Monthly Archives for April 2018
Odd/Even Lawn Watering Regulations
Posted: April 23, 2018
In an effort to conserve water, the township adopted an odd/even lawn watering schedule for residential properties served by public water.
We have put together an informational page which spells out the days and times when watering is permitted. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with these lawn watering restrictions which will be in effect from May 1 through September 30 of each year.
Read about the lawn watering restrictions »
Enforcement of this mandatory restriction will be aggressive; violations will result in the following penalties:
- First offense: $200.00
- Second offense: $500.00
- Third offense: to be determined by the municipal court judge
Hazardous Waste Disposal
Posted: April 13, 2018
The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany.
Morris County residents will be able to drop-off unwanted hazardous materials from their households. Businesses are not allowed to participate.
As of 2018, electronic devices (e-waste) will no longer be accepted at MCMUA one-day household hazardous waste events. The authority advises residents to call 973.829.8006 for information and to discuss recycling options.
Acceptable materials include: pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, oil-based paints, stains, paint thinners and removers, solvents, automotive fluids, rechargeable and button cell batteries, pool chemicals, darkroom chemicals, aerosol cans (not empty), propane cylinders, small quantities of asbestos (wetted, double bagged and sealed with duct tape), driveway sealant, roofing tar, fluorescent bulbs, PCB-ballasts, mercury thermometers and switches, household cleaning products, and muriatic acid.
Latex paint will not be accepted, nor will explosive or highly reactive materials, such as picric acid or nitro compounds. For information about safe disposal of explosive or reactive material, call 973.829.8006.
There is a $5.00 fee for each barbeque-sized propane cylinder. Payment must be made by check only.
For more information, call 973.829.8006 or visit the MCMUA website.
HSOR to Host Randolph Reminisces Program
Posted: April 9, 2018
Randolph Museum Now Open for the 2018 Season
The Historical Society of Old Randolph (HSOR) is pleased to announce that Randolph High School senior Alex Wang will be the next guest speaker in its special series of programs entitled “Randolph Reminisces.”
Alex, along with Alan Zudick, will share stories about Randolph’s resort era. In its heyday, there were numerous large hotels and bungalow colonies in our town.
The program will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Randolph Museum, located at the Millbrook Avenue entrance to Freedom Park. There is no admission fee.
Mulch Available Starting in May
Posted: April 9, 2018
Fine shredded wood mulch is available to residents from May through September. You may help yourself (free) to it at the recycling center on Sussex Turnpike or place an order for delivery to your residence.
There is a delivery charge of $130.00 per truckload. Each load is approximately 6-8 cubic yards.
If you would like to have mulch delivered to your residence, please complete the mulch order form and return it, with payment, to the Randolph Township Division of Engineering. No order will be processed without receipt of payment. Make checks payable to the Township of Randolph.
Each household will be limited to four deliveries per calendar year. Orders will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Orders must be received by the first of the month to insure delivery in that month. Deliveries are made the second full week of each month beginning the week of May 7, 2018.
Questions? Call engineering at 973.989.7066.
Smoking Cessation Program
Posted: April 4, 2018
The Randolph Township Health Department and the Randolph Municipal Alliance Committee (MAC), in collaboration with the Morris County Housing Authority, are offering an 8-week smoking cessation program “Freedom from Smoking.”
This American Lung Association program will be held at India Brook Village, 34 Calais Road in Randolph on Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. beginning May 3, 2018.
Overseen by a certified facilitator, participants will learn:
- How to know if you’re really ready to quit
- Medications that can increase your success
- Lifestyle changes to make quitting easier
- How to prepare for your quit day
- Coping strategies for managing stress and avoiding weight gain
- How to stay smokefree for good
Spring 2018 Large Item Clean Up Week
Posted: April 3, 2018
The township-wide collection of large household garbage items begins on Monday, April 23 and ends Friday, April 27, 2018. All residents must place bulk clean up items curbside no later than 6:00 a.m. on Monday.
Streets for each regular route will be done once only. The hauler, Blue Diamond, will not return to a section once they have finished.
Loose household items must be placed curbside in bags or cans (not recyclable cardboard boxes). Please be sure to clearly separate regular household trash from your cleanup items.
The following items may be placed curbside:
- Household Furniture
Couches, chairs, mattresses, box springs, dressers, tables, etc. Note: Metal furniture is recycled at the recycling center.
- Latex Paint
Please be sure to completely dry out by using cat litter or sand to absorb liquid.
Approximately 110 sq. ft. (rolled and tied rug no more than four ft. long).
The following items may NOT be placed curbside:
- All Building/Construction Materials
Wooden fences, plywood, paneling, studs, retaining walls, boards, doors, windows, concrete, bricks, mortar, cabinets, bathtubs, countertops, roofing materials, etc.
- Auto Parts/Tires
Used motor oil , mufflers, engines, etc.
- All Recyclables
View the township’s list of recyclables.
- All Metal
- White Goods
Large household appliances such as stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, etc. Curbside pickup is available year-round by advance arrangement. To have one or more of these items removed, all you need to do is call the health department at the number below. There is a fee of $30.00 per item.
- Lawn Waste
Leaves, branches, grass clippings, etc.
- Hazardous Materials
Chemicals, pesticides, etc.
- Items of exceptional size/weight
Items weighing over 200 pounds or longer than five feet; includes boats, hot tubs, pianos, etc.
Have questions regarding acceptable materials? Contact the health department at 973.989.7050.
Spring Clean Communities Day 2018 and Document Shredding
Posted: April 3, 2018
Randolph’s Spring Clean Communities Day will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the municipal building located at 502 Millbrook Avenue in Randolph.
Clean Communities Day is sponsored by the New Jersey Clean Communities Council and the Randolph Health Department. All residents, businesses and groups are welcome to join the community as hundreds of people help clean up the parks, schools and streets of litter and recyclables.
An appreciation continental breakfast and free t-shirt distribution follows with assignments and instructions. Gloves and garbage bags will be provided. Mini-grants are available for civic groups.
Confidential paper shredding services will once again be available to residents for their personal confidential documents free of charge at the municipal building between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12 noon. Confidential documents do not include junk mail and store flyers or solicitations. Please separate this material from confidential documents. Residents are limited to 3 file boxes per household. This service is not offered to commercial entities.
Pre-registration for Spring Clean Communities Day is required by April 20, 2018. Call the Randolph Health Department at 973.989.7050 to sign up.