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File #: 18-1796    Version: 1 Name: Vacation of Passaic Place
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 3/1/2019 In control: Engineering
On agenda: 7/2/2019 Final action: 9/5/2019
Title: AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE VACATION OF THE ENTIRETY OF PASSAIC PLACE; PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40:67-1 et seq. (CENTRAL WARD) Deferred 8a (s) 070219
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Attachments: 1. 18-1796 certified Ordinance.pdf
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AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE VACATION OF THE ENTIRETY OF PASSAIC PLACE; PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40:67-1 et seq. (CENTRAL WARD)
Deferred 8a (s) 070219
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WHEREAS, Passaic Place is a public street in the City of Newark (the "City"), as indicated on Exhibit A attached hereto, which has not been in use for a number of years; and

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40:67-1, et seq. authorizes the Municipal Council of the City of Newark to vacate any public street, highway, lane or ally; and

WHEREAS, Passaic Place is required to be vacated in its entirety for the construction and development of Riverfront Park, adjacent to the Passaic River; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the redevelopment agreement entered into between the City of Newark and Newark Waterfront Associates, LLC, dated December 19, 2017, and attached hereto as Exhibit B, the City has agreed to vacate Passaic Place to allow for the construction of the redevelopment project; and

WHEREAS, the Central Planning Board at its regular hearing on December 3, 2018, after considering the evidence presented by the Board Planner, determined that Passaic Place should be vacated and released from dedication of land for a public street and public rights in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:67-1 et seq.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, THAT:

Section 1. Passaic Place in its entirety, as laid out 50 feet in width as shown on the Map of the Commissioners, shall be vacated as a public street or right-of-way reserving and excepting any and all rights and privileges possessed by the City of Newark and, for so long as they continue to exist at this location, the rights of any public utilities as defined in R.S. 48:2-13 and by any cable television company as defined in the Cable Television Act P.L. 1972 c.186 with the right of entry and easement for the entire length and total width of said portion of the publ...

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