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All Hampton Township Committee & Board meetings will be full virtual through August 2021.

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE   The Hampton Township Committee will hold their regularly scheduled meeting on August 31, 2021, September 28, 2021, October 26, 2021, November 23, 2021, December 28, 2021 in person at the Hampton Township Municipal Building, 1 Rumsey Way, Baleville, NJ 07860, prevailing time 7:00 P.M.  Remote access will be available for the public’s convenience when possible, however, the meeting will commence and continue even in the absence or interruption of remote access for any reason. To access remotely, use the following link or dial-in information: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4919500389, or to access the meeting by phone, dial 929-205-6099 (Meeting ID: 491 950 0389). Formal action may be taken.

The Hampton Township Committee will hold their regularly scheduled meeting on August 31, 2021, September 28, 2021, October 26, 2021, November 23, 2021, December 28, 2021 in person at the Hampton Township Municipal Building, 1 Rumsey Way, Baleville, NJ 07860, prevailing time 7:00 P.M.  Remote access will be available for the public’s convenience when possible, however, the meeting will commence and continue even in the absence or interruption of remote access for any reason. To access remotely, use the following link or dial-in information: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4919500389, or to access the meeting by phone, dial 929-205-6099 (Meeting ID: 491 950 0389). Formal action may be taken.

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT  MEETING CANCELLATION NOTICE- PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Hampton Township Zoning Board of Adjustment cancelled their regularly scheduled remote meeting on Thursday July 1, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. All business will be carried to the next regularly scheduled meeting on August 5, 2021 at 7:00 P.M at the Hampton Township Municipal Building, Baleville, NJ. For convenience, you may access the meeting remotely by using the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/s/82748284205 and use passcode: 001700 or to attend by phone dial: 929-205-6099 and use meeting code: 82748284205; however, if you cannot access the meeting remotely for any reason, the meeting will continue in person. Formal action may be taken. 
 
Hampton Township Board of Health  Meeting  Cancellation Notice- Please take notice that the Hampton Township Board of Health will cancel its regular scheduled meeting of July 20, 2021. All business will be carried to Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The meeting will be held in person at 7:00 PM at the Hampton Township Municipal Building, Baleville, NJ. For convenience, you may access the meeting remotely by using the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83435167277 or to attend the meeting by phone, dial 929 205 6099 (Meeting ID: 834 3516 7277 Passcode: 503409); however, if you cannot access the meeting remotely for any reason, the meeting will continue in person. Formal action may be taken.

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP RECREATION COMMITTEE MEETING CANCELLATION NOTICE: The Hampton Township Recreation Committee will cancel its regularly scheduled meeting of July 21, 2021. All business will be carried to Wednesday, September 15, 2021. The meeting will be held in person at 7:00 PM at the Hampton Township Municipal Building, Baleville, NJ. For convenience, you may access the meeting remotely by using the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88631012039 or to attend the meeting by phone, dial 929 205 6099 (Meeting ID: 886 3101 2039 Passcode: 787385); however, it you cannot access the meeting remotely for any reason, the meeting will continue in person. Formal action may be taken. 

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP PLANNING Board NOTICE OF MEETING CANCELLATION AND MEETING RESCHEDULE-PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Hampton Township Planning Board has cancelled its regularly scheduled remote meeting to be held on Thursday, July 15th, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. via Zoom.  All business is carried to Thursday August 19th, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. The meeting will be held in person at 7:00 PM at the Hampton Township Municipal Building, Baleville, NJ. For convenience, you may access the meeting remotely by using the following link: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81750505083 and use passcode: 199179 or to attend by phone dial: 929-205-6099, use meeting ID: 817 5050 5083; however, if you cannot access the meeting remotely for any reason, the meeting will continue in person. Formal Action May Be Taken.

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Pictured from left to right: Deputy Mayor Tim Dooley, Ms. Betsy Dewey, Karen Hansen (on behalf of Committeeman David Hansen), Mayor Philip Yetter, Committeewoman Eileen Klose and Committeeman Keith Gourlay

Monday - Friday  9:00 a.m. -  4:00 p.m.

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Ms. Betsy Dewey​​
Little Free Library!

Employment Opportunities

Thank you to Retired Librarian Ms. Betsy Dewey, and her family, for generously donating and creating a "Little Free Library" in front of the Hampton Township Municipal Building. 

Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and improves book access by fostering neighborhood book-exchange boxes around the world. The small library boxes number more than 100,000 around the world in over 100 countries! Hampton resident Betsy Dewey purchased and painted the LFL box now located in front of the municipal building. She will be acting as its steward. She and her family initially stocked the library with a variety of books for all ages. You are encouraged to stop by and take whatever catches your eye, then bring books to contribute when you can. Betsy is responsible for the upkeep of the box and will be regularly adding to the collection. 

Recreational Fields


Open or Closed - due to weather

  •  Call 973-383-5508 for recording  



Little Free Library Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission's mobile unit will be open for business at the Sussex County  Technical School, 105 North Church Street, Sparta, NJ from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, August 13, 2021. Registration is required to access the MVC Mobile Unit. You can register by emailing SenOroho@njleg.org. Services provided include renewing or obtaining a duplicate driver license, obtaining a non-driver ID, renewing vehicle registration, and more. See flyer below for additional information on services offered.

Municipal Taxes did not increase in 2021.​










Hampton Township Committee Food Drive​











​​The Hampton Township Committee held their second food drive to benefit local families in April. The image above is from Benny's Bodega stating: "We are proud to say we live in Hampton Township!!!!
Look at this amazing haul that was delivered to us yesterday raised by our amazing town!!!!! This is the definition of people helping people, what an awesome site!!!!!
Kevin and John who delivered this load were incredible, it was a pleasure to meet them and to thank them personally!!!
It takes a village, and we have THE BEST one around!!!!!"

Hampton Township Welcomes USMC Sergeant Aaron Alonso!

To view the Tunnel to Towers Foundation Home Dedication Ceremony that took place on Thursday, May 27th, please click here. 

To view the NJ Herald article, please click here.

Tunnel to Towers Home Dedication Ceremony













Mayor Tim Dooley welcoming Sargent Aaron Alonso to

Hampton Township and expressing his appreciation to the volunteers who helped with the project.













Tunnels to Towers CEO Frank Siller.













​​The Hampton Township Committee in attendance at the

Home Dedication Ceremony: Mayor Tim Dooley, Committeeman Keith Gourlay, Committeeman David Hansen, Committeewoman Eileen Klose and Deputy Mayor Philip Yetter.














The Hampton Township Community lending their support.​​

Fireworks Fire & Injury Facts






































​Message From the Township Committee:
At the last Township Committee meeting, the 2021 Budget was introduced. The Township is unable to control the spending in Trenton, we are unable to control the spending in Sussex County, but we were able to control the spending in Hampton Township. As a result, we as your Township Committee are proud to report that even with the state cutting funding to our schools, the 2021 Hampton Township Municipal portion of the budget reduces property taxes and at the same time,  increases the annual donation to Hampton Township Fire & Rescue by $25,000 for the safety & well-being of our residents!​​

Info from New Jersey Department of Agriculture.
Do not plant seeds.  Take picture and send to AG and USDA
https://www.nj.gov/agriculture/news/hottopics/topics200727.html​​

  • ​​Just a reminder, dog licenses are due by February 10, 2021. After which a $5 per month per dog late fee will be assessed and risk of being summonsed by the Animal Control Officer. Please license your dogs.


  • Free Radon Test Kits are now available at the Hampton Township Municipal Office to residents. First come first serve for limited supply. Radon is a serious health risk. It is the second leading cause of lung cancer & the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. But because radon is invisible & odorless it is easy to ignore this potential hazard in our own homes. Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs naturally when uranium & radium break down in the soil & in rock formations. Radon gas moves up through the soil and finds its way into homes through cracks in the foundation & openings around pumps, pipes & drains. Radon is measured in picoCuries per liter of air. The average U.S. indoor level is 1.3 pCi/L. At 4 pCi/L, the risk of lung cancer from radon is greater than the risk from fire or other home accidents. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency & the DEP recommend that action be taken to reduce radon levels if the level in the home is greater than or equal to 4pCi/L. For more information on radon, please contact the DEP Radon Program at 800-648-0394 or visit www.njradon.org To view Hampton Township's Proclamation on Radon Action Month, please click here.



