The July 4 parade will begin at noon on Kings Highway. The parade starts at the John West Center and continues up Kings Highway across Black Horse Pike. The baby and bike parades begin at 9:30am. You can just show up at Kings Highway and Center Avenue and register that day. The baby parade will be first followed by the bike parade.
The Mount Ephraim Public Works Department is hiring a full-time driver/laborer. Must have a Class B license with air brakes endorsement. Position includes driving DPW vehicles, collection of trash and recycling, general landscaping, snow plowing and other duties as needed. This is a full-time union position which includes vacation, paid holidays, clothing allowance, medical and pension benefits. Salary will be based on experience — lowest starting salary is $18.55 per hour. Email resume to Jim Beebe at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or click on the link, print and complete the application and drop-off at Borough Hall, 121 S. Black Horse Pike, Mt. Ephraim. Put in an envelope and place in the Payment Dropbox on the back of Borough Hall. Mount Ephraim is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For the job application, click here: Mount Ephraim Employment application
The Primary Election will be June 8 at MEPRI Hall. Polls will be open from 6am-8pm. If you are not vaccinated, you are encouraged to wear a mask but it is not required. The Camden County Board of Elections is always looking for Boardworkers. Boardworkers make $275 for the day. For more information, click here: Boardworker flyer
Public Works is hiring a part-time laborer, 20-30 hours per week, $12.61 per hour. Duties include collection of trash, recycling and veggie waste, general landscaping and other duties as needed. Interested candidates can complete an application and email to Jim Beebe at email@example.com. For the borough application, click here: Mount Ephraim Employment application
While closed to the public, Borough staffers are all fully working and can handle all Borough business for all residents. Payments can be put in the drop-box attached to the back of Borough Hall. We are using that drop-box for all types of payments. Permit applications can be put in the can outside the back door to Borough Hall. The drop-box and can are emptied multiple times each day. All Borough staffers can be reached by email or phone and the email directory is on the home page of this website. We can handle all of your needs. We can do marriage license applications, complete PTR forms, issue dog licenses, process construction permits and everything else our residents may need. If you need face-to-face assistance, you can ring the doorbell on the back of the building. Thank you for cooperating with the new way we have had to conduct business during this pandemic. Borough offices will re-open to the public as of July 6. Please remember that it is not necessary for you to come into the building to make payments. Payments can continue to be put in the drop-box attached to the back of our building.
The Borough of Mount Ephraim has adopted the 2021 Municipal Budget. Although the Borough did all it could to keep taxes down, this budget reflects an eight cent increase in the tax rate. This equate to about $116.00 per year on the average assessment which is $29.00 per quarter. To view the budget message, click here: 2021 budget message
To view the budget document, click here: 2021 Budget document
To view the Mount Ephraim Stormwater Management Executive Summary, click here: Mt. Ephraim Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan-Executive Summary
To view the Mount Ephraim Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan, click here: Mt. Ephraim Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan
To view the Mount Ephraim Municipal Stormwater Management Plan, click here: Mt. Ephraim Municipal Stormwater Management Plan
To view the Stormwater Management Control Regulations ordinance, click here: Ord 2021-02, Stormwater Management Control Regulations
To view the stormwater outfall and inlet map, click here: MS4 INLET OUTFALL MAP
Because of the Covid public health emergency, we have been holding Commissison and Caucus meetings virtually via Zoom. Meetings will return to in-person meetings at Borough Hall as of the August 5 Commission meeting. The June 22 Caucus meeting will be a Zoom meeting. The public can participate virtually via Zoom. The meeting will begin at 3:00pm. For details on how to access the meeting via Zoom, email the Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 856-931-1546, ext. 201. The agenda items will be posted to the website 24 hours prior to the meeting. Please be aware that the public will be muted until the open public portion of the meeting. When the public portion has been opened, anyone who wants to speak can click on the “raise hand” feature in Zoom or can just wave at the camera and you will be unmuted. Please state your name for the record. Public comments are limited to five minutes in the aggregate per person. Questions can also be emailed to the Clerk in advance and will be read into the record during the open public portion.
