Newsletter & Updates

Hazlet Citizen Weekly edition of Jan 28 2022

From Hazlet Township
January 28, 2022

Hazlet is preparing for a big snowstorm predicted to start Friday night and continue into Saturday. Township officials are monitoring the storm. DPW workers have been preparing roads and readying snow plow operations. At home, residents are requested to clear streets of vehicles and basketball hoops starting Friday night. It is also a good idea to be ready for any potential power outages. Charge your devices, and stay tuned to updates. 

JCP&L Reminders

In the event outages occur due to severe weather, customers without power are encouraged to report their outage by calling 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877), clicking the “Report Outage” link on www.firstenergycorp.com, or by texting out to 544487.    

Customers should immediately report downed wires to 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) or call their local police department.  

JCP&L customers can subscribe to email and text message alert notifications to receive weather updates in advance of major storms and updates on scheduled or extended power outages.  Visit www.firstenergycorp.com/connect to enroll.

Snow - Ice OrdinancesSnow & Ice in Hazlet
Need a refresher on how snow emergencies are handled in Hazlet? Learn the local laws about parking on snow-covered streets, sidewalk clearing, casting of snow and ice in the roadway and keeping handicapped spaces clear. Stay safe out there! View Snow and Ice Ordinances.

DPW Recycling Yard Schedule Change
Due to the weather, the DPW Recycling Yard on Leocadia Court will close at noon on Friday, Jan. 29, and will remain closed on Saturday, Jan. 30. It will reopen on Monday, January 31. Thank you for your understanding as DPW focuses on snow-clearing operations. 

DPW Yard Closure Saturday and Sunday

Tax Bills
First Quarter Tax Bills are due Feb. 1 with a 10-day grace period. Payments can be mailed to the Tax Collector at 1766 Union Avenue, Hazlet NJ 07730 or placed in the outdoor drop box by the flagpoles. There is also an online option. See tax collector's page.

Request for Proposals: IT Services
Hazlet Township is accepting proposals for Information Technology Services. See the RFP posting. 

Jobs Posted

Recreation

SIgn-up for Boot Camp and Chair Yoga classes. View more information. 

COVID-19 Info & Resources

Reported Cases
Monmouth County has 2,590 additional positive cases of COVID-19 between Jan. 24 and Jan. 29. The latest report appears on our homepage. 

Grant Deadline Extended 
Micro-businesses, small businesses and nonprofits can apply for grants up to $20,000 for eligible COVID-19 expense reimbursement through the Monmouth County Community Development Block Grant program. The deadline has been extended to March 31. Read more. 

Vaccines
Monmouth County has COVID-19 vaccines available at the Montessori Children’s Learning Center, located at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, with no appointment necessary on Tuesdays from 2 to 6 p.m. More county clinic dates: www.visitmonmouth.com/health.

Testing
Monmouth County, in partnership with Vault Health and Brookdale Community College, will also be hosting testing clinics on the following dates (COVID-19 salvia PCR and rapid antigen):

    Friday, Jan. 28 in Lincroft from 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Brookdale Community College’s Robert J. Collins Arena, Arena Dr.

    Saturday, Jan. 29 in Lincroft from 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Brookdale Community College’s Robert J. Collins Arena, Arena Dr. (Check for possible weather closure.)

    Monday, Jan. 31 in Lincroft from 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Brookdale Community College’s Robert J. Collins Arena, Arena Dr.

The testing site hours for February 2022 are listed below.

  • Mondays from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to noon
  • Thursdays from 8 a.m. to noon
  • Friday, Feb. 11 from 8 a.m. to noon
  • Saturday, Feb. 12 from 8 a.m. to noon
  • Friday, Feb. 18 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Brookdale testing site will be open at least three days per week through February with saliva PCR tests and rapid antigen tests available. Learn more about testing.

NJ COVID-19 Information Hub

Hazlet Township | 1766 Union Avenue | 732-264-1700 | www.HazletTwp.org

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Hazlet Citizen Weekly is compiled and published by the Hazlet Township Public Information Office to share news and events with our citizens and neighbors. This weekly news roundup is posted to our website on Friday. Get an email or text alert to see the week's news by signing up here. Questions? Contact Christina Johnson, Public Information Officer: (732) 217-8660 or cjohnson@hazletnj.org.