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The Dumont Police Department will be disseminating applications for the position of Police Officer beginning Monday, April 27th, 2015 through Monday, May 4th, 2015 (excluding Sunday) between the hours of 7:00am and 5:00pm. .  A $100.00 non-refundable fee in the form of a certified check or money order, endorsed to the Borough of Dumont, shall be submitted upon receiving an application and test guide.  All completed applications with required documents must be returned to the Dumont Police Department by 5:00pm on Monday, May 4th, 2015.
Criteria for the appointment and confirmation of new officers for the Dumont Police Department:
1)    No less than 18 nor more than 34 years of age;
2)    Must possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license;
3)    Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university;
4)    Must be a United States citizen;
5)    In lieu of the educational requirement, an applicant honorably discharged from the United States Armed Services, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard, will be accepted.
See Dumont Borough Ordinance #1485 for further details (Click on Borough Code at the bottom of this column.  On the home page, you will see "New Laws" click on that link for Ordinance #1485).
 Hiring process will include a physical fitness test, written test, oral interviews, psychological examination, medical examination, and a thorough background investigation.
Dumont Police Department
50 Washington Avenue
Dumont, New Jersey 07628

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2015 Dumont Day Extravaganza - September 12, 2015
For those businesses/vendors wishing to participate in this year's festivities, please click on the below link for copies of the paperwork that has to be completed.  Returning organizations will have first choice of their previous year's activity up until July 15, 2015.

Pick Up and Disposal of "Solid Waste" and "Recycling"
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Parking Permits for Residents and Non-residents
Applications for 2015 commuter parking permits for municipal parking in the Brook Street Parking Lot, Washington Street (east side from Massachusetts Ave. to Washington Ave.),West Shore Avenue sections 2-5, and W. Quackenbush Avenue (north side-125 feet west of Park Avenue) will be available to Dumont residents, non-residents and business owners on a first come, first-served basis December 11, 2014.  Permits may be obtained at the Borough Clerk’s office between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Please note that this does not include overnight parking.
The fee is $120 per calendar year for residents and $180 per calendar year for non-residents; there is one hanger permit per household.  Applicants must bring a copy of the driver’s license and registration for the car to be used.  No copies will be made at Borough Hall-no exceptions.  Applications will be on the Borough website:   For more information, call 201-387-5023.

BOROUGH ORDINANCE:Front yard parking. No person shall park, stop or stand any motor vehicle, or permit or suffer the same to be done, in any front yard area of any dwelling building except on driveways and parking areas located, constructed and installed in compliance with applicable Borough ordinances. [Amended 11-23-2010 by Ord. No. 1424]

The Borough has purchased new recycling cans.  Residents can purchase up to two cans at $5.00 each.  Payment must be made at the Borough Hall Tax Office.  The receipt must be presented at the Department of Public Works, 1 Aladdin Avenue, where the cans are stored and are available for pick up between 7:00am and 3:30pm (closed for lunch from 11:45am and 12:30pm).

Electronic Drop-Off Container:

Located at the back of the DPW Building, 1 Aladdin Avenue, Monday through Friday, 8:00am until 2:30pm.  Acceptable items include TVs, computers, monitors, fax machine, modems, VCRs.  Pickup service not available, drop off only.

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Upcoming News and Events

Vantage Health System, the Mayor and Council of Dumont and the Woman's Club of Dumont Invite you to Vantage Health System Open House at 4-7PM on Monday, May 4, 2015, at 29 Park Street, Dumont, NJ.  Vantage Health System is a health organization benefiting those of all ages struggling with Mental Illness, creating a Mental Illness Stigma Free Community.  This is a free event and the general public is welcomed.  For further information, please click on the below link.

  Join the Dumont Shade Tree Commission for this amazing celebration of the Dumont Railroad Station and our Train History!  The event includes historical displays of train structures and buildings.  Professional Train Engineers will be on hand to answer questions on our current rail system. See original documents from the West Shore Railroad Company. Learn about Operation Life Saver (Rail Safety). Enjoy working train displays! See pictures of Dumont's early years of the railroad and train history as far back as 1883.  Bring your friends, neighbors, and family, to the Dumont Arboretum on June 6, 2015 from 10am - 4pm! Free admission! Fun for the whole family.

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