Department of Public Works
1 Allen Street
Fair Haven, NJ 07704
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Richard Gardella, P.E., P.P., C.M.E.
Borough Engineer / Supervisor of DPW / Planning Board Engineer
732-747-0241, Ext. 215
Nicolas J. Poruchynsky, PE, PP, CME
Assistant Director of Engineering/Public Works
732-747-0241, Ext. 217
The Department of Public Works consists of 8 full-time employees, which include the Supervisor, Foreman, Mechanic, and Laborers. Responsibilities include maintenance of buildings and grounds, municipal roads; trash, recycling, brush, and leaf collection; snow removal; and Borough vehicles maintenance.
Recycling Center: Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m to dusk, Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to dusk, Sunday: Closed Closed on observed public holidays.
Bulk Drop-off: 1st Saturday of each Month, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m..
Due to the increased cost of disposing appliances, a $15 fee will is required for appliances that are discarded at the DPW yard as well as those collected curbside. A sticker must be obtained from the Municipal Clerk's Office prior to taking the item(s) to the DPW yard on the first Saturday of a month.
The following items are classed as appliances: washer, dryer, dishwasher, stove, refrigerator/freezers (doors must be removed), air conditioners, and water heaters.
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