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Notices and Announcements

Quadrant 1 (Northeast) Bulk Pickup Wednesday 7/10/24

There is a bulk pick-up in Quadrant 1 (Northeast) Wednesday, July 10th, 2024.

Bulk garbage pickup is on schedule for all quadrants as listed on the 2024 Garbage & Recycling Pickup schedule calendars. Please reference your 2024 pickup calendar to the (B) pick up in your quadrant. 2024 garbage & recycling calendar can be found by clicking HERE.

As a reminder, please note:

 -Bulk pickup is for residential purposes ONLY.

-The DPW does NOT pick up contractor debris, concrete, bricks, asphalt, rocks, mortar, stone, cultured stone or any stone-like materials, 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 or 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 (DOOR 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 carpet or rug of said size. The DPW will not collect carpet removed professionally. 

-Water heaters must have borough-issued inspection stickers 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 the scheduled bulk pick-up days. Bulk must be ready no later than 6:00am on the schedule day of the bulk pick-up.

-There is a bulk pick-up on scheduled bulk pick-up days ONLY. There are no special pick-ups. Please reference your 2024 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, and electronics. For 2024 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and BCUA 2024 Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times and list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-The DPW does NOT collect bricks, mortar, stone, concrete, cultured stone, or any stone-like materials: the homeowner must dispose of these privately. All bulk refuse generated by a private contractor (construction 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 DPW building: TVs, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPUs, laptops, tablets, printers, and fax machines. The Bergenfield DPW is located at 198 N. Washington Ave, Bergenfield. Office hours are Mon-Fri 7:30am-3:00pm. The electronic drop off is closed on weekends and holidays. 

-PAINT must be dried solid and put out at the curb for bulk (B) pickup days ONLY with the lid off. Wet paint must be taken by the resident to a BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event. For 2024 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and BCUA 2024 Tire Recycling/Electronics/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times and list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-Vegetative waste (grass, leaves, shrubs, branches, yard waste) is NOT collected on bulk days. Please reference your 2024 pickup schedule calendar for the vegetative waste (V) pick up day in your quadrant. 

-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 2024 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 and/or home 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.

Borough Hall Closed for July 4th Holiday

Please be advised that Borough Hall will be closed Thursday July 4th & Friday July 5th in celebration of Independence Day.  

While Borough Hall is closed, please call the non-emergency line (201) 387-4001 for non-emergencies and utilize 9-1-1 for all emergencies.

DPW Garbage & Recycling Holiday Pickup Schedule: Week of 7/1/24

Please review your 2024 Garbage & Recycling pick up schedule calendar for the changes in the pick up schedule during the week of 7/1/24 to 7/5/24. The Borough Hall Offices and the DPW will be closed on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th in observance of 4th of July. Changes in the pick up schedule are highlighted in yellow on the garbage & recycling pick up schedule calendar.

To view your quadrant's 2024 Garbage & Recycling pickup schedule, please click your quadrant's calendar link below:

 

Quadrant 1 (Northeast)

Quadrant 2 (Northwest)

Quadrant 3 (Southeast)

Quadrant 4 (Southwest)

VFW Pig Roast 2024

2024 VFW POST ANNUAL PIG ROAST

1PM-6PM

$45 PER PERSON 

For tickets call (201) 384-6467

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade 2024

 Join us for the Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade
 
Monday, May 27th, starting at 10:00 AM!
 
Here's the schedule of events:
 
  • 10:00 AM: Bergenfield Fire Fighters Ceremony at Cooper's Pond, honoring 50 years of service by Gerard Naylis, Walter Pridhoda & Fredrick Hall.
  • 11:30 AM: VFW Ceremony
  • 12:00 PM: Parade Line Up for participating organizations
  • 12:30 PM: Parade Start
 
The parade will kick off at Cooper’s Pond on West Church Street, travel to Prospect Ave, turn left onto Prospect Ave, proceed South on Prospect Ave to New Bridge Road, and turn left on New Bridge Road to Veterans Memorial Park.
 
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Internship Opportunity 2024

 

BOROUGH OF BERGENFIELD - INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

            In an effort to introduce students to government vocations, the Borough of Bergenfield has established an internship program.

            The municipal internship program offers college students that have completed a minimum of 60 college credits an opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a government office environment.   Interns will be responsible for assisting the Administration/Borough Clerk’s office with reception duties and servicing residents, programing Borough wide events, processing local permit applications, preparation of public meeting packets, and records management.  Interns will have an opportunity to work cooperatively with government officials, department heads, volunteers and members of the public.

            The Borough is seeking students with coursework in Political Science, Administration, Social Work, Communications or other related fields of study.  Furthermore, students should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong computer skills, be self-motivated and dependable.

            Students are encouraged to make arrangements for academic credit through participating colleges and universities. In addition, students may work up to 29 hours per week and earn $15 per hour. Interested students must submit a resume and cover letter electronically to Borough Administrator Corey Gallo by May 31, 2024 at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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