Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/18/2009 6:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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09-0255 15.-a ReportNorth Jersey District Water Supply Commission Meeting Minutes held Wednesday, January 28, 2009.received and filedPass Not available
09-0160 16F-a OrdinanceAn Ordinance to amend and supplement Title 13 Food, Drugs and Cosmetics, Article 5, Additional Sanitary Regulations for persons handling foods; disposal of foods contaminated by ill or infected handlers of the revised general ordinances of the city of Newark, New Jersey, 2000, as amended and supplemented by establishing fees for food handlers course provided by the Department of Child and Family Well-Being. Invitation: Director of Child and Family Well-Being, March 3, 2009adopted on first readingPass Not available
09-0163 16F-b OrdinanceAn Ordinance Amending Section 23:5-14e, Parking by Permit only in designated Residential Areas, of Title 23, Traffic of the Revised General Ordinances of the City of Newark, New Jersey, 2000, as amended and supplemented, by amending the times and days designated for permit parking only on Burnett Street. Invitation: Acting Director of Engineering, March 3, 2009adopted on first readingPass Not available
09-0286 16F-c OrdinanceOrdinance authorizing acquisition of abandoned properties located within the West Ward by negotiated purchase or eminent domain and transfer of said abandoned properties to Fairmount Heights Development Company, LLC, the City's qualified rehabilitation entity, for rehabilitation and re-sale.advanced to first readingPass Not available
09-0322 16F-d OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending Title 18, Housing Code, Chapter 5, Security, Section 1, Housing Unit Guards, of the Revised General Ordinances (2000) of the City of Newark, New Jersey, as amended and supplemented, by re-defining the requirement for armed housing guards.adopted on first readingPass Not available
09-0051 16PSF-a OrdinanceAn Ordinance establishing procedures and standards for granting access to the City's right of way to telecommunication carriers, and providing for a fee structure and terms and conditions thereof. Deferred 6PSF-a 030409/ PHO Deferred 6PSF-a 031809/ PHO Deferred 6PSF-a 041509/ PHOmaintained on public hearing and deferred Pass Not available
09-0116 16PSF-b OrdinanceAn Ordinance for the Adoption of the "Kent/Brenner/Springfield Redevelopment Plan". (Central and South Wards)maintained on public hearing and deferred Pass Not available
09-0236 16PSF-c OrdinanceAn ordinance for a second amendment to a thirty (30) year tax abatement granted to Stella 2004 Urban Renewal Associates by amending the statutory basis from the long term tax exemption law (N.J.S.A. 40A:20-1, et seq.) to the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency Law of 1983 (N.J.S.A. 55:14K-1, et. seq.) and corresponding terms.closed on public hearing and adoptedPass Not available
09-0240 16PSF-d OrdinanceAn ordinance for a second amendment to a thirty (30) year tax abatement granted to Spruce 2005 Urban Renewal Associates, by amending the statutory basis from the long term tax exemption law (N.J.S.A. 40A:20-1, et seq.) to the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency Law of 1983 (N.J.S.A. 55:14K-1 et esq.) and corresponding terms.closed on public hearing and adoptedPass Not available
09-0251 16PSF-e OrdinanceAn ordinance amending and supplementing Title 5 amusements and amusement business, Chapter 7 public dance halls and public dances of the revised general ordinances of the City of Newark, New Jersey, 2000, as amended and supplemented to impose certain operational requirements concerning safety and security for promotional events.closed on public hearing and adoptedPass Not available
09-0252 17R1-a ResolutionDept/ Agency: Office of the Business Administrator AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Temporary Access Agreement Purpose: Conducting an environmental site investigation at Tichenor Park a/k/a Skulls Field Entity Name: New Jersey Department of Transportation Address: 1035 Parkway Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08625 Contract Amount: N/A Contract Period: Upon adoption and terminating upon the completion Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Agreement X Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ __ Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0256 17R1-b ResolutionDept/ Agency: Office of the Business Administrator AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Agreement Purpose: Removal of Cobra head light poles and replacement with Decorative Roadway & Pedestrian Lighting Assemblies. Assume responsibility for future expenses of operational cost of new light assemblies Entity Name: Newark Downtown District Address: 15 Clinton Street, Newark, NJ 07102 Estimated Cost: $180,000.00 Per year to be paid to PSE&G Agreement Period: Upon adoption for a period of twenty-five (25) years Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Agreement X Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ __ Additional Comments: N/A Invitation: Acting Business Administrator and Anthony McMillan, March 17, 2009adoptedPass Not available
