News & Events
Post Office Plaza Redevelopment Public Workshop to be held on November 28th (pdf)
A Public Workshop will be held on Wednesday, November 28th at 7:00pm at the Library of the Chathams to discuss potential redevelopment concepts for Post Office Plaza. Borough residents can also participate online. See the attached flyer for more information.
What is important to you in regards to the Post Office Plaza Redevelopment Project? Take the survey.
Chatham Borough’s Mayor and Council are interested in resident input and thoughts on the Post Office Plaza Redevelopment project. Please take a few moments to complete the survey and feel free to leave additional comments.
Black Bears Have Been Sighted In All 21 New Jersey Counties (pdf)
If you encounter a black bear in your neighborhood or outdoors while hiking or camping, here are some tips to minimize conflicts with bears. Please report any bear damage or nuisance behavior to the Chatham Borough Police Department or to the Division of Fish and Wildlife at (877) WARN DEP (877-927-6337).
Chatham Borough Candidates' Night TV Rebroadcast Schedule
Residents can view the rebroadcast of the Chatham Borough Candidates' Night, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Morristown Area, on Cable Channel 21 and Verizon FIOS Channel 32 on the following days and times: Mondays - 8am and 4pm; Tuesdays - 12pm and 4pm; Wednesdays - 4pm and 8pm; Thursdays - 1am and 12pm; Fridays - 1am and 8pm; Saturdays - 12pm and 6:30pm; Sundays - 1am and 8pm.
Flu Shot Reminder (pdf)
Although the Borough is not hosting a flu shot clinic this year due to a significant decrease in participation over the last few years, the Board of Health would like to remind all residents to get their annual flu shot as soon as possible. Flu shots are now conveniently available and easily accessible at many places in and around Chatham, and it only takes a few minutes. Need help finding a flu shot location - check out the "Flu Shot Finder" search engine at www.westfieldnj.gov/health. If you are homebound or uninsured you may contact the Westfield Health Department at (908) 789-4070 to arrange for a flu shot at no cost. The Board of Health wishes everyone a healthy, flu-free season.
Chatham Borough 2018 Leaf Collection Schedule began on October 22nd and will continue through December 2nd (pdf)
The Department of Public Works will be collecting leaves weekly in all zones using the vacuum method beginning on October 22nd. Due to public safety concerns, please do not pile leaves into the road. Leaves should be placed on the property but not more than 5 feet from the roadway. The mulch site will also be open 6 days a week starting October 22nd.
Chatham Borough Launches SeeClickFix, a Digital Request Reporting System for Residents (pdf)
Residents can now report neighborhood issues they see like needed pothole repairs, street tree hazards, drainage issues and more - with photos, videos, and descriptions - using the "Report a Concern" button on the Borough’s website or through the free SeeClickFix mobile app for Android or iOS. Once a concern is reported, residents will be kept informed on the progress. SeeClickFix makes it easier to report concerns in our community.
Interested in a Healthier, Happier and Even More Vibrant Community? Take the Survey
The Board of Health is working with our public health professionals at the Westfield Regional Health Department to begin the process of creating a Community Health Improvement Plan specific to our community. Please take a moment to complete our survey to make your voice count.
Beginning Sunday, October 14th, select NJ Transit trains will be temporarily discontinued or have origin and destination changes (pdf)
Schedule adjustments will impact customers along the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, Morris & Essex Lines, Montclair-Boonton, and Main and Bergen County Lines.To proactively address the potential service adjustment impacts, NJ TRANSIT will offer a 10% discount on all NJ TRANSIT rail tickets and passes for travel in November, December and January while the mandated Positive Train Control hardware installation is completed.
Letter from Mayors Representing Communities and Train Stations served by the NJ Transit Morris and Essex Line (pdf)
Mayor Bruce A. Harris along with mayors representing 18 municipalities served by NJ Transit's Morris and Essex Line are urging immediate action to improve the experience of tens of thousands of constituents and customers using NJ Transit rail service.
Morris County has moved to a new emergency alert system called AlertMorris. In our town, it is called AlertChathamBorough (pdf)
With AlertChathamBorough, you can receive emergency alerts by email, text, phone, or whatever method of communication you prefer. If you were a member of the County’s old notification system, Everbridge, your information was forwarded to AlertChathamBorough. But we ask that you register again, so we are sure to have captured everyone in the new system.
The Library of The Chathams Online Survey
What library services offered at the Library of The Chathams are important to you or members of your family? What type of programs would you or members of your family consider attending at the library? The library is your community center with resources and services for everyone. Help us provide what you want in your library by completing a brief survey.
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.
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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