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Last Updated: December 19th, 2014

Leaf Collection Scheduleclick here to see the schedule for the month of December

Abandoned/Vacant Property RegistrationClick here to download form.

NOTICE FOR THE SOLICITATION OF PROPOSALS FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES UNDER A FAIR AND OPEN PROCESS – Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals for professional services in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-24, et seq., and P.L. 2005 c.271, will be received by the Qualified Purchasing Agent of the City of Woodbury on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, no later than 10:00 am, at which time the sealed proposals will be opened and recorded at the City Hall, 33 Delaware Street, Woodbury, New Jersey, by the Qualified Purchasing Agent and witnessed and recorded by the City Clerk. Click here for a copy of the proposal packet for each listed professional.  (Posted 12/9/14)

2015 Re-organizational Meeting Date
Mayor & Council has set the annual Re-Organizational meeting for Sat., January 3, 2015 at Noon, to be held at the Gloucester County Ceremonial Courtroom at 1 N. Broad St., Woodbury.

Holiday Festivities in Woodbury – See Flyer for more information
Horse & Carriage Tours Rides – Fri., Dec. 19, 6-9pm – registration at 19 S. Broad St.
Lessons & Carols – Fri., Dec. 19th at 6:30pm – held at Christ Church, 62 Delaware St.
Meet Buddy the Chihuahua – Sat., Dec. 20th, 11am – Woodbury Library, 33 Delaware St.

NJ Hazard Mitigation PlanComments Welcome – As part of the on-going update of the Gloucester County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan, a Preliminary Municipal Appendix is available for review that addresses natural hazard mitigation issues for our community. The Preliminary Municipal Appendix can be downloaded from http://nj4hmp.com by clicking on “Gloucester County” and then clicking on City of Woodbury. Comments can be submitted via the “Contact Us” page on the website. However, please note that comments must be submitted no later than Wednesday, December 24, 2014..

How much water do we use?  Want to learn more about water efficiency?  Check out the U.S. EPA website!

Free Rabies Clinic - See flyer – Rabies shots will given to dogs and cats of Woodbury residents on Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 9:00am to 10:30am at the Friendship Firehouse, 29 Delaware Street, Woodbury NJ.  Licenses will be issued next door at City Hall, 33 Delaware Street.

Checkout The Woodbury Wire –  City Newsletter with upcoming events & news around the city, including new businesses that have opened.
2nd edition – released October 2014
1st edition – released March 2014

Woodbury’s Facade / Beautification Loan Program Curb Appeal Application

Fall Festival Parade Results Click here for the Parade Results!  Also, check out some of our YouTube video clips from the Parades.  Please contact Bob Law for more information at (856) 845-1300 x129 or RLaw@woodbury.nj.us.

2012 Homestead Benefit – The filing deadline for 2012 New Jersey Homestead Benefit Applications was January 31, 2014. Eligibility requirements and benefit amounts for 2012 will not be finalized until the completion of the State Budget for FY 2015, which must be adopted by July 1, 2014. Homestead benefits for 2012 are expected to be applied to May 2015 property tax bills. Additional information on the 2012 homestead benefit will be posted when it becomes available.  See the State of NJ website for more information.

Gloucester County Small Business Revolving Loan Program (NEW-2014) – see flyer for details

Press Release – Woodbury’s Standard & Poor Rating rises to AA

Be In The Green Woodbury – Direct Install Program - for Woodbury Commercial Business Owners (see letter & brochure for more information).  This program addresses lighting, heating, cooling and ventilation (HVAC), refrigeration, motors, natural gas and variable frequency drives.  The City of Woodbury has partnered with Sustainable Jersey and the NJ Board of Utilities to present this program.  Woodbury’s Direct Install Contractor:  Hutchinson Mechanical Services (888) 777-4501.  Also visit the NJ Direct Install Program website for more information.

City of Woodbury Water Utility - Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for 2013

County Household Special Waste Collection Days - Visit the County website

City Water Supply – March 13, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – In a proactive move, and as a result of a voluntary, precautionary test performed by Solvay Solexus, a West Deptford based chemical company, the City of Woodbury will temporarily not utilize one of their five (5) active wells used for the public water supply.  Solvay, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, recently began similar tests in some surrounding communities as a result of the possible contamination of the water supply by their facility.  The results found in one of the City’s wells was less than what was found in other municipalities, but nonetheless the City is taking pre-emptive action and gathering more information from our entire water supply system to ensure the highest level of public safety.   The City’s water supply is, as it always has been, in full compliance with all federal and state regulations and health standards.  Read full press release here

Mayor Bill Volk’s Welcome Message – January 2014
Happy New Year and Welcome to the City of Woodbury. If you are out and about in the City, we have many new developments in progress and you should definitely check them out. Looking back, in 2013, we added 14 new businesses to the City.  Read the full Mayor’s Message here.

Dog & Cat License Information

Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling Program
Now that the holidays are over, you can finally get rid of that second refrigerator or freezer. The NJ Clean Energy Program will pick it up for FREE, responsibly recycle over 95% of it, and you get $50. You’ll also save as much as $150 a year through lower electricity costs! Call today or schedule your pick-up on-line!

Making Improvements to your Home?
Please contact the Construction office for details at  (856) 845-1300  ext. 127. 8:30am to 2:30pm – Monday through Thursday; Closed on Friday

The City Inspectors will be will be available for scheduled inspections as follows:

  • Construction/Building Inspector – Monday-Thursday – 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Electrical Inspector – Monday–Thursday – 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Plumbing Inspector – Tuesday & Thursday – 11:00am-3:00pm
  • Fire Inspector – Tuesday & Thursday – 12:00pm-3:00pm

Customer Service Survey – Did we meet, exceed or not meet your service expectations?  Please let us know how we are doing by using our new Customer Service Survey – Please complete the survey and return to Michael Theokas, City Administrator at City Hall, 33 Delaware St., Woodbury NJ 08096 or via email at MTheokas@woodbury.nj.us.

The historic City of Woodbury is a great place to live, work, visit and own a business. Our blend of Colonial and Victoria era homes, natural parks & waterways make this one of Southern New Jersey’s gems. We also have well-regarded public schools with small class sizes and reasonable property values.

As the County Seat of Gloucester County and home to Inspira, formerly known as Underwood-Memorial Hospital, Woodbury is one of the region’s employment centers.  For business investors, we can offer Tax Abatement incentives in our ambitious Broad Street (Route 45) redevelopment corridor. The much anticipated light rail connection to Camden & Philadelphia will truly make this the City you can grow with! Be a part of the excitement!

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