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Meeting Cancelled Downtown Development Commission

The meeting of the Downtown Development Commission that was originally scheduled for 9/18 and rescheduled for 9/11 has now been cancelled.

Craftsman of theYear 2014 Museum of Early Trades Samuel Romano, DMD

The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts will honor Madison dentist Dr. Sam Romano as its 2014 “Craftsman of the Year” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at the museum at 9 Main St. at Green Village Road in Madison. The event was rescheduled from an earlier date “due to unforeseen circumstances,” noted museum trustee Thomas Judd. Romano will receive the honor at a late-lunch reception, and present a lecture tracing the evolution of dentistry from its earliest beginnings to the high-tech practice of his office today. “We hope that many of Dr. Romano’s friends and admirers will be able to join us for this belated celebration,” Judd said. “All previously-sold tickets will be honored, and the opportunity to participate has been extended at the museum and on our website.” The museum’s website is www.metc.org. A Madison native, Romano is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University and the New Jersey Dental School of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, and established his practice on Park Avenue in Madison in 1986. The museum’s trustees noted that Romano practices an ancient profession that has grown and evolved with advances in medical science and technology, and such links from the past to the present are at the heart of the museum’s mission to enhance the understanding and appreciation of America’s past. The trustees concluded that Dr. Romano combines his professional knowledge with his skills as a craftsman to serve his patients. ‘Top Doc’ Romano advances his passion for dentistry with continuing education and training with leading practitioners in his field. He received the prestigious honor of Clinical Instructor at the Kois Center for Dental Excellence in Seattle, the premier post-doctoral dental teaching center in the world. He was recognized as one of “New Jersey’s Top Docs” and New Jersey Family Magazine’s favorite children’s doctors for three consecutive years. Not content with just serving his own patients, Romano has conducted free clinics to provide preventive and restorative dental care to underserved children in New Jersey, and has traveled to Guatemala “to give children free smiles.” Many of the children he has served had never before received dental care or owned a toothbrush. Romano summed up his approach to his life and profession: “You’ll never feel as good as when you do something for somebody else. The greatest gift is when you have what somebody else needs, and you can give it to them.” Distinguished Honorees The “Craftsman of the Year” award was established in 2002 as a means to honor New Jersey residents who have, in their own unique ways, significantly advanced the museum’s mission.

Once a week garbage pickup starts on the 14th! Recycling/Garbage/Yard Waste Department

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

Sidewalk Partial Reimbursement Program Engineering Department

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.

North Street 2014 Road Improvements Engineering Department

Notice for residents on North Street in Madison. Cifelli & Son Construction, the General Contractor retained by the Borough of Madison to complete the resurfacing of nine local roads, intends to begin curb and drainage improvements this week, weather conditions permitting. Work will be phased to minimize access limitations for the public. Your cooperation is requested during the time of construction to remove/relocate the automobiles you intend to use by approximately 7:30 a.m. on curbing days when the contractor is active within 200 feet of your home. This will minimize interruption of construction work and allow the contractor to finish as soon as possible. Temporary Parking on a minor local street within 1000 feet of your home/business may be anticipated with the cooperation of the Police Department. Emergency “NO PARKING” will be enforced by the Police Department during construction if vehicles impede progress. Specific scheduling problems may be directed to the office of the Borough Engineer. The Police Department can be contacted for traffic information and assistance. The inconvenience is temporary but the improvements remain for years. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION ! THE BOROUGH OF MADISON

Relocation of Electronics Dumpster Public Works Department

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***

Electric Utility Rebates Borough Clerk’s Office

If you are a full-time resident of Madison with an annual income in 2013 of $40,000 or less, 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/23/2014_utility_rebate.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

TRAFFIC IMPACT NOTICE Engineering Department

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 Sept. 27th! Downtown Development Commission

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

Farmers Market June 5th! Downtown Development Commission

Every Thursday 06/05 - 10/16 Visit (http://www.rosenet.org/gov/ddc/pages/madison-farmers-market-2014) for more information !

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