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NEWS & EVENTS

Chatham Borough's Memorial Day Service
Please join us for Chatham Borough's Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 25, 2015, 8:00am at the Library of the Chathams War Memorials to honor those men and women who lost their lives while in the military service.
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Primary Election – Tuesday, June 2nd
The Primary Election is Tuesday, June 2nd. Polls are open 6:00am until 8:00pm. Voter registration deadline for new voters ended on May 12th. For Registered Voters who would like to vote by mail in the Primary Election, the Vote by Mail-in Ballot application must be received by the Morris County Clerk’s office no later than Tuesday May 26th. The Vote by Mail-in Ballot application is available on the Forms & Applications webpage of the Borough website.

Streetlight on the Blink? Tell Us. (pdf)
Streetlights brighten up a community and help keep it attractive and safe. To report a streetlight outage, please call JCP&L's automated outage reporting line at 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877}.
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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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JCP&L's Spring Transmission Aerial Patrol Inspections are Scheduled to begin May 4th
JCP&L's Spring Transmission Aerial Patrol inspections are scheduled to begin May 4th and typically require approximately 2 weeks to complete depending on weather conditions. The helicopter will be flying slowly (20-30 mph) along the lines and may hover at any time for a closer inspection. The helicopter scheduled for these patrols is a black MD500 with Red Letters and registration number N8330P marked on its tail.

“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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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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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:
Mon May 25
Memorial Day Commemoration 8 am
Municipal Offices, Library Schools CLOSED
No Trash Pickup
Tue May 26
Council Meeting 7:30 pm
Library Board 7:30 pm
Trash Pickup Route A & B
Wed May 27
Zoning Board 7:30 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Fri May 29
Summer Hours Begin Borough Hall closes Fridays at 1 pm
Recycling
Sat May 30
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Tue Jun 2
Primary Election
Wed Jun 3
Planning Board 7:30 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Thu Jun 4
Bulk Pickup Route A
Fri Jun 5
Borough Hall Closes at 1 pm
Bulk Pickup Route B
Recycling
Sat Jun 6
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Mon Jun 8
Council Meeting 7:30 pm
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Borough of Chatham
54 Fairmount Avenue, Chatham, NJ 07928
973-635-0674     Hours: 8am to 4pm M-F