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Welcome to Bogota, New Jersey

Welcome to the official website of the Borough of Bogota. 

 

We are proud to present our website design. We have added new information and updated existing information to make this new website user-friendly and a serve as a resource for all residents and visitors. Be sure to visit often as we will be updating this website with new information regularly. We hope you'll find this new website to be a useful resource of information about our borough.  Thank you for visiting. 
 

Notices  and Announcements

Mayor and Council Meeting Agenda 

April 17, 2024

The agenda for the April 18, 2024 Regular meeting of the Mayor and Council has been posted here... 

PLEASE NOTE:  There is no ZOOM link for this meeting. 

Voter Information and Dates for 2024 Elections

April 10, 2024

An updated list of important dates related to the 2024 Elections has been posted here... 

Mayor and Council Meeting Agenda 

April 4, 2024

The agenda for the April 4, 2024 Regular meeting of the Mayor and Council has been posted here... 

PLEASE NOTE:  There is no ZOOM link for this meeting. 

Bogota Tree City USA Application Approved

April 2, 2024

Bogota's Tree City USA application has been approved by the Arbor Day Foundation. This is a great accomplishment for the borough.  For more information about the Arbor Day Foundation, please follow the link here

Spring Into Home Ownership Workshops

March 27, 2024

Bergen County Community Development will be hosting free webinar workshops each Saturday morning in April for those who are interested in learning more about planning for homeownership. Please see the announcement here for additional information. 

Board of Education Meeting Announcement 

March 26, 2024

 

The next meeting of the Board of Education will take place on Tuesday April 23, 2024 at 7:00 pm.  The meeting will be head in the Bogota Jr/Sr High School Cafeteria.  Please see the announcement here...

2024 Recreation Egg Hunt Moved to March 30th

March 22, 2024

PLEASE NOTE: The Recreation Egg Hunt has been moved to the rain date of March 30, 2024.  Please see the Bogota Recreation website here for more information. 

Mayor and Council Meeting Agenda 

March 21, 2024

The agenda for the March 21, 2024 Regular meeting of the Mayor and Council has been posted here... 

PLEASE NOTE:  There is no ZOOM link for this meeting. 

Board of Education Meeting Announcement 

March 18, 2024

 

The next meeting of the Board of Education will take place on Tuesday March 19, 2024 at 7:00 pm.  The meeting will be head in the Bogota Jr/Sr High School Cafeteria.  Please see the announcement here...

Mayor and Council Budget Meeting Agenda 

March 7, 2024

The agenda for the March 7, 2024 Budget Meeting of the Mayor and Council has been posted here... 

PLEASE NOTE:  There is no ZOOM link for this meeting. 

Bergen County Election Workers Needed

February 26, 2024

The Bergen County Board of Elections is currently accepting acclimations for Poll Workers for upcoming 2024 elections. 

Click Here for an Application to become a Board Worker

Mayor and Council Budget Meeting Agenda 

February 22, 2024

The agenda for the February 22, 2024 Budget Meeting of the Mayor and Council has been posted here... 

PLEASE NOTE:  There is no ZOOM link for this meeting. 

Cedar Lane Bridge Replacement Meeting

February 6, 2024

 

Meeting Date: Thursday February 22, 2024 6pm - 8pm

 

The County of Bergen will be hosting an online Public Information Center meeting to inform the general public of the Local Preliminary Engineering (LPE) phase for the East Anderson Street/Cedar Lane Bridge Replacement over the Hackensack River located in the City of Hackensack and the Township of Teaneck, New Jersey.  For more information, please click here...

Mayor and Council Meeting Agenda 

February 15, 2024

The agenda for the February 15, 2024 Regular meeting of the Mayor and Council has been posted here... 

PLEASE NOTE:  There is no ZOOM link for this meeting. 

Tax Appraisal Appointment Dates Announced

February 15, 2024

 

Tax Appraisal appointments will be hosted at the Recreation Center on February 15, 2024, from 9:30am to 4:30pm;
February 21, 2024, from 9:00am to 5;00pm and
February 26, 2024, from 9:00am to 5:00pm. 

Please contact the Office Manager at Appraisal Systems Inc.

at 201-493-8530 with any questions. 

Board of Education Meeting Announcement 

February 14, 2024

 

The next meeting of the Board of Education will take place on Tuesday February 27, 2024 at 7:00 pm.  The meeting will be head in the Bogota Jr/Sr High School Cafeteria.  Please see the announcement here...

Borough Offices Closed - Monday February 12, 2024

February 9, 2024

 

PLEASE NOTE: Bogota Borough Offices will be closed Monday, February 12, 2024 in observance of Abraham Lincoln's birthday. 

