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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony 2020

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and corresponding executive orders from Governor Murphy, the American Legion Memorial Day Parade, held annually has been canceled; however, a remembrance ceremony will take place.

This year, a remembrance ceremony will be held at 9:30 AM on Monday, May 25, 2020.  The ceremony will be live streamed through the Township’s Parks and Recreation Department’s Facebook page, available through the following lin...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 20, 2020

COVID-19 Advisory - 5/20/2020: Update on Executive Orders Recently Issued by Gov. Murphy

Over the past several days, Gov. Murphy issued a number of executive orders impacting construction, retail businesses, car gatherings, beaches & boardwalks, the primary election & other recreational facilities. See below for more details.

As new infection and hospitalization rates associated with the COVID-19 outbreak in NJ continue to decline, Governor Murphy has issued a series of Executive Orders over the course of the last week that have begun to permit activities that had been restric...

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Health
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statistical Information

Information on the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the Township of Pequannock, County of Morris and State of New Jersey is available through the County of Morris and State of New Jersey.

The Morris County Office of Health Management’s information page on COVID-19 includes a report on the number of cases, by municipality, in the County of Morris.

The State of New Jersey, Department of Health COVID-...

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Health
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Gov. Murphy Issues Executive Order - 133 Reopening State Parks & Golf Course

On April 30, 2020 Gov. Murphy issued EO-133 Reopening State Parks and Golf Courses and restoring County authority over County Parks. All Township of Pequannock Parks are now open, with restrictions, e.g. playground equipment, etc. remain closed.

As of May 2, 2020, Executive Order No. 133 provides for the reopening of State Parks and Golf Courses and restores authority to Counties to determine whether county park will be open or closed.

Within the Township of Pequannock, all parks remain open for p...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Take Control of the Things You Can – Strategies to Improve Your Health & Stand Strong

The Township of Pequannock Health Department, through a COVID-19 Advisory, provides great information on the things you can control and help your chances of standing strong in the face of COVID-19.

One of the most challenging aspects of Coronavirus COVID-19 is the amount of information that we do not know about it and how much of this crisis is beyond our control. We all appreciate the ability to control our destiny and it is important to remember t...

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Health
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Taxes Due May 1, 2020, With A Grace Period Until May 11, 2020

Gov. Murphy issued EO 130 on April 28, 2020, providing an option for towns to extend the grace period for taxes to be paid from May 11 to June 1. In the Township of Pequannock, taxes remain due on May 1, with a grace period ending on May 11, 2020.

The Township of Pequannock is responsible for the collection of all property taxes, including those that are paid to the Library, County of Morris and Pequannock Township School District.  Unfortunately, delaying payments to the Township could cr...

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Finance
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Garbage & Recycling Collection - COVID-19 Update

Garbage & Recycling collection schedules remain unchanged. There has been a significant increase in the volume of material being placed at the curb, potentially due to people staying home. This may result in a delay but material will likely be collected.

Through observation and discussions with the Township’s collection contractors, the amount of material being put out for garbage/solid waste, recycling and vegetative waste collection has increased dramatically.  In addition to people b...

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Administration
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Coping with COVID-19 - Mental Health Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic is likely beginning to impact the mental health of many citizens. These impacts may deepen as this crisis continues. To work to improve public health outcomes, the Health Department is sharing the following message and resources.

As we are all well aware, the people of the United States are now experiencing a historic and global pandemic that has created a quickly developing and devastating public health and economic crisis. The New York/New Jersey metropolitan area has been hit p...

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Health
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Morris County Office of Health Management Provides Information on the Number of Cases of COVID-19

The Morris County Office of Health Management's information page on COVID-19 has been updated to include a report on the number of cases, by municipality, in the County of Morris.

Morris County Office of Health Management - 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19) Website

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Health
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Opening Up America Again - President Trump's 3 Phase Plan

On March 16, 2020, President Trump released guidelines based on the advice of public health experts for state and local officials, detailed within a three phase plan, which is available through the link below.

Guidelines for Opening Up America Again Document

Guidelines for Opening Up America Again Website

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Health
Posted on: April 9, 2020

COVID-19 Advisory – April 9, 2020: Including Executive Orders Impacting Parks and Construction

The Township recognizes that there have been many Federal and State orders and recommendations that have been declared or disseminated over the last several weeks. Following are recent orders impacting parks and construction and a summary for review.

Governor Murphy recently issued:

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Health
Posted on: April 2, 2020

The Pequannock Township Food Pantry is Operating During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Food Pantry is accepting calls from community residents who are unable to shop for groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic. Food and basic household items can be delivered to the best of the volunteers' ability. Donations are also needed!

If you or someone you know needs assistance during this time period, please call the Food Pantry line - 973-835-1145.  Leave your name, address, telephone number and a short message.  Your call will be returned by one of the Food Pantry ...

