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City of Northfield, Gateway to the Shore
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The Atlantic County Office of Mosquito Control has scheduled a ground spray for portions of Northfield as part of the county’s ongoing efforts to control adult mosquitoes and reduce the spread of mosquito-borne illness.

The Northfield ground spray application will take place on Thursday morning, September 16, between 4 AM and 6:30 AM, weather permitting. If it becomes necessary to reschedule the application, it will take place on Friday morning, September 17.

The area to be treated is bounded by Sutton Avenue, Dani Drive, Julie Drive, Haviv Drive, W. Mill Road, Mazza Drive, W. Mill Road, Burton Avenue, Banning Avenue, New Road, Mt. Vernon Avenue, Shore Road and W. Mill Road.

The ground spray will be conducted using Zenivex, the trade name for etofenprox, applied as an ultra-low volume aerosol.

The Environmental Protection Agency does not require people to relocate or take special precautions during mosquito control spraying. The public may choose to avoid or minimize exposure by staying indoors during application; keeping windows shut; window fans and air conditioning off or set to circulate indoor air; keeping children’s toys indoors; keeping pets and their food, water dishes and toys indoors.

For health information about the pesticides to be applied in this area, call the Atlantic County Office of Mosquito Control at (609) 645-5948.

Mosquito Control officials remind residents of the importance of removing standing water from their properties and cleaning their gutters to eliminate potential mosquito breeding grounds.

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Vote-by-Mail Ballots will be mailed out by the County Clerk’s Office on Saturday, September 18th and County Ballot Drop Boxes - including the box installed at the front entrance to Northfield City Hall - will be unlocked and open for business on Monday, September 20th.

City of Northfield Notice of Intent to Award a Contract under a National Cooperative Purchasing Agreement – Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:34-6.2(b)(3), the City of Northfield intends to award a contract for the purchase of a Vactor Single Engine Fan, Debris Combo Mounted on a Single Axle Chassis (“Vactor Truck”) through the Sourcewell Purchasing Cooperative, contract number 122017-FSC awarded to Federal Signal Environmental Solutions, through the local contract administration, GranTurk Equipment Co., Inc. Contract information available at: Interested parties may submit comments through September 28th, 2021 either in writing via email addressed to Dawn Stollenwerk at or by attending the public meeting of the City Council on September 28th, 2021 at 6:00 pm.

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News Release - West Nile at Birch Grove
Five recent collections of mosquito samples by the Atlantic County Office of Mosquito Control have tested positive for West Nile virus, one of which also tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).

The samples were collected from 10th & Duerer Street in Egg Harbor City, Birch Grove Park in Northfield and two sites in Hammonton – one at West End Avenue/Pleasant Street and another at Mill Run Drive. A collection from Holly Street in Hamilton Township tested positive for both viruses.

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Atlantic County News

Job Opportunity - Special Law Enforcement Officer
The Northfield Police Department is hiring for the position of Special Law Enforcement Officer. Please see the link below for further information. The City of Northfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Announcement and instructions

Bike Rodeo - September 25, 2021
The Northfield Police Department, along with the City of Northfield and the Northfield Municipal Alliance will be hosting a bike rodeo on Saturday, September 25th to educate the youth in our community that riding a bike safely can be effective in decreasing substance use while also increasing physical activity. Additionally, while we have the attention of our enthused audience, we will educate the children in our community on drug and alcohol awareness. Pre-Registration is required. Limited to the first 50 children ages 6-12.
Bike Rodeo Flyer and Participant Registration Form

Video from City Council meetings will now be available on the City of Northfield's YouTube channel. All 2021 meetings have been added to the channel, and future meetings will be added the day following each meeting.
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BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Northfield, County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey, that the Annual Schedule of meetings for calendar year 2021 shall be as follows:

January - Reorganization January 5th at 6:00pm
January 19th
February 2nd and 16th
March 2nd and 16th
April 6th and 20th
May 4th and 18th
June 15th
July 13th
August 10th and 31st
September 14th and 28th
October 12th and 26th
November 9th and 23rd
December 14th

With the exception of the Reorganization With the exception of the Reorganization meeting, all 2021 Council meetings will start with a work session at 6:00 pm, with the regular session immediately following, in Council Chambers, 1600 Shore Road, Northfield, New Jersey, 08225.

Availability at Council meetings for in-person attendance by members of the public may be limited based on restrictions (that may be in place on each respective meeting date) that may limit the size of public gatherings. At the time of publication of this notice, face coverings and social distancing will be required for in-person attendance.

Seating availability for specific meeting dates may be obtained by visiting the events calendar page of, not more than 7 days in advance of each meeting. The event calendar page will also contain instructions, as applicable, for attendance via video conferencing software or by telephone, as well as any other special requirements for a specific meeting. This information may also be obtained for a specific meeting by contacting the Office of the Municipal Clerk at 609-641-2832, ext 125, or requested via email at

Meeting agendas and relevant documents for a specific meeting will be available not less than 48 hours in advance of each meeting, as follows: on the municipal website at, choose the Government tab, City Council page; or by request to the Office of the Municipal Clerk at 609-641-2832, ext 125, or via email to

For those wishing to comment during the dedicated public comment portion of a given Council meeting, but who may be unable to attend (in person or via electronic means), public comments may also be submitted in advance via email to, or by written letter to the Office of the Municipal Clerk, 1600 Shore Road, Northfield NJ 08225, or by hand delivery to the drop box at the municipal building. All such comments must be addressed to the attention of the Municipal Clerk, shall contain the name and address of the author, will be read aloud and addressed during the public meeting, and must be received by 2:00pm on the date of the meeting at which it is desired for said comment to be read.

Special Meetings may be scheduled by the Council President at any time, provided notice of said meeting is properly advertised and complies with the provisions of Public Law 1975, Chapter 231 or the exceptions there under.

Formal action may be taken at all meetings.

Mary Canesi, RMC, Municipal Clerk

Please see attached for Northfield's residential trash, yard waste, and recycling collection schedule.

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9-25  Bike Rodeo - Birch Grove Park Birch Grove Park
Time: 10am -12pm

9-28  City Council Meeting City Hall, Council Chambers, 1600 Shore Road
Time: 6:00pm



10-6  Metal Collection Day

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