Roof Replacement - Union Schoolhouse Bid Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON NOTICE OF SOLICITATION OF BIDS FOR ROOF REPLACEMENT – UNION SCHOOLHOUSE   Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Township Administrator of the Township of Washington, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, in the meeting room of the Municipal Building,...
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Notice to Bidders - Hunting

TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON   NOTICE TO BIDDERS               Notice is hereby given that, Washington Township (Morris County) will receive sealed bids for a written agreement granting permission to hunt deer for conservation and management purposes during the 2020-2021 hunting season on public property owned by the Township as follows:            ...
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Storm Brush Drop Off

Residents can drop their storm brush off at the DPW on August 19 from 8 am to 3 p.m. and August 22 from 8 a.m. to noon. The drop-off is open to residents only. No permit will be required for the brush drop off on these two dates.  Please follow the...
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Stephensburg Road Bridge Repairs Begin

Stephensburg Road bridge repairs begin today.  The project is expected to take  8 to 10 weeks.  Detours are in  place.    
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POST STORM ROAD REOPENINGS

All roads have been reopened. Drakestown Road will remain one-lane in the area around Gary and N Four Bridges while JCP&L crews work on lines.  
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Mayor's Update on Storm Restoration - 8/8

Storm update - 8/8/20 - 2 PM As of 1:00PM today we remain with 660 outages in town, an improvement of 2535 homes restored in the last 24 hours. JCP&L continues to work to restore power to individual homes and will continue working until we are all restored. Today JCP&L will...
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Mayor's Update on Storm Restoration - 8/7

Storm update - 8/7/2020 - 8 PM At today’s Mayor’s call with JCP&L, I was updated on the restoration in Washington Township. JCP&L repaired another 1987 homes today. Leaving 2156 outages remaining in town, or 30% of our homes as of 7 PM. JCP&L is still working to restore 90% of...
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JCP&L Provides Update - 8/7

MEDIA ADVISORY Tropical Storm Isaias Update   August 7, 2020 – 12:00 p.m.   Akron, Ohio – FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities continue restoration efforts for customers of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) who lost power as a result of Tropical Storm Isaias. Service has been restored to approximately 566,000...
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Mayor's Update on Storm Restoration

Storm Update – 8/6/2020 – 8:00 PM I know that people are frustrated. We have been through more in the last 5 months then could ever be dreamt up in an apocalyptic Stephen King novel. I want to ask everyone to remember though, while the Storm caused extensive damage in this...
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Generator Safety and Carbon Monoxide Information

  Generator Safety Tips Never run a generator in an enclosed space or indoors. Most generator-related injuries and deaths involve CO poisoning from generators used indoors or in partially enclosed spaces. That includes the basement or garage, spaces that can capture deadly levels of carbon monoxide. Always place the generator at least...
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Mayor Murello Provides Storm Restoration Update

Storm Update - 8/5/20 - 3:30 PM Mayor Murello   completed a call with JCP&L who provided an update on the damage assessment and restoration process from the storm. In the last 24 hours, approximately 565,000 remain without service from the original 788,000 customers in northern and central New Jersey. In Town,...
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First Energy / JCP&L Provides Update on Repairs

FirstEnergy Corp.         For Release: August 5, 2020   76 S. Main St.                                          Akron, Ohio 44303                        ...
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ROAD CLOSURES

PLEASANT GROVE RDAT GLEN RIDGE DR (REOPENED)FAIRMOUNT RD(RT 517)AT DOG PARK (RE-OPENED)SCHOOLEYS MTN RD AT CAMP WASHINGTON (1)REOPENEDSCHOOLEYS MTN RD (2)BY CATARACT PARK (RE-OPENED)NAUGHRIGHT RDAT #167 (RE-OPENED)EAST SPRINGTOWN RDAT SCHOOLEYS MTN PARK (RE-OPENED)N FOUR BRIDGESBETWEEN LAKETOWN AND DRAKESTOWN (REOPENED)W VALLEY BROOKAT #303 (rRE-OPENED)FLOCKTOWN RDAT NESTLING WOOD DRMISSION RDNANCY TO NAUGHRIGHT (REOPENED)MIDDLE...
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State of Emergency Due to Hurricane

The Governor has issued a State of Emergency for all NJ counties in advance of the impending arrival of Hurricane Isaias.    The current forecast has the center of the storm passing over our area this afternoon with the heaviest downpours expected by early afternoon and up to 6+” of rainfall....
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August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global campaign that works towards preventing overdose, reducing the stigma associated with it, and providing support to families and loved ones of overdose victims. The  awareness day is observed every year on August 31.   The Township Committee passed Resolution R-110-20 in support of International...
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JCP&L Transmission Line Inspections Via Helicopter

Please be advised that Chesapeake Bay Helicopters (CBH)  will be the helicopter company assisting in the inspections on all JCP&L Transmission Lines, beginning August 3rd , 2020 through August  17th, 2020 weather permitting.   The pilot will be in communication with any local airports, when in their airspace. The helicopter will...
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Annual Safewise US City Rankings Released

SafeWise has just released its annual 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. report.   Washington Township, Morris County ranked #24 this year!   Read the full report here to see which other cities made the list: https://www.safewise.com/safest-cities-america/    
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Two Ordinances Introduced

 The following ordinances were introduced at The July 20 Township Committee meeting.  There will be an opportunity for public comment and the ordinances  will be considered for final passage at the August 17, 2020 Township Committee Meeting. RO-08-20: ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF  A NEW AMBULANCE BY THE TOWNSHIP OF...
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Recycling Registration Reminder

As of Aug. 1, registration for use of the recycling center will be required. Due to increasing recycling costs and decreased state funding for recycling, there will be a $41 fee for use of the recycling center from Aug. 1 to Dec. 31, 2020 and $100 per year thereafter. Registration and payment can...
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Public Works Summer Help Job Opportunity

BUILDINGS, GROUNDS AND PARKS HELP – PT, Seasonal and Permanent; $15-$21 per hour. Requires mowing; cleaning of parks, buildings and bathrooms; trash removal. Some weekend work required. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.  Washington Township Employment Application Send applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. EOE.
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