For Immediate Release – November 17, 2014 – Woodbury reschedules remaining 2014 Council meetings
The remaining 2014 Woodbury Council meeting schedule has been amended as follows:
- The Tuesday, November 25, regularly scheduled Council meeting is canceled and will not be rescheduled or made up.
- Ordinances that were introduced at the November 10th Council meeting and scheduled for public hearing and second reading at the previously scheduled November 25th meeting will be re-noticed to agree with the new meeting schedule.
- The Tuesday, December 9, 2014 regularly scheduled Council meeting has been canceled and rescheduled for Tuesday December 2 at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers at 33 Delaware St.
- The December 23, 2014 regularly scheduled Council meeting has been canceled and rescheduled for Tuesday December 16 at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers at 33 Delaware St.
- The Council will be making the official announcement regarding the date, time, and location of the annual Re-Organization meeting at the December 2nd meeting.
Any questions regarding this schedule may be forwarded to Michael Theokas, City Administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 856-845-1300 ext. 120
Leaf Collection Schedule – click here to see the schedule for the month of November
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
Holiday House Tour – Sat., Dec. 13, 2014 – “The Holly & The Ivy”, sponsored by the Greater Woodbury Garden Club. House tours & Gingerbread House Display 3-8pm. See flyer for ticket information or call 856-848-8634.
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.
Office of Emergency Management Update - Currently, we are participating with the County Office of Emergency Management to update the municipality’s Hazard Mitigation Plan. The original plan was adopted several years ago and needs to be updated to maintain eligibility for certain federal grants as well as make sure we are working together to reduce the risk from natural disasters and hazards to the extent possible. If you are interested in learning more about this project, please visit the project website at http://nj4hmp.com. The website includes current information and also will allow you to submit any comments or questions.
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.
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!