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CONFIRMED (with LOCATION CHANGE): 6/14/20 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Important Notice Regarding the June 14th Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Location

The June 14th Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event originally scheduled for Bergen Community College has been moved to the Bergen County Utilities Authority, Foot of Empire Boulevard, Moonachie. The Bergen Community College location continues to be utilized for COVID-19 testing and is not available to host the Household Hazardous Waste Collection event.  Please see below for directions to the Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) in Moonachie.

The collection hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Due to the COVID-19 safety restrictions that will be implemented to ensure the safety of employees and residents attending the collection event, please be advised that wait times may be extensive.  Please plan accordingly.

Drivers must wear a face covering and items can only be stored in trunk or cargo area of the vehicle.

We ask all participants to be patient while we continue to conduct this important program while at the same time implementing safety procedures for employees and participants. 

Directions to BERGEN COUNTY UTILITIES AUTHORITY (BCUA): Foot of Empire Blvd., Moonachie, NJ

Traveling Route 17 North:

Exit at Moonachie/Wood-Ridge exit. Make right at light onto Moonachie Ave. Pass Teterboro Airport (on your left) and continue going straight until road ends into BCUA facilities.

Traveling Route 17 South:

Exit at Moonachie/Wood-Ridge exit. (Exit is by The Fiesta.) Make left at light onto Moonachie Avenue. Pass Teterboro Airport (on your left) and continue going straight until road ends into BCUA facilities.

For locations, dates, times & list of accepted items of all 2020 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and 2020 BCUA Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/Mobile Paper Shredding Events, please click HERE.

July 2020 Bulk Pick-Up (Update 6/9/20)

Bulk garbage pick-up will resume in July 2020 as scheduled. Please reference your 2020 pickup schedule calendar for the bulk (B) pickup day in your quadrant. 2020 garbage & recycling pick-up schedule calendars may be found by clicking HERE.

As a reminder, please note:

- Bulk pickup is for residential properties ONLY.

- The DPW does NOT pickup contractor debris, concrete, bricks, asphalt, rocks, mortar, stone, cultured stone, or any stone-like material, wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, TVs, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPUs, laptops, tablets, printers, fax machines.

- The limit per bulk day is 4 pieces of household furniture, 2 household appliances (ex. air conditioning (AC) unit, oven, washer, dryer, refrigerator - DOORS MUST BE OFF), and 1 carpet or rug that does not exceed 12 feet in length and/or 1 foot in diameter (including the pad) or a mixture of fragments from a carpet or rug of said size. The DPW will not collect carpets removed professionally.

- Water heaters must have a Borough-issued inspection sticker on them, or they will not be picked up. Please call the Building Department to schedule an inspection: 201-387-4055 option 4

- Bulk may not be placed at the curb any earlier than 6:00pm the night before bulk pick-up collection in your quadrant. Bulk may be placed at the curb after 6:00pm the night before bulk pick-up collection day in your quadrant. Bulk must be placed at the curb at least before 6:00am on the bulk pick-up collection day in your quadrant.

- There is bulk pick-up on scheduled bulk pick-up days only. There are no special pick-ups. Please reference your 2020 pickup schedule calendar for the bulk (B) pickup day in your quadrant by clicking HERE.

- Please take the following items to a BCUA collection event: wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, electronics. For 2020 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events & BCUA 2020 Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/Mobile Paper Shredding Events locations, dates, times & list of accepted items, please click HERE.

- The DPW does NOT collect brick, mortar, stone, concrete, cultured stone, or any stone-like material; the homeowner must dispose of these privately. All bulk refuse generated by a private contractor (contractor debris), or trade waste generated by any business, shall be removed at their own expense and risk.

- The following electronics ONLY are accepted at the Bergenfield Recycling Center: TVs, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPUs, laptops, tablets, printers, fax machines. The Bergenfield Recycling Center is located at 198 N. Washington Ave, behind the DPW building (the DPW building is the building behind Borough Hall). The Bergenfield Recycling Center hours are Mon-Fri 8:00am-3:00pm, Sat 9:00am-1:00pm, Sun 1:00pm-4:00pm (Closed on Holidays).

- PAINT must be dried solid & put out at curb on bulk (B) pickup day ONLY with the lid off. Wet paint must be taken by the resident to a BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event. For 2020 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events & BCUA 2020 Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/Mobile Paper Shredding Events locations, dates, times & list of accepted items, please click HERE.

- Vegetative waste (grass, leaves, shrubs, branches, yard waste) is NOT collected on bulk day. Please reference your 2020 pickup schedule calendar for the vegetative waste (V) pickup day in your quadrant by clicking HERE.

