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Spreading the Word About Sandy Aid

A second round of Sandy aid was announced by the State of New Jersey on Monday,  February 3, and the Citizens Campaign wants to help you parse the information and solicit public comment.

Working with the New Jersey Recovery Fund, the Citizen’s Campaign will hold a conference call/webinar on Friday February 7 at 1 p.m.. Stacy McCormack from American Littoral Society and Kevin Walsh from Fair Share Housing Center will be on the call to provide more information about the plan and provide tips on testifying or submitting comments. Find out more about the webinar here.

Three public meetings will be held on February 11 from 4-7 p.m. at Richard Stockton College in Galloway, February 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at NJIT in Newark, and February 13 from 4-7 p.m. at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft.

Those interested in speaking at the public hearings must register online at or submit their comments in writing at the public hearing or by email to or by mail to the attention of Gabrielle Gallagher, NJ Department of Community Affairs, 101 South Broad Street, P.O. Box 800, Trenton, NJ 08625. All comments must be received on or before March 5, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. to be considered.

For more information about New Jersey’s Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts or to download a copy of the State’s Action Plan and related amendments, visit or request a copy at the above mentioned address. Both Action Plan Amendments (Substantial Amendments #6 and #7) are available on the DCA’s website