Public Scoping hearing Notice

Published on Dec 27, 2018 at 10:25p.m.


TAKE NOTICE that Township of Teaneck has contacted the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to divert portions of four lots in Windsor Park and Milton Votee Park totaling 0.9425 acres.  The diversion will include potions of the following lots:

  • Milton Votee Park (Block 4704, Lot 1) consisting of 0.0818 acres (3,563 SF) between Palisade Avenue and the Conrail Railroad tracks,
  • Milton Votee Park (Block 4702, Lot 1) consisting of 0.0974 acre (4,243 SF) along Colonial Court,
  • Windsor Park (Block 4701, Lot 1) consisting of 0.2473 acre (10,772 SF) between the Conrail Railroad tracks and Windsor Road and along Windsor Road between Billington Road and Forest Avenue;
  • Windsor Park (Block 4901, Lot 2) consisting of 0.516 acre (22,476 SF) along the east side of Winsor Road between Forest Avenue and West Englewood Avenue.

The Township proposes to convey an easement to Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) for the installation and future maintenance of an upgraded overhead utility line to connect the New Milford 69kV Network to the Teaneck substation providing resiliency to the existing electrical grid and reliable electrical service to the citizens of Teaneck.  For a map of the proposed diversion click here.

Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.8(a) a scoping hearing to obtain public comment on this request will be held in the Council Chambers at the Teaneck Municipal Building, 818 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666, on January 31, 2019 at 6:00 PM.

All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the scoping hearing. Written comments on the diversion request may be directed to Dean B. Kazinci, Township Manager, at 201-837-1600 ext. 1002 or by mail at 818 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ 07666.  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 St., P.O. Box 420, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420. 

Public comment on this diversion request will be accepted during the scoping hearing or until February 15, 2019.

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