BOROUGH OF ESSEX FELLS ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT NOTICE OF SCHEDULED MEETINGS FOR THE YEAR 2017 AND FIRST MEETING 2018 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the Borough of Essex Fells will meet to discuss or act upon public business at 7:30 p.m. on each of the dates set forth below at the Municipal Building, 255 Roseland Avenue, Essex Fells, New Jersey: March 23, 2017 April 27 2017 May 25, 2017 June 22, 2017 July 27, 2017 August 24, 2017 September 28, 2017 October 26, 2017 November 16, 2017 December 28, 2017 January 25, 2018 Notice of revisions or additions to the above schedule will be posted and advertised as required by law. Dated: March 2, 2017 Michael D. Sullivan, Esq. Attorney for Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Final Judgment. Docket No.: ESX-L-69-17 AMBER MARIE REDA has applied to the ESSEX County Court on February 21, 2017 ordered and adjudged to assume the name of AMBER MARIE WOLF from and after MARCH 21, 2017.
DOCKET NO.: L-723-17 IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF WAYNE CAMERON JOHNSON TO ASSUME THE NAME OF SHUMBA SIGIDI ZANE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Take notice that the undersigned will apply to Essex County Superior Court on the 22ND day of March 2017 at 9:00 o'clock in the morning, at the Court House in the City of Newark, New Jersey, for a judgment authorizing WAYNE CAMERON JOHNSON to assume the name of SHUMBA SIGIDI ZANE.
EAST ORANGE SCHOOL DISTRICT "Rising to a Standard of Excellence" Division of Business Services Notice to Bidders NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Education of East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey , for the following service: Test Management Software RFP #2778 Proposals for the above will be received by the Board of Education at the Office of Business Administration, 199 4th Avenue, East Orange, New Jersey until 12:00 p.m. (prevailing time) on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at which time they will be publicly opened. Bid documents and forms may be obtained from the Office of Business Administration, East Orange Board of Education 199 4th Avenue, East Orange, NJ, or by logging onto our website at www.eastorange.k12.nj.us. Proposals must be submitted on standard forms supplied by the Board of Education. All blank spaces must be filled in by typewriter or in ink in a legible manner. Any and all changes (cross out, white out, or write over) must be initialed by the vendor. Proposals should be submitted in sealed envelopes, BEARING ON THE OUTSIDE THE NAME OF THE PROJECT. The envelopes shall also bear the name and address of the proposer. If forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the proposal, marked as heretofore directed, must be enclosed in another envelope properly addressed. All proposals must be received at the Office of Business Administration, 199 4th Avenue, East Orange, NJ, prior to the opening date and time. No responsibility shall be attached to any person or persons for the premature opening of any bid not properly endorsed. Per Chapter 33, Laws of 1977, bidders must submit lists of names and addresses of stockholders or partners owning ten percent (10%) or more of the corporation or partnership. The East Orange Board of Education is an affirmative action employer and pursuant to the Federal and State regulations (Executive Order I 1246 as amended and N.J.S.A 18:36-20) we must advise you of our intent to negotiate business only with other affirmative action employers. All contractors and subcontractors with whom we contract are obliged to take affirmative action to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age or sex. Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27-1 et seq. The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, and to waive informalities in the proposal, if it is in their interests to do so. No proposals shall be withdrawn within thirty (30) calendar days after the actual opening thereof. BY ORDER OF THE EAST ORANGE BOARD OF EDUCATION Contact Person: Craig Smith Purchasing Agent 973-266-5742.
Final Judgment. Docket No.: ESX-L-7644-16 TONI KIRSTEN CABEZAS has applied to the ESSEX County Court on FEBRUARY 16, 2017 ordered and adjudged to assume the name of SAMUEL ANTHONY CABEZAS from and after APRIL 3, 2017.
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40-56-84, the Newark Municipal Council has introduced and approved a budget for the Ironbound Business Improvement District Management Corporation at its special meeting held on February 7, 2017. A public hearing on the Ironbound Business Improvement District budget is scheduled to be held Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in the Municipal Council Chamber on the second floor, at City Hall, 920 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey, during the course of the regular meeting at 6:30 PM. All persons having an interest therein shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard on this matter. IRONBOUND BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT MANAGEMENT BUDGET FISCAL YEAR 2017 ITEM AMOUNT ADMINISTRATION EXPENSE $240,050 PROGRAM EXPENSE 599,950 TOTAL $426,720 By direction of the Deputy Mayor/Director of Economic and Housing Department Baye Adofo-Wilson Newark, New Jersey.
