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NJ Board of Public Utilities
44 South Clinton Avenue
Conference Room 2W
Trenton, NJ 08625

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

TThe Watershed Property Review Board gives notice of a Board Meeting to be held October 15, 2019 at the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to consider two requests before the Board. The City of Newark seeks an exemption in connection with the proposed transfer of right-of-way and permanent easements to the New Jersey Department of Transportation in support of the Route 23 Corridor Improvements in the Township of Hardyston, Sussex County. New Jersey American Water Company seeks an exemption in connection with the proposed transfer of a permanent easement to the Monmouth County in support of the Reconstruction of Bridge W-36 on Remsen Mill Road over Shark River Project in the Township of Neptune, Monmouth County. More information on the Watershed Property Review Board can be found at www.wprb.nj.gov.


Tuesday,
October 15, 2019
1:00 PM

 

City of Passaic Council Chambers
City of Passaic City Hall, First Floor
330 Passaic Street
Passaci, NJ 07055

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The City of Passaic has contacted the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, regarding a proposal to dispose of 1.44 acres of Veterans Memorial Third Ward Park as part of a land exchange with a private developer to expand Pulaski Park/Dundee Island.

The properties involved in the proposed exchange are:

Property owned by the City of Passaic (Part is Proposed Disposed Site)
Block 3268 Lot 30
Part of Veterans Memorial Third Ward Park
268 Van Houten Avenue, City of Passaic, Passaic County

Privately owned property (Proposed as Compensation Sites)
Block 5000, Lot 1
Wall Street to Passaic River, City of Passaic, Passaic County

Block 5000.01, Lot 1
57-61 Wall Street, City of Passaic, Passaic County

Supplemental Documents:

Written comments should be submitted by November 28, 2019 to the Passaic CIty Clerk, with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program at the following addresses:

City of Passaic
Office of the City Clerk
330 Passaic Street
Passaic, NJ 07055

NJDEP 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: Adam Taylor
Adam.Taylor@dep.nj.gov


Thursday,
November 14, 2019
7:00 PM


Aviso en Espanol
Thursday,
November 28, 2019

Galloway Twp. Municipal Building
Municipal Courtroom
300 E. Jimmie Leeds Road
Galloway, NJ 08205

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the Township of Galloway have received a request for a partial release of a Conservation Easement. The Conservation Easement was granted by Ole Hansen & Sons, Inc. to the Department and the Township on June 14, 2007 and applies to the tax lots listed below. The lots were required to be restricted as conditions of Galloway Township, Atlantic County and Pinelands Commission approvals for the proposed development of a 944-unit residential subdivision.

APPLICANT:Ole Hansen & Sons, Inc.
FILE NUMBER:CRR0111001
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:Partial Release of Conservatino Restriction Due to Abandonment of Devempment Approvals
MUNICIPALITY:Galloway Township
COUNTY:Atlantic
PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION AT THE TIME OF PROJECT APPROVAL
  • Block 453, Lot 2
  • Block 455, Lots 1, 2, 3, and part of Lot 11
  • Block 456, Lots 1, 2, 3.01, 4, and 5
  • Block 457, Lot 3.04
  • Block 458, Lot 1
CURRENT PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION
  • Block 453, Lot 2
  • Block 455, Lots 1, 2, and 3
  • Block 456. Lots 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9
  • Block 457, Lot 3.04
  • Block 458, Lot 1
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Written comments should be submitted by November 14, 2019 to the GallowayTownship Clerk, with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program at the following addresses:

Township of Galloway
Attention: Township Clerk
Galloway Township Municipal Building
300 E. Jimmie Leeds Road
Galloway, NJ 08205

NJDEP 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: Melissa P. Abatemarco, Esq.
Melissa.Abatemarco@dep.nj.gov


Tuesday,
October 29, 2019
6:00 PM

Thursday,
November 14, 2019

Township of Lakewood
Municipal Building
231 Third Street, 2nd Floor
Lakewood, NJ 08701

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Township of Lakewood will hold a Public Hearing to obtain comments regarding a proposed minor diversion involving approximately 0.0156 acre of park property commonly referred to as Campbell Park (Block 89, Lot 16) for road right of way purposes.

