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File #: 19-1269    Version: 1 Name: Resolution: Ceremonial Street Designation - Reverend Toney E. Jackson, Sr. (MC)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 7/31/2019 In control: Municipal Council and City Clerk
On agenda: 8/7/2019 Final action: 8/7/2019
Title: Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation Honoree: Reverend Toney E. Jackson, Sr. Date(s): Saturday, September 28, 2019 Official Street Name(s): Intersection of 4th Street and 1st Avenue Ceremonial Intersection Name: Reverend Toney E. Jackson, Sr. Way Sponsor: Council President, Mildred C. Crump Additional Information:
Sponsors: Mildred C. Crump, Joseph A. McCallum, Jr.
Attachments: 1. 19-1269 certified resolution.pdf
Title
Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation
Honoree: Reverend Toney E. Jackson, Sr.
Date(s): Saturday, September 28, 2019
Official Street Name(s): Intersection of 4th Street and 1st Avenue
Ceremonial Intersection Name: Reverend Toney E. Jackson, Sr. Way
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, Rev. Toney E. Jackson, Sr., was born and raised in the town of Edgefield, South Carolina, the third of eight (8) children. He attended and graduated from Morehouse College in 1970, and received his M.A. degree from Montclair State College in 1972, before beginning his teaching career at East Orange High School in New Jersey; and

WHEREAS, Reverend Jackson, who also received his religious training at Northeastern Bible College, New York School of Bible and Manhattan Bible Institute, and was ordained by the New Hope Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Leonidas B. Young and served eight (8) years as an Assistant Pastor until receiving the call to serve as Pastor of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey; and

WHEREAS, during the ensuing years until his passing Reverend Jackson continued his outstanding mission of teaching and preaching and bringing people closer to their faith and closer to God.

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 4th Street and 1st Avenue "Reverend Toney E. Jackson, Sr. Way".

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