Vol. 55 - 2019
February 28, 2019
Hazardous Waste Recycling Program
Saturday, March 9
9 am - 1 pm
Hunterdon Freeholders Approve
Electric Power Buying
Shared Service For Towns
The Hunterdon County Freeholder Board, on February 19 th , authorized an energy services firm to establish a cost saving shared services cooperative for the purchase of electric power with the County’s municipalities.

The program will allow interested municipal governments to join with the County in an aggregate power purchase through a reverse energy auction. The program is for government power purchases, not residential, and will be organized and administered by Concord Energy Services, at no cost to the County or municipalities. 

Freeholder Board Director Suzanne Lagay stated, “Bringing on Concord Energy Services to implement a purchasing cooperative that can include Hunterdon County municipalities is the type of shared services opportunity that has real value to our taxpayers.”

Hunterdon Freeholders Support Homeowners' Call For AG Investigation of Penn East Conflicts
Hunterdon County’s Freeholder Board, at the February 19 th meeting, joined in support of a request by over sixty local homeowners in the Penn East pipeline path for an investigation of ‘significant and troubling’ potential conflicts of interest between Governor Phil Murphy’s Administration and a company that is part owner of the proposed pipeline.

Freeholder Board Deputy Director John E. Lanza said that in a letter to the New Jersey Attorney General that was copied to the Freeholders, “the homeowners affected by the pipeline are asking legitimate questions about significant and troubling potential conflicts of interest between New Jersey Resources (NJR), a part owner of the pipeline, and the Governor’s Administration that has to approve two, difficult to obtain clean water permits.”

The homeowners’ letter points out that the NJR Chief Executive Officer is Chairman of the Murphy’s Economic Development Authority and that same individual is Chairman of the Drumthwacket committee that is raising funds for the renovation of the Governor’s Mansion.

Hunterdon County Sheriff Offers Drop-Box Location For Prescription Drugs On Main Street In Flemington
Joining the effort to stop the abuse of prescription drugs, Hunterdon County Sheriff Fred W. Brown has placed a prescription drop box near the Sheriff’s office on the first-floor level of 71 Main Street in Flemington, with the aim of providing a convenient location for the public to bring any unused and/or expired medications to protect the environment and avoid the potential for abuse.

Sheriff Fred W. Brown said, “According to U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency studies, a majority of prescription drugs are obtained from medicine cabinets in the home. Children are at risk through the availability in their own homes."

"Removing that potential hazard is our number one priority. Safe disposal of prescription drugs is part of our continued effort to maintain quality of life here in Hunterdon County and we’ve made a big impact
through our drop-box program.”

Hunterdon County Solid Waste and Recycling Services now offering Residential Room Air Conditioner and Dehumidifier and Smoke Detector Recycling Programs For County Residents.

Hunterdon County residents should call to make an appointment for drop off of air conditioners or dehumidifiers at the Rt. 12 County Complex, Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Please bring your old smoke detectors to the Rt. 12 County Complex, weekdays between 8;30am and 4:30pm, no appointment necessary.

Call 908-788-1351 to make an appointment.
Lanza Announces County Funded Digital Mapping Program Will Be Available To Schools

The pilot project with a technology firm to provide the base cloud server for digital structure mapping of schools and other buildings around the County is a valuable tool and helps to ensure safety in our schools.

i nformation
Next date: April 6, 2019

Click photo above for more information.
Click photo above for the 2019 Winter Newsletter.
Click photo above for the Round Valley website and information.
On February 8, 2019 the Authority opened a 60-day public comment period as required by the No Net Loss Reforestation Act.
 
Public comment is being accepted on this presentation in writing until April 9, 2019 by email at  info@njwsa.org  or by mail at:
 
Marc Brooks, PE
New Jersey Water Supply Authority
1951 State Route 31
PO Box 5196
Clinton, NJ 08809
Hunterdon County Senior Center

The Grandparent Series is a four part lecture designed especially for seniors interested in learning about the challenges that face our youth every day.

FREE Electronic Waste Recycling


MARCH 23, 2019

Rain or Shine
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
314 State Route 12, Hunterdon County Complex, Flemington, NJ 08822

Hunterdon County Division of Parks & Recreation presents:
History Through Aerial Photos
at the Hunterdon County Arboretum

Hunterdon County Library

23rd Annual Book Sale
2019 Dates: April 27 -29

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Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders
and Constitutional Officers

Suzanne Lagay  
Director
John E. Lanza 
Deputy Director
J. Matthew Holt
Susan Soloway 
Shaun Van Doren

Mary H. Melfi
County Clerk
Fred W. Brown
Sheriff
Susan J. Hoffman
Surrogate
Anthony P. Kearns III
Prosecutor
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