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News & Events

Chatham Borough Releases Post Office Plaza Request for Qualifications (pdf)
The Borough is seeking proposals from developers to redevelop a 5.5 acre area in the central business district known as Post Office Plaza. The redevelopment area is an integral component of the Borough's broader effort to create healthy, livable neighborhoods and districts that are connected by safe, user-friendly multimodal streets and transportation networks for Chatham residents, businesses, and visitors. Proposals are due on or before July 10, 2018.
NJ Transit Announces New Train Schedules to be Effective June 3rd (pdf)
NJ Transit has announced that service on the Morris & Essex line will be adjusted starting June 3rd to allow the agency to begin installing the positive train control safety hardware on locomotives and cab cars to meet the federal government’s December 31st deadline.
JCP&L’s Annual Vegetation Management Aerial Patrols in Progress
FirstEnergy Transmission Vegetation Management is currently conducting its Annual Vegetation Management Aerial Patrol and is scheduled to complete this patrol in the JCP&L region between July 6 and July 10, 2015. Haverfield Aviation will be performing the aerial inspections to identify any conditions warranting further inspection from the ground or corrective action. The helicopter color is black with a tail #N5027P and will be flying at a speed of about 35-40 mph above or alongside the lines, and may circle around for a closer inspection of an area of interest.
Borough Hall Summer Office Hours Begin June 1st
Borough Hall offices will close Fridays at 1:00pm from June 1st through September 7th. Wishing everyone a safe summer season!
Hydrant Flushing Scheduled for May 14th through June 15th (pdf)
Each year the Chatham Borough Water Department flushes the water mains in the distribution system by opening hydrants. This is an essential part of our systems maintenance program, which helps us to provide residents with high quality water.
Annual Drinking Water Quality Report (pdf)
The Borough of Chatham Water Department routinely samples and tests for over 80 possible contaminants in our water supply to ensure that our customers are provided with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. Please do your part to help ensure a clean water supply by disposing of household cleaners, motor oil, and paint properly and limiting the use of fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides.
Free Smart911 Emergency Call Service Now Available to Borough Residents (pdf)
More than 70 percent of calls made to emergency 9-1-1 come from mobile phones. However, when dialing 9-1-1 from a mobile phone, the 9-1-1 call takers have little information to help you – only your phone number and a general sense of your location. The Smart911 service gives first responders key information that can make the difference between life and death in an emergency.
The March 20th Post Office Plaza Redevelopment Planning Public Presentation is Now Available for Public Viewing on Cable Channel 21 and Fios Channel 32 during Scheduled Rebroadcast Times (pdf)
Residents and members of our business community who could not attend the March 20th Post Office Plaza redevelopment planning public presentation can view the televised rebroadcasting of the presentation on CableVision Channel 21 and Verizon FIOS Channel 32 during scheduled days and times. The presentation can also be viewed on Video On Demand.
View Chatham Borough’s Preliminary Flood Hazard Data
The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing the public an early look at a home or community’s projected risk to flood hazards. FEMA’s Preliminary Insurance Rate Map webpage is geared towards homeowners and community officials who want to understand how their current effective Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) may change when the preliminary data becomes effective. Prior to the FIRM becoming effective, stakeholders are provided a 90-day appeal period in which they can appeal.
Chatham Borough is Actively Seeking Volunteers to Serve on Boards, Commissions or Committees (pdf)
Chatham Borough residents have a long history of volunteering for their community. Each year, many residents offer their time, energy, knowledge, and talent to the Borough by offering to serve on one or more of our boards, commissions, or committees. Learn about the many volunteer opportunities that are available and how to apply.
Chatham NJ 07928 Postal Customers (pdf)
On Friday, December 8th, community leaders from Chatham Borough and Chatham Township met with USPS representatives to review concerns and outline plans to improve mail delivery service. The Chatham Post Office is working to restore the confidence in its ability to provide the best possible mail services in the Borough and the Township.
New Jersey Clean Energy Program. Save Energy and Save Money (pdf)
Eliminate drafts during the winter months, lower utility bills, and improve the comfort of your indoor space. Everyone can save money and save energy through New Jersey's Clean Energy Program. Call (866)NJSMART
NJ Safe Care Cam Program Expanded to Help Ensure the Safety of Elderly and Disabled New Jersayans (pdf)
The growth of our senior population has led to significant increases in the demand for both in-home and nursing home caregivers. The Safe Care Cam program, made possible by the NJ Office of the Attorney General Division of Consumer Affairs, will loan a hidden micro-camera, free of charge, to provide families with peace of mind that their loved ones are being cared for properly, or provide proof that immediate protective intervention is necessary.
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.
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Events (Monthly Calendar)

Fri Jun 22
Borough Hall Closes 1:00pm
Curbside Recycling
Sat Jun 23
Farmers' Market 8am-1pm
Recycling Depot 9am-noon
Mulch Area noon-4pm
Sun Jun 24
Library Closed
Mon Jun 25
Council Meeting 7:30pm
Tue Jun 26
Library Board 7:30pm
Wed Jun 27
Zoning Board 7:30pm
Mulch Area 1-4pm
Fri Jun 29
Borough Hall Closes 1:00pm
Curbside Recycling
Sat Jun 30
Farmers' Market 8am-1pm
Recycling Depot 9am-12pm
Mulch Area noon-4pm
Sun Jul 1
Library Closed
Tue Jul 3
Community Garden 7:30pm
Wed Jul 4
Independence Day Parade and Fireworks
Municipal Offices and Library closed
No Trash Pickup
Thu Jul 5
Route A Bulk Pickup