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City of Summit Department of Community Services
512 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901

The Community Services Department is responsible for engineering, public works and code administration. Each of theseMore functional areas is led by a division head, with all three divisions working together to provide a single point of contact for property and land development issues. Located on the second floor of City Hall, the department's staff assists residents, property owners, businesses and the general public obtain answers to property use and infrastructure questions.

Beth Kinney is the department director. Gary Lewis heads code administration, Andrew Hipolit is in charge of engineering and Paul Cascais manages public works.

City of Summit Health Department
512 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901

The Summit Health Department is in charge of a wide range of health-related issues, and is also home to the Office ofMore Vital Statistics, which certifies marriage, birth and death certificates, and the Animal Licensing Office.

Health Department programs include:

  • Community health education
  • Participation in local health fairs
  • Emergency management functions for public health issues

Public health nursing services:

  • Infant and preschool children program (well baby clinic)
  • Childhood lead poisoning prevention and abatement program
  • School immunization audits
  • Adult immunization program (influenza)
  • Tuberculosis control
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Cancer screening program
  • Diabetes services
  • Cardiovascular disease screening program
  • Communicable and infectious disease epidemiology
  • Animal licensing
  • Rabies and zoonosis control

Environmental health programs and activities:

  • Recreational bathing, campgrounds, youth camps
  • Restaurant and food service inspections
  • Public health nuisances, wild animal issues, insect and rodent control, animal bite investigations
  • Radon and lead poisoning abatement
  • Cross connections, hospital-school-nursery school - sanitation; air, water, noise and solid waste pollution, indoor air quality issues
  • Dumping, property maintenance
  • Lack of heat complaints
  • Infectious and communicable disease investigations, epidemiological investigations, West Nile Virus surveillance, noxious growths, odor complaints, potable water
  • Tobacco Age of Sale enforcement

The Summit Health Department shares a health director with nearby Westfield.  The current acting director and health officer is Megan Avallone.