Upcoming Meetings & Events
Our township is a charming, small town, with a rural atmosphere. It is dotted with beautiful lakes, golf courses, and recreational facilities. The township boasts an excellent school system, outstanding police department, and dedicated volunteer rescue squad and fire organization.
Municipal Offices Hours
The Township municipal office hours are
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
SUMMER HOURS: May 23 through August 29, the municipal building hours will be:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Closed for Holiday observance on:
Monday, September 5, Labor Day
Township Issues 2016 Newsletter
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Township Committee Meeting Canceled
The meeting scheduled for August 22 has been canceled
NYC Bus Trip
Saturday, December 3
Departing from the FMB school at 8 AM to NYC (8th Ave between 43rd and 44th Streets)
Pick up in same location at 6 PM to go back to FMB school on Newton-Sparta Road.
Please reserve your spot now. Cost is $18 per person.
Call 973-383-4280, x221
Recreation Newsletter: Spring-Summer 2016
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ATTENTION ANDOVER TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
The provider for the Reverse 911 system has changed
from CodeRed to Swift911. Previously submitted phone and/or contact information to receive reverse 911s' will not transfer over from vendor to vendor. Therefore it will be necessary to register your cell phones, emails, or even your landline phones if it is Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP). Even if you have a landline phone through Verizon or Centurylink it is suggested to register. Register on the Andover Police website
or click here to register
2015 Municipal Budget
County and Municipal Sewer Area Maps Posted
The document for submittal to the DEP of the Sussex County Wastewater Management Plan is being prepared. Existing and Future Sewer Service Area Maps are posted on the Sussex County website
. The draft County Wastewater management Plan will be on the agenda of the County Quality Policy Advisory Committee on April 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Sustainable Jersey is a statewide certification program for municipalities that want to go green, save money, and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term. Andover Township has joined this initiative and formed a Green Team comprised of volunteer community members. Based on the team’s efforts and a long history of environmental best practices by our township’s administrators, employees, resident,s and volunteers, Andover Township has recently earned a Bronze level certification through Sustainable Jersey. We are looking for more members to help us continue our township-wide initiatives that help create a more environmentally sustainable community for all of our residents to enjoy. If interested, please contact Eric Olsen at email@example.com
Change for Brush Pickup
Brush will now be picked up ONLY during the months of October AND April.
Leaf collection remains the same. Only the month of November and must be placed at the curb in Biodegradable bags. See updated newsletter
Volunteers Needed for Township Boards and Committees
Sustainable Jersey, Environmental Commission, and Open Space are looking for members. Contact information can be found for each group under the Boards & Committees tab of this website.
Know the Bear Facts: Black Bears in New Jersey
Download Tips for Preventing Unwanted Bear Encounters
or visit the NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife
DEP Offers Tips on Reducing Conflicts and Encounters with Black Bears
click here to read notice and tips
Storm Emergency Notices/Updates
Click here for storm and emergency information
Recycling/Trash Pickup Updates
Garbage Delay Fact Sheet
| 2016 Schedule
JCPL Notices and Advice
See notices page
Kittatinny Park 2016 Events
Kittatinny Park has announced its schedule of events for 2016. Click here to download events schedule
Attention Senior Citizens
The Greater Andover Senior Citizens are actively seeking new members. You must be 55 years of age or older. The Group meets on the first and third Monday of each month at the Senior Center on Route 517 S. in Andover Borough. Monthly trips and other activities such as in-house entertainment, catered luncheons, bingo and guest speakers are scheduled throughout the year. For information call Lois McCue at 973-383-3783.
Various important services are available!!!! For information and referral on programs and services for the elderly, call the Sussex County Office of the Aging at 973-579-0555.
Fitness Classes for Women
Yoga class has been added to the schedule of fitness classes! Wednesdays, 6 to 7 PM at the Hillside Park Barn. Class sessions are 8 weeks each; cost is $40. The first session starts on July 20.
Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 to 8 PM at the Hillside Park Barn. Full-body toning and sculpting, aerobic and weight exercises. All 16 classes: $64. Monday or
Wednesday only:$32. Join anytime—cost will be prorated. Sessions begin January 4. Please call Robyn 973-383-4280, ext. 221 for additional information. DOWNLOAD FITNESS FLIER
Motorists Urged to Be Cautious for Deer on Roads
Download notice from NJ EPA
Low Energy Assistance Program
The Department of Community Affairs recently announced that supplemental
benefits are available through the federally-funded Low Income Home
Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
Eligible households do not need to reapply for the program to receive
supplemental benefits. The benefits are available because LIHEAP
funding for the year increased beyond the original projection provided
by the federal government. read more