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Plan Your ‘Staycation’ at The Colony Pool Club

Sticking around Chatham these last few weeks of summer? Effective Saturday, August 19 through Labor Day, September 5 families can enjoy the various amenities of the Club at a reduced rate of $150 for Chatham Twp. families and $200 for non-resident families. Register on Community Pass:  Learn more at  

Volunteer Day - Building Hillside Trail - September 10th

Moody’s Annual Issuer Report

Cool Off at the Colony Pool

Please be advised that anytime the temperature reaches 90 degrees, senior citizens are welcome at The Colony Pool Club free of charge.  If you have an interest in learning more about the Club please visit here.

Stay Alert - Neighborhood Watch Program
This new community-wide Neighborhood Watch program is aimed at educating residents on how they can help prevent crime while implementing home and personal security strategies. Learn more here.


The Colony Pool ClubOut of the Darkness Community Walk
We invite you to join us for the inaugural Chatham Township
Out of the Darkness Community Walk
on Saturday, September 24th at 9:00 AM. The event will take place, rain or shine, at the Chatham High School, on Lafayette Avenue. Participants can register as an individual, or as a team, by visiting the Chatham Township Community Walk website at Read the press release here.

Mosquito Control and Zika Virus
Learn about mosquito prevention and the Zika Virus and what you can do to help it from spreading. View the presentation here.


Learn About the School Referendum
Six proposed school district projects will be presented to voters at a Special School District Referendum Election to be held on Tuesday, September 27th. Learn more about the six proposed projects here.

Black Bear Encounters 
Learn what to do if you encounter a black bear in your neighborhood and learn more about the Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy and black bear facts here.


Chatham Township Perspectives
View this series of videos that offer a behind-the-scenes look at the Township employees and volunteers who keep Chatham Township running. Click here to view the videos. 

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.

Suicide Prevention Presentation
View our “Talk Saves Lives” presentation presented in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention here.

2016 Introduced BudgetTaxes Cut for a Second
The Township Committee cut taxes for the second year-in-a-row and reflecting the lowest local purpose tax rate in more than 10 years! Few, if any, municipalities in New Jersey can tout this significant accomplishment. View the budget and financial statements here.


Mayor Curt Ritter recognized many of the Township’s volunteers during Volunteer Appreciation Month. Read the proclamation here, view the video here and learn more about volunteer opportunities here.

2016 Mayoral Statement

Read Mayor Curt Ritter’s 2016 Mayoral address where he outlines his goals and objectives for 2016 here or view the video here.






Municipal Building Hours
Effective May 31, 2016, the Municipal Building will be operating on Summer Hours.  Business hours on Monday through Thursday will remain 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, and business hours on Friday will be 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

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