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Creating Safe Communities
The Chatham Township Committee, in conjunction with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and in partnership with the Jersey Battered Women’s Service (JBWS) hosted a community-based presentation on the prevention of domestic violence on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the Chatham Township Municipal Building. View the presentation by clicking here

Chatham Township Perspectives
View this series of videos that offer a behind-the-scenes look at the Township employees and volunteers who keep Chatham Township running. Click here to view the videos. 

Saturday October 29th Community Paper Shred
De-clutter and dispose of unwanted paper and documents safely and securely at this Community Shred fundraiser. All paper will be shredded by a truck while you watch. Click here for more info.

September/October e-newsletter
The Chatham Township Committee e-newsletter is designed to keep residents abreast of the activities of the various departments in the Township and increase their engagement in community-related activities. Click here to view the September/October issue.

Stay Alert - Neighborhood Watch Program
This new community-wide Neighborhood Watch program is aimed at educating residents on how they can help prevent crime while implementing home and personal security strategies. Learn more here.

Suicide Prevention Presentation
View our “Talk Saves Lives” presentation presented in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention here.

 Bear Encounters 
Learn what to do if you encounter a black bear in your neighborhood and learn more about the Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy and black bear facts here.


Chatham Twp Credit Remains Strong - Moody’s Annual Issuer Report
The credit position for Chatham Township is very high quality, and its Aa1 rating is stronger than the median rating of Aa3 for cities nationwide. Key credit drivers include a robust financial position, a superior socioeconomic profile, and a solid tax base. - Click for Annual Report


Mayor Curt Ritter recognized many of the Township’s volunteers during Volunteer Appreciation Month. Read the proclamation here, view the video here and learn more about volunteer opportunities here.

2016 Introduced BudgetTaxes Cut for a Second
The Township Committee cut taxes for the second year-in-a-row and reflecting the lowest local purpose tax rate in more than 10 years! Few, if any, municipalities in New Jersey can tout this significant accomplishment. View the budget and financial statements here.

Mosquito Control and Zika Virus
Learn about mosquito prevention and the Zika Virus and what you can do to help it from spreading. View the presentation here.


2016 Mayoral Statement

Read Mayor Curt Ritter’s 2016 Mayoral address where he outlines his goals and objectives for 2016 here or view the video here.











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