Borough Government Announcements
NOTICE, that the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Madison, County of Morris and State of New Jersey, scheduled to begin in the 2nd Floor Committee Room of the Hartley Dodge Memorial, Kings Road in the Borough of Madison on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. is rescheduled to Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. and will immediately adjourn to Executive Session. The public session of the Regular Meeting will reconvene at the usual time of 8:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Council Chamber. FURTHER NOTICE, that formal action will be taken at the public session. By order of the Mayor and Council Elizabeth Osborne, Borough Clerk
Garbage has been rescheduled from Tuesday to Wednesday and the January 26th Council Meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, January 28th. Please visit the following page for information and updates regarding the snow storm. http://www.rosenet.org/gov/mayor-and-council/pages/snow-storm-update
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