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ROAD CLOSURE – AUGUST 26-28, 2015 – SWIMMING RIVER ROAD/NORMANDY ROAD RR CROSSING

The Navy is scheduled to close the railroad crossing on Swimming River Road and Normandy Road 8/26-28, 2015 for repairs. They are completely removing the crossing deck so it will be impassable during the closure.

Please plan alternate routes.

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RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO CONSERVE WATER

During this period of drought-type weather and high temperatures, all residents are urged to conserve water to conserve water from the private wells serving the Township.  For ways to conserve, please click on the following link:

WATER CONSERVATION TIPS

Overuse of wells could lead to the need to lower the pump, replace the pump with a stronger one to pull water from deeper in the ground, or replace the well because it has been damaged.

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COLTS NECK LIBRARY CLOSED – AUGUST 29 – SEPTEMBER 7, 2015

The Colts Neck Library is having carpet installed and will be closed to the public starting Saturday, August 29, 2015 through Monday, September 7, 2015.  Both the upper floor Library and the lower floor meeting rooms are not available for use by the public during the renovation.

The Library will return to its regular operating hours on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.

The Colts Neck Friends of the Library are fundraising for this much needed carpeting.  For additional information on this community initiative, please click on the following link:

Friends of the Library Carpet Fundraiser

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TAX PAYMENT INFORMATION

The 2015/2016 Tax Rate was finalized and is as follows:

2015 General Tax Rate Certification

Third quarter 2015 taxes were due August 1, 2015, and payments must be processed by the close of business August 10, 2015 to avoid late penalties retroactive to August 1, 2015.

“State Statute N.J.S.A. 54:4-64.3) The validity of any tax or assessment, or the time at which it shall be payable, shall not be affected by the failure of a taxpayer to receive a tax bill, but every taxpayer is put on notice to ascertain from the proper official of the taxing district the amount which may be due for taxes or assessments against him or his property.”

Please contact the Township’s Tax Collector’s Office, 732-462-5470, prompt #2, with any tax payment questions.

The Township taxpayer now has several options for tax payment. For Tax Payment options, click here.

After hours payments (checks only) may be left in the drop box at Town Hall.

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JCP&L ON-LINE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION UPDATES

For the latest in JCP&L emergency notification system updates, click on the following link:

JCPL Emergency Notification System Updates

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BRUSH COLLECTION COMPLETED

Effective June 30, 2015, the spring 2015 brush collection is completed.

Brush collection resumes in September 2015, as per the following schedule:

2015 Brush Collection Schedule

Property owners must remove all brush currently placed in the street or on the right of way or in sight from the curb immediately – written warnings and summons will be issued.

 

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