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File #: 13-2233    Version: 1 Name: HIRAM LOPEZ, ESQ.
Type: Resolution Status: Filed
File created: 11/21/2013 In control: Mayor's Office
On agenda: 1/22/2014 Final action: 1/22/2014
Title: Dept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To serve as a Per Diem Municipal Public Defender for the Newark Municipal Court representing indigent defendants Entity Name: Hiram Lopez, Esq. Entity Address: 397 Bloomfield Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Contract Amount: $17,000.00 Funding Source: City of Newark Budget/Office of the Mayor Contract Period: January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:
Sponsors: Anibal Ramos, Jr.
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Dept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor
Action: ( X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Professional Service Contract
Purpose: To serve as a Per Diem Municipal Public Defender for the Newark Municipal Court representing indigent defendants
Entity Name: Hiram Lopez, Esq.
Entity Address: 397 Bloomfield Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107
Contract Amount: $17,000.00
Funding Source: City of Newark Budget/Office of the Mayor
Contract Period: January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014
Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS
( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ
( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a
Additional Information:

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WHEREAS, the City of Newark is in need of Per Diem Attorneys to serve as Municipal Public Defenders to be assigned to cases in the Newark Municipal Court; and

WHEREAS, the City of Newark desires to enter into a contract with Hiram Lopez, Esq., Law Office of Hiram Lopez, 397 Bloomfield Avenue, to serve as a Per Diem Municipal Public Defender for the Newark Municipal Court, Representing indigent defendants, for an amount not to exceed $17,000.00, for the period commencing January 1, 2014 and terminating December 31, 2014; and

WHEREAS, this contract is for an amount under $17,500.00 and therefore is not subject to State Pay-to-Play Law (N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5); and

WHEREAS, this contract is being awarded as a Professional Service pursuant to the provisions of the State Local Public Contracts Law (N.J.S.A.:11-5(1)(a)(i); and

WHEREAS, the Mayor of the City of Newark signed into law Executive Order Number MEO-07-0001 (hereinafter "(Pay-to-Play Executive Order"), which requires reporting of political contributions to Newark Municipal Candidates and prohibits certain political contributions during th...

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