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Welcome to the Borough of Midland Park!
Originally settled by the Dutch, Midland Park was incorporated as a Borough on September 6, 1894 from portions of Ridgewood Township and Franklin Township (now Wyckoff Township) and further expanded from additional lands acquired from Wyckoff Township in 1931. Midland Park was named after the New Jersey Midland Railway Company which operated a railroad through the area in the 1870s. With a total area of 1.56 square miles and a population of 7,128 (as of the 2010 census) it borders the Borough of Waldwick to the north, the Village of Ridgewood to the east and the Township of Wyckoff to the west. Midland Park treasures it's "small-town" feel yet offers a multitude of housing options, recreational facilities, quality public and private schools, unique shopping and dining options, nine houses of worship, and public transportation into nearby Manhattan making it a desirable town to call your own.

Summer Water Restrictions
Due to lack of rainfall we are now in Stage II water restrictions. Please see the attached flyer for more information regarding Ridgewood Water's Stages & Restrictions.

Summer Water Restrictions


Zika Virus

Zika is a viral infection that is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Locally transmitted cases of Zika have not been identified in the US, although the potential for local transmission exists as the Aedes mosquitoes are present in many states.

The Board of Health strongly encourages protection for yourself, your family, and our community from mosquito bites:

- Eliminate standing water in and around your home. Be sure to empty and scrub birdbaths frequently. Turn over, cover or throw out items that hold water (tires, buckets, planters, toys, flowerpots)

- Tightly cover storage containers (buckets, cisterns, rain barrels) to avoid entry of mosquitoes. For containers without lids, cover with wire mesh with holes smaller than an adult mosquito.

- Keep mosquitoes out of your home by using screens on windows and doors, repair holes in screens, use air conditioning when available.

- Prevent mosquito bites by using an EPA-registered insect repellent containing DEET, picaridin or IR3535, always using as directed.

- Cover exposed skin by wearing long-sleeved shirts and long pants. Consider using permethrin-treated clothing and gear.

For additional information, please contact the NorthWest Bergen Regional Health Commission at 201-445-7217, or www.nwbrhc.org.

Animal Licenses
The Borough will be issuing Dog and Cat Licenses beginning May 11, 2016 through July 29, 2016, Monday – Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm. After July 29, 2016 there is a late fee of $10.00 added to the cost of the license. Licenses can also be renewed by mail, please make the check payable to the Borough of Midland Park, and include proof of current rabies vaccination and spaying/neutering, and a self-addressed stamped envelope. The state law requires that rabies shots must be valid for 10 months of the licensing year (Expiring no earlier than March 2017). Licensing fees are as follows $10.00 for a spayed/neutered dog, or $13.00 if the dog is not spayed/neutered.

For more information regarding Licensing, please contact Borough Hall at 201-445-5720.

Swim Club Membership Options
Residents of Midland Park have 3 local options to join swim clubs this summer.
Please see the attched flyer for more information.

Swim Club Options for 2016

Ridgewood Water Mediation Class Action Case
A court-sponsored mediation was recently conducted in the long running case, Township of Wyckoff, et al v. Village of Ridgewood, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Bergen County, Docket No. BER-L-5651-12. The case is a class action that was brought by the municipalities of Wyckoff, Glen Rock and Midland Park on behalf of themselves and all of their residents who purchase water from the Ridgewood Water Utility. To read the full press release click below.

Press Release From the Borough of Midland Park

Borough Information & Emergency Notifications
In our efforts to provide more reliable communications with residents and businesses in the borough, we have implemented Swiftreach Networks, Inc. as our service provider.

Swift911 in its simplest form is a system that utilizes Email, Text, Phone, Fax Pager and Social Media to notify specific people or areas in the event of an emergency or for sharing important information. All the communications you receive will be identified by Departments within the Borough.

Please click on the link/portal below (Swift911) and complete the form to add or update your contact information. You may also remove yourself from our lists.


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Midland Park Police
The Midland Park Police Department is currently utilizing a free emergency messaging service called NIXLE. Residents can go to the NIXLE.com web-site and sign up for free or they can text a keyword MPKPD to 888777, or text 07432 to 888777 to sign up for this service. By signing up residents will receive real-time emergency messages that are issued by the Police Department.

You can also follow the Police Department on their facebook page and twitter accounts.

Meeting Minutes & Agendas
Both past and present for the Mayor & Council, Planning Board and Zoning Board minutes and agendas can be found on their respective pages on this site. Use the main menu at the top of the page to locate which page you want. The meetings/agendas for the past 3 years are also available for your viewing.

Midland Park Honoring Borough Veterans
The Midland Park Governing Body would like to honor our Borough Veterans that have recently returned home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Please contact the Midland Park Borough Hall with the name, address and return date of your family member or friend so the Council may recognize these brave soldiers. Please call 201-445-5720.

Midland Park Budgets are Posted Online
To see the budget details for Midland Park simply Click here.

Midland Park Maps
Borough Street Map
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Midland Park Fall 2015 Review & 2016 Almanac
Click here for the Fall 2015 Review
Click here for the 2016 Almanac

Bergen County Utilities Authority 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Flyer
Click here to download the flyer

Bergen County Utilities Authority 2016 Collection
Events Program
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