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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/22/2014 6:30 PM Minutes status: Final-revised  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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14-0070 15-aMinutes - Board of Adjustment, Jan. 9, 2014ReportNewark Board of Adjustment Minutes, Regular Hearing, January 9, 2014Pass Not available
14-0071 25-bMinutes - Joint MeetingReportJoint Meeting of Essex and Union Counties Minutes, November 14, 2013Pass Not available
14-0078 15-cMinutes - Newark Landmarks & Historic Preservation CommissionReportNewark Landmarks & Historic Preservation Commission, Regular Meeting Minutes, January 8, 2014Pass Not available
13-2010 56PSF-aPaid sick leave ordinanceOrdinanceORDINANCE OF THE CITY TO PROMOTE THE OVERALL HEALTH AND SAFETY OF THE RESIDENTS AND WORKERS IN THE CITY OF NEWARK BY REDUCING THE RISK OF AND SPREAD OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASE AND CONTAGION BY REQUIRING A POLICY OF PAID SICK LEAVE FOR WORKERS. Sponsors: Council Members Ramos and Gonzalez Deferred 6F-b 110713 Deferred 6F-b 111213 Deferred 6PSF-c 010814/ Public Hearing Open Deferred 6PSF-a 012214/ Public Hearing OpenPass Not available
13-2064 26PSF-bRental Car Tax Monetization OrdinanceOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF UP TO $36,000,000.00 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MOTOR VEHICLE RENTAL TAX REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY AND APPROPRIATING THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH BONDS TO CERTAIN ELIGIBLE PROJECTS AND AMENDING SECTION 10:22A-3 OF ORDINANCE 6PSF-I ADOPTED MAY 5, 2010, BY ADDING A PROVISION FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS SECURED BY THE MOTOR VEHICLE RENTAL TAX. Deferred 6PSF-e 010814/ Public Hearing Open Deferred 6PSF-b 012214/ Public Hearing Open Deferred 6PSF-a 020614/ Public Hearing Open Deferred 6PSF-b 021914/ Public Hearing Open Deferred 6PSF-a 030514/ Public Hearing Open Deferred 6PSF-a 031914/ Public Hearing Open Deferred 6PSF-a 040214/ Public Hearing OpenPass Not available
12-1789 16PSF-cC207-5Yr Tax Abatement 30 Gillette Place B2817 L35OrdinanceOrdinance 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. 30 Gillette Place, Block 2817 and Lot 35 (East Ward) Name of Owner: Helene, Adrianne, & Shawn Ellison - Architect's Certification - $190,000.00 SILOT $3,800.00- Purchase Price - $350,000.00 - 2 Family New Construction Architect - Daniel A. Roma- Contractor - European Construction Prof., LLC. Certificate of Occupancy: June 28, 2012 Additional Information:Pass Not available
13-1327 16PSF-dPedestrian CorridorsOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK (2000), ESTABLISHING PEDESTRIAN CORRIDORS, IN WHICH PERSONS MAY NOT OBSTRUCT STREETS OR SIDEWALKS OR REMAIN IDLY AND AUTHORIZING FINES AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF. Sponsor: Council Members Baraka Public Hearing on Amendment OnlyPass Not available
13-1327 16PSF-dPedestrian CorridorsOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK (2000), ESTABLISHING PEDESTRIAN CORRIDORS, IN WHICH PERSONS MAY NOT OBSTRUCT STREETS OR SIDEWALKS OR REMAIN IDLY AND AUTHORIZING FINES AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF. Sponsor: Council Members Baraka Public Hearing on Amendment OnlyPass Not available
13-2204 16PSF-eCarolina Ave & Laurel Pl - Stop SignOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23:15-1, STOP INTERSECTIONS, OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC AND PARKING, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY DESIGNATING CAROLINA AVENUE AND LAUREL PLACE A STOP SIGN INTERSECTION.Pass Not available
13-1801 16PSF-fUnited Community Corporation Block 15 Lot 28OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CANCELLATION OF TAXES, INTEREST, AND PENALTIES FOR YEARS 2010 THRU 2013, ON PROPERTY OWNED BY UNITED COMMUNITY CORPORATION LOCATED AT 31-33 FULTON STREET, BEING BLOCK 15, LOT 28Pass Not available
13-2449 16PSF-gADDED STARTER: Ordinance - Purchase and Sale Agreement (City of Newark/NHA)OrdinanceORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE 6PSF-F, ADOPTED ON MAY 1, 2013, AND ADOPTING A NEW ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXCHANGE OF CERTAIN CITY-OWNED PARCELS OF REAL PROPERTY IDENTIFIED AS 730-736 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BOULEVARD (BLOCK 123, LOT 12) (CENTRAL WARD); 738-744 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BOULEVARD (BLOCK 123, LOT 7) (CENTRAL WARD); AND 18 MILLER STREET (BLOCK 2800, LOT 27) (SOUTH WARD) WITH THE NEWARK HOUSING AUTHORITY (NHA), FOR NHA-OWNED PARCELS OF REAL PROPERTY IDENTIFIED AS 56-84 PRINCE STREET (BLOCK 2503, LOT 1) (CENTRAL WARD); 139 COURT STREET (BLOCK 2508, LOT 21) (CENTRAL WARD); 178, 180 and 182 BRUNSWICK STREET (BLOCK 2800, LOTS 32, 31 AND 30) (SOUTH WARD) AND 20-22 COLLEGE PLACE (BLOCK 2508, LOT 43) (CENTRAL WARD)Pass Not available
13-2414 16PSF-hUniversity Hospital amending Ordinance & AgreementOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 6PSF-C ADOPTED ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 AND AUTHORIZING A FIRST AMENDED LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY N/K/A UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (UH) (LANDLORD) AND THE CITY OF NEWARK, DEPARTMENT OF CHILD AND FAMILY WELL-BEING (TENANT), FOR the UTILIZATION OF A PORTION OF LEVEL E OF THE PREMISES commonly known as 140 Bergen Street, Block 211, Lot 1 (the “Leased Premises”) AS AN AMBULATORY CARE FACILITY CONSISTENT WITH HEALTH AMBULATORY CARE REGULATIONS N.J.A.C. TITLE 8, CHAPTER 43A.Pass Not available
