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Ocean County DEP and FEMA Open Houses PDF Print E-mail

Ocean County, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and FEMA are kicking off two Ocean County Open Houses, which is the next step in the mapping process for the Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps. These Open Houses will allow residents of Ocean County who are in flood zones to speak with representatives from FEMA, NJDEP, and Ocean County about their risks, updated flood hazard maps, flood insurance, and flood risk mitigation. To accommodate the residents of the County, there will be the same Open House on two different days, at different venues, one in the Northern part of the County and one in the South. Residents can attend either event.

*North* Ocean County Open House

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015, 4PM – 8PM Justice Complex, Cafeteria (Building 5)

129 Hooper Avenue

Toms River, NJ 08753

*South* Ocean County Open House

Thursday, February 26th, 2015, 4PM – 8PM Ocean County Southern Service Center

179 South Main Street (Route 9)

Manahawkin, NJ 08092

 
Two New Affordable Housing Programs for Low- to Moderate-Income Families Impacted By Superstorm Sandy (Posted 1-7-15) PDF Print E-mail

Trenton, NJ – The Christie Administration announced the launch of the LMI Homeowners Rebuilding Program and the Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program, two affordable housing recovery efforts to assist low- to moderate-income (LMI) families impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Simultaneously, the Sandy Recovery Housing Counseling Program was initiated to assist these families in accessing the two housing programs and a wide array of available services.

Read more... [Two New Affordable Housing Programs for Low- to Moderate-Income Families Impacted By Superstorm Sandy (Posted 1-7-15)]
 
Ocean County Community Needs Survey PDF Print E-mail

Toms River Township, in partnership with Ocean County, is requesting input from the community to help identify the community's present and future needs.

By completing this online survey, you will help the Township & County prepare its 5-year Consolidated Plan to receive Federal Grants from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Click on this link to complete the survey:  Ocean County Community Needs Survey

Enter “Toms River” as your town. If you wish to remain anonymous, please type in “NA” in the contact box. Surveys will be available until January 18th.

 
Christmas Tree Disposal PDF Print E-mail

In an effort to recycle Christmas trees, the following park locations will be drop zones for Christmas tree disposal:

Skyview Park, Vaughn Ave

Riverwood Park, Riverwood Dr.

Silverton Park, Maine St

Bey Lea Park, (Tennis Ct parking lot), Bay Ave.

Winding River Park South, Route 37 (Entrance only)

Shelter Cove Park, Bay Ave

Money Island Beach, Longfellow Ave

Chadwick Park, Strickland Ave

This Community service will be offered until 1/31/2015.  Any tree after that will need to be taken directly to the recycling center on Church Rd for disposal

 
Rt. 37 Mathis Bridge Project PDF Print E-mail

In a letter from Jamie Fox, the NJ Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner, to Toms River Mayor Thomas F. Kelaher, Fox writes to update the Mayor on the planned Route 37 Mathis Bridge project. Both the Mathis Bridge and the neighboring Tunney Bridge are used to travel on and off the barrier island from Toms River to Seaside Heights. The NJDOT has received construction bids and anticipates awarding a contract soon, with work to begin in the spring of 2015. Click here for article

 
Toms River Township and United Water Issue Statement PDF Print E-mail

In a joint statement, officials from Toms River Township, Mayor Thomas Kelaher, and representatives from United Water expressed their concern for homeowners and residents of Friendly Village Mobile Home Park. On December 25, 2014, a fire broke out in the private mobile home park, setting one home ablaze. “Fortunately, the homeowner was away when the fire started,” Mayor Kelaher said. “Sadly, her pets perished in the fire, but we are thankful that there was no loss of human life.  Click here for article

 
Resolution Scheduling the Annual Reorganization Meeting for January 2, 2015 at 12:00 PDF Print E-mail

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