13th Annual Arbor Day Festivities - Saturday, 4/28
The Dumont Shade Tree Commission is proud to sponsor the 13th Annual Arbor Day Festivities. Please join us on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 1:00 PM for the Dumont Arbor Day Ceremony at the Dumont Arboretum on West Shore Avenue. Come see the amazing tree yarn bombing project and the creative works of your friends and neighbors who submitted works for the Art, Poetry, and Photography Contest! Awards will be presented and all attendees can help plant the annual tree! All members of our community are welcome
PHONE SCAM ALERT - From the Dumont Police Dept.
Please be advised that we were informed that a resident received a phone call from 201-387-5033 on their caller ID (Dumont Municipal Court) which was an automated message asking her to update her credit card information. At no time should anyone give any credit card information or any other personal information to anyone that calls you. If you are unsure if the call is legitimate, hang up and call the toll free number on your bill to make an inquiry.
Mobile Shredding Event - September 8th
Mobile shredding event on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 9am - 1pm at the DPW Building, 1 Aladdin Avenue, Dumont, NJ.
BOROUGH OFFICES CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7TH DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
Questions for the Administrator
Ronald Burkert, Mayor's Designee, Class I (term exp. 12/31/18) Michael Affrunti, Class II (term exp. 12/31/18) Andrew LaBruno, Councilman Class III (term exp. 12/31/18) Timothy Hickey, Class IV (term exp. 12/31/18) Elmer Pacia, Class IV (term exp. 12/31/20) William Bochicchio, Class IV (term exp. 12/31/19) Barbara Chen, Class IV (term exp. 12/31/20) Jared Geist, Class IV (term exp. 12/31/19) Michael Cremin, Class IV (term exp. 12/31/18)
The Joint Land Use Board meetings for 2018 are scheduled for the last Tuesday of each month with the exception of December. The December meeting will be held on Wednesday, 12/19/18. Meetings will be held at 7:30pm at the Dumont Senior Center, 39 Dumont Avenue, Dumont, NJ.
Parking Permits for Residents and Non-residents-Borough of Dumont
Applications for 2018 commuter parking permits for municipal parking in the Brook Street Parking Lot, West Shore Avenue section 2-5, and W. Quackenbush Avenue (north side-125 feet west of Park Avenue) will be available to Dumont residents, non-residents and business owners on a first come, first-served basis December 18, 2017. Permits may be obtained at the Borough Clerk’s office, 80 W. Madison Avenue, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Please note that this does not include overnight parking.
The fee is $120 per calendar year for residents and $180 per calendar year for non-residents; there is one hanger permit per household. Applicants must bring a copy of their driver’s license and registration for the car to be used. No copies will be made at Borough Hall-no exceptions. Applications will be on the Borough website: dumontnj.gov For more information, call 201-387-5023.
The Finance Department is responsible for preparation of the Municipal Budget, maintaining of accounts payable, preparation of bank reconciliations, payment of bills, issuing and payment of debt, monitoring monthly budget controls, performing internal audits and all other related accounting responsibilities.
The payroll for all Municipal employees, including the library staff is also prepared within this office. All purchases made by the Borough of Dumont must go through the Finance Department.
Approximately 2,000 Purchase Orders are issued per year.
The Finance Department also prepares specifications for purchases that exceed the bid threshold of $17,500.00 which is required by State statute.