Time to Renew Pet and Business Licenses

City officials reminded pet owners and various business license holders that Thursday, January 31, 2013, is the deadline for license renewal. Business licenses due for renewal cover pet shops; laundromats; dry cleaners; food-dispensing trucks; vending machines; restaurants, delicatessens, and other food establishments. These licenses are issued by the Health Division of the Department of Municipal […]

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Bayonne Receives Federal Grant to Hire 18 Firefighters

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the City of Bayonne has received a federal SAFER grant of $2,730,780 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the Department of Homeland Security. The grant will enable the Bayonne Fire Department to hire 18 firefighters by funding salaries and benefits for two years. Additional monies may also […]

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Bayonne Holds Swearing-In Ceremony for Eleven New Police Officers

On January 10, 2013, the City of Bayonne held a swearing-in ceremony for eleven new police officers at the Dorothy Harrington City Council Chambers. Mayor Mark A. Smith recalled the start of his own police career in February 1983 as he addressed the new officers. He remembered that he “wore the uniform with pride” after […]

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City to Start Curbside Pick-Up of Certain Electronic Items January 14

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the Bayonne Department of Public Works will start curbside pick-up of certain electronic equipment (e-waste), effective Monday, January 14, 2013. These items include computers, laptops, monitors, televisions, electronic tablets, electronic notebooks, and e-book readers. Under federal and state regulations implemented a year ago, it has been illegal to dispose […]

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