  

  • Are you experiencing homelessness and need child care? You may be eligible for up to six months of child care assistance while you complete your application. Call 1-800-332-9227 to get connected to your local child care resource and referral agency or visit www.childcarenj.gov for information. 

 

 

  • There has been a major issue with recycling in bags or mixed with trash at the dump site in Andover. Please review the link below for recycling education and why there should not be plastic bags with recycling. www.RORR.com/no-plastic-bags

 

 

  • The Board of Elections is looking for poll workers.  Interested people can call 973-579-0950 x 1591 with questions.

 

  • The Hampton Township Seniors are looking for members who are interested in participating in a variety of Recreational activities. Ages 55 and up to join. They Seniors meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Questions or if you are interested please call 973-383-5570. 

 

  • Have a power outage? JCP&L has a communications tool to be able to receive outage information and restoration times via email or text message. To get started please click here for the link- https://www.firstenergycorp.com/help/communication_tools.html  and follow the instructions on their website. You may also report an outage to them this way.

  • Clean Communities, Litter and You! Clean Communities is a statewide litter abatement program established by the Clean Communities Act of 1986. Litter is a destructive force on our landscape; it is costly to clean up; impacts our quality of life and eventually ends up in our waterways. Why not become part of the solution and earn money for your non-profit civic, athletic, scout or youth group? Organize a road cleanup and receive a "mini-grant" based on number of participants, amount of trash and recyclables collected and distance of road cleaned. Hampton Township provides log sheets for collection statistics, gloves, safety vests, grabbers and trash bags. For more details call  973-383-1041.

 

  • New Jersey Board of Public Utilities' Clean Energy Program: Receive tax-free money to make energy related improvements for: NJ Reisdents, Businesses & Government. Eliminate drafts during the winter, lower utility bills or operating costs, and improve the comfort of your indoor space. Call (866) NJSMART Email: info@njcleanenergy.com or visit: www.NJCleanEnergy.com/TIPS
  • Hampton Township Recreation Committee Facebook 

    www.facebook.com/HamptonRecreationCommittee  Like and Share
  • ​Power Outage?  JCP&L now offers a way to view or report

    On Website  & App For Smart Phones 
  • FEMA Intergovernmental Affairs Advisory: 

    National flood insurance program & implementation of the homeowner flood insurance affordability act & the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act. To view the article
  • Hampton Township Fire & Rescue:

    Members needed for Fire & EMS.  Free Training! For more information please call  973-940-7322 and leave a message.

 

  • SCUMA-www.scmua.org - Televisions, computers, monitors, & portable laptop computers need to be brought to the SCMUA center;  as of January 1st 2011, Waste Management is prohibited from picking them up.
  • Just a reminder, the current contract with Waste Management states that garbage can be picked up as early as 6 a.m.  Please have your garbage out by at least 6 a.m. on garbage day only.
  • Have household batteries to dispose of? Click here to SCMUA's guide to proper household battery management.
  • Don’t forget your old phone books are recyclable!  

 


This is the first in a series featuring individuals making a difference in improving water quality in the Highlands and Ridge & Valley regions of New Jersey. Twelve environmental and conservation organizations are working together to protect the quality of drinking water in northwestern NJ, part of the 4-state Delaware River Watershed Initiative.

       In the early 1700’s the forest teemed with wildlife. Wolves, bear, deer, bobcat, turkeys, and rich variety of small game shared this bountiful land with the Leni Lenape Indians. Settlers had yet to discover the beauty and the serenity of what was to become modern day Hampton Township. 
       On March 10, 1864, the State Legislature officially established the Township of Hampton, New Jersey. The small villages of Baleville and Washingtonville were no longer under the wing of the Town of Newton but became the community centers of the newly established township. The gristmills, country stores, and schools had sprung up as the population had increased and bound the inhabitants together and helped them to endure and prosper in this remote corner of the state. 
       Now, at the turn of the millennium, the Indians and wolves are but a memory. However, the scenic charm that attracted those early settlers still work its magic today. Over the years farms have replaced forests, and dams fill valleys with lakes where streams once wound their way down to the Delaware. Three centuries of growth and change have transformed Hampton Township from a wilderness into a thriving community, with a modern commercial corridor surrounded by rural neighborhoods that remain a haven for residents and tourists alike.

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