13-2473 26PSF-iAmendment to Special Law Enforcement Officers OrdinanceOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK AMENDING CHAPTER 2:24-1.4 RESIDENCY BY ESTABLISHING A NONRESIDENT EXEMPTION LIST FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN SPECIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS. Sponsor: Council Member Carlos M. GonzalezPass Not available
13-1975 17R1-aMoving Services for Childhood Lead Poisoning PreventionResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Moving Services for Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Father and Son Moving & Storage, Inc., 194 Frelinghuysen Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07114 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $400,000.00 Funding Source: City of Newark Budget/Department of Child and Family Well-Being/Open-Ended Contract Period: To be established for a period of two (2) years Contract Basis: (X ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Bid solicited: Twelve (12) Bids received: Four (4) Deferred to Special 7R1-f 010814 Deferred 7R1-a (s) 011414 Deferred 7R1-a 012214 Failed 7R1-a 020614Pass Not available
13-2136 17R1-bHealth Education Promotional ItemsResolutionDep’t/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Heath Education Promotional Items Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Channing Bete Company, Inc., One Community Place, South Deerfield, Massachusetts 01373 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $80,000.00 Funding Source: City of Newark’s Budget/ Department of Child and Family Well-Being Contract Period: to be established for a period not to exceed two years Contract Basis: (X) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Service ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Entity Name/Address: (List vendors here - only if list is long Additional Information: Bids solicited: Twelve (12) Bids received: One (1)Pass Not available
13-2395 27R1-cCollective Bargaining Agreement - City of Newark and Teamsters Local 97 (2011-2014)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Personnel Action: ( X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Labor Agreement Purpose: Collective Bargaining Negotiations and Settlement Entity Name: Teamsters Local 97 Entity Address: 485 Chestnut Street, Union, New Jersey 07083 Project Fiscal Impact: $37,128.50 (Average Cost Per Year Over Term of Agreement) Total: $148,514.00. Contract Period: January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2014 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( X ) n/a Additional Information:Pass Not available
13-2145 17R2-aAssociated Humane Societies, IncResolutionDept/ Agency: Child and Family Well-Being Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Exception to Public Bidding - Purpose: To provide animal control services Entity Name: Associated Humane Societies, Inc. Entity Address: 124 Evergreen Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07114 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $631,926.00 Funding Source: City of Newark/Department of Family and Child Well-Being Contract Period: February 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (x ) n/a Additional Information: Pursuant to the Competitive Contracting provisions of the State Local Public Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4.1(b) (2)) Invitation: Director of Child and Family Well-Being, January 22, 2014Pass Not available
13-2207 17R2-bForest Hill Health Associates, P.A. providing services as Thomas R. Ortiz, MDResolutionDept/ Agency: Child and Family Well-Being Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: Medical Director Consultant, to assist in the organization and assignments of medical staff within the Division of Medical Care Services and provide after hour medical coverage at the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Entity Name: Forest Hill Health Associates, P.A. providing the services of Thomas R. Ortiz, MD Entity Address: 465 Mt. Prospect Avenue, Newark, Newark 07104 Contract Amount: $244,125.00 Funding Source: 2014 City of Newark/Budget/Department of Child and Family Well-Being Contract Period: January 4, 2014 through January 3, 2015 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( X ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( X ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Invitation: Director of Child and Family Well-Being, January 22, 2014 Deferred 7R2-b 0122Pass Not available
13-1758 17R3-aNWIB/NewarkWORKS Annual BudgetResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic & Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: 2013/14 Annual Budget for the Newark Workforce Investment Board Purpose: Approval of Annual Operating Budget Amount: $1,849,756.00 Budget Period: July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 Additional Information: Resolution 7R3-G (AS) 091510; Resolution approving Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Newark and Newark Workforce Investment Board Deferred 7R3-a 121813 Deferred to Special 7R3-a 010814Pass Not available
