Totowa (Passaic County)
The Borough of Totowa was settled around 1750 and incorporated in 1898. It has an area of approximately 4 square miles with a population of approximately 10,500. The town is governed by a Mayor and six Council members. Totowa presently has four men and two women who serve on the Municipal Council. They are elected to three year terms. Totowa has the lowest tax rate in Passaic County for over 30 years. Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month and all are welcome to attend. The meetings are held in the Council Room at the Municipal Complex located at 537 Totowa Road at the corner of Cherba Place.The Complex also houses the police department, the Municipal Court, the Clerk's office, the building department, the tax office, the tax assessor's office, the health department and other administrative offices. The public library is adjacent to the Municipal Complex on Cherba Place. The Department of Public Works is located at 136 Furler Street and the Sewer Department is located at 100 Riverview Drive. The senior citizen coordinator and the town nurse are located in the Community Center at 385 Union Boulevard. There are two public school buildings in Totowa; Washington Park School, located at 10 Crews Street, serves grades 3-8 and Memorial School, located at 294 Totowa Road, serves grades K-2. Passaic Valley Regional High School, located on East Main Street in Little Falls, serves grades 9-12 for the communities of Totowa, Little Falls and Woodland Park.