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Mayor Ras J. Baraka Announces New Plan To Reform Use Of Municipal Vehicles To Enhance Accountability And Transparency

      All unmarked vehicles being used by directors, managers, and other administrative personnel will be returned to the City’s motor pool on Monday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to Noon. There they will be fitted with the Seal of the City and be inspected for condition and damage. Users who return their vehicles will also turn in their employee fuel cards, registration, and insurance paperwork. After the inspections, vehicles that are in good condition will be assigned to the city’s Motor Pool for distribution, stored as back-ups, or disposed of in accordance with State guidelines. “For years, municipal… [Full Post]

Mayor Ras J. Baraka And City Of Newark Raise Lgbtq Pride Flag At City Hall, To Observe Gay Pride Week

The eighth annual flag-raising ceremony hosted by the City of Newark’s LGBTQ Commission  highlights week of Newark Gay Pride activities   Newark, NJ (July 17, 2014) – Mayor Ras J. Baraka, the Newark Municipal Council, the City’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Advisory and Concerns Commission, and other dignitaries held an LGBTQ Pride Flag-Raising Ceremony as part of Newark Gay Pride Week this afternoon, at City Hall, at 920 Broad Street. The rainbow flag, a universal symbol of gay pride, will fly outside City Hall for the duration of the eighth annual Newark Pride Week. Mayor Baraka has made a… [Full Post]

Mayor Quintana And Law Enforcement Officials To Give “report Card” On Newark Anti-crime Efforts In 2013 And Plans To Reduce Crime In 2014

Newark will hire 100 new police officers, acquire more vehicles, and put “more boots on the ground and rubber on the road”  Newark, NJ — Mayor Luis A. Quintana, Municipal Council President Mildred Crump, other members of the Newark Municipal Council, Police Director Samuel A. DeMaio, Police Chief Sheilah A. Coley, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray, Essex County Chief of Detectives Anthony Ambrose, and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura will hold a press conference to give a “report card” on Newark’s anti-crime efforts in 2013 and its plans to reduce crime in the City in 2014, today, Tuesday, January 7, at 2 p.m. in… [Full Post]

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Mayors Baraka, Fulop and Torres announced the launch of a strategic partnership to address public safety. | Tweeted On: Jul 28, 2014

Mayor Baraka will be holding a joint press conference in Jersey City at 1pm with the mayors of Jersey City and Paterson. | Tweeted On: Jul 28, 2014

ATTENTION: City Hall will CLOSE at 3pm on Thursday, July 31st for Mayor Baraka’s All Staff Quarterly Meeting. #NewarkNJ | Tweeted On: Jul 28, 2014

ATTENTION: City Hall will CLOSE at 3pm on Thursday, July 31st for Mayor Baraka's All Staff Quarterly Meeting. #Newark #NewarkNJ | Tweeted On: Jul 26, 2014

Join us on Instagram! | Tweeted On: Jul 24, 2014

Today local students from @AllStarsProject had a chance to engage in dialogue with Mayor Baraka at city hall. | Tweeted On: Jul 24, 2014

Mayor Ras Baraka welcomes the @AllStarsProject to city hall. #Newark #NewarkNJ | Tweeted On: Jul 24, 2014

Mayor Baraka with NBA star John Starks & WNBA star Teresa Witherspoon celebrate reading at Newark Public Library. | Tweeted On: Jul 23, 2014

We are now on Instagram... | Tweeted On: Jul 23, 2014

Mayor Baraka joins NBA star John Starks & WNBA star Teresa Weatherspoon for Summer Reading at Newark Public Library. | Tweeted On: Jul 23, 2014

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