211 Route 31 North

Washington, NJ  07882

(908) 689-7200

 

 

 

~ Where Preservation Meets Progress ~

Click here to view the December 9, 2020 Land Use Board Meeting agenda.

Please be advised the December 9, 2020 Land Use Board Meeting will be conducted via the Zoom virtual meeting service.  Click Here for more information and the link and Meeting ID needed to participate in the meeting.  If you have any questions, please contact the Board Secretary, Eileen Parks via email at landuseboard@washington-twp-warren.org

Click Here to view the Asbury Farms Urban Renewal, LLC Application Documents including recently submitted documents - Public Hearing date November 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm. (Special Meeting)


Click here
to view a Press Release from New Jersey American Water regarding a Water Main Replacement Project affecting Jackson Parkway, Pohatcong Terrace, Pohatcong Drive, and Valley View Road.  The project is scheduled to begin on or about November 30, 2020.

Township of Washington Mid-Point Review of Affordable Housing Activities
(Posted herein):  Interested parties are invited to  submit comments to the municipality  regarding whether the compliance mechanisms continue to satisfy the municipality’s affordable housing obligations or should be supplemented or revised and/or whether any sites no longer present a realistic opportunity and should be replaced.  Any interested party may also by motion request a hearing before the Superior Court, Warren County regarding these issues. Any comments must be received within 30 days of the November 13, 2020  posting date and any motions must be filed within 30 days of the November 13, 2020  posting date.  Copies of any comments and/or any filed motions must be provided to FSHC and Township Special Affordable Housing Council who’s addresses are provided in the posted report.  Click here to view the report.

Click here for free rabies clinics in the County.

The following applications will be heard at the November 18, 2020 meeting .  Click on the links to view the submitted documents.

Washington Township Fire Department, Inc. - Application and Site Plan Submission

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NOTICE OF SOLICITATION OF PROPOSALS FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES - PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township of Washington is accepting proposals for the provisions of the following professional services to the Township of Washington for 2021:  Bond Counsel, Township Attorney, Township Auditor, and Special Litigation.  All proposals shall be submitted to the Clerk's Office with one pdf file on CD and one original (please do not send electronically) to the attention of Peter H. deBoer,Jr., Township Administrator, by December 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm.  Proposals are being solicited by fair and open process in accordance with NJSA 19:44A-20.4 et. seq.  Copies of the RFP are available from the Clerk's Office by calling (908) 689-7200.

The Washington Rotary Club is exploring ways it may help others experiencing some kind of challenge during the current COVID-19 health challenge. The Club has already applied for and received a food grant that will be delivered to the Washington Food Bank later this month. An additional financial grant has since been applied for, the award amount will be communicated later this month as well, with the maximum amount of $1,000 available. Both grants are the result of funds from the Rotary International Foundation and application by the Rotarians at our Club's District level.  The Club has some funds available and some other resources, with its contacts back through Habitat for Humanity resources.  Please contact Ed Sharpless for additional information and opportunities.  Ed Sharpless, President, Washington Rotary Club, edsharpless05@gmail.com, 860.716.8062


Click here to view initiatives in place to support businesses impacted by COVID-19.  Small business owners can view the following for more information: CARES Act Guidelines, Economic Injury Disaster Loans, and Paycheck Protection Program.

The Washington Township Committee, by recommendation of the Recreation Committee, is accepting funds to add a walking path extension in the northwest section of Meadow Breeze Park.  Click here to see how you can help.

JCP&L customers who experience an outage due to the weather are asked to report it using one of the following methods: 1) Text OUT to 544487; 2) Report online at www.jcp-l.com; 3) Use the JCP&L smart phone app for iPhone and Android; or 4) call 888-LIGHTSS (888-544-4877).  Customers are reminded to steer clear of downed power lines.  Always assume they are live and dangerous.  Downed power lines should be reported immediately to 888-LIGHTSS (888-544-4877) or to your local police or fire department.

The Washington Township Police Department is currently looking to hire part-time substitute Crossing Guards.  If you should be interested, please contact Adele or Lieutenant Kaufmann at (908) 689-1630 or stop in and pick up an application.

Click here to view Generator Safety Tips from JCP&L.

The Center for Addiction Recovery Education & Success (CARES) has the following programs available:  Coffee and Daily Devotion/Reflection, Kids Hour, and Sand Art Family Fun.  Click on each of the links for more information.

Click here to view the Coalition for a Healthy & Safe Community One Table newsletter entitled "Talk Early, Talk Often".

Warren County Department of Public Safety presents Swift 911 - Free Local Emergency Alerts.  Click here for more information.

JCP&L outages can now be reported on Facebook.  Click here to learn how as well as three other reporting options that are available.

JCP&L warns of a scam.  Click here for details.

Help keep our streetlights working by reporting any outages - visit www.firstenergycorp.com or call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877).  Click here for information.

JCP&L outages can now be reported on facebook.  Click here for more information.

Call before you dig.  Click here for more information.

Click here to learn the best ways to reduce your carbon footprint.

JCP&L customers who are without power are encouraged to call 1-888-LIGHTS (1-888-544-4877) to report their outage or click the “Report Outage” link on www.firstenergycorp.com.  Customers should immediately report downed wires to their utility or their local police department.  Customers should never go near a downed power line, even if they think it is no longer carrying electricity.  Extra caution should be used in areas where downed lines are tangled in trees or other debris.

For updated information on the company’s current outages, FirstEnergy’s storm restoration process and tips for staying safe, visit the 24/7 Power Center at www.firstenergycorp.com/outages.

The Warren County Horseshoe Pitchers Club is looking for members.  Click here for more information.

JCP&L would like to make you aware of a long-running nationwide utility scam that is again being reported in New Jersey.  The scam involves a caller posing as an electric company employee threatening to shut off power unless an immediate payment is made using a pre-paid debit card such as a Green Dot card.  JCP&L does not endorse the use of Green Dot cards as a bill payment method.  If a customer receives a call from someone demanding payment of their electric bill by using a Green Dot card, they are being scammed and should report the crime to local authorities.  Although JCP&L representatives sometimes do call customers to remind them that a payment is past due, they explain how a payment can be made using one of the following established payment options:  Direct Debit, Automated Phone Payment (1-866-569-4770), Authorized Payment Location (www.firstenergycorp.com/forms/paymentagencies) or by mail.  Any customer who has doubts about a call from someone claiming to be from JCP&L, especially one demanding immediate payment, should call JCP&L's customer service number at 1-800-662-3115.  For more information, visit www.firstenergycorp.com/paymentoptions.

511NJ is a free phone and web service that consolidates traffic and transportation information into a one-stop resource for commuters and motorists in the Garden State.  511NJ provides up-to-the-minute traffic conditions and it's available seven days a week, 365 days a year. http://www.511nj.org/ShowPage.aspx?pageName=511Overview

The Department of Community Affairs and New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency recognize that many New Jersey families are currently going through or facing foreclosure. The State of New Jersey and the federal government provide a variety of programs to assist homeowners. Information about these programs is free. Visit Foreclosures - First Steps and/or Foreclosures - Fast Facts.

Click Here for information regarding a Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

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