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 •  Andrews Drive will be paved on Friday, April 24. Paving will begin at 8 am. One side of the street will be closed at a time, allowing traffic to enter and exit businesses on the open side of the street. Employees must be at work before paving begins.
 •  Sunset Drive will be paved when Andrews Drive is completed on Friday, April 24, if time allows. Otherwise, Sunset will be paved on Monday, April 27. Be prepared for Sunset to be closed to vehicular traffic by 7 am.
For additional information about road closures, call the WPPD at 973-345-8111.
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 Apr. 29, 2015 Wed.
Government Energy Appregation Open House
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 May 13, 2015 Wed.
FREE RABIES CLINIC
sponsored by Bd of Health
7 to 9 pm, DPW Garage,
1 Browertown Rd
Dogs - 7 to 8:30 pm
Cats - 8:30 to 9 pm
W.P. Residents ONLY
(Proof of residence required)
Dogs & cats must be on a
  leash & licensed. Licenses
  can be obtained at the
  Clinic for $11.20 (neutored)
   / $14.20 (not neutored).
An adult must accompany
  each animal.
Microchipping On-Site
Service:
Bergen County Humane Enforcement
Fee:
$25
 May. 16, 2015 Sat.
W.P. Shredding Event
Professionally recycle un-wanted documents & papers securely, as you watch
8 am to Noon, Boys & Girls Club parking lot, 8 Memorial Dr, rain/shine
FREE to all W.P. residents
& businesses ONLY
more details >>> 
MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS
Monday, May 25
9:30 am
Fire Dept. Ceremony
Firemen’s Memorial (McBride Ave. & Memorial Dr.)
10 am
Memorial Day Ceremony
Veterans Park (McBride Ave.
& Brophy Ln.)
11 am
PARADE
corner
Glover Ave. & McBride Ave.
to Memorial Dr.
WWI Memorial
 May. 25, 2015 Mon.
STREET FAIR
Hosted by W.P. Recreation
Noon to 6 pm, McBride Ave from Memorial Dr to Lackawanna Ave
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Mayor Presents Proposal To Improve Parks
Mayor Keith Kazmark spoke to a roomful of about 40 residents eager to learn about the proposed plans to improve Rose Place Park and Frank Zaccaria Park.
TOWN HALL STYLE MEETING HELD — About 40 residents listened to Mayor Kazmark’s proposed improvement of Rose Place Park and Frank Zaccaria Park on Apr. 20 in the Aldo P. Napoli Community Room. The Mayor wants to use Open Space funds from the Borough and the County to put in a new loop path at Rose Place Park; install a new soccer fileld in Zacarria Park; repair the tennis courts at Rose Place Park; and expand the parking at Zacarria Park; among other things.
Proposed Site Plan Mayor’s PPT Presentation
 
Court Administrator Retires
APRIL 15, 2015 — Mayor Kazmark presented a proclamation to Frances Trawinski in recognition of her retirement as Court Administrator on March 31. Fran worked in the Municipal Court for 23 years, having served under five judges.
 
‘Woodland Park Range’ Donates AED
NEW BUSINESS GETS INVOLVED — Anthony P Colandro, CEO & Founder of “Gun For Hire” handed Mayor Kazmark and Councilman DeCesare a check to pay for an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) to be placed in the Municipal Building. The Mayor & Council thanked Woodland Park Range for their generous contribution with the presentation of a plaque.
 
4th Graders Win County Contest
(left to right) B.G. Principal Jennifer Cenatiempo; Passaic County Clerk, Kristin Corrado; Alisha Muhith, September poster; Hailey Casillas, Honorable Mention; Council Pres. Kallert; and Mayor Kazmark.
RECOGNIZED WINNING — Posters drawn by two 4th Grade students at Beatrice Gilmore School were chosen by the County Clerk as the 2015 “My County, Poster Calendar Contest.” Alisha Muhith (pictured at top right) had her poster picked for the month of September. Hailey Casillas (pictured at bottom right) was awarded Honorable Mention. Both received a Certificate of Recognition, presented by Mayor Keith Kazmark. Shown in the photo above are (left to right) B.G. Principal Jennifer Cenatiempo; Passaic County Clerk, Kristin Corrado; Alisha; Hailey; Council Pres. Kallert; and Mayor Kazmark. Alisha Muhith receives Certificate of Recognition from Mayor Kazmark.
Hailey Casillas receives Certificate of Recognition from Mayor Kazmark.
 
