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Lawrence Township News for Upcoming Week October 1-9, 2016

by MercerMe Staff

The following is a weekly notice from Lawrence Township:

Rabies Clinic This Weekend: Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Lawrence Township Health Department is holding a free rabies clinic at the National Guard Armory on Eggert Crossing Road.   For additional information, please call the Animal Control Office at 609-844-7092.

2016 Lawrence Township Community Day: Come out and enjoy Community Day on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Village Park between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.  See attached flyer for more details.

Shredding Event: October 2, 2016 between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. at the Bergen Street Entrance of Village Park.  See attached flyer for more details.

Sewer bills were mailed on September 15, 2016.  They are due in the Tax Collectors Office on October 15, 2016.

2016 Flu Clinic Schedule: Lawrence Township Health Department is have two flu clinics in October.  October 21st between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the Lower Level Conference Room at the Municipal Building.  The second clinic is being held on October 26th between 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at the Lawrence Township Senior Center.  See attached flyer for more information.

Lawrence Historical Society has several events planned in October for Lawrence History Month.  Please check out the events on the attached flyer.

Trunk or Treat: The Lawrence Township Police Department is sponsoring a Trunk or Treat night on October 27th between 5:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the Lawrence High School Parking Lot.  For additional information, please call 609-844-7102.

Cat License Renewals Continue: All cats seven months and older should be licensed by the end of September 2016.  For your convenience, we have attached the application or you may go to our website:  www.lawrencetwp.com/clerk.html.  If you have additional questions, please call the Municipal Clerk’s Office at 609-844-7000.

Mosquito Control – Safeguarding County Residents: Mercer County conducts a highly sophisticated mosquito control program to safeguard the health of county residents. Please go to our website to see the full article from the Mercer County Mosquito Control Commission.  www.lawrencetwp.com/health.html

Road Work: Mercer County will begin a paving project on Carter Road in Lawrence and Hopewell Townships.  The anticipated start date is October 3, 2016.  Please see the attached flyer for all the details.

The bridge over the Shipetaukin Creek on Carter Road is still under construction; however, be advised that this is a Transportation Trust Fund project and  the Governor has placed a hold on these projects until further notice.  During this construction project Carter Road will be closed to all traffic.  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.

Yard Waste Collection Reminders:

Remember – October is the last month for yard waste collection.  November and December are dedicated for fall leaf collection.

Yard waste shall not be placed at the curb for pick-up earlier than the weekend prior to your designated pick-up week

The week of October 3 is Zone 1 for yard waste pickup.  If you are unsure of your designated zone week for your property, you may check the On-Line Property search on the homepage of the Township website, www.lawrencetwp.com.

Material shall be placed in an area on the street not greater than four feet (4′) from the edge of the pavement.  Trees greater than 8-inches caliper may not be disposed of through curbside collection.  Materials shall not be piled greater than three feet (3′) in height.  Once the collection truck has collected your street, they will not return until next month’s collection.

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:


For all flyers, please see the Lawrence Township homepage: http://lawrencetwp.com

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