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CLERK TYPIST (FULL-TIME) – Bergenfield, NJ is seeking an experienced office assistant with a working knowledge of municipal building departments. Experience in the use of Microsoft Office and Mitchell Humphrey Construction Permit Software is required. Must have or be willing to obtain TACO certification. Successful candidate will receive/review permit applications, perform data entry, track inspections, prepare monthly reports, and fulfill OPRA requests. Starting salary of $34,300 with competitive benefits. EOE. Send cover letter, resume and salary history via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by September 12, 2014.

September 11, 2014

Please join us for a ceremony in remembrance of 9/11 at 7:30 p.m. in Coopers Pond.

Bergenfield Community Garden

If you enjoy gardening, register to plant at the Community Garden!  The garden is located on Windsor Road and is open from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  All participants must be Bergenfield residents, and must complete a registration form. 
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Please be advised that we are still waiting for the tax rate.  As soon as we have it, we will calculate, print and mail out the tax bills.  The grace period will be extended by 25 days from the date of mailing.

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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.

Chief Financial Officer (part-time) and/or Qualified Purchasing Agent (part-time)

Successful CFO candidate will be responsible for the financial management of the Borough, including budget preparation and oversight, general ledger maintenance, debt and grant management, investment and disbursement of funds, and payroll. Successful QPA candidate will also be responsible for all purchasing. Familiarity with Edmunds Accounting System Software is a plus. Attendance and participation at Borough Council meetings as required. Submit letter of interest, resume, references and salary requirements to William Senande, Borough Administrator at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by July 1, 2014.

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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.


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