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TEEN LEADERSHIP 6 :30 –7 pm
Special Needs Council 7 –7 :30 pm
Zoning Board 7 :30 –8 pm
Board of Health 8 –10 pm
Planning Board 7 :30 –8 pm
Veterans Affairs 5 :30 –7 pm
Utilities Committee 7 –7 :30 pm
Environmental Commission 7 :30 –8 pm
Rec Advisory Board 8 –9 pm
Finance 7 :30 –8 :30 pm
Community Alliance 7 –7 :30 pm
Zoning Board - CANCELLED 7 :30 –8 :30 pm
Economic Development 7 :30 –8 :30 pm
Fire Prevention 8 –9 pm
Shade Tree Committee 7 :30 –8 :30 pm
November 14, 2016

Due by December 15th! If you are interested in an appointment to a Manalapan volunteer committee for 2017 please fill out the attached application and email it to [email protected] or fax it to 732-446-9615.

 

Thank you!  

 

Application

November 18, 2016

Please help us support local Boy Scout Peter Stroemer from Troop 180 in Manalapan as he raises awareness and donations for the Ashley Lauren Foundation and comfort for families facing pediatric cancer. A donation box for new pajamas, bathrobes and blankets for Children 2 to 10 years old is available in the lobby of town hall through December 10th.

Flyer 

November 18, 2016

The Township of Manalapan has contracted Realty Data Systems to inspect properties throughout the municipality. Please click here for additional information.

December 07, 2016

Please come join us for a fun Holiday Concert and fun Holiday Event! 

The Holiday Lighting Event and Concert will take place on Wednesday, December 7th at 7:00 PM. It will be located in the Court Room at the Manalapan Municipal Building. 

We will have performances from the MEMS Vocal Ensemble, Manalapan High School Chorus and Manalapan Youth Orchestra. 

We will also have a Holiday Hayride, Christmas Tree Lighting and don't forget to stick around to see Santa at the end. 

The Holiday Hayride will be running from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM. 

Light refreshments & snacks will be served following the event. 

This free of charge event is sponsored by Manalapan Parks and Recreation.

Manalapan Township will even have a Menorah Lighting on Wednesday, Dec. 28th. at 7:00 PM. 

Flyer 

December 07, 2016

If you wish to make a tax payment at the end of this year to be credited as a 2016 payment, please do so by 1:00 p.m. on December 30, 2016.

Payments received by major or left in the drop box after 1:00 p.m. on December 30, 2016 will be considered received as of the next business day which is January 3, 2017.

Please also note: Properties with an outstanding balance (principal + interest) of 10,000.00 or more at year end are subject to a 6% Year End Penalty.

December 09, 2016

Outdoor Lighting Safety

  • Check all lights for frayed wires or areas where insulation has pulled away from plugs or sockets. Discard and replace any damaged light strings.
  • Ensure that tacks or nails used to hold light strings do not pierce any insulation on wires or light sockets.
  • Use only extension cords that are approved for outdoor use. These cords must meet rigorous safety standards that indoor cords may not meet.
  • Outdoor lights, inflatables and other decorations should be plugged into outlets protected by ground fault interrupters.
  • Place outdoor lights on a timer or turn them off before you go to bed.
  • Outdoor lights, inflatables and other decorations must not be installed under or near any electric power lines.

Indoor Lighting Safety

  • Inspect all light strings and cords for any damage, including frayed wires or insulation that has pulled away from light sockets or plugs. Also check for chewing or scratching damage if you have pets in the house. Discard and replace any damaged light strings.
  • Live trees should be kept well-watered.
  • No more than three strings of standard indoor lights should be connected to any extension cord.
  • Make sure cords are placed where they won’t be stepped on, kinked or pose a tripping hazard.
  • Lights should not be permitted to touch drapes, furniture or carpeting.
  • Lights should be turned off overnight and when no one is home.

Additional holiday safety information is available at https://www.firstenergycorp.com/help/safety/using-electricity/holiday-decorating.html. For more details about keeping safe around electricity, local groups can request a presentation through the FirstEnergy Speakers Bureau. For more information, contact [email protected]

December 09, 2016

Are you or someone you know struggling with utility bill payments?

Apply for the TRUE and PAGE programs TODAY

Affordable Housing Alliances (AHA) realizes that this may be a challenging year for many households in our service community. Summer cooling costs can be one more burden to a family in financial distress.  If your household has suffered a financial hardship or temporary emergency that has caused you to fall behind on your electric and/or gas bills, help is available.

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has provided funding to AHA for a two grants, both intended for low- to moderate-income New Jersey residents who are struggling to pay their electric and natural gas bills.  They are the Payment Assistance Gas and Electric (PAGE) Grant and the Temporary Relief for Utility Expense (TRUE) grant. Customers may benefit from both programs in a 12-month period for combined assistance towards their past due bill.  Up to $750/utility is available under each program.  Same application is used for both programs.  Customers must:

  • Have a utility bill that is currently past due or have a payment plan to pay your back due bills.  

  • Have made at least two payments of $25 or more in the last six months. At least one of those payments should have been made within the past 15 days, or a $75 good faith payment should have been made within the last 90 days.

  • Must not currently be applying for, receiving or have received any benefit through the LIHEAP programs within the current heating season. Must not currently be receiving a USF benefit.

Call 732 982 8710 or visit http://www.njpoweron.org/