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Posted Jun. 10, 2021
This article includes resources for businesses and individuals to utilize during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Last updated June 10, 2021
Posted Jun. 07, 2021
The following County improvement project is underway.  These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known.

Last updated June 7, 2021. 
Posted Jun. 02, 2021
View the latest mobile testing schedule, vaccination distribution information and more. 

To learn more about the County's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit passaiccountynj.org/covid19

Covid-19 Flyer 5


Posted May. 28, 2021
The Diabetes Self-Management Program is a six-session health education workshop that includes a free reference book: "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions".  Sessions will be held Wednesdays from June 9 through July 14.
Posted May. 24, 2021
On or about June 21, 2021, the Passaic County Department of Parks and Recreation will begin a fence installation project along the property line of Goffle Brook Park adjacent to private homeowners. For any questions or concerns related to the project, please email gofflebrookpark@passaiccountynj.org.
Posted May. 18, 2021

The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners awarded $3,255,475 in grants to county municipalities and non-profits through the Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund.

Posted May. 17, 2021
On Wednesday, May 19 at 5:30 p.m., the County of Passaic in conjunction with Friends of Passaic County Parks, the City of Passaic and the Trust for Public Land will be unveiling a sculpture at Dundee Island Park in Passaic, New Jersey.
Posted May. 10, 2021
The following County improvement project is underway.  These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known.

Last updated May 10, 2021. 
Posted May. 04, 2021
The following County improvement project is underway.  These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known.

Last updated May 4, 2021. 
Posted May. 03, 2021
The following PSE&G improvement project is underway.  These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known.

Last updated May 4, 2021.
Posted May. 03, 2021
The following County improvement project is underway.  These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known.

Last updated May 4, 2021. 
Posted Apr. 30, 2021
The Route 19 northbound ramp to I-80 east will be closed and detoured the weekend of May 1, 2021.
Posted Apr. 28, 2021
The following County improvement project is underway.  These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known.

Last updated April 28, 2021. 
Posted Apr. 21, 2021
The following PSE&G improvement project is underway.  These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known.

Last updated April 21, 2021. 
Posted Apr. 12, 2021

In celebration of National County Government Month (NCGM), the Passaic County Clerk’s Office would like to highlight our office achievements from 2020!

Passaic County Clerk, Danielle Ireland-Imhof, expresses her sincere appreciation for the amazing work accomplished by all the office employees. Their continued dedication to serving Passaic County’s residents, business, and property owners, all while overcoming the challenges throughout the pandemic, has not gone unnoticed and is greatly appreciated.

2020 By The Numbers 

Posted Apr. 09, 2021
The latest edition of Preakness Press is now available!


Posted Mar. 19, 2021
A Code Blue Alert is being issued for Passaic County to begin at 9 PM on Friday, March 19, 2021 and end at 9 AM on Saturday, March 20, 2021.
Posted Mar. 18, 2021
The Department of Community Affairs is offering a second round of COVID Emergency Rental Assistance beginning on March 22, 2021 at 9 AM.
Posted Mar. 17, 2021
City Green’s Dig In! program is now accepting grant applications for Spring 2021. 
Posted Mar. 16, 2021
The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners through the Passaic County Department of Health Services will be hosting vaccination clinics exclusively for senior residents starting March 17, 2021 at 8 AM. The first vaccination clinic will be held at the Colts Arms senior home at 52 Godwin Street in Paterson.
Posted Mar. 03, 2021

The County will be replacing the Fair Lawn Avenue Bridge over the Passaic River in Paterson.  The bridge will be closed on or about March 4, 2021. 

Posted Mar. 03, 2021

Continuing efforts for the Two Bridges Road Bridge over the Pompton River & West Belt Extension Project. The road will be closed on or about Monday, March 8, 2021.  The closure is expected for 10 – 12 weeks.

Posted Feb. 09, 2021
On Tuesday, February 9, the Passaic County Board of County Commissioners introduced a structurally balanced and responsible 2021 budget of $436 million.
Posted Jan. 19, 2021

In an abundance of caution regarding the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis, all Passaic County Clerk’s Offices closed on March 18, 2020. On August 17, 2020, our offices opened by appointment only.  As of January 2021, our offices remain open by appointment only. The updated information below outlines our current available services.

