On February 18th, the Borough of Dumont was made aware that on January 8th, the Bergen County Department of Health performed a limited lead hazard assessment in four classrooms at Grant Elementary School.  The results of the test determined the presence of lead hazards.  The Borough has contacted officials from the Dumont Board of Education and Bergen County Department of Health to learn that the Board of Education is compliant in this matter and will be performing a lead abatement remediation during the week of April 6th.  In the interest of public awareness and transparency, we are notifying the community.  For more information, please contact the Dumont Board of Education Business Administrator at 201-387-3070.  Please find the correspondence from the Bergen County Department of Health below.

The Dumont Recreation Commission is looking for child friendly person to be our Summer Day Camp Director.
This person should have experience working with children from Kindergarten to 8th grade the camp operates from late June until early August. Some of the responsibilities will be scheduling of the counselors and the Counselors in Training, and assigning the campers to groups. This is a seven week camp. The hours are 7:45am until 2:15 pm, or until all of the campers have left. Please forward your resume to Tony Como, Director of Recreation, 80 W. Madison Avenue, Dumont, NJ 07628, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Mayor and Council are pleased to announce a new initiative to revitalize our downtown, the Economic Development Committee.  The committee will help determine goals and priorities to improve our downtown area and to promote economic activity to benefit our community. The downtown area is under-performing in several ways and needs improvement to realize its full potential. With careful planning, we can revitalize the downtown area as a vibrant community center.

Before we suggest any plans, we need your input and welcome your thoughts on how we can best improve our downtown area to serve you better. Your opinion counts, and we would love to hear from you, so please help us by taking a few minutes to fill out the following survey https://tinyurl.com/DumontEDCSurvey or please find the survey attached to the front of the 2020 calendar.

Economic Development Committee Board:

Noreen Best – Chair, Nicola Attanasio – Co-Chair, Greg Morse – Secretary

Board Members: Ifraz Illyas, Mike Cervantes, Ryan Knabb, Richard Puzio, Daniela Apolito

Council Liaisons: Andrew LaBruno, Jimmy Chae