News Flash

Posted on: September 30, 2020

Summit Police and PBA Local 55 host Stuff a Truck food and necessities drive

Police PBA food drive

The Summit Police Department and Summit PBA Local 55 will host a Stuff a Truck community food drive to benefit Louisiana residents impacted by Hurricane Laura. From Friday, October 2 through Saturday, October 17, non-perishable food items may be dropped o...

Requested Items and more info

Community News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Free flu shots at Community Center on November 5 from 6PM to 7PM

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Union County, NJ – As the flu season approaches, Union County is offering a series of free flu shot drives in local communities to help ensure that everyone has access to a free seasonal flu vaccine at a convenient location, especially residents who have ...

Additional information

Health Office and Vital Statistics
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Get ready, Summit Free Market returns on October 10 and 17

SFM logo

The City of Summit is announcing the return of its extremely popular Summit Free Market event for two consecutive Saturdays on October 10 and 17, from 8AM to 3PM in its new building at the City of Summit Transfer Station on 40 New Providence Ave. ...

More information

Posted on: September 25, 2020

Summit Fire Department Joins Communities Across Nation to Honor Fallen Firefighters

Bells Across America 2020

Summit Fire Department is participating in two National Fallen Firefighter events to honor those who died in the line of duty in 2019. 

As dusk turns to dark on Sunday, September 27, the Summit Fire Department will light its memorial bell in red t...

More information

Fire Department
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Vote by mail and ballot information (video)

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Brief video from Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi on completing a mail-in ballot and options to return securely to Board of Elections. English version below. Spanish:

Watch Now Elections
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Curbside collection of leaves begins on Monday, October 5

leaf bags

Collection on scheduled household garbage collection days and continues through Friday 12/4, or first major snowfall. Place leaves in brown paper biodegradable bags. Do not include twigs or branches. Do not rake or blow leaves into piles in street.

Public Works
Posted on: September 21, 2020

November 3 General Election Info


The City of Summit is providing information from the Union County Clerk’s Office on voting in the November 3, 2020 General Election.

Every active, registered voter in New Jersey will receive a ballot in the mail. Ballots can be returned by mail w...

More voting information and deadlines

Posted on: September 17, 2020

Volunteer for Summit


Community volunteers are needed to serve on several City of Summit boards, committees and commissions. The deadline to submit an application is Thursday, October 15.

Application and more info Citizen Involvement
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Summit Police Dept and Summit Downtown Inc. launch Wear a Mask rewards campaign

chief harris

Summit Downtown Inc. is providing 100, five-dollar gift cards for Summit Police Officers to hand out when they see students wearing masks properly over the mouth and nose. Program begins on Wed 9/16 and will continue until all 100 cards are given out.

Wear a Mask program video Public Safety
Posted on: September 10, 2020

New Hours for Health & Vital Statistics Department

Health Dept drop box

Until further notice, the Office of Health & Vital Statistics will be open for walk-in hours from 1PM to 4:15PM, Monday to Friday. Drop box is located outside office entrance for convenient paperwork drop-off. Phones answered from 8:30AM to 4:15PM daily.

More information and applications Health Office and Vital Statistics
Posted on: September 3, 2020

School Crossing Guards Needed. Apply TODAY.

crossing guard(1)

This PT job comes with a personal sense of satisfaction as you safeguard school children across busy intersections to and from school. School crossing guards oversee pedestrian safety around schools in the morning and at the end of the school day.

Job description and employment application Public Safety
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Restaurants open for outdoor/indoor dining mix, curbside pickup and takeout

Outdoor dining WEBSITE

Common Council approved extending outdoor dining on Maple Street and in parklets until 11/30 to help boost local economic recovery, and support businesses and restaurants as NJ reopens. State of NJ allowing indoor dining at 25% capacity (effective 9/4).

Printable map Community News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Participate in the next Common Council meeting by video conference

2020 common council

To view the Meeting on YouTube

Members of the public who wish to participate in the meeting may do so by joining online or over the telephone at 7:30 P.M. Individuals will be able to provide public co...

Meeting access codes and instructions

Mayor & Common Council