CHAPTER 94

 

An Act appropriating $110,000,000 from the "Dam, Lake, Stream, Flood Control, Water Resources and Wastewater Treatment Project Bond Act of 2003," P.L.2003, c.162, for the purposes of providing loans for dam restoration and repair projects and for financing the costs of State dam restoration and repair projects.


    Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:


    1. a. There is appropriated to the Department of Environmental Protection from the "2003 Dam, Lake and Stream Project Revolving Loan Fund" established pursuant to section 17 of the "Dam, Lake, Stream, Flood Control, Water Resources, and Wastewater Treatment Project Bond Act of 2003," P.L.2003, c.162, the sum of $95,000,000 for the purpose of providing loans to owners of private dams, as co-applicants with local government units, or to local government units that own dams, to finance the costs of dam restoration and repair projects undertaken by, or on behalf of, the owners of dams.

    This sum shall include an amount of not more than $3,300,000 for administrative costs incurred by the department in implementing the provisions of this section.

    This sum shall also include a contingency project category to finance the costs of additional dam restoration and repair projects utilizing, in part, moneys appropriated by law for other approved projects but unexpended due to project cancellation, withdrawal, or cost savings, and shall be allocated as follows:


Project                                   Applicant                                          Loan Amount

Lake Lefferts Dam                 Matawan Borough                                 $16,000,000

Swannanoa South Dam          Swannanoa Sentinel Society                       $772,000

Lake Tranquility Dam            Green Township                                         $450,000

Alloway Lake Dam                Alloway Township                                 $3,000,000

Irish/Post Brook Dams           Lake Iosco Company                                  $645,000

Skyline Lake Dam No. 2        Skyline Lake Property Owners                   $878,096

Erskine Upper Dam                Erskine Lakes Property Owners              $1,100,000

Sunset Raceway Dam             Bridgeton City                                         $1,200,000

Deer Head Lake Dam             Lacey Township                                      $1,024,111

Matawan Lake Dam               Matawan Borough                                 $16,000,000

Clementon Lake Dam            Rekab, Inc.                                               $1,333,677

Skyline Lake Dam No. 1        Skyline Lake Property Owners                   $421,904

Lower Mt. Glen Dam             Mt. Glen Lakes Association                    $1,062,881

Shongum Lake Dam               Shongum Lake Property Owners             $1,250,000

Lake Gilman Dam                  Lake Gilman Owners                                  $300,000

Timber Lake Dam                  Birchwood Lake Colony Club                 $2,000,000

Mill Pond Dam                       Borough of Park Ridge                            $1,156,000

Clinton Mills

Dam and Dike                        Hunterdon Museum of Art                         $450,000

Upper Highland Lake Dam    Highland Lakes Association                       $400,000

Peddie Lake Dam                   Hightstown Borough                                  $156,250

Ballinger Lake Dam               Medford Lakes Colony                               $122,133

Verona Lake Dam                  Essex County                                              $600,000

Gordon Lakes Dam                Gordon Lakes Property Owners                 $800,000

Upper Mt. Glen Dam              Mt. Glen Lakes Association                       $616,672

Glen Lake Dam                      Glen Lake Beach Club                                $500,000

Lake Winona Dam                 Lake Winona Civic Association                 $708,773

Fayson East Lake Dam           Fayson Lakes Association                          $767,000

Apshawa Dam                        Passaic County                                            $750,000

Fayson South Lake Dam        Fayson Lakes Association                          $629,000

Fayson West Lake Dam         Fayson Lakes Association                          $427,000

Elkington Pond Dam              Salem City                                                  $575,000

Grenloch Lake Dam               Washington Township                                $400,000

Upper Aetna Lake Dam         Medford Lakes Borough                          $4,580,000

Cedar Lake Dam                    Lawrence Township                                   $299,000

Rainbow Lake Dam                Brick Township                                          $229,100

East Highland Lake Dam       Highland Lakes Association                       $350,000

Lake Rickabear Dam              Girl Scouts Lenni-Lenape Council             $250,000

Breakneck Dam                      Old Taunton Colony Club                          $433,440

