Borough of Merchantville
1 West Maple Avenue
Merchantville, NJ 08109
Merchantville Fire Department is doing hose testing they
are requesting no parking in the area of the old PNC Bank.
see link for hose testing area
NJ Fighting Fraud Initiative, Camden County Presentation -
Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
See attached flyer
Beginning the week of July 20th, Public Works brush and debris collection will be back
to the regular scheduled pick-up. The West side of town (including all of Centre Street)
is the second and forth Monday and the East side of town is every first and third Monday
of the month.
Everything needs to be tied in 4 foot lengths and bundled or placed in cans or bags.
As a reminder, items that are in plastic bags are collected in a different truck at a
different time than the other items.
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
WEST MAPLE AVENUE STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
MERCHANTVILLE AND PENNSAUKEN, CAMDEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
Public Notice is hereby given that the Borough of Merchantville, Camden County, New Jersey will receive sealed bids at the Borough Clerk’s Office, located at 1 West Maple Avenue, Merchantville, New Jersey 08109 until 11:00 p.m. prevailing time, on or before August 6, 2015 for a Federal Aid Transportation Enhancement Project Grant for West Maple Avenue Landscape Improvements, at which time all sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Proposed scope of work includes, but is not limited to: all labor, material, supervision, and equipment for landscaping, street furniture, and concrete work along West Maple Avenue between Linden Avenue and Route 130, in the Borough of Merchantville and Township of Pennsauken, Camden County, New Jersey, as described in detail in Bid and Contract Documents.
Copies of Bid and Contract Documents, including Information for Bidders, Bid Forms, Construction Plans and Specifications, may be examined at the Borough of Merchantville Clerk’s Office, between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, excluding public holidays. Copies of Bid and Contract Documents may also be obtained between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, excluding public holidays, upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $75.00 to Borough of Merchantville for each set of Bid and Contract Documents. Please contact Denise Brouse, Borough Clerk, at (856) 662-2474 x 303 of your request for the Bid and Contract Documents at least 48 hours in advance. They will not be mailed.
A pre bid meeting will take place on July 31, 2015 beginning at 11:00 AM at 1 West Maple Avenue, Merchantville, NJ.
A proposal guarantee (certified check, cashier’s check, or surety bid bond) in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid shall be submitted with each Bid.
This project is funded in whole or in part by funds received from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Successful bidders on this work will be required to comply with all applicable Federal Aid and New Jersey Public Law Requirements, including, but not limited to: Prevailing Wages (Davis Bacon Act), ‘Buy America’ Requirements, various insurance requirements, various equal opportunity provisions to ensure against discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, or religion, including the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27-1 et seq. and the requirement for a bid bond and performance bond.
The Borough of Merchantville reserves the right to waive any informality in any bid and to reject any or all bids, in whole or in part or to take action as may be in the best interest of the Borough of Merchantville.
By: Denise Brouse, Merchantville Borough Clerk
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!
Merchantville School District
School Board Candidates Petitions for Open Seats-due July 27, 2015
Beginning Wednesday morning PSE&G will begin the vacuum process to fill the 230kV
transmission cable with cable fluid from Camden Switching Station in Pennsauken to
Man Hole (MH) 9 located on N. Park Ave. near Rt. 130. See attached map for manhole
locations. At a later date we will fill from MH 9 to Gloucester Switching Station.
To accomplish a successful vacuum fill we will be vacuuming in MH 9 on N.
Park Drive near Rt. 130, MH 11 on Browning Road north of the Browning Road overpass
to Marlton Pike, MH 14 on Browning Road and Myrtle Ave. in Merchantville, MH 17 on
Centre Street south of Cove Road in Pennsauken and at Camden Switching Station
located off Rt. 130 in Pennsauken. Vacuuming is a 24/7 process and will not impact
traffic or the general public. The work at MH 9 on N. Park Drive will be behind the
currently coned off area. Local Police will provide traffic protection at each of the above
locations during the process.
On Sunday we hope to complete the vacuum and start the fluid fill process which will
take about 24 hours. We will fill the cable fluid at MH 9 on N. Park Drive and at
Camden Switching Station. Tankers will be staged behind the coned off are on N. Park
Drive near MH 9 and at Camden Switch.
I thank you both for your cooperation on what has turned out to be the largest
construction project of my career. You can reach me 24/7 during all of our construction
activities. Have a nice weekend.
Joseph W. Barton
Mgr. Project Support
Burlington Camden Upgrade Project
Southern Reinforcement Project
Cell 609-218-1283 MAP of Proposed work.
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
Any remaining Christmas trees will be picked up on East or West side yard waste/brush Mondays,
and not on trash/recycle Thursdays
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