The Essex County College Board of Trustees will meet in a Special Closed Session on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 11:15 am in the Office of the President, Essex County College, 303 University Avenue, Newark, New Jersey. The purpose of the meeting is to receive from, and share information with, Officers of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Board will take no action at the meeting. Jeweline Grimes, Secretary.
The Essex County Board of Elections will be counting the eligible Provisional Ballots cast for the March 14, 2017 Glen Ridge and Orange Special School Board Election on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as available at the Office of the Board, 465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd, room 414, Newark, NJ. This is in accordance with the mandates of New Jersey Election Law. Linda von Nessi, Clerk of the Board.
Please take notice that the Central Planning Board of the City of Newark will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., and thereafter on such other dates as such hearing may be continued, to investigate whether the property described below should be determined to be an area in need of redevelopment under the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A 40A:12A-1 et seq. (the "LHRL"). This public hearing will be held in the Municipal Council Chamber at Newark City Hall, 920 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey, The Central Planning Board was directed by the Municipal Council to conduct a preliminary investigation in order to investigate whether the following property meets the criteria to be designated an area in need of redevelopment (the "Study Area"): Block Lot Ward Address 125 96 Central 22 -34 East Park Street A map showing the boundaries of the Study Area and a statement setting forth the basis of the preliminary investigation of the Study Area presently being investigated are available for inspection and copying at the office of the City Clerk in Room 415 and the office of the Central Planning Board in Room 112 at City Hall, 920 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey on Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition, a copy of the Investigation report by Heyer Gruel & Associates, the Planning Board's consultant, will be available for inspection at the office of the Central Planning Board in Room 112 at City Hall prior to the hearing. At the public hearing that will be held as part of the preliminary investigation of the Study Area, the Central Planning Board shall hear testimony regarding whether the Study Area qualifies as an area in need of redevelopment under the LRHL and shall also hear all other persons who are interested in or who are affected by a determination that the Study Area is an area in need of redevelopment under the LRHL. Upon completion of the preliminary investigation of this site, the Planning Board shall provide its recommendations to the Municipal Council as to whether the Study Area should be determined to be an area in need of redevelopment under the LRHL. If the Municipal Council ultimately adopts a resolution determining that this site is an area in need of redevelopment under the LRHL, such designation shall constitute a finding of public purpose which shall authorize the City (or its designated redevelopment entity), in its discretion, to acquire the property through condemnation, which means that such property may be acquired by the City against the owner's will. Any person seeking to challenge the redevelopment designation and the condemnation authority arising therefrom must file litigation within 45 days of the Municipal Council's adoption of the resolution making this redevelopment designation. After that time, a redevelopment plan for the Study Area, should it be determined to be an area in need of redevelopment, may be adopted by the Municipal Council, and then redevelopment activities may be commenced within those sites by the City (or its designated redevelopment entity).
ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC) is soliciting "Request for Proposals" (RFPs) from firms seeking to provide construction management services/builder for a project to construct the Riverfront Park Expansion, a 12 acre expansion of open space along the Passaic River. DATE RFP WILL BE AVAILABLE: February 21 - March 20, 2017, hours from 9AM to 4PM. ADDRESS WHERE PACKAGE IS AVAILABLE: Newark CEDC, 111 Mulberry Street, Suite LL, Newark, New Jersey, 07102 (entrance on Market Street), OR firms may request a digital copy by emailing BOTH firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. CONTACT: Carmelo Garcia, EVP/Chief Real Estate Officer, Newark CEDC. *Any organizational representative obtaining a copy of this RFP package will be required by Newark CEDC to register. **No one other than an employee designated by Newark CEDC is authorized to release a copy of this RFP package. PROPOSAL SUBMITTAL DEADLINE: March 27, 2017, 4PM (Daylight Saving Time - DST). One (1) bound copy with original signatures, three (3) bound photocopies, and one (1) cover-to-cover PDF copy on CD or flash drive. All responses should be addressed to: Newark CEDC, 111 Mulberry Street, Suite LL, Newark, New Jersey 07102, Attention: Carmelo Garcia. The Proposal should be returned in a sealed envelope, box, or other container, which bears the name of the Respondent of the RFP and is clearly marked: RFP FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES/BUILDER -- RIVERFRONT PARK EXPANSION - BRIDGE TO MADISON. PROPOSAL SUBMISSION FEE: A fee of $300 will be required. Payment must be tendered by certified check or money order payable to Newark Community Economic Development Corporation. ATTENTION: Newark CEDC reserves the right to waive any and all formalities or altogether reject any RFP that it deems in its sole discretion to be in the best interest of the City. Selections made under the Fair and Open Process shall be made to those Respondents whose Proposal is most advantageous to the City of Newark's Community Economic Development Corporation. Factors include but are not limited to experience and/or reputation in the field, knowledge of the subject matter to be addressed under the Proposal, pricing, and other factors determined to be in the best interest of the City of Newark. All awards are subject to Newark CEDC Board approval. Local Newark firms, MBEs, WBE, are encouraged to apply.
