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File #: 18-0956    Version: 1 Name: Resolution: Ceremonuial Street Designation - Monsignor William J. Linder (LQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 6/15/2018 In control: Municipal Council and City Clerk
On agenda: 3/20/2019 Final action: 3/20/2019
Title: Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation Honoree: Monsignor William J. Linder Date(s): TBD Official Street Name(s): 14th Avenue and Jones Street Ceremonial Intersection Name: Monsignor William J. Linder Way Sponsor: Council Vice-President, Luis A. Quintana Additional Information:
Sponsors: Luis A. Quintana, Council of the Whole
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Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation
Honoree: Monsignor William J. Linder
Date(s): TBD
Official Street Name(s): 14th Avenue and Jones Street
Ceremonial Intersection Name: Monsignor William J. Linder Way
Sponsor: Council Vice-President, Luis A. Quintana
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, for over fifty (50) years the late Monsignor William J. Linder was a driving force in many civic and religious communities throughout the State of New Jersey and a powerful and influential leader in the City of Newark; and

WHEREAS, Monsignor William J. Linder, who with several members of his Queen of Angels parish, co-founded the nationally known and recognized model for community empowerment, New Community Corporation, which under his visionary leadership developed into one of America's largest and most successful low and moderate non-profit housing organizations, providing close to 2,000 housing units for families and the elderly in three (3) New Jersey cities, as well as, other essential services such as child care, education, job training, and health care.

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 14th Avenue and Jones Street as Monsignor William J. Linder Way.

2. The official name of the said street shall remain 14th Avenue and Jones Street in their entirety.


STATEMENT

This resolution hereby authorizes the naming of the intersection of 14th Avenue and Jones Street as Monsignor W...

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