Mayor & Council of the Borough of Runnemede are proclaiming March 17, 2014 “Mary Southwick Day” in the Borough of Runnemede. Mary, who will turn 100 years old on the 17th has resided in Runnemede for over 50 years where she raised 5 children. Mary is a devoted mother as well as the grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 14. We all wish her a very Happy Birthday!
The AARP is once again providing seniors with assistance in filing their income tax returns. Representatives from the AARP will be at the Runnemede Senior Center, 2 Broadway, every Thursday from 11 AM until 2PM through April 10th. No appointment necessary!
First Quarter real estate taxes are due between 2/1/14 and 2/10/14. The first half of your local sewer bill is due between 3/1/14 and 3/10/14. Senior or disabled residents please note that the post tax year statement recently mailed to you is due in our office on or before 3/1/14. You can pay your bills in person at the counter in the front office, leave them in our drop box in the parking lot, mail them in or pay on-line at www.runnemedenj.org.
Dog & cat licenses must be renewed by March 31st. A $20.00 late fee will be assessed after March 31st. Dog licenses are $22.20 for spayed/neutered dogs and $25.20 for non-spayed/non-neutered dogs. Cat licenses are $21.00. You must supply proof of spaying or neutering as well as rabies expiration certificate. Rabies vaccines must be good through October 30th of the licensing year . We are not permitted, by statute, to issue pet licenses if your rabies vaccine expires prior to October 30th of the licensing year.
Our annual free rabies clinic will be held on Saturday, March 8th, from 10 AM to 12 noon, at the Harry Williams Community Center. As in the past, the GFWC Women’s Club of Runnemede will be collecting blankets, towels, pet food and treats for donation to a no-kill shelter.
In addtion, the Animal Welfare Association of New Jersey will be at the clinic offering microchips at a cost of $25.00. The association will also offer an array of pet products at a reasonable cost.