Our mission is to serve the interests and needs of residents by promoting a cleaner and safer neighborhood, uniting residents in common causes, cooperating with city government, acting as a sounding board for the opinions of residents, representing local residents at city meetings, and serving the interests of the citizenry of downtown Jersey City.

Monthly Online Public Meeting: Thursday May 6th, at 7:30 pm

Debra Italiano of Sustainable JC will be the keynote speaker.  

She will discuss the immediate need of Tree Surveyors in the Hamilton Park Neighborhood and Air quality.  Air Quality Questionnaire and Air Quality Campaign Info Sheet

There will be two additional presentations regarding a proposed billboard on 12th St. and Jones Skate Rink Redesign.  Information regarding those two items are below.

Board members will also be available to answer any questions at the end of the meeting.

Meeting ID:  844 7792 9040  Password: 384734

Link to Public Meeting:  Zoom Link

Proposed Billboard at 12th Street Presentation at the May Public Meeting

Interstate Outdoor Advertising will present a proposed billboard at 12th Street between Erie and Jersey Avenue.  To view slides of their presentation, which locates and describes the static billboard, please click the link below.  In the interest of transparency, Interstate Outdoor Advertising has offered the HPNA a yearly donation of 10% of the gross revenue of the billboard as a community give back.  


Proposed Jones Park Skate Rink Improvements

Vernon Richardson, Aide to Mayor Fulop, will present proposed improvements to the Skate Rink.  Included in the improvements are: resurfacing and new equipment.  The city is proposing two options for the new equipment: option A is similar to the existing layout and equipment, option B has more equipment and will allow beginner skateboarders to enjoy the facility for longer.  

Please review the layouts below and take the poll below:

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Skate Rink Equipment Poll

Please sign the petition below to show your support of an Asian Family that was the victim of a racially motivated attack in the Newport Neighborhood.

The HPNA supports the AAPI community.

Click here for Petition

The April HPNA Public Meeting will be uploaded soon. 

The Jersey City Ordinance section relating to parks has been added to the website, click the link below.  Or pick 'Neighborhood' in the menu bar above and then 'Park Ordinance'.

Park Ordinance

Thank you to Councilman James Solomon

for speaking at HPNA February Public Meeting

Click here to view video

Click .pdf below to view a follow-up letter from Councilman Solomon

regarding issues raised at the meeting


Dog Run Accessories layout and Images 

Please click on the links below for a plan and images of the equipment for the Dog Runs at Hamilton Park.  Information provided by the Jersey City Division of Architecture.  Please note that both dog runs will have dog water fountains sized for large and small dogs.

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Sewage Free Streets  Public Comments

When it rains in Jersey City, the combined sewer system overflows into nearby waterways and localized flooding can have a combination of sewage and stormwater. This is known as a combined sewer overflow (CSO). The Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority (JCMUA), has submitted a Long Term Control Plan (LTCP) to reduce and/or eliminate CSOs.

  • Time Line - Public comments on plan due by January 31, Implementation 2020-2049
  • The Plan - Construction of massive underground storage tanks (93%), and Green Infrastructure (7%)
  • The Cost - JCMUA will fund the $672,000 project with water rate increases, bonding, and loans.

Sewage Free Street Fact Sheet

Instructions on Submitting Comments

Compost Shed at McWilliams Place and 8th Street


This is a food scrap for composting drop-off point. Please see this Composting flyer.pdf for more information on acceptable food products.  Please do not bring your food scraps in a plastic bag and dump the plastic bag in one of the two bins in the shed.   1/12/21 update:  The shed at Jersey Avenue and 9th Street has been removed due to a broken lid.  Another shed will replace it but not until March.  Please use the compost shed at McWilliams Place and 8th Street.

Reserve your spot for the COVID-19 Vaccine, by registering!

Please click here for link.

Want to host a class in Hamilton Park or Enos Jones Park?  

Click Here for more information.

On your first visit to AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation. 


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