Mayor Announces Release of Bike Share RFP

Administration - 2/6/2017 12:05:00 PM

Mayor Jimmy Davis today issued a statement upon the release of the City of Bayonne’s request for proposals (RFP) for a bicycle share program:

“As we continue to build for the City’s future I am pleased to announce the release of a formal request for proposals for the formation and maintenance of the bike share program in Bayonne. Over the past two and a half years my administration has invested heavily in our roadway infrastructure and parks system. In the same time we’ve received increasing requests for the vetting and establishment of a bike share program. The institution of such a program would link our city at strategically placed locations and increase transportation options for local residents and visitors. I look forward to announcing an award next month and our subsequent steps in the weeks to follow.”

Notice of Special Zoning Board Meeting

Planning & Zoning Board - 1/30/2017 9:42:00 AM

Please be advised there will be a Special Meeting of the Zoning Board on Monday, March 6, 2017 in the Bayonne High School Auditorium, 669 Avenue A, at 6 p.m.

City Accepts Donation of Firefighter Turnout Gear from IMTT

Fire - 1/27/2017 2:21:00 PM

Mayor Jimmy Davis and Bayonne Fire Chief Keith Weaver announced that that City accepted the donation of 11 sets of firefighter turnout gear from IMTT.

Representatives of IMTT including Terminal Manager Michael Morganti presented Mayor Davis, Fire Chief Keith Weaver, and Deputy Fire Chiefs Stephen Peterson and William Bartos with turnout gear valued at nearly $30,000.

“This donation is greatly appreciated and shows just how exceptional IMTT is as a corporate neighbor,” said Mayor Jimmy Davis. “This turnout gear is critical for keeping our firefighters safe when they come in contact with hazardous conditions in the course of their duties.”

“Safety is of utmost importance, and this gear will go a long way in keeping our firefighters safe. Many thanks to IMTT for their continued partnership with the Fire Department and City of Bayonne as they support our efforts,” said Chief Weaver.

Shoprite Dietitian Visits Pre-K of Recreation Young Children's Program

Recreation - 1/27/2017 12:50:00 PM

What a great day in Mrs. Donna's 4 year old class in the Division of Recreation Young Children's Program! Kayla, the Dietitian from Bayonne Shoprite, came to the classroom to discuss healthy foods and healthy eating. Students made their own trail mix and tasted a smoothie!

Next week students will take a field trip to Shoprite for a guided tour given by Kayla!

Mayor Davis Issues Comment After Highly Anticipated Zoning Board Meeting - January 24, 2017

Administration - 1/24/2017 1:20:00 PM

Last night’s highly anticipated Zoning Board meeting included the continuation of an application to construct a Muslim Community Center in Bayonne. As many are aware, this issue has gathered a great deal of attention from local, statewide, and national media. In an effort to accommodate a larger than average anticipated attendance the hearing was moved from City Council Chambers at City Hall to Oresko Community School. Public attendance was in the hundreds and I am pleased to say that, with very few minor exceptions, the continued consideration of the application went on without incident or disruption. I would personally like to thank the Bayonne School District for assisting us in our efforts to accommodate and encourage public participation in the meeting. I would also like to express gratitude to my staff who were able to arrange a live stream of the meeting on official City of Bayonne social media in light of the fact that the meeting could not be broadcast live on our community access station. No decision was made last night due to the meeting’s duration, which extended into the later evening hours. The parties involved are currently in the process of scheduling the continuation of the application in the weeks to come.

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