CHATHAM, NJ -- The Borough of Chatham Council has not held a live in-person meeting since March 2020 but on Tuesday Washington Avenue School Third-Graders went live with their in-person questions for Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz outside of borough hall.

Washington third-grade students came to borough hall for "NJ Local Government Week" and Mayor Kobylarz held a question-and-answer session on the lawn in front of borough hall.

The mayor, who was joined by council president Carolyn Dempsey, was asked the difference between Chatham Borough and Chatham Township; what laws and how many have been passed, when will borough hall reopen, and why he took the job if it doesn't pay anything.

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Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz talks to third-graders

Washington's third-graders also interacted with the Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department members, the Chatham Borough Police and the members of the Department of Public Works.