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Posted on: March 24, 2023

Key Takeaways from Council President Vartan

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Council President Vartan highlights reports, presentations, and actions taken during the Tuesday, March 21, Common Council meeting.

Read full report here Mayor & Common Council
Posted on: March 23, 2023

NJ American Water overnight service work on Summit Avenue

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Work will be done along the entirety of Summit Ave Monday 3/27 through Friday 4/7 from 8PM to 5AM; work hours for the section of Summit Ave from Deforest Ave to Railroad Ave are 9PM to 5AM. Portions of Summit Ave will be fully closed during project work.

Public Works
Posted on: March 23, 2023

Summit Avenue paving update

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Union County has advised the City of Summit Division of Engineering that paving on Summit Avenue is expected to begin in mid-April. Exact dates will be shared once they have been determined by the county and received by engineering.

Construction and Engineering
Posted on: March 22, 2023

Donna Puzella is Recipient of 2023 Volunteer Award for Outstanding Service to the Summit Community

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At the March 21 Common Council meeting, Donna Puzella of Summit was recognized by Mayor Nora Radest and members of Common Council with the 2023 Volunteer of the Year award for her dedicated service to the Summit community.

“We are incredibly grat...

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Community News
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Date change for Summit Free Market April event and additional weekday hours

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The Summit Free Market Saturday event in April has been rescheduled from April 8 to April 15. For the remainder of 2023, Summit Free Market events will be held on the second Saturday of each month from 8AM to 3PM at the Municipal Transfer Station on 40 Ne...

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Summit Free Market
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Curbside leaf collection runs April 3 through April 21

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Leaves should be placed at the curb in paper, biodegradable bags for pickup on residents' household trash day. Property owners should not rake or blow leaves into piles in the street. Do not include twigs, branches, or other yard debris in leaf bags.

Leaf collection rules Public Works
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Join us from April 16 to 22

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This week is a time for municipalities to bring awareness to the role local government plays in achieving the best life for communities. Join Mayor Radest for tea on Facebook live and watch virtual video tours of city offices and facilities.

Follow along Community News
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Senior Freeze Program

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The Senior Freeze Program reimburses eligible senior citizens and disabled persons for property tax or mobile home park site fee increases on their principal residence (main home). To qualify, citizens must meet all the eligibility requirements for each y...

Program details

Finance & Taxes
Posted on: March 2, 2023

Upcoming PSE&G work in Summit's Central Retail Business District

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The next phase of the PSE&G project to replace aging gas pipes in locations throughout Summit is scheduled to begin on or about March 13 and continue through the end of June 2023. Upgrades to gas service in Summit are essential for the utility to cont...

Project schedule

Public Works
Posted on: February 15, 2023

2023 Summit Police Department Summer Youth Academy

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The Summit Police Department is announcing upcoming dates for its 2023 Youth Academy. Two, one-week sessions will be held from July 17 to July 21 and July 24 to July 28 from 8AM to 3PM daily and are open to children ages 11 to 14. Applications will be acc...

Application information

Police Department
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Hometown Heroes program now accepting applications

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The City of Summit is announcing that enrollment is now open for its 2023 Hometown Heroes program. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2023. 

This will be the sixth year for the successful program that displays banners with the names, images, and d...

Apply now

Community News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Officer Karen Stenstrom Sauers needs your help

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Summit police and fire departments, PBA Local 55, FMBA 54, Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad and city officials are joining together to raise awareness about the immediate need for a living donor kidney transplant for Police Officer Karen Stenstrom Sauers.

Full news release (pdf) Police Department
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 replace nine miles of cast iron pipes with m...

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