Docket No.: ESX-L-7618-16 RICHARD AHMED SOUELS has applied to the Essex County Court on February 1, 2017 ordered and adjudged to assume the name of AHMED RASHAND ABDULLAH from and after March 2, 2017.
CENTRAL PLANNING BOARD OF THE CITY OF NEWARK NOTICE OF HEARING
Calendar Number: CPB 16-63 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Monday, February 6, 2017, the Central Planning Board of the City of Newark ("Board") adopted a resolution ("Resolution") memorializing its January 23, 2017 approval of the application of William Washington Street LLC ("Applicant") for preliminary and final site plan approval ("Approvals") for property located at 45-53 William Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102, and designated on the tax maps of the City of Newark as Block 58, Lot 9 ("Property"). The Property is located in the Living Downtown Redevelopment Area. The Approvals permit the Applicant to construct a four-story, mixed-use commercial-residential building, which will consist of approximately 2,750 square feet of ground-floor retail and three stories of residential apartments (39 total units) over 32 parking spaces. The Property is currently a parking lot. The Resolution has been filed in the Office of Boards, City Hall, Room 112, 920 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102, and is available for public review Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., holidays and furlough days excepted. William Washington Street LLC, Applicant By: Its Attorneys, Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. Cecilia Lassiter, Esq. 973-643-7000
CITY OF EAST ORANGE
City of East Orange Department of Health and Human Services 143 New Street East Orange, New Jersey 07017 Lester E. Taylor, III, Mayor Landonna Johns, J.D., OTR, Director Board Meeting Schedule For 2017 JANUARY 17 FEBRUARY 21 MARCH 21 APRIL 18 MAY 16 JUNE 20 JULY 18 SEPTEMBER 19 OCTOBER 17 NOVEMBER 21 DECEMBER 19
Verona Bloomfield Ave SC Cellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless is proposing to collocate antennas on a 24-foot building at 378 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, Essex County, NJ 07044. Public comments regarding the potential effects from this site on historic properties may be submitted within 30-days from the date of this publication to: Britta Tonn - CBRE, 4 West Red Oak Lane, White Plains, New York 10604, Britta.Tonn@CBRE.com, or (802) 522-8259
TOWNSHIP OF WEST CALDWELL PLANNING BOARD NOTICE TAKE NOTICE that on the 27th day of February, 2017, at 7:00 o'clock P.M., a public hearing will be held before the Township of West Caldwell Planning Board at the Municipal Building, 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell, New Jersey on the application of 1727-1733 JFK Realty, Inc. requesting approval of (a) a site plan to permit the new occupancy by Klein's Catering Service, Inc., d/b/a Bergen Party Rentals of 4,340 sf of the 14,062 sf building as a shared occupancy with the existing tenant, Modern Comfort Corp., d/b/a RWC Windows, Doors & More; and, (b) a bulk variance to permit twenty-two (22) parking spaces where the Ordinance requires seventy-five (75) parking spaces; and, (c) any and all variances or relief that may be required before the Planning Board during the course of public hearing. The property that is the subject of the application is known as 686 Passaic Avenue, West Caldwell, New Jersey and is shown on the Tax Map as Block 1002, Lot 33. Any person or persons affected by this application may have an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing. When the case is called you may appear in person or by agent or attorney and present any objections, questions or comments which you may have to the granting of the relief sought in the application. The application, plans and reports for which approval is sought are available for public inspection at the Municipal Building, 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell, New Jersey, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. John R. Dusinberre, Esq., LLC, Attorney for the Applicants, by John R. Dusinberre, Esq.
