Borough Government Announcements
NOTICE OF MEETING TIME CHANGE In compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act, the Joint Municipal Court Committee of the Borough of Madison, Borough of Chatham, Township of Harding, Township of Chatham and the Township of Morris issues this notification of the following scheduled meeting change. “PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the September 23, 2014, meeting of the Joint Municipal Court Committee scheduled for 7:30 pm is being rescheduled for the same date beginning at 5:30 pm in the 2nd Floor Committee Room of the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building, 50 Kings Road, in the Borough of Madison. This meeting is open to the public. Please note that official action may be taken. By order of the Joint Municipal Court Committee
If you are a full-time resident of Madison you may be eligible for a rebate of $100 on your electric utility bill! Click here for the application and more information about eligibility criteria: https://www.rosenet.org/uploads/23/amendedelectricrebateapp09_15_2014.pdf Do you feel you may need help paying for your heating or electric bills? Do you have a medical condition that requires air conditioning? Federal Home Energy Assistance programs are available. Click here for information in English and Spanish: http://www.rosenet.org/uploads/3/homeenergyassistprogram.pdf
Once a week garbage pickup resumes on Monday, September 14th. Please refer to the 2014 recycling newsletter for more details. http://www.rosenet.org/uploads/958/2014_recycling_newsletter.pdf
Per Municipal Code 166-34, A residential property owner may apply to the Borough for partial reimbursement of the cost of replacement of an existing sidewalk or construction of a new sidewalk on land abutting a public street. The reimbursement shall be $15 per square yard. The reimbursement shall apply to sidewalk installation only and shall not apply to ancillary work such as landscaping, lawn sprinklers and electronic dog fences. The property owner shall submit to the Borough Engineer all bills associated with the project as well as evidence of payment to the contractor.
RELOCATION OF ELECTRONICS RECYCLING DUMPSTER: The electronics recycling dumpster has been moved inside the gates on John Ave. Hours of Operation are: Monday and Fridays 9-11:30 am. ***For Madison residents only***
TRAFFIC IMPACT NOTICE on Route I-287 Southbound and Route 24: NJDOT will be completing various road improvements along Route I-287 and Route 24, weather conditions permitting. NJDOT indicates the project will begin on or about August 1, 2014 with completion set for December 9, 2014. Resurfacing of the roads is anticipated to impact traffic beginning Friday, August 8, 2014 and will involve temporary night time lane closures. The NJDOT Field Superintendent can be reached at 908-688-3959 during regular business hours for additional information. The Municipal Engineer in Borough Hall can also provide information as it becomes available. Thank you for your cooperation. THE BOROUGH OF MADISON.
Bottle Hill Day 2014 is Saturday, September 27th! Applications for booths are now available online: http://www.rosenet.org/uploads/45/bottle_hill_day_2014_application_packet.pdf For more information about Bottle Hill Day, visit: http://www.rosenet.org/gov/ddc/pages/bottle-hill-day-2014 Interested in our sponsorship opportunities? Visit: http://www.rosenet.org/uploads/45/2014_bhd_sponsorship_packet.pdf
Every Thursday 06/05 - 10/16 Visit (http://www.rosenet.org/gov/ddc/pages/madison-farmers-market-2014) for more information !
Hold the date! The Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps will be holding their 3rd annual Pig Roast on October 4, 2014.