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Will showers encourage people?

7/6/15 Caucus

PERTH AMBOY – R-318 -7/15 – Accepting a Neighborhood Community Revitalization Grant from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority in the amount of $1,993,310.00

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Andrew Toth
Senior Planner, Office of Economic and Community Development

Andew Toth, Senior Planner, Office of Economic an Community Development gave a more detailed explanation of what this grant entails. “It will be used for recreational utilities for the Waterfront. This will include items such as rest rooms, wash-down shower stations, etc.

Councilman Fernando Irizarry commented that he was concerned that these showers are going to encourage people to go swimming.

Business Administrator Jillian Barrick replied to Irizarry’s concerns. “People will go swimming regardless if we have showers or not.

One of the Councilmen commented about the hoses that have been use by boaters to wash down their boats an equipment.

Councilman Fernando Irizarry

Councilman
Fernando Irizarry

The then Director of Public Works commented, “The pumps have been stolen or vandalized for the copper inside. Because of this, the water supply for the boat owners are no longer there.”

B.A. Barrick also said, “We are trying to build in funds for the Waterfront to provide for some sort of security patrols.”

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