South of Route 4, Saddle River Road goes through the eastern side of Fair Lawn and into Saddle Brook, where it provides a link to both the Garden State Parkway and Interstate 80. [28] According to Nerdwallet, Fair Lawn witnessed a 5.3% increase in its working-age population between 2009 and 2011.[27]. This neighborhood includes a portion of the Saddle River. at Borough Hall, 8-01 Fair Lawn Ave. [139][140] In the 2008 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 8,834 votes (53.2% vs. 53.9% countywide), ahead of Republican John McCain with 7,464 votes (45.0% vs. 44.5%) and other candidates with 147 votes (0.9% vs. 0.8%), among the 16,595 ballots cast by the borough's 21,378 registered voters, for a turnout of 77.6% (vs. 76.8% in Bergen County). Since the early 2000s, the Orthodox Jewish population has been increasing significantly and has replaced the earlier decreases in members of the non-Orthodox Jewish sects. Copyright © 2021 Fair Lawn Borough, NJ. 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 [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). 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. [183], Fair Lawn is served by the Radburn[184] and Broadway[185] train stations on the NJ Transit Bergen County Line, which offers service to Lower Manhattan via the Hoboken Terminal, and connections at Secaucus Junction to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan and to most other NJ Transit train lines. Another is the Dunkerhook community, focused around the New Jersey designated historic road, Dunkerhook Road. The 2012 American Community Survey conducted by the Census Bureau showed a significant increase in the Asian American population, including the Asian Indian, Filipino American, Chinese American, Korean American, and Vietnamese American populations,[46] and the Polish American population is also growing. Welcome to our Official Website of the Borough of Fair Lawn. [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. (Shutterstock) FAIR LAWN, NJ — A Fair Lawn … Religious Organization. [115][116], Bergen County is governed by a directly elected County Executive, with legislative functions performed by a seven-member Board of Chosen Freeholders. *Includes Borough holidays, Easter Sunday and when a major holiday falls on a weekend. 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. Just as its... Government Type:  [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. [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. 1517-92] Section 125-39 is incorporated herein in its entirety and shall be concurrently enforced by the Code Enforcement Officer. The western section of the community includes the Naugle House and the Jacob Vanderbeck Jr. House, and the eastern section included a slave and free-African American community that consisted of a school, a cemetery, a church, and houses including the now-demolished Zabriskie Tenant House. Fair Lawn High School[158] (1,490; 9-12). New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, P.O. Fair Lawn, Borough of Fairview, Borough of Fort Lee, Borough of Garfield, City of Hackensack, City of Hasbrouck Heights, borough of Haworth, borough of Hillsdale, borough of Ho-Ho-Kus, borough of Leonia, Borough of Little Ferry, Borough of Lodi, Borough of Lyndhurst, Township of Males had a median income of $56,798 versus $41,300 for females. [79] The governing body is comprised of a five-member Borough Council. Muslim immigrants, including Albanian Americans and Macedonian Americans, as well as Latino Americans, including Peruvian Americans and Puerto Rican Americans, have settled in Fair Lawn's western flank, in the Memorial Park neighborhood between the River Road Improvement District and the Passaic River, where there is also a small but stable African American minority. Fair Lawn also has a close association with two historic areas along the Saddle River in Paramus. There were 12,266 housing units at an average density of 2,386.7 per square mile (921.5/km2). [3][81][82][83][84][85][86], In May 2018, the Borough Council appointed Cristina Cutrone to fill the seat expiring in December 2019 that was vacated by Mayor Lisa Swain when she took office in the General Assembly; Kurt Peluso replaced Swain as mayor and in turn Gail Rottenstrich replaced him as deputy mayor. If you have any trouble with accessing information contained within this website, Please contact the Borough of Upper Saddle River Borough Hall at 201-327-2196 or Info@usrtoday.org POLLOCK, J., writing for a unanimous Court. The Chief Financial Officer is the Director of the Department and is responsible for... Fire Prevention BOROUGH OF FAIR LAWN. In October 2015, a community meeting was held to discuss a vision for this corridor. Please include the bill stub when tendering payment. Veterans of military service who have served or are serving our nation are deserving of respect and access to municipal services, support... Borough Hall is closed to the general public. Freeholder Vice-Chairwoman Germaine M. Ortiz (D, Emerson, term as freeholder ends 2019; term as freeholder vice-chairwoman ends 2018),[121] Several Filipino organizations are based in Fair Lawn. 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. [40] Fair Lawn's Jewish American population has therefore maintained an at least one-third presence overall for several decades. Out of over 600 public community water systems in the State of New Jersey, the Borough's water system ranks as the 50th largest. No. As of May 2010[update], the borough had a total of 99.60 miles (160.29 km) of roadways, of which 84.00 miles (135.18 km) were maintained by the municipality, 11.13 miles (17.91 km) by Bergen County and 4.47 miles (7.19 km) by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.[178]. U.S. Technologies, a high-precision electronics corporation, is headquartered in Fair Lawn. 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