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    An unparalleled history as the nation's "Golden Door," Jersey City is fittingly nestled in the shadows of the historic Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty, and is one of the nation's most diverse cities, comprised of over 265,000 residents.

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     Located between the Hudson and Hackensack Rivers, Jersey City covers nearly 15 square miles of land at the center of the New York City metropolitan region.  Once a city driven by immigrants working in the shipping and manufacturing industries, Jersey City has transformed into a modern urban community.  Old factories have been repurposed and reborn into office buildings and housing units, abandoned rail yards are now landscaped parks.  Jersey City’s vibrant culture and diversity and commitment to collaboration and innovation, create an unparalleled quality of life for residents and businesses.

    Some cities are known for their landmark attractions, for their action-packed nightlife, or simply for the unmatched quality of their community. All of these elements and more define the City of Jersey City.  From the Greenville neighborhood to the bustling Downtown area, the Heights to the West Side, in Bergen-Lafayette, India Square and Journal Square, everywhere you turn you’re surrounded by diversity and growth.



    Mayor Fulop and Council President Unveil new Inclusionary Zoning Mandates to Ensure Jersey City’s most Vulnerable Residents have access to Affordable Housing

    October 5, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Establishes New Progressive and Proactive Division to Address Quality of Life Issues

    September 24, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Reaffirms vote “YES” on Municipal Question #1 to Create NJ’s First Municipal Arts Trust Fund

    September 22, 2020

    Head of Jersey City’s Finance Department gets Distinguished Appointment to Improve Fiscal Policies Affecting Municipalities Nationwide

    September 21, 2020

    JC Sets National Precedent. Shifts Immigration Narrative

    September 17, 2020

    County Executive DeGise and Mayor Fulop announce nearly 600 Small Businesses to be Awarded a total over $9 million in CARES Act Grants

    September 17, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Breaks Ground on New Public Safety Headquarters

    September 16, 2020

    Mayor Fulop and City Council Set to Restore Historic Reservoir for Complete Resident Access

    September 4, 2020

    Jersey City Expands Recreational Opportunities to Improvise Youth Activities and Professional Development while Adhering to Safety Restrictions

    August 28, 2020

    Mayor Fulop’s Proposed Budget with NO Tax Increases Passes City Council as Proactive Efforts Prove Effective

    August 26, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Changes COVID-19 Testing Labs After Continued Slow Response Times

    August 25, 2020

    Jersey City Moves Forward on Parking Deck for Central Avenue Business District

    August 24, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Receives Excellence in Leadership Award for Exemplary Actions amid Extraordinary Crises in Recent Months

    August 19, 2020

    Jersey City Opens New Skate Park with Tony Hawk Foundation Grant

    August 6, 2020

    A Message from Mayor Steven M. Fulop Regarding the Impending Tropical Storm

    August 3, 2020

    33,000 lbs of Waste Redirected from Landfills to Greener Gardens under Jersey City’s First-ever Composting Program

    July 17, 2020

    New Class of Police Officers Set to Join Jersey City Police Department

    July 16, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Announces over 150 Recipients of City-raised Relief Funding to Help Hardest Hit Community-based Organizations through COVID-19 Community Relief Distribution Fund

    July 16, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Advancing as Leader in Green Technology, Transforming NJ’s Largest Municipal Fleet to most Expansive EV Fleets in the Country

    July 13, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Proposes to Alter Street Cleaning Rules on Side Streets to Reduce Inconveniences while Increasing Parking Availability

    July 9, 2020

    County Executive DeGise and Mayor Fulop Announce over $7 million in Critical Funding for Struggling Small Businesses amid Pandemic Aftermath

    July 9, 2020

    Mayor Fulop announces Municipal Outdoor Pools Open for Jersey City Residents to Cool off during Hot Summer Months

    July 2, 2020

    Municipal Prosecutor Jake Hudnut Awarded Affirmative Leaders Fellowship; Distinct Honor Following Rigorous Selection Process for Attorneys Nationwide

