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File #: 19-0880    Version: 1 Name: Ordinance: 5th Amendment Newark Living Downtown Redevelopment Plan
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 5/20/2019 In control: Economic and Housing Development
On agenda: 7/23/2019 Final action: 9/5/2019
Title: AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE FIFTH AMENDMENT TO "THE NEWARK LIVING DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT PLAN", TO CORRECT CERTAIN ERRORS IDENTIFIED IN THE THIRD AMENDMENT OF "THE NEWARK LIVING DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT PLAN" BY REMOVING CERTAIN PROPERTIES.
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Attachments: 1. 19-0880 certified Ordinance.pdf
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AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE FIFTH AMENDMENT TO "THE NEWARK LIVING DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT PLAN", TO CORRECT CERTAIN ERRORS IDENTIFIED IN THE THIRD AMENDMENT OF "THE NEWARK LIVING DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT PLAN" BY REMOVING CERTAIN PROPERTIES.

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WHEREAS, pursuant to the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq., (LRHL) on June 15, 2005, the Municipal Council adopted Resolution 7Rdo(AS) designating the entire City of Newark as an area in need of rehabilitation; and

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

WHEREAS, the Newark Living Downtown Redevelopment Plan ("Newark Living Downtown Plan") was adopted by the Newark Municipal Council on September 3, 2008, by Ordinance 6S&Fg; and

WHEREAS, the Newark Living Downtown Plan was amended four (4) times since initial passage by the Newark Municipal Council including the First Amendment by Ordinance 6PSF-a(S), adopted on June 30, 2010, the Second Amendment by Ordinance 6PSF-a(S), adopted on September 21, 2010, the Third Amendment by Ordinance 6PSF-c adopted on December 16, 2015, and the Fourth Amendment by Ordinance 6PSF-b(S) adopted on April 10, 2018; and; and

WHEREAS, due to errors that have been identified since the passage of the Third Amendment to the Newark Living Downtown Plan, the Municipal Council adopted Resolution 7R2-c(S) on June 7, 2018, referring the Fifth Amendment to the Newark Living Downtown Redevelopment Plan to the Newark Central Planning Board to prepare a report to determine if such an amendment is consistent with the City's Master Plan and for recommendations pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-7, et seq.; and

WHEREAS, after a public hearing on June 25, 2018, the Newark Central Planning Board adopted a Memorialization Resolution dated July 23, 2018, recomme...

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