The Moorestown Township Council will meet March 24 at 7:30 p.m., in the I.T. room of Moorestown High School. The public is welcome to attend.
Sitting at the bend of Kingston Road in a tucked away neighborhood in Cherry Hill, Kingston Elementary School has been the location of safety concerns in recent months.
The preliminary budget for the 2014-2015 school year was the hot topic at the March 19 Voorhees Board of Education meeting.
The board did not solidify numbers, but estimated taxes per Voorhees residence to increase from last year.
“There will be around a two-cent tax increase total,” assistant superintendent and business/board secretary Dr. Frank T. DeBerardinis said.
According to DeBerardinis’ calculations, the “two cents” added up to about $60 per year in increased taxes per average assessed residence. Generally speaking, DeBerardinis claimed taxes could, “go up about 1 percent from last year.”
The Zoning Board of Adjustment seems to be getting a lot of grief—for a while now.
And for good reason, so it seems. I would like to suggest that interested residents attend the monthly meetings to see for themselves what the problem might be, wondering if it’s so readily apparent to others as I think. Those usually in attendance have a dog in the fight, and thereby can easily miss seeing the nub of a possible problem.
So, go to a few meetings with an open mind. It is time well spent. Meetings can be informative, stimulating, and sometimes entertaining.
For another year, Evesham residents will see only a small increase in their taxes to Evesham Fire District No. 1. Also, on March 23, to Marlton Fire Company No. 1 will host its annual model train and toy show. On March 25 is the firefighter guest-bartender event at Outback Steakhouse on Route 73.
What was titled as “old business” on the Haddonfield Zoning Board agenda at its March 17 meeting garnered new attention from the board and residents. The issue is a parking lot set to be located next to the First Church of Christ Scientist.
Senator Diane Allen (R-Burlington) was installed as Chair of the National Foundation for Women Legislators in the New Jersey State Senate Chambers.
Medford Township Council was met with applause from local residents at last week’s council meeting after announcing there would be no municipal tax increase in 2014.
Tennis courts and hockey rinks around Cherry Hill are expected to receive a facelift in the near future.
The Haddonfield Zoning Board will be meeting March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Borough Hall Auditorium. Anyone with questions regarding parking, signage, or other zoning matters are encouraged to attend.