THE JERSEY CITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING SCHEULDE
Please take notice that on December 20, 2022, the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency (“Agency”) adopted its annual meeting schedule to establish its regular meeting dates from February 2023 through January 2023. This notice is provided in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975, and N.J.A.C. 5:39-1, et seq., Emergency Remote Meeting Protocol for Local Public Bodies.
The regular meetings of the Agency shall be held virtually through videoconference and telephone conference via Zoom, until otherwise decided by the Board of Commissioners of the Agency, on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. The meeting dates for the balance of the 2023 calendar year and the beginning of 2024 are as follows:
February 21, 2023
March 21, 2023
April 18, 2023
May 16, 2023
June 20, 2023
July 18, 2023
August 15, 2023
September 19, 2023
October 17, 2023
*November 28, 2023 (fourth Tuesday of the month)
*December 19, 2023 (Meeting begins at 5:00 p.m.)
January 16, 2024
Formal action may be taken at all meetings.
Interested members of the public can participate in the remote public meeting, free of charge, through a videoconference link or by telephone. The Agency will post on its website, https://thejcra.org/, at least 48 hours prior to the start of such meeting, the meeting access information, including unique dial-in number and Zoom web links, and relevant documents available for download, including but not limited to a meeting agenda. Relevant documents will be posted under the webpage tab entitled, “Public Documents,” and/or in other prominently labeled location(s) on the Agency’s website. Alternatively, individuals lacking the resources or experience for technological access may contact Jesamil Lozano via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (201) 761-0820, to arrange receipt of documents by alternate means, to make an appointment to review documents in person at the Agency’s office during regular business hours (excluding holidays), or for general assistance in accessing documents and the meeting information. As of May 1, 2021, the Agency relocated its offices to 4 Jackson Square (a/k/a 39 Kearney Avenue), Jersey City, New Jersey 07305. The public is hereby advised that no future meetings will be held at the Agency’s previous meeting location of 180 Ninth Street, Jersey City, New Jersey.
The Agency will make a coordinated effort to ensure public participation at all public meetings. Members of the public who wish to participate during the public portion(s) of a meeting are encouraged (but not required) to register their name and address, and if desired, written comment(s) prior to the meeting by submitting same to Jesamil Lozano via email email@example.com or via mail at 4 Jackson Square, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305. All such communications must be labeled “Public Comment” in the subject line. All such pre-registrations shall be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on the business day immediately prior to the date of each regular meeting listed above. Such written comments may be read at the public meeting consistent with existing law.
Members of the public, whether pre-registered or not, will be given opportunity to speak during the public portion(s) of the meeting, at which time the Agency will provide instruction for the public to indicate their desire to speak. When a matter is open to public comment or question, a member of the public can click he “raise hand” button (if using a computer or mobile device) or dial *9 (if on a telephone) to indicate to the Agency that they wish to speak, after clicking “raise hand” (on computer) or dialing *9 (on telephone), the person should listen for their name or last 4 numbers of their phone number.
The Board of Commissioners and the Executive Director of the Agency reserve the right, consistent with the provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act, to convene Executive Sessions at all regular meetings for the purpose of discussing such subjects as are authorized to be heard in Executive Sessions.
The Agency hereby designates the following newspapers as newspapers in which its official notice may appear: The Hudson Reporter, The Jersey Journal, and The Star Ledger.
This notice and copy of the resolution establishing the Annual Meeting Schedule and designating official newspapers are available at the Agency’s office, 4 Jackson Square, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305, and the City Clerk’s office, and will be posted on the Agency’s website, https://thejcra.org/.
Jesamil Lozano, Assistant to the Executive Director & Secretary to the Board