Upcoming Municipal Meetings
Parks and Recreation
February 24 at 7 p.m. MEETING CANCELED
Mayor and Committee
Budget meeting at 5:30 p.m.
Regular meeting at 7 p.m.
budget agenda | regular agenda | consent agenda | bills list
Meeting is in-person only, no virtual option.
March 1 at 7:00 p.m.
See complete municipal meetings schedule
News and Announcements
Wantage Opposes Tennessee Gas Pipeline
During its February 11th meeting, the Wantage Township Mayor and Council officially opposed the construction of compression turbines of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline running through New Jersey. Click here to read the resolution. The proposed construction of an additional 20,500 hp gas-powered turbine is located at 164 Libertyville Rd.
COVID Vaccine Information
Seniors who are unable to access the internet may call the Sussex County Division of Senior Services at 973-579-0555 for help registering for a vaccination appointment.
Seniors in need of transportation to vaccination sites located throughout Sussex County can contact Skylands Ride at 973-579-0480 for assistance. When possible, please contact Skylands Ride prior to registering for your COVID-19 vaccination so that transportation can be coordinated with your scheduled vaccination date.
Seniors who have questions related to COVID19 may call the Sussex County COVID Hotline Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 973-579-9488.
Currently, there are four vaccination sites in Sussex County:
- ShopRite of Newton (call for appointment: 973-579-1119)
- ShopRite of Byram (call for appointment: 201-400-8180)
- Newton Medical Center - to make an appointment: use MyChart or register at atlantichealth.org/covidvaccine
- Sussex County Vaccination site: to make an appointment go to sussex.nj.us/covid19
Wantage Township residents: please remember that there is no overnight parking allowed on township roads from November 15th through April 15th of any given year (Ordinance 7-3.4, et seq.). Please help our DPW clear our roadways by keeping your vehicles off of the streets. Thank you.
Need Help Paying Your Energy Bill?
Elizabethtown Gas has provided information on financial assistance programs that are available. Click here for the Financial Assistance Programs Sheet.
Star Light Star Bright
Wantage has joined the group of towns in the Star Light Star Bright group to make our town shine bright at night. See photos.
Municipal Building Open to the Public
The Municipal Building is open to the public with normal hours. A maximum of 25 people (including employees) are allowed in town hall at once.
Masks are mandatory.
Be Alert for EHD in Deer
The NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife is asking the public to be alert for deer that may be affected by Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD). read more
Please Practice Social Distancing as You Walk in the Park
Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 118 stating all state and county parks have to close. Wantage Township will continue to allow Woodbourne Park to stay open as long as social distance rules are followed. Please remind your family that if groups of people are seen together at the park, we will have to close Woodbourne. Maintain 6 feet apart from all walkers — for your safety and theirs. Thank you. Wantage Township
Municipal Court Update
The Municipal Court has canceled in-person sessions. It may be possible to set up a video court proceeding for certain cases. In-person payment has also been suspended. There are alternative payment options. read more
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