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Jackson Township, NJ, March 10, 2020: With the emergence of the novel Coronavirus, known as COVID-19, it is prudent to have a heightened awareness of our surroundings. While we take steps individually to help combat this virus, Jackson Officials have taken immediate actions to protect both Jackson Township employees and our residents. Our Department of Public Works has increased sanitizing of all Township operated buildings, as well as public recreational areas including playground equipment. All buildings are equipped with hand sanitizer and are being wiped down regularly with an antibacterial solution. “It is necessary and important to take action against this health hazard to protect the health and safety of our employees, residents and visitors. Working together, we can help…
Attention residents: The worldwide pandemic continues to dominate many aspects of our daily lives. Working together, we continue to navigate this difficult journey. "We anticipate a greater number of positive cases in the immediate future. We are working to ensure that, as a municipality, we manage the impacts with confidence that Jackson Township will endure this challenge." stated Mayor Reina. Reina also expressed his commitment to local businesses. "The folks who run our local businesses are the fabric of our local economy. We will seek ways to assist them in disaster grant and aid planning. Also, I encourage all residents to patronize our businesses. We need our businesses to thrive during this challenging time." Mayor Reina stated, "As of this…
Jackson Township Press Release March 27, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Township Contact: Terence Wall, Business Administrator 732-928-1200 ext. 1310 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. We are One Jackson: Township Steps in to Help the School District Avoid Devastating Cuts to Programs and Services JACKSON - The Township Council voted March 24 to utilize $1 million in surplus funds to help the Jackson School District avoid some of the devastating cuts to programs and services due to the continuing impact of state aid cuts from the School Funding Law known as S2. “Since Governor Murphy took office, most of the local school district budgets have been under constant assault. It baffles me how he can strip our school districts of such needed funding, leaving the…
New Jersey Launches Job Portal to Connect Out-of-Work Residents to Opportunities in Critical Industries TRENTON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy today announced the launch of a new online portal to connect New Jersey residents with jobs in critical industries responding to COVID-19. The jobs portal is available here: https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov. Employers in critical industries should submit information about openings with urgent hiring needs related to COVID19 here: https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov/intake.  “My Administration’s top priority is helping New Jersey residents and businesses overcome the unprecedented disruptions COVID-19 is causing while staying healthy and safe,” said Governor Phil Murphy. “The jobs portal will give residents who have lost their jobs or seen their hours reduced an opportunity to get back to work while also providing…
PRESS RELEASEVandals still sought after, reward offered. Jackson Township, May 21, 2019: It’s been nearly three weeks since the vandalism of a vacant home on Valley Road and Jackson Township Police are still searching for the individuals responsible. The home was scheduled for demolition when it was defaced with profanity as well as racial and religious slurs.Mayor Reina recently met with members of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA, including New Jersey State Commander Jeffrey M. Sohn, to discuss this unfortunate incident. To assist with this investigation, The Jewish War Veterans of the USA is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s). “Someone out there knows something. Even the smallest…
PRESS RELEASEJackson Township condemns all forms of hatred and racism Jackson Township, May 2, 2019: Mayor Michael Reina, along with Council President Rob Nixon, are reaching out to the Community to seek your assistance. In recent days a vacant home, which was slated for demolition, had been severely vandalized. The vandals destroyed all of the windows and spray painted the interior and exterior of this dwelling with profanity as well as racial and religious slurs. While this dwelling is currently being demolished, the vandalism cannot, and will not, be ignored.The governing body condemns all bias, discrimination, and hateful acts against any individual, race, religion, creed, etc. These heinous acts attempt to incite nothing but unnecessary unrest and unlawful behavior and…
PRESS RELEASEResidents encouraged to report Pothole locationsJackson Township, February 23, 2018: The winter weather has wreaked havoc on Jackson Township’s roads leading Mayor Michael Reina to encourage residents to report any potholes that they encounter around town. Throughout the winter Public Works has tried to keep up with obvious potholes but needs the public’s help. If there is a pothole in your neighborhood that needs to be repaired, please contact the Department of Public Works at 732-928-1200 ext. 1250 with the location. For County Roads, please contact the Ocean County Road Department at 732-929-2133.
The Central Jersey Rifle and Pistol Club, located on South Stump Tavern Road in Jackson, will be hosting their 7th Annual Wounded Warrior event on Saturday October 11, 2014.  Starting at approximately 9:00am, Wounded Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, along with veterans from Vietnam, Korea and WW II will be assembling at the Justice Complex in Jackson, for the Township’s Annual Warrior Parade, as they will be getting ready for their ride over to the Central Jersey Rifle and Pistol Club.  Each year we have such an outstanding turnout that Mayor Reina is hopeful everyone will join him again this year. All residents, organizations and clubs, including those from neighboring towns can line up from the Justice Complex…
Mayor Michael Reina is pleased to announce that the Township has received its 2014 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding award.  Although this summer is behind us, we are already looking forward to the next and as many of you already know the Township has been researching and pursuing the installation of a spray park to be located at the Justice Complex.  This CDBG grant funding will allow us to do just that.  A spray park offers cost-effective, safe, fun additions to public play spaces and are suitable for children of all ages.  Through the use of computerized controllers, there is no need for lifeguards and water only flows when children are present.  Spray park structures are designated to withstand…
We have learned from recent events that Ocean County has the potential to experience a variety of emergency or hazardous weather conditions that could cause the need for evacuation.  Some of our residents may have special needs during times such as this but resources identifying these individuals are limited.  Therefore, the “We Care” Program, created by The Ocean County Office of Emergency Management, is designed to help identify the special needs of residents during times of crisis.  Mayor Michael Reina and the Jackson Township Office of Emergency Management want to ensure that the residents of Jackson Township get the assistance they require during an emergency or disaster but in order to help you, we need to ask for your help. …

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During 1994, we celebrated the 150th year of Jackson's existence as an incorporated municipality in the State of New Jersey. As the handwritten Legislative Act reads, "Having been three times read in the Council (the State Senate) on February 29, 1844,"

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