Quinton Pond Dam                 Salem City                                                  $585,000

Mount Kemble Dam               The Lakeshore Company                            $725,000

Lake Centerton Dam              Lake Centerton Homeowners                  $1,081,000

Camp Karney Dam                 Salem County                                          $1,300,000

Veteran Memorial                  Woodstown Borough                                  $308,689

Lake Dam 

Fox Lake Dam                        Rockaway Borough                                    $615,000

Lebanon Forest Dam No. 1    Pemberton Township                               $4,600,000

Lake Stockwell Dam              YMCA Camp Ockanickon                         $603,000

Lower Aetna Lake Dam         Medford Lakes Colony                            $5,350,000

Upper Sylvan Lake Dam        Burlington Township                                  $424,500

Washington Forge

Pond Dam                               Wharton Borough                                         $75,000

Butler Intake Dam                  Passaic County                                            $300,000

Cub Lake Dam                       Donald Cocchi, Jacqueline McGowan        $163,063

Atco Lake Dam                      Sharon Ettore                                              $400,000

Camp Inawendiwin Lower     Girl Scouts of Camden County                   $670,000

Sunset Lake Dam                   Friends of Victory Lakes Association        $400,000

Birchwood Lake Dam            Birchwood Lake Colony Club                 $1,010,000

Lake Riviera Dam                  Brick Township                                          $511,910

Summit Lake Dam                 Summit Lake Association                           $743,600

Camp Mason Dam                  YMCA Camp Ralph Mason                       $676,650

Old Mill Pond Dam                T&G Realty                                                $850,000

Squaw Lake Dam                   YMCA Camp Ockanickon                         $603,000

Papoose Dam                          YMCA Camp Ockanickon                         $603,000

JCC Dam                                Jewish Federation of Southern NJ              $227,500

Rock Lodge Pond Dam          Rock Properties, Inc                                   $250,000

Milton Lake Dam                   Union County                                             $800,000

Purcel Dam                             Harry S. Purcel, Inc.                                   $215,363

Upper Victory Lake Dam       Friends of Victory Lakes Association        $400,000

Harry Burke Dam                   Mary Caruso Albert                                      $35,000

Lost Lake Dam                       George Van Istendal/Lost Lake CC            $400,000

Kandle Lake Dam                  Kandle Lake Associates                              $250,000

Diamond Mill Dam                Essex County                                              $450,000

Mill Dam                                Mount Holly Township                              $154,600

Keller Dam                             Fountain House of NJ                                 $844,300

Spruce Lake Dam                   Timber Lakes Community Association      $422,500

Valley Glen Estates Dam       Valley Glen Homeowners                           $ 50,000

Clearview Lake Dam              Clearview Lake Property Owners               $500,000

Lake Fred Dam                       Stockton College                                        $405,000

Barry Lakes Dam No. 2          Lake Community Property Owners            $376,000

Total                                                                                                      $91,015,712

    b.    Any unexpended funds from the dam restoration and repair projects listed in subsection a. of this section shall be added to the contingency project category to provide loans to owners of private dams, as co-applicants with local government units, or to local government units that own dams, to finance the costs of the following dam restoration and repair projects:


Project                                   Applicant                                          Loan Amount

Lake Wanda Dam                   Lake Wanda Property

                                                Owners Association                                    $393,177

Lake Horicon Dam                 Lakehurst Borough                                     $279,966

Lower Mountain

Lakes Dam                             Princeton Township                                $1,950,000

Upper Mountain

Lakes Dam                             Princeton Township                                 $1,000,000

Barry Lakes Dam No. 1          Lake Community Property Owners            $299,000

Best Lake Dam                       Watchung Borough                                     $750,000

Pfeifer Dam                            Wendell Pfeifer                                           $144,910

Timber Lake Dam                  Timber Lakes Community Association      $233,000

Quogue Dam                          Medford Lakes Borough                        $1,240,000

Camp Nyoda Dam                  Nyoda Girls Camp                                      $300,000

Blue Lake Dam                      Blue Lake Association                                $400,000

