Borough of Merchantville
1 West Maple Avenue
Merchantville, NJ 08109
**** NOTICE ****
Due to the Thursday Thanksgiving holiday
Republic Trash and Recycle pickup will be
Friday November 26
Borough offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday
Thursday and Friday
November 26 and 27
Parade Rules & Guidelines
Fair Open Criteria 2016 Appointments
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACTS TO BE AWARDED BY CRITERIA ESTABLISHED
PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 19:44-01 ET.SEQ
Respond by 12:00 PM December 11, 2015
Notice to Residents
The Police Department is currently investigating several incidents of counterfeit Twenty Dollar
bills being passed to area businesses. Residents and businesses are cautioned to be wary of
individuals attempting to make change for a twenty.
Remember to immediately report any suspicious behavior to the police.
2015 Merchantville Department of Public Works
Leaf Collection Procedures
Starting Week of October 19
Notice to Residents
Browning Road Repaving is set to begin in mid-November and continue into mid December.
Contractor’s will be repaving the north side of Browning Road from Maple Avenue towards
Chestnut Avenue and replacing concrete on Browning Road from Maple Avenue South towards
Hamilton Avenue. Notices will be sent out prior to the start of work and detour routes will be
in place during construction. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the
police department at 856-662-0507.
NOTICE OF HEARING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held by the governing body of the
Borough Council of the Borough of Merchantville, on Monday, evening, December 14, 2015, at
7:30 PM, in the Council Chambers on the second floor of the Merchantville Borough Hall, located
at One Wet Maple Avenue, Merchantville, New Jersey, with respect to the adoption of the
proposed Amendment to the Housing Plan Element and Fair Share Plan of the Master Plan of the
Borough of Merchantville prepared by Ragan Design Group, LLC dated November 23, 2015
The governing body of the Borough of Merchantville will endorse the Amendment and
submit such Amendment to the Superior Court of the State of New Jersey, Law Division, Camden
County in accordance with the Order of said Court dated August 14, 2015 under Docket Number
A copy of the proposed Amendment to the Housing Plan Element and Fair Share Plan of
the Master Plan of the Borough of Merchantville is available for public inspection and may be
inspected at the office of the Municipal Clerk at Borough Hall, One West Maple Avenue,
Merchantville, New Jersey during regular business hours.
Borough Clerk, Denise Brouse
The Morrissey Park project has started. The pathway will be replaced,
fencing installed, new benches and landscape improvements. The project is being
funded by a Camden County Open Space Grant. Bricks are being removed from the
park and will be available for free on Saturday, May 16th beginning at 10:00am
in front of the public works building. They will be offered on a first come,
first serve basis. The public works building is located at Cove and Chestnut.
The Merchantville Garden Club is seeking volunteers to help with watering during the summer
months. Please call or email Agnes Madden @ 856-663-0599/
if you are interested in helping. Even a week would be most helpful!
Pickup Schedule - Leaf Collection
East of Centre Street thru Ivins Avenue:
Week of: December 7, December 21
West of Centre Street thru West End Avenue:
Week of: November 23, December 14, December 28
Week of November 30
- There are Public Works refrigerator reminder magnets available at Borouh Hall.
- Leaves should be placed curbside and must not be mixed with Thursday trash and recyclables.
- This schedule works in concert with the existing Yard Waste/Brush collecton days.
Once the leaf collection schedule is complete,
leaves may be collected during the regular Yard Waste/Brush collection days.
Check the Borough website homepage for any leaf collection updates.
Pickup Schedule - Brush and Yard waste
East side: is Centre Street thru Ivins Avenue First and Third Mondays only.
West side: is Centre Street thru West End Avenue Second and Fourth Mondays only.
Centre Street both sides will be picked up with the West side.
No pick up will occur on the Fifth Monday.
Please have items ready for curbside pickup by 7 AM.
NOTE: When your Monday Yard Waste/Brush collection day falls on a Holiday
(Jan 19, Feb 16, May 25, or Sept 7)
the collection day will be Tuesday
PSE&G Maple Ave. Detour Letter 11/26/14
Currently, we are participating with the County Office of Emergency
Management to update the municipality’s Hazard Mitigation Plan. The original
plan was adopted several years ago and needs to be updated to maintain
eligibility for certain federal grants as well as make sure we are working
together to reduce the risk from natural disasters and hazards to the extent
possible. If you are interested in learning more about this project, please
visit the project website at :
The website includes current information and also will allow
you to submit any comments or questions
Hazard Mitigation Plan for New Jersey Counties
Openings for Crossing Guards
The Merchantville police are accepting applications for school crossing guards.
If interested call 856-662-0507
PSE&G - FINALLY Seg 2 Paving Restoration
Paving - Lexington Ave. between West Maple Ave and North Chestnut Ave
Gas Mains Replacement Project
South State General Contractors will be working on:
Morris Street from Maple to Volan Streets
Volan Street from Morris to Browning Road
starting on October 7th Details
The Merchantville Police Department is pleased to announce that
we now have a permanent pill collection container located in
Borough Hall. In the past we collected old or unused drugs twice per
Old drugs can now be turned in during normal business hours which
are Mon-Fri 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. The container is located in the main
hallway next to the drinking fountain.
If resident’s have any questions, please feel free to contact the police
department at 856-662-0507.
Updated Recycling Rules