Continuing steady immigration from Eurasia, Asia, Europe, and Latin America has transformed Fair Lawn into an international melting pot, and over 50 languages and dialects are spoken in the borough. This is the official website of the Borough of Upper Saddle River. [69][70], The Filipino American Festival, a non-profit corporation describing its mission to include educating Filipino Americans to engage in community partnership, is headquartered in Fair Lawn. New Jersey's Fifth Congressional District, Category:People from Fair Lawn, New Jersey, 2019 Census Gazetteer Files: New Jersey Places, U.S. Gazetteer Files for 2000, 2010 and 2012-2016, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Edward J. 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The road goes west over the Passaic River into Paterson, and on the east, Fair Lawn Avenue ends at Saddle River Road, which through Dunkerhook Park becomes Dunkerhook Road, and becomes Century Road once in Paramus, at Paramus Road. Borough Of Fair Lawn's practice location is: 8-01 Fair Lawn Ave (room 112) Fair Lawn, NJ 07410-1800. on the streets that run East-West; with the highest numbers being in the low 40s, and the lowest numbers being 0-30, etc. For every 100 females, there were 90.6 males. [67], Danbee Investigations, a global detective agency, is based in Fair Lawn. [147] As of the 2018–19 school year, the district, comprised of nine schools, had an enrollment of 5,138 students and 409.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.5:1. Our hearts go out to all the families that have lost a loved one and to our fellow workers in the industry who have also had a loss. Event Space. The Zoning department is located in Room #112 of the Municipal Building. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. [88], Fair Lawn's government extends beyond the Council and departments in the form of the following boards and commissions, which are generally staffed by volunteers appointed by the Mayor and Council:[89], Fair Lawn is located in New Jersey's 5th Congressional District[106] and is part of New Jersey's 38th state legislative district. Most GPS systems and online address entry forms do not accept the dash, though addresses entered without the dash are typically handled properly. [168][169], St. Anne School is a Catholic elementary school that operates under the supervision of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark. Fair Lawn High School[158] (1,490; 9-12). The neighborhood stretching along both sides of Saddle River Road in Fair Lawn is not officially named but has its own character as another affluent enclave. The Finance Department is the hub of the administrative wheel. 104, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Fair Lawn, County of Bergen, State of New Jersey shall … All About Fair Lawn; Census 2020; History; Borough Hall; Video Tour of Fair Lawn; Departments & Services. Freeholder Chairman Thomas J. Sullivan Jr., (D, Montvale, term as freeholder ends 2019; term as freeholder chairman ends 2018),[120] [186], NJ Transit buses include the 144, 145, 148, 160, 164 and 196 routes to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan; the 171 and 175 to the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal; and the 746, 758 and 770 lines, offering local service. Sheriff Michael Saudino (D, Emerson, 2019)[131][132] and The two lines, the Broadway and Main Street jitneys, begin at its respective Main Terminal on Broadway, with the Broadway-Washington Heights line heading west on Broadway with frequent local stops then continuing onto Route 4 before crossing the George Washington Bridge and dropping commuters off in front of the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal with access to the A Train. Over 10% of the borough's population is of Russian descent, the highest of any community in New Jersey, and increasing with continued migration of Russian Americans from Brooklyn. Rapid suburban development of the town occurred in three sections: the River Road-Fair Lawn Avenue area known as "Memorial Park", the area at Lincoln Avenue and Wagaraw Road known as "Columbus Heights", and the area east of the railroad and south of Broadway, known as Warren Point. NOTICE OF WORK SESSION TO BE HELD REMOTELY, WITHOUT IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE, ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2021 AT 7:30 PM . The Registrar of Vital Statistics in Fair Lawn is located in the Health Department of Borough Hall. County Clerk John S. Hogan (D, Northvale, 2021),[129][130] Congressman Josh Gottheimer attended Fair Lawn's reorganization meeting on Tuesday to swear in re-elected Mayor Kurt Peluso. Borough Of Fair Lawn 8-01 Fair Lawn Ave Fair Lawn NJ 07410. Company 3 located at the corner of Plaza Road and Rosalie Street[173] and The grandest of the estates, perched atop a hill by Small Lots Road was David Acker's estate "Fairlawn," from which the township gets its name (Images of America, Page 7). The size of Fair Lawn's Russian American presence prompted an April Fool's satire titled, "Putin Moves Against Fair Lawn". [7][80], As of 2020[update], the members of the