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Police Range Concept Presentation Police Range Concept Presentation There wil be a presentation by the Police Department for a police range to be potentially located off of Reservoir Road near Route 46 at the Feb. 10 Township Committee meeting. The concept and potential site will be discussed. Public comments will be taken and comments can also be made at a future p...
JCP&L Outage App JCP&L (First Energy) has a few ways to report a power outage.  Residents should familarize themselves with the options, so they are able to act if needed. APP.  JCP&L has a new outage reporting and monitoring app for smartphones. More information is available on their website, whe...
Field and Weather Closings Weather and Field Closings will be posted on the Township Website (, The Township FaceBook Page (Washington Township Government, Long Valley), and on the Township Twitter Feed (@WashingtonTwp).   Field closings decisions will be posted at approximately  2:30 PM.  In...
Parks & Recreation Weather Closings For information on cancellation of programs due to weather, please refer to the Township website or call 908-876-5941 and a message will be left on the answering machine.     
JCP&L 2016 Vegetation Management First Energy / JCP&L 's Transmission Vegetation Management Team will again be present in the township to do aerial saw trimming near power lines. They timeframe for their work will be January - April 2016. All vegetation management work is conducted by JCP&L’s certified forestry contracto...
Red Cross Winter Storm Safety Checklist Red Cross Winter Storm Safety Checklist Winter storms can range from a moderate snow over a few hours to a blizzard with blinding, winddriven snow that lasts for several days. Some winter storms are large enough to affect several states, while others affect only a single community. Many winter storms are accompanied by dangerously low tem...
Parking Restrictions During Snow Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers the streets or highways, an emergency shall exist and no vehicle shall be parked on any portion of a public road, street or highway. The above parking prohibitions shall remain in effect after the snow has ceased until the streets...
Storm Preparation Tips from the Health Department Remember to pack medical and dietary needs before leaving if you need to utilize a shelter. Some items to keep in mind are: Prescriptions Other Medication Oxygen Tanks Durable Medical Equipment Special Dietary Foods Pillow Blanket
MAKE SURE YOUR FIRE HYDRANT IS NOT SNOWED IN MAKE SURE YOUR FIRE HYDRANT IS NOT SNOWED IN If you have a fire hydrant in front of your home or close by, please take the time to shovel it out so that it will be visible and accessible to responding fire engines. 


 The Washington Township Police and Office of Emergency Management use several systems to alert the community of urgent and important information, both before and after emergencies.

During emergencies important advisories and emergency-related information can be received on your smart phone (by text and/or email), or computer.     If you would like to receive Nixle alerts, send a text message containing the Washington Township zip code – 07853 – to 888777.  You can also register by going to


The Washington Township Environmental Commission has identified a grant and will be applying for funds to be used to raise awareness of invasive plant species in Washington Township.  An invasive species is one that is a non-native organizm that is causing harm to the environment, human health or the economy.  They are wshown to interrupt the natural functions of an ecosystem by  impacting native  plants and animals.   The NJ Invasive Species Strike Team has created a website to learn more.

If you have a smartphone, the power to protect is in your hands!!  You can use your phone to help stop the spread of invasive plants.  Download the NJ Invasive Species Strike Team APP to help identify and share invasive species that you find. 



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WashingtonTwp Cold front expected in our area tonight with sub-freezing temps and wind chill likely through early next week.
WashingtonTwp Free income tax assistance. Feb 23 & March 29. Call (908) 876-5941 to make appointment. Visit website info.
WashingtonTwp Click for Senior Citizens Wellness Check Prog. Application. It lets the town know needs of Seniors in an Emergency.
WashingtonTwp Police Dept. presentation tonight re: proposed Reservoir Rd. Police Range @ Committee Meeting 7:30 pm Mun. Bldg.
WashingtonTwp Feb. 10 is the last day to pay quarterly taxes before incurring late fees.
WashingtonTwp Communicate non emergency issues to the Township. Use MUNICIPAL SERVICE REQUEST button on the top of every webpage.


Upcoming Events

11 February 2016 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

11 February 2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

11 February 2016 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

11 February 2016 4:30 pm

11 February 2016 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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12 February 2016 12:00 am - 6:00 am

12 February 2016 9:30 am - 2:00 pm