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9/20 - Planning Board Meeting - 7:30 PM

9/24 - Family Fun Night - 5 PM - 8 PM, RVA Fields

9/25 - Recycling Center - open from 9 AM to noon - center closes when dumpsters are full


Boonton Township Trivia

Each week we will include a fun fact or historic tidbit about our great hometown

Several of the founding families in our Valley

Wallace Vanderhoof, Orville Decker, Pete Decker Decker - Vanderhoof and Burnett family members - Decker, Vanderhoof and Miller family members

Rockaway Valley wood lot 1900 - Sokol Camp Pond 1905 - circa 1900

If you have any old photos or newspaper articles about Boonton Township that you would like to share please let us know


All residents invited to attend!


Township Committee welcomes

Tom SanFilippo

Township Attorney Fred Semrau administers the oath of office to Tom SanFilippo at the September 13th Township Committee meeting

joined by his wife, Kristin and children

Committeeman SanFilippo was selected to fulfill the unexpired term of Patricia Collins


RVA Fields will be closed on Monday, September 20 and Tuesday, September 21

RVA Fields will be closed on Monday, September 20 and Tuesday, September 21 from 6 AM to 4 PM (weather permitting)

to re-surface the original segment (1.4 miles) of the Flight Path with approximately 500+ tons of stone dust.

Heavy equipment will be in use requiring a closure of the facility.

Please make alternative arrangements those days for your walk or jog.

RVA Fields will reopen each day around 4 PM or upon completion of the work.


Next Paper Shredding Event


Public Health Nurse Office Hours

Our Public Health Nurse resumed her office hours at the Municipal Building on Friday, September 3rd. Hours will be on Friday mornings from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

The Public Health Nurse serves as a vital resource to our community for health-related referrals such as COVID tests and vaccines or weigh loss management. Blood pressure screenings are done during office hours - no appointment is necessary. Stop by during office hours for more information.


2021 Flu Clinics

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

9 AM to 11 AM


Thursday, October 7, 2021

4 PM to 6 PM



Thursday evenings at Leonard Park Bocce Courts @ 6:00 PM


Your employees can now sign up for our popular grant-supported workshops - they fill quickly so be sure to act today!

We have funding to offer these great classes in September and October. Participants must attend all sessions of class.

Classes can also be scheduled exclusively for your company on your site! Contact us to learn more: cbt@ccm.edu

Register here

Essentials for Exceptional Customer Service – Sept 28 & 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Excellent service does not simply come from a friendly transaction or helpful technology—it is the result of truly understanding your customer’s expectations and putting the right guidelines and service standards in place to exceed them. When an organization puts the customer at its core, exceptional service becomes possible at every point of contact.

Unleashing the Power of Microsoft Word - Oct 4 & 5, 12-2 p.m.

Microsoft Word is so much more than just typing into documents. Learn to create and manage professional quality Word documents with ease, while streamlining your work process and improving efficiency. Learn about documents, templates, lists, tables, borders, formatting, spell check, readability, mail merge, tables of contents, indexes and much more.

Six Sigma: An Introduction to Process Improvement – Oct 5 & 12, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Six Sigma is a process and a set of tools used by organizations to improve prod­ucts, processes and results by eliminating defects, reducing variation and decreas­ing delays. Learn the fundamentals of Six Sigma, including use of the DMAIC pro­cess (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) and basic tools. Learn to create a Project Charter. Prepare to follow this course with an ASQ Six Sigma certification prep course.

Build Confidence and Sharpen Your Public Speaking Skills – Oct 5 & 7, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Does your presentation delivery capture your audience’s attention, so they become fully engaged to receive your message? Would you like to be able to control your jitters and increase your confidence? The techniques acquired in this training will provide you with a natural confidence to speak candidly and the com­posure needed to deal with either large or small audiences – whether virtually or in person. Learn how to use your PowerPoint presentations effectively and to sharpen your public speaking skills by focusing your message points, tailoring them to your audience, and conquering your jitters. Acquire tips to fine-tune your elevator pitch and to dress appropriately for your presentation. You will have the oppor­tunity to practice and receive feedback in a safe environment.

Women in Leadership – Oct 5 & 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Women face unique challenges in the workplace but they also add unique value and perspective. They improve communications dynamics, and reinvigorate companies in ways that make them more competitive. Research shows companies with a critical mass of top-team gender diversity enjoy significantly better financial performance. This interactive session will enhance women’s leadership behaviors. Participants will leave with new ideas, skills, confidence, and fresh perspectives to add more value to their organization.

Google Drive – Oct 5, 2-4 p.m.

We highly recommend this being your first Google class, since all your files created in any Google app will be saved here! Learn about how to create folders and sub-folders to help organize your files. You will see how folders help you to quickly find the files you need as well as search features you can use when in doubt about a file’s location. You will learn about sharing your files with others and the difference between sharing files, folders, and sub-folders. You will be able to interactively work in a file together in class, as well as learn other important and useful information to function your best in Drive.

Unconscious Bias in the Workplace – Oct 11 & 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Unconscious bias refers to the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions and decisions on an unconscious basis. It refers to the feelings and attitudes we have toward people or groups. While unintentional, these biases can influence every aspect of an organization or team from hiring and promotions to day-to-day team interactions. You will learn how unconscious bias impacts workplace interaction and decisions, how to recognize and manage biases and use techniques for addressing potential bias. In addition, the course will cover the perspectives of others.

