The Mayor and Council of Chester Township are pleased to report that they’ve been able to hold down a tax rate increase to just $0.01, or approximately $6.65 for the average homeowner in 2015. The continued slow growth of revenues against cost increases that ran as high as 12% over 2014 meant that a […]
Saturday, April 18th – 9AM: Grand Opening Ceremony of the Parker Road Preserve mountain biking trails, followed at 9:30 am by a youth mountain bike skills clinic and pre-ride of the race courses. Located on Parker Road, Chester Township. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the long winter the DPW was delayed in beginning our annual street sweeping program. The DPW began sweeping streets three weeks ago and sweeps daily. The DPW asks all residents to be patient in this process and is moving along as quickly as possible. Also on garbage and recycling days please do not […]
This notification is being generated to alert Chester Township residents of an increase in positive rabies cases being reported to the Health Department. Two positive rabies results have been received since the end of February. A rabid skunk was found on Tiger Brook Lane and a rabid raccoon was found on North Road. State […]
The public is invited to come out and watch the Chester Adult Kickball League play! Ideal for those who are curious about the league and want to come preview for next year, or for those hardcore kickball fans who wish to come cheer on their favorite team! There are six teams in the league this year: Vultures, […]
The Morris County Park Commission is planning to perform a prescribed burn of 12 acres of woodlands and 6 acres of meadows located at the Elizabeth D. Kay Environmental Center, and 19 acres of meadows at Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center, both located in Chester Township. These prescribed burns are being planned and conducted by The New […]
Chester Township Recreation’s adult kickball league is for adults age 18 and over. The league will consist of coordinated teams playing one hour weekly games at Highlands Ridge Softball Field. Games will be played for eight weeks on Sundays, either 3-4pm, 4-5pm or 5-6pm beginning in April and ending in June. The master schedule to be determined by league coordinator […]
The Chester Township Health Department, in cooperation with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Radon Program, would like to make all residents aware of the need to test their homes for Radon. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. However, because radon […]
Reminder to dog owners: it’s time for dog license renewal for 2015. Late fee is $2 per month, per dog, beginning March 1st, 2015. Township will accept a letter from the veterinarian if your dog cannot be vaccinated early due to illness. If you have questions, please contact Mary Nowicki at (908) 879-5100 x824.
Due to anticipated weather conditions, tonight’s March 3rd Council meeting has been moved to 5:00 p.m. instead of 7:30.