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Leaf Collection - Friday, October 28, 2016

DPW will be collecting leaves on Friday, October 28, 2016 on Clinton Avenue moving south to Dudley Avenue and west side of Prospect Avenue. Place leaves at curb.

DEP Drought Warning - Public Strongly Urged to Reduce Water Use

Please be advised, Department of Environmental Protection Commission Bob Martin today placed 14 Counties encompassing in Northern, Central, and Northern Coasal areas of New Jersey under a drought warning due to ongoing precipitation deficits and deteoriating water-supply conditions, particularly storage levels in reservoirs. Please note, Borough of Bergenfield, County of Bergen, are included in the drought warning.

DEP offers the following tips to reduce water use:

  • At this time of year, it is appropriate to let your lawns go dormant.
  • Turn sprinkler systems off automatic timers.
  • Use a hose with a hand held nozzle to water flowers and shrubs, or let them go dormant.
  • Use a broom to sweep the sidewalk, rather than a hose.
  • Wash vehicles with a bucket and do not run the hose more than necessary, or use a commerical car wash that recycles water.
  • To save water at home, fix leaky faucets and pipes. Consider replacing your toilet with a low-flow version.
  • Upgrade your shower head to low-flow.
  • Upgrade your faucets or install faucet aerators.

>> CLICK HERE for the D.E.P.'s news release

Garbage Container Pick-up in Quadrant 4 - Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Please be advised, DPW will be collecting old Garbage containers in Quadrant 4 during Bulk Pick-up on Wednesday, October 26th. If you wish to throw away your garbage container, please attach a note to the container with the word "DISCARD" on it. DPW will not throw out any can that does not have a note attached to it.

From Suez Water: Lead in drinking water - what you need to know


Bergenfield Health Department offers flu vaccination

The 2016-2017 flu season will closely be approaching us. The Quadvalent Flu vaccine is now available for area residents from the Bergenfield Health Department. Vaccination is administered in the Health Department's Community Health Rooms located at 198 N. Washington Avenue by a public health nurse. Ages 6 months through adulthood can schedule a vaccination. There is a $15 administration fee for the vaccination. A home visit by a public health nurse can be scheduled as well for the home bound at no extra cost. Children attending preschool in New Jersey are required to receive a flu vaccination to remain in school this winter season. Pregnant women and those who have chronic health conditions are more at risk from complications of flu like illnesses. Please contact the Bergenfield Health Department at 201-387-4055 option 5 to arrange for your vaccination.

Online tax sale auction

The Municipality of Bergenfield announces the sale of 2015 and prior year taxes and other charges through an online auction. For a listing of parcels, please visit Information can be viewed free of charge as of 9-2-2016.

Red Cross Free Smoke Alarm Installation Campaign

>> CLICK HERE for the flyer

"Get Fit Bergen" programs - Yoga, Tai Chi Chih, Step & Stretch

>> CLICK HERE for the flyers

Voter registration deadline for 2016 General Election

Bergen County Superintendent of Elections Patricia DiCostanzo issued a notice that Tuesday, October 18, 2016, is the last day for residents to register to vote for the November 8, 2016, General Election in the State of New Jersey. In order to be eligible to vote, a person must be an American Citizen, be 18 years old on or before November 8, 2016, and be a resident of New Jersey and Bergen County by October 18, 2016.

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PSE&G Payment Programs flyer


Bergenfield Awards & Recognition

CLICK HERE to view Bergenfield's awards & recognition, from such sources as ValuePenguin.
Borough Hall

2016 Recycling Calendar

The 2016 Recycling Calendar is available for download in the site documents repository.

You can also download it directly here.