Posted Jan. 15, 2021

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced daytime lane and shoulder closures will be necessary next week for demolition work on Route 46 eastbound between Passaic Avenue/CR 613 and Pompton Avenue/Route 23 as the Route 46 at Passaic Avenue to Willowbrook Mall project advances between Fairfield, Essex County and Wayne, Passaic County.

Posted Jan. 15, 2021

Passaic County will open its first mega-site for distributing COVID-19 vaccines beginning on Wednesday, January 20 at the former Modell’s Sporting Goods store located at 1710 Route 46 West in Woodland Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Posted Nov. 18, 2020

The following road resurfacing project is underway. These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known.

Last updated November 18, 2020. 


Posted Nov. 18, 2020

The following road resurfacing project is underway. These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known.

Last updated November 18, 2020. 


Posted Nov. 18, 2020

The following road resurfacing project is underway. These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known.

Last updated November 18, 2020. 

Posted Nov. 10, 2020
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced they will be launching the Passaic County/NJRA Small Business Lease Emergency Assistance Grant Program. The grant program will assist suffering businesses with lease payments to help alleviate the impacts of COVID-19.
Posted Oct. 28, 2020
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders held a ribbon cutting for the County’s newest park, Dundee Island Park in Passaic City, New Jersey.


Posted Oct. 21, 2020
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders partnered with Perselay Associates and Janus Solutions earlier this year to work with the Passaic County Department of Human Services to perform a full needs assessment of individuals and families in Passaic County. 


Posted Oct. 19, 2020
The County of Passaic and the Hudson County Division of Family Services is urging residents to beware of any solicitation made by any other agency/company/consulting group besides the Passaic County Division of Family Services, including, but not limited to FSP Consulting.


Posted Oct. 09, 2020
You can now apply for housing assistance if you suffered a financial hardship due to COVID-19 and have not been able to pay your rent or mortgage. Learn more at https://nj.gov/humanservices/coronavirus.html

Posted Oct. 06, 2020
Join the movement and protect your community by downloading COVID Alert NJ for free in the App Store and on Google Play Store. Learn more at covid19.nj.gov/app.


Posted Oct. 05, 2020
Today the CDC issued updated guidance on its How COVID-19 Spreads website including information about the potential for airborne spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.  Learn more


Posted Oct. 01, 2020

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced their mobile testing dates for October last week. A special testing site for school employees has been added for October 17, 10 AM to 2 PM at 401 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ.

Posted Sep. 24, 2020
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders continues to offer free mobile testing to all Passaic County residents. Today, the County announced their October mobile testing dates.


Posted Sep. 17, 2020

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders hosted a ribbon cutting for the Passaic County Animal Response Team (CART) Trailer on September 17, 2020.


Posted Aug. 13, 2020
Is your family prepared for an emergency?  Check out this list of recommended supplies for your emergency preparedness kit.
Posted Aug. 07, 2020
The following road resurfacing project is underway. These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known.

Last updated August 7, 2020. 
Posted Aug. 04, 2020
The NJDOT (New Jersey Department of Transportation) has awarded the County of Passaic $7,529,999.00 in State FY21 County Aid from the Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) to help with infrastructure improvements on the local level. 


Posted Aug. 03, 2020
For the remainder of the year, all Planning Board Meetings have been rescheduled as virtual/remote meetings and will be held via video/teleconference using the Cisco WebEx application. Beginning Monday, August 3, Planning Board submissions must be provided through both physical and digital transmission. For more information, visit passaiccountynj.org/planningboard


Posted Jul. 15, 2020

The NJ Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is providing emergency temporary rental assistance to low and moderate income households that have had a reduction in income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline to apply is July 17, 2020.

Posted Jul. 13, 2020
Amid continuous COVID-19 concerns, the Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. (FOPCP) has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Passaic County Fair.


Posted Jun. 23, 2020
Opening home swimming pools is often an exciting event as residents are anxious to kick off their shoes and jump into their summer tradition of cooling off in their backyard pools. Although poolside activities are a summer staple, they can come at a cost if you are not aware of potential dangers by the pool.


Posted Jun. 18, 2020
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders will launch a $10 million dollar grant program to help Passaic County small businesses and non-profit agencies financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Posted Jun. 10, 2020
The following road resurfacing project is underway. These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known.

Last updated June 12, 2020. 


