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Re: Take Back Lakewood
« Reply #1050 on: February 20, 2017, 08:01:56 PM »
Start monetizing it!
I don't think any business would be dumb enough to advertise there...
Not a good idea to start up with the establishment

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Re: Take Back Lakewood
« Reply #1051 on: February 20, 2017, 08:29:27 PM »
I don't think any business would be dumb enough to advertise there...
Not a good idea to start up with the establishment
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Re: Take Back Lakewood
« Reply #1052 on: February 20, 2017, 08:58:34 PM »
If TBL would form a PAC would that require every publication and website  to accept  a paid ad for them since they accept ones from the VAAD

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Re: Take Back Lakewood
« Reply #1054 on: February 21, 2017, 09:03:57 AM »

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Re: Take Back Lakewood
« Reply #1055 on: February 21, 2017, 09:09:40 AM »
The Lakewood Democratic Club is meeting tonight - Tuesday, February 21st at 7 pm.  The meeting will be held in the municipal building, 2nd floor, Room "C".

If you want to get involved in Lakewood politics and are a registered Democrat - come to the meeting and join.

Here is a list of all of the people in the Lakewood Democratic club. Yes, there are only 18 members!! That means that the candidates for township committee on the democratic ticket are chosen by probably less than 10 people!!

Get involved!. If you are a registered democrat, come along and bring your friends. If you are not a registered democrat, you can register here.
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Re: Take Back Lakewood
« Reply #1056 on: February 21, 2017, 11:34:21 AM »
This is a lot of work and maintenance but would make things feel a little more real to people; making a interactive map of lakewood with all proposed variances and construction, current construction, paper streets etc and when clicked on any pertinent info owner, what's proposed, when there will be a hearing what the decision was. With options to suggest an edit etc.. I would suggest a user based system but I'd be afraid of it getting sabotaged..

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Re: Take Back Lakewood
« Reply #1057 on: February 21, 2017, 12:11:15 PM »
This is a lot of work and maintenance but would make things feel a little more real to people; making a interactive map of lakewood with all proposed variances and construction, current construction, paper streets etc and when clicked on any pertinent info owner, what's proposed, when there will be a hearing what the decision was. With options to suggest an edit etc.. I would suggest a user based system but I'd be afraid of it getting sabotaged..

You can easily do this in google maps
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Re: Take Back Lakewood
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Re: Take Back Lakewood
« Reply #1059 on: February 21, 2017, 10:25:41 PM »
Ocean County Board of Elections counting the ballots leading to a tie for the fire commissioner seat. See 21:30 where Shenky's (Vaad) seat on the board was questioned.

https://youtu.be/fI1Igeqn9Ec

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Re: Take Back Lakewood
« Reply #1060 on: February 21, 2017, 10:54:39 PM »
Live stream of 6:00 Planning Board meeting https://youtu.be/rfBbKoxsVKY
The Planning Board replay video is now available at the same link

https://youtu.be/rfBbKoxsVKY

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Re: Take Back Lakewood
« Reply #1061 on: February 22, 2017, 06:41:47 PM »
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Re: Take Back Lakewood
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Re: Take Back Lakewood
« Reply #1063 on: February 22, 2017, 10:40:20 PM »
For those who are following the CAFRAs...

There were 2 CAFRA applications in industrial park. One for 263 townhouses and one for 222 apartments. They are next to each other off Bennett road (near Fedex) with access from Route 70 and Bennett and are bordered by the GSP, Airport, Route 70 and the Cogen energy plant (the perfect place to raise a family!)

The reason that so many CAFRAs are coming in now is because CAFRA usually only allows up to 35% of coverage (so 65% of the property needs to be unbuilt). Due to hurricane Sandy (which crippled Lakewood right??) they are allowing extra building so you can go up to 75% coverage. That extra allowance expires at the end of March 2017. Applicants are trying to get in applications before the deadline to take advantage of 75% coverage.

We found out that the town still owns the land for 222 houses!! We and others told the township to stop the sale and the township decided to rescind the sale contract so the 222 is off the table!!

Now the developer says he wont be able to build the 263 either because he was hoping to build both together as one huge development with 485 residences and 970 cars (assuming no basements).

So why is that zone (smack in the middle of industrial park) zoned for residential? The answer goes back to 2012 when Jack Mueller wanted to build Cedar Woods (by Quickcheck). He got the Township Committee to change the zone to allow residential in industrial park to be able to build Cedar Woods. The crazy thing is that the ordinance was part of the consent agenda (considered routine non controversial items) and the public was not noticed and there was no opportunity for public discussion and a first and 2nd reading. If a lawsuit was filed the ordinance wouklkd easily be declared null and void. Unfortunately, for years the township committee changed all sorts of zones to allow high density residential.  As a matter of fact, at that same meeting in 2012 they passed: Allowing residential in ROP zone (office park area), changing zone in Spruce area from R40 to R12, etc.

1) The zone should have never allowed residential.
2) CAFRA really shouldn't allow more than 35% coverage.
3) There are many variances on the application
4) Building residential in an industrial area is bad for the area
5) This will clog up the entrance to Fed Ex, UPS is leaving Lakewood. We don't want to chase out FedEx.
6) Residential COSTS the township money (increasing our taxes) and commercial/industrial causes the township to EARN money
7) 970 cars will clog up the area causing other businesses to leave
8 ) The site is right next to the Cogen plant which is an environmental problem right next to thousands of kids
9) Hundreds of cars will be pulling/merging onto Route 70 causing many accidents on a high speed road right where all the GSP traffic is exiting
10) The LIC (township entity that owns the land) is supposed to promote industrial uses in industrial park. They should NOT be selling land for apartment buildings.

Through the public speaking up, we have avoided this whole project!!
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Re: Take Back Lakewood
« Reply #1064 on: February 22, 2017, 11:03:36 PM »
The whole CAFRA 75% exemption makes no sense. Sandy caused a lot of damage so lets now build even more densely?
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