The Atlantic City Council will meet Wednesday evening at City Hall. During their 5:30-p.m. regular session, the Council will act on approving a request from the Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce, for the closure of Chestnut Street between 6th and 7th Streets, in preparation for this Thursday’s Annual Christmas Grand Lighting event at the Atlantic City Park. If approved, Chestnut Street will be closed from 4-p.m. Thursday through 9-a.m., Friday.
During the Grand Lighting ceremony at 5:30-p.m. Thursday, visitors and citizens can enjoy a sparkling cider toast while welcoming Santa and his reindeer to town, and watch the unveiling of Santa’s new hand-built chair. There will also be free horse-drawn carriage rides, hot coco and popcorn in Santa’s Cabin, a photo booth and the Chamber’s Annual Recipe Walk from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. The Chamber has also requested Chestnut Street be closed from 6th to 2nd Streets on Dec. 6th, for the Lighted Christmas Parade.
In other business, the Council will act on approving a change order amounting to $3,900, for additional design services that include plan preparation and making the sanitary sewer improvements a separate division of work. The change order affects the 2014 Highway 6 reconstruction program.
They’ll also act on approving an Engineering Contract with Snyder and Associates, for the 2015 Street Improvement Project, in the amount of $127,750, and a similar contract with Snyder’s for the Sanitary Sewer Relining Project, in the amount of $21,850.
The Street Improvement Project will include: 5th Street, from Walnut to Mulberry; 6th Street, from Spruce to Walnut; 8th Street, from Palm to Poplar and Walnut to Cherry Streets; 14th Street, from Linn to Olive; 16th Street, from Oak to Olive; Laurel Street, from 8th to 10th; Linn Street from the railroad tracks to Commerce; and Spruce Street, from 5th to 7th.
The sewer relining project includes the following streets: Teresa Drive, from 14th to the cul-de-sac; Bryn Mawr Blvd., from Ridge Road to the apartment complex parking lot; 18th Street, from Hillcrest to Fair Ridge Circle; Fair Ridge Circle, from 18th to Oak Streets; Walnut Street, from 9th to 11th; 19th Street, from Hemlock to Bryn Mawr Circle; Chestnut Street, from the 1901 to 2001 addresses; and 8th Street from Cherry to Plum.