Newark City Hall Closed Monday for President's Day

Most non-uniform services suspended

Most non-uniformed city services will be suspended Monday, Feb. 18 for the President’s Day holiday.

Garbage collection normally taking place Feb. 18 will take place Thursday, Feb. 21. Trash should be on the curb by 6 am that day. Street-sweeping is also suspended and resumes Feb. 19. 

Paper recycling resumes on Feb. 19, although there will be no recycling Feb. 22 . Residents are reminded to refer to their trash and recycling schedules.

Also suspended Monday are the Department of Child and Family Well-Being’s activities, including inspection services, senior transportation, WIC program, health clinic and free immunization.  

Also, the Division of Vital Statistics is closed Feb. 18. Residents will not be able  to obtain permits, birth certificates, name-change certificates or marriage licenses. Residents will also be unable to pay water or tax bills at city hall.

The Municipal Court will also be closed in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday with the exception of the arraignment court, which will be in session so that newly arrested defendants can be seen by a judge. Any resident who wishes to resolve a warrant by posting bail or filing a temporary restraining order can do so at any police precinct. In addition, residents can make payments on parking and traffic tickets through the website www.njmcdirect.com.

However, municipal court judges will be on call to issue temporary restraining orders and to set bail.
 For more information call the Non-Emergency Call Center at (973) 733-4311.


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