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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Happy retirement to Police Chief Robert Weck

Copy of a salute to the chief

As Chief Weck retires at the end of this week, we are reminded of all he has done for Summit these past 10 years as Chief of Police and over 30 years as a police officer. Please enjoy this very special tribute, and thanks Chief!

Chief Weck Retirement Tribute video Community News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Union County paving entire length of Broad St beginning June 1

Union County Broad Street work

Union County is paving the entire length of Broad St btwn Morris Ave and Middle Ave on Mon 6/1 to 6/15, weather permitting. During work, sections of Broad St will be closed and traffic diverted to Morris Ave. Delays expected; avoid area, if possible

Detour map Construction and Engineering
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Participate in the next Common Council meeting by video conference

2020 common council

The public is able to comment by video or audio conference with access codes and instructions available through link below. Council meetings are broadcast live on the City of Summit YouTube channel and HTTV Verizon ch 30 and Comcast ch36 and 34.

Meeting access codes & instructions Mayor & Common Council
Posted on: May 21, 2020

No permit or fees required for parking in downtown Summit


Until June 30, there are no fees required for on-street parking in downtown Summit or for parking in municipal lots and garages.

Posted on: May 20, 2020

Summit Police hosting food drive to benefit Grace Pantry program

summit police

Summit Police Department is requesting donations of the following non-perishable items: one pound bags of rice and dried beans, cans of tuna, salmon, chicken and beef, baby wipes and diapers sizes four to six, disinfectant cleaning products and wipes, sha...

Requested items to donate

Community News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Deadline for animal licenses extended to August 31

dog and cat license

The deadline for annual renewal of dog and cat licenses has been extended from May 31 to August 31, 2020. Summit residents with questions about licensing or rabies vaccinations should call the Summit Health Department at (908) 277-6464.

Animal license applications Health Office and Vital Statistics
Posted on: May 14, 2020

The Summit Family Aquatic Center will not open on Memorial Day


SUMMIT, N.J., May 14, 2020 – The City of Summit Department of Community Programs is announcing its Summit Family Aquatic Center will not open as planned on Memorial Day this year. The start of the 2020 season will be delayed to protect the healt...

Registration Information

Community Programs
Posted on: May 13, 2020

By Executive Order and effective at 6AM on Monday, May 18

steps to reopen(1)

By Executive Order 142 and effective at 6AM on Monday, May 18, non-essential construction may resume with appropriate safeguards in place, non-essential retail stores may reopen for online or phone ordering and curbside pickup only, and drive-through and ...

Additional guidance

Public Safety
Posted on: May 6, 2020

NJ State of Emergency extended into June

State of emergency(1)

On May 6, Governor Murphy extended the state of emergency in New Jersey for another 30 days into June. The public health emergency may continue to be extended until a determination is made that an emergency no longer exists.

Additional Info Public Safety
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Highlights of the 2020 municipal operating budget

budget snapshot(1)

The budget snapshot is a summary of the proposed budget mailed to property owners in Summit before the budget hearing on Tuesday 5/26 at 7:30PM. View the meeting remotely on the City of Summit NJ YouTube channel, Verizon channel 30 or Comcast channel 36.

Full Budget Snapshot Finance & Taxes
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Captain Andrew Bartolotti appointed as Chief of Police effective June 1.

Captain Bartolotti

SUMMIT, N.J., May 1, 2020 – At its meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, Summit Common Council unanimously approved the appointment of Police Captain Andrew Bartolotti as the next Chief of Police in Summit, NJ. Captain Bartolotti replaces...

Full News Release

Mayor & Common Council
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Municipal courts to resume sessions remotely


The NJ State Court has issued an order for municipal court to resume beginning April 27, 2020 with the consent of all parties. Effective May 11, 2020, all sessions will proceed remotely by video conference or phone.

New Jersey State Courts Administration
Posted on: April 27, 2020

New Single-use Plastics Restrictions POSTPONED

single use plastics

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

Single-use plastic bags restrictions

Restrictions on Polystyrene (Styrofoam) use

Full Ordinances & Marketing Flyer

Posted on: April 13, 2020

Summit Transfer Station open five days beginning June 2

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Municipal Transfer Station open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 7:30AM to 2:30PM beginning June 2, no appointments needed. No commercial use, temporary passes or U-hauls permitted at this time. Face coverings required and social distancing guidelines in effect

Public Works
Posted on: April 8, 2020

NJ primary elections moved to Tuesday, July 7, 2020


Executive Order 120 postpones primary elections on Tuesday, June 2 to Tuesday, July 7 in response to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Includes primaries for President, US Senate, US House of Rep, 25th District NJ Legislature, county and municipal elections.

Posted on: March 20, 2020

Tax appeal filing deadlines extended by Supreme Court of NJ

State of New Jersey

Deadlines to file county tax board and state tax court appeals for corporate and residential property has been extended to July 1, 2020 or 30 days following a determination by the Governor of the State of New Jersey to end the existing State of Emergency.

Finance & Taxes