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Hartz Mountain Announces Community Meeting on July 13

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Approximately 600 Cranford residents gathered to brainstorm ideas to resist the rezoning and development of 750 Walnut Avenue by Hartz Mountain Industries on Tuesday evening. Credits: Leah Scalzadonna
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CRANFORD, NJ –  Representatives from Hartz Mountain Industries will hold a public meeting on July 13 to discuss the company’s proposed plan for 750 Walnut Avenue.

The announcement follows Tuesday night’s Cranford Township Committee meeting, where the company announced that they would hold a public meeting in an attempt to please the Cranford and Clark residents who have resolved to take action against the proposed rezoning and development of the lot.

“We look forward to the opportunity to present our plans for the redevelopment of the property and to provide a forum to answer questions from the public,” James Rhatican, Hartz Mountain Industries Director of Land Use and Development, said in a press release.

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According to the press release, experts in the relevant fields plan to discuss engineering, architecture and traffic, and take questions from the audience.

A location has not been announced yet, but the meeting will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. TAPinto Cranford will post the location when it’s confirmed.

The application from Hartz Mountain is scheduled to be reviewed by the planning board on July 19 at 8 p.m.

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