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File #: 17-1463    Version: 1 Name: Resolution: Ceremonial Street Designation - Mrs. Blanche Judkins Way (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: Mrs. Blanche Judkins Date(s): TBA Official Street Name(s): Tuxedo Parkway and Ivy Street Ceremonial Intersection Name: Mrs. Blanche Judkins Way Sponsor: Council Member Joseph A. McCallum, Jr. Additional Information:
Sponsors: Joseph A. McCallum, Jr., Mildred C. Crump
Attachments: 1. 17-1463 certified resolution.pdf
Title
Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation
Honoree: Mrs. Blanche Judkins
Date(s): TBA
Official Street Name(s): Tuxedo Parkway and Ivy Street
Ceremonial Intersection Name: Mrs. Blanche Judkins Way
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, Mrs. Blanche Judkins was born October 3, 1947, to the late Hardon and Annette Wyche in Surry County, Virginia. In 1990, she moved to Tuxedo Parkway in Newark, New Jersey and became actively involved within the community, forming the Tuxedo Parkway Block Association and Community Crime Fighting Association; and

WHEREAS, Mrs. Judkins took the lead in establishing the Tuxedo Parkway Annual Block Party, she was also instrumental in establishing and working with the "International Food and Music Festival". She assisted in all preparations for the Festival and anything else that was done in the name of the Tuxedo Parkway Block Association or the Ivy Hill Neighborhood Association; and

WHEREAS, the Governing Body is seeking to maintain the legacy of Mrs. Blanche Judkins among Newark residents by honoring the many successful, diligent and unselfish years of community service in her 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 Tuxedo Parkway and Ivy Street as "Mrs. Blanche Judkins Way".

2. The official name of said streets shall remain as Tuxedo Parkway and Ivy Street in its entirety....

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