Public Hearing Notice

Contact:Michael McCauley, Meridian Health
Phone:732-751-7535
Email:mmccauley@meridianhealth.com

Public Hearing Notice

Assistant Attorney General Kavin K. Mistry, on behalf of the Acting Attorney General and Director John A. Calabria and Health Systems Specialist Scott Owens, on behalf of the Acting Commissioner of Health will conduct two Public Hearings on the proposed transaction involving Meridian Health System, Inc. and Hackensack University Health Network, Inc. in accordance with the Community Health Care Assets Protection Act (“CHAPA”), N.J.S.A. 26:2H-7.10, et seq.

The Public Hearings will be held on:

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
City Hall of Hackensack
65 Central Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone: (201) 646-3980
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
(or close of testimony, whichever is later)


and

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Hamilton Fire House
Banquet Hall
10 Jumping Brook Road
Neptune, N.J. 07753

Phone: (732) 643-0500
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
(or close of testimony, whichever is later)

Members of the public are invited to file written comments and exhibits or appear at the hearing and speak. Members of the public wanting to submit written comments or other materials may provide them to representatives of the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety or the New Jersey Department of Health at the hearing, or may send them any time before the time of the hearing or until the close of the record on May 11, 2016 by mail or electronic mail to:

New Jersey Dept. of Law & Public Safety
Division of Law
P.O. Box 106
Trenton, NJ 08625-0106
Attention: DAG Jonathan Peitz, Esq.
CHAPA@lps.state.nj.us

New Jersey Department of Health
Office of Legal & Regulatory Compliance
P.O. Box 360
Trenton, N.J. 08625-0360
Attention: Joy Lindo, Director
DOH.Comments@doh.nj.gov

Free Parking Available
Wheelchair Accessible

Spanish Translator will be available at the Public Hearing

Directions to City Hall of Hackensack:

From the North (Paramus): Take West Midland Avenue southeast toward Gregory Road. Merge onto State Route 17/NJ-17. Merge onto County Highway 61 toward Rochelle Avenue/Rochelle Park. Turn left onto East Passaic Street/County Highway 62. Turn right onto Union Street. Take the second left onto Central Avenue/County Highway 44. 65 Central Avenue is on the right.

From the south (Newark): Take I-280 East and merge onto I-95 North/New Jersey Turnpike via the ramp on the left towards US 46 North/I-80 North. Take the exit on the left toward I-80 West Hackensack/Paterson. Take the I-80 West exit toward Hackensack. Merge onto I-80 (local) West/Bergen Passaic Expressway West. Take exit 66 toward Hudson Street/Hackensack/Little Ferry. Merge onto Kennedy Street. Take the 1st left onto Hudson Street/County Highway 49. Continue to follow Hudson Street. Turn right onto Main Street/County Highway 12. Continue to follow Main Street. Turn left onto Salem Street. Turn left onto State Street. Take the first right onto Central Avenue/County Highway 44. 65 Central Avenue is on the left.

From the east (Fort Lee): Take I-95 (local) south toward I-80/NJ-4/Hackensack. Keep right to take I-80 (local) west via Exit 69 toward Hackensack/Paterson. Take Exit 66 toward Hudson Street/Hackensack/Little Ferry. Merge onto Kennedy Street. Take the first left onto Hudson Street/County Highway 49. Continue to follow Hudson Street. Turn right onto Main Street/County Highway 12. Continue to follow Main Street. Turn left onto Salem Street. Turn left onto State Street. Take the first right onto Central Avenue/County Highway 44. 65 Central Avenue is on the left.

From the west (Parsippany): Take I-80 East to exit 62A-B Saddle River Road. Keep left and take the Saddle River Road ramp toward Fair Lawn/Lodi. Stay straight and go onto Railroad Avenue/County Highway 44. Turn left onto Rochelle Avenue/County Highway 61. Take the 2nd right onto Central Avenue/County Highway 44. 65 Central Avenue is on the right.

Directions to Hamilton Fire House:

From the North (Perth Amboy): Proceed north on New Brunswick Avenue/County Highway-616 toward Fayette Street. Turn left on Fayette Street. Turn left onto Convery Boulevard/NJ-35. Continue to follow NJ-35, which becomes Chevalier Avenue. Turn left onto ramp. Merge onto Garden State Parkway South toward Asbury Park/South Jersey. Merge onto NJ-33 East via Exit 100B toward Ocean Grove/Bradley Beach. Turn left onto Jumping Brook Road. 10 Jumping Brook Road is on the right.

From the South (Atlantic City): Take Garden State Parkway North. Merge on to State Route 33/NJ-33 East via Exit 100 toward Ocean Grove/Bradley Beach. Turn left on to Jumping Brook Road. 10 Jumping Brook Road is on the right.

From the East (Asbury Park): Take Main Street/NJ-71 south toward Sewall Ave. Turn right on State Route 33/NJ-33. Turn right on to Jumping Brook Road. 10 Jumping Brook Road is on the right.

From the West (Trenton): Take NJ-129 South toward I-295/I-195/Camden/Shore Points and merge onto NJ-129. Merge onto NJ-29 South toward I-195/I-295/Shore Points/Camden. Keep left to take I-195 east toward I-95/Belmar. Stay straight to go onto NJ-138 east. Take the exit and keep right at the fork in the ramp. Keep left to take the Parkway North ramp. Merge onto State Route 33/NJ-33 East via Exit 100 toward Ocean Grove/Bradley Beach. Turn left onto Jumping Brook Road. 10 Jumping Brook Road is on the right.