Lawrence Township News for Upcoming Week Nov 19-26 2016

The following is a message from Lawerence Township:

Municipal Offices will be closed next Thursday and Friday, November 24th and November 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Recycling will be collected on Monday, November 21st.

There is NO TRASH collection on Thursday, November 24th.  The make-up day will be Saturday, November 26th. Trash will be collected on Friday, November 25th as regularly scheduled.

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 (across the County Administration Building).  See attached flyer or you may go to their website for more information:

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:  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: The traffic pattern on the project Route #1 has been adjusted this week and goes up to the Brunswick Circle.  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:

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