Public Works (DPW)

DPW does NOT pick up Christmas trees so please contact your private garbage company.


DPW does NOT pick up branches, brush or yard waste in the Fall. Our Spring Chipping Program starts in April. Please clear the roadway and right of way of all yard waste, branches, etc. so drainage flows properly.


Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste via Union County, Sunday, August 7, 2022 from 9-2pm. Please click link below for more info:

Household Hazardous Waste – County of Union, New Jersey (ucnj.org)

Responsibilities

The department of Public Works maintains all public buildings, parks and fields, and is responsible fleet and equipment maintenance. The department of public works does residential leaf and yard waste pickup throughout the township.

Maintenance of Municipal Roads

The Department of Public Works is responsible for maintenance of all municipal roads, including:

  • Curbing
  • Paving
  • Potholes
  • Salting
  • Snow plowing
  • Storm sewers


DPW  IS NOT OFFERING MULCH DELIVERIES IN 2022.


Other Duties Our DPW Has to Take Care of Our Residents

 

ROADS DIVISION:

  1. Paving/road repair
  2. Storm sewer repair
  3. Basin sink repairs
  4. General pipe work
  5. Headwall repairs 
  6. Masonry work (general)
  7. Tree trimming & removal (some)
  8. Property repairs (including but not limited to top soiling/seeding
  9. Light curb block repairs
  10. Minor traffic light maintenance
  11. Installation/removal of street banners/holiday decor/flags
  12. Cleaning of all Township restrooms (parks, etc.) Collection of all garbage receptacles throughout town
  13. Leaf/brush collection & disposal
  14. Street sweeping & disposal
  15. Maintain & repair street signage
  16. Trucking
  17. Plowing
  18. Salting & brining
  19. Sidewalk/parking lot/path snow removal
  20. Township truck & equipment washing
  21. Heavy equipment operations
  22. Salt spreader washing
  23. DPW logistics of storage & supplies
  24. Storm/emergency operations (including but not limited to flooding/hurricanes/snow, etc.) 
  25. Installation of barricades & generators for power outages
  26. Pothole patching
  27. Walking path maintenance
  28. Roadside trimming
  29. Recycling (Electronics/light bulbs/styrofoam/batteries/scrap metal/tires, etc.)
  30. Flag pole maintenance
  31. Brook cleaning & maintaining (only on Township property)
  32. Furniture moving
  33. Stone/drainage work
  34. Line striping (roads/parking lots)
  35. Township easement maintenance
  36. Animal carcass removal/disposal
  37. Road crack sealing 
  38. Curb painting
  39. Road cutting/jack hammering (asphalt preparations)
  40. Berm installation
  41. Sewer jet operations
  42. Paver block installation & repair
  43. Township & community event setup & breakdown

BUILDINGS & GROUNDS DIVISION:

  1. Flagpole maintenance
  2. Bathroom maintenance
  3. Electrical
  4. Plumbing
  5. Carpentry
  6. HVAC maintenance
  7. Lawn maintenance (cutting/weedwacking, etc.) 
  8. Property maintenance spring/fall cleanups
  9. Landscaping
  10. Tree work/planting/trimming
  11. Bush trimming
  12. Gutter cleaning
  13. Maintenance of all Township-owned buildings
  14. Painting
  15. Street light maintenance 
  16. Brush clearing
  17. Holiday preparation
  18. Weed control
  19. Pathway maintenance
  20. Sprinkler maintenance
  21. Troubleshooting building facility issues
  22. Street/building signage
  23. Voting setup/breakdown
  24. Plowing (roads/lots/walkways)
  25. Salting (roads/lots/walkways)
  26. Special event setup/breakdown
  27. Door locks repairs & maintenance
  28. Logistics (boxes/files Town Hall)
  29. Lighting maintenance
  30. Building cleaning
  31. Supplies pickup/deliveries
  32. Holiday decor installation & maintenance 
  33. Carpet/tile installation & repairs
  34. Wood chip & mulching on Township grounds
  35. Janitorial
  36. Furniture assemble
  37. Running wire for computers/phone lines
  38. Power washing 

VEHICLE MAINTENANCE DIVISION:

  1. Plowing
  2. Salting
  3. Welding
  4. Plasma Cutting
  5. Drivetrain maintenance
  6. Engine maintenance
  7. Tire installation
  8. Shop cleaning
  9. Assistance to other DPW divisions
  10. Parts/supplies pickup
  11. Forklift operating
  12. Logistics
  13. General auto maintenance
  14. Automotive computer diagnostics
  15. Salter installation/removal
  16. Plow installation/removal
  17. Repairs to all snow-related equipment
  18. Purchasing of all parts & stock items as needed
  19. Small engine repair
  20. Blade sharpening & key cutting
  21. Radio communication maintenance
  22. Recycling
  23. Metal fabrication
  24. Vehicle body work
  25. Maintenance of all Township-owned vehicles & equipment, including but not limited to Police/Fire/DPW/Rescue Squad/Board of Education/Senior Citizen/Engineering/Sewer Department equipment
  26. Lawn/field equipment maintenance
  27. Maintenance of chippers/plows/salters/brine systems/calcium systems/snow blowers/OEM equipment/small engine/road cutting equipment/paint machines/compressors/portable generators/Township building generators

RECREATION DIVISION:

  1. Maintenance to all ball fields, including but not limited to lawn cutting
  2. Field striping & sports event layout
  3. Tree maintenance
  4. Brush clearing
  5. Field preparation & clay repairs
  6. Maintain garbage receptacles 
  7. Clean/maintain all Township restrooms
  8. Maintain all playground areas
  9. Spring/Fall cleanup to recreation properties
  10. Delivery & setup of recreation items, including goals/basketball equipment/fencing/etc. 
  11. Setup/breakdown of holiday events
  12. Lawn seeding/topsoiling/aerating
  13. Recreation logistics of supplies
  14. Minor carpentry
  15. Painting
  16. Maintenance to park shelters
  17. Maintenance of walkway/paths
  18. Stoning of lots
  19. Maintenance to basketball & tennis courts
  20. Assistance to operations of Summer Playground Camp
  21. Field drainage
  22. Mulching & weeding
  23. Maintenance of wrestling mats/equipment
  24. Recycling
  25. Playground maintenance
  26. Plowing & salting