Thursday, March 28, 2013
The water project, said one resident at the 3rd Ward community meeting Wednesday, 'will put a stake in the heart of that community' if it is approved.
The council is in an “information gathering phase” with regards to the Nishuane Park water well project in the 4th Ward, officials said during a community meeting this week. “We need to look at our need for water, our usage of water and what are the concerns people have regarding this pumping station, how do we balance the two and make an informed decision,” Third Ward Councilor Sean Spiller said at a Wednesday night meeting that included Mayor Robert Jackson and Superintendent Penny MacCormack. The township gets about 80 percent of its water from reservoirs, which Jackson said was “not a healthy number.” For safety and sustainability purposes, Jackson suggested scaling the percent of water the township gets from reservoirs to 50 percent…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
This will be the first of two public meetings about the proposed well at the park. The second meeting will be on Thursday.
Tuesday, January 15
Montclair officials will hold the first of two public meetings tonight, Wednesday, about the Nishuane Park well project. Starting at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, at 205 Claremont Ave., residents are invited to share their opinions and thoughts about project. Wednesday's meeting will focus on the state-monitored Green Acres designation and the township's request for a minor diversion to construct a pumping facility at the park. The parkland is restricted by the state's Environmental Protection Green Acres Program. However, the township has submitted a final application for the small diversion of the land to the state's Green Acres Program for approval to construct a building, well, road and workspace for the township's water …