Borough Government Announcements
The Madison Public Library will be closed Wednesday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) and Thursday, December 25 (Christmas Day). The Library will close at 4pm on Wednesday, December 31 (New Year's Eve) and remain closed Thursday, January 1.
NOTICE that, in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act, the Borough of Madison in the County of Morris and State of New Jersey hereby sets the Reorganization Meeting of the Mayor and Council for Thursday, January 1, 2015 at 12:00 Noon in the Council Chamber of the Hartley Dodge Memorial, 50 Kings Road in the Borough of Madison. FURTHER NOTICE that the Agenda will include, but not be limited to, appointments and reappointments of Boards and Committees for 2015, adoption of resolutions to facilitate Borough business including awarding professional services contracts for 2015, naming of Borough Officials and administering the Oath of Office to newly re-elected officials. Official action will be taken. All members of the public are cordially invited to attend. By Order of the Council Elizabeth Osborne Borough Clerk
2014 LEAF COLLECTION The Borough offers 3 ways for residents to dispose of their leaves: 1. CONTAINERS OR BAGS AT THE CURB.* This is the preferred method. Weekly curbside collection of yard waste in containers will continue until December 17, 2014. 50 free bags are available per household, at the Public Works Garage and other Borough offices from October 20, 2014. (PROOF OF RESIDENCY REQUIRED) 2. BRING TO MUNICIPAL GARAGE. Residents can bring leaves to the municipal garage on weekdays from October 27 – December 8, 2014 between the hours of 7:30 am to 3 pm. Note, this is weekdays only and no commercial dumping is allowed. 3. RAKE TO THE CURB. This is the least preferred method as it’s expensive and causes issues with traffic and storm water management. Collection will start on October 27, 2014 and weather permitting will continue until early December. December 12, 2014 is the last day to put your leaves out to the curb. In order to make curbside collection of leaves more efficient, place the leaves in the street. This allows our workforce to use front-end loaders for pickup when leaves are wet. Please call the Department of Public Works at 973-593-3088 if you need any additional information. Thank you. *NOTE: USING CONTAINERS OR BAGS WILL SAVE THE BOROUGH MONEY AND HELP KEEP YOUR TAXES DOWN!
The 2014 Recycling Schedule/Newsletter is posted on our Web site and can be found at: http://www.rosenet.org/uploads/958/2014_recycling_newsletter.pdf Thank you.
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