Notices & Announcements
HARDYSTON TOWNSHIP MEETING NOTICE
The previously noticed regular public meeting of the Hardyston Township Council scheduled for Wednesday, September 22, 2021 has been canceled and rescheduled for Thursday, September 30.
The meeting will be held at the Hardyston Township Municipal Building, 149 Wheatsworth Road, Hardyston, NJ at 7:00 p.m. Formal action may be taken.
Sussex County COVID-19 Recovery Plan Survey for Small Businesses –
The Sussex County Board of County Commissioners announce an effort to collect data from small businesses in support of the American Rescue Plan. The County is requesting small businesses complete a survey about the pandemic’s impact on their operations. The survey will also identify what type of help is needed now. Results of this survey will assist the County in the development of its recovery plan. This plan will identify what projects will be funded with the Local Recovery Funds. Your participation in this survey is most appreciated.
Click here to view the survey form!
(Survey responses due by October 8th)
NJEDA BOARD APPROVES $10.5 MILLION GRANT PROGRAM FOR SMALL BUSINESSES TO SUPPORT RECOVERY FROM TROPICAL STORMS HENRI AND IDA
Small grants are available to small businesses impacted by tropical storms Henri & Ida. For the full press release visit – https://www.njeda.com/njeda-board-approves-10-5-million-grant-program-for-small-businesses-to-support-recovery-from-tropical-storms-henri-and-ida/. For specific information on the Henri/Ida Business Assistance Grant Program visit – https://www.njeda.com/henri-ida-relief/
HIRING: The Board of Elections is hiring poll workers for the upcoming November election. If you are a registered voter and interested in earning $230 for a day’s work, please call 973-579-0950 or email email@example.com. Training is September 7-11 so don’t wait – call today!
Public Notice to the Voters of Hardyston Township, Franklin, Ogdensburg, and Hamburg Boroughs – A Special School Election will be held on September 28, 2021 for the voters in the Borough of Franklin, Hamburg, Ogdensburg, and the Township of Hardyston. Polls will be open between the hours of 6:00 am and 8:00 pm. Voters in these municipalities will be voting upon the following proposed school facilities project:
The Board of Education of the Wallkill Valley Regional High School District in the County of Sussex, New Jersey is authorized to undertake the following in improvements to the Wallkill Valley High School: auditorium renovations, HVAC upgrades, shop room upgrades, fire alarm upgrades, locker replacements and site improvements including at the football field and the tennis courts. The Board is authorized to expend on such project an amount not to exceed $5,300,000 which expenditure shall be funded with bonds of the School District. The State has agreed to provide debt service aid of 40% of the final eligible costs. The final eligible costs are $4,494,234. The project includes $805,766 school facilities construction elements in addition to the facilities efficiency standards developed by the Commissioner of Education, or that are not otherwise eligible for State support pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:7G-5(g).
For a copy of the full notice and additional information regarding polling locations and voter eligibility please CLICK HERE
COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE – Details
Corporate & Community Event Sponsorship – DETAILS
Sussex County Senior Times Newsletter – September edition now available
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SCMUA Leachate Pump Station and Force Main Project
The Leachate Pump Station/Force Main Project includes construction of 30,000 linear feet of HDPE force main to convey leachate from the SCMUA Solid Waste Facility in Lafayette, NJ to the existing SCMUA wastewater transmission system in Franklin, NJ which ultimately is treated at the Upper Wallkill Facility in Hardyston, NJ. The construction contract was awarded to Tomco Construction (“Tomco”) on August 12, 2020 and the Notice to Proceed was issued on September 3, 2020.
To date, site grubbing and silt fence installation (i.e. site preparation and erosion control) has taken place along the full alignment. Between today and the end of 2020, Tomco will complete site preparation and receive material deliveries. Materials will then be transported to intermediate staging areas along the alignment within the easement across from the Sussex County Technical School on Route 94. The installation of the piping is currently scheduled to begin on January 4, 2021 within the easement. The anticipated project completion date is September 3, 2021.
Municipal Building Open – Please be advised that the municipal building will be open daily from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm . The public will be permitted to enter the building . Please adhere to all social distancing guidelines when entering the building and wear a face covering. A drop box is available in the lobby for those that wish to use it. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.