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Message from Mayor Armstead

Public Education Seminar for the Linden Hawk Rise Community Solar Project

Mayor Derek Armstead, The City of Linden and Navisun invite you to attend a public education seminar for the Linden Hawk Rise Community Solar Project. Community Solar is available to Linden residents. Find out how you can save up to 15% on your electricity costs at this virtual meeting! Click here to download the informational flyer for this event.

FEMA Will Be Knocking On Doors

Please be advised that FEMA Individual Assistance (this is assistance for the residents) personnel are coming to Linden starting Monday, October 18, 2021. They will be going door to door canvassing the areas hardest hit by Ida. They will be assisting residents with claims, registrations, and providing information on government programs that can assist residents in the recovery from Ida. 

They will be properly identified with FEMA Federal Government photo identification and clothing. They will follow all CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 including social distancing and use of protective equipment. Residents are reminded to ask to see their identification before providing their personal information so as to avoid scammers.

FEMA has also opened another Disaster Recovery Center in a trailer at the Skating Rink in Warinanco Park, Roselle. It is open during normal business hours and is available to all Linden Residents.

The Police Department has been notified of the above information and is aware of FEMA canvassing.

New RFQ Opportunities With The City of Linden

Public Notice for the request for qualifications of professional service contracts beginning January 1, 2022 was posted to the City Website this morning. Standardized submission requirements and selection criteria are on file and available in the Purchasing Department, City Hall, 301 N. Wood Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Vaccinations, Third Doses & Testing – Tuesday, September 21st

Mayor Derek Armstead has partnered with Super Health Pharmacy once again to provide Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations and third doses. Walkups permitted, but you must first fill out the consent form online by clicking here.

  • Who: Open to everyone 12 years and older (children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian). ID is required.
  • What: Pfizer and Moderna vaccination and third doses for COVID-19.
  • When: Tuesday, September 21st from 10am until 4pm.
  • Where: Linden PAL, 400 Maple Avenue, Linden NJ 07036
  • How: Fill out this consent form prior to arriving to the Vaccination Clinic.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this event.

Mayor Armstead Invites You To Attend The 2nd Annual Polish Heritage Festival

Mayor Derek Armstead, The City of Linden, Uptown Linden, and the Department of Parks & Recreation are hosting the 2nd Annual 2021 Polish Heritage Festival on September 18th from 1pm – 9pm at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, located at 400 North Wood Avenue.

Enjoy the beer and wine tent, live music, authentic Polish food, Polish vendors, Polish crafts and many fun children’s activities. For more information, contact Danuta Lisowska at 908-601-8598, or Council President Yamakaitis at 908-494-0880.

Click here to view and/or download the updated informational flyer for this event.

Hurricane Ida Resources

  • Senator Booker’s dedicated page with Hurricane Ida resources can be accessed here. The page will be regularly updated as more information and resources become available. 
  • Individual Assistance – Assistance to individuals and households. Individuals in Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Passaic, Somerset, and Union Counties can apply with FEMA by applying online here or by calling 1-800-621-3362.
  • Homeowner/Tenant Expectations when applying for help from FEMA.
  • Public Assistance – Assistance to state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster damaged facilities.
  • Small Business Disaster Assistance: The SBA is offering low-interest disaster assistance loans to New Jersey businesses and residents. For more information and to apply, click here.

Linden Residents Can Now Receive FEMA Major Disaster Assistance Following Hurricane Ida

The fastest and easiest way to apply is by clicking here or by downloading the FEMA App on the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. If it is not possible to apply online, then call 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585). The toll-free telephone lines operate from 6am to 10pm CDT, seven days a week. Those who use a relay service such as a videophone, InnoCaption or CapTel should update FEMA with their specific number assigned to that service.

For more information, please see factsheets below, which can also be accessed via these links: