WAYNE, NJ – Wayne Mayor Chris Vergano published a letter to residents of Wayne explaining changes to how tax and utility payments, as well as court fees can be made to the Township.

“Dear Residents,” wrote the Mayor. “Considering the current situation surrounding the COVID19 virus, and to encourage our residents to practice the CDC’s recommended “social distancing”, I have approved the following changes:”

·      The 2020 first quarter tax, and 2020 water & sewer payments can be placed in the silver tax payment box in front of the Municipal Building. Please label the type of payment and the department that it needs to be sent to. If you would like a receipt, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

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·      As always tax bills can be sent through the regular mail.

·      Please feel free to register for our automatic payment plans. You can register by going to https://www.waynetownship.com/egov-portals.html

·      If you are unable to make your payment by mail, online or by utilizing the tax payment box the late fees and interest will be waived for payments made for 30 days effective the date of this bulletin at which time these special circumstances will be reevaluated.

·      If you are currently making in person payments of violation fees to the court system, please call 973-694-1800, ext. 3305 to make alternative payment arrangements.

“I believe that these actions are in the best interest of our community as we trying to minimize the spread of the coronavirus,” said Mayor Vergano. “Remember to stay home as often as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding as together we work through this national pandemic.”