Ordinance No. 27-07
Introduced: August 7, 2007
Public Hearing: September 6, 2007
An ordinance of the Township of Randolph accepting the dedication of Block 21, Lot 32.08 as open space from Rolling Hill Company
WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:12-5(a)(1) authorizes a municipality, by ordinance, to acquire real property by purchase, gift, devise, lease, exchange, condemnation, or installment purchase agreement; and
WHEREAS, Rolling Hill Company (Owner) received Final Major Subdivision Approval in connection with development of six residential lots as fully described in the Resolution of the Randolph Township Planning Board (Board), dated December 17, 2001; and
WHEREAS, in connection with said Board approval, Owner desires to convey to the Township of Randolph (Township) Block 21, Lot 32.08, consisting of 5.42 acres, as open space; and
WHEREAS, the property is conveyed free and clear of any liens and encumbrances; and
WHEREAS, the Township of Randolph (Township) desires to accept the conveyance of the property for use as open space.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, as follows:
SECTION ONE. The dedication and conveyance of Block 21, Lot 32.08, as specifically described in a Deed of Dedication by and between Rolling Hill Company and the Township of Randolph and dated June 27, 2007, is hereby accepted.
SECTION TWO. The appropriate Township of Randolph officials, its employees, professionals and agents are hereby authorized and directed to take any and all steps necessary to effectuate the purposes of this Ordinance, including the execution of documents required to close the above mentioned transaction.
SECTION THREE. The Township Tax Collector and Tax Assessor are hereby authorized and directed to take any action necessary to further the purpose of this Ordinance.
SECTION FOUR. All ordinances of the Township of Randolph that are inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed as to the extent of such inconsistency.
SECTION FIVE. If any subsection, clause or phrase of this Ordinance is for any reason held to be unconstitutional or invalid in any Court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the remaining portion of this Ordinance.
SECTION SIX. This Ordinance shall take effect following final passage and publication in accordance with law.
Donna Marie Luciani, Township Clerk
TOWNSHIP OF RANDOLPH
Michael Obremski, Mayor
TOWNSHIP OF RANDOLPH, COUNTY OF MORRIS
ORDINANCE NO. 27-07
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance entitled “An Ordinance of the Township of Randolph Accepting the Dedication of Block 21, Lot 32.08 As Open Space from Rolling Hill Company” was submitted in writing at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, held on August 7, 2007 and was introduced, read by title and passed on first reading. A Statement of Purpose of the Ordinance is contained below. The Governing Body of the Township of Randolph will further consider the Ordinance for second reading and final passage thereof at their regular meeting to be held on September 6, 2007 at 8 p.m. prevailing time, at the Municipal Building, 502 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, New Jersey 07869, at which time and place a public hearing will be heard thereon by the Governing Body and all parties in interest and citizens shall have an opportunity to be heard concerning said Ordinance.
Statement of Purpose of Ordinance
The ordinance referenced above accepts the dedication and conveyance of Block 21, Lot 32.08 from Rolling Hill Company to be used as open space.
A copy of the full Ordinance is available to any member of the general public, without cost, at the Township of Randolph, Municipal Building, Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, New Jersey, at the Office of the Township Clerk, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Donna Marie Luciani, Township Clerk
Township of Randolph
County of Morris, State of New Jersey