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.
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.