PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's Planning Board will hold a virtual public hearing on Thursday, July 16, at 7 p.m. The agenda includes discussion on properties at 925-27 South Second Street, 921-23 South Second Street, and 929-35 South Second Street (the "Study Area") to be designated as a Non-Condemnation Area in Need of Redevelopment.

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PLANNING BOARD OF THE CITY OF PLAINFIELD, NEW JERSEY PUBLIC HEARING ON A NON-CONDEMNATION AREA IN NEED OF REDEVELOPMENT INVESTIGATION PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on July 16, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., via virtual meeting, the City Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing to consider whether to recommend to the City Council that the properties identified as Block 119, Lots 1, 2 & 19.01 the tax maps of the City of Plainfield; and identified in the tax records, respectively, as 925-27 South Second Street, 921-23 South Second Street and 929-35 South Second Street (the "Study Area") should be designated as a Non-Condemnation Area in Need of Redevelopment, in accordance with the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq. (the "Redevelopment Law") which authorizes municipal governing bodies to designate certain areas of the municipality as being in need of redevelopment.

You have a right to be heard at the public hearing. Any interested party may appear at the public hearing and participate in the public hearing, in accordance with the rules of the Planning Board.

The area in need of redevelopment investigation report prepared by Nishuane Group and a map depicting the boundaries of the Study Area are on file with the City Clerk and are available for inspection during normal business hours. Once the Planning Board has made its recommendation, the City Council will consider whether to designate the Study Area as an area in need of redevelopment by resolution pursuant to the Redevelopment Law. Such a determination shall operate as a finding of public purpose but shall not authorize the municipality to exercise the power of eminent domain to acquire the Study Area.

A redevelopment area so designated shall be referred to as a "Non-Condemnation Redevelopment Area." The Plainfield Planning Board Meeting currently scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on July 16, 2020 has been relocated from the City Hall Library, 515 Watchung Avenue, Plainfield, New Jersey to a virtual meeting format. The meeting will now be conducted utilizing virtual/remote telecommunications equipment in conformance with the directives of the State of New Jersey.

Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting can choose one of the following options: 1. Computer/Mobile Device (by entering the following link): https://zoom.us/j/96900711068?pwd=eFZFd3VEdTk5MG45MnRWTlYyRytSUT09 Webinar ID: 969 0071 1068 Password: pl2020

Individuals accessing the meeting by telephone will be capable of making a public comment at the appropriate times during the meeting by dialing *9 on their telephone and waiting for the host to unmute them. 2. Telephone (for a higher quality, dial a number based upon your current location): US: +1 312 626 6799; or +1 646 558 8656; or +1 301 715 8592; or +1 346 248 7799; or +1 669 900 9128; or +1 253 215 8782 Webinar ID: 969 0071 1068 Password: 436143 If logging in to Zoom via Computer or Mobile Device for the first time, please allow a few extra minutes to install the program (if using a computer) or application (if using a mobile device). Please contact the Planning Board Secretary at least two (2) days in advance of the meeting if you need assistance in order to access the virtual meeting.

The contact information for the Board Secretary is as follows: Rosalind Miller, Board Secretary, City of Plainfield, phone: (908) 753-3486; and email: rosalind.miller@plainfieldnj.gov. In the event that the Board Secretary is not available to immediately answer the telephone, please leave a message and also call back during regular business hours Published by: THE PLANNING BOARD OF THE CITY OF PLAINFIELD 6/26/20 & 7/3/20 $412.30

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