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.
LEAF COLLECTION SCHEDULE
Leaf collection will begin the week of October 13th and will conclude the week of December 1st. The leaf collection schedule can be found here. The final leaf collection (mop up) will start the week of December 9th. Mop up will consist of one final pass through the entire Borough. Residents should place leaves on the curb either loose or in biodegradable bags by the Monday morning of the scheduled pick up week. Residents are encouraged to bring their leaves to the Environmental Center on Fridays between 9:00AM and 2:00PM and Saturdays between 8:00AM and 12:00PM. No loose leaves (tarped) will be accepted. There are no contractors or commercial vehicles allowed. For more information, please click here.
BRUSH, LIMB AND GRASS PICK-UP
BRUSH & LIMB PICKUP begins the week of March 24, 2014 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 22, 2014. 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 Route 1 begins the week of April 7, 2014, and Route 2 pickups begin Sptil 24, 2014. Streets that were formerly picked up on Wednesday are now considered Route 2. Please refer to the every other week schedule. Pickups will continue through the week of October 27, 2014. 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 2014 as follows:
May 5, 2014 and the week of September 8, 2014. All residents must register the items to be picked up, by telephoning the Department of Public Works at 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 & COMPUTER. 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 31, 2014 & Saturday, September 13, 2014:
Morris Co. Public Safety Training Academy, 500 W. Hanover Ave., Parsippany, NJ
Saturday, October 18, 2014:
Chatham High School, 255 Lafayette Avenue, Chatham, 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. It will also be open every Friday from 9:00 a.m.until 2:00 p.m for RECYLCINGAND Grass Clippings only. Examples of recycling are cardboard, bottles, cans, newspapers, etc. The Compactor will not be open on Friday's for LARGE household items, i.e. furniture, bicycles, etc. THESE MATERIALS WILL BE ACCEPTED ON SATURDAY ONLY. Please remember to bring proper identification or you will not be admitted to the center. If you have further questions regarding these changes, please call DPW Director Frank Esposito at 973-410-5338.
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.