Municipal Matters April 13, 2016

SPRING CLEANUP ONGOING
Beginning April 4 an unlimited number of items may be placed curbside for trash pickup, provided they are placed properly. Leaves and other yard debris may be piled in the park strip (between the curb and the sidewalk). They do not need to be in containers. Leaves will be collected the second and fourth weeks of April. The chipper will be sent out the first and third week of April to take care of tree limbs and branches. Spring Cleanup will end April 29.

Arbor Day
The Commissioners recognized Friday, April 29, 2016 as Arbor Day and urge Haddonfield’s citizens to celebrate and support efforts to protect our trees and woodlands.

National Distracted Driving Enforcement Month
The Commissioners have proclaimed that April 2016 will be recognized as National Distracted Driving Enforcement Month. Distracted Driving is a serious, life threatening practice that is preventable.

Celebrate Earth Day
The Commissioners recognized April 23, 2016 as Earth Day, and urge citizens to be mindful of all local, state and national laws which protect our environment and join the effort to preserve the beauty and wonders of the lands. An event will be held to recognize Earth Day on Saturday, April 23, 2016 starting at noon at Kings Court. The event is run by the Environmental Commission and Sustainable Haddonfield.

National Library Week
The Commissioners have proclaimed that April 10 – April 16, 2016 was recognized as National Library Week. Citizens are encouraged to visit the Haddonfield Library and take advantage of its resources.

Hopkins’ Pond Day
The Commissioners have proclaimed that April 18, 2016 to be Hopkins’ Pond Day. The Borough of Haddonfield asks all residents to join us in recognizing this historic purchase in our towns history along with the Central School Environmental Club.

Girls’ Night Out! Thursday, April 21
The Partnership for Haddonfield’s Marketing Committee will once again host Girls’ Night Out! – a fun-filled, ladies’ exclusive night of shopping, dining and relaxing – on Thursday, April 21 from 5 – 9 p.m.

Girls’ Night Out! will highlight the spring season in Downtown Haddonfield, with many of the town’s shops and boutiques offering the latest in spring fashion, gifts and trends, as well as in-store discounts, food, beverages and more. This is every girl’s dream, so be sure to gather the ladies and enjoy a night of fun.

Merchants along Kings Highway and our charming side streets – which include Mechanic Street, Ellis Street, Tanner Street, Haddy Lane, Kings Court, and Haddon Avenue – invite you to explore their shops and discover special offers during this special event. While ladies walk from store to store, they will find exciting surprises, specials and deals. One store may be offering great percentages off your entire purchase; another could feature buy one, get one half off specials; and yet another store may be offering refreshments and giveaways. No matter what you’re shopping for, participating Haddonfield boutiques and restaurants will be offering promotions to please everyone.

Bid Requests
The Commissioners have authorized the Borough Clerk to advertise for the receipt of sealed bids for the following:
Lights for Stadium Field to be received on or before Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 10 a.m. in Room 101 of the Haddonfield Borough Hall;
2016 Road Programs to be received on or before Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 10 a.m. in Room 101 of the Haddonfield Borough Hall.

Upcoming Events
The Commissioners authorized the following upcoming events:
Interfaith Caregivers – “Touch-A-Truck” – Saturday, May 7, 2016
National Association of Letter Carriers – “Support MDA 5K” – Sunday, June 26, 2016
Tatem Elementary School – “Tatem Trailblazer” – Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016
Christ the King Regional School – “The King’s Run” – Saturday, Nov. 18, 2016
Authorization to Apply For Community Development Block Grant
The Commissioners announced that the Mayor is hereby authorized to sign the Project Description Form for Program Year 37 (2015-2016) dealing with foundation repeat work to Interfaith Caregivers’ building.

AUTHORIZATION TO PURCHASE FIRE APPARATUS
The Commissioners introduced a repurposing ordinance in the amount of $625,000 to purchase a fire truck. The public hearing and second reading on that ordinance will be held April 26.. The Commissioners also authorized the signing of an inter-local agreement to join a national co-op, Houston-Galveston Area counsel which will provide a less expensive method of obtaining the fire truck.

