VVPA Monthly meeting tonite…and we will be serving up some generously donated NJ BEER CO beers!!! come and get one!!
Anthony Vandermark– 124 Bright Street-new construction
Anthony Vandermark off Minervini Vandermark Architecture will be presenting a project proposal for 124 Bright St. Currently on the site is an existing 3 family masonry structure set at the rear of the property. This proposal is to keep the existing structure in the rear and for the construction of a a new single family structure at the front of the property. (4 units total) The existing non-conforming curb cut and parking will be eliminated. The project is requesting variances for rear yard setback, building height, building coverage and for having 2 principal buildings on a single lot.
Gerard Balmir Jr.–Candidate for Hudson County Freeholder
Gerard is running for Hudson County Freeholder on June 3rd. He will talk a little about himself and his campaign and then take questions from the membership. Here’s some background information from his website:
GERARD BALMIR JR has more than a decade of public-sector experience and presently serves as government and community affairs director of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA), the 20,000-member union affiliate in New Jersey. In his position, Balmir works collaboratively with government and community leaders, business and labor, to encourage sound economic development policies that grow the economy, create family- sustaining jobs, and improve neighborhoods and communities.
Gerry brings a wealth of diverse experiences, energy, and steadfast commitment to everything he does. He has served at the municipal and state level of Government and understands how to work collaboratively while fiercely advocating for those he represents. Additionally, he served as Vice Chair of the City of Trenton Planning Board and currently serves as Chair of the Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority.
UPDATE ON ANGEL RAMOS PARK–
We will discuss the results of a local survey distributed to the neighborhood surrounding the park. Unfortunately The Department of Architecture is unable to attend our meeting tomorrow however they are making available 3 alternative designs for the Park for us to review. They will welcome our feedback. Thanks to Jeff Agnew & Liz Morrill for distributing and working on the survey for us.