4th of July
Fireworks will be held on Friday, July 3, 2015. Residents are welcome to watch the display from the High School field. Fireworks will begin at dusk (approximately 9:30 pm). Gates open at 7:00 pm. There is no charge for admission but donations for Haddonfield Celebrations Association are gladly accepted. Haddonfield Celebrations Association sponsors many community events throughout the year.
Entertainment will be provided beginning at 7:30 pm by the Shore Thing. Refreshments, hot dogs and pretzels will be sold at the Lions Club tent in the end zone. Please note food and beverages are not allowed on the turf field. Similarly, no chairs are allowed on the field, blankets only.
The parade will be held Saturday, July 4 beginning at 10:00 am on Kings Highway at Chestnut Street. Information regarding these events can be found at www.haddonfieldcelebrations.org.
New Jersey American Water Customer Service Center:
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm for billing questions, non-emergency and emergency calls. This number should also be used for all emergency calls from 7:00 pm to 7:00 am.
New Jersey American Water also has an online self-service website which can be accessed at any time. www.amwater.com/myh2o. Be sure to have your NJAW account number handy.
NJAW has personnel at Borough Hall on Tuesdays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm each week to answer any questions you may have during this transition time.
Human Relations Commission Student Representatives Recognized
The Commissioners recognized past student representatives Jessica Blau and Jillian Stone for their participation in Human Relations Commission initiatives with enthusiasm, dedication, and perfect attendance, and for making significant contributions to the Schomer Award, MLK Dream Board project, and MLK Walk and Essay Contest.
2014 Audit Report Accepted
A report of Findings and Recommendations for the 2014 Borough Audit includes no current findings and successful correction of the 2013 findings. A copy of the audit will be available on the Borough website. The Commissioners voted to accept and advertise the 2014 audit report at their June 23 meeting.
New Jersey Apartment Association Charitable Fund Amazing Race
Commissioners approved the use of Kings Court as a registration location for New Jersey Apartment Association Charitable Fund. They are hosting their Amazing Race scavenger hunt throughout town on Thursday, September 3.
Summer Commissioner Meeting Schedule
The Commissioners meet only one day a month in the months of July and August. The scheduled meeting dates are Tuesday, July 21, 2015 and Tuesday, August 18, 2015, both at 7:30 p.m. Work Sessions are also scheduled for these dates at 3 p.m.
Online Auction Announced
The Commissioners authorized the Borough Administrator to post an offer to sell the following items at www.govdeals.com.
Make Model Year VIN Numbers
Mack Roll Off Truck 1985 1M2B126CXFA011749
Ford F700 Chip Body 1994 1FDXK74C5RVA21380
Mack 25 Yard Trash Truck 1997 1M2AC07C2VM002145
Mack 25 Yard Trash Truck 1997 1M2AC07C4VM002146
Ford LT 8000, 25 Yard Trash Truck 1990 1FDZY82A61VA41238
Dodge Ram 2500 Utility Body 1997 1B7KF26Z0VJ509595
Ford F450 Utility Body 1994 1FDLF47M3REA10948
Ford F150 Extended Cab 2000 1FTPX18L9YNB87980
Ford Bronco 1996 1FTMEU15N6TLB09680
Ford F250 Utility Body 1989 1FTHX26HXKKB43522
Vermeer Walk Behind Stump Grinder Unknown Unknown
Sound System Components Quantity Model Numbers
Bogen Miser Preamp 1 CAM
Graphic Equalizer 1 DOD 430Qx
Shure Automatic Microphone Mixer with Intellimix 1 SCM810
Sony Stereo Cassette Deck 1 TC-WE475
RCA Video Cassette Recorder 1 VR 652 HF
Microphones and Holders 17 Various
Additional Microphone Cords 5 Unknown
Desk Lamp Quantity Serial Numbers
Electrix Desk Lamp 1 L422
Rotary Club Concerts
The Commissioners authorized the Rotary Club of Haddonfield to hold its Friday Night Concerts on July 10, 17, 24, 31.
The bid for Solid Waste and Recyclable Materials Collection Services was awarded to Waste Management of NJ, 107 Silvia Street, Ewing, NJ.
The bid for the 2015 Road Program was awarded to Asphalt Paving Systems, 500 Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton, NJ.
The bid for N. Haddon Avenue Parking Lot Improvements was awared to American Asphalt Company Inc., 116 Main Street, W. Collingswood, NJ.
The Commissioners authorized the following Bid Requests:
-For a “Rear Loader Refuse Truck” to be received on or before Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 10 a.m. in Room 102 of the Haddonfield Borough Hall.
-For a “Towable Brush Chipper/Shredder” to be received on or before Tuesday, July 15, 2015 at 10:15 a.m. in Room 102 of the Haddonfield Borough Hall.
-For a “24-Cubic-Yard Trailer-Mounted Self-Contained Vacuum Leaf Collector ” to be received on or before Tuesday, July 15, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 102 of the Haddonfield Borough Hall.
-For “Police Department Minor Renovations” to be received on or before Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 10:45 a.m. in Room 102 of the Haddonfield Borough Hall.
Mutual Aid and Assistance Agreement
The Commissioners authorized Borough officials to enter into the Camden County Mutual Aid and Assistance Agreement Between Participating Units, which will provide additional protection for the community’s police, fire and EMS departments against loss, damage or destruction by fire, catastrophe, civil unrest, major emergency and other extraordinary devastation, damage or destruction to personal and property.
Shared Services Agreement –Grove Street Island
A Shared Services Agreement was authorized between the Borough and Camden County relative to the construction and maintenance of the island at Grove Street
Ask the Mayor
Mayor Kasko is available throughout the summer by appointment. Please call his voicemail at 856-429-4700, ext. 316 to set up an appointment, or you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regular office hours will resume in September.
Summer Sidewalk Sale
Haddonfield’s annual Summer Sidewalk Sale will be held in from Thursday, August 6 to Sunday, August 9 throughout Downtown Haddonfield. The Sidewalk Sale will include shopping, food, and live entertainment. A Trolley/Bus will also provide transportation throughout the town with stops on Haddon Avenue, Mechanic Street, Ellis Street, Tanner Street, and Kings Highway.
Crafts & Fine Arts Festival
This two-day outdoor festival, which garners national attention and attracts crowds of more than 100,000 people, will be held Saturday, July 11 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 12 from noon – 5 p.m. along Kings Highway between Washington Avenue and Haddon Avenue and along Tanner Street to Euclid Avenue. Artisans will exhibit a wide range of arts and crafts, including ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood, fiber, metal, paper, drawings, paintings, photography and wearable art. What is usually a busy main artery through the center of town is transformed into a festive corridor, alive with a panorama of artists’ tents, outdoor cafés, musicians and more. This free event will also have free parking in Haddonfield during the two-day festival.
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
Farmers’ Market at Kings Court every Saturday 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Wed July 1—7:00 pm Municipal Alliance
Fri July 3— Borough Hall closed, normal trash and recycling
Tue July 7 – 7:30 pm Planning Board
Sat July 11 & Sun July 12—Crafts and Fine Arts Festival
Tue July 21—3:00 pm Commissioners Worksession
Tue July 21—7:30 pm Board of Commissioners
Tue July 21—7:30 pm Sustainable Haddonfield/Environmental Commission
Tue July 21—7:30 pm Zoning Board
Wed July 22—8:30 am Partnership for Haddonfield
Wed July 22—7:30 pm Historic Preservation
Tue July 28—8:00 am Library Board