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Snow Safety

With the coming snowstorm, please see our 2015 snow removal guide on how to stay safe.

For snow complaint, please call (973) 733-5830. For non-emergency issues, please call (973) 733-4311

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City Hall Closed Due to Impending Snowstorm

Mayor Ras J. Baraka Announces City Hall Will Be Closed Tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27, Due to Impending Snowstorm. Police, fire, and other uniformed emergency services will be unaffected; Forecasters warn of two-and-a-half feet of snow. Newark, NJ – January 26, 2015 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka and the Newark Municipal Council announced today that City Hall will be closed and all non-emergency Newark municipal services will be suspended tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27, in anticipation of a two-and-a-half-foot snowfall expect to impact the region starting tonight. Police, Fire, and other uniformed emergency services will be unaffected. “Heavy snowfall is expected tonight… [Full Post]

Mayor Declares State of Emergency

Mayor Baraka Declares State of Emergency Residents Should Avoid Driving in Blizzard Residents with concerns should call Newark’s Non-Emergency Call Center at (973) 733-4311; Residents should keep cars parked in driveways and not shovel snow into streets or onto hydrants Newark, NJ – January 26, 2015 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka announced today that he has declared a state of emergency, as the City of Newark braces for more than two feet of snow this evening and tomorrow. Temperatures are expected to reach a high of 28 tomorrow, and a low of 16. During snowstorms, the City mobilizes personnel and… [Full Post]

Only Emergency Vehicles Allowed on Roads After 10:00PM

Mayor Ras J. Baraka Announces City Declares State of Emergency; Only Police, Fire, and Emergency Personnel Vehicles Allowed on Municipal Roads after 10 P.M. Newark, NJ – January 26, 2015 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka announced today that he has declared a state of emergency, as the City of Newark braces for more than two feet of snow this evening and tomorrow. Only police, fire and emergency personnel vehicles are allowed on municipal roads after 10 p.m. During snowstorms, the City mobilizes personnel and vehicles to spread salt and plow roads as conditions dictate. The first priority for salting is… [Full Post]

Residents Urged to Park Cars in Municipal, Public School, Church, and Community Parking Lots

Residents Urged to Park Cars in Municipal, Public School, Church, and Community Parking Lots to Allow Snow Removal Equipment Access to Roads Newark, NJ – January 26, 2015 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka announced today that he has declared a state of emergency, as the City of Newark braces for more than two feet of snow this evening and tomorrow. Residents without driveways or off-street parking are urged to park their cars in municipal, Newark Public Schools, church and community parking lots to allow snow removal equipment access to roads. In addition, all non-emergency vehicles must be off municipal, county… [Full Post]

First 100 Days

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View the official report and the documentary, Mayor Ras J. Baraka's First 100 Days "Believing in Newark"

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Mayor Baraka’s Town Hall on Economic Development at NJ PAC. This is the 2nd in a series. Call (973) 733-6706 for information.

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Customer Service

Customer Service Survey

As the Mayor, I want to thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you. In an effort to create a culture that is focused on the customer and provide a service experience that is accountable, and responsive and efficient, we need YOUR help. Please feel free to complete the below survey detailing your experience. We strive to offer excellent customer service and your feedback will help us achieve that goal.
Thank you,
Ras J. Baraka, Mayor

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Mayor's City Wide Senior Citizen Committee Monthly Meeting

Hey @CruzNJTV @nsnix87 @markjbonamo: NEWARKERS WITHOUT DRIVEWAYS/OFF-STREET PARKING R URGED 2 PARK CARS N CITY, NPS, CHURCH/COMMUNITY LOTS. | Tweeted On: Jan 26, 2015

THIS WAY, STREETS CAN BE TREATED AND CLEARED OF SNOW. ALSO ALLOWS EMERGENCY VEHICHLES TO SAFETY PASS THROUGH ROADS. | Tweeted On: Jan 26, 2015

Snow Removal Information for residents and business owners. http://t.co/eHceUXPNbg | Tweeted On: Jan 26, 2015

Mayor @rasjbaraka encourages everyone to stay in their homes unless absolutely necessary. All cars must be off the roads by 10 p.m. | Tweeted On: Jan 26, 2015

Mayor @rasjbaraka and the @CityofNewarkNJ's 2015 Snow Removal Guide: http://t.co/oSvFczWvTR | Tweeted On: Jan 26, 2015

All non-emergency vehicles must be off the road by 10 pm. #StateofEmergency. | Tweeted On: Jan 26, 2015

All non-emergency vehicles must be off the road by 10 pm. #StateofEmergency. @rasjbaraka | Tweeted On: Jan 26, 2015

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