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Linwood City Hall
400 West Poplar Avenue
Linwood, New Jersey 08221

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The City of Linwood will hold a public hearing to receive public comment regarding the disposal of a 0.511 acre portion of SJI Park (Block 6, Lot 28) on which the adjacent Seaview Elementary School constructed an asphalt parking area and access drive. To compensate for the proposed major disposal, the Linwood Board of Education proposes to provide the City of Linwood approximately 5.5 acres of undeveloped land (portion of Block 6, Lot 30) to be added to the adjacent SJI Park.

 

Wednesday,
December 13, 2017
6 :30 PM


Wednesday,
December 27, 2017

Township of North Bergen
Hudson County
James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park

UPDATE TO PUBLIC NOTICE

The Township of North Bergen and the County of Hudson are seeking to resolve an after-the-fact diversion of approximately 1.25 Acres within the James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park (all of which is constituted by Block 437.02/Lot 1) for the continued occupation of the North Bergen Preschool, comprised by temporary trailers arranged in an L-shaped configuration presently on site.

Green Acres has prepared a response to the applicants’ latest report, dated August 25, 2017 and is available here, together with prior documents relating to this diversion.

 

TBD

TBD

Main Meeting Room, Council Chambers
Princeton Municipal Building
400 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE ON ADMINISTRATIVE TRANSFER

TAKE NOTICE that the County of Mercer has filed a request with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to transfer ownership of certain parkland owned by the County of Mercer to Princeton. The parkland to be transferred, known as Herrontown Woods (Block 2901, Lots 1&2 and Block 3001, Lot 7 & 8), consists of 143.5 acres and is subject to Green Acres restrictions. Block 3001, Lot 11, containing 2.6 acres, is currently under contract for County purchase. This lot will also be transferred to Princeton once acquired. The Green Acres restrictions on the parkland will be transferred with the parkland and will run with the property in perpetuity. Following the transfer, the property will continue to provide passive public access as a Princeton park

All information submitted by the County of Mercer and Princeton to the Green Acres Program in support of these requested parkland transfers are available for public inspection at 1) the and on the Mercer County website www.mercercounty.org and 2) Administrator’s office Princeton Municipal Building 400 Witherspoon Street Princeton, NJ 08540 website www.princetonnj.gov

Interested parties are invited to appear at the Administrative Transfer hearing. Written comments may be directed to one or both addresses below:

Mercer County Planning Office
Mercer County Administration Bldg.
640 S. Broad St.
Trenton, NJ 08650

Princeton Administrator
Princeton Municipal Building
400 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Please also send a copy of any comments submitted to:

Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
NJDEP Green Acres Program
Mail Code 501-01
501 East State Street
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attention: Maude Snyder, County Steward

Wednesday,
November 29, 2017
7:00 PM
Thursday,
December 14, 2017

Collingswood Community Center
30 West Collings Avenue
Collingswood, New Jersey 08108

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Camden County will hold a public hearing to receive public comment regarding the proposed diversion of parkland consisting of granting a 0.22-acre portable water well easement on a portion of Cooper River Park (Block 18, Lot 43) between South Park Drive and Crestmont Terrace to allow for the construction of a well and associated pump house in support of the Borough of Collingswood’s drinking water system. To compensate for the proposed minor diversion, the Borough of Collingswood proposes to provide the County of Camden with $86,700.00 for future park improvements at Cooper River Park to be determined by the County.

Comments should be sent to:

Camden County Parks Commission
1301 Park Boulevard
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

Please also send a copy of any comments submitted to:

NJDEP Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
Mail Code 501-01
501 East State Street
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attention: Jessica Patterson, County Steward

Monday,
November 13, 2017
6:00 PM
Monday,
November 27, 2017

City of Pleasantville
Bayview Avenue Park

PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Pleasantville has filed a Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Significant Change of Use application with the Green Acres Program and the National Park Service for Bayview Avenue Park. The City is proposing to replace obsolete LWCF funded active recreation facilities and change the use of Bayview Park to a passive park. This application is also available for review at the City's website at www.pleasantville-nj.org and at the Pleasantville City Clerk's office at City Hall, 18 N. First Avenue, Pleasantville, NJ. The City of Pleasantville and the Green Acres Program will accept public comments from all interested parties on this application until November 17, 2017.

