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Arts & Music Festival Call for Artists & Vendors

2018 Fort Lee Arts & Music Fest set for Sunday, June 3, 2018

The annual Fort Lee Arts & Music fest takes place on Sunday, June 3, 2018 from Noon to 6pm on Lemoine Avenue between Main Street and Park Avenue. There will be two stages of free entertainment and over 100 vendors, artists and food trucks. Applications can be obtained via download below or by calling the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs at (201) 693-2763 or via email - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The cost for a 10 x 10-foot space is $75 and checks can be made out to the Borough of Fort Lee and sent in with the application. Fees are waived for Fort Lee businesses if they apply prior to April 30th. Application deadline for all is May 18th.
For further info contact the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs at (201) 693-2763.

Cancellation of January 22, 2018 Planning Board meeting

PLEASE BE ADVISED that the regular public meeting of the Fort Lee Planning Board scheduled for Monday, January 22, 2018 at 7:30 P.M. is being cancelled due to lack of agenda. The next regular public meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 5, 2018 at 7:30 P.M. All meetings are held in the Council Chambers, Fort Lee Municipal Building, 309 Main Street, Fort Lee, New Jersey.

Mayor & Council Continued Meeting Notice

Please take notice that the December 14, 2017 Mayor and Council Regular Session will be continued to Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. The meeting will be held at the Memorial Municipal Building, 309 Main Street, 1st Floor Council Chambers, Fort Lee, NJ 07024. An agenda for the continued meeting will be available in the Borough Clerk’s Office on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 12 Noon.

Closed session of Mayor & Council on December 14, 2017

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Fort Lee will hold a CLOSED SESSION meeting on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 6:30 P.M., Borough Hall, 309 Main Street, Fort Lee, NJ 07024, 2nd Floor Conference Room. The agenda of this meeting to the extent presently known is as follows:

1. Contract:
a. Redevelopment Area 5

Free three-hour holiday parking through January 1, 2018

The Fort Lee Parking Authority has announced that there will be free three-hour parking in the Borough starting Monday, December 11, 2017 and continuing through January 1, 2018.

The three-hour free parking on Borough streets in the downtown business district and in the Borough's parking lots will be for three hours only, after which normal parking enforcement will resume.

Because it is a joyous season, the Parking Authority and Mayor Sokolich and Borough Council decided to grant three hours of free metered parking to invite and encourage residents to come out to shop at local stores and dine in the Borough's fine restaurants.

The Parking Authority wishes you and your family a happy and healthy holiday season.

Change in starting time for December 14, 2017 Mayor & Council Regular Meeting

The starting time for the Thursday, December 14, 2017 Regular Session Meeting of the Mayor and Council has been changed from 8:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. An agenda for the regular session meeting will be available in the Borough Clerk’s Office on Wednesday, December 13th at 12:00 Noon.

Mayor & Council Reorganization Meeting on January 4, 2018

The reorganization meeting of the Borough of Fort Lee Mayor and Council will take on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. The meeting will be held at the Memorial Municipal Building, 309 Main Street, 1st Floor Council Chambers, Fort Lee, NJ 07024. An agenda for the reorganization meeting will be available in the Borough Clerk’s Office on Wednesday, January 3rd at 12:00 Noon.

Request for Qualifications 2018

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.

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Mayor Mark Sokolich

Mayor's Message - Fall/Winter 2017

Hey Fort Lee, we are on our way...

Never before in our 113-year history have we ever welcomed more businesses into our community, especially eating establishments. The cuisine offered in our local eateries now spans the globe...from Turkish kebabs to Korean galbi, from Italian pasta dishes to Chinese dumplings and everything in between - we now have it all! Stay tuned, Fort Lee will soon announce the beginning of construction of a new highly acclaimed restaurant to be located between The Modern high-rises, featuring dining al fresco surrounded by a new 1.7 acre park with water features. The days of empty sidewalks and limited business patrons are over; each and every day hundreds of folks visit our business districts, especially Main Street.

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Milestone Film & Video and The Fort Lee Film Commission are thrilled to announce the home video release on October 17, 2017, of the deluxe 2-disc, 3-hour edition of The Champion.  The Fort Lee Film Commission worked with the Library of Congress and the Eastman House to obtain rare films not publicly distributed prior to this release.  Also included from an original nitrate print, is the first American produced film version of Robin Hood, produced by Éclair Studios in Fort Lee in 1912 and given to the Fort Lee Film Commission by a collector. This deluxe 2-disc DVD set features a new 2K restoration of the complete Ghost Town (1935) an astonishing and haunting amateur documentary about post-cinema Fort Lee.

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New Year's Eve Fundraiser flyer

Fort Lee Historical Society New Year's Eve Party - December 31, 2017

Spend New Year's Eve in Fort Lee and support the history of Fort Lee at our 2017 Fort Lee Historical Society Fundraiser! The Fort Lee Historical Society New Year's Eve Party / Fundraiser will feature Uncle Floyd! Not only will Uncle Floyd perform but he will be honored by the Fort Lee Film Commission with the 2017 Lou Costello Award for his lifetime work in entertainment. Seating is limited to 100 and tickets are $125 each - price includes open bar, cocktail hour, full buffet, champagne toast and countdown at midnight and desert. Call (201) 693-2763 to reserve your tickets.


FLFC podcast

Fort Lee Film Town USA Podcasts

The Fort Lee Film Commission monthly podcasts are up and they center on the film history of America's first film town, Fort Lee, NJ. The podcasts include news about upcoming events, film screenings and details about the soon to be built Barrymore Film Center here in Fort Lee. The hosts of the podcast Fort Lee Film Town USA are FLFC Executive Director Tom Meyers and FLFC Chair Nelson Page along with our moderator Christina Kotlar. The link below will take you to our podcast.

Fort Lee Today newsletter

Download the "Fort Lee Today" newsletter

The Fort Lee Today newsletter publishes quarterly and brings you up-to-date news about the Borough of Fort Lee. The newsletter is mailed to residents, and made available for download on this web site.

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.


Borough of Fort Lee, New Jersey
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