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ROBERT BOWDEN, TOWNSHIP ADMINISTRATOR/MUNICIPAL CLERK, ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

During the December 10, 2014 Township Committee Meeting,  Robert Bowden, Township Administrator and Municipal Clerk, announced his retirement, effective May 1, 2015, bringing to a close his 37 year career of public service,  25 of which were in the Township of Colts Neck.

Mr. Bowden commented, ” . . . Here in Colts Neck, it has always been my privilege to work for one of the premier communities in all New Jersey, with exceptional elected officials, exceptional employees and the best residents anywhere to be found.  For this privilege, I have always been and will always be grateful. . .”

Please click on the following link to view Mr. Bowden’s remarks in full:  Retirement Announcement

 

In preparation for Mr. Bowden’s retirement, the Township is seeking applications from qualified candidates.

Please click on the following link to view the job opportunity announcement:    Administrator Clerk Announcement

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2015 RECYCLING NEWSLETTER

The 2015 Recycling Newsletter will be in your mailboxes shortly.

For a preview of the collection dates for 2015, please click on the link below:

2015 Recycling Newsletter

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“DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER” CAMPAIGN BEGINS DECEMBER 5, 2014

Beginning December 5, 2014, Law Enforcement officials from Colts Neck Township will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the  holiday season “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” State-wide campaign.    Local and State law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints looking for motorists who may be driving while intoxicated.

This program continues through January 2, 2015.

Mayor’s Proclamation

Please click on following link for additional information:  Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign

 

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TAX PAYMENT INFORMATION

Please note:   Governor Christie has delayed funding the Homestead Benefit Program, which was reported in newspapers and on local television stations earlier this year.  Funding is anticipated in May 2015, and once received, new tax bills will be issued and mailed to all property owners.  If the Homestead Benefit Program is further delayed by the Governor, the credit would be reflected in next year’s regular tax mailing sent out the first week of July.

The 4th Quarter 2014 tax payment was due November 1, 2014.  The 4th quarter’s grace period ends 4:30 p.m. on Monday, November 10, 2014.

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.

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SHOP COLTS NECK MERCHANTS FOR THE BEST OF NEW JERSEY AT YOUR DOORSTEP

The merchants of the Colts Neck Township Business District are here to assist you by providing a wide variety of products and services.

Stop by or call your local merchants for a fine blend of service, hospitality and unique items and services, all within a few miles from home.

Business Directory

Colts Neck Business Association

As part of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ program, the following us an interactive Hyper Local Holiday Shopping Directory of vendors who make products here in Monmouth County:

http://co.monmouth.nj.us/documents/12%5C2013HyperLocalShoppingDirectory%282%29.pdf

 

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DEER – MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION

With the fall season and shortening daylight hours comes heightened deer activity.

Motorists are urged to have a heightened awareness in anticipation of deer throughout the Township.

Travel the speed limit, leave stopping space between you and the next vehicle, and be ready to respond to unanticipated deer on the roadway.

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