April 29, 2021
The weather has warmed and residents are enjoying our parks and open spaces. I ask everyone to please slow down and be on the lookout for bicycles, motorcyclists, walkers and runners. Parents, please take a moment and review bike safety with your kids HERE.
As you begin to fill pools and water lawns, the Marlboro Water Utility reminds you that water bills are driven by consumption. Please check for leaks and ensure everything is running properly so there are no surprises when you receive your bill. Click HERE for more.
DPW CURBSIDE COLLECTION
Brush Collection to Begin by Zone – Please see the letter from DPW linked HERE for zones, dates and regulations. This is the final lawn debris pickup before our summer road program begins.
Bagged Leaf Collection is Complete – Leaves may be brought to the recycling center throughout the year free of charge or taken by a private contractor. Please review the recycling calendar for details.
Spring Cleanup/Bulk Pickup – Collection continues by zone. Please review the regulations and excluded items (i.e. no TVs) in the recycling calendar, in the BULK PICKUP LETTER. In order to keep children and pedestrians safe, we ask that you not place bulk items curbside earlier than the weekend prior to your first pickup date.
Landscaper Registration - A reminder that all landscapers who do work for hire in Marlboro Township must register using our on-line portal on the Township website. This free registration must be complete no later than September 1, 2021. The registration portal can be accessed by visiting our website at www.marlboro-nj.gov and click the ‘Landscaper Registration’ under Quick Links and Actions or the ‘I need to Learn about…’ drop down box. The landscaper registers their business on the portal one time on the portal and then enters EACH address they service. We ask for your help ensuring that your landscaper is aware of this requirement.
ROAD WORK UPDATE
School Road East CLOSED - On or about May 3rd, 2021 School Road East will be closed to through traffic from 7am-3pm for road construction at the intersection of School Road East/Buckley Road. Detours will be in place and Officers will be on site to direct traffic. As always, this road closure will be weather permitting. Please contact Traffic & Safety at 732-536-0304 with questions. Please avoid the area.
- School Road East will be closed at School Road/Buckley Road and School Road/Dutch Lane Road.
- Buckley Road will be accessible to all traffic.
- School Road East will be accessible from Dutch Lane Road for local traffic only.
- The road will be closed at Mohawk Drive.
- All traffic can access School Road East from Dutch Lane Road up to Braxton Place.
- The detour at School Road East and Dutch Lane Road will direct traffic to East Freehold Road and Boundary Road.
Second Quarter Property Taxes Due - A reminder that 2nd quarter property taxes must be received by Monday, May 10, 2021, to avoid interest which is calculated from May 1, 2021. On line payments, 24 hour drop box and more in the letter from the Tax Collector HERE.
Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) – Marlboro Police along with 180 Turning Lives Around are looking for volunteers to support survivors of sexual violence. A virtual, mandatory 40 hour training class will be held in June. The application deadline is May 21. For more, please click HERE.
Paper Shredding – Dates scheduled in 2021 throughout Monmouth County. FLYER No businesses allowed and maximums enforced. Open to all county residents. Marlboro will be announcing our resident only paper shredding date soon.
Zoning Spring Letter – The Zoning Department discusses property upkeep, vacant homes, unmaintained pools, etc. and what is or is not a matter of Code Enforcement. For more, please review the letter from the Zoning Department HERE.
Texas Road (Costco) and Cambridge Square (Home Depot) Commuter Parking Available - Please review the COMMUTER PARKING PERMITS letter for on-line permit instructions. The letter also details how to join the wait list at the Union Hill location.
Marlboro Free Rabies Clinic - May 22 from 10am-noon.Owners and their pets will remain in the car. No payment will be taken at the clinic and so the due date for registration and payment has been extended to June 1, 2021. Payment must be received either via mail or on-line by that date to avoid a late fee. Dog and cat licenses are required by law and must be renewed every calendar year. Register your dog/cat with the Marlboro Police Department via mail or on-line click https://marlboro-nj.gov/images/forms/dog-cat-license-combined.pdf
Hydrant Flushing - Marlboro Township Water Utility annual hydrant flushing continues through Friday May 14 between 7:00pm and 1:00am. MORE…
Notice of Change in Polling Location (Districts 18 and 24) – Registered voters who reside in districts 18 and 24 have been mailed a postcard from the Municipal Clerk confirming a change in their polling location. District 24 will vote at Asher Holmes Elementary School and District 18 at Robertsville Elementary. Both districts previously voted at Robertsville Bible School. The new polling location will be printed on the sample ballot sent in advance of the June primary election. (NOTE: This change has not yet been updated on the County or State Election websites).
MARLBORO ASSISTANCE WITH COVID-19 VACCINATIONS - We are pleased to partner with state legislators, Monmouth County and Centrastate to help our residents find a vaccine appointment. Registration is open to any resident age 16 and older. Please read the letter HERE for more.
COVID-19 TESTING IN MARLBORO - The COVID-19 testing truck is located in the Recreation Center Parking lot. The schedule through the end of May is Sundays 9-3 and Wednesdays 1-7. The testing is done via saliva test, you do not have to be symptomatic and results are emailed within 72 hours. Please review the flyer for dates/times, the QR code to pre-register and what is needed to expedite the process. There are no out-of-pocket costs for the test. The flyer is posted on our website and HERE.
We are keeping an eye on the weekend weather and are currently under a High Wind Watch beginning Friday April 30 at noon until Saturday, May 1 at 5am. Please ensure that loose items in your yard are secured and keep all electronics fully charged. We will update you if it becomes necessary. Stay safe and have a good weekend.
Mayor Jon Hornik