Mayor and Council Meeting Agenda 

February 1, 2024

The agenda for the February 1, 2024 Work Session meeting of the Mayor and Council has been posted here...  Please note the meeting time has been changed and is now 7:30pm for all future Mayor and Council meetings. 

Please click here for to join the Zoom Meeting

Mayor and Council Meeting Agenda 

January 17, 2024

The agenda for the January 18, 2024 Regular meeting of the Mayor and Council has been posted here... 

Please click here for to join the Zoom Meeting

Dog License Renewal Reminder

January 11, 2024

PLEASE NOTE: Residents are reminded that annual dog licenses must be renewed by January 31, 2024.  A late fee of $10 will be imposed after January 31, 2024.  

Borough Offices Closed - Monday, January 15, 2024

January 11, 2024

PLEASE NOTE: Borough offices will be closed Monday, January 15, 2024 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Offices will return to normal business hours on Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Planning / Zoning Board Meeting Cancelled

January 9, 2024

Due to tonight’s inclement weather and the state of emergency, the January 9, 2024 Planning/Zoning Board meeting is CANCELLED.  Our reorganization meeting will be held on January 23, 2024.

Mayor and Council 2024 Reorganization Meeting

December 21, 2023​ (Updated January 4, 2024)

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the REORGANIZATION meeting for the Borough of Bogota will be held on Friday January 5, 2024 at 6:00pm.  This meeting is designated for Reorganization and SINE DIE proceedings, and it is not a work session meeting. The meeting will be held in the Senior Center, located at 375 Larch Avenue, and remotely via Zoom.

REVISED Agenda posted here...

Please click here for to join the Zoom Meeting

Special Meeting Cancelled

January 3, 2024

PLEASE NOTE:  The special meeting of the Mayor and Council previously scheduled for Thursday January 4, 2024 has been cancelled.  The REORGANIZATION meeting scheduled for Friday January 5, 2024 remains as previously scheduled. 

Employment Opportunities

December 19, 2023

The Borough of Bogota is currently seeking a full-time Borough Administrator and a full-time Director of Recreation.  Please see our Employment Opportunities page for more information. 

Mayor's Message

I am honored to follow the lead of Mayor Christopher M. Kelemen. I look forward to continuing to make strides to make our community a healthy, safe and vibrant place to live. I hope that you can navigate this website quickly, and if there are any services that you require or think should be included on the website, press the contact button below and I will make sure that it is addressed. The Mayor and Council will continue to explore grant opportunities, improve infrastructure, and find ways to complete the open-space projects, including Veterans’ Park, the recreation center, and the tennis and basketball courts in Olsen Park.

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I  will continue our sustainable practices and I am proud of our Tree City USA designation for over 20 years as well as our Sustainable Jersey bronze certification. I am very proud of the services that the Police Department provides for our public safety, the Department of Public Works and all the services that it provides, including keeping our roads clear, removing leaves and taking care of Borough buildings.

I will be instituting office hours so that community members can come and visit. You may also send an email to contact me with any of your questions or concerns. I also look forward to hearing from any volunteers that wish to serve on boards or committees. Kindly provide a copy of your resume or letter of interest to the Clerk, and we will see if there are any openings to fit your interests.

I hope to see you at one of the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign events and at our community events. Bogota has made history in electing its first female mayor, and I am honored to have the position to serve you.

 

Sincerely,

Daniele Fede, Mayor of Bogota

Useful Information

What has been added recently?

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Bogota Borough Hall Business Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5:15pm
Friday:  8:30am - 12:30pm

Please see the Community Calendar for
Borough Office Holiday's

Public Notices

Please see Public Notices from the Borough of Bogota here...

Election Results

Please use the following link to view election results as they are available.  

Bergen County Clerk's Office - Election Results

Online Property Tax and Utility Payments

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Bogota Police Department Notifications

Please Note: The Borough of Bogota is transitioning to RAVE for emergency notifications from the Bogota Police Department and the Bogota Office of Emergency Management.  To receive messages please sign up for our new programs please signup using the button below.

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Emergency Alert System 

Please see the following video for assistance with signup for the new Emergency Alert System

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Bogota, NJ - Medicine Drop Box Location

Bogota Police Department

375 Larch Avenue Bogota, NJ 07603

(201) 487-2400

For more information, please visit:

www.NJConsumerAffairs.gov/meddrop

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Green Purchasing Policy

The Borough of Bogota is committed to purchasing products and services which create a sustainable community. 
Our Green Purchasing Policy can be found here.

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Slow Down
in Our Town

The Bogota Police Department and Bogota Mayor and Council have taken the initiative to curb speeding in the borough. Any resident wishing to show support for the campaign can pick up a sign at police headquarters at any time or complete the form and a sign will be dropped off to your residence. 

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