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Hydrant Flushing Scheduled June 26th through July 28th in Chatham Borough (pdf)
Each year the Chatham Borough DPW Utilities Division flushes the water mains in the Borough’s distribution system by opening hydrants. This is an essential part of our system maintenance program, which helps us to continue to provide high quality water service.
Mayor Harris announces Steve Williams has been Appointed as Acting Borough Administrator
Mayor Harris and the Borough Council are pleased to announce that at the June 12th Council meeting they adopted a resolution appointing Steve Williams as Acting Borough Administrator. Steve's prior experience in the private sector, combined with his experience as a Council Member and Assistant Borough Administrator, have provided him the skills and experience needed to serve very effectively in this position. Please join us in congratulating Steve in his new role in Chatham Borough.
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.
Borough Hall Summer Hours Will Begin Friday, June 2nd
Borough Hall offices will close every Friday at 1:00pm from June 2nd through September 8th. Wishing everyone a safe and enjoyable summer season!
Registration for the Memorial Park Pool 2017 Season is Now Open (pdf)
The Memorial Park Pool, located on North Passaic Avenue, opens on Memorial Day. The attached flyer provides information on how to register online, by mail, or in person.
Plastic Bags Reduction and Recycling Program
The Chatham Borough Environmental Commission will be conducting a plastic bag recycling drive during the months of March through August. Residents can deposit their “bag of bags” and other plastic film materials into specially-marked bins located at the Borough’s Recycling Depot, 99 Summit Avenue, open Saturdays 9am-12noon. The Chatham Borough Environmental Commission has set a goal to collect 500 pounds of plastic bags and, if successful, will receive a bench made of recycled materials from Trex.
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.
New Jersey's Clean Energy Program (pdf)
Save money, save energy. New Jersey's Clean Energy Program is a statewide program that offers financial incentives, programs and services for New Jersey residents, business owners and local governments to help them save energy, money and the environment.
Residents Are Reminded to be Aware of AARP Solicitations for Water Service Line Repair Coverage Plans (pdf)
Borough officials have learned that AARP is marketing to its members exterior water service repair coverage plans through HomeServe, an independent company. This is not a Borough program.
Chatham Borough Board of Health President Honored (pdf)
The New Jersey Local Boards of Health Association presented its 2016 Board of Health Member of the Year Award (the Christopher Saccenti Award) to Lisa DeRosa, President, Chatham Board of Health, for exceptional service to public health.
Chatham Borough Police Department Recognized by AAA Northeast for Excellence in Traffic Safety (pdf)
Congratulations to Traffic Officer Roy George for receiving the 2016 AAA Traffic Safety Leadership Award and to the Chatham Borough Police Department for receiving the AAA 2016 Traffic Safety Commendation Award.
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.
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.
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.
The Congressional Award Program for Young Adults (pdf)
Congressman Frelinghuysen and Mayor Harris invite young men and women ages 14-23 to participate in the Congressional Award Program, America’s Award for Youth. Congress established the Congressional Award in 1979 to recognize initiative, service and achievement in young people. Information on the program, application and FAQ’s is provided.
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Events (Monthly Calendar)

Fri Jun 23
Borough Hall Closes at 1 pm
Sat Jun 24
Farmers' Market 8 am - 1 pm
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Sun Jun 25
Library Closed
Mon Jun 26
Council Meeting 7:30 pm
Tue Jun 27
Library Board 7:30 pm
Wed Jun 28
Zoning Board 7:30 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Fri Jun 30
Borough Hall Closes at 1 pm
Sat Jul 1
Farmers' Market 8 am - 1 pm
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Sun Jul 2
Library Closed
Mon Jul 3
Route A & B Trash Pickup
Tue Jul 4
Independence Day
Parade 10:30 am Fireworks at Dusk
Municipal Offices, Library Closed
No Trash Pickup
Wed Jul 5
Planning Board CANCELLED
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Thu Jul 6
Route A Bulk Pickup
Fri Jul 7
Borough Hall Closes at 1 pm
Route B Bulk Pickup