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Posted on: September 22, 2023

Engineering Division provides update on new traffic pattern on Briant Parkway

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The City of Summit Engineering Division is providing an update on the new traffic pattern on Briant Parkway.

The city recently implemented a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Briant Parkway, which was scheduled to take place from Tuesday, August 22, 202...

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Construction and Engineering
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Repair work in Broad Street and Tier parking garages

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Please be advised: Beginning on Monday, September 25, repair work will be performed in the Broad Street Garage between 6PM and 4AM daily for approximately three evenings. Beginning on Wednesday, September 27, repair work will be performed in the Tier Gara...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

Summit Police Department Seeking School Crossing Guards

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The City of Summit Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of School Crossing Guard to work at crossing posts near Summit public schools. There are multiple openings for the position.

Crossing guards will work two shifts per day Monday thr...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

Summit Police Department to Offer Young Women’s Self-Defense Class on October 12

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The Summit Police Department is offering a self-defense class for girls ages 11 to 15 on Thursday, October 12, from 6PM to 8PM. The class will be taught by Summit Police Department officers and held in the Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School gymnasium,...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Key Takeaways from Council President Vartan

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At the meeting Mayor Radest reported that the city's emergency notification system SwiftReach was acquired by Smart911. This change will require those receiving emergency notifications from the city to opt-in to the new system. Details on this tr...

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Mayor & Common Council
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Summit Police Department Bicycle Auction

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The Summit Police Department will hold its annual bicycle auction on Saturday, October 7, 2023, in the police parking garage located below City Hall at 512 Springfield Avenue. The garage is accessible by the ramp in the City Hall parking lot.

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Police Department
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Curbside leaf collection begins Monday, October 2

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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.

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Summit Police implement program to enhance mental health crisis response

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Summit, NJ, September 20, 2023 - The Summit Police Department is participating in the New Jersey State Arrive Together program, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at improving emergency response to mental health crises by pairing trained mental health prof...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Sign up for Emergency Notifications

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Citizens must opt-in to the new Smart911 system to receive alerts from the city. Creating a profile ensures that you will receive emergency alerts and helps emergency services respond more effectively with crucial medical and location information.

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Posted on: September 13, 2023

Tax Sale on October 26

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The City of Summit Tax Sale will take place on Thursday, October 26 at 10 AM in Council Chamber at City Hall, 512 Springfield Avenue.

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Posted on: September 8, 2023

New Guidelines for Summit Free Market Events

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The City of Summit is implementing new guidelines for its Summit Free Market, effective immediately. The new guidelines have been instituted to maintain the spirit of community, sharing, and sustainability that Summit Free Market events aim to promote.&am...

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Posted on: September 6, 2023

PSE&G pipe replacement work on Morris Ave begins 9/7

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On Thursday, September 7, 2023, PSE&G will begin work to replace gas infrastructure on Morris Avenue between Ashwood Avenue and Briant Parkway. Work will be performed Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30AM and 5PM for approximately...

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Construction and Engineering
Posted on: August 24, 2023

Ending Homelessness in Summit: Progress and Ongoing Efforts

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SUMMIT, NJ, August 24, 2023

Dear Neighbors:

I would like to provide you with an update on the strides your elected officials, agency personnel and city staff are making in addressing one of our city’s pressing concerns: homelessness in Summit.


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Mayor & Common Council
Posted on: August 21, 2023

NJ American Water Lead Service Line Replacement Program

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The City of Summit is sharing information from New Jersey American Water (NJAW) on the Lead Service Line Replacement Program and how customers can assist NJAW by identifying the material of their water service line. 

In 2021, the state of New Jers...

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Community News
Posted on: July 11, 2023

City of Summit Partners with Ciel Power LLC for Summit Home Energy Insight Program

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The City of Summit has partnered with Ciel Power LLC to provide Summit homeowners with insight into the energy performance of their homes and to provide recommendations for improvement. 

As part of the Summit Home Energy Insight Program, Ciel Powe...

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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...

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Finance & Taxes
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.

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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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