CRDA

CRDA Still Bullies Atlantic City Residents Via Eminent Domain.

Back to court for the Birnbaums of Atlantic City. The couple is still trying to protect their home from the evil clutches of CRDA and their nasty use of ‘eminent domain‘. Two years ago, a judge sided with the Birnbaums. The judge told the CRDA / Casino Reinvestment Development Authority to go pound sand. They …

CRDA Still Bullies Atlantic City Residents Via Eminent Domain. Read More »

Ugly Truth: Atlantic City Still Dark, Dangerous and Devoid of Self-Awareness

There were 36 Drug & Alcohol violations reported in Atlantic City over the past 28 days. According to https://twitter.com/ACEconPolicy. A deep cancer underlying city wide drug problem. A walk or ride thru the AC Tourism District, especially on Pacific Ave, is a nightmare. Especially at night. Lack of adequate lighting, makes the crime problem much worse. I …

Ugly Truth: Atlantic City Still Dark, Dangerous and Devoid of Self-Awareness Read More »

Time to Investigate and Clean House at CRDA Atlantic City?

The following is a letter from Patrick Colligan, state president of the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association. Decades before casino gambling was even a thought in Atlantic City, the city developed a long storied history of graft and corruption. While organized crime festered and politicians used the city as a personal piggy bank, the city …

Time to Investigate and Clean House at CRDA Atlantic City? Read More »

Atlantic City Council Pleads To CRDA, Please Protect Renaissance Plaza Shoppers

Atlantic City Councilman Kaleem Shabazz wants the CRDA to help protect citizens while shopping at Renaissance Plaza, a few blocks from City Hall. Shabazz will try to accomplish that by presenting a resolution at the Sept 26. Atlantic City council meeting. Editors Note: Shabazz and other councilmen, including all citizens, should attend the monthly CRDA meetings. …

Atlantic City Council Pleads To CRDA, Please Protect Renaissance Plaza Shoppers Read More »

Troublesome Atlantic City Report Card. CRDA Blamed Again.

Atlantic City has battled blight for decades. It has one of the worst foreclosure rates in the nation. Managing these twin problems requires a map reflecting the status of property owned in the city. At the start of this review, neither CRDA nor the City could produce a single map that showed all of the …

Troublesome Atlantic City Report Card. CRDA Blamed Again. Read More »

CRDA Zoning Czar Asked About Chelsea Beach Bar Expansion

 Make sure you keep an eye on all these new zoning regulations in Atlantic City. Land-use ordinances are a very powerful tool to acquire power and property. CRDA’s Lance Landgraf is becoming quite the master of this double-edged sword. Watch this CRDA meeting video from May 15, 2018. Ocean Club residents ask if Chelsea …

CRDA Zoning Czar Asked About Chelsea Beach Bar Expansion Read More »

Seth Grossman: Atlantic City Should Abolish CRDA, Put Council Back in Charge.

The recently released audit of the CRDA, Casino Reinvestment Development Authority didn’t surprise local officials. Most knew that financial monkey business was likely happening. Did some on CRDA’s Board of Directors have some inkling of financial foolery? Maybe a few more objections should have been raised? Maybe they were all kept in the dark, like …

Seth Grossman: Atlantic City Should Abolish CRDA, Put Council Back in Charge. Read More »

State Audit of CRDA: Boardwalk Hall Roof Project Leaked Millions

As per the NJ State audit of the CRDA, in reference to Boardwalk Hall roof projects. The continuous and inconsistent application of emergency procurement resulted in additional costs. Boardwalk Hall is a multi-purpose facility located on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. It was constructed in 1929 as the country’s original convention center, underwent a major restoration …

State Audit of CRDA: Boardwalk Hall Roof Project Leaked Millions Read More »

STATE AUDIT: CRDA Failed Miserably With Miss America Contract, Costs & Benefit to Atlantic City

Miss America Organization Contract. The CRDA did not monitor actual costs, contract deliverables, and economic impact when negotiating a second contract with the Miss America Organization. Pageant Contract Expenditures In May 2013, after a nine-year absence, the CRDA entered into a three-year contract with the Miss America Organization (MAO) to return the iconic pageant to …

STATE AUDIT: CRDA Failed Miserably With Miss America Contract, Costs & Benefit to Atlantic City Read More »

Long Awaited CRDA Audit Released. Findings Much Worse Than Predicted.

Hey Atlantic City, just about everything you suspected about the infamous CRDA, Casino Reinvestment Development Authority looks to be true. Actually, some of their exploits are much worse than anyone could imagine. That’s according to the recently released CRDA audit, conducted by the NJ State Auditor and Office of Legislative Services. The CRDA audit is …

Long Awaited CRDA Audit Released. Findings Much Worse Than Predicted. Read More »

>