The Borough of Merchantville and Township of Pennsauken are applying for DOT transportation enhancement grants to improve the gateway into the West Maple neighborhood. The Ragan Design Group is looking for letters of support from residents, businesses, County and local groups like the Shade Tree Commission, Garden Club Task Force and Historic Preservation Commission. Pennsauken will be applying for a grant to acquire and demolish the vacant former Kawasaki site. This will be the first step in achieving our ‘Welcome to the Neighborhood’ Gateway Entrance vision.

Read more: West Maple seeks DOT grant for gateway

The Task Force meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 8, 2012, has been cancelled. The good news is that the Task Force has been awarded a second grant from the DVRPC to continue our work in the neighborhood! Thank you for your continued interest in our neighborhood. Together we can make it better.

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