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Meeting CanceledNOTICE: The April 9, 2015 meeting of the Wantage governing body has been canceled.
Citizen of the Year 2015 AwardWantage Township Recreation is seeking nominations for the 3rd annual ‘Citizen of the Year’ award. To be eligible one must be a Wantage resident. The person should be an inspirational role model and have demonstrated an active interest and involvement in community affairs. This person should somehow contribute to the betterment of our community. If you know someone who you believe exemplifies these qualities and would like them to be recognized, download an Award Nomination Form. Forms can also be obtained at Wantage Municipal building or by calling 973-875-7192. All nominations must be received by April 20, 2015. The winner of the 2015 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award will be announced on the Wantage Township website by May 22, 2015, and will be recognized at Wantage Day on May 30, 2015. The winner’s name will be added to the plaque which is on permanent display at the Wantage Municipal building.
Bus TripThe Wantage Township Recreation Commission is sponsoring a bus trip on Sunday, May 3 to Citi Field, NY to see the Mets baseball game against the Nationals. Tickets are now on sale at the Township Municipal Building for $50 a ticket including transportation.
Habitat for HumanityAffordable Home Ownership Opportunity located in Green Township. Orientations will be held for those interested in applying. For more information download the flier or visit morrishabitat.org.
Lake Neepaulin ReminderPlease accept this reminder that Lake Neepaulin remains closed to public use or access. The governing body is in the process of reviewing rules and regulations for recreational opportunities at Lake Neepaulin. Until that review is completed, for safety reasons, the lake is off limits. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in this regard.
Winter Parking RegulationsFrom November 15 through April 15, parking is prohibited on the public streets of Wantage between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Do not park a vehicle on any Township Street or part thereof when there is snow or ice on the surface of the road.
Getting Ready for Social SecurityAre you ready for Social Security? Click here for online resources and information.
Snowplows and MailboxesRead complete notice
How Does Wantage Township Inform Citizens About Emergencies And Other Important Public Notifications?See Mayor's Notes
Ongoing Points of InterestWe at Wantage Town Hall often are asked the following questions, being on-going points of information the general public is interested in knowing:
- Is my property in a flood zone?
- Where is my polling place for voting on election day?
- Are there wetlands on my property?
- How can I keep track of County road and bridge closures?
- Where are Dedicated Open Space properties in my town?
- Where are Farmland Preserved Properties located in my town?
This and other information is available through the County of Sussex, by using the following link: http://sussex.maps.arcgis.com/home/index.html We always welcome your phone calls, but in some cases, the local government is not in a position to have the data or information you are seeking. In those situations, we would direct you to search the above resource. Try out the above link, and keep it handy for the future in case you have questions on these topics. We hope this is helpful to you!
Continued best regards,
Wantage Township Mayor & Committee
Notice: Construction Department Services Have Changed
Wantage Township has entered into an agreement with Hardyston Township; Hardyston Township will manage the Construction Department from the Hardyston Municipal Building. There will be limited office hours at the Wantage Municipal Building. See full notice.