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Concert At The Park Cancelled for Tonight
Tonight's concert at the park has been rescheduled for next Tuesday, July 24th due to the impending weather forecast. The ice cream social has also been rescheduled. We hope to see you on the 24th!

Vacancy - Northfield Planning Board
The Northfield Planning Board has an opening for an alternate member. The Board meets on the first Thursday of each month. Please send letter of interest to Mayor Chau via regular mail, drop of to City Hall or email by July 30th for consideration.

Traffic Advisory for 7/16-7/18
***Traffic Advisory for 7/16 - 7/18***
The southbound lane of Shore Rd. will be closed Monday - Wednesday (8am-4pm) next week from Zion Rd. to Mill Rd. Southbound traffic will be detoured down Zion Rd. to Tilton Rd.

Vacancy - Library Board of Trustees
There is presently a vacancy on the Library Board of Trustees for the Otto Bruyns Public Library of Northfield. Trustees must attend one meeting a month.If interested please contact Mayor Chau at 641-2832 x 132 or email

Atlantic County has reported finding two mosquito samples in Northfield that have tested positive for West Nile Virus. These are the first positive mosquito samples found in Atlantic County this year, but health officials note it is not unusual to find positive samples during the summer and fall. Use the link provided for more information on the positive samples, as well as helpful information about how residents can protect themselves from mosquito-borne illness.
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Summer Concert Series - Birch Grove Park
Put on your dancing shoes and join us for some great nights of music. Seating is limited, bring a chair or a blanket. Check out the concert schedule by clicking the link below.
Concert Schedule

In order to promote and encourage residential recycling in the City of Northfield, Mayor Chau proudly presents the Summer Recycling Cart Contest! Two lucky winners, one per month in July and August, will be drawn at random for a chance to win an ACUA 95 gallon recycling cart!

Entry forms are available in the City Clerk’s Office, or can be requested by contacting the City Clerk at 609-641-2832 ext 125 for additional information.

Entry forms must be submitted to the City Clerk in person or sent by postal service mail to 1600 Shore Road, Northfield NJ 08225. Fax or email entries will not be accepted.

Only Northfield private residents are eligible to participate in this contest. Businesses are not eligible to participate.

The entry form must contain the name of the property owner or tenant of record for the Northfield residential address provided on the entry form.

One entry per household per month.

There will be only (1) ONE Winner drawn each month of the contest series. The monthly drawing award will occur at the City Council meeting for that month.

Entry forms for the month of July are due July 16th, with the winner drawn on July 17th.

Entry forms for the month of August are due August 20th, with the winner drawn on August 21st.

Non-winning entries for a given month will not be included in the drawing for the next month.

Entries received after the submission deadline for July will be included in the following month’s drawing.

Entry forms must be complete in order to be considered. Incomplete entries will not be considered.

The Atlantic County Utilities Authority recycling cart will be delivered to the winner’s Northfield residential address provided on the entry form.

Upon the delivery and receipt of the recycling cart, the winner will become the sole owner. The City will not be responsible and liable for any future damage, stolen/lost, maintenance, storage, of the container.


As of January 1, 2018, the City of Northfield Public Works Department will collect metal on the 1st Wednesday of the month, City-wide, regardless of your regular trash collection schedule.

Please place items curbside. If metal collection falls on your trash collection day, please ensure that the items are separated at the curb.

Questions? Call the City Clerk's Office at 641-2832, ext 125.

NOTE: 'scrapping', collection of these materials by anyone other than Northfield Public Works, is illegal. If you see a scrapper, please call non-emergency police dispatch at 641-3122.


7-17  City Council Meeting City Hall Council Chambers, 1600 Shore Road
Time: 6:00pm

7-17  Cancelled - Concert In The Park & Ice Cream Social Birch Grove Park Bandstand
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm

7-18  MUNICIPAL COURT 1600 Shore Road, Northfield NJ 08225

7-24  Concert In The Park & Ice Cream Social Birch Grove Park Bandstand
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm

7-25  MUNICIPAL COURT 1600 Shore Road, Northfield NJ 08225

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