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Notice RE Full Time Clerk 1 Position Available In The City of Linden Police Department

Once completed all applications must be returned via email or mailed to City of Linden City Clerks’ Office, 301 North Wood Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036. Applications that are mailed must be postmarked by the application deadline or they will be returned to the applicant. Please be advised that all employment applications must be completed at the time of submission. Please include copies of resumes, proof of qualifications or any additional documents you wish to submit with your application.

Submission Deadline is Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 4:30pm.

Click here to see all job opportunities available in the City of Linden.

2024 Summer Playgrounds

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to offer the 2024 Summer Playgrounds. Keep your kids active and engaged at one of our playground sites!

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for the 2024 Summer Playgrounds.

  • What: 2024 Summer Playgrounds. Keep your kids active and engaged at one of our playground sites! We will be offering a variety of activities including fitness, sports and games.
  • Where: Click here to view the full list of participating parks in Linden.
  • When: Monday through Friday from 3pm until 7pm.
  • How: If you have any questions, please call the Department of Recreation at 908-474-8639.

Public Notice for the Request for Qualifications for Affordable Housing Planning and Administrative Agent Services

Public Notice for the Request for Qualifications of Professional Service Contracts beginning July 1, 2024. Notice is hereby given that in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44-20.5 et seq. through a fair and open process, the City of Linden is requesting sealed submissions for Professional Service Contracts. Sealed submissions will be received by the Purchasing Agent, Jessica L. Slawinski, of the City of Linden, on Friday, July 12, 2024 at 10:00 A.M. prevailing time, in the 1st Floor Purchasing Department, City Hall, City of Linden, 301 North Wood Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036 then publicly opened and read aloud for the following:

  1. Affordable Housing Planning and Administrative Agent Services.

Proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS, for (Position Number as Listed Above, Name of Position) and bearing the name and address of the proposer on outside; addressed to the Purchasing Agent, Jessica L. Slawinski, City of Linden, City Hall, Purchasing Department, 301 North Wood Avenue, 1st Floor, Linden, NJ 07036. 

Standardized submission requirements and selection criteria are on file and available in the Purchasing Department, City Hall, 301 North Wood Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036. 

Submission packages may be obtained by clicking here.

In addition to full compliance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et. seq. (“Pay To Play”), individuals or firms awarded contracts under these procedures will be required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 52:32-44 (Business Registration of Public Contractors), 42 U.S.C. Section 12101 et. seq. (Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990), N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. And N.J.A.C. 17:27 et seq. (Contract Compliance and Equal Employment Opportunities in Public Contracts)

Any RFQ Addenda will be issued on the website and processed in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A11-23(c)(1).  All interested respondents should check the website from now through RFQ opening. It is the sole responsibility of the respondent to be knowledgeable of all addenda related to this procurement.   

Submission by Corporations and Partnerships shall include a completed Disclosure of Ownership form (N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2) and shall include a completed Non-Collusion Affidavit.

The City of Linden reserves the right to reject any or all submissions due to any defects of waive informalities and accept any submissions that in their judgment will be in the best interest of the City of Linden. The City of Linden shall award the contract or reject all submissions no later than 60 days from receipt of the same.

Jessica L. Slawinski, Purchasing Agent

  • To view and/or download the paper version of the RFP Notice, click here.
  • To see all active RFP and job opportunities with the City of Linden, including those in the notice above, click here.

Public Notice for Land Lease for 10′ x 17′ (170 s.f.) Ground Space for Cell Site Platform at 320 West St. Georges Ave.

Public Notice for Land Lease for 10′ x 17′ (170 s.f.) Ground Space for Cell Site Platform at 320 West St. Georges Ave. Sealed bids will be received, opened and read in public for consideration by the Purchasing Agent of the City of Linden, at the City Hall, 301 North Wood Avenue, 3rd Floor, Planning Board Room, Linden, New Jersey 07036 on Thursday, July 25th, 2024, 9:30am prevailing time.

  1. Land Lease for 10′ x 17′ (170 s.f.) Ground Space for Cell Site Platform at 320 West St. Georges Ave. Contract #2024-01

All bids shall be presented to the City of Linden by parties bidding or their agents previous to the time designated, or when called for by the City of Linden.

If you are interested in downloading Bid Specifications, please click here. If you require a copy of the specifications, please make all requests to the Purchasing Department at 908-474-8444 between the hours of 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday or by emailing here.

