Little Egg Harbor Township

Welcome to Little Egg Harbor Township

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWN HALL RESUMES REGULAR HOURS

 

Beginning Monday July 13, 2020 the Township of Little Egg Harbor will be resuming regular hours of Monday through Friday 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

 

All visitors are reminded to practice safe social distancing and to wear a mask. Visitors will be asked to sign in with each office they visit.

 

We ask that residents having business with the Township continue to call (609-296-7241) and/or utilize our website (www.LEHT.com) before visiting in person. Many services will continue to be by appointment only as we attempt to limit the number of visitors in the building at one time. These services include but are not limited to:

–           Marriage Licenses

–           Birth Certificates

–           Death Certificates

–           Many Municipal Court Services (i.e. Citizen Complaints)

–           Gun Permit Applications

–           All Construction and Zoning services

 

The Township has installed these and other various safety measures to protect both residents and staff during the pandemic. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we enter this next phase of reopening.


Please be advised that all Little Egg Harbor Township clothing bins are not accepting donations during this time due to COVID-19.


Little Egg Harbor Township Town Hall is open for business on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. to the public.

MIDPOINT REVIEW OF HOUSING ELEMENT & FAIR SHARE PLAN IMPLEMENTATION

OCEAN COUNTY PRESS RELEASE

 

Senior citizens living in Ocean County can find the programs and services that are available to them and their caregivers in the 2020 Resource Directory distributed by the Ocean County Office of Senior Services. Please visit the following link to obtain a copy of the Senior Services Resource Directory.

CLICK HERE


Attention Little Egg Harbor Small Businesses and Nonprofits:

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS TUESDAY JUNE 30th

 

Ocean County has partnered with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and contributed $10 million worth of federal CARES Act funds to the state’s Small Business Emergency Assistance Program guaranteeing funding specifically for COVID-19 impacted Ocean County Businesses.

 

Businesses and nonprofit organizations with up to 25 employees may apply. The funding will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.

 

Businesses can apply for funding at https://forms.business.nj.gov/grant-2/


 

 


 


The July and August Township Committee Meetings will be held at 7:30 P.M. and the September, October, November and December Township Meetings will be held at 7:00 P.M. on their regularly scheduled meeting days (second Thursday of each month). All meetings will continue to be held virtually until the Governor lifts the limits on indoor occupancy. Dial in information will be posted ahead of each meeting.

Attention all Little Egg restaurants: Pursuant to Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 150 any establishment wishing to have outside dining may do so after filling out the attached form. There is no fee or additional cost to apply. Your applications will be reviewed immediately. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Zoning Officer directly at 609-296-7241. See Permit Form Here.


The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CVERAP) provides temporary rental assistance to low- and moderate-income households that have had a substantial reduction in income or became unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The enrollment period is Monday, July 6, 2020, at 9:00 A.M. until Friday, July 10, 2020, at 5:00 P.M.. For more information please visit the following link: https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/cverap.html


 


LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWN HALL REOPENS TO PUBLIC

 

Beginning Monday June 15, 2020 the Township of Little Egg Harbor will be reopening its Town Hall on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. to the public.

 

All visitors will be required to check in at the front door as only one visitor per office will be allowed in order to practice safe social distancing. Markings will be found on the ground to help residents wait at a safe distance.

 

All visitors will be required to wear a mask while visiting Town Hall.

 

While Town Hall will now be open to the public we ask that residents having business with the Township continue to call (609-296-7241) and/or utilize our website(www.LEHT.com) before visiting in person. Many services will be by appointment only as we attempt to limit the number of visitors in the building at one time. These services include but are not limited to:

–        Marriage Licenses

–        Birth Certificates

–        Death Certificates

–        Many Municipal Court Services (i.e. Citizen Complaints)

–        Gun Permit Applications

–        All Construction and Zoning services

 

The Township has installed these and other various safety measures to protect both residents and staff during the pandemic. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we enter this next phase of reopening.


Please be advised that the end of Radio Road at Mystic Beach will be temporarily closed beginning Monday June 15, 2020. Little Egg Harbor Township, in conjunction with Ocean County, will be having a new bulkhead installed in this location to protect the street end from on-going erosion. During this period of construction, for the public’s safety, the street end will be closed. It is anticipated that the work will last for a period of 3 – 4 weeks, weather permitting.


