Public Hearing Possible Acquisition by Eminent Domain – Centennial Park

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ON EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURE LAW,
PROPOSED CENTENNIAL PARK PROJECT

 

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing (the “Public Hearing”), pursuant to Article 2 of the New York State Eminent Domain Procedure Law, will be held by the City of Niagara Falls (the “City”) on the 29th day of June, 2022 at 6:00 p.m., local time, at the City Council Chambers located at Room 116, City Hall, 745 Main Street, Niagara Falls, New York 14031, in connection with the Centennial Park Project, as described below.

 

The City is considering undertaking a project (the “Project”), said Project consisting of the following:

 

(1) the acquisition of approximately 12 acres of land located in the City of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York (the “Property”):

 

No. Address Tax Map Number
1. John Daly Memorial Pkwy, City of Niagara Falls 159.09-3-2
2. 907 Falls Street, City of Niagara Falls 159.09-3-3

 

(2) the construction of a park and related recreational facilities, which will be host to a multitude of events and activities, including but not limited to sporting events, concerts, indoor and outdoor gatherings, and youth-centered activities, with potential facilities including an indoor arena and outdoor amphitheater, a water feature ice skating rink, a multilevel surface parking deck, and/or a wall-climbing adventure course.

 

Acquisition of the above-described Property will include acquisition of land, buildings and other improvements, if any, situated thereon; and all other real property interests of any kind or nature.

 

The public hearing is intended to inform the property owner(s) and the public about the proposed acquisition of the above-described Property and to outline and review the public use, benefit and purpose to be served by the Project.  The property owner(s) and public are invited to attend the public hearing and to present oral and/or written statements or other documents concerning this matter.

 

Please be advised that pursuant to Article 2 of the EDPL, any property owners who may subsequently wish to challenge condemnation of their property via judicial review may do so only on the basis of issues, facts and objections raised at such hearing.

 

For additional information, please contact Robert Restaino, Mayor, City of Niagara Falls, 745 Main Street, Niagara Falls, New York 14301; Telephone (716) 286-4310

 

Dated: June 13, 2022

CITY OF NIAGARA FALLS

 

 

By:       Nadine A. Wasson                                           

Acting City Clerk

 

Witness my Hand and Seal this 14th day of June 2022             

Nadine A. Wasson

Acting City Clerk

Niagara Falls
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