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City of Northfield, Gateway to the Shore
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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 send letter of intent and a short bio to Mayor Chau at or mail to 1600 Shore Road, Northfield, NJ 08225. Deadline is December 15, 2021.

We appreciate your continued patience and understand your frustration regarding your yard waste collection delays. Like many businesses in our area, we have been facing severe staff shortages. Although our crews are working overtime to ensure our services are performed as scheduled, there are times when we still must delay collections for these circumstances. Please know we are doing all that we can to bring our service back to the level you have come to expect from us and are sincerely sorry for the inconveniences you have experienced. We will work our hardest to ensure all sections are cleaned up and prioritize any that may have been missed repeatedly. Please call us with any questions or concerns at 609.272.6950.
We also invite you to sign up for our free collection notices by email, text or phone call to stay informed of any delayed collections - click here to sign up.

Holiday Lighting Contest
Enter your home or business in Mayor Chau's 6th Annual Holiday Lighting Contest. All entry's must be received by December 8th. See Rules and Registration form for more details.
Rules and 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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12-1  Metal Collection Day

12-2  Planning Board Meeting City Hall Council Chambers/Zoom
Time: 7:00 p.m.

12-3  Holiday Tree Lighting City Hall, 1600 Shore Road
Time: 7:00pm

12-14  City Council Meeting City Hall, Council Chambers, 1600 Shore Road
Time: 6:00pm

12-24  Municipal Offices Closed

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