Posted Jun. 09, 2020
To view the dates and locations of upcoming mobile test sites, please visit passaiccountynj.org/covid19


Posted Jun. 05, 2020

To view the dates and locations of upcoming emergency food distributions events, please visit passaiccountynj.org/covid19relief


Posted Jun. 02, 2020

The following road resurfacing project is underway. These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known.

Last updated June 17, 2020. 


Posted May. 29, 2020

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders announce free at-home COVID-19 testing for Passaic County residents.

Posted May. 27, 2020
Passaic County’s Board of Chosen Freeholders and Department of Planning & Economic Development announced the launch of a COVID-19 relief grant opportunity to support non-profit organizations in a variety of programs throughout our communities.
Posted May. 22, 2020

Join us for a Virtual Town Hall with special guest Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill on Tuesday, May 26 at 5 PM on WebEx to discuss COVID-19 issues at the local, county and federal level. Submit your questions to contact@passaiccountynj.org and we will do our best to answer them live. 

Join the meeting via WebEx at www.tinyurl.com/PassaicTownHall.

Posted May. 09, 2020
Calling all local businesses and business owners! We are working on a program to support local businesses impacted by COVID-19. For us to provide the right opportunities, we need to hear from you! Please take this short survey, and share the news. 
Posted Apr. 29, 2020
New Interactive webinars, resources and activities including including gardening, science, arts, crafts, and kitchen fun for the whole family are now available through Rutgers Cooperative Extension.  


Posted Apr. 07, 2020
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders have announced the closure of all Passaic County parks, in coordination with Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order No. 118, which orders all state and county parks to be closed until further notice, effective Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 8 PM. The closure includes both vehicular and foot traffic.
Posted Apr. 03, 2020
New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced an overnight ramp closure on I-80 in Totowa tonight as a roadway improvement project advances in Passaic County.  Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, April 3, until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, April 4, NJDOT’s contractor Joseph M. Sanzari, Inc. is scheduled to close and detour the ramp from Union Boulevard northbound to I-80 eastbound in Totowa. 
Posted Mar. 23, 2020
Passaic County will open up its COVID-19 drive-thru testing site on Wednesday, March 25. The site is located at William Paterson University.
Posted Mar. 16, 2020
The Passaic County Department of Health Services understands that residents are concerned about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Currently, the Passaic County Department of Health Services has eight positive cases (reported on March 16, 2020).
Posted Mar. 16, 2020
Special Announcement

Out of an abundance of caution, the Passaic County Clerk’s Office will be suspending all outreach events beginning Monday, March 16, 2020.  Please call (973) 225-3690 if you need additional details.

Posted Mar. 16, 2020
The Passaic County Department of Health Services understands that residents are concerned about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Health Department would like to remind you of basic preventative actions that should be followed during this pandemic. 
Posted Mar. 06, 2020

This week, Passaic County Technical Institute announced that it is lowering their tuition rate for the second time by $250 per student.  With additional funding from the state, PCTI saves taxpayers over $1 million.

Posted Feb. 12, 2020
At the February 11, 2020 Freeholder Meeting, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders introduced the 2020 Budget with no increase to the tax levy.
Posted Jan. 23, 2020

Effective January 27, 2020, the 1-2 Day Delivery Fee for Expedite Passports will be increasing to $17.13. This will bring the total Expedite fee to $187.13. Check or Money Orders can be made payable to “U.S. Department of State.” See attached flyer for more information.
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Posted Jan. 10, 2020

Looking back at a busy 2019!  Stay connected with us as our office aims to continue enhancing our services in 2020!
2019 by the numbers

Posted Jan. 10, 2020
Passaic County has launched its annual Parks Programs guide. Viewers can get a year at a glance in this book, which contains everything from recreational events to cultural activities to special programs that will take place in Passaic County throughout the 2020 year.
Posted Jan. 09, 2020

Governor Phil Murphy administered the Oath of Office to the newly reelected Freeholders, whilst Judge George Rhode administered the Oath of Allegiance to Sheriff Berdnik at the January 8 Swearing-In Ceremony.

Posted Jan. 08, 2020

New Freeholder Director, Deputy Freeholder Director, County Counsel and Deputy Administrator Appointed

Posted Jan. 06, 2020
O&R cautions customers to beware of an increase of scam calls today. The scammer is making an O&R phone number show up on the customer’s caller ID screen and instructing the customer to pay their bill or their service will be shut off within the hour. Don’t fall for it!
Posted Dec. 16, 2019

A Code Blue Aleft has issued for Passaic County, effective 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2020. 

