As most cities in the region, Camden issued an emergency declaration and is shutting down its city hall, courts and school district Monday as it braces for the impact of Hurricane Sandy.
Mayor Dana L. Redd has declared a local disaster emergency, which restricts traffic in the city to essential personnel and necessary travel starting at 7:00 p.m. Sunday until further notice.
A Camden hotline has been set up - 856-968-4743 or 856-757-7630- for residents who need assistance with hurricane preparedness; to report any downed trees or power lines, flooded roads, flooded basements; etc.
The much anticipated Camden school board meeting, in which at least one renaissance school project was going to be discussed, was canceled. All distrcit schools and Rutgers-Camden also canceled classes Monday.