Community Amenities & Government

Setting

Lindenwold is a highly developed Borough of 4.6 square miles located in central Camden County. It is easily accessible by the New Jersey Turnpike and other major highways.

Lindenwold is located at 39°49'6?N, 74°59'27?W (39.818464, -74.990746)GR1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 10.3 km² (4.0 mi²). 10.2 km² (3.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.76%) is water.

Lindenwold borders Berlin Borough, Berlin Township, Clementon Borough, Gibbsboro, Gloucester Township, Laurel Springs, Pine Hill, Somerdale, Stratford, and Voorhees.


Government

Local Government

Lindenwold is governed by a mayor and a six-member Borough Council. The Mayor is directly elected by the voters to a four-year term of office. The members of the Borough Council are elected to three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with two seats coming up for election each year.

The Mayor of Lindenwold Borough is Richard E.Roach Jr. Members of the Lindenwold Borough Council are, Joseph DiDomenico, Linda Hess, Justin M Jackson, Jr., Cheryle Randolph-Sharpe, Sandra Sinon and Joseph Strippoli,

Federal, State and County Representation

Lindenwold is in the First Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 4th Legislative District.

New Jersey's First Congressional District, covering portions of Burlington County, Camden County and Gloucester County, is represented by Donald Norcross. New Jersey is represented in the Senate by Cory A. Booker, and Bob Menendez (D, Hoboken).

The 4th legislative district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Fred H. Madden (D, Turnersville) and in the Assembly by Gabriela M. Mosquera (D) and Paul Moriarty (D, Washington Township, Gloucester County). The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Cristie (R)

Camden County is governed by a seven-member Board of Chosen Freeholders. Camden County's Freeholders are: Louis Cappelli, Jr (Freeholder Director), Edward McDonnell (Freeholder Deputy Director), Jeffrey L. Nash, Carmen Rodriguez, Susan Shin Anguto, William Monen, Jr., and Jonathan L. Young, Sr.


Education

Lindenwold Board of Education

Board Member Vacancy

The Lindenwold Board of Education has a vacancy on the Board of Education to be filled by a resident of Lindenwold Borough.  The appointed term shall be from date of appointment through December 31, 2018.

Those eligible residents of Lindenwold Borough having an interest in filling the position shall send a letter providing information about themselves and summarizing their interest in the position.  All letters must be received by 4:00 pm on Friday, January 12, 2018.

Interviews will be held by the Board of Education at our regularly scheduled public board meeting during public session on Monday, January 22, 2018.  Interested persons will be notified as to a specific time for the interview.

Letters should be sent to: Mrs. Kathleen Huder, School Business Administrator/Board Secretary, c/o Lindenwold Board of Education, 801 Egg Harbor Road, Lindenwold, NJ 08021 or emailed to khuder@lindenwold.k12.nj.us.

Legal requirements:

 is a citizen of the United States of America

 must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age

 must be able to read and write

 be a resident of Lindenwold for at least one year preceding the date of the appointment

 is not disqualified as a voter pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:4-1

 is a registered voter in the district

 is not disqualified from membership for the conviction of crimes pursuant to

 N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1*

*Within 30 days of appointment to the board, a member must undergo a criminal history background check through the New Jersey Department of Education.

The Lindenwold Public Schools serve students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.

www.lindenwold.k12.nj.us/

Lindenwold Board of Education
Business Office
801 Egg Harbor Rd.
Lindenwold, NJ 08021
Phone: 856-783-0276

Lindenwold Preschool
100 South Avenue
Lindenwold, New Jersey 08021
Phone: 856-783-1499

Lindenwold School 4
900 Gibbsboro Road
Lindenwold, New Jersey 08021
Phone: 856-783-0405

Lindenwold School 5
550 Chews Landing Road
Lindenwold, New Jersey 08021
Phone: 856-784-4063

Lindenwold Middle School
40 White Horse Avenue
Lindenwold, New Jersey 08021
Phone: 856-346-3330

Lindenwold High School
801 Egg Harbor Road
Lindenwold, New Jersey 08021
Phone: 856-741-0320


Housing

Single family dwellings and apartment complexes.


Utilities 

New Jersey American Water Company - 1 (800) 652-6987
http://www.amwater.com

Atlantic Electric Company 1 (800) 642-3780
http://www.atlanticcityelectric.com

To report a street light outage - http://www.atlanticcityelectric.com/pages/connectwithus/outages/StreetLightOutage.aspx

South Jersey Gas Company - 1 (888) 766-9900
http://www.southjerseygas.com

Verizon Telephone Company
1 (800) 427-9977
http://www.verizon.com/

Comcast Cable
(856) 354-1660
http://www.comcast.com/

Lindenwold Sewer Utility Billing (Local) - (856) 783-2121 Problems - (856) 784-4400

Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority - (856) 541-3700


Transportation

  • Air service from Philadelphia International and Atlantic City Airport.
  • Bus service via NJ Transit Bus Lines.
  • PATCO High-Speed Line service to Philadelphia.
  • N.J. Transit train from Lindenwold to Atlantic City.
  • Free bus service to local areas for Lindenwold senior citizens/handicapped.

Community Facilities 

  • Public Library in Lindenwold
  • Jefferson Hospital, Stratford (1 mile)
  • Virtua Hospital, Voorhees (2 miles)
  • Voorhees Town Center, Voorhees (2 miles)
  • County Library, Voorhees NJ

Recreation 

Lindenwold Park which consists of ballfields, concession stand, amphitheater, walking path and tot playground. Within the town are a tennis court, mini parks, and basketball courts.