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File #: 20-1631    Version: 1 Name: Resolution: City Parks Foundation Inc.
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 12/11/2020 In control: Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services
On agenda: 1/21/2021 Final action: 1/26/2021
Title: Dept./ Agency: Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Authorization of the Creation of a Non-Profit Organization Purpose: To authorize the formation of City Parks Foundation Inc., a non-profit corporation and tax-exempt organization for the purpose of assisting the City of Newark with the maintenance and management of the following parks that are within or in close proximity to the Downtown/Central Business District: 1) Mulberry Commons; 2) Riverfront Park; 3) Military Park; 4) Washington Park; and 5) Lincoln Park Entity Name: City Parks Foundation, Inc. Entity Address: To be determined Funding Source: Entity will provide funds and through public donations, etc. Contract Period: Not Applicable Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ...
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Related files: 22-0734
Title
Dept./ Agency: Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Authorization of the Creation of a Non-Profit Organization
Purpose: To authorize the formation of City Parks Foundation Inc., a non-profit corporation and tax-exempt organization for the purpose of assisting the City of Newark with the maintenance and management of the following parks that are within or in close proximity to the Downtown/Central Business District:
1) Mulberry Commons;
2) Riverfront Park;
3) Military Park;
4) Washington Park; and
5) Lincoln Park
Entity Name: City Parks Foundation, Inc.
Entity Address: To be determined
Funding Source: Entity will provide funds and through public donations, etc.
Contract Period: Not Applicable
Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS
( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ
( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (X) n/a
Additional Information:
To create a non-profit organization, City Parks Foundation, Inc., that will be responsible for the maintenance, management, improvement and funding of certain parks and spaces within the City.
DEFERRED 7R11-a 012121
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WHEREAS, public parks and open spaces enhance the quality of life, health, and sustainability in an urban environment; and

WHEREAS, the Downtown/Central Business District is vital to the quality of life of the individual and business residents of the City of Newark (the "City") and to the overall economic revitalization of the City; and

WHEREAS, the following public parks are within or in close proximity to the Downtown/Central Business District: 1) Mulberry Commons; 2) Riverfront Park; 3) Military Park; 4) Washington Park; and 5) Lincoln Park (hereinafter identified as the "Downtown Parks"); and

WHEREAS, as part of its regular governmental duties and function...

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