August 5, 2022
National Night Out was a great success. I want to thank the team that worked to bring our residents, police officers, first aid, fire, and local businesses together in support of our strong community/police partnership.
Our area is under a heat advisory until 8pm on Friday. Heat indexes of more than 100 degrees are expected. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.
Please see below for more for events and programs:
NOTICE FROM THE TAX COLLECTOR
Annual Tax Bills UPDATE – The tax bills have been mailed. Property tax information is available for viewing and paying on our website HERE. The grace period for 3rd quarter property taxes (due August 1st) has been extended to August 22nd. Note that interest charges on payments made after the grace period are calculated back to the August 1 due date. Payments can be made online, via email or by using the 24/7 drop box available in the Town Hall vestibule 24/7 or at the tax office. My newsletter included with the tax mailing can also be viewed online HERE.
PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
Marlboro Farmers Market – Open every Sunday through October from 9am to 1pm, the market is located at 444 Route 520 just west of route 79. Plenty of parking is behind with market with handicapped at ground level. Please remember your reusable shopping bags Visit the @MarlboroFarmersMarket Facebook/IG pages for weekly updates or the website HERE.
Summer Concert & Car Show - Sunday, August 14 at the Rec Amphitheater. Free and no registration required. The car show opens at 5:30 and the concert begins at 6:30. Bring chairs/blankets and join us for our second summer concert. FLYER
Swim Club ‘Dog Days of Summer’ Reduced Rates – Registration is open now for membership beginning July 25. There are still 43 days left of summer fun! Click the flyer for rates and a QR code to join. FLYER
Fall Recreation Soccer: Registration is now open for boys and girls, 3 years old through 12th grade. See attached for details. FLYER NOTE: registration closes August 17.
Marlboro High School Soccer Coaches Camp: Presenting “Playmaking and Finishing,” a soccer camp held by the Marlboro High School soccer coaches August 8 – 12. See attached for details. FLYER
Marlboro Day – Our 38th Annual Marlboro Day will be held on Sunday, September 18 from 12PM-5PM. Don’t miss out! If you want to be an event sponsor or a vendor/table, click HERE for more.
For upcoming programs, events and fall sports check out the Recreation Program Guide HERE.
Vacation Safety Check - Register for a free police security check to request extra patrols while you are away. Request this service by reading the WAIVER FORM and completing the REQUEST FOR SECURITY CHECK.
Take the Safety Pledge – Thank you to the residents who already took the pledge. If you took the pledge and your sign was not yet delivered, send an email to . If you have not yet taken the pledge, click HERE for QR codes to set up and account and request the pledge lawn sign. Don’t let your guard down! Continue to lock your car, remove your key fob and keep valuables that are left in your car out of sight. The 'See Something, Say Something and We Will Do Something' initiative continues to be effective and I thank all residents for your support and cooperation. Please do not hesitate. If you see something suspicious or out of place, call the police.
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.
NJ Unemployment /In-Person Visits Available by Appointment – People with outstanding unemployment claims can now schedule in-person appointments at one-stop career centers across the state. Please see directions HERE. Note that the reservation is complete only when a screen confirming your appoint appears.
Paper Shredding (Monmouth County) – Paper shredding dates are available throughout the county for residents. Up to 100 pound accepted (4 office paper boxes or 4 large trash bags). Large binder clips must be removed, paper clips and staples can remain. Upcoming dates include Freehold (August 6), Aberdeen (August 20) and Marlboro (September 24). See the flyer for locations, other dates and MORE.
CCOs and Planning Ahead - Please note that we are in the busy season for CCOs and our Community Development Team asks that you plan ahead. Please see ways to speed the CCO process, how to report property maintenance concerns and report potholes online HERE.
Recycling Collections – From time to time schedule adjustments must be made. Notices are sent email and social media and posted on the website homepage. As per the recycling calendar, if your recycling is not picked up, leave your bin curbside and send an email with your address to
Parking Spots Available – There are parking spots available at our commuter lots. For more information, and to secure a parking spot please visit the parking portal, linked 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.
Stay cool, be safe and I hope to see you Sunday at the Farmers Market.
Mayor Jon Hornik