Community Engagement

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Why community outreach matters.

Engaging residents and other stakeholders in the community-building process is essential to a local government's success. We conduct community outreach to increase understanding, make better and more sustainable decisions, and build trust. Our goal is to foster a more cohesive community and increase resident satisfaction.

Need help signing up for Smart911?

To help mitigate any potential confusion during the transition to a new emergency notification system, city staff are holding a series of workshops for citizens needing assistance. If you are unable to attend, email to make a one-on-one appointment.

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General Signup Assistance 

GRACE Cares Fair
Thursday, October 5
11AM to 1PM
4PM to 7PM
Summit Community Center

Wednesday, October 11
5PM to 7PM
Police Department lobby, City Hall

Assistance for Seniors

Thursday, October 12
10AM to 11AM
SAGE Eldercare

October 13
1PM to 2PM
Summit Community Center 

Monday, October 16
2PM to 3PM
Vito Gallo Bldg Senior Housing

volunteer workshop

Attention all board, committee and commission chairpersons

Join us for an evening of knowledge sharing with other city volunteer groups. This session aims to foster collaboration, strengthen ties, and build transparency among our municipal entities. It is also a chance to showcase the hard work each of you has been doing and learn from one another.

Whitman Community Room @ City Hall
7PM Thursday, October 26, 2023

Join the Conversation

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Get Notified

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Subscribe for notifications on the City of Summit website and never miss an update from us. Subscribe to Nixle and Rave 911 for emergency information.

Sign up for website notifications

Sign up for Smart911

Sign up for Nixle alerts

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Follow the City of Summit on social media to receive general and emergency notifications and information on events, initiatives and other community happenings.


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