Belmar Gets Final Go-Ahead to Begin Lake Como Outfall Project

April 20, 2017

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — With all state and federal approvals finally in hand, Belmar is seeking bids to begin work on the long-awaited drainage system for Lake Como.

Companies have until Thursday, May 4 to submit proposals for the flood prevention project, which will include construction of a 700-foot outfall pipe that will extend from the lake, under Ocean Avenue and into the Atlantic ...

Belmar Puts One-Way Traffic Patterns in Place

BELMAR, NJ — Anyone familiar with Belmar knows there is one telltale sign of summer’s approach — the return of the one-ways.

Beginning yesterday, all avenues on the south side of Main Street from 13th to 19th are now one-way only, with even streets going eastbound to Ocean Avenue and odd streets going westbound toward Main Street.

For roads running north to south, Surf and ...

Lake Como Planning Board Welcomes New Member

LAKE COMO, NJ — The Planning Board last night welcomed its new member, Nick DeMauro, who will serve as second alternate. He replaces Christopher D’Antuono who left the board after he was named earlier this year to a vacated spot on the Borough Council.

DeMauro, who has lived in the borough for a year, is executive director and chief executive officer of L.E.A.D.-Law Enforcement ...

Belmar, Lake Como Await Final OK for Stalled Ocean Avenue Outfall Project

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — With the recent heavy rains, the temporary pumps at Lake Como have been working overtime to prevent the lake from spilling over its banks.

The situation has many residents with homes sitting in this flood-risk area of Belmar and Lake Como asking: Whatever happened to the $6.2 million project to install a discharge piping system into the ocean that will ease their ...

Lake Como Revises Permit Rules for Special Events

LAKE COMO, NJ — The Borough Council last night tightened standards that ensure permit fees for special events are collected in a timely manner.

Organizations are now required to place a deposit of 50 percent of the permit’s total cost — or $500, whichever amount is greater — no less than five days before the event, according to the revised rules approved by the ...

Belmar Unveils Measure to Ban Artificial Grass on Front Lawns, Certain Side Yards

BELMAR, NJ — The Borough Council last night rolled out proposed limits on the use of artificial turf on residential properties.

In a 3-2 vote, the governing body introduced a measure that prohibits homeowners from installing synthetic grass on front lawns and any side yards that are in public view, but allows its use in rear yards and side yards not visible from any public street or ...

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