09-0270 17R1-c ResolutionDept/ Agency: Office of Management and Budget AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Temporary Budget Appropriation #13 Purpose: Brownfield Assessment Grant Program (City Wide) Appropriation Amount: $400,000.00 Appropriation Period: N/A Funding Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency (City Wide) Contract Basis: N/A Additional Comments: Two-Third Votes RequiredadoptedPass Not available
09-0271 17R1-d ResolutionDept/ Agency: Office of Management and Budget AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Temporary Budget Appropriation #14 Purpose: Workforce Investment Board (Citywide) Appropriation Amount: $25,000.00 Appropriation Period: N/A Funding Source: NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development Contract Basis: N/A Additional Comments: Two-Third Votes RequiredadoptedPass Not available
09-0272 17R1-e ResolutionDept/ Agency: Division of Central Purchasing RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract Purpose: Catering Services (Pop Warner Awards Dinner) Entity Name: Robert Treat Hotel, Inc. Address: 50 Park Place, Newark, New Jersey Contract Amount: Not to exceed $31,000.00 Contract Period: December 21, 2008 to the date of adoption of this Resolution Contract Basis: Bid X Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open __ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ __ 13 Bids solicited 1 Bid received Additional Comments: N/A Invitation: Central Purchasing Agent, March 17, 2009adoptedPass Not available
09-0273 17R1-f ResolutionDept/ Agency: Division of Central Purchasing AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Open-ended Contract Purpose: Meals Delivered Services: (Nutrition Project for the Elderly) Entity Name: Nu-Way Concessionaries, Inc. Address: 339 Bergen Avenue, Kearny, New Jersey 07032 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $403,566.00 Contract Period: Upon adoption not to exceed two (2) years Contract Basis: Bid X Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ __ 12 bids solicited 3 bids received Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0274 17R1-g ResolutionDept/ Agency: Division of Central Purchasing AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Open-ended Contract Purpose: Firefighters Gloves Entity Name: Fire Fighters Equipment Co. Inc. Address: 3053 Route 10, Denville, New Jersey 07834 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $70,000.00 Contract Period: Upon adoption not to exceed two (2) years Contract Basis: Bid X Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ __ 9 bids solicited 4 bids received Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0325 17R1-h(as) ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Administration RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING / AMENDING Type of Service: Amend Contract (7R1-a(s)122308) Purpose: Increase contract amount and extend the terms of the contract for federal government relations services. Entity Name: B&D Consulting Address: 1050 K Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20001 Original Contract Amount: $33,000.00 Increase Amount: $11,000.00 per month Contract Period: March 15, 2009 through May 30, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS X Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open X RFP__ RFQ X Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0324 17R1-i(as) ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Administration RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING / AMENDING Type of Service: Amend Contract (7R1-b(s)122308) Purpose: Increase contract amount and extend the terms of the contract for federal government relations services. Entity Name: MWW Group Address: 1 Meadowlands Plaza, East Rutherford, New Jersey 07073 Original Contract Amount: $27,000.00 Increase Amount: $9,000.00 per month Contract Period: March 15, 2009 through May 30, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS X Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open X RFP__ RFQ X Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0327 17R1-j(as) ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Administration/Office of Management and Budget AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Budget Appropriation Resolution #21 Purpose: HIV Emergency Relief Program (All Wards) Appropriation Amount: $4,908,498.00 Appropriation Period: 2009 Budget Contract Basis: Grant Additional Comments: Two-Third Votes RequiredadoptedPass Not available
09-0195 17R2-a ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Child and Family Well-Being RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract w/Sub-Recipient Purpose: Educational activities services Funding Source: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds Entity Name: Newark Little League Committee, Inc. Address: 35 Gotthard Street, Newark NJ Contract Amount: Not to exceed $30,000.00 Contract Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open X Non-Fair & Open __ RFP X RFQ __ Additional Comments: NEW PROGRAMadoptedPass Not available
