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County Open Space Grants Public Hearing Set For March 17

02/17/2014 08:14AM ● By Rebecca K. Abma
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE COUNTY OF BERGEN OPEN SPACE TRUST FUND PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED 2013 FUNDING ALLOCATIONS

Please Take Notice: As required by the State of New Jersey in N.J.S.A. 40:12-15, et seq., the Bergen County Open Space Trust Fund Public Advisory Committee, on behalf of the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders, will conduct a public hearing on the proposed allocations of its Open Space Trust Fund for Funding Year 2013 on Monday, March 17, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., at the Bergen County Administration Building, One Bergen County Plaza, Freeholders Public Meeting Room, 5th Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey, at which time public comment will be taken.

In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:12-15.3(d), the County of Bergen is proposing the following funding allocations from the Bergen County Open Space, Recreation, Floodplain Protection, Farmland & Historic Preservation Trust Fund for the Trust Fund's 2013 County Program:

Open Space Acquisition Projects Totaling $1,455,000.00 as follows:
Borough of Oakland - $1,455,000.00 for Roosevelt Boulevard

Open Space Acquisitions Recreation Development Projects Totaling $832,500.00 as follows:
Bergen County Department of Parks - $325,000.00 for Tennis Court Renovations
Bergen County Department of Parks - $325,000.00 for Basketball Court Renovations
Bergen County Department of Parks - $100,000 for Artesian Fields Landscaping
Bergen County Department of Parks - $82,500 for Overpeck Park Public Access Floating Dock

System Historic Preservation Projects Totaling $735,760.00 as follows:
Borough of Bergenfield - $24,000 for Cooper Property Roof Replacement
Borough of Closter - $175,000 for Hess Lustron House Acquisition
Concerned Citizens of Allendale - $30,460 for Fell House Roof Replacement
City of Englewood - $16,000 for Mackay Park Gatehouse Design Documents
Borough of Fair Lawn - $25,000 for Naugle House Construction Documents
Ramapough Conservancy - $225,000 for Oakland's Van Allen House Roof Replacement
Borough of Wood-Ridge - $240,300 for Library Exterior Restoration & Rehabilitation

In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:12-15.3(d), the County of Bergen is proposing the following list of funding allocations from the Bergen County Open Space, Recreation, Floodplain Protection, Farmland & Historic Preservation Trust Fund for the Trust Fund's 2013 Municipal Park Improvement & Land Acquisition Program of $1,971,986.00 for municipal park improvement projects.
Borough of Bergenfield - $51,000.00 for Cooper's Pond Park Trails Phase 2
Borough of Bogota - $9,000.00 for Olsen Park Wellness Fitness Stations
Borough Carlstadt - $48,300.00 for 10th Street Little League Lighting
Borough of Cliffside Park - $64,000.00 for Auxiliary Field Lighting
Borough of East Rutherford - $55,000.00 for McKenzie Field Shelter & ADA Ramp
Borough of Elmwood Park - $80,000.00 for English Avenue Park Improvements
Borough of Englewood Cliffs - $6,500.00 for Playgrounds at Witte Complex & Veteran's Park
Borough of Fair Lawn - $20,000.00 for Columbia Heights Passive Park Creation 
Borough of Fairview - $66,875.00 for Veteran's Memorial Park Improvements
Borough of Fort Lee - $10,490.00 for Coytesville Park Playground Rubber Surfacing
Borough of Franklin Lakes - $28,619.00 for Nature Preserve ADA Trail
Borough of Glen Rock - $28,619.00 for Upper Faber Field ADA Path Installation
City of Hackensack - $28,135.00 for Columbus Park ADA Playground Project
Borough of Harrington Park - $73,985.00 for Highland Field Walking Path Lighting
Borough of Hasbrouck Heights - $100,000.00 for Woodland Park Playground Improvements
Borough of Haworth - $9,555.00 for Municipal Pool Playground Equipment
Borough of Hillsdale - $40,787.00 for Veteran's Park Paver Patio, Walkway, Lighting
Borough of Leonia - $44,000.00 for Upper Sylvan Park Improvements
Borough of Little Ferry - $20,000.00 for Bassano Field Ballfield Improvements
Township of Mahwah - $28,619.00 for Fardale Municipal Court Area Improvements
Borough of Maywood - $82,302.00 for Memorial Park Improvements
Borough of Midland Park - $28,619.00 for Dairy Street Park Pavilion
Borough of Moonachie - $50,000.00 for Joseph Street Park Playground Improvements
Borough of New Milford - $50,605.00 for Recreation Field Courts & Field Improvements
Borough of North Arlington - $26,750.00 for Memorial Little League Field Improvements
Borough of Northvale - $40,000.00 for Hogan Park Gazebo & Landscaping
Borough of Norwood - $9,250.00 for Kennedy Park Shuffleboard Court Installations
Borough of Oakland - $28,619.00 for Recreation Complex Walking Path
Borough of Palisades Park - $19,000.00 for Columbus Park Improvements
Borough of Paramus - $83,626.00 for East Brook Middle School Synthetic Turf
Borough of Park Ridge - $74,190.00 for Sulak Recreation Facility Trail & Multi-Sport Court
Borough of Ramsey - $28,619.00 for Veterans Park Improvements
Borough of Ridgefield - $44,000.00 for Nature Center Fencing
Borough of River Edge - $52,000.00 for Cherry Blossom Park Phase I
Township of River Vale - $37,255.00 for Country Club Pathway Reconstruction
Township of Rochelle Park - $94,619.00 for Carlock Field Playground Rubberized Carpet
Borough of Rutherford - $25,254.00 for Memorial Park Artificial Turf
Borough of Saddle River - $28,619.00 for Rindlaub Park Entry & Parking Improvements
Township of Teaneck - $15,275.00 for Park Fitness Equipment Installations
Borough of Tenafly - $46,000.00 for Griffin Park ADA & Park Improvements
Borough of Upper Saddle River - $28,619.00 for Hess Park Access Bridge Improvements
Borough of Waldwick - $28,619.00 for Borough Park Parking Lot Expansion
Borough of Wallington - $37,500.00 for Crescent Road Park Improvements
Township of Washington - $31,662.00 for Memorial Park Fencing
Borough of Wood-Ridge - $150,000.00 for 6th Street Field Park Improvements
Township of Wyckoff - $17,500.00 for Sicomac/Eisenhower Fields Backstop/Fence Project

The anticipated commencement date for these proposed projects or use is on or about May 7, 2014. The anticipated completion date for these proposed projects is by or about November 7, 2015. The public may submit written comments to the County on or before the date of the public hearing, or request additional information, by contacting Robert A. Abbatomarco, Department of Planning and Economic Development, One Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601.
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