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NOTICE OF ORDINANCE INTRODUCTION: CANNABIS BUSINESS IMPLEMENTATION

Posted on January 7, 2022

Please be advised that Ordinance 2022-01: “An Ordinance Amending the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Franklin in the County of Hunterdon to Amend Chapter 220, “Land Use,” to Create Article XV “Cannabis Related Businesses”, and to Amend Chapter 322, “Taxation,” to Create Article II “Cannabis Transfer Tax”, was introduced at a regularly scheduled...
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The Sidney Road “Porter’s Bridge” is Now Open

Posted on December 21, 2021

We are pleased to announce that the repairs on the Sidney Road "Porter's Bridge" are complete and the road is now open.  Safe travels and have a wonderful holiday.
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Employment Opportunity – Assistant CFO/Deputy Tax Collector

Posted on November 17, 2021

Franklin Township, Hunterdon is seeking a F/T Assistant CFO and Deputy Tax Collector. Must be detail oriented and self-motivated. The individual hired for this position will work closely with the Township’s CFO/CTC and will be responsible for all financial dealings within the Township, including all statutory requirements and preparation/oversite of all financial reporting, including but not limited...

Quakertown Friends Meeting Held a Dedication Ceremony for a Historic Marker that Honors the Nixon Cemetery

Posted on November 17, 2021

  (QUAKERTOWN, FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, HUNTERDON COUNTY) On Saturday, October 2nd at 2 pm, Quakertown Friends Meeting held a dedication ceremony for an historic marker that honors the Nixon Cemetery, a burial site for non-Quakers that the Meeting offered to the community starting in 1764. The sign also acknowledges the now forgotten site, across the road,...
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Requests for Proposals (RFP) – Various Township Professionals

Posted on November 15, 2021

The Township is officially seeking proposals for the following Professional Services:   Township Attorney (Notice placed in Hunterdon Democrat on November 11th, 2021) Franklin Township RFP Township Attorney (00740249xA8C53) Township Planner (Notice placed in Hunterdon Democrat on November 18th, 2021) Franklin Township Planner RFP (00742926xA8C53) Township Auditor (Notice placed in Hunterdon Democrat on November 18th,...

2021 General Election Results

Posted on November 3, 2021

The 2021 General Election took place on November 2nd, 2021.  The most up-to-date results can be located on the Hunterdon County Election & Voter Information webpage. Unofficial Election Results All results are considered unofficial until declared official by the County Clerk. 2021GeneralElectionMachineResults-Districts01-03
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Franklin Township Recreation Presents the Halloween Tailgate Party- CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

Posted on October 7, 2021

  All Franklin Residents Are Invited When:  Friday, October 29th 2021 Gates open for set up at 6:00p.m. – 6:45p.m. Costume Contest and "Trick or Treat": 7:00-9:00 p.m. Location:  Clinton Elks Club, Sidney Road For full details of the event:   Halloween Tailgate Flyer 2021
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Hunterdon County Sheriff Releases Warning To Residents About Disaster Scams

Posted on September 24, 2021

After the recent tropical storm caused severe damage to several Hunterdon County communities, Sheriff Fred W. Brown is warning residents to be aware of the potential for scams which can cause additional damage to an already vulnerable disaster-affected group. Sheriff Brown said, “The Division of Consumer Affairs has issued a warning to all affected persons...

Well Testing Kits Available

Posted on September 21, 2021

Due to the recent flooding events and concerns regarding safety of well water on flooded properties,  Franklin Township has partnered with Raritan Headwaters to have  well water test  kits available for pick up at the Franklin Township Municipal Building.  Office hours are 8:00 am -4:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Kits Available:   Basic test kit (this...
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Rural Awareness Invites Franklin Residents to Daffodil Bulb Planting Day 2021

Posted on September 15, 2021

Rural Awareness invites Franklin Township Residents to Daffodil Bulb Planting Day 2021 The event will be held on October 2nd 2021 from 10:00am-2:00pm Details about the event can be found on the Official Rural Awareness Daffodil Bulb Planting Day 2021 flyer
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Attention Residents: Bear Sighting Across from Cherryville Baptist Church

Posted on September 13, 2021

A large black bear was sighted across the street from Cherryville Baptist Church.  Residents are advised to take precautions to ensure nothing encourages the bear to enter their properties.  Please keep all garbage containers locked and empty bird feeders.   For more tips regarding bear safety please see the following: BEARS Black bears by nature...

