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File #: 17-1460    Version: 1 Name: Resolution: Ceremonial Street Designation: John Roulhac Plaza (JM)
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: John Roulhac Date(s): TBA Official Street Name(s): Chapman Street and Mt. Vernon Place Ceremonial Intersection Name: John Roulhac Plaza Sponsor: Council Member Joseph A. McCallum, Jr. Additional Information:
Sponsors: Joseph A. McCallum, Jr., John Sharpe James
Attachments: 1. 17-1460 certified resolution.pdf
Title
Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation
Honoree: John Roulhac
Date(s): TBA
Official Street Name(s): Chapman Street and Mt. Vernon Place
Ceremonial Intersection Name: John Roulhac Plaza
Sponsor: Council Member Joseph A. McCallum, Jr.
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, in 1998, the late Mr. John Roulhac, established and coached Little League Baseball and Basketball in Ivy Hill Park. Besides, his leadership as the best district leader in the West Ward, he also served for several years as Secretary of the Ivy Hill Neighborhood Association and could always be counted on for every community project in Ivy Hill; and

WHEREAS, most notably, Mr. John Roulhac established the Neighborhood Association as a 501(c)(3) organization and assisted in writing the first Green Acres Grant to fix up Ivy Hill Park; and

WHEREAS, the Governing Body is seeking to maintain the legacy among Newark residents by honoring the many successful years of his unselfish contributions by dedicating a Plaza in his honor 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 Chapman Street and Mt. Vernon Place as "John Roulhac Plaza".

2. The official names of the said streets shall remain as Chapman Street and Mt. Vernon Place in its entirety.


STATEMENT

This resolution hereby authorizes the naming of the intersection of Chapman Street and Mt. Vernon Place as "John Roulhac...

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