198 N. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 | 201-387-4055


What You Should Know for the 2019 - 2020 Flu Season

Getting a flu vaccine every year is the best way to protect yourself and your family from flu and its potentially serious complications. CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated by the end of October.

What is new this flu season?

  • Flu vaccines have been updated to better match circulating flu viruses
  • Any licensed, age-appropriate flu vaccines are recommended
  • The nasal spray flu vaccine (LAIV) is again a vaccine option. Ask your health care provider about what vaccine is right for you.

Learn more about what’s new for the 2019-2020 flu season.

Fight flu this season by getting your flu vaccine and encouraging others to protect themselves and their loved ones by doing the same. Join the conversation on social media with the hashtag #FightFlu.


Source: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/resource-center/

Free Citizenship Exam Classes for Bergenfield Residents

The Bergenfield Public Library offers citizenship exam classes on a recurring quarterly basis. These classes are taught by ESL volunteer tutor Terry Wright along with course information provided by USCIS. The series is free to Bergenfield residents, though there is a $25 registration charge that is refunded once the student has a confirmed exam date. 


For more information about upcoming dates and times, contact Don Hansen, ESL Coordinator at 201-387-4040 x2837 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bergenfield Library Offers Museum Passes

The Bergenfield Public Library is pleased to offer its new Museum Pass Program. Passes are available to Bergenfield residents with valid adult cards (18 years+).  A valid card is one that has less than $10 in fines and no lost or overdue items. Passes can be reserved up to 60 days in advance online, by calling Reference or in person at the Reference desk. 

Please note that each museum pass has its own admission rules. One pass per museum may be reserved during a 30-day period. Only one pass per museum can be booked at one time as well as only one museum per household. Passes are loanable for 3 days and must be picked-up on the reserved date.

Current Museums include:

  • Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of NJ
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Complex
  • Montclair Art Museum
  • Morris Museum
  • Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
  • Newark Museum
  • NY Transit Museum
  • Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center

For more information, contact the Library at 201-387-4040 x2832


Site Plan Committee meeting on February 10, 2020

Please take notice that the scheduled Site Plan Committee meeting on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm will take place at Borough Hall, 198 N. Washington Ave, Bergenfield.

The one matter that will be considered is:

1. South Presbyterian Church - 145 West Main Street, Bergenfield, NJ

2. JAH Realty Associates - 205-207 N. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ

Mayor’s Message - January 2020

Bergenfield Mayor Arvin AmatorioWelcome to the new Bergenfield Borough website. This site is designed to help both our residents and small business owners easily navigate through valuable information. On behalf of the Council and myself, I hope that our site is a useful resource.

This year, the Council and I, together with our engineers and DPW, identified the roads for immediate repairs. The majority of them are roads leading to our schools such as Highview, Melrose, Whitman, School Craft, East Englewood, part of Clinton, Grove, a portion of Windsor, Brookview Terrace and Sunset Place. We will also start renovating and improving all our 16 public parks.

Additionally, we are striving to make Bergenfield an excellent place for businesses to set up shop. We will work with developers and companies that may wish to relocate to Bergenfield while driving traffic to our downtown area.

I look forward to getting more grants this year so we can finance many of our infrastructure projects without affecting our budget and keep our property taxes stable.

I will continue my conversations with our neighbors, small business owners, seniors, veterans, borough hall employees, and members of all different religious faiths. I believe that it is crucial to work with all stakeholders to provide exceptional services to all that call Bergenfield home.

2020 Household Hazardous Waste Collections

Bergen County Utilities Authority (back gate only)
Foot of Empire Blvd., Moonachie
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Saturday, November 14, 2020

Bergen County Campgaw Reservation
200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah
Saturday, May 9, 2020
Saturday, July 18, 2020
Saturday, September 12, 2020

Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Rd., Paramus
Sunday, April 5, 2020
Sunday, June 14, 2020
Sunday, October 18, 2020


News from the Bergenfield Department of Public Works

News from the Bergenfield Health Department

News from the Bergenfield Public Library

News from the Bergenfield Office of Emergency Management

News from the Bergenfield Recreation Department

Periodic messages from Bergenfield Mayor Arvin Amatorio

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