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Chatham Township Introduces Bond Ordinance for $2 Million Open Space Purchase

September 15, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee voted 5-0 Thursday night to introduce a $2 million bond ordinance that will cover the purchase of approximately seven acres of Open Space located on the "Snake Hill" portion of Southern Boulevard and stretching down to River Road.

The ordinance will be up for adoption on Sept. 28.

The properties being purchased are located at 9 ...

And Then There Were Five: Chatham Township Committee Swears in Selen

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee returned to a five-member contingent on Thursday night when Republican Tayfun Selen was sworn in as an interim member.

Selen was selected in a unanimous vote of the Chatham Township Committee in a special meeting held Tuesday night to fill the vacant seat of John Maurer, who moved to North Carolina over the summer and resigned his position on Aug.

Chatham BOE Awards $3 Million Auditorium Contract; School District Enrollment "Has Stabilized"

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education awarded a $3 million contract for renovations to the Chatham High School auditorium at its regular meeting held Monday night.

The BOE unanimously approved the award of the contract to John O'Hara Company of East Orange. Previously, the board rejected the lowest bid twice when the project was sent out for bid. The awarded contract for $3,026,603 ...

Chatham's 2017 Fishawack Festival is Another Success Story for Chatham; Revenues Tripled

CHATHAM, NJ - Net revenue from Chatham's annual Fishawack Festival more than tripled, according to the report on the 2017 event given Monday night at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting.

For the second straight year, MyChathamNJ ran the festival through Chatham Community Services and while more money was spent on the event, the profit was higher, too.

Janice Piccolo, director of ...

Selen Selected to Serve on Chatham Township Committee at Special Meeting

CHATHAM, NJ -Tayfun Selen was selected as the interim replacement for a seat on the Chatham Township Committee at a special meeting held Tuesday night. He will be sworn in at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee on Thursday.

Selen fills the seat vacated by John Maurer, who moved to North Carolina and resigned last month. Tayfun had been elected by the Chatham ...

Chatham Borough Council Passes Resolution to Continue Boxcar Commuter Bus Parking at Train Station

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council passed a resolution at its regular meeting on Monday night that will allow Boxcar Inc. to continue providing commuter bus service from the Chatham Train Station to New York City.

The bus service picks up commuters in Madison and then comes to Chatham at 7:05 a.m. for its non-stop service into Penn Station and continues to 34th and Park Avenue. The ...

Chatham Township Committee to Select Maurer Replacement in Tuesday Special Meeting

CHATHAM, NJ - The four remaining members of the Chatham Township Committee will select and swear in an interim replacement for the vacant seat left by John Maurer when they vote at a special meeting set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Chatham Township Municipal Building.

Maurer moved out of state last month and resigned from his position on fhe Chatham Township Committee, effective Aug. 28.

Democrats Name Sheth as Candidate in Nov. 7 Election for Maurer Seat on Chatham Township Committee

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Democratic Committee announced its candidate for the unexpired term on the Township Committee. Salil Sheth will be running to fill the unexpired term of Republican John Maurer, who moved out of state and resigned last month.

Sheth was picked by the Chatham Township Democratic Committee at a meeting held Monday night in ...

Lonergan Backs Weber as His Successor on Borough of Chatham Council

CHATHAM, NJ - Republican Jim Lonergen has decided not to seek a fourth term on the Borough of Chatham Council and will be replaced by Bob Weber on the Nov. 7 ballot.

Lonergan will complete his ninth year on the council before stepping down in January.

"All the necessary paperwork has been filed," said Lonergan of having Weber replace him on the November ballot.

Steve ...

Chatham Planning Board Approves BOE Referendum Projects for Milton, Chatham Middle School

CHATHAM,  NJ - Plans for the capital improvement referendum projects at Milton Avenue School and the Chatham Middle School were given unanimous approval by the Chatham Borough Planning Board on Wednesday night. Each vote was 5-0.

The Chatham BOE agreed to the replacement of trees that will be lost during the construction. Work is expected to begin this fall and be completed by the ...

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