The June 3 Commission meeting will include a public hearing on the following ordinances: Ord. 2021-06, Ordinance Appropriating $25,000 from the Capital Fund Balance for Additional Costs Associated with the Cleveland Avenue Area Environmental Project; and Ord. 2021-07, Ordinance to Amend the Borough Code to Create New Chapter 86 Entitled Cannabis, Cannabis Products and Cannabis Related Businesses to Prohibit the Operation of any Class of Cannabis Businesses within its Geographical Boundaries (this ordinance is being adopted to give the Governing Body more time to look at the entire cannabis situation so a plan of what facilities to allow and where to allow them to be located can be determined). Full copies of the ordinances are included in the May 6, 2021 Agenda items below.
May 25, 2021, Caucus agenda: Caucus agenda items, May 25, 2021
June 3, 2021, Commission agenda: June 3, 2021, commission meeting agenda items
The following ordinances were recently adopted by the Governing Body:
Ord 2021-01 Bond Ordinance for Used Trash Truck
Ord 2021-02 Stormwater Control Revisions
Ordinance 2021-03 To Exceed Municipal Budget Appropriation Limits
For the annual meeting schedule, click here: 2021 Meeting Notice
The next Land Use Board meeting is June 14, 2021, at 7:30pm. This meeting will be a virtual meeting held via Zoom. To obtain the Zoom invitation, email the secretary at email@example.com or call 856-931-1546, ext. 205, and the Zoom information will be provided. The application to be considered by the Board pertains to a variance for a six-foot fence along the left side and left side front of the property at 117 Northmont Avenue. To view the application, click here: Chain – 117 Northmont Ave – Fence Application
If you are 65 or over, you can register online for a Covid vaccination at the Camden County site at Camden County College, 200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ. To register, go to the following website to register online with Cooper Health: my.cooperhealth.org/mychart/signup
After you register online, click on Schedule Appointment, Covid Vaccine. You will probably get an appointment that is in the future. If your appointment is after April 1, email the Borough Clerk and we will try to get your appointment moved up. Send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org via email: Name, Address, Phone number, Date of Birth, appointment date. If we can get your appointment moved up, we will call you with your new date.
The Camden County Health Department has released the following information about the Covid vaccine:
The Camden County Vaccination Center is open to administer vaccines, Monday-Saturday, 9am to at 4pm Camden County College, 200 College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey.
Camden County vaccine registration
Registration is online only and it includes: Group 1A and now includes 65 and over and people with medical conditions 14 to 65.
All can register: If you are part of 1st group 1A and certain priority groups in 1B you can register now. If you are not part of the current priority groups, there is a link to sign up for getting notified. You can sign up for being notified. You will be notified when It is your time to register.
If you want to confirm what phase that you are in, refer to Camden County Vaccine Information and Updates: Camden County vaccine information and updates
Other Vaccination Sites
• CAMcare Health Corporation, 817 Federal Street, Camden NJ 08103; 856.583.2400
• CAMcare Health Corporation, 121 South White Horse Pike, Clementon, NJ 856.583.2400
• Project H.O.P.E., 519-525 West Street, Camden, NJ 08103, 856.968.2320, www.projecthopecamden.org
• Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine 1 Medical Drive, Stratford, NJ 08084, (888) 253-9133 https://rowanmedicine.com/vaccine/
• RMG Mount Ephraim, 2 S Black Horse Pike, Mt. Ephraim, New Jersey, 856.931.3107
Shoprite Pharmacy # 507 1200 Chews Landing Rd, Laurel Springs, NJ 08021 Camden (856) 435-0046
• Shoprite Pharmacy #531, Route 73and Minck, West Berlin, NJ 856.768.6688
• NJDOH has set up or will be setting up six mega-sites throughout the state. Register online at NJDOH site. https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/
o The Meadowlands Complex in East Rutherford, Bergen County.
o Rockaway Townsquare in Morris County
o The New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison, Middlesex County.
o The Moorestown Mall in Burlington County.
o Rowan College of South Jersey in Sewell, Gloucester County www.RCSJ.edu/vaccine This link leads back into the State of New Jersey vaccine signup.
o The Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic County.
To view the roll-out information from the NJ State Department of Health, click here: NJ State Dept of Health vaccine roll-out memo