    June 30, 2020

    Mayor Fulop & City Council Announce Latest Safety Measures Supporting Social Distancing to Help Businesses & Residents Recover

    June 24, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Announces JCPD De-escalation Training

    June 18, 2020

    Historic Landmark Loew’s to get Renovation & New Management

    June 11, 2020

    Jersey City 1st in NJ to Tackle Prolonged Pollution by Creating Extensive, Multi-Layered Approach to Greatly Reduce Combined Sewage Overflows while Promoting Green Building Initiatives

    June 11, 2020

    Mayor Bhalla and Mayor Fulop Announce Pursuit of Combined Hoboken-Jersey City Bike Share Program

    June 11, 2020

    In Wake of Pandemic, Jersey City Set to Launch 1st in the Nation Comprehensive Inner City Vertical Farming Program

    June 10, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Announces Changes to the Jersey City Police Department Use of Force General Orders

    June 4, 2020

    Council President calls for New Committee to Review Policing Policy & Procedures

    June 2, 2020

    Jersey City moves forward with Largest Mixed-Income Housing Development in Tri-State Region

    June 2, 2020

    Jersey City to Expand Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza

    May 29, 2020

    Jersey City Youth Challenged to find Climate Change Solutions within their Community for Annual Event

    May 28, 2020

    Jersey City Begins Implementing Re-Opening Plans To Help Local Businesses Bounce Back

    May 23, 2020

    Mayor and Council Partner to Protect already Overburdened Restaurants from Hidden Fees

    May 14, 2020

    Moody's Rates Jersey City "Stable", Overcoming Overwhelming "Negative Outlook for All Cities"

    May 14, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Opens Testing To All Residents

    May 3, 2020

    Farmers Markets and Four More Parks Set To Reopen

    May 2, 2020
    Mayor Fulop Reopens Farmers’ Markets to Provide Healthy Food Access & Support Local Businesses while Adhering to Social Distancing Measures

    Mayor Fulop and City Council Ask Voters for Opportunity to Fix Jersey City Public Schools with Change to Appointed Board

    January 3, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Recommends Jersey City Withdraws Arts Referendum to Minimize Taxpayer Impact

    Mayor Fulop Signs Executive Order to Proactively Establish a Curfew on Liquor Establishments to Control Crowds at Bars and Nightclubs

    Fulop Administration Takes Proactive Steps to Minimize the Spread of Covid-19; All City-sponsored events canceled through March 20th

    Hudson County Officials Join Forces to Call Upon Alaris Health to Stop Putting Hudson County Hospitals in Jeopardy

    Jersey City and Via Launch First On-demand Public Bus Service in New Jersey

    Mayor Fulop and Councilman Yun Unveil Comprehensive School Funding Action Plan Identifying $250 million to Fix Historic School Budget Gap without Compromising Classrooms

    Administration Outlines Shared Responsibilities to Retain Teachers, Ensure Quality Education for Students, and Long-term Funding Solutions with Minimal Taxpayer Impact

    Gloria Robinson Court Homes Wait List Opens: February 18th & 19th

    Ingerman Property Managers will be opening the waiting list for 1 and 2 bedrooms at Gloria Robinson Court Homes on February 18th and 19th.

    Entertainment License Renewal Notice

    Please take notice that all Restaurant and Nightclub Entertainment Licenses will renew on March 1, 2020.

    Mayor Fulop to Swear in 15 new Firefighters; New Class is Tenth Hired as Administration Makes Public Safety Investments Priority

    Mayor Fulop Announces Opening of Application Process for Competitive 2020 Jersey City Summer Internships


    This project will utilize the existing park-like area at the intersection of Fairmount, Jewett and Summit Avenues, and install elements such as seating, planters, art, and games to activate the park.

