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Work will be taking place Wednesday, May 20 in Bay Head: EAST AVENUE - BAY HEAD

As part of the water main replacement project, the contractor will tie-in the new water main on Goetze Street to the existing main on East Avenue in Bay Head.

The surrounding customers will be affected, and customers on East Avenue (between the Bay Head/Mantoloking borough line and Johnson Street in Bay Head) will temporarily be without water at times from 9:00 AM until 3PM.

Customers in the shutdown area were previously notified by our inspector. Work will begin Wednesday, May 20th 2015 at 9:00 AM and continue until 3PM. Customers in the area may experience low pressure, no water, discolored and or cloudy water during hours work is taking place. Customers should run cold water faucets until the water runs clear. We apologize for any inconvenience.


  HBH-38 (Egbert Street & East Ave)
  HBH-39 (Goetze Street & East Ave)
  HBH-60 (near Strickland Street & East Ave)
  HBH-40 (just south of HBH-60 on East Ave)
  HMA-26 (at the Mantoloking/Bay Head border on East Ave)

Memorial Day Service - Saturday, May 23, 2015
Please join us as we commemorate Memorial Day and honor all those who have served our great nation and paid the ultimate price for our freedom. The ceremony will begin promptly at 9 a.m. in front of the Fire House located on Bridge Avenue on Saturday, May 23rd. We hope to see you there.

Garbage Retrieval Changes
Effective Monday, May 4th, the Borough will return to its summer garbage collection schedule.
  • All homes north of Bridge Avenue will have collections on Tuesdays and Fridays.
  • Homes south of Bridge Avenue will have collections on Mondays and Thursdays.

Project Kickoff - Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan (pdf)
The Borough of Bay Head has been selected to participate in the New Jersey Department of Transportationís Office of Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs Local Technical Assistance Program. The purpose of this program is to foster the development of active transportation by providing technical planning assistance and professional services to municipalities.

JCP&L Register for Programs to Keep Informed During Upcoming Spring and Summer Storm Seasons
JCP&L customers who use electrically operated life support equipment or depend on private well water can register their account with the company to get updates on potential interruptions to their electric service, such as weather-related outages during the summer storm season.

JCP&L maintains a critical care list of customers who depend on electrically operated life support equipment. To be included on this list, every year customers must complete and submit an authorization form signed by their physician. The list is used to contact customers should an outage affect their electric service for more than 24 hours. JCP&L also has a list of homes and businesses that depend on electrically operated private wells for water. These customers also are notified if a power outage is expected to affect their electric service for more than 24 hours, in which case they would be advised of locations where water and ice are available. Both the critical care customer and private well customer lists are provided to county and municipal Offices of Emergency Management. To receive additional information and register accounts for the programs call 1-800-662-3115.

2015 Bulk Pickup Dates
Please be advised that Bulk Pick Up dates will be on Monday, June 1st and Monday, October 5th, 2015.

Message from the NJ Poison Information & Education System
The New Jersey Poison Information and Education System, also known as the NJ Poison Center, responds to calls for help from residents who fear their exposure to a particular substance is poisonous. Most poisoning emergencies involve substances commonly found around the home: medicines (prescription, over-the-counter, or dietary/herbal), household cleaning supplies, and cosmetics. More than half of all reported poison exposures involve children under the age of six. Although the majority of nonfatal poisonings occur in young children, the majority of fatal poisonings (deaths) occur in adults. If you ever have a poison related concern, never hesitate to contact the NJ Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222. The center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Changes to Water Treatment Process
As part of a maintenance program for its water distribution system, New Jersey American Water will temporarily change the water treatment process at its Swimming River Water Treatment Plant in Colts Neck and its Jumping Brook Water Treatment Plant in Neptune from chloramines (a combination of ammonia and chlorine) to free chlorine. The treatment change will begin the week of January 19, 2015 and last through April.

Annual Financial Statement 2014 (pdf)

Property Owners Easment (pdf)

New Building Rendering and Site Plan
Check out the new building rendering and the new site plan. The result of the new bids.

Helpful Phone Numbers and Web Addresses
Residents who need assistance from government agencies can contact the following:
  • NJ Department of Community Affairs - 855-SANDYHM (home loans and grants)
  • NJ Economic Development Authority - 855-SANDYBZ (business loans and grants)

Upcoming Events
Mon Jun 1
Bulk Pickup
7:00 PM Council Meeting
Wed Jun 17
Planning Board 7:30 pm
Mon Jul 6
7:00 PM Council Meeting
Wed Jul 15
Planning Board 7:30 pm

Important Sandy Updates

Borough of Bay Head
81 Bridge Avenue, Bay Head, NJ 08742
Phone:  732-892-0574     Fax:  732-899-6494