At the February 27, 2023 Town Council meeting, Mayor and Council voted unanimously to move forward with the acquisition of the property located at 236 Bellevue Avenue.
At the February 27, 2023, Town Council meeting, Mayor and Council voted unanimously to move forward with the acquisition of the property located at 236 Bellevue Avenue; formerly known as Wells Fargo Bank and historically known as The Peoples Bank. The purchase price of the property is $675,000 with a down payment amount of $10,000. The Town is exploring grant opportunities that will pay for 100% of the acquisition cost. [...]
PUBLIC NOTICE REGARDING DRINKING WATER
Public Notice about Drinking Water
Public Notice Discussed at February 27, 2023 Town Council Meeting
The town was recently made aware that a form regarding water testing was not sent to NJDEP in a timely manner. This matter was discussed at the February 27, 2023, Town Council meeting under the Water & Sewer report. A public notice will be mailed soon to all Hammonton Water Department users with details. Our public water system remains safe based on subsequent testing that was performed. No further action, [...]
The Hammonton Police Department will be hosting a Prescription Drug collection Day 2/25/2023 from 9am till 1pm.
The Hammonton Police Department will be hosting a Prescription Drug collection Day on 2/25/2023 from 9 am till 1 pm. Hammonton residents are asked to bring their unwanted prescription drugs on the collection date and time to be safely and properly disposed of. The Hammonton Police Department has participated in medication collection initiatives for years. The drug collection box that we had affixed in our lobby was being improperly used [...]
LEAD SERVICE LINE PUBLIC SURVEY – HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR SERVICE LINE TYPE
You may have received a letter in the mail regarding your water service line. If you have questions regarding the letter or help to identify your water service line, please call 609-567-4300 ext. 102. LEAD SERVICE LINE PUBLIC SURVEY IDENTIFYING YOUR SERVICE LINE TYPE
Access Hammonton on channel 9 will be down for maintenance on Thursday, February 2, 2023.
Access Hammonton on channel 9 will be down for maintenance on Thursday, February 2, 2023. While we will not be livestreaming, you will still have access to our YouTube and Livestream channels. https://www.youtube.com/@AccessHammonton https://livestream.com/hammonton If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
New Rates for Firearms Applications
Firearms Rate Changes
The NJ Division of Taxation announced the Anchor Program for New Jersey residents.
Follow the link below for more information. https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/anchor/index.shtml
Proposed Sign Design Plan For Boyer Avenue Recreation Complex and Proposed Park Name Change
On January 17, 2023, Scott Taylor of Taylor Design Group presented the Parks Commission with the above sign design plan for the Boyer Avenue Recreation Complex. The Commission approved the sign designs and voted to have Council approve the plan and the name change of the park. On January 23, 2023, Town Council at their meeting, presented the above sign design plan for the Boyer Avenue Recreation Complex. Also at [...]
Christmas Tree Collection
Residents can place their Christmas trees at the curb for collection during brush week. 1/9/23-1/13/23 Please be sure that all decorations, stands, lights, cords, and plastic bags are removed before placing them at the curb.
Job Opportunity: Hammonton MainStreet Executive Director
Job Opportunity: Hammonton MainStreet Executive Director Apply here: https://indeedhi.re/3PJivHk The Hammonton Revitalization Corporation (HRC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization that has run the MainStreet Hammonton Program for nearly 30 years. During that time, Downtown Hammonton has seen an economic resurgence and become a destination for arts, dining, festivals and events We invite all interested and qualified people who love Hammonton and are committed to the continued growth and prosperity [...]
DON’T MISS NOON YEAR’S EVE AND THE NYE BASH AND BLUEBERRY DROP!!
When the Town Clock strikes midnight, the Giant Blueberry will drop! MainStreet Hammonton is sponsoring the sixth annual Hammonton New Year’s Eve Bash, Blueberry Drop & Fireworks on Saturday, December 31st from 10 PM to 12:30 AM in Downtown Hammonton. The free outdoor event will be held in front of Hammonton Town Hall, located at 100 Central Avenue. (Regardless of weather, the event will be held.) Mimic, a Philadelphia Area [...]
December Third Thursday Has Been Moved to Friday, December 16, 2022
Due to inclement weather, December Third Thursday has been moved to Friday, December 16th.
