Borough Government Announcements
The Madison Public Library will close at 4pm on Wednesday, November 26 and remain closed for Thanksgiving Day. The Library will be open regular hours on Friday (10 am - 6 pm); Saturday (10 am - 5 pm) and Sunday (1 - 5 pm).
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/23/2014electric_rebate_app_9_22_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
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!
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.
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.