INTRODUCTION OF THE 2016 CAPITAL ORDINANCE
A multipurpose bond ordinance in the amount of $320,000 was introduced. The ordinance funds the purchase of various pieces of equipment for the Public Works department, improvements to the Centennial Tennis Courts, and acquisition of a message board for the police department. The public hearing and second reading will be held April 26.

Ordinance to Preserve a Cap Bank Approved
The Commissioners approved an ordinance to preserve a cap bank. The Local Government Cap Law provides that in the preparation of its annual budget, a municipality shall limit any increase in said budget up to .5% unless authorized by ordinance to increase it to 3.5% over the previous year’s final appropriations, subject to certain exceptions. The 3.5% increase amounts to $382,714.22 and the CY 2016 municipal budget for the Borough of Haddonfield has been approved and has adopted in accordance with this ordinance.

ASK THE MAYOR
Mayor Jeff Kasko will be available for questions and comments on Wednesdays, April 27, May 11, and May 25, from noon – 2 p.m. in Borough Hall. He will also be available in the evenings by appointment. Please call his voicemail at 856-429-4700, ext. 316 to set up an appointment, or you can email him at jkasko@haddonfield-nj.gov.

HADDONFIELD’S RULES FOR PARKING
The Commissioners want to remind residents of the rules regarding parking your vehicles. All cars parked in driveways must not block the public sidewalks.
If you must park on the street, please call the police department at 429-3000 and let them know you will be parking your car there overnight.

HADDONFIELD’S RULES FOR DOG WALKING
The Commissioners want to remind residents of the rules regarding walking your dogs and disposing property of their waste:

All dogs must be on a leash when being walked on public streets; the Crows Woods Nature Preserve and in any park area; no pet is permitted to roam un-leashed in Haddonfield

Pet owners or anyone who takes their pet for walks must properly dispose of their pet’s waste by picking it up, wrapping it and either placing it in the trash or flushing it unwrapped down the toilet.

SIGN UP TO RECEIVE REMINDERS, ALERTS AND MORE VIA E-MAIL
Residents are reminded to sign up to receive important e-mail notices, reminders, and alerts from the Borough. This system can be used to alert those who are registered to impending deadlines (for the payment of taxes, pet license fee, etc.), and to public safety situations. To sign up, visit www.haddonfieldnj.org and look for a box titled” E-news from the Borough.

MEETINGS/EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Tue Apr 19—8:00 am Shade Tree Commission
Tue Apr 19—7:30 pm Environmental/Sustainable Haddonfield
Tue Apr 19—7:30 pm Zoning Board
Wed Apr 20—7:30 pm Historic Preservation Commission
Thr Apr 21—7:30 pm Human Relations Commission
Tue Apr 26—7:30 pm Board of Commissioners
Thr Apr 28—8:00 pm Recreation Commission
Mon May 2—6:30 pm Commissioners Worksession
Tue May 3—7:30 pm Planning Board
Wed May 4—7:00 pm Municipal Alliance
Tue May 10—7:30 pm Board of Commissioners
Mon May 16—6:30 pm Commissioners Worksession
Tue May 17—8:00 am Shade Tree Commission
Tue May 17—7:30 pm Environmental/Sustainable Haddonfield
Tue May 17—7:30 pm Zoning Board

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Spring cleanup April 2016

Spring Cleanup is scheduled from Monday, April 4, 2016 to Friday, April 29, 2016 on your trash day. During this period, the Borough relaxes the 6 piece per residence limit for household trash pickup and encourages residents to clean out attics, basements, garages, and yards. All items placed curbside must meet the requirements for proper placement of trash; please check the Public Works tab on the website under “Trash Regulations” for more information. Also during April, the chipper will run the 1st and 3rd weeks; the leaf machine will run the 2nd and 4th weeks.

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Municipal Matters March 23, 2016

SPECIAL BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING—REDEVELOPMENT PLAN

The Commissioners will have a special meeting to hold a public hearing and discuss the Redevelopment Plan for the Bancroft property on Wednesday, April 6 at 7:30 pm in Borough Hall.  A copy of the plan is available on the Borough’s website.  Public comment will be taken.  It is expected that action will be taken at this meeting.

