Mayor Ras J. Baraka reminded residents today that City Hall will be closed, and all non-emergency Newark municipal services will be suspended on Monday, February 12, 2018, in observance of Lincoln’s Birthday. Police, Fire, and other uniformed emergency services will work as usual. Additionally, there will be trash pick-up as regularly scheduled on Monday, February 12.
“I urge all of Newark’s residents to uphold the City’s sanitation ordinances during this important holiday. By being good neighbors, we will all enjoy a cleaner Newark. I hope everyone enjoys a safe holiday, and takes time to remember the great legacy of Abraham Lincoln and continue the work of bringing equality and justice to our entire nation,” said Mayor Baraka.
There will be trash pick-up as regularly scheduled on Monday, February 12. Residents whose trash and recycling are picked up that day must place their refuse and recycling at their curbs for pick-up by 6 a.m.
The Department of Health and Community Wellness’ inspection services, transportation for seniors, and health clinic, will not operate on Monday, February 12. 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.
The Municipal Court will also be closed on Lincoln’s Birthday. 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.