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Bellmawr Recreation Enhancement Waterfront Access Project Nears Completion

The Bellmawr Recreation Enhancement Waterfront Access project (on Creek Road and across from Larc School) is nearing completion.

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Bellmawr Council To Vote Again on Borough Administrator Appt.

(Part 2 of 2) At its Re-Organization meeting on January 6, Bellmawr Council voted to approve all of the 2017 appointments of Borough employees, Boards, and Commissions, with the exception of the Borough Administrator appointment. Council was split 3-3 as it relates to this appointment and on roll call, each Councilman voted as follows: Paul […]

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Ray Bider & Jamie Casey Installed to Bellmawr Council; Steven Hagerty Named Council Pres.

(Part 1 of 2) This post will feature the installation of Ray Bider and Jamie Casey to Bellmawr Council and also the committee reports from the January 6, 2017 reorganization meeting. The second post will focus on the agenda items and approved business. Installation of Newly Elected Council Members At the Borough of Bellmawr’s January 6 […]

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Bellmawr Borough Committee Reports: Dec. 13 Council Meeting

  (This article is the first of two parts.) Editor’s note: SJO is splitting up the report for council’s December 13 monthly meeting into two parts because of length. This was David Spector’s last meeting as Bellmawr Councilman and Mayor Frank Filipek and all of the other Councilmen acknowledged his service. In addition to the agenda […]

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Bellmawr Baseball Champs Honored; Anthony Abbate Joins Bellmawr PD

Bellmawr Mayor Frank Filipek and Council honored Bellmawr Baseball’s Babe Ruth team for clinching their 13-15 age division. The team received their jackets at last week’s council meeting. Bellmawr Baseball President, Rick Dougherty, said that the team went undefeated in their regular season and that it was “pretty amazing that they won every game.” Anthony […]

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Bellmawr Mayor Addresses Rat Problem

During last Thursday’s monthly Council meeting, Bellmawr Mayor Frank Filipek said that he has been receiving a lot of phone calls about rats in town. “I met with DOT and I met with the contractor and we are trying to see if the State or DOT can come up with some money for baiting because […]

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Bellmawr Council Okays Refinancing of $3.9M Bond Note

Bellmawr Council approved a motion at its special meeting on Tuesday night authorizing a Bond Anticipation Note in the amount of $3,949,620. The Bond Anticipation Note was awarded to first Colonial National Bank at the interest rate of 0.849%. Councilman Paul Sandrock asked for clarification and Councilman Steve Sauter responded: “We are just re-financing the note.” […]

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Bellmawr Quarterly Taxes Due August 22, 2016

Bellmawr Council passed a Resolution at last week’s meeting establishing August 22nd as the due date for the third quarter taxes. To avoid interest charges, payment must be received before that date. Regarding the tax bill, Councilman Ray Bider said during his report: “The increase was 7.2 cents – a little over 3 cents for combined […]

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Bellmawr Council Approves Liquor Licenses; Promotes Police Officers

At its June 23, 2016 meeting, Bellmawr Council approved the renewal of all of the Borough’s liquor licenses, including the one for Johnnie’s Liquors. Last week at the caucus meeting, Council discussed tabling the renewal saying they were frustrated and wanted to show unity. Councilman Paul Sandrock said, “It’s bad timing that a liquor license […]

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Bellmawr Council Approves New Hires

Bellmawr Council approved a list of new hires at its May 26, 2016 Council meeting. Resolution #05:120-16 authorized the acceptance of new hires for the Borough of Bellmawr “as per attached.” Because the list was not attached to the agenda, SJO requested a copy of this list from Borough Clerk Chuck Sauter after the meeting and […]