Haddonfield Women’s History Month – March 2016

The Commissioners of the Borough of Haddonfield, New Jersey announced that the month of March is Haddonfield Women’s History Month, in recognition of the women of Haddonfield, past and present, and request all residents to join in thanking all women in Haddonfield for their contributions to their families and to this community.

NO SMOKING AREAS

The Commissioners approved an addition to Ordinance Chapter 193 entitled ‘Smoking Prohibited,” which prohibits smoking in the following places:

  • Inside all Haddonfield Municipal Buildings and within a 25-foot radius of the entrance of all Municipal Buildings;
  • All public parks and recreation facilities owned or leased by Haddonfield and all property owned or leased by Haddonfield, including all area adjacent to such facilities such as parking areas, driveways or dive aisles;
  • Any motor vehicle registered to the Borough of Haddonfield.

Each area would be designated with a clearly visible “no smoking” sign. Violators are subject to a fine not to exceed $200.

SPRING CLEANUP TO BEGIN

Beginning April 4 an unlimited number of items may be placed curbside for trash pickup, provided they are placed properly. Leaves and other yard debris may be piled in the park strip (between the curb and the sidewalk). They do not need to be in containers. Leaves will be collected the second and fourth weeks of April. The chipper will be sent out the first and third week of April to take care of tree limbs and branches. Spring Cleanup will end April 29.

HADDONFIELD ‘PET-A-PALOOZA’ EVENT

Downtown Haddonfield will celebrate our four legged friends with pet related promotions, adoption opportunities and pet-friendly activities during Haddonfield’s second annual ‘Pet-a-Palooza’ charity event on Saturday, April 9 from noon – 4 p.m.

The event will feature an opportunity to adopt a dog and/or cat from the local Camden County Animal Shelter (CCAS) at various locations from noon – 4 p.m.

Musical entertainment will be performed throughout the day, and new to this year is a pet Fashion Walk and Pet Talent show – and plenty of other events and activities for you and your pet.

Pet-related services will also be available to offer grooming and other pet amenities.

Authorization to Approve General Event Applications – Various

The Commissioners have authorized the following events:

  • Canuso Foundation – Chicken Run’s At Midnight – May 20, 2016
  • Friends of the Indian King Tavern Museum – The Skirmish – June 4, 2016
  • Haddonfield Celebrations Association – Fireworks – July 3, 2016
  • Haddonfield Celebrations Association – Independence Day Parade – July 4, 2016
  • Haddonfield Y’s Men Club – 35th Annual 5k Road Race – November 12, 2016

Authorization to extend Professional Services Agreement for Borough Auditor

The Commissioners have extended the agreement for Borough Auditor to Bowman & Company for the 2015 audit.

Haddonfield Memorial High School Stadium Field Shared Services Agreement

The Commissioners have authorized the appropriate officials to sign a shared services agreement with the Haddonfield Board of Education for the replacement of lights at Haddonfield Memorial High School Stadium Field.

ASK THE MAYOR

Mayor Jeff Kasko will be available for questions and comments on Wednesdays, March 30, April 13, April 27, May 11, and May 25, from noon – 2 p.m. in Borough Hall. He will also be available in the evenings by appointment. Please call his voicemail at 856-429-4700, ext. 316 to set up an appointment, or you can email him at jkasko@haddonfield-nj.gov.

HADDONFIELD’S RULES FOR PARKING

The Commissioners want to remind residents of the rules regarding parking your vehicles. All cars parked in driveways must not block the public sidewalks.

If you must park on the street, please call the police department at 429-3000 and let them know you will be parking your car there overnight.

HADDONFIELD’S RULES FOR DOG WALKING

The Commissioners want to remind residents of the rules regarding walking your dogs and disposing property of their waste:

All dogs must be on a leash when being walked on public streets; the Crows Woods Nature Preserve and in any park area; no pet is permitted to roam un-leashed in Haddonfield

Pet owners or anyone who takes their pet for walks must properly dispose of their pet’s waste by picking it up, wrapping it and either placing it in the trash or flushing it unwrapped down the toilet.

