The Boonton Bulletin


February 2024

News & Updates

This monthly newsletter will keep you up-to-date on upcoming meetings open to the public, local events, and helpful seasonal information and reminders. To receive this newsletter monthly via email, sign up here.

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For more frequent updates, follow the Town's Facebook page or visit the Town website for ongoing updates on events, activities, and town news.
Seasonal Reminders and Notices
Snow Removal
Removing snow and ice keeps our sidewalks safe for walking during winter. If you are the owner or caretaker of a house, building, or lot where there is a sidewalk, you must clear a three-foot-wide path for the entire length of the sidewalk within the first 12 hours of daylight after it stops snowing. More details and the full Town code can be found on the Public Works subpage linked here.
Holiday Closures &
Garbage Collection

In observance of Presidents' Day, Town Hall, municipal offices, and the recycling center will be closed Monday, February 19th. The regular Town Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2024.


Garbage Collection will occur

as usual.

Dog Licenses Renewal

Dog Licenses Expire Annually on January 31st.

Renew ASAP – starting March 1st a $15 late fee will be applied to each license fee.

If you are not renewing a registered pet license, email AnimalControl@Boonton.org

 


Meetings Open to the Public


Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Town Council

Public session begins at 7pm

February 5th

February 20th, Tuesday



Historic Preservation Commission

February 7th


Planning Board

February 14th


Board of Health

February 20th at 7:30 pm - 2nd floor conference room


Meetings occur in person at Town Hall located at 100 Washington St., Boonton, NJ at 7:30 pm unless otherwise noted on the Town website.


Agendas are posted prior to each meeting and can be found in the Agenda Center here. Minutes are added once approved.


View the Town's Calendar here

News & Updates

Photo Contest


The Town of Boonton needs YOUR help to showcase the very best of Boonton in our upcoming redesigned website! Capture the beauty and diversity of our town in each season. This photo contest will focus on the four seasons to capture the beauty of our town throughout the year. The photos selected will be featured on the town's website, social media accounts, and in town publications. Click here for more information on how you can be a part of something bigger.

Assistance to Residents


If you are facing financial difficulties and need assistance paying your bills, the NJ Department of Consumer Affairs program may be able to help.


Follow the link here for more information and to find out if you qualify.

Happy Heart Health Month

Celebrate Happy Heart Health Month with us! This February, let's commit to heart-healthy habits. Exercise, eat well, manage stress, and enjoy a happy, healthy heart. Learn more about keeping your heart smiling at Prevent Heart Disease | cdc.gov

Boonton Parks and Recreation invites you to "Guess the Hearts in the Jar"

In our small town with a big heart, we're celebrating the season of love. Drop by Town Hall to participate in our 'Guess the Hearts in the Jar' contest. The sweetest surprise awaits the one who comes closest to the actual count!" Stop by the Town Hall and make your guess! All entries must be submitted in the ballot box by

Feb 9th at 4 pm.

Your dedication is the heart of our community. Happy Valentine's Day to our public works heroes!j


From the Office of Congresswoman Mikey Sherrill


This year we are dedicating our Valentine’s program to the public servants within the Departments of Public Works. We don’t have to explain to you why our DPWs deserve thanks for their tireless work all year. Residents are invited to mail Valentine’s Day cards for public works employees at my district office in Livingston, starting today through Friday, February 9, 2024. 


More details can be found here.

Events & Activities


Summer Camp Registration is Open!

Boonton Recreation Summer Camp registration will all run through RecDesk this year! Registration is now open so be sure to take advantage of the discounted early bird rate which ends May 1st at 12 noon. All camp information, calendar of events, and payment information are in the registration info at

Boonton.RecDesk.com

 

Camp Counselor Opportunities

Boonton Recreation is now accepting applications for Camp Counselors.  Please fill out the google form to apply. All requirements are listed on the application. Applications will be accepted until March 31st.

Click here for the application 

  

Adult Pickleball Open Play

Tuesdays and Wednesdays Jan 30th – Feb 28th at John Hill School. This program is good for all skill levels.  Must be 18+ Go to Boonton.RecDesk.com to register. Space is limited!


Hats Off For Helmets Contest 2024

Win a season pass to Mountain Creek or a Board Shield from Zuke Sports for the 2024 – 2025 season.  Categories for Grades 1st – 12th. For contest info and rules, along with a template for design, click here.

 

Yoga with Erika Sherger

Payment for classes is through RecDesk only.  Please go to Boonton.RecDesk.com and click on the Yoga Memberships are now available for purchase! The class schedule is Mondays and Wednesdays 6-7 pm at the Senior Center and will be outside weather permitting for the fall.

 

Coaches and Instructors Needed

Boonton Recreation is looking for coaches and instructors for various programs.  If you are interested in coaching, instructing, or volunteering, please send your interests and qualifications with availability to Recreation Director Tracy Pryer – Tpryer@boonton.org

 

PSAT Review Classes

In-person or virtual classes are available.  Go to www.LentzSATPrep.com and register under Boonton for the discounted rate.

 

Sponsor A Bench Program

Looking for a way to honor a loved one or celebrate a milestone? An engraved park bench is a great way to honor someone while beautifying our parks. All details and information can be found on our website, www.Boonton.org or you can email Tpryer@boonton.org.

 

Register for all Recreation Events using the Recreation Desk 

Create a family account today and register for all activities in one location. Link to Recreation Desk here


Please follow Boonton Recreation on Facebook and Instagram for the latest program and event updates.

 


All programs are coordinated by Boonton Recreation unless otherwise indicated, register for all Recreation events using the Recreation Desk 



Create a family account today and register for all activities in one location. Link to Recreation Desk here


View the Recreation Department's events page here

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