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Public Notice for Aquatic Weed Control May 2017

In compliance with Section 9.10 of the New Jersey Pesticide Control Code (N.J.A.C. Title 7, Chapter 30), The Town of Hammonton, Public Works Department, will be applying pesticides for the control of bladderwort and other aquatic weeds on the Hammonton Lake, as needed, during the period of May 15. 2017 through August 30, 2017.

The pesticides used will be those recommended by New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, for the control of bladderwort and other aquatic weeds, which includes: diquat (Trade Name – Reward). Product will be sprayed by water injected subsurface method (boat mounted sprayer). All applications will be according to product labeling.

“Upon request the Town of Hammonton, Department of Public Works, shall produce a resident with notification at least 12 hours prior to the application, except for Quarantine and Disease Vector Control only, when conditions necessitate pesticide applications sooner than that time.”

The phone number/web site for updated information and applications is (609) 567-4336 Extension 103 or www.townofhammonton.org. Those seeking further information regarding Town of Hammonton aquatic weed control activities are requested to call Jerry Barberio, NJCPA#54231B @ phone number (609) 567-4300 Extension 101.

Town trash collection for Friday April 14th and Monday April 17th will be picked up as regularly scheduled days.
NO CHANGE TO SCHEDULED PICKUP
Friday’s trash will be picked up on Friday.
Monday’s trash will be picked up on Monday.
Please have the trash toter out to the curb prior to 7 a.m.
Thank you,
Scott Rivera
Public Works Department Head

Hammonton Public Utilities Department

Phone 567-4331
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday 7:00am to 3:30pm
In case of emergency, after hours call Hammonton Police Dept at 561-4000

Annual water hydrant flushing is going on at this time if you have any problem with rusty water allow it to run before use to clear up or contact the Hammonton Water Department

 

Winter Storm Ready Preparedness Information

Hammonton Police Department
Phone (609) 561-4000 for all emergency calls dial 911

This is a public safety reminder that by local ordinance, all vehicles must be removed from public roadways once the road becomes snow covered.  Failure to remove your vehicle may result in a summons being issued to you, and your vehicle will be towed at your expense. Thank you for your cooperation.

The Town of Hammonton remains committed to the health and safety of its residents.
Please call 9-1-1 only for a true emergency or call 561-4000 other related public safety issues.

Be alert for dangerous weather conditions, take appropriate precautions.

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Please continue to monitor Channel 9 and the Town of Hammonton website at www.townofhammonton.org  for updates

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www.redcross.org American Red Cross
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Declaration of Local State of Emergency

At 3:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2017, I, Mayor Stephen DiDonato, have declare a Local State of Emergency in the Town of Hammonton.

The Local State of Emergency shall continue until such time that that the Emergency Management Coordinator and Mayor deem appropriate.

All essential personnel should report to duty if requested by their department head.

Citizens are encouraged stay off the roadways.

Stephen DiDonato, Mayor of Hammonton