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Election Update - Ballots have been mailed to Bergenfield voters

Please be advised, Mail-in ballots have been mailed to all active registered voters in Bergenfield.  Residents should receive their ballots within a week.  If a voter has not received their ballot by Friday, October 2nd, please call 201-336-7020. 

Just a friendly reminder, voted ballots can be returned by mail, deposited in a secured drop box, or in-person to a designated polling place.  A secured drop box is located in the back of Borough Hall, near the back entrance to the building. 

Virtual Citizenship Exam Test Prep @ the Library

The Bergenfield Public Library is pleased to offer anbther series of US Citizenship Exam prep. This series will be run exclusively using Zoom. Participants must have their own PC or smart phone with Internet access.

 

To qualify for the course, you must meet all the eligibility criteria to apply for US Citizenship. Class size is limited to 6 people, priority will be given to Bergenfield residents.

 

Dates are as follows:

Mondays 6:30pm-8pm - 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16

Saturdays 10am-11:30am - 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21

 

For more information or to register, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 201-387-4040

Free Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic for Bergenfield Residents

The Bergenfield Health Department is offering a free seasonal flu vaccination for residents over the age of 19 on Wednesday, October 7 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Memorial Park Pavilion. 

This year, the CDC is advising all adults to receive a flu shot as a COVID-19 vaccination continues to be researched. The flu shot administered by the Borough is a Quadrivalent, no preservation vaccine that protects against the four most common strands of the flu expected this coming winter. 

Residents interested in participating are asked to complete the below consent form.

vaccine consent AVC

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Businesses Encouraged to Apply for Bergen County CARES Acts Grant

The County of Bergen, under the leadership of County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Board of Chosen Freeholders, is now accepting applications from local businesses to receive grant funding from the federal CARES Act. The Bergen County CARES Small Business Grant Program is an economic stability measure designed to provide financial relief to small businesses negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and to increase overall business confidence during recovery.

This one time grant opportunity can be used by businesses to pay their rent, mortgage or utility bills for March, April and May 2020. The application process, which can be accessed at https://bergencountycares.org/live/?ver=6, is currently open for restaurants, food service establishments, essential retailers and small businesses. All applications must be submitted by October 5 at 5:00 p.m. 

For your application to be complete, you will need to upload in digital format the following items:

  • Business bank statements March - June 2020
  • (If Renting) Canceled rent checks or signed statement from landlord for January &
  • February 2020
  • (If Renting) Copy of signed lease
  • (If Building Owner) Mortgage Statements for January & February
  • Business registration certification or certificate of incorporation
  • Most recent federal and state tax returns
  • Water, Sewer, Gas and Electric utility bills from March-May of 2020
  • IRS W-9 FORM

If you have any questions on the program please email them to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (201) 336-6011.

Disable American Veterans Hosting Lunchtime Fundraiser Through October

The Disabled American Veterans Northern Valley Chapter 32 will be hosting a lunch time fundraiser everyday Wednesday through Saturday through November 1 to help recover lost revenue from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the organization will be serving hamburgers, hot dogs in the parking lot of 8 Veterans Plaza. All of the food will be cooked and served in accordance with the state’s food and safety standards. Attendees will not be permitted inside the building and lunch will be served in a “grab and go” style. 

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the DAV has been unable to rent out their hall or solicit donations to help the organization operate. All of the funds will be used to help regenerate the DAV’s reserve fund, which has now been nearly deleted. 

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Updates on the impact of the COVID-19 / 2019 Novel Coronavirus ("Coronavirus Disease") upon the Bergenfield community, and the actions the Borough is taking