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Whitehead again requested a delay in the process.
“We think the community should be the one running this,” he said.
“We’re not going to postpone today’s public hearing on this. We will move forward, ”said Lance Landgraf, Director of Planning and Development at CRDA.
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Whitehead and other speakers want an agreement on the project’s community benefits, outlining specific ways Village Supermarket Inc. will help Atlantic City residents, including with high-paying jobs.
McCarthy agreed to meet with critics but made no promises about a deal. Earlier in the meeting, he said the company had unionized employees and enjoyed collective bargaining and contractual protections.
“We are open to doing anything that is consistent with the success of the project,” said McCarthy. “As they say, the devil is in the details. I don’t know what is required.
Another resident, Steve Young, said the community needed a supermarket but had questions about the proposal, including whether the property would pay taxes and how much Village Supermarket Inc. would spend on the project.
Others asked how long the supermarket would run.
The final deal was not approved by the full board, but based on discussions at the hearing, there does not appear to be a minimum number of years for the new supermarket to stay. open.