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Maple Shade Township – Maple Shade New Jersey

Maple Shade Township is located in Burlington County New Jersey, United States. What is now Maple Shade was originally formed as Chester Township on November 6, 1688. Chester was incorporated as one of New Jersey’s initial 104 townships by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. The name was changed to Maple Shade township as of November 6, 1945, based on the results of a referendum passed that same day.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 3.8 square miles of all of its land. The 2010 United States Census shows the following facts about Maple Shade Township;

19,131 total
8,525 households
4,658 families

for more census facts click here U.S. Census Bureau

Government

Maple Shade Township operates under the Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) form of municipal government. The township is governed by a five-member Township Council, whose members are elected at-large in partisan elections to serve four-year terms of office on a staggered basis. At a reorganization meeting after each election, the Council selects one of its members to serve as Mayor and another as Deputy Mayor.

Maple Shade Township is in the First Congressional District and is part of New Jersey’s 6th Legislative District, due to 2010 census results redistricting.

Township Council Meetings: 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 7:00 pm

Education

The Maple Shade School District serves public school students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.

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MUNICIPAL OFFICES ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

OFFICE HOURS – MONDAY – FRIDAY 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

A face mask is required while inside the municipal offices.

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SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA – 09.30.2020

SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING PUBLIC NOTICE – 09.30.2020

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Join us for the FINAL Wednesday’s on Main Street

Wednesday, September 30th

4:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Dave Smith of the Big Bleu Band, along with Myles Smith,

will be playing live music in the Gazebo Park

from 5:30 PM to 7:00PM (weather permitting)

Come on out and stroll Main Street, Stop by our Great Restaurants and Businesses, and relax at Gazebo Park for some great music!

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2020 GENERAL ELECTION MAIL-IN BALLOTS

Click HERE for a printable version of flyer

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NEW TRASH COMPANY

Click HERE for a printable version of flyer

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MAPLE SHADE TOWNSHIP LIBRARY

Beginning Monday, October 5th, the Maple Shade Library will open, at reduced capacity, during the following hours:

Monday – Thursday:   10AM – 8PM
Fridays & Saturdays:  10AM – 5PM
SundaysCLOSED

Please be aware that seating inside the libraries is only available to those using the computers, and meeting rooms are not currently open to the public.  In addition, there are no library programs currently scheduled.

The library’s Curbside Pickup service will remain in place for those who prefer not to come inside; however, curbside pickup is ONLY available at the following locations:

For additional information, visit our Library Service Update page. If you have any other questions or concerns prior to your visit, please contact the library at 856-779-9767.

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For Disability Assistance Call
856-779-9610, Ext 113