Woolwich Township, NJ

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CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH HILL AND AUBURN ROAD ROUNDABOUT SET TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT APRIL 17TH

 

Gloucester County is set to begin the roundabout construction at the intersection of High Hill and Auburn Road.

For more information, click here to access the Letter to Residents

 

Letter from Mayor Alan Schwager regarding Fair Funding for our Schools

Dear Woolwich Residents,

Over the last several weeks, I have attended multiple meetings and work groups regarding our current unfair school funding situation. I have received numerous e-mails and phone calls urging me to support Kingsway’s FFAC (Fair Funding Action Committee) and their efforts to phase in our fair share of funding over a period of 5 or more years. I have since gone on record that I do not support this plan and want to explain why. Before I do that, I also want to go on record that I fully support signing a petition Kingsway has on their web site taking a different position than the phased funding plan supported by the FFAC. This phased funding plan, is the anticipated outcome coming from the Senate committee that was formed thru SR-100.

Swedesboro/Woolwich and Kingsway Schools have been underfunded since 2010 using the approved formula indentified in the 2008 SFRA (School Funding Reform Act). To send a message to our State legislatures and Governor that we are willing to wait 5 more years to finally receive the funds due our community today is absurd. Woolwich and its residents deserve and demand to be fully funded in the 2017-2018 state budget cycle.

I strongly urge each and every resident to contact our 3rd District Legislatures and demand to be fully funded at once without any further delays. The Legislative District 3 Officials’ phone number for Senator Sweeney, Assemblyman Burzichelli and Assemblyman Taliaferro is (856)-251-9801.

How ironic is it that 40 Senators, 80 Assemblymen and 1 Governor can come together in a matter of months to pass a $.23 gas tax, but fail year after year after year to properly fund the education of our children. Please help me send a message to Trenton that our children should not be less important than our roads and that the time for political posturing, finger pointing and games are over and do the job they were elected to do.

Alan Schwager-Mayor

Woolwich Township, NJ

 

To View Resolution R-2017-61 Resolution of the Township of Woolwich, County of Gloucester, Requesting the Assistance of the State of New Jersey in Addressing the School Funding Issue Faced by the Swedesboro-Woolwich and Kingsway High School Districts click here

Adopted 2-21-17 

 

Clerk's Office

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Jane DiBella is the Administrator and Clerk of Woolwich Township.

As the Township Clerk, she is the primary contact to the Governing Body, develops and administers the Township Committee meeting agenda's and minutes, is the keeper of all township history and records, is the Chief Administrative Officer for all elections, the Chief Registrar of Voters, is the Secretary to the municipal corporation and keeper of the Township seal, accepts and issues all municipal licenses and permits, is the coordinator of records management practices within the township and all other day-to-day operations of the Township.

As the Township Admnistrator, Jane oversees personnel and handles various other duties which occur on a day to day basis.

A Woolwich resident for thirty five years, Jane and her husband Mike operate one of the remaining vegetable farms in the township. She has three children, Laurie, 30, who lives with her husband in Monroeville and recently gave Jane her first Grandchild Karly, Michael, 26, a  graduate of Rowan University and Sam, 16 ,who is in 11th grade at Kingsway High School.

Jane's door is always open to residents. She can be reached at 856-467-2666  x3101 or via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..