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Independence Day Celebration in Chatham Borough (pdf)
On Monday, July 4th, Chatham Borough’s Annual Independence Day Celebration will include a Flag Raising Ceremony, Fire Department Inspection, a Parade and Fireworks Display. Learn more about the schedule of events hosted by the Chatham Borough Fire Department Association and how to receive information alerts pertaining to the parade or fireworks

Chatham Fire Department Association’s 62nd Anniversary Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks (pdf)
The Chatham Fire Department Association will once again host the annual parade and the fireworks display. Main Street (Rt. 124) will be closed from 10:00am to 1:00pm during the parade. Please plan alternate routes to avoid delays. The Fourth of July Parade will happen rain or shine, but the rain date for the fireworks only will be July 5th, 2016 at 9:30pm or dark.

JCP&L to Conduct its Annual Vegetation Management Aerial Patrol Beginning Friday, July 1st (pdf)
JCP&L will be conducting its Annual Vegetation Management Aerial Patrol Friday, July 1st through Tuesday, July 5th, weather permitting. Patrols consist of a Forestry Specialist riding in a helicopter in order to identify conditions warranting further inspection from the ground for corrective action.

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.

School District of the Chathams September 27th Referendum (pdf)
Six proposed school district projects will be presented to Chatham Borough and Chatham Township voters at a Special School District Referendum Election to be held on Tuesday, September 27th. Learn more about the six proposed projects in the attached 2016 Referendum Newsletter. Five public dialogue sessions will be presented before voters go to the polls.

Reminder to Residents and Visitors that Borough Hall Summer Hours Are in Effect
Borough Hall offices close at 1:00pm on Fridays through September 9th. Wishing everyone a safe summer season!

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.

Eliminate Common Backyard Mosquito Sources (pdf)
Mosquitoes require stagnant pools of water to lay their eggs and allow their larvae to thrive and grow. The Chatham Borough Board of Health urges residents to mosquito-proof their backyards and home by identifying and eliminating common mosquito sources.

Memorial Park Pool is Open for the Season. Still Time to Join (pdf)
Memorial Park Pool, located on North Passaic Avenue, is open for the season. Get out of the heat this summer and into the pool, or just relax and lounge poolside. Membership is open to Chatham Borough and area residents.

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.

Call Before You Dig (pdf)
Before beginning projects that involve digging, dial 811 to locate underground electric, gas or other utility lines. Know what's below - Call before your dig.

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. Our goal is to provide our valued customers with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. Everyone can help ensure we maintain a clean water supply by disposing of household cleaners, motor oil, and paint properly and limiting the use of fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides.

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.

Congressional Award Program for Young Adults
Congressman Frelinghuysen and Mayor Harris invite all young people ages 14-23 to participate in the Congressional Award Program. The Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. Participants earn Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Award Certificates and Congressional Award Medals. Each level involves setting goals in four program areas: Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, and Expedition/Exploration. Program participants move at their own pace and it accommodates young people with special needs or disabilities who are willing to take the challenge.

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Fri Jul 1
Borough Hall closes at 1 pm
Sat Jul 2
Farmers' Market 8 am - 1 pm
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Sun Jul 3
Library closed
Mon Jul 4
Independence Day Parade 10:30 am
Fireworks at Dusk
Municipal Offices closed
Library closed
Tue Jul 5
Route A & B Trash Pick up
Wed Jul 6
Planning Board CANCELLED
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Thu Jul 7
Route A Bulk Pickup
Fri Jul 8
Route B Bulk Pickup
Borough Hall closes at 1 pm
Sat Jul 9
Farmers' Market 8 am - 1 pm
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Sun Jul 10
Library closed
Mon Jul 11
Council Meeting 7:30 pm
Tue Jul 12
Mayor's Wellness 8:30 am
Recreation Committee
Farmers' Market Committee 7:30 pm
Wed Jul 13
Environmental Commission 8 pm
Traffic Safety Committee 6:45 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Fri Jul 15
Borough Hall closes at 1 pm

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

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