Rehabilitation

Woodbridge Township Council Introduces and Passess the Inman Avenue Rehabilitation Plan

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  TOWNSHIP OF WOODBRIDGE
NOTICE is hereby given that at a Regular Meeting of the Municipal Council of the Township of Woodbridge held on APRIL 1, 2014 The following Ordinance was introduced and read and passed on First Reading  AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE INMAN AVENUE REHABILITATION PLAN: AREA 2 WHEREAS, the Township Council of the Township of Woodbridge (the “Council”) adopted a Resolution directing the Planning Board to undertake a preliminary investigation to determine if certain real property appearing on the official tax maps of the Township of Woodbridge (the “Township”), County of Middlesex, State of New Jersey, as various properties along Inman Avenue in the Colonia section of the Township, commonly referred to as the Inman Avenue Rehabilitation Area (the “Rehabilitation Area”) as an area in need of rehabilitation as defined in the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1, et seq. (the “LRHL”); and   WHEREAS, the Township Planning Board (“Planning Board”) by resolution dated July 8, 2009, recommended that the Rehabilitation Area be designated by the Township Council as an area in need of rehabilitation; and WHEREAS, on August 4, 2009, pursuant to the recommendation of the Planning Board, the Township Council adopted a Resolution designating the Rehabilitation Area as an area in need of rehabilitation; and WHEREAS, in furtherance of the rehabilitation of the Rehabilitation Area, a rehabilitation plan has been prepared by Marta Lefsky, P.P., A.I.C.P., dated March 2014 , for the Rehabilitation Area (the “Inman Avenue Rehabilitation Plan: Area 2″) which is attached hereto as Exhibit A and hereby made part of this Ordinance; and WHEREAS, the Township Council adopted a Resolution on April 1, 2014, referring the Inman Avenue Rehabilitation Plan to the Planning Board for its review and recommendation; and WHEREAS, the Planning Board by Resolution on April 9, 2014 recommended that the Township Council adopt the Inman Avenue Rehabilitation Plan: Area 2 Company Site. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Township Council of the Township of Woodbridge, County of Middlesex, State of New Jersey, being the governing body thereof, that, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-7, the Township Council: Section 1.  Hereby adopts and approves the Inman Avenue Rehabilitation Plan: Area 2 which attached hereto as Exhibit A and hereby made a part of this Ordinance; and Section 2. Hereby directs the Inman Avenue Rehabilitation Plan: Area 2 be filed with the Township Clerk. Section 3.  Hereby directs the Woodbridge Redevelopment Agency of the Township of Woodbridge shall serve as the redevelopment entity responsible for implementing the Inman Avenue Rehabilitation Plan: Area 2 and carrying out the rehabilitation projects in the Rehabilitation Area. Section 4. The Inman Avenue Rehabilitation Plan: Area 2 shall supersede the provisions of the Township’s Zoning Ordinance in the Rehabilitation Area. Section 5.  Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-7(c), the Township’s Zoning Map is hereby amended to identify the Rehabilitation Area in the manner depicted in the Rehabilitation Plan. Section 6. If any provision of this Ordinance shall be held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, the same shall not affect the other provisions of this ordinance, except so far as the provision so declared invalid shall be inseparable from the remainder of any portion thereof . Section 7.  This Ordinance shall take effect upon the final passage and publication pursuant to Law. John M. Mitch, RMC, CMC, CMR Municipal Clerk   EXHIBIT A INMAN AVENUE REHABILITATION PLAN: AREA 2 DATED: MARCH 2014 Said Ordinance remains on file in the office of the Municipal Clerk for Inspection and on line at www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us Notice is further given that said Ordinance will be further considered for Final Passage by said Municipal Council at a Regular Meeting of that body, to be held at the Memorial Municipal Building, 1 Main Street, Woodbridge, N.J. on APRIL 22, 2014 at 7:00 pm at which time and place all persons interested therein will be given an opportunity to be heard concerning the same.  John M. Mitch, RMC,CMC,CMR Municipal Clerk ($63.96) 052839  

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Jersey City Planning Board Approves 377 Unit Rehabilitation of 335-341 Washington Street in Powerhouse Arts District Redevelopment Area

