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704, 2024

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day at ACUA – Saturday, April 20, 2024

By |April 7th, 2024|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

Atlantic County residents can dispose of household hazardous items safely at the ACUA Environmental Park, 6700 Delilah Road in Egg Harbor Township on Saturday, April 20, 2024, between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Most Atlantic County residents have hazardous waste in their cabinets, basements, or garages. Cleaning products, motor oils, insecticides, oil-based paints, and rechargeable lithium-ion batteries are just a few hazardous items that cannot be disposed of in regular [...]

202, 2024

There’s still time to make your voice heard!

By |February 2nd, 2024|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

There’s still time to make your voice heard! Today is the last day to submit your thoughts on the recreational needs of Hammonton’s prior to our Green Acres application. This short, one-minute survey is invaluable in helping us decide on future recreation projects. Don’t wait – the survey closes at midnight!   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HammontonGA2024

2401, 2024

WE STILL NEED YOUR INPUT! TAKE THE SURVEY TODAY!

By |January 24th, 2024|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

We still need your input! In anticipation of Hammonton’s upcoming application to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Acres program, we are asking our residents to complete this short, one-minute survey to help us determine what projects our residents think are necessary. This survey will remain open until January 31, 2024, so please don’t delay! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HammontonGA2024

2201, 2024

The Town of Hammonton is seeking funding through the State of NJ Green Acres Program for improvements at the 11th Street Recreation Complex located at 730 11th Street, in Hammonton.

By |January 22nd, 2024|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

Town of Hammonton PURPOSE: The Town of Hammonton is seeking funding through the State of NJ Green Acres Program for improvements at the 11th Street Recreation Complex located at 730 11th Street, in Hammonton. PROJECT SCOPE: The Town of Hammonton proposes to complete a series of improvements at the hockey rink and associated facilities located within the 11th Street Recreation Complex. A concept plan showing the proposed changes, a preliminary [...]

1801, 2024

PUBLIC WORKS – SNOW REMOVAL GUIDELINES

By |January 18th, 2024|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

PUBLIC WORKS – SNOW REMOVAL GUIDELINES Our Public Works Department is working hard to make driving safer and easier in snowy weather. Depending on the duration and amount of snowfall, town trucks may have to plow your street several times. As snow rolls off our plows, it will accumulate at driveway aprons. Please understand that this is unavoidable, and it is the homeowner's responsibility to clear it. Here are some [...]

1101, 2024

HAMMONTON NEEDS YOUR INPUT!

By |January 11th, 2024|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

Hammonton needs your input! We are planning to apply to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Acres program. Since 1961, Green Acres has protected well over a million and a half acres of open space and provided hundreds of outdoor recreational facilities in communities around the State. To prepare for this application, we are asking that residents of Hammonton to complete this quick, one-minute survey to help us [...]

301, 2024

SPECIAL MEETING TO DISCUSS HAMMONTON LAKE 1-9-2024

By |January 3rd, 2024|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

TOWN OF HAMMONTON SPECIAL MEETING OF MAYOR, COUNCIL To be held Tuesday, January 9, 2024, in Town Hall Council Chambers, 100 Central Avenue Public Session @ 7:00 p.m.   To Discuss: The Hammonton Lake Agenda Special Meeting January 09, 2024 Additional items may be discussed as deemed necessary and official action may or may not be taken during the open portion of the meeting.   Frank Zuber, Municipal Clerk

1512, 2023

Town of Hammonton – SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM

By |December 15th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

Town of Hammonton – SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM   The Town of Hammonton has appropriated $315,000 in funding from the Atlantic County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program for a Townwide Small Business Assistance Grant Program. Funds are for businesses that were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 Emergency. “Hammonton is proud to support our small businesses throughout the entire town and we’re excited to be able to assist with [...]

111, 2023

TAX OFFICE – NOVEMBER DATES TO REMEMBER

By |November 1st, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

TAX OFFICE – NOVEMBER DATES TO REMEMBER     IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO MAIL YOUR PAYMENTS TO THE TAX OFFICE, PLEASE ALLOW AT LEAST 3-4 DAYS MAILING TIME. POSTMARKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AND PAYMENTS MUST REACH US ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 13 TO AVOID PAYING INTEREST.   November 1 – Tax/Utility Bills due   November 7 – Tax office closed – Election Day   November 10 – Tax office [...]