LETTER OF MAYORS TO OPEN THE ECONOMY

Township Wide Dredging Permit Application – Army Corps of Engineers Public Notice



The Governing Body by Resolution #2020-104 does hereby institute a grace period to June 1, 2020 for the payment of second quarter property taxes for properties in the Township, in accordance with the provisions of Executive Order 130 (2020).


A Message from Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari, Chairman of the Office of Senior Services:  ANNOUNCEMENT


As seen throughout various locations in Little Egg Harbor, below is a flyer from Fulfill of Monmouth & Ocean Counties informing residents of accessible Food Bank necessities. The service provided will offer pick-up access to Food Bank meals within three (3) miles of your current zip code. Text “FINDFOOD” to (888)918-2729.

 


MEET THE MAYOR

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, Meet the Mayor will be held virtually through GoToMeeting.com every other Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. beginning Tuesday, April 21, 2020 until the Ocean County Library, Little Egg Harbor Branch, re-opens. To access the virtual Meet the Mayor meetings, please use the following instructions:

 

To join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/592184445

 

To dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

 

Access Code: 592-184-445


NJ Department of Health Information on COVID-19


In accordance with Executive Orders 107 and 108 issued by Governor Murphy on March 21, 2020, all residents are to remain home until further notice to hinder the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Thank you to all LEHT Residents for your continued cooperation.



The Department of Public Works is continuing to collect household Trash and Recycling on schedule; however, we have temporarily postponed zone pickup of bulk items until further notice. Residents who are in need of a Bulk or Brush pickup can call 609-296-3600 to schedule an individual pick up.


In accordance with Executive Orders 107 and 108 issued by Governor Murphy on March 21, 2020, all residents are to remain home until further notice to hinder the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Therefore, the Public Hearing regarding the dredging assessment project for Osborn Island originally scheduled for March 31, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. has been postponed. All residents will be notified of the new Public Hearing date once said date has been decided.

Get the facts – visit FEMA’s “Coronavirus Rumor Control” website to make sure you are getting the most accurate information regarding COVID-19.

https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus-rumor-control


Earlier today, Governor Murphy issued Executive Orders 107 and 108, which direct all residents to stay at home until further notice. The Orders provide for certain exceptions, such as obtaining essential goods or services, seeking medical attention, or reporting to work.

 

The Orders also prohibit the gatherings of individuals, such as parties, celebrations, or other social events. When in public, individuals must practice social distancing and stay at least six feet apart whenever practicable.

 

The Orders direct the closure of all non-essential retail businesses to the public, with exceptions including but not limited to grocery stores, pharmacies, medical supply stores, gas stations, banks, laundromats, drycleaners, pet stores, and liquor stores.

 

The Orders continues existing bans on recreational and entertainment businesses, the requirements that all restaurants operate by delivery and takeout only, and the directive that all schools cease in-person instruction.

 

Township Offices, while closed to the public, remain operational, and staff are available over the phone (609-296-7241) or by email to address the needs of the community.

 

For more information regarding the Governor’s Orders or COVID-19, please visit the State’s COVID-19 website:  https://covid19.nj.gov/


OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION


We want to remind all residents to please follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations and practice safe social distancing to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). If you are unable to stay home please remember to avoid close contact while you are out and to properly wash your hands as often as possible.

 

Township offices remain closed to the public but open to staff in order to address the needs of the community as quickly and safely as possible. Please call 609-296-7241 or visit www.LEHT.com for more information related to Township operations.

 

For more information regarding COVID-19, please visit the following websites:

www.cdc.gov

www.nj.gov/health

www.ochd.org

15 STEPS TO SLOW THE SPREAD


While the Township building is currently closed physically, the Township continues all planning for future dredging projects.


In light of recent updates provided by the State and County, Little Egg Harbor Township will close all Township buildings/parks to the general public effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020. This includes Town Hall, Community Center, Senior Center, Sports Complex, and Little Treasures Park.

 

Township Offices will, however, remain open to staff, who will be available over the phone and by email to address your concerns. All Township operations are continuing to run, and we are addressing the needs of the community as quickly and safely as possible.

 

In the event residents need to drop off any documentation or materials, two drop boxes (one for Construction, one for all other items) have been installed and are located at the front of the Township building. For all Township contact information, including phone numbers and emails, as well as to view any future updates regarding Township operations, please visit www.LEHT.com.

