Unofficial Election Results

November 5, 2019

Click the link below for the unofficial 2019 general election results.

[2019 Unofficial General Election Results]

Election Day

November 4, 2019

Election Day is Tuesday, November 5th.  Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

Polling locations are:

Residents that live in voting districts 1, 4 or 6 will be voting at the Harry Williams Senior Center that is located at 2 Broadway.

Residents that live in voting districts 2, 3 or 5 will be voting at the Borough Hall in the courtroom that is located at 24 N. Black Horse Pike.

Robert Farrell is running unopposed for re-election for one of the two seats on Council.

Luis “Rich” Cepero is running unopposed for election for one of the two seats on Council.

Barbara Sams, Maria Panzarella, and Naomi L. Davidson are running unopposed for re-election for the three seats on the Runnemede Board of Education.

Patricia Wilson is running unopposed for re-election for the one seat on the Black Horse Pike Regional Board of Education.

[Camden County Voting and Elections Website]

Halloween Party

October 30, 2019

Runnemede’s annual Halloween party will be on Thursday, October 31st at the Field House located on Elm Avenue from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

There will be a costume contest, prizes, food, and music.

Trick or Treating in Runnemede will be on Thursday, October 31st from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Rain or shine.  There is a 9 p.m. curfew in place.

[Halloween Flyer 2019]

 

Borough Caucus Meeting

October 29, 2019

 

Council discussed agenda items for the Wednesday, November 6th meeting starting at 7 p.m.

[Borough Caucus Agenda 10-29-19]

[Approved Payment of Bills 10-29-19] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 10-29-19 for the approved payment of bills.   The request was completed on 11-1-19.

Borough Meeting

October 1, 2019

 

Absent from the October borough meeting was Council president Pat Passio and James D’Auria, CFO.

Council approved the minutes for 8/27/19 and 9/3/19 meetings.

Under public hearing, ordinance #19-12: An ordinance canceling certain funded appropriation balances and appropriating such balances for other capital projects, was adopted on second and final reading.  Also adopted on second and final reading was ordinance #19-13: An ordinance fixing the salaries of certain officers and employees of the Borough of Runnemede.

During the committee reports, director of finance & administration Councilman John Ranieri reported that the exit conference was a few weeks ago with the auditors and there were zero findings and a few recommendations.  Ranieri added that Reimagine Runnemede will be submitting a letter for a grant.

Director of public safety Councilwoman Eleanor Kelly reported that for the month of September that Fire and EMS had 2 Narcan deployments and 180 incidents.

For the month of September, the police department had 713 calls for service, 150 traffic summonses, 101 arrests and 9 hours of overtime.  There were no Narcan deployments.

Director of construction & engineering Councilman Robert Farrell relied on his caucus report.

Director of public works Councilman Michael Root relied on Harry’s caucus report and added that Public Works is looking to purchase equipment.

Director of parks & recreation Councilman Craig Laubenstein reported progress.

The annual Halloween party will be Thursday, October 31 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Field House located on Elm Avenue.  There will be a costume contest, prizes, food, music and lots of fun.

Council approved several resolutions and the payment of bills.

The next borough caucus meeting will be on Tuesday, October 29, starting at 6 p.m.

[Borough Agenda 10-1-19]

[Approved Resolutions 10-1-19] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 10-1-19 for the approved resolutions.  The request was completed on 10-8-19 and received out of order by the Borough.

Borough Caucus Meeting

September 24, 2019

 

 

Council discussed agenda items for the Tuesday, October 1 meeting starting at 7 p.m.

[Borough Caucus Agenda 9-24-19]

[Approved Resolutions 9-24-19] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 9-24-19 for the approved resolutions.  The request was completed on 9-27-19.

Board Meeting

September 17, 2019

 

During the September board of education meeting, board member Angel Beebe was absent.  The Board approved their August 20, 2019 meeting minutes.

Under presentations was the Volz Cross Country Team.

