South Bound Brook is a Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey. The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,496.
What is now South Bound Brook was originally formed as a town within Franklin Township. On March 16, 1869, the name of the community was changed to Bloomington, which lasted until May 29, 1891, when the name reverted back to South Bound Brook town. South Bound Brook was incorporated as an independent borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 11, 1907, based on the results of a referendum held on May 1, 1907.
March 27, 2015 - It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of
Fire Inspector Barry Van Horn.
Our condolences go out to the Van Horn family.
Information on services will be posted as they become available.
Salty Water Taste
Residents in Somerset County may be noticing a salty taste in their drinking water over the past few days. This is due to higher levels of road salt runoff entering surface water supplies.
The attached information has been provided by New Jersey American Water. If you would like more information on sodium levels in your water supply, please check your water bill to reach the specific treatment plant for your community.
2015 Municipal Budget
The 2015 budget was presented and passed on its first reading on March 10, 2015. The second reading will be on April 14, 2015 at the regular monthly council meeting.
There will be a session for public input at that time.
2015 Proposed Budget
ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET COST OF LIVING ALLOWANCE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following proposed Ordinance was introduced and passed on first reading at a meeting of the Borough Council of the Borough of South Bound Brook, in the County of Somerset, State of New Jersey, held on the 10th day of March 2015 said ordinance will be taken up for further consideration for final passage at the meeting of said Borough Council to be held at its meeting room in the Borough Hall, South Bound Brook, New Jersey, on the 14th day of April,2015 at 7:30 PM, or as soon thereafter as said matter can be reached, at which time and place all persons who may be interested therein will be given an opportunity to be heard concerning the same.
Add Your Input To The Somerset County Web Site Redesign
March 11, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Community Input Sought on County Website Redesign
Take Our Survey by March 20
Somerset County Freeholder Director Mark Caliguire invites county residents, commuters, students, businesses and community organizations to provide comments and suggestions as the county prepares to redesign its website (www.co.somerset.nj.us<http://www.co.somerset.nj.us>).
"Our website has a wealth of information about county services and programs," Freeholder Director Caliguire said. "We're planning to not only redesign but also reorganize the site to make it even more user-friendly. We'd greatly appreciate ideas and comments from the public who may already use our website and from those who may be visiting it for the first time."
The county has hired Vision Internet to conduct the redesign this year. A community survey has been posted at http://bit.ly/WebSurvey2015 The survey takes only about five minutes to complete. Responses are requested by March 20.
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Free Tire Drop-off Available to
Somerset County Farmers, Residents
April 20 – 24 in Hillsborough
Somerset County residents and farmers will have an opportunity to remove unwanted tires from their property as soon as possible because of the potential for standing water to attract mosquitoes as we head into another season where West Nile virus may be a concern.
Free Child Car Seat Inspections
Is this the right seat for my child?
Will this seat work in my vehicle?
How do I install the seat correctly?
Click to Get the Answers
Come in for a FREE Car Seat Inspection
Certified Technicians will inspect,
demonstrate and teach proper installation
Schedule of Free Inspections
New Phone System In Borough Hall
There is a new phone system at Borough Hall.
All extensions numbers have changed.
The Borough is working on the System and will be improving the phone system within the next week.
More Extensions for the Mayor and Council and other departments will be added .
The Number for the borough offices is still 732-356-0258
To Contact the Following Department, Dial the number next to the Department you wish to reach.
2 - Tax Office
3 - Clerk Administrator
5- Dog licenses/Board of Health
6- Building Department
7- Tax Assessor