Borough of East Rutherford, NJ

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Notices & Announcements

Girls' Softball Parade & Opening Day - April 15, 2017

Girls' Softball Parade & Opening Day - April 15, 2017
April 15, 2017, 10:00AM
Sesselman Park to McKenzie Field

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, April 8, 2017

Easter bunnyBreakfast with the Easter Bunny: Saturday, April 8, 2017, 8:30-10:30AM at the Community Center, Upper Entrance, 37 Vreeland Avenue.

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Request for Qualifications - Planning Board Planner 2017

The Borough of East Rutherford is soliciting Qualification Statements from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of the professional services listed below.

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Notice of Reorganization Meeting

Please take notice that the Reorganization Meeting of the East Rutherford Mayor and Council has been scheduled for Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 10:00AM. Said meeting will be held in the East Rutherford Municipal Building Council Chambers, One Everett Place, East Rutherford, New Jersey. Official action will be taken.

Notice of Sine Die Meeting

Please take notice that the Sine Die Meeting of the East Rutherford Mayor and Council has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 7:00PM. Said meeting will be held in the East Rutherford Municipal Building Council Chambers, One Everett Place, East Rutherford, New Jersey. Official action will be taken.

Notice of December 20, 2016 Mayor & Council meeting changes

Please take notice that the Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Work Meeting of the East Rutherford Mayor and Council scheduled for 5:30PM has been cancelled.

Also please take notice that the Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Regular Meeting of the East Rutherford Mayor and Council meeting scheduled for 7:00PM has been rescheduled. The new date and time of said meeting is Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 5:30PM. Said meeting will be held in the East Rutherford Municipal Building Council Chambers, One Everett Place, East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Free rabies clinic on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The East Rutherford free rabies clinic for dogs and cats will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the East Rutherford Civic Center, 37 Vreeland Avenue, from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
 
Please be advised that if your dog is not already licensed with the Borough for 2017, you will be required to do so at the clinic. Licensing fees are $10.00 for spayed/neutered dogs & $13.00 for non spayed/neutered dogs. Any licenses renewed after February 15th are subject to a $25 late fee.

2016 Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting

Friday, December 2, 2016 at 7PM at Borough Hall Park
Visit with Santa - Refreshments - Music - Candy Canes

Borough of East Rutherford 2017 Request for Qualifications

The Borough of East Rutherford is soliciting Qualification Statements from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of the professional services listed below. Through a Request for Qualification ("RFQ") process, persons and/or firms interested in assisting the Borough with the provision of such service must prepare and submit a Qualification Statement in accordance with the procedure and schedule in the RFQs. 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) persons and/or firm that (a) possess the professional, financial and administrative capabilities to provide the proposed service, and (b) agree and meet the terms and conditions determined by the Borough that provide the greatest benefit to the taxpayers of East Rutherford.

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Annual Halloween Party - Sunday, October 30, 2016

Annual Halloween Party for East Rutherford Children
Sunday, October 30th
5PM - 7PM  at the Civic Center
DJ - Dancing - Pumpkin Patch - Hot Dogs
Don't forget your costume!

Flu shots for certain East Rutherford residents - Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The Borough will hold a seasonal flu clinic for East Rutherford residents only, on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the East Rutherford Civic Center (Upper Level) on Vreeland Avenue. Flu shots will be given to residents who are age 65 and older and chronically ill residents between the ages of 18-64 only. Those with a chronic illness must present a physician's note, and those 65 and older must bring a Medicare card. Be advised that shots will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

Outdoor Concerts on Park - September 2016

September 15, 2016, 6PM to 9PM: Litespeed - Mind bending, adrenalin pumping 80s, New Wave, Hip Hop, Pop and Rock Classics Party Band.

September 22, 2016, 6PM to 9PM: Alternative Groove - Classic Rock & Soul Party Band featuring a 3 piece horn section.

Concerts are located at Park Avenue at Railroad Avenue.