09-0228 17R2-b ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Child and Family Well-Being RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract w/Sub-Recipient Purpose: Workforce Development Services Funding Source: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds Entity Name: Greater Newark Business Development Consortium Address: 744 Broad Street, Newark, NJ Contract Amount: Not to exceed $20,000.00 Contract Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open X Non-Fair & Open __ RFP X RFQ __ Additional Comments: NEW PROGRAMadoptedPass Not available
09-0229 17R2-c ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Child and Family Well-Being RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract w/Sub-Recipient Purpose: Educational activities services Funding Source: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds Entity Name: City Without Walls Address: 6 Crawford Street, Newark, NJ Contract Amount: Not to exceed $30,000.00 Contract Period: September 1, 2008 through August 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open X Non-Fair & Open __ RFP X RFQ __ 190 Proposals Received Additional Comments: UP TO DATE - AUDIT FILEDadoptedPass Not available
09-0279 17R2-d ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Child and Family Well-Being RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract w/Sub-Recipient Purpose: Providing housing assistance and supportive services to persons with HIV/AIDS within the Newark Eligible Metropolitan Statistical Area Funding Source: HUD's HOPWA Program Entity Name: County of Union, Department of Human Services Address: Elizabeth Town Plaza, Administration Building, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07207 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $275,000.00 Contract Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open X Non-Fair & Open__ RFP X RFQ __ Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0289 17R2-e ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Child and Family Well-Being RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract w/Sub-Recipient Purpose: Provide ex-offender re-entry services. Funding Source: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds Entity Name: Newark Emergency Services for Families Address: 982 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $25,000.00 Contract Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open X Non-Fair & Open__ RFP X RFQ __ 190 Proposals received Additional Comments: UP TO DATE - AUDIT FILEDadoptedPass Not available
09-0290 17R2-f ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Child and Family Well-Being RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract w/Sub-Recipient Purpose: Educational activities services Funding Source: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds Entity Name: Greater Newark Charter School Address: 72 Central Avenue, NJ 07102 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $25,000.00 Contract Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open X Non-Fair & Open __ RFP X RFQ __ 190 Proposals received Additional Comments: NEW PROGRAMadoptedPass Not available
09-0291 17R2-g ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Child and Family Well-Being RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract w/Sub-Recipient Purpose: Provide Capacity Building Services Funding Source: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds Entity Name: Hogar Crea International, Inc. Address: 154 Broadway, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $62,543.00 Contract Period: December 1, 2008 through November 30, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open X Non-Fair & Open__ RFP X RFQ __ 190 Proposals received Additional Comments: NEW PROGRAMadoptedPass Not available
09-0326 17R2-h(as) Resolution[Dept/ Agency: Department of Child and Family Well-Being AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Acceptance of Funds Purpose: Provisions of HIV/AIDS health, supportive and related services to infected and affected individuals and families in the City of Newark and the Newark Eligible Metropolitan Area. Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Grant Amount: $4,908,498.00 Contract Period: March 1, 2009 through February 28, 2010 Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0161 17R3-a ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Designation of Area in Need of Redevelopment Purpose: Designate portions of Site 5 of the Port/Airport Support Zone Scattered Site Study Area as an "area in need of redevelopment" under the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law Additional Comments: All Properties are in the East Ward List of Properties: Address/Block/Lot 148-182 Doremus Ave/5011/12, 12.01, 12.02, and 14 184-188 Doremus Ave/5011/16 190 Doremus Ave/5011/17 192-212 Doremus Ave/5014/1, 1.03, 1.04 Deferred 7R3-a (S1) 031009 Invitation: Director of Economic & Housing Development, March 17, 2009deferredPass Not available
09-0285 17R3-b ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development AUTHORIZING Purpose: Termination Agreement related to Land Lease of 360-364 Springfield Avenue, Newark, NJ Entity Name: Community Movie Corp. Address: 330 South Street, Morristown, NJ Contract Amount: N/A Contract Period: N/A Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ __ Additional Comments: N/A Deferred 7R3-d (S2) 031009 Invitation: Director of Economic & Housing Development, March 17, 2009adoptedPass Not available
