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The Hampton Township Municipal Office will be open to the public on October 1, 2020 from the hours of 9:00am-3:45pm. During 3:45-4pm the staff will be sanitizing the building.
Notice of Aerial Mosquito Larviciding- Office of Mosquito Control
The Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control has scheduled an aerial application May 7, 2019 – May 9, 2021 between the hours of 5 AM and 8 PM.
The Office will be using the product Vectoprime FG EPA Reg # 73049-501 with an active ingredient of BTI (Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis) and (S)-methoprene for the control of larval (immature, Aquatic state) mosquitoes.
Areas to be treated are uninhabited, wetland areas located in the following MUNICIPALITIES: Vernon Township, Wantage Township, Hardyston Township, Sussex Borough, Borough of Hopatcong, Town of Newton, Hampton Township, Andover Township and Lafayette Township.
You may see a plane flying over residential areas; however no applications of this product are made over residential neighborhoods. The pilot is simply positioning the plane to approach the wetlands that will be treated.
NOTE!!!! THIS IS NOT A LIQUID OR AEROSOL SPRAY.
Nor is it directed at adult mosquitoes.
This application is to reduce future adult mosquito populations by targeting the aquatic larval stage of the mosquito development.
Please contact the Office of Mosquito Control at 973-940-5225 from 8AM - 4:30PM, Monday through Friday, if you have any questions.
To anyone who may reference or repost, please be as accurate as possible or refer them to our website at: www.sussex.nj.us/mosquito
Pet Supply Donation Drive for Father John's Animal House- Sponsored by GS Troop 96598. Please place items inside bins at the Hampton Township Municipal Office. The items will be collected & presented to Father John's Animal House with their final project of a permanent collection box. Items needed: Toys for cats/dogs, Food for cats/dogs, Cat litter, Litter boxes/scoopers, Flea, tick & heartworm treatments, Office supplies, Cleaning supplies, Laundry Supplies.
Sussex/Warren Code Enforcement Officials Invites you to a code workshop for contractors! Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 8:00 - 12:00 at Franklin Boro Fireman's Pavilion, Parker Street, Franklin, NJ. Registration begins @ 7:30. $25 Per Person. Topics include: HVAC: Required submittals for New & Existing Buildings, Pool Installations: Building Electric Plumbing Fire. Refreshments will be provided. Questions? Contact: Gregchontow@msn.com Your donation will help fund scholarships & industrial arts education programs at the Sussex County Technical School. Please click here for the Registration Form.
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!
All Hampton Township Committee & Board meetings will be full virtual through June 2021.
HAMPTON TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE REMOTE MEETING NOTICE: PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Hampton Township Committee will have their regularly scheduled remote Township Committee Meeting on April 27, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. To attend use the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4919500389 or to attend the meeting by phone, dial 929 205 6099 (Meeting ID: 491 950 0389).
HAMPTON TOWNSHIP BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT MEETING NOTICE- The May 6, 2021 Meeting has been cancelled, all business will be moved to the June 3, 2021 meeting. In response to Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No. 196, the Hampton Township Board of Adjustment will hold their meeting remotely on June 3, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. To attend the meeting use the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82748284205 or to attend the meeting by phone, dial 929-205-6099 (Meeting ID: 827 4828 4205 Passcode: 001700). Formal action may be taken.
Hampton Township Board of Health Meeting Notice- Due to recent social distancing in response to Covid-19, the Hampton Township Board of Health will hold their meeting remotely on May 18th, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. To attend the meeting use 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) Formal action may be taken.
HAMPTON TOWNSHIP RECREATION COMMITTEE REMOTE MEETING NOTICE: Due to recent social distancing in response to Covid-19, the Hampton Township Recreation Committee will hold their meeting remotely on May 19, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. To attend the meeting use 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) Formal action may be taken.
Hampton Township Planning Board Meeting Notice- In response to Governor Murphy's Executive Order No. 196, the Hampton Township Planning Board will hold their meeting remotely on May 20, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. To attend the meeting use the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81750505083 or attend the meeting by phone, dial 929 205 6099 (Meeting ID: 817 5050 5083 Passcode: 199179) Formal action may be taken.
The Draft Sussex County Hazard Mitigation Plan is available for public review. This plan will be available for public review through May 7, 2021. Please use the online form to submit your plan review comments to the County. There is no limit to the number of comments you may submit; however, multiple comments need to be submitted individually using this online form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SussexDraft. We thank you in advance for your engagement in this planning process. For any questions, please contact Robert Haffner, Director (973-579-0380). Please click the following link to view the plan: https://www.sussex.nj.us/cn/webpage.cfm?TID=7&TPID=17552%20)
National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes the importance of communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect and promotes the well-being of all children.
With your support, Ginnie’s House Children’s Advocacy Center will continue to be a haven for hope, healing, and justice for victims of child abuse and neglect in Sussex County. Please click here for the Pinwheels for Prevention flyer.
COVID-10 Vaccine-The website to pre-register for the vaccine is now live. Please visit https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/
The general public can now pre-register, and this will allow your residents to input their personal, contact, health insurance, and demographic information. It will also allow for individuals to schedule an appointment for those who are immediately eligible based on screening questions.
Info from New Jersey Department of Agriculture.
Do not plant seeds. Take picture and send to AG and USDA
Information on unsolicited seeds from China
We have been receiving reports of people receiving seeds in the mail from China that they did not order. Sometimes the seeds are sent in packages stating that the contents are jewelry. Unsolicited seeds could be invasive, introduce diseases to local plants, or be harmful to livestock.
Here's what to do if you receive unsolicited seeds from another country:
DO NOT plant them and if they are in sealed packaging don't open the sealed package.
Take a photo of the package and seeds and send the photos to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture to email@example.com and USDA SITC at SITC.Mail@aphis.usda.gov
This is known as agricultural smuggling. Report it to the USDA! Maintain the seeds and packaging and send to the USDA Office located at 1500 Lower Rd, Linden NJ 07036 for evidence.
If individuals are aware of the potential smuggling of prohibited exotic fruits, vegetables, or meat products into or through the USA, they can help APHIS by contacting the confidential Anti-smuggling Hotline number at 800-877-3835 or by sending an Email to SITC.Mail@aphis.usda.gov. The USDA will make every attempt to protect the confidentiality of any information sources during an investigation within the extent of the law.
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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.
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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The Hampton Township Committee recently adopted a resolution denouncing hate crimes. Unfortunately, the Committee was made aware that another incident of hate has been perpetrated in our community. The Hampton Township Committee stands firm in the belief that these types of incidents do not reflect the values of the citizens of Hampton Township, and strongly condemns these actions. The Hampton Township Committee celebrates diversity in the community and promotes the coexistence of all of its residents, and believes that a harmonious community depends on the willingness of its residents to practice mutual respect, decency and restraint. The Hampton Township Committee strives to ensure the safety of all of its residents against violence and aggression and denounces the hateful expression of religious or political intolerance against others. The Committee is saddened to learn of these events and is hopeful that through cooperation of multiple agencies that resolve can be accomplished and for peace to follow.
Community/Senior Center Meetings
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.
Ms. Betsy Dewey
Little Free Library!
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. If you have any questions or concerns, you can reach her by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Little Free Library Ribbon Cutting Ceremony