There are 2 City Councils in Hudson County, New Jersey, serving a population of 679,756 people in an area of 47 square miles. There is 1 City Council per 339,878 people, and 1 City Council per 23 square miles.
In New Jersey, Hudson County is ranked 3rd of 21 counties in City Councils per capita, and 1st of 21 counties in City Councils per square mile.
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The Hudson County City Council is the legislative body for a city government in Hudson County, NJ. The City Council governs and sets policy for city government. Cities derive their authority from New Jersey State, and the City Council is responsible for exercising that authority. Powers and duties of City Councils include adopting and operating capital budgets, setting Hudson County tax rates, authorizing borrowing, adopting ordinances and resolutions, and approving contracts. City Councils in Hudson County have substantial authority over regulating land use, business activity, and public health and safety, in addition to exercising eminent domain. The City Council also oversees city staff and operations in Hudson County.You may contact the City Council for questions about: