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Notice

 

BOROUGH HALL HOURS

DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC, BOROUGH HALL IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

MONDAY- 7AM TO 5PM

TUESDAY- 7AM TO 5PM

WEDNESDAY- 7AM TO 8PM

THURSDAY- 7AM TO 5PM

FRIDAYS- CLOSED

WE HOPE THAT THE EXTENDED EARLY AND LATER EVENING HOURS WILL BENEFIT OUR WORKING RESIDENTS WHO ARE UNABLE TO VISIT THE OFFICES DURING THE NORMAL HOURS OF OPERATION.


Announcements

2020 Introduced Budget has been posted.

Please click here to view the PDF document or visit the Finance Department page.


Public Employment Fairs Hosted by the

New Jersey Civil Service Commission

The NJ Civil Service Commission is hosting various job fairs in the Fall.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT FAIRS FLYER


SOUTH JERSEY GAS ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

If you are in need of assistance with your SJG bill,

there may be programs available to help!

UTILITY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FLYER 

Assistance Agency Locations 

Income Guidelines energy assistance

 


PAY YOUR MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AND TAXES ONLINE

E-Check, Debit and Credit Cards Accepted

There are fees associated with paying your bill online. If you pay by ACH or e-check, there is a $1.05 convenience fee. The fee for all debit and credit card payments will be 2.95% of your total bill.

No fees are collected by the Borough of Clementon.


NJ DIVISION OF TAXATION PROPERTY TAX RELIEF PROGRAMS

The State of New Jersey Offers certain property tax relief programs.

For information on the programs available, visit their site at:

https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/relief.shtml

 


The Code of the Borough of Clementon is available online.

CLEMENTON CODE ONLINE- ECODE360

 

Meeting Schedules

Special Events Committee meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 6pm in the courtroom at Borough Hall.

CYAA Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 7PM at Carver Field Clubhouse.

Shade Tree Commission Meetings are held on the Third Thursday of each month at the Borough Small Community Center at 7:30PM.

Senior Affairs Committee Meetings are held on the Third Thursday of each month from 6:00PM - 8:00PM at the John Lesher Senior Center.

Welcome to Clementon Borough

Welcome to the official Borough of Clementon website.  The Borough of Clementon is a thriving community of about 5,000 people across 2 square miles surrounding Clementon Lake in the heart of Camden County, New Jersey.

News & Announcements

November 3, 2020 General Election Information

The November 3, 2020 General Election will be held primarily by Mail In Ballots.  FAQ’s, general guidance and deadline information may be found in the General Information Sheet below.

Click for General Election Information Sheet 2020


You are now able to register to vote, update your registration, track your mail in ballot and find your polling location on the State Division of Elections website 

  https://nj.gov/state/elections/vote.shtml


Other Useful Election Related Links:

      https://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/vote.shtml

Election Division

RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC DURING THE PANDEMIC

Health Insurance: If you do not have health insurance, or lose coverage, you may be eligible for free or low-cost coverage through NJ FamilyCare, New Jersey’s publicly funded health insurance program. Learn more here.

Prescription Drug Refills: Medicaid and other health insurance must provide coverage of prescription drug refills even when the covered person has not yet reached the scheduled refill date. Learn more here.

Job Assistance: If you’ve lost your job and are seeking help, you are not alone. Connect with benefits and resources you need while you are trying to safely get back to work. Learn more here.

Unemployment Benefits: If your work has been affected by COVID-19, you likely qualify for Unemployment benefits. Eligibility has been expanded, compensation has been increased by $600 per week, and benefits are available for an additional 13 weeks. Learn more here or check your eligibility for benefits programs with here.

Food Assistance: If you need food assistance, you may be eligible for NJ SNAP, New Jersey’s food assistance program. To learn more go to NJSNAP.gov or to apply go to NJHELPS.org. New Jersey WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) is allowing remote access to benefits and additional food items. Learn more here.

Cash Assistance: Work First New Jersey (WFNJ), which includes Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and General Assistance (GA), provides monthly cash. Learn more here.

Family Leave Benefits: If you must care for children or family members due to the coronavirus outbreak, you may be eligible for federal emergency Childcare FMLA or New Jersey Family Leave Insurance (FLI). It’s against the law for an employer to retaliate against you for taking FLI, and your job may be protected under the Family Leave Act. Learn more here or check your eligibility for benefits programs with here.

Temporary Disability Benefits: If you’re unable to work due to illness, self-quarantine, or pregnancy, you may be able to apply for Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI). It’s against the law for an employer to retaliate against you for taking TDI, and your job may be protected under the Family Leave Act. Learn more here or check your eligibility for benefits programs with here.

Sick Leave: If you are sick, need time to care for others, or are unable to work due to the public health emergency, you may eligible for New Jersey Earned Sick Leave, or emergency federal paid sick leave, paid by your employer. Learn more here or check your eligibility for benefits programs with here.

Legal Aid: If you are in need of legal assistance or advice, there are many legal services available for free to low-income New Jerseyans on a range of issues including debt, domestic violence, eviction, applying for public benefits, immigration, and more. Learn more here.

Job Protection: A new law prohibits employers from firing, demoting or otherwise punishing workers if they take time off because they have or are likely to have COVID-19. Learn more here.

Job Search: Business across New Jersey are looking to hire thousands of workers, including those who lost their jobs or have had hours reduced as a result of COVID-19. Learn more here.

Resources for Businesses: For information on loans, programs, or resources to support businesses impacted by COVID-19, visit the State of New Jersey’s COVID-19 Business Information Hub. Learn more here.