09-0223 17R3-c ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Multi Vendor Open-Ended Contract Purpose: Title Services on an as needed basis Entity Name/Address: 1. Assurance Title Services, LLC, One Washington Park, Suite 1504, Newark, NJ 07102 2. Prestige Title Agency, Inc. 130 Pompton Avenue, Verona, NJ 07044 Contract Amount: Not exceed $100,000.00 (Two (2) Vendors) ($195 for each Title Search) Contract Period: November 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. X EUS__ Fair & Open X Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ X 3 Bids Received Additional Comments: N/A Invitation: Director of Economic & Housing Development, March 17, 2009adoptedPass Not available
09-0269 17R3-e ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Purpose: Implementation of Live Where You Work Program (LWYW) / Increase homeownership, enhance housing affordability opportunities and to promote economic growth. Entity Name: New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency Address: 637 South Clinton Avenue, Trenton, NJ Contract Amount: Cash Match Not to exceed $3,000.00 MOU Period: Upon execution of agreement for a term not to exceed three (3) years Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ __ MOU X Additional Comments: N/A Invitation: Director of Economic & Housing Development, March 17, 2009adoptedPass Not available
09-0282 17R3-f ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Private sale of City-owned properties (See additional comments below) Purpose: Construction of one (1) two family home, one (1) three family home and twelve (12) condominiums for sale as Workforce Housing and two (2) properties to be used in the development of special needs housing rentals Entity Name: Episcopal Community Development, Inc. Address: 31 Mulberry Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $275,00.00 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser.__ EUS__ Private Sale X Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP X RFQ__ Additional Comments: All properties are within the South Ward List of Properties: Address/Block/Lot 434 Avon Avenue/2646/4 509 Avon Avenue/2640/29 503 Avon Avenue/2639/28 746-748 Bergen Street/2707/42 11-15 Emmet Street/2804/15, 16, 17 20 Hawthorne Avenue/3554/7 22 Hawthorne Avenue/3554/8 278 Johnson Avenue/3554/12 Invitation: Director of Economic & Housing Development, March 17, 2009adoptedPass Not available
09-0283 17R3-g ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract Purpose: Redevelopment of the following City owned properties, for sale to low and moderate income households earning under 120% AMI Entity Name: J.B. Construction, Inc Address: 516 Schuyler Ave, Kearny, NJ 07032 Total Amount: $65,006.72 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser.__ EUS__ Private Sale X Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP X RFQ__ Additional Comments: N/A List of Properties: Address/Block/Lot/Ward 25-27 Roseville Ave/1873/1/West Ward 35 Third St/1878/20.01/Central Ward 37 Third St/1878/27/Central Ward 228 No. Sixth St/1917/10/Central Ward 325 Sixth Ave W/1927/32/Central Ward Invitation: Director of Economic & Housing Development, March 17, 2009adoptedPass Not available
09-0281 17R3-h ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract Purpose: Private Sale and Redevelopment of City Owned Properties to undertake the construction of an apartment building consisting of up to fifteen (15) units for rent to individuals with special needs. Entity Name: Project Live, Inc. Address: 465-475 Broadway, Newark, NJ 07104 Total Amount: $159,500.00 Contract Period: Three (3) months from transfer of title not to exceed twenty-four (24) months Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Private Sale X Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP X RFQ __ Additional Comments: All properties are within the North Ward List of Properties: Address/Block/Lot 56-58 Halleck Street/Block 775/Lot 18 60-62 Halleck Street/Block 775/Lot 16 Invitation: Director of Economic & Housing Development, March 17, 2009adoptedPass Not available
09-0284 17R3-i ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract Purpose: Private Sale and Redevelopment of City Owned Properties to undertake the construction of a three story mixed-use building for rent to a childcare center and to low and moderate-income residents earning between 30% and 60% AMI with a rental limit of 60% AMI. Entity Name: Unified Vailsburg Services Address: 40-42 Richelieu Terrace, Newark, NJ 07106 Total Amount: $43,227.00 Contract Period: Three (3) months from transfer of title not to exceed Twenty-four (24) months Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Private Sale X Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP X RFQ __ Additional Comments: All properties are within the West Ward List of Properties: Address/Block/Lot 1033 -1035 So. Orange Avenue/Block 4199/Lot 74.01 6-8 Palm Street/Block 4199/Lot 74.02 Invitation: Director of Economic & Housing Development, March 17, 2009adoptedPass Not available
