Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Burlington County Fall Shredding Events

The Burlington County Freeholders have announced the dates for the Fall 2017 shredding events.  Additional information can be found at the following link:


Thursday, August 24, 2017

Court Office Closed

The Municipal Court Office will be closed on Thursday August 24, 2017 as a result of the Town Hall Renovation Project.  The Court staff is available by phone at 856-461-8820 x2.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Thank you.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Mosquito Control Spraying

The Burlington County Health Department will perform mosquito spraying in Riverside on Friday August 25, 2017.  Please see the link below for more information.

Burlington County Health Department

Friday, August 11, 2017

Annual Car and Artisan Show Rescheduled

The Annual Car and Artisan Show will now take place on Sunday August 13, 2017.  Same time, same location.  We hope to see you there!

Planning Board Meeting

The August Planning Board Meeting will be held on August 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at 1 West Scott Street, 2nd Floor.  The application of Iglesias Cristinanna Getsemani, Inc. for 140 Spring Garden Street will continue to be heard.

Annual Car and Artisan Show

The Annual Riverside Car and Artisan Show will be held on August 12, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Downtown.  Scott Street and Pavilion Avenue will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for this event. Additional information can be found at the link below:


Township Projects

As the summer nears its end, the Township will begin two capital projects in the coming weeks: Town Hall Renovation  Project and Roadway Reconstruction Project Phases 10 & 11.

Town Hall Renovation Project:  The Town Hall Renovation Project will include painting, windows, roofing and siding.  All offices at Town Hall will remain open during the project.

Roadway Reconstruction Project:  The roadway reconstruction project will begin on August 14, 2017 and will include Hooker Street between Fairview Street and a point nearing Pine Street, Washington Street between Kossuth Street and Taylor Street, Taylor Street between Clay Street and Hecker Street, and Taylor Street between Dauphin Street and Henry Street.

Residents should contact Meghan Jack, Township Administrator, at 856-461-1460 x4 or mjack@riversidetwp.org

Friday, August 4, 2017

Public Works Update

Branch, Grass, Sweeper Schedules


Curbside pickup April through October. We will canvas the town every Monday and Friday, working through the East End, the Middle Section, the Avenues, and Reeder Tract/Swamp Poodle. Branches cannot exceed 8′ in length and 4″ inches in diameter. Stumps will be collected for a fee of $30.00 per stump, which must be paid before collection. Please note that it takes two to three weeks to canvas the town. All branches must be placed at the curbside by 7:00 am for pick-up. The truck remain at one residence for no more than thirty (30) minutes, so please plan your pick-up accordingly. You do not need to call ahead to be put on the list.

The Truck is currently in the Reeder Tract/Swamppoodle Section of Town.

Grass Clippings

Curbside collection is available for grass clippings the 2nd and 4th Wednesday, June through September. Grass clippings cannot and will not be collected with solid waste. Bags must not exceed 30 pounds per bag and should bags contain anything other than grass after June, they will not be collected. Please do not put branches or trash in with grass clippings.

Public Works Garage Schedule

The garage will open the 4th Saturday of every month from 10 am to 2 pm to collect any of the above materials. We will also collect tires for a fee of $10.00 per car tire and $15.00 per truck tire and tree stumps for a fee of $30.00, which must be paid to the Township before drop-off or pick-up. We will not accept any hazardous materials, construction debris, televisions or electronics. Please note that our facility is now under video surveillance. To report any illegal dumping call 856-461-3434 immediately.

Street Sweeper Schedule

The Department cleans Bridgeboro Street, Scott Street, Pavilion Avenue and Fairview Street every Friday between 3:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m from April through October.  No parking is permitted on those streets during the identified time.  We are currently sweeping the residential side streets during the week between 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.  

The sweeper is currently in the Avenues section of town.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Township Administrator at 856-461-1460 x4.  Thank you! 

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

National Night Out

Come Celebrate National Night Out in Riverside with a free concert in Spring Garden Park tonight, August 1st, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  The event will feature the Terri Noone Band and will have food, refreshment and games courtesy of the Riverside Township Committee and Police Department.
We hope to see you there!

Road Closure Alert

Creek Road will be closed on Thurs., Aug. 3 - Aug. 11, 2017 between Borton Landing Rd. and Bridgeboro Rd. for bridge maintenance repairs.

Creek Road will be closed on Thurs. Aug. 3, 2017 between Borton Landing Rd. and Bridgeboro Rd. for bridge maintenance repairs by the Burlington County Department of Public Works. It is anticipated that the roadway will reopen on or about Friday, August 11, 2017. Detours signs will be posted.