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Notice from Tax Collector: 2015 Special Improvement District Bills

Please be advised that the 2015 Special Improvement District bills have been mailed out.  The grace period to pay the 1st quarter has been extended to March 20, 2015.

Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition for Juniors & Seniors

The New Jersey League of Municipalities and the Borough have an excellent scholarship opportunity for High School Juniors and Seniors from Bergenfield. The program will offer three $1,000.00 scholarships through the Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition.

This statewide scholarship competition centers on the theme “What My Municipal Government Does Best” and seeks to advance the virtues of elected and volunteer members of municipal government.

Please click on the links below for full details on the application process and contest. We hope that many of our students will represent Bergenfield in the competition.

Bergenfield Ranked Among State's 10 Safest Towns!

In the article "Six Bergen County Towns named among State's 10 Safest Municipalities," Stefanie Dazio lists the towns that were ranked by the consumer finance website, ValuePenguin. In the midsize municipality category, Bergenfield came in seventh (7).

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MOODY'S Upgrades Bergenfield Borough GO to Aa3

NEW YORK, December 23, 2014-- Moody's Investors Service has upgraded the Borough of Bergenfield's (NJ) general obligation unlimited tax (GOULT) debt rating to Aa3 from A1. 

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Swift911 Emergency Phone Notification System

In our efforts to provide more reliable communications with Residents [and Businesses] in the borough, we have implemented Swiftreach Networks, Inc. as our Emergency Notification service provider.

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Trash & Recycling Calendar for 2015

The 2015 Trash & Recycling Calendar (all 4 quadrants) is now available for download:

>>DOWNLOAD 2015 COLLECTION CALENDAR

Ebola information

24/7 information available on EBOLA from NJPIES at 1-800-962-1253.

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.

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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.

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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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