After School Arts & Crafts Program
Children in the Berkeley Township School District grades K-6 will enjoy a fun and safe after school Recreation program with daily arts & crafts, games and free time. You can download a copy of the After School Arts & Crafts Registration Packet
. or pick up a Packet at the Rec Center at 630 Rt. 9 (Atlantic City Blvd.) in Bayville. For more information, call the Recreation Department at 732-269-4456.
Mayor Amato Announces Open Registration
for Preschool Program
Mayor Carmen Amato announces that Preschool registration is now open for all area children that are between the ages of 2 ½ to 5 years old. “Parents looking to send their children to an affordable Preschool Program can register for the services provided by our Recreation staff,” said Mayor Amato. The Preschool Program meets Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 9:00 – 11:30 am at the Rec Center in Bayville. Registration is open to the public. You can download a copy of the Preschool Packet from the Recreation website at www.btrec.org
or pick up a Preschool Packet at the Rec Center at 630 Rt. 9 (Atlantic City Blvd.) in Bayville. For more information, call the Recreation Department at 732-269-4456.
Pay Your Property Taxes Online
Mayor Amato announces that property owners in Berkeley Township will now be able to pay your property taxes online. There will be a minimal service charge that the bank charges for the service.
Click Here to look up your taxes and pay them online
2016 SOUNDS OF SUMMER CONCERTS
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Mayor's Annual School Supply Drive
Mayor Amato’s school supply drive supports the children of our Berkeley Schools whose families are in need of basic school supplies for the upcoming scholastic year. New items such as pencils, pens, paper, notebooks and other staple supplies will be collected at each concert at a designated location in Veterans Park. Monetary donations will be accepted in lieu of merchandise.
EPA Public Notice
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is conducting its Fourth Five-Year Review of the Denzer & Schafer X-Ray Company Superfund Site located at 186 Hickory Lane, Bayville, Berkeley Township, New Jersey. This review seeks to confirm that the cleanup conducted at the site continues to be protective of public health and the environment and is functioning as designed. Cleanup activities, which were substantially completed in 1998, included but were not limited to the following: demolition and disposal of the Denzer & Schafer X-Ray Company building, excavation and abandonment of the sanitary septic system,
2016 FARMERS MARKET
Mayor Amato Urges Residents to Stay Hydrated and Indoors, when possible.
BERKELEY - With the extreme heat hitting our area this week, Mayor Carmen F. Amato, Jr., is urging residents to stay hydrated. "Residents, especially our seniors should drink plenty of liquids, preferably water and avoid going outside, if possible.” Mayor Amato said.
According to the Ocean County Board of Health, there are some very simple precautions that you can take to keep yourself and your loved ones safe during extended periods of heat. Stay in the air-conditioning, drink plenty of water and avoid caffeine and alcohol. Wear light clothing and limit outdoor activities during the hottest part of the day.
Visit the OCHD website for tips on Heat and the Elderly, Heat and Infants and Children, Heat and People with Chronic Medical Conditions, Heat and Outdoor Workers and Heat and Athletes at www.ochd.org.
Customers who are without power should call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) or to report their outage or click the “Report Outage” link at www.firstenergycorp.com.
In the event of a power outage, all branches of the Ocean County Library system are available as cooling centers. "I encourage all of our residents to follow these tips over the next few days, and stay cool!" Mayor Amato concluded.
New Jersey Veterans Guide
Mayor Amato would like our community's Veterans to be aware of the services available to them. This guide continues a tradition of providing relevant information to New Jersey’s Veterans community. Keeping Veterans informed is part of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (NJDMAVA) continuing outreach efforts
Click Here for the NJ Veterans Benefits Guide
RESIDENTIAL DOCUMENT SHREDDING PROGRAM
This FREE service is sponsored by the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders and residents of Ocean County can utilize any of sites.
CLICK HERE FOR ALL Ocean County Document Shredding Sites
Poles and Posters Don’t Mix
Mayor Amato would like residents to be aware if you are planning to use a sign to publicize any activity, please post it on a stake, not on a utility pole. Nails, staples or other fasteners used to attach signs to poles can be hazardous to JCP&L workers
climb these poles to repair or maintain equipment. In addition, state law prohibits the posting of signs or outdoor advertising on any utility poles.
If you want to advertise your event, get permission from property owners to post your signs on stakes, and check with Berkeley Township's Zoning Officer on any regulations about posting signs.
Report a Pothole
Mayor Amato would like residents to report any potholes by using the form below. Due to the harsh winter season we experience we realize that it creates numerous potholes throughout the Townships 271 miles of Roads. The Public Works Department is asking your help to let us know where these trouble spots are.
Click here to report the pothole location