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Bellmawr Redevelopment Agency

About Us / Responsibilities

As the Borough of Bellmawr’s lead agency for redevelopment and brownfields environmental management, the BRDA works closely with the Borough’s Mayor & Members of Council, state agencies, private and non-profit developers, and members of Bellmawr’s residential and business communities to help the Borough achieve its development goals.

Mission

Pursuant to the New Jersey Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A 40A: 12A- 8 and the Borough of Bellmawr Ordinance 09:16-17, the work of the Bellmawr Redevelopment Agency seeks to encourage the development & growth of a varied mixture of appropriate economic activities within its borders so as to increase available services; create additional employment; expand municipal tax base; remediate contaminated properties; improve and upgrade unused or inappropriately used properties and to provide for greater financial and economic stability in the future for the Borough and its citizens.

Board of Commissioners

  • Frank R. Filipek, Chairman (Term April 2018 to December 2018)
    Mayor of the Borough of Bellmawr since 2002
  • Paul DeAngelis, Vice Chairman (Term August 2018 to December 2018)
    Council Member of the Borough of Bellmawr, business owner & entrepreneur
  • Nick Kappatos, Commissioner (Term: April 2018 to December 2020)
    Mayor of the Borough of Runnemede since 2014
  • Jay Garagozzo, Commissioner (Term: April 2018 to December 2020)
    Former Treasurer and Planning Board Member for the Borough of Bellmawr
  • Paul Medany, Commissioner (Term: April 2018 to December 2021)
    Mayor of the Township of Deptford
  • Tom Whitman, Commissioner (Term: April 2018 to December 2022)
    Borough of Bellmawr business owner & entrepreneur
  • Anil Patel, Commissioner (Term: April 2018 to December 2022)
    Borough of Bellmawr business owner & entrepreneur

Staff

Currently, the only staff member is Joshua T. Tregear, Executive Director/Agency Secretary for the Bellmawr Redevelopment Agency. He can be reached at 856-931-1313 and jtregear@bellmawr.com.

Professional Service Appointments:

Auditor
Bowman & Company
601 White Horse Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043

Architect
Garrison Architects
713 Creek Road
Bellmawr, NJ 08031

Engineer
Remington & Vernick
95 Grove Street
Haddonfield, NJ 08033

Planner
Remington & Vernick
95 Grove Street
Haddonfield, NJ 08033

Risk Management Consultant
Conner Strong & Buckelew
401 Route 73
Suite 400
Marlton, NJ 08053

Solicitor
Michael J. McKenna, Esquire
648 Longwood Avenue
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

Agency Meetings

The Bellmawr Redevelopment Agency meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at 5pm in the Bellmawr Municipal Building, 21 East Browning Road, Bellmawr, NJ 08031. Please check the Borough online calendar for details.

Public Documents

Public Documents for the Bellmawr Redevelopment Agency, including Meeting Agendas, Resolutions, Budget/Financial Information, etc., can be found in the e-gov section of the Bellmawr Borough website under the folder titled “Bellmawr Redevelopment Agency”.