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Notice RE July 14, 2020 Planning Board Meeting

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on July 14, 2020 in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et. seq., and the Governor of New Jersey’s Executive Orders 102 and 104 regarding COVID-19 the Planning Board of the City of Linden will conduct its regular meeting at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be conducted VIRTUALLY due to the current health problems limiting personal contact and public gatherings through electronic communication equipment to facilitate public comments or questions. Members of the Public may access the meeting from their computer, tablet or smart phone by registering in advance via RingCentral. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

At this meeting the Board will vote on two Resolutions; namely Sp1117-20 – Linden Harmony Redevelopment, LLC and SP-1118-20 – West Price Street North, LLC and hear three Applications, namely, SP-1123-20 – Amazon.Com Services, LLC; SP-1124-20 – JMV Sales Corp and SP- 1127-20 Linden Hawk Rise Solar.

The Board will also hear Redevelopment Study and Preliminary Investigations for Block 309, Lots 1, 2, 3, 21 & 22 DeWitt Street and for Block 85, Lots 12,13 & 14 John Street. Copies of the filed Plans submitted by the Applicant and the Resolutions can be reviewed on the City website here. Copies of any exhibits that will be utilized by the Applicant at the hearing will also be made available at the aforementioned link at least two (2) days prior to the hearing. The City website may also contain information as to where hard copies of these documents can be viewed.

Marilyn Coplan

City of Linden Planning Board Secretary

Notice RE Laboratory Technician Position at the Linden Roselle Sewerage Authority

Opening for Laboratory Technician position at major wastewater treatment facility in Linden, NJ. Laboratory is NJDEP certified to analyze 25+ parameters. Position will entail analyzing wastewater and sludge samples according to standard operating procedures. Required to operate and maintain laboratory instrumentation and equipment, troubleshooting, calibration checks, sample preservation and chemical reagents preparation. Perform and report calculated sample results and complete data entry.

Qualifications: A.S. Degree in Chem., Bio. or Env. Science with 3 yrs. exp. in a wastewater laboratory or B.S. Degree in Chem., Bio. or Env. Science with 1 yr. exp. in a wastewater laboratory.

Consideration given to residents of Linden and Roselle. Complete job description can be found here. Submit resume by mail to P.O. Box 4118, Linden, NJ 07036 or by email to Jeff Williams. Application deadline is July 16, 2020.

Notice RE Two Vacancies for the position of Laborer 1, Tier 2 in the Department of Community Services

Please be advised that there are two vacancies for the position of Laborer 1 (tier 2) in the Department of Community Services at the hourly rate of $15.00 (job description and requirements attached). These positions are full time for 40 hours per week. Please post this in an area available to all employees. At this time, these positions will also be publicly advertised and open to all City of Linden residents. The City of Linden has a residency requirement and applicants will be required to show proof of residency in order to qualify for any position.

Anyone interested in the above mentioned vacancy, must submit an employment application by clicking here.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, all applications must be completed and returned via email no later than 4:30 pm Friday, June 29, 2020. In addition to electronic submission, applications can be mailed to City Clerk’s Office 301 N. Wood Ave., Linden NJ 07036. Applications that are mailed must be postmarked by the closing date of the job announcement or they will be returned to applicant. Please be advised that all employment applications must be complete at the time of submission. 

Notice regarding a Special City Council Meeting on May 28, 2020 at 6pm

A Special Meeting of the City Council, City of Linden has been scheduled for Thursday, May 28, 2020, 6pm. The purpose of the meeting is as follows:

  • Review and Acceptance of the Rail Freight Assistance Program (RFAP) Agreement.
  • Approval of a Financial Agreement with Clayton relative to the 10% in matching funds for said Project.

Official action may be taken.

In order to participate in this meeting, you must register for this meeting by 3pm EST on Thursday May 28, 2020. Previous registrations will not allow you to participate in this meeting. Click here to register for this meeting.

Notice regarding the May 2020 City Conference & City Council Meetings

In order to practice safe social distancing due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the May, 2020 City of Linden City Conference and City Council Meetings will be held digitally. In order to participate please register for the meeting by following the links below. Please do so using your computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone. You will receive an email with a personalized link to the meeting. During the Tuesday Public meeting, comment will be allowed on the Amendment to the 2020 Budget, Ordinance #64-27, and during the public comment session. Once the public comment session begins no new attendees will be allowed in. 

Click here to register for the Tuesday, May 19, 2020 City Conference Meeting to be held at 6pm EST, and the City Council Meeting to be held at 7pm EST. In order to participate in tonight’s meetings, you must register by 3pm EST.

Notice regarding the May 2020 Caucus & City Council Meeting

In order to practice safe social distancing due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the May, 2020 City of Linden Caucus and Council Meetings will be held digitally. In order to participate please register for the meeting by following the links below. Please do so using your computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone. You will receive an email with a personalized link to the meeting. During the Tuesday Public meeting, comment will be allowed on the Amendment to the 2020 Budget, Ordinance #64-27, and during the public comment session. Once the public comment session begins no new attendees will be allowed in.  A revised agenda, and additional material may be posted on Tuesday.

Click here to register for the City Caucus Meeting to be held on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 6pm.

Click here to register for the City Council meeting to be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 7pm and the preceding 6pm conference meeting.

Notice for New Requests for Qualifications for Grant Writing Services

Grant Writing & Application Services for Federal & State Stimulus

The City of Linden is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and firms to provide grant writing and application services for Federal and State Stimulus of a specialized nature to the City. Proposals will be evaluated in accordance with the criteria set forth in this RFQ. One or more individuals/firms may be selected to provide services.Submission Deadline: June 2, 2020 11am EST.

Grant Writing Services for IBANK NJ DOT Coordinator

The City of Linden is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and firms to provide grant writing services for IBANK NJ DOT COORDINATOR of a specialized nature to the City. Proposals will be evaluated in accordance with the criteria set forth in this RFQ. One or more individuals/firms may be selected to provide services.Submission Deadline: June 2, 2020 11am EST.

Grant Writing Services for Transportation Coordinator

The City of Linden is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and firms to provide grant writing services for Transportation Coordinator of a specialized nature to the City. Proposals will be evaluated in accordance with the criteria set forth in this RFQ. One or more individuals/firms may be selected to provide services.Submission Deadline: June 2, 2020 11am EST.

Click here to view all open opportunities to work with the City of Linden.

Notice RE Municipal Court Closure Due to COVID-19

Municipal court sessions are suspended through June 1, 2020, to mitigate public exposure to COVID-19. Citizens can call the Municipal Court for any questions at (908) 474-8423.

For this period, individuals scheduled to appear before the municipal court to contest a traffic or parking ticket, a minor local ordinance violation, or other matters: Effective May 11, 2020 with the appropriate notice to parties Municipal Court sessions may only proceed by Video or Phone no in-person court sessions. On some instances where applicable your case may be eligible to be handled through Plea by Mail per Superior Court Order. To contact the Linden Municipal Court office by telephone, please call (908) 474-8423, Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm. For updated information, visit the New Jersey Judiciary’s website. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding during this difficult time.

Notice for Request for Qualifications for Special Counsel Services

The City of Linden is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and firms (“contractor(s)” or “proposer(s)”) to provide Special Counsel Services of a specialized nature to the City. Proposals will be evaluated in accordance with the criteria set forth in this RFQ. One or more individuals/firms may be selected to provide services.

RFQ details and the full RFQ can be found here.