Government

May 28, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ - Broad Street will be closed to traffic beginning during parts of a milling and paving project conducted by the County of Union, beginning June 1 through June 15, weather permitting. The project, which will run the entire length of Broad Street between Morris Avenue and Middle Avenue, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ, - Beginning June 2, the City of Summit Municipal Transfer Station will open to residents on a five-days-per-week schedule -- Tuesdays to Saturdays, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. -- with no appointments needed. Commercial use, temporary passes or U-hauls are not permitted at this ...

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The next Common Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 26 at 7:30PM.  Once again, members of Common Council, Mayor Radest, and city staff will be participating electronically in this meeting. For this and all future electronic meetings, members of the public will be able to comment by video ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Common Council, at its May 12 meeting, addressed how to ensure transparency in the City budget process during these unusual times and how to accommodate the highest levels of public input at online Council meetings. Council President Marjorie Fox opened the meeting, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Transfer Station, which opened on Tuesdays and Fridays starting in mid-April, is now open on Saturdays as well. The facility will be open -- by appointment only -- each of the three days, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with the following stipulations: Each ...

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I hope this message finds you and your family healthy and safe. I recognize that this is a trying time for our community and our nation. I am very proud of how Summit residents have risen to the occasion and I urge all residents to continue their efforts to observe the stay at home order and to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The 'chief' order of business at the April 28 Summit Common Council meeting was confirming who will next lead the City of Summit Police Department (SPD), with the Council, mayor, and department heads once again met remotely via Zoom, broadcasting the proceedings via HTTV and YouTube at ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy and State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan announced an Administrative Order clarifying which businesses are permitted to operate and ways in which certain businesses may operate in accordance with Executive Order 107. The Administrative Order states the ...

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I hope this message finds you and your family healthy and safe. I recognize that these are challenging times and I thank everyone for observing the stay at home order and social distancing guidelines. We are fortunate to be part of a community in which residents generously support one another, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Following a few last-minute technical tweaks, the April 14 Summit Common Council convened, with the meeting again conducted remotely over Zoom with each participant in their own home or office. An efficient 'gathering', the meeting clocked in at a tidy 63 minutes. Summit's Deputy ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltop City residents cannot make a reservation at their favorite eateries right now, but they can grab a set time for a 'Transfer Station Run' as the City of Summit Transfer Station will reopen -- on a limited basis -- by appointment only  The facility will be open by appointment ...

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I hope this message finds you and your family healthy and safe. I would like to reassure the public that the city is continuing to provide essential services. Thank you to our police officers, firefighters, Division of Public Works employees, and all city staff for everything they are doing to keep ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The upcoming Summit Common Council meeting on April 14 will, like the governing body's last get together in March, available to the general public by remote access only, thereby complying with guidelines issued by the State of New Jersey Department of Health and State of New Jersey ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The deadline to apply for the City of Summit's unpaid college internship program is April 10. College students majoring in political science, public administration, human resources management, finance, or communications are encouraged to apply. The program, set to enter ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - City of Summit curbside collection of bagged leaves will begin one week earlier than previously planned, starting on Monday, March 30 in order to accommodate spring cleanup efforts while the Municipal Transfer Station is closed. Leaves will be picked up curbside on regular household ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - In what is likely to be its modus operandi for the near-term, the Summit Common Council 'met' in circumstances defined by the times -- which is to say select City officials were spread out throughout the City Hall Council Chamber while others participated remotely from their ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Department of Community Services (DCS) will staff a temporary pick-up and drop-off desk for residents, realtors and contractors inside the main lobby in City Hall outside Common Council Chamber from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. daily for construction permits, Zoning Certificates ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Representative Tom Malinowski (NJ-07) -- joined by Christopher Neuwirth, Assistant Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Health and Dr. Jason Kessler Chief, Infectious Disease, Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Health System -- will host a public information 'Telephone Town ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Guidelines issued by the State of New Jersey Department of Health and the closing of Summit City Hall will result in the March 24 Summit Common Council meeting being available to the public via remote access only. The meeting's agenda is posted on the City's website.  To view the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -- Ramping up even further its efforts to help mitigate workplace exposure to the COVID-19 virus, the City of Summit is closing all public facilities including City Hall, the Municipal Transfer Station, Summit Community Center, athletic fields and playgrounds at 8 p.m. on Monday, March ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The coronavirus (COVID-19) -- and the associated worldwide pandemic that is at the forefront of everyone's minds in Summit and around the globe -- led the agenda at the Summit Common Council's first meeting in March. Megan Avallone, director of the Westfield Regional Health Department, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit is asking residents to conduct municipal business remotely, using phone, email or online connections -- prior to visiting City Hall or any City office location -- to help safeguard the health and wellbeing of themselves, the community and City staff. The City is ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - After powering through their first meeting of the month in just 66 minutes, the Summit Common Council finished a fast February by completing the second meeting of the month in an almost-as-quick 69 minutes. In addition to conducting normal City business, the meeting -- in recognition ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The parking lot connecting the Summit Area YMCA and Summit Free Public Library will be closed February 17 and 18, from 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. The closure is necessary to facilitate the installation of new light poles and LED lighting by Jersey Central Power & Light. The project ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The agenda for the Summit’s Common Council’s February 4 meeting was a brief one -- consisting largely of routine resolutions presented annually to keep City's government running -- and, as a result, so was the respective meeting, clocking in at just 66 minutes in length. Ward 2 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County's is set to become the first county in the Garden State to expand its 'Operation Helping Hand' addiction intervention program to operate nonstop - 365 days a year, 24 hours each day. The move was jointly announced by New Jersey Attorney General Gubir S. Grewal, acting ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Dr. Marian Glenn and Beth Lovejoy have each been named City of Summit 'Volunteer of the Year Award' recipients. Glenn and Lovejoy received their respective honors from Summit Common Council President Marjorie Fox and Mayor Nora Radest at the January 21 Summit Common Council ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Common Council’s January 21 meeting fell the day after the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Justice, Equality, and Service to Others, and the group recognized it by adopting a special Administrative Policies & Community Services resolution. In introducing the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Congressman Tom Malinowski (NJ-07) will host a Town Hall Meeting on January 25 at Millburn High School. At the Meeting, the District's residents will have the opportunities to share their views and concerns as well as to hear updates on the latest in Congress. The public can ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit is alerting residents that, beginning January 13, a road improvement project will take place on New Providence Avenue from Kent Place Boulevard to the Summit Transfer Station. The project, which will included new granite block curbing, is scheduled to last through ...

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