Winter Weather Advisory From Mayor Mark A. Smith, Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Mayor Mark Smith issued the following advisory with important information about tonight’s expected winter storm: The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for our area. We will begin to see snow this evening continuing into tomorrow morning. The current forecast calls for 4 to 8 inches of snow, followed by freezing rain and icing.

Please take steps to secure your property. Be prepared for low temperatures and snowfall overnight. Please stay off the roads, if possible, for safety reasons and to facilitate snow removal. Please remove snow and ice from your sidewalks, but do not throw it into the street.

Landlords are required to provide heat and hot water during the winter. If you have no heat or hot water, please call our 24-hour heat hotline at 201-858-6900.

Street-cleaning and parking meter enforcement will be suspended until further notice.

Trash pick-up and recycling will be conducted on a normal schedule.

Ice on roadways and sidewalks will make walking and driving very hazardous. Please be alert for these conditions, and take all necessary precautions.

Look in on elderly and disabled neighbors and relatives. For non-emergency assistance, please call the Bayonne Police Department at 201-858-6900. As always, for emergencies, please call 9-1-1.

City emergency management and public works personnel are following the track of the storm and are prepared to respond.

Please stay home if possible, be prepared, and be safe.