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Welcome to Berlin Borough, New Jersey
Welcome to the Berlin Borough, New Jersey website.

We are committed to providing the most information and alerts for all of our residents.

If you have any comments or suggestions please feel free to contact us !!

SWIFT911
flower Berlin Borough, in a partnership and shared service with Camden County, is switching to the Swift911 Emergency Notification System. In the event of an emergency, this system will enable Berlin Public Safety officials to quickly and efficiently alert and inform our residents.

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Borough Office hours M-F 8:30-4:30

Important Numbers

Phone   (856) 767 - 7777

Orange arrow   Clerk's Office: ext. 303 & 304
Orange arrow   Vital Statistics: ext. 303 & 304
Orange arrow   Public Works: ext. 316
Orange arrow   Construction/Planning/Zoning: ext. 316
Orange arrow   Tax Collector/Water/Sewer: ext. 305 / 306
Orange arrow   Tax Assessor: ext. 319
Orange arrow   Police Department: (856) 767 - 4700
Orange arrow   Municipal Court: (856) 767-1721
Orange arrow   Administrator/Chief Financial Officer: ext. 311

Berlin Borough, New Jersey

59 South White Horse Pike
Berlin, NJ 08009
 

News, Information and Upcoming Events
Public Board Meeting Postponed
flower The Public Budget Meeting on 3/22/17 has been postponed to a later date
Open Gym Night Cancelled
flower Open gym night has been cancelled indefinitely - The Borough will put out a notification if this changes in the future. We apologize for any inconvenience
Trash Routes Postponed
flower Trash Routes for March 14-16 will all be pushed back one day due to the impending storm
Open Forum
flower Open public forum regarding the current ordinances for the parking of trailers, boats, and RV's in the Borough of Berlin

Place: Berlin VFW
Date: Wednesday 3/8/17
Time: 7:30pm
Free Trees To Customers
flower Atlantic City Electric Providing 1,150 Free Trees to Customers HELP US SPREAD THE WORD!

Good Morning,

Atlantic City Electric (ACE) is providing 1,150 free trees to its residential customers through the Energy-Saving Trees program, which helps customers conserve energy and reduce household energy bills through strategic tree planting. Can you assist us in spreading the word that your residents can reserve one free tree per household by visiting www.arborday.org/ace or by calling 1-855-670-2773? Customers should have their ACE account number handy when ordering the free tree.

The one-gallon, four-foot potted tree will be delivered directly to customers while supplies last. Available tree species include American beech, baldcypress, river birch and white dogwood.

We are pleased to once again support the Energy-Saving Trees program which benefits the environment and helps beautify the communities we serve, said Vince Maione, Atlantic City Electric region president. This program can also help our customers save money on their air-conditioning expenses since trees provide shade for the home in the summer months.

Shade trees can reduce residential cooling costs by as much as 20 percent, while in the winter months trees reduce wind speeds and infiltration of cold air into homes, thereby reducing heating costs. The Arbor Day Foundation calculates that the 1,150 trees are estimated to produce nearly $250,000 in energy savings within 20 years.

The Energy-Saving Trees online tool assists Atlantic City Electric customers in finding the most strategic location for planting and estimates the annual savings. Customers using the on-line tool can call the Arbor Day Foundation for technical help at 1-855-670-2773.

The online tool was created by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Davey Institute, a division of the Davey Tree Expert Co., and uses peer-reviewed scientific research from the USDA Forest Services i-Tree Software to calculate estimated benefits.

Atlantic City Electric reminds customers to call 811 to have utility-owned underground lines marked before digging. One free call to 811 connects you to New Jersey One Call, which notifies the appropriate utility companies of your intent to dig. Every digging project, no matter how large or small, warrants a call to 811.

For more information about Atlantic City Electric, visit www.atlanticcityelectric.com. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atlanticcityelectric and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/acelecconnect. Our mobile app is available at www.atlanticcityelectric.com/mobileapp.
Scholarship Opportunity
flower SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS AND SENIORS

I'm proud to be able to join with the NJ League of Municipalities (NJLM) to offer a scholarship opportunity for Berlin Borough residents in the 23rd annual the Louis Bay II Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition. The purpose of this scholarship is to advance the virtues of elected and volunteer positions in municipal government while raising awareness of municipal government in general.

This is a simple essay contest where one winner from each municipality will be entered into a NJLM contest where 3 winners will be selected for a $1000.00 Scholarship.

Write an essay on the theme "What My Municipal Government Does Best". Your essay should be based on your perceptions and experiences with your municipalitys local government. The essay should consider the public contributions of your municipal government.

Details below and application form will be available on Borough website

Length: Approximately 500 words

Deadline: Essays must be submitted by March 28, 2017.

Judging Criteria: -- Judging is based solely on the essay. Please do not include any other information such as transcripts and references.

-- Appropriateness of theme
-- Effective articulation of theme
-- Originality
-- Technical composition, spelling, and syntax.

Return completed application and essay to clerk@berlinnj.org

Any questions please feel free to call or email me at 609-504-5534 or mayorjbilella@berlinnj.org

2017 Scholarship Application
Proclamation
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FURALERT - "Amber-Alert" for pets
flower At the Council Meeting held on Thursday October 13, 2016 Police Chief Michael Miller, Director of Public Safety James Pearce, Mayor James Bilella and Berlin Borough Council announced their backing of a new mobile app to help report and recover lost pets. Having a lost pet can be devastating and heartbreaking to their owners.

Unfortunately, many people do not know what to do to find their lost pet and resort to hanging posters in a limited area. This FREE mobile app, FURALERT, is an emergency response system that will notify nearby people with your pets information and a photo. This "Amber-Alert" for pets will notify many other pet owners/lovers within a 1-5 mile radius in a matter of seconds. With 1 in 3 pets going missing during their lifetime and 90% of them never being found, this FREE mobile app increases your chances of finding your furry loved one.

Download this FREE app today! http://www.furalert.us
Municipal Dog Licensing Procedures
flower Are currently due for 2017

Public Health Update: Municipal Dog Licensing Procedures and the Rabies Vaccination Requirement

For more information, click here
Grand Opening Mera Khana Restaurant
flower Grand Opening Mera Khana Restaurant

Welcoming Mera Khana Restaurant to Berlin Borough.

Councilman Ron Rocco and myself are proud to welcome Mera Khana to Berlin on behalf of the Borough. Located at Twin Roads Plaza. Great food; Great service; Wonderful family. Look forward to many enjoyable meals in the years to come.

Check out their menu at www.merakhana1.com

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Happy First Anniversary Lean Body Fitness
flower Happy First Anniversary Lean Body Fitness

Keep that New Year's Resolution!!

Councilman Ron Rocco and myself brave the snow along with our police and fire departments to get a workout and wish Lean Body Fitness a Happy First Anniversary on behalf of the Borough. Located at Twin Roads Plaza.

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Public Notice
flower PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to all persons that a public hearing is scheduled for Monday January 16th, 2017 at 7pm. for Re-Organization of the Borough of Berlin Planning Board at the Municipal Building ( Borough Hall ) located at 59 S. White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ.
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