Borough Council are Mayor Kurt Peluso (D, term on council ends December 31, 2023; term as mayor ends 2021), Deputy Mayor Joshua Reinitz (D, term on council and as deputy mayor ends 2021), Deputy Mayor of Community Affairs Gail Friedberg Rottenstrich (D, term on council and as deputy mayor ends 2021), Cristina Cutrone (D, 2023) and Kris Krause (D, 2023). [9], The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $92,727 (with a margin of error of +/- $4,701) and the median family income was $112,650 (+/- $5,760). A borough manager is appointed by the council to serve as the municipal chief executive and administrative official. ", "The 10 Best Places To Live In New Jersey; When it comes to embodying everything the Garden State has to offer, these 10 cities do it best. The expenditures will include $2.2 million in state aid, with the remaining $10.6 million covered by bonds issued by the school system. The ice sheet scraped away large amounts of soil, leaving the bedrock that serves as the geologic foundation for much of New York City today. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. It has shops, restaurants, condominium rooms, and offices. [28] According to Nerdwallet, Fair Lawn witnessed a 5.3% increase in its working-age population between 2009 and 2011.[27]. Address. Berdan Grove Park- located on Berdan Avenue, home of the John Alaimo Field for baseball, basketball courts, walking paths, and a playground. The Fair Lawn Police Department was founded in 1930. Visit our site for timely updates, emergency notifications and community news. [141][142] In the 2004 presidential election, Democrat John Kerry received 8,745 votes (54.3% vs. 51.7% countywide), ahead of Republican George W. Bush with 7,177 votes (44.6% vs. 47.2%) and other candidates with 118 votes (0.7% vs. 0.7%), among the 16,102 ballots cast by the borough's 20,372 registered voters, for a turnout of 79.0% (vs. 76.9% in the whole county). 103, and further limitations on public gatherings as set forth in Executive Order No. The per capita income for the borough was $40,146 (+/- $1,700). For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males. There were 12,006 housing units at an average density of 2,322.9 per square mile (896.6/km2). [78] The borough is one of 42 municipalities (of the 565) statewide that use this form of government. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 32,457, reflecting an increase of 820 (+2.6%) from the 31,637 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,089 (+3.6%) from the 30,548 counted in the 1990 Census. John A. Forrest Elementary School[150] (286 students; grades K-5), [149]) are Religious Organization. Fair Lawn's newest neighborhood is Fair Lawn Promenade (The Promenade), a mixed-use development extending northward from The Commons along Highway 208 North, consisting of apartments, shops, offices, and restaurants, with the motto to be able to "live, shop, work, and play" in one locale. Taken the other direction, Route 208 flows northwest to Interstate 287 in Oakland. The new colonists turned the region, part of the New Barbadoes Township, into five large farm lots, conjoined by two main roads - Paramus and Saddle River - and named it "slooterdam" (after a V-shaped sluice-like fishing weir built in the Passaic River by the Lenni Lenape). All Listings; Volunteer Opportunities; About The Borough. Faerman, Zlata. Given the established presence of Russian Americans in the borough, immigrant nationalities native to other republics of the Former Soviet Union,[53] including Ukrainian Americans, Georgian Americans, Armenian Americans,[54][55] and Uzbek Americans have also established an increasing presence in Fair Lawn. [143], In the 2013 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 57.1% of the vote (5,377 cast), ahead of Democrat Barbara Buono with 41.8% (3,932 votes), and other candidates with 1.1% (100 votes), among the 9,642 ballots cast by the borough's 20,718 registered voters (233 ballots were spoiled), for a turnout of 46.5%. [35], According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 5.22 square miles (13.53 km2), including 5.14 square miles (13.30 km2) of land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) of water (1.70%).[1][2]. Fair Lawn uses a street address numbering system in which most Fair Lawn addresses are given hyphenated numbers. The Glen Rock victim told borough police he thought he had an agreement to purchase a 2004 Cessna 182T for $200,000 through a website called, Police Chief Dean Ackermann said. Members of the Borough Council serve four-year terms in office and are elected at-large in partisan elections in odd-numbered years on a staggered basis, with either two or three seats coming up for election every other year as part of the November general election. at Borough Hall, 8-01 Fair Lawn Ave. Borough of Elmwood Park, NJ. Exceptions to this numbering system generally exist on the Glen Rock, Hawthorne, and Saddle Brook sides of Fair Lawn and within the Radburn development. ", Map highlighting Fair Lawn's location within Bergen County. Fair Lawn is an incorporated collection of diverse neighborhoods, each with