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Drought Warning Issued for 14 New Jersey Counties (pdf)
Low precipitation levels and deteriorating water-supply conditions, particularly storage levels in reservoirs, has prompted the NJDEP to place 14 counties, including Morris County, under a drought warning.

Tree Trimming and Vegetation Management Work to be Performed by PSE&G (pdf)
PSE&G has engaged Asplundh Tree Company to remove or prune overgrown trees and other vegetation on the rights-of-way of its electric transmission lines. Work will be performed this week, weather permitting.

Status Update on Pilgrim Pipeline (pdf)
Fifteen municipalities have joined together to create the Municipal Pipeline Group to ensure that the interests of the affected municipalities and their residents will be protected.

Deadline for Mail-in Ballot Application by Mail is November 1 (pdf)
Registered voters wishing to vote by mail in the November 8th General Election must submit a Mail-in Ballot Application by mail to the Morris County Clerk on or before November 1st.

Affordable Housing Condominium Units Available for Sale in Chatham Borough (pdf)
Applicants must meet COAH income and household size eligibility. Preliminary Interest Applications are now being accepted.

The Chatham Borough Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer (pdf)
Applicants must meet the requirements of N.J.S.A. 40A:14-122 and be Police Training Commission certified or eligible for certification through the Alternate Route Program.

Senior Services of the Chathams Community Paper Shredding Event Scheduled for October 29th (pdf)
Dispose of unwanted paper and documents safely and securely at a fall Community Shred fundraiser on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Lafayette School parking lot, 221 Lafayette Avenue. Newspapers, magazines and paperback books will be accepted in addition to paper documents. Suggested donation of $10 per small/medium cardboard box and $5 per brown paper grocery bag. All proceeds benefit Senior Services of the Chathams.

2016 Leaf Collection Schedule and Mulch Site Hours of Operation (pdf)
The Borough will begin its Seasonal Leaf Collection Program on October 24th. DPW crews will collect leaves weekly in all zones using the vacuum method. Please rake leaves to your property line. Do not place leaves into the street. The Borough’s Mulch site will open 6 days a week starting October 24th. Seasonal Leaf Collection Program guidelines and Mulch site hours of operation are available here.

The Congressional Award Program for Young Adults (pdf)
Congressman Frelinghuysen and Mayor Harris invite young men and women ages 14-23 to participate in the Congressional Award Program, America’s Award for Youth. Congress established the Congressional Award in 1979 to recognize initiative, service and achievement in young people. Information on the program, application and FAQ’s is provided.

Be Prepared for Potential Power Outages During Severe Storms (pdf)
Power outages are possible during severe weather. JCP&L reminds its customers to prepare for potential power outages before they happen.

FEMA Releases New Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Morris County (pdf)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Morris County. Once adopted, FIRMs will determine if flood insurance is required and the rates that property owners will pay to the National Flood Insurance Program. Morris County has launched a website to inform and assist municipal officials and property owners in their review of FEMA’s flood hazard maps.

Mayor's Annual Newsletter to Chatham Borough Residents and Taxpayers (pdf)
Mayor Bruce A Harris’ newsletter to Borough residents and taxpayers includes an overview of the 2016 municipal budget and highlights other information of interest.

Residents are Reminded Not to Post Signs or Posters on Utility Poles (pdf)
It's that time of year again when garage sales, outdoor advertising, and election campaigns are in full swing. JCP&L reminds residents that state law prohibits the posting of signs or outdoor advertising on utility poles.

Emerald Ash Borer: What Borough Homeowners Need to Know (pdf)
The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a metallic green insect native to Asia that attacks and kills North American ash trees. Once ash trees become infested, the tree mortality rate is 99%. EAB was first detected in NJ in 2014 and has spread to multiple counties throughout our state. Learn more about how to address EAB on trees on your private property.

Morris County Public Safety Youth Academy (pdf)
The Morris County Public Safety Youth Academy is a five-day program providing high school students exposure to the field of public safety. The program will provide cadets with specially designed training and hands-on experience in the fields of police, fire, EMS, emergency management, and more. The program is open to all Morris County students who will be enrolled in Grades 9-12 in the Fall of 2016. The program is sponsored by the Board of Chosen Freeholders, and is completely free of charge to the cadets and their families.

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High Priority Information

Fri Oct 28
Mulch Area 8 am - 4 pm
Sat Oct 29
Farmers' Market 8 am - 4 pm
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Mon Oct 31
Mulch Area 8 am - 4 pm
Tue Nov 1
Property Taxes Due Nov. 1st - 10th
Mulch Area 8 am - 4 pm
Wed Nov 2
Planning Board 7:30 pm
Mulch Area 8 am - 4 pm
Thu Nov 3
Route A Bulk Pick up
Mulch Area 8 am - 4 pm
Fri Nov 4
Route B Bulk Pick up
Mulch Area 8 am - 4 pm
Sat Nov 5
Farmers' Market 8 am - 1 pm
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Sun Nov 6
Daylight Savings Time ends
Mon Nov 7
Mulch Area 8 am - 4 pm
Tue Nov 8
Election Day
Mayor's Wellness 8:30 am
Recreation Committee
Farmers' Market Committee 7:30 pm
Mulch Area 8 am - 4 pm
Wed Nov 9
Traffic Safety 6:45 pm
Environmental Commission 8 pm
Mulch Area 8 am - 4 pm
Thu Nov 10
Board of Health 7 pm
Mulch Area 8 am - 4pm
Fri Nov 11
Mulch Area 8 am - 4 pm

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Borough of Chatham
Pilgrim Pipeline Information

Train Station Parking Lots North & South

2016 Daily Parking Rate

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Would you like a tree planted in the Borough right of way in front of your home?  Click here to contact the Shade Tree Commission.


Borough of Chatham
54 Fairmount Avenue, Chatham, NJ 07928
973-635-0674     Hours: 8am to 4pm M-F