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2020 General Election Results

Posted on November 5, 2020

Due to the complexities of holding an election during a global pandemic, the 2020 General Election has been anything but business as usual.  As such, it is important to note that all result tabulations are unofficial until stated otherwise.  To keep abreast of updates, please visit the Hunterdon County One Stop General Election 2020 Information...
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County to Update Land Development Standards

Posted on November 5, 2020

The Land Development Standards have not undergone a complete review since May 2000. For the 2020 Land Development Standards amendment, the Official Functional Classification of County and Municipal Roads map has been revised to conform to and meet current and anticipated advances in surveying methodology, and technical updates to geographic information systems (GIS). The map is an...
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Additional Code Blue Warming Center

Posted on October 30, 2020

The Hunterdon County Freeholder Board, during their September 1 ,2020 meeting, approved funding for a Code Blue Warming Center located at Hunterdon Helpline Inc., 1 Maple Ave. Flemington, NJ 08822. This warming center will operate on nights when a Code blue is declared by the County Office of Emergency Management from the hours of 7:00...
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Reminders from the Franklin Township Public Works Department

Posted on October 28, 2020

  It's Leaf Season!  The Department of Public Works would like to remind Franklin residents that the township does not have a leaf collection program.  Please do not rake or blow leaves into the roadway.  Leaves in the road block drains and are a hazard to motorists. Our next Bulky Waste/ Household Clean-up day is...
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Historical Treasures Road Rallye Winners, Celebrating the 175th Anniversary of Franklin Township

Posted on October 26, 2020

Franklin residents found a fun, safe way in the midst of the pandemic to celebrate the Township’s 175th Anniversary:  A Historical Treasures Road Rallye. The non-profit organization, Rural Awareness, organized the event that was held on Saturday, October 24 at the Elks’ large field across from the Municipal Building. Driving and navigating teams followed a...
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Census 2020 – Deadline Extended!

Posted on October 8, 2020

The #2020Census will end on Thursday, October 15, but online self-response in NJ will be available until 6 AM on 10/16. This will be your last chance to be counted for the next 10 years. There’s still time to make a difference for your community. Take 10 minutes and #FillitOutNow at 2020CENSUS.GOV or by phone...
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2020 General Election Information Resources

Posted on October 8, 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 State has created a Voter Information Portal to help answer questions about registering to vote, voting by mail, secure ballot drop boxes, voting in-person and...
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The Adventures of the Sidney Road Turkey

Posted on September 30, 2020

If you have driven down Sidney Road through Franklin in the past year, you probably had the chance to meet the resident wild turkey, who was affectionately named “Sid” or "Syd” by the locals.  Unfortunately, Sid’s habit of standing, and sometimes even sleeping, in the middle of a busy County road was becoming a safety...
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Pop-Up Drive In Movie Featuring “Goosebumps”

Posted on September 25, 2020

  The Franklin Twp. Recreation Committee is hosting a free Pop-Up Drive-In Movie night featuring the big screen adventure, “Goosebumps”, on Saturday, October 24th at the Clinton Elks Field. Check out the official trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Cn716jv61s. The gates will open at 5:00 pm and the movie begins at 6:30 pm.  For your safety, once the gates close you...
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Franklin Township Hosts Historical Treasures Road Rallye to Celebrate 175 Years

Posted on September 25, 2020

Franklin Residents!  You are invited to participate in a family fun Road Rallye Saturday, October 24th showcasing our historical treasures, agricultural heritage, and scenic byways. Pre-Registration is required.  Registration forms can be found on the Franklin Township Website.   Please scan and email signed registration forms to ftadmin@franklin-twp.org or drop off in the drop box at...
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Vote-By-Mail Drop Box Installed at Municipal Building.

Posted on September 24, 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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Census 2020 Event: ¡Vamos Flemington! – Heritage Night at Turntable Junction, Flemington – Friday September 25th, 5-10pm.

Posted on September 24, 2020

Come celebrate heritage with us! There will be music, complimentary ice cream pints to take home, soul-warming food from local Hispanic-owned restaurants, and an opportunity to complete your 2020 Census.  See Links for EventBrite and for Facebook. Sponsored by the Hunterdon County Complete Count Committee, United Way of Hunterdon County, and the Flemington Community Partnership. If you are unable to attend...
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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...
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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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