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Public Notice – NJCDC Seeking Funding through the State of NJ Green Acres Program for Improvements at Westside Park

Public Notice – NJCDC Seeking Funding through the State of NJ Green Acres Program for Improvements at Westside Park

February 14, 2023

A copy of the application will be on file at NJCDC's headquarters, as well as at the Green Acres office.


PURPOSE: New Jersey Community Development Corporation [NJCDC] is seeking funding through the State of NJ Green Acres Program for improvements at Westside Park, located at 114 Totowa Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07502.

PROJECT SCOPE: NJCDC is applying for funding to support the following improvements to Westside Park: installation of a state-of-the-art multi-purpose athletic field including a cricket field; rehabilitation of tennis and basketball courts, the pavilion, and playground; creation of a new pedestrian multi-use path system, including an extended River Walk that will provide access to the Passaic River; a new children's play area and garden, a picnic grove, an Overlook Grove located atop a ridge known as the 'The Rocks', and a boat launch. The project will also enhance open green spaces within the park for passive recreation and incorporate stormwater mitigation measures to protect park assets from flooding. Our concept plan shows the proposed changes; a preliminary cost estimate and an environmental impact analysis are also available online.

PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT: A copy of the application will be on file at the offices of New Jersey Community Development Corporation, 32 Spruce Street, Paterson, NJ 07501, as well as at the Green Acres office, and is available for review and comment. Written comments on the proposed application may be directed to Eddie Gonzalez, Director of Community Outreach, egonzalez@njcdc.org.

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