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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.

* Hurricane Joaquin Information: Please view the following for information on this storm system: Joaquin
* Flu Clinic: There will be two free flu clinics in Clayton: October 10, 2015 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM at the Clayton County Complex located at 1200 N. Delsea Drive and on November 12, 2015 from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM at Trinity Methodist Church – 351 N. Delsea Drive.
* The Borough is currently accepting applications for a part-time Finance Clerk. For details, please click on the following: Newspaper Ad-Clerk-pt finance 2015 II
* Gloucester County Animal Shelter 25th Anniversary: The Shelter will be holding an Open House on Saturday, October 3rd to celebrate its 25th anniversary, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. There will be games, a pet costume parade, a balloon artist and refreshments.
* Fire Prevention Night will be October 6, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the ACME Parking Lot.
* HALLOWEEN HOURS: Halloween will be held on Saturday, October 31st, from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
* FALL FESTIVAL: The Clayton Fall Festival will be held on October 24, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. For more information, please click on the following: FallFestFlyer015-1
* SCARECROW CONTEST: The 2nd Annual Scarecrow Contest will begin soon! Scarecrows may be placed from October 1st through October 10th. For more details, please click on the following: Scarecrow Contest 2015
* CLAYTON BUSINESS OWNERS:  On October 7, 2015, the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce and Gloucester County Department of Economic Development are hosting a Clayton Town Spotlight event. It will feature a panel of knowledgeable small business professionals that can assist our local business to identify free resources, funding options, and energy efficiency programs to reduce their costs.  This event is a great opportunity for  obtaining information and ideas for sustaining and growing business in Gloucester County.  It will be held at the Clayton Municipal Building, 125. N. Delsea Drive, from 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Registration is required – please call 881-6560.
* The railroad crossing on East Chestnut Street will be undergoing repairs on October 7-8, 2015. Detours will be posted.
* The Gloucester County WIB is holding a FREE job fair on Friday, October 16th and FREE workshops so job seekers are better prepared to attend the job fair. For details, please click on the following:  Job Fair Flyer, Workshop Flyer
*  The Borough Code Book is now available on eCode.
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 *  Clayton’s Annual Drinking Water Quality Report – May be found by clicking on the following link: Drinking Water Quality Report Year 2015 Result from Year 2014

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/