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File #: 17-1459    Version: 1 Name: Resolution: Ceremonial Street Dedication - Brazil Square (MC)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 7/31/2017 In control: Municipal Council and City Clerk
On agenda: 8/2/2017 Final action: 8/2/2017
Title: Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation Honoree: Newark Brazilian Celebration Committee Date(s): Saturday, September 2, 2017 Official Street Name(s): Chambers Street and Ferry Street Ceremonial Intersection Name: Brazil Square Sponsor: Council President Mildred C. Crump Additional Information:
Sponsors: Mildred C. Crump, Council of the Whole
Attachments: 1. 17-1459 certified resolution.pdf

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Dept/ Agency:  Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk

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

Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation

Honoree: Newark Brazilian Celebration Committee 

Date(s): Saturday, September 2, 2017              

Official Street Name(s):  Chambers Street and Ferry Street      

Ceremonial Intersection Name: Brazil Square      

Sponsor: Council President Mildred C. Crump  

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 Newark Brazilian Celebration Committee is joining with its residents, business owners, pioneers and political figures from the City of Newark, New Jersey; and

 

WHEREAS, Chambers Street holds a great deal of history representing the Newark Brazilian Community and its festival is held on the first weekend of September; and

 

WHEREAS, the Governing Body is seeking to maintain this legacy among Newark residents by honoring the many successful years and contributions of the Newark Brazilian Community by paying tribute to the area they call “Brazil Square” for honorary and ceremonial purposes.  

 

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 intersection of Chambers Street and Ferry Street as “Brazil Square”.

 

2. The official names of the said streets shall remain Chambers Street and Ferry Street in their entirety.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

This resolution hereby authorizes the naming of the intersection of Chambers Street and Ferry Street, as “Brazil Square” for honorary and ceremonial purposes.