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Welcome to Lake Como

Your elected officials and borough administration are here to help serve and assist all residents of Lake Como with their immediate concerns. You will find useful information on our web site. If you are unable to find what you need please contact the Borough Offices at (732) 681-3232.

As always, we appreciate any suggestions or comments for either improvement to the website or for any other matter.

Please Note: We are no longer using the Borough P.O. Box, please send all mail to

Borough of Lake Como

1740 Main Street

Lake Como, NJ 07719

Public Notices   News Around Town
 

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

BOROUGH OF LAKE COMO

MONMOUTH COUNTY

NEW JERSEY

 

Sealed Proposals will be received by the Borough of Lake Como in the County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey, at 1740 Main Street, Lake Como, New Jersey, on February 5, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., and opened as soon thereafter as the matter can be reached, and at that time and place said proposal will be publicly opened and read for the furnishing of:

CURBSIDE COLLECTION OF REFUSE, TRASH, AND GARBAGE,

BULK ITEMS, AND WHITE GOODS

The Borough of Lake Como has all relevant bid materials and a copy of the Bids which may be obtained at the Borough Hall in Lake Como.  Specifications, Instructions to Bidders, and Proposal Forms may be obtained at the Municipal Office, 1740 Main Street, Lake Como, New Jersey 07719.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975, c.127 and all other State Regulations.

Each Proposal must be enclosed in a sealed envelope endorsed with the words "BID FOR CURBSIDE COLLECTION" and addressed to Louise Mekosh, Municipal Clerk, Borough of Lake Como, 1740 Main Street, Lake Como, New Jersey 07719.

Each proposal must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond in accordance with the Bid Specifications, made payable to the Borough of Lake Como as a proposal Guarantee and Performance Guarantee.

The Borough of Lake Como hereby reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder and to waive any non-material defects in the Bid documents as it deems in the best interests of the Borough of Lake Como.

 

Louise A. Mekosh, RMC,CMC,CMFO

Borough Clerk/Administrator

 



 

Request for Proposals for Professional Services

The Borough of Lake Como is accepting Requests for Proposals for the Professional Services listed below.

Click on the HERE for more information.

Click HERE for Municial Engineer

Click HERE for Municipal Auditor

Click HERE for Risk Management Consultant

Click HERE for Municipal Attorney

 


 

Recycling Contractor Policy Update

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

Please note the following important message from our recycling contractor. 

Effective immedi  ately we will enforce a zero tolerance policy for contaminated single stream w e collect curbside in the communities we serve. Single stream recycling is to consist of bottles, cans and plastics (1-2) - none of which can be contaminated with food waste and most importantly the single stream recycling is to be loose - NO PLASTIC BAGS AT ALL. We will be leaving all single stream containers we find in violation of these simple rules especially that are in PLASTIC BAGS.

For each residential property, no more than 2 32 gallon cans of recycling (cans and 1&2 type plastic). 
Newspapers must be bundled and tied
Residents dispose of cardboard and mixed paper at the borough dpw yard
Shredded paper is considered trash and must go out with household trash

 

See the attached presentation HERE for more information.


 

Sump Pump Notice

As a reminder, it is ILLEGAL to have a sump pump connected to the Borough’s sewer system. Excess water flow through the sewers increases water bill rates for all residents and businesses. Recent rainfall events have highlighted this issue as water on certain streets was caused by sump pumps illegally connected to the sewer lines. As a result, the Borough will be increasing enforcement efforts. For more information please contact the Public Works department who can advise on how to ensure your sump pump is up to code. There is a grace period to make the necessary corrections before fines will be issued so please take this opportunity to ensure your property is compliant.


 

Water Cleaning & Lining Project

 

Phase II of the Water Cleaning & Lining Project is currently underway.

Please click HERE for more information. 

 


 

Water Quality Report

The 2018 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is now available. Please click HERE for more information.


 

Community Policing

The Borough of Belmar Police Department Community Policing Program currently has one police officer assigned to a street or streets to provide communication between the department and citizens in problem solving and will ensure that matters are addressed in an efficient manner. The officer and citizens will work together to address quality of life issues and order maintenance in their neighborhood. The community policing officer assigned to your street acts as the Police Department's community outreach specialist.

Please click HERE for more information and contact information for the officer assigned to your street.

 

 


 

Reporting an outage on Facebook...Now that’s a first. 

JCP&L - How to Reach Us When You Experience a Power Outage

At JCP&L they're providing more ways for our customers to report outages and check the progress of our efforts to restore service. We’re the first electric utility in New Jersey to offer outage reporting on our Facebook page. 

Now JCP&L customers have four easy options: 
 

  • Visit facebook.com/JCPandL and click the “Report an Outage” tab

  • Sign up for text messaging with us and text “OUT” from your mobile phone

  • Visit our 24/7 Power Center on www.jcp-l.com using a smartphone, tablet or laptop

  • Call 1-888-LIGHTSS to speak with a representative, to learn more visit www.jcp-l.com/connect

 



 

Community Notification Enrollment CLICK HERE



Please click HERE for more information on New Jersey's Clean Energy Program's

"Clean Energy" Incentive Program for New Jersey

residents, businesses and local municipalities.


 



 

The information contained on the Lake Como website (the “Website”) is for general information purposes only.  Lake Como assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the contents on the Website.

 

In no event shall Lake Como be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website or its contents.  Lake Como reserves the right to make additions, deletions or modifications to the contents on the Website at any time without prior notice.  Lake Como does not warrant that the website is free of viruses or other harmful components.


 

Santa is Coming to Lake Como!

The Belmar Police Department and the Lake Como DPW are helping Santa deliver wrapped holiday presents to Lake Como children at their homes on Wednesday, December 19th starting at 5:30 PM. (rain date: 12/20) Parents may drop off their WRAPPED and clearly LABELED gift (child's name/address) to Lake Como Borough Hall at 1740 Main Street by Friday, December 14th. Please call Borough Hall with any questions. 732-681-3232


 Lake Como Flags Now Available

$40.00

Available at Borough Hall

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Garbage & Leaf Pick Up
12/17/2018

Council Meeting
12/18/2018
7:30 PM

Brush & Leaf Pick Up
12/18/2018

Court
12/18/2018

Leaf Pick Up
12/19/2018

Leaf Pick Up
12/20/2018

Holiday Decorating Contest
12/20/2018
6:00 PM

Garbage, Bulk & Leaf Pick Up
12/21/2018

Garbage & Leaf Pick Up
12/24/2018

Christmas Day - Offices Closed
12/25/2018

Your elected officials and borough administration are here to help serve and assist all residents of Lake Como with their immediate concerns. You will find useful information on our web site. If you are unable to find what you need please contact the Borough Offices at (732) 681-3232.

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Lake Como, NJ
Borough of Lake Como
1740 Main Street
Lake Como, NJ 07719
(physical address & for "overnight" mailing)

Phone:
732-681-3232

Fax:
732-681-8981

Email:
info@lakecomonj.org