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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.

Tri Town 55+ Coalition Community Forum May 25th (pdf)
Residents 55 years and older are invited to attend a Community Forum on May 25th, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church located at 300 Shunpike Road to discuss findings from the recent Tri Town Coalition’s 55+ needs assessment survey conducted in the Chathams and Madison. These findings will be used to create an action plan to improve the age-friendliness for our three communities.

Memorial Day Service to be Held on Monday, May 30th (pdf)
The Mayor and Council of Chatham Borough invite the public to attend a Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 30th, 8:00am, at the war memorials located at the Library of the Chathams. This annual Memorial Day Service honors the men and women who gave their lives while serving in the military. Please remember to display the U.S. flag in observance of Memorial Day.

Memorial Park Pool Opens Memorial Day Weekend (pdf)
Memorial Park Pool, located on North Passaic Avenue, opens on Memorial Day weekend. 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.

Chatham Township to Host “Talk Saves Lives” Suicide Awareness Presentation on June 2nd (pdf)
The Chatham Township Committee will host a community-based presentation, “Talk Saves Lives,” in conjunction with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The free presentation will take place on Thursday, June 2 at 6:30pm at the Chatham Township Municipal Building, 58 Meyersville Road.

May 2016 is Skin Cancer Awareness Month (pdf)
Being active outdoors is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Fresh air and sunlight help to keep us all healthy. While it's important to get outside regularly, it's also important to protect ourselves from the sun. May 2016 is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Learn about “Sun safety” tips and facts with this interactive calendar.

Fishawack Festival Scheduled for June 11th. Save the Date (pdf)
This year's Fishawack Festival, an annual Chatham favorite event, will be held on Saturday, June 11th. There will be activities for everyone to enjoy. Be sure to save the date! For local businesses and vendors interested in participating, please visit our Document Center listed under "Quick Links" for applications and information.

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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Wed May 25
Zoning Board 7:30 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Fri May 27
Sat May 28
Memorial Park Pool Opens Weekends
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4pm
Sun May 29
Library Closed
Mon May 30
Memorial Day Commemoration 8 am
No Trash Pickup
Municipal Offices, Library, Schools closed
Tue May 31
Route A & B Trash Pickup
Wed Jun 1
Planning Board 7:30 pm
Mulch Area Open 1 - 4 pm
Thu Jun 2
Route A Bulk Pick up
Fri Jun 3
Route B Bulk Pickup
Summer Hours start Borough Hall closes at 1 pm
Sat Jun 4
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Are 12 - 4 pm
Tue Jun 7
Primary Election
Wed Jun 8
Environmental Commission 8 pm
Traffic Safety Committee 6:45 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm

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