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File #: 19-1972    Version: 1 Name: 2nd Amendment to South Bergen Redevelopment Plan Referral
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 12/16/2019 In control: Economic and Housing Development
On agenda: 1/14/2020 Final action: 1/14/2020
Title: Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Referral of Proposed 2nd Amendment to the South Bergen Street Redevelopment Plan to Central Planning Board Purpose: Directing the Central Planning Board to Review and Consider a 2nd Amendment to the South Bergen Street Redevelopment Plan, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-7(e). Name of Plan: South Bergen Street Redevelopment Plan (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) Additional Information:
Sponsors: John Sharpe James, Eddie Osborne
Attachments: 1. 19-1972 certified resolution.pdf
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Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Referral of Proposed 2nd Amendment to the South Bergen Street Redevelopment Plan to Central Planning Board
Purpose: Directing the Central Planning Board to Review and Consider a 2nd Amendment to the South Bergen Street Redevelopment Plan, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-7(e).
Name of Plan: South Bergen Street Redevelopment Plan
(Address/Block/Lot/Ward)
Additional Information:

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WHEREAS, in order to stimulate the reinvigoration of the City, on June 15, 2005, the Municipal Council of the City of Newark (the "Municipal Council") adopted Resolution 7Rdo(AS) declaring the entire City of Newark (the "City") as an Area in Need of Rehabilitation pursuant to the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq. ("LRHL"); and

WHEREAS, the Municipal Council adopted Resolution 7R3-a(S) on January 13, 2015, which directed the Central Planning Board of the City of Newark (the "Central Planning Board") to conduct an investigation to determine if 285 parcels along the Bergen Street corridor between Madison Avenue and Weequahic Avenue (the "Study Area") qualified as an Area in Need of Redevelopment under the LHRL; and

WHEREAS, the Central Planning Board determined that 65 of the 285 parcels qualify as Areas in Need of Redevelopment, specifically Condemnation Areas, as defined under the LRHL; and

WHEREAS, the Municipal Council adopted Resolution 7R3-b on February 17, 2016, declaring 65 parcels as a Condemnation Area in Need of Redevelopment under the LRHL ("Condemnation Redevelopment Area"); and

WHEREAS, in order to effectuate improvement of the Redevelopment Area, the Municipal Council adopted the South Bergen Street Redevelopment Plan by Ordinance 6PSF-b on January 5, 2017, as the land use regulation for the Condemnation Redevelopment Area, which contained some pr...

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