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Gloucester City – Transportation Study
First Public Meeting – November 12, 2019, 6 pm

TRANSPORTATION STUDY
Notice is hereby given that the City of Gloucester, Camden County, New Jersey, will be holding an open public meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday November 12, 2019, at the City Court house on 313 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030, to discuss traffic and transportation issues at the intersections of Broadway and King Street, and Broadway and Market Street. The City has been awarded a grant by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission to retain professionals to study the existing conditions at these intersections, and make recommendations for improvements. Professional Transportation Planners and Engineers from the consulting firms of CME Associates and Nelson Nygaard will be in attendance to present their initial analysis of the current conditions at each intersection, and lead a discussion with local residents and businesses.

The purpose of the meeting is to have a conversation with the people who regularly travel through the City at these intersections and to hear their thoughts and opinions on what makes travel through these intersections difficult at times, and how they feel that the intersections might be improved to allow for safer and more efficient travel in the City. All modes of travel, for all ages and abilities of people will be considered. Traffic from trucks, cars, buses, bicycles, wheelchairs, and walking will be the subject of the meeting.    

 

Upcoming Camden County and Statewide events:
  • Educational Partnership Training on Anxiety and Related Disorders on January 24th

 

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PRESS RELEASES

US News & Report Names Gloucester City High School As ‘One Of America’s Best’

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May 8, 2019 : Gloucester City – Where Great Things are Happening!

According to new Realtor.com research, Gloucester City is recognized as the most affordable suburb closest to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The website states that there are actually affordable suburbs with low crime rates and reasonable commutes in the Garden State “that you’d like to live in.”

The article “Bargains in the Burbs: The 11 Most Affordable Options Outside the Big Cities,” by Lance Lambert on May 6, 2019, identified Hillside in Union County and Gloucester City in Camden County as two of the most affordable suburbs in the country that are located outside of major U.S. cities.

“You don’t have to go far from downtown Philadelphia to find a burb with some really cheap homes,” the website says. “Right across the Delaware River (the boundary between Pennsylvania and New Jersey) is Gloucester City, with its historic working-class communities and fantastic views of the Philly skyline. Many of the century-old homes here are two or three stories and can be found for under $100,000.”…

To determine the most affordable suburbs outside of major cities “that you’d like to live in,” Realtor.com looked at ZIP codes within the 11 largest metropolitan areas and then filtered out homes with a high crime rate and a commute into city centers that is more than an hour. From there, they ranked the remaining ZIP codes by median home list prices between April 2018 and March 2019.
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RFPs – Gloucester City, NJ

For legal notice in the October 24, 2019

Resolution #215-2019 was approved by the Governing Body of Gloucester City authorizing a purchase agreement with First Choice Fire Apparatus, LLC, Hanover Township, PA for the Purchase of one (1) Fire Rescue Pumper/Squad for an amount not to exceed $740,000 under the Houston-Galveston Area Council Cooperative Purchasing Program.

The award of this contract is being made under New Jersey Law P.L. 2011, c.139 which allows local contracting units to utilize national cooperative contracts as a method of procurement without the necessity of competitive bidding under the State of New Jersey Law.

                                                            Vanessa L. Parent, City Clerk

 

2020 Professional Services RFP due 11/14/19

Collection & Disposal of Solid Waste & Recyclable Materials due January 8, 2020

 

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