Greater Kingston Civic Association - Cherry Hill, NJ
A Network of Neighbors
CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
GREATER KINGSTON AREA/GKCA MINUTES
2016 05/17 GKCA General Membership Meeting: GKCA Executive Committee presented area residents with latest information on possible relocation of municipal complex to Greater Kingston area.
2012 11/14 GKCA General Membership Meeting: Mayor Cahn and CHPD addressed area resident concerns.
2012 03/19 GKCA General Membership Meeting: CHPD presentation on crime prevention tips, neighborhood safety measures and neighborhood concerns.
2011 04/25 GKCA General Membership Meeting: The CHBOE candidates and the CHBOE budget were featured. Residents had the opportunity to hear presenations about the budget and from all candidates and then ask specific questions.
2010 11/30 GKCA General Membership Meeting: Mayor Platt and Township Officials addressed resident concerns.Residents asked and were informed about the proposed schools merger, the recent rat problem, property maintenance issues, home and neighborhood safety, traffic and Rt. 70. The hotel at Rt. 70 and I-295 is to become an assisted living facility.
2010 03/24 GKCA General Membership Meeting: The Cherry Hill Board of Education talked about the budget to be voted on on 4/20/10. Residents discussed traffic and property maintenance issues, and Rt. 70.
In lieu of the Fall General Membership Meeting, GKCA co-sponsored a “Meet the Candidates Night” Forum for with twelve other Cherry Hill civic associations on Wednesday, October 21, 2009, from 7-9pm in the Cherry Hill Public Library’s Conference Center . Candidate biographies were provided on this website and all eight candidates seeking election to the Cherry Hill Town Council and on the November 3, 2009 ballot were invited to participate. The event was free and open to the public.
Tentative Meeting Cancelled: The NJDOT had scheduled a tentative meeting in late May (5/27/09) with stakeholders to discuss conceptual designsfor the Rt. 70/Kingston Drive entrance. Per Matt Toyer, Aide to the Mayor and Constituent Relations Director, the NJDOT was open to including the GKCA to represent neighborhood residents at the meeting. An Open House for the entire community was also planned. Note: Matt Toyer notified the GKCA on 5/8/09 that the NJDOT cancelled the meetings as the State did not feel ready to present to the community.
2009 04/15 GKCA meeting on proposed NJDOT action.
Shooting and suspected shots fired in Greater Kingston Area.
Neighborhood security: please help identify failed streetlights.
2008 10/21 GKCA meeting on property maintenance.
2008 03/18 GKCA meeting featuring Cherry Hill School Board Candidates, update on CHPD response to neighborhood concerns, and introduction of 3 petitions currently being circulated by the Cherry Hill Reform Committee (formerly the Pay-to-Play Committee).
2007 10/23 GKCA meeting with the CHPD Traffic & Safety Unit . Please continue to communicate any ongoing concerns to Mayor Platt, NJ Transit and to the CHPD.
Cherry Hill Pay to Play / Reform Committee - Citizens collected thousands of signatures on petitions to encourage limits on
campaign donations, reform of the contract bidding process, and more transparent government.