100TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY MARCH 19, 2020
Birth of a Borough –
The Act of Incorporation of Hamburg Borough was approved by a majority vote on the NJ Legislature on March 19, 1920. (New Jersey Laws of 1920),chapter 15:39) The bill declared its inhabitants to be “a body corporate in fact and in law the name of “The Borough of Hamburg” Familiarly known as the “Boro Bill” when it passed the New Jersey General Assembly and Senate a telegram was sent with the news stating “the Boro Bill has passed the House” (Sussex Independent, 19 March 1920. Upon passing the telegram was posted in the Hamburg Post Office to inform the public of Hamburg.
*Originally scheduled meeting for March 19th and Plaque ceremony had to be cancelled due to the current COVID-19 crisis and will be rescheduled.
Hamburg Mayor and Council