NEWS & EVENTS
11th Congressional District Service Academy Night May 11, 2015 (pdf)
Congressman Rodney P. Frelinghuysen invites all high school students, guidance counselors and parents to come to his 15th Annual 11th Congressional District Service Academy Night to meet representatives of each of the service acdemies and to hear firsthand from Cadets and recent Academy graduates about their experiences. Congressman Rodney P. Frelinghuysen will host this special information session at the West Essex Regional High School in North Caldwell from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.More
Community Shred Event, Saturday, April 25th to Benefit Senior Services of the Chathams
Dispose of unwanted financial documents and other paper at a Community Shred to benefit Senior Services of the Chathams on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 10:00am to 1:00pm in the parking lot of the Chatham train station.
The cost is $5 per brown paper grocery bag or $10 for a small/medium box. In addition to documents, newspapers and paperback books will be accepted. This event is open to the general public.More
Annual School Election – April 21st
The Annual School Election will take place on Tuesday, April 21st. Polls open 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Chatham Middle School Upper Gymnasium for Chatham Borough registered voters. A voter may apply for a Mail-In Ballot by mail up to 7 days prior to the election or may apply in person to the County Clerk until 3 P.M. the day before the election. A Mail-In Ballot Application is also available on the Borough’s website. Registered voters should check their mail for the sample ballot, which will be mailed out on April 15th.
Message from the Tax Collector’s Office
The Borough of Chatham Tax Collector’s office will be issuing adjusted 2nd quarter 2015 tax bills ONLY to those residents who qualified for the 2012 Homestead Credit. The adjusted tax bills will be released the first week of April 2015. Please call the Tax Collector at 973-635-0764 x202 for more information.
“Morris County in Motion” Public Workshops - Final Workshop is Scheduled for April 29th (pdf)
Morris County is developing a new Circulation Element of the Morris County Master Plan. The new transportation plan, “Morris County in Motion,” will examine how people and goods travel by car, truck, bus, train, bicycle, and by foot, now and in the future. Morris County invites you to attend a public workshop to help identify transportation issues affecting Morris County and to provide input on the goals and strategies that will be incorporated in the new Circulation Element of the County’s Master Plan. Four public workshops are scheduled in March and April.More
Borough-wide Hydrant Flushing May 4, 2015 – May 29, 2015
Each year the Chatham Borough DPW Utilities Division 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 continue to provide you with high quality water service.More
Call Before You Dig (pdf)
Before you begin projects that involve digging, dial 8-1-1 three days in advance of your project to notify local utility companies. Within a few days, they will mark the location of underground electric, gas or other utility lines. Unintentionally hitting underground utility lines can cause outages and is extremely dangerous.More
JCP&L Tree Trimming Maintenance Program (pdf)
JCP&L has announced that its tree trimming maintenance operations around and under JCP&L power lines will be conducted in late March. Notifications to residents impacted by tree trimming crews working in their neighborhood have been sent. Attached is a listing of areas and streets that will be affected by tree trimming crews in the Borough.More
Mayor Harris Announces Saturday Open Office Hours
Mayor Harris has decided to have open office hours for a few Saturdays.
- Saturday, March 21 - 12 pm to 1 pm (note change)
- Saturday, March 28 - 11 am to 1 pm
- Saturday, April 18 - 11 am to 1 pm
Other times by appointment. Please call 973.635.0674 x 213 to make appointment.
Chatham Borough Affordable Housing
Chatham Borough Affordable Housing Services maintains a waiting list used to market resale of existing affordable housing units or vacancies for rental units. If your income meets the COAH guidelines below, please download the interest application located here or obtain an interest application from the Chatham Borough Clerk’s office.More
2015 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 in accordance with Federal and State laws. We are pleased to present this year's 2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report. The purpose of this report serves to enhance consumer understanding of our community’s drinking water supply and to improve awareness of the need to protect our precious water resources. Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water.More
New Jersey Fish and Game Council Approves Proposed Updated Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy (pdf)
The new proposed policy continues to emphasize the importance of public education and research to reduce bear conflicts and to maintain a sustainable and robust bear population, recognizing its importance as a natural resource valued by residents of the state and as being important to ecological balance.More
Poisoning Injuries and Deaths are Preventable (pdf)
Each day, 55 children are exposed to potentially poisonous substances and a loved one calls the experts at the NJ Poison Center for help because of exposure to potentially dangerous items such as household chemicals, medicines and vitamins, cigars/cigarettes, coins, magnets and batteries. If you believe your child, pet, or anyone else has ingested something that could be harmful, call the NJ Poison Experts at 1-800-222-1222. A quick response by both the caller and the poison center expert can make a difference in preventing serious injury and saving lives.More
Adult Immunizations: 19 Years and Older
Many people think that vaccinations are only for children - but that notion is false. The recent measles outbreak associated with travel to Disneyland and mumps outbreak associated with the National Hockey League should be clear evidence of this.More
IRS Phone Call Scams Continue; IRS Identifies Five Easy Ways to Spot Suspicious Calls
The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS.More
Resolution of the Mayor & Borough Council Opposing the Proposed Pilgrim Pipeline Project (pdf)
The Mayor and Borough Council Passed a Resolution Opposing the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline Project and Creating the Chatham Borough Pilgrim Pipeline Advisory Committee. The resolution is only the beginning of the Borough’s expression of opposition to the project. Read the Resolution and share it with your neighbors, family and friends.More
The Chatham Borough Police Department would like to Remind Drivers to Practice Cell Phone Safety while Driving
The fines for talking and/or texting on a hand-held wireless communications device while driving have increased. First time offenders will be fined $200. The fine for a second offense will increase to $400 and drivers who are caught a third time will be fined at least $600, face a possible 90-day suspension of their driver's license and will be assessed three (3) motor vehicle penalty points. Please follow the law and do not talk or text on your phone while driving.More
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Recycling changed in 2014
FRIDAY is the new Recycling Day
Recycling Depot, 99 Summit Ave., Saturdays 9-12 noon
Please review the following information regarding
Bulky Rigid Plastic Recycling
Recycling Depot, 99 Summit Ave., Saturdays 9-12noon