Navigating Hope Mobile Social Services will be in Washington Township on Sept 24

Morris County’s mobile social-services-center-on-wheels, Navigating Hope, is offering services to residents across Morris County, with a scheduled that will take it to eight locations in six Morris County towns over the next three weeks including Washington Township . Sept. 23, QuickChek, 25 W. Main St., Rockaway Borough; Sept. 24, Homeless Solutions, 31 Drakestown Road,...
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Part-Time Office Staff Position Available

DEPT. OF PUBLIC WORKS PT OFFICE STAFF  –Part-time, app. 21 hours per week, $15 to $19/hr DOQ. Work order, accounts payable and other data entry, general administrative tasks, point of contact for public. Must have strong computer skills including Word and Excel. Experience with bookkeeping or A/P, GasBoy, Dossier and Edmunds a...
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Municipal Alliance Survey

The Municipal Alliance Committee would like feedback.  Please fill out the questionnaire, the Committee is looking for the community's input to assist us in the need’s assessment process. We would like to receive as many responses as possible to formulate a fair and unbiased concern base for us to focus on...
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Township Tax Collector Announces Tax Sale

The Washington Township Tax Collector announces the sale of 2018 and prior year delinquent taxes and other municipal charges through an on-line auction.  Auction will be held on October 10, 2019 at 8:30 AM.  Visit this WEBSITE  for bidding instructions and auction details.     Tax Sale list can be found HERE. ...
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Upcoming County Road Project Includes Part of E Mill Road

County Route 513 (E. Mill Road) between East Valley Brook Road in Washington Township and Route 206 in Chester Borough will be undergoing roadwork from September 18 to October  16. Milling is expected to begin mid-October at which time there will be alternating traffic. The county project will be done by  Top Line Construction. 
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County OEM is looking for your feedback!

  Morris County Office of Emergency Management is updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan.  The goal of the plan is to identify projects that can reduce damage from future hazards.       View the  attached flyer for information about the plan, the process, and how you can provide feedback and input to those...
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Dates to know for the November Election

The General Election  is Tuesday November 5.  Polls are open from 6 am - 8 pm. Important dates: October 15.  Voter Registration, Change your Name, Change your Address Deadline.  Forms can be picked up at the Clerk's Office of the Municipal Building or print a form from the  Morris County Board...
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Census Workers Canvassing in Washington Township

 As you know, the US Government does a population census every 10 years.   A number of temporary 2020 Census Workers will be canvassing in the Township.  They are gathering verification information.  In the Spring of 2020 census forms will be mailed.    The www.2020census.gov website says that canvassers for this phase of...
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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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Route 46 - State Road Project

Update:  NJ DOT will do guardrail, curb and sidewalk work this fall.  Road repair will take place at a later date, but they project the project to be completed by Fall 2020. (9/2019) County Project Press Release   NJ Department of Transportation  Route 46, Stiger Street to Sandshore Road/Naughright Road originally...
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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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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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Washington Twp has Joined an Energy 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 generation portion of your electric utility costs is listed as “price to compare” on your JCP&L bill. Delivery of electricity will still be...
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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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