1710, 2023

TAX OFFICE – NOVEMBER DATES TO REMEMBER

By |October 17th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

TAX OFFICE – NOVEMBER DATES TO REMEMBER     IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO MAIL YOUR PAYMENTS TO THE TAX OFFICE, PLEASE ALLOW AT LEAST 3-4 DAYS MAILING TIME. POSTMARKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AND PAYMENTS MUST REACH US ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 13 TO AVOID PAYING INTEREST.   November 1 – Tax/Utility Bills due   November 7 – Tax office closed – Election Day   November 10 – Tax office [...]

1710, 2023

Hammonton Lake Lowering Announcement

By |October 17th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

The Town of Hammonton has received a permit from the NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife allowing Hammonton Lake to be gradually lowered and brought back to normal water level in regulated stages between November 1st and March 1st.   The Town’s Municipal Utility Department (MUD) Supervisor, Anthony DeCicco, will oversee the lake lowering process beginning November 1, when the first of three boards will be [...]

2909, 2023

Mail-In Ballot Box at Town Hall is Open. Information on In-Person Early Voting

By |September 29th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

The Atlantic County Board of Elections opened the secure mail-in ballot box on Monday, September 25, 2023. If you received a mail-in ballot you can drop it in the box at this location. In-person early voting locations will open from October 28th to November 5th at the Hammonton Family Success Center, 310 Bellevue Avenue, Hammonton. Hours are Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m., and Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary.

2909, 2023

Annual Bike MS Ride-Saturday, September 30th and Sunday, October 1st.

By |September 29th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

This weekend is the annual Bike MS City to Shore ride. You will see a significant about of cyclists traveling through town on Saturday, September 30th, and Sunday, October 1st. Please use caution when sharing the road. Attached is a map to show the route of the Bike Ride. If you can avoid traveling these roads, please do so.

3008, 2023

SPECIAL MEETING OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL-MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2023 7:00PM

By |August 30th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

TOWN OF HAMMONTON SPECIAL MEETING OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL To be held September 11, 2023, in Town Hall Council Chambers 100 Central Avenue  Executive Session @ 6:30 p.m. Public Session @ 7:00 p.m. To Discuss: Homeless Concerns and Lake Quality in the Town of Hammonton   Additional items may be discussed as deemed necessary and official action may or may not be taken during the open portion of the meeting. [...]

2607, 2023

The 2023 Final/2024 Preliminary Tax Rate Is In

By |July 26th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

The 2023 Final/2024 Preliminary Tax Rate is in. The bills will be mailed before August 4th and the grace period for the 2023 3rd quarter will be extended to September 8, 2023. If 3rd quarter payment is not received by September 8, 2023 interest will be charged back to August 1, 2023.

2806, 2023

INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS AT HAMMONTON LAKE PARK – JULY 4TH AT DUSK

By |June 28th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

Independence Day Fireworks will be held at Hammonton Lake Park - 100 Sports Drive - on Tuesday, July 4th at around dusk (approximately 9 PM.) The fireworks will be set off from the National Guard Armory on S. Egg Harbor Road. Any spot within Hammonton Lake Park facing S. Egg Harbor Road will have a great view of the display. People that want to view the fireworks, and are close [...]

2706, 2023

HAMMONTON FOOD DISTRIBUTION EVENT

By |June 27th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

HAMMONTON FOOD DISTRIBUTION EVENT PSA SHERIFF ERIC SCHEFFLER COMMUNITY CARE INITIATIVE DUE TO THE CARNIVAL, THE DATE HAS BEEN MOVED TO: MONDAY JULY 3RD 2023 @ 10AM OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL SOCIETY 1 MOUNT CARMEL LANE, HAMMONTON NJ HELPING THOSE IN NEED!! PLEASE SHARE WITH FAMILY & FRIENDS!! IF YOU HAVEN'T SIGNED UP, MUST PROVIDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS. FORM : https://smpl.is/786m4

1005, 2023

Employment Opportunity-Grounds Maintenance Worker

By |May 10th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

FULL-TIME GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKER Qualified candidates must possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s License. Commercial Pesticide and Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Licenses are preferred but not required. Under direction, perform routine work in the care and maintenance of outdoor areas such as gardens, park grounds, recreational areas, lawns, athletic fields and courts, and indoor/outdoor turf. The candidate will be required to safely operate a variety of equipment, tools, and machinery used [...]

