Weekday Road Closure alert for Blackwell Road

Blackwell Road between Pennington-Lawrenceville Road and Federal City Road will be closed to traffic starting today, September 15, 2014 and continuing for the next 2 weeks for gas line maintenance.

The east bound detour will be Pennington-Lawrenceville Road to Federal City Road.

The west bound detour will be Federal City Road to Pennington-Lawrenceville Road.

Residents living on Blackwell Road will be able to access their homes at all times from either side.

 

Scam Alert:

JCP&L Utility Scam Alert
A recent scam involves a caller posing as an electric company employee threatening to shut off power unless an immediate payment is made, using a pre-paid debit card such as a Green Dot card. These pre-paid cards are available at convenience stores and drug stores, and customers can use them to pay bills or add money to online accounts. JCP&L does not endorse the use of Green Dot cards as a bill payment method. If a customer receives a call from someone demanding payment of their electric bill by using a Green Dot card, they are being scammed and should report the crime to local authorities. Although JCP&L representatives sometimes do call customers to remind them that a payment is past due, they explain how a payment can be made using one of the following established payment options: • Direct Debit • Automated Phone Payment - 1-866-569-4770 • Authorized Payment Location - www.firstenergycorp.com/forms/paymentagencies • Mail Any customer who has doubts about a call from someone claiming to be from JCP&L, especially one demanding immediate payment, should call JCP&L’s customer service number at 1-800-662-3115. For more information, visit www.firstenergycorp.com/paymentoptions.

 

PSE&G is once again urging customers to be vigilant to a telephone scam where callers threaten to shut off electric or gas service if payment is not made that day.

The scam, which has been reported across the country, involves payments using Green Dot MoneyPaks, and currently seems to be targeting customers in Mercer County.  (PSE&G alerted the public to a similar scam several times in 2013.)

 how does the scam work? 

  • Individuals pretending to be PSE&G employees call customers and demand that they make payment within hours using a Green Dot Money Pak, a type of pre-paid card.
  • Customers are told to purchase a Green Dot MoneyPak at a pharmacy or convenience store, use cash to put money on to the card, and then provide the number on the card to the person who called them.
  • Customers are advised that if they do not immediately call back and provide the MoneyPak information, their gas/electric service will be shut off that day.
  • Typically, after the customer provides that MoneyPak number, the scammer transfers the funds to a prepaid card, and cashes it in at an ATM.

 what should customers know?

  • Customers should be wary of callers who demand immediate payment and threaten service termination.
  • PSE&G does not accept Green Dot Money Pak cards.  PSE&G offers a variety of payments options, and would never require a customer to use one specific type of payment.
  • When PSE&G makes an outbound phone call to customers, customer-specific information is shared with the customer.  That information includes the account name, address, number and current balance.  If customers do not receive this correct information, they likely are not speaking with a PSE&G representative.
  • Any customer who has doubts about the legitimacy of a call from PSE&G — especially one in which payment is requested — should call PSE&G directly at 1-800-436-PSEG (7734).
  • PSE&G customers scheduled for disconnection due to nonpayment receive written notice on their bill at least 10 days in advance.  Customers who are struggling to pay their bill are encouraged to call PSE&G at 1-800-357-2262 to discuss payment options and visit pseg.com/help to learn about programs that can help.


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Environmental Commission

Email: htec@hopewelltwp.org

The Hopewell Township Environmental Commission was established in 1974. The Environmental Commission has the power to conduct research into the uses of open land areas of the township and may coordinate the activities of official bodies organized for similar purposes. It is charged with keeping an index of all open areas, publicly or privately owned, including open marsh lands, swamps and other wetlands, in order to obtain information on the proper use of such areas. It may recommend to the planning board of the township, plans and programs for inclusion in a municipal master plan and also make recommendations about the development and use of such areas. The Environmental Commission may also, with the approval of the Township Committee acquire property on behalf of the
Township.

The Commission consists of seven members who are appointed by the Mayor for three year terms. The Mayor designates one of the members as Chair.

Environmental Commission meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 or 8:00 p.m. (check the Township Calendar) in the Hopewell Township Municipal Building located at 201 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road.

Click here for Agendas and Minutes

Environmental Control ,Tree Removal permit, and
Tree Preservation and Removal Plan Ordinance

Guide to Fall Leaf Management PDF document

Groundwater Study

Environmental Resource Inventory - May 2010 (16MB) PDF document
Enviironmental Resource Inventory - May 2010 (with maps) (116MB) PDF document
Individual ERI Maps (scroll down to Environmental Section)

Tree Benefit Calculator

Video of EQ Challenge Report

HopewellTownship Environmental Commission Energy Tracker

Search for the Biggest Tree and Big Tree Nomination Form PDF document

Hopewell Valley's Biggest Trees PDF document

Community Forestry Management Plan PDF document
Community Forestry Management Plan Approval Letter PDF document
Community Forestry Management Plan Approval Certificate PDF document

Woodlands of Hopewell Valley, Report  May 1990 PDF document

Sustainability Information

List of Sustainability & Energy Conservation Websites for Hopewell Twp

Living Greener Grant Effort PDF document (8MB)

DEP Revises Idling Regulations (10/15/07) (PDF)

RCGB Living Greener Proposal (9/18/07) (PDF)

Creating Sustainable Communities in NJ (PDF 4.3MB)

Groundwater Report (PDF 2.8MB)

Monitoring Well Data : for the Alliger, Gomez, and Scotch Roads.:

Alliger: 


Gomez: 


Scotch Rd: 

 

 

Member
Term
Michael Aucott
1/6/14 - 12/31/16
James Gambino
1/7/13 - 12/31/15
George Kerr
1/5/12 - 12/31/14
Ray Nichols, Chair
1/5/12 - 12/31/14
Rex Parker
1/7/13 - 12/31/15
Gloria Rohmann, Secretary
1/6/14 - 12/31/16
Nora Sirbaugh, Vice Chair
1/6/14 - 12/31/16
Chris Berry, Alternate No. 1
1/6/14 - 12/31/15
VACANCY, Alternate No. 2
Unexpired to 12/31/14
Vanessa Sandom
Hopewell Township
Committee Liaison, Mayor
Robert Miller
Administrative Officer

 


 

 
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