BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - There will be a Municipal Redevelopment overview presented at the Township Council meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 10 in the Municipal public meeting room at 29 Park Ave. in Berkeley Heights. 

The overview will include presentations by Michael Mistretta of Harbor Consultants, Inc., who is also the township's planner; Anthony Iovino, architect for GRA Architects; and Township Bond Council from McManimon and Scotland, LLC, who will provide a "tutorial" to the public.

The proposed municipal facility will house the police department, library and municipal government departments. The police department will have its facilities on the ground floor. The lower level will contain archives for all departments and mechanicals on the lower level on the left end of the building. Recreation will occupy the remainder of the lower level. There will be an elevator in the building.  

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In addition to the Municipal Redevelopment overview, the  council will be voting on the Locust Avenue property, which was accepted by the Planning Board. The Affordable Housing settlement with Berkeley Developers, LLC, for the property located at 100 Locust Avenue, permits the property to be developed with 196 rental residential units, of which 15%, 29, of the units will be developed as very low, low and moderate income affordable units. The ground breaking is anticipated to be in the spring.

Related article: Berkeley Heights Council Introduces Ordinance To Adopt Redevelopment Plan For Municipal ComplexCourt Approves Berkeley Heights' Settlements With Developers