Alexandria Township, New Jersey

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Hello from Alexandria Township

Posted by Alexandria Township on March 25, 2010

Welcome to the Alexandria Township, New Jersey official website. This website is designed to inform the public of the activities of its municipal government. Please scroll down to view the latest posts about information and feel free to peruse minutes of meetings, click on links to other township websites, and much more. Thank you for visiting the Alexandria Township Website.

The Municipal Offices are located at 242 Lt. York-Mt. Pleasant Road, Milford, NJ 08848. The phone Number is (908) 996-7071. The offices are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

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JCP&L Introduces a New Mobile Website & App for Customers

Posted by Alexandria Township on June 6, 2015

JCP&L has a new smartphone app and mobile website to provide on the go access to important information and services related to your electric account. Clink here for additional informationJCP & L Mobile App

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Registration is Open for Alexandria Youth Soccer League

Posted by Alexandria Township on May 18, 2015

Alexandria Youth Soccer Association
Registration for the 2015 Fall season is now open!
Please join the Alexandria Youth Soccer Association at beautiful Alexandria Park this fall as we embark on our second season. Our program is open to boys and girls from Alexandria Township as well as neighboring communities who are in Pre-K through 8th grade.

We’re excited to announce this year that our U-10, U-12, and U-14* teams will be joining the Hunterdon County Recreational Soccer League where we will play against teams from other towns such as Bethlehem, Delaware, Flemington, Holland, Kingwood, Readington, South County (East Amwell/West Amwell/Ringoes), and Union Township.

* a U-14 travel team will only be provided as long as there is an adequate amount of players registered at this age level

• Registration is open to both Alexandria Township residents and non-residents.
• To be eligible for the 2015 Fall season, a child must not have reached his/her 14th birthday before August 1, 2015.
• Children born between August 1, 2009 and July 31, 2011 are eligible for the AYSA Little Kickers program.
• Registration forms are available for download on the Alexandria Youth Soccer Association website: http://www.leaguelineup.com/alexandriayouthsoccer
The registration form can be found under the “Forms” tab in the main menu.
• For additional information on registration and fees, please visit the AYSA website.
• Registration for the Fall season ends on July 31, 2015. Any registration forms received after this date will be charged a $10 late fee.
If you have any questions about our program, or if you own a business and are interested in becoming a program sponsor, please contact us at alexandria_soccer@att.net

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Alexandria Township Facebook Page

Posted by Alexandria Township on March 20, 2015

Please note that the Township of Alexandria DOES NOT have an OFFICIAL FACEBOOK PAGE. Alexandria Township is aware that there is an “unofficial” Facebook page up at this time and the Township is not responsible for any comments, posts, pictures etc. that may appear on this page. Any “official” Township matters or posts will  appear on the Township Website only. Any opinions expressed by members of the Township Committee are individual opinions only and not reflective of the Township Committee as a whole.

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Alexandria Township is offering FREE RADON TEST KITS

Posted by Alexandria Township on January 14, 2015

ALEXANDRIA TOWNSHIP ANNOUNCES RADON ACTION FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY

Alexandria Township, State of New Jersey, December 31, 2014–Mayor Paul Abraham announced today that the month of January has been designated Radon Action Month by Alexandria Township, in cooperation with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Radon Program.

In announcing Radon Action Month Mayor Abraham said, “Radon is a serious health risk. It is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. But because radon is invisible and odorless it is easy to ignore this potential hazard in our own homes.”

Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs naturally when uranium and radium break down in the soil and in rock formations. Radon gas moves up through the soil and finds its way into homes through cracks in the foundation and openings around pumps, pipes, and drains.

“A significant number of homes in Alexandria Township are predicted to be above the acceptable limits for radon”, Mayor Abraham said. “We would like to see as many homes tested as possible, to reduce the radon risk in Alexandria Township.”

During Radon Action Month, Alexandria Township will provide radon information; giveaway’s and free radon test kits for the first 150 township residents. Test kits will be available for purchase after that at the Clerk’s office for a nominal fee.

Radon is measured in picoCuries per liter (pCi/L) of air. The average U.S. indoor level is 1.3 pCi/L. At 4 pCi/L, the risk of lung cancer from radon is greater than the risk from fire or other home accidents. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the DEP recommend that action be taken to reduce radon levels if the level in the home is greater than or equal to 4 pCi/L.

Fortunately, testing for radon is simple and inexpensive. The DEP Radon Program can provide a list of certified companies that provide testing services or do-it-yourself test kits-residents can contact the program at 1-800-648-0394 or http://www.njradon.org. Test kits can also be obtained from many hardware stores and the Alexandria Township Municipal Offices.

If the test indicates a radon problem, radon mitigation systems can be installed at a cost similar to that of other home repairs. A list of certified mitigation companies is also available from the Radon Program.

For more information on Radon, contact Alexandria Township at (908) 996-7071 or the DEP Radon Program at (800) 648-0394 or visit http://www.njradon.org.

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Another option coming Feb 1, 2015 for you to pay your taxes!

