The Township of Dennis will hold a public hearing to obtain comments regarding the proposed administrative transfer of an access easement on Green Acres encumbered parkland to the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection as part of a mutual exchange of access easements.  The Township proposes to transfer an access easement on 0.33 acre of Block 31, Lot 13 to the State in exchange for an access easement on 0.50 acre of Block 31, Lot 5.01 and 0.12 acre of Block 31, Lot 29 (owned by the State).  The purpose of the proposed transfer and exchange of easements is to give both the Township and the State legal rights to an existing access road located at Chestnut Street Park, 154 Chestnut Street, Woodbine, NJ 08270 (Block 31, Lot 13), which is located partially on Township property and partially on State property and also serves Belleplain State Forest.

Additional information about this proposal is available for review on the Dennis Township website: or at the Dennis Township Municipal Building, 571 Petersburg Road, Dennisville, NJ 08214.

Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:36-25.5(a)3, a hearing to obtain public comment on this request will be held:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021 at 5:30 PM
At the Dennis Township Municipal Building, 571 Petersburg Road, Dennisville, NJ 08214

Written comments on the proposed administrative transfer of parkland may be submitted by October 26, 2021 to the Township Administrator, with a copy to the Green Acres Program, at the following addresses.  Emailed comments are preferred.

The Township of Dennis
571 Petersburg Road
PO Box 204,
Dennisville, NJ 08214
Attention: Jessica Bishop, Township Administrator

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Green Acres Program, Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship
Mail Code 501-01
P.O. Box 420
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0420
Attention: Matthew McInerney

Public comment on this parkland transfer request will be accepted during the public hearing or until October 26, 2021.  On or after October 26, 2021, the Township of Dennis may take formal action to approve the proposed transfer of unfunded parkland, subject to approval of the transfer documents by the Green Acres Program and compliance with the other requirements of N.J.A.C. 7:36-25.5.

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