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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Renovations are underway at Frank Zaccaria Park and Rose Place Park and are expected to continue until further notice. The contractor will be working Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.  Closures of one or both parks are dependent upon the contractor’s progress.  Notices will be posted at the park entrances as needed. Check this website,, and/or Facebook for updates.
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 Mar. 29, 2017 Wed.
Fish ’n Chips Dinner
First Aid Squad Aux
Where: American Legion,
410 Mt Pleasant Ave
Time: 4:30 - 7:30 pm
Tickets: $16 ($8 children)
Contact: 973-279-2500 bx 3
 Apr. 8, 2017 Sat.
Breakfast & Egg Hunt
with the Easter Bunny

Memorial Middle
Where: School Cafeteria
Breakfast, 9 to 10 am
Time: Egg Hunt, 10 am
– W.P. Children ONLY –
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 Apr. 8, 2017 Sat.
Health & Wellness Fair
Boys & Girls Club,
Where: 8 Memorial Dr
10 am to 2 pm
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 2016 Program: Apr. – Nov.
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Introduction of Ordinance #17-02
   An ordinance to amend the Woodland Park Code Chapter XXII Zoning and Chapter XXXIII Subdivision and Site Plan, in order to implement the Woodland Park 2012 Master Plan Amendments, and   < READ MORE >
Adopted: Feb. 15, 2017
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Mayor Keith Kazmark ‘Much Has Been Done.
There Is More To Come!’

As we close out 2016 and begin 2017, I want to thank the employees and volunteers who make our great Borough run efficiently each and every day.     From the staff at the Municipal Building, to the Public Library, the DPW workers and our Police officers, we appreciate your dedication and the jobs you do in service to our residents. To our volunteers with   More >>
  Keith Kazmark
2016 Superbowl Champions
Panthers Junior Squad. Click to enlarge.
  Panthers Junior Squad
Panthers Senior Squad. Click to enlarge.
Panthers Senior Squad  
On or about December 1, 2016 Officers from the Woodland Park Police Department will start wearing Body Worn Cameras (BWC). The BWC’s will Video & Audio record police interactions with the public. Any questions on the BWC program can be directed to D/Lt. John Uzzalino at 973-345-8115, or
Council Meeting Held At Four Seasons
The Mayor & Council conducted the regular April 20 council meeting at Four Seasons at Great Notch.
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APRIL 20 — Four Seasons at Great Notch hosted a Council Meeting in their Clubhouse. The Mayor and Council conducted a regular meeting attended by about 300. Pictured immediately above, at left, is a resident posing a question to the governing body, in the middle, is Nordan Murphy, the municipal engineer who was on hand to anwwer any questions; and at right, the front row is filled by most of the Borough's officials. • Below, at left Mayor Kazmark swears in Danny Schaefer as a Special Police Officer while his mother, Louann; father, Len; brother, Officer Lenny Schaefer; and Chief Galietti look on. • Below, at right the Police Chief speaks about the recognition of the actions taken by Officers Richard DiZenzo and Leonard Schaefer that saved the life of a resident.
New Special Officer Schaefer.  Click to enlarge. Officers Di Zenzo and Schaefer.  Click to enlarge.
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
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
National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System
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W.P. Volunteer Fire Dept.
P.O. Box 511
Woodland Park, NJ 07424
– or –
Visit a firehouse any
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W.P. First Aid Squad
23 Rose Place
Woodland Park, NJ 07424
Capt. Andy Dillon
(assistance provided to get certified for first aid & CPR)
Join the Junior Firefighter program. Click here for larger image.
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Summer Camp Counselors
Camp runs June 26 thru Aug. 11
Now Accepting Applications
Applications available at the Municipal Bldg.,
5 Brophy Ln., in the Rec. Ofc. & Rm. 205
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2016 Community Aggregate
Program Ended in December
    Please note that Constellation Energy Service’s reduced electrical rate contract with the Borough, through the Passaic County Energy Cooperative Pricing System, expired in December.
    Billings for electric customers in Woodland Park should have automatically reverted back to PSE&G, without residents having to take any action.

$250K Grant To Fund Field
Improvements At Zaccaria Park
   A grant was awarded by the Passaic County Open Space & Farmland Preservation Fund for $250,000. 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.
NEW FEMA Flood Maps &
Flood Insurance Info
   For more information on flood map revisions and flood insurance ramifications visit and .
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
‘Centennial Chronicles’
Centennial Chronicles cover Now In Stock
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At Tax Office, 2nd Flr, Municipal Bldg
‘Centennial Memories’ VIEW
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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