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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Holiday Hours for City Offices

City offices holiday hours

City Offices open at 10:30AM on Fri 12/14 and are closed Mon 12/24 and Tues 12/25. Dept of Community Services closing at 2PM on Thurs 12/13. Health & Vital Statistics closing from 12PM to 3PM on Thurs 12/13. Parking Services closing at 1PM on Fri 12/14.

Posted on: December 5, 2018

Hate has no home here.

Council on the Road newsfeed

Statement by Common Council and the Mayor

The recent discovery of Nazi swastikas and reports of offensive speech in the middle and high school compel us, as your elected representatives, to speak through one voice about the values of this community.&nb...

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Mayor & Common Council
Posted on: December 5, 2018

Preliminary 2019 Capital Budget Workshop Meeting on Wed 12/12

budget workshop 2018

A special budget workshop meeting of Summit Common Council will be held on Wednesday, 12/12 at 6:30PM in the Whitman Community Room in City Hall on 512 Springfield Ave. The meeting is open to the public and will focus on preliminary 2019 capital budgets.

Posted on: December 5, 2018

Volunteers Needed for Tree Inventory and Minor Pruning Work

Shade Tree Adviso

If you have an interest in helping out on this important city project, please contact John Kilby, Chairman of the Shade Tree Committee at

Posted on: November 29, 2018

Don't Wreck the Holidays

Drive sober or get pulled over(1)

The Summit Police Department is participating in Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, a year-end, statewide crackdown on impaired driving that will take place from December 7, 2018 through January 1, 2019.

The goal of the New Jersey state program is to encourag...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 26, 2018

Enjoy Summit with free parking in select locations each Saturday until Christmas

Holiday Parking

On Saturdays December 1, 8, 15 and 22, there are no fees required for on-street parking at 90-minute spaces or in long-term parking lots and garages (Broad Street garage, Elm Street, Sampson at LCJSMS and Chestnut St lots). The 90-minute time limit will s...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Summit Expands its Ridesharing Program for Residents beginning 11/20

NF Summit Ridesharing Program 111317

Effective November 20, 2018, the City of Summit has expanded its ridesharing program for residential commuters and downtown employees from 250 to 300 participants. The program, the first of its kind in New Jersey, was implemented in October 2016 and has b...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Please support the Toys for Tots annual toy drive

Copy of Copy of Copy of Toys for Tots drive 2018

There are six collection locations where people can donate new, unwrapped toys: City Hall Police Department, Summit Fire Department, Summit Post Office, Peapack Gladstone Bank, Lakeland Bank and Starbucks Coffee. Donated toys will be delivered to the Mari...

Toy Drop Off Locations

Community News
Posted on: November 13, 2018

Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy this Winter

Cold weather safety tips

The Summit Fire Department is sharing tips for managing in the cold winter weather and keeping safe indoors.

Winter Safety Tips Fire Department
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Summit is asking you to Skip the Straw!

Skip the Straw campaign(2)

The City of Summit is announcing Skip the Straw, a new initiative that will focus on reducing the use of plastic straws in Summit.

Organized by the Recycling Advisory Committee, Environmental Commission and Green Summit with support from the Summit Departm...

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Let's Recycle Used Tennis Balls and Soft Plastic Bags

recycling bins

SUMMIT, NJ, October 23, 2018 – The City of Summit Department of Community Services and the Recycling Advisory Committee are implementing two new programs to help reduce items from entering the waste stream and utilize recycling and reuse initiatives.

The s...

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