On September 1, 2015, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a Public Hearing to solicit comments on the proposed application for the National Disaster Resilience Competition. The hearing will include a brief presentation from DEP officials to explain the proposed plan, followed by acceptance of public comments. Members of the public wishing to speak will have three minutes to make their comments to a panel of DEP representatives.
The propsed application is anticipated to be posted on September 24, 2015 at www.nj.gov/dep/floodhazard. The public comment period will run 15 days from the date of posting. If the application is posted on September 24, the comment period will run through October 9, 2015 at 5:00 pm. For information on ways to provide written comments, please visit www.nj.gov/dep/floodhazard. All comments must be received by the close of the public comment period to be considered.