Mayor Ras J. Baraka reminded residents today that City Hall will be closed, and all non-emergency Newark municipal services will be suspended on Friday, April 10, 2020, in observance of Good Friday. Police, Fire, and other uniformed emergency services will work as usual. Additionally, there will not be trash and recycling pick-up as regularly scheduled on Friday, April 10.
Household trash that is normally picked up on Friday, April 10, will be picked up on the next scheduled day, Tuesday, April 14. There will be no street-sweeping on Friday, April 10.
The Department of Health and Community Wellness’ inspection services, transportation for seniors, and health clinic, will not operate on Friday, April 10. In addition, the Bureau of Vital Statistics will be closed. 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. Residents should not make appointments to do so.
The Municipal Court will also be closed on Good Friday. 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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