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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs Announces County Receives Second Financial Rating Boost

Financial Rating Boost

Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs today announced that S&P Global Inc., the world’s leading provider of credit ratings, improved their long-term outlook on the county’s financial position this week, citing a very str...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Freeholder Deputy Director Hughes Takes Action to Oppose Elcon Hazardous Waste Facility

Elcon Hazardous Waste Facility

Burlington County Freeholder Deputy Director Linda Hughes released the following statement after voting for a resolution this evening that opposes a proposal by Elcon Recycling Services, LLC to construct a hazardous waste treatment facility along the Dela...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Freeholder Director Gibbs Announces County Government Receives Clean Financial Audit

Clean Audit

Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs today announced that the county recently received a clean financial audit from its independent auditor, which did not identify any deficiencies, material weaknesses or any instances of noncompliance. The re...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Freeholder Director Gibbs Statement on BCC Pemberton Campus Pool

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As a former competitive swimmer from a young age through high school, I have vivid memories of traveling to early morning and late night practices and meets. Like many of my peers growing up in Camden County, I did not have the luxury of utilizing a pool ...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs Announces School Districts Awarded $5.4 Million for Security

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs today announced that the county’s groundbreaking initiative to enhance the safety and security of all twenty-one public high schools continues to quickly progress, as the Freeholder Board voted unanimously ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Freeholder Director Gibbs Announces First School Security Grant Awarded to Pemberton

Pemberton Township Schools

Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs today announced that the county’s groundbreaking initiative to enhance the safety and security of all twenty-one public high schools reached a major milestone this evening, as the Freeholder Board...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Freeholder Director Gibbs Defends Craft Breweries with Resolution Opposing New Limitations

Breweries

In response to a recent special ruling by the state Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) that places new drastic limitations on New Jersey craft breweries, Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs today announced that the Freeholder Board adopted a resoluti...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Freeholder Deputy Director Linda Hughes Announces Annual Flu Clinics in Burlington County

Get Your Flu Shot

Freeholder Deputy Director Linda Hughes announced today that the Burlington County Health Department will host a series of clinics again this year to provide free flu vaccines to county residents. The first clinic is scheduled on Thursday, September 27 fr...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Freeholder Director Gibbs Announces Animal Shelter Assisting in Disaster Relief Efforts

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Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs announced that the Burlington County Animal Shelter took in nine dogs from North Carolina that were displaced by Hurricane Florence, and is asking residents to once again support the shelter in its disaster relief efforts.

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

County Clerk Tim Tyler Hosting Informational Workshops to Help Small Businesses Succeed

Small Business

Burlington County Clerk Tim Tyler today announced that his office is prepared to join Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs and do their part when it comes to promoting a simple, but important message: Burlington County is open for business. Over the course of t...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Freeholder Director Gibbs Advancing Plans to Provide Further Rt. 130 Traffic Improvements

Traffic Relief Plan

Building off the response to her recently announced initiative to spearhead immediate infrastructure improvements along the Northern Route 130 corridor, Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs said today that the County has partnered with Delanco...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Sheriff Stanfield, Clerk Tyler, Director Gibbs to Host First Annual Veterans Expo October 3

Vet Expo

Burlington County residents who served in the Armed Forces and their families will soon have a new opportunity to learn about and utilize all of the programs and services available to them, thanks to an initiative led by Sheriff Jean Stanfield, County Cle...

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Posted on: August 22, 2018

Burlington County Clerk Tim Tyler Announces Plans to Provide New Property Alert Service

Property Alert Service

In response to a growing threat of property and mortgage fraud throughout the country, Burlington County Clerk Tim Tyler is taking action to provide a new service that will help protect residents from scams and identity theft. The Property Alert Service a...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Freeholder Director Organizing Coalition to Demand South Jersey’s Share of UASI Funding

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Burlington County government is preparing to bring new stakeholders to the fight when it comes to demanding South Jersey’s fair share of funding through a key federal homeland security grant program, Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs said today. Fo...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs Announces County’s Credit Rating Upgraded by Moody’s

Credit Up

Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs today announced that Moody’s Investors Service, a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis, upgraded the County’s credit rating this week citing a sizeable tax bas...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Traffic Improvements to Florence-Columbus Road and Route 130 Intersection Advancing

Traffic Relief Plan

As part of Burlington County’s recently announced initiative to spearhead immediate infrastructure improvements along the Northern Route 130 corridor, Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs and Florence Township Mayor Craig Wilkie today announced that t...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Freeholder Deputy Director Linda Hughes Announces County to Pursue Opioid Litigation

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Burlington County government is preparing to join the fight when it comes to holding the nation’s largest drug companies, distributors, and physicians accountable for their role in perpetuating the scourge of substance abuse that is plaguing our...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Burlington County Clerk Tim Tyler to Honor Local Veterans with New KIA Flag Initiative

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Local veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our nation will be honored and remembered in a new way throughout Burlington County, thanks to an initiative led by County Clerk Tim Tyler. The county official today announced that service membe...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

