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City of Linden – Public Notice

Planning Board Meeting

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on May 12, 2020 the Planning Board of the City of Linden will conduct its regular meeting at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be conducted through electronic communication equipment to facilitate public comments, due to the current health emergency involving the COVID-19 Virus as declared by the Governor of New Jersey limiting personal contact and public gatherings.

The Board will vote on two resolutions and hear three applications; namely 105 Center Street, LLC, Direct Access Developers, LLC and Safety Kleen Systems which are not Public Notice Hearings.

This is not a Public Notice Hearing, but Members of the Public may access the meeting from their computer, tablet or smart phone at or dialing in using your phone to +1(646)749-3131, access code 318-519-613.

Marilyn Coplan
City of Linden Planning Board Secretary

Notice about special circumstances for the May 7, 2020 Linden Shade Tree Commission Meeting

The regular meeting of the Linden Shade Tree Commission will be held at 7:00 pm, Thursday, May 07, 2020. The meeting will be held electronically due to current health emergency, as declared by the Governor of New Jersey, limiting personal contact and public gatherings. Members of the public wishing to offer comments can access the meeting using the Go-To-Meetings electronic platform below. Please keep your microphone muted until the public comment portion of the meeting. Official action may be taken at this meeting.

How To Dial In Using Your Phone

  • To participate in this virtual meeting, first, dial 1 (646) 749-3112.
  • Then, enter the following access code: 627 821 093 #

How To Connect Using Your Computer, Smartphone or Tablet

  • To participate using your computer’s microphone and/or camera, click here.
  • If you are prompted for an access code, enter 627 821 093 and click on the button that says “Join”.
  • Your computer will then get a prompt from the website to either open the GoToMeeting application (if it is already installed on your computer) or to install the GoToMeeting application if it is not already installed on your computer.
  • The GoToMeeting application will then open and you will be connected to the meeting.
  • If you have technical issues, you will find answers to frequently asked questions and the ability to contact GoToMeeting’s technical support staff here.

Click here to read and/or download the official notice about this virtual meeting.

Bulk Trash Suspension (Originally posted on April 14th)

Linden has suspended bulk trash pick-up, City-wide. Bulk trash drop off is available at Linden DPW, Monday through Saturday from 8am – 2pm.

Due to staffing changes and shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, bulk trash collection is immediately and indefinitely suspended City-wide. Bulk trash is marked as a “T” on your 2020 DPW Schedule. Residents may drop bulk trash off at DPW, which is located at 700 Lower Road, Linden NJ 07036, Monday through Saturday, 8am – 2pm. Residents should follow the sign directing them to the attendant at the rear of the yard. PROOF OF RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED. Call (908) 474-8666 Monday through Friday, 6am – 3pm for more details.

New Jersey DR-4488-NJ – EHP Public Notice

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing financial assistance, in the form of Public Assistance (PA) Grants, to the State of New Jersey for DR-4488-NJ. To satisfy its compliance responsibilities, FEMA’s Region II Environmental & Historic Preservation Branch (EHP) has created the attached public notice for Executive Order (EO) 11988 (Floodplains), EO 11990 (Wetlands) and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (Section 106). The public notice is for FEMA funded actions that are located in a floodplain or wetland or may affect listed or eligible historic properties related to the COVID-19 Response (DR-4488-NJ). Funded actions include but are not limited to: temporary testing sites, temporary Alternate Care Facilities (ACF), temporary storage sites and temporary mortuary sites.

Please see the attachment for the full notice.

The City of Linden’s new website domain is now As a government entity, we have shifted our website domain extension from “.org” to “.gov”. Going forward, our old site ( will point here.

Our email addresses have not changed. To contact us by phone or by email, please either search for us by name, or view all of us here.

COVID-19 Testing Site Closure Notice

Due to the anticipated inclement weather, the Union County COVID-19 Drive-Through Center is closed Monday, April 13th. The center will reopen Tuesday, April 14th at 9am. All appointments scheduled for Monday will be honored on Tuesday. Also note that due to the high volume anticipated on Tuesday, no unscheduled drive-ups will be accepted. Union County residents with COVID-19 symptoms who wish to be tested should call (908) 214 7107. First-Responders and front-line health workers may call (908) 373-5105.