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dog about to get a rabies vaccination

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

As 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.

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Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday, December 4, 2015

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

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Request for Qualifications for 2016

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.

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 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

Access for All Committee

Access for All is a county-wide, diversity and inclusion initiative spearheaded by James Thebery, Director of the Division on Disability Services for Bergen County’s Department of Human Services. East Rutherford’s Access for All Committee operates in collaborative partnership with Access for All committees established in municipalities throughout Bergen County.


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