Hillsborough Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 Equator Ave & 1st St, Hillsborough, NJ08844 Known as the Flagtown Fire Department or the Flagtown Mean and Green—for its green fire engines—Hillsborough…More Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 is the oldest fire company in Hillsborough, having been formed in 1937. The company has a ladder truck seating six firefighters and is always looking for new fire company members.
Hillsborough Bureau of Fire Safety 379 S Branch Rd, Hillsborough, NJ08844 Hillsborough Bureau of Fire Safety is a local government department. It inspects structures, enforces fire code…More regulations, investigates fires and explosions, issues permits, hosts fire education programs and operates an adopt-a-hydrant program.
Formed in 1948, Hillsborough Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2 was the second fire department formed in Hillsborough. The…More department responds to calls from Hillsborough, Somerville, Manville and Montgomery, since it is situated on the Route 206 corridor.
While the company responded to barn and brush fires when formed, it now responds to vehicle, house, industrial, train and airplane fires, and motor vehicle accidents. The department has seven vehicles, including two engines, a ladder truck, a brush fire truck, a tanker truck, a tactical support vehicle and a command unit. The company sponsors Boy Scout Troop #89, and its own softball and bowling leagues.
Hillsborough Municipal Complex is a Hillsborough based institution that processes local requests, manages emergency…More services including fire safety, implements government campaigns and relays information regarding the parks department, including public land closures and safety hazards.
Hillsborough's Township Offices, including courts, the town clerk, tax collector and building department, are housed in the town municipal complex. Most offices have regular hours, though the building department and town clerk have extended hours during certain days. The building also houses the township's fire safety department, senior center and police department.
Hillsborough does not elect a mayor, and instead has a five-member township committee that selects one person to serve as mayor each year. Members of the township committee serve three-year terms and are elected during November elections.