Saturday, December 31, 2022

Public Notices


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.
Notices will be available for viewing for the Calendar year they are posted, or until they have been closed by the organization issuing the notice. 
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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.


                                                         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.
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.
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.


                                                         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



                                                         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
-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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