City of Linwood, NJ

400 Poplar Avenue Linwood, N.J. 08221 | 609-927-4108

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Memorial Day Parade (5/28/2018 ) at 10:00am
Location: Fire Dept following Shore Rd to All Wars Park

City Council Meeting (6/12/2018 ) at 6:00 pm
Location: City Hall

City Council Meeting (6/27/2018 ) at 6:00 pm
Location: City Hall

City Council Meeting (7/11/2018 ) at 6:00 pm
Location: City Hall

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on June 1, 2018 beginning at 1:00 p.m., a Fairness and Preliminary Compliance Hearing (the “Hearing) will be conducted before the Honorable Nelson Johnson, .J.S.C. at the Atlantic County Superior Court Courthouse, Courtroom 3H, 1201 Bacharach Blvd, Atlantic City, N.J. 08401. Upon conclusion of the Hearing, the Court will determine whether the terms of the Settlement Agreement (the Settlement Agreement) between the City and Fair Share Housing Center (FSHC), to resolve the Declaratory Judgment Action, is fair and reasonable to low income and moderate income households and provides a realistic opportunity for the creation of affordable housing pursuant to its constitutional responsibilities under the Mount Laurel Doctrine. The Settlement Agreement addresses the City’s Present Need Obligation (or rehabilitation obligation) of 19 housing units, its Prior Round Obligation of 140 housing units and its Third Round Prospective Need Obligation of 112 units, all as determined pursuant to the Fair Housing Act, N.J.S.A. 52:27D-301, et seq., the substantive, applicable regulations of the New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing (COAH), the New Jersey Supreme Court’s March 10, 2015 decision in the matter of In re N.J.A.C. 5:96 & N.J.A.C. 5:97, 221 N.J. 1 (2015), and other applicable laws. The City will seek a Final Judgment of Compliance and Repose, which will afford the City, among other things, a period of ten years of protection from any builder’s remedy or constitutional compliance lawsuits brought pursuant to the Mount Laurel Doctrine. The Settlement Agreement sets forth those compliance mechanisms the City will employ to address its affordable housing obligation. The full text of the Settlement Agreement is available for public inspection and/or photocopying (at requestor’s expense) during normal business hours City Clerk’s office located at 400 Poplar Ave, Linwood, N.J. 08221 and is attached. Any interested person may seek to appear and be heard at the Hearing to address the City’s Settlement Agreement and offer any comments or objections, provided any such person first files with the Court at the above address, its comments or objections, in writing, no later than ten (10) days prior to the Hearing (May 22, 2018) and serves and emails such objections or comments upon the following: Joseph L. Youngblood, Jr., Esquire Youngblood, Franklin, Sampoli & Coombs, P.A 1201 New Road, Suite 230 Linwood, NJ 08221 Adam Gordon, Esquire Fair Share Housing Center 510 Park Blvd Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002-3318 Honorable Steven P. Perskie Perskie Mairone Brog Barrera & Baylinson Cornerstone Commerce Center 1201 New Road, Suite 204 Linwood, New Jersey 08221 This Notice is provided pursuant to directive of the Court and is intended to inform interested parties of the Settlement Agreement and inform such parties that they are able to comment on said Settlement Agreement before the Court reviews and evaluates whether to approve the Settlement Agreement. This Notice does not indicate any view by the Court as to the fairness of the Settlement Agreement or the adequacy of the City’s proposed Affordable Housing Plan.
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Holiday Notice   (5/28/2018)
City Hall is closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day. All trash and recycling will be collected as scheduled.

Patcong Creek Canoe, Kayak Clean up & Crab Fest   (5/20/2018)
The 13th Annual Patcong Creek Cleanup will be bigger and better than ever. For the third year, the Somers Point Green Team and the Patcong Creek Foundation Inc. are partnering with the Linwood Environmental Commission for this event. Clean up sites and launches include: Somers Point-Mays Landing Road, Ocean Heights Avenue, Hamilton Avenue, and Poplar Avenue. Through the generosity of the ACUA all the necessary cleanup supplies will be provided (i.e. tee shirts, bags, gloves, pickers, etc.). Bring your canoes or kayaks to head out into the creek or help out on land to clean up the banks of the Patcong Creek. The Patcong Creek Foundation Inc. will provide boats to act as trash barges for the kayaks to unload full trash bags and to ferry land bound volunteers from place to place along the marsh. The Paddle Shack at Ocean Heights Avenue & Patcong Creek will once again offer the use of free kayaks for the event, all you need to do is pre-registration. Here is how you can get involved: ❖ Gather your friends, family, scout troop, faith group, business, club, team, neighborhood, youth group school or just yourself and make a commitment to improve your community. ❖ Register yourself, your family or your organization by Friday, May 18th by emailing the attached registration form to Leigh Ann Napoli, ❖ Need a boat? Reserve a free kayak at the Paddle Shack in advance by emailing George at or calling 609.653.4FUN ❖ Arrive at 10 am at your designated area–rain or shine. ❖ At 12:30 pm enjoy a free picnic/crab feast, shark tooth hunt and awards ceremony at our new location on the Patcong Creek – Ocean Heights Marina, 5001 Ocean Heights Avenue.
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Employment Opportunity   (10/5/2017)
The City of Linwood is now accepting applications for the part time position of Substitute Crossing Guard. Please return completed applications to the Linwood City Clerk’s Office, 400 Poplar Avenue, Linwood, NJ or email to
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Elected Officials Hall of Fame   (2/3/2016)
The New Jersey State League of Municipalities inducted Linwood City Councilman Elliot Beinfest into the Elected Officials Hall of Fame on February 3, 2016 at the State House Annex in Trenton. Councilman Beinfest was first elected to City Council in November of 1994 and is currently serving his eighth consecutive term.

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Linwood Achieves Sustainable Jersey Certification (10/15/2014)

Flood Insurance Discounts Approved for Linwood (10/1/2014)

Mayor Richard L. DePamphilis, III
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The City of Linwood is a suburban community located in Atlantic County, New Jersey. The city comprises an area of four square miles lying approximately nine miles to the west of Atlantic City and bounded by the municipalities of Northfield, Egg Harbor Township, and Somers Point.

The City is accessible by land via the Garden State Parkway, a major north-south artery which is adjacent to the City and provides access to New York City, and via the Atlantic City Expressway, which is five miles distant and leads directly to Philadelphia. The Parkway going south connects with the Cape May-Lewes ferry service, which provides a convenient, modern method of crossing the Delaware Bay to points south. Atlantic City International Airport (approximately twenty miles distant) provides both commuter and regular air travel to major eastern cities and beyond.

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