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Hoboken Yards Redevelopment Plan & Washington Street Redesign to be Presented at Special City Council Meeting

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014

The Hoboken City Council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 7:30pm for the presentation of the Hoboken Yards Redevelopment Plan and the Washington Street redesign conceptual plan. No action will be taken by the Council at the meeting.

Following an extensive community-driven design process that included multiple public meetings and stakeholder groups, the City conducted an updated economic analysis and incorporated post-Sandy flood mitigation measures as well as feedback from the community and the City Council in creating the revisions to the City of Hoboken’s proposed Redevelopment Plan.

In 2012, the City of Hoboken created a draft plan with 2 million square feet of development. The plan being introduced is a revision to that plan and calls for up to 2.3 million square feet of development with LEED Gold incentives.

“There’s been a lot of discussion about this plan over the years,” said Mayor Dawn Zimmer. “In 2008, a prior Administration and NJ Transit proposed a 9 million square foot project featuring a 70-story tower. I strongly opposed that project because it was wrong for Hoboken. Our current proposal is an example of the kind of balanced, smart development that the people of Hoboken both want and deserve.” More >

Sinatra Drive Online Survey Extended until October 15

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014


The deadline to complete the online survey to collect public input on various design alternatives for Sinatra drive has been extended from October 3 until October 15, 2014. There has been a tremendous response from the community and the City wants to ensure that all stakeholders that have an interest in this project have the opportunity to provide their feedback as part of the public process.

On Monday, September 15, 2014, the 2nd public workshop was held as part of developing a community vision for the redesign of Sinatra Drive. Members of the community are invited to visit www.hobokennj.org/sinatradrive to review project materials and complete the online survey to provide their feedback on various design alternatives.

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Hoboken Public Library Newsletter for October

Monday, Oct 6, 2014

The latest Hoboken Public Library newsletter is now available.

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Household Hazardous Waste Event – Sunday, Oct 5, 9am-1pm

Friday, Oct 3, 2014

Hudson County Improvement Authority’s Fall Household Hazardous Waste Event will take place on Sunday, October 5 from 9am to 1pm at the Hoboken Municipal Garage, located on Willow Avenue & Observer Highway.

Hazardous wastes are items found in our homes, garages and outdoor sheds that are dangerous to our environment and cannot be disposed of in our everyday trash. For example, pesticides and solvents are dangerous substances that when inhaled or consumed can be life threatening. That is why the HCIA runs its semi-annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program to help residents rid their homes of these materials. More >

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