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File #: 16-1051    Version: 1 Name: Resolution: Ceremonial Dedication - Bernadino Coutinho Plaza
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 6/15/2016 In control: Municipal Council
On agenda: 6/15/2016 Final action: 6/15/2016
Title: Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Designation Honoree: Bernardino Coutinho Date(s): July 8, 2016 Official Street Name(s): Ferry Street and Madison Street (south corner) Ceremonial Intersection Name: Bernadino Coutinho Plaza Sponsor: Council Member, Augusto Amador Additional Information:
Sponsors: Augusto Amador, Mildred C. Crump

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Dept/ Agency:  Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk

Action:  (   ) Ratifying     (X) Authorizing     (   ) Amending

Type of Service: Ceremonial Designation

Honoree:  Bernardino Coutinho              

Date(s):  July 8, 2016                           

Official Street Name(s):   Ferry Street and Madison Street (south corner)                  

Ceremonial Intersection Name:   Bernadino Coutinho Plaza                     

Sponsor:   Council Member, Augusto Amador                     

Additional Information:

                   

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                      WHEREAS, Ordinance 6PSF-E, adopted on May 20, 2015, authorizes the designation of an intersection, etc. for honorary and ceremonial purposes; and

 

                     WHEREAS, the residents of Portuguese descent have made tremendous contributions to the success of the City of Newark’s cultural, economic and social progress; and

 

WHEREAS, one of the most prominent and influential members of the Portuguese community was Mr. Bernadino Coutinho, business owner, founder/creator of Newark’s Annual Portuguese Day Parade and Festival, the largest in the State of New Jersey and one of the largest in the United States, celebrating Portuguese history, culture and foods.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, THAT:

                     

1.                     The Municipal Council does hereby authorize the honorary and ceremonial renaming of the south corner of Ferry Street and Madison Street, Bernardino Coutinho Plaza.

 

2.                     The name of the said streets shall remain Ferry Street and Madison Street in its entirety.

 

STATEMENT

 

This resolution hereby authorizes the naming the south corner of Ferry Street and Madison Street as Bernadino Coutinho Plaza, for honorary and ceremonial purposes.