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Press Release & News Archive 2015

Christmas Tree Disposal

A MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR REGARDING DISPOSAL OF LIVE CHRISTMAS TREES - Beginning Monday, January 4th, the Department of Public Works will be picking up your discarded trees at the curb through the end of January.

PLEASE NOTE: All ornaments, lights, tinsel, and any other decorations must be removed from the trees prior to placing them at the curb. DO NOT place your tree in a bag. Bagged trees will not be picked up. Thank you for your cooperation!


Recycling Collection Change

Somerset County has advised of a change in the recycling pick up date for North Plainfield. Customarily, County Recycling Collection occurs on alternate Fridays in North Plainfield. The next recycling date will now be Monday, January 4th! Please mark your calendars and do not leave your recycling out at the curb over the weekend. Thank you for your cooperation. For more information, call the Somerset County Recycling Center at (732) 469-3363. To view the 2016 Recycling Collection Schedule and more, go to www.co.somerset.nj.us/recycle/recyclescedule.html. of the holiday, Friday, 1 January.


January 2016 Recycling Calendar: Holiday Closing, 'First Saturday' Drop-off

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Alternate Side of the Street Parking Regulations

Alternate Side of the Street Parking Regulations are suspended for Thursday, December 24th, Friday, December 25th, and the following week Thursday, December 31st and Friday, January 1, 2016. All other parking regulations will remain in effect.


'BOBO Fridays' Food Drive - December 18th

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Assessor's Tax Duplicate Book Open

The 2016 Tax Duplicate of the Borough of North Plainfield will be open for inspection by any taxpayer at the Tax Assessor's office at Borough Hall, 263 Somerset St., North Plainfield, NJ, on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Somerset County Senior Centers Announce December Programs

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December Recycling Calendar: 'First Saturday,' Holiday Closing

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Donations Sought for the Homeless

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Somerset County Sheriff's Office Invites Residents to Support 'Toys for Tots'

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Taxicab Safety Inspection

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NPPD - Accident Westervelt and Grandview

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Pre-Thanksgiving 'BOBO Fridays' Food Drive - Nov. 20

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Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

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November Recycling Calendar

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North Plainfield Police Department Re-accreditation

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Veterans Day

November 11th at 11:00 am
Memorial Park (corner of Myrtle & Willow Avenues) Ball-Kirch Post 265, The North Plainfield American Legion will be conducting a Veterans Day Service and the public is cordially invited.


Road Construction

DELAYS EXPECTED! PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY!

On or about Thursday, November 5th Road Construction will begin on Somerset Street. The Contractor plans to mobilize and begin removing the concrete crosswalks between Park Place and Chatham Street. This will take a few days to complete and they will immediately follow up with the road milling between Grandview Avenue and Chatham Street. Road Paving will follow. Police will be utilized for traffic control/detours.


Halloween

Halloween will be celebrated in the Borough of North Plainfield on Saturday, October 31, 2015. Door-to-door Trick or Treating shall begin no earlier than 2:00 pm on this date and end no later than 9:00 pm.


Notice of Changes in Mail-In Ballot Law

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Adopt-A-Family

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Teens Invited to Take Charge of Their Lives at Youth Conference

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North Plainfield Fire Department - Fire Prevention Week

Open House this Saturday, October 10th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

The doors will be open and residents can come and tour the fire house, see the apparatus and talk about fire safety with members of the department.


Project Warm Your Heart

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Fall Leaf Clean-Up Help Available to Elderly & Disabled Residents

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North Plainfield Flu Clinic 6 October

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North Plainfield Flu Clinic 6 October

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Public Notice to Bidders - Garbage Truck

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Promoting Workplace Health & Wellness Expo 2015

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Important DEP Release: Water Supply Drought Watch Issued for Three New Jersey Regions

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Bid Notice - Geraud Avenue

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Leadership Somerset

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Public Bid for Dump Truck

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September is National Preparedness Month

The New Jersey State Police Office of Emergency Management is partnering with FEMA in a plan to support and advocate citizen preparedness during the month of September, National Preparedness Month. Click on the links for information on how to prepare for emergencies, how to receive emergency alerts, where to find the latest information in an emergency, how to develop a communication plan for your family and how to prepare your pets for emergencies.


