Toms River Council Approves $3,100 Overage on Million Dollar Boat Ramp in Gilford Park

TOMS RIVER TOWNSHIP, NJ – Toms River Council President Maria Maruca announced that work is completed, but the vendor, R. Kramer and Sons have gone over budget by $3,147.75 for a community boat ramp in Gilford Park. “This project was something residents of this waterfront community was asking for, for a long time,” Maruca said. “It was a long process.”  A concrete boat ramp with an elevated wood walkway with 12 50′ deep spaces and 12 parking spaces for SUV access with large turn around area.   The boat ramp is located at the end of Garfield Avenue.

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“RESOLUTION of the Township Council of the Township of Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey, authorizing the final closeout, and change order no. 1 – final, for various adjustments to contract quantities, with R. Kremer & Sons MC, LLC, for the Gilford Park boat ramp project, with an increase in the contract price of $3,147.75, for a total project amount not to exceed $1,001,255.45 (original contract price – $998,107.70; increase contract price $1,001,255.45),” a resolution for vote read.  The council voted unanimously for the additional funding.