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Mayor's Welcome

Welcome to the official website of the Borough of Wood-Ridge, New Jersey!
This informative and attractive municipal website is being provided as a public service to the residents and people interested in our community. Should you have any thoughts or recommendations on how we can make our community an even better place to live, please feel free to call upon us. We're always interested to hear from you.

Very truly yours,
Paul A. Sarlo, Mayor

 

 

 

 

 

Borough of Wood-Ridge
Initiating the Nixle Community Alert System

The Borough of Wood-Ridge has initiated the Nixle community alert system. This will enable Borough Officials to keep residents informed of issues such as community events, impending snow storms or hurricanes, school closings, road closures, changes to garbage collection, recreation program cancellations, etc.

Residents can sign up to receive emails and text messages from this web-based system by visiting http://www.nixle.com. Once on the page, simply click on “Residents – Learn More” and then click on the “Sign Up” box at the bottom of the page. All you need to register is your name, address, email address and phone number. Signing up is free of charge.

News and Announcements

REGISTER TO VOTE

This is a reminder that the last day to register to vote is October 18, 2016. Application forms are easily accessible at the Borough Hall, Library, and Civic Center or download the form by opening the link below. Borough Hall will be open on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 until 9:00 pm to accept your registration forms.
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Wood-Ridge 9/11 Memorial Ceremony Photos

The Borough honored those individuals
who risked and gave up their lives
15 years ago at our Memorial Service in Veterans Park.

BOROUGH OF WOOD-RIDGE
COUNTY OF BERGEN, N.J.
NOTICE  

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following resolution has been passed by the Borough Council of the Borough of Wood-Ridge at the Meeting of the Mayor and Council held on the 21 st day of September, 2016 at the Municipal Building, 85 Humboldt Street, Wood-Ridge, New Jersey.

RESOLUTION NO.: 165-2016

A RESOLUTION TO AFFIRM THE BOROUGH OF WOOD-RIDGE’S CIVIL RIGHTS POLICY WITH RESPECT TO ALL OFFICIALS, APPOINTEES, EMPLOYEES, PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC THAT COME INTO CONTACT WITH MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES, OFFICIALS AND VOLUNTEERS

WHEREAS, it is the policy of the Borough of Wood-Ridge to treat the public, employees, prospective employees, appointees, volunteers and contractors in a manner consistent with all applicable civil rights laws and regulations including, but not limited to the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 as subsequently amended, the New Jersey Law against Discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Conscientious Employee Protection Act ; and

WHEREAS, the Governing Body has determined that certain procedures must be established to accomplish this policy.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ADOPTED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Wood-Ridge, County of Bergen, State of New Jersey, that:

Section 1: No official, employee, appointee or volunteer of the Borough of Wood-Ridge by whatever title known, or any entity that is in any way a part of the Borough of Wood-Ridge shall engage, either directly or indirectly in any act including the failure to act that constitutes discrimination, harassment or a violation of any person’s constitutional rights while such official, employee, appointee volunteer, or entity is engaged in or acting on behalf of the Borough of Wood-Ridge’s business or using the facilities or property of the Borough of Wood-Ridge.

Section 2: The prohibitions and requirements of this resolution shall extend to any person or entity, including but not limited to any volunteer organization or inter-local organization, whether structured as a governmental entity or a private entity, that receives authorization or support in any way from the Borough of Wood-Ridge to provide services that otherwise could be performed by the Borough of Wood-Ridge.

Section 3: Discrimination, harassment and civil rights shall be defined for purposed of this resolution using the latest definitions contained in the applicable Federal and State laws concerning discrimination, harassment and civil rights.

Section 4: The Borough Administrator shall establish written procedures for any person to report alleged discrimination, harassment and violations of civil rights prohibited by this resolution. Such procedures shall include alternate ways to report a complaint so that the person making the complaint need not communicate with the alleged violator in the event the alleged violator would be the normal contact for such complaints.

Section 5: No person shall retaliate against any person who reports any alleged discrimination, harassment or violation of civil rights, provided however, that any person who reports alleged violations in bad faith shall be subject to appropriate discipline.

Section 6: The Borough Administrator shall establish written procedures that require all officials, employees, appointees and volunteers of the Borough of Wood-Ridge as well as all other entities subject to this resolution to periodically complete training concerning their duties, responsibilities and rights pursuant to this resolution.

Section 7: The Borough Administrator shall establish a system to monitor compliance and shall report at least annually to the governing body the results of the monitoring.

Section 8: At least annually, the Borough Administrator shall cause a summary of this resolution and the procedures established pursuant to this resolution to be communicated within the Borough of Wood-Ridge. This communication shall include a statement from the governing body expressing its unequivocal commitment to enforce this resolution. This summary shall also be posted on the Borough of Wood-Ridge’s web site.

Section 9: This resolution shall take effect immediately.

Section 10: A copy of this resolution shall be published in the official newspaper of the Borough of Wood-Ridge in order for the public to be made aware of this policy and the Borough of Wood-Ridge’s commitment to the implementation and enforcement of this policy.

Attest:                                                            Approved:
Gina Affuso, Borough Clerk                           Paul Sarlo, Mayor

Reorganization Meeting on January 1, 2016
Bergen County Clerk John Hogan with the Mayor and Council

Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, October 5th
Mayor & Council Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Tuesday, October 11th
Shade Tree Commission Meeting 6:30 p.m., Borough Hall.
Library Meeting 7:00 p.m., Library

Wednesday, October 12th
Recreation Commission Meeting 8:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Thursday, October 13th
Board of Health Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Tuesday, October 18th
Planning Board Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Wednesday, October 19th
Mayor & Council Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Wednesday, November 9th
Mayor & Council Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Thursday, November 10th
Board of Health Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Monday, November 14th
Shade Tree Commission Meeting 6:30 p.m., Borough Hall
Library Meeting 7:00 p.m., Library

Monday, November 21st
Local Assistance Board Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Wednesday, December 7th
Mayor & Council Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Thursday, December 8th
Board of Health Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Monday, December 12th
Library Meeting 7:00 p.m., Library.

Wednesday, December 14th
Recreation Commission Meeting 7:30 p.m., Borough Hall.

Tuesday, December 20th
Planning Board Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Wednesday, December 21st
Mayor & Council Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2010      
Subject
Number
Percent
Total population
7.626
100.00
Median household income
90,411
(X)
Median family income
90,411
(X)
Total housing units
3,051
100.00
School Enrollment
Public
Private
Nursery school, preschool
52
82.1%
17.9%
Kindergarten
65
100.0%
0.0%
Elementary school (grades 1-4)
400
100.0%
0.0%
Elementary school (grades 5-8)
192
85.9%
14.1%
High school (grades 9-12)
385
77.3%
22.7%
College undergraduate school
322
82.3%
17.7%
Graduate professional school
249
63.9%
36.1%

 

 
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