Public Works

HOURS: 7:00am – 3:00pm – Monday through Friday

The Department of Public Works consisting of seven full-time employees is responsible for the maintenance of all Township- owned vehicles, roads, parks, buildings, and the Township’s Recycling center.

Department of Public Works:

  • Maintains all municipally- owned vehicles and equipment, providing repairs and preventative maintenance to all Administrative, Police, and DPW vehicles and equipment.
  • Maintains all municipal roads, including ice and snow control, asphalt milling and paving, basin and culvert repairs and cleaning, street light and street sign repairs and maintenance.
  • Operates and maintains the Harding Recycling Center, located at 8 Millbrook Road. including hauling all recycled materials brought to the center.
  • Janitorial services to the Municipal and DPW buildings. DPW also provides inspection and basic repairs to building equipment and structures.
  • Maintain the parks and grounds of all municipally- owned properties including structure repairs, lawn and tree maintenance, and amenities repairs.

Trash, Recycling & Household Hazardous Waste

Please refer all calls and inquiries concerning municipal roads, stormwater management and Clean Communities to the Superintendent of Public Works: Tracy Toribio


2017 Recycling Schedule
MAR 11TH, 25TH
JULY 1ST, 15TH, 29TH
AUG 12TH, 26TH
DEC 2ND, 16TH, 30TH

Hours of Operation:
Wednesdays: 7 am – Noon (7– 9am self service)
Every other Saturday: 9 am – noon (see schedule dates)

Fire and First Aid Services Description

Fire Department and First Aid Squad services for Harding Township are provided by volunteer organizations.

Fire Departments:

First Aid Squad:

Police Department

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Contact the Harding Township Police Department by dialing 9-1-1 or (973) 455-0500 as soon as you see something you believe to be suspicious!

Mission Statement

The mission of the Harding Township Police Department is to work in partnership with community members and organizations, protect life and property and to enhance the quality of life throughout the township. All members of the Harding Township Police Department accept the responsibility for contributing to the quality of life in our community. We believe that the character and image of our officers and department are best reflected in the quality of service provided to our residents, businesses and visitors. We will strive to facilitate open communication with the public, serve in an impartial, courteous and responsive manner, promote community involvement, enable safe movement of traffic, reduce the fear of crime and professionally interact on all calls for service.

Headquarters – 21 Blue Mill Road
New Vernon, New Jersey 07976-0246