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Borough Hall

Notice of change in starting time for May 14, 2015 Mayor & Council Regular Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the starting time for the Thursday, May 14, 2015 Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council has been changed from 8:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

An agenda for the regular meeting will be available in the Borough Clerk’s Office on Wednesday, May 13th  at 12:00 Noon.

Evelyn Rosario
Municipal Clerk
Borough of Fort Lee
May 8, 2015

2015 Arts & Music Festival

Fort Lee Arts & Music Festival - Sunday, June 7, 2015

WHAT: 2015 Fort Lee Arts & Music Festival 
WHEN: June 7, 2015, 11 AM to 6 PM 
WHERE: Lemoine Avenue between Main Street and Bruce Reynolds Boulevard 

The annual Fort Lee Arts & Music Festival takes place on Sunday, June 7th, from 11 AM to 6 PM on Lemoine Avenue between Main Street and Bruce Reynolds Boulevard. We are not at our usual location on Main Street this year due to the construction work on Main Street. This year we have over 140 vendors, free rides and face painting for the kids, food vendors, Farmer's Market vendors, crafters, artists, a Harley Davidson Bike Show and two stages of free entertainment. This is a rain or shine event. For further info, please contact the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs at (201) 693-2763.

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Fort Lee residents can join the Palisades Park Swim Club

Mayor Mark Sokolich and the Borough of Fort Lee Council are pleased to announce that our residents can become members of the Palisades Park Swim Club.

Through a collaborative effort with the Borough of Palisades Park, we were able to enter into a shared services agreement which will enable Fort Lee residents to join the Swim Club, and pay the resident fee.

Applications are available at the Jack Alter Community Center, the Borough Clerk's Office, or downloadable from this site.

Should you require additional information, feel free to contact the Mayor's office at 201-592-3500 extension 1500.

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Fort Lee Community Garden Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony - May 15, 2015

Join Mayor Sokolich and the Borough Council for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the new Fort Lee Community Garden.

WHEN: Friday, May 15th, 12 noon to 1 pm
WHERE: Stillwell Avenue, near the Recreation Center (located between the dog park & the tennis courts) 

"Grow Your Own Garden" - Claim Your Plot - 1st Come, 1st Served (Fort Lee residents only)

The Fort Lee Community Garden is now accepting plot reservations from residents for the 2015 growing season. The space has  12 large, raised beds and several narrower ones along the fence for vertical plants and vegetables like marigold, squash and eggplant. You can pre-register your plot or register one at the ribbon cutting on May 15th. Space is limited.

Download Community Garden Registration Form and Agreement here

Hand deliver completed form to Fort Lee Department of Public Works at 530 Jane Street, Fort Lee or call the DPW at 201-592-3632 for more information.

About Sustainable Jersey:
Sustainable Jersey is a certification program for New Jersey municipalities that want to go green, save money and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term. Fort Lee earned a Bronze certification which enabled them to receive a $10,000 Grant that paid for the development & construction.

Borough Hall

Cancellation of May 4, 2015 Planning Board meeting

PLEASE BE ADVISED that the regular public meeting of the Fort Lee Planning Board scheduled for Monday, May 4, 2015 at 7:30 P.M. is being canceled due to lack of agenda.

The next regular public meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 18, 2015  at 7:30 P.M. All meetings are held in Council Chambers, Fort Lee Municipal Building, 309 Main St., Fort Lee, New Jersey.

Run the Palisades 2015

"Run the Palisades" 5K & 10K - Sunday, May 17, 2015

Diabetes Foundation 7th Annual "Run the Palisades" 5K & 10K Run/Walk, plus Kids Fun Run and Health Expo. Sunday, May 17, 2015, in conjunction with our sister community of Cliffside Park.

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2015 Shakespeare in the Park

Shakespeare in the Park 2015

The Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs announces the schedule of the 2015 summer Shakespeare in the Park program at Monument Park.

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Borough Hall

Cancellation of Planning Board meeting scheduled for April 20, 2015

PLEASE BE ADVISED that the regular public meeting of the Fort Lee Planning Board scheduled for Monday, April 20, 2015 at 7:30 P.M. is being canceled due to lack of agenda.

The next regular public meeting is scheduled for May 4, 2015  at 7:30 P.M.  All meetings are held in Council Chambers, Fort Lee Municipal Building, 309 Main St., Fort Lee, New Jersey.

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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Battle of the High School Bands 2015

2015 Fort Lee Film Commission Battle of the High School Bands

The annual Fort Lee Film Commission sponsored Battle of the High School Bands takes place Friday, June 12th at 7 PM at the Fort Lee Community Center (1355 Inwood Terrace, Fort Lee, NJ).

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Duplicate Bridge in Fort Lee

The Richard A. Nest Center is hosting an ACBL-sanctioned duplicate game on Fridays at 10:00. The game will be preceded by supervised play of the hand from 9:00 am to 9:45 am. The sessions will be held at the Recreation Center (1500 Stillwell Avenue). Director Rich Marchione will be available after games to offer analysis on hands you may have found trying. For more information, email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . So come, earn masterpoints, improve your bridge and HAVE FUN.

Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade - May 25, 2015

Fort Lee Memorial Day Parade 2015: Monday, May 25, 2015, 10:00 a.m. start time
Honoring Our Armed Forces

The public is cordially invited to attend the Fort Lee Memorial Day parade, VFW ceremony, & refreshments.

  • Starts at Jack Alter Community Center, Inwood Terrace
  • North on Center Avenue, past VFW 2342 Hall
  • Left onto Main Street, past Borough Hall
  • Right onto Linwood Avenue to Constitution Park

Show your support:

  • DRIVE: Have a convertible? Volunteer to drive a Vet on the parade route. Call or email to sign up now (see below).
  • DONATE: Support the post-parade celebration. Donations will be greatly appreciated: make check payable to "VFW Memorial Parade". All donations support the parade and veterans.
  • CHEER: Line the parade route with family and friends. Join us for refreshments after the ceremony at Constitution Park, Linwood Avenue.

For more information, call George at 201-615-9055 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Change in recycling pick-up

A change has been made by our Governing Body with our current hauler, Miele Sanitation, to modify their recycling pick-up now to every week for their designated day, versus every other week. A revised map has been posted replacing the previous one.

Arts & Music Festival 2015

Fort Lee Arts & Music Festival 2015 - Call for Artists & Vendors

The Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs announces that the 13th annual Fort Lee Arts & Music Festival will take place on Sunday, June 7, 2015 on Main Street.

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Borough of Fort Lee, New Jersey
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