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Registration for the Memorial Park Pool 2017 Season is Now Open (pdf)
The Memorial Park Pool, located on North Passaic Avenue, opens on Memorial Day. The attached flyer provides information on how to register online, by mail, or in person.
Chatham Township Committee to Host a Community Opioid Awareness Presentation on Wednesday, May 24th (pdf)
The Chatham Township Committee, in conjunction with the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, will host a community Opioid Awareness presentation on Wednesday, May 24th at 7:00pm at the Chatham Township Municipal Building located at 58 Meyersville Road. The presentation will raise awareness of the opioid and heroin epidemic and will highlight the devastating impact heroin and prescription opiates can have on families and communities.
JCP&L's Aerial Transmission Line Inspections to Begin May 15th
JCP&L's spring season aerial transmission line inspections are scheduled to begin May 15th and depending on weather conditions typically require two weeks to complete. The helicopters will be flying slowly along the lines, and may hover for a closer inspection. The helicopters scheduled for these patrols are a black Hughes MD500 with tail registration number N748CB and a Black/Silver Hughes MD500 with tail registration number N90TJ.
Post Office Plaza Planning Study (pdf)
At the recent May 8th meeting of the Mayor and Council, Mr. Phil Abramson, a planner with the firm Topology, a professional planning firm, presented the Post Office Plaza planning study to the Mayor and Council. On May 22nd the Borough Council will consider a resolution on whether to accept the conclusions of the Post Office Plaza Preliminary Investigation Report and the Planning Board’s recommendation to designate the Post Office Plaza Study Area as a non-condemnation “area in need of redevelopment” pursuant to the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law.
Tree Trimming and Vegetation Management to Begin in Chatham Borough in the Next Two Weeks (pdf)
JCP&L announces that NG Gilbert tree service will begin tree trimming and vegetation management in Chatham Borough in the sections served by the Academy substation in the next two weeks. A listing of streets scheduled for tree trimming and vegetation management is attached.
Chatham Memorial Day Commemoration Scheduled for Monday, May 29th
The Chatham Memorial Day Commemoration will be held at the memorials in front of the Library of the Chathams on Monday, May 29th. The program will begin at 8:00am and will honor and remember those who have fought, and in many cases been injured or given their lives, in the preservation of the freedoms we continue to enjoy. Reserved seating will be available for our veterans. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved indoors to the Firehouse Commons Room at the Firehouse at 1 Firehouse Plaza.
Plastic Bags Reduction and Recycling Program
The Chatham Borough Environmental Commission will be conducting a plastic bag recycling drive during the months of March through August. Residents can deposit their “bag of bags” and other plastic film materials into specially-marked bins located at the Borough’s Recycling Depot, 99 Summit Avenue, open Saturdays 9am-12noon. The Chatham Borough Environmental Commission has set a goal to collect 500 pounds of plastic bags and, if successful, will receive a bench made of recycled materials from Trex.
Rides for Seniors Transportation Assistance Program (pdf)
The Tri-Town 55+ Coalition has launched a new “Rides for Seniors” pilot program to help residents 65 years of age and older living in the Chathams and Madison schedule transportation for medical appointments, errands, or pleasure. The Tri-Town 55+ Coalition will subsidize each one-way trip, up to 15 miles, at a cost of only $5. Registration is now open and easy to do by phone or online.
New Jersey's Clean Energy Program (pdf)
Save money, save energy. New Jersey's Clean Energy Program is a statewide program that offers financial incentives, programs and services for New Jersey residents, business owners and local governments to help them save energy, money and the environment.
Residents Are Reminded to be Aware of AARP Solicitations for Water Service Line Repair Coverage Plans (pdf)
Borough officials have learned that AARP is marketing to its members exterior water service repair coverage plans through HomeServe, an independent company. This is not a Borough program.
Chatham Borough Board of Health President Honored (pdf)
The New Jersey Local Boards of Health Association presented its 2016 Board of Health Member of the Year Award (the Christopher Saccenti Award) to Lisa DeRosa, President, Chatham Board of Health, for exceptional service to public health.
Chatham Borough Police Department Recognized by AAA Northeast for Excellence in Traffic Safety (pdf)
Congratulations to Traffic Officer Roy George for receiving the 2016 AAA Traffic Safety Leadership Award and to the Chatham Borough Police Department for receiving the AAA 2016 Traffic Safety Commendation Award.
NJ Register Ready OEM Special Needs Registry (pdf)
When a disaster strikes, Chatham Borough OEM wants to ensure that Borough residents with medical and access needs are identified so that help can be provided when time matters most. Sign up to NJ Register Ready.
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.
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.
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.
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Events (Monthly Calendar)

Tue May 23
Library Board 7:30 pm
Wed May 24
Zoning Board 7:30 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Fri May 26
Sat May 27
Memorial Pool Opening Day
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Sun May 28
Library Closed
Mon May 29
Chatham Borough Memorial Day Commemoration 8 am
Municipal Offices, Library, Schools Closed
No Trash Pickup
Tue May 30
Trash Pickup Route A & B
Wed May 31
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Thu Jun 1
Route A Bulk Pickup
Fri Jun 2
Summer Hours Begin
Borough Hall Closes at 1 pm Fridays June 2nd to Sept. 8th
Route B Bulk Pickup
Sat Jun 3
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Tue Jun 6
Primary Election
Community Garden 7:30 pm