211 Route 31 North

Washington, NJ  07882

(908) 689-7200

 

 

 

~ Where Preservation Meets Progress ~

The Municipal Offices will be closed on Thursday, December 25th and Friday, December 26th in observance of Christmas.

The Township Committee's 2015 Reorganization Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at 10:00 am at the Township Municipal Building.   Formal action may be taken and Executive Session may be held.

The Washington Emergency Squad is accepting unwrapped toys for their Annual Toy Drive.  Barrels are located inside the Municipal Building for your donations.

Click here for information from the Warren County Department of Public Safety on how to prepare for emergencies caused by severe winter weather.


Snow Emergency Parking - The Township has an ordinance for Storm Emergency Parking which states "WHENEVER SNOW HAS FALLEN AND THE ACCUMULATION IS SUCH THAT IT COVERS THE STREETS OR HIGHWAYS OR THOROUGHFARES, AN EMERGENCY SHALL EXIST AND NO VEHICLE SHALL BE PARKED ON THE STREETS OR HIGHWAYS OF WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP".  See Ordinance 97-13 for complete snow emergency details. 

Please review Ordinance 10-12 - "An Ordinance to Create a New Chapter of the Township Code Regarding Placement of Mailboxes, Basketball Equipment, and Yard Damage by Municipal Equipment During Storm Operations on Township-Owned Rights-of Way".

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 2015:  Bond Counsel, Township Attorney, Township Auditor, Special Litigation, 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 December 9, 2014 at 4:00 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 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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