Written comments should be submitted by October 9, 2019 to the Lakewood Township Manager, with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program at the following addresses:

Township of Lakewood
Township Manager's Office
231 Third Street, 2nd Floor
Lakewood, NJ 08701

NJDEP 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: Kevin Appelget
Kevin.Appelget@dep.nj.gov


Wednesday,
September 25, 2019
4:00-7:00 PM

Wednesday,
October 9, 2019

Croft Farm Art Center
100 Bortons Mill Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

PUBLIC SCOPING HEARING NOTICE

The Township of Cherry Hill will hold a public hearing to receive public comment regarding the disposal of a 0.23-acre portion of Cherry Hill Meadows/Croft Open Space located at Block 408.01, Lot 1 for the introduction of a right turn lane along Kresson Road (CR 671) westbound at the intersection of Brace Road (NJSH Route 41). This 0.23-acre disposal area will be conveyed to Camden County as additional road-right-of-way. To compensate for the proposed disposal, the Township shall provide capital funding towards future recreation improvements.

Written comments should be submitted by October 15, 2019 to the Cherry Hill Township Municipal Clerk, with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program at the following addresses:

Cherry Hill Township Municipal Clerk
820 Mercer Street
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

NJDEP 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: Jessica Patterson
Jessica.Patterson@dep.nj.gov


Tuesday,
October 1, 2019
6:00 PM

Tuesday,
October 15, 2019

Edgewater Municipal Building
Council Chambers, 2nd Floor
55 River Road
Edgewater, NJ 07020

PUBLIC SCOPING HEARING NOTICE

The Borough of Edgewater has filed a request with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program proposing to divert 1.06 acres of riparian parkland (Block 1, Lot 2). The diverted area comprises existing and future boat docks/sites at Edgewater Colony located at 1445 River Road, Edgewater, NJ. The Borough will receive monetary compensation and replacement land from Edgewater Colony, Incorporated for the proposed diversion. The 1.31 acres of replacement land, within adjacent Block 1, Lot 1, will provide public access to the Palisade Interstate Park via a pedestrian trail connecting from River Road to Henry Hudson River Drive.

All information submitted by the Borough of Edgewater to the Green Acres Program in support of this requested diversion of parkland is available for public inspection at the Office of the Borough Administrator, Edgewater Municipal Building, the Edgewater Public Library located at 49 Hudson Avenue, Edgewater, NJ 07020 and at Green Acres Program offices.

Written comments should be submitted by October 7, 2019 to the Edgewater Borough Administrator with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program at the following addresses:

Edgewater Borough Administrator
Edgewater Municipal Building
55 River Road
Edgewater, NJ 07020

NJDEP 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: Maude Snyder
Maude.Snyder@dep.nj.gov


Monday,
September 23, 2019
7:00 PM

Monday,
October 7, 2019

FIRST MEETING
The Boys and Girls Club of Hawthorne
1 Downes Way
Hawthorne, New Jersey 07506

SECOND MEETING
Passaic County Administration Building 401 Grand Street
Paterson, New Jersey 07505

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

This hearing will be held to solicit comments from the public on the intention of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic to administratively transfer approximately 13,687 square feet or 0.3142 acres of Green Acres encumbered parkland and maintain an easement of 3,269 square feet or .0750 acres (a portion of Block 81, Lot 1) of Goffle Brook Park, Passaic County-owned parkland immediately adjacent to 1 Downes Way, Hawthorne, NJ 07506 (Block 81, Lot 1) in the Borough of Hawthorne to the adjacent property owner, the Borough of Hawthorne, NJ. The purpose of this proposed administrative transfer is to provide the Borough of Hawthorne ownership of the parcel that is currently being used by the Boys and Girls Club of Hawthorne as a playground with the understanding that the playground will be accessible to the general public. The Green Acres restrictions on the parkland will be transferred with the parkland and will run with the property in perpetuity

The Borough of Hawthorne, NJ will compensate the County of Passaic $1.00.

