Mayor & Council Agendas 2019



Re: Notice of Green Acres Public Hearing-Amended Minor and Major Diversion

Block 1, Portion of Lot 2 (Riparian) SHC #0213002

Borough of Edgewater, Bergen County, New Jersey

TAKE NOTICE that the Borough of Edgewater, with offices located at the Municipal Building, 55 River Road, Edgewater, Bergen County, New Jersey, will hold a public hearing to obtain final comments regarding its amended minor and major diversion application before submitting the application to the NJDEP Green Acres Program for approval by the NJDEP Commissioner and the State House Commission.

The diverted area comprises existing and future boat docks/sites at the Edgewater Colony community located at 1445 River Road, Edgewater, New Jersey on parkland owned by the Borough of Edgewater. The Borough will lease the docks to Edgewater Colony, Incorporated and receive replacement land for the proposed diversion. The 1.31 acres of replacement land, within adjacent Block 1, Lot 1, will provide public access to the Palisades Interstate Park via a pedestrian trail connecting from River Road to Henry Hudson Drive.

This application is subject to NJDEP Commissioner and State House Commission approval, and is available for review at the Office of the Borough Clerk, Edgewater Municipal Building located at 55 River Road, and at the Edgewater Public Library located at 49 Hudson Avenue, Edgewater, NJ 07020 and at the NJDEP Green Acres Program offices located at the address below.

Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.6(c) and N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.11(e), a public hearing will be held by the Mayor and Council on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. at the Edgewater Municipal Building, Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, 55 River Road, Edgewater, NJ 07020. All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. In addition to oral comments presented during the hearing, written comments may be submitted to the agencies listed below.

All written comments on this diversion request may be directed to the Edgewater Borough Administrator with a copy sent to the NJDEP Green Acres Program, at the following addresses:

Borough of Edgewater

55 River Road

Edgewater, NJ 07020

Attn: Borough Administrator

Send Copy to:

NJ Department of Environmental Protection Green Acres Program

Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship

Mail Code 501-01, 501 East State Street, 1st Floor

Trenton, NJ 08625-0420

Attn: NJDEP Bergen County Steward

All written comments must be submitted and received within two weeks after the public hearing to or until the end of business day, Monday, October 7, 2019.

For questions, contact Gregory Franz, Borough Administrator

Borough of Edgewater, 55 River Road, Edgewater, NJ 07020 (201) 943-1700 Ext. 3131