Administrative Order – No. 2020-5

Administrative Order No. 2020-5

WHEREAS, unsafe conditions have developed at Lake Solitude, Solitude Dam, Solitude House and along the river within the Borough of High Bridge; and

WHEREAS, it has been determined that the public welfare and safety of High Bridge residents and visitors would be best served if these areas were temporarily closed, except for emergencies, in order to develop a comprehensive strategy to better deal with these unsafe conditions;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Michele I. Lee, Mayor of the Borough of […]

ESTIMATED TAX BILLS

Estimated 3rd quarter property bills were mailed last week.  If you have a mortgage company paying your taxes, they received the original bill and you were sent a duplicate for your records.  Payments are due August 1st.  The Final Tax bill for 2020 will be mailed at a future date.

Office of the Mayor – June 3, 2020

June 3, 2020

Like many of you, I am deeply upset by the unjust and disturbing death of George Floyd and believe that the grief and anger felt by so many as a result is warranted.

As Mayor I am committed to the well-being of all residents, and not only denounce police brutality, but also the violent acts that have been directed towards the police and protestors across the country over this […]

Hydrant Testing

Hydrant Testing will begin June 1 and proceed through the summer.

While the hydrant is being tested, you may experience low water pressure and some discoloration.

Boiling water is not required.  Run the water in your tub or basin until it clears. 

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2020-4 – 05/20/2020

High Bridge Office of Emergency Management   05/20/2020 – Administrative Order No. 2020-4 

In accordance with the State Executive Orders, Administrative Order No. 2020-3 is hereby rescinded and restrictions are amended as follows:
 
Public parks, lands and open spaces:  All areas, facilities and equipment under the jurisdiction of the Borough are closed in accordance and restricted as outlined in the current Executive Orders and any subsequent Executive and Administrative Orders issued by the State.  All parking […]

Municipal Notice: Restrictions and safety practices

Visitors to our Municipal Park Lands and Open Space please be aware of the following restrictions and safety practices:

  • All visitors are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings
  • Practice social distancing (stay 6ft apart)
  • Gatherings of individuals for special events such as festivals, concerts, fireworks, and movies, consistent with Executive Orders, are prohibited;
  • All organized or contact activities or sports are prohibited;
  • Public restrooms are restricted to One (1) person occupancy;
  • Maintain safe behavioral practices:  frequently washing hands or use […]

UPDATE: MAY 6, 2020

As of today, there are 131,890 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey, and a total of 8,549 COVID-related deaths. In Hunterdon County, there are 682 cases with 39 deaths. For a more detailed breakdown of statewide numbers, please refer to www.covid19.nj.gov

High Bridge has 18 cases. The County website, which includes COVID-19 data by municipality, now includes the number of deaths by municipality, and I remain pleased to […]

A Message From the Tax Office

Property Tax Information

The grace period for second quarter property taxes has been extended to June 1.  Please note, payments received after June 1 will accrue interest from the original due date of May 1.

To look-up tax information click here.

Payments are accepted on-line (click here), at Investors Bank in Clinton (with tax stub), or in the drop box in front of Borough Hall, as well […]

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2020-3 – 04/30/2020

High Bridge Office of Emergency Management   4/30/2020 – Administrative Order No. 2020-3  

In accordance with the State Executive Orders, Administrative Order No. 2020-2 is hereby rescinded, and restrictions are amended as follows:  

Public parks, lands and open spaces: All areas, facilities and equipment under the jurisdiction of the Borough are closed in accordance and restricted to those activities as outlined in Executive Order 133 and any subsequent Executive and Administrative Orders issued […]

Water Alert

Repairs are underway on West Main Street. Low water pressure may exist for the next 2-3 hours.