The Bordentown Banner Newsletter - February

Welcome to the February edition of the Bordentown Township Banner!
Our goal is to keep residents, friends and neighbors informed about the latest Township news and events. Thanks for reading and enjoy!

Senator Troy Singleton's
Community Outreach: February 2, 2019

Bordentown Township is celebrating National Senior Independence Month by partaking in the February Service Cleaning Event on Saturday, February 2, from 10 a.m. - noon. Volunteers will be asked to help clean the floors, kitchen, bathroom and great room of the Senior Citizens Club in Bordentown Township. Click here for more information.

President's Day: February 18, 2019

Bordentown Township Municipal Offices will be closed in recognition of the holiday on Monday, February 18, 2019. Garbage and recycling pick-ups will continue throughout the day as regularly scheduled.

Black History Month Celebration: February 27, 2019

Bordentown Township is honoring Black History Month with a celebration at Bordentown Regional High School on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.

Two ceremonies will take place from
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 11:50 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Ending Domestic Violence Response Team
Volunteers Needed

Burlington County is looking for volunteers to join the County's Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT). This 24/7 program was created to assist victims of domestic abuse. Team members will be called upon by the local Police to assist victims at the police station by providing them with support and information. The goal of the program is to provide victims with the knowledge to make informed decisions based upon the options available to them. For more information, please call Kim Jewitt, DVRT Coordinator, at 856-824-0599.

January Recap

2019 Township Reorganization Meeting

Mayor Stephen Benowitz and Deputy Mayor Eugene Fuzy were appointed to their third consecutive years by the Township Committee at the annual Reorganization Meeting on January 5, 2019. During the meeting, Eric Holliday was also sworn in as Committeeman for his second consecutive term by Assemblyman Conaway. Serving his third consecutive year as Committeeman, Mayor Benowitz highlighted many of the Township's accomplishments in 2018, including road paving, recreation improvements, grant awards, economic development, and the stability of the municipal tax rate. All members of the committee addressed the audience with reports from their respective liaison appointments and spoke about their plans for 2019.

School Safety Grant

On January 23, the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented Bordentown Regional High School with a grant check in the amount of $425,000 for enhancements to the High School’s security.

(L to R): Township Committeeman James Kostoplis; District Resource Coordinator Kate Burke Reilly; BRHS Principal Robert Walder; Business Administrator Eloi Richardson; Mayor of Bordentown Township Steve Benowitz; Board President Eileen Francisco-Cabus; and Superintendent of Schools Edward Forsthoffer.

Bordentown Township Committee Swears in Officer Potocny

Congratulations to Bordentown Township resident Chase Potocny, who was sworn in as a police officer during the Township Committee Meeting on January 28. Welcome Patrolman Potocny!

Bordentown Township Police vs. Harlem Wizards

Bordentown Township Police Department and Peter Muschal School teachers, showed their moves on the court against the Harlem Wizards during a charity basketball game at Bordentown Regional High School. Thank you to all who attended!

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