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File #: 19-0216    Version: 1 Name: preliminary investigation as to whether the properties in the Study Area qualify as an “area in need of redevelopment”
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 2/1/2019 In control: Economic and Housing Development
On agenda: 3/20/2019 Final action: 3/20/2019
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) 16-24 William Street/Block 94/Lot 6/Central Ward 26-30 William Street/Block 94/Lot 3/Central Ward 32-34 William Street/Block 94/Lot 1/Central Ward Additional Information:
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Related files: 19-0977
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)
16-24 William Street/Block 94/Lot 6/Central Ward
26-30 William Street/Block 94/Lot 3/Central Ward
32-34 William Street/Block 94/Lot 1/Central Ward
Additional Information:

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WHEREAS, the Department of Economic and Housing Development has requested that the properties located at 16-24 William Street, 26-30 William Street and 32-34 William Street, identified on the official tax map of the City of Newark as Block 94, Lots 6, 3 and 1 (hereinafter referred to as the "Study Area") in the Central Ward be investigated by the Central Planning Board of the City of Newark ("Central Planning Board") to determine if the Study Area is an "area in need of redevelopment under the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law (the "LHRL"), pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1, et seq.; and

WHEREAS, the LHRL authorizes the Governing Body, by resolution, to authorize a Municipal 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" in accordance with the criteria set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-5 of the LHRL; 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 Central 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 Legisla...

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