Week Ahead in Holmdel and Hazlet
Planning boards hold hearings on housing developments; township holiday celebrations, theater.
Monday, Dec. 3
On Monday night, a free reading at 7 p.m. of "Holidays on Ice" by David Sedaris at Holmdel Theatre Company. The theater is located in front of Holmdel High School, at 36 Crawfords Corner Rd.
Tuesday, Dec. 4
Indian Hill School in Holmdel hosts hour-long “Writers Workshop” information session for parents of all three grade levels taking part in the literacy initiative. In the cafeteria, 7 p.m.
The Holmdel Planning Board will hold two public hearings. The first is for preliminary / final site plan for Meridian Hospital Corp.'s Bayshore Wound Center next to the hospital. The applicant seeks construction of a new oxygen tank pad and conversion of approximately 3,735 square feet of existing office space to a wound care center. Also, a hearing for Westcor's application for a variance and final major subdivision for the project known as Inverness, proposed for a plot of land in Holmdel Village. Developer Henry West seeks to subdivide the land into 4 open space lots, and 18 single-family building lots, one of which to contain an existing farm house and be encumbered by a farm land easement. Preliminary approval was granted in 2007. (Agenda is attached.)
The Hazlet Township Committee meets at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 5:
A public hearing on a 31-acre housing development proposed for Route 35 and Taylor Lane, which includes a Holmdel parcel, is scheduled to be held at the Middletown Planning Board at Town Hall, at 1 Kings Highway at 6:30 p.m. Applicant American Properties at Middletown seeks Preliminary and Final Major Site Plan approval for 245 multifamily units. The proposed use includes 196 market rate multifamily 'stackable townhomes' and 49 affordable multifamily 'flat' units along with a 3,600 square foot clubhouse and a pool for the community. The applicant is proposing the realignment of the northern portion of Taylor Lane to run directly across from Cherry Tree Farm Road, and to make certain traffic light, jughandle and turn signal improvements. Public Notice was published Nov. 21. (More details in the attached PDF.)
Half-day for Holmdel's Satz and High School students.
Thursday, Dec. 6:
Christmas Tree & Menorah Lighting at Holmdel Town Hall begins at 6 p.m. At 7:30 p.m., the Township Committee meets for business. It will be Larry Fink's last meeting as longtime Township Committeeman.
The Hazlet Middle School holds its annual winter concert in the gym at 7 p.m.
Holmdel Theater Guild One Act Plays, 7:30 p.m.
Hazlet Planning Board meeting cancelled. (Elegant Properties' housing proposal off Poole Avenue has been moved into 2013, not date specified yet.)
Friday, Dec. 7
Half-day for Hazlet school district students.
Hazlet Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting Celebration at Cullen Center, next to Town Hall, at 6 p.m., featuring a visit from Santa.
Polar Express Pajama Party at Barnes and Noble in Holmdel at 7 p.m., with hot chocolate and cookies and other holiday activities.