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 Public Meeting: Thursday June 10th, at 7:00 pm

at the Gazebo in Hamilton Park

Vote for HPNA Trustees.  Meet and Greet the HPNA Trustees

This will be the first meeting in person meeting of 2021.  In order to minimize crowding, the Candidates and Trustees will be available from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm to talk to and to vote.  Please print and bring your membership ID with you to vote at the meeting.  If you are not already a member, you can join at the meeting for $10.00 annual household membership (cash or check) and vote at the meeting.  Or you can sign up online Here.

Biographies of the Candidates are available below


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 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.

 Hamilton Dog Run - Clean Note - 20210317 AJ.jpg

Hamilton Park Presentation.jpg

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.

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