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Change in starting time for December 17, 2015 Mayor & Council Regular Meeting

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the starting time as stated in the annual notice for the Thursday, December 17, 2015 Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council has been changed from 8:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

An agenda will be available in the Borough Clerk’s Office on Wednesday, December 16th at 12:00 Noon.

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Change in starting time for December 10, 2015 Mayor & Council Executive Session

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the starting time as stated in the annual notice for the Thursday, December 10, 2015 Executive Session Meeting of the Mayor and Council has been changed from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE the Mayor and Council will enter into a Closed Session at 6:00 P.M. and then enter into Executive Session at 7:00 P.M. 

An agenda will be available in the Borough Clerk’s Office on Wednesday, December 9th  at 12:00 Noon.

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"Help-A-Child-Smile" Fundraiser - Friday, December 4, 2015

WHAT: Firehouse Co. #1 Soup Kitchen - "Help-A-Child-Smile" Fundraiser

WHEN: Friday, December 4, 2015, 11:30AM-2:00PM

WHERE: 146 Main Street, Fort Lee, NJ

Lunch menu includes choice of two homemade soups (chicken noodle, Manhattan clam chowder, chili, pasta e fagioli) and includes bread, beverage, dessert, and coffee.

Your donation will help sponsor a needy child for the holidays!

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Fort Lee's Annual Holiday Tree Lighting - Thursday, December 3, 2015

The Annual Fort Lee Holiday Tree Lighting will take place on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 7:00PM at the Jack Alter Fort Lee Community Center. Come celebrate with your community! Hot chocolate & refreshments; special holiday music by our DJ; and many more surprises. (Rain date: Friday, December 4, 7:00PM)

Please bring a toy to donate to the Fort Lee PBA Toy Drive in support of local families in need and the USMC Toys for Tots (new toys and unwrapped).

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Request for Qualifications 2016 - Planning Board and Board of Adjustment

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE the Borough of Fort Lee Board of Adjustment and Planning Board are soliciting Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) for the year 2016 for the following professional services:


  • Planning Board Attorney
  • Planning Board Conflict Attorney
  • Planning Board Planner
  • Planning Board Site Engineer
  • Planning Board Traffic Engineer
  • Planning Board Special Traffic Engineer
  • Zoning Board Attorney
  • Zoning Board Conflict Attorney
  • Zoning Board Planner
  • Zoning Board Site Engineer
  • Zoning Board Traffic Engineer


The Request for Qualifications may be picked up at the Office of the Planning Administrator, Municipal Building, 309 Main Street, Fort Lee, NJ between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Monday thru Friday.  Request for Qualifications may also be made via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Issue date is November 20, 2015. Qualification statements are due and must be returned to the Office of the Borough Clerk on or before December 11, 2015 by 2:00 P.M.

Barbara B. Klein, Planning Administrator

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Request for Qualifications for 2016 - Professionals

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.

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Free Prescription Drug Card

Free Prescription Drug Card compliments of the Borough of Fort Lee

The Borough of Fort Lee Mayor & Council is pleased to offer you and your family/friends a free discount drug card. Simply print the free card below and receive savings of up to 75 percent at over 56,000 pharmacies across the country. This card is especially helpful if you are uninsured or underinsured. However, even if you have insurance, you can still use this card to get a discount on non-covered drugs. All prescriptions processed through the program are completely confidential (no name required on card).

This program also includes discounts on eyeglasses, hearing, diabetic supplies, and more. You can print as many cards as you need. Please feel free to forward this free Prescription Drug Card to your friends and family. This card is pre-activated and can be used immediately.

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New time for Duplicate Bridge

New time: Fridays at the Recreation Center, registration at 10:30-10:45am, game time at 11:00am

Unique to this game will be hand records that shows what every pair did against every other pair, all contracts, results and matchpoints. Beginning September 18, 2015, a "challenge hand" will be included. Any pair that bids, makes or defends that hand correctly will play for free the following week. The analysis of that hand will be included in the emails results of the game.

There is a card fee of $5.00.

For more information, call Crissa Skarimbas at 201-592-3500 x1301.

The "Women of Fox" Film Festival: A Century of Fox Films

The Fort Lee Film Commission is proud to be working with the United Palace of Cultural Arts on this Manhattan based film festival that runs from September through December to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Fox Studio by William Fox in Fort Lee, NJ! Sponsored by the Fort Lee Business District Alliance.

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Sinatra Centennial Fundraiser

Frank Sinatra Birthday Centennial Fundraising Dinner - December 12, 2015

Get your tickets ASAP! We celebrate the life of a Hoboken kid who made his comeback at Bill Miller's Riviera in Fort Lee, NJ during spectacular two-week engagement in September of 1953.

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2015 Sinatra Sing-Off

The Fort Lee Film Commission and the GW Grill sponsor the 2015 Frank Sinatra Centennial Sing-Off

This year, for the centennial of the birth of Frank Sinatra, we will hold our second annual Sinatra Sing-Off contest. All crooners accepted into the contest will perform on November 7, 2015 at 8 PM at the GW Grill in Fort Lee (2139 Hudson Terrace). Our judges, WFDU DJ Christine Vitale and member of The Royal Teens Fort Lee native Tom Austin, will select those to go on to our November 21st event and those selected on November 21st will compete in the final round on December 5th at 8 PM at the GW Grill. The winner will be announced that night and prizes include paid gigs at both the GW Grill and the Fort Lee Arts & Music Fest in 2016 as well as a performance of one song at the December 12th Fort Lee Film Commission Sinatra Centennial Birthday Party at In Napoli Restaurant in Fort Lee. Frank Sinatra performed at the famed Bill Miller's Riviera Nightclub atop the Fort Lee Palisades in the 1940s and 1950s, his most famous two-week performance.

Fox Studio Centennial exhibit

Fox Studio Centennial exhibit at the Fort Lee Museum

A Fox Studio Centennial Exhibit: From Fort Lee, NJ to Century City, CA 1915-2015 at the Fort Lee Museum from March 28th through the end of the Year

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