95 W. Veterans Hwy, Jackson, NJ 08527 Tel # 732-928-1200

FREE Drive-In Movie Night

Jackson Township is hosting a FREE Drive-In Movie Night: Click on Slide for more Info.

Seniors Shopping Program

Volunteer are currently needed in the following counties (click county below to sign-up):OCEAN (https://www.jerseycares.org/opportunity/a0C3l00000g5YrdEAE)

COVID-19 (NOVEL CORONAVIRUS)

OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTNJDOH COVID-19 (NOVEL CORONAVIRUS) The Department opened a 24/7 hotline (1-800-222-1222) for the public to ask questions...

EPA PUBLIC NOTICE

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ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS....

Jackson Township 2020 Pavement Improvement 1. Pitney Ln on or about 4/29 to 5/1 a. Milling on Wednesday...

Important Notice for Tax Payments

The Municipal Building is currently closed to the public, however staff are still working.

During this time, Tax Payments can be made by Check, Bank Check or Money Order though the Mail, dropped off at the 24 hour Drop Box (to the right of the main entrance of Town Hall at 95 W. Veterans Hwy) or payments can be made Online*.

PLEASE–NO CASH PAYMENTS AT THIS TIME.

For more information please call 732-928-1200 x1174.

The Mayor and Council have extended the Grace Period on the May 1, 2020 tax quarter to June 1, 2020. Payments for the May tax quarter must be received in the Tax Collectors office on or before June 1, 2020 to avoid interest. Payments for the May tax quarter received after June 1, 2020 will incur interest at the rates of the Municipality back to May 1, 2020 due date until paid in full.

Please check back for any updates on the above information.

*Please note: Third Party convenience fees apply if using the Township website “www.jacksontwpnj.net” to pay online. Your Banking institution may offer courtesy online payments, however you would need to check with your Bank.

New Jersey National Guard in town

Good afternoon,

As an FYI, the New Jersey National Guard has been activated to assist several Long Term Care Facilities in NJ, as relates to matters of COVID-19.

Two facilities in town, Bartley Manor, and The Orchards at Bartley, have been designated to receive assistance. The assistance may be in the form of extensive cleaning and/or disinfecting, meal preparation, or other tasks which assist the facility staff in managing their patients.

There is no need for concern or alarm, they are simply serving as support staff. I bring this to your attention, as you may hear that the NJNG has been deployed in town.

From The Desk Of The Mayor

Stay Calm. Stay Safe. Stay Home

Jackson Township, NJ, April 3, 2020: During this unprecedented time, the Nation and the State are taking measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those impacted by this pandemic.

As Mayor, I want to assure you - with confidence - that Jackson Township is also doing its part to keep its residents safe. We adhere to all necessary precautions for both our staff and the public. Your continued support is greatly appreciated for the dedicated men and women who serve the public. We are here for you.

Since March 13th, when it was announced that Ocean County had its first confirmed case of this disease, the Township began implementing changes to protect both its residents and employees starting with what is believed to be the most vulnerable - the senior population. Thus, all activities at the Jackson Senior Center were canceled since this date and will remain closed until deemed safe to reopen.

The Senior Buses are still running, however, only to provide those without transportation a means of getting groceries and necessities. The Center staff is also making regular wellness checks and providing assistance via telephone.

Immediately following, and in keeping with CDC Recommendations including Social Distancing guidelines, the Township conducted business in a different manner.

· All Municipal Offices were closed to the public, keeping the offices open to certain employees who are available to assist you via telephone or email.

· Increased disinfecting, including misting equipment, began at all parks, playgrounds, and township buildings, focusing on ‘touch points’.

· Various public and internal meetings have been moved or migrated to Zoom Conference Call technology.

· All indoor housing inspections are temporarily suspended and applications are now being submitted via email or a drop box supplied at the appropriate location.

Over the past 3 weeks, the number of those infected has increased substantially. The latest numbers for Jackson was reported at 120. Strict measures in place include,

· The Township has implemented modified schedules in various departments

· 1 worker per vehicle to enhance safety

· Closed all playgrounds and active recreation, such as Tennis and Basketball Courts.

Virtual Government: In order to speed online services now and in the future we are pleased to announce the implementation of GovPilot technology throughout all relevant departments. In the next few weeks you will experience the ability to work more virtually with Jackson Township. Enhanced payment systems including credit card processing are in development as well as updated website technology. The start date is anticipated to be May 1 with certain elements available next week. Check the website as it evolves at www.jacksontwpnj.net

Additional safety measures beyond mandates are also in effect. All employees, upon arriving to work, are temperature scanned before allowing access to the building. This extra step helps ensure the employees safety while providing needed services in the most efficient manner possible considering the circumstances. To work for the greater good, we are working on the ability to host a blood drive through the American Red Cross at this crucial time of need and will update you as soon as possible.

Your police, fire and first aid stand ready at the front line on a 24/7 basis. I thank them for going into harm’s way for all of us. I thank all of our dedicated employees for going above and beyond the call during this pandemic to ensure that Jackson remains the best place to live, work and raise a family.

Jackson residents are a family of caring people who look out for others and working together, we will endure.

Stay Calm. Stay Safe. Stay Home

Signed,

Mayor Michael Reina

**OPERATIONS UPDATE**

All Municipal Offices will remain closed to the public until further notice. Staff is onsite and available via telephone or email.

All playgrounds are closed, however parks will remain open except for active recreation such as tennis and basketball courts. This type of activity is prohibited until further notice.

Updates can also be found on our Facebook page "Township of Jackson"

 

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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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