Town of Kearny
New Jersey

Resolution
(R)-2018-207

Resolution Endorsing an Application to the United States Economic Development Administration for
$3,000,000 of Assistance for the Proposed Reconstruction of Hackensack Avenue.

Information

Department:Town AttorneySponsors:Mayor Alberto G. Santos
Category:Recommendations

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              WHEREAS, Hugo Neu Corporation (“Hugo Neu”) has requested that the Town endorse an application to the United States Economic Development Administration (USEDA) for $3,000,000 in assistance for the reconstruction of Hackensack Avenue (the “Project”); and

 

WHEREAS, the Project will continue to promote the economic redevelopment of the Kearny Point area, and will also provide environmental and safety benefits, as described in the attached letter dated March 8, 2018 from Hugo Neu; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to the attached letter, Hugo Neu has agreed to cover the $750,000

match required for the USEDA assistance so that the Project will be completed at no cost to the Town; now, therefore, be it

 

              RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Kearny, Hudson County, New Jersey, that:

 

1.              The Town endorses the attached application to the United States Economic Development Administration for the reconstruction of Hackensack Avenue.

 

2.              The Mayor and/or Town Administrator is authorized to endorse the application to the USEDA and take all other action necessary to support the funding request to the USEDA.

Meeting History

Mar 27, 2018 7:00 PM  Council Caucus / Regular Meeting
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RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Carol Jean Doyle, Council Member
SECONDER:Alberto G. Santos, Mayor
AYES:Carol Jean Doyle, Michael Landy, Susan McCurrie, Eileen Eckel, Albino Cardoso, Marytrine DeCastro, Peter Santana, Alberto G. Santos
ABSENT:Richard Konopka

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