Municipal building, Compost site closed and trash pickup postponed

The Township is reminding residents of snow removal requirements.

Due to inclement weather, tonight’s regular Council meeting has been cancelled. Municipal court has also been cancelled for the day.

All Burlington Township’s municipal offices are also closed for non-essential employees. The Police Department and civilians required for emergency management and snow removal operations will be on duty.

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The Compost Site on Lake Avenue will be closed Wednesday, March 15 for snow removal. The Compost Site will reopen on Thursday, March 16 at 8:00 a.m.

There will be no trash collection on Tuesday, March 14 due to the landfill being closed. Tuesday trash collection will be skipped and picked up next week whereas regular schedule Wednesday collection will be picked up tomorrow.

The Township is reminding residents of snow removal requirements. Within 24 hours measured from the end of the snow or ice storm, the owners, occupants, or tenants of premises abutting or boarding upon any street in the Township shall remove all snow and ice from the abutting sidewalks of such streets.

If there is a fire hydrant at the front of the property, it must be cleared and made visible. If accumulation of snow is 4 inches or more, all vehicles must be removed from the Township roadways and right of ways to provide easy access for removal. Basketball apparatus or any miscellaneous objects must be removed from curb line. Do not throw, shovel or place snow into the public street.

Please allow for streets to be plowed prior to opening driveway aprons; Burlington Township is not responsible to clear in front of mailboxes.

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