Borough of Palisades Park Bergen County N.J.

Special Announcements

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL

The following notice is transmitted in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act (“OPMA”), N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Palisades Park Mayor and Council will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 6:00 P.M. at Borough Hall, 275 Broad Avenue, Palisades Park, NJ 07650.

The agenda insofar as it is known at this time is consideration of the following:

  1. Executive Session – Personnel
  2. Resolution Appointing Labor Counsel
  3. Resolution Appointing Tax Appeal Counsel
  4. Resolution Appointing Affordable Housing Counsel
  5. Resolution Appointing Borough Planner
  6. Resolution Appointing an Interim Borough Administrator

PLEASE BE ADVISED OFFICIAL ACTION MAY BE TAKEN.

By Order of:
Mayor and Council
Gina S. Kim, RMC, CMC
Borough Clerk

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Annual Multiple Dwelling Registration Forms Part I and II must be filed no later than February 28, 2024.

 

Request for Qualifications

Borough of Palisades Park
275 Broad Ave, Palisades Park, NJ 07650

The Borough of Palisades Park (the “Borough”) is soliciting Qualification Statements from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of professional services and extraordinary unspecifiable services 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 who submit a Qualification Statement that 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.

The selection of Qualified Respondents is not subject to the bidding provisions of the Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq. The selection is subject to the New Jersey Local Unit Pay-to-Play Law (the “Pay-to-Play Law”), N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq., however. The Borough has structured a procurement process that seeks to obtain the desired results, while establishing a “fair and open” process under the Pay-to-Play Law, to assure that each person and/or firm is provided an equal opportunity to submit a Qualification Statement in response to the RFQ. Qualification Statements must be submitted to, and be received by, Gina Kim, Borough Clerk, Office of the Borough Clerk, 275 Broad Ave, Palisades Park, NJ 07650 on or before 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, February 29, 2024. They will be publicly opened on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 11:00 A.M. Qualification Statements will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or e-mail.

CONTRACTS:

Affordable Housing Attorney
Labor and Personnel Attorney
Rent Leveling Attorney
Tax Appeal Attorney

The RFQs, including Instructions for Qualification Statements, are on file in the office of the Borough Clerk, and may be obtained or inspected by prospective respondents during regular business hours, beginning at 9:00 A.M. on Thursday, February 8, 2024. Qualification Statements must be submitted in the manner designated in the Instructions for Qualification Statements, must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing name and address of the respondent and the name of the services on the outside, addressed to the Borough.

By order of the Mayor and Council.
Gina S. Kim, RMC, CMC
Municipal Clerk

 

2024 GARBAGE AND RECYCLING SCHEDULE

To view the 2024 Garbage and Recycling Schedule, click here.

ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Palisades Park, in compliance with the provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act as follows:

SECTION 1:  Except as provided by Section 7b of the Act, all meetings of the Council shall be open to the public at all times.

SECTION 2:  At every Work Session Meeting, the public may be heard and the Council may take formal action.

SECTION 3:  At every Regular Public Meeting, the public may actively participate during the time or times designated for that purpose in the order of Business and the Council may take formal action.

SECTION 4:  The Work Session Meetings of the Council shall be held in the Municipal Building, located at 275 Broad Ave, Palisades Park, N.J. at 5:00 P.M. on the dates set forth below:

SCHEDULE OF WORK SESSION MEETINGS OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL FOR THE YEAR 2024

Tuesday, January 16, 2024 Monday, July 15, 2024
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 Monday, August 19, 2024
Monday, March 18, 2024 Monday, September 16, 2024
Monday, April 15, 2024 Monday, October 21, 2024
Monday, May 20, 2024 Monday, November 18, 2024
Monday, June 17, 2024 Monday, December 16, 2024

SECTION 5: The Regular Public Meetings of the Council shall be held in the Municipal Building, located at 275 Broad Avenue, Palisades Park, N.J. at 6:00 P.M. on the dates set forth below:

SCHEDULE OF REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL FOR THE YEAR 2024

Reorganization Meeting: Tuesday, January 3, 2024 at 6:00 P.M.
Monday, January 22, 2024 Monday, July 22, 2024
Monday, February 26, 2024 Monday, August 26, 2024
Monday, March 25, 2024 Monday, September 23, 2024
Monday, April 22, 2024 Monday, October 28, 2024
Monday, May 28, 2024 Monday, November 25, 2024
Monday, June 24, 2024 Monday, December 30, 2024

SECTION 6:  Within seven (7) days following the adoption of this Resolution, any revising or modifying of this Resolution:

  1. A copy shall be posted on the bulletin board accessible to the public at all business hours at or near the entrance to the Council Chambers, and shall remain so posted until replaced with a duly adopted Resolution setting forth any revision thereof.
  2. A copy shall be mailed to the Newark Star Ledger and The Record, both official newspapers circulating in the Borough of Palisades Park.
  3. A copy shall be filed in the Borough Clerk’s Office of the Borough of Palisades Park.

SECTION 7:  Upon receipt by the Borough Clerk of a written request setting forth the name and address of the person making the request and accompanied by a fee of $5.00, the Clerk shall send to such person by regular mail, between the date of such request and December 31 next ensuing, a copy of the Regular Meeting schedule referred to in Section 4, all revisions thereof, and all other advance notices of regular, special, rescheduled and canceled meeting dates. Like mailing shall be sent free of charge to all news media requesting such notices. All such requests shall terminate on December 31 next following the making of the request, but shall be subject to renewal upon receipt by the Borough Clerk of a renewal request and renewal fee.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT FORMAL ACTION WILL BE TAKEN.

Approved:                                                                                       Attest:
Chong Paul Kim, Mayor                                                               Gina S. Kim, Borough Clerk

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