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Posted on: September 25, 2023

Beacon of Summit Leadership and Service Passes Away

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It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of former City of Summit Mayor and Common Council President, Ellen Dickson on Sunday, September 24, 2023. While the departure of Ellen Dickson has created an irreplaceable void, her...

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Posted on: September 21, 2023

Key Takeaways from Council President Vartan

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At the meeting Mayor Radest reported that the city's emergency notification system SwiftReach was acquired by Smart911. This change will require those receiving emergency notifications from the city to opt-in to the new system. Details on this tr...

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Mayor & Common Council
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Sign up for Emergency Notifications

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Citizens must opt-in to the new Smart911 system to receive alerts from the city. Creating a profile ensures that you will receive emergency alerts and helps emergency services respond more effectively with crucial medical and location information.

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Posted on: August 24, 2023

Ending Homelessness in Summit: Progress and Ongoing Efforts

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SUMMIT, NJ, August 24, 2023

Dear Neighbors:

I would like to provide you with an update on the strides your elected officials, agency personnel and city staff are making in addressing one of our city’s pressing concerns: homelessness in Summit.


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