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VOTE BY MAIL IN PERSON
To accommodate residents who choose to take advantage of the Vote by Mail process in person, the Elections Division at the Office of the Bergen County Clerk will be open extra hours this weekend:
Saturday, November 1st:  9:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, November 2nd:  10:00am to 2:00pm
One Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack, NJ
1st Floor, Room 130

Commuter Parking Information:  As the weather begins to change the Borough of Dumont and the Dumont Police Department would like to advise you of parking regulations and request your cooperation.  The residents of Dumont will be placing leaves at the curb for pickup; we ask that you be careful where you park by not parking on top of leaf piles and leaving adequate space for the removal of the debris.
Also be mindful of Borough Ordinance 21-18:  "Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers any street or highway in the Borough, no vehicle shall be parked on any street or highway until after the snow has ceased and the street or highway has been plowed sufficiently and to the extent that parking will not interfere with the natural flow of traffic". This ordinance will be enforced.
The Borough of Dumont does provide adequate commuter parking areas and permits may be obtained at the Borough Clerk's Office (Ordinance 21-34 through 21-39).
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Dumont Police Department at 201-387-5000.

DON'T FORGET:
Overnight parking prohibited from 12:00 midnight through 6:00 am from October 15th, 2014 through April 15, 2015.

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]



DON'T FORGET TO VOTE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH, 2014:
October 14th:  Last Day to Register (21 days prior to General Election)
October 28th:  Last Day to apply for a Vote by Mail Ballot by Mail
November 1st:  County Clerk's Office open from 9:00am to 1:00pm to vote in person by Mail In Ballot for the General Election
November 3rd:  Up to 3:00pm-Last Day to apply at County Clerk's Office in person for General Election Mail in Ballot
November 4th:  General Election

The Dumont Teen Center is closed until further notice.

RECYCLING CANS AVAILABLE FOR DUMONT RESIDENTS ONLY
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).

Applications for 2014 commuter parking permits for municipal parking in the Brook Street Parking Lot, West Shore Avenue section 2-5, West Quackenbush Avenue (north side-125 feet west of Park Avenue), are available for Dumont residents, non-residents and business owners. 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 (as of July 1st, fees are half price).  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. Applications are on the Borough website: dumontnj.gov. For more information, call 201-387-5023.

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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