Andover Township will be using this page for the various coronasvirus-related announcements and information for our residents. Please check back often for the latest postings.
Land Use Board Meeting May 19
Dial (978) 990-5442 Code 3172145#
The Andover Township Land Use Board meeting scheduled for May 19, 2020 will be held telephonically due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. To participate in the meeting the public may dial (978) 990-5442, with the Access Code 3172145#. During the meeting, members of the public will be muted until the public comment portion of the meeting is opened, and then unmuted to allow for public comment. Please note that while muted, the public will still be able to hear the Land Use Board conduct business. The public portion will be opened following the conclusions of formal business. Once the public portion is concluded, the public will again be muted for the duration of the meeting. Members of the public who are unable to utilize the access method due to a disability may submit written comments or questions by contacting the Board Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the meeting, up until May 19, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. The Land Use Board will make a reasonable effort to read such comments or questions, which must include the individual’s name and address, into the record during the public portion of the meeting.
Township Committee Meeting May 21
Dial (978) 990-5000 Code 448914#
The Township of Andover will hold its regularly scheduled public meeting by way of a dial-in conference call on Thursday, May, 21 2020, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Please note that the Township Committee will immediately hold a closed, executive session via a separate telephone conference number to discuss time-sensitive legal matters as authorized by N.J.S.A. 10:4-12. At the beginning of the closed session the Township Administrator will place the dial-in number below on hold. At 7:30 p.m., the Township Administrator will open up the line for the public session. During the public session, members of the public will be muted until the public comment portion of the meeting is opened, and then unmuted to allow for public comment. Please note that while muted, the public will still be able to hear the governing body conduct business. The public portion will be opened following the conclusion of formal business. Once the public portion is concluded, the public will again be muted for the duration of the meeting. Any member of the public who wishes to participate in the meeting may do so by calling (978) 990-5000. The Access Code is 448914#. Members of the public who are unable to utilize the access method due to a disability may submit written comments or questions by contacting the Township Administrator at email@example.com prior to the meeting, up until May 21, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. The Township will make a reasonable effort to read such comments or questions, which must include the individual’s name and address, into the record during the public portion of the meeting.
Annual Township Garage Sale Canceled
The annual township-wide garage sale has been canceled this year due to Covid-19.
Township Issues Letter on Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center
During the COVID-19 pandemic, municipal courts have canceled their in-person court sessions. With the use of technology, certain cases may be able to be heard and adjudicated remotely. It is advised that you contact the court to set up a video court proceeding and provide your telephone and email address.
Municipal Offices Closed to Public
All offices of the Andover Township municipal building remain operational during the normal hours posted. The vestibule remains open with a drop-off box; interior doors are locked with access restricted to employees only.
- Please call 973-383-4280 to talk to one of our employees
- If dropping off payments, please use the locked Drop Box located on the outside column outside of front doors.
Time for Take Out
The Sussex County Chamber of Commerce has compiled a list of area restaurants that offer take out, delivery, and curbside pickup. Click here to view the list.
Sussex County Clerk Issues Letter to Voters about Upcoming Primary Elections
June 4 - Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, voting in NJ’s Primary Elections will look different this year. Click here for letter on what voters need to know.
Sussex County Freeholders Issue Press Release on Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center
April 18 - Sussex County Freeholders Support Attorney General’s Investigation into Tragedy at Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center. Click to read press release
Emergency Food Delivery
For those in need of emergency home food delivery should contact NORWESCAP Pathways 2 Prosperity at 973-862-6680 (note that the caller will need to leave a message—calls are being returned off site.) The service is being extended to those who do not have the capacity to leave their homes in order to purchase food themselves. Food is being delivered on Tuesday every week, and will only be dropped off curbside. Food will not be brought into the home under any circumstance at this time. A complete list of food pantries and current human service provider offerings can be found on the County website and are updated daily.
NJ Dept of Health Information:
Click here to view COVID-19 FAQ.
Residents may also call 2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253, or text NJCOVID to 898-211 for information from the New Jersey Department of Health.
The NJ Dept of Health also has information about COVID-2019. See the NJDOH website.
Mental Health Information:
The NJ MentalHealthCares Help Line offers telephone counseling, emotional support, information and assistance in helping to get behavioral health services needed by you or a loved one. For assistance or more information, please call the toll-free, confidential number: 1-866-202-HELP (4357).
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published information on Covid-19. Click on the title to view:
What You Need to Know
Share Facts about COVID-19
What to do if you are sick with COVID-19
See the CDC website for more information.