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Fly the United States Flag at Half-Staff on Monday 5/25/15 from Sunrise Until Noon for Memorial DayMemorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service. In observance of the holiday, display the United States flag at Half Staff from sunrise until Noon. The flag, when flown at half-staff, should be first hoisted to the peak for an instant and then lowered to the half-staff position. The flag should be again raised to the peak before it is lowered for the day. On Memorial Day the flag should be displayed at half-staff until noon only, then raised to the top of the staff.
Memorial Day ServicesAmerican Legion Post 213 and the Sussex Fire Department will be conduct their annual graves visitation and Memorial Day services on Monday, May 25. The schedule is: 8:30 a.m. visit to Woodbourne Veterans Memorial in Wantage; 9 a.m. at Beemerville Cemetery, Beemerville; 9:30 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial at Sussex Middle School; 10 a.m. at Sussex Firehouse, Loomis Avenue; 10:45 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery, Route 284; 11:45 a.m. at Clove Cemetery, Route 23; noon at American Legion Post Home on Route 23 North, Wantage.
Meeting RescheduledThe Wantage Township Land Use Board meeting scheduled for May 19th has been rescheduled for May 26, 7:00 p.m., at the Wantage Municipal Building. Official action may take place.
Redevelopment PlanA preliminary investigation regarding the designation of a proposed area in need of redevelopment known as the Route 23 Redevelopment Area.
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Lake Neepaulin ReminderPlease accept this reminder that Lake Neepaulin remains closed to public use or access. The governing body is in the process of reviewing rules and regulations for recreational opportunities at Lake Neepaulin. Until that review is completed, for safety reasons, the lake is off limits. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in this regard.
Getting Ready for Social SecurityAre you ready for Social Security? Click here for online resources and information.
How Does Wantage Township Inform Citizens About Emergencies And Other Important Public Notifications?See Mayor's Notes
Ongoing Points of InterestWe at Wantage Town Hall often are asked the following questions, being on-going points of information the general public is interested in knowing:
- Is my property in a flood zone?
- Where is my polling place for voting on election day?
- Are there wetlands on my property?
- How can I keep track of County road and bridge closures?
- Where are Dedicated Open Space properties in my town?
- Where are Farmland Preserved Properties located in my town?
This and other information is available through the County of Sussex, by using the following link: http://sussex.maps.arcgis.com/home/index.html We always welcome your phone calls, but in some cases, the local government is not in a position to have the data or information you are seeking. In those situations, we would direct you to search the above resource. Try out the above link, and keep it handy for the future in case you have questions on these topics. We hope this is helpful to you!
Continued best regards,
Wantage Township Mayor & Committee
Notice: Construction Department Services Have Changed
Wantage Township has entered into an agreement with Hardyston Township; Hardyston Township will manage the Construction Department from the Hardyston Municipal Building. There will be limited office hours at the Wantage Municipal Building. See full notice.