Posted Dec. 16, 2019

The Passaic County Complete Count Committee, formed earlier this year to prepare county residents to respond to the 2020 U.S. Census, will launch its 2020 effort on Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 at 10:30AM, releasing videos in five languages, conveying the importance of a complete census count: English, Arabic, Bengali, Gujarati and Spanish.

Posted Dec. 09, 2019
On December 9, 2019, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented Passaic County Preakness Healthcare Center with a proclamation in recognition and celebration of their 90th anniversary. 

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Posted Dec. 05, 2019
New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the beginning of a pavement preservation project on I-80 in Passaic County.
Posted Dec. 05, 2019
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Motion Picture and Television Film Commission are excited to announce the 16th  Annual Passaic County Film Festival.
Posted Nov. 14, 2019
The following road resurfacing project is underway by Passaic County. These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known. Last updated November 14, 2019.
Posted Nov. 12, 2019
The following road resurfacing project is underway by Passaic County. These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known. Last updated November 12, 2019.
Posted Nov. 06, 2019

The following road resurfacing project is underway by Passaic County. These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known. Last updated November 6, 2019.

Posted Nov. 04, 2019
On October 8, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders passed Resolution R2019-0880 authorizing the Passaic County Department of Health to initiate our own Passaic County SugarFreed campaign in order to help our residents lead a healthier lifestyle. This campaign focuses on encouraging people to drink more water. 
Posted Oct. 31, 2019
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Friends of Passaic County Park, Inc. received notification of grant awards to the County of Passaic and Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. for four improvement projects in the Passaic County Park System from the Green Acres Program.
Posted Oct. 29, 2019
Elected officials, stakeholders, and dignitaries are breaking ground on the Dundee Island Park Project, a twelve million dollar endeavor to revitalize seven acres of riverfront parkland in the City of Passaic.
Posted Oct. 29, 2019
The following road resurfacing project is underway by PSE&G. These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather.  Updates will be posted as known. 
Posted Oct. 28, 2019
Moody’s Investor Services upgraded Passaic County’s credit rating to Aa1 from Aa2. This is Passaic County’s third credit rating upgrade since 2010, demonstrating the strong financial management and conservative fiscal policies implemented by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Posted Oct. 23, 2019
The following road resurfacing project is underway by PSEG Electric.
Posted Oct. 08, 2019

“Our Passaic County community includes our furry friends, which is why the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit join together every year to advocate for our homeless pets through Paws in the Park,” stated Deputy Freeholder Director Cassandra “Sandi” Lazzara. 

