The Environmental Commission will not be holding the yearly recycling event this year. Please take advantage of the recycling opportunities available at the DPW garage.

Ongoing Recycling Drop Off At DPW

Electronics recycling and metal recycling materials are accepted at the Department of Public Works, 26 West Main Street, Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 2p.m.

Saturday, July 1st Electronics Drop Off at DPW

Electronics and metal recycling will be accepted on July 1st from 8 a.m. to 12 […]


Elizabethtown Gas is surveying select streets in High Bridge for potential natural gas service. They must receive enough responses in order to extend natural gas service to these streets.

If you are located on one of the streets below and are interested in natural gas service, please fill out the online survey at by Monday, April 24th. If enough responses are received, Elizabethtown Gas will provide information on next steps after the survey period ends.




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Mayor Lee Presents Green Awards to Bob Haake and Alan Mart

Mayor Lee presents Green Awards to Bob Haake and Alan Mart on March 9, 2023.

Bob Haake and Alan Mart are hereby the recipients of the annual Borough of High Bridge Environmental Commission’s Green Award in recognition of their active volunteer involvement in the beautification of the Borough of High Bridge.

Bob and Alan were “Caught Being Green” for their efforts to remove invasive knotweed from the area along the newly installed Common’s […]

Meeting Notification – Planning Board

It is hereby noticed that the regular meeting of the Planning Board/Board of Adjustment of the Borough of High Bridge to be held on March 6, 2023 at 95 West Main Street, High Bridge New Jersey, 08829 at 7:30 pm will be held as a digital Zoom meeting at 7:30 pm. The meeting will be open to the public and may go into executive session, if needed. Formal action may be taken and other items may be considered that may […]

Planning Board Meeting Location and Date Change

The regularly scheduled in-person Planning Board Meeting previously scheduled for February 27, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. at the Emergency Squad Building, 95 West Main street, High Bridge, NJ has been cancelled due to the potential inclement weather.

The aforementioned Planning Board meeting will now take place as an audio visual meeting via Zoom on March 6, 2023 at 7:30 pm.

The link will be posted on

Mayor and Councilmembers Swearing In On January 5th, 2023

Mayor and Council at the Re-organizational meeting January 5th, 2023. From left to right: Councilman Steven Silvestri, Councilman Christopher Graham, Councilwoman Natalie Ferry, Mayor Michele I. Lee, Councilman Curtis Nowell, Councilman Alan Schwartz, and Councilman Kenneth Doyle.


Mayor Michele I. Lee being sworn in by Senator Zwicker


Councilman Kenneth Doyle being sworn in



Sustainability Hero Michele Lee


Green team chair is not a traditional committee position that leads to Mayor, but High Bridge Borough Mayor Michele Lee served on the High Bridge Green Team and Environmental Commission before she was elected to mayor in 2019. Now re-elected for a second term, Mayor Lee is demonstrating that sustainability is good government.

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High Bridge Police Officers Recognized At Council Meeting

At the Dec 15 Council Meeting, Officer Edward Schaffer was presented with a Life Saving Award for his actions in the line of duty.


Officer Brian Shipps was presented with an Exceptional Duty and Chief’s Achievement Award for his work in initiating the Blue Envelope Program.
Assemblyman DiMaio also presented Officer Shipps with a Citation of Commendations and Praise from […]