Comments must be sent to or hand delivered to:

City of Pleasantville
City Clerk's Office
City Hall
18 N. First Avenue
Pleasantville, NJ

Please also send a copy of any comments submitted to:

NJDEP Green Acres Program
Mail Code 501-01
501 East State Street
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attention: Steven Jandoli

steve.jandoli@dep.nj.gov

 

Friday,
November 17, 2017

Borough of Bound Brook
Borough Hall
230 Hamilton Avenue
Bound Brook, NJ 08805

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Borough of Bound Brook has filed a request with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to transfer ownership of parkland from the Borough of Bound Brook to Marj Schindelar. The parkland to be transferred is known as North Park, Block 98.01, Lot 1, north of the intersection of Ross and Schindelar Lanes, consists of +/-6.5 acres and is subject to Green Acres restrictions. The portion of the parkland proposed for transfer is +/- 0.0554 acres and would resolve a long standing encroachment. The compensation would be money paid to the Borough by Marj Schindelar for park improvements or park acquisition as determined by the Borough.

All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the hearing. Written comments may be directed to:

Borough of Bound Brook, Muncipal Clerk
230 Hamilton Avenue
Bound Brook, New Jersey 08805

Please also send a copy of any comments submitted to:
NJDEP Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
Mail Code 501-01
501 East State Street
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attention: Jessica Patterson

Tuesday,
October 24, 2017
7:30 PM

Tuesday,
November 7, 2017

Pennsauken Township
Municipal Building
5605 North Crescent Blvd.
(Route 130)
Pennsauken, New Jersey 08110

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Township of Pennsauken has applied to the NJDEP Green Acres Program for the proposed diversion of approximately 0.17 acre of parkland situated within Block 2218, Lot 1 on the tax maps of the Township of Pennsauken. The diversion is required as part of the installation and operation of an underground electric transmission line for Public Service Electric and Gas Company's (PSE&G's) Southern Reinforcement Program. The proposed parkland diversion is located on the edge of Bethel Field, adjacent to the Pennsauken Township Police Department and Municipal Courthouse parking lot. In accordance with NJAC 7:36-10, a replacement parcel will be dedicated for public use to compensate for the diverted parkland.

All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the hearing. Written comments may be directed to:

Pennsauken Township Parks Department
5605 North Crescent Blvd.
Pennsauken, New Jersey 08110
Attention: Bethel Field Comments

Please also send a copy of any comments submitted to:
NJDEP Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
Mail Code 501-01
501 East State Street
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attention: Jessica Patterson

Thursday,
October 26, 2017
7:00 PM

Thursday,
November 9, 2017

Homdel Township Town Hall
4 Crawfords Corner Road
Holmdel, New Jersey 07733

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Township of Holmdel has applied to the NJDEP Green Acres Program for the proposed minor disposal of parkland owned by Holmdel Township (BLock 22 Lot 20.08) for monetary compensation of the parkland. The proposed parkland disposal would involve the conveyance of 623 square feet of land to 3 South Park Court (Block 22 Lot 22.01), which is occupied by the Pearsons' driveway. In accordance with NJAC 7:36-26.5 (c)1, a monetary compensation for the disposed parkland from the Pearsons to the Township of Holmdel is proposed.

All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the hearing. Written comments may be directed to:

Township of Holmdel
4 Crawfords Corner Road
Holdel, NJ 07733
Attention: Donna Vieiro, Administrator

Please also send a copy of any comments submitted to:
NJDEP Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
Mail Code 501-01
501 East State Street
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attention: Jessica Patterson

Tuesday,
October 3, 2017
6:30 PM

Wednesday,
October 18, 2017

Township of North Bergen
Hudson County
James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park

UPDATE TO PUBLIC NOTICE

The Township of North Bergen and the County of Hudson are seeking to resolve an after-the-fact diversion of 1.17 Acres within the James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park (all of which is constituted by Block 437.02/Lot 1) for the continued occupation of the North Bergen Preschool, comprised by temporary trailers arranged in an L-shaped configuration at the proposed site.

North Bergen has submitted a response to the Green Acres December 20 2016 Pre-Application Completeness Review, Part 2. The full response report, dated August 25,2017, is available here, together with prior documents relating to this project.

TBD

TBD

Howell Township Municipal Building
4567 Route 9 North
Howell, New Jersey 07731

PUBLIC SCOPING HEARING NOTICE

The County of Monmouth will hold a scoping hearing to receive public comment regarding the proposed diversion of parkland for the installation of a drinking water transmission main within a parcel of parkland located along the southeastern boundary of the Howell Park Golf Course (Block 50, Lot 46) in the Township of Howell, Monmouth County. The water transmission main will be installed using open trench technology and will be buried approximately four feet beneath the ground surface. Following installation, a shrub community would be maintained within a 20-foot corridor above the main to prevent damage from tree roots. The project serves to increase the capacity of water distribution, improve system reliability, add fire protection to the area and support future growth.

