Emergency Management Coordinator: Louis Bourguignon 609-709-2531
Deputy Coordinator: David Cope
Click on the logo on the left to go to the N.J. Office of Emergency Management web page.
Burlington County Emergency Notification System
The county is switching providers from CodeRED to Swift911 in order to save money and better coordinate with surrounding counties. Although registration information from residents will be carried over, all residents are urged to sign up under the new system. CLICK HERE to read the full article. Registration for Swift911 is performed HERE.
COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM - CERT
Bass River Township is part of the Burlington County Community Emergency Respose Team (CERT) and the Pinelands Regional CERT Team. The Pinelands Team consist of teams from Bass River, Medford, Shamong, and Tabernacle. Each township team is under control of the local Township Emergency Management Coordinator. William Lowe, the Tabernacle Emergency Management Coordinator, is the overall Coordinator for Pinelands Regional CERT.
CERT Members must go through a 20 hour training program and are not permitted to self-activate. They operate under the direction of the Pinelands or local coordinator. Any Bass River Township resident interested in more information or in joining our local CERT Team should call Mike Fitzgerald.
Due to the National medical crisis- Township and Court offices will be closed to the public. Employees will still be working and able to take phone calls, accept payments and correspondence via the drop off box - located at the front door by the Tax office.
For your financial security please pay by check or money order if using the drop box, or online payment is always an option.
In addition, per CDC recommendation, township parks will be closed until further notice.
Dump (convenience center) hours to return to normal starting Tuesday, March 24th. Please have current dump sticker or proof of residency. Dump stickers are free of charge and may be obtained at the gate with proof of residency.
Any questions, please call (609) 296-3337 and select the appropriate extension.