Friday, January 25, 2013
Developers of parcel at Speedwell Avenue and Spring Street expect to break ground on 15,000-square-foot pharmacy sometime this year.
With site plan approval Thursday night for CVS after a nearly-four-hour Planning Board meeting, developers indicated their intent to break ground sometime this year. Shortly before 11:30 p.m., the Board almost unanimously voted in favor of the plan, with only board member Michael Pooler "abstaining." Pooler had cited his concern with certain traffic issues, particularly the developer's reluctance to prohibit left-hand turns into the property from Spring Street for more hours than already agreed. The site plan approval Thursday follows the town's redevelopment agency approval in December to modify a portion of Phase IV of the Speedwell Redevelopment Plan already approved for up to 45,000 square feet of retail space and about 150 residential…
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Concerned residents about the redevelopment of the Honeywell Property released a statement on Monday, just four days after the master plan amendment was approved.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Residents part of the Citizens for Better Planning in Morris Township, the township's group of concerned residents who provide input to the development in Morris Township, oppose the planning board's decision last week that approved the master plan amendment to develeop Honeywell International's property located at 101 Columbia Turnpike. The CCPMT released a statement on Monday, saying that they are disappointed in the planning board's unanimous vote because the redevelopment does not address many of community concerns. They say the "vote was taken despite intense community protest and highly skeptical comments from the public over a period of 2 years." The group claims the planning board hasn't taken into account the documented concerns …
Friday, April 13, 2012
A resolution to vote on approval of the phase scheduled for April 26 Planning Board meeting.
For all intents and purposes, it appears Phase I of the Speedwell Redevelopment Plan will be approved by the Planning Board. The Board voted Thursday night, after another marathon session that ran past 10:30 p.m., to have Board Attorney John Inglesino draft a resolution to approve the plan, which would be voted on at the next Planning Board meeting, scheduled for April 26. Only board member Michael Pooler voted against the call for a resolution to be drafted. When asked why he voted against it, Pooler said, pointing to Inglesino, "any comments, speak to the man over there." The meeting, which was a continuation of the March 22 meeting, focused primarily on stormwater management, sidewalks and exterior design of the initial phase of the …