Under personnel, the Board approved Lauren Greenwood as the school nurse for Bingham Elementary School step 5, Masters at $55,507.00.  Dalton Bauer was approved as custodian working under the Career Exploration Program with BHPRSD with a minimum of 15 hours per week.  Victoria Burr was approved for $137.50 per diem for 4 days in August.

The Board approved the financial report for the month ending August 2019.

The next board of education meeting will be on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, starting at 7 p.m. in the all-purpose room at Bingham School.

[Board Agenda 9-17-19]

[Approved Payment of Bills 9-17-19] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 9-17-19 for the approved payment of bills.  The request was completed on 9-18-19.

Planning Zoning Board Meeting

September 11, 2019

 

At the September planning-zoning board meeting, board members Scott Piechoski and John Ranieri were absent.

The Board approved the 8-14-19 meeting minutes.

Under old business, was resolution #19-13 a resolution granting a bulk variance to permit installation of front fence that was previously installed.  This application was heard at the August meeting.

The Board had only one application on its agenda.

Under new business, was application #19-05 a request for a bulk variance for construction of a garage at 617 Burt Road, block 161, lot 6.  The applicant wanted to build a 24 x 24 garage on his property. The Board had some questions regarding the rainwater runoff onto the neighbor’s properties.  The applicant stated that he could move the gutters on the proposed garage.

After the Board had some questions, all members voted yes.

The next planning-zoning board meeting will be Wednesday, October 9 starting at 7 p.m.

[Planning Zoning Board Agenda 9-11-19]

[Approved Resolutions 9-11-19] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 9-11-19 for the approved resolutions.  The request was completed on 9-16-19.

Borough Meeting

September 3, 2019

 

At the September borough meeting, Council approved the minutes for the 7/30/19 and 8/7/19. Absent from the meeting was Councilman Mike Root and CFO, James D’Auria.

Mayor Nick Kappatos swore in Christopher Auletto as a special police officer, class II.

Under public hearing, ordinance #19-11: An ordinance amending a portion of the Code of the Borough of Runnemede, chapter 395, article 395-7, section II was approved on second and final reading.

During committee reports, director of finance & administration Councilman John Ranieri reported that there will be a Reimagine Runnemede Mural Dedication on Thursday, October 17 at 5:30 p.m.

Director of public safety, Councilwoman Eleanor Kelly reported that for the month of August that fees collected for EMS was $19,975.22.  Kelly stated that the year-to-date collected is $238,632.91.  The fire department had responded to one major fire.  EMS had two deployments of Narcan.

Kelly added that the Police Department for August had 794 calls for service, 260 traffic summonses, 28 motor vehicle crashes, 135 arrests and 21 hours of overtime.  There were no Narcan deployments.

Director of public events, Council president Pat Passio reported that Runnemede’s Town-Wide Yard Sale will be on Saturday, September 28th from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.  There is no registration or fee.  Rain date will be on Sunday, September 29th from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.  Passio added that important dates are listed in the Runnemede newsletter.

Director of construction & engineering, Councilman Robert Farrell relied on his caucus report.

Director of parks & recreation, Councilman Craig Laubenstein relied on his caucus report and added he recently had a meeting regarding the soccer fields.

Council approved several resolutions and the payment of bills.

The next borough caucus meeting will be Tuesday, September 24th starting at 6 p.m.

[Borough Agenda 9-3-19]

[Approved Resolutions 9-3-19] – An Open Public Records Act request submitted on 9-3-19 for the approved resolutions.  The request was completed on 9-10-19 and received by the Borough out of order.

 

Borough Caucus Meeting

August 27, 2019

 

Council discussed agenda items for the Tuesday, September 3rd meeting starting at 7 p.m.

[Borough Caucus Agenda 8-27-19]

[Approved Payment of Bills 8-27-19] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 8-27-19 for the approved payment of bills.  The request was completed on 8-29-19