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NEWS & EVENTS

Stroke Risk Screening – May 3rd, 10:am to 1:00pm (pdf)
Atlantic Health System will sponsor a Stroke Risk Screening and risk assessment counseling by healthcare professionals on Sunday, May 3rd, 10:00am to 1:00pm at St. Patrick’s Parish, Father Ed Center, 41 Oliver Street, Chatham. Registration is required. Call 1-800-247-9580.
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“Street Drug” Causing Life-threatening Reactions (pdf)
In the past week (April 12-18), there have been approximately 30 people admitted to hospitals in NJ and many more in NY suffering the consequences of using synthetic marijuana. State health officials are warning people not to use products sold as synthetic marijuana (often called spice or k2).
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Borough of Chatham Department of Public Works Spring-Summer Position
The Borough of Chatham Department of Public Works is accepting applications for one (1) temporary position. This temporary position starts May 15, 2015 and ends on August 31, 2015.
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50th Annual Chatham Fire Department Fishing Derby (pdf)
The Chatham Fire Department Association will sponsor the Annual Chatham Fire Department Fishing Derby scheduled for April 25th and 26th at Kelley’s Pond (behind Milton Avenue School). This year’s Small Fry Trout Fishing Contest will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of this event and will run from 8:00am to 5:00pm both days. The Fishing Derby is open to Chatham Borough residents 13 years old and under. Prizes will be awarded.
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A Happier, Healthier, More Productive You! Increasing Optimism Workshop (pdf)
This workshop will be held at the Madison Area YMCA’s Family Center on April 30th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm. Participants will explore studies showing that increased levels of optimism promotes happier, healthier, longer and more productive living. Registration is required to attend.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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RECYCLING

Recycling changed in 2014
FRIDAY is the new Recycling Day
Recycling Depot, 99 Summit Ave., Saturdays 9-12 noon

  Recycling Curbside (pdf)
  Acceptable Material Sheet
 www.MCMUA.com

 Recycling How To (pdf)
  Recyclables End Use
 www.recommunity.com

RECYCLING PLASTICS

Please review the following information regarding
Bulky Rigid Plastic Recycling

Recycling Depot
ACCEPTED
Bulky Rigid Plastics
(pdf)
Recycling Depot
UNACCEPTABLE
Bulky Rigid Plastics
(pdf)

Recycling Depot, 99 Summit Ave., Saturdays 9-12noon

High Priority Information

Click here to view the Monthly Safety Notices from the Chatham Police. 


Borough of Chatham
Pilgrim Pipeline Information


Train Station Parking Lots North & South

2015 Daily Parking Rate
$5.50


Click here for more information on Parking
 


BUILDING CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY 
ALL CHATHAM BOROUGH
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
QUESTIONS, PERMITS 
AND INSPECTIONS
WILL BE CARRIED OUT BY 
THE BOROUGH OF MADISON
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION OFFICE
973-593-3064
Chatham_Madison@rosenet.org

50 Kings Road, Madison NJ
The Hartley Dodge Memorial Building 
Second Floor

ALL ZONING QUESTIONS, LAND DISTURBANCE PERMITS, TREE REMOVAL PERMITS, AND CCO REQUESTS WILL BE HANDLED BY THE OFFICE OF THE BOROUGH ENGINEER. 


FREE TREES!
Would you like a tree planted in the Borough right of way in front of your home? Click here to contact the Shade Tree Commission.


COMING UP!
Today:
Sun Apr 26
Fishing Derby 8 am - 5 pm
Mon Apr 27
Council Meeting 7:30 pm
Tue Apr 28
Library Board 7:30 pm
Wed Apr 29
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Fri May 1
Property Taxes Due May 1st to May 10th
Recycling
Sat May 2
Spring Clean 2015 8 am - 1 pm
Mulch Area 12-4 pm
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Wed May 6
Planning Board Meeting CANCELLED
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Thu May 7
Bulk Pickup Route A
Fri May 8
Bulk Pickup Route B
Recycling
Sat May 9
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
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Borough of Chatham
54 Fairmount Avenue, Chatham, NJ 07928
973-635-0674     Hours: 8am to 4pm M-F




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