Public Hearing Announcement
City of Elizabeth
County of Union
State of New Jersey
- PURPOSE: Union County Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking funding through the State of NJ Green Acres Program for improvements at Warinanco Park located at 822-828 Vine St, in the City of Elizabeth and Borough of Roselle Park.
- PROJECT SCOPE: Union County proposes to create new playground facilities near the spray park and existing playground at Warinanco Park to comply with Jakes Law Playground Funding. Jakes Law encourages the construction of inclusive playgrounds designed with standards exceeding those required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. The playground at Warinanco Park will feature a fenced in playground with accessible amenities, a family friendly restroom, an area specifically dedicated to quiet play, and shade structures. A concept plan showing the proposed playground, a preliminary cost estimate, and an environmental impact assessment for the project can be found at: https://ucnj.org/green-acres-grants/.
- PUBLIC HEARING INFORMATION: The public is encouraged to attend a public hearing to learn more about the proposal and to ask questions or provide comments on the proposed plan on January 25, 2024 at 6:00. The meeting will be held in person as part of the regularly scheduled Board of County Commissioners meeting at 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth, NJ 07202.
- Written comments on the proposed application may be directed to Victoria Durbin-Drake, Director of Parks and Recreation firstname.lastname@example.org 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, 2nd floor Elizabeth, New Jersey 07207.