Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Landmark's developer and the planning board's engineer have agreed to work in consultation to recalculate sight lines from a proposed pedestrian crosswalk on Ramsey Terrace at Plaza Road.
The planning board has yet to reach a conclusion on the challenge posed by residents to the Landmark-provided sight distance from around an obstructed curve on Plaza Road that precedes a proposed pedestrian crosswalk on Ramsey Terrace. Landmark’s traffic engineer, Eric Keller, testified last month that the current sight distance for southbound Plaza Road drivers as they approach the proposed crosswalk at Ramsey Terrace is 25 feet shorter than what regulations require, but asserted that it would meet code if a patch of underbrush that obstructs the sight line is removed. Following last month's meeting, at the behest of residents and planning board members, the borough's planning board engineer attempted to corroborate Landmark's …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Attorney Joel Rosen spoke at Monday's Planning Board meeting on the group's behalf
A group of Fair Lawn residents calling themselves "Neighbors to Save Daly Field," have retained a land-use attorney to help make their case against the Landmark development planned for Daly Field and the Hayward properties along Plaza Road. "We think we've been successful in getting some points across," said Michael Roney, one of the group's leaders who has spoken previously at planning board hearings on the development, "but we feel that, they have attorneys, they have experts. It only helps our cause if we also rely on professionals to state our case." Roney said it was the group's intention to ensure that the controversial development is exhaustively vetted, so as to protect the health and welfare of Fair Lawn residents. "From my …
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Missed any of this week's news? It's all right here.
Monday, June 11 Over 120 vendors peddled goodies for hundreds of happy folks last Sunday at the Fair Lawn Street Fair. Radburn train station is one of four statewide that will be a target of increased enforcement for trespassing. Tuesday, June 12 Eric Keller, the Landmark's traffic engineer, said to reconstruct the traffic signal at Berdan Avenue and Plaza Road will cost between $180,000 and $200,000. There were eight recorded burglaries in Fair Lawn in May, down from the previous two months where burglaries numbered in the double digits, according to crime reports provided by the police department. Wednesday, June 13 The latest Bridges music video, "Who I Am," about the struggles we all face to articulate inner feelings and emotions, …
Monday, June 11, 2012
The Planning Board hearings on the proposed Landmark development at Daly Field will be continue Monday at 7:30 p.m in Borough Hall Council Chambers.
The Fair Lawn Planning Board's hearings on the proposed Landmark development on Daly Field in Radburn will continue Monday night, with an extension of last month's traffic discussion. At last month's hearing, Landmark's traffic engineer, Eric Keller, presented the developer's traffic impact study -- which modeled future traffic growth associated with the controversial development, looking at traffic impacts at four intersections adjacent to the site -- and answered questions from members of the planning board and the public. Among the issues planning board members asked Keller to report back on at the June meeting are the feasibility of various options -- from a left-hand turn arrow to a delayed green -- for the traffic light at the …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Monday's Planning Board meeting will deal with traffic issues regarding the Landmark development at Daly Field.
Landmark's third presentation before the Fair Lawn Planning Board on its proposed development on Daly Field in Radburn will be held Monday at 7:30 p.m. in Borough Hall. The developer is expected to address traffic issues at Monday's meeting, which should feature a presentation by Landmark's site engineer, planner and traffic expert, Eric Keller. Large crowds have packed the borough's council chambers for the two prior Landmark hearings, which dealt primarily with issues of storm water management, lighting, landscape design and maintenance, and trash pickup. Following Keller's presentation, residents will be permitted to ask questions, which are limited to issues presented thus far by the developer. Given the pace of the previous hearings, …
Monday, April 9, 2012
The second in a series of Planning Board hearings on the proposed Landmark development at Daly Field will be held Monday at 7:30 p.m in Borough Hall Council Chambers.
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Monday, April 9, 2012
Landmark's second presentation before the Fair Lawn Planning Board on its proposed development on Daly Field in Radburn will be held Monday at 7:30 p.m. in Borough Hall. A large crowd packed the borough's council chambers on March 26 for Landmark's initial presentation, which dealt primarily with issues of storm water management, lighting, landscape design and maintenance, and trash pickup. At the last hearing, Eric Keller, Landmark's site engineer and planner, made a lengthy presentation to the Planning Board, after which a long line of residents came forward to ask him questions and air their concerns. The questions residents are permitted to ask at each hearing are limited to areas already presented by the developer, which meant that …