CURRENT NEWS & ALERTS
The Municipal Administrative Offices will be on the following summer hours schedule: Monday – Thursday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
In observance of Independence Day, recycling pickup has been moved from July 3rd to Monday, July 6th.
Giralda Farms Preserve is Now Open to the Public
The 136-acre Giralda Farms Preserve at Loantaka Brook Reservation is now open to the public. Watch the video here.
Dive Into Summer at The Colony Pool Club
The Chatham Township Committee announced the opening of summer registration for The Colony Pool Club with the launch of a new website www.TheColonyPoolClub.org which highlights the reduced membership fee schedule, various new amenities and increased special events and social activities planned for members this summer. Learn more here
Neighborhood Watch Program Launched
The Chatham Township Committee announced the launch a new community-wide Neighborhood Watch Program aimed at educating residents on how they can help prevent crime while implementing home and personal security strategies. Learn more here
Chatham Township Committee E-Newsletter
The Chatham Township Committee e-newsletter is designed to keep residents abreast of the activities of the various departments in the Township and increase their engagement in community-related activities. Click here to view the May/June issue.
Safe Routes to School Travel Plan
Lafayette Avenue School
Southern Boulevard School
Pilgrim Pipeline Update
The Chatham Township Committee passed a first of its kind Ordinance that prohibits pipelines within the Township that are not public utilities that distribute services to end users (i.e. consumers) and are unregulated by the Board of Public Utilities. Learn more here.
2015 Budget Overview
The Township Committee is pleased to announce that the municipal tax rate, after remaining basically flat for the past four years, will decrease in 2015 by a full cent to $0.28 per $100 of assessed value. This decrease will give the Township the smallest tax rate for the municipal portion of the tax bill since 2007! Few, if any, municipalities in NJ can match this accomplishment. See past Township meeting discussions here and view a copy of the 2015 budget here.
Mayor Kevin Sullivan delivers his 2015 Statement
Good evening everyone, and welcome to Chatham Township’s 2015 Reorganization Meeting. I first want to welcome our two newest members of the Township Committee, Mrs. Karen Swartz and Mr. Mike Kelly. Read the full statement here.
Black Bear Encounters
Learn what to do if you encounter a black bear in your neighborhood. Click here to learn more and view the Black Bear Management Policy from the NJDEP here.
Chatham Township's Drug Take-Back Program
The Chatham Township Police Department has initiated a program to safely dispose of residents' unused and unwanted medications. Click here for details of the program. For a discussion of the medical safety and environmental impacts of improperly disposed medications see the Dispose My Meds website.