Yard waste pick-up has begun. Yard waste will be picked up every Monday until the last Monday in October. If Monday is a holiday, yard waste will be picked up the next day. Leaves must be placed in brown paper bags only NO PLASTIC BAGS now through October.
Storm debris will be picked up (Chipper) for the next two weeks. Branches must be tied and bundled. Residents are requested to place debris in no more than 4’ foot lengths at the curb. They may call Borough Hall Ext. 1004 to leave address.
As of 3/8/17, there will be no access to the Borough Clerk’s office or Tax office from the door on the Black Horse Pike until construction is completed. Please access those offices from either the side door or the police entrance. If you wish to conduct business in either the clerk’s office or the tax office, please park in the back parking lot, not the new lot on the pike.
Beginning March 1st, Runnemede has contracted with a new animal warden. Our new animal warden will be John Micklewright of Available Animal Control. His contact information is 609-306-2277 or 609-610-4191.
2017 Sewer Bills were recently mailed. Payment for the first half of the year is due March 1st with a grace period of ten days. Payment is due on or before March 10th.
Post Tax Year Statements were mailed today to Seniors, Disabled or Surviving Spouses of those who had a $250 deduction on their real estate taxes in 2016. As required by law, all must fill out this form indicating whether they met the qualifications to have received this deduction last year and return to this office on or before March 1, 2017. Failure to return the form by that date or indicating that your income was over the permitted amount, will result in your real estate tax account being charged back the $250 for 2016.
The Borough of Runnemede will be accepting proposals for 2017 Towing Contract with options for 2018 & 2019. Proposals will be accepted in the Borough Clerk’s office on or before February 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Please click here to review proposals and specifications.
1st quarter taxes are due February 1, 2017. Payments can be made in person in the office, by mail, placed in the drop box in the parking lot or through our website on-line payment system. Please note that interest will accrue back to the statutory due date of February 1st if payment is not received in this office on or before February 10, 2017. If you are using the drop box in the parking lot, payments placed in the box will be posted as of the next business day. If you place your payment in the box on the 10th of February (a Friday), the payment won’t be posted until February 13th (Monday) and will be considered delinquent and interest will be charged.
Come out and get fresh produce and food products while socializing with family, friends and neighbors at the Runnemede Fire Company Farmers Market located each Sunday from 10-3 at the Runnemede Fire Station on E. 2nd Avenue.
Look for special events for kids and adults alike in the upcoming weeks.
See you on Sunday.
2016 Homestead Rebate credits have been applied to 2nd quarter taxes for those who qualify. If you pay your taxes yourself, you will receive the adjusted bill in the mail next week. Please use that new bill to determine what is due on May 1st. If your taxes are paid by your mortgage company, your mortgage company will receive the adjusted bill and you will receive an “advice” copy in the mail for your records.