Fri, Feb 21,2014

LINCROFT, NJ - The Christie Administration today announced that the third public hearing scheduled for tomorrow at Brookdale Community College in Monmouth County will move to Friday, February 21, 2014, because of the severe winter weather. All individuals who registered to attend or speak at tomorrow's hearing do not need to re-register.

The third public hearing on the second round of $1.46 billion in federal Sandy recovery funds will remain at Robert J. Collins Arena and Recreation & Events Center on the Brookdale Community College campus at 65 Newman Springs Road in Middletown from 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs is holding public hearings to solicit public comments on the State’s plan for the allocation and expenditure of $1,463,000,000 in CDBG-DR funds, which the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development allocated to New Jersey pursuant to the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law 113-2). The State will also accept public comment on a proposal to provide rental assistance in the form of tenant-based vouchers for Sandy-impacted households. State cabinet officials and staff will provide an overview of proposed allocations and priorities.  Public comments will begin immediately after the presentation.

Individuals interested in speaking at the public hearings will be given up to three minutes. In order to accommodate all participants, pre-registration for the public hearing is strongly encouraged. Participants may pre-register at

Residents may also submit their comments in writing at the public hearing, or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail to the attention of Gabrielle Gallagher, NJ Department of Community Affairs, 101 South Broad Street, P.O. Box 800, Trenton, NJ 08625-0811. For more information about New Jersey’s Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts or to download a copy of the State’s Action Plan and related amendments, visit  or request a copy at the above mentioned address.