Lawrence Township News for Upcoming Week Nov 5-12 2016

Lawrence Township News for Upcoming Week Nov 5-12 2016

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The following is a message from Lawrence Township:

Veterans Day Observance Ceremony: On Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Lawrence Township will be honoring all those who served our country.  This event will take place at the American Legion Post 414 on Berwyn Place.

2016 Final Flu Clinic: Lawrence Township Health Department’s final flu clinic will be held on November 10th between 3:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. in the Lower Level Conference Room at the Municipal Building. See this link for flyer for more information.

Taxes were due on November 1st: Payments must be in the Tax Collectors office by 4:30 p.m. on November 10th to avoid penalty charges.

Electronics Recycling & Shredding Event: On Saturday, November 19, 2016 between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Mercer County Improvement Authority is sponsoring an Electronics Recycling & Document Shredding event for Mercer County residents at 640 South Broad Street – Lot 4.  You may go to their website for more information: www.mcianj.org

Cat License Renewals Continue: Residents can still license their cats; however, be aware that beginning December 1st a late fee will be assessed. You may go to our website for the application:  www.lawrencetwp.com/clerk.html.  If you have additional questions, please call the Municipal Clerk’s Office at 609-844-7000.

Road Work: Be advised that the Governor has lifted the ban on the Transportation Trust Fund road projects and  work will begin again on the Carter Road bridge project.  Please go to the website for additional details:  www.lawrencetwp.com

The roadway project on Route #1 is progressing and motorists should continue to use caution and be aware of the lane shifts between the Brunswick Circle and Lake Drive.

Leaf Collection Started This Month: The months of November and December are dedicated to fall leaf collection. The Township will assign one leaf collection crew to each brush zone for the months of November and December.  Residents may place loose leaves at the curb.  Leaves must be ten feet and down hill from storm drains. If you have questions or need additional information, please call the Department of Public Works at 609-587-1894.

Lawrence Township Eco-Waste Collection Program: Lawrence Township continues to offer an optional recycling program that allows residents the opportunity to compost their organic waste.  Removing organic materials from the waste stream will reduce the amount of trash that is taken to the landfill.  According to the EPA, food scraps and yard waste make up 20 to 30 percent of the waste stream. If you are interested, please complete the enrollment form: http://lawrencetwp.com/pw-organicwaste.html.

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