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August Mayor & Council Meeting

Please be informed there will only be one Mayor & Council Meeting in August. It will be held on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 8:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers. 

Special Announcement: Tax Bills

Property tax bills have not gone out yet. The August 1st, 2017 deadline will be extended accordingly. We will update this message when the bills go out and advise what the extended due date will be. Thank you for your patience.

Free hearing screening for adults: September 6 & 28, 2017

The Bergenfield Health Department is offering free Hearing Screening for adults. Appointments will be scheduled between 10 am and 12 noon. The program will be held at two locations:

  • The Bergenfield Health Department at 198 N. Washington Avenue on September 6th.
  • The Community Health Rooms of Brookside Gardens 293 Murray Hill Terrace in Bergenfield on September 28th.

This screening will be performed by American Hearing Centers Audiologists of Hackensack and Ramsey New Jersey. Now is the time to know if your hearing has been affected by medications, loud music from live concerts, chronic illnesses, such as hypertension, obesity, tinnitus or osteoarthritis. Now is the time to know if you can hear at normal levels at no cost to you. Optimal hearing can help prevent accidents and improve your quality of life. Bergenfield residents can register for this event by contacting the Bergenfield Health Department at 201-387-4055 option 5.

Fire Co. No. 2 and Prospect Fire Co. 100th Anniversary - Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The Mayor and Council Regular Public Meeting is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, July 18th at 8:00 p.m. At this meeting, we will be celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Fire Company No. 2 and Prospect Fire Company. For more information or to learn about the history of the fire houses, please visit the Bergenfield Fire Department website at Congratulations to Fire Company No. 2 and Prospect Fire Company!

Congressman Josh Gottheimer Mobile Office - July 18, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Borough Hall

Congressman Gottheimer's office is coming to Bergenfield! A staff member will be on the premises available to help the residents of Bergenfield with any federal issues or concerns they may have. Please feel free to stop-in and speak to staff on Tuesday, July 18th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Second Floor of Borough Hall.

FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map and Flood Insurance Study

FEMA has provided the Borough with a copy of the revised preliminary copies of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report for review and comment. No new flood hazard information has been presented in the FIRM panels and FIS report for Bergenfield. However, since Bergenfield is geographically located on one or more of the revised map panels, FEMA will continue to share information at key processing stages during the map update. Digital copies of the revised FIRM and FIS report materials can be found at Please note, the Bergenfield map number is 34003C0192J.


The community is welcome to review the map and identify changes or corrections to non-technical information to: 

Mr. Michael Moriarty
Director, Mitigation Division
FEMA Region II
Jacob K. Javits Federal Office Building
26 Federal Plaza, Room 1337
New York, New York 10278
(mail only)

Bergenfield Community Garden

Applications to participate in the Community Garden are available at the DPW - located at 198 N. Washington Ave. Please contact Bob Gallione at 201-421-6819 for details.

Bergenfield featured in The Record and on

So you want to live in Bergenfield?
from Record/Twin-Boro News
by Supriya Venkatesan
March 27, 2017

Excerpt: "Some media are taking notice of Bergenfield. Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Bergenfield the second-best place in the state to raise children. And Bergenfield was recently rated as the second-safest city in the United States by NeighborhoodScout. Bergenfield is the 87th most-populous town in New Jersey with 27,600 residents."

Read the full article at

Bergenfield Awards & Recognition

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