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LIBRARY AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY CELEBRATE 220TH ANNIVERSARY OF SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP

The 220th anniversary of the Township of Springfield is April 14, 2014. On that date, the very first Township Committee meeting was held (Springfield had petitioned the State Legislature in 1793 to be recognized as independent of the Township of Elizabethtown). There will be a month long celebration of this anniversary, kicking off with a concert of colonial music by the musical duo, The Tuckers at 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 6.

Township of Springfield Committee Meeting Agenda for March 25, 2014

Township of Springfield, County of Union, State of New Jersey

Agenda and Minutes available at http://www.springfield-nj.us

March 25, 2014

NOTE: This may not be the order of business. There may be additions or deletions.

Regular Session -7:30 p.m. (2 & 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7:30 p.m.)

a. Notice: This meeting is being held in accordance with the Public Laws of 1975, Chapter 231

and adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by a Notice sent to the Star Ledger and

Election Information

Election Information:
Wednesday, April 9th is the last day to file Party Declaration Forms to change political party affiliation for the June Primary.

Tuesday, May 13th is the last day to register to vote for the June Primary Election. The Township Clerk’s Office will be open until 8 p.m.

Tuesday, May 27th is the last day to apply by mail for a Mail-In Ballot for the June Primary Election.

Meeting to discuss Pulaski Skyway closure & travel options

The Union County Freeholders would like commuters to learn firsthand about their travel options during the upcoming Pulaski Skyway closure at a public meeting hosted by the New Jersey State Department of Transportation (DOT). The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., at the Kean University STEM Building, opposite the main campus at 1000 Morris Avenue. Free parking is available at the rear of the building. For more information please go to www.ucnj.org

Springfield Family in Need

On Thursday evening, March 13, 2014, a family living on Battle Hill Avenue, arrived home to find their house in flames. Fortunately, a neighbor had called for help. Firefighters brought the blaze under control within 35 minutes, but it was a large fire and there was extensive fire, smoke and water damage to the home and to the family’s possessions. Thankfully, their pets survived. The family of four is currently staying in a hotel thanks to Springfield HOPE. Your monetary donations are needed to continue to help this family.

New NJ Transit Bus route going through Springfield

Effective Monday, March 3, the NJ Department of Transportation will sponsor a new bus route to help mitigate roadway congestion and delays due to the Pulaski Skyway Construction Project.

NJ TRANSIT will begin service on the No. 95 Line, operating weekdays ONLY between Watchung and Newark Penn Station (NPS-Market Street Lanes).

The NJ TRANSIT No. 95 Line service:
•Will operate inbound trips ONLY during AM service

Township Committee Agenda 3-11-14

NOTE: This may not be the order of business. There may be additions or deletions.

Regular Session -7:30 p.m. (2 & 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7:30 p.m.)

1. Call to Order

a. Notice: This meeting is being held in accordance with the Public Laws of 1975, Chapter 231 and

adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by a Notice sent to the Star Ledger and The

Local Source and posted in the Main Lobby of the Municipal Building and on the Township

website.

b. Pledge of Allegiance

c. Moment of Silence

d. Roll Call

Keeping Kids Safe Project Returns to Autoland

The Keeping Kids Safe Project will be hosting a free child safety fair in Springfield on April 18th. The child safety organization will take a child’s fingerprints and send them home directly with parents. Parents can use the record to turn directly over to authorities anywhere in the world to instantly aid in an investigation. There will also be community organizations present to provide safety information and entertainment for families.

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