The borough Republican Club is sponsoring the event.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The mayor will make an announcement about her candidacy Saturday at the annual Haddonfield Mayor's Breakfast.
Tish Colombi, the borough mayor, is set to announce her candidacy for another four years on the Board of Commissioners. Colombi, who has been one of three borough commissioners for the past 28 years and the mayor for the past 10, said she will make an announcement about her candidacy at the annual Mayor's Breakfast Saturday morning at the First Presbyterian Church. When asked by a reporter if she intended to declare her candidacy she said: "Can't abandon the ship in the middle of the stream." Commissioners Ed Borden and Jeff Kasko on Monday were not ready to say if they were running for another four-year term. "You'll have to ask my wife," Borden said with a smile. He said he will not likely make an announcement on his candidacy on …
Monday, January 14, 2013
It's their last public meeting before the Bancroft referendum vote on Jan. 22.
The Haddonfield Board of Commissioners are scheduled to meet tonight at 5 p.m. at the Municipal Hall for a work session. The Bancroft public purchase is at the top of the agenda for the work session, which is a public meeting in which no votes on resolutions or ordinances will occur. Typically work sessions are meetings in which a quorum of officials are present to discuss matters of public policy and action. The 2013 budget and seven other items are on the agenda. Please look for a full report on Tuesday morning. Don't miss any Haddonfield or Haddon Township news. Sign up for Patch's free daily newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Here's a quick look at today's work-session agenda.
A discussion about the pending Bancroft public purchase is at the top of the agenda for the borough Board of Commissioner's work session at 4 p.m. today at the Municipal Hall. The borough and school board are backing a January bond referendum to spend up to $12.5 million to acquire and develop the 19-acre, Bancroft property on Kings Highway East next to Haddonfield Memorial High School. The Bancroft discussion may be in a non-public, executive session. The board went into executive session at its last work-session meeting to discuss Bancroft. Other agenda items include a discussion with the Shade Tree Commission on an urban forestry plan and borough health benefits. Don't miss any Haddonfield or Haddon Township news. Sign up for Patch's …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The school board meets tonight at the Central/Middle School library.
The Haddonfield Board of Education is set to vote tonight on a letter of intent to purchase the nearly 19-acre Bancroft property on Kings Highway East. Tonight's board meeting at 7 p.m. at the Central/middle school library is the third public meeting this month to discuss the purchase. The borough Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the letter of intent last week. The letter launches a 45-day process for the borough and the school board to appraise the property and draft an agreement of sale with Bancroft, a center for the developmentally disabled and acquired brain injuries. The $12.2 million purchase price is part of a $16.8 million plan to acquire the property, which is adjacent to Haddonfield Memorial High School, demolish …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Officials will consider a proposal to fund an artificial turf field.
Here's a look at tonight's Board of Commissioner's meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Municipal Hall. Please click on the PDF to see the full agenda. The Haddonfield Board of Commissioners are expected to vote tonight on a resolution to spend $354,000 as part of a $1 million project to install artificial turf on two fields at Haddonfield Memorial High School. The money will be contingent on $500,000 in private funds raised by a community group for the project. The borough board of education has already approved $150,000 toward the project, which will resurface turf at the high school football stadium and the adjacent Anniversary Field. The borough owns Anniversary Field. Borough officials agreed to support the plan after a presentation last week …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The allocation is contingent on a private group raising half of the money for the $1 million project at Haddonfield Memorial High School.
The Haddonfield Board of Commissioners on Monday agreed to contribute $354,000 to a $1 million project to install artificial turf at two fields at Haddonfield Memorial High School. The money will be contingent on $500,000 in private funds raised by a community group for the project. The agreement came after a 20-minute presentation from Joe Del Duca, a local attorney leading the private fundraising effort, and a lively 30-minute debate with Del Duca, and among themselves, at a work session. The commissioners finally agreed to support a resolution at their next meeting on Tuesday, May 22. Commissioner Jeff Kasko expressed concern that approving a resolution then may not provide enough time for public comment. “I’m very nervous not to have …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Haddonfield officials agreed to keep a ban on overnight parking in place, but will consider ways to mitigate time drain on police.
The Haddonfield Board of Commissioners this week agreed to keep a ban on overnight street parking in place after more than a month of public debate. They also agreed to change the hours of the ban to 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. Previously it was 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. A deadline for requesting overnight street parking on a Camden County phone system will also be moved up to midnight instead of 2 a.m. A first reading of the ordinance change will be heard next Tuesday, May 8, at the commissioner's action meeting. A public hearing and vote will be held next month. The changes will not go into effect until the ordinance is changed. "I'm certainly not in favor with getting rid of it," said Commissioner Tish Colombi, the mayor. Colombi had previously cited a …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The commissioners continued a debate Tuesday about scrapping or revising overnight parking regulations. The municipal budget was also scheduled for a vote.
The Haddonfield Board of Commissioners continued a discussion about whether to scrap or revise overnight parking regulations at a business meeting Tuesday at the Municipal Hall. Commissioner Tish Colombi, the mayor, last week cited a survey on Haddonfield Patch to make her case for continuing the prohibition of cars parked on the street after 2 a.m. The commissioners and the police have studied the issues surrounding overnight-parking regulations for several months. Commissioner Ed Borden, the director of public safety, who oversees the police department, has led the discussion on the challenges of enforcing overnight-parking regulations. Some challenges include an antiquated county phone system that requires officers to call in to write …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Commissioners meet at 7:30 p.m. at Municipal Hall.
Borough commissioners have a regular meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Municipal Hall. The meeting was rescheduled from Monday, April 10 because one of the commissioners will be out of town that week. A discussion about changes to the borough's overnight parking regulations is scheduled. Please see attached PDF for entire agenda.