Posted by Alexandria Township on December 5, 2014

ATTENTION TAXPAYERS:

Alexandria Township has entered into agreement with Hopewell Valley Bank (HVB) for the service of collection of current property taxes. Under this agreement, in addition to making payments at the Municipal Building, taxpayers may also make in-person payments at the Hopewell Valley Bank in Pittstown, NJ. This service will be effective as of February 1, 2015.

Please take note that bank representatives may only accept current payments. The
tax stub for the current billing period must accompany the payment at the time of presentation at the bank.

Please feel free to contact Tax Collector Donna Griffiths at 908-996-7071 ext. 15
with any questions you may have regarding this service.

Hopewell Valley Bank Location/Hours below:
353 Pittstown Road
Pittstown, NJ 08867

Contact
Phone: (908) 238 – 9060
Fax: (908) 713 – 0160

Lobby Hours:
Mon – Thurs: 8am – 5pm
Fri: 8am – 6pm
Sat: 8am – 1pm
Drive-Up:
Mon – Fri: 8am – 6pm
Sat: 8am – 1pm

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Proposed PennEast Pipeline

Posted by Alexandria Township on August 14, 2014

In response to inquiries regarding the 100 mile pipeline proposed that will cross the Delaware River.

PennEast Pipeline Company, LLC, Announces Project To Supply Lower Cost Marcellus Natural Gas To Mid-Atlantic Region.

The proposed PennEast Pipeline will bring low-cost Marcellus gas to natural gas customers in southeast Pennsylvania and New Jersey. At a cost of approximately $1 billion, this new 100-mile pipeline is designed with a 30-inch diameter to deliver up to 1 billion cubic feet of gas per day.
The pipeline will originate in Luzerne County in northeast Pennsylvania and terminate at Transco’s Trenton-Woodbury interconnection near Trenton, New Jersey.
PennEast will begin preliminary engineering studies in the coming months, along with a formal application before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). If all local, state and federal approvals are timely approved, construction of the pipeline could begin in 2017.
For more information, please go to http://www.penneastpipeline.com. Residents with questions about the PennEast Pipeline project can email them to answers@penneastpipeline.com.
Additional information can be found at the FERC website (www.ferc.gov). FERC evaluates interstate natural gas pipeline applications for approval. Also, the U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Pipeline Safety (www.phmsa.dot.gov/pipeline), which enforces regulations of the nation’s pipeline transportation system, is another valuable source of information.

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Hunterdon Helpline

Posted by Alexandria Township on July 28, 2014

Help. Whether it is short-term or long-term, that’s what Hunterdon Helpline is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year. Community Resource Specialists know Hunterdon County and the surrounding areas inside and out and can access 1500 organization databases in seconds. Case management is provided when necessary and their Licensed Clinical Social Worker is available for a more robust follow-up to make sure at-risk clients receive the services and programs they need through Helpline or an appropriate Organization. Call Hunterdon Helpline for:
* Emergency Shelter
* Support for Seniors
* Disability Services
* Suicide Prevention
* Mental Health Resources
* Financial Assistance
* Support for Families
Whatever the need, help is just a phone call away……1-800-272-4630 and all programs and services are free!! All information is confidential and no one is turned away.
Hunterdon Helpline serves:
* Residents
* Organizations
* Agencies
* Businesses

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Organized Youth Sport Leagues in the area…..

Posted by Alexandria Township on March 18, 2014

Basketball: Visit the Alexandria Township Basketball site at http://www.leaguelineup.com/atr
Football/Cheerleading: Del Val Dawgs http://www.delvaldawgs.com
Riegel Ridge Rams http://www.riegelrams.com
Lacrosse: Del Val Jr. Lacrosse http://www.delvallacrosse.com
Soccer: Alexandria Youth Soccer Assoc., Inc. visit their website at http://www.leaguelineup.com/alexandriayouthsoccer
Holland Twp. Rec Soccer for Surrounding Communities for ages 4-8th grade http://www.hollandsoccerleague.com

Baseball/Softball: Delaware Valley Athletic Association http://www.leaguelineup.com/delvalaa

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Septic Discount for Alexandria Township Residents

Posted by Alexandria Township on September 17, 2013

Allstate Septic Systems, LLP of Bangor, PA is offering our residents discounted prices for septic system pumping and inspection. Discount for services are based on a group rate. When residents call to schedule any of the services you MUST indicate that you are a resident of the Township. A pumping or inspection will be scheduled for Thursdays at the following prices:

pumping of each individual septic system
up to and including 1000 gallons $215.00
Additional gallons above 1000 gallons $ .215 per gallon

Inspection (to determine if the tank needs to be pumped) $70.00
* These costs are valid only if the manhole cover/s are exposed. If the manhole cover/s need to be dug open additional charges will apply. You can contact Allstate Septic Systems at (610) 498-3111, (800) 858-3111 or http://www.allstateseptic.com.

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Park & Rec Commission looking for Volunteers!

Posted by Alexandria Township on September 9, 2013

The Alexandria Township Park & Rec is anticipating openings in the near future. If anyone is interested in learning more about the things they do for the community, please call Mary Jo Tufaro at (908) 996-2103.

If you want to come and see what the commission is all about, the Park & Rec meeting is this Tuesday, September 10th at 7:30 PM at the park barn. Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday at 7:30 every month.

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