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Chatham Borough Free Rabies Clinic Scheduled for Saturday, November 3rd (pdf)
The Chatham Borough Board of Health in conjunction with the Westfield Regional Health Department will be sponsoring a free Rabies Clinic on Saturday, November 3rd from 9am to 10:30am at the Chatham Fire Department firehouse.
Press Release for Police Officer Position (pdf)
The Chatham Borough Police Department is accepting applications for a Police Officer position. Applicants must meet the requirements of N.J.S.A. 40A:14-122 and be PTC certified, or eligible for certification through the Alternate Route Program. Submision deadline is November 2nd.
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.
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.
Community Paper Shred to be held on Saturday, October 20th (pdf)
The Senior Center of the Chathams' Community Paper Shred event will take place on Saturday, October 20th at the Lafayette School from 9am until 12pm. All proceeds will benefit the Senior Center of the Chathams.
Share your thoughts on marijuana legalization. Survey ends on November 5th
The State of New Jersey Legislature is considering bills which could legalize the sale and use of recreational marijuana in the near future. Chatham Borough’s Mayor and Council are interested in your thoughts on this subject. We would appreciate resident input on this topic. Please register and log on to PlanetCivic to share your thoughts.
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 homepage 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 will make it easier for residents to report concerns they see in our community.
Chatham Borough 2018 Leaf Collection Schedule, October 22nd to 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.
With West Nile Virus Cases at Record Level and Persistent Rain and Warm Weather, State Urges Residents to Reduce Mosquito Risks (pdf)
The New Jersey Department of Health and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are urging property owners to take steps to reduce mosquito populations and to protect themselves against the risk of mosquito-borne illnesses. Learn more on how to prevent mosquito bites and illness, and tips on how to mosquito-proof your home and yard.
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.
Smiles for our Heroes Program (pdf)
Zufall Health is providing free dental services for veterans and their families on Saturday, November 3rd and Sunday, November 4th. Appointments for this special event are limited. Pre-registration is required.
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.
Letter from Assemblywoman Nancy F. Munoz to NJ Transit (pdf)
Letter from Assemblywoman Nancy F. Munoz to the Executive Director of the New Jersey Transit Corporation seeking to address the poor service NJ Transit has provided to residents.
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.
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.
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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Events (Monthly Calendar)

Mon Oct 22
Council Meeting 7:30pm
Leaf Collection Begins
Mulch Area Opens 8am-4pm
Tue Oct 23
Library Board 7:30pm
Mulch Area 8am-4pm
Wed Oct 24
Council Member Thaddeus Kobylarz Office Hours 7:30pm-9pm Room 313
Zoning Board 7:30pm
Mulch Area 8am-4pm
Thu Oct 25
Mulch Area 8am-4pm
Fri Oct 26
Curbside Recycling
Mulch Area 8am-4pm
Sat Oct 27
Farmers' Market 8am-1pm
Recycling Depot 9am-noon
Mulch Area noon-4pm
Mon Oct 29
Mulch Area 8am-4pm
Tue Oct 30
Mulch Area 8am-4pm
Wed Oct 31
Mulch Area 8am-4pm
Thu Nov 1
Property Taxes Due
Route A Bulk Pickup
Mulch Area 8am-4pm
Fri Nov 2
MyChathamNJ Committee 9:30am
Route B Bulk Pickup
Curbside Recycling
Mulch Area 8am-4pm
Sat Nov 3
Farmers' Market 8am-1pm
Recycling Depot 9am-noon
Mulch Area noon-4pm
Sun Nov 4
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Remember to change smoke detector batteries
Mon Nov 5
Mulch Area 8am-4pm