The Environmental and Economic Development Impact Report for this administrative transfer is available for review at the County of Passaic offices, 401 Grand Street, Paterson, NJ, Office of the Clerk to the Board; the Borough of Hawthorne Office of the Municipal Clerk, 445 Lafayette Avenue, Suite 102, Hawthorne, NJ

The public is invited to physically appear and offer comment and/or provide written comment on this said proposal. The period for the public to provide such comment will commence upon receipt of this Notice and shall remain open until the close of business on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

Written Comments may be submitted to:

Nadege D. Allwaters, Esq., Deputy County Counsel
Office of the County Counsel
County of Passaic
401 Grand Street, Room 214
Paterson, NJ 07505
nadegea@passaiccountynj.org

With a copy to:

NJDEP 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: Adam Taylor
Adam.Taylor@dep.nj.gov


FIRST MEETING
Tuesday,
August 27, 2019
6:30 PM

SECOND MEETING
Tuesday,
Sept. 24, 2019
6:00 PM
Tuesday,
Oct. 15, 2019

Jersey City Hall
City Council Chambers
280 Grove Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302

PUBLIC SCOPING HEARING NOTICE
DIVERSION APPLICATION WITHDRAWN AND MEETING CANCELLED

Jersey City has filed a request with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to dispose of the 0.46 acres of 16th Street Park and the 0.52 acres of the Harmon Street Pool for future redevelopment and community use. As compensation for the proposed disposals, the City proposes to replace these obsolete parks with 4.8 acres of parkland acquired for the Morris Canal Greenway.

All information submitted by Jersey City to the Green Acres Program in support of this requested diversion of parkland is available for public inspection at the Jersey City Redevelopment Authority offices located at 66 York Street, the Green Acres Program Offices at 501 East State Street in Trenton and the following branches of the Jersey City Free Public Library: Pavonia Branch at 326 8th St. and Miller Branch at 489 Bergen Avenue.

Written comments should be submitted by August 28, 2019 to the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program at the following addresses:

Robert Napiorski
Jersey City Redevelopment Agency
66 York Street, 3rd Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07302

NJDEP 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: Maude Snyder
Maude.Snyder@dep.nj.gov


Wednessday,
August 14, 2019
6:00 PM

CANCELLED
Wednesday,
August 28, 2019
CANCELLED

City of North Wildwood
901 Atlantic Avenue
North Wildwood, New Jersey 08260

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

The City of North Wildwood will hold a public hearing to receive public comment regarding the City’s proposed amendment to Recreation and Open Space Inventory for the removal of a portion of Block 317.03, Lot 1 (known as the “Seaport Pier”) located at 2201 Boardwalk between the ends of 22nd Avenue and 23rd Avenue. It is the City’s assertion that the Seaport Pier was never held for recreation and conservation purposes. .


Wednesday,
July 24, 2019
6:00 PM
Wednesday,
August 7, 2019

City of Passaic Council Chambers
City of Passaic City Hall, First Floor
330 Passaic Street
Passaic, New Jersey 07055

PUBLIC SCOPING HEARING NOTICE

The City of Passaic has contacted the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, regarding a proposal to expand recreational benefits to Pulaski Park/Dundee Island by way of conversion of privately-owned, non-parkland to parkland located at Block 5000, Lot 1 and Block 5000.01, Lot 1, commonly known as 99-111 Passaic Street; conversion of non-parkland to parkland on Benson Avenue between Main Avenue and High Street; and, disposal or diversion of parkland located at Block 3268, Lot 30, commonly known as 268 Van Houten Avenue. The parkland parcel, which formerly contained clay tennis courts as part of Third Ward Park, is located at the northwest corner of Van Houten and Passaic Avenues.

This Scoping Hearing is intended to notify the public of a unique opportunity for the City of Passaic to potentially acquire privately-owned, non-parkland that will transform Pulaski Park and Dundee Island by linking the two, thus creating exceptional recreational opportunities in a historically underserved area, in exchange for parkland to potentially be disposed or diverted for yet to be determined development.

