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 Feb. 12, 2016 Fri.
Lincoln’s Birthday
Municipal facilities
CLOSED
AH Baumann Library OPEN
Trash will be picked up
 Feb. 22, 2016 Mon.
Washington’s B’day
Municipal facilities
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 Mar. 9, 2016 Wed.
Fish ’n Chips Dinner
Fundraiser for W.P. First
Aid Squad Auxiliary

Where: American Legion #238, 410 Mt Pleasant Ave
When: 4:30 to 7:30 pm
Tickets: $16; children 10 & under, $8; available by email or call 973-279-2500 box 3; limited number at door
•  Eat In or Take Out
•  Chicken dinners also available.
•  Specify meal and adult or child
 Mar. 19, 2016 Sat.
Easter Bunny Breakfast
Sponsored by Recreation & Community Relations Cmt
Where:
Memorial Middle School, 15 Memorial Dr
Breakfast: 9 am
Egg Hunt: 10 am
W.P. Residents ONLY
RSVP by 3/11 Required

Call 973-345-8100 x213 or
email recreation@wpnj.us
Easter Basket Drive dona-
tions will be accepted at the Easter Bunny Breakfast
more info >>> 
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SUMMER CAMP EARLY REGISTRATION
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WPSA’s “Alliance” Wins Championship
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UNDEFEATED SEASON RECORD — The West Paterson Soccer Association’s “Alliance,” a U10B Div. 9 team, took 1st Place to win the Fall 2015 Championship in the Morris County Youth Soccer Association games. The Mayor & Council presented the team with Certificates of Achievement at the Feb. 3rd meeting.
 
W.P. Historical Society Appointed
Click to enlarge JAN. 20 Ceremony:
(at left) Frederick “Rick” Lijoi, retired W.P. Superintendent of Schools, was named “Borough Historian.”
(below) Members of the W.P. Historical Society were appointed by Mayor Keith Kazmark. Most of them devoted countless hours to the 2014 Centennial Celebration.
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(pictured, lt. to rt.) Mayor Kazmark, Bernadette Bargiel, Sandra Witty, Rick Lijoi, John Bernie, Roger Nick, Terri Nick, Linda Hade, Cathy Dolan Singer, Judy Tedeschi, Karen Pomante, Amanda Pomante, Patricia Lightner
(not pictured) Linda Hoffman, Sue Sypniewski, Maureen Mulroony, Lois Wilk
 
Scam Alert From The WPPD & FBI
 
Mayor Fulop Swears In Council Members
Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop addressed the Council Chambers audience before swearing in the newly elected council members. Click here for more swearing-in ceremony photos.
Councilwoman Tina Gatti Councilwoman Tracy Kallert Councilman Vincent DeCesare
Counailwoman
Tina Gatti
Councilwoman
Tracy Kallert
Councilman
Vincent DeCesare
For full gallery of photos, click < HERE >
 
Borough Gets $250K Check From County
ADDITIONAL GRANT FUNDS AWARDED TO W.P. — A ceremonial check was presented to the Mayor and Council representing a check for $250,000 from the Passaic County Open Space & Farmland Preservation Fund. The grant will allow for field improvements at Frank Zaccaria Park. “This is one of the largest open space awards in W.P. history and will be a great benefit to our young athletes!” said the Mayor. Holding the check above are (lt. to rt.) Freeholder Director Hector C. Lora, Open Space Committee Member Cassandra Lazzara, Councilman DeCesare, Councilwoman Gatti, Councilwoman Pascrell, Councilman Spinelli, Council Pres. Kallert, Freeholder Pat Lepore, and Mayor Kazmark.
 
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
 

 
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
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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 >
 
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‘Centennial Chronicles’
Centennial Chronicles cover Now In Stock
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At Tax Office, 2nd Flr, Municipal Bldg
‘Centennial Memories’ VIEW
NEW FEMA Flood Maps &
Flood Insurance Info
   For more information on flood map revisions and flood insurance ramifications visit floodsmart.gov and fema.gov .
 
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
CDBG Program Modification
   Passaic County intends to modify the “FY 2013 Action Plan” for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.  The Borough of Woodland Park will use $51,776 in funds remaining from their FY 2013 project toward costs associated with the FY 2015 project to improve Radcliff and Ray Avenues. A previous amendment to create a demolition project will be cancelled. . . .
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   to be Paved  •  Review Consoli-
   dated Plan Listing of Projects
 
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.
 
 
"Save The Reservoirs" PETITION
 
Local Filmmaker Chronicles
Recent Storms
Mayor Presents Sewer/Water
Projects Proposed for
Excavation of Shared Force Main in Paterson
Reveals Big Problem
Click to view "Fury's Wrath" Click to view presentation Excavated force main pipe can be broken with a shovel.
 

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