Land Use Board Meeting 9/16/20
Please be advised that the Land Use Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, September 16th has been cancelled. The next meeting of the Board is scheduled for Wednesday, October 21st at 7:00PM.
Council Meetings Update
Effective September 22, 2020, the Common Council of the City of Beverly will resume in-person meetings as previously scheduled to commence at 5:00PM. Said meetings will take place at City Hall located at 446 Broad Street, Beverly, New Jersey 08010. Please note that a call-in option will not be available. Due to the ongoing health crisis, it is asked that all members of the public wishing to attend in-person meetings abide by social distancing guidelines and mask requirements pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Orders.
Storm Debris Clean-up Update:
Public Works is working hard performing chipping operations but the storm debris is extensive. We have more storm debris with Tropical Storm Isaias than we did with both Hurricane Sandy and Hurricane Irene. Please be patient as we work through town trying to chip everything.
At the same time, DPW is in the process of scheduling pothole repairs and mowing of parks and playgrounds.
Beverly City Fire Commissioners Fire District No.1 Virtual Meeting Update:
Effective July 20, 2020 the Beverly City Fire Commission will hold their regularly scheduled meetings electronically (remote meeting) until further notice. The public is welcome to join the meeting of the Beverly City Board of Commissioners electronically using the meeting invite information contained below.
COVID19 (Coronavirus) Update:
As everyone is aware, the COVID19 or coronavirus continues to evolve and so do precautions meant to halt the spread of the disease.
All public schools in Burlington County have been closed until further notice.
All court dates for the Beverly Municipal Court are canceled for the month of April. All court dates will be rescheduled.
Out of an abundance of caution, the Beverly Municipal Building is CLOSED to the general public effective immediately and will continuing this protocol until further notice.
Taxes and sewer bills can be paid online. Payments may also be mailed to the Municipal Building. There is also a Municipal Drop-off Box located by the front door. We check the box several times daily.
Employees will be available by phone and email, Monday through Thursday 9am to 3:00pm. The municipal building will be CLOSED on Fridays until further notice.
Beginning April 14th and until further notice, future meetings of the governing body will be held through teleconferencing.
Thank you for your patience and understanding as we protect our residents and employees throughout this issue.
City Administrator/Public Safety Director
Property and Housing Code Enforcement
Beverly Sewerage Authority
Beverly Police Non-emergency
Beverly Municipal Court
Municipal Court Administrator
POLICE ALERT: COVID19 RELATED SCAMS:
Unfortunately, during difficult times there are some individuals who try to take advantage of the situation. Although we have no reports in our area, we have learned of groups going door to door stating they are from the CDC or Board of Health.
Do NOT let them in your home. The CDC does not go door to door making inspections. If concerned if the people are actual members of a health organization, call 911 or (609) 267-8300 to have an officer respond to your residence.
Public Works Update:
Until further notice, the Department of Public Works will be on a modified schedule. DPW will pick up clear bags of leaves and grass (no trash, no vines, no sticks) on Mondays and Thursdays. Chipping will be conducted on Wednesdays. Trash and Recycling remain on their regular schedule.
2020 Census Information:
Did you know that your response to the Census is what helps drive federal funds into municipalities? Please take the time to respond to the Census, whether it be by mail, phone, or computer. Please see below for more information! If you have any questions, please call the City Clerk at 609-747-4084. If you feel you may have received a spam call from an individual pretending to be the Census, you may report the same to the Beverly City Police Department by calling the non-emergency line at 609-267-8300.
Respond to the Census online here: https://2020census.gov/en/ways-to-respond/responding-online.html
How to respond by phone: https://2020census.gov/en/ways-to-respond/responding-by-phone.html
Yard Waste Notice:
The City can not pick up yard waste in anything other than clear bags. Please do not use black or green contractor’s bags nor the brown paper leaf bags for your yard waste.
Do not mix sticks, vines, nor trash in with your grass clippings and leaves. These items should be placed in your regular trash collection with the exception of branches and tree limbs. Branches and tree limbs will be chipped on Wednesdays… weather permitting.