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This page will contain the most up-to-date information on the ongoing Covid 19 outbreak


  • 06-16-2020 - Division of Local Government Services (DLGS) DCA is pleased to announce the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program, which will provide temporary rental assistance to selected low and moderate income households who have experienced unemployment or reduced income due to the pandemic. For more information on the program and how to apply, visit
  • 06-11-2020 - Press Release from the County Clerk regarding the July 7th Primary Election

Please find a press release attached from Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon.

Clerk Hanlon is advising Monmouth County voters that Governor Murphy announced major changes to the July 7 Primary Election process due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in the election being conducted primarily via Vote by Mail.

Per the Governor’s Executive Order, all active registered Republican and Democratic voters will automatically receive mail-in ballots for voting in the 2020 Primary Election. In addition, all registered unaffiliated and inactive Republican and Democratic voters will receive a postage-paid vote by mail application so they can apply to receive a mail-in ballot to vote in the 2020 Primary Election.

A limited number of polling places will be available for voters on Primary Election Day, where only provisional paper ballots will be available to cast their vote.

  • 04-24-2020 - Saturday, April 25th Lake Como will begin its emergency parking plan for residents. Tomorrow, you will receive a green and white sticker which will be placed under the windshield wiper on any cars parked on the street within the borough. Please affix that sticker to the rear driver’s side of your vehicle. This will allow the police department to identify legally parked cars within the borough. This program will be in effect until Governor Murphy lifts the state of emergency in New Jersey. Please click here for more information. 
  • 04-17-2020 - Here is a link to a resource guide that was put together by Monmouth County Aging, disabilities and Veterans Services.


  • 04-02-2020 - The Lake Como Building Department will not be reviewing permits or conducting inspections effective Thursday, April 2 through Thursday, April 16.  Multiple inspectors are now under self quaratine status.  This decision has been made to protect the inspectors and residents of the Borough of Lake Como.  If you have any questions, please call Borough Hall at 732-681-3232 or email
  • 03-27-2020 - Please click HERE for Social Distancing Guidance for Essential Retail Businesses
  • 03-27-2020 - Please click HERE for information on how Verizon is helping customers during time of great need.
  • 03-24-2020 - Please click HERE for information on how to obtain free Comcast hotspots
  • Message from the Belmar Police Department:

Unfortunately, even in this time, there will be a small percentage of people that are going to want to take advantage of you in reference to Coronavirus/COVID-19. In the last several weeks, there have been reports of different types of scams being conducted all over the nation by phone, text, email and even individuals going door to door. Here are a few facts you need to know: 

• The health department is not going to be visiting you at home.
• No one, not even the health department is going door to door to conduct a survey whether you or your family has symptoms, has contracted or has tested positive for Coronavirus /COVID-19.
• There is not any medication that you can buy online for any amount of money to protect you from this virus.
• The government will not call, email or text you that your stimulus check is ready and you need to provide them with your social security number, bank account or credit card number or any other personal information.
• Your bank will not be contacting you for your personal information to have a stimulus check deposited into your account. They have your personal information!

If you receive a call, text or email asking for your personal information, it is a scam. You should not give out any personal information over the phone, in a text or email.

If someone comes to your door requesting information on coronavirus/COVID-19, states they are doing a survey or claim to be the health department ask them to leave and call the police department.

If you receive any emails, phone calls or test messages that relate to any of the information in this message, please contact the police department so that a record can be made.

Just to summarize, please do not give out any of your personal information over the phone, in an email, text message or anyone that comes to your door. We are here for you and your health and safety is our top priority. Please contact the Belmar Police Department at 732-681-1700 with any questions or dial 911 if there is an emergency.

  • 03-21-2020 Update to our State of Emergency Declaration  

Today, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order 107 directing that residents are to stay at home and all non-essential businesses must close entirely to the public effective at 9PM on March 21st. 

We are urging everyone to work together to help halt the spread of COVID-19. Stay at home or your place of residence unless you are leaving for reasons stated in Executive Order 107 which you can view a summary of HERE

If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact the Belmar Police Department for non-emergency questions at 732-681-1700 or dial 911 for all emergencies.

We are carefully monitoring this issue and will send updates to residents as they occur.  Please continue to monitor the Borough website, in addition to the Monmouth County Health Department for updates.

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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