The next VVPA meeting will be held Tuesday, March 19 at 7:00 pm at The Barrow Mansion (83 Wayne St.). As a reminder, VVPA meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, so be sure to mark your calendars in advance!

Monthly Meeting Agenda

7:007:10pm – Welcome and Call to Order – President Ben Bernouy

7:10–7:20 pm – Officer & Committee Reports7:20–8:30pm – Guest Speakers & Presentations

  • Parking Reform Proposal and Pedestrian Plaza feedback. Input will be forwarded to Councilman Solomon 
  • Bright and Varick update with developer John Fio Rito

Community Networking to follow.

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Upcoming Community Events

  • State of the City Address — Weds. March 20, 6-8 PM, City Hall
  • St. Peter’s update:  HPC hearing has been rescheduled for April 1.
  • Urban Crossroads: Re-imagining Jersey City’s Abandoned Infrastructure, HCCC Dineen Hull Gallery — Panel Discussion, Thurs. April 18, 4-7 PM
  • VVP Farmers Market begins April 27
  • East District Captains Meeting — 4th Tuesday of the month, M.S. 4, 2nd Floor, Library. Contact JCPD East District Community Relations Officer, Dina Lionakis (201.547.4370; for more information

3rd ANnual Holi and Art Festival

Attend the 3rd Annual Holi and Art Festival, Saturday April 13, 3-10 PM at the Barrow Mansion (83 Wayne Street). Featuring live music, dance and a children’s art show. Now accepting art from children ages 5-17. Applications due by March 29. Contact curator Maria Ross at 917.318.1675

4th Annual Jersey City Clean Up

Volunteer for the 4th Annual Great Jersey City Clean Up — Saturday, April 13, 10am-2pm. 

Ward E location: Hamilton Park

Thanks to our Generous Sponsors

We’d like to thank our sponsors: Dixon Leasing: a subsidiary of Dixon AdvisoryBarrow Mansion Development CorporationJersey Wine & Spirits  and the Friends of Van Vorst Park!

The VVPA depends on fundraising and sponsorships from local businesses and community members. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Email

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