WEST NILE VIRUS FOUND IN BIRCH GROVE PARK MOSQUITO SAMPLE
West Nile virus has been found in a mosquito sample collected from Birch Grove Park in Northfield. The sample was collected September 6 and confirmed positive on September 13.
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NORTHFIELD YARD WASTE SCHEDULE UPDATE
Effective Monday, October 2, 2023, residential yard waste collection for Sector A -- from Mill Road north to the Pleasantville border -- will resume on Mondays.
The final Saturday collection for Sector A will be Saturday, September 30th. As of Monday, October 2nd, please place your yard waste out for collection at the curb before 7 a.m. on Mondays.
Please contact the ACUA with any questions at 609.272.6950.
Fall Street Sweeping September 18th - 29th
The City of Northfield will be conducting street-sweeping services from September 18th through the 29th midweek only. Please be advised that the operation will commence at 7:00am, and that citizens will be required to remove their vehicles from the side of the street on which sweeping services are being performed. This is the number one reason that areas are missed and or skipped, and your assistance is appreciated.
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PSA FROM COMCAST - AFFORDABLE CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM
Recently, the federal government’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) announced a new milestone. Launched nearly two years ago, it has now connected more than 20 million households to the Internet. This is a remarkable achievement and we at Comcast are proud to participate in the program. The ACP provides families with a $30/month benefit toward their Internet bill.
When applied to Comcast’s Internet Essentials or Internet Essentials Plus tiers, it makes connectivity to the Internet effectively free. Comcast is working to get more ACP-eligible households to enroll. Great progress is being made to close the digital divide, but too many families, in communities across the nation, have yet to take advantage of this once-in-a-generation opportunity.
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WHERE DO YOUR TAX DOLLARS GO?
In NJ, your property tax bill pays for local government, school and county expenses. The City of Northfield collects your property taxes, and distributes most of this money to the other entities. So where exactly does your money go? Please see the chart attached. Roughly 28 cents of every dollar is retained by the City of Northfield for the purpose of providing all municipal services, including public safety, and the other 72 cents is sent to the local and regional schools, and to Atlantic County government, to fund the services they provide.
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LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLD WATER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHWAP)
The State Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) can help you pay arrears
for your water and sewer bills. The program may also be able to help address tax liens due to
water and sewer arrears. For more information use the link provided or call NJ211.
El Programa estatal de Asistencia con el Agua para Hogares de Bajos Ingresos (LIHWAP) puede ayudarle a pagar sus facturas atrasadas de agua y alcantarillado. El Programa también puede brindar ayuda para los gravámenes tributarios por cuentas pendientes del agua y alcantarillado. Para más información y solicitar asistencia, vaya a waterassistance.nj.gov o marque el NJ211.
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