Welcome to the Borough of Stratford

Borough of Stratford has a population of 7,040 in 1.59 square miles in the County of Camden,
State of New Jersey,(Census Bureau 2010) founded in 1889 and incorporated by the State Legislators in 1925.

The Borough is bordered by the Borough of Hi-Nella on the north and Gloucester Township on the north and east, the Borough of Somerdale and the Borough of Lindenwold is to the west, and the Borough of Laurel Springs and the Borough of Lindenwold to the south.

Recreational facilities include five parks, play fields and playgrounds. There are various charitable, non-profit organizations such as Stratford Athletic Organization, Tar-Kill (Soccer), Summer Programs, Sterling Youth Athletic Association, the Sterling Kiwanis, and the William Kenney Memorial VFW Post.

The Borough of Stratford is governed under a Mayor-Council form of government. The Council consists of six (6) members elected at large for three year terms. The Mayor is elected to a four year term. The Municipal elections are held on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November.

Borough Monthly Calendar Dates for July 2014

June 2014 August 2014
July 2 (Wednesday)

Shade Tree Commission Meeting at Borough Hall
@ 7:00 pm [more info]

July 3 (Thursday)

Council Meeting (Agenda) at Justice Facility
@ 7:00 pm [more info]

July 8 (Tuesday)

Council Meeting (Regular) at Justice Facility
@ 7:00 pm [more info] Agenda [view]

July 10 (Thursday)

Municipal Court at Justice Facility
@ 1:00 pm [more info] Court Dates [view]

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting at Quaker Store
@ 7:30 pm [more info]

July 15 (Tuesday)

Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting at Borough Hall
@ 7:00 pm [more info]

July 17 (Thursday)

Municipal Court at Justice Facility
@ 4:30 pm [more info] Court Dates [view]

July 24 (Thursday)

Municipal Court at Justice Facility
@ 1:00 pm [more info] Court Dates [view]

Joint Land Board Meeting at Justice Facility
@ 7:00 pm [more info]

July 31 (Thursday)

Municipal Court at Justice Facility
@ 9:00 am [more info] Court Dates [view]


Borough Cleanup Weeks

Metal Weeks

13th and 27th

Chipping Week


Borough Announcements, eNews and Upcoming Events
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Swim Club Special Offer

Stratford Swim Club "End of Season" Special Membership Offer
Were you thinking about joining but were unsure, or let time slip away??  We have an opportunity for you to try it out!!
Cost is $250 for any type of membership.  The membership includes access starting August 1st through the end of the 2014 season.

To take advantage of this offer, please fill out a membership application and write on the top “End of Season”.  You can fill out an application at the front desk at the Club, or print one from our website to bring in: http://stratfordswimclub.com/Membership.html

Adopt A Pet!

AWA - Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial Blvd, Voorhees is offering residents of Stratford, Somerdale, Magnolia, Laurel Springs, Hi-Nella and Lindenwold a 25% off discount toward the adoption of a petfrom their shelter. Normal doptionprocedure applies, and proof of residency required.  See coupon attached.  Visit their site www.awanj.org

Link to AWA discount flyer:

Traffic Advisory

The Stratford Police Department is issuing a traffic advisory for a closed roadway.
White Horse Road from Payless Shoe Store over the bridge into Voorhees IS CLOSED FOR EMERGENCY BRIDGE REPAIRS.


Somerdale Road, Evesham Road and Gibbsboro Roads are the North & South alternate routes, so expect delays and congestion.

Police Officer Honored

Stratford Police Officer Steven Schmidt was recently honored by NJ Mothers Against Drunk Driving group in a ceremony which took place in Edison NJ.  He received top honors in the State of NJ and Camden County as the officer who arrested the most drunk drivers in 2013. Officer Schmidt arrested 104 drivers!  The group recognized many officers in the State of NJ for their dedication, commitment and hard work in keeping impaired drivers off the streets.  Stratford Police Department has always ranked high for their arrest of drunk drivers.  We are very proud of all our officers in keeping Stratford safe!

Kirkwood Lake Cleanup

Dear Friends,

Please help us get Kirkwood Lake cleaned up. Send this petition to EPA, Sherwin Williams and our elected officials to let them know we want action now! We are frustrated by 30 years of promises and no action.

And please Email it to EVERYONE You know!!!

Thank you,
Alice Johnston, President Kirkwood Lake Environmental Committee