Council Reports - July 26, 2021
Council Report 7-26-21
Councilwoman Vanessa E. James
2021 Liaison: Parks & Recreation, Public Events, Library Board, Great Pitman Chamber of Commerce
Parks & Recreation
Check out the newest Recreation Program for 2021 – GeoLocal Explorers Pre-K Program. This is a community program to engage children aged 4-5 years in local based environmental education programming that inspires exploration, science literacy, and environmental awareness. You can register from the Parks & Recreation page on the Borough Website.
Greater Pitman Chamber of Commerce
Pop-Up Park Thursdays continue this week at Ballard Park from 6-8 p.m. Laurel Market Pitman is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sunset Auditorium. Thanks to Councilman Mazzola for filling in for me at this month’s GPCC meeting while my family was on vacation.
As always, I am available to answer any questions or concerns via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 336-407-8604.
Council Report 7/26/2021
Councilman Adam Mazzola
Today I met with Administrator O'Donnell, Councilwoman James, and representatives from the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce to discuss Pitman hosting the Best of Gloucester County awards on September 20th. This is a very exciting opportunity to showcase our Uptown and our local businesses bringing hundreds of people into town for the evening to eat, drink, and shop locally. The Borough will be coordinating efforts with the Pitman PD, Greater Pitman Chamber of Commerce, and County representatives to ensure a successful event. More details to come but in the meantime, please head to https://www.gcbestof.com/ to vote for your favorite Pitman businesses, events, etc
Tax bills are being printed and should be going out to residents by the end of next week. The due date has been pushed back to Aug 31st.
Bids open this Wednesday at 10:00 AM for the Eighth Avenue project.
The TRICO JIF planning retreat is this Thursday and Friday and we will be sending 2 representatives from the Administrative office to attend and represent Pitman.
Finally, there are open positions in the Borough for a Water & Sewer Clerk and for a Recording Secretary for Planning & Zoning and Historic. Interested applicants should apply to Administrator O'Donnell by August 9th at 4:00 PM.
Amy E. Rudley, Council Report
July 26, 2021
Senior Outreach Committee
The Senior Outreach Committee met on Thursday, July 15, 2021 and put together plans for the first joint event with the Pitman VFW Post 6469 on Oakcrest Avenue. This event will be a movie night, showing Casablanca at 6:30 p.m. on August 12, 2021. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. We will have playing cards and some games available for the early birds, as well as free snacks.
150th Anniversary of the Camp Meeting
A few members of the Memorabilia Committee will meet tomorrow night at 6:30 p.m. at the Grove Auditorium to finalize the plans for the August 7th celebration.
August Reading Program
Mayor and Council plan to recognize children up to 18 years of age who read (or who are read to) for 20 minutes per day during the month of August 2021. We will invite those who have completed the 20 minutes per day all month long to a September council meeting to be recognized. Simply email your confirmation of completion to me at email@example.com or give me a call at 609-214-6342 if you do not have access to e-mail.
As always, please feel free to reach out to me if you should need my assistance.
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