Washington Township

211 Route 31 North

Washington, NJ  07882

(908) 689-7200

 

 

 


The Township Committee has scheduled a Special Meeting on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 9:00 am in the Municipal Building to discuss a personnel issue.  Other matters may come before the Committee.  Executive Session will be held.  Formal action may be taken.

NOTICE OF INVITATION TO BID - Click here for information and instructions to bid on the proposal for a Farmland Lease Agreement and Farmland Maintenance Manager for the Pleasant Valley Tract.  Related bid documents can be obtained by calling the Township Clerk's Office at (908) 689-7200.  Bids are due no later than 1:00 pm on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. 

Click here to view free rabies clinics in the area.

NOTICE OF SOLICITATION OF PROPOSALS FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES - PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township of Washington in accepting proposals for the provisions of the following professional services to the Township of Washington for 2022:  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, 2021 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 by Clerk's Office by calling (908) 689-7200.

The Small Business Administration announced loans are available to small businesses and small agricultural cooperatives due to the rain we received August 21 - September 2, 2021.  Click here to view the Press Release.

New Jersey Department of Transportation announced the start of a road improvement project requiring lane closures on Route 31 in Washington, Mansfield, Oxford, and White Townships.  Work will begin Thursday, July 1, 2021 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday.  The project is anticipated to be complete by Fall 2022.  Click here for more information.

LAND USE BOARD

Click here to view the December 8, 2021 Land Use Board Meeting agenda.

Please be advised the December 8, 2021 Land Use Board Meeting will be held in-person in the meeting room at the Municipal Building.  Click here for more information.  If you have any questions, please contact the Board Secretary, Eileen Parks via email at landuseboard@washington-twp-warren.org

Click the link to view: Meissner Application (added 11/24/21)

Click the link to view:  Washington Solar Farm II, LLC (added 10/6/21)

Click the link to view:  LaBrie Application (added 9/13/21)

Click the link to view:  Asbury Farms Area 2 Amended Site Plan (added 9/1/21)

Asbury Farms Urban Renewal, LLC - Redevelopment Area 4.  Click here for submitted files.  This application is scheduled for a public hearing on July 28, 2021 at 7:30 pm at the municipal building. (updated 7/19/21)

Christie & Associates, LLC - Christie Application, Christie Application Part 2.  Public Hearing is scheduled virtually for June 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm.  

Additional Documents for Christie & Associates, LLC - Permit Drawings; Current Land Use; Current Zoning; Zoning Chart (added 6/9/21)

Click the links to view application and survey documents for Kwenyan Professional Health Care Services, LLC.  This will be on the April 28, 2021 meeting agenda for public hearing.  Application; Application 1 of 4; Application 2 of 4; Application 3 of 4; Application 4 of 4; Architect Elevations

Kwenyan Plan Set (added 4/16/21)

Click the links to view application and survey documents for LaBrie, Douglas.  This will be on the March 31, 2021 meeting agenda for public hearing.

Click Here to view the Asbury Farms Urban Renewal, LLC - Area 2 Application Documents including recently submitted documents - Public hearing will be continued on March 10, 2021.

The following application, JZRJ Properties, LLC is scheduled for the continuation of a public hearing on March 31, 2021 at 7:30 pm.  Click on the links to view the submitted documents.

JZRJ Properties, LLC - Temp00531, Temp00532, Temp00533, Temp 00535, Temp00536, Temp00537, Temp00538, Temp00539, Temp00540 (added 2/12/21)

JZRJ Properties, LLC - Temp 00461, Temp 00462, Temp 00463, Temp 00464, Temp 00465, Temp 00466, Temp 00467, Temp 00468, Temp 00469 (added 1/15/21)

JZRJ Properties, LLC Stormwater Management Report (added 12/7/20)

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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 GuidelinesEconomic Injury Disaster Loans, and Paycheck Protection Program.

Click here to view the Township's Social Media Policy.

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; 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 Healthy & Safe Communities One Table newsletter entitled "Talk Early, Talk Often.

Special Update on Non-Acceptable Recycling Items - We can no longer accept CRT Monitors & TV's.  Click Here for more information.  Click here for information regarding SustainAbilities Electronics Recycling which includes CRT Monitors & TV's.

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.

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.

Visiting Homemaker Service is looking for volunteers for their Meals at Home Program.  Click here for more information.

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

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.

The Recreation Commission is looking for volunteers to provide periodic maintenance for hiking trails on Township passive recreation properties.  Dependable maintenance is needed several times each year.  This work is not difficult and experience is not required.  Training and support will be provided.  If interested, please contact Dick Flint at (908) 689-2474 for further information.

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).