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 May 2013
|April 2013||June 2013|
|May 1 (Wednesday)|
Library Board of Trustees Meeting at Library
Shade Tree Commission Meeting at Borough Hall
|May 8 (Wednesday)|
Council Meeting (Agenda) at Justice Facility
Fall Festival Meeting at Yellin School
|May 9 (Thursday)|
Historic Preservation Commission Meeting at Quaker Store
|May 14 (Tuesday)|
Council Meeting (Regular) at Justice Facility
|May 16 (Thursaday)|
|May 21 (Tuesday)|
Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting at Borough Hall
|May 23 (Thursday)|
Joint Land Board Meeting at Justice Facility
Borough Cleanup Weeks
|| Metal Weeks||
Borough Announcements, eNews and Upcoming Events
Memorial Day Ceremonies
At 10:00 am the Stratford Borough ceremony will begin at the War Memorial Park in front of the fire station. At 11:00 am the next ceremony will begin at the William P. Keeney VFW Post located at the corner of Laurel Road and Pennsylvania Avenue. Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the VFW ceremony. Please remember to fly the American flag this weekend!
The municipal offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2013 in observance of the holiday.
Due to the holiday next week’s trash and recyclable collection will be changed. The Wednesday trash collection will be on Thursday; Thursday trash collection will occur on Friday. There will be no recyclables collected next week.
Stratford Swim Club
Spring is in the air and Summer will be here before we know it!
The Stratford Swim Club is planning a fun-filled season! Here are a few exciting announcements:
Membership information and application packets are available at www.stratfordswimclub.com
There is a 10% discount on 2013 membership for active service personnel.
(Military, Police & Fire)
Our way of saying thanks!
We have a new snack stand vendor, Giofano's Pizzeria!
Giofano's will donate 5% of the proceeds when you mention Stratford Swim Club between now and Memorial Day. Please visit Giofano's and tell them you are supporting Stratford Swim Club. Giofano's is located at 1353 Blackwood Clementon Road in Clementon (856-566-5727).
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.