Saturday, December 31, 2022

Jay Mahoney Holiday Jam Fest Finals

 31-December-2023

    On Friday-30-December the finals of the first Jay Mahoney Holiday Jam Fest took place on the Jay Mahoney Court in Speary Gym.  The first game was the Women's final which saw the Ft. Lee Bridgewomen play the Hackensack Lady Comets. The game started with the teams matching each other in scoring. Ft. Lee would do one better and have an 15-14 lead after eight minutes. In the second quarter the Bridgewomen controlled most of the play and opened up a 33 to 19 advantage. After the restart Hackensack outscored their opponents, but still trailed 42-31 at the three-quarter time mark. Ft. Lee would use the final quarter to secure at 63-44 victory.  The Bridgewomen were led by Jah'Nel Lewis with a game and season high of 30 Points. Renee Lucky-Heard and MadisynM both had a team high for Hackensack. MadisynM scored a game high with 4 Three Point Baskets. And Catalina Gill leading Ft. Lee with 3 Three Point Baskets.
   In the nightcap the Elmwood Park Crusaders played Promise Academy I Charter School. Elmwood Park would use the first quarter to double up Promise Academy 21-10. At halftime that advantage had grown to 34-18 on the way to a 70-54 win. Early in the third quarter Elmwood Park's Essam Assam would record his 1,000th point of his High School career.  Promise Academy's Jared Harris had a game high with 28 Points including a high of 2 Three Point Baskets. The Crusaders were led by DeWayne Carter with 22 Points and David Forzani with one Three Point Baskets. 
   At the end of the game Promise Academy's Jared Harris, and Elmwood Park's Ryan Solano received the Student Athlete Award. The Crusaders Essam Assam was named Player of the game and was given the game ball by Bogota Bucs Head Coach Donald Osbourne.

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Public Notes

 31-December-2022

Listing of Public Notices supplemental to the notice posted on the North Jersey Record and Newark Star-Ledger newspapers

Notices will be posted in chronological order with the most recent notice appearing first.
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Bogota Public Library Board of trustees meeting dates for 2023






In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act (Chapter 231 P.L. 1975), the regular meetings of the Bogota Public Library Board of Trustees for 2023 will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior Center. 

 

Monday, January 9, 2023

Monday, February 13, 2023

Monday, March 13, 2023

Monday, April 10, 2023

Monday, May 8, 2023

Monday, June 12, 2023

Monday, September 11, 2023

TUESDAY, October 10, 2023

Monday, November 13, 2023

Monday, December 11, 2023

 

All Board meetings are open to the public.





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PUBLIC NOTICE
                                                         BOROUGH OF BOGOTA
                                                               FAIR AND OPEN
                                  REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR YEAR 2023
                                                                                  
I.  Notice of Request for Qualifications Statement
The Borough of Bogota (“Borough”) is soliciting qualification statements from interested persons and/or firms for awarding contracts, in year 2023, for the provision of the services listed below, by a Request for Qualification Process (“RFQ”).  Individual persons and/or firms interested in assisting the Borough with the provision of these services must prepare and submit a Qualification Statement in accordance with the procedure in the RFQs.  The Borough will review Qualification Statements only from those persons or firms that submit a Qualification Statement that includes substantially all the information required to be included as described, in the sole judgment of the Borough’s Mayor and Council.
 
The Borough intends to qualify person(s) and/or firm(s) that: (a) possess(es) the professional, financial, and administrative familiarity with the Borough, experience, training, and capabilities to provide the proposed services, and (b) agrees and meets the terms and conditions determined by the Borough that provides the greatest benefit to the taxpayers of Bogota.
The selection of qualified respondents is not subject to the public bidding or competitive contracting provisions of the Local Public Contracts Law, NJSA 40A:11-1 et seq.  The selection is, however, subject to the fair and open process authorized by the “New Jersey Local Unit Pay to Play” Law, NJSA 19:44A-20.4 et seq.  The Borough has structured a procurement process that seeks to obtain the desired results, while establishing a competitive process to assure that each person and/or firm is provided an equal opportunity to submit a Qualification Statement in response to RFQ.
 Qualification Statements must be submitted to and be received by Yenlys F. Bolivard, Acting Clerk, at the Office of the Clerk, 375 Larch Avenue, Bogota, N.J. 07603, on or before 12:30 PM on Friday, December 16, 2022, Qualification Statements will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or e-mail.  The responses will be opened at 9:00 AM, Tuesday, December 20, 2022, in the Clerk’s office, for review by the Mayor and Council.
 
Contracts:
Alternate Prosecutor                         Financial Advisor
Bond Counsel                                      Planning/Zoning Board Attorney
Borough Architect                               Planning /Zoning Board Engineer                      
Borough Attorney                                Public Defender
Borough Auditor                                  Risk Management Consultant                                
Borough Engineer                                Software & Hardware Computer Support Svcs.
Borough Labor Attorney                     Tax Appeal Appraiser
Borough Planner                                  Webmaster
Borough Prosecutor
 
II. Instructions for Qualifications Statement and Criteria
 
Two copies of the qualification statement must be submitted in the manner designated in the instructions, and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing name and address of the person and or firm submitting the statement bidder and the name of the work on the outside, addressed to the Borough of Bogota.
 
Qualification statements shall demonstrate the following:
 
A.          Experience and reputation of the person/firm in the field;
B.          Training and licensing of the person/firm;
C.          Availability to accommodate the needs of the Borough’s meeting schedule;           
D.          Knowledge of the Borough’s needs and history and the subject matter to be
          addressed under the contract.
                 and
E.       Annual fee or hourly rate for principal and associate employees. And include reduced rate for OPRA request.
 