13-2463 17R3-bIBID 2014 Annual Budget HearingResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic & Housing Development Action: ( X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: 2014 Annual Budget for the Ironbound District Management Corporation (IBID) Purpose: Reading & Adopting 2014 IBID Budget Amount: $825,000.00 Budget Period: January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 Additional Information: Budget Introduction authorized by Resolution 7R3-A 112613 Deferred to Special 7R3-c 010814Pass Not available
12-0649 17R3-cWynona's House CDBG 2012 contractResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic & Housing Development Action: ( X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Sub-recipient Purpose: Physical Rehabilitation Services Entity Name: Wynona’s House Entity Address: 185 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: $25,000.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development/Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) Contract Period: January 1, 2012 through August 31, 2014 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( X ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( X ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( X ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a List of Property:) (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 185 Washington Street/ Block 90.01/ Lot 41/Central Ward Additional Information: Funds applied for and accepted by Resolution7R1-F 100511Pass Not available
13-2075 17R4-aContract Amendment for Renovations and Improvements to Sixteen (16) Sales Lease Back Public Buildings for Design and Preparation of Bid Documents for 31 Green Street, Newark, New JerseyResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: (X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X ) Amending Type of Service: Change Order/Amend Resolution Purpose: “Renovations and Improvements to Sixteen (16) Sale-Lease Back Public Buildings” for Design and Preparation of Bid Documents for 31 Green Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Entity Name: USA Architects, Planners & Interior Designers, P.A. Entity Address: 292 Lafayette Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Contract Amount: $84,320.00 Funding Source: Essex County Improvements Authority (“ECIA”) Contract Period: Amend the term of the contract from April 17, 2012 through April 16, 2013 to April 17, 2012 through April 15, 2014 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( X ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( X ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Extending original contract completion date by one (1) additional year from April 16, 2013 to April 15, 2014, at no additional cost to City.Pass Not available
13-2076 27R4-bContract Amendment Renovations and Improvements to 16 Sales Lease back publi buildings for Design and Preparation of Bid Documents for 10-90 17th Avenue, Newark, NJResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: () Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( X ) Amending Type of Service: Change Order/Amend Resolution Purpose: “Renovations and Improvements to Sixteen (16) SaleLease Back Public Buildings” for Design and Preparation of Bid Documents for 10-90 17th Avenue, Newark, New Jersey Entity Name: USA Architects, Planners & Interior Designers, P.A. Entity Address: 292 Lafayette Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Contract Amount: $41,400.00 Funding Source: Essex County Improvement Authority (“ECIA”) Contract Period: Amend the term of the contract from April 20, 2012 through April 19, 2013 to April 20, 2012 through April 18, 2014 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( X ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( X ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Extending original contract term an additional one (1) year from April 19, 2013 to April 18, 2014, at no additional cost to City.Pass Not available
13-2078 17R4-cRenovation to Firehouse E-11, T-11, 352-354 South Orange AvenueResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: “Renovations and Improvements to Sixteen (16) Sale-Lease Back Public Buildings” - Renovation of Firehouse, Engine 11, Truck 11, 352-354 South Orange Avenue (a/k/a 345 South 9th Street), Newark, New Jersey Entity Name: Bismark Construction Corp. Entity Address: 207-209 Berkeley Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Contract Amount: $326,000.00 Funding Source: Essex County Improvement Authority (“ECIA”) Contract Period: One (1) year from the issuance of a formal Notice to Proceed Contract Basis: (X) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( X ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Bids Solicited: Five (5) Bids Received: Two (2) Bids Rejected: Two (2_ Bids Re-Solicited: Seven (7) Bids Received: Two (2) Bids Rejected: Two (2) Bids Re-SoliPass Not available
