December 10, 2020 Mayor & Council meetings

Please be advised that the December 10, 2020 7:00PM Work Session Meeting will be held in person, as regularly scheduled.

Additionally, the December 10, 2020 6:00PM Special Executive/Public Meeting at 6:00PM will also be held in person.

Council Chambers, BOrough Hall, 182 Market Street.

Police Communications Dispatcher Borough of Elmwood Park Police Department

This is to advise of a future vacancy for the above referenced position in the Elmwood Park Police Department. A Police Communications Dispatcher is responsible for receiving and transmitting pure and reliable messages, and recording other important information. They receive calls from individuals who need assistance from first responders. Once information is obtained from the caller, dispatchers activate the services necessary to respond to the nature of the call for help.This is to advise of a future vacancy for the above referenced position in the Elmwood Park Police Department. A Police Communications Dispatcher is responsible for receiving and transmitting pure and reliable messages, and recording other important information. They receive calls from individuals who need assistance from first responders. Once information is obtained from the caller, dispatchers activate the services necessary to respond to the nature of the call for help.

HOLIDAY DONATION DRIVES

For the third year, the Mayor and Council will again be holding a collection drive for gift cards and toys for the holiday season.

Thanksgiving Collection

The RAP will be accepting monetary and grocery gift card donations to assist those residents in need during the holiday season. Please make checks payable to the RAP. All donations can be mailed or brought to the RAP Coordinator, Angela Fava at the Business Administrators Office, 182 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407. We will again work with schools and local houses of worship to assist families in need.

Holiday Season Collection

The RAP will be accepting monetary donations, grocery gift cards and new unwrapped toys to assist those residents in need during the Holiday season. Donations can be brought to or mailed to the RAP Coordinator, Angela Fava at the Borough Administrator's Office or the Municipal Clerk's Office, 182 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407. Please make checks payable to the RAP. Families in need can be referred to the RAP through the Business Administrator's Office.

Amazon Christmas Gift Wish List

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How to view the November 19, 2020 Special Meeting of the Mayor & Council

BOROUGH OF ELMWOOD PARK
SPECIAL NOTICE REGARDING LOCATION AND FORMAT OF THE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2020  SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF ELMWOOD PARK

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that due to the public health emergency in the State of New Jersey, as declared in Executive Order 103, the Borough will be altering its normal meeting procedures for its special Mayor and Council meeting on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 4PM and will conduct its public meeting by and through the means of electronic communications equipment as permitted by the provisions of the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-8(b). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in an effort to follow best practices recommended by the United States Center for Disease Control, Borough Hall is closed to the general public and the public meeting will not be “in-person” and will be conducted electronically, solely by virtual means.

Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting telephonically. To participate in the meeting, please use the link below to join the meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83675283002?pwd=M2pZT0hhZHRxNUlXV2NncDJkTjUzQT09
Passcode: 879897

Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 470 250 9358 or +1 470 381 2552 or +1 646 518 9805 or +1 651 372 8299 or +1 786 635 1003 or +1 929 436 2866 or +1 267 831 0333 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 602 753 0140 or +1 669 219 2599 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 720 928 9299 or +1 971 247 1195 or +1 213 338 8477 or +1 253 215 8782

Webinar ID: 982 9387 0853
Passcode: 879897

International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kb4ZegDDEK

Members of the public will have the ability to provide public comments during this meeting. Members of the public may also submit public comments which will be read aloud during the Mayor and Council Meeting by way of an electronic mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by regular mail or hand delivery to Erin Delaney, Borough Clerk, 182 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407. Said public comments shall be read aloud at the Mayor and Council meetings. Written public comments shall be read aloud by the Brough Clerk after all members of the public in attendance remotely/virtually who wish to provide public comment are accommodated. Written public comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes per person. Public comments shall be read from the beginning, until the time limit is reached. Multiple written public comments submitted by the same individual and/or entity shall be read in succession until the time limit is reached. The Mayor and/or the Presiding Officer may pass over duplicate written comments; however, each duplicate comment shall be noted for the record with the content summarized. If the Mayor and/or Presiding Officer elects to summarize duplicative comments, the Mayor and/or Presiding Officer must not summarize certain duplicative comments while reading other duplicative comments individually. Said written public comments must be received no later than 12:0PM the day of the Mayor and Council meeting in order to be read at the meeting. Electronic and regular mail sent shall specifically state the purpose of the correspondence is to provide for public comment at the Mayor and Council public meeting. Information and the details regarding the virtual meeting and the details regarding participation, attendance and public comment thereat will be available on the Borough of Elmwood Park website at: www.elmwoodparknj.us.

The Mayor and Council will take formal action at this meeting.

The Borough is utilizing this format in an effort to mitigate the chance of exposure to COVID-19, as a part of the Borough’s ongoing effort to slow the rate of transmission and avoid overwhelming our treatment centers.

Erin Delaney, MPA, RMC
Borough Clerk

Residents Assistance Program holds Fall/Leaf Cleanup to help residents in need

RAP Fall Leaf Cleanup 2020


The Residents Assistance Program had their Fall/Leaf Cleanup on November 8th to help our residents in need. Over 60 volunteers were on hand to get the job done. A special thank you to all those who participated in this event.

  • ASEZ Organization
  • Immaculate Conception High School Students
  • Elmwood Park Cub Scouts Pack #8
  • Elmwood Park Community Members
  • Officer Joe Pride
  • RAP Coordinators Angela Fava and Deon Yorke
  • Chief Foligno and his entire department for all the background checks that were conducted to keep everyone safe.

Team work made this cleanup a success.

Court closed until November 4, 2020

Please be advised that the Court Department will be CLOSED until Wednesday, November 4th. Should, for any reason, the office open earlier we will post said information on our website and Facebook page.

Therefore, scheduled court dates for Tuesday, October 27th are CANCELLED and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Please DO NOT call any other department for court related matters.

Thank you in advance for your understanding.

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