Crane Lake Dam                    Marlton Lakes Civic Association               $125,000

Vaskis Dam                            Ridgewood Village, Parks Department      $737,000

Buttonwood Lake Dam          Mount Holly Township                              $550,900

Total                                                                                                        $8,402,953


    Any unexpended balances of the amounts listed in this subsection remaining after completion of the dam restoration and repair projects listed in this subsection shall be returned to the "2003 Dam, Lake and Stream Project Revolving Loan Fund" for reappropriation to finance the costs of additional projects authorized pursuant to section 18 of P.L.2003, c.162.

    c.    The transfer of any funds or project sponsor, or change in project site, listed in subsection a. or b. of this section shall require the approval of the Joint Budget Oversight Committee, or its successor.


    2 a. There is appropriated to the Department of Environmental Protection from the "2003 Dam, Lake, Stream and Flood Control Project Fund" established pursuant to section 15 of the "Dam, Lake, Stream, Flood Control, Water Resources, and Wastewater Treatment Project Bond Act of 2003," P.L.2003, c.162, the sum of $15,000,000 for the purpose of financing the costs of State dam restoration and repair projects. This sum shall include a contingency project category to finance the costs of additional State dam restoration and repair projects utilizing, in part, moneys appropriated by law for other approved projects but unexpended due to project cancellation, withdrawal, or cost savings, and shall be allocated as follows:


Project                                   Sponsor                                                       Amount


Hopatcong Lake Dam            Parks and Forestry                                      $600,000

Willow Crest Dam                  Parks and Forestry                                      $750,000

Union Lake Dam                    Fish and Wildlife                                        $250,000

Assunpink #6 Dam                 Fish and Wildlife                                        $200,000

Sallys Pond Dam                    Parks and Forestry                                   $1,800,000

Brisbane Lake Dam                Parks and Forestry                                   $1,250,000

Shaws Mill Pond Dam           Fish and Wildlife                                     $1,000,000

Harrisonville Dam                  Fish and Wildlife                                     $1,000,000

Allamuchy Dam                     Parks and Forestry                                      $250,000

Maskells Mill Dam                 Fish and Wildlife                                        $650,000

Kazmar Pond Dam                 Parks and Forestry                                      $750,000

Greenwood Lake Dam           Parks and Forestry                                      $100,000

Stony Brook #5 Dam              Fish and Wildlife                                        $100,000

Swartswood Lake Dam          Parks and Forestry                                      $150,000

Prospertown Dam                   Fish and Wildlife                                        $100,000

Stony Lake Dam                     Parks and Forestry                                      $200,000

Harrisville Dam                      Parks and Forestry                                       $ 50,000

Thundergut Dam                    Fish and Wildlife                                        $700,000

Centerton Lake Dam              Parks and Forestry                                   $1,045,000

NJ No Name Dam No. 31      NJ Water Supply Authority                        $800,000

East Lake Dam                       Fish and Wildlife                                        $850,000

Elmer Lake Dam                    Fish and Wildlife                                     $1,000,000

Lake Fred Dam                       Stockton College                                        $405,000

Monksville Dam                     North Jersey District Water

                                                Supply Commission                                $1,000,000

Total                                                                                                      $15,000,000


    b.    Any unexpended funds from the State dam restoration and repair projects listed in subsection a. of this section shall be added to the contingency project category to finance the cost of the Warren Mills Dam project.

    Any unexpended balances of the amounts listed in this section remaining after completion of the State dam restoration and repair projects listed in this section shall be returned to the "2003 Dam, Lake, Stream and Flood Control Project Fund" for reappropriation to finance the costs of additional projects authorized pursuant to section 16 of P.L.2003, c.162.

    c.    The transfer of any funds or project sponsor, or change in project site, listed in subsection a. or b. of this section shall require the approval of the Joint Budget Oversight Committee, or its successor.


    3.    The expenditures of sums appropriated by this act are subject to the provisions of P.L.2003, c.162, and the rules and regulations adopted pursuant thereto.


    4.    This act shall take effect immediately.


    Approved June 15, 2005.