its own distinct character and vibe. [75], Fair Lawn operates within the Faulkner Act (formally known as the Optional Municipal Charter Law) under the Council-Manager plan E form of New Jersey municipal government, as implemented as of January 1, 1986, based on direct petition. Roman Catholic Church of Saint Anne, Fair Lawn, NJ. Fair Lawn has been a center for Jewish culture over a period spanning several decades. Clayton, W. Woodford; and Nelson, Nelson. [138] In the 2012 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 8,374 votes (54.1% vs. 54.8% countywide), ahead of Republican Mitt Romney with 6,815 votes (44.0% vs. 43.5%) and other candidates with 188 votes (1.2% vs. 0.9%), among the 15,473 ballots cast by the borough's 21,563 registered voters, for a turnout of 71.8% (vs. 70.4% in Bergen County). The median age was 43.1 years. 40:69A-89. Government Organization. The Borough hires, trains, promotes and compensates employees on the basis of personal competence and potential for … As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough’s population was 32,457, reflecting an increase of 820 (+2.6%) from the 31,637 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,089 (+3.6%) from the 30,548 counted in the 1990 Census. The borough's only park (Hofstra Park) is being primed for the biggest upgrade it has ever seen. The address of the borough's public library, for example, is 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave. Less than 1% of addresses in New Jersey use this kind of numbering system and Fair Lawn's nearly 10,000 hyphenated addresses account for nearly half of them. Gregory Park- located on 28th Street, which has a basketball court, playground, baseball field, and a walking path. TKL, an international clinical research company, is also located there. Fair Lawn is home to the following eight sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places:[29], Other sites, in addition to those listed above, are also considered historic by the Historic Sites Survey Committee of the Bergen County Historic Sites Advisory Board, including:[34], In July 1982, an NJ Transit train derailed and crashed into a pasta factory, killing the train's engineer. Ch 125 Art VA [Added 10-22-2002 by Ord. Established in 1924, the Borough of Fair Lawn Water Department currently obtains its supply from a combination of sources: groundwater from 16 production wells that draw from the New Brunswick Aquifer; and surface … The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.12. [162][163] Henry B. Milnes Elementary School was one of nine schools in New Jersey honored in 2020 by the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program. *Includes Borough holidays, Easter Sunday and when a major holiday falls on a weekend. Eighty houses were built by 1861, and the renamed Small Lots, now a part of the Saddle River Township and home to multiple vegetable and fruit farms and dairies, became an agricultural community. The purpose of this website is to provide timely information about our government, departments, services, events and activities. [113][114], For the 2020–2021 session (Senate, General Assembly), the 38th Legislative District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Joseph Lagana (D, Paramus) and in the General Assembly by Lisa Swain (D, Fair Lawn) and Chris Tully (D, Bergenfield). Welcome to our Official Website of the Borough of Fair Lawn. Winshell, Elaine B,; and Diepeveen, Jane Lyle. Fair Lawn also has a close association with two historic areas along the Saddle River in Paramus. Company 2 at Route 208 South (before Maple Avenue Bridge), There also exist more intricate micro-neighborhoods within macro-neighborhoods throughout the borough, such as "Fair Lawn Commons" (The Commons) off Route 208, located within the Radburn Historical District, yet which has a separate, more affluent feel and modern look and subculture; Radburn's El Dorado Village, which is known for its Eastern European immigrant residents; and just to its west, the "Chandler Houses". [73], Fair Lawn has one of the original organized street hockey/DekHockey programs in the state. About Borough of Fair Lawn: Borough of Fair Lawn - Departments and Offices - Police Headquarters - Overnight Parking is located at 8-01 Fair Lawn Ave Ste 1 in Fair Lawn, NJ - Bergen County and is a business listed in the categories County Police, Police Dept, Police Protection, Police Department, Government Offices Local, Executive Offices and City & County Government. The racial makeup was 84.36% (27,380) White, 1.75% (567) Black or African American, 0.06% (20) Native American, 9.72% (3,154) Asian, 0.00% (1) Pacific Islander, 2.35% (762) from other races, and 1.77% (573) from two or more races. The main function of the Tax Assessor’s Office is the appraisal and evaluation of all land and buildings within the municipality for tax purposes,... Taxes: This service is equipped with four state of the art ambulances stocked with all necessary supplies to handle any medical emergency. Fair Lawn's reputable school district, safe and well-policed neighborhoods, and the borough's convenient access to commercial centers