UPDATE: Road Closures due to Hurricane Ida (9/9/21 11:46am)

Posted on September 9, 2021

Attention residents:  The Department of Public Works has provided  the following list of roads affected by Hurricane Ida. UPDATE Road Closures in Franklin Twp 9/6/2021  9:04am Lower Landsdown (train trestle to landsdown) EXTENDED CLOSURE DUE TO DAMAGE TO 6 TON BRIDGE Sidney Road “Porter’s Bridge” (landsdown to Hogback) EXTENDED CLOSURE Oak Grove (between Croton and...

Coyote and Bear Safety Tips

Posted on September 9, 2021

Living in a rural community it is not uncommon to come across a wide array of wildlife.  Coyotes and Bears are becoming more prevalent and it is important to know how to safely coexist. COYOTES Coyotes play an important role in the ecosystem, helping to keep rodent populations under control. They are by nature wary...
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Well Testing Recommended After a Flood!

Posted on September 8, 2021

Was your property flooded during Tropical Storm Ida?  Please note that the Environmental Protection Agency recommends that private wells be tested after a flood event to ensure the safety of drinking water.   For more information you can visit the EPA website: What to Do With Your Private Well After a Flood.
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UPDATE: Road Closures due to Hurricane Ida (9/6/21 9:04am)

Posted on September 7, 2021

Attention residents:  The Department of Public Works has provided  the following list of roads affected by Hurricane Ida. UPDATE Road Closures in Franklin Twp 9/6/2021  9:04am Lower Landsdown (train trestle to landsdown) EXTENDED CLOSURE DUE TO DAMAGE TO 6 TON BRIDGE Sidney Road “Porter’s Bridge” (landsdown to Hogback) EXTENDED CLOSURE Oak Grove (between Croton and...
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UPDATE: Road Closures due to Hurricane Ida (9/3/21 11:59am)

Posted on September 3, 2021

Attention residents:  The Department of Public Works has provided  the following list of roads affected by Hurricane Ida. UPDATE Road Closures in Franklin Twp 9/3/2021  11:59am *NEW CLOSURE* Lower Landsdown (train trestle to landsdown) EXTENDED CLOSURE DUE TO DAMAGE TO 6 TON BRIDGE River Road (NOW OPEN) Hamden Road (NOW OPEN) Upper Kingtown (lower kingtown...
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Bulky Waste/ Household Clean -up day Saturday, September 11th!

Posted on September 3, 2021

Bulky Waste/ Household Clean-up day is Saturday,  September 11th, 2021 from 8:00 am-12:00 noon.  The location is the Franklin Township DPW, 85 Locust Grove Road, Pittstown, NJ.  Please note that residents are permitted one load per cleanup day in a car, pickup, or small trailer and proof of residency is required. For more information please...
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Job Posting – Public Works Crewman (2021)

Posted on August 27, 2021

The Township of Franklin, Hunterdon County, is seeking a Full-Time Crewman.  Under the supervision and direction of the Head of DPW, has the ability to operate any and all essential equipment; is an essential member of the work force while in the field and while engaged in the maintenance, construction and repair of roads and...
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Notification of low-flying planes over Hunterdon County

Posted on August 24, 2021

North Jersey RC&D is a non-profit conservation organization that coordinates an annual aerial seeding program, where seeds are dropped from planes, and several of the farms enrolled in the program have fields located in Hunterdon County. Low-flying planes will be flying for several days some time during the first two weeks of September. 2021_NJRCD_AerialCoverCropFlyer
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Request for Bidders: Agricultural & Hunting Leases

Posted on August 24, 2021

Notice to Bidders Take notice that on the 15th day of September, 2021, the Township of Franklin, County of Hunterdon, State of New Jersey, shall take sealed bids for the lease of certain real property owned by the Township of Franklin for agricultural and hunting purposes for various Township properties.  All bidders should be aware...
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