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Spring Soccer in Westville

2019 Spring registrations are being accepted for the Gateway United/East Coast Premier Soccer organization for the following Divisions:

Squirt – Ages 4-5, players born 2014, 2015
Micro – Ages 6-7, players born 2012, 2013
(Birth certificate required for new players)

Fees:  1 player $35.00 / $15.00 each additional player

Registration Information:

Register In person at the Clubhouse (216 Chestnut Street)
– Saturday February 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
– Saturday, March 2  from 10:00 a.m. from 12:00 p.m.

Register On Line – Gateway United Soccer Club

For more information about the league, visit the web site or call 856-456-7557.

 

Voluntary Camera Registration

The Borough of Westville Police Department is implementing a voluntary business and residential camera registration project.  This project encourages the community to register their home or business surveillance cameras with the Police Department in an effect to easily locate a crime that may have been captured by one.

For more information on this project and to download the registration form, please visit the Police Department page in our web site.

Tax Sale Update

January 28, 2019 is the last day the Borough can accept personal checks for payment of tax sale (monies owed to the Borough for outstanding 2018 water, sewer or taxes ).   Starting January 29, 2019 payment for tax sale can only be accepted in the form of cashiers checks, cash or money order.   Additionally, to avoid being listed in the Tax Sale public notice, payment must be made Monday, January 28, 2019 by 3 p.m.  Questions can be directed to the Borough Tax Collector at 856-456-0051.

 

Discharge of Sump Pump Water

The Code Enforcement and Public Works Departments are currently conducting area inspections of Sump Pump and Rain Gutter release of water that discharge onto the sidewalk and streets that pose a safety hazard in the cold months when the water freezes and then in the warmer months, when the water turns stagnant.   To address this issue, letters are currently being mailed to property owners whose Sump Pump/Gutters discharge water over the sidewalk, under the sidewalk and/or through the curb .  Additionally, these types of water discharges are prohibited by Borough Ordinances and detailed in Code 336-1 and Code 282-1(E).    Any questions regarding this information can be directed to the Code Enforcement Office at 856-456-0030, ext. 116.  Copies of Code 336-1 and 282-1(E) are available at the Municipal Building located at 165 Broadway, Westville, NJ.  Borough offices are open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Valentine’s Dinner at the Red Bank Battlefield

Looking for something different to do for Valentine’s Day?  You can enjoy a Valentine’s dinner at the Whitall House at the Red Bank Battlefield in National Park on February 16, 2019 at either 5:00 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.   Information on how to make reservations for the event can be found in this brochure.  The dinner is sponsored by the Gloucester County Certified Gardeners, the James and Ann Whitall House Volunteers and the Gloucester County Parks & Recreation Department.

Water Meter Project

Starting January 2019, Public Works employees will be installing remotes for the new water meter reading system.  All individuals on the installation team will have Borough issued photo ID’s and will be driving Borough vehicles.  If you have questions about this project, feel free to call the Public Works Department at 856-456-7785.

Tax Sale

The Borough of Westville will hold its Tax Sale on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.   If you are delinquent and want to avoid going to Tax Sale, charges need to be paid by December 31, 2018.  Bills can be paid online at www.westville-nj.com or by following this link.  Questions about the Sale and charges associated with going to Tax Sale, should be directed to 856-456-0030, ext. 110.