Community Events

Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

CANCELLED - Board of Adjustment

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Planning Board Work or Committee

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Shade Tree Committee

Monday, February 22, 2016

Mayor and Council Public

New Bernardsville Borough
Live Video Channel

Visit our new Live Video Stream. Here are some upcoming stream dates:

Council Meeting: 8/10/15 7pm
Council Meeting: 9/14/15 7pm
Council Meeting: 9/28/15 7pm
Council Meeting: 10/13/15 7pm
Council Meeting: 10/26/15 7pm

Walking Tour

Olcott Historic District
Walking Tour

Welcome to the Olcott Historic District Walking Tour. The tour covers a distance of approximately 1.6 miles and starts at the Bernardsville United Methodist Church ending at the Olcott Building.

County Shredding Events

County Shredding Events

Somerset County offers Shredding Events at various locations. If you want to shred personal documents safely, then come to one of the events.


Many of Bernardsville's Public Parks have been divided into sites that are small enough for a single family or group to conduct a trash clean up in about an hour. By adopting a site, each group is agreeing to clean their site at least once a month.

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.

Jersey Central Power
& 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

Tree Cutting Permits

Permits Required
For Tree-Cutting

Tree cutting in Bernardsville requires a permit. Please contact the Shade Tree Committee Secretary by calling (908) 766-3000 ext.110.

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.

2012 Compost Site Operating Schedule

Compost Site
Operating Schedule

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.

Sommerville County Recycling

Somerset County

Recycling for Borough is performed by the County. Please check the link below for information and schedules.

As of March 1, 2016, the Bernardsville Municipal Court will become a shared court and will be relocating to the following:

Bedminster/Bernardsville/Peapack-Gladstone Municipal Courts
45 Miller Lane
Bedminster, NJ  07921

Telephone: 908-212-7020
Fax: 908-212-7006

Judge: Katherine Howes
Court Administrator: Teresa N. Van Allen
Prosecutor: Miles S. Winder, III
Public Defender: Francesco Taddeo

Courts are every Tuesday starting at 11:00AM

The 2016 schedule and applications for the Swim Team and Swim Lessons at the Bernardsville Municipal Pool on Seney Drive are now available. Please review the following:

2016 Pool Brochure and Forms

2016 Swim Lessons Information & Application

2016 Swim Team Information & Application

Please be advised that the Board of Adjustment Meeting scheduled for February 16, 2016 has been cancelled.

Please be advised that the Planning Board Work or Committee Meeting scheduled for February 4, 2016 has been cancelled.

This yoga class is suitable for all students, and offers an integrated sequence of poses designed to warm up the body and then work toward a specific intention within the natural movements of the spine.  Pranayama (breath work), deep relaxation and short meditation are integral to every class.

When:        Mondays, January 25 – February 29, 6 weeks
                    6:00 pm – 7:00 p.m.
                    Ages 18 +

Where:    Bernards High School Community Room

Cost:        $35.00

Instructor:    Julie Shaw of Lotus Mind and Body, Bernardsville, and Chambers Center for Well Being, Morristown Hospital.

Equipment:    Please bring a yoga mat (you may want to bring two mats if you prefer more cushioning on a hard floor).   A yoga blanket is highly recommended.  Comfortable clothing, including a layer to keep warm during final relaxation is also recommended.

To Register:    You may register on line by logging into:

Or log into the Bernardsville web site:, selecting “Online Forms” on the main page, scroll down to “Recreation”, and download and print the “Program Registration Form.” After completing both sides of this form, mail it with your payment to:  Bernardsville Recreation, 166 Mine Brook Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924, or bring it to the Rec office with your payment. 

For questions, please call Bernardsville Recreation at 908-766-2546.

The Bernardsville Green team along with the Raritan Headwaters Association is conducting a Stream Clean Up on April 16, 2016.

Please visit the following link if you would like to sign up for this event: Stream Clean Up 2016 or go directly to the Registration Page

The location will be at Claremont Field/Park.

Don't forget to sign up for Bernardsville's Recreation Winter 2016 After School Enrichment Programs.

All classes are held at the Bedwell School, located at 141 Seney Dr. Please check the Borough’s website for basketball, wrestling, skiing, pool membership, summer camps and other activities!

For more information call 908-766-2546.

Bernardsville Recreation is offering basketball programs for boys and girls. The programs have been grouped for Kindergarten through 1st Grade,  2nd Grade, 3rd through 4th Grade, and 5th through 8th Grade.

Registration is available now, and we encourage everyone to sign up quickly to ensure best placement for your child. Some program spaces will be limited. Registration forms for each group available below.

COACHES NEEDED:  The success of this program relies on volunteer coaches.  If you’re interested in helping your child’s team, please complete the coach’s portion of the registration.  ALL COACHES MUST BE CERTIFIED.  A copy must be on file in the Recreation Office prior to the start of the program.


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