October 7, 2022
Weekend Update – Columbus Day Edition  

Dear Resident,

Monday, October 10, is Columbus Day and the Township Municipal Offices and the Recycling Center are closed in observance.  We remind residents that many services are available on line, including scheduling an inspection.  The list can be found HERE.  

The rain from storm Ian has moved on, the rain has (finally!) stopped and the Marlboro Farmers Market will be open Sunday from 9am to 1pm. Located near the corner of Routes 520 and 79, this week the market features 25 vendors with local produce, flowers, olive oil, butter, pickles, honey, eggs, fish, cheese and more. Visit the Marlboro Farmers Market Facebook and Instagram pages for details.   


Brush Only Pickup – Fall brush only pick up has begun by zone. Please take a moment to review the regulations and keep our streets clear, clean and free from flooding. For more details please view the letter posted to the Township Website HERE.  An easy reference FLYER HERE.

Celebrate our Volunteer Fire Departments:

Robertsville Fire Open House – Saturday, October 15 from 10-2 FLYER

Marlboro Fire Open House – Saturday, October 22 noon-4pm FLYER

Back to School. Back to the Office – Parking spots available at our commuter lots. For more information, and to secure a parking spot please visit the parking portal, linked HERE.


Halloween Movie Night: The Goonies Friday, October 14th at 6:30pm. All ages welcome. Bring your own chair, blanket and movie snacks. No alcohol, smoking or pets. FLYER

Trunk or Treat: Sunday, October 30th 2pm-4pm. Trunks/Vendors and candy donations needed. See how your business or organization can get involved. HERE

Kidz Art, Kids Fit and Bricks 4 Kidz registration closing soon.  For more on these and other upcoming events and programs, check out the Recreation Program Guide HERE


Opportunities for all ages and interests are available.  Learn more HERE.

First Aid Squads Need You! Give back to your community and learn invaluable life skills.   Marlboro and Morganville First Aid Squads offer free EMT certification and driver training to recruits, and active membership also qualifies volunteers for discounts on various Township fees and memberships and an annual contribution towards an individual retirement-type program.  Want to learn more? Check out the FLYER HERE.  


Safety Update – Please remember to lock your car doors, take the key fobs inside, remove garage door openers, lock your doors and set alarms.  If you have not yet doe so request an ‘I Took the Pledge’ lawn sign and download the ‘Neighbors’ app.  To read more about how we, as a community, as working together to keep our home and property safe, click HERE.


Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement) Program – The deadline to file is October 31, 2022.  For more information on how to utilize the Senior Freeze program, please view the notice, including a link to eligibility requirements, from the tax collector HERE.

ANCHOR Program – This replaces the Homestead Benefits program and provides property tax relief to NJ residents who owned or rented their principal residence and meet the income requirements.  Filing deadline is December 30, 2022. For more, visit the state website HERE.   

COVID-19 Ratepayer Relief Measures –Measures are in place to provide relief to ratepayers experiencing economic hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The NJ Department of Community Affairs has developed a low income household water assistance program.  Please review the letter from the Marlboro Water Utility HERE.

Mayor Jon Hornik