All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the scoping hearing. Written comments may be directed to:

Andrew R. Coeyman, Supervisor, Land Preservation Services
Monmouth County Park System
805 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738
Phone 732-842-4000 (Ext 4306)

Please also send a copy of any comments submitted to:
NJDEP Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
Mail Code 501-01
501 East State Street
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attention: Jessica Patterson

Tuesday,
September 19, 2017
6:00 PM

Tuesday,
October 3, 2017

Township of Harding
Kirby Municipal Building
21 Blue Mill Road
New Vernon, NJ 07976

PUBLIC SCOPING HEARING NOTICE

The Township of Harding and the Harding Land Trust shall be filing a request with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to dispose of approximately 9.57 acres of the Historic Glen Alpin property known as Block 34, Lot 1, in the Township of Harding, County of Morris with a street address of 685 Mt. Kemble Avenue. The diversion/disposal request being made to the Green Acres Program shall be to sell the entire property while maintaining a conservation easement in the front yard portion of the property as well as maintaining historic preservation restrictions that shall run in perpetuity on the historic structure. As compensation for the proposed disposal, Harding Township proposes to acquire 2 to 4 times the acreage of the disposed land as a replacement within Harding Township.

Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.8(c) 1 a hearing to obtain public comment on this request will be held at Kirby Municipal Building, 21 Blue Mill Road, New Vernon, NJ, on July 10th 2017 at 7:30pm.

All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the scoping hearing.

Written comments on the diversion request may be directed to:

Attn: Harding Township Administrator
P.O. Box 666
New Vernon, NJ 07976
Please also send a copy of any comments submitted to:
NJDEP Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
Mail Code 501-01
501 East State Street
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420

Monday,
July 10, 2017
7:30 PM

Tuesday,
July 25, 2017

Ewing Township Municipal Building
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628

PUBLIC SCOPING HEARING NOTICE

The Township of Ewing, Mercer County has contacted the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to legalize the past diversion of 2.07 acres of John S. Watson Park (Block 367, Lot 1) in connection with the Department of Public Works (DPW) Facility at John S. Watson Park. The DPW facility was relocated to the Park from its 4th Street facility because of frequent flooding and the Township’s need to provide uninterrupted emergency services from a centralized location. Pursuant to N.J.A.C 7:36-26.8(a) the Township will hold a scoping hearing to obtain public comment on this request.

All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the scoping hearing. Written comments on the diversion request may be directed to:

Zoning Officer
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
Phone 609-883-2900 (Ext 7648)
Please also send a copy of any comments submitted to:
NJDEP Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
Mail Code 501-01
501 East State Street
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420

Wednesday,
July 26, 2017
6:00 PM

Wednesday,
August 9, 2017

Township Meeting Hall
60 Water Street
Lebanon, NJ 08833

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Tewksbury Township will hold a public hearing to obtain comments regarding its application to the NJDEP Green Acres Program, for the proposed minor disposal of parkland to Hunterdon County. This application is subject to NJDEP Commissioner and State House Commission approval.

The proposed parkland disposal application involves the disposal of 0.089 acres of the Creekside Conservancy property (Block 49, Lot 5.02), in connection with the proposed replacement of Hunterdon County Bridge RT-16 carrying CR 523 over the North Branch of Rockaway Creek.

In accordance with N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.5(a), as compensation for the diversion, the County has agreed to contribute a minimum of $5,000 to Tewksbury Township for the acquisition of replacement land in accordance with N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.5(b).


Tuesday,
July 25, 2017
6:00 PM

Tuesday,
August 8, 2017

Mt. Arlington Borough Hall
419 Howard Boulevard
Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Municipal Beach Major Diversion (SHC # 1426002):

The Borough of Mount Arlington, located at 419 Howard Boulevard, will hold a public hearing to obtain comments regarding its application to the NJDEP Green Acres Program, for the proposed major diversion of parkland owned by the Borough of Mount Arlington. This application is subject to NJDEP Commissioner and State House Commission approval, and is available for review at Borough Hall (419 Howard Boulevard), the Mount Arlington Library (333 Howard Boulevard), and at the NJDEP Green Acres Program offices (address below).

The public hearing will be held on June 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Borough Hall (419 Howard Boulevard, Mt. Arlington, NJ.  All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. In addition to oral comments presented during the hearing, written comments may be submitted to the agencies listed below. All written comments must be received within two weeks following the hearing by July 5, 2017.