Become a member of "Eyes on East Rutherford" Neighborhood Watch

The East Rutherford Police Department and our "Eyes on East Rutherford" Neighborhood Watch invites you to become a member. The time involved is minimal but it gives you an opportunity to learn how to prevent crime while being updated on any crime trends within our town. Listed in the below download is a short synopsis of what our members do.

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm at Police Headquarters. If you are interested in joining, please fill out the information in the below download and return it to Police Headquarters, ATTN: Record Room, or just bring it with you on the 13th.

Voter registration deadline for 2016 General Election

Bergen County Superintendent of Elections Patricia DiCostanzo issued a notice that Tuesday, October 18, 2016, is the last day for residents to register to vote for the November 8, 2016, General Election in the State of New Jersey. In order to be eligible to vote, a person must be an American Citizen, be 18 years old on or before November 8, 2016, and be a resident of New Jersey and Bergen County by October 18, 2016.

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Cancellation of August 4, 2016 Zoning Board meeting

Please take notice that the meeting of the East Rutherford Zoning Board scheduled for Thursday, August 4, 2016 has been cancelled. The application of 22 Willow Wood, LLC has been rescheduled to be heard by the Board on September 1, 2016 at 7:30 pm. The applicant will not be required to provide any further notice to property owners within 200 feet and will not be required to publish any additional notice in a newspaper of general circulation. Therefore, any person interested in this application filed by 22 Willow Wood, LLC must appear on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 7:30 pm to be heard.

Cancellation of July 12, 2016 Planning Board meeting

The application of 10 Morton, LLC has been rescheduled to be heard by the Board on August 8, 2016 at 7:30 PM. The applicant will not be required to provide any further notice to property owners within 200 feet and will not be required to publish any additional notice in a newspaper of general circulation. Therefore, any person interested in the application filed by 10 Morton, LLC must appear on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 7:30 PM to be heard.

2016 Summer Concert Series

Sesselman Park bandshellConcerts take place at Sesselman Park, River Street & Carlton Avenue, at 7:00PM.

 

8/8/16: "Eaglemania"

Since their inception, Eaglemania has been thrilling audiences all over the East Coast with their stunning five-part harmonies and their uncanny ability to emulate The Eagles note by note. Their show consists of all of the Eagles greatest hits.

8/15/16: "Duprees" (Rescheduled)

One of the all-time favorite golden oldies groups.   Known all over the world for their romantic interpretation of some of the most beautiful love songs of the 60's.  Songs include "You Belong to Me", "Have You Heard", "Why Don't You Believe Me", and many more!

8/29/16: "AM Gold" (Rescheduled)

This dynamic contemporary band will perform the hit tunes from 1975 to 1990.  Listen to the music of Hall & Oates, Michael McDonald, Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers, and many more.  A live jukebox at its best!

 

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Cancellation of June 13, 2016 Planning Board meeting

Borough HallThe Regular Meeting of the East Rutherford Planning Board scheduled for Monday, June 13, 2016 has been canceled. The next Regular Meeting will be on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

"Movies Under The Stars" - Saturday, June 4, 2016

Grab your lawn chairs and blankets on Saturday, June 4th, and come spend an evening out under the stars with family and friends! The East Rutherford Civic Pride Association invites residents to a FREE family movie night with "Movies Under the Stars", at Sessleman Park (Carlton Ave & River Street).

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"Operation Take Back" on Saturday, April 30, 2016

Operation Take BackOn Saturday, April 30, 2016, the East Rutherford Police Department will be a host collection site for "Operation Take Back New Jersey". Anyone may dispose of medication either in its original container or by removing medication from its container and disposing into the drug disposal box. If the original container is submitted, the individual should, if possible, remove the prescription label if it contains any personal information. Liquid products, such as cough medicine, should remain sealed in their original container. The depositor should ensure that the cap is tightly sealed to prevent leakage. All collected medications will be turned over to the Drug Enforcement Agency for destruction. Syringes and other sharp instruments will not be accepted. The collection site will be in the lobby of Police Headquarters, 117 Stanley Street, East Rutherford from 10:00am - 2:00pm.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Easter bunnyBreakfast with the Easter Bunny, sponsored by the Recreation Committee for East Rutherford's children. Saturday, March 19, 2016, 9:00-11:00AM at the Community Center, Upper Entrance, 37 Vreeland Avenue. For more information, call 201-933-3444, ext. 289.

