The Borough has posted its 2020 Annual Report on Affordable Housing, which includes information on very low income housing. The Borough continues to take all measures required by its settlement agreement to ensure the proposed compliance mechanisms included in its adopted Housing Element and Fair Share Plan continue to present a realistic opportunity for the development of affordable housing, including its obligation to ensure that 13% of all units are affordable to very low income households. Any interested party may submit comments to the Borough and Fair Share Housing Center on the issue of whether the Borough has complied with its very low income housing obligation under the terms of its settlement agreement. Any comments must be received within 30 days of the November 24, 2020 posting date.
Atlantic City Electric has notified the Borough of upcoming line clearance vegetation management activities. Within the next two to three months, Asplundh Tree Expert Company will be performing tree pruning and removal around Atlantic City Electric lines and facilities in Cape May Point. All affected property owners will be notified of the activities prior to work being done, and will have the opportunity to discuss any concerns with Atlantic City Electric prior to work proceeding.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available for working capital to help small businesses, small agricultrual cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes meet their ordinary and necessary financial obligations that cannot be met as direct result of the disaster. These loans are inteded to assist through the disaster recovery period. Click here for more details.
There is a Drop-off Box for non-perishable food and paper products on The Marianist Society's porch for residents who may be in need. When donating, please make sure nothing is perishable and be sure to latch the box securely. Anyone who NEEDS something, please take just what you need. Please call Anita 609-425-0829 if you need further help.
In light of the CDC and NJ Department of Health recommendations to more tightly restrict public interaction, Cape May Point released a pdf Public Service Announcement and taken action as follows:
Borough Hall will be staffed as usual. However, the buildings will be closed to the public. This action is designed to allow us to continue to provide quality municipal services while protecting the health and welfare of the public and our employees. We encourage anyone with Borough business to please try to conduct that business via telephone or email. Visit our contact page to see a list of phone numbers or look at the specific Department pages to find email links. If you have a very pressing issue that requires a face-to-face meeting, please call to schedule an appointment.
All forms, applications (with the exception of marriage license applications), and payments can be made via regular mail or dropped through the mail slot in the Borough Hall vestibule.
Borough meetings will be limited to the regular meetings at 6:00 pm on the second Thursday of each month and the end-of-month work sessions. All meetings will be held electronically until further notice.
We appreciate your patience and consideration during these difficult times.
Atlantic City Electric Reminds Residents to be Aware of “Customer Scams”
Atlantic City Electric reminds residents to guard against falling victim to imposter utility scams. When scams occur, a customer typically receives an unsolicited phone call from an individual, who falsely claims to be a company representative. The scammer often warns that the customer’s service will be terminated if they fail to make a payment – usually within a short timeframe through a prepaid debit card or other direct payment method.
In response to the COVID-19, Comcast is offering free wifi access to everyone. They are also offering 60-days of free Internet Essentials to qualifying households. pdf See letter for more details .
In November, Comcast expanded its eligibility requirements for access to Internet Essentials(sm). pdf See Letter .