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NOTICE OF DECISION CITY OF JERSEY CITY PLANNING BOARD PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, the City of Jersey City Planning Board adopted a resolution (“Resolution”) memorializing its approval of the application of Mill Creek Residential Trust LLC for preliminary and final major site plan, minor subdivision, and deviation/variance approvals for the rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the historic Butler Brothers Warehouse building as an approximately 377-unit residential building with retail, artist studio/gallery and parking uses, on property located at 335-341 Washington Street, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302, and designated on the tax maps of the City of Jersey City as Block 11611, Lot 1 (“Property”). The Property is located in the Rehabilitation Zone of the Powerhouse Arts District Redevelopment Plan Area. The Resolution has been filed with the City of Jersey City Division of City Planning, located at 30 Montgomery Street, Suite 1400, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302, and it is available for public inspection from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm., Monday through Friday, holidays and furlough days excepted. Victor J. Herlinsky, Jr., Esq. Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. Attorneys for Mill Creek Residential Trust LLC (973) 643-7000 11/19/13 $85.00
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“Jersey Strong” application for the Rehabilitation of Retail on Memorial Drive, Asbury Park, NJ

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  CITY OF ASBURY PARK

Asbury Park, New Jersey

Asbury Park, New Jersey


PUBLIC NOTICE   In compliance with the Municipal Land Use of Law and the Land Development Ordinance of the City of Asbury Park, please note that Ron-Vin Properties, Inc. will seek both preliminary and final approval of a major site plan and variances. The proposed project will be located at 1301-1321 Memorial Drive, Asbury Park, NJ 07712, Block 202, Lot 10, which is located in the B2 zoning district. The applicant is proposing to upgrade (a rehabilitation) the existing building and facade to provide for retail, restaurant and bank uses. The site currently operates as a commercial retail center and the improvements to the site include parking, vehicular circulation, and pedestrian circulation as shown within the site plan documents on file with the Department of Planning and Zoning in the City of Asbury Park. The applicant seeks variances relating to the building setback, quantity of parking spaces (48 spaces provided; 78 required), parking setback to property line (1.9′ provided; 10′ required), buffer to residential use (1.9′ provided; 10′ required), total area of building mounted signs, amount of freestanding signs, and setbacks of freestanding signs, the details of which are shown within the site plan documents on file with the Department of Planning and Zoning in the City of Asbury Park. The applicant reserves the right to amend this application at the time of hearing to include any and all other variances, waivers, and/or other relief which may be deemed necessary or appropriate by the Board of Planning. A public hearing will be held by the Asbury Park Board of Planning at the municipal building, One Municipal Plaza, Asbury Park, NJ 07712 on Monday, November 25, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Any interested party may appear at said hearing and participate therein in accordance with the rules of the Board of Planning. All documents relating to the application are on file with the Department of Planning and Zoning and may be inspected by the public between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Applicant: Ron-Vin Properties, Inc.
/s/ E. Carlton Kromer, attorney for applicant
E. Carlton Kromer Kromer Law Firm, LLC 208 Main Street, Suite 201 Asbury Park, NJ 07712 PH: (732) 455-5555
Dated: November 4, 2013 ($64.00) 896317  

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Bernards Township requests qualifications (RFQ) from preservation and restoration contractors

