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by Councilman Derek Timm Screenshot 2023-03-29 at 23.51.03


GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 30, 2023)--Gloucester City Mayor and Council were very busy in 2022, and 2023 is shaping up to be another good year with even bigger and better things on the horizon. It is also the 400th Anniversary of the first European contact with the Lenni Lenape and the first European settlement on the Delaware River in 2023. A few events are planned throughout the year. Be sure to sign up for news and events and click on all the boxes on all sections of the list to subscribe to everything.

Did you know on Gloucester City's website, we provide all residents the information and ability to self-report a street light outage with PSE&G or any issue on a County or State of New Jersey Road in our town? These issues are normally outside the jurisdiction of our municipality and are handled by their respective governing bodies to fix or correct. It's easy to do, and you are given a tracking and confirmation number for each report.

The Gloucester City Celebrations Committee is thrilled to team up with the Gloucester City School District to present the 2nd Annual Fun Run For Autism Acceptance and Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 1st, from 9-11 am at Gloucester City High School. There will be food, activities, face painting, basket raffles, a car show, much more, and of course, an Egg Hunt. It will be something fun for the entire community.

Can’t wait for the warm days and cool nights of summer? Well, great news, the GCBBA (Gloucester City Brooklawn Business Association) and the Gloucester City Summer Concert Series event organizer have teamed up. They plan to provide an enhanced and more pleasurable concert experience on the waterfront while being completely free for everyone to attend. This, along with the new free public wifi recently installed and able to be accessed around the park, is sure to make every concert fantastic.

The City of Gloucester City is seeking funding through the State of NJ Green Acres Program for improvements at Johnson Park, located at the intersection of S. Johnson Boulevard and Klemm Avenue. A public hearing was held showing the preliminary concept plan and the proposed changes of new facilities at Johnson Park: and/or to include a dog park; and/or to renovate the following facilities: the Johnson Park Jogging Trail, the Johnson Park Gazebo and the Johnson Park Playground.

The Gloucester City NPP (Neighborhood Preservation Program) project will be implementing and executing on its Year 2 goals. Security Cameras program and additional upgrades to Proprietors Park plans are to install and upgrade the electrical system.

Gloucester City’s Community Development office has gone above and beyond helping current and prospective businesses know that Gloucester City is here to support them. Six $5000 grants from the 2023 UEZ Business Revitalization Investment Program Awards to eligible recipients and eight $7500 COVID business grants from the CBDG-CV1 Covid Relief Business Grant.

source City of Gloucester City Newsletter