Borough of Merchantville
1 West Maple Avenue
Merchantville, NJ 08109
Holiday Trash and Recycle schedule
Thursday December 25 and January 1 pickups will be on
Friday December 26 and January 2
PSE&G Maple Ave. Detour Letter 11/26/14
Merchantville Department of Public Works 2014 Leaf Collection Procedures
Containerized and Bagged Leaves
Beginning the week of October 27, 2014 the Department of Public Works will only accept
leaves that are either in a container or bagged. You can bag your leaves in open bags
or place them in open trash cans at curbside on the week of your Yard Waste
/Brush collection day, which is now on alternating Mondays.
Residents must comply with the following guidelines to ensure pickup of their leaves.
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
2014 Unofficial results for the Borough of Merchantville
Total walk in voters 934 Total mail in votes 124
Bond Question Yes 541 No 238
Public Question #1 Yes 461 No 310
Public Question # 2 Yes 538 No 228
House of Representatives
Cappelli, Jr. 505
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
NJ TRANSIT Bus Route No. 404 will operate on a detour
Effective immediately and continuing until further notice, between the hours of 8 a.m.
and 6 p.m., there is a closure in Pennsauken along Cove Road and Park Avenue
between Cove Road and Union Avenue due to road work.
Buses traveling toward Camden/Philadelphia from Park Avenue and Union
Avenue will turn right on Union Avenue, turn left on Route-130 South, turn right
on Cove Road and then will continue the regular route.
Buses traveling toward Cherry Hill Mall from Cove Road and Route-130 North
will turn left on Route-130 North, turn right on Union Avenue, turn left on
Park Avenue and then will continue the regular route.
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.
Merchantville Borough Council presented proclamations
to the American Legion Post #68 on Monday August 11, 2014
in celebration of their 95th anniversary.
August 7, 2014
As you may be aware, PSE&G has begun construction along Browning Road in Pennsauken Township.
This work is progressing towards Merchantville and is expected to be in the Borough on or about Monday
August 11, 2014.
Merchantville Police Officers will be using several side streets to detour traffic during construction.
The busiest times will be when construction crosses Maple Avenue.
The following streets will be used to detour traffic: Volan Street, Lexington Avenue,
Springfield Avenue, Euclid Avenue, Linden Avenue, Morris Street and Chestnut Avenues.
Detour signs will also be posted along the routes.
We will be doing everything possible to lessen the inconvenience to all resident’s along the
detour routes. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact one of the
officers working the traffic detail or you can contact me at
Chief of Police
Updated Recycling Rules
Brush and yard waste
East side is Centre Street thru Ivins Avenue First and Third Tuesdays only.
West side is Centre Street thru West End Avenue Second and Fourth Tuesdays only.
Centre Street both sides will be picked up with the West side.
No pick up will occur on the Fifth Tuesday.
Please have items ready for curbside pickup by 7 AM.