The parkland diversion involves the prior conveyance of easements and property in fee comprising a portion of Municipal Beach (505 Altenbrand Ave., Block 18, Lot 12, Mount Arlington, Morris County, 2.75 acres).  These include: a previously established public easement to accommodate the Musconetcong Sewerage Authority (MSA) Pump Station #4 (0.083 ac +/-); a previously established private easement for the use and access of the adjacent property owner, M & H Associates who are the owners of the Barnes Brothers Marine Base, intended to address public safety and drainage issues at the beach (0.051 ac+/-); and a previously established public fee transfer to M & H Associates with the same intentions of the private easement (0.378 ac +/-) so that drainage from the public roadway could be managed by the improvements installed and maintained on the Barnes Brothers Marine Base property.

In accordance with N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.10, the Borough of Mount Arlington has offered Block 12 Lot 1, Berkshire Avenue, Mount Arlington, Morris County (6.5 +/- acres) as compensation for the referenced diversions. The site is wooded and adjacent to the access road leading to the former sanitary landfill of the Borough of Mount Arlington and is to be used for conservation. Block 12 Lot 1 will also serve as compensation for two other prior diversions at Arlington Glen, another park property in Mount Arlington.

All written comments should be submitted to the Borough of Mount Arlington, with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program, at the following addresses:

Borough of Mount Arlington
Attn: Carolyn Rinaldi
419 Howard Boulevard
Mount Arlington, NJ 07856

NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
501 East State Street, 1st Floor
Mail Code 501-01, P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attention: Caroline Armstrong

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
7:00 PM

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Mt. Arlington Borough Hall
419 Howard Boulevard
Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Arlington Glen Major Diversion (SHC # 1426003)

The Borough of Mount Arlington, located at 419 Howard Boulevard, will hold a public hearing to obtain comments regarding its application to the NJDEP Green Acres Program, for the proposed major diversion of parkland owned by the Borough of Mount Arlington. This application is subject to NJDEP Commissioner and State House Commission approval, and is available for review at Borough Hall (419 Howard Boulevard), the Mount Arlington Library (333 Howard Boulevard), and at the NJDEP Green Acres Program offices (address below).

The public hearing will be held on June 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Borough Hall (419 Howard Boulevard, Mt. Arlington, NJ. All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. In addition to oral comments presented during the hearing, written comments may be submitted to the agencies listed below. All written comments must be received within two weeks following the hearing by July 5, 2017.

The parkland diversion involves a parcel of land known as Arlington Glen (507 Sandra Drive, Block 61, Lot 17.01, Mt. Arlington Borough in Morris County, 16.82 acres). Musconetcong Sewerage Authority (MSA) Pump Stations #1 and #2 were installed on this property in 1996 with easements established in 2011. The Easements have a combined area of 0.159 ac +/-. The locations for these pump stations were established because the local sanitary sewer collection system operates by gravity to these locations, after which the system operates under pressure to the regional MSA treatment facility.

In accordance with N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.10, the Borough of Mount Arlington has offered Block 12 Lot 1, Berkshire Avenue, Mount Arlington, Morris County (6.5 +/- acres) as compensation for the referenced diversions. The site is wooded and adjacent to the access road leading to the former sanitary landfill of the Borough of Mount Arlington and is to be used for conservation. Block 12 Lot 1 will also serve as compensation for three other prior diversions at the Municipal Beach, another municipal park property in Mount Arlington.

All written comments should be submitted to the Borough of Mount Arlington, with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program, at the following addresses:

Borough of Mount Arlington
Attn: Carolyn Rinaldi
419 Howard Boulevard
Mount Arlington, NJ 07856

NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
501 East State Street, 1st Floor
Mail Code 501-01, P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attention: Caroline Armstrong

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
7:00 PM

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection
401 East State Street, 7th Floor
Commissioner’s Conference Room
Trenton, New Jersey 08608

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

Watershed Property Review Board (WPRB) gives notice of a Board Meeting to be held Thursday May 18. 2017.

Agenda

Thursday, May 18, 2017
1:30 PM

 

Passaic County Administration Bldg.
401 Grand Street
Room 220, 2nd Floor
Paterson, NJ 07505

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders will hold a public hearing to receive public comment regarding the County’s proposed disposal of 0.2468 acres of parkland known as Block 604, Lot 18 in the Township of Wayne.

The purpose of this proposed disposal is to provide an adjacent land owner with much needed parking for its employees. While Block 604, Lot 18 is a small parcel associated with Preakness Valley Golf Course, it is several hundred yards from the outskirts of the Course and physically separated from the Course by Dey Road. The parcel does not function as part of the golf course.

