Government

August 12, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The Elm Street parking lot has been closed for re-paving. The project will keep the lot shuttered through August 17, subject to weather permitting the work to be completed. The City of Summit Parking Services Agency is is directing overnight and daily permit holders to park in the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Summit Free Public Library (SFPL) is among 20 public, municipal libraries selected to receive a 2018 Union County Library award. The SFPL will receive $3,750 that will enable its youth services department to support several programs for children including the enhancement of the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Parking Services Agency has installed new 90-minute and five-hour parking payment kiosks in multiple city center locations. The parking payment kiosks, operational beginning Thursday, August 9, are located at: 90 Minute Parking Kiosks Bank Street Beechwood ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Everything was streamlined at the Summit Common Council’s July 31 meeting, the last before the August break. With no presentations or ordinances on the agenda the Council, under the gavel of President pro tem Matthew Gould, focused on a list of resolutions. City Administrator ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Nicole Sarna has joined the City of Summit staff as its new Deputy City Clerk. Sarna replaces Maria Coppinger, who left Summit in mid-July to accept the position of City Clerk in Mendham. For the past decade, Sarna served as Assistant to the City Administrator, City Clerk and Tax ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Common Council has approved the second year of the 'Hometown Heroes' program, which honors local active miliary and veterans by placing their names, dates of service and images on street banners along select City streets. An individual is eligible to take part in the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Annual digital parking permits for employees working in downtown Summit must be renewed on or before September 1. Parking Services staff is available during summer business hours at City Hall -- Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday, from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. -- to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The upcoming creation of a four-way stop at the intersection of Maple Street and Oakland Place -- recently approved by the Summit Common Council and scheduled for completion the week of July 16 -- will mark the fourth such traffic designation in the Hilltop City. The Lawton C.

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SUMMIT, NJ - It goes down the drain, gets flushed, and cycles through the dishwasher, but most people don’t spend much time thinking about what happens to wastewater. Unless, of course, there is a problem. Local government, on the other hand, does spend a lot of time considering it and making sure ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Summit Mayor Nora Radest, Common Council President David Naidu, and Council members Stephen Bowman and Beth Little will host a listening session July 11 at the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad Building, beginning at 7 p.m. The event is the second in what is planned to be a series of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Four-way stops are now required at Whittredge Road and Hobart Avenue and Essex Road and Whittredge Road intersections. The addition of these four-way stops now brings the number of such intersections to three, with the other four-way stop in Summit at the intersection of Blackburn Road ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Broad Street Garage will be closed Friday, July 6 -- beginning at 10 p.m. -- through Sunday, July 8 at 7 p.m. for phase one of a two-phase power washing project. The Garage will also be shuttered from 10 p.m. on Friday, July 13 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 15 to complete the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - After a nearly three-year long shutdown, the Morris Ave Bridge has reopened to cars, bikes, and pedestrians.  With fanfare and excitement, the first cars made their way across the span after a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 29 at 5:30 pm.   Elected city and state officials, City ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Qualified developers and development teams have been invited by the City of Summit to submit qualifications for the redevelopment of the Broad Street West Redevelopment Area. Access to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is available by visiting cityofsummit.org. Proposals must be ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The nearly three-year wait is almost over. While the exact day and time is still being determined, the City of Summit plans to reopen the Morris Avenue Bridge on the early evening of June 29 or the morning of June 30, according to a City spokesperson. The bridge replacement ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The current and future landscape of the Hilltop City took center stage at the second Common Council meeting in June as Council received a first look at a proposal for a new firehouse and a were briefed on a second initiative -- one that would see additional trees, replacing those lost ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Aiming to establish a 'Kids Zone' during City-run summer special events on the Village Green, the Summit Department of Community Programs (DCP) is asking residents for donations of preschool-age children’s play equipment and toys that will be incorporated into its 'Screen on the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - History and youth each shared the spotlight at the first Summit Common Council Meeting of June, with Ward 2 Council member Marjorie Fox introducing a resolution to allow the placement of a historical marker -- on City property -- marking the first permanent location of Fountain Baptist ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - City of Summit and Department of Community Programs employee David Guida will be honored as a 'Civic Rising Star' at the United Way of Greater Union County's Annual Celebration, which will be held June 13 in Clark. Guida is one of three Rising Star recipients who will be joined by a ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The American Legion Post #322 will hold its annual Flag Retirement Ceremony and 'Grand Massing of the Colors' on June 3 at Summit's Village Green, beginning at 11 a.m. Residents may bring their used, faded or torn flags to the event, where the American Legion will dispose of them ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit will present its preliminary recommendations regarding the Broad Street west redevelopment area at a public meeting May 31, beginning at 7 p.m., at The Connection. The Broad Street area -- between Broad Street and Morris Avenue and Maple Street -- has been designated ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Beginning Tuesday, May 29, all City of Summit offices will operate on a summer hours schedule, opening for business at 8 am. and closing at 4:30 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays. Friday hours are 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. The summer hours schedule will be in effect through August 31, 2018.

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SUMMIT, NJ - Four Summit residents -- Jonathan Betz, Paul Formichelli, Julia Keenan, and Jeffrey Wagenbach as citizens-at-large - have been appointment to the Summit Economic Development Advisory Committee at the Summit Common Council's second meeting in May. The Council, at its April 3 meeting, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A section of River Road in Summit is among the 18 new miles of County roads that will be repaved beginning this summer. Work will be performed on River Road from the County line to JFK Parkway. The 2018 Roads Resurfacing program -- which will cost approximately $7.5 million -- ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Annual sewer utility payments previously due on September 1 will now be due on June 15. Bills with payment instructions were mailed to property owners on May 8, 2018. Questions on the revised payment schedule should be directed to the City of Summit Tax Collector’s Office by ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit and Lyft are offering Hilltop City residents who work in the downtown business district the opportunity to participate in its ridesharing program, with riders receive door-to-door service to and from downtown Summit in a Lyft vehicle for the same cost as the daily ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The City of Summit has received a $100,000 Union County Infrastructure Grant, part of $1.5 million awarded to 21 County municipalities to help fund projects aimed at spurring economic development growth, making road, facility and other improvements throughout the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — Following a longer-than-usual closed session, the Summit Common Council opened its May 1 meeting at 7:45 with Ward 1 Council Member Matthew Gould acting as President Pro tem. The Council passed several resolutions, including one, proffered by Council Member at-large Beth Little, which ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Former two-term Summit Mayor Jordan Glatt has been named as one of two individuals to lead the state's shared services effort, something New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has committed to as a means to make local governments work smarter and more efficiently, in addition to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - NJ Transit will, beginning June 4 and continuing through December 31, implement schedule changes of four Morris & Essex Line trains that will affect Summit commuters. The adjustments are the result of the installation of federally-mandated, positive train control safety equipment ...

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