Sunday, June 25, 2017

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Our purpose is to keep both residents and non-residents aware of news and information about town events and programs sponsored by the various Borough departments and non-profit organizations. We hope you find our site informative.

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

Emergency Contact Sheet

 

The Borough mailed Emergency Contact Sheets to every property owner in West Cape May.  The purpose is to update our records and optimize public safety.  If you did not recieve one or have not returned it, you can download it from the link above.

 
NAMING OF STREET IN HONOR OF MAYOR VASSER
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WEST CAPE MAY RE-PAVING || END OF JUNE 2017
To All West Cape May and Cape May Residents: Please be advised that Broadway from Sunset Boulevard to Landis Avenue will undergo repaving starting Monday, June 19th through Thursday, June 22nd. Teh entire width of Broadway will be blocked. Additional side treets will also be repaved. All work is to be completed by June 29th. Further notifications will be forthcoming. All scheduled work will be weather dependent.
 
SOUTH JERSEY GAS PROJECT - WINTER 2016/2017
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Click Here for Project Information on the upcoming tree pruning.
 
ATLANTIC CITY ELECTRIC TREE TRIMMING
Click Here for information on the winter/spring tree trimming around electric distribution services.
 
WCM ADOPTS GREEN PURCHASING POLICY
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HOUSEHOLD MEDICINE DISPOSAL
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NEED HELP PAYING YOUR UTILITY BILLS?
Click here for information from Atlantic City Electric
 
EMERGENCY MEDICAL EQUIPMENT NOTIFICATION PROGRAM
For customers who rely on electricity to power life-support equipment in their homes, the Emergency Medica Equipment Notification Program provides advance notice of scheduled outage and severe weather alters. The best way to stay safe is by planning for emergencies in advance, so please review and share the brochure in the attachment below for information and tips to help you and your community prepare.
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STREETLIGHT OUTAGE REPORTING
Atlantic City Electric has made reporting streetlight outages even easier. The stretlight outage map is now powered by Google. The map features an improved interface that works on all devices. After reporting a streetlight problem, a tracking number is provided for status updates. In most cases, repairs occur within 5 days. You may access the map at: https://atlanticcityelectric.streetlightoutages.com or on the Atlantic City Electric mobile app.
  
FEMA FLOOD MAPS
Please follow this link for information about proposed FEMA flood maps.
 
HOUSING REHAB GRANT FUNDS
 
EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

Click here to add alternate phone numbers.

 

CodeRED is the provider of the Borough's emergency notification system, commonly known as "reverse 9-1-1". There are a variety of services, such as text or email alerts, that each resident can subscribe to through the CodeRed link above.

 

 

West Cape May

West Cape May, formerly known as Eldredge, is one of the four jurisdictions that comprise Cape Island in Cape May County and was incorporated as a Borough in late 1884. The Borough was home to Mayflower descendents, former slaves, riverboat pilots and whalers. The Borough’s history goes back to the time of the Lenape Indians and several buildings date to the Colonial period. The area has a rich agricultural history which continues to be celebrated each year with a summer farmers’ market, and strawberry and lima bean festivals. It was once known as the “Lima Bean Capital East of the Rockies.” The Borough has reported ties to the Underground Railroad and has been home to numerous African Americans. From 1881 to 1931, the Hastings Goldbeating Company was located in the Borough employing women to pound one-inch strips of gold into gossamer-thin sheets used for decorative arts. Women still did the “booking” of gold leaf sheets until 1961.

 

 
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