3 Honored For Women’s History Month
MARCH 18 — The Mayor and Council recognized three women – Sandra Lazzara, Sandra Hartmann and Anne Krautheim – for their service to the community. Pictured at top are Councilwoman Gatti, Jennifer Cenatiempo (accepting for Sandra Lazzara), Sandra Hartmann, Anne Krautheim, Councilwoman Pascrell and Mayor Kazmark. Accepting below (l. to r.) are Hartmann, a dedicated volunteer serving as Secretary of the Library Board; Cenatiempo for Lazzara, a dedicated teacher at Beatrice Gilmore School; and Krautheim, a dedicated librarian serving as Director of the Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library.
 
W.P. Business Owner Thanked For AEDs
RECOGNIZED FOR CONTRIBUTIONS — Joe Carioti, owner of McBride Auto Body, generously donated $3,000 for three AEDs (Automatic External Defibrillators), one each for the Police Dept. Fire Dept. and First Aid Squad. The Mayor & Council presented Carioti with a plaque (pictured above) expressing the Borough's gratitude. Each agency thanked Joe for a check and praised Joe for all that he has done over the years. Accepting below (l. to r.): Police Chief Galietti, Fire Chief Salomone, and First Aid Squad Capt. Dillon.
 

 
W P F D
TO DONATE:
W.P. Volunteer Fire Dept.
P.O. Box 511
Woodland Park, NJ 07424
TO VOLUNTEER:
973-345-3899
– or –
Visit a firehouse any
Monday evening
< WPFD >
 
W P F A S
TO DONATE:
W.P. First Aid Squad
23 Rose Place
Woodland Park, NJ 07424
TO VOLUNTEER:
973-279-2500
Capt. Andy Dillon
(assistance provided to get certified for first aid & CPR)
< WPFAS >
 
“Centennial Chronicles”
Centennial Chronicles cover Now In Stock
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"Save The Reservoirs" PETITION
NJDOT Funding Doubles For
McBride Streetscape Project
   The N.J. Dept. of Transportation has announced that, under its 2015 Municipal Aid Program, Woodland Park was again selected to receive $250,000 in funding for Phase I of the McBride Avenue Streetscape Project.
   Woodland Park’s grant application was one of 630 receive by the NJDOT. Just under $78.75 million was awarded this year.
   Last year, NJDOT awarded Woodland Park another $250,000 for the same project under the 2014 Municipal Aid Program, bringing the total funding to $500,000.
 
2015 Re-assessment Over
   The Borough contracted Appraisal Systems, Inc. to assist in conducting the Reassessment Program.
   Appraisal Systems has reported that the inspection and valuation phases have concluded. Property values have been mailed for all residential properties. . . .
read more >
 
County Drafts New 5-yr Plan
   Passaic County became an entitlement community receiving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development in 2008. In Fiscal Year 2013, a new Five-Year Consolidated Plan was prepared.
   The CP allows a community to take a comprehensive approach to the use of resources granted to the community by HUD. On an annual basis, Passaic County submits an Action Plan containing the proposed activities outlining the use of CDBG funds for the upcoming program year. The Action Plan relates the activities to goals and objectives outlined in the 5-Year CP. . . .
<Read the 2013 Plan draft report>
 
State’s Most Flood-Prone Areas
   Woodland Park property owners have filed 101 repetitive flood claims during the past 35 years.
   Click HERE for the full report.
 