09-0287 17R3-j ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development / Division of Property Management RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract w/Sub-Recipient Purpose: Provide physical rehabilitation services by constructing a playground at the Newton Street School. Funding Source: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds Entity Name: Congregation Ahavas Sholom Address: 145 Broadway, Newark, NJ 07104 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $15,000.00 Contract Period: February 1, 2009 through January 31, 2011 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open X Non-Fair & Open__ RFP X RFQ __ Additional Comments: NEW PROGRAM Invitation: Director of Economic & Housing Development, March 17, 2009adoptedPass Not available
09-0288 17R3-k ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development / Division of Property Management RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract w/Sub-Recipient Purpose: Physical rehabilitation services for property located at 659 Martin Luther King Blvd. Funding Source: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds Entity Name: Integrity Inc. Address: 103 Lincoln Park, Newark, NJ 07102 Contract Amount: $25,000.00 Contract Period: December 1, 2008 through November 30, 2010 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open X Non-Fair & Open __ RFP X RFQ __ Additional Comments: NEW PROGRAMadoptedPass Not available
09-0332 17R3-l(as) ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Application for Grant Funds Purpose: Carry out projects that assist in the prevention of blight, related to foreclosed and abandoned properties. Funding Source: New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Entity Name(s): Episcopal Community Development, Inc. Greater Newark Housing Partnership, Inc., Don Pedro Development Corporation, Newark Housing Authority and Unified Vailsburg Services Grant Amount: $27,484,000.00 Application Date: Upon adoption of this Resolution Contract Period: N/A Contract Basis: Bid ___ Prof. Ser. ___ EUS ___ Grant X Fair & Open ___ Non-Fair & Open ___ RFP ___ RFQ ___ Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0333 17R3-m(as) ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Application for a New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (BDA) Brownfield Development Area designation Purpose: North Newark Waterfront Area Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ N/A X Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ __ Additional Comments: Central Ward Properties, see attached resolutionadoptedPass Not available
09-0330 17R3-n(as) ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Affordable Housing Agreement Purpose: West Ward Rehab Phase One Project Entity Name: Fairmount Heights Development Company, LLC and Greater Newark Housing Partnership, Inc., a Joint Venture Address: 550 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: $480,000.00 (Funded by HOME Program) Affordability Restrictions Period: Fifteen (15) Years Contract Basis: Bid ___ Prof. Ser. ___ EUS ___ Fair & Open ___ Non-Fair & Open ___ RFP ___ RFQ ___ Grant X Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0331 17R3-o(as) ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Economic & Housing Development RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Application for Grant Funds, Execute an Agreement, and Accept Grant Funds Purpose: Preliminary Assessment (P/A), Site Investigation (S/I), and Remedial Investigation (R/I) work for properties located at 190-202 Blanchard Street and 84 Lister Avenue. (East Ward) Funding Source: New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA)/New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Grant Amount: $237,772.00 Application Date: Upon adoption of this Resolution Contract Basis: Bid ___ Prof. Ser. ___ EUS ___ Fair & Open ___ Non-Fair & Open ___ RFP ___ RFQ ___ Grant X Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0260 17R4-a ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Engineering AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Application for Grant Funds Purpose: Participation in the Local Government Energy Audit Program of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Funding Source: New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, Office of Clean Energy from the Local Government Energy Audit Program Address: 900 Route 9 North, Suite 104, Woodbridge, NJ 07095 Grant Amount: $100,000.00 Application Date: N/A Contract Period: N/A Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ __ Grant X Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0262 17R4-b ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Engineering AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Open-Ended Contract # 21-2008 Purpose: Annual Plumbing Maintenance, Installation and Repairs Entity Name: Martinez Plumbing & Heating Address: 76 Preston Road, Colonia, NJ 07067 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $500,000.00 Contract Period: From date of adoption not to exceed one (1) year Contract Basis: Bid X Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ __ 2 Bids Received Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0264 17R5-a ResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Department RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract Purpose: Provide bond related legal services Entity Name: Gluck Walrath, LLP Address: 428 River View Plaza, Trenton, NJ 08611 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $300,000.00 Contract Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. X EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open X RFP__ RFQ __ Additional Comments: N/A Invitation: Acting Director of Finance, March 17, 2009adoptedPass Not available
