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NIXLE Alerts replaced by Smart911 System - Sign Up Now NIXLE Alerts replaced by Smart911 System - Sign Up Now   Effective January 1, Washington Township transitioned our community alerting system from the previous NIXLE platform to a new Morris County-wide alerting system called Rave Alert. Resi...
Washington Township has Joined an Energy Aggregation Cooperative   By joining a coop with other municipalities, residents will receive a savings on the generation portion of their electric bill. The rate through the coop is $0.0863/kWh.   The ge...
Annual Animal Licensing Deadline Annual Animal Licensing Deadline The licensing of all dogs and cats over the age of six months in the Township are required by state law and Township ordinance, respectively. Licenses must be renewed each year by January 31st.  ...
Alarm Registrations Are Due Alarm Registrations Are 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...
Free Self Defense Classes for Grades 5th-8th “Self-defense should not be a scary thing; it should make you feel smarter and stronger.”   The feeling of empowerment and confidence can be taught through instruction and this is why Wa...
Morris County Preschool Assistance Morris County Preschool Assistance   Tuition assistance can make it possible for 3- and 4-year-olds in this area to attend a quality preschool program. Preschool Advantage has been assisting families in Morris and Somerset counti...
Free Self Defense Class for Grades 9-12   “One big thing that people tend to lack is the basic skills that are needed to defend themselves in hostile or dangerous situations. Taking the effort and time out to learn these lifesaving ...
Public Notice of Final Compliance Hearing Regarding Mt. Laurel Litigation     PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a "Final Compliance Hearing" will be held on February 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. before the Honorable Maryann L. Nergaard, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Law...
Job Opening - Custodian     OFFICE CUSTODIAN – WASHINGTON TWP, MORRIS COUNTY – 16 to 20 hours per week; $13-$16 per hour. Requires cleaning of offices, bathrooms and kitchens; trash removal. Send application&...
Have you winterized your cars? Have you winterized your cars? If you use a car to get around during the colder months, it’s important to prepare your car for winter. Here’s what you should know if you drive during winter weather: Stay off the road if poss...

A new Township Park on Coleman Road(click for directions) near East Mill Road is officially opened. The park is connected by the new Hemmings Trail to the Patriot's Path stub further north on Coleman Road.

The parkproperty was identified by the Township Open Space Committee and acquired from Fraser Porperties with funding form the Township's Open Space Trust Fund and a Morris County Open Space Grant.

The trail property, formerly part of the High Bridge Branch of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, was donated by John and Joan Hemmings. 

The railbed was cleared and a kiosk built as part of TJ Mundy's Eagle Scout project with help from Troop 36 and equipment from Hoffman Supply.

Further improvements to the park and trail were done by Washington Township DPW.

Coleman Road Park Pond

Read more: New Coleman Road Park Officially Opened

Updates are routinely provided through social media. If you're on the go and can't check in on the Township website. Emergency updates are provided through nixle.

Read more: Signup for Township Updates

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM PSE&G: Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G) owns the electrical transmission right-of-way located adjacent to some properties.  The electric transmission lines on this right-of-way are essential for PSE&G to meet its committement to provide safe, proper and adequate electric service to consumers throughout New Jersey.  Maintaining proper tree clearance from power lines is absolutely necessary.

The number and size of overgrown trees and other vegitation on the right-of-way adjacent to certain properties now requires mainteance of the right-of-way.  Nelson Tree Service Inc, a private contractor working for  PSE&G will remove all trees that have the ability to mature over 3 feet in height in the wire zone (land located directly under the widest portion of the transmission line condutors).  Vegetation in the wire zone will be managed to promote grasses and low-growing plant community to obrain a meadow effect where possible.  In the border zone (land from the edge of the transmission line wire zone to the outer boundary of the right-of-way), where clearance permits, PSE&G may allow compatible vegitation, which should generally not exceed 15 feet at maturity.  PSE&G will also side trim all tree branches originating from outside the right-of-way that hang over or cross onto PSE&G's property along the transmission of the right-of-way.  

Any questions or concerns should be directed to Larry Porch, Nelson Tree Service, at 732-496-5931 during the day.  Or you may contact PSE&G Transmission Vegetation Management Department at 732-289-5292. 

 

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