Common Council

Regular Meetings

  • 7:30PM at City Hall
    512 Springfield Avenue
    Summit, NJ 07901
  • Twice monthly
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Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Three members are elected from each of two wards for a three-year term in office. One member is elected "at-large" for a two-year term.


2020 Swearing-In

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When invited to speak, please come to the lectern, clearly state your name and address, spell your last name, and speak into the podium microphone so that your comments can be understood by all and properly recorded. Whenever an audience or Council member reads from a prepared statement, please give or email a copy to the City Clerk’s Office at To help facilitate an orderly meeting and to permit all to be heard, speakers are asked to limit their comments to approximately 3 minutes or so in length.

Rules for public comment

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Televised Meetings​

Common Council meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 36 and Verizon Channel 30 and rebroadcast on Thursdays and Saturdays on HTTV Comcast Channel 36 and Verizon Channel 33.

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  1. Off the leash

    A temporary dog park will be built in an area behind the Free Market building at the Transfer Station on 40 New Providence Ave. It will be open on Thurs and Fri from 7:30AM to 3:45PM and Sat from 7:30AM to 4:45PM for the weeks of Aug 19, 26, and Sept 2. More information
  2. Join your elected officials for quarterly community meetings online

    Beginning in September 2021, Mayor Radest and members of Common Council will host quarterly community meetings remotely by video conference to allow the public to participate in conversations on municipal matters that are important to them. More information
  3. Mayor Radest City Hall office hours and Meet the Mayor events

    The mayor will hold office hours on Mondays from 10AM to 12PM and on Wednesdays from 10:30AM to 12:30PM. The next weekend Meet the Mayor event is Sunday, July 11 from 10AM to 11:30AM at the Summit Farmers Market in Deforest Avenue parking lot 1.. Additional details
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Summit Historical Minute

Joint Legislative Resolution for the Honorable Matthew J. Gould

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