Franklin Township Digital Newsletter – Winter 2024

Posted on February 23, 2024

The Franklin Township Digital Newsletter, Winter 2024 Edition is now available.

Recycle Ink Cartridges for Free

Posted on February 20, 2024

Recycle Ink Cartridges for Free: Support the Environmental Commission & Protect the Planet   Did you know Printer Ink Cartridges contain lots of plastic, take between 450 and 1,000 years to break down in landfills, and can be easily recycled for cash to the Township? Franklin Township has an ink cartridge recycling box in the township building...

The Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition

Posted on February 16, 2024

The Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition Open to all high school juniors and seniors who are residents of New Jersey and plan to continue their education after high school. If interested, fill out application and write an essay on the theme “What my municipal government does best in approximately 500 words. Your essay...

New Jersey Special Task Force on Volunteer Retention and Recruitment Report

Posted on February 9, 2024

The Special Task Force on Volunteer Retention and Recruitment is pleased to submit its report and recommendations pursuant to P.L.2017, JR-25. The enactment directed the task force to study and make recommendations for short-term and long-term strategies, incentives, and policies for the retention and recruitment of volunteer first responders to ensure the State’s volunteer first...

Easter Egg Hunt – 2024

Posted on February 1, 2024

Franklin Township Annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 23rd at Noon 211 Sidney Road, Pittstown, NJ 08867 Please join the Franklin Township Police Department, Quakertown Fire Department and Franklin Township Recreation and the Clinton Elks for our annual Egg Hunt.  The event is rain or shine or snow.  This is a free Event for Franklin...

Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse

Posted on January 26, 2024

Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse Did you know that the Franklin Township Police Department has a “Project Medicine Drop” Box to Help Residents Dispose of Unused Medications? Franklin Township, Hunterdon County, is part of the New Jersey Attorney General’s “Project Medicine Drop” initiative and has installed a Project Medicine Drop box at police headquarters. This...

Are You Ready to Vote?

Posted on January 26, 2024

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Notice to Bidders – Hunting Lease – Block 5, Lots 2 & 3 (Behind Cracker Barrel) – 2024-2027

Posted on January 5, 2024

Take notice that on the 25th day of January, 2024, 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 hunting purposes for April 1, 2024 – March 31, 2027.  The lands to be leased are...

Road Closures Due to Flooding – December 28, 2023

Posted on December 28, 2023

The following roads have been closed this morning due to flooding. Lower Landsdown by the bridge (Clinton Twsp side) Pine Hill Road ( Clinton Twsp side) River Road Spring Hill to Kiceniuck bridge Spring Hill to Camp Carr bridge Hamden River Road Bridge   Please avoid these areas and DO NOT drive around barricades or...

Christmas Tree Collection

Posted on December 26, 2023

Starting January 2, 2024, DPW will be collecting Christmas trees until January 31, 2024. Christmas Trees must be out by the curb and have NO tinsel, ornaments, stands, lights, wrapping, spray or whatever can either injury employees or damage any Township equipment.   Christmas Trees will be brought to Grandin Road where they will be...

Zoning Department- Temporary Change in Hours- December 27, 2023

Posted on December 22, 2023

The Zoning Officer will be out of the office on Wednesday, December 27th, 2023. This is a singular event and not a permanent change.

Tax Assessor- Temporary Change in Hours- December 26-27, 2023

Posted on December 21, 2023

The Tax Assessor will be out of the office on Tuesday, December 26, 2023. He will be in the office on Wednesday, December 27, 2023 from 5pm to 7pm. This is a singular event and not a permanent change.

Representative Kean’s District Office Will Be Hosting Mobile Office Hours – Monday, December 4th!

Posted on November 17, 2023

Rep. Kean’s District Office will be hosting Mobile Office Hours in Franklin Township on Monday, December 4th from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Mobile Office Hours will give constituents in Franklin Township the accessibility and convenience to speak in-person with a member of Rep. Kean’s staff to share any questions or concerns they have, particularly...

2023 General Election Results

Posted on November 8, 2023

The 2023 General Election took place on November 7th, 2023.  The most up-to-date results can be located on the Hunterdon County Clerk’s webpage. Unofficial 2023 General Election Results Unofficial 2023 General Election Results by Municipality All results are considered unofficial until declared official by the County Clerk. 2023 General Election Machine Results Districts 01-03

REMINDER: Bulky Waste/ Household Clean -up Day is Saturday, November 4th!

Posted on November 2, 2023

Bulky Waste/ Household Clean-up day is Saturday,  November 4th, 2023 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. Mattresses can NOT...

Zoning Department – Temporary Change in Hours – Wednesday, October 25th, 2023.

Posted on October 25, 2023

The Zoning Officer will be out of the office on Wednesday, October 25th, 2023. This is a singular event and not a permanent change.
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ADVISORY NOTICE: Certain Fireworks are Illegal in New Jersey – Be a Good Neighbor

Posted on October 20, 2023

Complaints have been received by the Township Committee and staff regarding the illegal use of fireworks within the Township.  Though said complaints increase in volume during the summer months, residents have informed the Township that the concern has become a year-round problem that has become destructive to the community.  As such, the Franklin Township Committee...

Franklin Township Digital Newsletter – Fall 2023

Posted on October 13, 2023

The Franklin Township Digital Newsletter, Fall 2023 Edition is now available.

Auction of Township-Owned Property – 204 & 206 Sidney Road (merged)

Posted on October 3, 2023

The Township Committee has declared that the lands and premises commonly known as 204 & 206 Sidney Road, Block 16, Lot 41 (formerly lots 41 & 42 - merged), are no longer needed for public use and should be sold in accordance with the appropriate statutes of the State of New Jersey and ordinances of...

Trunk or Treat 2023

Posted on October 3, 2023

Franklin Township Recreation Presents... "Trunk or Treat 2023"! All Franklin Township Residents are Invited! Friday, October 27th Clinton Elks located at 211 Sidney Road, Pittstown, NJ Gates Open at 6pm to decorate your car and close at 6:45pm Trick or Treat & Costume Contest from 7pm-9pm No vehicles are permitted to leave until AFTER 9pm...
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