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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Curbside Recycling

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Somerset County Free Shred Day

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Compost Facility Open

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Compost Facility Open

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  • 2019 Environmental Resource Inventory
  • 2017 Master Plan Re-Examination Report
  • 2016 Open Space and Recreation Plan Update
  • 2010 Housing Plan Element-Fair Share Plan
  • 2006 Master Plan ReExam
  • 2005 Master Plan Resolution and Stormwater Management Plan (Amended)
  • 2004 Comprehensive Master Plan (Amended)
Tree Cutting Permits

Permits Required for Tree Cutting

  • Application for Tree Removal
  • Boro Contact for Information: 908-766-3000 x119
  • The Tree Protection Ordinance document
  • Shade Tree Commission information
Recycle Often. Recycle Right.

Recycling & Disposal Guidelines, Locations & Schedules

The Link below provides Updated Curbside & Electronic Recycling, Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Guidelines, Schedules, and other Information for services managed by Somerset County.

2012 Compost Site Operating Schedule

Compost Facility
Information

Bernardsville Borough operates & maintains a year-round composting facility for resident use.

We encourage residents to make use of this facility for their yard brush and leaf composting needs.

Pay Your Property Tax &
Sewer Bills Online

The Borough of Bernardsville now offers the option to pay your Property Tax and Sewer Bills online with your checking account, debit card, or credit card. Service Charges apply.

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& Light 24/7 Power Center

The industry's leading online map that delivers fast and accurate outage information to desktop, smart phone and mobile devices

Visit Bernardsville Public Library

Visit Bernardsville
Public Library

Bernardsville Public Library is known for extraordinary service provided to all in a friendly and knowledgeable manner.

Visit for the wonderful programs, free ESL classes, art exhibitions, & great library services.

The library is located in the heart of Bernardsville's business district at 1 Anderson Hill Road.

The Home Safety & Repair Program serves the community by bringing together volunteers to perform critical home repairs or safety modifica­tions so that local individuals and families are able to continue to live independently, safely and comfortably in their homes. This program typically serves low- or moderate-income home­owners including veterans, people with disabili­ties, and seniors. Some examples of our projects include:

  • Leaky roof repair.
  • Weatherization projects.
  • Exterior door repairs.
  • Critical repair projects.
  • Hand rail installation.
  • Installation of lever grips.

The link below is to Resolution #19-148, entitled AUTHORIZING A PUBLIC QUESTION TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE VOTERS GIVING THE GOVERNING BODY GREATER DISCRETION AS TO HOW TO ALLOCATE MONEY FROM THE BOROUGH OPEN SPACE TRUST FUND FOR EITHER THE ACQUISITION OF LAND FOR RECREATION AND CONSERVATION, FARMLAND AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION PURPOSES OR FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THOSE LANDS.  The public question and interpretive statement can be found on page three of the resolution.

New to our area, Neil Singh of Mendham, gives his daughters, Kush, age 3, and Jaan, age 2, an inside look at the Bernardsville First Aid Squad's "mobile hospital.”   Every Saturday morning, visitors to the Farmers’ Market are invited to take a look at this well-equipped medical vehicle dedicated to providing pre-hospital emergency aid.

The Bernardsville First Aid Squad and Fire Department is 100% volunteer and EMT's are certified by NJ State. Please consider volunteering for the Squad.  New members are always welcome!  Call us at  (908) 766-6625 for more information.

On July 9, 2019 the remaining residents of Bernardsville will have their 2 Rolling Recycling Totes delivered by Somerset County Recycling.  One is for Glass, Metal and Plastic Containers and the other is for Paper, Cardboard and Newspaper.  The new Totes should be at curbside on July 23, 2019 for the first pickup.  Please follow Instructions for sorting and Tote placement delivered with the Totes and available on the Borough website.  If you have any questions please contact the Borough at 766-3000, ex. 122.  The Somerset County Recycling department can be reached at 732-469-3363.

See below for a trail map of the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, located at 11 Hardscrabble Rd.  Trails open at dawn until 5 p.m. for nature study, hiking, and photography.

Trails are marked with colored blazes on trees corresponding to the color show on the map legend.

Registration for the Bernardsville Recreation’s 2019 Summer Camps will begin Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Borough Hall, 166 Mine Brook Rd., from 8 to 11 a.m. You can also register at 8 a.m. online at https://register.communitypass.net/Bernardsville

The summer camps run for six weeks. If you have any questions, please contact the Recreation Department at (908) 766-2546.

Please review the Bernardsville RecreationDay Camp Guidelines and Regulations.

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