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Posted on: June 6, 2023

No parking in certain areas of downtown on Thursday, June 8

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No parking in the following areas 11AM - 9PM due to Summit Downtown Inc. Family Fun Night event. No parking signs will be posted in the area: Bank St parking lot, Bank St from Beechwood Rd to Summit Ave, Beechwood Rd from Union Pl to Springfield Ave.

Posted on: June 5, 2023

Overnight milling and paving of Summit Avenue begins Monday, June 12

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Union County will begin milling and paving operations on Summit Avenue between Route 24 and Morris Avenue on Monday, June 12, 2023. Work will be performed overnight between the hours of 7PM and 6AM for approximately six nights, weather permitting. Work wi...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 1, 2023

Changes to parking fines

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The City of Summit Parking Services Agency is sharing the following changes to certain parking fines are effective beginning Thursday, June 1, 2023:

  • Meter feeding, meter jumping, and overtime meter (parking not paid for or exceeding time limit): $41 (previ...
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Posted on: May 25, 2023

PSE&G milling and paving schedule for May and June 2023

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The City of Summit Department of Community Services is sharing the schedule for milling and paving operations to be performed by PSE&G in Summit in May and June.

Work will be performed between the hours of 7AM and 5PM unless otherwise noted in the sche...

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Construction and Engineering
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Summit honors its veterans

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The Hometown Heroes banners that display the names and photos of Summit's veterans hang on lampposts throughout the downtown. Click on the link below to watch a video highlighting this program.

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

Summit Police Department to offer self-defense class for women

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The Summit Police Department is offering a self-defense class for women ages 16 to 60. The class will be taught by Summit Police Department officers and held on Wednesday, June 28, from 6PM to 8PM in the Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School gymnasium (2...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Support the Hometown Heroes Program

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The City of Summit Hometown Heroes Program Committee is seeking donations to fund the replacement of the brackets that are used to hang the banners around town each spring and summer that display the names and pictures of Summit's military vetera...
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Community News
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Summer hours for city offices begin Friday, May 26

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Beginning May 26 through Labor Day, city offices will be open Monday through Thursday from 8AM to 4:30PM and on Fridays from 8AM to 1PM. The construction office will be open Monday through Thursday from 7AM to 4:30PM and on Fridays from 7AM to 1PM.

Posted on: May 16, 2023

Upcoming community events

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AAPI Heritage Month Event

**5/19 update: this event has been postponed due to rain** The second annual Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month event will be held on Saturday, June 10. The free event will take place from 5PM to 10PM on the...

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Community Programs
Posted on: April 24, 2023

Animal license renewals

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The Office of Health & Vital Statistics is sharing information on dog and cat license renewals. The deadline to renew dog and cat licenses for the next license year is May 31, 2023. Registration notices have been sent to all owners of licensed dogs an...

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Health Office and Vital Statistics
Posted on: April 5, 2023

Union County begins aeration of Briant Pond to improve water quality

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After several years of planning, County of Union engineers have started work to improve the water quality and overall health of the pond at Briant Park in Summit, one of the county’s most visited local parks. The project is part of the county's ongoing ef...

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Construction and Engineering
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: 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...

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Public Works
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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