Old Farmers Road Milling and Paving June 25-28

Old Farmers Road will be milled and paved between Tuesday, June 25 and Friday, June 28 between Overlook and East Valley Brook. The road will be opened to alternating single lane traffic during milling, planned for Tuesday, and closed to through traffic during paving, planned for Thursday-Friday, weather permitting.
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Roadwork Scheduled for Nestling Wood Drive

Work on Nestling Wood Dr between Spring Ln & Buttonwood is scheduled for 6/25-7/2. The road will be closed and detoured  during milling and paving, anticipated for 6/25 and 7/1-7/2 respectively. Schedule is subject to weather. Please anticipate  delays or plan alternate routes.
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Ordinance Introduction

At the Township Committee meeting on June 17, Ordinance RO-12-19 was introduced.  Second reading and public comment will take place at the July 15 Township Committee Meeting.    RO-12-19  AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MORRIS AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, TO AMEND CHAPTER 56, BUILDING...
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Morris County to Begin Work on Black River Road Bridge

Repair work on a county bridge on Black River Road in Washington Township is beginning the week of June 17 , with detours set up to divert traffic over the next several months. County Bridge No. 1401-260, which spans a tributary to the Black River, will close for at least 60-to-90 days...
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Utility Tree Removal & Trimming

As part of the JCP&L/First Energy vegetation management program the utility works with planners who select trees to be removed and trees to be pruned.  Planners are supervised by Arborists.  Experience has shown that regular, diligent and professional vegetation management practices assist in reducing the number of service problems and outages...
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Green Festival Registration Open

 The vendor/exhibitor registration for the 2019 Green Festival is now open. The Fireworks, Food Truck and Green Festival will be held August 24. Green Festival vendors and exhibitors can register here . Vendors must provide a Certificate of Insurance with a $500,000 combined single limit for bodily injury and property damage per...
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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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Summer Road Paving Planned

Naughright Road (Bartley to Fairview): Roadwork is expected to begin on or around Monday, June 24 and be completed in approximately five working days. The road will be restricted to southbound traffic with northbound detoured for approximately two days for milling and paving. Old Farmers Road (East Valley Brook to Overlook): Milling...
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Summer Schedule for Municipal Offices

The Township Offices will operate on 'Summer Hours' beginning June 3.   Offices will be open from 7:30 AM until 5 PM, Monday-Thursday, and closed on Friday.   The modified hours will continue until August 30.   As always, please utilize the Township Calendar on the website for information about holidays and closings.  
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Utility Assistance Available

JCP&L – in partnership with NJ SHARES and NJ Natural Gas – is holding an Energy Assistance Day in Morris County on Day on Thursday May 23, 2019.    Employees from these organizations will be on-site to answer any questions and to take applications for payment assistance programs that help residents...
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Share your Time & Talents - Volunteer!

  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...
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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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2019 Municipal Budget Adopted

 The 2019 Municipal Budget was adopted by the Township Committee at its April 15 meeting. The municipal tax levy will increase about 1.2% and taxes for the average home assessed at about $436,000 will increase 1.5%, less than $30, over 2018. The full Washington Township Adopted 2019 Municipal Budget can be...
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Welcome to Washington Township's New Website

Our new website has the same content as our former site but it may be in a different location, for instance volunteer committees will be found in the menu under local government.  If you cannot find any information you are looking for or find any invalid links please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   We...
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Adopted Ordinances - April 15, 2019

The following Ordinances were adopted at the April 15, 2019 Township Committee Meeting: RO-05-19 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MORRIS AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT CHAPTER 203, VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC, TO ESTABLISH A HANDICAPPED PARKING ORDINANCE – SECOND READING AND PUBLIC...
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The Market at Long Valley

The Washington Township Green Team and The Market at Long Valley are happy to announce that they will be back for a second year. The Market at Long Valley will be located on East Mill Road, on the field between the  Long Valley Pharmacy and the Long Valley First Aid Squad...
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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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Highlands Council Public Hearings

The Highlands Council has scheduled six public hearings to solicit public comment on draft Highlands Plan Conformance Procedures before the Council can adopt the procedures as an amendment to the Highlands Regional Master Plan.  In addition, a 60-day written comment period regarding the procedures will close on May 28, 2019, as...
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Well Water Testing Kits To be Available

 WT Environmental Commission and Raritan Headwaters are offering Well Testing Kits.  Kits can be picked up on April 27 between 9 and noon, at the DPW.  Drop off of kits will be on April 29.  View the  FLYER  for test and cost information.   
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Public Hearing on Ordinance April 15, 2019

  At the Township Committee Meeting on March 18, the following Ordinances were introduced.  Public hearing and final adoption are scheduled to be on the April Regular Meeting Agenda:    RO-0 5-19 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MORRIS AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, TO AMEND AND...
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