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ATLANTIC CITY ELECTRIC - HOW TO REPORT OUTAGES 

Phone: 1-800-833-7476 to report your outage. Please request a call back so they can verify if individual or small groups of outages exist or Go Online: Go to www.atlanticcityelectric.com and click on "Report/Get Outage Status".

Mobile Device: You can download the Atlantic City Electric Self-Service app. This makes getting information quick and easy and it's especially handy in the event of an outage. By entering your phone number and zip code or your Atlantic City Electric account number you can:

Report outages and get status updates. Use interactive outage maps to check the status of outages in your area. Get estimated restoration times. Call Atlantic City Electric through a direct dial link.

www.atlanticcityelectric.com/Search.aspx?q=liheap

Wharton State Forest Motorized Access Plan FAQS
For more informaton please visit:
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/docs/wsf_motorzed_access_plan_FAQ.pdf
http://www.njparksandforests.org/parks/maps/wharton_map_web_version.pdf

Verizon NJ’s Bona Fide Retail Request (BFRR) Program. 

Qualifying small business and residential customers in Verizon New Jersey's service territory who do not already have broadband service available to them may now request broadband service through a Bona Fide Retail Request (BFRR).  For more information please visit.
http://www.verizon.com/about/community/nj_bfrr.htm

SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING IS HERE!
(Updated 9/22/14)
 
Effective September 1, 2014, Single Stream Recycling began for towns in Burlington County that are currently enrolled in the program. Tabernacle residents are included in this program. Single Stream Recycling means that there will no longer be a need to separate your bottles and cans from your paper items. All the recycling will be collected in the blue 96 gallon containers that have been distributed to the homes in Tabernacle. The round buckets will no longer be used as the trucks picking up the recycling will be using the automated lift system on trucks. Residents are being asked to hold onto these round buckets temporarily until a decision is made on what to do with them.
 
REMEMBER!!! ALL CONTAINERS ARE PROPERTY OF THE TOWNSHIP AND MUST REMAIN ON THE PROPERTY ASSIGNED. IF A CONTAINER IS REMOVED AND NEEDS TO BE REPLACED, THE RESIDENT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PURCHASE A NEW CONTAINER.
 
Some residents may have concerns as to whether or not their container will be large enough to hold both the paper and other recyclable items. Residents are being given an opportunity to order a second container before this Single Stream Recycling begins. To place your order, please click on this email link:recycle@co.burlington.nj.us and follow the directions for ordering a cart or call 609-499-1001. Residents will have a choice of selecting either another 96 gallon or 64 gallon or 48 gallon container. There is no extra cost for this container.
The final deadline for ordering these additional containers is: SEPTEMBER 30, 2014.
 
 
For more information, please call: 609-499-1001 or send an email to: recycle@co.burlington.nj.us
 

TAX PAYMENTS CAN NOW BE PAID VIA THE INTERNET
(Posted on April 22, 2014)
 
Residents now have the ability to access their tax information and make payments via the internet.  Please click on this link and provide the requested information to access tax information by block and lot, owner name or address.

Follow instructions after accessing the link to make your payment by credit card or e-check.  

PLEASE  NOTE:     There are fees associated with paying your bill online.  If you pay by ACH or e-check, there is $1.05 convenience fee.  If you pay by Visa debit card, there is a $3.95 convenience fee.  The fee for all other debit and credit card payments will be approximately 2.95% of your total bill.
 


Atlantic City Electric Reminds Customers to Call 811 Before Digging
Steer Clear of Overhead and Underground Utility Lines
(Posted on April 3, 2014)
 

MAYS LANDING, N.J. — April is National Safe Digging Month, and Atlantic City Electric reminds customers to be safe and call 811 before tackling any outdoor construction project that involves digging.  811 is the nationally recognized “Call Before You Dig” phone number designated to help save lives by minimizing damages to underground utilities. One free call to 811 connects you to New Jersey One Call, which notifies the appropriate utility companies of your intent to dig. Professional locators are then sent to the requested digging site to mark the locations of underground facility lines with flags or spray paint.  “Our goal is to educate and promote awareness around underground facility protection and safety, and stress the importance of calling 811 before digging,” said Vince Maione, region president, Atlantic City Electric.  Avoid overhead utility lines when carrying long or tall items, such as ladders, scaffolding, tree saws and pool cleaning equipment by holding these items parallel to the ground. Please remember to look up before raising a ladder or similar object to be sure it’s clear of overhead wires. Touching a power line with any part of the body or most objects can result in serious injury or even death. Electricity can move through conductive materials such as water, metal, wood, aluminum, string and plastic. Certain critical clearances are required by law, and a minimum of 10 feet must be maintained when working near power lines.  For more information and updates, visit www.atlanticcityelectric.com.

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NATURAL GAS SAFETY
Home Safety Preparedness

(Posted March 25, 2014)
 
As Tabernacle residents are provided with more opportunities to take advantage of natural gas and in recognition of the Tabernacle OEM project of making Tabernacle a Disaster Resistant Community, it is recommended that all families with natural gas service or who may be thinking about obtaining such service review the three training vides provided at the link:
 
 
The three videos presented by the Disaster Resistant Communities Group are short and to the point containing information that all family members should be aware of.   Please review the videos and then advise me as to their value to you and whether you would like to see more such safety/training videos made available to you and on what topic of concern you may have for the safety and preparedness of you family.
 
William Lowe
Tabernacle OEM
609-234-3715
 
RECYCLE YOUR UNUSABLE HOLIDAY LIGHTS
(Posted on 12/23/13)
Residents of Burlington coutny can recycle their non-working strands of Christmas tree and outdoor holiday lights at the permanent computer/TV dropoff at the county's Resource Recovery Complex. Please place the strands of lights in Clear Bags or Cardboard Boxes when delivering them to the Complex. This service is free to Burlington County Residents Monday-Friday from 7AM to 4:30 PM and Saturday 7AM to 1:30PM. For a copy of the flyer. Please click on this link.
 

READY TABERNACLE TOWNSHIP
(POSTED ON MAY 13, 2013)
(UPDATED ON JULY 3, 2013)
 
On May 1, 2013 a letter was mailed to residents of Tabernacle from the Township Office of Emergency Management to inform residents of the program to encourage individuals and families to make it a priority to develop plans and steps to be taken in case of an emergency situation.
 
The house to house survey has been completed, however, residents with special needs are still being encouraged to respond to the Office of Emergency Management.  
 
 
 
 

9TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT OFFICE
 
620 Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ 08731
(609) 693-6700
 
Tabernacle Township is part of the 9th Legislative District of New Jersey. Residents with questions or concerns are welcome and encouraged to contact their representatives  by calling their offices or mailing correspondence to the address above.  To reach them by email:
 
Senator Chris Connors          Assemblyman Brian Rumpf     Assemblywoman Dianne Gove
senconnors@njleg.org               asmrumpf@njleg.org                   aswgove@njleg.org
 
 
 
DO YOU HAVE A WORN OR TATTERED FLAG AND DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH IT?  
BRING IT TO TOWN HALL!
 
With the help of American Legion Post 11 and Boy Scout Troop 439, Cub Scout Pack 439 has placed a large blue barrel inside Town Hall for the collection of worn or tattered American flags. These flags will be retired in an official ceremony every May. Thank you for respecting the flag and thanks to those who perform this valuable service in their disposal.