and hospitals, a complex network of highways, transit lines, New York City, and Newark Liberty International Airport, have all made Fair Lawn a magnet for new immigrants from several regions around the world. The Code Enforcement Officer is available in the office from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., or by calling (201) 794... Commuter Parking Procedures & Parking Rates Henry B. Milnes Elementary School[152] (497; K-5), § 170-16 [Added 11-24-1992 by Ord. [44][62], There were 11,806 households, out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. Russian Jews were then followed by Russian Orthodox Christians. Get directions, reviews and information for Borough Of Fair Lawn in Fair Lawn, NJ. Contact Us Borough Hall 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 201-796-1700 Get Directions For the Senior Affordable Housing page, follow this link. Fair Lawn has a longstanding tradition of ethnic diversity and a tolerance for people of different ethnicities and religious faiths. 1517-92] Section 125-39 is incorporated herein in its entirety and shall be concurrently enforced by the Code Enforcement Officer. People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Fair Lawn include: The Passaic River Fishing Weir is a prominent archaeological feature just north of the Fair Lawn Avenue Bridge. [110][111] New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Democrats Cory Booker (Newark, term ends 2021)[112] and Bob Menendez (Paramus, term ends 2025). In October 2015, a community meeting was held to discuss a vision for this corridor. Dietch's Kiddie Zoo is a former children's zoo that opened in 1951. The Recycling Division is in charge of the recycling and garbage collection. Elmwood Park Takes Action. Copyright © 2021 Fair Lawn Borough, NJ. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.15% (3,296) of the population. The referendum funds the initiation within two years of a full-day kindergarten in the district, a program offered by most districts countywide, as well as a roof replacement program at six schools. David L. Ganz (D, Fair Lawn, 2020),[123] Powered by, Emergency Phone Notification Registration. As part of the deal, he told police, he sent the purported seller a $10,000 non-refundable deposit. [49][50][51] Between the 2010 Census and the 2013-2017 American Community Survey, Fair Lawn's Filipino population was estimated to have increased by more than 50% (from 626 in 2010 to 952 in 2013-2017).[9][52]. There... ***The minibus is currently running on limited days and hours due to Covid. 1928-2002] This article shall be known as the \\"Cooperative Parking Plan for the Borough of Fair Lawn in Districts other than Special Improvement Districts.\\" The purpose of this article is to establish a mechanism for f [136] Among the borough's 2010 Census population, 62.6% (vs. 57.1% in Bergen County) were registered to vote, including 80.2% of those ages 18 and over (vs. 73.7% countywide). [115][116], Bergen County is governed by a directly elected County Executive, with legislative functions performed by a seven-member Board of Chosen Freeholders. The racial makeup of the borough was 91.54% Caucasian, 4.92% Asian, 0.74% Black or African American, 0.04% Native American, 1.37% from other races, and 1.38% reporting two or more races. The median age was 42 years. [65], Columbia Bank (New Jersey), the fourth largest mutual financial institution in the United States, and the largest mutual bank domiciled within the State of New Jersey, is also headquartered in Fair Lawn. Elmwood Park Police. [9], Of the 11,930 households, 33.3% had children under the age of 18; 62.7% were married couples living together; 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present and 24.8% were non-families. [85], Standard Borough Council meetings are televised on local cable TV when held in the council chambers in the Fair Lawn Municipal Building. Reviews (201) 796-1700 Website. Unincorporated communities, localities and place names located partially or completely within the borough include:[39]. It was constructed by Lenape tribe members and is the best-preserved of several such weirs on the Passaic River. [63], As of the 2000 United States Census[17] there were 31,637 people, 11,806 households, and 8,901 families residing in the borough. [161] In 2016, Lyncrest Elementary School was one of ten schools in New Jersey recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education, a recognition celebrating excellence in academics. please visit our Vital Records and Statistics page... Non-perishable food and personal product donations can be dropped off Monday- Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00p.m. There were 11 voters registered to other parties. The mayor presides over its meetings with no separate policy-making power. The per capita income for the borough was $32,273. Work sessions, where laws are discussed and prepared for adoption, are not usually televised. Bloom, Nate. The zoo closed in 1967. PUBLIC NOTICE BOROUGH OF FAIR LAWN . The Fair Lawn Green team in conjunction with the Fair Lawn Recycling Division will be hosting a styrofoam collection event. ", "Fair Lawn development to include area's first Noodles and Habit Burger locations", "The Faulkner Act: New Jersey's Optional Municipal Charter Law", New Jersey State League of Municipalities, "Peluso Sworn In As Fair Lawn's Mayor U.S. All residents are welcome to call the Department of Public Works at 908-755-2187 if they are aware of any trees that need attention. There shall be a Manager appointed by the Council pursuant to N.J.S.A. [9], 22.0% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 30.