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"Access for All" local author children's event

Access for All logo"Access for All" local author children's event on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 4:00-5:00PM at the East Rutherford Memorial Library, 143 Boiling Springs Avenue, East Rutherford. Register at the library web site.

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Bergen County "Access for All" symposium

Access for All logoBergen County "Access for All" symposium. Saturday, May 14, 2016, 9:30AM-1:00PM at the Community Center, Upper Entrance, 37 Vreeland Avenue. To register, call 201-336-7381.

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Relocation of certain Borough offices effective February 1, 2016

Fire Safety officePlease be advised that the Building Department and Fire Safety Bureau offices will be moving 312 Grove Street, effective February 1, 2016.

Dog Licensing and Free Rabies Clinic - Wednesday, January 27, 2016

dog about to get a rabies vaccinationAs per State law and Borough Ordinance, all dogs within the borough must be licensed on a yearly basis. Licenses are valid from January 1st to December 31st each year. Please remember to come in and license your dog for 2016. Licenses can be obtained beginning January 4, 2016 at the Borough Clerk's Office - Monday thru Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. License fees are $10.00 for spayed/neutered dogs, $13.00 for non-spayed/non-neutered dogs.

In order to obtain a 2016 license, you must show proof of rabies vaccination. This vaccination must not expire prior to November 2016. If your pet’s vaccination does expire prior to that date, you may come to the FREE Rabies Clinic that is being offered on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 7:00PM – 8:00PM at the East Rutherford Civic Center, 37 Vreeland Avenue. Licenses can be obtained at that time.

If you have moved out of the borough or your pet has expired, please call (201)933-3444 ext. 273 to be removed from the list. Please be advised that a summons will be issued for any license not renewed by March 15, 2016.

Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday, December 4, 2015

Christmas TreeThe Borough's Annual Holiday Tree Lighting will be on Friday, December 4, 2015 at 7:00PM in Borough Hall Park.

Request for Qualifications for 2016

Municipal BuildingThe Borough of East Rutherford is soliciting Qualification Statements from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of the professional services listed below. Through a Request for Qualification (“RFQ”) process, persons and/or firms interested in assisting the Borough with the provision of such service must prepare and submit a Qualification Statement in accordance with the procedure and schedule in the RFQs.

Instruction and Qualification documents may be picked up at the Office of the Borough Clerk, One Everett Place, East Rutherford, New Jersey 07073 or downloaded from the municipal website www.eastrutherfordnj.net. Completed Qualification Statements must be submitted to, and be received by, Mrs. Danielle Lorenc, Municipal Clerk, One Everett Place, East Rutherford, New Jersey 07073 on or before 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 18, 2015. Respondents are instructed to label the outside of the envelope or package to the effect that the enclosure consists of a Qualification Statement in response to this request for the professional service. Qualification Statements will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or email.

The professional services for which the Borough seeks Qualification Statements are:

  • Borough Attorney
  • Borough Auditor
  • Borough Engineer
  • Insurance Consultant/Risk Manager
  • Bond Counsel
  • Labor Attorney
  • Tax Appeal Attorney/Special Counsel
  • Special Projects Engineer
  • PW & UC Engineer
  • Planning Board Attorney
  • Planning Board Engineer
  • Planner for the Planning Board
  • Zoning Board Attorney
  • Zoning Board Engineer
  • Planner for Zoning Board
  • Borough Planner
  • Borough Appraiser

Second annual "Touch-a-Truck and Meet Your Local Heroes" on Saturday, October 17, 2015

On Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the East Rutherford Police Department and the Memorial Library team up for the second annual "Meet Our Local Heroes & Touch-a-Truck" program.

