Revised Height Regs Okayed

OCEAN CITY – The ordinance outlining downtown height regulations saw another change this week when the City Council approved the proposed amendment to the ordinance. Jesse Houston, director of Planning and Development, came before the Mayor and Council at Tuesday’s work session to point out a minor but important discrepancy in the ordinance. Houston explained… Read more »

Proposed OC Bond Projects Outlined

OCEAN CITY – The discussion surrounding bond projects was presented to the Mayor and Council at Tuesday’s work session, resulting in unanimous approval from the Mayor and Council.Finance Administrator Martha Bennett, City Engineer Terry McGean and Public Works Director Hal Adkins presented the Mayor and Council with the proposed bond issuance and project list. Bennett… Read more »

Local Legislators Differ On Budget Balancing Plan

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley this week officially rolled out his comprehensive plan for addressing the state’s projected $1.5 billion structural deficit with a complex combination of tax increases and new revenue sources, including slots, but it remains to be seen if a compromise can be reached between both sides of the aisle.O’Malley rolled… Read more »

Coastal Highway Resurfacing Project Kicks Off

OCEAN CITY – This week marked the beginning the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration’s (SHA) resurfacing project, which will be affecting traffic along Coastal Highway for the next few months. The $1.4 million project will call for the resurfacing of more than two miles of MD 528 (Coastal Highway) between the north and… Read more »