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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Senior House Charging Station Weekend Hours - 9 AM to 2 PM

Due to the continuing power outages, the Township of Pequannock's charging station at the Senior House, adjacent to the municipal building on Newark-Pompton Turnpike, will be open Saturday and Sunday from 9 AM to 2 PM.

Please note that due to COVID-19, necessary safety precautions must be in place to keep everyone utilizing the charging station safe.

  • Masks must be worn at all times when in the senior house.
  • Social distancing must be practiced, maintaining a distance of at...
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Administration
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Tropical Storm Isaias - Tree Debris Collection Beginning 8/12/2020

Beginning Wednesday, 8/12/2020 the DPW will collect tree debris, placed at the curb in lengths cut to pieces no longer than 4'. Please note the DPW will be making a single pass down all streets so place your material at the curb on or before 8/12/2020.

Should you any questions regarding the collection of tree debris, please contact the Department of Public Works.

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DPW
Posted on: August 5, 2020

A Charging Station is Now Open at the Senior House on Weekdays from 9 AM until 5 PM

Due to the widespread power outages, the Township of Pequannock has opened a charging station at the Senior House, adjacent to the municipal building on Newark-Pompton Turnpike. The charging station will be available from 9 AM to 5 PM.

Please note that due to COVID-19, necessary safety precautions must be in place to keep everyone utilizing the charging station safe.

  • Masks must be worn at all times when in the senior house.
  • Social distancing must be practiced, maintaining a distance of at...
Details about the charging station...

Administration
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Tropical Storm Isaias - Power Outages (Updated 8/7/2020)

On Tuesday, August 4, 2020 the region was significantly impacted by Tropical Storm Isaias with heavy rain and strong winds that caused wide spread power outages. Information is available from JCP&L on the restoration of electricity.

Update - August 7, 2020 (1030 hrs.): This morning, a JCP&L representative reported that the vast majority of outages in the Township of Pequannock should be restored by 11:30 pm today.  At the time of the call there were roughly 2,700 custome...

JCP&L information

Administration
Posted on: July 28, 2020

2020 Road Resurfacing Program: Work Starting on August 3, 2020

The road resurfacing program, which will include portions of Mandeville Avenue between the Boulevard & West Parkway, Cameron Avenue, Pomona Avenue and the 3 cul-de-sacs off Alexander Avenue (Michael Court, Hanna Court & Abbey Lane) will begin on Aug. 3.

Weather permitting, milling is scheduled for August 3 through August 5, with paving scheduled for August 10 through August 12.

Please be aware of work in the area, plan to utilize alternate routes or be prepared for delays.

Should you have any questions reg...

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DPW
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Electronics Recycling - Now Available through the Township of Pequannock

The recycling of electronic equipment is now possible by dropping acceptable items off at the Public Works Annex, located at 99 Alexander Avenue, Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm.

The Township of Pequannock Department of Public Works is please to announce the new program in an effort to make the recycling of electronic equipment more convenient for Township residents.  

Township of Pequannock Electronic Recycling Flier

Accep...

More information and the list of acceptable items

DPW
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Stay Informed - Sign Up for Reverse 911 Notification & Notifications from the Website

Everyone should sign up to receive emergency notifications via the Township's Reverse 911 system and updates from the Township's website. More information on signing up is available below.

Reverse 911

Recently the Township completed a test of the Reverse 911 system and a surprising number of the calls to over 9,000 people were unsuccessful.  To sign up to update your contact information, please follow the link below:

Reverse 911

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Sign up information...

Police Department
Posted on: July 17, 2020

County/State Program for County Residents Who May be Low-Mod Income or Disabled

A program sponsored by or in conjunction with the County/State may benefit individuals who qualify as low-moderate income and those who may be disabled. There is also a webinar on community mental health for all!

"Community Mental Health 101" is a webinar, sponsored by the NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Service that will be held on Monday, July 20, 2020 from 11 am to 12:30 pm.  To register, please Click Here

Shopping Services for Disa...

Click here for more info on the programs

Health
Posted on: July 14, 2020

COVID-19 Update: July 13, 2020

Events continue to evolve rapidly. The Health Department is working closely with businesses, residents, private and public school districts, houses of worship, and other agencies within its jurisdictions to provide guidance and information.

The Department is enforcing COVID related Executive Directives while continuing to inspect state and locally regulated establishments, facilities, and activities in addition to investigating routine and non-routine public health threats and nuisances as t...

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Health
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Municipal Buildings Re-Open to the Public for Walk-In Service

Wednesday, June 24, 2020, municipal buildings will re-open to the public for walk-in service. Initial hours of operation will be from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Access during other times of operation is available by appointment.

Throughout the challenges created by COVID-19 over the past several months, the Township of Pequannock has remained open for business.  Although walk-in service was restricted for municipal buildings, the Township continued to provide service to ...

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Health
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Water Utility Spring 2020 Lead & Copper Sampling Completed

The Township of Pequannock recently received the results from the Spring 2020 Lead & Copper Sampling. No public notice is required but a letter detailing the results is available for review.

Sixty (60) samples were collected with three (3) samples exceeding the action level (AL) for the presence of lead of 15 ppb; the other fifty-seven samples were below the AL.  Other than providing those who participated in the sampling with their ...

See letter...

DPW
Posted on: June 11, 2020

COVID-19 Update: June 11, 2020 - Stay At Home Order Lifted!

The Governor announced on Tuesday, June 9th, that as numbers of new infections and hospitalizations continue to fall, New Jersey is lifting the stay-at-home order!

The order was put in place nearly three months ago to slow the spread of the coronavirus/COVID-19 as the reopening plan nears Stage 2 with nonessential retail set to allow customers inside stores again next week.

Progress with fewer numbers of newly infect...

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Health
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Governor Murphy Announces NJ to Enter Stage 2 of Restart and Recovery on June 15, 2020

On June 4th, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 151 extending the public health emergency in NJ for another 30 days.

Businesses, social gatherings, recreational and other activities specified in the original public health emergency order continue to be prohibited unless they are specifically permitted by subsequent executive orders. 

Executive Order No. 151

New J...

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Health
Posted on: June 4, 2020

New Procedure for the Collection of White Goods/Metal Appliances

Attention: New Procedure for the Collection of White Goods/Metal Appliances

A new procedure for the curbside collection of white goods is now in effect. A request for the pickup of white goods, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, air conditioners and other large household appliances, must be submitted each week by Wednesday f...

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Health
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 & Fully Investigated and Closed Cases

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-...

Click here for the links and information...

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 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: 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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