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Welcome to Lake Como

our 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

If you have any trouble with accessing information contained within this website, please contact Louise Mekosh at lmekosh@boro.lake-como.nj.us 


Public Notices   News Around Town
 

The April 20, 2021 Meeting of the Mayor & Council will be held virtually via Zoom.

To join, please see details below.

Join Zoom Meeting:

 https://zoom.us/j/7326813232?pwd=OWZzYllNM3dmZEVNMVY5QlQzb2FYQT09  

Meeting ID: 732 681 3232

Passcode: 611090

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Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

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Meeting ID: 732 681 3232

 

Passcode: 611090

 

Click here for meeting package



Press Release from New Jersey American Water:

Temporary Scheduled Water Treatment Change to End in New Jersey American Water's Monmouth and Ocean County Service Areas

Click Here for the Press Release

 


 


As per Borough Ordinance, construction on the weekends

may not begin prior to 9:00am. 

Violation of this ordinance will result in fines. 


 


 

Due to a statutory change, there are new vote by mail applications.  The change relates to messenger and bearer laws, specifically that a messenger or bearer can serve as such for up to five qualified voters, if the voters are immediate family members residing in the same household.  The new language is below.   

   

“Any voter may apply for a Mail-In Ballot by Authorized Messenger. Messenger shall be a family member or a registered voter of this County. No Authorized Messenger can (1) be a Candidate in the election for which the voter is requesting a Mail-In Ballot or (2) serve as messenger for more than THREE qualified voters per election, except that an authorized messenger or bearer may serve as such for up to five qualified voters in an election if those voters are immediate family members residing in the same household as the messenger or bearer.”  

   

These new applications are posted on the Monmouthcountyvotes.com website, https://www.monmouthcountyvotes.com/voter-information/vote-by-mail/, and on the state website,  https://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/vote-by-mail.shtml

 

 


 

 

Click here for an update on the Monmouth Ocean Area Energy Cooperative Energy Aggregation Program

 


 

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON THE ONGOING COVID19 OUTBREAK



 

Community Policing Belmar/Lake Como 2019

The Borough of Belmar Police Department Community Policing Program has launched a new program that will include a more active role for our residents. We anticipate that this new platform will create more community involvement and enhance police officer relations,. By working together, we will address the quality of life issues and uphold order maintenance within our neighborhood.  

Residents will still go directly to the police department for emergencies or situations that require IMMEDIATE ATTENTION.  

Please click 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 Quality Report

The 2020 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is now available.

Please click HERE for more information.


 

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



 


 

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.


 

 

 

 

 

Dear Resident:

The Lake Como Mayor and Council will be discussing potential traffic changes and are interested in your input at their next Council meeting. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 7:30 pm via Zoom.

The Governing Body will discuss the following:

- Changing Newman Street to one-way traffic Southbound from either May 15 through October 15 or all year round

- 17th Avenue as one way all year round

- 18th Avenue: No parking on the south side from Main Street to New Bedford Road all year round and making it no parking 24 hours per day 

The Council is requesting your input during the meeting. If you cannot attend the meeting please drop off your written comments at borough hall, 1740 Main Street or email your comments to the Borough Clerk, Louise Mekosh at Lmekosh@boro.lake-como.nj.us. Please make sure you include your contact information on your correspondence.

The instructions to participate in the Zoom Council meeting are below:

https://zoom.us/j/7326813232?pwd=OWZzYllNM3dmZEVNMVY5QlQzb2FYQT09

Meeting ID: 7326813232

Passcode: 611090

One tap mobile +16465588656,,7326813232#,,,,*611090# US (New York)

+13017158592,,7326813232#,,,,*611090# US (Washington D.C)

Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C)

+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

+1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)

+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

We look forward to your participation!

 


 

Click here for a printable version

 


 

The NJ Poison Control Center is committed to protecting and improving the health of New Jersey’s residents by reducing the impact of poison and drug exposures. Click here for the latest health advisory. Advisory Link



 

click here for English version of flyer

click here for Spanish version of flyer

 


 

Check Out Recycle Coach for Garbage and Recycling Information, Pickup Schedules & More!

   

 


 

Tax Assessments: How to file a tax appeal


 


 

Online Tax & Water/Sewer Payments Now Available

Click on Tax & Water/Sewer Payments Tab on the left

Click here for the form for Direct Withdrawl for Taxes & Water Sewer


 

 

 

                                                       

Wednesday December 23, 2020

From the Belmar/Lake Como Office of Emergency Management

Severe weather  

 

High winds forecasted for tomorrow through the overnight hours: From JCP&L

 

This is a Code Red Message:

 

The Belmar and Lake Como Offices of Emergency Management are anticipating and preparing for winds capable of causing damage and power outages on December 24, and December 25, 2020.

 

Residents are reminded to report all power outages by calling the JCP&L contact center at 1-888-544-4877 or by utilizing the JCP&L website or text messaging options.  Please treat all downed wires as if they are live and report them immediately.  

 

The timing of the event poses additional challenges as many homes and lawns are decorated for the holiday season.  The high winds could dislodge some of these items, especially inflatable style decorations which could become airborne and become entangled in electrical lines and equipment, adding to the possibility of outages.

 

Please dial 911 in an emergency or contact the Belmar Police Department at 732-681-1700 for non-emergency calls.

Please take the necessary safety precautions.

 

Thank you and have a healthy, happy, and safe holiday.

 

Upcoming Events

Leaf Pick Up
4/21/2021

Leaf Pick Up
4/22/2021

Garbage
4/23/2021

Leaf Pick Up
4/23/2021

Leaf Pick Up
4/26/2021

Garbage & Bulk
4/26/2021

Brush Pick Up
4/27/2021

Court
4/27/2021

Leaf Pick Up
4/28/2021

Recycling
4/29/2021

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