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Village of Bergen
Village of Bergen
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The Village Office

Village Office

The Village Office is at 11 North Lake Avenue.

The staff of the Village Office is your best source of information about the Village of Bergen. If you don't know where to call with a particular question, start with the Village Office at 494-1513 -- we're more than willing to help you.

The staff is responsible for maintaining custody of all Village funds and keeping accounts of all Village receipts and expenditures, general accounting, reporting to State and Federal agencies, receives Village tax payments, utility billing (sewer and electric), sales of refuse bags, issue handicap parking permits, pays Village employees, prepares newsletter and is responsible for all records of the Village.

The Village Administrator, Deputy Clerks and Treasurer are appointed by the Mayor and approved by Board of Trustees. The Administrator reports directly to the Mayor and is accountable to both the Mayor and to the Village Board of Trustees. He also serves as the secretary to the Village Board of Trustees.

Office Closings

The Village Office is closed on New Years Eve, New Years Day, President's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Notary Service

Stop into the Village Office during our normal working hours for Notary Service.

Forms

Some of the services available from the Village Office require that you fill out a form.  Click here to visit our Forms page and download forms as PDF files for printing on your computer.

Other Services Available at the Village Office

The Village Office provides a variety of services to Village residents.

ServiceFee
Photocopy $0.25 per page
Facsimile (send or receive) $1.00 per page
Park permits: Free
- with alcohol permit Free
- with electric request $10
- with large gathering request
(requiring special services such as police, traffic, clean up, etc…)
actual cost to the Village
Bounced check fee $20
Copy of zoning law $15
Tax search $15
Building Department Record Search $25
Miscellaneous PermitsFee
Pole attachment permit- if revenue generating (ex. garage sale, chicken BBQ, etc) $25
Highway work permit ($300.00 penalty if work commenced without permit) $50.00
plus bond
Connection to municipal sewer
(assumes Village parcel)
$150
hookup fee
Capital facility fee per 1,000 gallons septic tank
* scheduled to change
$1,250*
Inspection fee $50
New service installation and connection to municipal electric
(plus any installation fees under the tariff)
$250

Please Note: As of June 1, 2011 the minimum charge for which a credit or debit card may be used will be $20.

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VILLAGE OFFICE

Administrator, Clerk
and Treasurer

Deputy Treasurer

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