Welcome to the Borough of Stratford
Borough of Stratford has a population of 7,271 in 1.59 square miles in the
County of Camden,
State of New Jersey,(Census Bureau 2000) 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, the Stratford Women's Club, 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 June 2013
|May 2013||July 2013|
|June 5 (Wednesday)|
Library Board of Trustees Meeting at Library
|June 6 (Thursday)|
Council Meeting (Agenda) at Justice Facility
|June 11 (Tuesday)|
Council Meeting (Regular) at Justice Facility
|June 13 (Thursaday)|
Historic Preservation Commission Meeting at Quaker Store
|June 18 (Tuesday)|
Shade Tree Commission Meeting at Borough Hall
Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting at Borough Hall
|June 20 (Thursaday)|
|June 27 (Thursaday)|
Joint Land Board Meeting at Justice Facility
Borough Cleanup Weeks
|| Metal Weeks||
2nd, 16th & 30th
Borough Announcements, eNews and Upcoming Events
Family Movie Night (first of three)
Stratford Park Commission is offering their first in a series of three Family Movie Nights. This Saturday, June 22, in the rear field area of Parkview School beginning at 7pm the movie for the night will be Madagascar 3 – Europe’s Most Wanted.
The family fun events begin at 7pm with the movie starting at dusk. The next Family Movie Nights are July 27 and August 24, and both are at Parkview School.
NJ American Water Company
NJ American Water Company presents a check to Stratford Historic Commission and the Stratford Athletic Organization (SAO) which represents $500.00 to each of the organizations as charities designated by Mayor Gentless at the Council Meeting held on June 11, 2013.
Every June, the Borough places a dumpster in the Borough Hall parking lot for concrete disposal. The dumpster has arrived, so please feel free to dispose of used concrete products, or even sidewalks and driveways. This is also done to promote recycling! Please be careful when placing the concrete in the dumpster so not to hurt yourself, or damage any nearby vehicles. Any questions please contact Borough Hall.
Sterling High School Instrumental Music Department [flyer]
Come Join The Sterling Silver Knights
Marching Band, Drumline, & Color Guard
Learn to play, spin, perform and have fun!
Marching Bands, Percussion Ensembles, & Color Guards can be found in most high school & colleges. See flyer for more details
THE STRATFORD TIMES (digital edition)
The Spring issue of the TIMES is now available on our website www.stratfordnj.org/pdf/stratford-times.pdf
Please review it for the latest news and events.
The paper issue will no longer be mailed out.
Any questions relating to the paper please feel free to contact Borough Hall 783-0600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pick Up After your Dogs
Please remember when walking your dog, there is a “pooper scooper” law in Stratford. Please be considerate of other residents’ yards, as well as your own.