2204, 2023

New Turf Field-Ceremonial Groundbreaking, Saturday, April 22, 2023

By |April 22nd, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

  With the construction of the new turf field at Moss Mill Park underway, representatives of Town Council, St. Joseph Academy, Parks Commission, and HYSA gathered for a ceremonial groundbreaking this morning. The turf field will serve as the home field for St. Joseph Academy's Wildcats and the Hammonton Youth Soccer Association. We are very excited to be able to offer a turf recreation option to the youth of Hammonton. [...]

2104, 2023

Public Notice for Aquatic Weed Control – May 2023 

By |April 21st, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

TOWN OF HAMMONTON   Public Notice – Legal Notice   Public Notice for Aquatic Weed Control May 2023   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 Monday May 22, 2023, through Friday, June [...]

1704, 2023

Town-Wide Yard Sale Saturday, June 3, 2023

By |April 17th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

The Town Wide Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, June 3rd from 8AM-2PM the google document is provided in this post. There is a $10.00 fee to be on the list of addresses that will be posted on Facebook and printed in the Hammonton Gazette. Cash or Check (checks payable to: HRC/HFSC). The fee can be dropped off to: Hammonton Family Success Center 310 Bellevue Avenue Hammonton, NJ 08037 [...]

703, 2023

At the February 27, 2023 Town Council meeting, Mayor and Council voted unanimously to move forward with the acquisition of the property located at 236 Bellevue Avenue.

By |March 7th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

At the February 27, 2023, Town Council meeting, Mayor and Council voted unanimously to move forward with the acquisition of the property located at 236 Bellevue Avenue; formerly known as Wells Fargo Bank and historically known as The Peoples Bank. The purchase price of the property is $675,000 with a down payment amount of $10,000. The Town is exploring grant opportunities that will pay for 100% of the acquisition cost. [...]

2802, 2023

Public Notice Discussed at February 27, 2023 Town Council Meeting

By |February 28th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

The town was recently made aware that a form regarding water testing was not sent to NJDEP in a timely manner. This matter was discussed at the February 27, 2023, Town Council meeting under the Water & Sewer report. A public notice will be mailed soon to all Hammonton Water Department users with details. Our public water system remains safe based on subsequent testing that was performed. No further action, [...]

2402, 2023

The Hammonton Police Department will be hosting a Prescription Drug collection Day 2/25/2023 from 9am till 1pm.

By |February 24th, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

The Hammonton Police Department will be hosting a Prescription Drug collection Day on 2/25/2023 from 9 am till 1 pm. Hammonton residents are asked to bring their unwanted prescription drugs on the collection date and time to be safely and properly disposed of. The Hammonton Police Department has participated in medication collection initiatives for years. The drug collection box that we had affixed in our lobby was being improperly used [...]

202, 2023

Access Hammonton on channel 9 will be down for maintenance on Thursday, February 2, 2023.

By |February 2nd, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

Access Hammonton on channel 9 will be down for maintenance on Thursday, February 2, 2023. While we will not be livestreaming, you will still have access to our YouTube and Livestream channels. https://www.youtube.com/@AccessHammonton https://livestream.com/hammonton If you have any questions, please email info@townofhammonton.org

2301, 2023

Proposed Sign Design Plan For Boyer Avenue Recreation Complex and Proposed Park Name Change

By |January 23rd, 2023|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

On January 17, 2023, Scott Taylor of Taylor Design Group presented the Parks Commission with the above sign design plan for the Boyer Avenue Recreation Complex. The Commission approved the sign designs and voted to have Council approve the plan and the name change of the park. On January 23, 2023, Town Council at their meeting, presented the above sign design plan for the Boyer Avenue Recreation Complex. Also at [...]

