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Important Notices

Ordinance 1473 as posted last Friday, was in error.  The correct ordinance is now on this website.

PUBLIC NOTICE:  A special meeting of the Governing Body of the Borough of Dumont will be held July 31, 2014 at 6:30pm in Council Chambers of Borough Hall at 50 Washington Avenue, Dumont, NJ.  Subject Matter:  Introduction of Zoning Ordinance.  Formal action will be taken.

The tax rate has not yet been determined.  Bills will not be available for at least two more weeks.  The grace period will be extended and the exact date will be determined when the bills are mailed.  That date will be printed on the bill.  Bills paid after the end of the grace period will be charged interest back to the due date which remains August 1st.  State statute has determined this to be the process regardless of the when the bills are mailed and the grace period ends.
Please be reminded that the State has cancelled the payment of the Homestead benefit this year.  It was to be credited to the 3rd Quarter but will no longer be paid out by the State.


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: 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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Upcoming News and Events

Bergen County Department of Health Services is pleased to announce the County of Bergen Farmer's Market presented by County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan.  The C.O.B. Farmers Market will take place from 11:00-2:00 every Wednesday starting July 9th  and continuing into the fall at One Bergen County Plaza (in the parking area and piazza).
Please click on the below link for further information.


The annual Dumont 5K Run will be held Saturday, August 30, at Dumont High School with all proceeds benefiting Dumont families in need.  On-line entry forms are available at or

Sponsorship and Registration Forms are also available by clicking on the below link.

For more information call Ellen Zamechansky at 551-404-2141 or Rafael Riquelme at 201-376-8234.

2014 Dumont Day will be held on Saturday, September 6th (Rain Date Sunday, September 7th).  For those wishing to participate this year, please click on the below link for registration forms.

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