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Cherry Hill Township Weekly Briefing for April 5 to 12, 2013

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Welcome to the latest installment of the Mayor's Weekly Briefing, which contains a recap of events and news happening around town, upcoming events and community activities. I hope you will join us at these community events, sign up to receive e-mail updates, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

Mayor, Council look to strengthen regulations for vacant properties
On Monday night, Township Council took the first step toward increasing accountability on the part of owners of vacant homes in Cherry Hill, introducing a comprehensive ordinance that would strengthen the Township’s ability to ensure those properties are kept secure and well-maintained. The ordinance, which requires owners of vacant homes to register them with the Township annually and designate a local point of contact who can recieve and respond to property maintenance complaints, is one that will help protect and preserve the quality of life in our neighborhoods. Please read more about it by clicking here.

Township to use Sustainability Dashboard to track energy use, cut costs
Council this week also approved the creation of a two-year pilot program that will allow the us to track the way municipal resources are used, and in turn, identify ways to cut costs and increase efficiencies. For the next two years, my administration will work with Indiana-based Sustainability Dashboard Tools, Inc., to become the first municipality in the nation to use the web-based data management tool to track the way resources such as electricity, water, fuel and consumables like office supplies are used in Town Hall and other buildings.
The dashboard’s interactive nature will give Township staff the ability to determine exactly – in some cases, down to the square foot – how much it costs to heat, light and otherwise operate Township facilities, and how best to cut those expenses, as well as track the impact of improvements that have already been made. This is a great program, and one we are excited to begin integrating into our daily operations. For more information, click here.

Mayor, Council welcome new residents to Cherry Hill Welcom CH 3.jpg
On Wednesday, the members of Township Council and I, along with Camden County Freeholder Ed McDonnell and Assemblywoman Pam Lampitt welcomed more than a hundred residents who recently moved to Cherry Hill to a special reception at the Cherry Hill Public Library. From 6 to 8 p.m., visitors enjoyed delicious hors d'oeuvres, snacks, desserts and beverages, met with Township department heads, and learned all about the things that make this community such a great place to live: including our schools, public safety, youth athletics, swim clubs, civic groups, Welcome to CH susan group.jpgarts and environmental groups and religious organizations. I'd like to thank all those who supported and contributed to the event, including Lamberti Restaurants, Java City, Kaminski's, Seasons 52, ShopRite, Short Hills Deli, Wawa and Wegman's and the Cherry Hill Mall.
It was a wonderful event, and a great time was had by all. We are already looking forward to planning next year's event! If you couldn't make it on Wednesday, don't be a stranger! Stop by my office in Town Hall and introduce yourself. We're here 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, in Room 105.

Save the Date: Earth Festival coming to Croft Farm on April 27Art-Blooms-Earth-Day-Color-TEXT12-300x158.jpg
It's almost time for the 2013 Art Blooms Earth Festival, presented by Cherry Hill Township and Sustainable Cherry Hill. This free, daylong event celebrates our commitment to educating and engaging the public on sustainability, health and wellness, and much more. Events include a family-fun bike ride, free e-waste recycling, local entertainment, green vendors and crafters, delicious food, nature walks, and a very special appearance by the Phillie Phanatic! The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, on the grounds of Croft Farm, 100 Borton's Mill Road, and is the kick-off to Art Blooms 2013. Look for much more information in the weeks to come; for details, click here.

Register now for spring recreation classes, activities
The Spring 2013 Community Magazine is now in homes and registration is open for upcoming Recreation Department classes and events. The 32-page magazine contains a recap of news and events, as well as a comprehensive listing of upcoming activities for residents of all ages. To view the magazine electronically, or for online registration, click here. For more information, call the Recreation Department at (856) 488-7868.

Cherry Hill Public Library celebrates National Library Week
During National Library Week (April 14 to 20), libraries acLibrary logo color.jpgross the country host special events to highlight the unique role libraries play in people's lives. Cherry Hill is lucky to have a place where people of all ages can discover new things through books, digital resources, programs, classes and more. Whether you are visiting the Cherry Hill Public Library for the first time or the 100th time, you are sure to find something new to explore. Please visit the library next week to join in our local Library Week celebration.
All week long, the Library will host a "Food for Fines" food drive, where patrons can have their late fees forgiven by donating non-perishable food items for the Food Bank of South Jersey. Be a hero on Monday, April 15, and stop by the American Red Cross Blood Drive, from 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Make an appointment by clicking here; walk-ins are also welcome. At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, the Library will screen the documentary "The Hollywood Librarian" as a tribute to Library workers; and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20, visit the Friends of the Library's "Better Books" sale on the lower level. For more Library Week information and events, go to www.chplnj.org.

