Atlantic City Council

Atlantic City Councilmen Skeptical of State Financial Moves

City Council was ready to put Atlantic City taxpayers deeper into debt this week. The state wants AC to raise $55 million via bonds. This will help pay back $38mil to the state…..plus interest. ‘Loan Shark’ rates says Councilman Kurtz.  WATCH VIDEO > Atlantic City Council Jan 17, 2018 Is Atlantic City Council FINALLY defending itself …

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Will Mayor Gilliam Audit Chiesa Firm Invoices to Atlantic City?

Yo, Mayor Frank. Might be time to roll up your sleeves and get down to the business of defending Atlantic City taxpayers. ACprimetime just received a letter written by local attorney, Seth Grossman. Looks like you received a copy too. Seth Grossman is a former Atlantic City councilman and the tenacious director of LibertyandProsperity.com. Grossman has …

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Campaign Post Mortem. Atlantic City Mayoral Money Trail.

Now that Atlantic City has a new Mayor, might be time to review some publicly available, financial data about the Gilliam and Guardian campaigns. Few follow this boring accounting stuff, but these ELEC docs often reveal interesting sub-plots. Stuff you’ll never read in the Press of Atlantic City. The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission …

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Gilliam Tells Callaway to F Himself. Chris Brown Won Due to Messenger Ballots?

Is Craig Callaway’s voter messenger service really that important for winning a local election? According to WPG Morning sh*t stirrer, Harry Hurley, that answer is YES. Atlantic City Councilman George Tibbitt agrees with his bff, Hurley. “You don’t win without the Callaway vote.” Craig Callaway is known for his well-oiled, vote-by-mail and messenger ballot operation in …

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City Council of Atlantic City Starts 2018 in Typical, Cringe-Worthy Fashion

 Flip a coin Marty? You scared? During their first meeting of 2018, Councilman Mo Delgado took a variety of pot-shots at Council President Marty Small. This was just prior to a major vote. Members of council were ready to choose between “New Mo Dee” and Marty for the 2018 Council presidency seat. This gavel …

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CRDA Increases Control of Atlantic City’s Economic & Re-Development Future.

While Atlantic City Mayor-elect Gilliam was celebrating the MUA / AC water company staying put for now, the infamous CRDA increased their stranglehold on the most lucrative parts of the City. Under the 2011 Atlantic City Tourism District Act, the CRDA is responsible for adopting and enforcing land use regulations as well as reviewing/approving development applications for …

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Atlantic City Welcomes Those Recently Released From Prison

The City Council of Atlantic City passed an ordinance on Wed Nov 15, that some say would just make it easier for ex-cons to live inside the Atlantic City Tourism District. Passed easily by 8-1 vote, the ordinance would remove barriers to stable housing and would promote successful reintegration of formerly incarcerated and criminally convicted …

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ACprimetime Reader Feedback: Politicians Only Tell Truth When Beneficial

Mark Padula is the former Chairman of the Atlantic City Republican Party. He’s well known for being an integral part of Mayor Don Guardian’s surprising victory over incumbent Langford in 2013. Padula contributed the following editorial to ACprimetime…. After proving the AC Republican Mayor to be deceitful in his words beyond a reasonable doubt, I pondered …

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Wynn Predicted Local Government Would Hurt Atlantic City?

Steve Wynn built the original Golden Nugget on the Atlantic City Boardwalk back in 1978. He sold it 10 short years later in 1987. Today, that sad structure is still sitting dormant after being operated as a Hilton and The Atlantic Club. Why did Wynn bail on Atlantic City? The uber-successful casino titan said the …

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Atlantic City Candidates Point to PILOT Bill and Mayor as Problem

The PILOT program should have been seen as a failure from the beginning. That’s what local activist/surfer Tom Forkin thinks. He’s also a former Atlantic City Solicitor that chairs the Alcohol Beverage Control Board. More interestingly, Forkin wants a 2018-2022 Atlantic City Council seat. Forkin says Atlantic City casinos get a sweet PILOT deal, while residents …

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