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Welcome to Montague Township


Congratulations to Little Miss Montague Jasmine Southard, Little Mr. Montague Jayden Ricciardi, and Miss Montague 2015 Taylor Barbagallo!

Montague Fireworks Extravaganza!
Check the Events page for details relating to the August Fireworks Extravaganza.

Community E-Mail List
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Prepare for the Hurricane Season
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JCP&L Warns Customers About Pre-Paid Green Dot Card Scam
Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is warning customers about a long-running, nation-wide utility scam that is again being reported in New Jersey involving a caller posing as an electric company employee threatening to shut off power unless an immediate payment is made using a pre-paid debit card such as a Green Dot card. See scam notices page. Press Release

Attention Seniors —Scam Alert
If you receive an automated message that talks about Seniors being eligible to receive $3000 in food certificates and a medical alert bracelet, hang up the phone. DO NOT push a number to get connected to a representative. The Township has been Informed that this is a scam. See email sent to Municipal Clerk.

JCP&L Warns Customers About Possible Scams
Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers to beware of telemarketers and door-to-door salespeople claiming to be employees of JCP&L or FirstEnergy. Some third-party salespeople are reportedly using deceptive and/or aggressive tactics to convince customers to switch electric generation suppliers. Read complete warning.

Orange & Rockland App
Android and Apple smart device users may now download a free mobile application by Orange & Rockland. O&R Mobile features a streamlined process for customers to report a power outage or check your outage status. It also provides a snapshot of current outages on our 24/7 Outage Map. You can also stay connected with us through one-touch phone access to our call center and links to O&R social media accounts. Download the app by visiting on your mobile device. O&R advises public to take steps to conserve electricity.

Important Emergency Contacts
Immediate Emergency Dial 911.

Fire Department (973) 293-7441

Blue Ridge Rescue Squad (972) 948-4828

NJ Office of Emerg. Mgmt. (609) 963-6992

NJ State Police Augusta, NJ Barracks (973) 383-1514

Montague Emergency Management Coordinator - Jesse Brace-Revak (908) 319-1813

Orange & Rockland To Report an Outage (877) 434-4100

Jersey Central Power & Light | 888.544.4877 (1.888.LIGHTSS)

CenturyLink Customer Service numbers: Residential: 800 366 8201 | Business: 877 365 0045

Traffic Incidents:

If you have an immediate emergency, call 911

The County of Sussex Division of Emergency Management will provide regular updates on the County website and social media channels:
TwitterFacebookSubscribe to Email AlertsWatch our Alerts web page for the latest updates

Township Holidays
Municipal Offices will be closed on the following dates in 2015 in observance of the these holidays:
Thursday, January 1 New Year's Day
Monday, January 19 Martin Luther King Day
Monday, February 16 Presidents' Day
Friday, April 3 Good Friday
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day
Friday, July 3 (Observed) Independence Day
Monday, September 7 Labor Day
Monday, October 12 Columbus Day
Wednesday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 26 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 27 Day After Thanksgiving
Friday, December 25 Christmas Day

The 2016 New Year's Day Holiday will be observed Thursday, January 1, 2016.



Municipal Budgets Online
View our budgets for the year: 2015 | 2014 |2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 (PDF)

Summary or Synopsis of Audit Report
2014 Audit | 2014 Synopsis of Audit
2013 Audit | 2013 Synopsis of Audit | 2012 Audit | 2011 Synopsis of Audit | 2010 Audit Report | 2010 Synopsis of Audit

Get your municipal tax information online! Click here to look up your property tax info.

Dog Licenses
Annual Dog licensing Fee is $15.00. Spayed or Neutered dogs are $10.00 (documentation required). Due annually no later than March 31st. Late fee of $5.00 per month will incur after March 31st.  Previously licensed dog owners will receive a renewal notice in the mail in December each year. Must show proof of Rabies Vaccination which must be valid through November 1st of the current licensing year.

About Montague, NJ & Its Heritage
click here for blog

Montague Association for the Restoration of Community History
Click here for M.A.R.C.H website.

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Township of Montague
277 Clove Road, Montague, NJ 07827
(973) 293-7300
FAX: 973-293-7467