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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Fire Chief Eric Evers receives award from American Legion for patriotic achievement

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At the 5/15 Common Council meeting, Chief Evers received the Silver Patrick Henry Medallion award from American Legion Post 322 Commander William Rapp for patriotic achievement, outstanding service and exemplary actions in support of veterans programs.

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Poll Workers Needed For Primary Election

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The City of Summit is in need of additional poll workers for the Tuesday, June 5 Primary Election. Poll workers 18 years and older will receive $200 for working a full day shift. Students ages 16 to 17 are eligible to work a half day shift for $100.&n...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Program to stop teens from texting and driving presented at Summit High School

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Sack the Phone focuses on the rapidly-growing epidemic of texting while driving. According to, each year distracted driving accounts for more than 3450 deaths and 200,000 injuries among drivers of all ages, and this number is believed by l...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Revised Due Date for Sewer Utility Payments


Annual sewer utility payments for 2018 calendar year previously due on September 1 will now be due on June 15. Bills with payment instructions were mailed to property owners on May 8, 2018. Questions? Email or call 908-273-6403.

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Summit Municipal Court Relocated to New Providence Municipal Center effective 06/04/18

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From Monday, June 4, 2018 onward, all Summit court business and court sessions will be held at the New Providence Municipal Center at 360 Elkwood Avenue in New Providence.

Posted on: May 7, 2018

Annual Memorial Day Parade in Summit on Monday, May 28 at 10AM

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Sponsored by the Summit Fourth of July Celebration Committee, the parade will be led by members of the Summit American Legion Post #322. Summit civic and school groups are encouraged to participate and march along with veterans. The Summit High School mar...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

City Hall Summer Hours in Effect Memorial Day through Labor Day

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City offices will open for business at 8AM and close at 4:30PM, Monday through Thursday. On Fridays, offices will open at 8AM and close at 1PM. This schedule will be effective from Tuesday, May 29 through Friday, August 31, 2018.

Posted on: May 3, 2018

Common Council proclaims May as National Drowning Prevention and Water Safety month in Summit

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As part of the ongoing national water safety campaign during the summer months, the SFAC will provide Summit residents with water safety tips, educational programs and events, including hosting the World’s Largest Swim Lesson on Thursday, June 2...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

NJ Transit Schedule Adjustments beginning Monday, June 4, 2018

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The City of Summit is sharing information on NJ Transit schedule adjustments during the installation of federally-mandated, positive train control safety equipment on all NJ Transit passenger trains.

Beginning on Monday, June 4 and continuing through Decem...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Ridesharing Program Expanded to Include Residents Working in Downtown Summit

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Registration will initially be limited to 50 residents, though the program may be expanded if proven successful. Each participant is eligible for one trip from a residence within Summit to a downtown business location and one return trip per day. Trips mu...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

It's Time to Register Your Pet

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Renewal notices have been sent by mail to all owners of licensed dogs and cats in the City of Summit. State law requires the licensing of every dog that has either reached seven months of age, or has a set of permanent teeth.  By local ordinance,...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Primary Election Deadlines

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Union County must receive vote by mail applications no later than the end of the business day on Monday, May 28, 2018.

After Tuesday, May 29, 2018, vote by mail applications are available in-person only from 8:30AM to 4PM Monday through Friday, and from 9A...

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