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. Businesses headquartered or located in Fair Lawn include: A major cookie/bakery/office operation of Nabisco/Mondelēz International, the borough's largest employer and taxpayer, is located along Route 208 North in Fair Lawn,[64] just adjacent to the border with Glen Rock. [40] Fair Lawn's Jewish American population has therefore maintained an at least one-third presence overall for several decades. Fair Lawn has historically also had a large Italian American population, 19.7% in 2000,[44] but this number is decreasing[45] as the descendants of the original Italian immigrants are being displaced by immigrants from around the globe. Introduction: The squad provides heavy rescue and hazardous materials (HAZMAT) services to the residents and businesses of the borough. The Municipal Clerk's Office is responsible for the agendas, resolutions and ordinances for the Mayor and Council, for all Elections... Judge Giuseppe Randazzo Westervelt, Frances A. We can help you prevent a fire. No. In the 1800s, these five lots became nine smaller lots, and three new roads - Fair Lawn Avenue, Lincoln Avenue, and Prospect Street - were constructed to encourage mobility between them. The Fair Lawn Flyers competed in the first national street hockey championships in 1976 in Leominster, Massachusetts. Of all households, 21.3% were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. Another is the Dunkerhook community, focused around the New Jersey designated historic road, Dunkerhook Road. Males had a median income of $70,990 (+/- $3,246) versus $54,358 (+/- $2,815) for females. [166] The full-day kindergarten program is slated to begin in September 2016. Welcome to River House and the Borough of Fair Lawn, in Bergen County, New Jersey, I want to thank you for your interest in our affordable housing program. Population for the Counties and Municipalities in New Jersey: 1990, 2000 and 2010, Dutch Door Genealogy - Bergen County New Jersey Municipalities, "Council Meeting Minutes - October 22, 2002", "Fair Lawn Ranked No. Capasso (Defendant) appeals from a judgment declaring their garbage collection contract with the Borough of Fair Lawn void, declaring all payments made to them under the contract void, declaring Fair Lawn Ordinance 688 void, and awarding $303,052.62 to the Borough of Fair Lawn (Defendant). The Borough of Fair Lawn Water Department provides water for about 31,000 residents living in the Fair Lawn Borough area, New Jersey. U.S. Technologies, a high-precision electronics corporation, is headquartered in Fair Lawn. These distinct communities are located throughout the borough, and each has its own character, making Fair Lawn not just ethnically, racially, and religiously diverse, but also an experientially diverse borough notable even amidst Bergen County's diversity on a larger scale. Several Filipino organizations are based in Fair Lawn. [44][62], The median income for a household in the borough was $72,127, and the median income for a family was $81,220. [176], Fair Lawn also has a police department that was founded in 1930. The event will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2021 from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Fair Lawn Recycling Center (20-05 Saddle River Road). Inset: Bergen County's location within New Jersey, Census Bureau map of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. As a proactive approach in maintaining our trees, we will be trimming and elevating our trees located within the Borough's right-of-way and public property on an as needed basis. Surrogate Michael R. Dressler (D, Cresskill, 2021). Route 208 has its southern terminus in Fair Lawn and bisects the borough from the northwest to the southeast, where it eventually merges with Broadway to become Route 4 just west of Fair Lawn's border with Paramus. Borough Of Fair Lawn is a health care organization in Fair Lawn with State or Local Public Health Clinic/Center listed as their primary medical specialization. 1960), Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, case facts, key issues, and holdings and reasonings online today. Fair Lawn is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, and a suburb located 10 miles (16 km) from New York City. About 2.1% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over. The development of this section was catalyzed by the "establishment of a post office, a railroad station, and a trolley to the Hudson River" (Images of America, Page 8). As of 2018[update], the County Executive is Democratic James J. Tedesco III of Paramus, whose term of office ends December 31, 2018.