As compensation for the proposed 0.2468 acre disposal, the adjacent land owner will compensate the County of Passaic $35,000. In addition, replacement land for this disposal, as required by Green Acres’ rules, has been identified as Block 123, Lot 1 (0.365 acres) and Block 124, Lot 1 (0.766 acres) in the Borough of Woodland Park. This replacement land surrounds a park in Woodland Park, known as Block 129, Lot 5 (the former bed of the Morris Canal), and will expand the Borough park by a total of 1.13 acres.

All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. Public comment will be accepted during the public hearing and written comment will be accepted until June 28, 2017.

Written comments should be directed to:

Louis E. Imhof, III
Clerk to the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic
Administration Building
401 Grand Street, Paterson, NJ 07505

NJ DEP Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
501 East State Street, 1st Floor, Mail Code 501-01, P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attn: Passaic County Steward

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
5:30 PM

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Village Hall Court Room
4th Floor
131 N. Maple Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Village of Ridgewood will hold a public scoping hearing on May 10, 2017 at 8:00 PM to receive public comment regarding a past diversion of .38 acre of parkland (Block 3905, Lot 19), located at 308-316 South Broad Street, and formerly referred to as the South Broad Street Playground.  This scoping hearing is intended to inform the public of the Village of Ridgewood’s obligation to legalize the past diversion and to provide replacement land as diversion compensation.

The Hearing will be held at the Village Hall Court Room, 4th Floor, 131 N. Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 on May 10th at 8:00PM. All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the scoping hearing. Public comment will be accepted during the scoping hearing and written comment will be accepted until May 24, 2017.

Written comments should be directed to the Village Manager’s Office at (201)-670-5500 x204 or in writing to the Borough with a copy to the NJDEP Green Acres Program at the following addresses:

Village Manager
Village Hall
131 N. Maple Ave.
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

NJ DEP Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
501 East State Street, 1st Floor, Mail Code 501-01, P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attn: Bergen County Steward

 

Thursday, May 10, 2017
8:00 PM

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Woodbridge Town Hall
1 Main Street
Woodbridge, New Jersey 07059

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Township of Woodbridge will hold a public scoping hearing to receive public comment regarding the proposal to dispose of approximately 1.12 acres of land located at Block 649.01, Lot 1 (141 B Street, Port Reading, New Jersey) (the Bow Tie Pool Property) in connection with an active noise reduction project intended to provide a better Quality-of-Life for the citizens of Port Reading.

Currently, the Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) parks trains behind residential properties located along Rosewood Lane. These trains often idle for extended periods of time. Woodbridge is proposing to provide a portion of the Bow Tie Pool Property to Conrail to allow for the construction of a new switch and to re-configure its tracks to allow trains to travel directly through Port Reading and continuously along the Conrail Coast Line. Subsequently, Woodbridge Township will perform various improvements to the remaining 4.9 acres of the Bow Tie Pool Property.

These various improvements will result in the new West Avenue Park, which will connect to the Cyprus Recreational Facility.

 

Thursday, May 4, 2017
5:00 PM

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Portuguese Sporting Club
782 State Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The City of Perth Amboy has filed an application with the Green Acres Program, proposing to divert approximately 0.08 acres of lands known as part of Block 228.05, Lot 3; Block 228.06, Lot 3.01, and Block 228.04, Lot 3.02 in Perth Amboy and located beneath the City’s bicycle and pedestrian trail situated between Pulaski Avenue and Hall Avenue. The diversion is for the installation and operation of an underground 16-inch petroleum pipeline owned by Buckeye Perth Terminal, LLC. As compensation for the proposed diversion, Buckeye Perth Terminal, LLC will restore and enhance the park, which will reopen after installation of the pipeline, and provide financial compensation to the City of Perth Amboy in the amount of $855,000 for use by the City for the purchase of property adjacent to Rudyk Park for park and/or recreation use.

The City’s filed application in support of this requested diversion of parkland is available for public inspection at the office of the City’s Business Administrator, 260 High Street, Perth Amboy, the Perth Amboy Free Public Library, 196 Jefferson Street, Perth Amboy, and the NJDEP Green Acres Program office, 501 East State Street, Trenton, New Jersey.

 

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
7:00 PM

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Borough of Seaside Park
Borough Council Chambers
1701 North Ocean Avenue
Seaside Park, NJ 08752

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Borough of Seaside Park will hold a public hearing to receive public comment regarding the Borough’s amendment to their Recreation and Open Space Inventory (ROSI) by removing Block 76, Lots 6 and 21. These properties have and will continue to be used for water supply purposes.  All information submitted by the Borough to Green Acres in support of this requested ROSI Amendment is available for public inspection at Borough Hall.