Fashion show & luncheon April 13 to support the Cherry Hill Library
The Friends of the Cherry Hill Public Library and Junior Friends of the Library cordially invite you to attend a very special fashion show fundraiser and luncheon at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Library (1100 N. Kings Highway). Enjoy fashions provided by J. Jill and The Contact Exchange of Haddonfield, as well as a hot buffet lunch with dessert, coffee and tea. Tickets are $25. Proceeds support the hundreds of programs, events and activities held at the Library all year long. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Nancy at (856) 903-1234.

Mayor, Council honor Good Samaritan from Merchantville
Good Samaritan.jpgOn April 8, Council and I were proud to honor Gerald Smith, a Merchantville resident who came to the aid of a woman who had her purse stolen outside a supermarket on Church Road in early March. Mr. Smith witnessed the attack from inside a nearby car, and immediately --without concern for his own personal well-being -- jumped out of the vehicle, chased and apprehended the suspect, and held him until Cherry Hill Police arrived on the scene. Because of his quick thinking and selflessness, Mr. Smith helped recover the woman's purse and capture the person responsible. We are extremely grateful for his willingness to do the right thing, and were proud to publicly thank him for his efforts last Monday night.

The latest news from the Cherry Hill School District
Click here for the latest edition of the Cherry Hill School District’s weekly e-news update, which contains news, information and events from around the district.

Are you following Cherry Hill on Facebook, Twitter and by e-mail? 
There are many avenues for you to get updates on what's going on in Cherry Hill: 
  • You can like us on Facebook;
  • You can follow us on Twitter at @CherryHillTwp;
  • You can sign up to receive e-mail updates on our website by clicking "notify me."

For up-to-the-minute updates on any subject, call my office at (856) 488-7878, visit our municipal Web site at www.CherryHill-NJ.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter (@CherryHillTwp). If you know someone who would like to receive this weekly briefing, please refer them to the "notify me" section on our website.

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Welcome to the latest installment of the Mayor's Weekly Briefing, which contains a recap of events and news happening around town, upcoming events and community activities. I hope you will join us at these community events, sign up to receive e-mail updates, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

Mayor, Council look to strengthen regulations for vacant properties
On Monday night, Township Council took the first step toward increasing accountability on the part of owners of vacant homes in Cherry Hill, introducing a comprehensive ordinance that would strengthen the Township’s ability to ensure those properties are kept secure and well-maintained. The ordinance, which requires owners of vacant homes to register them with the Township annually and designate a local point of contact who can recieve and respond to property maintenance complaints, is one that will help protect and preserve the quality of life in our neighborhoods. Please read more about it by clicking here.

Township to use Sustainability Dashboard to track energy use, cut costs
Council this week also approved the creation of a two-year pilot program that will allow the us to track the way municipal resources are used, and in turn, identify ways to cut costs and increase efficiencies. For the next two years, my administration will work with Indiana-based Sustainability Dashboard Tools, Inc., to become the first municipality in the nation to use the web-based data management tool to track the way resources such as electricity, water, fuel and consumables like office supplies are used in Town Hall and other buildings.
The dashboard’s interactive nature will give Township staff the ability to determine exactly – in some cases, down to the square foot – how much it costs to heat, light and otherwise operate Township facilities, and how best to cut those expenses, as well as track the impact of improvements that have already been made. This is a great program, and one we are excited to begin integrating into our daily operations. For more information, click here.

Mayor, Council welcome new residents to Cherry Hill
On Wednesday, the members of Township Council and I, along with Camden County Freeholder Ed McDonnell and Assemblywoman Pam Lampitt welcomed more than a hundred residents who recently moved to Cherry Hill to a special reception at the Cherry Hill Public Library. From 6 to 8 p.m., visitors enjoyed delicious hors d'oeuvres, snacks, desserts and beverages, met with Township department heads, and learned all about the things that make this community such a great place to live: including our schools, public safety, youth athletics, swim clubs, civic groups, arts and environmental groups and religious organizations. I'd like to thank all those who supported and contributed to the event, including Lamberti Restaurants, Java City, Kaminski's, Seasons 52, ShopRite, Short Hills Deli, Wawa and Wegman's and the Cherry Hill Mall.
It was a wonderful event, and a great time was had by all. We are already looking forward to planning next year's event! If you couldn't make it on Wednesday, don't be a stranger! Stop by my office in Town Hall and introduce yourself. We're here 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, in Room 105.

