April 29, 2022
I hope that everyone had a wonderful week and was able to stay warm in this unseasonably cold weather. Bulk and Brush pick-up will continue this week and spring programs are underway.
Please see below for more.
Last week, our officers responded to a call regarding a missing person, known to be in distress. After setting up a perimeter our K9 handler, Patrolman Joshua Abrahamson and his partner Bolo, responded to the scene. Bolo led officers to the subject’s location. Thankfully, the subject was found unharmed. We would like to thank Bolo, and all of the officers involved, for bringing this call to a successful resolution.
Property Tax Notice - Second quarter property taxes must be received by Tuesday, May 10th to avoid interest which is calculated from May 1, 2022. The Tax Collector’s office will have extended hours on Tuesday, May 10th from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm. A drop box is located in the vestibule of Town Hall and is available 24/7. All payments left in the drop box by 8:00 pm on May 10th will be credited that day and will not be subject to interest. Read the Tax Collector’s letter HERE
Hydrant Flushing – The Marlboro Water Utility expects to conclude hydrant flushing on Friday, April 29th. The Gordons Corner Water Company has started their Spring Hydrant flushing. For more information, please visit www.gordonscornerwater.com.
Bulk Collection/Spring Cleanup and Brush Collection – The annual bulk collection began on April 25 and will continue by zone. Please review the letter HERE to ensure that Marlboro streets stay clean and safe for vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians.
Zoning Office Message on Property Maintenance – As we enter spring and begin cleanup, the Zoning Office details code requirements for property maintenance and how to report a vacant home in your neighborhood before it becomes unsightly. Please see the Zoning letter HERE.
Pothole Portal – The portal is on the home page of the website ‘Quick Links & Actions’ and HERE. Only one Marlboro SDL account is needed for all on-line services. This efficient method of reporting allows our residents who drive our streets every day to direct resources where they are needed.
Seeking Marlboro First Aid Volunteers – The Marlboro First Aid and Rescue Squad and the Morganville First Aid Squad are Seeking Volunteers. For more information please see the FLYER.
SART Training to Support Survivors of Sexual Violence – The Marlboro Police Department is offering SART training for those interested in volunteering to assist victims of sexual violence. For more details, please see the FLYER.
PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
Spring Recreation Programs – Please see the letter for upcoming registration programs, swim club and more for all ages HERE.
Arbor Day 2022- Join the Marlboro Shade Tree Committee on Saturday, April 30 at 10am for a brief Arbor Day tree planting ceremony recognizing the 150th Arbor Day. The ceremony will be held at the Community Garden located at 82 Tennent Road.
National Drug Takeback Day – Saturday, April 30 from 10am – 2pm in front of Town Hall/Police Department. Help fight drug abuse. Remove unneeded medicines from your home, prevent misuse and out of landfills and water supply. All drugs accepted. No questions asked. No sharps. FLYER
Historic Tour – The Marlboro Historic Commission, led by Chair Doug Tilton is pleased to announce that the Marlboro Old Brick Reformed Church has been chosen as a site in the annual ‘A Weekend in Old Monmouth’ event May 1st. This free event is a self-guided tour. Click here for more information.
Blood Drive – Sunday, May 1 from 10am - 4pm, Marlboro Police, Recreation, and the Alliance for the Prevention of Drug Abuse announce a Community blood drive. Advance registration suggested but not required. FLYER
International Medium Dolores Rihlo – May 10 at 7:30pm, The Marlboro Educational Foundation presents International Medium, Dolores Rihlo. All proceeds of this event benefit the Marlboro Educational Foundation to fund innovative educational experiences for K-8 students. FLYER.
Rabies Clinic – Saturday, May 14 from 10am - noon. Dogs and Cats must be annually licensed with the Township. Late fees will be added after June 1. Registration and clinic information HERE.
Memorial Day Parade – The Veterans and Volunteers committee is pleased to announce that the parade and ceremony return on May 22 at 1pm. If you represent a community group, business or organization and would like to participate, please email
Marlboro Township Water Utility (MTWUD) Customers - Please be advised that, due to the increase in Middlesex Water Company’s (MWC) rates approved by the BPU, new water rates are effective for Marlboro Water Utility customers as of January 1, 2022. Bills generated on or after April 1 will reflect the new rates. Please see the letter from MTWUD regarding the MWC rate increase 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.
Enjoy the weekend.
Mayor Jon Hornik