 

Thursday, April 27, 2017
7:00 PM

Thursday, May 11, 2017

1 Municipal Plaza
Central Avenue and 6th Avenue
2nd Floor Council Meeting Room
Seaside Park, New Jersey 08752

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Both Seaside Heights Borough and Seaside Park Borough will hold a combined scoping hearing to obtain public comment regarding an application for a major “after the fact” diversion/disposal of parkland owned by both Municipalities. The application is part of the NJDOT’s Route 35 Reconstruction Project. The parcel involved in Seaside Heights Borough is designated on the Tax Map of Seaside Heights Borough as Block 1.02, Lot 1 and is part of Bay Front Pier & Park and totals 0.206 acre in size. The parcels involved in Seaside Park Borough and are designated on the Tax Map of Seaside Park Borough as Block 53.01, Lots 3.02 & 4 and are part of Sunset Park and total 0.207 acre in siz

The NJDOT will be offering to dedicate for park purposes compensation for the proposed diversion/disposal in accordance with Green Acres rules pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.10. Any replacement land identified as part of the compensation package will be added to the respective Borough's Recreation and Open Space Inventory and be held solely for recreation and conservation purposes.

 

Thursday, March 9, 2017
4:00-7:00 PM

NOTE: If 1 Municipal Plaza is closed due to inclement weather, the meeting will be held on Thursday March 23, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thursday, March 23, 2017

Block 350 Lot 12
Mt. Pleasant-Tuckahoe Road
(County Route 664)
Upper Township

PUBLIC NOTICE - REQUEST FOR PUBLIC INPUT

TAKE NOTICE that under NJAC 7:36-25.3(m) the Township of Upper has filed a request with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program proposing to amend The Township's Recreation and Open Space Inventory (ROSI) to include a 1.43-acre portion of BLock 350, Lot 12 located along Mt. Pleasant-Tuckahoe Road (County Route 664) in the Township of Upper, Cape May County. This request is a response to the Green Acres Program's notice to the Township that it had reason to believe that a portion of Block 350, Lot 12 was held for recreation and conservation purposes at the time the Township of Upper accepted Green Acres Program funding and was erroneously not listed on the Township's ROSI.

The Township received Green Acres Program funding on two occasions between 1975 and 1982. As a condition of this funding, the Township was required to list on its ROSI all lands held for recreation and conservation purposes at the time of receipt of Green Acres funding. In its request, the Township indicates that 1.43 acres of the 6.16 acres within Block 350, Lot 12, consisting of one ballfield, a playground, and a wooded area around the playground, were held for recreation at a time when the Township reeived Green Acres funding. However, this area was omitted from the Township's ROSIs. The Township further indicates that the remaining 4.73 acres of Block 350, Lot 12 were held for general municipal uses, including but not lmited to a municipal building (now vacant) and a public words yard, and therefore should still be omitted from the Towhship's ROSI.

The Township's request, including an accompanying survey depicting the 1.43-acre area, and the prior Green Acres Program decisions on Block 350, Lot 12 are available for public inspection through the links in this posted website notice and in person at the Township of Upper Municipal Offices, 2100 Tuckahoe Road, Petersburg, New Jersey 08270 and at the NJDEP Green Acres Program Office at 501 East State Street, Trenon, New Jersey 08625-0420.

The Green Acres Program is soliciting public input on the Township's request and encourages the public to provide any information it may have regarding the historic us of Block 350, Lot 12 prior to 1982. Written input on the ROSI amendment request may be directed to:

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
Mail Code 501-01
P.O. Box 420
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0420
Attenion: Cape May County Steward

Public input can also be submitted electronically to Jessica.Patterson@dep.nj.gov

  Monday,
March 20, 2017

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen
72 1/2 Escher Street
Trenton, NJ 08609

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

TAKE NOTICE that the City of Trenton is proposing to change the purpose or use of .02 acres of Capital City Farm (CCF) from agriculture and open space to community center.

The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) will be expanding its facility onto the CCF property to construct additional education space. TASK has been a partner with CCF from its inception. TASK and CCF are partnering to provide nutrition related education for area residents and patrons of TASK.

Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:36-25.6(a)1, a hearing to obtain public comment on this proposed change of purpose or use will be held at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen on Wednesday February 22, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

All information regarding the proposed change in purpose or use is available for public inspection at Trenton Area Soup Kitchen and City of Trenton, Division of Planning.

Public comment on this proposed change in purpose or use will be accepted during the public hearing or until March 9, 2017. On or after May 23, 2017 the City of Trenton may take formal action to approve the proposed change in purpose or use.

