An informal committee met at the former Charles Williams estate Monday to discuss its future. (Photos by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI
It’s a simple plan, with details yet to be worked out through a process that will carry through the biting days of fall and winter. But once the shoreline has thawed, Fair Haven officials are intent on having a beachfront park that gives locals something to be proud of.
At its second meeting for what is expected to be called Robards Park, at the site of the former Charles Williams estate on DeNormandie Avenue, borough leaders laid out a basic vision for the two-thirds-of-an-acre parcel that hugs the Navesink River. It’s going to be a passive park, with as much of its native, natural features retained as possible, said Mayor Mike Halfacre.
But to make that happen, there are some points that need to be marked off the to-do list, and will happen within the next month, he said.