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  BERNARDS TOWNSHIP
REQUEST FOR BIDDERS’ QUALIFICATIONS 2013 Project at Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead, 450 King George Road, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey The Friends of Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead, Inc. (FKF) is seeking qualifications from contractors specializing in preservation and restoration construction work for the 2013 Project at the Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead. FKF plans to advertise for a single overall lump sum price to complete the project. The project includes general conditions, facilities and temporary controls (typical requirements for a historic preservation project of this type, size and complexity), sitework (excavation archeological monitoring at ground disturbances, selective interior removals, demolitions and salvage, shoring, re-grading, site restoration after construction), concrete (new ADA access ramp/sidewalk to the English Barn, new reinforced slabs, footings, new poured-in-place footings/underpinning to support fireplace in Farm House), masonry (new brick drainage swale along the English Barn, dismantle, rebuild and reinforce the stone fireplace foundation in the Farm House basement), metals (structural steel as needed to reinforce the fireplace in the Farm House), carpentry (new wood deck at new north deck at English Barn, new framing as needed to reinforce fireplace in the Farm House), thermal/moisture protection (installation of a long-lasting heavy-duty tarp to protect the Cow Shed), finishes (paint repaired exterior wooden elements), and electrical systems (new underground electrical service into the English Barn for circuitry to support lighting, staging and assembly needs – including underground electrical cable, meter and panel, interior circuits, fire alarm, emergency lights, security systems and basic lighting fixtures). The historic nature of the building fabric requires a sensitive approach to work that will be completed in the overall context of preserving these buildings. Historic fabric shall be kept intact or repaired whenever possible and care will be taken to avoid destroying historic fabric. This project has received grant funding from the Somerset County Historic Preservation Program. In order for prospective contractors to receive bid documents (drawings and specifications) and bid on the project, all interested contractors must submit a completed Bidder’s Qualifications Statement and meet the stated Qualification Criteria. Bidder’s Qualifications Statements are available upon request from Michael Calafati Architect, LLC in writing (via fax or email only – please provide an email address). Questions, if any, should be made in writing (via fax or email only) directly to the Architect. OWNER: Township of Bernards, 277 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920. CLIENT: The Friends of the Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead, Inc., PO Box 155, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920. Contact: John Campbell, First Vice President. ARCHITECT: Michael Calafati Architect, LLC, PO Box 2363, Cape May, NJ 08204. Contact: Michael Calafati, AIA Email: michael@calafati.com Fax: 609-884-8606. Contractors must submit a completed Bidder’s Qualifications Statement (plus one photocopy) to Michael Calafati Architect, LLC via the USPS. Responses must be postmarked no later than Tuesday, November 26, 2013. Faxed submissions will not be accepted. Bid documents are not available at this time but it is the intention of FKF to release bid documents to qualified bidders shortly thereafter. Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. ($57.64) 889191  
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Jersey City Redevelopment Agency seeks contractor for Phase II Rehab of Existing Building at 292 MLK Drive”

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INVITATION TO BID   Sealed Bids will be received by the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency for the “Phase II Rehabilitation of the Existing Building at 292 MLK Drive” Contract No. 13-11-FO12 (“Project”), owned by the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, at the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency offices at 66 York Street, Second Floor, in the City of Jersey City, New Jersey at 11:00 a.m. on November 13, 2013, at which time all Bids will be opened and read aloud.  The Bid Specification, including the Drawings and Technical Specifications, is on file at the offices of the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, 66 York Street, Second Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302. The provisions of the Bid Specification shall control acceptability of all Bids.  Copies of the Bid Specifications may be obtained by depositing fifty ($50.00) dollars (non-refundable) in check or money order drawn to the order of the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency.  A Bid Guaranty by a Bid Bond or Certified Check in the amount often (10%) percent of the Bid, but in no case to exceed $20,000.00, shall be submitted with each Bid.  A Consent of Surety issued from a surety company authorized to do business in New Jersey, that such company will provide the Bidder with a Performance and Payment Bond as called for in the Bid Specification shall also be submitted with each bid.  Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Bid Specification be paid to this Project.  Contractors must comply with P.L. 1999 C.238 (N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.48, et seq.) “The Public Works Contractor Registration Act” and Business Registration pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:32-44.  Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of P.L.1975, c. 127 (N.J.S.A. 10:5-31, et seq.) and N.J.A.C. 17:27-1.1, et seq., regarding Equal Employment Opportunity.  Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1997, c.33 (N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2) regarding the Statement of Ownership disclosure.  The Jersey City Redevelopment Agency reserves the right to reject any and all Bids or to waive any informality in the Bidding.  Bids may be held by the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of opening of the Bids for the purpose of reviewing the Bids and investigating qualifications of the Bidders, unless the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency obtains consent from the Bidders to extend such time.  It is strongly recommended that Bidders attend the Pre – Bid meetings at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 24 and Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 292 Martin Luther King Drive, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302. Any questions on the Bid Specifications may be submitted in writing no later than 4:00 p.m. on November 4, 2013. All written questions are to be directed to Franklyn Ore at oref@jc.nj.org and a copy emailed to John Winckelmann at jwinckelmann@lwdmr.com. JERSEY CITY  REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY FRANKLYN ORE PROJECT MANAGER   10/19/13 $86.92

 

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