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Cancelled – July 15, 2024 Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting

PLEASE TAKE A NOTICE THAT the City of Linden, Zoning Board of Adjustment’s scheduled meeting on Monday, July 15, 2024 has been cancelled due to a family emergency. The Board will attempt to have a special meeting in early August, pending availability. The next regularly scheduled Zoning Board meeting will be held on September 9, 2024, and will include all business that was scheduled to be heard at the July 15, 2024 meeting. We apologize for any inconveniences.

The Linden Fire Department Recruitment Fair

Do you have what it takes to be a Linden firefighter? Join us for the Linden Fire Department Recruitment Fair; an exciting opportunity to learn about a career dedicated to servicing your community. Our recruitment fair is your chance to explore the rewarding world of firefighting and emergency response.

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

  • Who: Eligibility Requirements:
    • Must be between the ages of 18 and 34, a resident of Linden, U.S. Citizen, high school diploma or G.E.D., and valid NJ Driver License.
  • What: The Linden Fire Department Recruitment Fair; an exciting opportunity to learn about a career dedicated to servicing your community. Why choose us? The Linden Fire Department is all about servicing your community, competitive salary and benefits, ongoing training, advancement opportunities, and education reimbursement.
  • When: Tuesday, July 23 and Monday, July 29 at 6pm.
  • Where: Linden Fire House No. 3, which is located at 1201 East Elizabeth Avenue.
  • How: Click here to apply and to access registration and exam information. Deadline to apply is September 3, 2024 at 4pm.

2024 Summer Playgrounds

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to offer the 2024 Summer Playgrounds. Keep your kids active and engaged at one of our playground sites!

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for the 2024 Summer Playgrounds.

  • What: 2024 Summer Playgrounds. Keep your kids active and engaged at one of our playground sites! We will be offering a variety of activities including fitness, sports and games.
  • Where: Click here to view the full list of participating parks in Linden.
  • When: Monday through Friday from 3pm until 7pm.
  • How: If you have any questions, please call the Department of Recreation at 908-474-8639.

Linden Police Department Community Meeting

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Linden Police Department invite you to attend the Linden Police Department Community Meeting. Meet Mayor Armstead, Chief Hart, and many of the Police Officers who work in your neighborhood.

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

  • What: Linden Police Department Community Meeting. Learn about various Police Department Programs and discuss crime and traffic concerns in your neighborhood.
  • Where: John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, which is located at 330 Helen Street.
  • When: Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 7pm.
  • How: For more information, contact Captain Christopher Guenther via email here.

City of Linden Cooling Centers 2024

Below is a list of the City of Linden’s Cooling Centers for 2024. These are the municipal buildings that are open and available to the public during their normal operating hours. Nothing else is required.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for the 2024 City of Linden Cooling Centers.

  • Linden Public Library – 31 East Henry Street
    • Operating Hours: Monday through Wednesday from 9am until 9pm, Thursday through Saturday from 9am until 5pm. *Closed on Sundays.
  • John T. Gregorio Recreation Center – 330 Helen Street
    • Operating Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30am until 4:30pm. *Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Linden Multi-Purpose Center – 1025 John Street
    • Operating Hours: Monday through Friday from 9am until 8pm. *Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

Public Works Schedule Change Alert

Please note the Department of Public Works (DPW) schedule change for upcoming Juneteenth Observance, from June 17 through June 21, 2024. Click here to view and/or download the Public Works Schedule Change for June, 2024.

  • Recycling Collections
    • Monday, June 17, 2024: Recycling (blue carts) in Districts 1, 2, 3, 9 and 10
    • Tuesday, June 18, 2024: Recycling (blue carts) in Districts 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
  • Sanitation Collections
    • Wednesday, June 19, 2024: Sanitation (green carts) in Districts 1, 2, 3, 9 and 10
    • Thursday, June 20, 2024: Sanitation (green carts) in Districts 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
    • All Wood Avenue and St. Georges Avenue Business sanitation and cardboard/paper recycling will be collected on Thursday, June 20, 2024.
  • No Collections
    • Friday, June 21, 2024: The Department of Public Works (DPW) will be closed in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. There will be no grass collection or bulk trash collection this week.
  • The Recycling Center and DPW yard bulk drop-off will be closed on June, 21, 2024, and will reopen on Saturday, June 22, 2024.

Linden Health and Wellness Fair

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden and the Linden Health Department are pleased to announce the Linden Health and Wellness Fair.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this event.
Click here to view and/or download the Health Fair Exhibitor Registration form.

  • Who: Free entry, everyone is welcome!
  • What: Health and Wellness Fair. Free health services will be offered including blood pressure tests, blood sugar tests, DermaView sun damage analyzer, vision tests, hearing tests, flu vaccinations and more! Free male and female cancer screenings for uninsured/underinsured. Tables with local health and wellness information, products and services. Enjoy prizes and giveaways, including a free six-page budget-friendly recipe booklet available for each attendee.
  • When: Saturday, October 12, 2024 from 10am until 1pm.
  • Where: School #1 Gym, which is located at 720 North Wood Avenue.
  • How: Free entry! For more information, please call the Linden Health Department at (908) 474-8409.
    • For Exhibitors: Click here to view and/or download the Health Fair Exhibitor Registration form. Please return completed form to the Linden Health Department, which is located at 605 South Wood Avenue. Space is limited, and tables are reserved on a first-register, first-serve basis.