Township of East Amwell, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of East Amwell 9-28-1931. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 17-1 Boundaries.

On January 1, 1924, the Township Committee of the Township of East Amwell, did create in said township a Fire District known under the corporate name of Commissioners of Fire District Number One, in the Township of East Amwell, and County of Hunterdon, which Fire District was described by meets and bounds as follows:
BEGINNING at the point formed at the intersection of the road leading from Larison's Corner to Flemington, by the intersection of the line of the road leading from Larison's Corner to Reaville, and running thence (1) north fifty-one degrees, forty minutes east, four hundred and fifty-six feet; thence (2) north, fifty-six degrees, forty-five minutes east, twenty-three hundred fifty feet; thence (3) south, forty-two degrees thirty minutes east, seventeen hundred twenty-five feet; thence (4) south, nine degrees, fifty-five minutes east eight hundred twenty-seven feet; thence (5) south, seventeen degrees, forty-five minutes east, six hundred forty-five feet; thence (6) south, thirty-two degrees east, nine hundred seventeen feet; thence (7) twenty-three degrees fifty minutes east, thirteen hundred fifty-nine feet; thence (8) south, forty-one degrees and thirty minutes east, four hundred seventy-three feet; thence (9) south, forty-eight degrees forty minutes west, ninety-eight and five-tenths feet; thence (10) south, thirty-seven degrees, thirty minutes east, eight hundred eighty-eight feet; thence (11) south, fifty degrees fifteen minutes west, one hundred twenty-nine feet; thence (12) south, forty-two degrees thirty minutes east, three hundred three feet thence (13) south, forty-nine degrees thirty minutes west, eight hundred two feet; thence (14) south, thirty-five degrees thirty minutes northwest, five hundred eighty-seven feet; thence (15) north, eighty-one degrees ten minutes west, four hundred twenty-four and five-tenths feet; thence (16) south, four degrees, forty minutes east, twenty-two hundred five feet; thence (17) south, seventy-eight degrees forty-five minutes west, thirteen hundred forty feet; thence (18) north, eleven degrees twenty minutes east, eleven hundred fifty-seven feet; thence (19) south, seventy-seven degrees, thirty minutes west, six hundred fifty feet; thence (20) north, eighty-eight degrees west, two hundred thirty-eight feet; thence (21) south, four degrees, west, three hundred sixty-seven feet; thence, (22) south, sixty-three degrees west, seven hundred forty-five feet; thence (23) south, fifty-four degrees forty minutes west, four hundred feet; thence (24) south, sixty-three degrees west, two hundred forty-nine feet; thence (25) south, forty-nine degrees west, five hundred twenty-three feet; thence (26) South, sixty degrees west, four hundred twelve feet: thence (27) seventy-nine degrees west, seven hundred twenty-two feet; thence (28) north, fifty-seven degrees west, five hundred fifty feet; thence (29) north, eighty-eight degrees west, fifteen hundred feet; thence (30) south, thirty-four degrees west, one hundred seventy feet; thence (31) south, seventy degrees ten minutes west, seven hundred one feet; thence (32) north, twelve degrees fifteen minutes west, four hundred twelve feet; thence (33) north, twenty-one degrees west, ten hundred seventeen feet; thence (34) north, sixty-three degrees west, twenty-one hundred ninety-seven feet; thence (35) south, forty-nine degrees thirty minutes west, eight hundred sixty-one feet; thence (36) south, fifty-four degrees fifteen minutes west; ten hundred feet; thence (37) south, fifty-eight degrees twenty minutes west, four hundred fifty-three feet; thence (38) south, forty degrees, forty-five minutes west, eighteen hundred twenty-three feet; thence (39) south, twenty-nine degrees forty-five minutes west, four hundred sixty-three feet; thence (40) south, sixty degrees forty-five minutes west, eighty hundred six feet; thence (41) north, one degree fifty-five minutes east, four hundred seventy-eight feet; thence (42) north, seventy-four degrees east, two hundred twenty feet; thence (43) north, one degree fifty-five minutes east, twenty-six hundred and twenty feet; thence (44) south, seventy-four degrees west, fifty-two feet; thence (45) north, one degree fifty-five minutes east, eleven hundred seventy feet; thence (46) north, seventy-four degrees east, five hundred fifty-eight feet; thence (47) north, one degree fifty-five minutes east, fifteen hundred twenty-eight feet; thence (48) north, thirty-seven degrees fifty minutes west, one hundred thirty-four feet; thence (49) north, one degree twenty minutes east, six hundred thirty-five feet; thence (50) north, twenty-six degrees fifteen minutes west, three hundred feet; thence (51) north, thirty-five degrees five minutes west, two hundred fifty-three feet; thence (52) north, forty degrees forty minutes west, seven hundred feet; thence (53) north, forty-six degrees, thirty minutes west, three hundred fifty-six feet; thence (54) north, forty-nine degrees forty minutes west, six hundred eighty-one feet; thence (55) north, fourteen degrees, thirty minutes west, three hundred one feet; thence (56) north, seventy-three degrees forty-five minutes east, ten thousand five feet; thence (57) south, two degrees west, eight hundred fifty-three feet; thence (58) south, twenty-seven degrees forty-five minutes east, eight hundred seventeen feet, to the point or place of BEGINNING.

§ 17-2 Expansion of boundaries.

A. 
On September 19, 1931, application in writing signed by at least 10 freeholders of the territory in said township not included in said Fire District was made to the Township Committee, requesting that all of the remaining area of the Township of East Amwell be added to and included in said Fire District No. One. The Township Committee of the Township of East Amwell has decided to grant the application above mentioned and increase the area of said Fire District No. One by adding thereto all of the territory of the Township of East Amwell not included in said Fire District, thereby including in said Fire District the entire area of the said Township of East Amwell.
B. 
Fire District No. One of the Township of East Amwell shall be hereby enlarged by extending the boundaries hereof, so as to include therein as part thereof additional lands situate in said township, and not now being within the boundary of said District, said lands being all of the lands and area of the Township of East Amwell not now included within the limits of said Fire District.
C. 
Said Fire District No. One of the Township of East Amwell in the County of Hunterdon, after the lands not included in the original area and boundaries of said Fire District have been added thereto and included therein, shall be as follows:
BEGINNING at a point in the center of the road leading from Clover Hill to Ringoes, which point is in the line dividing the County of Hunterdon from the County of Somerset and running thence in a westerly direction along the line dividing the Township of East Amwell from the Township of Raritan, the several courses thereof until said line meets the line dividing the Township of East Amwell from the Township of Delaware, thence running along the line dividing the Township of Delaware from the Township of East Amwell the several courses thereof until the same meets the line dividing the Township of East Amwell from the Township of West Amwell, thence along the line dividing the Township of East Amwell from the Township of West Amwell, the several courses thereof until said line dividing the Township of East Amwell from the Township of West Amwell is intersected by the line dividing the County of Hunterdon from the County of Mercer, thence along the line dividing the County of Hunterdon from the County of Mercer the several courses thereof until the same intersects the line dividing the County of Hunterdon from the County of Somerset and thence along the line dividing the County of Somerset from the County of Hunterdon the several courses thereof to the point or place of BEGINNING. Being all of the land within the territorial limits of the Township of East Amwell, which said lands comprise the entire area of said Township of East Amwell.