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Department of Public Works


The Department of Public Works (DPW) includes the following divisions:  Roads, Sewers, Recycling, Buildings and Grounds, Park Maintenance, and Fleet Maintenance.   DPW responsibilities include:

-          Byram Township's trash and recycling programs.  Click here for trash information; click here for recycling information

-          Maintenance of approximately 80 miles of roadways, 6 sewer pumping stations and 2 miles of sewer mains

-          Snow and ice removal

-          Maintenance of storm drains and basins

-          Maintenance of township buildings

-          Maintenance of township parks, playgrounds and athletic fields

-          Coordination of annual roadway resurfacing program

-          Fleet maintenance of township owned vehicles, including fire and police

-          Removal of downed trees on township properties

-          Cutting grass on township properties

-          Traffic sign installation and repair

-          Coordination of events such as curbside leaf pick-ups, Christmas tree pick-ups, limited bulk disposal and disposal days for e-waste, rigid plastics, etc.

-          Supporting township committees and grant efforts

 

2017 LEAF PICK-UP - will occur curbside the week of November 13th and again the week of December 11th - weather permitting.  Residents must place the leaves in biodegradable bags and are encouraged to place the bags out the night before.  Trucks will come once during the scheduled week.    If residents wish, they may bring leaves in biodegradable bags, or loose, to the Recycling Center at 10 Mansfield Drive during daylight hours.


2017 CURBSIDE RECYCLING SCHEDULE 

2017 Special Recycling/Disposal Days Through Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority (SCMUA)!    Click here for link to SCMUA's website.

Electronic Waste - FREE disposals days:  March 18, May 20, July 22 and October 14

Household Hazardous Waste - FREE disposal days:  June 3 and November 4


Please report any repairs, requests for service or potential unsafe conditions on township properties (such as potholes, hazardous trees, drainage problem, etc.).  This can be done by:

  • reporting via email (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)), or
  • contacting DPW Secretary at 973-347-2500 x138, or
  • completing the E-Gov form directly

 

PLEASE HELP US KEEP OUR CATCH BASINS CLEAN AND FREE FROM DEBRIS BY NOT DUMPING ANYTHING IN THEM OR IN OUR TOWNSHIP WATERWAYS


Forms

Documents


Snow and Ice Control Operation Plan

Mail Box Replacement Policy

Hazard Tree Inventory

A Good Shake could save your Mail Box

Official Township Street Map

Stormwater Management


Contacts


Mike Orgera

Superintendent - DPW
(973) 347-2500 x 138
morgera@byramtwp.org

Credentials:

Superintendent DPW


Steve Smith

Assistant Supervisor of DPW
973-347-2500 x 147


Donna Fett

DPW and Environmental Commission Secretary / Garbage and Recycling
973-347-2500 x138
dfett@byramtwp.org