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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 this website for each department's hours of operation. Some employees participate in shared services agreements with other townships. Other departments are open on a part-time basis.

Andover Free Tree Day a Success

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Municipal Notices

Public Hearing – April 28

A 2014 Municipal Budget public hearing will be held on April 28. View the budget

Forest Lake Construction Notice

Starting on or about September 3 a portion of Forest Lake Drive will be closed during the rehabilitation of the lake's dam. Click here for the letter containing details.

2013 Municipal Budget

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2012 Municipal Audit

Download PDF, 1.5MB

Township Committee Supports Assembly Bill A-2753

The Township Committee passed a resolution in support of Assembly Bill A-2753 which would direct payment of energy taxes directly to municipal government. They are now urging all of its citizens to show their support by writing their legislators to support this Bill and companion Bill S-1923 from the Senate. Click here for contact information along with a copy of the Bill.

Resolution #R2013-44

A resolution demanding ten days credit to be awarded by Service Electric Cable TV and Communications to the Township of Andover for loss of service during Superstorm Sandy. Read resolution

Susquehanna Roseland Project

The site includes a town-by-town construction schedule which explains the Project activities currently taking place. Any and all public concerns or questions about the S-R Project should be directed to 1-888-771-7734. This is the dedicated Hotline number set up specifically for the Project, and calls are typically responded same day or within 24 business-day hours. The Project is in full permit and regulatory compliance, and is under steady monitoring by those agencies with jurisdiction.

Recycling/Trash Pickup Updates

Garbage Delay Fact Sheet | 2014 Schedule

Community Notices

Spring Exercise Session

Starts in April. Mondays and Thursdays from 7 to 8 PM at the Hillside Park Hall. Please call Robyn 973-383-4280, ext. 224 for additional information. DOWNLOAD FITNESS FLIER

Clean Communities Day

Saturday, April 26. Please contact Robyn at 973-383-4280 x224 to register your group (minimum of 10 per group).

Recreation–YMCA Summer Camp

June 23–August 29. The YMCA is offering a 10 week program at Hillside Park from June 23 to August 29. Financial Assistance is available through the Y. For more information, contact June Papa at 973-209-9622, extension 217 or visit the Y website for more information and application. Deadline for summer camp Financial Assistance is April 15, 2014. Download registration form.

E-Waste Day

May 3 at SCMUA.

Chem 18 Blood Screening

Wednesday, May 7, 8:30–11:30 a.m. $25. More information/flier.

Annual Miss Andover / Littles Contests

May 31 at the Hillside Park Hall. Little Miss and Mister (ages 3 to 6) at 3 PM; Miss Andover Township (ages 17 to 21) to follow. Completed applications for both contests must be received at the Municipal Building by May 1st. Download application: Miss Andover | Little Miss/Mister

Town-Wide Garage Sale

June 7–8, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Map and map guide will be available for $1 donation. $5 fee to have your home placed on the map. Registration forms are available at Andover Twp. Town Hall or download Garage-Map Registration form here. Deadline for registration is May 15th. Hosted by Andover Recreation Committee.

Household Hazardous Waste Day

June 7 at SCMUA

Skin Cancer Screening

Thursday, June 12, 10 a.m. –12:30 p.m. $5. More information/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

Storm Emergency Notices/Updates

Storm information has been moved to its own page.