 

For more information regarding COVID-19, please visit the following websites:

www.cdc.gov

www.nj.gov/health

www.ochd.org


Please be advised that Open Rec at the LEHT Community Center is postponed until further notice due to an abundance of caution regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).


New Jersey Department of Health COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for Communities and the General Public

 

https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_community.shtml




Congressman Jeff Van Drew Supports Little Egg Harbor Township’s Request to Defer FEMA’s Hurricane Sandy Repayment

 

https://vandrew.house.gov/media/press-releases/congressman-jeff-van-drew-supports-little-egg-harbor-township-s-request-defer


Boating Safety Classes



LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT in accordance with the provisions of the “Open Public Meetings Law”, P.L. 1975, c.231, the Little Egg Harbor Township Committee hereby give notice that Township Committee meetings will be held on the following dates in the courtroom of the Little Egg Harbor Township Municipal Building at 665 Radio Road, Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087.  All meetings will commence at 7:00 pm except the months of June, July and August meetings will commence at 7:30 pm.

January 9

February 13

March 12

April 9

May 14

June 11

July 9

August 13

September 10

October 8

November 12

December 10

January 1, 2021

 

Official action may be taken.

Diana K. McCracken, RMC

Township Clerk


Little Egg Harbor Veterans’ Park Bench / Tree Donation Requests –In response to the Township’s numerous requests to donate a tree or bench at the newly constructed Veterans’ Park, we are sharing a  site map and donation request form (click here).


The Township is offering a pilot program with a limited number (100) of 35 gallon recycling robo-cans at a first come, first serve basis for a discounted cost of $20 per can. If you wish to purchase a 35 gallon recycling robo-cans, please stop by the Township Clerk’s Office, located at 665 Radio Road, to complete the necessary form.


Little Egg Harbor Township

Government Energy Aggregation Information


Atlantic City Electric – Information to report a power outage

Atlantic City Electric Outage Map –  www.atlanticcityelectric.com/outagemap

Atlantic City Electric Provides Tips to Help Ward off Scammers


Property Tax Look Ups and Tax Payments can now be made on-line.
Please visit the Tax Collector’s page under the Departments tab for details.


www.facebook.com/LittleEggHarborTownship


Any questions regarding this website can be directed to: kpowers@leht.com

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CONTACT US

Township of Little Egg Harbor Administrative Justice Complex

665 Radio Road

(609) 296-7241

Township Clerk (Registrar-Vital Statistics)

(609) 296-7241

Ext: 230, 231, 232 & 233

Fax (609) 296-5352

Municipal Court

( Little Egg Harbor Township & Eagleswood Township )

(609) 296-7241

Ext: 300, 301, 302, 303 & 304

Fax (609) 294-1068

Mayor & Committee

(609) 296-7241 ext 235

Tax Collector's Office

(609) 296-7241

Ext: 240, 241, 242 & 243

Fax (609) 296-8516

Tax Assessor's Office

(609) 296-7241

Ext: 244, 245, 246 & 247

Construction Department

( Permits - Inspections )

(609) 294-9071

or

(609) 296-7241 Ext: 608, 609, 610 or 611

Fax (609) 294-9065

Zoning & Code Enforcement

( Property Maintenance Complaints - Variances )

- Zoning Officer

(609) 296-7241 Ext 616

- Code Enforcement Officer

(609) 296-7241 Ext 615

Planning and Zoning Board

- Board Secretary

(609) 296-7241 Ext 221

Township Administrator / CFO

(609) 296-7241

Ext 220, 221

Fax (609) 294-3040

Purchasing Agent

(609) 296-7241 Ext 223

Fax (609) 294-3040

Human Resources

(609) 296-7241 Ext 224

Fax (609) 294-3040

Department of Public Works

(609) 296-3600

Fax (609) 294-0746

Animal Control Officer

(609) 296-0675

Community Center Information:

(609) 296-7241 Ext 235

Or email kpowers@leht.com

Police Department

( Non - Emergency )

(609) 296-3666

FOOD BANK

Greater Tuckerton Ministerial Association, Inc.

641 Radio Road

( Adjacent to the Senior Center )

(609) 296-1345

HOURS: Monday thru Friday 2PM to 4PM

Senior Center

( Please contact the Township Clerk's Office )

(609) 296-7241 Ext 235