Town Hall Parking Will Be Limited From Wednesday, December 7, 2022 To Monday, December 12, 2022.
Construction work will be done on the apron of the Town Hall parking lot exit to Vine Street. Town Hall parking spaces will be limited to visitor use only. Traffic on Vine Street will be limited to "Local Traffic Only" during this time. If you have any questions, please call 609-567-4300 x101 to reach the Public Works Manager, or call 609-561-0482 to reach ARH.
Bulk Trash Collection – 12-05-2022 through 12-09-2022
December 5, 2022 through December 9, 2022 is bulk week. Residents may place up to 3 items at the curb for pick up on their regular trash day. Bulk pick-up is the first full week of every month. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please email email@example.com or call 609-567-4300.
**REMINDER FROM THE TAX COLLECTOR**
Payments on delinquent balances can be made up until mid-day on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 using the following methods of payment only: cashier's check, cash, or money order. *Please note that Town Hall will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2022. Contact the tax office for up-to-date figures, as interest is calculated daily. If you feel you have received a Tax Sale Notice in error, kindly contact the tax office [...]
TODAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2022 IS THE LAST DAY TO PAY TAX/UTILITY BILLS BEFORE THE TAX SALE LIST IS GENERATED.
The Tax Collector will accept payments today, November 23, 2022, up until 2:00 pm. You may pay via cashier's check, cash or money order only. After 2:00 pm the tax sale list will be generated and you will not be able to make a payment on your account until Monday, November 28, 2022.
Cpt. Gerard V. Palma Memorial Playground at Hammonton Lake Park is open!
We are pleased to announce the reopening of Cpt. Gerard V. Palma Memorial Playground at Hammonton Lake Park. The Town will have a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 10:00am to mark the occasion. This also marks the completion of the first phase of improvements to Hammonton Lake Park. The Town was awarded grant funding in 2020 to complete phase one and in 2021 was awarded additional [...]
Veterans Day Ceremony- Friday, November 11, 2022 at the Hammonton Middle School Auditorium.
The Tri-Vets of Hammonton will host the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the Hammonton Middle School in the auditorium at 7:00 pm. Several dignitaries and guest speakers will be in attendance including Hammonton Police Department's own Officer John Amendolia, a United States Air Force Veteran.
UNOFFICIAL GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS 11-08-2022
Unofficial General Election 2022 -Results Reported to Town Clerk ** Results reflect Town of Hammonton voting only** House of Representatives Tim Alexander 806 Jeff Vandrew 2370 Anthony Parisi Sanchez 43 Michael Gallo 30 County Commissioner Habib Rehman 722 Amy Gatto 2315 Council Joshua Trepiccione 1561 Adam Re 1468 Renee Rodio 1622 Sam Rodio 1448 Steve Furgione 1410 Bill Olivo 1319 Board of Education Rita Black 1113 Shawn K. McCloud 1232 [...]
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2022 IS ELECTION DAY
Tuesday, November 8th is Election Day. Town Hall will be closed with the exception of the Clerk's office for election questions. Hammonton polling locations are as follows: D-1 Disabled American Veterans, 446 S Egg Harbor Rd D-2 American Legion Hall, 101 French St D-3 Hammonton Fire Dept #2, 51 N White Horse Pike D-4 Meadows Condo Clubhouse, 1 Jamestown Blvd D-5 Hammonton Canoe Club, 100 Sports Dr D-6 Mount Carmel [...]
The 46th Annual Kiwanis Halloween Parade – Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 7:00pm
Watch the full parade video here
Town Council Meeting 10-24-2022
On Monday, October 24, 2022 the next Town Council meeting will be held at 7:00pm. This in-person meeting can be viewed on your local Comcast channel 9 and the Town's streaming channels. The agenda and links to the streaming channels are below. Agenda 10-24-22 https://livestream.com/hammonton https://www.youtube.com/c/accesshammonton
IMPORTANT NOVEMBER DATES AND TAX SALE INFORMATION
FOR YOUR INFORMATION ONLY The Tax Office would like to take this opportunity to provide as much information as possible regarding the Tax Sale Period in November/December. We understand that this is a busy time of year and hope that by summarizing the important dates and methods of payment, everyone can plan accordingly. The grace period for November payments will be Thursday, November 10. This is the last day [...]
