File #: 17-1558    Version: 1 Name: Resolution - Investigation of Area in Need of Redevelopment (94-120 Frelinghuysen Ave)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 8/22/2017 In control: Economic and Housing Development
On agenda: 9/7/2017 Final action: 9/7/2017
Title: Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Investigation for Area in Need of Redevelopment Purpose: Central Planning Board to determine if area is in need of redevelopment List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 94-120 Frelinghuysen Avenue/Block 2780/Lot 1/South Ward Additional Information:
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Related files: 18-0855, 18-0273
Title
Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Investigation for Area in Need of Redevelopment
Purpose: Central Planning Board to determine if area is in
need of redevelopment
List of Property:
(Address/Block/Lot/Ward)
94-120 Frelinghuysen Avenue/Block 2780/Lot 1/South Ward
Additional Information:

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WHEREAS, the Department of Economic and Housing Development has requested that the properties identified on the Official Tax Map of the City of Newark as 94-120 Frelinghuysen Avenue (Block: 2780, Lot: 1) (the "Study Area") in the South Ward, be investigated by the Central Planning Board to determine if the Study Area is an "area in need of redevelopment" under the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law (the "LRHL"), under N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq.; and

WHEREAS, the LRHL authorizes the Governing Body, by resolution, to authorize the Central Planning Board to undertake a preliminary investigation (the "Investigation") to determine whether an area (or any portion thereof) is an "area in need of redevelopment" according to the criteria set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-5 of the LRHL; and

WHEREAS, the New Jersey Legislature adopted, and the Governor signed P.L. 2013, Chapter 159, which amended the Redevelopment Law, including the procedural requirements of N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-5 and N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-6; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to P.L. 2013, Chapter 159, "the resolution authorizing the Planning Board to undertake a preliminary investigation shall state whether the redevelopment area determination shall authorize the municipality to use all those powers provided by the Legislature for use in a redevelopment area other than the use of eminent domain (hereinafter referred to as a "Non-Condemnation Redevelopment Area") or whether the redevelopment area determination shall authorize the municipality to use all th...

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