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.
Check each department's hours of operation. Not all departments are staffed daily. Some employees participate in shared services agreements with other townships. Other departments are open on a part-time basis.
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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 regisister. Register on the Andover Police website
or click here to register
Andover Residents Invited to Contribute to National Geographic Project
Organizations in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania are joining with National Geographic Maps to launch a new Geotourism initiative to highlight the world-class natural and cultural attractions of the middle and upper Delaware River region. You can nominate your favorite landmark, attraction, activity, event, eatery...what you love best about our area! More
2015 Municipal Budget
2014 Municipal Audit
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.
Click here to download
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
2013 Municipal Budget
Recycling/Trash Pickup Updates
Garbage Delay Fact Sheet
| 2015 Schedule
Bus Trip to NYC
December 12. 8 AM departure from Florence M. Burd School (219 Newton Sparta Road). Leaving NYC at 6 PM. Resident fee is $18 per person; non-resident, $21. Contact Robyn at 973-383-4280 x221. Download flier
Tuesday, December 15, Wednesday the 16th, and Thursday the 17th between 6 and 9 PM
The Andover Township Volunteer Fire Department
will be chauffeuring Santa again this year to deliver Christmas presents. A $10 donation is requested from each family who would like Santa to deliver their presents. Please wrap a small gift with your child’s name and address attached securely on top for Santa to deliver to your child. 100% of all donations will be used towards necessary expenses and equipment. Click here to download the Operation Santa Form and Instructions
SAVE THE DATE!
February 2, 2016. NJ Devils v Rangers Hockey Game. $115 per person, includes bus and ticket. 5PM departure from FMB school for a 7PM game. Download registration form
JCPL Offers Advice for Space Heater Safety
Space heaters are a great way to warm up a cold room or provide supplemental heat to your home. But while convenient, they are also a leading cause of home fires during the winter months. If you’re going to use a space heater, here are a few tips to make sure you stay extra warm—and safe. See tips
JCPL Offers Tips for Reducing Energy Costs this Winter
Taking steps now can help prevent high energy usage in the coming months. See tips
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.
Mondays and Thursdays from 7 to 8 PM at the Hillside Park Hall. 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
Streetlight on the Blink?
Let JCPL know so repairs can be made. See flier for details
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