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File #: 22-1146    Version: 1 Name: Resolution: Professional Services - NW Financial Group, LLC
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 8/9/2022 In control: Finance
On agenda: 9/8/2022 Final action: 9/8/2022
Title: Dept/ Agency: Finance Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To provide Financial Advisory Services. Entity Name: NW Financial Group, LLC Entity Address: 2 Hudson Place, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $350,000.00 Funding Source: Bond Proceeds Contract Period: July 9, 2022 through July 8, 2023 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Vendor to be paid from Bond Proceeds. No Certification of funds required.
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Title
Dept/ Agency: Finance
Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Professional Service Contract
Purpose: To provide Financial Advisory Services.
Entity Name: NW Financial Group, LLC
Entity Address: 2 Hudson Place, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030
Contract Amount: Not to exceed $350,000.00
Funding Source: Bond Proceeds
Contract Period: July 9, 2022 through July 8, 2023
Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS
(X) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ
( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a
Additional Information:
Vendor to be paid from Bond Proceeds.
No Certification of funds required.
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WHEREAS, the City of Newark (the "City") is in need of financial advisors to counsel and assist the City of Newark with regards to bond and note issuance, sales and auctions, and other financial matters; and

WHEREAS, such financial advisors are part of a highly regulated financial industry, licensed by various regulatory authorities; as such, those services are professional services, excluded from the requirements of public bidding, pursuant to the Local Public Contracts Law, more specifically, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i); and

WHEREAS, the City advertised a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Financial Advisory Services on May 11, 2022; and

WHEREAS, four (4) proposals were received from NW Financial Group, LLC, 2 Hudson Place, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030; Phoenix Advisors, LLC, 625 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown, New Jersey 08505; PFM Financial Advisors, LLC, 40 Wall Street, 49th Floor, New York, New York 10005; and Public Resource Advisors Group, Inc,. 117 Gayley Street, Suite 200, Media, Pennsylvania 19063; and

WHEREAS, the City wishes to enter into a professional services contract with NW Financial Group, LLC, 2 Hudson Place, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030, and two (2) additional vendors, for an amount ...

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