Members of the East Rutherford Police Department, Fire Department, and Emergency Services personnel will be on hand to speak to children and allow them to get up close to the vehicles they drive! This is a wonderful opportunity for children to learn about the role of these brave men and women in our community, and get an actual feel of what it is like to see the trucks and vehicles they ride in everyday. Come ask questions, meet our local heroes, and have fun!

This event will be held at the East Rutherford Police Station Parking Lot, 117 Stanley Street.

This is a free event for children and families of East Rutherford. Pre-registration is requested. Please follow the link below to register.

http://bccls.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails.aspx?EventId=61090&lib=

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"Outdoor Concerts on Park" in September

Park AvenueFREE "Outdoor Concerts on Park"
Thursday Sept 17, 2015: "The Best"
Thursday Sept 24, 2015: "Beatles Faux Sale"
Event starts 5:30 PM - First Set 6:30 PM
Outdoor Dining, Food Vendors, Family Fun
Park Avenue at The Railroad

Affordable Housing Declaratory Judgment Action documents

Borough Hall

2015 Summer Recreation Program

smiling sunEast Rutherford Recreation will begin the Summer Program on Monday, June 29, 2015. Children who have completed kindergarten* through entering ninth grade are eligible. The location is McKenzie Field. The program will be from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm and run for 5 weeks, ending Friday, July 31, 2015. Registration will be during the first week at McKenzie Field. (Proof of residency and proof of age will be required.) Daily activities, weekly trips, and tennis lessons are planned. Parks are closed if it rains and will close early for excessive heat.

* Child must be 6 by October 1st

John Hansen, Director
East Rutherford Recreation Department

Fr Mychal Judge dedication ceremonies - June 14, 2015

Fr Mychal JudgeFr Mychal Judge dedication ceremonies: Sunday, June 14 2015 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. at St. Joseph's Park, 14 Hackensack Street, East Rutherford.

Collection schedule changes - 5/25 & 5/27

garbage pailNo collection on Monday, 5/25/15 (Memorial Day). No heavy trash on Wednesday, 5/27.

Memorial Day Services - Monday, May 25

American flagMemorial Day Services: Monday, May 25, 11:00 a.m. at Sesselman Park.

Notice of Lien Sale of Property - Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Municipal BuildingNotice of Lien Sale of Property for Non-Payment of Taxes, Assessments & Other Municipal Charges - Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 10:00 a.m.

Tax sale on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Municipal Building, One Everett Place, East Rutherford, NJ.

Notice of road closure for utility work - Friday, March 20, 2015

road closed signAtkins Terrace will be closed from Paterson Avenue to White Terrace until 5:00PM for utility work. Plan alternate route.

Snow emergency ordinance

snowstormWe would like to advise residents of a recently-passed ordinance instituting restricted parking on certain roadways during snow fall. Signs will be posted on the affected streets as soon as possible.

NEW ORDINANCE NO. 2014-22 - SNOW EMERGENCY

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT CHAPTER 285 OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF EAST RUTHERFORD ENTITLED “VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC” SO AS TO MODIFY THE PARKING REGULATIONS ON CERTAIN STREETS DURING A SNOW EMERGENCY.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF EAST RUTHERFORD:

1Subsection A. of Section 285-51 of the Code of the Borough of East Rutherford is amended and supplemented to read as follows:

A.Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers the street or highway, a snow emergency shall exist, and no vehicle shall be parked on the following streets or highways or portions thereof:

Name of Street and Location:

  • Paterson Avenue: Both sides – entire length
  • Carlton Avenue: Both sides – entire length
  • Park Avenue: Both sides – entire length
  • Hackensack Street: Both sides – entire length
  • Hoboken Road: Both sides – entire length
  • Elm Street: East side only – entire length
  • Grant Street: East side only – entire length
  • Locust Lane: East side only – entire length
  • Wall Street: West side only – entire length