- Recycling (paper, cardboard, cartons, bottles, cans, plastic #1/#2/#5) is NOT collected on bulk day. Please reference your 2020 pickup schedule calendar for the recycling (R) pickup day in your quadrant by clicking HERE.

For reference: Ord. No. 17-2517

If you have any questions, please call the DPW Office at 201-387-4055 option 3, Mon-Fri 7:00am-3:30pm (except for holidays as marked on your 2020 pickup schedule calendar), or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To add your cell phone number and/or your home phone number to the Borough's "robo call" important announcement phone call list, please email your name, address, and phone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (and your information will be forwarded to Bergenfield OEM).

3rd Round Fair Housing Hearing - June 10, 2020

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Update 6/8/20

Bergenfield OEM
COVID-19 UPDATE 6/8/20 5:00pm

Total cases = 922; New cases in last 24 hours = 5
Total deaths = 37; Total deaths in last 24 hours = 0

  1. Cooper's Pond, BHS track, tennis courts and Dog Park are open. All other parks remain closed.
  2. Boro Hall open weekdays 9am-3pm by appointment only.
  3. Overnight Parking restrictions suspended until July 6.
  4. Bergenfield OEM Emergency Operations Center remains operational.

Update 6/3/20

Bergenfield OEM
COVID-19 UPDATE 6/3/20 7:00pm

Total cases = 917; New cases in last 24 hours = 1
Total deaths = 37; Total deaths in last 24 hours = 1

  1. Cooper's Pond, BHS track, and tennis courts are open. All other parks remain closed.
  2. Boro Hall open weekdays 9am-3pm by appointment only.
  3. Overnight Parking restrictions suspended until June 7.
  4. Bergenfield OEM Emergency Operations Center remains operational.

Bergenfield Board of Health Meeting - June 9, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Due to the current State of Emergency and public health emergency declared by Governor Murphy pursuant to Executive Order No. 103, and in an effort to prevent further spread of COVID-19, the Board of Health meeting will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 at 6:30PM.    Notice was posted on the Bergenfield Website, placed on two Municipal Bulletin Boards and is on file in the Borough Clerk’s Office.

 

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Bergenfield Public Library Meeting via Zoom - June 11, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

Topic: Library Board Meeting 6/11/20
Time: Jun 11, 2020 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR PRIMARY ELECTION

CONTACT:                                                                         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Patricia DiCostanzo

Superintendent of Elections

Tel.: 201-336-6101

Fax: 201-336-6111

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Website: http://www.co.bergen.us

VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR PRIMARY ELECTION

 Hackensack, NJ, June 2, 2020 - Bergen County Superintendent of Elections Patricia DiCostanzo issued a notice that Tuesday, June 16, 2020, is the last day for residents to register to vote for the July 7, 2020, Primary 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 July 7, 2020, and be a resident of New Jersey and Bergen County by June 16, 2020.

Bergen County residents may register to vote at the Office of the Superintendent of Elections, located at One Bergen County Plaza, Room 380, in Hackensack. In order to meet the needs of residents, this office will be open from 9:00AM to 9:00 PM on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. People may also register at their local municipal clerk’s office, hours vary.

In light of the coronavirus pandemic and Executive Order No. 144, ALL DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN REGISTERED VOTERS WILL AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE A VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOT for the July 7, 2020 Primary Election. If an Unaffiliated or Inactive Status Voter would like to participate in the Primary they should complete and return the Vote-by-Mail Application that will be sent to them.

If you have a disability and need an accessible ballot, please contact (201) 336-7020 or you may go to your assigned polling place, which will provide access to an in-person accessible voting device on Primary Election Day. Should you choose not to vote on a Mail-In Ballot and show up to one of the limited number of Polling Places on Election Day, only Provisional Paper Ballots will be available to cast your vote. The ADA compliant Voting Machine is only for voters who have a disability.

Superintendent DiCostanzo would like voters, already registered in Bergen County, to be aware of the procedures regarding late address changes within county. If a voter has moved from one election district to another in the SAME town or has moved to another town in Bergen before Tuesday, July 7, 2020, please notify this office as soon as possible so that a Mail-In Ballot or an application can be sent to you. If you have any questions, please call 201-336-6110 for assistance.

The Bergen County Superintendent of Elections’ office is responsible for Voter Registration and all associated concerns, Issuing Voter Acknowledgement Cards, Maintaining Custody of Voting Machines and Poll Books, as well as other duties relating to the enforcement of elections laws as per NJSA Tile 19.

On Tuesday, July 7th, voters will cast ballots for their party candidates for President of the United States, US Senate, Congress, Freeholders, and local candidates. It is up to each and every American Citizen to exercise their right to vote.

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