Public Works

The Department of Public Works is responsible for the pick-up and removal of all trash and bulk material for residents.

The employees of the Public Works Department work hard to provide good, reliable year round service, often under very difficult weather conditions. With your help and consideration, our goals of providing the best possible service will be achieved.

Services

  • Garbage pick-up
  • Bulk garbage pick-up
  • Brush and leaf pick-up
  • Clearing of blocked sewer main lines running through the center of streets
  • Grass recycling
  • Minor and moderate-level maintenance of roads (e.g., pothole sealing, snow plowing, painting of traffic lines, and storm sewer catch basin repairs)
  • Street name & traffic sign installation

View the Garbage Pickup Schedule
View the Somerset County Recycling Schedule

Recycling Program for Senior & Disabled Borough Residents

In order to help our Senior and Disabled residents, effective immediately the Borough will pick up any and all electronics that you are unable to deliver to the Somerset County Recycling Center.

View the Procedures For This Service Here

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Q

    When is garbage pick up?

    A

    Garbage is picked up on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.

  • Q

    When is leaf pick up?

    A

    Leaf pick up begins in November.

  • Q

    When is bulk garbage pick up?

    A

    Bulk pick up is the 2nd Thursday of the month. Runs from March through November.

  • Q

    When is electronic pick up?

    A

    The borough does not pick up electronics. They are to be dropped off at Newtech. Which is located in Somerset, NJ.

  • Q

    When is grass recycling?

    A

    Grass recycling starts in May and runs through the end of October.

  • Q

    Who collects recycling?

    A

    Somerset County is responsible for the collection of recyclable materials.