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RAVE

OEM & POLICE Notification System 

On May 15, 2018, the Lincoln Park Office of Emergency Management and the Police Department will begin using a new emergency notification system.  This system will be replacing the current Everbridge Program.  In the event of an emergency in our area we may send out notifications.  You may choose to receive the notifications through your landline telephone, cellular phone, text message or email. You may register for this free service at https://getrave.com/login/lincolnpark   In order to register for text alerts, text LincolnParkAlerts to 67283. While text alerts will be utilized, we encourage you to also complete the full registration at the website above.   Look for the RAVE logo on our website on May 15, 2018.  

QUESTIONS?  please contact Officer Ruggiero at 973-694-5533.


Notify Me

NOTIFY ME 

Non-Emergent Notification System sending residents information about town events, public works, recycling, health events, recreation and much more! 


In our continuing efforts to deliver information to the residents of Lincoln Park through a variety of social media outlets, the Borough’s website offers an added an enhancement to the NOTIFY ME module of our website.  Through this module, web users can subscribe to receive email and/or text message updates. 
 
Simply log into www.lincolnpark.org, click on the NOTIFY ME  box on the right side of the home page and enter your “profile” with your e-mail address and/or phone number for texts.  Once you register, you will receive an e-mail notification from listserv@civicplus.com, you must accept the e-mail to confirm your choices.   You will have the option of adding or deleting your preferences at any time by returning to your account through NOTIFY ME.

parade

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
SUNDAY, MAY 27, 2018  

The Lincoln Park Americal Legion, Post 279, will be hosting the Annual Parade on Sunday, May 27, 2018.  The Parade will start at 2PM at the corner of Pleasant Avenue and Comly Road, it will proceed down Comly Road onto Main Street and then continue to and end at the American Legion.  A Memorial Service will be held at the American Legion shortly after the parade ends.  In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held inside the American Legion.  


Clerk Services

Borough Clerk's Office:  

Borough Council Meetings:

  • May 7:  Work Meeting at 7:30pm
  • May 21:  Regular Meeting at 7:30pm
Important Dates

Primary Election:  June 5, 2018


  • Deadline to REGISTER TO VOTE is May 15th
  • Deadline to Apply for a Mail in Ballot is May 29th
  • Sample Ballots will be mailed May 30th
Please contact the Clerk’s Office for more information at 973-270-2050


DPW

Recycling


Please refer to the Recycling Calendar for collection information on brush, grass and bulk.  
 
All brush and branches shall not exceed 3 inches in diameter and no longer than 6 ft long and must be tied and/or bundled in manageable 1-man piles with stick ends facing in one direction. Brush should be placed at the curb line NOT in the roadway or on sidewalks.  Please refer to the Recycling Calendar/Brochure for more information.
 

SHRED-IT DAY IS SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018

The Shred-It truck will be at the DPW Recycling Yard on Saturday, May 12 from 9am - 1pm.  Residents and Lincoln Park businesses may bring their documents up to 30lbs to be shredded while they wait.  Documents must be free of paperclips, rubber bands and other metal that is non-shredable.  

CONTACT US with questions about your Route # or any other concerns 973-694-6100 #2058.

Property Maint

Homeowner Reminders


Sidewalk Maintenance and the Homeowner's Responsibilities.

All persons owning or occupying residential property; which has located thereon or abutting thereto any public or private sidewalk, which are used by and/or are open to the general public, shall be required to maintain, construct, replace and repair the same in a workmanlike state of maintenance and repair.  All holes, cracks, excavations, subsidence, or uneven pavement in sidewalks shall be maintained, filled, repaired or replaced as necessary, walks and steps repaired and other conditions removed where necessary to eliminate ground surface hazards or unsanitary conditions with reasonable dispatch upon their discovery.  It shall be the responsibility of the owners and occupants of residential property to take reasonable steps to discover any such ground surface hazards or unsanitary conditions; which may exist on sidewalks on their premises or abutting thereto. Failure to comply with Borough Ordinance can result in a summons being issued.

Exterior Maintenance - GRASS

All exterior grass and lawn areas of residential premises shall be maintained at a cut height of no more than six (6) inches. Failure to comply with Borough Ordinance can result in a summons being issued.



Health
Help us “Tidy the Trail” on Saturday, June 2nd at 9am. We need volunteers to donate a few hours and help us clean along the Morris Canal Trail. We will meet at the trail kiosk on Windsor Drive. Bring gloves and clippers if you have them. Call 973-270-2036/2040 for more info.

“Walk with a Doc” is scheduled for Wednesday, June 27th 10:00 am at Lynn Park. This event is free and will have fun giveaways. Enjoy camaraderie, breathe fresh air and  get a little exercise while learning about an important health topic! Rain date is Wednesday July 11th. Call 973-270-2036/2040 for more info.

It’s mosquito time again. Take the necessary steps to reduce your risks https://www.cdc.gov/features/stopmosquitoes/index.html

Visit our health department page http://www.lincolnpark.org/309/Upcoming-Health-EventsScreenings for more information on upcoming screenings and events.


