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ORDINANCE 1998-30 (2)ORDINANCE 98 -30 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF TITLE IN FEE SIMPLE OF REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS BLOCK 285.25, LOTS 6 & 7 COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE CHERRY HILL APARTMENTS /CHERRY HILL PALACE, PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A: 12A-1 et. seq. AND N.J.S.A. 20:3 -1 et. seq. WHEREAS, pursuant to New Jersey Statutes, when a property is declared a Redevelopment Zone, a municipality is authorized to acquire the real property by condemnation/eminent domain proceedings (N.J.S.A. 40A:12A -1 et. seq.; and N.J.S.A. 20:3 -1 et. seq.); and WHEREAS, the governing body of the Township of Cherry Hill has determined to acquire title in fee simple as hereinafter described for the public health, safety and welfare and for the purpose of Redevelopment of the property commonly known as the Cherry Hill Apartments /Cherry Hill Palace (Block 285.25, Lots 6 & 7); NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Township Council of the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden, and State of New Jersey as follows: SECTION 1. 1. Personnel of the Township of Cherry Hill be authorized to begin condemnation proceedings on the blocks and lots designated as a Redevelopment Zone under Ordinance 98 -29, commonly known as the Cherry Hill Apartments /Cherry Hill Palace. 2. Personnel of Cherry Hill Township be authorized to pursue proceed with clearance, replanning, development and redevelopment of the area designated in the Redevelopment Plan and as permitted by law. 3. Personnel of the Township of Cherry Hill be authorized to prepare or arrange by contract for the provision of professional services or other services needed to accomplish the Redevelopment Plan. 4. The Controller's office of the Township of Cherry Hill is hereby authorized to assess funding capabilities under proposed fiscal year '99 budget; existing applicable Ordinances or as allowed by law. SECTION 2. If any section, paragraph, subsection, clause or provision of this Ordinance shall be declared invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity of this Ordinance as a whole or any part thereof. SECTION 3. All ordinances or parts of ordinances of the Township of Cherry Hill heretofore adopted that are inconsistent with any of the terms and provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency. SECTION 4. This Ordinance is contingent upon the successful adoption of ordinance 98 -29. SECTION 5. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon its final passage and notice of adoption shall be published as provided by law. INTRODUCED: September 14, 1998 ADOPTED: September 28, 1998 , 1 � Arth4 Simons Council President 4 loth C RMC p Clerk -Cherry Hill usan Bass Levin Mayor - Township of Cherry Hill