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Trash & Recycling Calendar for 2015

The 2015 Trash & Recycling Calendar (all 4 quadrants) is now available for download:


Court Cancelled - December 17, 2014

Court is cancelled for Wednesday, December 17, 2014.  Please contact the Violations Bureau to re-schedule any court dates.

Final Leaf Pick-up: Friday, December 19th

Starting Friday, December 19th, DPW will have crews working in the following areas:

  • W. Clinton Ave. going South towards New Bridge Rd.
  • Phelps Ave. going North towards New Jersey Ave.
* Please note, this will be the last pick-up for leaf collection.

Final Leaf Collection Program: Starting Monday, DPW will begin to finalize the leaf collection program.  Saturday, December 13th is the deadline to put out leaves.  Make sure to pile your leaves in preparation for the final pick-up.  If you use a landscaping company, please coordinate accordingly.  After DPW has picked-up leaves in your neighborhood, residents will no longer be able to dump leaves in the street.  Once areas are cleaned, DPW will not return to pick-up again.  Please make sure to sign up for Nixle and check our website for updates and leaf collection schedules for specific areas. 

Ebola information

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

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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Flu Vaccine at the Health Department

The Quadvalent Influenza vaccination is now available at the Bergenfield Health Department.
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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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