WHERE DO YOUR TAX DOLLARS GO?
In NJ, your property tax bill pays for local government, school and county expenses. The City of Northfield collects your property taxes, and distributes most of this money to the other entities. So where exactly does your money go? Please see the chart attached. Roughly 28 cents of every dollar is retained by the City of Northfield for the purpose of providing all municipal services, including public safety, and the other 72 cents is sent to the local and regional schools, and to Atlantic County government, to fund the services they provide.
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UDPATE ON TAX BILLS
Tax bills will be mailed on August 5th, with a September 1st due date for timely payment of 3rd quarter taxes.
Please be reminded: for property tax payments received after the due date, interest will accrue from August 1, 2022.
There is no grace period for sewer bill payments, and as will appear on your bill, they are due September 1st.
FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
FULL-TIME CERTIFIED TAX COLLECTOR – City of Northfield, Atlantic County. FT position available immediately. Tax and Sewer Utility, approximately 3450 line items. Current CTC license, strong computer skills, and Edmunds experience required. Previous supervisory experience preferred, but not required. The qualified candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience in a Tax Collector’s office. Responsibilities include tax and sewer billing and collection, maintaining detailed accounting records, enforcing the timely payments of accounts and enforcement of all applicable statutes regarding delinquent accounts, tax sales, liens, and foreclosures. Ancillary duties include assisting part-time tax assessor in maintenance of tax records. Please send resume with cover letter including salary requirements to Dawn M. Stollenwerk, Chief Financial Official, City of Northfield, 1600 Shore Road, Northfield, NJ 08225 or email same to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 15, 2022.The City of Northfield is an equal opportunity employer.
Recycle Cart Contest
MAYOR CHAU’S SUMMER RECYCLING CART CONTEST
In order to promote and encourage residential recycling in the City of Northfield, Mayor Chau proudly presents the Summer Recycling Cart Contest! Two lucky winners, one per month in August and September, will be drawn at random for a chance to win an ACUA 95 gallon recycling cart!
See Rules and Registration Form for more details.
Rules and Registration Form
NO-INTEREST LOANS FOR HOUSING REHAB FOR QUALIFIED RESIDENTS
The Office of Community Development administers no-interest, deferred loans for homeowners in Atlantic County and various Municipalities for housing rehabilitation for very low and low income homeowners.
The Housing Rehabilitation Program can address all basic rehabilitation needs of a home, meaning plumbing, heating, electric and roof, plus windows, doors, insulation and exterior repair and painting.
In order to qualify for deferred loans under the Program, applicants must be the property owner and occupant, meet the income criteria (use weblink provided), have the home properly insured and have the Municipal property taxes paid up to the current quarter. An inspector from the Office of Community Development will complete a property inspection and advise you as to which improvements the Program can finance. A deferred loan has one payment at time of sale of the home, or transfer of title.
To qualify for a 100% interest free deferred loan, a household's income cannot exceed 80% of the Median Income for Atlantic County in accordance with HUD published Section 8 Income Guidelines.
Interested, or want more information? Call the Atlantic County Office of Community Development at 609-343-2390.
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STATE WIDE BAN ON SINGLE USE BAGS
We are working with the ACUA to help spread the word about New Jersey’s Bag Ban which will be effective May 4, 2022.
Beginning May 4, all stores, food service businesses, and grocery stores will be prohibited from selling to, or providing customers with, single-use plastic carryout bags. Also, food service businesses will be prohibited from selling or offering any polystyrene foam food service product and may not sell or provide any food served in a polystyrene food service product.
Please remember to bring your reusable bag when you shop!
8-16 City Council Meeting City Hall, Council Chambers, 1600 Shore Road
9-1 Planning Board Meeting City Hall Council Chambers/Zoom
Time: 7:00 p.m.
9-6 City Council Meeting City Hall, Council Chambers, 1600 Shore Road