Windstorm prompts assembly to OK airport backup generator


December 16, 2021

Responding to the loss of power at the airport during the windstorm which tore through the community on Nov. 30, the borough assembly has voted to spend $80,000 in federal funds to install a backup generator for the airport runway lighting.

At its Tuesday meeting, assembly members approved using money from a CARES Act grant fund for the generator purchase and installation.

The capital facilities department will order the generator this week, and expects delivery in four to five months. The generator would solely be for the runway lighting, said Capital Facilities Director Amber Al-Haddad. A...

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