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          SUSTAINABLE MOUNT EPHRAIM

 

The Mount Ephraim Green Team is working on the Sustainable Mount Ephraim program and is working towards Bronze certification through the Sustainable Jersey program.  We have a variety of goals we need to achieve in order to become certified as a Sustainable community.  Our overall goal is to reduce our carbon footprint and protect our planet for future generations.  We are always looking for new members and if you are interested in being part of the team, email Terry Shannon at boroclerk@mountephraim-nj.com.  We meet once per month.

 

Tips for reducing Ozone--did you know that in addition to the Ozone high in the atmosphere, there is also ground-level Ozone that occurs in the summertime?  It is also referred to as smog and occurs on hot summer days when sunlight and heat cause certain pollutants to react in the air.  There are things you can do to help reduce ground-level Ozone.  For the complete list, click here: Ozone tips

 

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CAMDEN COUNTY HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN PROJECT

 

We are currently participating with the Camden County Office of Emergency Management to update the municipality’s Hazard Mitigation Plan.  The original plan was adopted several years ago and needs to be updated to maintain eligibility for certain federal grants as well as make sure we are working together to reduce the risk from natural disasters and hazards to the extent possible.  If you are interested in learning more about this project, please visit the project website at http://nj4hmp.com. The website includes current information and also will allow you to submit any comments or questions. 

 

As part of the on-going update of the Camden County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan, a Preliminary Municipal Appendix is available for review that addresses natural hazard mitigation issues for our community. The Preliminary Municipal Appendix can be downloaded from http://nj4hmp.com by clicking on "Camden County" (on the map) and then clicking on "Mount Ephraim” (#10 on the map).  Comments can be submitted via the "Contact Us" page on the website. However, please note that comments must be submitted no later than Friday, January 9, 2015.

 

**PUBLIC HEARING--The Borough will hold a public hearing on the Hazard Mitigation Plan-Municipal Appendix, during the commission meeting on Thursday, January 8, 2015, at 8:00pm.  Public comments on the Municipal Appendix will be heard at that time.  Please follow the instructions above to view the information prior to the public hearing.

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MANDATORY ELECTRONICS RECYCLING

Per New Jersey State Law, electronics cannot be thrown out with regular trash.  If you recently got any new electronic devices and need to dispose of older ones, please put them out on Thursday, separate from regular trash and recycling, and public works will pick them up and recycle them.  Any questions, call Public Works at 856-931-2529.

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         Welcome to the Borough of Mount Ephraim

Mount Ephraim Commissioners:  L-R, Commissioner Andrew Gilmore, Mayor Joseph Wolk, and Commissioner Bruce Greenwald.