Important Changes Affect
Flood Insurance Requirements
   On March 21, 2014, President Obama signed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 into law.
   This law repeals and modifies certain provisions . . . <more>
 
NJDEP Awards Grants For
Flood Mitigation Projects
   On Mar. 10, the NJ Dept. of Envi-ronmental Protection announced that 36 municipalities in three counties will receive grants to finance projects to clear waterways of snags, debris and shouls.
   Two grant applications benefitting Woodland Park were submitted. The DEP awarded $150,000 for a Woodland Park/Little Falls project to clear the Peckman River.
   And, $150,000 for a Woodland Park/Totowa project to clear local portions of the Passaic River.
 
County Grant Announced
   The Passaic County Freeholder Board approved a recommedation by the Passaic County Open Space Trust Fund to award a grant of $99,000 to W.P. for improvements to Rose Place Park.
 
WP Getting Mitigation Funds
   A grant has been awarded by Passaic County to the Borough for $823,263 from the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR).
   The Federal funds will be used to acquire and demolish three flood-prone residential propertiese and create open space in perpetuity.
   Final Project Descriptions >>>
   Fair Housing Notice >>>
 
NEW ADDRESS SIGNS Offered To Speed Emergency Responses
   The Public Safety Committee in cooperation with the West Paterson Volunteer Fire Dept. and the W.P. Fire Prevention Bureau is addressing the need for emergency services to more easily locate homes in some areas of the Borough with mailboxes at the curb.
   New reflective address and directional signs have been installed in some locations. Now these blue and white signs are being made available to other homeowners who want them for $15.
   For more info, click HERE >
 
Noise Ordinance Amended
To Change Prohibited Hours
   Ordinance No. 10-5, known as “Noise Ordinance Amending Time Periods”, prohibits “loud, disturbing and unnecessary noise” in violation of Section 5-17.4 Prohibited Acts.
   These are “prohibited between the hours of 9:00 P.M. and 7:00 A.M., on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednes-day and Thursday; and the hours of 10:30 P.M. and 7:00 A.M. on the days of Friday and Saturday, in a manner as to be plainly audible at a distance of fifty (50) feet from the building, structure or vehicle in which noise is emanating shall be prima face evidence of a violation of this section.”
 
Need Help Paying PSE&G?
   PSE&G is encouraging their residential customers who need help paying their energy bill to apply for one of the available programs.
   You may quality under LIHEAP, USF, NJ Lifeline Credit or NJ Shares.
 
 
Local Filmmaker Chronicles
Recent Storms
Click to view "Fury's Wrath"
 
Mayor Presents Sewer/Water
Projects Proposed for
Click to view presentation
 
Excavation of Shared Force Main in Paterson Reveals Serious Problem
Excavated force main pipe can be broken with a shovel.
 
 
 
Welcome to Woodland Park, N.J.
     West Paterson’s name was changed to the Borough of Woodland Park, effective January 1, 2009. A refer-endum on the Nov. 4, 2008 General Election ballot, calling for the name change, resulted in a majority of the registered voters in favor of changing the name of the borough: 2,136 Yes to 2,111 No. On Dec. 17, the Mayor and Council approved a resolu-tion accepting the election results and officially de-claring Woodland Park as the borough’s new name.
     A second referendum was placed on the Nov. 3, 2009 General Election ballot seeking to have the borough’s name revert back to West Paterson. Voters defeated the question: 2,248 No to 2,216 Yes. Therefore, the borough’s official name will remain Woodland Park.

     In this website, you’ll find information about our municipality’s services and our community.
     Woodland Park is a suburban town of mountain and river edge neighborhoods. The Borough is located in the northeastern part of the state about 20 miles west of New York City. You can learn more about the Borough of Woodland Park and get general contact information by clicking the About W.P. link above.
     For information on how to contact individual Borough officials, click on the Borough Directory and Mayor & Council links. To find out when Council meetings, Board meetings, and community events are scheduled, click on the Calendar link or the Recreation Events button.
     The Public Safety link includes the Police and Fire Departments, the First Aid Squad, and the Office of Emergency Management (OEM).
 

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