Bayonne Named Tree City USA For 18th Year

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of Bayonne a Tree City USA for the eighteenth consecutive year. Tree City USA municipalities must have a tree board or department, a tree care ordinance, a comprehensive urban forestry program, and an Arbor Day observance. Mayor Smith said, “I would […]

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Property Taxes Due Thursday, May 10

The Bayonne Tax Collector’s Office announced that second quarter property tax payments are due on Thursday, May 10. The nominal legal due date for the tax bills was Tuesday, May 1. However, the City Council authorized a grace period through May 10. Payments made by that date will avoid a late fee. Property owners may […]

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Turnpike Traffic Advisory

Tonight, Friday, May 4, there will be a westbound overnight closing between Interchange 14 and Interchange 14 B, from 8:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, May 5.

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Omni Nursing Home Project to Resume Construction

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the Omni nursing home project will resume construction on Broadway between 29th and 30th Streets. The Omni project has been on hold for more than two years, due to bankruptcy proceedings involving the former management of Bayonne Medical Center, the previous owner of the property. Mayor Smith said, “The […]

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Recycling Drop-Off Site Open Next Weekend

Mayor Mark A. Smith reminded residents of the new weekend hours for the Recycling Center located on Hook Road. The facility will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the first weekend of every month except December, January, and February. The Recycling Center will be open next weekend, Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, […]

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Bayonne Receives Clean Communities Grant From State

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has awarded the City of Bayonne $79,235.85 in Clean Communities funding. Smith said, “I would like to thank the NJDEP for this funding. The City of Bayonne will consider carefully appropriate ways to use this grant to combat litter this year.” […]

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Turnpike Traffic Advisory

This weekend (April 27-29), one lane will be closed from 8:00 p.m. Friday to 5:00 a.m. Monday in the westbound direction between Turnpike Interchanges 14B and 14. During the weekend of May 4-6, one lane will be closed in the eastbound direction between Turnpike Interchanges 14 and 14B from 8:00 p.m. Friday to 5:00 a.m. […]

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Reminder: Time to Renew Orange Zone Parking Permits

The Bayonne Parking Utility reminded downtown residents and businesses that renewal applications are due for the Orange permit parking zone around the 8th Street Light Rail Station. Last year’s Orange Zone permits have a nominal expiration date of Monday, April 30, 2012. However, enforcement of the new Orange Zone permits will not begin until Monday, […]

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