Microsoft Teams – Oct 11 & 13, 1-4 p.m.

Microsoft Teams is the pivotal communications app included in Office 365. It maximizes and heightens both group and one-on-one work collaboration. Navigate the interface and features as well as its seamless integration with other Microsoft apps. Learn to create and manage teams, send instant messages, initiate and manage audio and video conferencing, share, edit, and present files in an online meeting, set up scheduled meetings, create impromptu gatherings, share your screen, record meetings using Microsoft Stream, as well as add other program apps and web resources to any of your Teams.

Blueprint Reading and Measurements – Oct 15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Learn how to read shop and engineering blueprints and how to fabricate parts and perform assembly operations. Learn current drafting standards and blueprint reading techniques, review standard lines and symbols, sketching techniques, orthographic projection, auxiliary views, drawings, dimensions, tolerances, sectional views, title block information, machining specifications and specialized forms of engineering drawings. Learn how to draw principal and isometric views and understand how blueprints and tolerances relate to the manufacturing process.


Classes are at no cost to NJ Non-Governmental businesses. Most classes are remote with live instruction using Zoom. A detailed email will be sent to you 1-2 days prior to the class start date. Please add your class(es) to your calendar and remember that you must attend!

Additional funding may become available to offer dedicated professional education for the business community. Reach out to discuss how we can support your organization's needs!


Our programs help your team master essential business concepts. Whether you represent a small local business or a large corporation, we have solutions for your learning and development needs. Topics include, but not limited to:

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Customer Service Excellence
  • Management and Leadership Programs
  • English as a Second Language
  • Spanish in the Workplace
  • and much more!

Take advantage of this funding opportunity and raise your organization to new heights by contacting the Center for Workforce Development at CCM!

Call or Email at: 973-328-5186 or ahoffmann@ccm.edu

Center for Workforce Development, County College of Morris | 214 Center Grove Rd., Randolph, NJ 07869

(973) 328-5188 | cbt@ccm.edu

Connect with us



Sunday Morning Adult Softball - 10:00 AM- Noon at RVA Fields - All welcome.


This evening is sure to be one for the memory books! We can finally mix, as parents, in a setting to see old friends and meet new! With a 4 hour open bar, apps, dinner, 50/50 raffle, the return of the Gold Ticket, Silent Auction, and most of all FUN had while raising money for our mission! The BTEF works to raise funds to offer our children supplemental educational opportunities that indulge their passions, enrich their educational experience, and have a positive effect on the future of our community. The BTEF achieves this through fundraising which provides such popular programs as the 4KIDS after school enrichment program, the Falcon 20, our Volleyball program, Spring Musical, Battle of the Books, and the Annual Readathon to name a few. The BTEF also provides Grants that provide recognition and equipment for both Rockaway Valley School and Mountain Lakes High School. Purchase your tickets TODAY before the event sells out! https://btefnj.org/event/beachball/


Hazardous Waste Disposal Events in Morris County

September 25 & October 23


Recreation Boot Camp at RVA Fields



we have plenty of books for your reading pleasure

Don't forget about the Township Book Swap. Stop by the Municipal Building during business hours (8 AM - 4 PM) to select any book(s) of your choice.

We are currently at capacity so we are not accepting any new books.


Weekly Coronavirus Update

The cumulative number of cases as of the start of community transmission in Morris County of COVID-19 in early March 2020 now stands at 542 since September 16th.

For health related information visit the Morris County Public Health website at: https://health.morriscountynj.gov/coronavirus/#cases for up-to-date data and information.

Morris County Vaccine Mega site at Rockaway Townsquare Mall and the COVID testing site at County College of Morris are closed.

Go to https://www.morriscountynj.gov/Residents/Health/Coronavirus to find vaccination and testing sites in Morris County.

If you have any questions, call the County COVID Hotline at 973-829-8250.


We'd love to include your community organization in our weekly newsletter

If your community organization has information you'd like to share in our weekly newsletter please let us know.

email submissions to: dcabana@boontontownship.com

media must be in jpeg form


In search of old Boonton Township photographs

for display in the Municipal Building

we can certainly arrange to reprint your photograph if you cannot donate it to the Township


A Message From the Boonton Township Police Department


The Boonton Township Police Department is investigating another incident involving a stolen motor vehicle. The vehicle in question was stolen from a resident's driveway during the overnight hours between 9/3 and 9/4. Anyone who may have observed any suspicious activity, or may have relevant home surveillance footage is encouraged to contact the Boonton Township Police Department Detective Bureau at 973-402-4022.





This notification system allows residents to receive e-mail, text message, and/or other alerts regarding emergency notifications and other important messages regarding our community. With this program, you can choose to receive alerts by whatever method of communication you prefer.

Visit www.btpolice.org and click on the “emergency notifications” tab on the right side of the page. Follow the instructions to be redirected to the "Alert Boonton Township" registration page. Once redirected, ensure you are on the page for Boonton Township New Jersey and follow the step by step instructions on the web page to create an account and receive emergency alerts for Boonton Township.

"Alert Boonton Township" also automatically signs you up for Smart911 which provides you and your family with a potentially life-saving resource. Smart911 is a free emergency 911 component which helps our emergency dispatchers better assist you during an emergency. This service also allows residents to create a safety profile which can include any information they would like to share with first responders during an emergency.




Township of Boonton
155 Powerville Road
Boonton Township, NJ 07005

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