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File #: 17-1263    Version: 1 Name: Identification of Mulberry Commons Property as Potential Replacement Land for Green Acres Diversions
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 6/23/2017 In control: Economic and Housing Development
On agenda: 8/2/2017 Final action: 8/2/2017
Title: Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Resolution Identifying Property in the Area Commonly Known as Mulberry Commons as Potential Replacement Land for Green Acres Diversions Purpose: Resolution Identifying Property in the Area Commonly Known as Mulberry Commons as Potential Replacement Land for Green Acres Diversions as Required by N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.1. List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 66-92 Edison Place/159/10.03/East 98-126 Edison Place/159.01/11/East Additional Information:
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Attachments: 1. 17-1263 certified resolution.pdf
Title
Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Resolution Identifying Property in the Area Commonly Known as Mulberry Commons as Potential Replacement Land for Green Acres Diversions
Purpose: Resolution Identifying Property in the Area Commonly Known as Mulberry Commons as Potential Replacement Land for Green Acres Diversions as Required by N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.1.
List of Property:
(Address/Block/Lot/Ward)
66-92 Edison Place/159/10.03/East
98-126 Edison Place/159.01/11/East
Additional Information:

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WHEREAS, the Legislature of the State of New Jersey has determined that it is in the public interest to preserve as much open space as possible in order to protect the quality of life for New Jersey residents; and

WHEREAS, the Legislature established the Green Acres Program in order to provide low interest loans and grants ("Green Acres Funds") to municipal and county governments for the acquisition and preservation of open space and recreational facilities; and

WHEREAS, the Legislature established the Office of Green Acres within the Department of Environmental Protection ("NJDEP") in order to carry out the goals and objectives of the Green Acres Program; and

WHEREAS, NJDEP has promulgated N.J.A.C. 7:36-1.1 et seq. (the "Green Acres Rules") in order to establish the procedures by which the Office of Green Acres will administer the Green Acres Funds and ensure that lands purchased with Green Acres Funds, and all other municipal lands held for the purposes of recreation and conservation remain permanently in use for those purposes; and

WHEREAS, Green Acres Rules provide that any land that has been purchased with Green Acres Funds, or has been set aside by a municipality for use as open space or for recreation purposes in a municipality that has accepted Green Acres Funds (collectively, the "Green Acres Land") may not...

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