    Jersey City Announces Latest Expansion of Veteran Services; 1st Open House this Saturday Educates Veterans on Resources Available

    Jersey City Expands CCTV Camera System



    Bayfront Community Advisory Committee Unanimously Approves Proposal for Bayfront site to Increase Affordable Housing and Pursue Redevelopment for a Stronger Economic Future for Jersey City Residents

    PUBLIC NOTICE NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Acres Local Government Stewardship Grant Program

    PUBLIC NOTICE NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Acres Land Acquisition and Park Development Program

    Mayor Fulop + CitiBike Expand Low-Cost Membership to JC SNAP Recipients

    Jersey City Declares Small Business Saturday As Part of Shop Jersey City, Buy Local Campaign

    Jersey City Approves Purchase of 45 New Police Department Vehicles

    Jersey City Awarded $3.5 Million for Morris Canal Greenway Upgrades

    Mayors Fulop & Bhalla sign Matching Executive Orders to Support Veteran, LGBT and Disability-owned Businesses

    Jersey City Housing Authority Recognized as 1st Public Housing Authority to Achieve Better Buildings Challenge Goal by the U.S. DOE and HUD

    The Better Buildings Challenge Encourages Energy Efficiency and Cost Savings Among Public Housing Buildings

    Jersey City Housing Authority to Open Public Housing Waitlist

    Qualifying Individuals Will Have the Opportunity to Apply Online for Public Housing From August 6 through August 12

    Jersey City Becomes First in State to Announce New Marijuana Decriminalization Policy

    Mayor Fulop and Chief Prosecutor Jake Hudnut Announce Changes to Prosecution; Jersey City Joins Growing List of Progressive Cities Across Nation Decriminalizing Marijuana Possession

    Mayor Fulop Extends Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza

    Mayor Fulop Extends Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza

    Mayor Fulop Announces $44 Million Dollars for Additional City Hall Annex Buildings & Rebrand of The HUB to ‘Jackson Square’

    When Completed, The New Annex Complex Will Represents a $69 Million Dollar Investment into Bergen-Lafayette

    Jersey City Joins the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & EnergyJersey City Joins Global Pledge to Reduce Emissions

    Mayor Steven M. Fulop Joins the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy; City Will Conduct Emissions Audit and Develop Plan to Reduce

    Mayor Steven M. Fulop Signs Executive Order Adopting the “Vision Zero” Initiative

    The “Vision Zero” Initiative Aims to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities and Severe Injuries on Jersey City Roadways by the Year 2026

    30-year JCFD Veteran and Lifelong Jersey City Resident Steven McGill Appointed as Chief of the Fire Department

    Chief McGill has served on the JCFD as Provisional Chief, Deputy Chief, Battalion Chief, Assistant Fire Director and was the Fire Department Liaison to the Office of Emergency Management

    Mike Kelly Named Chief of the Jersey City Police Department after Extensive and Exhaustive Process

    As a 30-year JCPD Veteran, Chief Kelly Capitalizes on his Experience to Enhance the Administration’s ongoing Public Safety Initiatives, Recruitment and Diversity efforts, and Department Expansion to its Largest size in Two Decades; Increasing Police Presence & Community Relations

    20-Unit Veterans Housing Project Takes Next Step

    The Veterans Priority Project to Move Forward to City Council on January 24; Total of 54 Veterans Housing Units Built or Approved by Fulop Administration

    Jersey City Acquires Building for Museum and Community Center

    The Jersey City Council has Passed a Resolution in Support of Acquiring the Pathside Building in Journal Square; The Building Will be Home to the New Jersey City Museum and Community Center

    $25,000 Grant being Awarded to City's Small Businesses

    Jersey City Economic Development Corporation in partnership with The 504 Company is conducting its second round of the Jersey City Business Acceleration Program, a privately-funded grant competition for Jersey City small businesses that demonstrate distinct potential for growth.

    Jersey City Police Department Reaches Record Numbers as 25 New Police Officer Graduate

    Fulop Administration has Grown Police Department to its Largest Size in More than Two Decades.

    Jersey City Introduces Local Relief Program