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Public Utilities Notices
Our newly contracted private sanitation vendor will be providing trash collection on several major holidays that previously were not collection days
The Borough of Red Bank has contracted with a private company to provide household waste/recycling curbside collection services beginning Tuesd

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Department of Public Utilities

We are located at:
75 Chestnut Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
We can be reached at:
Telephone: (732) 530-2770
Fax: (732) 530-4718
Email: Director of DPU or DPU Main Office


NameTitlePhone #
Gary A. Watson, Sr., CPWM Director (732) 530-2770
Maria E. Rotolo, CRP Supervisory Administrative Assistant (732) 530-2770
Summary of the Public Utilities

The Borough of Red Bank, Department of Public Utilities, and Councilman Edward Zipprich are pleased to provide you information on the services and schedules provided by the Department of Public Utilities.

Services provided by the Department of Public Utilities include; roadway, maintenance and reconstruction, paving and curb maintenance, curbside collection of household trash, recycling, bulk waste, leaves and brush. Other services include: snow plowing of Borough roads, maintenance and construction of Borough parks, marina and playgrounds as well as water treatment and distribution, sewer, Storm Water management and the maintenance of the Borough's shade trees and canopy. The Department also performs maintenance and custodial services for all Borough owned buildings, and repair and maintenance of the Borough's automotive fleet.

Organizational Structure

The Red Bank Department of Public Utilities consists of 35 employees that include one (1) Director, three (3) Supervisors, (2) Foremen, three (3) clerical and 26 employees assigned to the various Divisions. The Public Utilities office is located at 75 Chestnut Street, Red Bank, N.J. 07701


2015 Holiday Schedule (No Sanitation Pick Up)
  • November 26th
  • December 25th 
  • New Years Day
Frequently Asked Questions

All shredding events will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. as follows:

Saturday, May 16 – Red Bank, 90 Monmouth St.
Saturday, June 20 – Upper Freehold Municipal Building, 314 Route 539
Saturday, Aug. 8 – Long Branch High School, 404 Indiana Ave.
Saturday, Oct. 17 – Colts Neck Municipal Complex, 124 Cedar Ave.
Saturday, Nov. 7 – Matawan, 54 Middlesex Rd.

Saturday, Dec. 5 – Holmdel Department of Public Works, 14 Crawford’s Corner Rd.
“We are happy to offer these events for responsible paper disposal which will help residents reduce the risk of identity theft,” said Freeholder Deputy Director Serena DiMaso. “The County continues to be proactive in removing recyclables from our waste stream and we encourage residents to do their part by making use of these events and all other county services for proper waste disposal.”

County residents may bring up to 100 lbs. to be shredded. The shredding event will stop once the shredding trucks full. All papers will be shredded on location in the mobile truck. Documents should be free of large binder clips; staples and paper clips may be left on documents.
This is a project of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and 2015 partner municipalities of Atlantic Highlands, Colts Neck, Holmdel, Long Branch, Manasquan, Marlboro, Matawan, Red Bank and Upper Freehold.

Information about these paper shredding events, recycling and removing other items from the County’s waste stream may be obtained from the County’s website at www.visitmonmouth.com or by calling 732-683-8686, ext. 6721.

Please contact Red Bank Public Utilities at (732) 530-2770. If it’s emergency, please call the Police Department at 730.530.2700.

To obtain an estimate please call the office at 732-530-2770, There is no obligation and the estimate is valid for 90 days.

Additional Information; 

Sewer line upgrades 

Fees are effective June 1st, 2014 through May 1st, 2017;

  • 4-inch sewer service up to 8 ft deep is $125.00 per foot (except for County Roads)  
  • 6-inch sewer service up to 8 ft deep is $165.00 per foot (except for County Roads)

Homeowners may request a sewer line upgrade by calling the Borough of Red Bank at (732) 530-2770. You should receive a quote in the mail in about 10 days after the proposal fee has been received and processed. The quote will be valid for 90-days.

Water line upgrades 

Fees are effective June 1st, 2014 through May 31st, 2017;

  • 1-inch water service 1-30 feet $2,200.00 (except for County Roads)
  • 1 1/2-inch water service is $165.00 per foot (except for County Roads)
  • 2-inch water service is $225.00 per foot (except for County Roads)

Homeowners may request a water line upgrade by callng the Borough of Red Bank at (732) 530-2770. You should receive a quote in the mail in about 10 days after the proposal fee has been received and processed. The quote will be valid for 90-days.