Freeholder Director Gibbs Announces Warehouse Proposal Rejected Over Traffic Concerns

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Faced with increasing traffic caused by rapid industrial growth along the Northern Route 130 corridor, Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs today announced that a subcommittee of the County Planning Board took action to reject a proposal to co...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs Announces Partnership to Broaden Traffic Relief Plan

Traffic Relief Plan

Encouraged by the response to her recently announced initiative to spearhead immediate infrastructure improvements along the Northern Route 130 corridor, Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs said today that the County and the region’...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Freeholders Gibbs and Hughes Inviting Burlington County Women to Share Their Voice

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs and Deputy Director Linda Hughes are inviting women in the community to share their voice on the unique issues they face in their daily lives. In partnership with the newly reinvigorated Burlington County W...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs Announces Traffic Relief Plan

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Faced with increasing traffic caused by rapid economic growth along the Northern Route 130 corridor, Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs today announced that the County is spearheading immediate infrastructure improvements to improve traffic ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs Provides County Property Tax Cut with Budget Adoption

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs announced today that the Board of Chosen Freeholders has adopted a 2018 budget that cuts county property taxes close to three quarters of a million dollars, while maintaining and enhancing services provided...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs Launches $20 Million School Security Initiative

Kate Gibbs School Safety Initiative

Burlington County government is leading the way when it comes to enhancing the safety and security of county schools with a $20 million grant program that is the first of its kind in the state and a model for the nation, said Freeholder Director Kate Gibb...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Freeholder Director Gibbs Announces Initiative to Help Small Businesses Grow, Create Jobs

County Open for Business

Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs is set to launch a new county-wide initiative to promote a simple, but important message: Burlington County is open for business. Over the next few months, Freeholder Director Gibbs will be touring the coun...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Burlington County Clerk to Begin Offering Special Gold Star ID Cards for Military Parents

Gold Star ID Card

As the nation is preparing to recognize the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the Burlington County Clerk’s Office is doing their part to honor military members who passed away while serving in the country’s armed forces. Burlington Count...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs Announces 2018 Budget that Cuts Taxes

Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs

Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs announced today that the Board of Chosen Freeholders has introduced a 2018 budget that cuts county property taxes close to three quarters of a million dollars, while maintaining and enhancing the services p...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Burlington County Clerk’s Office Receives Perfect Score for Passport Services

Clerk's Office Perfect Score

Burlington County Clerk Tim Tyler is pleased to announce that the Burlington County Clerk’s Office has once again received national recognition from the U.S. Department of State’s National Passport Center for their exemplary passport s...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Freeholder Hughes Holds the Line on Library Taxes, While Maintaining & Expanding Services

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Freeholder Deputy Director Linda Hughes announced today that the Burlington County Library System has prepared a 2018 budget that cuts spending and holds the line on taxes, while maintaining and expanding the resources and programs provided by the eight b...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Centerton Road Bridge Replacement Feasibility Study

Centerton Bridge

The Feasibility study on the replacement of the Centerton Road Bridge is completed, please click here to view the presentaion.

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Freeholder Deputy Director Hughes Announces Annual Garden Expo Saturday, May 5

Agricultural Center

Now that spring weather has finally arrived in Burlington County, the Board of Chosen Freeholders is inviting residents to shop local for everything they need to begin planting their home gardens.

Freeholder Deputy Director Linda Hughes announced today tha...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Burlington County Clerk Tim Tyler Extends Lease of Popular Moorestown Mall Office

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Burlington County residents looking for a convenient and efficient way to apply for a passport, record their veterans discharge paperwork, or have a document notarized are in luck, County Clerk Tim Tyler announced today that he has extended the lease of h...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Sheriff Jean Stanfield’s Fugitive Unit Apprehends Sexual Assault Suspect

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Sheriff Jean E. Stanfield announced today that her department’s Fugitive Unit, in cooperation with the United States Marshall Service and the New Jersey State Police, has apprehended a fugitive in Suwanee, Georgia wanted for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Deputy Director Hughes Launches Burlington County Conversation of Your Life Task Force

Deputy Director Hughes Signs

In an effort to bring important advance care planning discussions to Burlington County communities, Freeholder Deputy Director Linda Hughes announced today the launch of a new initiative to help county residents prepare for their future.

A recent survey fo...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Deputy Director Hughes Announces New Burlington County Mobile Library Set to Hit the Road

Burlington County Mobile Library

On National Bookmobile Day, Freeholder Deputy Director Linda Hughes announced today that a newly designed Burlington County bookmobile is set to hit the road and continue to deliver educational resources to residents in every corner of the county. Nationa...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Freeholders Gibbs, Hughes Reinvigorate Key Advisory Council for Burlington County Women

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Women in Burlington County will now have a re-energized platform and additional advocates on issues affecting them in their communities thanks to the efforts of Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs and Deputy Director Linda Hughes.

The county officials announced...

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