Freeholders to Place Wreath at 9/11 Memorial

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September Recycling Calendar

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Attention North Plainfield Property Taxpayers - Tax Sale Notice

The annual Tax Sale for the Borough of North Plainfield is scheduled for Thursday, October 29, 2015 @ 8:00am. Please be advised that ALL outstanding 2014 and prior charges will be included in the sale. Payments may be made through September 8, 2015 in cash, personal check in the office or through the WIPP on-line payment center through 9/8/15. As of 9/9/15 all payments must be in the form of GUARANTEED FUNDS, i.e. cash, certified/cashier's check or money order only and must include additional fees. Please check the Payment Portal to view your current balance or to remit an on-line payment. Click here for link to Payment Portal.


Electronic Waste Recycling Locations in Somerset County to Change, Effective Sept. 1

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Bid Notice: DPW GarageHeating Improvements

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Bid Notice: 2015 Capital Rd. Improvement

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Solicitation of Funds - Possible fraud and/or phone scam

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Donate to 'BOBO Fridays' Food Drive - Aug. 21

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

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Notice of Filing of Declaratory Judgment Action: North Plainfield Borough's Compliance - Affordable Housing Obligations

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August Recycling Calendar: 'First Saturday of the Month' Drop-off

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Stay Cool & Safe as Temps Rise

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National Night Out

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Tax Bill Update

The 2015 Final/2016 Preliminary tax bills are in the process of being mailed. The 3rd quarter payment is due on August 1st. Payment must be received by the Tax Office on or before AUGUST 10th to avoid interest being assessed. If you do not receive your new bill by the end of July, please call the office for assistance. Payments can now be made through our on-line payment portal, please click here.


North Plainfield ES Gas Work

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A Message from the Mayor Regarding 4th of July Events

Borough Offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.

Street sweeping parking regulations will not be enforced on Friday, July 3rd. All other parking regulations will remain in effect.

The County recycling pickups in North Plainfield will be moved to Monday, July 6th. The next monthly Saturday drop-off at the County will be July 11th (second Saturday due to the holiday).

The Borough's Annual "Independence Day Parade" will take place on Saturday, July 4th at 10:00 am! The Parade will begin at Wilson Avenue ~ turns left onto Greenbrook Road heading East ~ turning right onto Somerset Street ~ continuing along Somerset Street ~ turning right onto Craig Place heading West - turning right onto Grove Street and ending at Stony Brook Field on Greenbrook Road.

Thank you and have a happy and safe holiday weekend!


Somerset County Senior Centers - July Programs

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Farmers Market Vouchers Available for Older Adults

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July Recycling Holiday Schedule, 'First Saturday of the Month' Drop-off

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NPPD Press Release - Training Exercise

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Wilson Avenue Road Improvements

A message from the Mayor regarding Wilson Avenue Road Improvements - Wilson Avenue Road Improvements will begin on or about July 13, 2015. The road improvement project will run from Greenbrook Road to Route 22. The contractor will be working to install new curbing, sidewalks, and handicapped ramps. Once this work is complete the roadway will be milled and resurfaced.

The contractor will notify certain sections of homes when they will be working in your general area, as on street parking access will be limited during those times. Weather permitting it is anticipated that all work will be completed by the end of August.

Thank you for your patience during this construction period.


Belmont Avenue Road Improvements

A message from the Mayor regarding Belmont Avenue Road Improvements - Belmont Avenue Road Improvements will begin on or about June 24, 2015. The road improvement project will run from Brook Avenue to Grandview Ave. The contractor will be working to install new curbing and sidewalks. Once this work is complete the roadway will be milled and resurfaced.

The contractor will notify certain sections of homes when they will be working in your general area, as on street parking access will be limited during those times. Weather permitting it is anticipated that all work will be completed by the end of August.

Thank you for your patience during this construction period.


Police Youth Week

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Somerset County Rental Assistance Program Guidelines Expanded

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PSE&G - Payment assistance available for moderate income NJ residents

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Resolution adopted by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders - Postal Code

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Special Music Event at the Vermeule Mansion

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2015 Memorial Day

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Notice to Bidders: Grove Street Sanitary Sewer Improvements

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Notice to Bidders: Wilson Avenue Road Improvements

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Route 529 Open House Public Meeting

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Car Nutz 10th Annual Car Show

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Applications are Being Accepted for Youth Leadership Somerset

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Identity Theft Keep You Up At Night? Free Document Shredding For Residents

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NPPD Press Release - North Drive-22 accident

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Notice to Bidders: Green Acres Park - Multi-purpose Sports Court Improvements

