Important Notice of Public Hearing

June 9, 2021

The City of Salem is providing notice that the Salem City Council will conduct a public hearing at its Publicly held Council meeting scheduled for Monday, June 14, 2021; beginning at 6:30pm. The public hearing will take public comment, questions, and suggestions regarding the submission of the Urban Parks Grant Application provided by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The Grant will provide up to $500,000.00 in financial assistance and they City of Salem will apply these funds to the cost of repairing the pool in addition to the basketball and tennis courts in the Salem Recreational Park.

In 2020, Governor Murphy and the New Jersey Legislature dedicated $2.5 million in the State budget to promote urban parks.  The Department of Environmental Protection has established the Urban Parks initiative that will award this funding to successful eligible applicants.

Residents have until Jun 14, 2021 to be able to submit their questions, comments, or concerns in writing to either of the following offices:

City Administration Office
Ben Angeli, Administrator
17 New Market Street
Salem, New Jersey

City Commerce and Economic Development Office
Charles Bailey, Executive Director
17 New Market Street
Salem, New Jersey