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 Mar. 28, 2015 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 3/20 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 >>> 
 Apr.. 18, 2015 Sat.
“Spring Into Health”
Health & Wellness Fair

Where: Boys & Girls Club
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
more details >>> 
 Apr.. 19, 2015 Sun.
Italian classical songs per-formed by renowned vocal tenor Salvatore CHIARELLI
2 pm, Council Chambers,
Municipal Bldg, 5 Brophy Ln
Sponsored by the Alfred H. Baumann Public Library
more details >>> 
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EASTER BASKET DRIVE
We will be collecting items to make Easter Baskets for
  less fortunate children
  will range in age from
  Items, such as choco-
  coloring books, cray-
  etc., will  be greatly ap-
  tions can also be made

Easter Basket in our area. Children
 infant through 17 years.
   late, jellybeans, candy,
   ons, infant needs,
  preciated. Cash dona-
by sending a check pay-
  able to “cash” to the Recreation Office, Attn: Kelly Spinalli,
  at the Municipal Bldg. Please bring your basket donations to
  the Library or Municipal Bldg. no later than Mar. 24.
 
Early Camp Registration: Feb. 4 – Apr. 20
camp photo Regular Registration
Apr. 21 – June 15
 
Camp Schedule
June 29 – Aug. 14
8:30 am to 3:30 pm

- or -
8:30 am to 1 pm
Rec Office: 973-345-8100 x213 info & reg form >>> 
 
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.
 
Police Officer Joins WPPD
NEW PATROLMAN HELPS FILL RANKS — Mayor Keith Kazmark swore-in Richard Di Zenzo as a police officer in the Woodland Park Police Dept.on Mar. 4. Di Zenzo took the oath while his mother and father (Patty and Richard) stood by. Chief Galietti said thet Officer Di Zenzo is a graduate of West Milford High School, who completed the Bergen County Police Academy training in Dec. 2014. He served briefly on the Paterson police force before transferring to the WPPD.
 

 
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 >
 
Report Issues Related to Snow Storms
“Centennial Chronicles”
Centennial Chronicles cover Now In Stock
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At Tax Office, 2nd Flr, Municipal Bldg
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"Save The Reservoirs" PETITION
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>
 
Streetscape Project Gets
Phase I Funding From NJDOT
   The N.J. Dept. of Transportation has announced that, under its 2014 Municipal Aid Program, Woodland Park was selected to receive $250,000 in funding for Phase I of the McBride Avenue Streetscape Project.
   Woodland Parks grant application was one of 653 receive by the NJDOT. Just under $79 million was awarded this year.
 
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.
 
W.P. To Recieve NJDOT Funds
   The N.J. Dept. of Transportation’s Fiscal Year 2013 Municipal Aid Program includes $275,000 from the Transportation Trust Fune for re-surfacing Overmount Ave.
   The 2013 roadway project will extend work done last year on Overmount.
   Work is expected to begin in the spring of 2014.
 
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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