Mayor and Council

Officers Sworn In

On January 23rd, at the Borough Council Caucus meeting, members of the Merchantville Police Department were honored to be in attendance for the formal swearing in of the following officers. Sgt. Tomas Whalen was promoted to Lieutenant effective 1/2023,  Sgt. Brian Callaway was promoted to Lieutenant effective 1/2023, Ptl. Keith Tappert was promoted to Sergeant effective 02/2022, Ptl. Austin Regalbuto was promoted to Corporal effective 1/2023, Ptl. Joe Clark was hired 1/2021, Ptl. Anthony Jones was hired 1/2021, Ptl. Matthew Hindman was hired 2/2022 and, Ptl. Angelo Ballestamon was hired 11/2022. Congratulations to our new and promoted officers!
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At Your Service

Working on your home? Scheduling an inspection has never been easier! With just a few clicks in the Borough's Self Service Portal on merchantvillenj.gov residents may now schedule appointments, complete applications and more without the need to visit Borough Hall. You can schedule an inspection, complete a zoning application, report a trash issue or file an OPRA all from your computer or smartphone! Please choose an option below to complete and submit your request. Schedule a construction inspectionZoning Application for structuresFile an OPRA requestReport a Trash issue or complete a Map search to identify different zoning classifications for lots, blocks, buildings and properties.

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Pet, Chicken License Renewal

Time to get your pets and backyard chickens registered! Registering your pet with the Borough is a simple way to ensure pets are up to date with rabies vaccines and aid in getting them home should they become lost.  Please return your license renewal or application to Borough Hall, 1 W. Maple Ave,  by Jan. 31 to avoid late fees. Forms are available here for dogs and here for backyard chickens. Licenses must be obtained annually in the month of January. Fees: Spayed/Neutered $18.00. Unspayed/unneutered: $23.00 Late Fees: After January 31, the late fee is $20.00 in addition to the original cost. A non-compliance fee of $50.00 shall be charged for each cat or dog found to be unlicensed. Licensing Age: Cats and Dogs over 7 months

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2022 Holiday Parade

The Merchantville Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting is Friday Dec. 2nd with public safety representatives, borough officials and members from lots of teams, clubs and community groups gathering at Wellwood Park to march down Maple Avenue to Park & Centre Streets! Expect great performances from the Merchantville School choir and band at 6:45pm and the start of our parade at 7:00 p.m. Bundle up, grab the family and head downtown for a Merchantville holiday tradition. For up-to-date information check out www.merchantvillenj.gov.

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Two Honored By Council

Not one but two celebrations took place before and during Merchantville's Borough Council meeting on August 8th. First, a thank you, farewell and well-wishes were offered to Halil Gungor, proprietor of the Blue Monkey Tavern. He was presented and the "Keys to the City" in recognition of 18 years of…
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Tax Payments Made Easy

Merchantville tax bills are in the mail, folks. Pay your quarterly bill by August 23, 2022 to avoid collecting interest. Make your payment on merchantvillenj.gov, inside Borough Hall, 1 W. Maple Ave, or in the secure drop box outside. Online payments can be made by simply looking up your name or address in the search engine here and clicking on the "make a payment" button using your debit card, credit card or by routing a payment through your bank account. The Borough offers residents and property owners the option of becoming a registered user, to save accounts, store payment methods, and schedule payment or proceed without registering.

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Borough Adding Portal

Merchantville Borough is going digital! Borough officials are preparing to launch a new online portal system through SDL to streamline and simplify tasks for staff and residents.  The new system will be linked on the homepage of merchantvillenj.gov and available for all to access. The new portal system allows users to file applications, pay certain fees and manage numerous tasks all from their computer or smart phone. These improvements have been utilized through several of Merchantville’s neighboring towns and are proven to be helpful to residents. More information on the upcoming SDL portal.

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Mayor's Message 3/17/22

Get to know the businesses in your neighborhood. Shop Merchantville offers a single place to find all the great places to visit, eat and shop, along with town events. Support your independently-owned businesses and restaurants by staying local. Grab some Irish potatoes at Aunt Charlotte's, or maybe a stout and enjoy this week’s St. Patrick’s Day inspired Ted Talk from the best brewery around, Eclipse Brewing. All about events, bag bans and Shop Merchantville!

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Community Roundup

Get involved and help Merchantville GROW! Are you looking for new ways to lend a hand in the community? Merchantville is home to dozens of volunteer organizations from the Task Force, to the Green Team, the Scouts, Incredible Edible, the Women’s Club and many more. Run “job fair” style, the…
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Share Your Vision

Hey there Merchantville! The Borough wants to hear from you about the future of your community and Downtown Merchantville. We value your input so please take a few minutes to complete this brief municipal survey and share your thoughts. The results will be used for planning and shaping the downtown. Take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5LXJX8L.

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RFP Professional Services

The Borough of Merchantville solicits statements of qualification for applicants for appointment to the following professional positions: Municipal Attorney, Municipal Court Prosecutor, Municipal Public Defender, Financial Advisor/Disclosure Specialist, Municipal Bond Counsel, Municipal Auditors, Special Counsel, Consulting Engineers, Insurance Broker of Record, Broker of Record for Employee Benefits, Title Company, Borough Appraiser, Municipal Planner, Historic Preservation Architect, Consulting Environmental Engineers, Conflicts/Special Projects Engineer, Land Use Board Attorney, Land Use Board Engineers and Historic Preservation Commission Attorney. Responses should address the general criteria and mandatory minimum criteria for the position sought. All responses will be treated as confidential and reviewed only by the Mayor and Borough Council, unless otherwise required by law. Responses must be received in the Office of the Borough Clerk no later than 11:00 AM Thursday, November 18, 2021. All responses shall be opened and announced publicly, immediately thereafter by the Borough Clerk or his representative. Responses will be reviewed by the Mayor and Borough Council. All appointments will be announced at a public meeting. Unless otherwise noted appointments shall be for the calendar year of 2022 and subject to the execution of an appropriate contract. Applicant requirements.

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