News Flash

Posted on: July 6, 2022

NJ American Water project on Morris Ave July 6 - August 10

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NJ American Water will be installing new water mains along Morris Ave between River Rd and Kent Place Blvd from 7/6 to 8/10, weather permitting. Work will be performed Monday to Friday from 8AM to 5:30PM. Summit Police will be onsite to direct traffic.

Construction and Engineering
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Apply for state rental assistance

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The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs will be accepting pre-applications online for the State Rental Assistance Program waiting list during the open enrollment period from Monday 7/11 at 9AM until Friday 7/22 at 5PM.

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

New recycling vendor and schedule change effective July 1

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The City of Summit has contracted with a new recycling vendor, Grand Sanitation Service, for household recycling pickup. The new contract and all subsequent changes will go into effect on Friday, July 1, 2022. 

The pickup schedule for household cu...

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Community News
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Summer hours for city offices begin Tuesday 5/31

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From Tuesday 5/31 through Friday 9/2, city offices will be open from 8AM to 4:30PM Monday through Thursday, and from 8AM to 1PM on Fridays. The Construction Office will be open from 7AM to 4:30 Monday through Thursday, and from 7AM to 1PM on Fridays.

Posted on: May 4, 2022

Enjoy outdoor dining in downtown Summit

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At its May 3 meeting, Common Council unanimously voted to close Maple Street in both directions from Springfield Ave to the nearest alleyways to allow for outdoor dining. The road will be closed from Thursday, May 5 to Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

Community News
Posted on: February 22, 2022

PSE&G replacing gas pipes in Summit

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Phase one of the project involved the testing of soil samples and digging of test holes to verify the location of existing gas pipes. As part of Phase two, crews will need to dig trenches along road surfaces to install pipes. Short-term road closures and ...

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Community News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Second Saturday of each month

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Bring yard sale quality items to share or take whatever you need - it is all FREE at the Municipal Transfer Station on 40 New Providence Ave. on the second Saturday of each month. To volunteer or for more information email

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