PUBLIC SCOPING HEARING NOTICE
TAKE NOTICE that the Village of Ridgewood has contacted the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to legalize a past diversion of .38 acres of diverted parkland – specifically Block 3905 Lot 19; located at 308-316 South Broad Street and formerly referred to as the South Broad Street Playground. This scoping hearing is intended to alert the public to the Village of Ridgewood’s obligation to legalize the past diversion and provide replacement open space land.
Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.8(a) a scoping hearing to obtain public comment on this request will be held at:
Village Council Public Meeting
Village Hall Court Room, 4th Floor
131 N. Maple Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
May 10, 2017
All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the scoping hearing. Written comments on the diversion legalization may be directed to Village Manager’s Office at (201)-670-5500 x204 or in writing to Village Manager, Village Hall, 131 N. Maple Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450..Please send a copy of any comments submitted on this request to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship, Mail Code 501-01,
501 East State Street, P.O. Box 420, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420.
Public Comment on this diversion legalization will be accepted during the scoping hearing or until May 24, 2017.