SIGN UP TO RECEIVE REMINDERS, ALERTS AND MORE VIA E-MAIL

Residents are reminded to sign up to receive important e-mail notices, reminders, and alerts from the Borough. This system can be used to alert those who are registered to impending deadlines (for the payment of taxes, pet license fee, etc.), and to public safety situations. To sign up, visit www.haddonfieldnj.org and look for a box titled” E-news from the Borough.

MEETINGS/EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

  • Tue Apr 5-7:30 pm Planning Board
  • Mon Apr 6-6:30 pm Commissioners Worksession
  • Mon Apr 6-7:30 pm Special Board of Commissioners
  • Tue Apr 12-7:30 pm Board of Commissioners
  • Mon Apr 18-6:30 pm Commissioners Worksession
  • Tue Apr 19-8:00 am Shade Tree Commission
  • Tue Apr 19—7:30 pm Environmental/Sustainable Haddonfield
  • Tue Apr 19-7:30 pm Zoning Board
  • Wed Apr 20-7:30 pm Historic Preservation Commission
  • Thr Apr 21-7:30 pm Human Relations Commission
  • Tue Apr 26-7:30 pm Board of Commissioners
  • Thr Apr 28-8:00 pm Recreation Commission
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Municipal Matters March 9, 2016

SPECIAL PLANNING BOARD MEETING—REDEVELOPMENT PLAN
The Planning Board will have a special meeting to discuss the Redevelopment Plan for the Bancroft property on Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 pm in the auditorium of Borough Hall. A copy of the plan will be available on the Borough’s website on Tuesday, March 15. Public comment will be taken. It is expected that action will be taken at this meeting.

STREETS AND SIDEWALKS CODE AMENDMENT
The Commissioners adopted an ordinance which made amendments to the Streets and Sidewalks Code to include the following: Before selling property in the Borough of Haddonfield, an inspector needs to determine if repairs to sidewalks, driveways or walkways are necessary. Also, before the selling of property, the owner must notify Haddonfield 30 days prior to legal transfer.

If a tripping hazard is found, the property owner will be notified to replace/repair. Tripping hazards are seen by the Commissioners as: a crack, surface, elevation variants, and construction material protruding over 1/2 inch, crumbled surface or deep holes.

If the inspector does determine that a repair/replacement is necessary, the property owner will be notified and Haddonfield shall be notified at least 7 days prior to sale. If not completed, no sale shall occur. If it cannot be completed prior to sale, moneys will be placed in an escrow account to the party of purchase to satisfy cost. Then, the new owners must complete repair/replacement within 30 days. Initial inspection fee is $50 and every re-inspection is an extra $25. A late fee of $25 will also take place if previously listed date windows are not met.

This permit process will begin May 1, 2016.

NO SMOKING AREAS
The Commissioners introduced an addition to Ordinance Chapter 193 entitled ‘Smoking Prohibited,” which prohibits smoking in the following places:
Inside all Haddonfield Municipal Buildings and within a 25-foot radius of the entrance of all Municipal Buildings;
All public parks and recreation facilities owned or leased by Haddonfield and all property owned or leased by Haddonfield, including all area adjacent to such facilities such as parking areas, driveways or dive aisles;
Any motor vehicle registered to the Borough of Haddonfield.
Each area would be designated with a clearly visible “no smoking” sign. Violators are subject to a fine not to exceed $200.

HADDONFIELD ‘PET-A-PALOOZA’ EVENT
Downtown Haddonfield will celebrate our four legged friends with pet related promotions, adoption opportunities and pet-friendly activities during Haddonfield’s second annual ‘Pet-a-Palooza’ charity event on Saturday, April 9 from noon – 4 p.m.

The event will feature an opportunity to adopt a dog and/or cat from the local Camden County Animal Shelter (CCAS) in Kings Court from noon – 4 p.m.

Musical entertainment will be performed throughout the day, and new to this year is a pet Fashion Walk and Pet Talent show – and plenty of other events and activities for you and your pet.

Ahead of the Pack will be setting up a pet bakery and offering gourmet treats throughout the entire event. Pet-related services will also be available to offer grooming and other pet amenities.

AUTHORIZATION TO HIRE FULL-TIME POLICE OFFICER
The Commissioners announced that Jacob Sorg will be hired as a full-time probationary Police Officer for Haddonfield’s Police Department.

