Hamilton Township March 13, 2020 Update On COVID-19

March 13, 2020

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–The March 13, 2020 update on COVID-19 coronavirus from Hamilton Township:

As of 5:00 PM,  there are no known COVID-19 (coronavirus cases reported in Hamilton Township.
Earlier today the Hamilton Township School District announced that beginning on Monday, March 16, 2020, students will no longer report to their school buildings, rather they will be provided their education in their home setting. HTSD expects this remote learning plan to be in effect for a minimum of two weeks (through March 27, 2020).  Please find a copy of the HTSD remote learning plan letter from Dr. Rocco here. and here

If your organization is canceling or postponing a bingo or raffle event due to COVID-19, please be advised that an amendment form is required in order to effectuate the change. Contact the Municipal Clerk’s Office at 609-890-3620 to obtain the necessary form and instructions on how process your amendment. 

Message from the Hamilton Township Council

In response to the ongoing public health crisis, the Hamilton Township Council will be adopting the following measures to protect the public at the upcoming Council meeting on March 17, 2020.  We are making additional options for public participation in our meeting available to you.  While everyone is still welcome to attend our Council meeting Tuesday, residents are strongly encouraged to stay home and attend the meeting and comment to Council via a special telephone conference call.  Anyone wishing to make a statement on a specific agenda item may do so by phone or in person.  For those that want to stay home, we will be making full participation in the meeting available via telephone conference. 

Council will be limiting agenda items to those actions which required public notice or those of a time-sensitive nature.  Other actions will be postponed.  The Board of Health meeting will be postponed.  The Director of Health will post a message (or messages) with updates until such time as we are able to reschedule the Board of Health meeting.    Any members of the public wishing to attend this meeting will be asked to present valid ID.  We will record the name, address and phone number of anyone attending in person so that we can contact everyone in the event of a COVID-19 infection related to this meeting.
More details, including call-in information will follow.

Meeting postponed:

3/17/20 Start Time 6:00 PM End Time 7:00 PM Title Assunpink Creek Dam No. 8 Public Meeting Location Abbott Commons Club House Extra Details Out of an abundance of caution this meeting has been postponed to a date to be determined. 

Press conference on COVID-19 March 12, 2020 Photo by: Dennis Symons, Jr.