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File #: 22-0893    Version: 1 Name: Grant - Litter Reduction Program $453,723.62
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 6/21/2022 In control: Public Works
On agenda: 9/8/2022 Final action: 9/8/2022
Title: Dept/ Agency: Public Works/Division of Motors Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: To accept grant funds to supplement an existing Litter Reduction Program for the removal and abatement of graffiti within the City of Newark. Entity Name: State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey Clean Communities Council Entity Address: 222 West State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08608 Grant Amount: $453,723.62 Total Project Cost: $0.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Grant Period: January 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
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Dept/ Agency: Public Works/Division of Motors
Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Acceptance of Grant Funds
Purpose: To accept grant funds to supplement an existing Litter Reduction Program for the removal and abatement of graffiti within the City of Newark.
Entity Name: State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey Clean Communities Council
Entity Address: 222 West State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08608
Grant Amount: $453,723.62
Total Project Cost: $0.00
City Contribution: $0.00
Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00
Grant Period: January 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023
Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS
( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ
( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a
Additional Information:
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WHEREAS, the Clean Communities Program Act, N.J.S.A. 13:1E-213, et seq. (the "Act"), established a Clean Communities Program Fund administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection ("NJDEP"), from which grants may be made to municipalities in order to encourage increased anti-litter campaigns; and

WHEREAS, the City of Newark (the "City") is eligible, without application, to receive an annual grant under the Act to create or to supplement an existing litter reduction program within the Municipality; and

WHEREAS, the City desires to further the public interest by obtaining funding from the Clean Communities Program Fund with the intent of the Act to use the grants to develop new Municipal anti-litter programs and to continue and expand existing programs; and

WHEREAS, in order to receive and accept Clean Communities Program funds, recipient Municipalities are required to comply with the requirements of the Act and the Clean Communities Program Guidelines ("Guidelines"). (A copy of the Guidelines are at...

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