Posted Sep. 27, 2019
The latest improvements to Garret Mountain Reservation will include additions to the Auto Overlook and High Meadow area of the reservation, while still staying true to the original Olmsted design.
Posted Sep. 26, 2019
The project includes exterior and interior repairs, site improvements and the rehabilitation and restoration of the adjacent Carriage House. The Carriage House is going to be repurposed as a visitor center, office suites, community meeting space, and a permanent library for the Passaic County Historical Society’s archives.
Posted Sep. 17, 2019
Bradley got his first break into the greenkeeping business when the newly opened Passaic County Golf Course in Wayne, New Jersey fired their greenkeeper John Cerretto.
Posted Sep. 13, 2019
The Board of Chosen Freeholders of Passaic County hereby announces that applications will be accepted for the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. Applications will be available at the following locations starting September 16, 2019. 
Posted Sep. 13, 2019
Please be advised that contractors will start work on the Goffle Brook Park Improvements - South of Diamond Bridge Avenue project on Wednesday, September 18. 
Posted Sep. 11, 2019
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders held a memorial at the Passaic County Public Safety Academy to honor the lives that were lost on September 11th, 2001.
Posted Sep. 10, 2019
The public is invited to participate in updating the countywide Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) that will pave the way for mitigation funding.
Posted Sep. 09, 2019
Road resurfacing is planned for these roads in Wayne and West Milford during August. These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather. Updates will be posted as known. Last updated September 9, 2019.
Posted Sep. 09, 2019
Road resurfacing is planned for this road in Paterson during September. These dates are for planning purposes and may be adjusted due to weather. Updates will be posted as known. Last updated September 9, 2019.
Posted Aug. 28, 2019
“We look forward to organizing this art festival every year, and it is especially exciting this year since we have just re-opened the John W. Rea House as the Passaic County Arts Center,” Freeholder Director John Bartlett said.
Posted Aug. 28, 2019
The Passaic County Workforce Development Board and One-Stop Career Center will be hosting a job fair on September 5 from 10 AM to 2 PM at Center City Mall in Paterson.
Posted Aug. 20, 2019
The 9th Annual Passaic County Recovery Walk and Celebration will be held on Saturday, September 7. Registration begins at 9 AM. Register now on Eventbrite.
Posted Aug. 19, 2019
"Our investments in Goffle Brook Park represent the Freeholders’ continuing commitment to preserve history while providing new and improved recreational opportunities for Passaic County families,” Freeholder Director John W. Bartlett said.
Posted Aug. 09, 2019
Passaic County contractors will remove the Terrace Avenue Bridge over the Molly Ann Brook. The bridge will be closed to all traffic 24 hours per day until early December. Work will be continuous until completed.
Posted Jul. 29, 2019
The gardens at the Pat DiIanni Boathouse have been upgraded to include native plants such as wild-blue indigo, swamp milkweed and little blue stem. 
Posted Jul. 25, 2019
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Film Commission are sponsoring a free workshop on short film production for high school, college and independent filmmakers.
Posted Jul. 23, 2019
Beginning Monday, July 29, 2019, Milling and Resurfacing Operations will begin on the areas of Greenwood Lake Turnpike and Glenwild Avenue with damaged surfaces. Last updated August 8, 2019. 
Posted Jul. 23, 2019
This hearing is going to be held to solicit comments from the public on the intention of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic to seeks to administratively transfer Passaic County-owned land in Hawthorne.
Posted Jul. 23, 2019
This hearing is going to be held to solicit comments from the public on the intention of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic to seeks to administratively transfer Passaic County-owned land in Hawthorne.
Posted Jul. 23, 2019
Registration is open for the 2020 Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Passaic County’s Master Gardener Class. The class registration deadline is August 31, 2019. 
Posted Jul. 17, 2019
Please call the Passaic County Department of Senior Services at 973-569-4060 for a list of locations.
Posted Jul. 16, 2019
Bergen County has advised us of planned milling and paving of Ramapo Valley Road in Oakland. Limits of work will be Terhune Drive at the Wayne border to Long Hill Road. 
Posted Jul. 15, 2019
“The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders continues to invest and enhance our County’s open space, recreational facilities, and historic sites,” stated Freeholder Director John W. Bartlett. “Dundee Island Park is going to be state of the art – with a new river walk, amphitheater, athletic field, and field house."
Posted Jul. 09, 2019

Construction at Weasel Brook Park will begin on Wednesday, July 10.  The park will remain open during construction, with limited areas closed on an as needed basis as the work progresses.

Posted Jul. 09, 2019
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Passaic County inaugurated a new teaching and demonstration site consisting of a high tunnel located at Preakness Valley Golf Course.
Posted Jun. 25, 2019
Milling operations are planned for Piaget Avenue, Delawanna Avenue and Main Avenue on the following dates. These dates have been updated as of June 25, 2019.
Posted Jun. 24, 2019
This National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, Passaic County Mosquito Control, in cooperation with the Board of Chosen Freeholders, has tips to help you “fight the bite.”
Posted Jun. 13, 2019
This hearing is going to be held to solicit comments from the public on the intention of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic to sell a parcel of Passaic County-owned land. 
Posted Jun. 13, 2019
This hearing is going to be held to solicit comments from the public on the intention of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic to sell a parcel of Passaic County-owned land. 
Posted Jun. 13, 2019
The Property Fraud Warning System is a free service that provides email notifications whenever a property document with your name is recorded in the County Clerk’s Office.
Posted Jun. 12, 2019
City Green’s Dig In! program is now accepting grant applications for Fall 2019.
Posted Jun. 06, 2019
Riverview Drive will be closed from Cedar Court to Norwood Terrace beginning Monday, June 10 at 7:30 AM to Wednesday, June 19 at 4:30 PM.
Posted May. 26, 2019
The following road resurfacing projects are planned for late May and early June in the City of Passaic, weather permitting. 
Posted May. 26, 2019
The following road resurfacing projects are planned for late May and early June in the Township of Little Falls, weather permitting.  
Posted May. 24, 2019

Motion picture filming will take place May 29, 2019 on Straight Street between Essex and Oak Streets in Paterson. Traffic will be impacted. 

