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Utilities Committee 7 –7 :30 pm
Board of Health 8 –10 pm
Town Hall Meeting 7 –8 pm
Finance 7 :30 –8 pm
Teen Leadership 6 :30 –7 pm
Special Needs Council 7 –7 :30 pm
Zoning Board 7 :30 –8 pm
Rec Advisory Board 8 –8 :30 pm
Environmental Commission 7 :30 –8 pm
Planning Board 7 :30 –8 pm
Economic Development 7 :30 –8 pm
Fire Prevention 8 –8 :30 pm
Shade Tree 7 :30 –8 pm
Community Alliance 7 –7 :30 pm
Zoning Board - Cancelled 7 :30 –8 pm
Transportation Committee 7 :30 –8 pm
Re-Organization Meeting 4 :30 –5 :30 pm
July 31, 2017

Celebrating a Milestone Birthday or Anniversary?
Mayor Susan Cohen and the Township Committee want to extend birthday and anniversary wishes to Manalapan Township residents age 80 and older, who have reached a milestone birthday or to those celebrating their 50th or more Wedding Anniversaries through a new milestone greeting card program! 

A card from the Mayor & Township Committee will be sent to Manalapan residents in honor of an 80th, 85th, 90th, 95th or 100th birthday or 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th or 70th Wedding Anniversaries.

Please provide us with the names, address and birth date or anniversary date of the individual or individuals to be honored at 732-446-8307 or


November 01, 2017

The Manalapan-Englishtown Community Alliance to Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (the Alliance) is offering to make presentations in our communities concerning drugs and alcohol. Our effort is to inform, educate and ultimately, help prevent substance abuse and addiction, that has affected our country, our state and our community. The Alliance will share information on current knowledge and trends of drug use and alcohol misuse in our community, share personal stories in an effort to help others avoid the same consequences and discuss ways to spot early use of drugs or alcohol and how to access help.   

We are offering this presentation to any group of persons in Manalapan or Englishtown, whether a neighborhood, a homeowner community, an individual business or business group, a sports association or individual team or any faith-based, parent-based, youth-based or school-based organization. We can host or we can come to you. 

For more information on these programs or to schedule a presentation please contact the Health Department at 732-446-8345 or  Thank you.

November 01, 2017

Leaf collection this fall will be held on every Monday in November and December. All leaves must be placed in biodegradable compost bags. These bags can be purchased at the Public Works Department on Mondays - Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. The bags are sold in bundles of 5 for a cost of $2.00. You can also purchase these bags from local retailers. No leaves will be collected that are not contained in these biodegradable bags. 

Please place bagged leaves at the curb, not in the street, on the first day of each scheduled collection to insure you will not miss any of the collections. 

Brush and Tree Limbs are collected by the Garbage Company on the second refuse collection day of each week all year long.

Please use the following guidelines for brush and tree limbs: 

  • Tied securely in bundles

  • 4 foot maximum length

  • 50 pounds maximum weight

  • 2 bundle maximum each collection

Residents may take their leaves to the Recycling Center themselves. Our Recycling Center is located at the Public Works Yard: 207 Route 522 (Freehold Road). It is opened Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. It is also opened on the first and third Sunday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

November 10, 2017

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers having difficulty paying their utility bills that they may be eligible for special financial assistance or energy efficiency programs that could reduce the amount of electricity they use.

Assitance programs available to New Jersey residents include:

  • Lifeline - Offers a cash grant to help people who meet the Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD) eligibility requirements, or who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI). For additional information call 1-800-792-9745.
  • Universal Service Fund (USF) - Helps residential customers maintain electric service by offering eligible customers a monthly bill credit, which is based on household income and energy usage. USF also could include utility account debt forgiveness. Those applying for USF also automatically apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). For more information, call 1-800-510-3102.
  • Weatherization - The instalation of home energy measures can help reduce energy bills. Weatherization programs include Comfort Partners, sponsored by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. For additional information visit and click on "Residential" or call 1-800-915-8309. Households that apply for USF or LIHEAP can also check a box on the application to request weatherization assistance. Additional information is available at
  • PAGE - An assistance program designed to help low-to moderate-income households who experience economic hardship and struggle to pay their electric and natural gas bills. For more information visit or call 1-732-982-8710.
  • New Jersey SHARES - This program offers temporary financial assistance to people having difficulty paying their electric bills. The fund helps those who need assistance because of an illness, job loss or other problem that has created a financial crisis, but are not eligible for other income or age-based programs. For additional information call 1-866-657-4273 or visit

JCP&L residential customers looking for a convenient way to manage their electric bills can also sign up for the FirstEnergy Equal Payment Plan (EPP). With EPP, customers make consistent monthly payments to avoid seasonal highs and lows in their electric bills, To apply or learn more about other JCP&L programs, please visit or call 1-800-662-3115.

November 27, 2017

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) invites customers to celebrate the holiday season by entering its fifth annual “Merry & Bright” Holiday Lights Photo Contest. Participants can enter by submitting a photo of their home’s outdoor holiday light display on the JCP&L Facebook page ( from Monday, Nov. 27 to Friday, Dec. 15. Up to 10 finalists will be selected by JCP&L based on criteria such as creativity and number of lights. Finalists’ photos will be posted on Facebook for public voting from Monday, Dec. 18 to Friday, Dec. 22. 

The grand prize winner will receive a $200 Visa® gift card and a set of LED holiday lights controlled by a mobile app. The runner up will receive a $100 gift card.  More information, including complete contest rules, will be posted to the JCP&L Facebook page. The “Merry & Bright” contest is open only to JCP&L customers who are legal residents of New Jersey and who are at least 18 years of age. Only one entry per household will be accepted. Employees and family members of FirstEnergy, JCP&L or its advertising agency are not eligible.  JCP&L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and serves 1.1 million New Jersey customers in the counties of Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren., on Facebook at , or online at .   

December 06, 2017

If you wish to make a tax payment at the end of this year to be credited as a 2017 payment, please do so by 1:00 p.m. on December 29, 2017. 

Payments received by mail or left in the drop box after 1:00 p.m. will be considered received as of the next business day which is January 2, 2018.

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 08, 2017

Thank you to all the Manalapan businesses that hosted 2017 "Coffee with the Mayor & Deputy Mayor" - Uncle Gino's Marketplace, Wegmans, Manalapan Diner, Net Cost Market, Dunkin Donuts Route 33 - 123 Route 33 East and Manalapan Fitness & Wellness.

Thank you to all the residents who attended! 

Happy Holidays to All! 

December 08, 2017

This County project started in the Spring and the roadway has been closed to traffic. We are happy to announce that it was re-opened today.

Thank you for your patience during this project.   

January 16, 2018

The Manalapan MRC-CERT will begin a new 20 hour training program starting on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm in this room in Manalapan Town Hall.  Training will continue once per week on different weeknights into April. Participants will learn about basic emergency preparedness for themselves and their families and participants will also learn how they can become part of the MRC-CERT team and help the community in various emergency situations.  Registration in advance is requested.  Please register by calling the Health Department at 732-446-8345 or by emailing