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PROPERTY TAXES

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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Concerts in the Park!

Please join us for a "Concert in the Park" on Thursday, August 21st at Memorial Park, at 6:00 p.m.
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Shredding Day!

The Borough of Bergenfield, in Partnership with the Bergen County Utilities Authority and Nexcut Shredding will host a confidential document shredding program for Bergenfield residents on Saturday, August 23rd, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the rear parking lot of Borough Hall located at 198 N. Washington Avenue. 

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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 www.neighborhoodscout.com. For more information and answers to FAQ on neighborhoodscout ranks the safest cities in America go to http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/neighborhoods/crime-rates/top100safest/.

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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.
 
 
 
 

RAILROAD CONCERNS

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

 

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