Catch up on the biggest stories in Burlington Township this week.
Residents voiced their objections to a proposed warehouse, and Council approved bonds to improve local infrastructure. Catch up on everything from the past week in the Weekly Roundup.
Impassioned Burlington Township residents voice their objections to proposed warehouse
The atmosphere was charged at a Wednesday, May 24 public information session concerning the redevelopment of McCollister’s Transportation Group property, as representatives from DCT Industrial Operating and their design team at Maser Consulting P.A. felt the heat from impassioned residents. The property, located on Route 130 and Neck Road, is the proposed site of a warehouse, and the residents whose homes border the property voiced their objections during the standing-room-only presentation at the Burlington Township municipal building.
Burlington Township council passes bond ordinances for capital improvements
Burlington Township’s council passed ordinances at the Tuesday, May 23 meeting for capital improvements to an aging sewer system, outdated roadways, unused tennis courts and the township’s fueling facilities. Township administrator Walter Corter said with all of the ordinances for capital improvements having passed, the township is waiting for bonding, which should come through within the next 60 days.
Burlington Township school district looking toward the future
The Wednesday evening Burlington Township Board of Education meeting was about looking toward the future, honoring students bound to have major accomplishments and programs that will enhance the district, while thanking the teachers who are departing. During the pride students of the month presentations, a student from every grade level of Burlington Township schools was honored with flowers and the story behind their nomination. The reasons students were nominated were broad but held one common tie — these students are making an impact today and will continue to do so tomorrow.