Borough Government Announcements
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.
The recycling newsletter for 2015 is now available in electronic form: http://www.rosenet.org/uploads/958/2015newsletter_final.pdf Hard copies will be mailed out to residents before the end of the year. NEW: Madison now recycles paper cartons! Milk and beverage cartons can now be recycled with your paper, cardboard, and junk mail.
Your Health. Your Choice. Come out to Get Covered's upcoming events to learn about your new health care coverage options and how to help inform the uninsured in your neighborhood. Visit the Get Covered America page on the right or click the link below for more information. https://www.rosenet.org/gov/health/pages/get-covered-america
The Madison Health Department would like to remind residents with dogs to be mindful of their neighbors and ensure their dog isn't chronically howling, barking, and/or disturbing the peace and quiet of the neighborhood. Ordinance 15-2005 § 59-12. Howling or barking dogs. No person shall keep within the Borough any dog causing a nuisance and disturbing the peace and quiet of the neighborhood in which it shall be kept by chronically howling, barking and/or making and causing other sounds or noises.
Here's How to Safely Dispose Unwanted Medications.. To safely dispose of expired or unwanted medicine, you can either: -Visit the Madison Police Department at the Public Safety Building. They are offering a 24 Hour Secure Drug Take Back Program and will dispose medicines according to safety and environmental standards. OR -Mix the medicine with an unpalatable taste (like used coffee ground, or kitty litter), seal the mixture and then dispose of it in the household trash. Make sure all personal information on the label is scratched out and unreadable. To learn about what medicines should be flushed, and more information on prescription substance abuse, please visit the Safe Medication Disposal page by clicking on the following link. https://www.rosenet.org/gov/health/pages/safe-medication-disposal
Rabies is a potentially fatal disease transmitted by the bites of infected animals. The following link provides more information on how to protect yourself and your pet from rabies, as well as dates and locations of free rabies clinics offered in Madison and surrounding towns. http://www.rosenet.org/gov/health/pages/rabies
Madison Health Department will be offering cancer screenings for all women over the age of 18 on October 28. Please call 973-593-3079 x1 to make an appointment. Visit the following link for more information about breast cancer and risk factors. https://www.rosenet.org/gov/health/pages/breast-cancer-awareness