All written comments should be submitted to the City of Trenton, with a copy to the NJDEP Green Acres Program, at the following address:

Jeffrey Wilkerson, PP, AICP
Division of Planning
City Hall – Annex, 3rd Floor
319 E. State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608

NJ DEP Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
501 East State Street, 1st Floor Mail Code 501-01, PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attention: Mercer County Steward

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
6:00 PM
Thursday,
March 9, 2017

Hillsborough Township
Municipal Building
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, New Jersey 08844

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Township of Hillsborough will hold a public hearing to receive public comment regarding the proposed major diversion of parkland at Block 153.06, Lot 1 in the Township of Hillsborough, Somerset County. The proposed diversion of 1.75 acres of Block 153.06, Lot 1, also known as the Van der Veer-Harris house property, will support the proposed construction of the NJDOT’s Route U.S. 206 Bypass project. As compensation for the proposed 1.75 acre diversion, the Township of Hillsborough proposes to obtain a 12.99-acre replacement parcel from the NJDOT along Township Line Road (portion of Block 202, Lot 20.01).

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
4:30-7:00 PM
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Borough of Cliffside Park
525 Palisade Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Borough of Cliffside Park will hold a public hearing to obtain comments regarding the revised compensation for a prior approved NJDEP State House Commission (SHC) diversion application on Zalewski Park. Compensation will include 0.24 acres encompassing a pedestrian walkway and observation platform with views overlooking the Hudson River. The compensation is being moved from the original approved southern area of Block 705, Lot 3.01, to the northern area of that same property. The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 6:30 PM EST at the Council Chambers on the 3rd floor of Borough Hall located at 525 Palisade Avenue, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010. The amended NJDEP SHC application is on record at the Borough Clerk’s Office and is available on the Borough’s website at http://www.Cliffsideparknj.gov/. Written comments will be accepted by the Borough Clerk through February 22, 2017 and should be submitted to the Borough of Cliffside Park, with a copy to the NJDEP Green Acres Program, at the following addresses:

Borough of Cliffside Park
Attn: Joseph Rutch, Administrator
525 Palisade Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010

NJ DEP Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
501 East State Street, 1st Floor Mail Code 501-01, PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attention: Bergen County Steward

CANCELLED

To Be Rescheduled



Plan of Public Access Easement, One Park, Multi-Family Development


Aerial Image of Proposed Northern Public Access Easement

To Be Rescheduled

Long Hill Township
Municipal Building
915 Valley Road
Gillette, NJ 07933

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Township of Long Hill, located at 915 Valley Road, Gillette, NJ 07933 will hold a public hearing to obtain comments regarding its proposal to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, for the proposed major disposal of a portion of Central Park (1030 Valley Road) consisting of 2.056 acres of Block 11301, Lot 3, owned by the Township of Long Hill. The scoping hearing will be held on February 8, 2017 at 5:00 pm at Long Hill Township Municipal Building, 915 Valley Road, Gillette, NJ. All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the scoping hearing. In addition to oral comments presented during the hearing, written comments may be submitted to the agencies listed below. All written comments must be received within two weeks following the hearing by February 22, 2017.

The proposed parkland disposal would involve the disposal of 2.056 acres of the park in exchange for 7.546 acres of land that will provide additional parkland and improved public access to the park at the existing traffic signal on Valley Road.

All written comments should be submitted to the Township of Long Hill, with a copy to the NJDEP Green Acres Program, at the following address:

Township Clerk
Township of Long Hill
915 Valley Road
Gillette, NJ 07933

NJ DEP Green Acres Program
Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
501 East State Street, 1st Floor Mail Code 501-01, PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attention: Morris County Steward

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
5:00 PM
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

City of Perth Amboy
City Hall, Council Chambers
260 High Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The City of Perth Amboy will hold a public scoping hearing to receive public comment regarding the proposal to divert parkland for a subsurface easement beneath the City’s bicycle and pedestrian trail located between Pulaski Avenue and Hall Avenue on Block 228.05, Lot 3.01 and Block 228.06, Lot 3.01 and a vacant unimproved parcel south of the trail on Block 228.04, Lot 3.02, all owned by the City. The proposed parkland diversion would include the installation and operation of an underground 16-inch petroleum pipeline by Buckeye Perth Terminal, LLC within the limits of the parkland and vacant parcel. During construction the park will be closed to the public. There will be no aboveground structures associated with the pipeline in the parkland at the end of construction. After installation of the pipeline, the bicycle and pedestrian trail will be restored and reopened for public use. Additional parkland would be acquired as compensation. The project would serve to provide an underground route for a portion of a proposed pipeline alignment connecting the Buckeye Perth Amboy and Raritan Terminals in Middlesex County.