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Health
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Homestead Benefit Credit to be Applied on May 1, 2020 bill is on Hold by NJ Until Further Notice

Due to the COVID-19, the NJ Department of Treasury has frozen the 2017 Homestead Benefit credits intended to be applied to property taxes due May 1, 2020. Please visit the Division's website to read more about COVID-19’s impact on the Program.

Division of Taxation’s Website 

For the latest updates on the status of the 2017 Homestead Benefit, please visit the website of the Department of the Treasury

Please note that this action is being taken by the State of New Jersey and is n...

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Finance
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Municipal Buildings Remain Closed to the Public for Walk In Service but Operations Continue

Municipal operations continue but to be responsible, actions have been taken to keep residents and staff safe and to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Please know that during these challenging times, the Township of Pequannock continues to operate and serve all those who live here, own businesses here and visit here.  To keep everyone safe, all municipal facilities are closed for walk-in servic...

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Administration
Posted on: March 28, 2020

A video message from the Township Council regarding COVID-19

Please click "Read on" below for the link to the video message.

Video Message from the Township Council 

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Health
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Instructions for Individuals Who Have Tested Positive & Negative for COVID-19

The NJ Department of Health has provided instructions for individuals who have been tested for COVID-19; positive and negative. This is to help those seeking information and not intended to replace guidance from a medical professional.

Please see the documents below for the guidance from the NJ DOH:

Instructions for Individuals Who Tested Positive for COVID-19 

Instructions for Individuals Who Tested Negative for COVID-19

Should you have questions regarding COVID-19, please contac...

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Health
Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Advisory – March 23, 2020

Governor Murphy Issues Executive Orders 107 and 108 Urging Residents to Remain Home, Closing All but Essential Businesses, Emphasizing the Need for Social Distancing and Addressing Inconsistencies Across All Levels of Government in New Jersey.

On March 21, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 107 and Executive Order No. 108

In addition to prior executive orders, EO 107 provides specific direction regarding residents remaining home, the closure of non-essentia...

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Health
Posted on: March 19, 2020

All Municipal Playground Equipment in Public Parks Temporarily Closed

Out of an abundance of caution, the Health Department and the Township's insurance carrier recommend that playground equipment in public parks be temporarily closed. Therefore, effective on March 19, 2020 at 2:00 PM, all playground equipment is closed.

Health
Posted on: March 19, 2020

The County of Morris Issues A Declaration of Emergency

On Thursday, March 19, 2020, the County of Morris issued an Order Pursuant to a Declaration of Emergency closing certain businesses and recreational facilities, and incorporating components of the Governor's Executive Order.

The order from the County of Morris includes the following:

The following businesses are ordered closed, within the geographic borders of Morris County, effective 2000 hours (8:00 p.m.) on March 19, 2020:

  • Any Indoor Public or Private Recreational Bathing Fa...
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Health
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Municipal Buildings Closed to the Public for Walk In Service

Beginning at 8:30 AM on Thursday, March 19, 2020 municipal offices, including the Municipal Building, Fire Safety Office, Annex on Alexander Avenue, and the Animal Shelter on Washington St. will be closed for walk in service.

If you need to meet with municipal staff, please contact the individual or department to schedule your appearance.

If you need to pay a tax or utility bill:

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Health
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Corona Virus COVID-19 Advisory - March 17, 2020

Governor Murphy Announced Aggressive Social Distancing Measures to Mitigate Further Spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey.

On March 16, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 104, implementing aggressive social distancing measures to mitigate further spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey.  Among the directives in EO No. 104, Governor Murphy’s Exec...

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Health
Posted on: March 15, 2020

A Message from the Mayor and all members of the Township Council regarding Coronavirus COVID-19

Dear Residents,

The health and safety of our community are of paramount importance. We understand that these are very stressful times and want you to know that the Township’s dedicated staff is working hard for our community.

In preparation for the challenges that face us with Coronavirus COVID-19, staff, volunteers, first responders and local leaders have participated in numerous conference calls with Morris County and the State of New Jersey.  We are closely monitor...

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Health
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Corona Virus COVID-19 Advisory - March 12, 2020

Township of Pequannock Municipal offices will continue to remain open during regular operating hours. It is not necessary to curtail normal Township activities. The State of NJ is considered to be low Risk.

Morris County is considered to be no or minimal risk, at this time.  

The State of NJ has recommended that gatherings of more than two-hundred and fifty people be canceled and not conducted at this time.  

The Pequannock Health Department ...

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Health
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Accepting Applications for PV Park Lifeguards!

Join our PV Park Team, Memorial Day to Labor Day!

Additional Info... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Greenview Park Summer Day Camp

Greenview Park Summer Day Camp. Register now on Community Pass.

June 22 to July 24, 9am to 12pm at Greenview Park.  Fridays at PV Park.  Grades 1 - 8.  

Additional Info... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 8, 2020

2020 Spring Programs

Register now for our 2020 Spring Programs!
Program information is available in the flyer, posted below.

Additional Info... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

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