June 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to the June edition of the Bordentown Township Banner!
Our goal is to keep residents, friends and neighbors informed
about the latest Township news and events.


COVID-19 Update from the Bordentown Township Committee

The Township of Bordentown’s Committee has released an update regarding COVID-19. Read the latest statement.


COVID-19 Scam Alert

Scammers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and have been targeting our elderly population. Help us help you from falling victim to these scammers. Read the notice from the Bordentown Township Police Department.

Covid-19 Scam Alert


Information from Governor Phil Murphy

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced his vision for restarting New Jersey and putting the state on the road to recovery during COVID-19. Read the six key principles in “The Road Back: Restoring Economic Health Through Public Health.”


2020 Census Information

Respond to the 2020 Census and make your count! Each address (household) must fill out a Census 2020 questionnaire. By answering the Census, it helps to ensure federal spending is allocated by a true number of individuals in each area of the country. In a few minutes of your time, you can shape the future of Bordentown, New Jersey, and the United States of America for the next decade. Please help us reach 100% self-response rate. Learn more and respond to the 2020 Census at 2020census.gov.

Census


Bordentown Township Blood Drive

The Bordentown Township Blood Drive is Monday, June 22 from 2 - 7 p.m. at 3 Municipal Drive. Learn more and schedule your appointment. Or sign up at redcrossblood.org using the sponsor code: bordentownship.

Blook Drive


Bordentown Township & Bordentown City’s Green Fair

Bordentown Township and Bordentown City’s Green Fair is going VIRTUAL! Stay tuned for more information regarding the link coming soon!

Green Fair


Bordentown City Farmer’s Market

The Bordentown City Farmer’s Market is every Sunday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Don’t miss the market every Sunday until September 27 at the Carslake Community Center. Please review the graphics for more information!

Farmer's Market


Bordentown City Bicycle Collection

The Bordentown City Green Team is collecting used/unwanted bikes for the Boys and Girls Club of Trenton Bicycle Exchange on Saturday, June 13 from 7 a.m. - noon at the Bordentown City Public Works Recycling Depot (behind Gilder Field). Please look for directional signs for specific locations and remember to practice social distancing.

Bordentown City Bicycle Collection


Bordentown City Upcycle Collection

Upcycle your items to local crafters! The Bordentown City Green Team will be collecting items until Friday, June 12. Wine Corks can be collected through Friday, June 12 at 361 Prince Street and T-shirts, plastic bags, and plastic netting can be collected through Friday, June 12 at 3 East Union Street. For more information, contact Bordentowncitygreenteam@gmail.com.

Upcycle your items to local crafters!


Town Hall Summer Hours

The Bordentown Township Town Hall summer hours are Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. - noon. These hours will continue through Labor Day. Please be advised that at this time, the building remains closed to the public.

Summer Hours


Primary Election Updates

Please be reminded that as per Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 120, the primary election date has been moved to Tuesday, July 7. The deadline to register to vote in the Primary Election is Tuesday, June 16. Voters registered as Democrats or Republicans will be sent a ballot and a return postage paid envelope. Unaffiliated voters will receive a Vote-by-Mail application to be returned before receiving the ballot. There will be limited polling locations on July 7 where you can vote using a Provisional (Paper) Ballot unless you have a disability. For information on how to apply for a Vote-by-Mail Ballot, please click here.

Click here for the New Jersey Voter Registration Application.

 


Township Business License Applications

All Bordentown Township businesses should have received, either by email or U.S. mail, an application for a 2020-2021 Business License. Due to the current economic downturn, the Township Committee has waived all fees associated with business licenses (see Resolution 2020-100), however, the paperwork still needs to be completed by Wednesday, July 1. Click here for more information.


Update on Township Events

  • The July 4 Fireworks have been postponed. The fireworks will be held on Labor Day Weekend on Saturday, September 5.
  • The Fishing Derby on July 4 has been cancelled.
  • The 63rd Army Band Concert, scheduled for June 27, has been cancelled.
  • Music in the Park, for the 2020 year, has been cancelled.

Helpful Links

Bordentown Township Website: www.bordentowntownship.com
NJ Department of Health website: www.covid19.nj.gov
Burlington County website: www.co.burlington.nj.us
Center for Disease Control and Prevention website: www.cdc.gov

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP
1 Municipal Dr, Bordentown , NJ 08505, United States

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