News & Announcements
The new bocce ball court is now open and ready for tournaments! You may bring your own bocce ball set to play or a set will soon be available to rent from the Municipal Building. Please call for more information.
The Board of Health has cancelled it's regularly scheduled meeting of Tuesday, August 19, 2014. All business will be carried to the September 16, 2014 meeting at 7:00pm.
Sussex County Fireman's Parade- Saturday, October 4, 2014. Parade will begin at 1:00pm over in the Stone Rows Development and ends at Hampton Park for refreshments & trophies. Public parking will be at KRHS. Please click here to visit the Fire & Rescue page & scroll down to events for more information.
United Way of Northern New Jersey Caregivers Coalition free munch & learn session to learn about medication safety & management on Thursday September 11, 2014 from 4:00-6:00pm at the Vernon Senior Center, 21 Church Street, Vernon NJ. Advance registration is required. To sign up email Robin.Ennis@UnitedWayNNJ.org or call 888-338-9227. To view event flyer, please click here.
United Way Caregivers Coalition Sussex County meetings are the 1st Thursday of every month from 12-1:30pm at Tri-Co Federal Credit Union, 47 US Hwy. 206, Augusta NJ. Call Robin Ennis 973-579-3040 or visit http://www.unitedwaynnj.org/ourwork/heal_caregivers.php for more information.
CodeRED Community Alerting System: Sussex County's Division of Emergency Management has the ability to notify all Sussex County residents in the event of an emergency through its CodeRED system. When activated by officials, this automated system calls homes and businesses in the affected area and delivers a recorded message to notify the public about the emergency and what actions they may need to take. Residents should not assume their information is in the system. Visit the CodeRED page to enter unlisted numbers, mobile numbers and TDD/TTY requirements. To visit the webpage please click here.
Dog Licenses are due by February 10th, 2014 after which a late fee of $5.00 per month per dog will be assessed. Please see the Animal Control page for more information.
2014 Election Dates: November 4 General Election. Please see the Elections tab for more information on deadlines.
T-shirts from the Field of Dreams car show available for purchase for $15.00 each. All sizes available. Canvas wine bags and draw string back packs available for purchase from the Mike Biron Golf Outing for $3.00 each or 2/$5.00. All proceeds go toward the field lighting project at Hampton Park. Please purchase at the Hampton Municipal Building.
Hampton Township Fire & Rescue: Members needed for Fire & EMS. Free Training! For more information please call 973-940-7322 and leave a message.
August Issue of The Senior Times available- please click here to view the issue.
Trails Committee: Hampton Township & the surrounding municipalities are looking to form a Trails Committee that would be responsible for researching areas of existing easements to connect one municipality to another by trails. If interested in joining the committee please call 973-383-5570.
2015 Summer Recreational Program Director Wanted: The Hampton Township Recreation Committee is looking for someone to organize & run the summer recreational program. Must provide own insurance. If interested, please send your information, plan for running the program along with costs per child to the Hampton Municipal Building, 1 Rumsey Way, Newton, NJ 07860 attn: Valerie Galizia
JCP&L announces launch of new outage info on website. Please click here for more information.
Have household batteries to dispose of? Click here to view SCMUA's guide to proper household battery management.
TAXPAYERS PLEASE BE AWARE- it has come to the attention of the Sussex County Board of Taxation that there is false solicitation being distributed throughout Sussex County in the form of a pink postcard. For more information please click here.
NJDEP Press Release concerning the best safeguards against mosquitos and any outbreaks of West Nile Virus. Click here to view.
Foreclosure Assistance: The Department of Community Affairs and New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency recognize that many New Jersey families are currently going through or facing foreclosure. The State of New Jersey and the federal government provide a variety of programs to assist homeowners. Information about these programs is free.
About Foreclosure, First Steps: www.nj.gov/dca/hmfa/foreclosure/about/
Foreclosure Fast Facts in English: www.nj.gov/dca/hmfa/media/download/foreclosure/fc_foreclosurefastfacts_english.pdf
The link for Foreclosure Fast Facts in Spanish: www.nj.gov/dca/hmfa/media/download/foreclosure/fc_foreclosurefastfacts_spanish.pdf
For more information on foreclosure relief programs, please call 1-800-NJ-HOUSE.
Phone Scams: Never give out or confirm any personal or financial information over the phone. There are scams involving Social Security, insurance or certified copies of your deed. More information is provided at: www.sussexcountyclerk.com.
Tax payment information, please click here to view info.
POWER OUTAGE: Please be advised that residents must call with their account information to JCP&L in order to insure their outage has been reported. Please do not assume it has been reported by someone else. 1-888-544-4877. Please see Emergency Management Page for more information on the power outage update.
Disaster flood assistance available for storm-impacted county employees & residents. Please click here for more information.
Don’t forget your old phone books are recyclable! Visit www.scmua.org for more information. 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.