Hammonton Police Department is Hiring *9-16-2022
WE’RE HIRING The Hammonton Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer in accordance with the New Jersey Civil Service Commission's (CSC) Intergovernmental Transfer Program (IGT) In our world of many acronyms it is commonly called a "lateral transfer". In accordance with the IGT Program, applicants must currently be employed as a sworn officer with a New Jersey Civil Service law enforcement agency and their [...]
Hammonton Fire Department 2022 T-Shirt Sale to Benefit the Hammonton Cancer Foundation
Don't miss out! T-shirts are only available online, now until October 3rd. Shipping is available. Questions? Email Lt. Lizza at firstname.lastname@example.org https://theshirtdr.printavo.com/merch/hammontonfirepink22
FINAL 2022/PRELIMINARY 2023 TAX BILL UPDATE
We are currently preparing the final 2022/2023 preliminary tax bills for mailing and hope to have them in the mail by Friday, August 26. The grace period has been extended through September 30, 2022, and payments must reach our office on or before this date to avoid paying interest. Water/Sewer bills are due at this time and reminder notices have been mailed. Please remember that tax and utility payments should be [...]
FINAL 2022/PRELIMINARY 2023 TAX BILL INFORMATION
Final 2022/Preliminary 2023 Tax bills will be mailed once the County Board of Taxation certifies the tax rate. Third quarter property taxes are due August 1, 2022, however, the grace period will be extended. Please continue to check the town website for updates. Property owners may make payments toward their third quarter without a bill either at the window or through the mail. Water/Sewer bills are still due on August [...]
The Town of Hammonton and Atlantic County Utilities Authority Partner to Increase Recycling Participation
Town of Hammonton & ACUA Partner for Recycling
Spotted Lanternfly Information
For more information on the Spotted Lanternfly, please visit https://www.nj.gov/agriculture/divisions/pi/prog/pests-diseases/spotted-lanternfly/ The Town does not spray for them. Please use the reporting tool when visiting the State website.
Hammonton High School Graduation-Livestream Links
To watch the Hammonton High School graduation ceremony live, visit the Hammonton School District’s YouTube channel tonight at 6:15. Access Hammonton on channel 9 will replay the Middle & High School graduation ceremonies on Tuesday, June 14th. They will play on a loop all day. Hammonton School District YouTube Channel
Construction at Hammonton Lake Park is underway and we are so excited for what’s to come!
Construction is underway and we are so excited for what’s to come! During construction, the playground will remain closed. The rest of Hammonton Lake Park is open for your recreational enjoyment. The Hammonton School District will open its playground for public use at Warren E. Sooy Elementary School beginning June 14th from dawn to dusk. Once the summer program begins in the month of July the playground will be open from [...]
Something Berry Exciting Is About To Crop Up – Anticipated Playground Closure Notice
The Town of Hammonton will be starting work on the playground in mid-June at the Hammonton Lake Park. This will be the first phase of reconstruction during a multi-phase, multi-year project at Lake Park. Due to this construction, and for the safety of visitors to the park, the playground will be closed until construction is complete. In addition, there will not be fireworks in Hammonton on Independence Day this year. [...]
Hammonton’s Rally for Ukraine-Donation Information
Following the Rally for Ukraine held on Saturday, April 30th, many have asked how they can help. Below are all the links to ways to donate. Link to Atlantic City Press Article United Ukrainian-American Relief Committee Inc. 1208 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111 215-728-1630; uuarc.org • Ukrainian American Cultural Center of NJ 60 N. Jefferson Road, Whippany, NJ 07981 uuacnj.org • Doctors Without Borders 40 Rector St., New York, NY 10006 [...]
PLAN FOR THE BAG BAN – WEDNESDAY, MAY 4TH
Plan for the bag ban! Next Wednesday, May 4th you'll need to bring your own bags with you to shop in New Jersey.
PUBLIC WORKS – SNOW REMOVAL GUIDELINES
PUBLIC WORKS – SNOW REMOVAL GUIDELINES Our Public Works Department is working hard to make driving safer and easier in snowy weather. Depending on the duration and amount of snowfall, town trucks may have to plow your street several times. As snow rolls off our plows, it will accumulate in driveways. Please understand that this is unavoidable, and it is the homeowner's responsibility to clear it. Here are some helpful [...]