NEWS & NOTICES
Annual Take A Breather 5k Race - July 29th
Mayor Nick Russo discusses the Borough of Longport’s new ordinance that prohibits smoking in recreational areas including beaches.
BEACH TAG SALES will be offered this weekend (May 20 and 21) and Memorial Day weekend at the Clerk’s Office in Longport Borough Hall (2305 Atlantic Ave). Saturday hours are 9 am to 3 pm and Sunday will be 10 am to 2 pm. Please utilize the Atlantic Ave door to gain entrance.
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE ROUTE CHANGE
2017 Longport Beach Patrol Annual Tryouts Click Here.
Beach Fill Project Update 5/2/17
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is conducting a major study of the health of persons living in the United States. Atlantic County has been selected to participate in this study.
This study will be conducted in Atlantic County starting March 29 to June 7, 2017. Interviewers will be knocking on the doors of randomly selected households throughout the County. A BRIEF QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE CONDUCTED AT THE DOORSTEP. The interviewers will bear CDC identification.
Any questions, please call either Borough Hall (609-823-2731) or the Police Department (609-822-2141)
South Jersey Gas will be finalizing paving operations between 21st Avenue and 11th Avenue between April 10 and April 20. They will start at 11th Avenue and work towards 21st. Access to houses may be restricted during the milling and paving operations on your street. Most work will be in the alleys so parking on the numbered streets would be better.
Please complete this short survey regarding the new Longport library facility. Your input is appreciated!
For information regarding the beach fill project in Longport, please click here.
The 2017 Longport beach tags have arrived!!! Our preseason sale will commence March 13 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Clerk’s office. Prices have remained the same at $15 for regular adult tag and $5 for Senior (65+) tag.
Veteran tags are FREE if you qualify with proof of service (DD214, County Veteran ID, military ID)
Mayor Russo speaks about the library at the 2/22/17 Comcast taping
2017 ANNUAL BEACH SWEEPS will be conducted April 22 (Spring) and October 21 (Winter)
The Longport Farmers Market is back for its second year! New this year are Pop-Up vendor opportunities. In addition, the market will be held every Saturday beginning June 24, 2017, with a final market held September 2, 2017. For more information and to apply please click here.
The new 2017 ACUA Trash and Recycling Collection calendar is now available. Please click here for more information.”
We are pleased to announce that the Borough has achieved Sustainable Jersey Bronze Certification! 198 municipalities participate of which 158 have achieved the BRONZE status and 40 have silver. We are also happy to announce that the Borough was selected to receive the Creativity and Innovation Award for its Plastic Bag Ordinance. We would like to thank our residents and especially our Green Team for the work and effort in helping us attain this achievement.
Carbon Monoxide Still a Risk in Summer
South Jersey Gas Construction Work Issues
Longport’s newsletter is now available online. Please click here for the Summer 2016 edition.
School Board Referendum
AN ORDINANCE CREATING CHAPTER 107-CARRY OUT BAG USAGE REDUCTION IN THE BOROUGH OF LONGPORT OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF LONGPORT ATLANTIC COUNTY NEW JERSEY
Click here for a video where Jill Horner speaks with Nicholas Russo, Mayor from Longport, about the Plastic Bag Ordinance.
Longport now has a medical prescription drop off box for no longer needed or expired prescriptions. Please click here for more information.
Bulky Rigid Plastics Collection
Sustainable Longport Press Information
Mayor Russo Encourages the Use of Cloth Bags
NEW STREETLIGHT REPORTING SYSTEM
Absecon Island Beach Project
Shorefront Protection Project
Project Partnership Agreement between the Department of the Army and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project
New Regulations Allowing Municipalities to Maintain Height of Dune to Original Construction Height
Need NJ Beach information - check out www.njbeaches.org