DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
DIVISION OF WATER & SEWER
Theresa Schlosser, the Water and Sewer Collector is available from 8:00 to 4:00 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Wednesday from 8:30-4:00 at 46 Main Street, Franklin, NJ 07416. She can be reached by calling 973-827-9280 X117 and will assist you with all your billing questions.
Brian VanDenBroek, Supervisor of the DPW Division of Water and Sewer can be reached at 973/827-7060. Mr. VanDerBroek can assist you with any questions you have regarding water meters, water/sewer connections or to report a water main leak or sewer line blockage.
NEW WATER & SEWER RATES
Please take notice that the Borough of Franklin has new rates effective May 1st quarter 2010.
0-5,000 gallons = minimum charge $50.00
Each additional 1,000 gallons = $4.75 per 1,000
$167.00 per quarter.
See why the water-sewer rates were increased this year. This chart shows the water-sewer budget expenditures for the year 2010.
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS
The Franklin Borough Water & Sewer Department is now accepting credit card payments. There are 2 options that are available to the taxpayers:
- Option 1 – Payments can be made by calling an 800 number * 1-800-272-9829. Just follow the key prompts, they will walk you through the system, at one point they will ask for a jurisdiction code which is needed, the number is 4047 for Franklin Borough.
- Option 2 - Payments can be accepted by the Internet. The Web Site is as follows: www.officialpayments.com . There are 6 easy steps for this procedure, the following credit cards are accepted – American Express, MasterCard, and Discover Card. There will be a nominal fee charged for this service by Official Payments Corporation.
* * * * * NOTICE * * * * *
Beginning Monday, July 10, 2006, delinquent water bills over 60 days will be subject to termination of water service.
If you have any questions regarding the status of your water bill, please call Theresa Schlosser, Water Collector, at 973-827-9280 X117