The Montclair Board of Education is cancelling the previously scheduled meetings on Tuesday, February 21 and on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The Board is adding a Public Budget meeting to the schedule on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the George Inness Atrium Annex at 141 Park Street.
In accordance with the "Open Public Meetings Act" (N.J.S. 10:4-6 et seq.), please note that the Essex County Improvement Authority hereby adopts Friday February 17, 2017 at 9:30am for a Special Board Meeting. The meeting will be held at the Essex County Improvement Authority, 27 Wright Way, Building M, Fairfield, New Jersey 07004.
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40-56-84, the Newark Municipal Council has introduced and approved a budget for the Newark Downtown Special Improvement District at its regular meeting held on February 1, 2017. A public hearing on the Newark Downtown Special Improvement District Management Corporation budget is scheduled to be held Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in the Municipal Council Chamber on the second floor, at City Hall, 920 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey, during the course of the regular meeting at 12:30 PM. All persons having an interest therein shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard on this matter. NEWARK DOWNTOWN SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT BUDGET FISCAL YEAR 2017 ITEM AMOUNT GENERAL ADMINISTRATION $1,467,660 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT 450,000 MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS 349,300 OPERATIONS 1,955,000 TOTAL $4,221,960 Mildred C. Crump, Council President/Council Member-at-Large Augusto Amador, Vice President/Council Member, East Ward Carlos M. Gonzalez, Council Member-at-Large John Sharpe James, Council Member, South Ward Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins, Council Member, Central Ward Joseph A. McCallum, Jr., Council Member, West Ward Eddie Osborne, Council Member-at-Large Luis Quintana, Council Member-at-Large Anibal Ramos, Jr., Council Member, North Ward By direction of the Municipal Council Kenneth Louis, Clerk of the Municipal Council Newark, New Jersey
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING WEST CALDWELL BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Adjustment of the Township of West Caldwell, New Jersey has scheduled a special public meeting for Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell, New Jersey for the purpose of conducting a land use hearing for the following applications: ZB17-02 Christopher Durkin, 53 Coolidge Avenue, Block 310, Lot 15, R-4 Zone District Applicant seeks N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70c variance to permit the construction of a one story addition. A side yard setback variance is required (Section 20-9.5.a where 10 feet is permitted; 14.58 feet is existing; and 6.75 feet is proposed and a lot coverage variance is required (Section 20-9.5 where 30% is permitted, 33.14% is existing and 36.99% is proposed). The original meeting date of Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 7:30 pm was cancelled due to inclement weather. NOTE: Applications for development, site plans and any and all related documents related to the applications are available in the office of the Land Use Administrator, 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell, New Jersey 07006, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Lynda Korfmann Secretary to the Board of Adjustment
ESSEX COUNTY HAS BEEN AWARDED $409,683 in FEDERAL FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY/FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM. Essex County has been chosen to receive funding to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from the American Red Cross; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A; The Federations of North America; The Salvation Army; and, United Way Worldwide. The Local Board was charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas around the country. A Local Board made up of representatives from The Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest, NJ; United Way of West Hudson and Essex, St. James Social Service Corporation and other community partners will determine through a RFP how the funds awarded to Essex County are to be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies in the area. The Local Board is responsible for recommending agencies to receive these funds and any additional funds available under this phase of the program. Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local agencies chosen to receive funds must: 1) be private voluntary non-profits or units of government, 2) are eligible to receive federal funds, 3) have an accounting system, 4) practice nondiscrimination, 5) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and 6) if they are a private voluntary organization, they must have a voluntary board. Qualifying agencies are urged to apply. Essex County has distributed Emergency Food and Shelter funds previously with The Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, Jewish Community Center of MetroWest, Newark, Interfaith Hospitality Network, Focus Network, Inc. and a host of other community partners. Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must contact Nicole Jeffress at St. James Social Service Corporation at firstname.lastname@example.org for an application. The deadline for applications to be received is February 28th no later than 4:00 pm.