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Thursday April 11th, 2019 :: 06:00 p.m. EDT

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Lawrence Township News for the Upcoming Week


Annual Egg Hunt This Saturday - Come out and celebrate spring at the Annual Egg Hunt sponsored by the Police Department. The event will be held on April 13, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., rain or shine at Central Park. Click here for the flyer.




Sewer Bills - Sewer bill payments are due in the Tax Collector's Office by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 25th in order to avoid a late fee.




Memorial Day Parade - Join us for the Lawrence Township Memorial Day Parade on Saturday, May 25th! Please click here to view the event flyer. If you would like to participate in this year's parade, please click here to fill out a registration form.




April Health Programs. Please check out the programs the Lawrence Township Health Department is sponsoring in April. See flyer for more details.




2019 Safety Town Program
Attention Parents of Fall 2019 Kindergartners! The Lawrence Township Recreation and Police Department are pleased to announce registration for the 2019 Safety Town Program. This year's program will be held at Ben Franklin Elementary School beginning Monday, June 24 and will run through Wednesday, July 3 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Safety Town is available to the fall 2019 incoming kindergartners. There will be trips to the police and fire departments, visits by other professionals and different fun-filled experiences for the students. The staff will instruct the students about safety around the home, school bus, fire safety, how to make a 911 emergency telephone call and many other important safety lessons. Registration is limited to 65 students.  Please Click here to register online.  If you have any questions, please call the Lawrence Township Recreation Department at 609-844-7067.




Trenton Water Works Public Education Forums - TWW is holding several Public Education Forums in the area. The Lawrence Township Forum is scheduled for April 24th at 7:00 pm and will be held at the Lawrence Senior Center. If you cannot attend the event on the 24th, click here for a listing of other dates and locations and an overview of the event.




Arbor Day Activity - The Lawrence Township Shade Tree Advisory Committee will conduct an Arbor Day planting Saturday, April 27 at 9 am at Meadow Woods Park along the Lawrence Hopewell Trail. Parking is available in the trailhead lot on Princeton Pike opposite Foxcroft Drive. Twelve Dawn Redwoods will be planted to continue the line of trees previously planted on the trail. More details are included in the attached press release.




Mulch Delivery Program - Beginning April 22 and continuing through May 17, 2019, the Public Works Department will deliver natural ground wood chips to your driveway. Click here for all the details.


Message from the Department of Public Works:

The Township recently revised the brush collection regulations effective January 1, 2019. (Ordinance No. 2307-18)
 

NEW YARD WASTE COLLECTION RULES

Brush will continue to be picked up according to the zone schedule. Please refer to the Zone Map below.

  • Brush should be placed at curbside no earlier than the weekend prior to the scheduled pickup week
  • Yard waste shall be placed along the front yard curb of the property which it has originated for collection.
  • Collection will be limited to brush and tree prunings.
  • Tree trunks and limbs in excess of 6 inch diameter will not be collected.
  • Limbs should be cut in lengths of 3 feet or less.
  • All limbs and brush should be placed at the curb in an orderly manner.
  • The size of the pile may not be larger than 3 feet high and must be placed not greater than 4 feet from the edge of the pavement. The pile shall not exceed 12 feet in length.
  • No wire, nails or metal should be left in the materials.
  • Diseased material and firewood will not be collected and disposed of by the Township. This material must be disposed of privately.
  • All tree stumps are the homeowner’s responsibility. The Township will not collect tree stumps.


BRUSH WILL NOT BE PICKED UP IF THE ABOVE RULES ARE NOT FOLLOWED.

All commercial landscapers shall be registered annually with the
Township of Lawrence by March 31st.

There is no brush collection during November and December, leaf collection only.

If you are unsure about your Zone, check the Zone Map.

The week of April 15 is Zone 3.

If you have any yard waste, you may take it to the Ecological Facility on Princeton Pike between the hours of 7:30 am and 2:30 pm, Monday through Friday.  The Ecological Facility is now open on Saturdays.

If you have questions or need additional information, please call the Department of Public Works at 609-587-1894.

 
 


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Township of Lawrence
2211 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648

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