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Mayor's Letter 1/22/2021

January 22, 2021

Dear Residents,

Our active number of cases is 73. The upcoming dates for the drive-thru testing site at Bergen Community College are January 23rd and 25th. Testing is free for all Bergen County residents. You must show your driver’s license/ID card, passport or social security card. Proof of Bergen County residency, or that you are employed by a Bergen County municipality or school is also required. Please remember that all testing is done by appointment only. To schedule your appointment, for more information and to view the testing dates please visit https://www.research.net/r/BNBMCCovid.

I have had a number of people reach out to me regarding the status of the Blanch Avenue bridge. The is a multi-phase project. The financials have been secured and the engineers are currently in the planning stage which includes gathering all necessary permits. I am very hopeful that the construction phase will start in the spring. I will keep you up to date with any major changes to the project that could cause a delay in the start of construction.

We will be holding our annual rabies clinic on Tuesday January 26, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm, in the borough hall parking lot. The clinic is free for residents and your pet license will be mailed to you shortly after. If you have any questions please contact Rick Buginsky at 201-784-2961 or Rbuginsky@norwoodboro.org.

We have been receiving many questions at borough hall regarding the scheduling of your COVID vaccine. We have a link on our borough website (www.norwoodboro.org) that will take you to the New Jersey COVID information page. This link will show you all locations that are giving the vaccine as well as the information as to how you can schedule our appointment. If you still have questions please call our borough COVID vaccine information line, 201-767-7200 ext. 4026.



James P. Barsa