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MAYOR J. CHRISTIAN BOLLWAGE
Highest-elected official — (908) 820-4170

CITY COUNCIL
Councilman-at-Large Frank Cuesta
Councilman-at-Large Manny Grova, Jr.
Councilwoman-at-Large Patricia Perkins-Auguste
First Ward Carlos Torres
Second Ward Nelson Gonzalez
Third Ward Joseph Keenan, Jr.
Fourth Ward Carlos Cedeño
Fifth Ward William Gallman, Jr.
Sixth Ward Frank Mazza

City Clerk’s Office — 908-820-4131

Size — 11.69 square miles
Water area — 1.43 square miles
Population — 124,969
County Seat of Union — Fourth-Largest City in New Jersey
Form of Government — Mayor & City Council
Equalization Rate — 9.72% - 2008
(Source: City of Elizabeth Tax Assessor)
Tax Rate $18.2222 per 100 - 2008
(Source: City of Elizabeth Tax Assessor)

Police Department — 329
Fire Department — 250

Miles to Manhattan — 13
Miles to Philadelphia — 85
Miles to Atlantic City — 115

UTILITIES

TELEPHONE:
Verizon — 1-800-837-4966
AT&T — 1 800-222-0300

GAS:
AGL Elizabethtown Gas — 1-800-492-4009

ELECTRIC:
PSE&G — 1-800-436-7734

CABLE:
Optimum of Elizabeth — 908-353-0404

WATER:
Liberty Water Company — 1-800-652-6987

GARBAGE COLLECTION:
Curbside Pickup Twice Weekly Visit www.elizabethnj.org for schedule

RECYCLING:
Regional Industries — 908-436-1966

HOSPITAL
Trinitas Regional Medical Center — 908-994-5000

MEDIA
Daily newspaper — The Star-Ledger

Others that cover Elizabeth: The New York Times publishes a New Jersey section and NY Major media

SPANISH LANGUAGE
Bi-Weekly — La Voz/Vistazo Hispano
Weekly — El Especialito

Portuguese — Luso Americano/24Horas

TV Major NY Media and local access through Optimum, as well as news specific to Elizabeth every hour called “The Elizabeth Edition”

PUBLIC SCHOOLS
High School — 1
K-8th — 28
Non-Public Schools — 16
Local School Enrollment — (K-12) Over 22,000
Average Expense per Pupil — $16,242

POPULATION STATS
2010 — 124,969

LABOR FORCE
Total Labor Force 66,871
(Source: 2007 - NJ Dept. of Labor)

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