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The Borough of Metuchen was awarded a grant as part of the 2014 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program for their Crosswalk Improvements project.  SRTS provides funding to communities to improve walking and bicycling conditions to schools  Metuchen’s project involves the installation of rectangular rapid flashing beacons (RRFB) and crosswalk improvements including ramp upgrades per Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines at the following intersections:

  • Grove Avenue and Christol Street
  • Main Street (CR 531) and High Street
  • Main Street (CR 531) and Brunswick Avenue
  • Central Avenue (CR 531) and Liberty Street
  • Route 27 (Middlesex Avenue) and Oak Street

The Borough will be holding a Public Information Session  on 10/18/17  at 7:00 PM at the Metuchen Senior Center, 15 Center St. to present Preliminary Plans for the Metuchen Crosswalk Improvements project to the public for questions and comments. The public is encouraged to attend. 

News and More...
The Human Relations Commission of the Borough of Metuchen will be meeting on the second Tuesday of each month for the remainder of 2017 at 7:30 P.M. at Metuchen Borough Hall, 500 Main Street, Metuchen, NJ 08840
New Landscaping at Borough Hall Plaza
Beautiful landscaping job by Metuchen DPW at Borough Hall Plaza. The re-fresh looks great.
Woodmont Metro wins NJ Future Smart Growth Award!
Congratulations to the Woodmont Metro at Metuchen Station for winning a NJ Future Smart Growth Award for housing that broadens choices and community!
Borough of Metuchen Social Media Policy
Bear Safety Tips
DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife says you should report bear damage, nuisance behavior or aggressive bears to their Wildlife Control Unit at (908) 735-8793. During evenings and weekends, residents should call the local police department or the DEP Hotline at 877-WARN-DEP (877927-6337).
Middlesex County Residential Cooking Oil Program (pdf)
Middlesex County Residents Only. Liquid Vegetable Oils Only. Residents must see an attendant before unloading their vehicle. This program starts April 1st.
Middlesex Greenway Named Great Public Space (pdf)
The Middlesex Greenway was desigated a Great Public Space by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association. "The Greenway has become an outstanding recreational space for residents of all ages and abilities ...."
Follow the Metuchen Police on Twitter to receive information, tips, traffic alerts and safety messages @MetuchenPDChief
This week's Discover DEP podcast
focuses on bear safety in New Jersey, and it can be found at http://www.nj.gov/dep/podcast/. For more information on bear safety in New Jersey, please visit http://www.nj.gov/dep/fgw/bearfacts_safetytips.htm. You can report black bear damage or nuisance behavior to DEPís 24-hour, toll-free hotline at 1-877-WARN-DEP (1-877-927-6337).
Residents, please be aware of a
potential scam involving someone calling your home and telling you that because you are a good customer, you will receive a substantial discount on your monthly bill. Then they ask for your personal information. As a reminder, DO NOT GIVE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANYONE OVER THE TELEPHONE.
do1thing
Being prepared for disasters and emergencies can seem like a big job. Many people don't know where to start, so they never start at all. With Do 1 Thing you can take small steps that make a big difference in an emergency. Do 1 Thing is a 12-month program that makes it easy for you to prepare yourself, your family, and your community for emergencies or disasters.
Taxes Can Now Be Paid Online
Please have your Block and Lot and Utility ID numbers handy before entering.
Metuchen - The Brainy Borough
The Historic Preservation Commission is please to present a compilation of history in "Metuchen - The Brainy Borough". Enjoy the reading and learning of why Metuchen earned its name "The Brainy Borough"
Welcome to Metuchen (pdf)
A directory for the Borough of Metuchen produced by the Borough Improvement League.
PSE&G Help Paying Energy Bills (pdf)
PAGE Program Aids Moderate Income Households
Size and Location of Signs
A friendly reminder to residents and businesses in Metuchen.
Middlesex County Improvement Authority Recycling
Thanks to the cooperation of the people who live in Middlesex County, the MCIA and its 14 municipal partners operate one of the most successful recycling programs in New Jersey.
Metuchen has been designated a Sustainable Jersey Community (pdf)
The Borough of Metuchen is a Sustainable Jersey certified community--one of only 180 in the state.

Upcoming Events
Today:
Mon Dec 18
Borough Council Meeting - 7:30pm
Tue Dec 19
Parking Authority - 7:30pm
Recreation Commission - 7:30pm
Wed Dec 20
Court - 5:30pm
Environmental Commission - 7:00pm
Thu Dec 21
TRC
Planning Board - 7:30pm
Mon Dec 25
Borough Offices CLOSED
Thu Dec 28
Historic Preservation Committee - 7:30pm - CANCELLED
TV & Technology - 8:00pm

Ordinances
Ord. 2017-19 20 - Intro - Ord. Multiway Stop Intersections Appropriate Authority (pdf)
Ord. 2017-18 - Intro - Ord. Amending Code - Chaper 185 Vehicles Traffic - Parking Time Limited on Certain Streets (pdf)