Be advised, during snow storms with enough accumulation prohibiting vehicles from parking on certain streets while snow covered, Fort Lee residents are permitted to park their vehicles in our Municipal lots located at 2030 Guntzer Street, Across 124 Main Street, 1622 Gerome Ave, 1637 Center Ave, 540 Main Street, and 262 Warren Ave. DO NOT PARK IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT LOT ON INWOOD TERRACE. Vehicles must be removed within 24 hours on weekends or the next business day during the week. Please call the Parking Authority at 201-592-3500 ext. 1518 and leave your phone number, license plate number, and the lot you are parked in so you can be reached if necessary.
Snow storm alternate parking
Borough of Fort Lee 2015 Request for Qualifications
BOROUGH OF FORT LEE
Request for Qualifications
The Borough of Fort Lee (the “Borough”) is soliciting Qualification Statements from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of the services listed below. Through a Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) process, persons and/or firms interested in assisting the Borough with the provision of such services must prepare and submit a Qualification Statement in accordance with the procedure and schedule in any particular RFQ. The Borough will review Qualification Statements only from those firms that submit a Qualification Statement which includes all the information required to be included as described (in the sole judgment of the Borough). The Borough intends to qualify a person(s) and/or firm(s) that (a) possesses the professional, financial and administrative capabilities to provide the proposed services, and (b) agrees and meets the terms and conditions determined by the Borough that provide the greatest benefit to the taxpayers of the Borough.
Fort Lee recognizes Jonathan O'Connor
At the November 13, 2014 Borough of Fort Lee Council meeting, Mayor Mark Sokolich and the Borough of Fort Lee Council presented a Certificate of Recognition to Jonathan O'Connor.
On October 15, 2014 Jonathan, an employee at the Richard A. Nest Senior Citizens Center, provided immediate life saving care to a fellow Borough employee. The Certificate presented by the Mayor and Council read as follows:
Presented in appreciation, for his prompt actions where he unselfishly rendered aid and assistance to a fellow Borough employee that resulted in the saving of a life.
"His actions are a reflection of the type of person he is," Mayor Mark Sokolich said. The Mayor also stated, "If not for his prompt response, this situation would have escalated and would have resulted in the loss of a life. We couldn't be prouder of Jonathan and are pleased that he is a member of the Fort Lee family."
Jonathan's friends and family, as well as staff from the Senior Center were present to acknowledge his actions.
Cancellation of Planning Board meeting scheduled for November 17, 2014
PLEASE BE ADVISED that the regular public meeting of the Fort Lee Planning Board scheduled for Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. is being canceled due to lack of agenda.
The next regular public meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. All meetings are held in Council Chambers, Fort Lee Municipal Building, 309 Main St., Fort Lee, New Jersey.
Seton Hall exhibit covers Fort Lee film history
The Walsh Gallery of Seton Hall University Presents: A Celluloid Story - New Jersey’s Filmmaking History
Monday November 3 – Friday December 12, 2014 at Walsh Gallery - Seton Hall University
This exhibit runs from Monday, November 3rd - Friday, December 12, 2014 at The Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ (400 South Orange Ave.). The exhibit highlights the birth of American cinema in New Jersey and Fort Lee, the first American film town - the period covered is from 1890-1920 and the exhibit is in honor of New Jersey's 350th Anniversary. The opening reception is on November 6th from 5-8pm and a special event is being held on Monday, November 17th, 6:30 - 8pm "Romancing the Reels" which is a special presentation from Fort Lee Film Commission member Professor Richard Koszarski and the program includes a screening of the 1916 Fort Lee produced film "A Reckless Romeo" at the Art Center 104, Seton Hall University. For further info call (973) 275-2033 or (201) 693-2763. The exhibit is sponsored by the Seton Hall University MA in Museum Professions Program and by the Fort Lee Film Commission. For further information visit www.shu.edu/walshgallery or call 973-275-2033.
Sinatra Sing-Off - Friday, December 12, 2014
All you Sinatra type crooners - enter our GW Grill / Fort Lee Film Commission Frank Sinatra Birthday Sing Off scheduled for Frank's birthday on December 12, 2014 - to be held at the GW Grill on Hudson Terrace opposite the location of Bill Miller's Riviera Nightclub in Fort Lee where Sinatra made his spectacular comeback during a two week gig in September of 1953!
Fort Lee Farmer's Market 2014
The Fort Lee Farmer's Market season opens Sunday, June 29th at the plaza of the Jack Alter Fort Lee Community Center. The market is open every Sunday from June 29th through November 23rd from 8 AM to 2 PM in the plaza of the Community Center.