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Public Notices
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
Borough Council Meeting Oct 16 Time Rescheduled to 6pm (pdf)
Borough Council Meeting October 2 rescheduled to 7pm (pdf)
Pool Commission Meeting Oct 9 rescheduled to Oct 10 (pdf)

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.
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day (pdf)
October 28, 2017, 10am-2pm. Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal at Metuchen Police Department, Borough Hall Foyer, 500 Main St.
Register now for Girls Youth Basketball (pdf)
The Metuchen Girls Youth Basketball League is designed for Metuchen girls who are in grades 1st through 8th. The purpose of this league is to have fun and learn the basic fundamental basketball skills, like dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding & playing defense. Registration Deadline Clinic (1st – 6th grade): November 17th. Registration Deadline for 7th – 8th grade: December 1st. The fee for the season is $60
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!
Metuchen Farmers Market Opens for Business (pdf)
for its 21st season at the Metuchen Senior Center Parking Lot (on the corner of New & Center Streets). The market offers farm-fresh product, gourmet foods and handcrafted items. Saturdays, from 9am-2pm through November 18th, rain or shine!
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 For more information on bear safety in New Jersey, please visit You can report black bear damage or nuisance behavior to DEP’s 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.
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
Fri Oct 20
Court - 9:00am
Mon Oct 23
Arts Council - 8:00pm
Wed Oct 25
Court - 5:30pm
Accessibility Commission - 8:00pm
Thu Oct 26
Historic Preservation Committee - 7:30pm
Wed Nov 1
Court - 5:30pm
Board of Health - 7:30pm
Thu Nov 2
Planning Board - 7:30pm
Mon Nov 6
Borough Council Meeting - 6:30pm
Tue Nov 7
Borough Offices CLOSED
Clerk's Office OPEN for Elections
Shade Tree Commission - 7:00pm
Wed Nov 8
Traffic & Transportation - 7:00pm
Thu Nov 9
Metuchen Municipal Alliance - 7:15pm
Zoning Bd. of Adjustment - 7:45pm
Fri Nov 10
Borough Offices CLOSED
Mon Nov 13
Pool Commission - 7:30pm
Tue Nov 14
Library Bd. of Trustees @ Library - 7:00pm
Wed Nov 15
Court - 5:30pm
Environmental Commission - 7:00pm
Board of Health - 7:30pm
Thu Nov 16
Historic Preservation Committee - 7:30pm
Planning Board - 7:30pm
Fri Nov 17
Court - 9:00am

Ord. 2017-15 & 16 - Intro - Ord. Hours of Alcohol Sale & Short Term Rental Properties (pdf)
Ord. 2017-17 - Intro - Bond Ord Legal Notice - 10.2.17 (pdf)
Ord. 2017-15 & 16 - Final - Ord. Hours of Alcohol Sale & Short Term Rental Properties (pdf)
Ord. 2017-17 - Final - Bond Ord Legal Notice - 10.16.17 (pdf)

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