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This notice is to provide you with written notification that the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, located at 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, will hold a public hearing to obtain comments regarding its application to the NJDEP Green Acres Program, for the proposed minor diversion of parkland owned by the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills. This application is subject to NJDEP Commissioner and State House Commission approval and is available for review at the Municipal Clerk’s office (1001 Parsippany Boulevard) by calling the Township Clerk at 973-263-4358 or the Township website https://www.parsippany.net, at the local library (449 Halsey Road), and at the NJDEP Green Acres Program offices (address below).
The public hearing will be held on Thursday, May 13th, 2021 at 7:00 P.M., to be hosted via a virtual meeting platform. Due to the State of Emergency and Public Health Emergency declared by Governor Murphy, and in an effort to prevent further spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health and safety of Township residents, this meeting is being held by electronic remote access via WebEx Meeting (https://bit.ly/3ugbh1T, entering First Name/Last Name/E-mail Address when prompted) or via the conference line (844-621-3956, PIN: 631180). All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. In addition to oral comments presented during the hearing, written comments may be submitted to the agencies listed below. All written comments must be received within two weeks following the hearing, by Thursday, May 27, 2021.
The proposed parkland diversion would involve the construction on a 0.164-acre portion of Block 736, Lot 9.01 on the official tax map of the Township, by the Township’s water department of a replacement well, pump house and access drive in support of the Township’s drinking water system. In accordance with N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.5(a)1, as compensation for the proposed minor diversion, the Township proposes to remit $19,311.22 to Green Acres for deposit into the Garden State Preservation Trust Fund.
All written comments should be submitted to the Township of Parsippany Troy Hills Water Department, with copy to the NJDEP Green Acres Program, at the following addresses:
Due to remote working arrangements during the current state of public health emergency, e-mail comments are preferred.