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3rd Quarter Estimated Tax Bills

image of a sample property tax billThird Quarter Estimated Tax Bills will be mailed during the last week of August and taxpayers will have 25 days to pay before being subject to interest. After 25 days, approximately the 20th of September, 2010, interest shall accrue. Thank you for your patience as we are in the process of changing our budget from a fiscal year to a calendar year and are awaiting approval from the state.

National Night Out - Tuesday, August 3

National Night Out will be held on August 3 from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Memorial Park. This is a free event for residents with obstacle courses, a K-9 display, DWI education, Super Simon Sez performance, and information from Emergency Services and businesses. Movie beginning at dusk, fireworks. National Night Out showcases the importance of police-community partnerships and citizen involvement in the fight to build a safer nation. Residents are asked to turn on the outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and police.

Bulk Pick-up for 3rd Quadrant

Due to a printing error in the Bulk-up Schedule many residents in the 3rd Quadrant placed bulk items at the curb on this past Tuesday for pick-up on Wednesday. Unfortunately, the Borough provided insufficient notice to our residents of this error, and most of our residents in the 3rd Quadrant were not aware that their bulk items would be picked up on Wednesday July 21st, not July 14th.

To rectify our error, residents of the 3rd Quadrant who put their bulk items out on Tuesday night will have them picked up tomorrow, Friday July 16th. For those residents who did not place their bulk items at the curb this past Tuesday, their bulk items will be picked up as scheduled on Wednesday July 21st.

The Borough apologizes for any inconvenience the error in the printed bulk schedule may have caused.

Bergenfield, NEXCUT Shredding & BCUA partner to offer residents mobile document shredding service

The Borough of Bergenfield, in partnership with the Bergen County Utilities Authority and NEXCUT Shredding, will hold a confidential document shredding program for Bergenfield residents on Saturday, July 24, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., in the rear parking lot of Borough Hall located at 198 N. Washington Avenue. The event will be held rain or shine.

Borough residents will be provided with the opportunity to safely and securely dispose of their confidential and personal documents. This mobile document-shredding service, provided by NEXCUT, LLC and paid for by the BCUA, will not only provide an effective tool against identity theft, it will help Bergenfield "Go Green".

Confidential and personal documents will be handled and recycled in a secure manner, thereby preventing the possibility of identity theft. Borough residents will have the opportunity to observe their documents being shredded on-site. Acceptable documents are limited to confidential and sensitive materials only. It is not necessary co remove paper clips, staples or paperboard binder covers.

In an effort to accommodate all those wishing to participate, residents are asked to limit their documents to four bags/boxes weighing no more than 10 pounds each. All non-confidential papers (hardcover books, magazines, newspapers, photographs and x-rays, etc.) should be recycled through the Borough's regular recycling program and will not be accepted at this event.

If you have been storing personal and confidential documents because of the fear of being the victim of identity theft, Saturday, July 24 is the day to safely and securely dispose of them.

Borough of Bergenfield partners with Nixle to deliver instant e-mail and text messages to residents

The Borough of Bergenfield will utilize a new communications service, effective June 1, 2010, that allows us to send important, valuable community information directly to residents using the latest technology.

ImageThe Nixle Community Information Service allows us to create and publish messages to be delivered to subscribed residents instantly via cell phone text message and/or email. Notifications can also be accessed online at Nixle's web site at http://local.nixle.com/borough-of-bergenfield-nj.

Messages may include Storm Alerts, Missing Person Alerts, Emergency Road Closures as well as other relevant safety and community event information.

According to Bergenfield Borough Administrator Rick McGarril the ability to quickly disseminate important information directly to residents via, e-mail and cell phone text messaging is essential in today's technologically savvy world.

The service is reliable and free for our group to use.

The messages can be sent specifically to residents registered within a ¼ mile radius, giving them the opportunity to receive trustworthy information relevant only to their neighborhood. Residents decide from which local agencies they want to receive information. Subscribers can also choose the way in which alerts are received, whether it is by email, text message, or over the web.

There is NO spam and no hidden cost. Standard text messaging rates do apply.

Nixle builds on the foundations of other public-to-public communication services, such as Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace, but adds a key component: security. When citizens receive information from our agency via Nixle, they know it can be trusted.

"Nixle is a first-of-its-kind tool for communities that need to provide critical information to their residents," said Craig Mitnick, Founder and CEO. "In today's world, you have to trust the source of your information. Residents of Bergenfield can rest easy that the local messages they receive are authentic."

Residents of Bergenfield and those in neighboring communities can immediately begin receiving pertinent information via text message, email, and web by registering at www.nixle.com.

We are very excited to have you experience it for yourself.

REGISTER AT: http://local.nixle.com/register


Updates on the impact of the COVID-19 / 2019 Novel Coronavirus ("Coronavirus Disease") upon the Bergenfield community, and the actions the Borough is taking

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