Frank Esposito, Director
Michael Smith, Roads Supervisor
Andrew Williams, Buildings and Grounds Supervisor
Vera Crouthamel, Secretary
The DPW handles the following:
- Florham Park Environmental Center
- Maintenance of all Borough roads; i.e. repairing potholes, paving, etc.
- Maintenance of parks, playgrounds, and Municipal grounds and buildings
- Snow plowing of Borough roads
- Signage along Borough roads
- Installation and maintenance of storm drains
- Maintenance of all Borough vehicles, including police and fire
- Curbside pickup of leaves and brush
- Removal of downed trees on Borough property
Inclement Winter Weather
Current Borough Ordinances prohibit the plowing or blowing of snow into Borough Roads. Please refrain from doing this as it creates hazardous driving conditions for residents.
BRUSH, LIMB AND GRASS PICK-UP
BRUSH & LIMB PICKUP began the week of March 25, 2013 and will be conducted once a month during the last full workweek (that’s Monday through Friday) of the month continuing through the week of September 23, 2013. Leave brush curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Monday and do not place brush in the roadway. Once a roadway is completed there will be no return trips until the following month. LARGE BRANCH CHIPPING between 1 inch and 6 inches in diameter with a length greater than 4 feet will be chipped. SMALL BRANCH CHIPPING Branches and cuttings less than 1 inch in diameter may be tied in bundles no longer than 4’ and placed curbside, or in rigid receptacle which does not contain grass or garden debris. Grass and Garden Debris Pickup begins the week of April 1, 2013, and will continue through the week of October 28, 2013. Plastic containers, metal cans and all biodegradable bags are acceptable containers; however, no plastic bags may be used at any time.
HEAVY ITEM PICK-UP
There will be two (2) pickups scheduled in 2013; the week of May 6 and the week of September 9, 2013. All residents must register the items to be picked up, by telephoning the Department of Public Works by calling 973-410-5330 with their name, address, telephone number and items list, no later than the Thursday preceding the scheduled collection. Items that will not be picked up include oil tanks, windows, sliding glass doors, mirrors, tires, propane tanks, construction or demolition debris, firewood, logs, stumps, quantities of fencing, railroad ties or items in plastic garbage bags. No glass, plastic bags, or paint will be accepted and we request that you please separate wood from metal, making 2 piles
COMPUTERS, MONITORS, AND TELEVISIONS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED FOR HEAVY ITEM PICKUP (OR WEEKEND DROP OFF AT THE COLUMBIA TPK. ENVIRONEMENTAL CENTER.)
Appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers or any other items that have a compressor known to contain Freon will not be picked up unless the DCS office has been provided with documentation indicating that the Freon has been legally removed.
(Please check www.njcleanenergy.com to see if a refrigerator/freezer recycling program is in effect, or call 877-270-3520 for information as you may be entitled to a rebate). All items must be at curbside by 6:30 a.m. the Monday of each collection week.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE & COMPTER TV DROP OFF EVENTS
Computers, televisions, monitors, printers, scanners, phones, fax machines and various oil based materials may be dropped off, free of charge, (9:00 am to 2:00 pm) by contacting the MCMUA.
Saturday, May 19, 2013 at Jefferson Township DPW, 1033 Weldon Rd., Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849.
Saturday, June 22, 2013 Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 W. Hanover Ave., Parsippany, NJ
Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 W. Hanover Ave., Parsippany.
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Pequannock Twp. Municipal Bld, 530 Newark-Pompton Tpk, Pompton Plains, NJ
For further information and directions, please call the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority at 973-631-5109
FP ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER:
The Environmental Center will be open every Saturday from 8:00 am until 12 noon. Please remember to bring proper identification or you will not be admitted to the center.
RULES FOR FLORHAM PARK ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER
DRIVERS LICENSE OR ANOTHER FORM OF PROOF OF FLORHAM PARK RESIDENCY MUST BE PRESENTED TO THE ATTENDANT BEFORE DUMPING
Items not accepted:
- Oil tanks, Stumps, Plastic bags, items in plastic bags, Tires, Quantities of fencing
- Wooden pallets, Propane tanks, Railroad ties, Paint (unless uncapped and dried out), firewood, household garbage,
Also not accepted are:
Televisions and Computer Monitors
Items such as refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, or any other item containing Freon will not be accepted unless the DPW office has been provided with written documentation indicating that the Freon has been legally removed from the item. Check with www.njcleanenergy.com to see if a refrigerator/freezer recycling program is in effect.
Vehicles not allowed at Environmental Center:
- Trailers or rented vehicles of any kind or any out-of-state vehicle
- Commercial vehicles (U Haul, etc.)
- Mason dumps ·
- Anything larger than a pickup truck · Vehicles not registered to Florham Park residents
Commercial vehicles or trailers will be accepted provided you obtain a letter of approval from the DPW Director at Borough Hall. The letter must contain the make, model and plate number, and it must be a New Jersey vehicle registered to a resident in the Borough of Florham Park.
The Borough of Florham Park reserves the right to refuse
ANY VEHICLE AT ANY TIME at their discretion.