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BOROUGH OF MILFORD

NOTICE OF THE FILING OF A DECLARATORY JUDGMENT ACTION SEEKING

JUDGMENT OF THIRD ROUND MOUNT LAUREL COMPLIANCE AND REPOSE AND

THE FILING OF A MOTION SEEKING TEMPORARY IMMUNITY FROM MOUNT

LAUREL AFFORDABLE HOUSING LAWSUITS

NOTICE is hereby given that the BOROUGH OF MILFORD (the

“municipality”) filed on July 2, 2015 a Declaratory Judgment

action in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division,

Hunterdon County in response to the New Jersey Supreme Court’s

decision in In re Adoption of N.J.A.C. 5:96 & 5:97 by the New

Jersey Council on Affordable Housing, 221 N.J. 1 (2015) (the

“2015 Decision”). The municipality seeks through the

Declaratory Judgment action Orders providing it with the

following relief:

A.

Declaring and establishing temporary immunity for the

municipality and its land use board(s) against any and all

exclusionary zoning lawsuits until further order of the court;

B.

Declaring and establishing the municipality’s Third Round

Mount Laurel affordable housing obligation;

C.

Declaring and adjudging that the municipality’s Third Round

Housing Plan Element and Fair Share Plan (“Third Round HPE&FSP”)

is compliant with the municipality’s Third Round Mount Laurel

affordable housing obligation, either in its current form or

such amended or supplemented form as the court may direct;

D.

Approving the municipality’s spending plan if one is

necessary which will be included in the municipality’s Third

Round HPE&FSP in accordance with In re Failure of COAH to Adopt

Trust Fund Commitment Regulations, 440 N.J. Super. 220 (App.

Div. 2015);

E.

Granting the municipality 90 days from the date of the

court’s declaration that the municipality’s Third Round HPE&FSP

is compliant to adopt and/or amend any and all zoning and land

development ordinances that may be necessary to implement the

Third Round HPE&FSP;

F.

Upon the adoption of the implementing zoning and land

development ordinance, granting the municipality a Judgment of

Third Round compliance and repose and immunity from exclusionary

zoning lawsuits for its Third Round Mount Laurel affordable

housing obligations for a period of 10 years; and

G.

Such other relief as the Court deems equitable and just.

NOTICE is further given that the municipality filed on July

2, 2015 a Motion for Temporary Immunity from Mount Laurel

lawsuits, and it shall move before the Honorable Edward M.

Coleman,

P.J.Ch.

, on July 24, 2015 at 9:00 am or such other date