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File #: 22-0632    Version: 1 Name: Ordinance to Amend General Improvement Authorizations
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 4/22/2022 In control: Finance
On agenda: 7/13/2022 Final action: 9/8/2022
Title: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, AMENDING BOND ORDINANCE 6PSF-A(S) ADOPTED ON JUNE 22, 2021, TO COMBINE A PORTION OF THE $38,409,000.00 APPROPRIATION AND $36,488,550.00 AUTHORIZATION FOR THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS AND NOTES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK FOR TWO (2) LIBRARY CAPITAL PROJECTS CONTAINED THEREIN. Deferred 6PSF-a (s) 081622
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/8/20221 Municipal Council Closed on Public Hearing and AdoptedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/16/20221 Municipal Council Maintained on Public Hearing and DeferredPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/3/20221 Municipal Council Maintained on Public Hearing and Deferred to Special MeetingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
7/26/20221 Municipal Council Maintained on Public Hearing and Deferred to Special MeetingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
7/13/20221 Municipal Council Advanced and Adopted on First Reading asPass Action details Meeting details Not available

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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, AMENDING BOND ORDINANCE 6PSF-A(S) ADOPTED ON JUNE 22, 2021, TO COMBINE A PORTION OF THE $38,409,000.00 APPROPRIATION AND $36,488,550.00 AUTHORIZATION FOR THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS AND NOTES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK FOR TWO (2) LIBRARY CAPITAL PROJECTS CONTAINED THEREIN.

 

Deferred 6PSF-a (s) 081622

 

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WHEREAS, the City of Newark (the “City”) previously adopted Bond Ordinance 6PSF-a(S) on June 22, 2021 (the “Original Ordinance”), in accordance with the provisions of the Local Bond Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:2-1 et seq. (the “Local Bond Law”) and the Municipal Qualified Bond Act, N.J.S.A. 40A:3-1 et seq. (the “Municipal Qualified Bond Act” and together with the Local Bond Law, the “Acts”), providing for various capital projects and appropriating $38,409,000.00 therefor and authorizing the issuance of $36,488,550.00 qualified general capital improvement bonds or notes of the City to finance part of the costs thereof; and

 

                     WHEREAS, the City finds it necessary to combine the amounts appropriated and authorized by the Original Ordinance for the two (2) Library projects; and

 

                     WHEREAS, the City now desires to amend in its entirety Section 3(b)(1) and (2) of the Original Ordinance to combine the appropriated and authorized amounts to the two (2) Library capital projects and purposes set forth therein.

                     

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY THAT:

 

Section 1.                     Section 3 of the Original Ordinance is hereby amended in part to read as follows:

 

Section 3.                     The several improvements hereby authorized and the several purposes for which the bonds are to be issued, the estimated cost of each improvement and the appropriation therefor, the maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued for each improvement and the period of usefulness of each improvement are as follows:

(b)                     Library

 

                     1.                     Purpose:  Improvements to Main Library located at 5 Main Street in the City and to 34 Cummings Street to house the Charles F. Cummings Center, including but not limited to, as applicable to each location, creation of Hispanic Center, repurposing of floor space, bathroom renovations, replacement of elevators, ADA compliance upgrades, information technology upgrades and various other renovations and improvements to each building.

 

Appropriation and Estimated Cost:                                                               $4,500,000

Maximum Amount of School Bonds or Notes:                                          $4,275,000

Period or Average Period of Usefulness:                                                                   15 years

 

 

                     Section 2.                     Except as expressly set forth above and amended hereby, the provisions of the Original Ordinance remain in full force and effect.

                     

Section 3.                     This amendatory bond ordinance shall take effect twenty (20) days after the first publication thereof after final adoption, as provided by the Local Bond Law.

 

STATEMENT

This Ordinance amends Bond Ordinance 6PSF-a(S) adopted by the City of Newark on June 22, 2021, to combine a portion of the $38,409,000.00 appropriation and $36,488,550.00 authorization for the issuance of General Capital Improvement Bonds and Notes of the City of Newark for two (2) Library Capital Projects contained therein.