Poor Farm Road Bridge Closure Announcement

Beginning on or about Monday, July 27, 2015 Mercer County DOT will begin repair of the Poor Farm Road Bridge over a tributary of Jacobs Creek. This bridge is located approximately 1/2 mile south of Harbourton Woodsville Road.

During the repair work the bridge will be closed to all traffic on a 24/7 basis. This project is expected to be complete within 60 days, weather permitting.

A detour will be posted directing motorists to use Harbourton-Woodsville Road, Trenton-Harbourton Road and Woosamonsa Road.  

Motorists should plan alternate routes during this construction period.

 

Bayberry Road Bridge Closure Announcement

Beginning on or about Monday, July 20, 2015 Mercer County DOT will begin repair of the Bayberry Road Bridge over a tributary of Honey Branch Brook. This bridge is located approximately 1,100 feet east of Morris Drive.

 During the repair work the bridge will be closed to all traffic on a 24/7 basis. This project is expected to be complete within 60 days, weather permitting.

 The eastbound detour will be Pennington Rocky Hill Road to Carter Road.

 The westbound detour will be Alta Vista Drive to Elm Ridge Road to Pennington Rocky Hill Road.

Motorists should plan alternate routes during this construction period.

 

 

Pennington Titusville Road Bridge Closure      

The Mercer County Department of Transportation began work on Monday February 23, 2015 replacing the Pennington-Titusville Road Bridge which crosses over Jacobs Creek.

Pennington-Titusville Road between Scotch Road and Bear Tavern Road will be closed to traffic at the bridge during this construction period which is scheduled to last six months.

The eastbound detour route will be Bear Tavern Road S/B to Washington Crossing Pennington Road E/B to Scotch Road N/B.

The westbound detour will be Scotch Road S/B to Washington Crossing Pennington Road W/B to Bear Tavern Road N/B.

Motorists should plan alternate routes during this construction period.

 


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AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Established in late-2001 by Ordinance of the Governing Body, the Hopewell Township Agricultural Advisory Committee is vested with the responsibility of promoting and preserving agriculture as a viable economic activity within Hopewell Township. Working on a Township-wide basis, the Committee serves as a forum for discussion of local agricultural practices and as an agent of change for public policies that may impact farming and the preservation of farmland.

Reporting to the Planning Board and the Township Committee in an advisory capacity, the Agricultural Committee enjoys the following general duties:

Make recommendations to the Planning Board and Township Committee as to municipal land use procedures that strengthen and sustain agriculture;

Undertake studies to determine the existence of farmland and the potential for farmland preservation throughout the Township;

Prepare and forward to the Planning Board and Township Committee plans, maps and grant applications for the preservation of farmland, including but not limited to submissions to the New Jersey State Department of Agriculture (Planning Incentive Grant Program), and grant-supported programs administered by the Mercer County Agricultural Development Board; and

Perform other advisory duties as may be requested by the Planning Board and Township Committee.

The Hopewell Township Agricultural Advisory Committee consists of five voting members. The Committee meets at 7:30 p.m.at the Township Building on the first Tuesday of every month. The public is invited to participate. For further information, please contact Lucia Huebner (466-0277 or grassfedbeef@gmail.com) or John Hart (737-2008 or jhart89@aol.com).

Click here for Agendas and Minutes

AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

Members
Term
Ann Carcagno Unexpired to 12/31/15
John R. Hart, Jr., Ex-Officio, Township Committee Member 1/6/14 to 12/31/14
Mary Jo Herbert 1/6/16 to 12/31/16
Lucia Stout Huebner, Chair 1/7/13 to 12/31/15
George Sciarrotta 1/5/12 to 12/31/14
Mitchel Skolnick 1/5/12 to 12/31/14
Christopher Pazdan, Alt. No.1 1/6/14 to 12/31/16
Vacant, Alt. No. 2
Unexpired to 12/31/14
Robert Miller Administrative Officer


New Website Makes it Easier for Farmers to Find Land, and Landowners to Find Farmers
Landowner Guide to SADC Procedures for the Condemnation of Preserved Farmland (July 2015)
New Farmland Assessment Regulations, Review and Update (June 23, 2015)
Proposed Rules for On-Farm Direct Marketing Facilities, Activities, and Events
Hopewell Township Right to Farm Ordinance (PDF 62kb)
Comprehensive Farmland Preservation Plan(PDF 8.8mb)
2011 PIG Project Areas  (PDF 289kb)
Municipal Planning Incentive Grant Application  (PDF 1.2mb)
New Jersey State Agricultural Development Committee
Mercer County Farmland Preservation Planning Committee
The New Farm
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