09-0275 17R5-b ResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Department / Division of Revenue Collections AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Refund Purpose: Refund of interest and cost due Outside Buyers who participated in the December 2008 Tax Sale Entity Name(s): Crusader Servicing Property(s) Location: Block 15, Lot 51, 41 Rector Street, Newark, NJ Refund Amount: $600.42 Contract Period: N/A Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser.__ EUS__ Refund X Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ__ Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0276 17R5-c ResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Department / Office of Assessment AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Stipulation of Settlement Purpose: City of Newark vs. Director, Division of Taxation Settlement Amount: Increasing the ratio of assessed valuation to true value assigned to the City of Newark applicable tax year 2009 from 57.84% to 59.96% Contract Basis: Settlement Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0277 17R5-d ResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Department / Office of Assessment AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Stipulation of Settlement Purpose: Tax Appeals Petitioner Name(s): See below Settlement Amount: Not to exceed $111,159.31 Contract Basis: Settlement Additional Comments: N/A Name/Address/Block/Lot/Year 1-3 Cornelia St Corp/1-3 Cornelia St/2452/26/2007 1-3 Cornelia St Corp/1-3 Cornelia St/2452/26/2008 Evergreen Two, Inc./136-160 Carnegie Avenue/5090/62/2007 Evergreen Two, Inc./136-160 Carnegie Avenue/5090/62/2008 Jo-Jo Realty Corp/25 Wall Street/2036/27/2007 Jo-Jo Realty Corp/25 Wall Street/2036/27/2008 Lincoln Ave Corp Inc. - T Murnick/165-169 Lincoln Avenue/719/20/2007 Lincoln Ave Corp Inc. - T Murnick/165-169 Lincoln Avenue/719/20/2008 Lion Extruding Corp/92-106 Rutherford St/5056.01/24/2006 Lion Extruding Corp/92-106 Rutherford St/5056.01/24/2007 Lion Extruding Corp/92-106 Rutherford St/5056.01/24/2008 McDonald's Corp by New-Mad Corp/621-635 Broadway/721.01/22/2007 McDonald's Corp by New-Mad Corp/621-635 Broadway/721.01/22/2008 T R Murnick, L.P./151-157 Lincoln Ave/adoptedPass Not available
09-0186 17R7-a ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Law RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract Purpose: Provide legal services for special tax matters Entity Name: Nowell Amoroso Klein & Bierman Address: 155 Polifly Road, Hackensack, NJ 07601 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $250,000.00 Contract Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. X EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open X RFP__ RFQ __ Additional Comments: N/A Failed of adoption 7R7-d 030409amendedPass Not available
09-0186 2  ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Law RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract Purpose: Provide legal services for special tax matters Entity Name: Nowell Amoroso Klein & Bierman Address: 155 Polifly Road, Hackensack, NJ 07601 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $250,000.00 Contract Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. X EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open X RFP__ RFQ __ Additional Comments: N/A Failed of adoption 7R7-d 030409adopted as amendedPass Not available
09-0259 17R7-b ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Law RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract Purpose: Provide legal services as Special Municipal Prosecutor Entity Name: Jennifer Virella, Esq. Address: 70 S. Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $21,000.00 Contract Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. X EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open X RFP__ RFQ __ Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0261 17R7-c ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Law RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract Purpose: Provide legal services for litigation defense matters Entity Name: Hunt Hamlin & Ridley Address: 60 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $100,000.00 Contract Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. X EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open X RFP__ RFQ __ Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0263 17R7-d ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Law RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract Purpose: Provide legal services for litigation defense matters Entity Name: Eric S. Pennington, PC Address: One Gateway Center, Suite 105, Newark, NJ 07102 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $175,000.00 Contract Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. X EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open X RFP__ RFQ __ Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0265 17R7-e ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Law RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract Purpose: Provide legal services as Special Municipal Prosecutor Entity Name: Hugh Gallagher, Esq. Address: 102 Highland Ave. Bridgewater, NJ 08807 Contract Amount: $17,500.00 Contract Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. X EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open X RFP__ RFQ __ Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0267 17R7-f ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Law RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract Purpose: Provide legal services as Special Municipal Prosecutor Entity Name: Cherelle Toller, Esq. Address: 28 Sherman Place, Irvington, NJ 07111 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $21,000.00 Contract Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. X EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open X RFP__ RFQ __ Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0278 17R7-g ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Law RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Settlement of Civil Litigation Purpose: Patrick Montella v. City of Newark Entity Name: Patrick Montella/Attorney, Stephen Richman Address: 110 North American Building, 121 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Settlement Amount: $60,000.00 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser.__ EUS__ Settlement X Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ__ Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0292 17R9-a ResolutionDept/ Agency: Municipal Council and City Clerk AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Resolution encouraging President Barack Obama to create a broad and diverse advisory committee for the proposed Office of Urban Policy. Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0293 17R9-b ResolutionRECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING 1. Name(s): Kiwan Fitch, Founder of "My Sistahz Keeper." Sponsor(s): Crump 2. Name(s): Mr. Terrence Kelsor Sponsor(s): Crump 3. Name(s): Ariagna Perello Sponsor(s): Quintana 4. Name(s): Ms. Bernice Thomas Sponsor(s): RiceadoptedPass Not available
09-0294 17R9-c ResolutionResolution expressing profound sorrow and regreat at the passing of Delois A. Donald. Sponsor(s): CrumpadoptedPass Not available
09-0295 17R9-d ResolutionResolution expressing profound sorrow and regret at the passing of Mrs. Angela Murphy. Sponsor(s): BelladoptedPass Not available
09-0296 17R9-e ResolutionResolution expressing profound sorrow and regret at the passing of Willie Chisolm. Sponsor(s): BelladoptedPass Not available
09-0297 17R9-f ResolutionResolution expressing profound sorrow and regret at the passing of Ms. Mary Alice Mason. Sponsor(s): RiceadoptedPass Not available
09-0300 17R9-g AppointmentDept/ Agency: Municipal Council and City Clerk AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Appointment Position: Alternate #2 Member of the Environmental Commission Appointee: Terri Seuss Term: Upon confirmation ending on December 31, 2010 Additional Comments: N/A Invitation: Ms. Seuss, March 17, 2009tabledPass Not available
09-0301 17R9-h ResolutionDept/ Agency: Municipal Council and City Clerk AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: Job Fair Entity Name: Newark Public School Address: 2 Cedar Street, Newark, NJ 07102 Event Location: Bragaw Avenue School, 103 Bragaw Avenue, Newark, NJ Event Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2009 Event Time: 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Contract Basis: Hold Harmless Additional Comments: N/A Sponsor: JamesadoptedPass Not available
09-0302 17R9-i ResolutionDept/ Agency: Municipal Council and City Clerk AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: Easter Egg Hunt Entity Name: Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Address: 115 Clifton Avenue Event Location: Weequahic Park (Field #8, Elizabeth Avenue side by Renner Avenue) Event Date: Saturday, April 11, 2009 Event Time: 11:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Contract Basis: Hold Harmless Additional Comments: N/A Sponsor: JamesadoptedPass Not available
09-0303 17R9-j ResolutionDept/ Agency: Municipal Council and City Clerk AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: West Ward Easter Egg Hunt Event Entity Name: Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Address: 115 Clifton Avenue, Newark, NJ Event Date: Saturday, April 11, 2009 Event Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Contract Basis: Hold Harmless Additional Comments: N/A Sponsor: RiceadoptedPass Not available
09-0304 17R9-k ResolutionDept/ Agency: Municipal Council and City Clerk AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Support Resolution Purpose: Health and community Fair - Women's History Month Program Event Location: The Salvation Army, 699 South 19th St, Newark, NJ Event Date(s): Saturday, March 28, 2009 Event Time(s): 10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m. Contract Amount: Not to exceed $3,000.00 Sponsor: JamesadoptedPass Not available
