As Governor Murphy re-opens New Jersey and multiple businesses around the state, it is incumbent that Manchester Township Town Hall re-open as local government is deemed an essential business.
Safeguards and supplies have been put in place and will continue to remain in place as new directives and Executive Orders are released and evaluated. Below is a set of guidelines regarding the re-opening of Town Hall. Although the Township Offices have re-opened, it is still HIGHLY recommended to avoid public areas when not necessary.
Residents arriving at Town Hall will notice the following rules:
- Each office will only serve up to two residents at a time.
- All other residents waiting to be served by a specific office will wait outside of the building until personnel at the tent radios to the respective office and gains permission to send them in.
- When providing services to the Public, employees MUST wear face covering.
- Face coverings will also be REQUIRED of the public at all times while in the building.
- Masks will be provided to residents who are not wearing a mask/face covering.
- Admittance to the building will not be granted unless a mask/face covering is donned.
- The Township continues to encourage the use of online payments and forms. Our drop box remains operational.
- Residents who cannot wear a face covering due to medical reasons must remain outside. The tent personnel will contact the respective office and notify the office to come out and speak with the resident while maintaining social distance in an open air setting to address their needs.
- Utilities building (Route 571) vestibule will remain closed to the public.
- Senior services will allow two residents at a time in their building, sliding door will remain locked and residents will be admitted on a limited basis.
- Recreation will allow two residents at a time in their building, main door will remain locked and residents will be admitted on a limited basis.
- Public Works (Whiting) will admit residents to the vestibule area. This are is secure and acrylic glass is in place.