September 30, 2022
Marlboro Office of Emergency Management is keeping an eye on storm Ian as remnants make its way into our area late Friday. The main threat is for heavy rain and gusty winds Friday evening through Saturday. Please take a moment and secure loose fall decorations or light outdoor furniture.
Marlboro Farmers Market is rain or shine and is currently scheduled to be open Sunday from 9am to 1pm. If the weather becomes severe or dangerous the market will close and notice will be posted to official Township social media.
For the latest forecast, please visit www.weather.gov/phi and we will, of course, update you if necessary. Our thoughts are with those in Florida as they begin their long road to recovery.
UPCOMING EVENTS AND PROGRAMS
Brush Only Pickup – Fall brush only pick up will begin by zone the first week of October. 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.
Adult Game Night – Thursday, October 6 from 6-10. Sponsored by the Marlboro Educational Foundation and benefits kids in grades k-8. FLYER
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 needed. See how your business or organization can get involved. HERE
For more on these and other upcoming events and programs, check out the Recreation Program Guide HERE.
Domestic Violence Response Volunteers (DVRT) – This is the final week to register. The Marlboro Police Department is seeking volunteers to serve on the DVRT. Learn more HERE.
Economic Development Committee (EDC) - The EDC supports local businesses through events, Shop Marlboro program and ribbon cuttings. Time commitment is 2-3 hours a month. The Marlboro EDC is looking for volunteers who have some or all of the following specialized skills: strong written and verbal communication skills, Social Media expertise, Graphic Design, Commitment to attend evening team meetings approx. every three weeks and participate in key initiatives (mostly weekends, such as New Business Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies, Marlboro Day, etc.) Want to learn more? Complete the CSA form 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 –I sent an email yesterday with important information about keeping your home and vehicles safe. If you have not yet reviewed the letter it is posted on the website HERE.
Tennent Road will be CLOSED on Wednesday, October 5 between Route 79 and Wooleytown Road between 7:30am and 5pm. Detours will be in place at both the Route 79/Tennent Road intersection and the Tennent/Wooleytown Roads intersection. Police will be on site to assist motorists. Avoid the area, if possible. Questions should be directed to Traffic and Safety at 732-536-0304.
Wyncrest Road – The flashing push-button pedestrian lights have been installed at the Wyncrest Road and School Road West providing a safer walkway at that intersection.
For more about the Road Repair Initiative visit the Road Construction webpage 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.
Have a good weekend, be safe, and keep an eye on the forecast. For those that observe, I wish you an easy fast.
Mayor Jon Hornik