ASK THE MAYOR
Mayor Jeff Kasko will be available for questions and comments on Wednesdays, March 30, April 13, April 27, May 11, and May 25, from noon – 2 p.m. in Borough Hall. He will also be available in the evenings by appointment. Please call his voicemail at 856-429-4700, ext. 316 to set up an appointment, or you can email him at jkasko@haddonfield-nj.gov.

HADDONFIELD’S RULES FOR PARKING
The Commissioners want to remind residents of the rules regarding parking your vehicles.
All cars parked in driveways must not block the public sidewalks.
If you must park on the street, please call the police department at 429-3000 and let them know you will be parking your car there overnight.

HADDONFIELD’S RULES FOR DOG WALKING
The Commissioners want to remind residents of the rules regarding walking your dogs and disposing property of their waste:
All dogs must be on a leash when being walked on public streets; the Crows Woods Nature Preserve and in any park area; no pet is permitted to roam un-leashed in Haddonfield
Pet owners or anyone who takes their pet for walks must properly dispose of their pet’s waste by picking it up, wrapping it and either placing it in the trash or flushing it unwrapped down the toilet.

SIGN UP TO RECEIVE REMINDERS, ALERTS AND MORE VIA E-MAIL
Residents are reminded to sign up to receive important e-mail notices, reminders, and alerts from the Borough. This system can be used to alert those who are registered to impending deadlines (for the payment of taxes, pet license fee, etc.), and to public safety situations. To sign up, visit www.haddonfieldnj.org and look for a box titled” E-news from the Borough

MEETINGS/EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Tue Mar 15—8:00 am Shade Tree Commission
Tue Mar 15—7:30 pm Environmental/Sustainable Haddonfield
Tue Mar 15—7:30 pm Zoning Board
Thr Mar 17—7:30 pm Special Planning Board Meeting
Thr Mar 17—7:30 pm Human Relations Commission
Tue Mar 22—7:30 pm Board of Commissioners
Wed Mar 23—7:30 pm Historic Preservation Commission
Thr Mar 24—8:00 pm Recreation Commission
Fri Mar 25—Good Friday Borough Hall closed. Normal trash and recycling
Tue Apr 5—7:30 pm Planning Board
Mon Apr 6—6:30 pm Commissioners Worksession
Tue Apr 12—7:30 pm Board of Commissioners
Mon Mar 14—6:30 pm Commissioners Worksession

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New! Bancroft Redevelopment updates

Revised: Redevelopment Plan March 15, 2016

2016-March-15-Bancroft-Redevelopment-Plan-final

Published March 4, 2016

Last night the Planning Board reviewed a presentation from Phil Caton, the Borough’s redevelopment planner. The Board and the public had an opportunity to discuss in depth the goals and objectives of the Bancroft redevelopment plan. They also began to discuss several designs that were provided regarding the layout of the site. Those designs are included in the presentation. The Planning Board will be providing additional input over the next few days.

March 3, 2016 BANCROFT-REDEVELOPMENT-PLAN (pdf)

The Planning Board will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday March 17, 2016 at 7:30pm. The Planning Board will be discussing a proposed redevelopment plan for the Bancroft site. Public comment will be heard and the Planning Board may take action at this meeting.

Published January 20, 2016
Bancroft Property designated as Redevelopment Zone. Borough Will Purchase Site for Public and Private Redevelopment

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Municipal Matters February 9, 2016

BOROUGH WIDE DRAINAGE STUDY

The Borough of Haddonfield has been conducting a drainage study. The purpose of this study is to analyze the Borough’s various drainage areas and current drainage capabilities to determine where drainage issues may occur, then develop recommendations to improve any such issues.   Recently a survey was sent to each property. The responses will assist us in tracking down additional drainage issues.

If you are aware of a recurring issue that has not been documented in the report please send an email to jmoscatelli@haddonfield-nj.gov explaining the drainage concern.

