August 15, 2019

Residents invited to Jefferson Park community meeting and public hearing

Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and the City of Hoboken will host a community meeting to present proposals to renovate Jefferson Park in Southwest Hoboken. The proposals include new playground equipment and a new layout to maximize park space. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, August 21 at 7:00 pm at Jefferson Park (123 Jefferson Street).

“In addition to acquiring new open space, upgrading our existing parks is an important priority,” said Mayor Bhalla. “I invite residents to come out and provide input as we renovate Jefferson Street Park. Thank you to members of the Boys and Girls Club and HoLa for working with my administration on this important quality of life project.”

Additional Public Notice for Jefferson Street Park

TAKE NOTICE that the City of Hoboken has contacted the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to divert approximately 0.5165 acres of the Jefferson Recreation Center, 123 Jefferson Street, Block 30 Lot 7 and approximately 0.004 acres of the Jefferson Street Playground, 109 Jefferson Street, Block 30 Lot 6 in connection with the continued use of the building by Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa).

Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.8(a) a scoping hearing to obtain public comment on this request will be held at

Hoboken City Hall, 94 Washington Street, on September 16, 2019 at 6:00pm.

All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the scoping hearing. Written comments on the diversion request may be directed to James J. Farina, Municipal Clerk, at (201) 420-2073 and Hoboken City Hall, 94 Washington Street, Hoboken, New Jersey, 07030. 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 and through September 30, 2019.