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Ebola information

24/7 information available on EBOLA from NJPIES at 1-800-962-1253.

Leaf Collection on Monday, 11/17/14

Starting on Monday, November 17th, the Department of Public Works will clean-up leaves in the following areas:

Westside of town - Between Prospect Ave. and New Milford Border going South from Hartcourt Ave. past High School.

Eastside of town - Starting on Smith St., O'Neil St. East to Tenafly, North to E. Clinton.

Unofficial 2014 General Election Results - Nov 4, 2014

The Unofficial 2014 General Election Results can be accessed below. These figures do not include mail-in and provisional ballots.

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Sunshine Notice - November 6, 2014 Mayor & Council Work Session

The Mayor and Council Work Session scheduled for Thursday, November 6, 2014 in Executive Chambers in the Municipal Building, located at 198 North Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 will commence at 7:00 pm.

Council will open the meeting at 7:00 pm to enter into Closed Session to conduct interviews with candidates for the position of Borough Administrator. No formal action will be taken.

The Work Session will resume at 8:00 pm.

Flu Vaccine at the Health Department

The Quadvalent Influenza vaccination is now available at the Bergenfield Health Department.
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General Election Timeline:

October 14, 2014 - Last day to register to vote (Borough Clerk's Office will be open until 9 pm to accept voter registration applications)

October 28, 2014 - Last day to apply for a Vote by Mail ballot by Mail

November 1, 2014 - County Clerk's Office open from 9 am - 1 pm to vote in person by Mail-In Ballot for General Election

November 3, 2014 - Last day to apply at County Clerk's Office in person for General Election Mail-In Ballot (up to 3 pm)

November 4, 2014 - General Election (Polls are open 6 am to 8 pm)

Residential Special Needs Assistance Registry

The Barrier Free Advisory Committee of Bergenfield has established a Residential Special Needs Assistance Registry for residents who may require special assistance during an emergency. The information will be entered into the Police Department database.

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Bergenfield ranked among the best of 540 New Jersey municipal websites

The Monmouth University Polling Institute and Graduate Program in Public Policy recently announced the results of their New Jersey E-Government Municipal Website Evaluation. The project assessed 540 municipal websites in New Jersey for both content and ease of use.

The Borough of Bergenfield's website was ranked in the top 20 as one of the best municipal websites.

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Bergenfield ranks #2 on NeighborhoodScout's Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S.

Neighborhoodscout recently ranked Bergenfield, New Jersey, as the 2nd safest in the nation on their list of the 100 safest cities in America with 25,000 or more people.

Neighborhoodscout based their rankings on the total number of property and violent crimes per 1,000 residents. Crimes include burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, murder, forcible rape, armed robbery, and aggravated assault. Data used for this research consisted of 1) the number of total crimes reported to the FBI to have occurred in each city, and 2) the population of each city.

For more information on Neighborhoodscout's list of the 100 safest cities in America go to For more information and answers to FAQ on neighborhoodscout ranks the safest cities in America go to

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Local assistance for Bergenfield residents in need

The Bergenfield Food Pantry has canned and boxed goods for anyone needing food. Also available are winter coats. The food pantry is open 9:00am-4:00pm Monday to Friday. Please see Sue Muller or Anne Marie DelaCruz in the Borough Clerk's Office, Rm. 21 at the Municipal Building.


Contact CSX with any Railroad Concerns
Emergency: 1-800-232-0144
Non-Emergency: 1-877-835-5279



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