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Please take notice that the Work Meeting of the Hope Township Committee schedule for Wednesday November 22, 2017 has been cancelled. The Committee’s next scheduled meeting is Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:00PM. All meetings are held at the Municipal Building, 407 Hope Great Meadows Road, Hope, NJ 07844.
Judith M. Fisher, RMC
The 40th Annual Hope Christmas Craft Market is upon us! Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3, 2017 and come out and get into the holiday spirit! Free shuttles from the parking area, Grange, School, Community Center, Fire House, St. John's Church and Distillery. 200 Plus artisans offering an array of handcrafted items. For further information, please phone 908-459-4600, visit us on Facebook (search Hope Christmas Craft Market) or click on the events tab above for Craft Market info. Happy Holidays!!!!!!!!
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).