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City of Northfield, Gateway to the Shore
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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

Recycle Cart Contest
Enter for your chance to win a free 95 gallon ACUA recycling toter from Mayor Chau. One winner will be chosen at the July 13th Council meeting and one winner will be chosen at the August 31st meeting. Please see the rules and registration form for more information. You may contact the Clerk's Office at 609-641-2832 x125 with any questions.
Registration Form and Rules

Comcast has issued a reminder that they are participating in the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program. EBB is a temporary subsidy program from the Federal Government designed to help low-income households connect to the Internet and stay connected during the COVID-19 crisis. Qualified households can receive a temporary monthly credit of up to $50/month toward their Internet service and leased Internet equipment until the program's funding runs out.

Internet Essentials customers automatically qualify for EBB but still must enroll in the EBB program. Non-Internet Essentials customers must confirm eligibility through the National Verifier. To qualify, a member in the applicant’s household must meet at least one of the following criteria:

• Qualifies for the federal Lifeline program, including:
o Medicaid
o Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
o Federal Public Housing Assistance
o Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
o Tribal Programs for Residents for Qualifying Tribal Lands
• Receives benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision, or did so in the 2019-2020 school year
• Experienced a substantial loss of income since February 29, 2020, and the household had a total income in 2020 below $99,000 for single filers and $198,000 for joint filers
• Received a federal Pell Grant in the current award year
For more information click here.

The City of Northfield is seeking a full time Municipal Code Enforcement Officer. See job description provided here for details.

Send resume and salary requirements to:

City Clerk's Office
1600 Shore Road
Northfield NJ 08225

Or using an envelope labeled to the attention of the 'City Clerk', applications may be placed in the 'drop box' at the south west corner of the Municipal Building (1600 Shore Road)

Or emailed to

Deadline to apply July 31, 2021. The City of Northfield is an equal opportunity employer.
Click here to view job description

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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8-4  Metal Collection Day

8-5  Planning Board Meeting City Hall Council Chambers/Zoom
Time: 7:00 p.m.

8-10  City Council Meeting City Hall, Council Chambers, 1600 Shore Road
Time: 6:00pm

8-31  City Council Meeting City Hall, Council Chambers, 1600 Shore Road
Time: 6:00pm

9-1  Metal Collection Day

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