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Master Plan Rexamination Hearing - Monday, June 19, 2017


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Planning Board of the Borough of Bergenfield will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 8:00PM, in the Council Chambers at the Bergenfield Municipal Building, 198 N. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, New Jersey, 07621, regarding consideration and potential adoption of a revised 2017 Master Plan Reexamination for the Borough of Bergenfield, prepared for the Borough of Bergenfield Planning Board by Chuck McGroarty, PP, AICP, revised draft dated February 2017.

THIS NOTICE is given in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Land Use Law, NJSA 40:55D-1 et seq., including NJSA 40:55D-13, and is also published, as required by law. Any interested persons may have an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing on this matter. Interested persons may appear either in person, or by their attorney, and present any questions, comments, and/or objections which they may have regarding this matter.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, at least 10 days before the above-referenced hearing date, a copy of the Master Plan, as well as any supporting documentation, which is to be considered and/or proposed for adoption at the above-referenced public hearing, will be on file and available for public inspection at the Office of Borough Clerk, during normal business hours, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday (holidays excepted).

By: Hilda Tavitian
Planning Board Clerk

Borough Hall Offices Closed - Monday, May 29, 2017

Please be informed Borough Hall offices will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017 due to the Memorial Day Holiday and will reopen Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

Memorial Day Parade - Monday, May 29, 2017

Memorial Service will start at 11:30 AM at Borough Hall on Monday, May 29, 2017. The parade will begin at 2:00 PM from Englewood Avenue and Washington Avenue.

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)

Mayor Driscoll Bocce Tournament - June 11, 2017

The Mayor Driscoll Bocce Tournament will be held on Sunday, June 11th. Please contact Joe Scalora at 201-385-1355 for an application.

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.

Free skin cancer screening - June 14, 2017

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States with about one million new cases diagnosed each year. Fortunately, most skin cancers, including melanoma, can be cured if detected early. The Bergenfield Health Department is sponsoring a free Skin Cancer Screening Program to promote early detection and prompt treatment of skin cancer. The screening is for Bergenfield residents, 18 years and older. A practitioner from the Advanced Laser & Skin Cancer Center of Teaneck will conduct the screening. The screening clinic will be conducted at Bergenfield Borough Hall, 2nd floor, 198 North Washington Avenue. Please call the Health Department at 201-387-4055 option 5, to schedule an appointment. Date of screenings: Wednesday June 14th, 2017 between the hours of 10am till 12pm. Please note that this screening is for Bergenfield residents not currently under the care of a dermatologist.

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."

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Bergenfield Awards & Recognition

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