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File #: 16-0676    Version: 1 Name: Newark Bay Wetlands Restoration Project Contract
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 4/13/2016 In control: Economic and Housing Development
On agenda: 6/15/2016 Final action: 6/15/2016
Title: Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: Creation and Restoration of Newark Bay's Wetlands Entity Name: Matrix New World Engineering, Inc. Entity Address: 26 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, New Jersey, 07932 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $295,877.50 Funding Source: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Contract Period: 365 Days from an issuance of a Notice to Proceed Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Resolution 7R3-a(S) September 22, 2015 approved a grant agreement between the City of Newark and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to restore and enhance degraded wetlands. The City of Newark wishes to en...
Sponsors: Augusto Amador, Luis A. Quintana
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Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Professional Services Contract
Purpose: Creation and Restoration of Newark Bay's Wetlands
Entity Name: Matrix New World Engineering, Inc.
Entity Address: 26 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, New Jersey, 07932
Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $295,877.50
Funding Source: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
Contract Period: 365 Days from an issuance of a Notice to Proceed
Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS
( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ
( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a
Additional Information:
Resolution 7R3-a(S) September 22, 2015 approved a grant agreement between the City of Newark and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to restore and enhance degraded wetlands. The City of Newark wishes to enter into a contract with Matrix New World Engineering, Inc., to provide Professional Engineering Services in furtherance of the grant agreement.
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WHEREAS, restoration of Newark Bay's wetlands are needed to buffer against shoreline erosion, improve flood control and remove invasive plant life; and

WHEREAS, on or about January 31, 2014, on behalf of the City of Newark ("City" or "Newark"), the Deputy Mayor/Director of the Department of Economic and Housing Development, submitted an application to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) seeking funding in the amount of $1, 560,000.000 to develop a comprehensive restoration design plan as well as funding to restore and enhance degraded wetlands and habitat on the City-owned parcel 910-964 Doremus Avenue near (Block 5078, Lot 91); and

WHEREAS, as a result of this application, NFWF awarded the City a grant in the amount of $1,560,000.00 to develop a comprehensive r...

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