Posted May. 22, 2019
The 2019 Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 with polling hours from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Registered voters from Passaic County who are unable to get to the polls on Election Day may request their paper Vote by Mail Ballot before Election Day in the Passaic County Clerk’s Offices.
Posted May. 21, 2019
Milling operations are scheduled for Brook Avenue in Passaic from Main Avenue to River Road on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Paving operations are scheduled for Friday, May 24, 2019. 
Posted May. 17, 2019
Paving operations are scheduled for Paterson Hamburg Turnpike in West Milford from the Pequannock River to Route 23 on Monday, May 20, 2019.
Posted May. 09, 2019
Milling Operations will be conducted on Union Avenue on Friday, May 10 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Milling Operations will be conducted on Union Avenue and West Broadway on Friday, May 10 Through Saturday, May 11, from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Posted May. 01, 2019

Filming for an upcoming motion picture will take place in Downtown Paterson for the next several days. 

Posted Apr. 26, 2019
Passaic County will host The Moving Wall at Garret Mountain Reservation from May 9 to May 13. The Moving Wall is a half-sized replica of the Washington D.C. Vietnam Veterans Memorial, built by veteran volunteers for those who do not have the opportunity to go to Washington. 
Posted Apr. 24, 2019
Clerk Danielle Ireland-Imhof is offering extended hours at the County Clerk’s offices located at 401 Grand Street, Room 130 in Paterson on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Monday, 13, 2019.
Posted Apr. 22, 2019
Final paving for Westbrook Road in the vicinity of the new bridge is scheduled for Tuesday, April 23, 2019, weather permitting.
Posted Apr. 22, 2019
Final paving is scheduled for this bridge on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, weather permitting.
Posted Apr. 17, 2019
Manhole resets will be conducted on Thursday, April 18, from 7:00 AM until complete. Paving Operations will be conducted on Riverview Drive on Monday, April 22, from 7:00 AM until complete. 
Posted Apr. 11, 2019
Paving Operations will be conducted on Hazel Street on Friday, April 12, 2019. Travel on this roadway should be avoided from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Posted Mar. 27, 2019
The following roads in Paterson will be closed as specified March 28 through March 30. 
  • Colt Street (Market to Ellison)
  • Hamilton Street (Smith to Market)
  • Market Street (Main to Church)
  • Broadway (Memorial to Washington)
  • Washington Street (Van Houten to Market)
  • Ellison Street (Main to Church)
Posted Mar. 26, 2019
Social Security and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) continue to receive reports of fraudulent phone calls from people falsely claiming to be Social Security employees. If you receive one of these calls, report the information to the OIG Fraud Hotline at 1-800-269-0271 or at https://oig.ssa.gov/report.
Posted Mar. 07, 2019

Passaic County will hold a Public Information Center on Thursday, March 14, 2019 between 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM, in the Borough of Fair Lawn Municipal Building located at 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn, NJ.

Posted Feb. 13, 2019
The 2019 budget reflects continued efforts to regenerate and grow fund balance ensuring financial stability, proactively increasing reserve accounts to protect taxpayers, and engagement with municipalities and school districts to continue implementing share services agreements.
Posted Jan. 29, 2019

NJ TRANSIT is working with Passaic, Bergen and Hudson Counties to assess the restoration of passenger service between Hawthorne and Hackensack. Join us Thursday, January 31 from 5-7 PM and Wednesday, February 13 from 6-8 PM for public meetings on the project. 

