Resiliency Master Plan Meeting
We invite all interested community members to join us for an Open House style informational session on Community Resilience Master Planning.
With the 4 year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, learn what steps Jersey City is taking to prepare for and prevent damage from future storms and sea level rise.
Free Law Enforcement Exam 3-Day Prep
Did you apply to take the upcoming police exam?
The City of Jersey City in partnership with PACO is offering FREE test prep courses to ensure all Jersey City applicants are prepared and ready for the test.
The course, which has a proven track record of success, will be offered on 10/18, 10/19 and 10/20 from 6 to 10 pm at Ferris High School.
You must attend all three days of the class. Call 201-963-8282 to register.
Jersey City Parks Coalition (JCPC) has been chosen to receive a 2016 Tree
Giveaway Award to distribute 150 FREE trees to the residents of Jersey City.
This award is made possible through a partnership with CSX Transportation and
the Arbor Day Foundation through its Alliance for Community Trees
for a FREE tree here: http://jcparks.org/about/city-of-trees/
Along with info on the
card there is an additional workshop being held on Friday, October 14th at
11:30 am - 12:30 pm as part of the WPA Fall Planting Project.
Baldwin Avenue Daytime Closures in Jersey City as Pulaski Contract 2 Advances
New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the start of the reconstruction of the Baldwin Avenue Bridge over Route 139 in Jersey City as the Pulaski Skyway Contract 2 advances.
7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, beginning Monday, September 12
through Friday, September 23, NJDOT’s contractor, Schiavone Construction, will
have intermittent closures on Baldwin Avenue between Newark Avenue and Beacon
Avenue in preparation for the full closure of the Baldwin Avenue Bridge over
Route 139 later this month. During this time, there will be limited periods
where there will be no access to cross streets at St. Paul’s Avenue,
Courthouse, Washburn, and Fleet Streets.
following detours will be in
place during the daytime closures:
- Motorists traveling southbound on Baldwin Avenue will
be directed to turn left onto Beacon Avenue then right onto Palisade
Avenue southbound and then right on Newark Avenue westbound to Baldwin
- Motorists traveling northbound on Baldwin Avenue will
be directed to turn right onto Newark Avenue eastbound and the left onto
Palisade Avenue northbound and the left onto Beacon Avenue westbound to
For more information, click here
Palisade Avenue Over Pass Closure
The New Jersey Department of
Transportation will implement full closure of Palisade Ave over pass on
Thursday evening (6/22) to coincide with public schools' summer break.
North-south traffic will not
be able to cross Route 139/Hoboken Ave on Palisade Ave. Northbound traffic on
Palisade Ave will be forced to turn right (eastbound) toward Holland Tunnel,
and southbound traffic on Palisade Ave will be forced to turn right (westbound)
toward Baldwin Ave/JFK Blvd.
JCPD expects to assign 10
additional traffic officers to deal with the daily rush hour. NJDOT plans to
reopen the overpass by early September.
The Department of Public Works will be providing recycling containers to one and two-family homeowners in an effort to increase recycling citywide.
Eligible recipients will receive one (1) round recycling bin for co-mingled recyclables and one (1) square bin for paper and cardboard recyclables.
Containers can be obtained starting May 9th, Monday through Friday between 2pm and 7pm while supplies last at:
Resident Response Center
280 Grove Street, Rm. 106
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Department of Health & Human Services
199 Summit Ave - Suite E1
Pershing Field Ice Rink
201 Central Ave
Mon – Fri
9am – 3:30pm
Mary McLeod Bethune Community Center
140 Martin Luther King Drive
Monday thru Fri 8:30am – 7:30pm.
Saturday 8:30am – 2pm
For more information, click here.
2016 State of the City Address
Read Mayor Fulop's 2016 State of the City Address. Click here to view .
Follow @JCParking on Twitter for daily updates.
To reach the Parking Authority, please call the following numbers.
- Enforcement and Permits: 201.538.3248 or 201.538.2525
- Signs: 201.206.8933
Affordable Housing Navigator
The Jersey City has just launched a new Affordable Housing Navigator to provide more information on affordable housing options in Jersey City. Click here to view.
Citizen Advisory Review Board
Anyone interested in being a member of the Public Safety Citizen Advisory Review Board can send a letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month. For location info, please call (201) 547-4239.