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Borough Launches Process to Cut Residents' Energy Costs

Borough joins regional group to seek lowest bids from dozens of energy suppliers;

PUBLIC MEETINGS SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23RD AT 2:30PM AND MONDAY, OCTOBER 27TH AT 7:00PM. THE MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT THE AMERICAN LEGION HALL, 119 Route 183, Stanhope.

Stanhope officials are working with a regional program to reduce electric bills for Borough residents. The Borough has joined a cooperative led by Passaic County to pursue Government Energy Aggregation (GEA), a state supported process. Passaic has operated a similar cost saving cooperative for municipal energy needs for four years.

Under the GEA program, the county will aggregate the energy needs of eligible residents of Stanhope and other participating towns, then seek bids on this pool from more than 30 state licensed energy suppliers. The suppliers bid their lowest rates in exchange for this potentially large volume of business.

There is no cost to the Borough or residents for these services, and Stanhope is not obligated to accept any bids. Residents may also opt out of the cost saving program at any time. Stanhope is joining about 12 other municipalities in the co-op, called the Passaic County Energy Cooperative Pricing System, to maximize savings to residents.

Please click here for additional information. Energy Aggregation Program Information

Click here to view You Tube Video GEA Outreach Presentation

SANDS CASINO - LOCATION FOR PICK UP CHANGED

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE BUS PICK-UP/RETURN LOCATION HAS BEEN CHANGED!! THE BUS WILL BE DEPARTING FROM THE AMERICAN LEGION POST 278 LOCATED AT 119 ROUTE 183, STANHOPE, PROMPTLY AT 10:00AM AND RETURNING AT APPROXIMATELY 6:00PM.

Sands Casino Resort Bus Trip - October 19, 2014

Sands Casino Resort Bus Trip to Bethlehem, PA - Reserve your seat on the bus now for the Sands Casino trip on Sunday, October 19th. The cost is only $25 per person which will include a $20 casino voucher, $5 food voucher with games and refreshments on the bus. The chartered bus, with a bathroom, will depart promptly at 10:00AM from the American Legion Post 278 (119 Route 183, Stanhope) and will return at approximately 6:00PM. Seating is limited - First Come Basis. A full refund will be given if the trip is cancelled for any reason. Form and payment must be received by October 12th. The bus trip is sponsored by the Stanhope Borough Recreation Commission.

Click Here to View the Registration Form: Sands Casino Registration Form (Color Flyer)

Click Here for Black and White Copy of Registration Form for Printing: Sands Casino Registration Form (Black & White)

HALLOWEEN PARADE - OCTOBER 25TH (11:00AM)

HALLOWEEN PARADE - Witches and wizards, goblins too we are even inviting you! The Parade will start at the corner of Church Street and Main Street and will end at the Fire House on Saturday, October 25th at 11:00AM (rain or shine). There will be food, games, goodie bags and a costume contest at the Fire House with prizes awarded to winners in age groups from newborn to 4th grade. This event is sponsored by the Stanhope Recreation Commission and the Stanhope Hose Company No. 1.

Water Quality Report

Click Here to View/Print: 2014 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

SIGN UP NOW FOR NIXLE COMMUNICATIONS

The Borough of Stanhope has launched a new Community Notification Service called "Nixle" to improve communication with our residents. By simply sending a text message with your zip code to 888777 you are instantly registered to receive text messages from the Borough covering emergency situations, advisory messages concerning the Borough, and information about upcoming events.

Want more control? Create a Nixle account at www.nixle.com and tailor exactly what information you receive and how you want to receive it - via text message, email, mobile application or web browser.

Click here to view/print these instructions and additional information:
Nixle Community Notification Service

SINGLE-STREAM RECYCLING

RECYCLING
As of June 5, 2013, the Borough has contracted with Waste Management to begin "Single-Stream Recycling". The recycling will be picked up every Wednesday and all items can be put out every week. That means that cardboard, paper, glass, tin, plastic and aluminum can all be placed in the same recycling container and it will be picked up every Wednesday.

Click here to print/view the 2013 Single Stream Recycling Information Single Stream Recycling Flyer

STORMWATER MANAGEMENT INFORMATION

WHAT IS STORMWATER POLLUTION?

Water from rain and melting snow that flows over lawns, parking lots and streets is known as stormwater runoff. This water, which travels along gutters, into catch basins and through storm drain pipes and ditches, usually is not treated, but then flows or is discharged into local waterbodies. Along the way, the stormwater picks up trash (fast-food wrappers, cigarette butts, styrofoam cups, etc.) and toxins and other pollutants (gas, motor oil, antifreeze, fertilizers, pesticides and pet droppings). This polluted stormwater can kill fish and other wildlife, destroy wildlife habitat, contaminate drinking water sources and force the closing of beaches because of health threats to swimmers.

Human activity is largely responsible for the stormwater pollution. Everything that we put on the ground or into the storm drain can end up in our water. Each of us has a responsibility to make sure these contaminants stay out of our water. Whether we have clean water is up to you.

Click here to find out what you can do: Clean Water NJ

Stormwater Management Information

Pet Waste Disposal

Tipcard for Pet Waste

Tipcard for Car Washing

Tipcard for Using Fertilizer

Tipcard for Motor Oil

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