Thursday, January 26, 2017
6:00 PM
Thursday, February 9, 2017

City of Hoboken
Multi-Service Center
124 Grand Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030

PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Hoboken is seeking the approval of the Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, pursuant to the New Jersey Conservation Restriction and Historic Preservation Restriction Act, N.J.S.A. 13:8B-1 et seq., to terminate previously established Deeds of Open Space which impact Block 80, Lot 1.01 and Block 81, Lot 2.01 referred to as 701 Harrison Street; and Block 81, Lot 3.01 (Units A, B and C) referred to as 700 Monroe Street in the City of Hoboken, Hudson County. The Deeds of Open Space were originally implemented as part of a previously approved redevelopment project, which approval was contingent upon the implementation of the Deeds of Open Space. Although the Deeds of Open Space were recorded, the redevelopment project was never developed and portions of the public space afforded by the Deeds of Open Space currently offer no reasonable public utility.  The termination of the Deeds of Open Space will result in the remediation, development and conveyance to the City of Hoboken of a 2.0 acre public park as well as other amenities in the Northwest Industrial Area of the City, and to establish public access to the park areas as set forth in certain Redevelopment Agreements to which the City is a party pursuant to Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1, et seq.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
6:30 PM
 

Township of North Bergen
Hudson County
James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Township of North Bergen and the County of Hudson are seeking to resolve an after-the-fact diversion of 1.17 Acres within the James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park (all of which is constituted by Block 437.02/Lot 1) for the continued occupation of the North Bergen Preschool, comprised by temporary trailers arranged in an L-shaped configuration at the proposed site.

As compensation for the proposed diversion, the County proposes to dedicate three additional parkland parcels, as follows:

Block 27, Lot 27
1.53 acres at 1901 Paterson Plank Road, North Bergen

Block 437, Lots 2.01 and 2.02
0.70 acre at 7909 River Road, North Bergen

14th Street Viaduct ROW
1.1 Acres at 14th street (below the viaduct/ ramps) between Grand and Madison, Hoboken
A pre-application for the proposed diversion was filed by the County on January 26, 2016. The pre-application is currently being reviewed by the Green Acres Program for completeness.

A copy of the pre-application may be accessed here (PDF, 10 MB).

The preliminary assessment reports for the proposed replacement properties may be accessed as follows:

1901 Paterson Plank Road (PDF, 66 MB)
7909 River Road (PDF, 80 MB)
14th Street Viaduct (PDF, 30 MB)

On April 12, 2016, the Green Acres Program issued a partial Completeness Review of the diversion pre-application. Hudson County and North Bergen Township prepared a response to the Completeness Review, dated August 19, 2016. A copy of the each can be accessed as follows:

April 12, 2016 Green Acres Program Pre-Application Completeness Review, Part I (PDF, 181 KB)

North Bergen Response to April 12, 2016 Pre-Application Completeness Review, Part 1 (PDF, 126 KB)

North Bergen Response, Alternatives Analysis (PDF, 382 KB)

North Bergen Response, Full Appendix (PDF, 46,395 KB)
The Green Acres Program issued Part 2 of a Completeness Review of the diversion pre-application, dated December 20, 2016. A copy of the completeness review and associated reviews of Environmental Assessment Reports concerning proposed replacement properties can be accessed as follows:
December 20, 2016 Green Acres Pre-Application Completeness Review Part 2 (PDF, 228 KB)

10-3-16 Buriani Memo re Block 27 Lot 27 (PDF, 108 KB)

10-3-16 Buriani Memo re 14th Street Viaduct (PDF, 32 KB)

10-6-16 Buriani Memo re Block 437 Lots 2.01 and 2.02 (PDF, 350 KB)

August 25, 2017 North Bergen/Hudson County Response to Pre-Application Completeness Review, Part 2 (PDF, 4951 KB)
Green Acres Program has issued Part 3 of a Completeness Review of the diversion pre-application. The completeness review and associated documents are accessible as follows:
October 31, 2017 Third Addendum to Lease Agreement (PDF, 253 KB)

October 31, 2017 Pre-Application Completeness Review, Part 3 (PDF, 199 KB)

Site Plan (PDF, 337 KB)
Comments on the pre-application may be directed to Caroline Armstrong of the Green Acres Program at Caroline.Armstrong@dep.nj.gov.

TBD TBD

NOTES:

  • To view the public notice, click on the Hearing Date entry of a particular notice. All notices are PDF files.
  • Written comments are to be submitted to the contact identified in the public notice PDF file.
  • Older public notices are available on the Archived Public Notices page.

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