More information, including maps indicating location of parcels, can be found at https://www.cityofpassaic.com/bulletin

Written comments should be submitted by May 30, 2019 to the City of Passaic with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program at the following addresses:

Office of the City Clerk
City of Passaic
330 Passaic Street
Passaic, New Jersey 07055

NJDEP 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: Adam Taylor
Adam.Taylor@dep.nj.gov


Thursday,
May 16, 2019
7:00 PM

Thursday,
May 30, 2019

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
44 South Clinton Avenue
Conference Room 2W
Trenton, New Jersey 08609

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

The Watershed Property Review Board gives notice of a Board Meeting to be held April 2, 2019 at the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to consider one request before the Board. SUEZ Water New Jersey Inc. seeks approval to enter into a License Agreement with the Boroughs of Woodcliff Lake, Park Ridge and Hillsdale for the construction and maintenance of a walking trail to be constructed on watershed property located around the Woodcliff Lake in the Boroughs of Woodcliff Lake, Park Ridge and Hillsdale, Bergen County. More information on the Watershed Property Review Board can be found at www.wprb.nj.gov.


Tuesday,
April 2, 2019
1:00 PM

N/A

Troy Hills Elementary School
509 S. Beverwyck Road
Parsippany, NJ 07054

PUBLIC SCOPING HEARING NOTICE

The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills will hold a public hearing to receive public comment as to the proposed diversion of approximately 2.1 acres of a portion of Block 621 Lot 24, a Township-owned tract commonly referred to as the "Edwards Road Tract", which is subject to a Declaration of Encumbrance between the Township and the State of New Jersey.

Jersey Central Power & Light Company (JCP&L) proposes to acquire a permanent right of way and easement from the Township for construction of a portion of JCP&L's new 230 KV transmission line from LCP&L's Whippany substation (located in East Hanover, NJ) to its Montville substation (located in Montville, NJ). Compensation, to be determined, would be given by JCP&L to the Township for the permanent easement.

Written comments should be submitted by May 8, 2019 to the the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program at the following addresses:

Khaled Madin, Municipal Clerk
Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills
1001 Parsippany Boulevard
Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey 07054

NJDEP 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: Adam Taylor


Wednesday, April 24, 2019
7:00 PM
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
44 South Clinton Avenue
Conference Room 2W
Trenton, New Jersey 08609

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq., known as the “Open Public Meetings Act,” the Watershed Property Review Board hereby gives notice of its regular public meetings for the calendar year 2019.


Tuesday,
April 2, 2019
1:00 PM

Tuesday,
October 15, 2019
1:00 PM



N/A

Teaneck Municipal Building
Council Chambers
818 Teaneck Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666

PUBLIC SCOPING HEARING NOTICE

The Township of Teaneck has contacted the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to divert portions of four lots in Windsor Park and Milton Votee Park totaling 0.9425 acres.  The diversion will include potions of the following lots:

  • Milton Votee Park (Block 4704, Lot 1) consisting of 0.0818 acres (3,563 SF) between Palisade Avenue and the Conrail Railroad tracks
  • Milton Votee Park (Block 4702, Lot 1) consisting of 0.0974 acre (4,243 SF) along Colonial Court
  • Windsor Park (Block 4701, Lot 1) consisting of 0.2473 acre (10,772 SF) between the Conrail Railroad tracks and Windsor Road and along Windsor Road between Billington Road and Forest Avenue
  • Windsor Park (Block 4901, Lot 2) consisting of 0.516 acre (22,476 SF) along the east side of Winsor Road between Forest Avenue and West Englewood Avenue
The Township proposes to convey an easement to Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) for the installation and future maintenance of an upgraded overhead utility line to connect the New Milford 69kV Network to the Teaneck substation providing resiliency to the existing electrical grid and reliable electrical service to the citizens of Teaneck. For more information, go to the Municipal website at https://www.teanecknj.gov.

Written comments should be submitted by January 31, 2019 to the The Township of Teaneck with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program at the following addresses:

Dean B. Kazinci, Township Manager
Township of Teaneck
818 Teaneck Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666

NJDEP 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: Maude Snyder


Thursday, January 31, 2019
6:00 PM
Friday, February 15, 2019

N/A

PUBLIC NOTICE

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14B-5.1, the Green Acres Program rules at N.J.A.C. 7:36 are readopted and shall continue in effect for a seven-year period. The rules had been scheduled to expire on February 7, 2019. The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) has reviewed these rules and determined that the rules should be readopted because they are necessary, reasonable and proper for the purpose for which they were originally promulgated. In accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14B-5.1c(1), timely filing of this notice extended the expiration date of the chapter seven years from the date of filing.

