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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Want to know what is being discussed by Common Council at its next meeting?

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Council President Marjorie Fox has prepared a preview of the agenda for the Tuesday, December 6, Common Council meeting at 7:30 PM. There will be a presentation by the consultant hired by Summit Downtown, Inc. on Maple Street usage.

Full agenda preview Mayor & Common Council
Posted on: December 1, 2022

Free holiday parking in certain areas of downtown December 10-31

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No fees required at 90-minute on-street spaces, in the Bank Street lot, and the first level of the Tier garage (for up to two hours). Time limits will be strictly enforced. Fees still required in Deforest Ave Park & Shop lots and in the YMCA/Library lot.

Posted on: November 30, 2022

2023 Capital Budget Workshop Meeting December 14

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This special budget workshop meeting of the Common Council will be held at 6:30PM in the Whitman Community Room at City Hall. The meeting is open to the public and will focus on the 2023 Capital Budget.

Mayor & Common Council
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Summit Police Department Implements Summit Safe Place Program

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The Summit Police Department is announcing its participation in the Safe Place Program, a Union County initiative and partnership between the Summit Police Department and area businesses and organizations. It will promote a citywide zero-tolerance policy ...

Program details

Police Department
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Celebrate the holidays in Summit

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The City of Summit is announcing the following holiday events taking place throughout November and December 2022.

The Department of Community Programs is hosting the tree lighting event on the Village Green on Tuesday, November 29, from 5PM to 7PM. Attende...

Holiday events schedule

Community News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Annual Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive

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The Summit Policemen’s Benevolent Association #55 (PBA) and Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association #54 (FMBA) are hosting the annual United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots holiday toy drive beginning Thursday, November 17, through ...

Drop off locations

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: September 12, 2022

Donate to the Summit Fire Department Brick Paver Fundraising Program

Rendering of new fire headquarters with brick donation highlighted

Citizens are invited to purchase a brick and have it inscribed with their name or message of choosing, and have it prominently placed near the entrance to the new fire headquarters.

Make a donation Fire 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 install pipes. Short-term road closures and ...

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