NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 5:30 P.M.
PASSAIC COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
LOCATION: County of Passaic County, 401 Grand Street
Freeholder’s Meeting Room
Paterson, NJ 07505
This hearing is going to be held to solicit comments from the public on the intention of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic to sell an approximate 5,020 square foot parcel, located just north of Block 2400, Lot 1 in the Borough of Pompton Lakes, of Passaic County-owned land. The purpose of this proposed sale is to provide the adjacent, contiguous land owner, 60 Wanaque Avenue Realty, LLC, with additional property to construct and commercial/industrial building including parking. This small parcel, while technically part of the Wanaque Avenue excess right-of-way does not function as part of the roadway and is overgrown with vegetation. The parcel is too small to be subdivided or built upon.
The owners of the adjacent parcel, 60 Wanaque Avenue Realty, LLC, will compensate the County of Passaic $25,000 in accordance with the value determined through an independent appraisal.
A copy of the “Proposed Property Transfer/Sale of Excess Right-of-Way – Economic and Environmental Impact Report” is available for review as of June 12, 2019 at the County of Passaic offices, 401 Grand Street, Paterson, NJ, Office of the Clerk to the Board; on the Passaic County website at www.passaiccountynj.org; and at the municipal clerk’s office, Borough of Pompton Lakes, 25 Lenox Avenue, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442.
The public is invited to physically appear and offer comment and/or provide written comment on this proposed property sale. The period for the public to provide such comment will commence upon receipt of this Notice and shall remain open until two weeks after the Public Hearing, which will be the close of business on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.
Written comments may be submitted to:
Nadege D. Allwaters, Esq.
Deputy County Counsel
Office of the County Counsel
County of Passaic
401 Grand Street, Room 214
Paterson, NJ 07505