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Notices of Debates: Council Candidates and School Board Candidates

Notice of Council Candidates' Debate on 10/1/14:

Notice of School Board Candidates' Debate on 10/8/14:

Borough Hall

Change in meeting time for October 2, 2014 Executive Session

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the starting time for the Thursday, October 2, 2014 Executive Session of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Fort Lee has been changed from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Executive Session Meeting will be held at 309 Main Street, Executive Conference Room #201, Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024. 

NOTICE IS HEREBY ALSO GIVEN that the Executive Session will begin with a closed session resolution and that the public will be precluded from the meeting during the closed session portion. The open portion of the meeting is expected to begin no earlier than 8:00 p.m.

An official agenda for this meeting will be made available to the public in the Office of the Borough Clerk on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

Neil Grant
Borough Clerk
September 22, 2014 

Borough Hall

Cancellation of Planning Board meeting scheduled for September 22, 2014

PLEASE BE ADVISED that the regular public meeting of the Fort Lee Planning Board scheduled for Monday, September 22, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. is being canceled due to lack of agenda.

The next regular public meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. All meetings are held in Council Chambers, Fort Lee Municipal Building, 309 Main St., Fort Lee, New Jersey.

Historic Jitney Tour flyer

The "Ghosts of Historic Fort Lee" - Saturday, October 25, 2014

October 25th  - The Ghosts of Fort Lee Historic Jitney Tour: Tour sign up at the Fort Lee Museum at 1588 Palisade Avenue from 9 AM to 11 AM on Saturday, October 25th the day of tour. Bus departs at 11 AM and every hour on the hour and tours end at 3 PM. Admission is free but seating is limited and on a first come basis.

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Borough Hall

CERTIFIED MUNICIPAL TAX COLLECTOR (CMTC)

CERTIFIED MUNICIPAL TAX COLLECTOR (CMTC)

BOROUGH OF FORT LEE, Bergen County seeks a qualified candidate for a Full Time Municipal Tax Collector to perform the duties related to the collection of tax and other fees. A qualified candidate must have a current NJCMTC license and a minimum of 5 years of local government tax collection experience. Responsibilities will include all statutory requirements, along with all phases of tax collections, to include annual tax billings, delinquent notices, the annual tax sale and tax sale certificate redemptions. Applicants must have strong customer service, math and analytical skills and be prepared to provide leadership in the financial dealings of the Borough. The Borough may choose a candidate that also possesses a Certified Municipal Finance Officer license. Please indicate if you possess this license. Must be able to attend Council meetings and have the ability to interact well with the public and officials. Applicant must be knowledgeable in First Byte Tax Collection Software as well as Microsoft Word and Excel. Salary and benefits based upon qualifications and experience. Expected hire date is January 1, 2015.

Please submit résumé and cover letter, including salary history and requirements, by October 7, 2014 to:

Borough of Fort Lee
Mr. Neil Grant, RMC
309 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Borough Hall

CERTIFIED MUNICIPAL FINANCE OFFICER (CMFO)

CERTIFIED MUNICIPAL FINANCE OFFICER (CMFO)

BOROUGH OF FORT LEE, Bergen County seeks a Full Time CFO to manage a Budget of $74 million, with a population of 35,461. A qualified CFO must have a current NJCMFO license and a minimum of 5 years of local government finance experience. Responsible for all municipal finance governmental functions, including all statutory requirements as well as assisting in the preparation and the oversight of the municipal budget, payroll, pension reports, bank reconciliations, accounts payable/receivable, grants and escrow accounts management. The successful candidate should have strong analytical skills and provide leadership in all financial dealings of the Borough. The Borough may choose a candidate that also possesses a Certified Municipal Tax Collector license. Please indicate if you possess this license. Must be able to attend Council meetings and all budget meetings and have the ability to interact well with the public and officials. Strong knowledge of Munidex Software is essential. Computer literacy and knowledge of SAGE, Excel, and Word experience is mandatory. Salary and benefits based upon qualifications and experience. Expected hire date is January 1, 2015. 

Please submit résumé and cover letter, including salary history and requirements, by October 7, 2014 to:

Borough of Fort Lee
Mr. Neil Grant, RMC
309 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

The Danger Game flyer

The Danger Game: A Rare Screening of the Fort Lee, NJ Goldwyn Studio 1918 Film

October 24th at 8 PM at the Fort Lee Historic Park Auditorium (entrance at Hudson Terrace and Bruce Reynolds Boulevard)

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On the Waterfront

Fort Lee Film Commission Fall Cliffhanger Festival: 60th anniversary "On The Waterfront"

The Fort Lee Film Commission presents an October 17-19 festival to celebrate the 60th anniversary of one of the greatest American films ever produced: On the Waterfront.

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Fort Lee Main Street Resident Survey

Attention Fort Lee residents: you are invited to complete the below Main Street survey, which can be faxed back to the Fort Lee Business District Alliance at 201-585-6098 or e-mailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Sinatra Sing-Off

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!

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paper shredding

Fort Lee shredding event - Friday, October 10, 2014

FORT LEE SHREDDING EVENT
Friday, October 10,2014
From 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
at the Fort Lee Recreation Center
1500 Stillwell Avenue

Fort Lee Residents Only (Proof of Residency Required)
Limit 4 Bags per Household

2014 Farmer's Market

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.

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blood pressure testing

Annual Health Fair - Saturday, October 11, 2014

The Fort Lee Health Department's 18th annual Health Fair will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the Jack Alter Fort Lee Community Center, 1355 Inwood Terrace.

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Barrymore Exhibit

Salute to Coytesville and the Barrymore Family

The Fort Lee Historical Society presents its new exhibit on the famous Barrymore acting family and the Fort Lee neighborhood they lived in, Coytesville.

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