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Obadiah La Tourette
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Obadiah La Tourette
The Long Valley Mill

The building looms over the bustling Route 24, once called Chester Pike, just east of Long Valley center. At once, upon seeing it, you know that the mill holds a thousand stories and probably a thousand more secrets in its ancient timbers.

Aerial View of Long Valley
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Aerial View of
Long Valley in Fall

In the rolling hills of Morris County, Washington Twp is noted for preserved farmland and historic buildings. Washington Township was incorporated as a township on April 2, 1798, from portions of Roxbury Township.

5K Turkey Trot
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Turkey Trot 2017
in Long Valley

The WMC Memorial 5K Turkey Trot is a community event being held to continue the tradition of the WMC Memorial Race started 12 years ago in memory of Kyleigh D’Alessio and Tanner Birch.

Police Honor Guard 2018
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Police Honor Guard 2018
Washington Township Police Department

The mission of the Washington Township Police Department to protect life and property, enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner, and to preserve the peace, order, and safety of the community we serve.

Califon Road Park
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Califon Road Park
Pond at Califon Road Park

The pond at Califon Road Park is located behind the parking area for the park’s Little League field and four all-purpose fields

Memorial Day Ceremony
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Memorial Day Ceremony
Rock Spring Park

Washington Township held its annual Memorial Day Ceremony to salute our brave servicemen and servicewomen who have given so much for our country at the Veterans Memorial Site at Rock Spring Park.

Santa Program
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Santa Program
Cuccinella School

At the Recreation Department’s annual Afternoon with Santa at Cuccinella School, local families enjoyed face painting, balloon animal and photos with the Santa and his helper.

Township News

Volunteer on a Washington Township Board or Committee!

 

Did you know that there are approximately 15 volunteer boards & committees that do important work in Washington Township? Please consider volunteering your time to improve your community! Most groups hold a short meeting one evening a month. There are currently openings on the following Boards, Committees, or Commissions:  Board of Health, Economic Development, Environmental, Historic Preservation, Recreation, and Shade Tree. Read the descriptions of each group below and then click HERE to complete and submit a volunteer application online.  THANK YOU!  

BOARD OF HEALTH *

The Board of Health enforces all ordinances of the Township which relate to public health or nuisances, septic systems, radon, lead paint, etc. and makes all necessary rules and regulations for the protection of the health of the inhabitants of the Township. They sponsor many well care programs, i.e. Covid and flu vaccination clinics, blood pressure clinics, cancer screenings and child health clinics. The Board of Health meets every other month on a Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

The Washington Township Economic Development Committee’s mission is to attract and support those businesses compatible with the character of the Township into the industrial, commercial, and office/research zoned properties within the Township to build ratable in these categories and thereby reduce the tax burden on Township residents.  The group meets the first Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm.

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION

The Washington Township Environmental Commission, an advisory board to the Municipal Government of Washington Township, consists of volunteers who make recommendations regarding land use, natural resource protection and other environmental issues facing our community.  Meetings are held at 7:30 PM in the Municipal Building on the fourth Monday of every month.

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION *

The Washington Township Historic Preservation Commission oversees changes involving existing properties and new construction within three historic districts and several individual sites.  It also acts in an advisory position to any homeowner of an historic property within the township.  Meetings are the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. with work sessions the first Monday of every other month.  Training through state conferences is available.

RECREATION COMMITTEE

The recreation committee is committed to providing a wide range of programs, leisure activities, and facilities to Washington Township residents.  We strive to provide all parks and recreational services that our community requires and desires for the present and future of our ever-expanding and ever-changing community.  Meetings are the first Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

SHADE TREE COMMITTEE

The role of the Shade Tree Committee is to act in an advisory capacity to the Planning Board.  Some of the duties of the Committee are reviewing plats of proposed development projects, recommending shade trees to be planted and replacing dead trees along township streets. It meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m.

*denotes groups with Annual Financial Disclosure Forms required from Members per State Law

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