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City of Jersey City and United Way of Hudson County Establish Memorial Fund for Family of Fallen Jersey City Police Officer Melvin Santiago; Residents Can Text Donations  

Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced today that the City of Jersey City and the United Way of Hudson County have established a memorial fund for the family of fallen Jersey City Police Officer Melvin Santiago.

Officer Santiago, 23, was killed in the line of duty on July 13, 2014.

Anyone wishing to make a donation to the fund can do so in one of the following two methods:

1 - Text to number 52000 with the subject line UWHC Santiago. Once the text is sent, you will receive a text asking to confirm your donation by typing in YES. You will then receive a thank you text and the process is complete. You can send up to three text donations of $10.00.

2 – People can donate with either e-checks or credit card payments via the United Way link at: 


In the drop down menu “Which cause are you donating to” select “Officer Melvin Santiago.”

Stopping The Drop One Pledge At A Time - Second Annual Anti-Litter Campaign  Wants Businesses, Homeowers, Kids, & Residents To Commit To Keeping JC Beautiful!

While approximately 180 Jersey City Youth take to the streets this year to beautify the city by collecting litter and removing graffiti, Mayor Steven M. Fulop is asking Residents, Homeowners, Churches, and Businesses to step up and take “The Pledge” to help keep JC Litter Free!

Find out how YOU can TAKE THE PLEDGE here!

Jersey City: Public Safety Overview 

As the administration continues to address Jersey City’s public safety concerns, we are committed to adapting to each new challenge to deploy resources and personnel. The information in this presentation provides a look at the first half of the year in comparison to the year prior, as well as offering a two-year perspective. While most crime categories have double-digit decreases, we know we can continue to improve and have outlined measures, such as shifting from street sweeps to targeted surveillance and permanent police presence at persistently problematic locations.

Review the document at right. 


Jersey City: Year In Review

The first year for the Fulop administration has been exciting as we work to make Jersey City the best mid-sized city in America.

Read about our accomplishments and our plans for the future in the Year In Review document at right.


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View Mayor Fulop's 2014 Budget Book (Introduced) 

Mayor Fulop introduces 2014 budget with 2.1% tax decrease
and $118 million in new ratables, creating a pathway towards
greater long term fiscal stability.
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Mayor's Office Presents "Dashboard Program" to City Council;
View Dashboard Project Proposal Aim Is To Increase
Efficiency,  & Cut Spending

At the Caucus Meeting
on Mon., Sept. 9th,
 2013, the Office of
 the Mayor made a
 presentation to the City Council on the "Dashboard Program”.

This initiative will collect and analyze data from all departments,
allowing a more  in-depth and verifiable picture of how well
programs in City agencies work.The goal of  this program is
to improve  the quality of Jersey City services  through
increasing Operational efficiencies,  addressing inadequate
service offerings,and eliminating wasteful and unnecessary
View Dashboard Program Status Update Document. 

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JC Sues Port Authority For $400 Million In Missed Payments
Mayor Steven M. Fulop has announced that the city will
file suit against the Port Authority of New York and New
Jersey for $400 million for missed tax payments and
undue economic harm caused to the taxpayers of
Jersey City by the bi-state transportation agency

Read more. 

View or download Presentation here 


Home In Need Of Repairs Or Rehabilitation?
The Homeowner Rehabilitation Program
has monies available as forgiveable
loans for eligible households! Click here & 
Scroll to the Bottom of the Page for
Application Packet & Flyer!
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The City of Jersey City has partnered with BidSync and will soon be soliciting quotes, bids, and requests for proposals (RFP)/requests for qualifications (RFQ) online.  

To register as a vendor and automatically receive solicitations of interest to your business, please visit BidSync.  

Registration is free and there is never a fee to download documents or submit proposals.


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Have A Question About The City's Earned Sick Leave Ordinance?
in Arabic, Chinese,  English, Hindi, Spanish, & Tagalog!

View or Download Earned Sick Leave Ordinance FAQs For Businesses & Workers

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Need To Drop Those Winter Pounds! Check Out JC Recreation's Line-Up Of Activities For Young & Old Alike.  

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Want To Know What Ordinance Your Municode Logo 90Neighbor's Blasting Music Falls Under? Look No Further, My Friend, The Municipal Code Has The Answers!
The Jersey City Municipal Code (Code) is a
compilation of local laws and legislation
 adopted by the governing body of the City.

Over the long course of Jersey City’s history, the Code
has required constant updates, which are currently being
done by the Municipal Code Corporation.

Extremely user friendly, the Code is organized alphabetically by
subject & outlines the duties and responsibilities of all those who
live, work, visit, conduct business and/or provide services
 in Jersey City. 

The noise ordinance, by the way,  is #222 on the Hit Parade! 








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Them Here!

  • Ice Rink School Field Trip Reservation Form  
  • Facility/Field Permit Application  
  • Showmobile/Stage Application  
  • Aquatics/Pool Request Application 
  • Van/Bus Request Form  
  • Abandoned Properties List Published,
    Placing Delinquent Owners On Notice!
    The city’s worst abandoned properties are now on
    public record! Lists of vacant buildings are now published
    in the newspaper in an effort to place pressure on owners
    to improve properties which are currently a blight to
    their neighborhoods.

    Download 3/31/14 Public Officers Abandoned Buildings List 





    Has Your Property Been The Victim Of Graffiti?
    Historic House Vandalized buttonThe JCIA Can Help Homeowners
    Remove Tags & Repaint!
    If private property has been
    tagged or disfigured by graffiti,
    the JCIA will any repair
    the damage. Just sign & send
    in the waiver 
    & provide the paint,
    if the building needs to be
    power washed. Note: Take photos of
    the tags & send them to local police
     with the date & time the vandals struck. If the 
    culprits are caught,  they could be charged
    with other vandalism.  

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