April 27, 2020 - The New Jersey State Department of Health has informed the City of Summit of three new positive cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Summit, NJ, bringing its total number of confirmed cases to 164.

Governor Phil Murphy announced “The Road Back: Restoring Economic Health Through Public Health” to restart NJ and start state recovery. The stay-at-home Executive Order, in effect since March 21, will remain in effect in entirety until further notice. Six principles and key metrics will guide the process for lifting restrictions and restoring New Jersey’s economic health through public health. http://d31hzlhk6di2h5.cloudfront.net/20200427/db/2d/77/6c/2a8a498ff2edda855c3f456d/The_Road_Back_-_Restoring_Economic_Health_Through_Public_Health.pdf and additional guidance at https://www.cityofsummit.org/DocumentCenter/View/4143/Road-to-Recovery-Additional-Guidance

Today, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued an order that allows municipal court sessions to resume, to the extent possible based on facilities, technology, and other resources. Municipal court sessions had been suspended through April 26, 2020, consistent with a March 27, 2020, issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. https://njcourts.gov/notices/2020/n200424a.pdf

The Common Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 28 at 7:30PM is open to members of the general public by remote access only. To view the live meeting, citizens are advised to watch the broadcast on HTTV Verizon channel 30 and Comcast channels 36 and 34 or on the City of Summit YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQM0aiqWmAIMUTU35kswMdQ. To provide for public input, Common Council will accept comments and questions in advance of the meeting and during the meeting by email to cityclerk@cityofsummit.org.

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