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File #: 22-1191    Version: 1 Name: Resolution: Mercury Public Affairs, LLC (2022-2023)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 8/18/2022 In control: Administration
On agenda: 9/8/2022 Final action: 9/8/2022
Title: Dept/ Agency: Department of Administration/Office of the Business Administrator Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service (EUS) Contract Purpose: To provide Municipal Business- Federal and State Lobbying. Entity Name: Mercury Public Affairs, LLC Entity Address: 220 Lennox Avenue, Suite 101, Westfield, New Jersey 07090 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $168,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Administration, Office of the Business Administrator/Business Unit NW: 011-Dept. ID 030, Div. Proj. 0301, Account 71280, Budget Ref: B2022 Contract Period: April 16, 2022 through April 15, 2023 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. (X) EUS ( ) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Additional Information: Partial Certification of Funds in the amount of $56,000.0...
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
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Dept/ Agency: Department of Administration/Office of the Business Administrator
Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service (EUS) Contract
Purpose: To provide Municipal Business- Federal and State Lobbying.
Entity Name: Mercury Public Affairs, LLC
Entity Address: 220 Lennox Avenue, Suite 101, Westfield, New Jersey 07090
Contract Amount: Not to exceed $168,000.00
Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Administration, Office of the Business Administrator/Business Unit NW: 011-Dept. ID 030, Div. Proj. 0301, Account 71280, Budget Ref: B2022
Contract Period: April 16, 2022 through April 15, 2023
Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. (X) EUS
( ) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ
( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A
Additional Information:
Partial Certification of Funds in the amount of $56,000.00.
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WHEREAS, the City of Newark (the "City") is in need of services, to promote, identify and address ongoing issues currently facing municipalities; and

WHEREAS, Municipal Business (Federal Lobbying) requires specialized expertise in order to receive funding at the Federal and State levels to address the needs of the City including, but not limited to, critical infrastructure investments to overcome the Coronavirus pandemic and support economic recovery; and

WHEREAS, under the Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq. (the "LPCL"), a municipality may enter into a contract for the performance of services without competitive public bidding, if the services being procured qualify as Extraordinary Unspecifiable Services; and

WHEREAS, the services necessary to implement and perform marketing and brand consulting qualify as Extraordinary Unspecifiable Services, pursuant to N.J.S.A. ...

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