09-0321 17R9-l(as) ResolutionResolution authorizing the Office of the City Clerk in conjunction with the City Administration to submit a PARIS (Public Archives and Records Infrastructure Support) grant application to the State of New Jersey in the amount of $390,000.00 for the continuation of a Document Imaging Project (Microfilming), Municipal Inventory Project (Inventory Management Software) and a Shared Service Project with the City of East Orange.adoptedPass Not available
09-0257 17R11-a ResolutionDept/ Agency: Police Department RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Application for Grant Funds Purpose: Funding undercover police officers in liquor retail outlets to prevent the illegal purchase of alcohol by underage persons. Funding Source: State of NJ Division of Alcohol Beverage Control Address: East Front Street, Trenton, NJ 08625 Grant Amount: $12,105.60 Application Date: January 13, 2009 Grant Period: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. __ EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ __ Grant X Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0258 17R12-a ResolutionDept/ Agency: Department of Water Sewer Utility RATIFYING / AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Contract Purpose: Repairs to the Cedar Grove Reservoir Outlet Conduits & Planning for Reservoir Replacement Entity Name: Hatch Mott MacDonald Address: 27 Bleeker St. Millburn, NJ 07041 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $485,000.00 Presently Available Amount: $40,000.00 Contract Period: To be determined after date of adoption for a period not to exceed (2) years Contract Basis: Bid__ Prof. Ser. X EUS__ Fair & Open__ Non-Fair & Open__ RFP__ RFQ X 2 Proposals Received Additional Comments: N/AadoptedPass Not available
09-0215 18.-a1 OrdinanceOrdinance granting five (5) years of tax abatement to the owner of the qualified residential structure, for period commencing from the date of issuance of Certificate of Occupancy and expiring five (5) years thereafter. 276 Littleton Ave, Block 277, Lot 41 (Central Ward) Joy Nkenke - Architect's Certification - $94,000.00 SILOT $1,880.00 - Purchase Price - $80,987.00 - 1 unit Architect - Arthur J. Michels - Contractor - Habitat for Humanity (Inspections and Certifications completed) (Co. 12/12/08 - Deed 01/06/09)moved to first readingPass Not available
09-0216 18.-a2 Ordinance155 Camden Street, Block 262, Lot 39 (West Ward) Donald E. & Nicole Franklin - Architect's Certification - $150,000.00 SILOT $3,000.00 - Purchase Price - 359,000.00 - 2 units Architect - Joseph R. Asfour - Contractor - J & C Construction, Inc. (Inspections and Certifications completed) (Co. 10/31/08 - Deed 11/05/08)moved to first readingPass Not available
09-0217 18.-a3 Ordinance169-171 Brookdale Avenue, Block 4074, Lot 1 (West Ward) Raymond Harris - Architect's Certification - $170,000.00 SILOT $3,400.00 - Purchase Price - $479,000.00 - 2 units Architect - Joseph R. Asfour - Contractor - Fast Construction, Inc. (Inspections and Certifications completed) (Co. 09/17/08 - Deed 09/24/08)moved to first readingPass Not available
09-0218 18.-a4 Ordinance31 Seabury Street, Block 723, Lot 11.06 (North Ward) Y. Garcia, M. Rumaldo & J. Collado - Architect's Certification - $170,000.00 SILOT $3,400.00 - Purchase Price - $579,000.00 - 3 units Architect - Joseph R. Asfour - Contractor - Three Star, Inc. (Inspections and Certifications completed) (Co. 08/27/07 - Deed 08/29/07)moved to first readingPass Not available
09-0219 18.-a5 Ordinance278 Littleton Avenue, Block 277, Lot 40 (Central Ward) Tewolde Ghebremedhin & Zufan A. Jegher - Architect's Certification - $94,000.00 SILOT $1,880.00 - Purchase Price - $80,980.00 - 1 unit Architect - Arthur J. Michels - Contractor - Habitat for Humanity (Inspections and Certifications completed) (Co. 11/10/08 - Deed 12/05/08)moved to first readingPass Not available
09-0220 18.-a6 Ordinance37 Seabury Street, Block 723.01, Lot 1 (North Ward) Reina Collado - Architect's Certification - $170,000.00 SILOT $3,400.00 - Purchase Price - $579,900.00 - 3 units Architect - Joseph R. Asfour - Contractor - Three Star, Inc. (Inspections and Certifications completed) (Co. 08/27/07 - Deed 08/29/07)moved to first readingPass Not available
09-0286 18.-b OrdinanceOrdinance authorizing acquisition of abandoned properties located within the West Ward by negotiated purchase or eminent domain and transfer of said abandoned properties to Fairmount Heights Development Company, LLC, the City's qualified rehabilitation entity, for rehabilitation and re-sale.   Not available
09-0254 18.-c AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor AUTHORIZING Type of Service: Appointment Position: Member of the Rent Control Board Appointee: Ms. Eva Gary Term: Upon confirmation ending on July 9, 2009 Additional Comments: N/A Invitation: Ms. Gary, March 17, 2009failedPass Not available
09-0322 18-d(as) OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending Title 18, Housing Code, Chapter 5, Security, Section 1, Housing Unit Guards, of the Revised General Ordinances (2000) of the City of Newark, New Jersey, as amended and supplemented, by re-defining the requirement for armed housing guards.   Not available
09-0298 110.-a LicenseRAFFLE LICENSES St. Rose of Lima Parish RL#4 Susan G. Komen for the Cure RL#5 St. Benedict Church RL#8 St. Vincent Academy Advisory Board RL#9approvedPass Not available