News & Announcements for Wednesday May 4, 2016

Today

Veterans Rally Point Information:

Pavers can now be ordered indefinitely: The Veterans' Committee is once again working on an incredible project for Lopatcong Park, called the Veterans' Rally Point.  This project includes a open pavilion and large concrete pad for concerts, performances and community functions.  In addition, they are creating a brick walkway in the vicinity of the Veterans' Memorial.  Please help the committee raise funds for these endeavors by purchasing an engraved brick for the pathway.  See the flyer for more information. 

We will once again be creating a Field of Flags for the Memorial Day Ceremony and Veterans Rally Point Dedication Ceremony on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1pm at the Lopatcong Park.  Please fill out the flyer and mail with payment to:

Sarah Lutz at 4 Raliegh Court, Phillipsburg NJ 08865

Thank you in advance for your support! 


 

Township is looking for volunteers for the following Boards:

 

Rent Leveling Board

Shade Tree Commission

 

If you have any questions or need further information on these positions, please contact Mayor McKay at 908-859-3355, Ext. 225.


The LAA has an opening on its Board of Directors.  They are currently looking for a Wrestling Director.  If you are interested, please fill out our Volunteer Form and send it to LAA President Lutz at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 


The 2015 Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Tax Freeze) eligibility requirements have been published.  Please see the flyer for the requirements. If you have any questions, please contact our Tax Collector at 908-859-3355 x230.   


NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign “Walk for Wellness” scheduled for Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:00 am at the Phillipsburg Mall and subsequent activities are cancelled. 


Dog licenses are now overdue.  A $2.00 fee will be assessed for every month payment is late.  In June 2016, the animal control officer will begin issuing summons. If you have any questions, please contact Phyllis Coleman at 908-859-3355 x224.


Please see our flyer for the Walk for Wellness Wednesdays being sponsored by the Mayor's Wellness Committee. 


The Mayor’s Wellness Committee “MWC” seeks to Create a Healthier Community – Today, Tomorrow, Together!   The MWC is comprised of Township officials, medical professionals, residents, and representatives of the business community.  There are six members who have volunteered to form up this great new committee.   Join them now!   Interested - send Mayor an e-mail at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  to express interest.   The MWC is just beginning to plan this year’s activities.   Make new friends, give back and get involved!        


Please note that you can now drop off your tax and sewer payments at the Hillcrest Branch of the PNC located at 755 Memorial Parkway, Phillipsburg NJ. We are also still accepting them at town hall. Any questions, please contact the Tax Collector at 908-859-3355 x230.   


Make sure to CALL BEFORE YOU DIG! Before starting a project, please call NJ ONE CALL, 1-800-272-1000 or 811. See their website for more information.


There is an Unserviceable Flag box in the lobby at the Municipal building if you would like to drop off your unservicable flag.


Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) always monitors conditions associated with seasonal storms and is prepared to respond should outages occur.  


Customers who are without power are encouraged to call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) to report their outage or click the “Report Outage” link on 
www.firstenergycorp.com.  In the event of severe weather, customers should immediately report downed wires to their utility or their local police or fire 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.  


To improve communication in the township, we have created several email lists to which you can subscribe.  We have created the following lists:

Tax Collector's Department 

Sewer Collector's Department

Dog Licenses

Community Events

We will use these lists to send you any relevant information on the selected topic.  Sign up now! We look forward to keeping in touch.  If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


If you have a pool that has been approved through our building department, you may be eligible for the Swimming Pool Credit:

http://www.lopatcongtwp.com/docs/swimmingpoolcredit.pdf

 


If you are a veteran or a surviving spouse/civil union or domestic partner of a veteran or serviceperson, you may be eligible for a Veteran's Property Tax Deduction. Please see the state's Veteran Form to apply. 


The Warren County Department of Public Safety provides the public with a way to receive Emergency notifications via home or work telephone, cell phone, or cell phone SMS text messages. Emergency messages may include evacuation and sheltering information, missing persons notifications, mosquito treatment announcements and other serious emergencies or dangerous conditions. This system will NOT be used for non-emergency purposes such as campaign messages or recreational event announcements.  To sign up, please visit their page and register your desired numbers.

http://www.wcpublicsafety.com/rapidnotify

Nixle is also used by the State of NJ for various alerts.  

https://local.nixle.com/register/


If you are in need of a Landlord Registration Statement, it has been added to our website, on the menu on the left.   


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North Warren

497 Route 94
Columbia, NJ  
908-496-4001

Hackettstown

Senior Center
293 Main St.
Hackettstown, NJ
908-850-5438

Faith Discovery Church

33 Brass Castle Rd.
Washington, NJ
908-689-0650