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  • Welcome to the Borough of Clayton, NJ.
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  • Our Borough is rich in history beginning shortly before the Revolutionary War. Jacob Fisler purchased a tract of land containing 2,800 acres in the area of Clayton’s Cedar Green Cemetery. He and his son Leonard jointly purchased 3,755 acres extending from the cemetery to Aura. In 1850, the locality gradually took on the name of Fislertown, and consisted of five dwellings.
* TRICK OR TREAT: Trick or Treat will be on Monday, October 31st from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For Mischief Night (10/30), there will be no unaccompanied juveniles from 8:00PM until 6:00AM the following morning (10/31).
* LUNCH FOR VETERANS: Clayton Elks Lodge #2132 is hosting a lunch for veterans on Veterans Day –  Friday, November 11, 2016, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Spouses are welcome. Please call 863-1733 for additional information: Veterans-Day-Luncheon-Flyer
* SENIOR CITIZEN DINNER: The Annual Senior Citizen Dinner, always held the Sunday after Election Day, will be on Sunday, November 13, 2016. The Ladies Auxiliary of the Clayton Volunteer Fire Company prepares a delicious meal for our Clayton Seniors. You may eat at the Firehouse, where the doors open at 4:00 PM. You may also order “take-outs” at the Fire House, which are available for pick up after 4:00 PM. Dinners can be delivered, too, beginning between 2:00-2:30 PM. You  must register by calling Borough Hall at 881-2882 for eat-in, take-out, or delivery.
* JOB OPENING – SLEO II: The Clayton Police Department is currently accepting applications with resumes for a Class-II Special Police Officer. Applications with resumes must be delivered in person to the Borough Clerk by Thursday, November 10th, 2016 by 4:00PM.
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements;
1. Have a valid PTC certification from the New Jersey Police Training Commission and under no other contractual obligation to another police department.
2. Be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of New Jersey.
3. Be able to read and write the English language.
4. Not have been convicted of any violations of laws of the State of New Jersey or the United States, except minor traffic offenses, nor shall have been convicted of any crime or offense involving moral turpitude.
5. Have a valid New Jersey driver’s license.
6. Submit to a complete background investigation.
7. Submit to and successfully pass physical and psychological testing.
8. Submit to and successfully pass drug screening.
The position will also be subject to other duties and responsibility as set forth in the job description and/or Clayton Police Policy on file with the Clayton Borough Clerk.
DROUGHT WATCH: Please note that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued a Drought Watch for Gloucester County. Please comply with all of the Borough’s Water Conservation regulations to protect this vital resource.
* Leaf Collection: The Borough will begin collecting leaves on the week of October 31st. To see the complete schedule, please click on the following: 2016-Fall-Leaf-Schedule
* Hydrant Flushing: The Borough will be performing hydrant flushing beginning on October 11th. Please click on the following schedule for more details: 2016-Fall-Hydrant-Schedule

* Gloucester County Program for Small Businesses:
If you are a small business owner interested in a business loan, Gloucester County has a program that may benefit you:
* Borough of Clayton CCR Report: The Borough’s 2016 CCR for the water department is now available: 2016 CCR

*  TRASH: If you have a complaint with your trash collection service, please call the provider, Gold Medal Environmental, directly at 856-784-5050. The company will resolve your issues.

* E-Waste:
If you have E-Waste, (electronics, TVs, etc.), please bring them to the Public Works Yard,, near the Little League Field on Washington Avenue. Your E-waste will not be picked up by Gold Medal.
* APPOINTMENTS FOR RADIO READ WATER METERS: To help the Borough realize efficiencies in the water/sewer billing and collection processes, please call Borough Hall to set up an appointment to have your water meter replaced with an automated “radio read” water meter. If you are not sure if you have a radio read meter already, please call Borough Hall and we can confirm for you. It takes approximately 1/2 hour to replace a meter.
*  The Borough Code Book is now available on eCode.
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 * ONLINE PAYMENTS The Borough accepts online bill payments for tax payments and water/sewer payments. For more information, please click on the following: http://wipp.edmundsassoc.com/Wipp0801/