54 Fairmount Avenue, Chatham, NJ 07928     
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News & Events

Post Office Plaza Public Presentation March 20th (pdf)
Public outreach findings and a review of the draft Redevelopment Area Request for Proposals (RFP) will be presented on March 20th at 7:00pm in Borough Hall. The public presentation can also be viewed live on Cable TV Channel 21 and Fios TV Channel 32.
Chatham Borough Brush and Tree Limb Collection
The winter storms have been hard on our trees. The Chatham Borough Department of Public Works will help get rid of the fallen tree limbs, branches and brush. Public Works crews will collect tree limbs, branches and brush placed at curbside during the weeks of March 12th and March 19th. Please do not include any building materials or other debris in the pile. In addition, the Mulch Area will be open to Borough residents Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30am to 3:30pm and Saturday between the hours of 12:00pm and 4:00pm during the weeks of March 12th and March 19th. No contractors will be permitted.
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Begins Investigation of Utilities’ Storm Response (pdf)
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has officially launched its investigation into the response of the state’s utilities to winter storms Quinn and Riley. The twin storms left hundreds of thousands of the state’s residents without power, some for more than ten days and some still remain in the dark. As part of its investigation process, the Board will be holding five public hearings across the state, including three hearings within the JCP&L service area.
Everything You Need to Know About the Flu
Each flu season, different flu viruses spread and affect people differently based on their body’s ability to fight infection. While flu can make anyone sick, certain people are at greater risk for severe illness. This includes older adults, young children and people with certain long-term health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, and heart disease. Learn more about what you and your family can do to stay healthy.
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.
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.
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.
Community Advisory Regarding a Trending Computer Scam (pdf)
The Chatham Borough Police Department would like to make residents aware of a trending computer scam. In this particular scam, an individual calls stating that he or she is with Windows Security and that your version of the Windows operation system software needs to be updated. Once in your system, the individual can encrypt files and then hold the files hostage until you pay a sizable ransom.
Medicine and Drugged Driving. Can Your Medicine Make Driving Dangerous? (pdf)
Millions of people suffer each year from seasonal allergies triggered by pollen from grass, weeds, or trees. For symptom relief, many head to their local pharmacy to purchase allergy products, usually oral antihistamines. Many of these products can cause drowsiness and loss of attention, making driving dangerous and could result in the same kind of impairment as if you are driving under the influence of alcohol.
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.
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.
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Events (Monthly Calendar)

Mon Mar 19
Joint Meeting 7:30pm
Curbside Brush Pickup
Tue Mar 20
Green Team 7:00pm
Historic Preservation Commission 7:30pm
Shade Tree Commission 7:30pm
Wed Mar 21
Planning Board 7:30pm
Mulch Area 1pm-4pm
Fri Mar 23
Curbside Recycling
Sat Mar 24
Recycling Depot 9am-noon
Mulch Area noon-4pm
Mon Mar 26
Council Meeting 7:30pm
Tue Mar 27
Library Board 7:30pm
Wed Mar 28
Zoning Board 7:30pm
Mulch Area 1pm-4pm
Fri Mar 30
Passover Begins
Good Friday
Municipal Offices and Library closed
Curbside Recycling
Sat Mar 31
Recycling Depot 9am-noon
Mulch Area noon-4pm
Sun Apr 1
Library Closed