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Metuchen Borough Hall will start summer business hours 7/2/18 through 8/31/18. Business hours will be:

Monday - Thursday 8am - 4:30pm and 
Friday 8am-1pm. 

The Municipal Court Violations Bureau and the Police Department Records office will be open 8am-4pm Monday through Friday.


The Mayor will be hosting open office hours this week at his office at Borough Hall on Thursday, July 19 between 10am and noon. No appointment necessary.


    

 

The July Pool Commission meeting will be held on Thursday 7/12 @ 7:30 under the pavilion at Metuchen Municipal Pool.  

News and More...
Drawing with Young Rembrandts Summer 2018 (pdf)
Young Rembrandts teaches children the technical skills of drawing, the basis of all visual arts, in a fun and nurturing setting. Our drawing instruction is easy to follow ensuring success regardless of artistic ability. Each summer we offer classes that combine our basic drawing lessons and cartoon illustrating in workshops which explore different themes. Click "more" for information regarding payment and registration.
Free Summer Swing Dance Event (pdf)
The Metuchen Arts Council and Metuchen Downtown Alliance invite you to get your dancing shoes on for their first free summer swing dance event on the new Metuchen Towne Plaza on Friday, July 13th. The evening event gets under way at 7pm ... click "more" for further information.
Mad Science Summer Camps 2018 (pdf)
Exciting activities and spectacular demonstrations to capture the children's attention. Each day, the children will receive a take home experiment to reinforce the camp's topic. Our instructors are energetic, enthusiastic, and experienced!!! Click "more" for information.
Metuchen Municipal Pool Summer Events (pdf)
The Metuchen Municipal Pool announces a full calendar of events and activities at the Pool this summer. Click here or MORE.
Middlesex County Residential Cooking Oil Program 2018 (pdf)
Middlesex County Residents Only. Liquid Vegetable Oils Only. Residents must see an attendant before unloading their vehicle.
Win at Marketing -- Free Interactive Workshops (pdf)
Interactive Marketing Workshops for Metuchen Based Businesses – the Metuchen Downtown Alliance (MDA) is offering a series of three workshops designed to help Metuchen based businesses create and execute marketing strategies and tactics to improve their business performance. The workshops are free through a grant from SCORE and MDA member businesses who attend all 3 workshops are eligible to compete for matching grants to help implement their marketing strategies. Workshops start June 27 and registration is requirement. Click here for information.
Positive Dog Training (pdf)
Puppy and Adult Basic Obedience Classes Starting in June! Puppy Kindergarten and Adult Basic Obedience. Enrollment Now Open! Please click "more" for further information.
Water Company Construction
Middlesex Water Company, a provider of water and wastewater and related services in New Jersey, is preparing to begin construction of an underground large diameter water transmission main from the Township of Edison to the Borough of Metuchen, New Jersey.
Stop Animal Abuse!
To report animal cruelty/neglect in the following towns: Edison, Piscataway, Dunellen, Metuchen & Highland Park, please call 732-248-7343. You must leave your first name, call back number and basic information of the complaint. See something, say something!
The Metuchen TV + Technology Committee
is collecting feedback regarding our cable TV and internet service providers, and would appreciate your input. Please take a few minutes to fill out our survey by clicking "more" or go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MetuchenTVandTech2018
Meter Pit Information (pdf)
Middlesex Water Company Installing Exterior Meter Pits in Metuchen – many residents have asked about the white, plastic containers being installed on numerous streets in Metuchen. Click here to learn about Middlesex Water Company’s multi-year plan to relocate interior water meters to exterior meter pit enclosures.
2018 Mosquito Control
For information about 2018 mosquito control from Middlesex County, please click below.
Pedestrian Bridge
Following a Borough engineer’s inspection on 1/30/18, safety deficiencies were discovered at the Graham Avenue “Kahn’s Crossing” pedestrian bridge over the Greenway. As a result, the bridge is closed. Once all safety concerns are addressed, the Borough will reopen the bridge. Updates will be posted once more information becomes available. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.
PSE&Gs Storm Information
In an effort to better inform residents about PSE&G's ​s​torm restoration process and protocols, ​the links below ​are available for reporting and tracking outages and getting useful information about storm preparedness.
2018 Introduced Budget
Please click "more" to see Metuchen Borough's 2018 Introduced Budget.
As of April 1st, Metuchen Recycling Center has new hours.
Tuesday & Thursday 8:00am-1:00pm. Saturday 9:00am-12:00pm. Closed Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Bulldog Baseball Camp (pdf)
at Metuchen High School. July 9th-13th, July 16th-20th, or July 23rd-27th, 9am-1pm. Click "more" for information and registration form.
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 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
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.
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:
Thu Jul 19
TRC - 6:30PM
Planning Board - 7:30PM
Mon Jul 23
Arts Council - 8:00PM
Wed Jul 25
Court - 5:30PM
Thu Jul 26
Historic Preservation Commission - 7:30PM
TV & Technology - 8:00PM
Wed Aug 1
Court - 5:30PM
Thu Aug 2
TRC - 6:30PM
Planning Board - 7:30PM
Tue Aug 7
Bd. of Education - 7:00PM - Council Chambers
Shade Tree - 7:30PM
Human Relations Commission - 7:30PM
Wed Aug 8
Court - 5:30PM
Senior Citizen Commission @ Senior Building - 6:30PM
Traffic & Transportation - 7:00PM
Recreation Soccer Meeting - 8:00PM
Thu Aug 9
Metuchen Municipal Alliance - 7:15PM
Zoning Board - 7:45PM
Fri Aug 10
Court - 9:00AM
Mon Aug 13
Borough Council Meeting - 7:30PM
Pool Commission - 7:30PM
Wed Aug 15
Environmental Commission - 7:00PM
Thu Aug 16
TRC - 6:30PM
Planning Board - 7:30PM

Ordinances
Ord. 2018-15. Ord. 2018-16, Ord. 2018-17 & Ord. 2018-18 - Sign Regulations, Plaza, Parking Meters & Salaries (pdf)
Ord. 2018-15 - Signage (pdf)
Ord. 2018-16 - Ordinance Regulating the Metuchen Town PLaza (pdf)
Ord. 2018-17 - Parking Meters (pdf)
Ord. 2018-18 - Amend Salary Maximux Range (pdf)
Ord. 2018-19 - Intro Rec. Fees (pdf)