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Author: City of Linden

Attention Linden Seniors!

Meals On Wheels grab and go lunches will be distributed outside in the front of the John T. Gregorio building starting on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 between 11:30am – 12:30pm. Lunches are only available on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

  • Pre-Registration is required. To reserve a lunch, call Terry at the JTG Center @ (908) 474-8629 or the main office @ (908) 474-8627.
  • Reservations for Tuesday meal pick up must be made by 10am on the preceding Thursday.
  • Reservations for Thursday’s meal pick must be made by 10am on the preceding Monday.
  • Reservations are only taken on weekdays.
  • Seniors must be aged 60 or older, and a resident of Union County. 
  • A voluntary donation of $1.75 is suggested for the meal. 
  • Please wear your face mask; no mask, no service!
  • Meals only available to seniors not currently receiving home delivered meals from the Meals-on-Wheels program. 

Thank you!

Recycle Coach App Updated

Please note that the Recycle Coach app has been updated to reflect the change from manual to automated recycling in Districts 3, 4, 5, 9, and 10. The app also corrected the mistake around the Veterans Day Holiday. Click to access the Recycle Coach web app through your web browser, or download it from the App Store or Google Play to your smartphone or tablet.

Food Distribution Event – Saturday, October 24th, 9am

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and the Community Food Bank of New Jersey are providing this drive through only food distribution event to all Union County residents affected by COVID-19 on Saturday, October 24th at 9am.


Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union NJ 07083

Event Details

  • First 2,000 vehicles will receive shelf-safe food and fresh produce on a first come, first served basis
  • One food distribution per vehicle, while supplies last
  • Please make sure to clear out the vehicle’s trunk prior to arrival to make room for food bags
  • Bring one (1) proof of NJ residency, such as a utility bill, driver’s license, ID card, etc.
  • Event will take place rain or shine

Click here to view and/or download the event flyer in English and Spanish. With any questions, or for more information, please email the DHS Action Line or call them at 908 558 2288.

Pricing for Small Business Profitability

Free Live Webinar, Sponsored by UCEDC

Price it high? Low? Hold sales? Offer Coupons? Make it up on volume? One of the most challenging decisions you’ll face as a business owner is how much to charge for your product or service. Understanding which price points motivate or dissuade consumers from purchasing is key to setting the right price. This interactive workshop will help you focus in on your specific cost structure to reveal the pricing strategy that’s right for you.

Click here to register for this free live webinar, sponsored by the Union County Economic Development Corporation

The workshop includes an interactive activity that helps participants to determine their business’s cost structure and how it relates to their current pricing.

Common issues facing entrepreneurs that this workshop will address:

How to make sure the price for your product or service is optimized for both you and the customer. How to take competition into account when making pricing decisions.

Activities and/or materials included in this workshop:

  • Presentation on best practices and process for pricing
  • Open Q&A with presenter

Benefits and/or outcomes of taking this workshop:

You will leave with an understanding of how cost structure affects pricing, how to link marketing efforts to your pricing, and how to use your pricing model as a tool for growth.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you have registered, a link to the webinar will be emailed to you prior to the event with instructions.

Family Support & Prevention Program

Does your child have a health issue? Is your child struggling with school? United Way of Greater Union County can help!

You may be eligible to receive services from the Family Support & Prevention Program. Please click to view/and or download the informational flyer about this program in English and in Spanish.

For more information and to make an appointment, email or call Greg Thomas at 908-353-7171 extension 130 at United
Way of Greater Union County

2020 Annual Community Harvest Event

Curbside Treat Bag Giveaway

For the first 250 Linden School Age Children Grades Pre-K through 12th. Pre-Registration for this event is required by calling 908-474-8600 or online at Community Pass.


Friday, October 30, 2019 4pm – 6pm


  • Outside in front of the Linden Multi Purpose Center, 1025 John St., Linden NJ
  • Walk thru (outdoors) and receive a Treat Bag

Please adhere to the following social distancing & safety guidelines:

  • Must wear face mask and maintain 6’ social distance
  • No stopping, standing or gathering near building
  • Also, children must be present to receive a treat bag

Click here to download information about this event.

COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program

You can now apply for housing assistance if you suffered a financial hardship due to COVID-19 and have not been able to pay your rent or mortgage. Please download the attached informational flyer in English and Spanish.

You are eligible to apply for the COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program if:

  • You live in New Jersey
  • Have overdue rent or mortgage payments from March 2020 and/or need assistance until December 2020
  • Have proof that you are not able to pay rent/mortgage due to COVID-19, such as loss of income or reduced hours at work or unable to work due to being high-risk or having to quarantine or isolate, or due to a child’s remote learning
  • Your annual income does not exceed 450% of the federal poverty level

How It Works

  • Apply online here.
  • You will need to demonstrate that your income doesn’t exceed the income limit and that you were unable to pay your rent or mortgage due to COVID-19.
  • You will also need provide proof a current lease/rental agreement or mortgage information, and a letter from your landlord documenting your pay history and status

Applications will be processed until funding is exhausted.

Notice RE October 13th, 2020 Planning Board Meeting

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on October 13th, 2020 in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et. seq., and the Governor of New Jersey’s Executive Orders 102 and 104 regarding COVID-19 the Planning Board of the City of Linden will conduct its regular meeting at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be conducted VIRTUALLY due to the current health problems limiting personal contact and public gatherings through electronic communication equipment to facilitate public comments or questions. Members of the Public may access the meeting from their computer, tablet or smart phone by registering in advance via RingCentral. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

At this meeting the Board will vote on Resolutions; namely SP-1113-20 – West Coast Shipping, Inc., SP-1125-20 and SD752-20 – Linden Renewable Energy, LLC and SP-1129-20 – Linden Development, LLC. and hear four Applications, namely, SD 755-20 KW Home Kreation, LLC; SP-1133-20 and SD756-20 – Linden Development, LLC (Starbucks Restaurant) and SP-1132-20 – Linden Development, LLC (Medical Office Building).

Copies of the filed Plans submitted by the Applicant and the Resolutions can be reviewed on the City website here. Copies of any exhibits that will be utilized by the Applicant at the hearing will also be made available at the aforementioned link at least two (2) days prior to the hearing.

The Board shall also hear the Redevelopment Consistency Plan for review and comments regarding Block 339, Lot 5 (former D’s Dugout) pursuant to the Local Redevelopment Law N.J.S.A.40A:12A-1 et. seq. The Board shall also vote on whether to amend the October 13th, November 10th and December 8th, 2020 meetings from 7:00 PM to 6:30 PM.

Dorothy Kotowski

City of Linden Planning Board Secretary