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General Election is Tuesday, November 3rd!

Posted on September 22, 2020

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 Public Health Crisis, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order #177 on August 14th, 2020, making the 2020 General Election another all Vote-By-Mail Ballot election. The County Clerk has placed a One Stop General Election 2020 Information Center on the Hunterdon County website. Please note that the Vote-By-Mail Ballot Drop Box...
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Bravo! Group Services Generously Donates to Franklin Township PD and Quakertown Fire Co.

Posted on September 21, 2020

On 09/18/2020, Frank and Karen Wardzinski owners of Bravo! Group Services located in Bridgewater, New Jersey generously donated two Ryobi Electrostatic sprayers along with liquid disinfectant to the Franklin Township Police Department and to the Quakertown Fire Company. Captain Timothy Snyder Jr. of the Franklin Township Police Department and Chief Dylan Desaulniers in a joint...
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QFC Oktoberfest-to-GO, October 3, 2020

Posted on September 17, 2020

Please support our local Quakertown Fire Company at their annual Oktoberfest scheduled for Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT.  For more information please visit their Facebook page.
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New Jersey’s Free Fishing Day, October 17, 2020

Posted on August 28, 2020

Beginning in 2015, the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife began offering spring and fall Free Fishing Days on Garden State's public waters.  The next Free Fishing Day is Saturday, October 17th.  The October date allows the public to take advantage of the fall trout stocking. Though youngsters under the age of 16 don’t need...
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Spotted Lantern Fly (SLF) – Information for Residents

Posted on August 27, 2020

The Spotted Lantern Fly is a prevalent nuisance and a destructive invasive species of planthopper.  It feeds upon a wide variety of host plants including important economic crops such as grape vines, walnut trees and ornamental plants.  Hunterdon County is already under quarantine regarding this invasive pest so additional reporting isn't necessary but residential attempts...
Census2020

Census 2020 Event at Flemington ShopRite

Posted on August 14, 2020

Hunterdon County has reached its 2010 numbers, achieving a 75% response rate!  However, there are only 48 days remaining for residents to complete their questionnaires.  The last day to complete the 2020 Census questionnaire is September 30th. ShopRite of Flemington has graciously welcomed the Hunterdon County Complete County Committee to utilize space in their parking...
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Technical Difficulties with Online Tax Payment – August 10, 2020 – UPDATE

Posted on August 10, 2020

The Township of Franklin has been informed that the technical difficulties experienced earlier in the day have been resolved and Tax Payments can be made online once again.  Should any residents continue to experience difficulties, we encourage you to contact the Collector's Office.  Tax payments can also be dropped off in the drop box in...
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Technical Difficulties with Online Tax Payment – August 10, 2020

Posted on August 10, 2020

The Township of Franklin has been made aware that our Online Tax Payment vendor is currently experiencing technical difficulties where attempts to process online tax payments are timing out before payment can be completed.  We are in contact with the vendor and diligently working to have this resolved as quickly as possible.  While we await...
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Hunterdon County OEM: Hunterdon County Recovers from Tropical Storm Isaias Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Posted on August 5, 2020

Good Evening Hunterdon County Residents, Hunterdon County continues to respond to and recover from the impacts delivered from Tropical Storm Isaias. As of this evening, there are more than 17,600 JCP&L customers without power in Hunterdon County.  We are coordinating efforts with municipal officials and JCP&L staff to conduct damage assessments and work toward restoration. ...
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Status Update on Franklin Township’s Recovery from TS Isaias

Posted on August 5, 2020

Hello Franklin Township Residents, Franklin Township is recovering from the effects of Tropical Storm Isaias. The Township is currently facing power outages for a significant portion of our residents. The Township has informed JCP&L of the need for immediate assistance on behalf of our residents. But, a number of municipalities throughout New Jersey were severely...
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Hunterdon County OEM: Hunterdon County Recovers from Tropical Storm Isaias Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Posted on August 4, 2020

Good Evening Hunterdon County Residents, Hunterdon County continues to respond to and recover from to the impacts delivered from Tropical Storm Isaias. Nearly 24,000 JCP&L customers in Hunterdon County are without power, representing nearly 40% of the customer base. JCP&L reports more than 695,000 customers are without power across New Jersey which represents more than...
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COVID-19 Testing Robo-Calls

Posted on August 3, 2020

Beginning on Friday, July 31st, residents have begun receiving phone calls claiming to be from "Mayor Phil” instructing them regarding COVID-19 testing.  This series of phone calls appears to be taking place in error as the information on the call is for Franklin Township in Somerset County.  Please be aware that Franklin Township, Hunterdon County,...
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Tax Assessor Available Additional Hours

Posted on July 20, 2020

The Franklin Township Tax Assessor will be available to meet with residents at the picnic table outside of the municipal building to answer questions related to farmland assessment applications or other matters of concern.  The Hours will be Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm and Thursday, July 30, 2020 from 1:00 pm -4:00...
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Third Quarter Estimated Tax Bills Explained

Posted on July 17, 2020

THE THIRD QUARTER ESTIMATE INSTALLMENT GRACE PERIOD WILL BE UNTIL TO AUGUST 12TH, 2020 WITH NO PENALTY OR INTEREST CHARGED.   PAYMENTS RECEIVED AFTER THAT DATE WILL BE CHARGED INTEREST BACK TO AUGUST 1, 2020.   ***If you currently have a mortgage and have your taxes paid via escrow, then the estimate tax bill you...
Test-My-Well

Well Test Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Posted on July 15, 2020

Franklin Township is excited to announce that Raritan Headwaters will be offering "Well Test Wednesdays"  The program allows residents to drive up, procure a well test kit, and return samples the very same day.  Staff will be adhering to all public health guidelines and social distancing protocols. Residents are asked to wear a mask during...
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Third Quarter Estimated Tax Bills & Annual Levy Notice

Posted on July 9, 2020

THE THIRD QUARTER ESTIMATE INSTALLMENT GRACE PERIOD WILL BE UNTIL TO AUGUST 12TH, 2020 WITH NO PENALTY OR INTEREST CHARGED. PAYMENTS RECEIVED AFTER THAT DATE WILL BE CHARGED INTEREST BACK TO AUGUST 1, 2020. Franklin Township residents are receiving estimated tax bills in the mail. This estimate was necessary for the third quarter, due to...
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Important Election Information

Posted on July 1, 2020

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order #120 on April 8th, 2020, moving the 2020 Primary Election from June 2, 2020 to July 7, 2020 to account for concerns regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic. On May 15, 2020, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order #144, declaring that the Primary Election will be conducted as an all-Mail-In-Ballot election. Any resident...
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Welcome to our new website!

Posted on June 26, 2020

We’re excited to launch a new website that will help us better serve Franklin Township: https://www.franklin-twp.org Why this matters The new site will improve access to services and information to the people of Franklin Township, as well as empower those internally who manage our digital services to the community. Phases There were three phases to...
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Grace Period for Property Taxes Remains Unchanged

Posted on May 4, 2020

We are advising our residents that the grace period is unchanged at this moment after reviewing Gov. Murphy's Executive Order 130.  Gov. Murphy's order only offered an extension on the tax payment to the municipality, but it didn't allow for an extension of the liability payments that the Township has to remit to the County, Schools...
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United Way’s ALICE Recovery Fund

Posted on April 17, 2020

We would like to share the United Way's ALICE Recovery Fund letter with our community.  
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