Planning Board Meetings

Planning Board Meeting November 13, 2014

Posted on 14 November 2014

Planning Board Meeting November 13, 2014 from Haddonfield Civic Association on Vimeo.

This meeting continues the hearing of the 605 Warwick Rd subdivision application. Tonight included the majority of citizen testimony, a revisiting of the issue of traffic management and driveway placement and the testimony of the Planning Board and Borough's engineer. Due to reaching the time limit the meeting will continue during the December meeting

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Board of Education Meetings

Board of Education Meeting Nobember 13, 2014

Posted on 14 November 2014

Board of Education Meeting November 13, 2014 from Haddonfield Civic Association on Vimeo.

The agenda for this meeting included a commendation for Elizabeth Haddon's Summer Reading Challenge Champs Juliana Dellorco and Parker Williams who combined to read over 28,000 minutes. The student representative report honored the passing of classmate Colin Hough as well as updating the board on some recent scholastic successes. Citizen comments included a concern over a welcoming prayer during the American Legion's Veteran's Day ceremony as well as a request to work on aligning our district's spring break with neighboring districts for efficiency. Board member comments included an appreciation for the Middle School's Veteran's Day program among others. The superintendent's report presented the 2015 Bond Referendum package. Discussion centered around timing and the BOE consensus was a March 2015 election. The curriculum update included a proposal for the Math "Move-Up" opportunities for middle schoolers. Board action included approving district building maintenance audits and plans and accepting the resignation of district architect Garrison Architects.

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Haddonfield Borough Commissioner Meetings

Commissioners’ Meeting November 10, 2014

Posted on 11 November 2014

Commissioners Meeting November 10, 2014 from Haddonfield Civic Association on Vimeo.

The Commissioners honored WWII Veterans for Veterans Day in this meeting. They approved the various holiday displays, first night fireworks and declared a weekend in November as Small Business Weekend. Of note the commission is accepting bids for the upgrade to Borough Hall's sound system as well as rejected all 7 bids for the library renovation due to all being over budget.

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Haddonfield Civic Association News and Events

Town Meeting 2014

Posted on 23 October 2014

Haddonfield Town Meeting 2014 from Haddonfield Civic Association on Vimeo.

The 2014 Haddonfield Town meeting featured a panel of our 3 commissioners, BOE Superintendent and Board President, Solicitor, Business Administrator, Planning board, Shade Tree, Library Director, Police and Fire Chief, Supervisor of Public Works taking questions from audience members as well as those watching on the live stream of the event. Questions ranged from curbing sidewalk bicyclists to the upcoming water system sale vote, questions on the BOE bond referendum and teacher contract to the state of our Scorched Leaf diseased Oaks and the upcoming renovations to our library. Thanks to the public officials for attending and answering questions and to the public who attended in person or on-line for their thoughtful questions.

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Board of Education Meetings

Board of Education Meeting October 16, 2014

Posted on 18 October 2014

Board of Education Meeting October 16, 2014 from Haddonfield Civic Association on Vimeo.

This meeting featured awards for Odyssey of the Mind Winners, a student presentation to create a tuition scholarship for a disadvantaged out-of-district student, a presentation on the district's concussion program and the introduction of a capital bond to do repairs district wide and utilize matching State funds at 34 cents on the dollar. Citizen comments included questions surrounding Bancroft's decision to move as well as statements from the HEA encouraging both sides to settle the expired teacher contract during the November 11th mediation session.

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Haddonfield Borough Commissioner Meetings

Commissioners’ Meeting October 14, 2014

Posted on 15 October 2014

Commissioners Meeting October 14, 2014 from Haddonfield Civic Association on Vimeo.

Haddonfield's downtown was awarded the APA-NJ award for Haddonfield being named "Great place in New Jersey" Additional topics covered were permits for First Night and passionate views from the public regarding comments made from the current Zoning Board Chair apparently disparaging residents on Maple Avenue as well as one of the current commissioners. Commissioner Neal Rochford commented that it is a personnel matter and will be addressed according to existing protocol at an upcoming work session.

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