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File #: 19-0207    Version: 1 Name: Ferry and Main Redevelopment Plan
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 1/31/2019 In control: Economic and Housing Development
On agenda: 4/3/2019 Final action: 4/17/2019
Title: AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE FERRY AND MAIN REDEVELOPMENT PLAN IN AN EFFORT TO ALLEVIATE BLIGHT BY ENCOURAGING THE REDEVELOPMENT OF FORMERLY INDUSTRIAL PARCELS; 28-34 MAIN STREET, BLOCK 2047, LOT 9.01, 339-347 FERRY STREET; BLOCK 2047, LOT 9.02 AND 331-337 FERRY STREET, BLOCK 2047, LOT 18, IN THE IRONBOUND NEIGHBORHOOD. (EAST WARD)
Sponsors: Augusto Amador, Luis A. Quintana
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AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE FERRY AND MAIN REDEVELOPMENT PLAN IN AN EFFORT TO ALLEVIATE BLIGHT BY ENCOURAGING THE REDEVELOPMENT OF FORMERLY INDUSTRIAL PARCELS; 28-34 MAIN STREET, BLOCK 2047, LOT 9.01, 339-347 FERRY STREET; BLOCK 2047, LOT 9.02 AND 331-337 FERRY STREET, BLOCK 2047, LOT 18, IN THE IRONBOUND NEIGHBORHOOD. (EAST WARD)

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WHEREAS, the entire City of Newark (the "City") has been designated as an area in need of rehabilitation under the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq. (the "LRHL"); and

WHEREAS, on April 4, 2018, the Municipal Council of the City of Newark (the "Municipal Council") adopted Resolution 7R2-h designating the Ferry and Main Redevelopment Area (the "Area") as a "condemnation area in need of redevelopment" pursuant to the LHRL; and

WHEREAS, on June 20, 2018, the City adopted Resolution 7R2-f(AS) correcting the April 4, 2018 Resolution to correct a typographical error and designate the Area as a "non-condemnation area in need of redevelopment"; and

WHEREAS, the LRHL authorizes municipalities to adopt redevelopment plans in order to implement and establish standards for the rehabilitation of all or any part of a rehabilitation area; and

WHEREAS, the adoption of this Redevelopment Plan will further the goals of the City's Master Plan and the LHRL; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolutions 7R2-h and 7R2-f(AS), adopted on April 4, 2018 and June 20, 2018 respectively, the Municipal Council directed the Newark Central Planning Board by resolution 7R2-d(S) November 27, 201, to prepare a plan for the Redevelopment Area; and

WHEREAS, the Ferry and Main Redevelopment Plan (the "Redevelopment Plan") was prepared by the City's Planning Consultant, Heyer, Gruel and Associates, dated September 2018; and

WHEREAS, on December 17, 2018, a public hearing was conducted before the Central Planning Board to create and transmit a Redevelopment Plan and report to the City pursuant...

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