3112, 2022

Job Opportunity: Hammonton MainStreet Executive Director

By |December 31st, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

Job Opportunity: Hammonton MainStreet Executive Director Apply here: https://indeedhi.re/3PJivHk The Hammonton Revitalization Corporation (HRC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization that has run the MainStreet Hammonton Program for nearly 30 years. During that time, Downtown Hammonton has seen an economic resurgence and become a destination for arts, dining, festivals and events We invite all interested and qualified people who love Hammonton and are committed to the continued growth and prosperity [...]

2912, 2022

DON’T MISS NOON YEAR’S EVE AND THE NYE BASH AND BLUEBERRY DROP!!

By |December 29th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

When the Town Clock strikes midnight, the Giant Blueberry will drop! MainStreet Hammonton is sponsoring the sixth annual Hammonton New Year’s Eve Bash, Blueberry Drop & Fireworks on Saturday, December 31st from 10 PM to 12:30 AM in Downtown Hammonton. The free outdoor event will be held in front of Hammonton Town Hall, located at 100 Central Avenue. (Regardless of weather, the event will be held.) Mimic, a Philadelphia Area [...]

612, 2022

Town Hall Parking Will Be Limited From Wednesday, December 7, 2022 To Monday, December 12, 2022.

By |December 6th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

Construction work will be done on the apron of the Town Hall parking lot exit to Vine Street. Town Hall parking spaces will be limited to visitor use only. Traffic on Vine Street will be limited to "Local Traffic Only" during this time. If you have any questions, please call 609-567-4300 x101 to reach the Public Works Manager, or call 609-561-0482 to reach ARH.

3011, 2022

**REMINDER FROM THE TAX COLLECTOR**

By |November 30th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

Payments on delinquent balances can be made up until mid-day on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 using the following methods of payment only: cashier's check, cash, or money order. *Please note that Town Hall will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2022. Contact the tax office for up-to-date figures, as interest is calculated daily. If you feel you have received a Tax Sale Notice in error, kindly contact the tax office [...]

2311, 2022

TODAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2022 IS THE LAST DAY TO PAY TAX/UTILITY BILLS BEFORE THE TAX SALE LIST IS GENERATED.

By |November 23rd, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

The Tax Collector will accept payments today, November 23, 2022, up until 2:00 pm. You may pay via cashier's check, cash or money order only. After 2:00 pm the tax sale list will be generated and you will not be able to make a payment on your account until Monday, November 28, 2022.

1511, 2022

Cpt. Gerard V. Palma Memorial Playground at Hammonton Lake Park is open!

By |November 15th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

We are pleased to announce the reopening of Cpt. Gerard V. Palma Memorial Playground at Hammonton Lake Park. The Town will have a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 10:00am to mark the occasion. This also marks the completion of the first phase of improvements to Hammonton Lake Park. The Town was awarded grant funding in 2020 to complete phase one and in 2021 was awarded additional [...]

1011, 2022

Veterans Day Ceremony- Friday, November 11, 2022 at the Hammonton Middle School Auditorium.

By |November 10th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

The Tri-Vets of Hammonton will host the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the Hammonton Middle School in the auditorium at 7:00 pm. Several dignitaries and guest speakers will be in attendance including Hammonton Police Department's own Officer John Amendolia, a United States Air Force Veteran.

811, 2022

UNOFFICIAL GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS 11-08-2022

By |November 8th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

Unofficial General Election 2022 -Results Reported to Town Clerk ** Results reflect Town of Hammonton voting only** House of Representatives Tim Alexander 806 Jeff Vandrew 2370 Anthony Parisi Sanchez 43 Michael Gallo 30 County Commissioner Habib Rehman 722 Amy Gatto 2315 Council Joshua Trepiccione 1561 Adam Re 1468 Renee Rodio 1622 Sam Rodio 1448 Steve Furgione 1410 Bill Olivo 1319 Board of Education Rita Black 1113 Shawn K. McCloud 1232 [...]

611, 2022

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2022 IS ELECTION DAY

By |November 6th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

Tuesday, November 8th is Election Day. Town Hall will be closed with the exception of the Clerk's office for election questions. Hammonton polling locations are as follows: D-1 Disabled American Veterans, 446 S Egg Harbor Rd D-2 American Legion Hall, 101 French St D-3 Hammonton Fire Dept #2, 51 N White Horse Pike D-4 Meadows Condo Clubhouse, 1 Jamestown Blvd D-5 Hammonton Canoe Club, 100 Sports Dr D-6 Mount Carmel [...]

