Chatham Township's municipal building is located toward the western edge of town. It houses the majority of the…More township's offices—the Police Department and Department of Public Works are on Southern Boulevard.
The building is also home to the Senior Center of the Chathams and the School District of the Chathams Board of Education.
There are fields and a playground behind the structure. The township's Sept. 11 memorial is located adjacent to the recreation areas.
A banner above the front doors proclaims that Chatham Township is "the best place to live in New Jersey."
The township's recreation department works closely with the borough's department of the same name to run municipal…More athletic programs and administer a variety of fields and recreational facilities.
The department also works with the Chatham Joint Recreation Advisory Committee, which is made up of five members—including Deputy Mayor Nicole Hagner.
Tom Denning is the township's recreation director.
The school district's office is inside Chatham Township Hall.
The office oversees the district's four…More elementary schools, middle school and high school. Superintendent Jim O'Neill works in the office.
The board's president is Roger Rogalin, and its vice president is Lora Yates. It has nine members.
Shunpike Field Shunpike Rd & Ferndale Rd, Chatham, NJ07928 Shunpike Field is located in the township and houses a variety of Chatham recreation coordinated activities. The large…More property features football/soccer fields, a baseball diamond, a playground and picnic benches. The Chatham Athletic Foundation is in the process of working to help refurbish the facilities on the site.
The township's finance department manages all of the municipality's monetary transactions and works to prepare a…More budget for the township each year.
The department has a purchasing division, which is responsible for processing the township's purchasing orders and receiving bills that must be paid. On its Web site, it advertises items for which it is seeking bids.
The township's financial officer is Thomas E. Ciccarone. He is also the township administrator.
The Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department responds to emergency calls within the township.
It was…More originally called the Long Hill Volunteer Fire Company when it was founded in 1925. Its name was changed in 1975 when many potential donors became confused by the name, and weren't sure if they were donating to the appropriate department when they were giving to Long Hill.
The department receives $45,000 in municipal funding and works to fundraise the remaining $76,000 it needs for its $121,000 total annual budget.
Weekly drills and monthly business meetings are held at the firehouse. There is a second fire department substation on Southern Boulevard that houses two engines.