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COVID-19 Information

March 2020

COVID-19 Information

Official Township Statement Regarding Positive COVID-19 Case

Message from the Mayor – March 27, 2020

Support Local Business during COVID-19

Municipal Court Sessions – Suspended through April 2020

DCA Guidance for Municipal Construction Dept during COVID-19

Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 107

NJ DCA – Information on Housing Assistance Programs

Burlington County – Information on Housing Assistance Programs

NJ Jobs Portal

Apply to NJ for Unemployment Insurance

State Guidance to Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Burlington County – County News

Municipal Statement  – March 21, 2020

Original COVID-19 Municipal Statement – March 16, 2020

Effective Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 and in exercising an abundance of caution, the Township of Maple Shade Municipal Building will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC until further notice. Municipal Staff will continue to be working, however will only be available by telephone at (856) 779-9610 or email during regular business hours 8:30AM to 4:30PM Monday to Friday.

The Township remains vigilant in keeping our residents and employees safe and healthy. Residents are encouraged to keep themselves informed by visiting the official township webpage or subscribing to Nixle for alerts. You can register for Nixle message at https://www.nixle.com/.

 

2020 Census

February 2020

The 2020 Census is accessible to everyone.  Please see below for more information or click HERE for a printable, user-friendly version.

2020 Census Information

Pedestrian Crossing Signs Installed on Main Street

January 15, 2020

Maple Shade Police Chief, Christopher J. Fletcher, recently announced, the installation of three pedestrian crossing signs on Main Street (CR537) in Maple Shade. 

The signs are deployed at the pedestrian crossings at Chestnut Ave, Maple Ave, and just East of Lippincott Ave near the Acme Market. 

This pedestrian safety initiative is a joint project between the Maple Shade Police Department Traffic Safety Bureau and the Burlington County Traffic Engineer’s Office. The signs will be maintained by the Maple Shade Police Department with assistance from the Maple Shade Road Department. 

Please report any problems with the signs by calling 856-234-8300, live operators are available 24 hours a day. 
For more information on pedestrian safety in NJ click here https://www.nj.gov/oag/hts/pedestrian.html

Maple Shade Township Receives Grant

December 2020

The New Jersey Department of Transportation announced the award of a $231,500.00 grant to the Township of Maple Shade.  The grant award, as part of the NJDOT FY2020 Municipal Aid Grant Program, will be combined with a previous NJDOT award in the amount of $250,000.00 and will assist the Township with the rehabilitation of roadway on Collins Lane & N. Coles Road project.  The total cost of the resurfacing project is estimated to be approximately $500,000.00 and will include paving, concrete work, curbs, utility infrastructure and stormwater run-off drainage improvements.  This project will be scheduled in the Township 2020-2021 Road Improvement Program.

Since 2018 the Township of Maple Shade has applied for many grants, in an effort to generate additional revenue for municipal improvements without placing the burden directly on the residents.  With the latest announcement, the total value of grants awarded is approximately $751,500.00.

Wawa Grand Opening

December 4, 2019

The grand opening of the new Wawa located at 2801 Rt. 73 South in Maple Shade, NJ took place on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.

Maple Shade Township Manager, Susan Danson, Township Clerk,  Teri McVeigh, Mayor Charles Kauffman, Councilman Lou Manchello, Deputy Mayor Claire Volpe attended the grand opening.  

A “hoagie building” competition was held where teams from the Food Bank of South Jersey, Maple Shade Fire Department and Maple Shade Police Department participated to see who could build the most hoagies in three-minutes.  Wawa concluded the event by presenting checks on behalf of the winning and runner-up teams for $1,000 to the charities of their choice.  

Congratulations to the Food Bank of South Jersey for winning the competition although each team was a winner with the donation made to their charities.

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IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION

Effective Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 and in exercising an abundance of caution, the Township of Maple Shade Municipal Building will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC until further notice. Municipal Staff will continue to be working, however will only be available by telephone at (856) 779-9610 or email during regular business hours 8:30AM to 4:30PM Monday to Friday.

The Township remains vigilant in keeping our residents and employees safe and healthy. Residents are encouraged to keep themselves informed by visiting the official township webpage or subscribing to Nixle for alerts. You can register for Nixle message at https://www.nixle.com/.

COVID-19 Information

Official Township Statement Regarding Positive COVID-19 Case

Message from the Mayor – 03/27/2020

Support Local Business during COVID-19

Municipal Court Sessions – Suspended through April 2020

DCA Guidance for Municipal Construction Dept during COVID-19

Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 107

NJ DCA – Information on Housing Assistance Programs

Burlington County – Information on Housing Assistance Programs

NJ Jobs Portal

Job affected by COVID-19?  See info at NJ Department of Labor

Apply to NJ for Unemployment Insurance

State Guidance to Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Burlington County – County News

Burlington County Press Release – Small Business Loan Program

SOLID WASTE COLLECTION DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

(updated April 1, 2020)

At this time, Solid Waste Collection will remain on its normal collection schedule; however, the following restrictions are being enforced:

Items such as mattresses, box springs, cushions, small bulk items, etc. MUST be bagged or covered in plastic.  ALL wood furniture items should also follow the same instructions and be bagged or covered in plastic.  Any larger items that cannot be bagged or covered in plastic will not be picked up until the state restrictions are lifted. 

All trash bags, whether placed in a trash receptacle or directly at the curb, MUST be tied as to not increase the risk of exposure from solid waste. Trash that is loose at the curb or loose in a trash receptacle will not be collected.

We greatly appreciate you assisting us in keeping everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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