‘Spring Cleaning’ takes New Meaning in Hamilton with Neighborhood Improvement and Quality of Life Effort
cleaning’ is about to become a community-wide effort in Hamilton Township.
part of her efforts to maintain Hamilton’s high quality of life and keep the
community ‘safe, clean and beautiful’, Mayor Kelly Yaede is launching
Hamilton’s ‘Neighborhood Improvement Program.’
effort is a proactive and cooperative way for officials to work with residents,
identify various violations that impact citizens’ safety or quality of life and
to ultimately keep Hamilton looking its best. The program uses existing
Township personnel and does not entail any additional cost to taxpayers.
the effort, coordinated by Hamilton’s Division of Health, representatives from
Hamilton’s Divisions of Housing and Code Enforcement, Hamilton’s Housing and
Urban Development (HUD) Office and the Hamilton Township Police Division
Community Policing Unit will work together as a team on a scheduled,
neighborhood-by-neighborhood basis to help identify issues that require
abatement and, when possible, even provide information about possible
improvement grants that can assist residents.
common issues that the program seeks to correct are housing safety issues
(needed roof, window or structural issues), as well as zoning and
health-related violations (vehicles parked on the grass, abandoned or
unregistered vehicles, junk, rubbish and debris on properties or high grass).
program shall keep our community safe and looking its very best,” explains
Mayor Kelly Yaede. “By our entire community working together, we will
improve the already high quality of life that residents enjoy – which benefits
program will start in April and continue across the community during the coming
months. Issues requiring abatement will be formally mailed to property
owners to help clarify any necessary corrective actions.