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Notices from Hopewell Borough
As of Monday March 16, 2020 Borough Hall is closed to the public, but operating under revised procedures. To contact Borough staff, please call 609.466.2636 while the municipal building at 88 East Broad Street is closed.

Click here for additional important notices and alerts from Hopewell Borough or scroll to the bottom of this page for a chronological listing.

Resources from Hopewell Borough on the Corona Virus

Our area health department’s website is being regularly updated with resources and information on the Corona Virus, and and health related announcements.

Recommendation for mask use from Health Department.

A hyperlocal COVID-19 call line has also been established, for Hopewell Borough (along with Montgomery Township, and the Boroughs Pennington and Rocky Hill), staffed M-F, 8:30-4:30. The phone number is 908-533-9319.

Mobile Food pantry
Need assistance from the Hopewell Valley mobile food pantry, or looking to donate or volunteer for families in need? Help is available.

More resources:
Further information is available from the State of New Jersey’s COVID-19 Portal Site and the health department’s resources for businesses page.

Did you know that Hopewell Borough can accept payments for your property taxes, water/sewer bill and traffic tickets online?

PROPERTY TAXES:
 

pay property taxes online

WATER/SEWER BILL:
 

pay online

TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS:
 

pay court violations online
Brush Pickup and Playground Closings

Brush Pickup Temporarily Suspended, Playgrounds Temporarily Closed

Effective immediately, all non-essential public works tasks are suspended. Crews will respond to emergencies and public safety issues but WILL NOT be collecting brush, etc. Please do not put brush at curbside. Trash/recycling schedules are unchanged. Following guidance from the State of NJ and our health officials, all Borough playgrounds and play equipment will be closed until further notice. Please abide by the signs posted at the Hopewell park playground, and the playgrounds/basketball court at the railroad station. Parks remain open for walking, hiking, jogging and other passive uses.

 

Video Message from Mayor Anzano

(view on YouTube by clicking here).

 

News Alerts from Hopewell Borough

Updates and alerts from Hopewell Borough will be posted in this section and will revised regularly. Please check back often.

Update 4/6/20 The Borough Economic Development Committee will conduct an electronic meeting on Wednesday April 8 at 8:30am. Information on how to to view the meeting using the zoom video platform is available here.

Update 11:00AM 3/27/20 The April Planning Board meeting has been canceled.  The 4/2 Borough Council meeting will be conducted electronically. Information on how to view the meeting and public participation is available here, using the “zoom” video platform.  

Update 3/26/20 Revised information on Hopewell Borough services has been posted, including revised procedures for construction inspections. Additionally, the April municipal court secession has been CANCELED.

Update 4:00PM 3/23/20 Information on the State’s COVID-19 self Assessment web page and a message from the Hopewell Valley Senior Services Coordinator has been under the “Information from Hopewell Borough on the Corona Virus” heading.

Update 3:00PM 3/21/20 Effective immediately, all non-essential public works tasks are suspended. Crews will respond to emergencies and public safety issues but WILL NOT be collecting brush, etc. Please do not put brush at curbside. Trash/recycling schedules are unchanged.

Update 2:15PM 3/21/20 Governor Murphy has issued additional executive orders to combat Coronavirus. Executive Order 107 closes all non-essential brick and mortar businesses to the public, with several exceptions including the continued allowance of take out and delivery from restaurants and liquor stores, markets, medical facilities, gas stations, laundry-mats/dry-cleaners, banks, pharmacies, convenience stores and mail delivery stores. Essential retail businesses must, wherever practicable, provide pickup services outside or adjacent to their stores for goods ordered in advance online or by phone. Please read the full order here.

Update 4:45PM 3/20/20 The Hopewell Valley Regional School District has partnered with Hopewell Township, Hopewell Borough and Pennington Borough and local faith based organizations to support families and individuals in need throughout the Valley during the COVID 19 outbreak.  Starting Monday March 23 the Hopewell Valley Mobile Food Pantry will be operational. Information on how to request assistance and grocery deliveries or to volunteer/donate can be found here.

Update 5:30PM 3/19/20 Our Health Department has developed a hyperlocal call line to address the large volume of inquiries related to COVID 19. The phone number is 908-533-9319 and will be staffed Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30. Further information can be found on this page under the “Information from Hopewell Borough on the Corona Virus” heading.

Update 7:30PM 3/18/20  Joint Press Release from Hopewell Boro, Hopewell Township and Pennington health department on middle school teacher positive COVID-19 test

Update 2:00PM 3/18/20  Message to the Hopewell Borough community from Mayor Anzano (view as PDF or view as JPEG).

Update 4:00PM 3/17/20 Emergency Declaration Order from Hopewell Borough addressing public meetings and Borough events through April 30, 2020.

Update 4:45PM 3/16/20 Hopewell Borough Declaration of Public Health Emergency (resolution 2020-47) and Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 104 providing additional mandated closures in New Jersey including all dining-in restaurants as of 8:00PM on Monday 3/16 (take-out, curbside and delivery is not affected by the restrictions) 

Update 1:00PM 3/16/20 Governor Murphy’s Announcement on Additional COVID-19 Measures, including closures starting 8PM