Posted Jan. 24, 2019
The Friends of Passaic County Parks Inc. will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, February 12 at 5:00 PM. The Friends of Passaic County Parks Inc. is preparing two grant applications to submit to the Green Acres Program for the Highland Preserve Athletic Field Improvements Project and John W. Rea House Historic Landscape Restoration Project.
Posted Jan. 24, 2019
The Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, February 12 at 5:30 PM. The County is preparing two grant applications for the Westervelt-Vanderhoef House Historic Landscape Restoration Project and the Rifle Camp Park Phase I Improvement Project.
Posted Jan. 08, 2019
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders offer grant funding from the Open Space, Farmland, and Historic Preservation Trust Fund for projects for municipalities and qualified non-profits. Please join us for a tutorial on the grant program on January 23 at 6:30 p.m.
Posted Nov. 13, 2018
November is National Family Caregivers Awareness Month. The Senior Services Department is offering insightful seminars throughout the month of November geared towards Family Caregivers.
Posted Oct. 26, 2018
Representatives will be available in Passaic County at the Disaster Loan Outreach Center, located at 225 Main Street in Little Falls. For hours and more information, click here.
Posted Oct. 11, 2018
The Passaic County Department of Health and the Division of Mosquito Control are urging property owners to take steps necessary to reduce mosquito populations and to protect themselves against the risk of mosquito-borne disease.
Posted Oct. 10, 2018
Passaic County New Jersey proposes to amend the FY 2018 Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.
Posted Jun. 21, 2018
The Dey Mansion Museum announced its participation in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Posted Apr. 24, 2018
The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will hold its next 2-day Computer & Electronics Recycling Collection Event on Friday May 4, 2018 and Saturday, May 5, 2018 (rain or shine) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Buehler’s Cultural Center Parking Lot, located at 950 High Mountain Road in North Haledon.
Posted Apr. 24, 2018
The Passaic County Senior Extravaganza Health & Resource Fair will promote mental and physical wellness, offering information and experience.
Posted Apr. 19, 2018
Passaic County Administrator Anthony J. DeNova announced the temporary closure of portions of Weasel Brook Park in Clifton, New Jersey because of elevated levels of arsenic detected in soil sample testing performed by the County.
Posted Apr. 17, 2018
The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs invites the public to celebrate a FREE, family-friendly Earth Day 2018 on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Passaic County Technical Institute Gymnasium, 45 Reinhardt Road in Wayne.
Posted Apr. 12, 2018
On Saturday, April 7, 2018, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Public Housing Agency hosted the fifth annual Family Self Sufficiency Breakfast at La Neve’s in Haledon.
Posted Apr. 11, 2018
The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will be offering residents the opportunity to recycle their unwanted tires on Saturday, April 14, 2018 rain or shine from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Passaic, NJ campus of Passaic County Community College, 2 Paulison Avenue in Passaic.
Posted Apr. 09, 2018
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. are proud to announce the first annual Lambert Classic 8K, an inaugural road race starting at Garret Mountain Reservation and looping through Rifle Camp Park in Woodland Park, taking place on Sunday, May 6th at 8:30 a.m.
Posted Apr. 09, 2018
A grant, funded by Unique Photo of Fairfield, to supply film equipment to support film education in our high schools will be awarded to Passaic High School on April 21, 2018 at the Passaic County Film Festival.
Posted Apr. 09, 2018
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Film Commission are sponsoring the 14th annual Passaic County Film Festival Saturday, April 21 at the Fabian 8 Cinema in the Center City Mall, 301 Main Street, Paterson, beginning at 10 a.m.
Posted Apr. 05, 2018
Passaic County Family and Community Health Sciences Educator is presenting at the Sustainable Food Conference as the Key Note Speaker. For registration information visit: http://www.raritanval.edu/foodconf.
Posted Apr. 02, 2018
On Saturday, April 28, 2018 the Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will be sponsoring a Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale & Education Program open to all, regardless of county or state residency, at the Ringwood Public Library Parking Lot. These items are also available online at www.passaiccompostersale.ecwid.com.
Posted Mar. 28, 2018
Rutgers 4-H Youth Development has extensive experience in Design It! and Explore It! projects and is ready to train and equip afterschool organizations to bring this fun, engaging, and inquiry-based STEM program to children at their sites.
Posted Mar. 26, 2018
On February 27, 2018, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously passed resolution R20170938, which authorizes the collaboration of county departments to raise awareness of resources available to Veterans through the VA (US Department of Veteran’s Affairs) and other organizations.
Posted Mar. 20, 2018
