Kingwood Township Seal

Kingwood Township
Physical Address: 599 Oak Grove Road and Route 519, Frenchtown NJ 08825
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 199 Baptistown, NJ 08803-0199
Phone: 908-996-4276  Fax: 908-996-7753

   
Welcome to Kingwood Township

Proposed Gas Pipeline in Kingwood.
Here are some links to the propsed "Penn East Pipeline"
(Note: It is 3 pages so remember to scroll down)
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Please take notice that the Kingwood Township Committee has rescheduled their regular,
monthly meeting for September. The meeting will take place on Monday, September 15, 2014
beginning at 7:00PM at the Municipal Building located on the corner of County Road 519 and
Oak Grove Road in Kingwood Township, NJ.
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New Jersey Arsenic Awareness Initaitive
Many northern New Jersey residents get their drinking water from private wells, and NJ Private Well Testing Act results from 2002-2012 show that >10% of wells tested exceed state limits for arsenic in drinking water, and in some townships >40% of private wells tested exceeded state limits. The New Jersey Arsenic Awareness Initiative was developed to inform owners about the need to test their wells and the importance of treating drinking water for arsenic when results show levels exceeding the standards.
If you have a private well in Northern New Jersey, check out these videos!
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Community Day

Township-wide Yard Sale
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Help Wanted
Office Assistant – Kingwood Township, PT position, M-W-F, 9-12noon.  Applications available on Township’s website. Applications & resumes may be dropped off between 9:00-3:00, Mon-Fri, at the Municipal Building located at the corner of Route 519 & Oak Grove Rd, Kingwood Township or faxed to 908-996-7753. Deadline for submission is August 29th.  
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Hunting Lottery Opens August 1, 2014
The Hunting Lottery for Deer Hunting at Horseshoe Bend Park and the Ukarish Property
is open through August 28, 2014.  
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NOTICE TO THE RESDIENTS
The 2014-2015 tax bills were mailed on July 18, 2014.  The third quarter real estate taxes will be due on August 22, 2014.  Any payment for the third quarter received after August 22, 2014 will be charged interest back to August 1, 2014.
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The following Budget document is now available:
In addition, a new page just for municipal budget information is available.
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ROUTE 519 BRIDGE CLOSING
UPDATE - June 17 2014 - The Route 519 bridge at the intersection of County Route 651 and Barbertown-Idell Road in Kingwood Township collapsed on June 12, 2014.  Detours have been posted.  

All bridges and culverts in Kingwood Township are the responsibility of Hunterdon County.  County engineers are assessing the bridge and are looking at short and long terms solutions to reopen Route 519 as soon as possible.  Please plan alternate routes for the foreseeable future.  We will update this posting as soon as we know any additional information.

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It's Lyme Time...
The highest risk for Lyme Disease is mid-April through September.  
Protect yourself through frequent tick checks!  2014_It's_Lyme_Prevention_Time.pdf
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Well Water Survey
Columbia University (in consultation with the New Jersey Geological Survey)
is conducting a survey about residents' thoughts  about well water.  If you are among the random sample of homeowners selected to participate, you are encouraged to participate.  It is a legitimate scientific  research project.  Thank you, and if you have any questions or concerns about well water, contact the Board of Health, Environmental Commission, or County Health Department.
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Kingwood: The Development of Route 12 Study
Project Video & Community Survey Available
 
As part of the “Kingwood: The Development of Route 12 Study”, we have created a project video and launched a survey to supplement the public workshop that occurred at Kingwood Elementary School in February.  The survey includes images and videos describing the materials shared with the audience at that meeting, then asks questions to gauge your opinion about future growth and preservation along Route 12 and throughout the community. 
 
To view the video and participate in the survey visit: www.togethernorthjersey.com/Kingwood 
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Thank you to everyone who helped at the
Kingwood Park
Stream Bank Clean-up and Native Species Planting
Over 1000 trees were planted!
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2014 - New__ Municipal Building Hurs
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2014 Municipal Directory
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2014 Recycling Instructions
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Easy Things You Can Do Every Day To Protect Our Water
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TOWNSHIP OF KINGWOOD – CLEAN-UP DAYS 2014
Kingwood Township will be having clean-up days on the second Saturday of April, May, June, July, and October. No clean-up days are scheduled for August or September. Only a limited number of permits will be issued each month. Please call 908-996-4276 ext. 222 for availability of permits.   2014_Kingwood_Clean_up_Program.pdf
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Horseshoe Bend Park - Update:
The Orange trail has been rerouted. For more information, click here for the updated map (revised 3/05/2014) (pdf)
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Please Note: There is a new Animal Control Service for the Township.
it is :
Animal Control Solutions, LLC
908-310-1452
24 hrs x 7 Days a week
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