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Borough of Kenilworth

Council Meetings


In light of the public health emergency caused by Coronavirus, the Mayor and Borough Council Meetings will conduct all Council meetings remotely and by electronic means without providing a physical meeting place.


Additionally, while the Council will continue to meet on their regularly scheduled meeting dates, please note the time for the Work Sessions has been changed to a new commencement time of 6:00pm.  The Regular Council Meeting will continue to commence as soon as possible after the Work Session.


In accordance with N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 (the "Open Public Meetings Act) and in adherence to the Department of Community Affairs, Division of Local Government Services (DLGS) guidelines, the Work Session and the Regular Council Meeting  will be open to the public by electronic means, and as such, members of the public may view the meeting by livestream on

YouTube at Kenilworth TV NJ


Any member of the public wishing to participate in the meeting, can do so by emailing comments relative to the agenda and/or on any governmental issue that a member of the public feels may be of concern to the residents of the Borough to the Borough Clerk at Boroughclerk@kenilworthnj.org. Agendas will be posted for the public's viewing on the Borough's official website at: www.kenilworthnj.com.  All relevant comments received will be read into the record during each Regular Meeting's Public Comment Portion and will be addressed accordingly by the Mayor and/or Council.


All emails must be submitted and received by the Borough Clerk of no later than noon of the corresponding Regular Meeting date and, as is always the case, must include the public member's full name and address and resolution number to which comments are being referred for the record.


Borough of Kenilworth Planning Board Agenda June 11, 2020 


Updated 2020 Curbside Recycling New Schedule 

Starting 7/1/2020 (click here)


Message from Mayor Linda Karlovitch

As we continue to battle the Coronavirus I would like to update everyone. We currently have 47,437 cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey, 4,831 cases in Union County and 61 in Kenilworth.
In a further effort to keep us safe Governor Murphy has ordered all State and County parks closed. Due to the extremely high number of people congregating in them. We have also followed this rule in our community, all our parks are now closed to the public. Public safety is and continues to be our highest priority.
There has been a high amount of latex gloves and masks in our recycling loads. These items are not considered household recycling and should be properly disposed of as trash. Under the advice of the CDC, I greatly encourage the use of masks or face coverings along with gloves when you are out in public for your safety and the safety of those around you. Please dispose of these items after use in trash cans as well. There has been a large number of these items littered in parking lots and sidewalks. (click here to read more)


As a result of concerns over Public Safety, Health and Welfare due to the Coronavirus, Kenilworth Borough Hall is currently closed to the public.

The public will have access to place administrative office items in Bins on the first floor South 23rd Street 

entrance near the police department office door.

Tax payments, PTR Forms and PD5 Forms and any Tax/Finance/Assessor related can be placed in the drop box located on the South 23rd Street 

police entrance, first floor tax office door.

Administrative Office Staff are available via 908-276-9090 or email at deputyclerk@kenilworthnj.org

We apologize for the inconvenience.

 Firearms Permits and Registration
Firearms application process is now electronic.

     Borough of Kenilworth's

Senior & Disabled Handyman Program

The Handyman Program provides non-emergency, minor repairs helping Seniors and Disabled residents 

to live independently and safety in their homes. 

Eligibility: Resident of Kenilworth (own & occupy home to be repaired, minimum age of 62, 

or disabled as defined by by Social Security Disability, 

and income of $35,250 or less for one or $60,400 for a couple 

(click on the links below to read more about the program)

                                     Handyman instructions (click here)  / Handyman application (click here)





Kenilworth Borough Calendar
June (2020)