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Bridgewater Township Council – Notice of Meeting Cancellations

Rescheduling of Zoning Board Meetings

TAKE NOTICE, the Zoning Board meeting scheduled for April 7, 2020 has been rescheduled. The following applications  have been carried to MAY 5, 2020

Rescheduling of Planning Board Meetings

TAKE NOTICE, the Planning Board meetings scheduled for March 24, 2020 and April 14, 2020 have been rescheduled. The following applications have been carried to  MAY 12, 2020:


PRESS RELEASE: Heath Officer Confirms First COVID-19 Related Death in Bridgewater

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            
March 22, 2020
Contact: Michael Pappas, Twp. Administrator
Phone: 908-725-6300 ext. 5000
Health Officer Confirms First COVID-19 Related Death in Bridgewater
Bridgewater, NJ – Today, Bridgewater Health Officer, Kevin Sumner, has confirmed the first fatality related to COVID-19 in Bridgewater.
“I have learned that one of our residents has passed away due to complications associated with the COVID-19 virus,” said Mayor Matthew Moench. “I would like to pass my condolences along to the family and friends at this difficult time. My family, and the entire Bridgewater family, will be praying for you.”
Mayor Moench continued, “We must treat all of our neighbors like family now. Everyone has a role to play. Practice the guidelines placed by our public health professionals so that we can avoid any further tragedies. I have seen the way this community has pulled together in the past and I am confident that we will come out from this crisis stronger and more close knit than ever.”
Bridgewater Health Officer Kevin Sumner said, “The Heath Department is investigating all reported cases of COVID-19 in Bridgewater. Our goal remains the same, to slow and eventually stop the spread of this disease. We ask the public to help us in this effort by following the public health recommendations such as social distancing and hand washing.”
If you have questions about COVID-19, please see below for trustworthy public resources:
Federal: Visit: or
State of New Jersey: Dial: 211 or 1-800-962-1253/Text: NJCOVID to 898-211 or Text: your zip code to 898-211 for live text assistance. Visit:
Somerset County: Dial: 908-231-7111 to listen to daily updates about the status of the coronavirus in Somerset County
Bridgewater Township: Dial: 908-429-8444 or Email: for Bridgewater specific questions

April 7th & April 21st 2020-Zoning Board Meeting-CANCELLED

March 24, 2020 & April 14th & April 28th 2020-Planning Board Meeting CANCELLED

Mayor Moench Issues Emergency Declaration in Response to COVID-19

Please click below to see the full text 

Emergency Declaration – March 16 2020

Bridgewater Municipal Court Cancelled for Three Weeks

Bridgewater Township Municipal Court is cancelled for the next three weeks.  Court is scheduled to resume on April 7th.

Bridgewater-Sponsored Recreational Activities are Suspended

Effective immediately, Bridgewater Township is suspending all township-sponsored Recreation events until March 30. Additionally, all permits for the use of Bridgewater Township fields and facilities are suspended until March 30. We will continue to provide updates with any changes, or if any of these events are rescheduled.
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