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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Planned interruptions in electricity service by JCP&L on January 23

JCPL newsfeed

JCP&L has notified the City of Summit about a planned interruption in electricity service on Thursday, January 23 from 9AM to 2PM. 

The planned outage is required to complete reliability upgrades at the Traynor substation. 

Customers o...

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Community News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Raccoon in Summit tests positive for rabies on January 16

raccoon website

It is important to remember not to pick up stray animals at any time. Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus found in the saliva of a rabid animal and is transmitted by a bite, or possibly by saliva of an open cut or the eyes. The disease is transmi...
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Public Safety
Posted on: January 15, 2020

New Single-use Plastics Restrictions

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The following three ordinances will go into effect on May 1, 2020:

Single-use plastic bags restrictions

Restrictions on Polystyrene (Styrofoam) use


Full Ordinances & Marketing Flyer

Posted on: January 15, 2020

Ridesharing Program Available to Summit residents

ridesharing program website

$2 rides on Monday to Friday from 5AM to 11PM for residents who commute to and from the Summit train station, or work or visit the downtown. Must have current resident parking permit to participate.

Sign up TODAY Parking
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Addressing the Vaping Epidemic

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The presentation for parents included vaping trends, annual statistics on use, health effects and hazards, psychology of the adolescent, law enforcement aspects, current school protochols, student curriculum and more.

Additional resources available: https:...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 2, 2020

State of the City address 2020

State of the City

The Honorable Nora G. Radest State of the City Address 2020

SUMMIT, NJ, January 2, 2020 –  Good evening fellow residents, members of Common Council, and city staff.  Welcome to our honored guests. Thank you for being here, and I...

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Mayor & Common Council
Posted on: December 31, 2019

Summit Transfer Station Recycling Guidelines Update

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New guidelines have been issued for items that should not be included in comingled and paper recycling bins at the transfer station. Recycling for many of these materials is available in separate bins.

Transfer Station Recycling Guidelines Public Works
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Curbside pickup of Christmas trees now through January 24

Curbside tree

Curbside pickup of Christmas trees continues through Friday, January 24. Remove decorations and do not put trees in plastic bags. Wreaths are not collected curbside. Dispose of wreaths with household trash or at Transfer Station in upper level trash pit.

Public Works
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Winter storm guidelines

snow guildelines

During winter storms, please stay off roads for all but essential trips, do not push snow into road, treat sidewalks and remove snow within 24 hours of end of storm. If possible, clear around fire hydrants and a path for crews to access garbage cans.

More snow guidelines and snow removal priorities Public Works
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Sign up TODAY to receive emergency notifications

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Get timely and reliable emergency alerts from the City of Summit. Swift Reach is the official notification system used during storms, power outages and to deliver essential warning messages to the community.

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