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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Road Closings and Traffic Impacts
    • Please be advised that beginning Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Bull Run Road is being paved - some delays are expected.
  • The Township mailed the 2015 1st half year sewer bills on March 19th. Payment was due on April 15, 2015. The Tax Collector's office must receive payment by 4:30 p.m. on April 27, 2015 to avoid interest charges.

  • Spring Medicine Cabinet Cleaning - This is a great time to include your medicine cabinet in your spring cleaning. In order to assist in this task, Lawrence Township offers a medication drop-off program to allow for the simple and convenient disposal of old medications. See flyer for more information.

  • IMPORTANT - Please see attached bulletin from the Lawrence Township Police Department regarding fraudulent telephone calls claiming to be from the IRS targeting taxpayers.

  • Voter Registration - The Municipal Clerks office will be open on May 12, 2015 until 7:00 p.m. to provide additional hours for voter registration.
  • Routine Water Main Flushing - Please be advised that Aqua New Jersey will be doing routine main flushing from March 16 to April 30, 2015. You may visit Aqua New Jersey website for more information. NJ American Water will also be performing routone flushing in Lawrence Township between April 27 and 30. You may go to the NJ American Water website for more detailed inforamtion.
  • Lawrence Curbside Organics Update!

    Lawrence Township will be starting the Organic Waste Collection Program in March. Please see the attached for more information. Enrollment form must be completed and return as soon as possible.

  • Transco Garden State Expansion Project - Williams, which operates the natural gas pipeline known in our community as Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company (Transco), has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a project which includes modifications to existing Compressor Station 205 on Cold Soil Road. For more information click here.
  • Penn East Pipeline Company LLC has announced plans to construct a new 108 mile pipeline to transport natural gas from Luzerne County in Pennsylvania to an interconnection with the existing Transco pipeline in Hopewell Township, Mercer County. For more information, click here.
  • Road Closings and Traffic Impacts
    • Please be advised that beginning Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Bull Run Road is being paved - some delays are expected.
  • Public Health Updates
    • Measles Information- Health officials in the United State are seeing an increase in the reported cases of the Measles. Please see the attached document for more information regarding the Measles.
    • Influenza Alert - Health officials are beginning to see increased influenza illness in parts of the United States and in New Jersey. For information about this year's vaccine read the attached.
    • Frequently Asked Questions About Ebola - The attached provides updated information about Ebola from the New Jersey Department of Health. You can also call the Ebola Call Center at (800) 962-1253.
    • Project Medicine Drop-off - In partnership with local law enforcement agencies, the Division of Consumer Affairs has made it as easy as possible for you to safely and securely dispose of your unused medications. For more details see the attached flyer.
    • Child Passenger Safety - Please contact Lawrence Township Fire Marshal's Office at 609-844-7018 to set up an appointment or for additional information regarding this program.
  • Home Owner Information
    • Winter Weather Preparation - Please see important information from PSE & G in preparation for the anticipated wintry weather.
    • New Jersey HomeKeeper Program -Funded by a grant from the US Treasury's Hardest Hit Fund program details are available at www.njhomekeeper.gov or the call center at (855)-NJ-KEEP-1.
    • Hope Ownership Preservation Effort - NJ HOPE (Home Ownership Preservation Effort) provides information about resources available to homeowners delinquent in their mortgage payments, need counseling or have questions: www.state.nj.us/dobi/njhope
    • Flood Insurance Rate Maps The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is updating the Flood Insurance Rate Maps to incorporate engineering data and impacts from Hurricane Sandy. See attached letter for additional information.
  • Volunteer for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • CERT educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community. For more details about becoming a CERT member please contact Jack Oakley, Director of Emergency Management or CERT Team Leader Arlene Bonville.
  • The Townships of Ewing, Hopewell, West Windsor and Lawrence have joined together to investigate and evaluate Community Energy Aggregation programs. Please see information on the attached.

  • Lawrence Eco-Curbside Waste Collection

    Lawrence Township will be offering voluntary Food Waste Recycling in the near future. For more details regarding this program click on the attached link. To sign up interested residents should contact the Public Works Department at (609) 587-1894 or by email at jbrokofsky@lawrencetwp.com to be placed on a list for further instructions.

  • LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP 2013 REPORT OF AUDIT: The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013 has been submitted and accepted by the Lawrence Township Council. The 2013 CAFR contained no negative findings or recommendations on the fiscal activity of the Lawrence Township municipal government. See full the report Financial Audit for 2013.
  • Are You Register Ready?  The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness have created “Register Ready” a registry program which assists people with special needs in the event of an emergency. 

     

    Individuals with special needs or their caregivers can register electronically at www.registerready.nj.gov.  You can also register by calling New Jersey’s toll- free 2-1-1 telephone service. This service will register individuals, offer free translation and provide TYY services for the hearing impaired.

  • Concept Plan Business Route #1 from NJ DOT is available in two parts:
  • Help is available for paying your energy bill, winterizing or conserving energy. Click for more information.

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Emergency Notification System

In an effort to provide more reliable communications with residents in the Township of Lawrence, the Department of Public Safety of the township has switched to Nixle a real-time notification program with the capability of delivering recorded warnings to the entire community, via telephone, email, and text.

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ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE INVENTORY

  • Full report of a comprehensive inventory of Lawrence Township's natural resources, with high quality pictures is available now! (large PDF file)

Lawrence Road Service Center (Pit Stop)

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