The Green Acres Program rules establish standards and procedures utilized to: (1) provide Green Acres funding, in the form of loans or matching grants, or both, to local government units, and matching grants to nonprofits, to assist in their efforts to acquire and develop lands to increase and preserve permanent outdoor recreation areas for public use and enjoyment, and conservation areas for the protection of natural resources, such as waterways, wildlife habitat, wetlands, forests, and viewsheds for the benefit of the current and future citizens of the State; (2) ensure that lands acquired or developed with Green Acres funding, and all other lands held by a local government unit for recreation and conservation purposes at the time the local government unit received Green Acres funding, remain permanently in use for recreation and conservation purposes; and (3) allow, in limited circumstances, a local government unit or nonprofit to provide sufficient compensation and obtain approval of the Commissioner and the State House Commission to use land subject to Green Acres restrictions for other than outdoor recreation and conservation purposes.


N/A N/A

Chatham Municipal Building
Township Committee Chambers
58 Meyersville Road
Chatham, NJ 07928

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Township of Chatham has filed a request with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to legalize the past diversion of (1) approximately 1,000 square feet of Esternay Park, located on Fairmount Avenue and River Road (Block 62.08, Lot 18 on the Chatham Tax Map); and (2) approximately 1,196 square feet of the paved area across from the Colony Pool, located at 55 School Avenue (Block 105, Lot 6 on the Chatham Tax Map). The parkland had been utilized for temporary wireless communications facilities installed by T-Mobile Northeast LLC, which have been removed as of the date of this notice.

In advance of the formal filing of a diversion application, a scoping hearing to obtain public comment on this request will be held at the Chatham Municipal Building on January 15, 2019 at 6:30 PM.

Written comments should be submitted by January 29, 2019 to the The Township of Chatham with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program at the following addresses:

Gregory J. LaConte, R.M.C., Township CLerk
Township of Chatham
58 Meyersville Road
Chatham, NJ 07928

NJDEP 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: Adam Taylor


Tuesday, January 15, 2019
6:30 PM
Thursday, January 29, 2019

Scotch Plains Municipal Building
430 Park Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The County of Union has advised the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's Green Acres Program, that it intends to allow an adjacent private developer to install landscaping on a section of the County's (Green Acres protected) Watchung Reservation, in order for this developer to meet wetland mitigation requirements on its own property.

The section of the Watchung Reservation where this landscaping will be installed is located along Union Avenue (Scotch Plains), and specifically, along the south bank of the Green Brook. The landscaping will consist of planting trees and shrubbery at this location.

This renovation will involve a change in its current undeveloped status, and consequently a public hearing to obtain public comment on this matter will be held Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 6 PM.

Written comments should be submitted by January 25, 2019 to the The County of Union with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program at the following addresses:

Kevin Campbell, Esq., Assistant County Counsel
County of Union
10 Elizabethtown Plaza
Elizabeth, NJ 07207

NJDEP 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: Adam Taylor


Thursday, January 10, 2019
6:00 PM
Thursday, January 25, 2019

The Susie B. Boyce Meeting Room
Police Court Building
Municipal Complex
44 Mountain Boulevard
Warren, NJ 07059

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Township Committee of the Township of Warren has filed a request with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to dispose of and release 3.59 acres of a conservation easement located at Block 5, Lot 1.01 as shown on the Tax Map of the Township of Warren, more commonly known as 184 Liberty Corner Road, Warren, New Jersey, in connection with the siting of a new 230/34.5 kV substation by Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) in order to ensure that JCP&L can continue to provide reliable service to existing customers and service the need of future demand on the system. As compensation for the proposed disposal, the Township will accept a 16.5-acre parcel (Block 35, Lot 4) from JCP&L for recreation and conservation purposes.

Written comments should be submitted to the Borough of Fair Haven with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program at the following Addresses by January 2, 2019:

Mark Krane, Township Administrator
Township of Warren
46 Mountain Boulevard
Warren, New Jersey 07059

NJDEP 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: Jessica Patterson

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
6:00 PM
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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

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)

December 19, 2018, Response by Hudson County and North Bergen Township to Part 3 of Green Acres Program's Pre-Application Completemness Review (PDF, 8.02 MB)
Comments on the pre-application may be directed to Maude Snyder of the Green Acres Program at Maude.Snyder@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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