2110, 2022

Town Council Meeting 10-24-2022

By |October 21st, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

On Monday, October 24, 2022 the next Town Council meeting will be held at 7:00pm. This in-person meeting can be viewed on your local Comcast channel 9 and the Town's streaming channels. The agenda and links to the streaming channels are below.   Agenda 10-24-22 https://livestream.com/hammonton https://www.youtube.com/c/accesshammonton  

1410, 2022

IMPORTANT NOVEMBER DATES AND TAX SALE INFORMATION

By |October 14th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

FOR YOUR INFORMATION ONLY The Tax Office would like to take this opportunity to provide as much information as possible regarding the Tax Sale Period in November/December.  We understand that this is a busy time of year and hope that by summarizing the important dates and methods of payment, everyone can plan accordingly.   The grace period for November payments will be Thursday, November 10. This is the last day [...]

1609, 2022

Hammonton Police Department is Hiring *9-16-2022

By |September 16th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL|

WE’RE HIRING The Hammonton Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer in accordance with the New Jersey Civil Service Commission's (CSC) Intergovernmental Transfer Program (IGT) In our world of many acronyms it is commonly called a "lateral transfer". In accordance with the IGT Program, applicants must currently be employed as a sworn officer with a New Jersey Civil Service law enforcement agency and their [...]

2308, 2022

FINAL 2022/PRELIMINARY 2023 TAX BILL UPDATE

By |August 23rd, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

We are currently preparing the final 2022/2023 preliminary tax bills for mailing and hope to have them in the mail by Friday, August 26.  The grace period has been extended through September 30, 2022, and payments must reach our office on or before this date to avoid paying interest. Water/Sewer bills are due at this time and reminder notices have been mailed.  Please remember that tax and utility payments should be [...]

2707, 2022

FINAL 2022/PRELIMINARY 2023 TAX BILL INFORMATION

By |July 27th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

Final 2022/Preliminary 2023 Tax bills will be mailed once the County Board of Taxation certifies the tax rate. Third quarter property taxes are due August 1, 2022, however, the grace period will be extended. Please continue to check the town website for updates. Property owners may make payments toward their third quarter without a bill either at the window or through the mail. Water/Sewer bills are still due on August [...]

1306, 2022

Construction at Hammonton Lake Park is underway and we are so excited for what’s to come!

By |June 13th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

Construction is underway and we are so excited for what’s to come! During construction, the playground will remain closed. The rest of Hammonton Lake Park is open for your recreational enjoyment. The Hammonton School District will open its playground for public use at Warren E. Sooy Elementary School beginning June 14th from dawn to dusk. Once the summer program begins in the month of July the playground will be open from [...]

2505, 2022

Something Berry Exciting Is About To Crop Up – Anticipated Playground Closure Notice

By |May 25th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

The Town of Hammonton will be starting work on the playground in mid-June at the Hammonton Lake Park. This will be the first phase of reconstruction during a multi-phase, multi-year project at Lake Park. Due to this construction, and for the safety of visitors to the park, the playground will be closed until construction is complete. In addition, there will not be fireworks in Hammonton on Independence Day this year. [...]

605, 2022

Hammonton’s Rally for Ukraine-Donation Information

By |May 6th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

Following the Rally for Ukraine held on Saturday, April 30th, many have asked how they can help. Below are all the links to ways to donate. Link to Atlantic City Press Article   United Ukrainian-American Relief Committee Inc. 1208 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111 215-728-1630; uuarc.org • Ukrainian American Cultural Center of NJ 60 N. Jefferson Road, Whippany, NJ 07981 uuacnj.org • Doctors Without Borders 40 Rector St., New York, NY 10006 [...]

2701, 2022

PUBLIC WORKS – SNOW REMOVAL GUIDELINES

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: News and Announcements FL, Uncategorized|

PUBLIC WORKS – SNOW REMOVAL GUIDELINES Our Public Works Department is working hard to make driving safer and easier in snowy weather. Depending on the duration and amount of snowfall, town trucks may have to plow your street several times. As snow rolls off our plows, it will accumulate in driveways. Please understand that this is unavoidable, and it is the homeowner's responsibility to clear it. Here are some helpful [...]

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