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Change in starting time for March 9, 2017 Mayor & Council Regular Session Meeting

The starting time for the Thursday, March 9, 2017 Regular Session Meeting of the Mayor and Council has been changed from 8:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. An agenda for the regular session meeting will be available in the Borough Clerk’s Office on Wednesday, March 8th at 12:00 Noon.

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Jersey Filmmakers of Tomorrow entry period begins March 1, 2017

2017 Jersey Filmmakers of Tomorrow Bergen County High School Student Film Festival Entry Period Starts March 1st

The Fort Lee Film Commission announces its 13th annual Jersey Filmmakers of Tomorrow High School Student Film Festival. The festival is open to all high school age students who reside in Bergen County. The entry period runs from March 1st through July 1st, 2017. Applications are available at

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Free film screening and live performance of "A Streetcar Named Desire"

The Fort Lee Film Commission and the Fort Lee Public Library present a free screening of the classic 1951 film A Streetcar Named Desire starring Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh. Screening is March 29th at 7pm in the meeting room of the Fort Lee Public Library at 320 Main Street. Admission is free.

On April 7th at 7:30 pm we will  have a live performance of A Streetcar Named Desire by the Hudson Shakespeare Company in the Library Meeting Room at 320 Main Street in Fort Lee. Admission is free but seating is limited. Doors open at 7pm.

For further info call the Fort Lee Film Commission at (201) 693-2763.

Battle of the High School Bands flyer

2017 Battle of the High School Bands

All bands in NJ of high school age are welcome! The Fort Lee Film Commission seeks all New Jersey based high school garage bands to send us their music and enter our annual Battle of the High School Bands scheduled for May 19th - winner take all for a prize of $500 and a gig at our upcoming June 4th Fort Lee Arts & Music Fest. For further info call (201) 693-2763 or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Reel Jersey Girls Women's History Month Film Festival in March

Fort Lee Film Commission’s Reel Jersey Girls Women’s History Month Film Festival in March at the Fort Lee Public Library 

The Fort Lee Film Commission and the Fort Lee Public Library present a month long film festival dedicated to the women filmmakers, from the pioneers of the early days of cinema in Fort Lee up to a modern young filmmaker of today.

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Cancellation of February 16, 2017 Mayor & Council Work Session

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Thursday, February 16, 2017 Work Session of the Fort Lee Mayor and Council has been cancelled due to a lack of an agenda.

The next regularly scheduled work session meeting of the Mayor and Council will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Conference Room, Memorial Municipal Building, 309 Main Street, Fort Lee, New Jersey.

A copy of the agenda for the March 2nd meeting will be made available to the public on Wednesday, March 1st by 12:00 noon.

Fort Lee now a "Stigma Free" community

The Borough of Fort Lee has proudly passed by resolution to become a "Stigma Free Zone." This was done to raise the importance of Mental Health Awareness.

Stigma-Free Zones aim to inspire public interest and open dialogues about stigma, raise awareness of the disease of mental illness and create a culture wherein residents who have the disease of mental illness feel supported by their community and neighbors and feel free to seek treatment for the disease without fear of stigma.

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2017 Fort Lee Arts & Music Festival set for Sunday, June 4, 2017

The 15th annual Fort Lee Arts & Music Festival is set for Sunday, June 4, 2017 on Lemoine Avenue between Main Street and Bruce Reynolds Boulevard. There will be two stages of free musical entertainment and over 100 arts & crafts and food vendors and artists. For an application please download below or call the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs at (201) 693-2763. Application fee is $75 made out to the Borough of Fort Lee. Deadline for receipt of application and fee is May 20, 2017.

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.

December 2016 installment of "Fort Lee Today On Demand"

The Borough of Fort Lee has released the third installment of a video newsletter that showcases the people and places of Fort Lee's past, present and future: "Fort Lee Today On Demand". Please visit our YouTube Channel, and subscribe.

Mayor Mark Sokolich

Mayor's Message - Winter 2016-2017

There is so much to do here in Fort Lee and its government's job to communicate with each and every one of our residents so that everyone has an opportunity to participate in our many activities, programs, and events. From our 5K Diabetes Run and Health Fair to our incredible Holiday Tree Lighting and Main Street Art Festival, Fort Lee has become the "place to be" in northern New Jersey. As Mayor it is very frustrating to hear one of our residents say "I wish I knew about that, I would have attended" or "when was that event, I am sorry I missed it".  In an effort to "get the word out" and make sure all of our residents are aware of what's going on here in Fort Lee, there are a few new and exciting initiatives that we have put into place to make sure no one is ever left out and which are available at no cost to all of our residents.

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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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