PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
THE CITY OF CAMDEN intends to make application to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, to the Urban Parks Grant Program for funding to address the Former RCA Building 8 at 100 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ. The Hearing will be conducted as a part of the regular City Council meeting, scheduled for June 10, 2021 at 5:00pm. To join the virtual meeting see details below:
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The Urban Parks Grant application request is $500,000. If awarded, it will fund repairs to the roof and stabilization of the façade of the Former RCA Building 8.
Public comments will be accepted during the meeting, and written comments on the application may be directed to Jennifer Taylor, BRS, consultant to the City of Camden Redevelopment Agency, at jtaylor@BRSinc.com. Please refer to the City website at https://www.ci.camden.nj.us/city-council/ for any updates with regard to the meeting.
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The Department of Development & Planning was reorganized and expanded with the responsibility of coordinating the divisions/bureaus under its authority to effectively service its community through business retention and development, housing assistance, project planning, and implementation, facilitating improved building safety and rental standards, and governing/administering various grant assistance programs totaling approximately $6 million dollars.