIGHT. Overlooked for years. AC needs standardized minimum height for new construction & development along bay-side.
Atlantic City still without a standard bulkhead height. This will help with flooding, better ‘CRS’ results in lower flood rates. CRS = Community Rating Score. Bulk Flood insurance discounts.
Atlantic City Rehab and Sober Home Violations
Lingering issue: Group rehab homes still operating in Atlantic City without appropriate permits & licenses. Especially in Lower Chelsea neighborhood.
One particular organization, The Hansen Foundation, is still operating & collecting money for rehab resident treatment. They’re not in compliance with local law. If owners don’t comply…as a city, we should motion to have them vacate.