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Mayor & Township Committee

The Township Committee is the governing body of the Township. Five committee members are elected by the voters of the Township.  At the annual reorganization meeting, the Township Committee votes to select one of its members to serve as Chair of the Township Committee and Mayor and another to serve as Vice Chairman and Deputy Mayor.





Bruce R. Hankins
137 Beebe Run Road
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
(856) 455-3787




Member of Convenience Center,
Facilities, Senior Center, and Sewer and subcommittees and as Mayor serves on all others.






Deputy Mayor

Paul J. Ritter, III
935 Barretts Run Road
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
(856) 453-8493




Finance, Senior Center, Insurance, Sewer. He is also a member of the Township Planning Board and TDR Advisory Board.






Committee Member

Joseph Shoemaker, Jr.
223 Minches Corner Rd.
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
(856) 455-0941




Insurance, Safety, Personnel, and Sewer. He is also on the Planning Board, TDR Advisory Committee, and the Agriculture Advisory Committee.








Committee Member

Gregory Facemyer
449 Beals Mill Rd.
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
(856) 455-4038




Finance, Personnel,Sewer, and The  Bostwick Lake Commission





Committee Member

Robin Freitag
150 Beebe Run Road
Bridgeton, NJ 08302




Safety, Sewer and

Senior Center






Township Committee Meetings
Meetings start at 7:00pm and are held at the Municipal Building located at
590 Shiloh Pike, Bridgeton, (Hopewell Township, Cumberland County), NJ 08302

2014 Meeting Dates

January 6 Reorganization @5:00pm & Regular Meeting @6:00pm  &  January 23 @7:00pm

February 13 one meeting this month     

March 13 & 27              

April 10 & 24

May 8 & 22

June 12 one meeting this month   

July 10 & 24                 

August 14 one meeting this month

September 11 & 25         

October 9 & 23

November 20 one meeting this month

December 18 one meeting this month


PLEASE NOTE:  Meeting dates are subject to change-Please call the Municipal Office to confirm dates and times.




The Mayor and Committee encourage Township Residents to attend meetings with any concerns that they might have.

Township Budgets and Approved Minutes from previous meetings are available by clicking here .