Councilman Duncan Harrison and Councilwoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson are calling for the creation of a Citizen Advisory Panel on Traffic Calming Measures. A number of residents and business owners have expressed concern with the reckless driving that occurs daily on City streets and the lack of safety measures for pedestrians. One of the primary concerns is drivers speeding through City neighborhoods without regard to crosswalks or pedestrians.Read more
Earlier today, Councilman Duncan Harrison donated an eleven foot Christmas Tree to the Reading Senior Center. The tree was purchased from Willard Brothers Woodcutters in Hamilton, NJ. Reading Center seniors will hold a decorating party next week. “I hope this small token brings joy and happiness to the seniors who attend this center,” stated Councilman Duncan Harrison.Read more
Councilman Duncan Harrison would like to relay the following information to residents and businesses:Read more
Join us for Councilman Duncan Harrison's Thanksgiving Flag Football ClassicRead more
The City of Trenton Public Works Department has announced its Autumn Leaf Collection Program. To download a pdf version of the schedule, click here.
Monday, October 13, 2014
TRENTON: Councilman Duncan Harrison would like to remind and encourage members of the public to attend a public health information workshop, scheduled for Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 5:30PM at Trenton City Hall.Read more
Friday, October 3, 2014
TRENTON: The developments surrounding the Ebola virus case in Dallas, Texas and the outbreak of Enterovirus D68 can very easily create a feeling of helplessness and uncertainty. While only one American was diagnosed with the Ebola virus, we do know that there are at least seven confirmed Enterovirus D68 cases in New Jersey and over 400 in 41 states. Our community must be reassured that Trenton City Hall has a plan of action to deal with any virus outbreak.Read more
TRENTON: Councilman Duncan W. Harrison Jr. will issue the following policy recommendation for the Trenton Police Department, in light of recent news. “In order for residents to have confidence in the Trenton Police Department we need to know that our most basic constitutional rights will be protected. The lines between justice and injustice cannot be blurred. We must ensure our officers have the right tools to perform their job in a professional manner” stated Councilman Harrison. The United States Department of Justice issued a statement of interest on January 10, 2012, that asserts citizens’ constitutional right to record police officers during the regular execution of their duties. This statement was issued in light of the Baltimore Police Department being sued by a citizen who had recorded officers arresting a friend. The officers seized the camera, searched for the video of the recording, and deleted it. The Department of Justice made the following point:Read more
TRENTON: Councilman Duncan W. Harrison Jr. is encouraging City residents to work together to keep our storm drains free of litter and debris. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch Warning for Trenton that will remain in effect until Friday morning. The forecast is calling for heavy rain as a result of Hurricane Arthur.