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Bergenfield Mayor & Council Special Closed Session Meeting via Zoom - 4/12/21

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Apr 12, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Bergenfield M&C Special Meeting - Monday -April 12, 2021 - 11:00AM

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Bergenfield Vaccinates 200 Seniors at Murray Hill Senior Center

BERGENFIELD, NJ -- Bergenfield, in partnership with the Housing Authority of Bergen County and Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco was able to vaccinate 200 seniors at Murray Hill Senior Center. The vaccines were administered by Bergen New Bridge Medical staff on April 7.  

 

“It is critical that we vaccinate our most vulnerable populations as quickly as possible to ensure that they are protected from COVID-19,” said Mayor Amatorio. “I would like to thank Bergen County Executive Tedesco and the Executive Director of the Housing Authority of Bergen County Lynn Bartlett for working with us to make this happen. Their support and help throughout this process has been invaluable.”

This comes in addition to the 200 doses of vaccine that the Borough secured from the state that will go towards vaccinating homebound residents and the daily vaccinations taking place at Conlon Hall.

 

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Vegetative Waste Pickup Begins 4/5/21

Regular weekly vegetative waste pickup begins Monday 4/5/21. Please review your quadrant's 2021 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar for the vegetative waste pickup day in your quadrant. Vegetative waste pickup days are marked with the letter "V" on the front of the garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar. Please also review the guidelines on the back of the pickup schedule calendar under the "Vegetative Waste (V) - Grass, Leaves, Branches, Yard Waste" section.

Vegetative waste may be placed in paper bags or in 32-gallon size or less containers that are no heavier than 50 lb each. No plastic bags. Branches must be cut into 4-feet lengths, bundled, tied, and placed directly at the curb. Please place vegetative waste at the curb no earlier than 6:00pm the evening before a vegetative waste pickup day in your quadrant or before 6:00am on the day of a vegetative waste pickup day in your quadrant.

If you need a copy of the 2021 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar for your quadrant, please click HERE. If you have questions about vegetative waste, please call the DPW Office at 201-387-4055 option 3 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The DPW Office hours are Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm (closed on holidays).

Bergenfield Secures 200 Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccines for Homebound Residents

BERGENFIELD, NJ -- The Borough of Bergenfield has secured 200 Johnson & Johnson vaccines from the state that will be used for residents that are homebound. This will be in addition to the shots that are already being administered at Conlon Hall.  

 

“It is outstanding that our Borough was able to get vaccines administered at Conlon Hall this week and I am thrilled that we will now be able to additionally help our senior and disabled residents that are homebound,” said Mayor Amatorio. “Bergenfield is continuing to lead the way in our response to COVID-19 and we will not stop working to get our residents vaccinated as quickly as possible.”

 

The Bergenfield Health Department will be administering the shots. If you would like to register a homebound resident, contact the Health Department by phone at 201-387-4055, extension 5 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Bergenfield Begins Vaccinating Residents for COVID-19 at Conlon Hall

BERGENFIELD, NJ -- Today, the Borough opened its COVID-19 vaccination site at Conlon Hall, where staff from Bergen New Bridge Medical Center will be administering vaccines to qualifying residents with an appointment. The Borough entered into a partnership with Bergen New Bridge Medical Center to begin vaccinating residents in Bergenfield last month. 

 

To register for an appointment, visit http://bergenfield.com/vaccine?fbclid=IwAR2GwwmfaHRFXJSQ09feOzXaGFKtBWB1E86nENRi3OigLivDmS9Y60SZFlA. Only residents with an appointment will be able to get vaccinated at Conlon Hall. 

 

Residents that would like to be vaccinated at Conlon Hall should prepare for the following:

 

  • Fill out all required information on the website at https://bergenfield.com/vaccine 
  • After filling out the form, you should expect an email from Bergen New Bridge Medical Center requesting additional information.
  • After completing and returning the additional information, you will receive another email with a date and time of an appointment 
  • Please remember not to share email addresses with someone else that has already registered. You will not be able to register multiple people with the same email address
  • Do not worry if you do not hear back immediately as the process will take time.

 

“Throughout the pandemic, it has been our top priority to keep residents healthy and limit the spread of COVID-19 in our Borough,” said Mayor Amatorio. “When the vaccine became available, we worked hard to find a way to get Bergenfield families vaccinated right here and I am thrilled that that has begun today. I would like to thank the tremendous staff of Bergen New Bridge Medical Center as well as Monsignor Richard Arnhols of St. John the Evangelist RC Church for allowing us to use Conlon Hall as a vaccination site.” 

 

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Quadrant 1 (Northeast) Bulk Pickup Wed 4/7/21

There is bulk garbage pick-up in Quadrant 1 (Northeast Quadrant) this Wednesday 4/7/2021.

Bulk garbage pick-up is on schedule for all quadrants as listed on the 2021 garbage & recycling pick-up schedule calendars. Please reference your 2021 pick-up schedule calendar for the bulk (B) pick-up day in your quadrant. 2021 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 2021 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 2021 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events & BCUA 2021 Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection 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 2021 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events & BCUA 2021 Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 the Bergenfield Office of Emergency Management (OEM) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How to join Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting on 4/5/21

When: Apr 5, 2021 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
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Or Telephone:
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Webinar ID: 833 5059 0385
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International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/k0GkLOapS

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