The Borough’s Mayor and Council reserve the right to select qualified contractors in their sole discretion, which shall be exercised in accordance with their sole judgment as to the public interest.  Those responding to the RFQ are required to comply with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27-1 et seq., if applicable.

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PUBLIC NOTICE
                                                         BOROUGH OF BOGOTA
                                                    The Official Holidays for 2023

The Official Holidays for 2023 are:
Monday -2-January                     New Year’s Day
Monday-16-January                    Martin Luther King Day
Monday-13-February                 Lincoln’s Birthday
Monday-20-February                  Presidents’ Day
Friday -7-April                              Good Friday
Monday-29- May                          Memorial Day
Monday-19-June                           Juneteenth    
Tuesday-4-July                              Independence Day
Monday-4- September                 Labor Day
Monday-9- October                      Columbus Day
Monday-13- November                Veteran’s Day
Thursday-23- November             Thanksgiving
Friday-24- November                   Day after Thanksgiving
Monday-25-December 25           Christmas
  On these days the Offices of Borough Hall will be closed, the Bogota Public Library will be closed, the Bogota Recycling Center will be closed. All will reopen on the following business day. Some recycling may not be picked-up. Please consultant the 2023 Collection for more information.

   Regular Bogota Borough Hall Business Hours are:
 - Monday - Thursday 8:30a - 5:15p

 - Friday's 8:30a - 12:30p






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PUBLIC NOTICE

                                                         BOROUGH OF BOGOTA
                                              
 Schedule of Council Meeting for 2023


  Schedule of Council meeting for 2023 are:
Meeting will be held on Thursdays, in the Council Chambers, starting at 7:30 except where noted
                                          Time and place are subject to change.
 -5 January Sine Die and Reorganization meeting*
In the Second Floor Senior Center
-19 January 
-2-February, 16-February, 23-February (Budget meeting)
-2-March, 16-March
-6-April, 20-April
-4-May, 18-May
-8-June, 29-June
-13-July
-15-August
-7-September, 21-September
-5-October, 19-October
-9-November**(NJLOM State Convention)
-2-December* (Fire Chief’s Annual Selection Meeting at 7:00p) 
-7-December 21-December



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Friday, December 30, 2022

Bogota Basketball

 30-December-2022
   On Thursday-29-December the Bogota Men's Basketball Bucs played the Consolation game of the Jay Mahoney Holiday Jam Fest. It was played on the Jay Mahoney Court in Speary Gym against Promise Academy II. The game started as a track meet with both teams trading baskets. Then the tempo increased through-out the game. The first quarter would end with a 15-11 Bogota lead. The Bucs would also take a 31-25 advantage into the locker room. After the restart Promise Academy started to close the margin and trailed by one point at the three- quarter time mark. In the fourth quarter the teams continued to trade points, as well as the lead.  With under two minutes in regulation Bogota tied the contest at 64 a piece. The fourth quarter ended with the score holding at 65-65. In the overtime Promise Academy took a small lead, only to have the Bucs pull even. The last tie was at 69-69. The Visitors were able to record the final seven points of the game and secure a 76-69 win. Promise Academy's Aaron Green had game highs with 28 Points including 5 Three Point Baskets. Bogota's Brain Cotes had team, and career highs with 27 Points including 3 Three Points Baskets. Bogota's record is now 2-5. They next play on Wednesday-4- January 2023 against New Milford. Tip-off time is 7:00p on the Jay Mahoney Court in Speary Gym.

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

Bogota Heights Basketball

 29-December-2022
   On Thursday-29-December the Bogota-Heights women's Basketball team play the Wood-Ridge Lady Blue Devils. This was the second game in the Jay Mahoney Holiday Jam Fest. It was played on the Jay Mahoney Court in Speary Gym. The first quarter would be scoreless for the opening 3 minutes. Bogota-Heights would then record the first 4 points of the game.  Wood-ridge then scored the next five, and lead at the end of the first quarter 11-7.  The half ended with the Lady Blue Devils still ahead, but only by two points at 15-13. After the restart Bogota-Heights controlled the play more and created more offensive chances. Thier defense also kept Wood-Ridge to over half as many points as Bogota-Heights. This allowed the home to take the lead by a score of 28-22 at the three-quarter time mark.  In the final eight minutes both teams would create scoring runs for themselves. Wood-Ridge would close the margin to three points. Bogota-Heights then used a couple of three-point baskets to pace themselves to a 44-35 win.
Bogota-Heights Emma Fowler had a game high with 18 Points including 3 Three Point Baskets. The Lady Blue Devils were led by Allison Gardella with 11 Points also including 3 Three Point Baskets. Bogota-Height's record is now 4-2. They next play on Wednesday-4-January-2023 at New Milford with a tip-off scheduled for 5:30p. 

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Upcoming Weather

 28-December-2022

 Forecast of weather conditions from the National Weather Service for the next several days.   Information is for local area around Teterboro Airport. For more information, please visit their website at:  https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick

Tuesday-27-December the Bogota Department of Public Works will pick-up discarded Christmas trees. These must be clear of all decorations and lights. Trees must be place at the curbside, and out of the street. 
                                                       


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  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F


  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 37.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 44 °F

  • New
    Year's
    Day

    New Year's Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 58 °F



Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 37.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 51.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
New Year's Day
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.








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