Government

June 3, 2020

UNION, NJ - Wednesday evening's Free Face Mask Giveaway has been canceled. The giveaway will resume tomorrow, Thursday, June 4, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the back parking lot of Town Hall. For more details, visit https://www.uniontownship.com/959/Face-Mask-Distribution

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TRENTON, NJ – The state’s economic health was the main topic of discussion when Congressman Tom Malinowski joined Union Mayor Michele Delisfort, State Senator Joe Cryan, and Union Health Director Marconi Gapas at their weekly Facebook Live Q&A meeting on Friday.  “What I’ve been fighting for ...

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UNION, NJ - The township's weekly Facebook Live Question and Answer session will be held Friday at 3:00. The Facebook Live sessions feature information and answer questions regarding COVID-19 from Union Mayor Michele Delisfort, State Senator Joe Cryan, and Union's Health Director Marconi Gapas.  ...

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UNION, NJ - The township's weekly Facebook Live Question and Answer session will be held Friday at 3:00. The Facebook Live sessions feature information and answer questions regarding COVID-19 from Union Mayor Michele Delisfort, State Senator Joe Cryan, and Union's Health Director Marconi Gapas.  ...

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UNION, NJ – At their weekly town hall-style Facebook Live presentation, Union Mayor Michele Delisfort, State Senator Joseph Cryan, and Union’s Health Director Marconi Gapas discussed and answered questions pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This week, Union schools superintendent Gregory Tatum ...

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UNION, NJ – After 30 years, Paul Parsons, Union's Tax Assessor, walked out of the office for the last time Thursday afternoon. “We extend our sincere wishes for much good health and happiness in the years ahead,” said Mayor Michele Delisfort about Parsons at this week’s Township Committee ...

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NEW JERSEY — (Updated at 1:24 p.m.) Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Twitter Wednesday morning that he intends to sign an executive order to reopen New Jersey’s state parks and allow golf courses and county parks to reopen. The order will take effect at sunrise on Saturday, May 2. Social distancing ...

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UNION, NJ  – Governor Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 130, which allows municipalities to extend the grace period for property tax payments due on May 1 to June 1. Union’s Township Committee at their meeting Tuesday evening passed a resolution authorizing the extension of the grace ...

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TRENTON, NJ - While offering indications that the curve is being flattened in New Jersey’s fight against COVID-19, Governor Phil Murphy announced his signing of a new Executive Order to further combat the public health crisis. The Order, he said at a Saturday press briefing, will require New ...

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UNION, NJ -- If there is one thing that the coronavirus has given us, it's a greater appreciation of the workers who serve the public day in and day out: healthcare workers are at the top of the list, but also teachers, police officers, firefighters and DPW workers. "No services have stopped, we ...

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UNION, NJ - The township's weekly Facebook Live Question and Answer session, usually held on Fridays at 3:00, will be held on Thursday at 3:00 this week, due to Good Friday. The Facebook Live sessions feature information and answer questions regarding COVID-19 from Union Mayor Michele Delisfort, ...

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UNION, NJ - Every household across the nation should have received an invitation to take the census by now, and as of Monday, April 6, Union residents are well ahead of the county and state response rate. Fifty-nine percent of Union residents have already completed their census survey.  Union ...

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TRENTON, NJ - NJ Gov. Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order Friday directing all flags across the state to be lowered to half-staff in honor of those lost to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The executive order also honors those we will lose. Murphy stated "This is one of the greatest ...

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UNION, NJ - For the first time tonight, and for an uncertain duration, Union's Township Committee meetings will be closed to the public, but aired live on TV34 and Facebook. According to Union Business Administrator Don Travisano, three members of the Township Committee will attend the meeting ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Incidents of price gouging and racism aimed at Asian-Americans in New Jersey since the COVID-19 crisis began prompted an irritated Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday to say, “There’s a special place in hell for the people who take advantage of this health crisis." Murphy made the comment ...

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UNION, NJ - Union Mayor Michele Delisfort is alerting residents of the drive-up COVID-19 testing site, set to open Monday morning in the parking lot at Kean University. In her CodeRed and email messages to residents, Delisfort emphasized the site is a prescription and appointment only facility.  ...

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UNION, NJ – Union’s Mayor Michele Delisfort sent out a CodeRed alert to residents alerting them to a positive case of COVID-19 at Union High School shortly after schools Superintendent Gregory Tatum sent a letter to parents Saturday afternoon. Delisfort’s message said the release of additional ...

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UNION, NJ – Upcoming Township Committee meetings, beginning with the March 24 meeting, will restrict public attendance until further notice, read an alert from township officials. Due to the current state of emergency and public health emergency declared by Gov. Murphy pursuant to Executive ...

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TRENTON, NJ – All New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agency and road testing facilities will be closed effective immediately, announced NJMVC Chief Administrator Sue Fulton. The measure is an attempt to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  The NJMVC anticipates re-opening in two weeks, on ...

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UNION, NJ – A local state of emergency in Union was issued on Sunday, March 15, due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. The announcement came from Union Mayor Michele Delisfort, in concert with the Township Committee and Health Officer Marconi Gapas.  In summary, no in-office visitation ...

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UNION, NJ – Union's township administrators have implemented changes and precautions beginning Monday, March 16, "out of an abundance of caution and for the safety of all our residents and employees".  Changes include: TAX OFFICE If you pay your taxes online using an E-check, you will ...

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UNION, NJ – Municipal taxes for the owner of an average house in Union will increase by $65 under the 2020 budget introduced by the township administration to the mayor and Township Committee at a public hearing on Monday. The tax rate growth reflects the highest increase since 2016.  Last ...

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UNION, NJ – Three Union Department of Public Works employees received awards at Tuesday night’s Township Committee meeting for their accomplishments at the Garden State Municipal Joint Insurance Fund (GSMJIF) Snow Plow Rodeo on Nov. 6. The Garden State Municipal Joint Insurance Fund’s annual ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Ron Manzella, Union's recently retired business administrator, was presented with a resolution commending and congratulating him upon his retirement from Union County Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella and Freeholder Christopher Hudak. Manzella, accompanied by Union's ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Heading into the new legislative session, Assemblywoman Annette Quijano (D-Union) has been selected by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin to join Democratic leadership in the Assembly by serving as Conference Leader. Quijano is an experienced attorney who has taken on many important ...

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UNION, NJ – The township’s Census Committee held their first meeting this week to review plans for outreach and education to residents to help ensure Union's highest possible response to census surveys. Mayor Michele Delisfort, township officials, community leaders and residents are among the ...

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UNION, NJ – Union’s mayor, police director and Township Committee decried and condemned the administrators and moderators of the Union, NJ Residents Facebook Forum for misinformation and fear spread during the two lockdown incidents at Union High School on Friday. “Yesterday’s event was ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – A Union High School student was among the members of the “Red” team, who participated in Union County’s annual UC-STEP youth leadership conference in December.  The “Red” team created the winning slogan for a countywide 2020 Census campaign spearheaded by high school students: ...

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UNION, NJ – The township’s new Business Administrator has always considered Union a second home, and now that he’s here, plans to keep it a leader in public safety, fiscal stability, with vibrant parks and programs, and efficient and effective direction of services. “I was born and raised in ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Looking to reduce carbon emissions and spur replacement of traditional diesel-fueled school buses, a measure (A-1751) to authorize the use of electric school buses in New Jersey, with a maximum width of 102 inches, was signed into law by the Governor on Tuesday. Co-sponsor of the ...

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