News & Events
Presentation on the Post Office Plaza Redevelopment Plan to be Presented Tonight at the March 20th Special Joint Meeting of the Mayor and Council and the Planning Board
Topology will make a presentation on the Post Office Redevelopment Plan at a Special Joint Meeting of the Chatham Borough Mayor and Council and the Planning Board on Wednesday, March 20th at 7:30pm in Borough Hall. The Redevelopment Plan identifies potential land uses, maximum residential densities, parking requirements, and incorporates comments received from our community. Over the past year and a half, Topology has conducted market, demographic and land use analyses coupled with extensive community meetings, surveys and focus groups to develop the parameters for this Post Office Plaza Redevelopment Plan.
Morris County Community Forum on Understanding Mental Stress and Suicide Factors for Today's Youth (pdf)
Learn how to help young people deal with everyday pressures related to bullying, social media exposure and other factors that can lead to a mental health crisis at a community forum on Monday, March 25th from 6:00pm to 8:30pm at the Ehinger Center, Drew University.
2018 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 according to Federal and State laws. The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report shows the results of our monitoring from January 1st to December 31st, 2018 and lists only detected contaminants.
Chatham Gardeners to Discuss: What's Eating My Plants? (pdf)
The Chatham Community Garden will hold its All-Gardener Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 26, with a guest speaker addressing the question: “What's eating my vegetables and plants?” All plot-holders at the Community Garden -- and all gardeners throughout the Chathams -- are invited to attend the meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Library of the Chathams' Lundt Meeting Room.
Curbside Brush Collection to Take Place on Monday, March 18th (pdf)
The Department of Public Works will be making a curbside collection of brush on Monday, March 18, 2019. Please have your brush out at the curb by 7:30am on Monday morning. Leaves, shrubs, plants and other yard waste can be brought to the mulch area starting Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The site will be opened from 1:00pm to 4:00pm each Wednesday.
PSE&G Encourages Eligible Customers to Apply for Assistance in Paying Heating Bills (pdf)
As cold weather and temperature fluctuations often lead to increased energy use and higher bills, PSE&G reminds its customers that the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is accepting applications for financial assistance with heating and cooling costs.
Council Members Thad Kobylarz, Carolyn Dempsey and Jocelyn Mathiasen are Offering Regular Office Hours. Please refer to the Borough Website Calendar for Dates and Times
Residents of Chatham Borough are invited to come speak with Council Member Thad Kobylarz, Council Member Carolyn Dempsey and Council Member Jocelyn Mathiasen regarding any matters pertaining to the Borough. Office hours are posted on the Borough website calendar for quick reference.
Chatham NJ 07928 Postal Customers
Residents experiencing inconsistencies or problems with mail delivery in Chatham Borough can contact the United States Postal Service Northern NJ District consumer affairs hotline at 732-819-3260 to assist them. Due to the high volume of package inquires, customers may leave a detailed message if they are not able to speak to someone live.
Morris County Sheriff Warns Residents of a Continuing Phone Scam (pdf)
The Morris County Sheriff is advising residents to be aware of a continuing phone scam with callers posing as Sheriff's officers asking for immediate payment of an outstanding debt. The Sheriff’s Office never solicits payments and personal information over the phone. Learn more about the recent scam calls and how to protect yourself.
Chatham Borough Achieves Sustainable Jersey Silver-Level Certification and is Awarded the Sustainable Jersey Champion Award (pdf)
Chatham Borough has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey certification - and is one of only 11 New Jersey municipalities that have attained certification at the silver level in 2018. Chatham Borough also received the Sustainable Jersey Champion Award! Congratulations also to Chatham Borough, Chatham Township, Madison Borough and the Tri-Town 55+ Rides for Seniors Program in being awarded Sustainable Jersey's 2018 Collaboration Award!
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.
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.
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.
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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