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County Christmas Party

The Senior Christmas parties at Auletto Caterer’s will be held on 4th, 5th, 11th and 12th of December.  Tickets are $3.00 per person and must be purchased in advance at the Office of Senior Services located at 115 Budd Boulevard in West Department.    The luncheons start at 11 a.m. and will include music, dancing and prizes.  View the flyer for more details.

Tax Appeals

Due to a change in State regulations for Gloucester County, be advised the appeal filing deadline has changed.  Appeals must be filed between November 15, 2018 and January 15, 2019.  You may call the Gloucester County Board of Taxation at 856-307-6448 for more information or visit them at 1200 N Delsea Drive, Building “A” in Clayton.  You can also  download the A1 Appeals form directly from the Board of  Taxation page in the Gloucester County website.   Additionally, Chapter 75 post cards will be mailed on or before November 15, 2018.

Senior Freeze on Property Taxes

The Senior Property Tax Reimbursement books are available at the Municipal Complex, 165 Broadway.   To qualify for the Senior Freeze, an applicant must meet specific requirements …

  • Must have been age 65 or older as of December 31, 2016, OR actually receiving federal Social Security disability benefit payments on or before December 31, 2016, and on or before December 31, 2017.  Individuals will not qualify if the federal Social Security disability benefits you (or your spouse) were receiving were received on behalf of someone else; and
  • You must have lived in New Jersey continuously since December 31, 2006, or earlier as either a homeowner or a renter; and
  • You must have owned and lived in your home (or have leased a site in a mobile home park on which you have placed a manufactured or mobile home that you own) since December 31, 2013, or earlier (and you still owned and lived in that home on December 31, 2017)
  • You must have paid the full amount of the Property Taxes due on your home: For 2016: By June 1, 2017, and For 2017: By June 1, 2018; and Your total annual income must have been: For 2016: $87,007 or less, and For 2017: $87,268 or less.

Any questions, please call the Borough Hall at 856-456-0030 ext. 110.