Save the Date: Earth Festival coming to Croft Farm on April 27
It's almost time for the 2013 Art Blooms Earth Festival, presented by Cherry Hill Township and Sustainable Cherry Hill. This free, daylong event celebrates our commitment to educating and engaging the public on sustainability, health and wellness, and much more. Events include a family-fun bike ride, free e-waste recycling, local entertainment, green vendors and crafters, delicious food, nature walks, and a very special appearance by the Phillie Phanatic! The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, on the grounds of Croft Farm, 100 Borton's Mill Road, and is the kick-off to Art Blooms 2013 [http://cherryhillarts.blogspot.com/] . Look for much more information in the weeks to come; for details, click here [http://www.sustainablecherryhill.org/get-involved/earth-day-festival/] .
Register now for spring recreation classes, activities
The Spring 2013 Community Magazine is now in homes and registration is open for upcoming Recreation Department classes and events. The 32-page magazine contains a recap of news and events, as well as a comprehensive listing of upcoming activities for residents of all ages. To view the magazine electronically, or for online registration, click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/index.aspx?nid=127] . For more information, call the Recreation Department at (856) 488-7868.

Cherry Hill Public Library celebrates National Library Week
During National Library Week (April 14 to 20), libraries across the country host special events to highlight the unique role libraries play in people's lives. Cherry Hill is lucky to have a place where people of all ages can discover new things through books, digital resources, programs, classes and more. Whether you are visiting the Cherry Hill Public Library for the first time or the 100th time, you are sure to find something new to explore. Please visit the library next week to join in our local Library Week celebration.
All week long, the Library will host a "Food for Fines" food drive, where patrons can have their late fees forgiven by donating non-perishable food items for the Food Bank of South Jersey. Be a hero on Monday, April 15, and stop by the American Red Cross Blood Drive, from 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Make an appointment by clicking here; walk-ins are also welcome. At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, the Library will screen the documentary "The Hollywood Librarian" as a tribute to Library workers; and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20, visit the Friends of the Library's "Better Books" sale on the lower level. For more Library Week information and events, go to www.chplnj.org [http://www.chplnj.org/] .

Mayor, Council honor Good Samaritan from Merchantville
On April 8, Council and I were proud to honor Gerald Smith, a Merchantville resident who came to the aid of a woman who had her purse stolen outside a supermarket on Church Road in early March. Mr. Smith witnessed the attack from inside a nearby car, and immediately --without concern for his own personal well-being -- jumped out of the vehicle, chased and apprehended the suspect, and held him until Cherry Hill Police arrived on the scene. Because of his quick thinking and selflessness, Mr. Smith helped recover the woman's purse and capture the person responsible. We are extremely grateful for his willingness to do the right thing, and were proud to publicly thank him for his efforts last Monday night.

Fashion show & luncheon April 13 to support the Cherry Hill Library
The Friends of the Cherry Hill Public Library and Junior Friends of the Library cordially invite you to attend a very special fashion show fundraiser and luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, in the Library (1100 N. Kings Highway). Enjoy fashions provided by J. Jill and The Contact Exchange of Haddonfield, as well as a hot buffet lunch with dessert, coffee and tea. Tickets are $25. Proceeds support the hundreds of programs, events and activities held at the Library all year long. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Nancy at (856) 903-1234.
The latest news from the Cherry Hill School District
Click here [http://www.cherryhill.k12.nj.us/news/news/enews.cfm] for the latest edition of the Cherry Hill School District’s weekly e-news update, which contains news, information and events from around the district.

Are you following Cherry Hill on Facebook, Twitter and by e-mail?
There are many avenues for you to get updates on what's going on in Cherry Hill:

You can like us on Facebook;
You can follow us on Twitter at @CherryHillTwp;
You can sign up to receive e-mail updates on our website by clicking "notify me."

For up-to-the-minute updates on any subject, call my office at (856) 488-7878, visit our municipal Web site at www.CherryHill-NJ.com [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/] , like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter (@CherryHillTwp). If you know someone who would like to receive this weekly briefing, please refer them to the "notify me" section on our website.


Sincerely,

Chuck Cahn
Mayor


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