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File #: 17-1424    Version: 1 Name: Referral of First Amendment to the Newark’s River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 7/24/2017 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 ( ) Authorizing ( X ) Amending Type of Service: Preparation of a First Amendment to the Newark's River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan Purpose: Requesting the Central Planning Board consider a First Amendment to the Newark's River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-7(f). Name of Plan: First Amendment to the Newark's River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan (Plan Area) Bounded on the north at Delavan Avenue, on the west by Mc Carter Highway, on the south by Raymond Boulevard, on the east by Chapel Street, and on the east by the Passaic River. Additional Information: - Ordinance 6PSF-i August 7, 2013 adoption of Newark's River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan ("Redevelopment Plan").
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Attachments: 1. 17-1424 certified resolution.pdf
Related files: 13-1073, 17-1488, 17-2206, 13-1044, 19-0204
Title
Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development
Action: ( ) Ratifying ( ) Authorizing ( X ) Amending
Type of Service: Preparation of a First Amendment to the Newark's River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan
Purpose: Requesting the Central Planning Board consider a First Amendment to the Newark's River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-7(f).
Name of Plan: First Amendment to the Newark's River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan
(Plan Area)
Bounded on the north at Delavan Avenue, on the west by Mc Carter Highway, on the south by Raymond Boulevard, on the east by Chapel Street, and on the east by the Passaic River.
Additional Information:
- Ordinance 6PSF-i August 7, 2013 adoption of Newark's River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan ("Redevelopment Plan").

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WHEREAS, on June 15, 2005, the Municipal Council of the City of Newark designated the entire City of Newark as an area in need of rehabilitation; and

WHEREAS, on August 7, 2013, the Municipal Council of the City of Newark adopted Ordinance 6PSF-i approving the Newark's River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan (the "Original Plan"); and

WHEREAS, the Department of Economic Development, and the Newark Planning Office propose the following changes to the Original Plan:

1. Increase the height limit of MX2 from 10 stories to 25 stories,

2. Increase the height limit of MX3 from 30 stories to 40 stories, and

3. Amendment relating to Block 1, Lots 30 and 46 as attached hereto as Exhibit A;

4. Amendment relating to Block 179, Lots 10, 13 and 48 as attached hereto as Exhibit B;

5. Change all of the MX1 parcels between Jefferson Street to Raymond Plaza East to MX2, as attached hereto as Exhibit B; and

WHEREAS, the Municipal Council requests that the Central Planning Board consider a First Amendment to the Newark's River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan, pursuant to N...

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