Greenwood Lake is New Jersey’s second largest public lake and contributes a significant portion of the potable drinking water to the Wanaque Reservoir, serving approximately 3.5 million residents in New Jersey.
Posted Mar. 20, 2018
On March 24, 2018, student organizers are planning a nation-wide demonstration called March for Our Lives in over 800 locations to protest the inaction of lawmakers to institute common-sense gun-control.
Posted Jan. 08, 2018
Passaic County Freeholder and Chairman of the Human Services Committee Bruce James released the following statement on the newly adopted Passaic County Code Blue Alert Plan.
Posted Dec. 21, 2017
Improvements slated to begin at Garret Mountain include bathroom refurbishment, including creating ADA accessibility; installation of new pavilions and picnic tables; and drainage improvements.
Posted Dec. 20, 2017
The West Brook Preserve contains the source of the  one of the primary sources of water for the Wanaque Reservoir, which provides two million New Jersey residents drinking water.
Posted Jul. 24, 2017
At the new Golf Shop, golfers can check in to pay for greens fees and purchase golf equipment and apparel.
Posted Jul. 21, 2017
Registration is open for the 2018 Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Passaic County’s Master Gardener Class. The class registration deadline is August 31, 2017.
Posted Jul. 20, 2017
The grants will fund improvements for four projects in the County system in Weasel Brook Park in Clifton, Goffle Brook Park in Hawthorne, the gardens at Dey Mansion in Wayne and Garret Mountain Reservation in Paterson.
Posted Jul. 10, 2017
The Board of Chosen Freeholders has also announced a new initiative to photograph the 2,000 miles of the Passaic County Trail Network using a 360-degree camera provided by Google as part of the Google Street View Camera Loan Program.
Posted Jul. 10, 2017
The 2017 Champions for Disabilities Awards ceremony and Art Showcase will be on held on Tuesday, October 17th at 10 a.m. in the Freeholder’s meeting Room at 401 Grand St., Paterson, NJ and will include an awards ceremony.
Posted Jun. 26, 2017
This shared service agreement allows local government units to reduce waste and duplicative services.
Posted Jun. 20, 2017
Freeholder Pasquale “Pat” Lepore responds to concerns about the planned disc golf course at Rifle Camp Park.
Posted Jun. 19, 2017
The Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded a $7,982,000.00 construction contract to H&S Construction and Mechanical of Elizabeth, New Jersey for the renovation and rehabilitation of the Historic Court House Annex in Paterson.
Posted Feb. 15, 2017
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously passed a resolution opposing President Trump’s travel ban, and re-affirmed the County's commitment to be a place where all are welcome.
Posted Dec. 14, 2016
Martin Vyhibal, a Class “A” PGA member with twenty nine years of experience as a golf professional, will be in charge of operating the Preakness Valley Golf Course.
Posted Nov. 28, 2016
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has partnered with the Waze, the free, real-time, crowdsourced traffic and navigation app, to get the big picture of traffic flow in the North Jersey area.
Posted Feb. 29, 2016
The South Korean delegation, from the City of Cheong Ju, visited the Passaic County Roads Department to learn more about the County’s winter storm response.
Posted Aug. 27, 2015
The Passaic County Clerk is celebrating Passport Awareness Month with the "Apply Early" campaign, offering free passport photos with payment of all application fees.
Posted Aug. 19, 2015
The Passaic County Court House and the Court House Annex, built as the US Customs House and Post Office, have been entered into both the National Register of Historic Places and the New Jersey Register of Historic Places.
Posted Jun. 23, 2015
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously passed a resolution urging President Obama to award New Jersey resident Lawrence “Yogi” Berra the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom at the June 22nd Board meeting.
Posted Jun. 22, 2015
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Green Acres Program announced a $1,375,000 grant  to the County of Passaic for upgrades and renovations to the Garret Mountain Reservation.
Posted Oct. 09, 2014
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented two ceremonial checks, representing an award of $283,500 from the county’s 2014 Open Space Trust Fund, at the City of Passaic Council Meeting on Tuesday evening, October 7, 2014.
Posted Oct. 07, 2014
Registered voters from Passaic County who can’t get to the polls on Election Day may vote ahead of time in the Passaic County Clerk’s office.
Posted Oct. 06, 2014
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented two ceremonial checks, representing an award of $98,555 from the county’s 2014 Open Space Trust Fund, at the Woodland Park Council Meeting on Wednesday evening, October 1, 2014.
Posted Sep. 03, 2014
Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders will commemorate the anniversary of 9/11 with a memorial service to take place Tuesday, September 9 at 7 p.m. at the Passaic County Community College Public Safety Academy.
Posted Aug. 14, 2014
Passaic County to provide college-bound students from the Dominican Republic with a tour of Lambert Castle, Lambert Tower and the Paterson Great Falls National Historic Park.
Posted Mar. 19, 2014
Passaic County Freeholder Director Pat Lepore announced the County’s participation in Project Medicine Drop Box sponsored by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.