County Transit Program (MAPS) for Seniors, Disabled Residents, and Veterans Making Changes to Improve Program

The Morris Area Paratransit System (MAPS) will offer a new, upgraded ride appointment system starting on Dec. 17, with a goal of increasing efficiency to provide more rides for county residents and a more flexible appointment program.  Please read the attached press release to learn more about the program and the...
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Navigating Hope & Hope Will Be in Washington Twp on Dec. 16

FLYER   Morris County's mobile social-services-center-on-wheels, Navigating Hope, and the Sheriff's Hope One addiction services vehicle will be crisscrossing Morris County over the next six weeks, making a combined 22 visits to a dozen sites, from Riverdale to Washington Township.    
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Morris County Historic Preservation Accepting Grant Applications for 2020 Funding.

The Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund is now accepting grant applications for 2020 funding.  To be eligible for a matching grant, a historic resource must be listed or certified eligible for listing on the State Register or National Register of Historic Places. Eligible applicants are municipalities, qualified non-profit organizations and the...
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Washington Township Mailbox Policy

Damaged mailboxes (on Township roads)  will be inspected by the Department of Public Works personnel in order to determine whether the mailbox was directly hit by a Washington Township Plow or other snow removal equipment and if in fact the mailbox was properly installed.  If the property was damaged by the weight...
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Washington Township is awarded the Bronze Sustainable Jersey Certification

Sustainable Jersey Certified Community Washington Township is a Sustainable Jersey certified community--one of only 212 in the state.  Washington Township  achieved Sustainable Jersey certification at the bronze level.  Certified towns are an outstanding group of municipalities that are making important contributions toward the long-term goal of a sustainable New Jersey and...
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Volunteer Boards & Committee Openings

Did you know that there are approximately 15 volunteer boards & committees that do important work in Washington Township?  Township Shade Trees, the Thursday Market at Long Valley, Planning Board, Zoning Board, Trails Expansion,  Historic Preservation and many other events/services would not be possible without your neighbors volunteering to serve on...
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School Bond Referendum Presentation December 11

Washi ngton Township School District Superintendent Jeffrey Mohre will present information on the upcoming School Bond Referendum at the Township Committee's Dec. 11 Work Session.  The referendum was authorized by the Washington Township Board of Education not the Township Committee. The Mayor has invited Superintendent Mohre to the Township Committee meeting to...
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Annual Home Alarm Registration is Due

Washington Township Municipal Code 39-3 requires that any property having an alarm system which transmits notification to a third party of intrusion, burglary, fire, smoke, medical emergencies or other perils must be properly registered with the municipal police department. As per the ordinance the registration period is for a calendar year...
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Special School Election

There will be a Special School Election on January 28, 2020.    The voting will be for a bond referendum initiated by the K-8 School Board.  Polls will be open from 6:00 am - 8:00 pm.      
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Help Wanted - Construction Code Enforcement

 CONSTRUCTION OFFICIAL – Successful applicant must possess a valid Construction Official License as required by the DCA. Supervisory experience as Construction Official or Subcode Official preferred.   BUILDING SUBCODE OFFICIAL - Successful applicant must possess a valid Building Subcode License as required by the NJ Uniform Construction Code and DCA, HHS...
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Toys for Tots Donations

Township Police PBA 301 is accepting new unwrapped toys through December 12.  View the FLYER  for more details.     
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JCP&L Announces 2020 Vegetation Mgmt

In January 2020 JCP&L will begin vegetation management for the Port Murray Substation.  View letter from JCP& L for more details. 
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JCP&L joins NJ Natural Gas to host Energy Assistance Days

Energy costs are a big part of the family budget.  If you could use some help paying your bills, attend one of the upcoming Energy Assistance Days.    Representatives from the utilities and Community Action Partnership agencies will be on hand to evaluate assistance programs available, assist with the application process,...
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Volunteer Committee Openings

Did you know that there are approximately 15 volunteer boards & committees that do important work in Washington Township?  Township Shade Trees, the Thursday Market at Long Valley, Planning Board, Zoning Board, Trails Expansion,  Historic Preservation and many other events/services would not be possible without your neighbors volunteering to serve on...
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Schooley's Mtn. Bridge Repair

The Schooley’s Mountain Road paved bridge over the stream by Heath Village will be replaced with a pre-cast structure in late September or early October of this year. The pedestrian bridge will be replaced with sidewalks on both sides of the bridge. There will be a detour using Route 57 and...
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Morris County White Tailed Deer Management Program

The Morris County Park Commission has announced details for the 2019/2020 White Tailed Deer Management Program.  This program and its implementation are consistent with the regulations of the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife.   This is not a recreational hunt.  This controlled management program is being conducted to help reduce and...
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Hunterdon Area Energy Cooperative Update

 We were recently notified that JCP&L’s price-to-compare for June 2019 will include a temporary utility reconciliation rate of  -$.005/kWh, and while the reconciliation rate is not part of the auctioned Basic Generation Service rate, when combined with JCP&L’s two-tiered summer rates, effective June through September, it does have an impact on...
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Vacant and Abandoned Property Registration

  The township requires registration of vacant, abandoned and nuisance properties. For more information on the registration requirements, please review Ordinance  RO-16-18 . Registration information can be submitted online  here , and payment submitted to: Property Registration 43 Schooley's Mountain Rd. Long Valley, NJ 07853 Initial registration cost is $500 and must...
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Energy Aggregation Program

Letters went out  from JCP&L to residents who did not opt out of the program, confirming enrollment in the program.  A copy of the letter can be viewed  HERE.    The wording of the letter may be confusing, but the Hunterdon Area Energy Cooperative secured its competitive rate through IDT Energy.    NJ passed...
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Vacant and Abandoned Property Registration

The township requires registration of vacant, abandoned and nuisance properties. For more information on the registration requirements, please review Ordinance  RO-16-18 . Registration information can be submitted online  here , and payment submitted to: Property Registration 43 Schooley's Mountain Rd. Long Valley, NJ 07853 Initial registration cost is $500 and must...
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