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Please take notice that the Work Meeting of the Hope Township Committee schedule for Wednesday January 24, 2018 has been cancelled and rescheduled for Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 7:00PM. All meetings are held at the Municipal Building, 407 Hope Great Meadows Road, Hope, NJ 07844.
Judith M. Fisher, RMC
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION MEETING SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018 IS POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER. THE AGENDA WILL CARRY TO THE MEETING BEING RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY JANUARY 23, 2017 AT 7 PM AT WHICH TIME REORGANIZATION AND ALL BUSINESS PERTAINING TO IT WILL TAKE PLACE. OFFICIAL ACTION MAY BE TAKEN. THE MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING THAT EVENING.
Hope Township 2018-2019 Pre-school and Kindergarten Registration is currently being held. If your child will be 3 or 4 years old on or before October 1, 2018 and is toilet trained and you are interested in the Preschool Program, please phone the Hope Township School by February 26, 2018. They are accepting up to 15 requests for this program. For the Kindergarten registration, your child needs to be 5 years of age on or before October 1, 2018. Please phone 908-459-4242 x 221.
Please click here for paper shredding events coming up in 2018.
Are you interested in CERT training and being prepared to help in case of an emergency? Please click here for a class schedule list. Classes being conducted in Blairstown at athe Municipal Building unless otherwise noted.
Please check out new information on Stormwater Pollution and how YOU can help to protect our Earth's vital resource. You can find information and a link to NJDEP-Division of Water Quality under the "Boards and Committees" tab by clicking on "Green Team" on the Environmental Commission drop-down menu. Please take responsiblity in helping to preserve a resource we cannot live without!
Mayor McDonough made the annual trek down to Washington D.C. with the Hope Elementary School Class of 2017 students this week. Here are some of the pictures from their trip to the White House! We hope you are all enjoying yourselves!!!
Great News!!! The Hope Environmental Commission has received a $10,000 grant through Sustainable Jersey with the help of the Land Conservancy in order to update the ERI. Please click here to read the entire press release. Congratulations to the Enviromental Commission, especially Ellen Benoit who was instrumental in her efforts in working with the Land Conservancy, in obtaining this grant to update our ERI and preserve our precious and environmentally sensitive lands here in Hope Township.
THE HOPE TOWNSHIP BUILDING DEPARTMENT IS NOW WITH THE NJ DEPT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS AS OF 4/24/2017. FOR PERMITS AND INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT HOPE TOWNSHIP TUESDAY AFTERNOONS FROM 1:30 PM - 4 PM AT 908-459-5011 X 4. FOR INSPECTIONS PLEASE CALL 908-713-0722.
N.J. State Trooper of the Year James "Bucky" Agens - Please Click Here to Read the Article
Hope Township Residents - Please be sure to visit the "Links" tab for any miscellaenous information you may be looking for. New to the "Links" tab are how to report a power outage to JCP&L via Facebook and important information about safety around downed wires. Check from time-to-time for any added links! Also, please click on the "Boards and Committees" tab and then ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION to find an informative flyer on the 2017 Green Fair.
NEW MUNICIPAL CLERK/ NEW OFFICE HOURS - Beginning Monday, July 25, 2016, Hope Township will have a new Municipal Clerk, Judy Fisher. Mrs. Fisher has been the part-time Municipal Clerk of Hardwick Township for 35+ years. Her office hours in Hope Township will be Monday & Friday from 9:30 AM to 4 PM and Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday from 2:30 to 4 PM. Please give her a warm welcome!
NEW DEPUTY CLERK/OFFICE HOURS - Beginning Monday, August 1, 2016 Hope Township will have a new Deputy Clerk, Robin Keggan. Ms. Keggan has been a Hope resident for the past 20+ years and most recently worked for a Land Use Board attorney in the Belvidere area. Her office hours are Monday and Friday 8 AM to 12 PM and Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 8:30 AM to 4 PM (lunch hour from 9:15-10:15).