Bids shall be made on the standard proposal form and be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to the Purchasing Agent at the above address. The name and address for the bidder and the name of the item must be printed on the face of the envelope. One original and two copies of the bid proposal must be submitted. Bids will be rejected if not submitted within time, date and at place designated.

In all cases, in which a bid is delivered by public or private mailing, or hand delivered, the following address and notation shall appear prominently on the front of the outside envelope:

Re: Contract # 2024-01
Contract Name: LAND LEASE FOR CELL TOWER USE
Jessica L. Slawinski, Purchasing Agent
City of Linden
301 North Wood Avenue
Linden, NJ 07036

The bid documents shall be placed in an inside envelope which shall have the following endorsement in the upper right corner of the envelope:

Bid for: Contract # 2024-01
Contract Name: LAND LEASE FOR CELL TOWER USE
Bid opening date: Thursday, July 25, 2024
Bid Opening time: 09:30 AM

Bidders who elect to utilize public or private mailing for delivery of bid assume the burden of correctly addressing the envelope.

The guaranty accompanying the bid proposal shall be given in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the maximum delivered price, but not to exceed twenty thousand dollars ($20,000), and may be given at the option of the bidder by a certified check or a bid bond from a reputable insurance company licensed in the State of New Jersey.

Bidders shall comply with the Affirmative Action Requirements of NJSA 10:5-31 et seq (P.L. 1975, C. 127); (N.J.A.C. 17:27), as amended from time to time, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and N.J.S.A. 52:25-24-2 P.L. 1977, Chapter 33.

Jessica L. Slawinski, Purchasing Agent

  • To view and/or download the paper version of the RFP Notice, click here.
  • To see all active RFP and job opportunities with the City of Linden, including those in the notice above, click here.

Shade Tree Permits

In accordance with the City of Linden Ordinance No. 68-22 prior to the removal of any tree either dead or alive, with limited exceptions, a permit must be obtained from the City of Linden Division of Engineering Office for each tree which is to be removed. No more than three (3) healthy trees shall be permitted for removal on any property per calendar year.

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Linden Police Department Community Meeting

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Linden Police Department invite you to attend the Linden Police Department Community Meeting. Meet Mayor Armstead, Chief Hart, and many of the Police Officers who work in your neighborhood.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this event.

  • What: Linden Police Department Community Meeting. Learn about various Police Department Programs and discuss crime and traffic concerns in your neighborhood.
  • Where: John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, which is located at 330 Helen Street.
  • When: Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 7pm.
  • How: For more information, contact Captain Christopher Guenther via email here.

City of Linden Cooling Centers 2024

Below is a list of the City of Linden’s Cooling Centers for 2024. These are the municipal buildings that are open and available to the public during their normal operating hours. Nothing else is required.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for the 2024 City of Linden Cooling Centers.

  • Linden Public Library – 31 East Henry Street
    • Operating Hours: Monday through Wednesday from 9am until 9pm, Thursday through Saturday from 9am until 5pm. *Closed on Sundays.
  • John T. Gregorio Recreation Center – 330 Helen Street
    • Operating Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30am until 4:30pm. *Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Linden Multi-Purpose Center – 1025 John Street
    • Operating Hours: Monday through Friday from 9am until 8pm. *Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

Notice RE One Part Time Electrical Inspector Position Available In The City of Linden Construction Code Department

Once completed all applications must be returned via email or mailed to City of Linden City Clerks’ Office, 301 North Wood Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036. Applications that are mailed must be postmarked by the application deadline or they will be returned to the applicant. Please be advised that all employment applications must be completed at the time of submission. Please include copies of resumes, proof of qualifications or any additional documents you wish to submit with your application.

Submission Deadline is Friday, July 5, 2024 at 4:30pm.

  • One (1) Part Time Electrical Inspector position, in the Construction Code Department.

Click here to see all job opportunities available in the City of Linden.

Notice RE One Part Time Clerk 1 Position Available In The City of Linden Construction Code Department

Once completed all applications must be returned via email or mailed to City of Linden City Clerks’ Office, 301 North Wood Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036. Applications that are mailed must be postmarked by the application deadline or they will be returned to the applicant. Please be advised that all employment applications must be completed at the time of submission. Please include copies of resumes, proof of qualifications or any additional documents you wish to submit with your application.

Submission Deadline is Friday, July 5, 2024 at 4:30pm.

  • One (1) Part Time Clerk 1 position, in the Construction Code Department.

Click here to see all job opportunities available in the City of Linden.