Your on-line tax bill has been updated to include the additional School Tax approved by referendum on November 3, 2020 for the total tax amount due for the 1st and 2nd quarters of 2021 only. The assessment is broken down into only two (2) quarterly payments; the 1st quarter tax bill due February 1, 2021 and the 2nd quarter tax bill due May 1, 2021. The residents of Edgewater were asked by the Edgewater Board of Education a ballot question to fund $5,855,000 for operational expenses during the general election, this ballot question was approved by the voters. The tax bill you are receiving has been updated to include your proportion of school board tax along with your regularly scheduled property tax payments. The Borough of Edgewater is responsible for collecting all school tax, and once collected, it is given to the Edgewater Board of Education for the exclusive purpose it was approved and authorized for on November 3, 2020. The Edgewater Board of Education had many public meetings on this ballot question as well as the parent and teacher organization provided additional information to parents and voters through tele-conferencing and social media.