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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Introduced Ordinances - October 2019

  At the October 21, 2019 Township Committee Meeting, the following Ordinances were introduced:      RO-13-19    AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MORRIS AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, TO AMEND CHAPTER 217, ZONING, OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE TO EXPAND THE ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW AND APPROVAL...
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Police Department Announces Programs, Training, and Meetings for Residents

     The Washington Township Police would like to offer the following meeting/training opportunities to our residents.  While walk-ins are welcome, confirmation of attendance for all events to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is appreciated so we can have an accurate count of people attending.  We are also trying something new, by offering the programs...
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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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Nixle alerts have been replaced by RAVE - Sign Up Here

    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. Resident registration is required to continue receiving advisories from Washington Township Office of Emergency Management (WT OEM).  Please read the attached step-by-step instructions for registering (click  here...
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