Resources for Freelancers, Contractors, and Gig Workers: The recently enacted CARES ACT extends unemployment benefits to freelancers, gig workers and independent contractors, who typically are not eligible. Learn more here.

Eviction Protection: During the public health emergency, individuals cannot be removed as the result of an eviction or foreclosure proceeding. If you are a renter facing hardship, you may be eligible for housing assistance or for housing counseling. Learn more here.

Mortgage Relief: If you are facing economic hardship as a result of COVID-19, you may be able to request mortgage payment forbearance for up to 90 days. Learn more here.

Homelessness Services: New Jersey residents experiencing homelessness can get help with food, shelter, and finances. Learn more here.

Child Care Resources: If you are an essential employee, you can get support for child care costs. Learn more here

Mental Health Resources: Help is available for individuals feeling stressed, anxious, depressed, or suicidal. Learn more here.

Substance Use/Addiction Treatment: Help is available for individuals seeking assistance for substance use disorders. Learn more here.

Resources for Immigrants: Help is available for immigrant families and individuals in New Jersey, including information on COVID-19 in a variety of languages, resoures and assistance for immigrants, and information on immigration enforcement policy. Learn more here.

COVID-19 Testing and Treatment for Undocumented Immigrants: Free testing and treatment is available at Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) regardless of your immigration status or if you have insurance. Learn more here.

Resources for Veterans: Help is available for veterans and their families to cope with the stress of the coronavirus outbreak. Learn more here.

Domestic Violence Hotlines: Help is available for survivors of domestic violence. Learn more here.

Assistance for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Resources are available for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Learn more here.

Energy Assistance: LIHEAP helps eligible NJ residents with heating and cooling bills and makes provisions for emergency heating system services and emergency fuel assistance. Learn more here.

Note: To find short-term, emergency resources in your county, visit 211’s COVID-19 page and scroll down.

ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE

Several energy assistance programs are available for Atlantic City Electric (ACE) customers who may be facing challenges paying their energy bill due to the impact of COVID-19.

Eligible customers can receive financial assistance through Helping Hands, a program, funded by Atlantic City Electric, that provides $1 million annually to help struggling customers meet their energy needs. These funds are dispersed each year to eligible residents through the Affordable Housing AllianceNew Jersey SHARESCatholic Charities of the Diocese of Camden, and the People for People Foundation. In addition, the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is still available through July 31.  This program provides more than $1,000 in grant support toward to help individuals and families with their energy bills.

Residents can apply for assistance by calling Atlantic City Electric at 800-642-3780 to ask about energy assistance programs as well as flexible payment arrangements that offer individually tailored payment installment plans.

Residents can also download a LIHEAP application though the Department of Community Affairs website, by contacting their local LIHEAP Agency, or by calling 1-800-510-3102.

 

 

2020 CENSUS

  • Please go to 2020CENSUS.GOV to complete the 2020 Census.
  • This urgent matter needs your attention to make sure everyone counts!
  • #NJCensus2020  #FillitOutNow

SEEKING QUALIFIED APPLICANTS:

The Borough of Clementon is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

Clerk-Part Time- $15-$18 hourly rate based upon qualifications and experience.. Approximately 28 hours per week.

Interested applicants may send their resume with cover letter to Jenai Johnson, Administrator/Municipal Clerk, 101 Gibbsboro Road, Clementon, NJ 08021.

Applicants may also email their documents to j.johnson@clementon-nj.com or place them in the drop box located in the front of the Municipal Building.

The Borough of Clementon is an equal opportunity employer.

Food Pantry

Friends of Clementon are hosting a food pantry for residents in need at St. Mary’s Church at 33 Berlin Road.

Opening week

Wednesday, May 64PM – 7PM
Thursday, May 711AM – 1PM
Saturday, May 98AM – 10AM

Beginning the following week, May 11, hours will be:

Wednesdays 5PM – 7PM
Saturdays 8AM – 10AM

For questions, or to make donations, please call 609-230-7714 or email contact@friendsofclementon.com.

If you are able to volunteer your time, please sign up here.

This is not a borough-sponsored event.

COVID-19 VITAL RECORDS UPDATE:

UPDATE 7.28.20- Clementon Borough is accepting applications and issuing marriage licenses by appointment only or via zoom meeting. The Borough hall remains closed to the public. Inquiries or appointments may be directed to 856-783-0284 Ext. 112. Due to limited staffing and limited hours, you will receive a call back by the next business day.

Due to the COVID-19 closure, the Borough of Clementon is not currently issuing certified copies of vital records.

Certified copies of vital records, including Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates can be ordered on the State of New Jersey Registrar website at:

www.NJ.gov/health/vital

 

Urgent matters or inquiries may be sent to the State Registrar’s Office via email at records@doh.nj.gov

We apologize for the inconvenience. 

 

**UPDATE Borough Hall remains closed to the public, with staff onsite.

  

Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, the Borough has determined it to be in the best interest of the public and employees to remain closed to the public. However, employees are on site at Borough Hall.

Residents may contact each department by email, telephone or USPS. A drop box has also been installed to accept payments or any correspondence necessary.

Employees continue to work a combination of remote and on site hours  to maintain effective operation of essential Borough functions. Emails and voicemails will be monitored and responses provided in a timely manner.

Please utilize the email/phone contact list below to directly contact each department as necessary:

 EMPLOYEE CONTACT INFO 

Additionally, the following service changes are in place until further notice:

  • All Borough Committee, Board and Council Meetings held remotely
  • Municipal Court held remotely
  • Senior Center Operations- Closed
  • Community Center Rentals and Operations-Closed
  • Municipal Sports Facilities- Closed
  • Municipal Parks and Playgrounds-Closed
  • Clementon Memorial Library-Closed