Well Water Testing Opportunity

Raritan Headwaters and the Washington Township Environmental Commission will provide an opportunity for residents to get their well water tested.   Well test kits will be available for sale on August 12  and  samples can be returned on the same day.     Please view the FLYER for details.     
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Morris County White Tailed Dear Management Program 2020/2021

The  Morris County Parks Commission conducts an annual  White-Tailed Deer Management Program to help reduce and maintain white-tailed deer populations at levels that will allow for the re-establishment of native plant communities within the parks.    The hunt schedule can be found HERE.    Additional information about the County's White-Tailed Deer...
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Energy Aggregation Renewal through Hunterdon Area Energy Cooperative

The Hunterdon Area Energy Cooperative solicited pricing for a November 2020 start (to coincide with the end date of the current program which is October 2020), and for February 1, 2021. The low bid was $0.0909/kWh rate for standard renewable energy content with a November start date for 13 months. The...
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Fire Marshal Provides Reminders About Fireworks

The Washington Township FIre Marshall would like to remind residents about firework safety. Please view the flyer for a list of legal and illegal fireworks HERE.  Review fireworks safety HERE.  Have a safe and enjoyable 4th of July.    
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Affordable Housing Compliance Report Available

Washington Township's Affordable Housing Compliance July 1, 2020 Midpoint Realistic Opportunity Review Report is now available online.  Any interested party may submit comments to the Washington Township Clerk, with a copy of the comments to Fair Share Housing Center, regarding the Township’s mid-point status report as set forth above and whether any...
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Township Update - July 1, 2020

July 1, 2020 - Welcome to the first day of July. We have two new cases confirmed by the Washington Township Health Department to report today. Our total number of cases confirmed is now at 127, with 12 deaths and 102 released from isolation. The Governor’s list of states that visitors must...
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Township Update - June 30, 2020

June 30, 2020 - We have no new cases to report in Washington Township today. Governor Murphy announced yesterday that the planned reopening of indoor dining, set for Thursday, has been postponed indefinitely. Outdoor graduations will still be permitted starting on July 6th. NJMVC Road tests and inspections reopened June 29....
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Township Update - June 29, 2020

June 29, 2020.  There is one new case confirmed by the Washington Township Health Department to report today. Our total number of cases confirmed is now at 125, with 12 deaths and 102 released from isolation. I have seen some discussion online about why we haven’t reopened the Municipal Building yet. While...
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Online Recycling Center Registration

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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Township Update - June 19, 2020

June 19, 2020 -  There is one additional confirmed case of COVID-19 in Washington Township to report.  There have been a total of 119 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through June 16, 2020.  Twelve deaths have been reported; 77 cases have been confirmed as released from isolation.  The...
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Positions Open

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. DPW LABORER –FT, $26.52/hr., benefits. Must have High School diploma or GED and 3 yrs min. experience...
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Township Update - June 17, 2020

June 17, 2020 -  We have two additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Washington Township to report. The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed a total 118 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through June 16, 2020.  Twelve deaths have been...
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Notice to Bidders - Long Hill Road & Brook Lawn Drive

    RE-BID NOTICE TO BIDDER    TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON   Notice is hereby given that this project is being re-bid and that sealed bids will be received by the Township Clerk of the Township of Washington in the County of Morris, 43 Schooley’s Mountain Road, Long Valley, NJ 07853 on...
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Adopted Ordinances - June 2020

At the June 15, 2020 Township Committee meeting, the following Ordinances were adopted:    RO-06-20   AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, COUNTY OF MORRIS, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AMENDING CHAPTER 168 “SOLID WASTE” TO ADD A NEW ARTICLE II ENTITLED “TOWNSHIP RECYCLING CENTER”    RO-07-20 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP...
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JCP&L - Annual Vegetation Management Aerial Patrol

Jersey Central Power & Light will be conducting our Annual Vegetation Management Aerial Patrol. Vegetation Management Aerial inspections are scheduled during the April through September time frame on an annual basis and cover all transmission facilities system-wide. Patrols consist of a Forestry Specialist who accompanies the pilot to identify effectiveness of...
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Municipal Office Accessibility Update

Beginning June 15, municipal office will be available by phone and email from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Thursday. The offices will remain closed to the public for the time being. However, the Township of Washington has been taking implementing precautionary measures,  to prepare for reopening to the public on...
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Township Update - June 9, 2020

June 9, 2020 - The Governor announced yesterday that municipal and private-club swimming pools can reopen on Monday, June 22nd and the state Department of Health will release full guidance today relating to the procedures and protocols that will need to be followed. However, the Governor also announced in May that...
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Route 46 Repairs & Ramp Closures

Project:   Route 46, Stiger Street to Sandshore Road/Naughright Road   Route/Direction/MP:  Route 46 / EB / MP 23.0 to 23.38                                       Ramp B from Route 46 EB to Route 46 WB                                       Ramp D from Route 46 EB to Route 46 WB   Municipality/County: Township of Washington / Morris County     ...
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Township Update - June 6, 2020

June 6, 2020 - The Governor signed Executive Order No. 151 extending the Public Health Emergency first declared on March 9.  Governor Murphy also signed Executive Order 150 establishing outdoor dining protocols and process to expand premises for liquor license holders effective at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, June 15, 2020. EO-150...
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Information for the Primary Election - July 7, 2020

Per the Governors Executive Order #144, signed on May 15, 2020, the Priailmary Election will be a Vote By Mail Election.   Registered Republican and Democrat Voters:   All registered, active Republicans and Democrats will automatically be sent a Mail in  Ballot .  The ballot will come with a prepaid envelope for return.  Your returned...
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