USPS food drive


Food Truck


FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL
SATURDAY,  MAY 19
:   

Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 19th when Lincoln Park hosts their first annual Food Truck Festival from 12noon – 5pm at the Lincoln Park Community Lake located at 37 Ryerson Road.  Approximately 8-10 food trucks will be on-site along with a DJ and a bounce house for the kids.  Lake Staff and Camp Directors will be available to accept Lake Memberships and Camp Applications for the 2018 Summer Season.


SUMMER CAMP:   

Brochures and registration forms are available on-line at www.lincolnpark.org.   We will be offering in-person registration sessions on Sat, May 19.  


  • K-6 Camp, (grades K-6) will begin June 25 and continue for 8 weeks through August 17.
  • Kinder-Camp, (children ages 3-4yrs), will begin on July 9 and continue for 6 weeks through August 17. 
  • Summer Tour for children entering 7th – 9th grade will begin on July 9 and continue for 6 weeks through August 10.

Summer Help Wanted



SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

The Recreation Department has several openings for summer camp counselors and lifeguards.  Please visit our web-site for job descriptions and application information.  

Lake


Lincoln Park Exceptional Children - LPEC

Who are “Exceptional Children”? 
Exceptional children are not only those with special needs, but those that may face challenges in thinking, communication, movement, getting along with others, and taking care of one’s self.  Exceptional children may also have challenges with speech impediments, shyness and/or gross or fine motor skill challenges.  Exceptional children may have ADHD or they may be a “gifted child” that faces challenges from their academic abilities.  When we become educated on the exceptional child , we can  help lead the child toward being included with, not excluded from, regular activities.

GYM & SWIM at SPA 23 - SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018 



PASSPORT DAY IN LINCOLN PARK – JUNE 28:   

The Recreation Department will be hosting the Morris County Clerk’s Office Passport Outreach Program that will benefit anyone in need of a new or renewed passport.  The event is scheduled for Thursday, June 28, 2018 in the Community Room of the Municipal Complex from 10am – 2pm.  No appointments are needed, residents can walk-in for service, BUT must arrive before 1:30pm and bring their own color 2 x 2 photo.  More information is available on our web-site or for more passport information, including costs, call 973-285-6161 or visit http://www.morriscountyclerk.org/index.php/passports/

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNTIES:

 
LINCOLN PARK DAY SCHOLARSHIP:
Deadline is May 8, 2018
Awarded to Lincoln Park residents beginning their college career in 2018.  Scholarship is based on volunteer activities and community service
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LP PAL SCHOLARSHIP:

Deadline is May 25, 2018
Awarded to Lincoln Park residents beginning their college career in 2018.  Scholarship is based on academics and athletic background.




May Calendar of Events

visit the LP Library at 12 Boonton Tpke or visit their website at http://www.lincolnparklibrary.org.  


MUNICIPAL ALLIANCE:  

The Municipal Alliance is part of "GCADA" – Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.  This Council was established to promote alcohol and drug abuse awareness. 


The Lincoln Park Municipal Alliance is a group of volunteers from the Borough, the Recreation Department, Lincoln Park Schools, and parents.   The local MAC works to bring educational and public awareness programs to Lincoln Park.  


The Borough has been fortunate enough to receive a County Grant to assist with awareness programs.  The Borough Council and the Mayor support the efforts of the Municipal Alliance and are committed to providing a “cash-match” to the Grant funding. 

Instead in becoming a member?  Contact Janet Cassidy at jcassidy@bolp.org.  



Stigma Free

Lincoln Park is Stigma-Free

Lincoln Park is a “Stigma-Free” community. The Morris County Stigma-Free initiative is a county-wide program which aims to eradicate the stigma associated with mental illness and substance use disorders. We are dedicated to raising awareness of these illnesses by creating an environment where affected individuals are supported in their efforts to achieve wellness and recovery. Go to https://morriscountystigmafree.org/ for more information.


Pequannock Valley Rotary:

Did you know that the Pequannock Valley Rotary serves Lincoln Park?  

The Pequannock Valley Rotary Foundation has raised and donated over million dollars to support the needs of  Lincoln Park, Pequannock, and Riverdale,  Some examples of that support/assistance are: 
  • over 309 scholarships to area students total $275,000 in student aid
  • support to local Police, Fire & First Aid Departments through our Save a Life Fund
  • support for local emergence situation; i.e. Flooding, Hurricane Sandy, etc...
  • the club maintains a relief fund for potential future needs
  • support of local food pantries
  • support to the Boys and Girls Club of Pequannock 
  • support drug education and drug prevention assistance
One of the fundraisers is just a few weeks away on June 10, 2018.  The PV Rotary 5K will take place on Sunday, June 10, 2018 beginning at Greenview Park.  Please consider walking or running the race or becoming a sponsor!  

Click on the Rotary link above to read more about the Club, the 5k, or becoming a sponsor or possibly a new member of the Pequannock Valley Rotary!




Social Media

STAY CONNECTED WITH LINCOLN PARK: 

There are so many ways to stay in touch with the Borough and to get the information you need.    Follow us on Facebook or Twitter or visit our website and look for NOTIFY ME.

 


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