Streets and Sidewalks Code Amendment

The Commissioners announced amendments to the Streets and Sidewalks Code to include the following: Before selling property in the Borough of Haddonfield, an inspector needs to determine if repairs to sidewalks, driveways or walkways are necessary. Also, before the selling of property, the owner must notify Haddonfield 30 days prior to legal transfer.

If a tripping hazard is found, the property owner will be notified to replace/repair. Tripping hazards are seen by the Commissioners as: a crack, surface, elevation variants, and construction material protruding over 1/2 inch, crumbled surface or deep holes.

If the inspector does determine that a repair/replacement is necessary, the property owner will be notified and Haddonfield shall be notified at least 7 days prior to sale. If not completed, no sale shall occur. If it cannot be completed prior to sale, moneys will be placed in an escrow account to the party of purchase to satisfy cost. Then, the new owners must complete repair/replacement within 30 days. Initial inspection fee is $50 and every re-inspection is an extra $25. A late fee of $25 will also take place if previously listed date windows are not met.

Included in this article, property owners are prohibited from installing things such as: fences, steps, walkways, retaining walls, statues and other such structures in the Borough of Haddonfield’s right-of-way or on Haddonfield property. Property owners also prohibited from planting trees, plants, shrubs or other such plant life.

The Borough of Haddonfield has the right and may require property owners to remove listed structures/plant life from Haddonfield property. These structures are the responsibility of the property owners and the removal will be at their expense.

Approved Appointments – Municipal Court & Library Board 

The following appointments were made for the Borough of Haddonfield:

NAME BOARD/COMMISSION/POSITION EXPIRES
Dean J. Buono, Esq. Prosecutor 12/31/2016
Charles Wigginton, Esq. Public Defender 12/31/2016
Jean Phillips, CMCA Court Administrator 12/31/2016
Matthew Smith Library Board of Trustees 12/31/2018
     (To fill unexpired term of Gene Kain)
Dennis Kelleher Library Board of Trustees 12/31/2019
     (To fill unexpired term of Mary Eklund)
Peter Blau Library Board of Trustees 12/31/2020
     To fill unexpired term of John Piotrowski)

Recycling Tonnage Grant Application

The Commissioners approved the submission of the recycling tonnage grant application to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and designated John Allsebrook to ensure proper filing procedures. The Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act of 1987 established the recycling fund from which tonnage grants may be made to municipalities in order to encourage local source separation and recycling programs. 

Upcoming Events

  • Haddonfield Running Company will host the Adrenaline 5K on March 19, 2016.
  • Haddonfield Little League will host its Opening Day Parade on April 2, 2016.
  • Ankokas Car Club will host the Antique Auto Show September 17, 2016.

The Partnership for Haddonfield Will Host “Haddonfield Uncorked”

Enjoy the perfect pairing of wonderful wines and a day of great shopping amid the unique setting of Haddonfield’s boutiques and dining spots. You’ll find special offers town wide as ‘Haddonfield Uncorked’ takes place once again throughout Downtown Haddonfield on Saturday, February 20, from 1 – 4 p.m. (Rain/snow date: Sunday, February 21).

Introduced in 2015, this is the third time this popular event will be held in Haddonfield. Haddonfield is a “dry” town by law; however, a 2014 Alcohol Management Plan for Retail Outlets makes this unprecedented event possible. Where wine is typically unavailable, this event offers a chance to sample and purchase South Jersey wines while browsing the Downtown shops.

Merchants along Kings Highway and our charming side streets – which include Mechanic Street, Ellis Street, Tanner Street, Haddy Lane, Kings Court, and Haddon Avenue – invite you to explore their shops and discover special offers during this special event.

Presently, a few shop owners in Haddonfield lease a portion of their business to one of the area’s local wine growers year-round for the sale of Jersey-grown wines by the bottle to the business’s patrons.
Visit www.downtownhaddonfield.com for complete details and participating shops and wineries.

Agreement for Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Fiscal Grant Cycle

The Commissioners authorized submission of a strategic plan for the Haddonfield Municipal Alliance grant for fiscal year in 2017 in the amount of

DEDR $13,726.00
Cash Match    7,000.00
In-Kind 19,157.95

The Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse established the Municipal Alliances for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse in 1989 to educate and engage residents, local government and law enforcement officials, schools, non-profit organizations, the faith community, parents, youth and other allies in efforts to prevent alcoholism and drug abuse in communities throughout New Jersey.

