In the Spotlight
Public Hearing for 2014 Budget
A public hearing on the proposed $231,399,430 budget will be held Tuesday, April 29, at 5 p.m. in the third-floor meeting room of the county administration building, located at 20 Grove St. in Somerville.
County Government Month
Ever wonder what County Government offers? During the month of April, residents can learn through information displays and programs.
2014 CCAMC Forum
Commission on Child Abuse and Missing Children will host 2014 forum “Parental Substance Abuse: Its Impact on Children” April 23 at the Somerville Elks Lodge.
Community Box Winners Announced
Freeholder Director Scaglione announced the 40 non-profit organizations that won Community Box seats for the Somerset Patriots’ 2014 Season.
Housing Options Maps
As part of Housing Month in April, the Board of Freeholders has announced that two updated maps showing the locations of housing options for low- and moderate-income residents and for older adults are now available on the Somerset County Planning Board website.
New County Directory
The 2014 Somerset County Directory is now available on the county website.
Earth Day Celebration
Take advantage of a special electronics drop-off opportunity on April 22 in Somerset from 7 a.m. to Noon. County employees will be on hand to provide recycling information to residents.
April Recycling Calendar
A tire drop-off is scheduled the week of April 21 and a household hazardous waste drop-off April 26.
‘BOBO Fridays’ Drop-off
The next “Buy One, Bring One” (BOBO) Fridays food drive will be held April 25 – the fourth Friday this month due to the holiday. Thanks to your generosity, this program has collected more than 15 tons of donations to date!
Residents can properly dispose of unwanted, unused and outdated medicine at the April 26 Rx drop-off program in Warren. Residents unable to participate can take advantage of year-round drop-off options.
You can make a difference to your family and friends during the first three days of an emergency. Take advantage of free training. Register by April 28. Seating is limited.
Rail Coalition Meeting
Amtrak will provide an update on the Gateway Tunnel, Hudson Yards right-of-way, portal bridge, NEC improvements and the new Amtrak planning study at the April 28 meeting in Somerville.
2014 Shredding Events
The 2014 schedule of free document-shredding events sponsored by the Somerset County Board of Freeholders is now available. The next event will be Saturday, May 17 , at the Montgomery Fire Co. # 1 in Belle Mead. Events run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until the trucks are full.
Emergency Information Resources
The Somerset County Board of Freeholders encourages residents, municipal officials, emergency service providers, businesses and others to take advantage of the many online sources of information for storms and other emergencies.
‘My Somerset County’ Scrapbook &
Digital History Project
The public is invited to share photos and comments about “all things memorable” in Somerset County in an online scrapbook, which will act as an ‘insider’s look.’ Additional features are planned for the future.
Recycling Program Includes
Businesses that have been unable to develop a program can now use county recycling services. This program is available at a cost to businesses that sign up.
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Rental Assistance Program
Veterans & Military Families
Photo IDs for Veterans