211 Route 31 North

Washington, NJ  07882

(908) 689-7200

 

 

 

~ Where Preservation Meets Progress ~

Are you a business owner in Washington Township and want to display your business?  Are you looking for businesses in Washington Township?  Check out our new "Businesses in our Community" tab on the left hand side of our home page.  Business owners who wish to display their business information should contact Ann at dptyclerk@washington-twp-warren.org

Please join us for our 9th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Municipal Building/Police Department on Saturday, December 10th at 6:30 pm.  Light refreshments will be provided.  A special guest is scheduled to arrive courtesy of the Washington Township Fire Department.  The Washington Emergency Squad will be accepting unwrapped toys for their Annual Toy Drive.

Please click here to view the Township's Animal Control Officer job description.  Resumes for 2017 should be submitted by 11:00 am on December 14, 2016 per the attachment.

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 2017:  Bond Counsel, Township Attorney, Township Auditor, Special Litigation, Township Engineer, and Township Committee Planner.  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 Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by 11:00 am.  Proposals shall be opened on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 11:00 am.  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.

Click here for free rabies clinics being held in the area.

A Drought Warning has been issued for our area.  Click here to read the DEP News Release.

The Public Works Department will be performing Right-of-Way tree pruning in locations throughout Washington Township.  For concerns or comments, please call the Washington Township Department of Public Works at (908) 689-0812.

The DEP urges motorists to use caution while driving as deer breeding season approaches.  Click here to view their News Release.

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

Corporate Community Day - Trail maintenance is available for those individuals or groups who have a Community Day Program at their workplace.  Please contact Dick Flint at (908) 689-2474 or (908) 246-0795 for more information.

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.

The Warren County Freeholders announce Warren County's new Shuttle Program - 31 RIDE.  This new service provides Warren County residents with transportation to the Clinton Park and Ride.  Beginning Monday, June 6th, residents will have the ability to park their cars at three designated park and ride facilities along Route 31:  Oxford Township's Municipal Building, Washington Township's Municipal Building, and the Family Dollar Store.   Click here for additional information and to view the schedule.

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

Click here to read the Department of Environmental Protection's News Release regarding Wildfires.

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

The Police Department is accepting applications for substitute crossing guards.  If interested, contact Adele or Lieutenant Kaufmann at (908) 689-1630 or stop in to pick up an application.

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 c
ustomers 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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