Bid Award: Temporary Labor Services

The Commissioners have awarded the bid entitled Temporary Labor Services to Workflow Integrated Systems.

Authorization to Release Performance Bond

The Commissioners approved the release of a $201,406 performance bond for the Borough Hall Replacement Boiler Project.

Ask the Mayor

Mayor Jeff Kasko will be available for questions and comments on Wednesdays,

February 17, March 16, and March 30 from noon – 2 p.m. in Borough Hall. He will also be available in the evenings by appointment. Please call his voicemail at 856-429-4700, ext. 316 to set up an appointment, or you can email him at jkasko@haddonfield-nj.gov.

Haddonfield’s Rules for Parking

The Commissioners want to remind residents of the rules regarding parking your vehicles.

  • All cars parked in driveways must not block the public sidewalks.
  • If you must park on the street, please call the police department at 429-3000 and let them know you will be parking your car there overnight.

Haddonfield’s Rules for Dog Walking

The Commissioners want to remind residents of the rules regarding walking your dogs and disposing property of their waste:

  • All dogs must be on a leash when being walked on public streets; the Crows Woods Nature Preserve and in any park area; no pet is permitted to roam un-leashed in Haddonfield
  • Pet owners or anyone who takes their pet for walks must properly dispose of their pet’s waste by picking it up, wrapping it and either placing it in the trash or flushing it unwrapped down the toilet.

Sign up to Receive Reminders, Alerts and More via E-Mail

Residents are reminded to sign up to receive important e-mail notices, reminders, and alerts from the Borough. This system can be used to alert those who are registered to impending deadlines (for the payment of taxes, pet license fee, etc.), and to public safety situations. To sign up, visit www.haddonfieldnj.org and look for a box titled” E-news from the Borough.”

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Drainage Study Information

Drainage Analysis Study – all residents will receive a short survey from the Borough through the regular mail asking for information regarding drainage in your area. A drainage map and analysis are referenced in the mailing, which can be accessed by clicking  The links below:

Drainage Map. (3.91 MB)

Drainage Analysis Study

Resident Survey

Thank you for taking the time to return the your survey to the Borough

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IMPORTANT SNOW RULES

With the upcoming snow it is IMPORTANT THAT EVERYONE MAKE ARRANGEMENT TO PARK THEIR CARS WITH IN A BOROUH PARKING LOT OR ON PRIVATE PROPERTY OVERNIGHT STARTING THIS FRIDAY, JAN. 22ND so that we may more easily plow the streets without plowing your vehicle in. Additionally, the Borough does not clear driveways that get blocked in the process of plowing the streets.

§ 232-23. Temporary parking prohibition for snow plowing and removal.
A. Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers the street or highway, an emergency shall exist and no vehicle shall be parked on the following streets or highways or portions therefrom indicated. The above parking prohibitions shall remain in effect after the snow has ceased until the streets have been plowed sufficiently and to the extent that parking will not interfere with the normal flow of traffic.

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Holiday trash schedule

Trash and Recycling Pick Up – Week of December 21st to 25th

Monday through Thursday – Normal pick up
Friday, December 25th – Postponed to Monday, December 28th

Vegetative Waste Pick Up – Week of December 21st to 25th

Monday through Wednesday – Normal Pick up
Thursday and Friday – Postponed to Tuesday, December 29th (there will be one truck in each route, so both Thursday and Friday routes will be picked up)

Trash and Recycling Pick Up – Week of December 28th to January 1st

Monday through Thursday – Normal Pick up
Friday, January 1st – Postponed to Monday, January 4th

Chipper Truck – starting Monday, January 4, 2016 will resume normal schedule of service of the first full week of each month between January and October

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Click here for Thanksgiving Trash and Recycling Collection Schedule Information 11/26 & 27

For the holiday, Waste Management will collect trash for both the Thursday and Friday routes on Friday 11/27.
Recycling will be collected as follows:
Those typically collected on Thursday will be picked up will be Friday 11/27/15
Those typically collected on Friday will be picked up on Saturday 11/28/15

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