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Funding for emergency vehicles, infrastructure in Absecon moves closer to approval

Funding for emergency vehicles, infrastructure in Absecon moves closer to approval


Absecon fire Chief Roy Talley, left, says his piece Thursday during an Absecon City Council meeting where they discussed a plan to place the Fire Department under the command of the police chief.

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ABSECON — City Council is considering $2.2 million in bonds for infrastructure improvements and the purchase of emergency vehicles.

According to a public notice, council will vote on the bond ordinance April 15 after a public hearing.

If approved, the money will go toward the purchase of equipment and vehicles for the Police Department, a new firetruck for the Fire Department, road improvements, Phase II of a dredging project, a flood mitigation project, streetscape improvements and the purchase of traffic equipment for the Public Safety Department.

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