Public Works Department


The Department of Public Works is responsible for maintenance of all Borough roads (approximately 27 miles), including repairing potholes, snow plowing, sanding, line painting, and installing and maintaining storm drains. 

Public Works maintains all of the Borough's recreational facilities, including Donatoni Community Park, Friendship Field, Smith Field, Heady Field, and Park Lake. 

Public Works also is responsible for the Borough Water and Sewer Utility. There are four wells which provide over 40,000,000 gallons of water annually. Please remember that water is one of our most precious natural resources and should be used conservatively. 



You can usually reach the Public Works Department between 3:00 and 3:30 p.m. at 973-627-7025;

or call 973-627-2000 and the Municipal Building staff will take a message.


Solid Waste Collection and Recycling

Annual Garbage and Recycling Schedule


The Recycling Center, located at 21-25 Union St., is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 - 2:00 and Saturday 9:00 - 12:00. 


Clean water is important to all of us. Click here for what you can do to help keep our water clean.  


Due to much lower than normal rainfall, New Jersey's water supply is dwindling.  Click here to learn six simple steps you can take to help avoid a drought emergency.  Click here to read the "Blue Guide for Water Conservation."



Lead has been a topic in recent news.  The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Water Resources Management Program has compiled a list of frequently asked questions pertaining to lead (Pb) concentrations within our water sources here in New Jersey.  Click here for additional information.


Lead is not normally found in drinking water at the source. Typically, lead gets into drinking water from the service lines, plumbing and fixtures that may contain lead. As a result of corrosion, lead and other metals from the pipes slowly dissolve into the water. Lead is associated with adverse health impacts even at low levels, particularly in infants and children.


The Division of Water Supply & Geoscience now has information available regarding lead in drinking water, specific to Consumers, Schools and Childcare Facilities, and Public Water Systems.  The information provided on these pages is intended to offer guidance on how to determine whether lead is present in drinking water, to remediate if lead is found, and to reduce exposure.



Water Consumer Confidence Reports


2017 Water Consumer Confidence Report

2016 Water Consumer Confidence Report

2015 Water Consumer Confidence Report

2014 Water Consumer Confidence Report

2013 Water Consumer Confidence Report

2012 Water Consumer Confidence Report



Road Opening Permit

Sewer Dye Test Application

Sewer Service Application

Water Allocation Application

Water Service Application



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