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Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign

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Somerset County Seeks to Identify Centenarians

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Screenings, Diet, Exercise Are Key to Preventing Colon Cancer

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Vacancy on North Plainfield Bd. of Education

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Important Notice for Municipalities Serviced by PSEG

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Senior Pancake Breakfast

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Donate to 'BOBO Fridays' Food Drive - March 20

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Invitation for SCADB Annual Meeting

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Property Room Surplus

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Important Notice for Municipalities Serviced by PSEG

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Clean Community Day

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Visit Open House to View Flood Insurance Rate Maps (March 19)

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Protect Yourself and Loved Ones with CERT Training

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Senior Centers Offer Warm Respite on Cold Winter Days

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North Plainfield Food Drive

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Sheriff Provenzano Announces 2015 Medicine Drop Events

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Donate to 'BOBO Fridays' Food Drive - Feb. 20

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Manage Diabetes and Take Control of Your Health

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Learn How to Prevent Heart Disease

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BOROUGH HALL PHONE OUTAGE

We regret that telephone service has been interrupted at Borough Hall today - Monday, February 9, 2015. The technical problem is being addressed by our service providers and we anticipate service being restored tomorrow.

9-1-1 Emergency Service remains in service, and our Police, Fire and EMS services remain on duty and will respond to any emergency.

E-mail remains in service for Borough offices as an alternate means of communication.

Borough Hall hours are 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and trust we will have service restored quickly.


Substitute crossing guard position available

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Free Concert at Vermeule Mansion

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County February Recycling: 'First Saturday' Drop-off, Holiday Closing

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Tax Counselors Ready to Help Out This Tax Season

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Somerset County Awards $90,000 in Grants for County Youth

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Mayor's Press Release: Unique ZIP Code

The USPS has officially denied our request for our own Unique ZIP Code for North Plainfield. I am urging all residents to contact the USPS in writing directly to the Washington address noted below. Please address the hardships you have experienced by sharing a ZIP Code with another town across county lines.

Please send a copy of your correspondence to my office. Thank you for your cooperation and assistance. All letters must be postmarked by February 2, 2015.

Address Letters to:
Manager, Delivery
U.S. Postal Service
475 L'Enfant Plaza SW, RM 7142
Washington, DC 20260-2802


Copy to:
Mayor's Office
Borough of North Plainfield
263 Somerset Street
North Plainfield, NJ 07060


Sheriff's Office Collects 2,218 Pounds of Unwanted Medicines for Proper Disposal in 2014

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Somerset County Senior Centers Announce February Activities

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Senior Centers to Close Jan. 27 Due to Expected Snow

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The DEP Reminds Local Governments for Proper Snow Removal

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Snow Streets

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Emergency Weather Information

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Borough Hall Closing due to Snowstorm

PLEASE NOTE: Borough Hall will be closed on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 due to the anticipated severe weather conditions!


Snowstorm

This is Mayor Michael Giordano with a message for North Plainfield Residents for a winter weather alert in anticipation of the Snowstorm. Street sweeping parking regulations will not be enforced beginning Tuesday, January 27, 2015 through Thursday, January 29, 2015. All other parking regulations will remain in effect. All meetings and activities scheduled at Borough Hall and the Vermeule Community Center will be cancelled for Monday, January 26th and Tuesday, January 27th, this includes tonight's Council Meeting.

Please be assured that our public works department will be out in force doing their part to open our streets in a timely manner and our police/fire/ems services will remain on full time duty. For public safety purposes, we ask that all residents remove their vehicles from roadways during and immediately following the storm. Do not shovel snow into public roadways and do not bury fire hydrants. Report downed Wires or Power Outages to the non-emergency number for the North Plainfield Police Department (908) 769-2937, or call 911 for emergencies. Please drive safely if you must venture out on the roads and be sure to remove all ice and snow from your vehicle.


It's Not Too Late To Get A Flu Shot

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NPPD Press Release - Burn Victim

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Cervical Cancer Is Preventable and Treatable With Screenings

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Testing for Radon Can Reduce Your Risk for Lung Cancer

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Mardi Gras Free Concert

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Donations Sought for the Homeless

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Notice, Tax Duplicate open for inspection

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Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

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USPS ZIP code Denial Letter to Mayor Michael Giordano Jr.

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US Postal Service Denies Unique ZIP Code to North Plainfield

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2015 Mayor's State of the Borough Address

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