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Ridgewood’s Planning Board reviews litigation matters, affordable housing

BY MATTHEW SCHNEIDER
STAFF WRITER |
THE RIDGEWOOD NEWS

RIDGEWOOD – The village’s planning board met Wednesday night in the hopes of coming to decisions in regards to pressing matters currently before the board such as Valley Hospital and the village’s affordable housing obligations.

 

http://www.northjersey.com/community-news/clubs-and-service-organizations/members-review-litigation-matters-affordable-housing-1.1529792

By |March 18th, 2016|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Ridgewood hearings to examine impact of multi-family housing development downtown

BY STEVE JANOSKI
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

RIDGEWOOD — The results of studies on how zoning to allow high-density, multifamily housing downtown would affect the village will be presented to the public Wednesday night at Ridgewood High School.

The four studies, commissioned by the Village Council in mid-January, will explore the possible impacts of five introduced zoning ordinances […]

By |March 8th, 2016|village of ridgewood|6 Comments

Village Of Ridgewood Central Business District Zoning Studies

RIDGEWOOD DOWNTOWN ZONING ANALYSIS STUDIES
The Final Downtown Zoning Impacts Analysis that address  the four multifamily housing study areas is now available. For the complete document Click Here

By |March 8th, 2016|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

The Future of Ridgewood: Hoboken police chief ‘disturbed’ after 15 arrested at annual Lepre-Con bar crawl

By Dan Ivers | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on March 06, 2016 at 5:59 PM, updated March 07, 2016 at 7:24 AM

HOBOKEN – Police Chief Ken Ferrante is speaking out after 15 people were arrested and dozens of others ticketed after this year’s annual Lepre-Con bar crawl.

In a statement, the chief said he was “disturbed” […]

By |March 7th, 2016|Urbanization|8 Comments

Reader says BCIA Funding a Sad day for the Village of Ridgewood – but only a day

photo by Boyd Loving

Sad day for the Village – but only a day.

We should neither despair nor capitulate. We can prevent the council from handing the Village over to failed developers and downtown businesses. The May 10th election really isn’t that far away, and these things can still be derailed and prevented. Thankfully there are […]

By |February 6th, 2016|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

PLEASE COME TO VILLAGE HALL, THIS WEDNESDAY, 7:30PM TO ASK THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL TO PLEASE LISTEN TO THE RESIDENTS OF RIDGEWOOD!

file photo by Boyd Loving

Dear Village Council & Village Manager,
As you are aware, in recent years, your Residents have voiced ongoing concerns with the “process” by which many important matters facing the Village are undertaken. Included in our concerns are handling of the High-Density Housing Ordinances, Schedler redevelopment, Habernickel house leasing/parking, and, of course, the […]

By |January 26th, 2016|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

Please Reschedule the Dangerously Rushed Garage Bonding (BCIA) Vote/Discussions & Give Schedler Discussion Earlier Agenda Placement at Later Date

file photo by Boyd Loving

Dear Roberta and Council members,

Thank you for rescheduling Schedler as the agenda is so jam packed that we were all looking at another marathon meeting.  I may not be an expert on anything but I do recognize when town issues have reached a critical mass level of concern.  With hundreds of […]

By |January 26th, 2016|village of ridgewood|25 Comments

Affordable housing divide: Judges to reconcile differing estimates of need in NJ

Affordable housing divide: Judges to reconcile differing estimates of need in NJ

JANUARY 18, 2016, 11:25 PM    LAST UPDATED: TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2016, 7:41 AM
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

Last spring, a study commissioned by a housing-rights group found that New Jersey municipalities must collectively provide more than 200,000 units of low- and moderate-income housing […]

By |January 19th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Troubles in Ridgewood

Troubles in Ridgewood

JANUARY 15, 2016    LAST UPDATED: FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2016, 12:31 AM
THE RIDGEWOOD NEWS

Troubles in Ridgewood

To the editor:

We have troubles right here in Ridgewood, New Jersey, and that rhymes with P and that stands for poor planning.

We voted yes on parking but we didn’t understand that all three garage designs would not fit […]

By |January 16th, 2016|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Ridgewood Special Public Meeting to be held at 5pm ?

December 31,2015

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Special Public Meeting – Multi-Family Housing – January 8, 2016

Ridgewood NJ , There will be a Village Council Special Public Meeting held on Friday, January 8, 2016 @ 5PM in the Court Room at Village Hall. Various Consultants will be presenting proposals for the 4 Multi-Family Housing Studies covering; […]

By |December 31st, 2015|village of ridgewood|2 Comments