Mayor Ras J. Baraka reminded residents today that City Hall will be closed and most non-emergency Newark municipal services will be suspended on Monday, November 11, in observance of Veterans’ Day.Police, Fire, and other uniformed emergency services will be unaffected.
Trash will be not picked up by the City as scheduled on Monday, November 11, and recycling pick-ups will not be made. Therefore, residents should not put out their trash on Monday, November 11. The next trash pick-ups in these areas will take place on Thursday, November 14.
The Department of Health and Community Wellness’s inspection services, transportation for seniors, and health clinic, will not operate on Monday, November 11. In addition, the Bureau of Vital Statistics will be closed on that day. Residents will not be able to apply for permits, birth certificates, name-change certificates, marriage licenses, nor pay water or tax bills at City Hall. However, the Medical Director and Department’s Division of Surveillance and Prevention are on call for medical and public health emergencies.
The Municipal Court will also be closed on Veterans’ Day. However, a judge will be available to preside over bail hearings for defendants in custody. Residents can make payments on parking and traffic tickets through the website www.njmcdirect.com. To utilize this website, residents will need their summons number, including the prefix, and the City of Newark’s court code, which is 0714.
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