13-2294 17R4-dChange Order # 1, Citywide Traffic Calming, Contract # 04-2013ResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Change Order Purpose: Citywide Traffic Calming Program Entity Name: Granada Construction Corp. Entity Address: 147 Thomas Street, Newark, New Jersey 07114 Contract Amount: Increasing Contract Amount by $31,074.00 from $272,500.00 to $303,574.00 Funding Source: Capital and Operating Funds Contract Period: July 25, 2013 - July 25, 2014 Contract Basis: ( X ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Amending design to include two (2) additional pedestrian push buttons to activate flashing beacon and an additional 35,400 ft. of striping. Invitation: Director of Engineering, January 22, 2014Pass Not available
13-2078 17R4-cRenovation to Firehouse E-11, T-11, 352-354 South Orange AvenueResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: “Renovations and Improvements to Sixteen (16) Sale-Lease Back Public Buildings” - Renovation of Firehouse, Engine 11, Truck 11, 352-354 South Orange Avenue (a/k/a 345 South 9th Street), Newark, New Jersey Entity Name: Bismark Construction Corp. Entity Address: 207-209 Berkeley Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Contract Amount: $326,000.00 Funding Source: Essex County Improvement Authority (“ECIA”) Contract Period: One (1) year from the issuance of a formal Notice to Proceed Contract Basis: (X) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( X ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Bids Solicited: Five (5) Bids Received: Two (2) Bids Rejected: Two (2_ Bids Re-Solicited: Seven (7) Bids Received: Two (2) Bids Rejected: Two (2) Bids Re-SoliPass Not available
13-2078 17R4-cRenovation to Firehouse E-11, T-11, 352-354 South Orange AvenueResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: “Renovations and Improvements to Sixteen (16) Sale-Lease Back Public Buildings” - Renovation of Firehouse, Engine 11, Truck 11, 352-354 South Orange Avenue (a/k/a 345 South 9th Street), Newark, New Jersey Entity Name: Bismark Construction Corp. Entity Address: 207-209 Berkeley Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Contract Amount: $326,000.00 Funding Source: Essex County Improvement Authority (“ECIA”) Contract Period: One (1) year from the issuance of a formal Notice to Proceed Contract Basis: (X) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( X ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Bids Solicited: Five (5) Bids Received: Two (2) Bids Rejected: Two (2_ Bids Re-Solicited: Seven (7) Bids Received: Two (2) Bids Rejected: Two (2) Bids Re-SoliFail Not available
13-2084 17R5-aStipulation of Settlements for Tax AppealsResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Stipulation of Settlements for Tax Appeals List of Property: (Tax Payer/Address/Block/Lot/Ward/Assmnt./Year/Refund Amount) Columbia Properties Newark, LLC./128-148 Frontage Road/5088/157/East/$33,765,000/2009/-$0.00 Columbia Properties Newark, LLC./128-148 Frontage Road/5088/157/East/$33,765,000/2010/-$0.00 Columbia Properties Newark, LLC./128-148 Frontage Road/5088/157/East/$33,765,000/2011/-$168,363.52 Columbia Properties Newark, LLC./128-148 Frontage Road/5088/157/East/$33,765,000/2012/-$174,636.68 Additional Information: Total Tax Difference: -$343,000.20 Invitation: Corporation Counsel, January 22, 2014Pass Not available
13-2316 17R7-aSettlement of Carreno litigationResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Civil Litigation Docket No.: 11-cv-4042(WJM) Claimant: Mario Carreno Claimant's Attorney: George Solano, Esq. Attorney's Address: 744 Broad Street, Suite 1901, Newark New Jersey 07102 Settlement Amount: $50,000.00 Funding Source: Insurance Fund Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel, January 22, 2014Pass Not available
13-0136 17R8-aBryan F. Ferrick, Esq.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To serve as a Per Diem Municipal Public Defender for the Newark Municipal Court representing indigent defendants Entity Name: Bryan F. Ferrick, Esq . Entity Address: 665 Newark Avenue, Room 404, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306 Contract Amount: $17,000.00 Funding Source: 2014 City of Newark Budget/Office of the Mayor Contract Period: January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( X ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:Pass Not available
13-2233 17R8-bHIRAM LOPEZ, ESQ.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To serve as a Per Diem Municipal Public Defender for the Newark Municipal Court representing indigent defendants Entity Name: Hiram Lopez, Esq. Entity Address: 397 Bloomfield Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Contract Amount: $17,000.00 Funding Source: City of Newark Budget/Office of the Mayor Contract Period: January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:Pass Not available
13-2265 17R8-cANA R. TOLENTINO, ESQ.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To serve as a Per Diem Municipal Public Defender for the Newark Municipal Court representing indigent defendants Entity Name: Ana R. Tolentino, Esq. Entity Address: 41 Gifford Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07304 Contract Amount: $17,000.00 Funding Source: 2014 City of Newark Budget/Office of the Mayor Contract Period: January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( X ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:Pass Not available
13-2267 17R8-dVITO A. MAZZA, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To serve as Per Diem Municipal Public Defender for the Newark Municipal Court representing indigent defendants Entity Name: Vito A. Mazza, LLC Entity Address: 630 Third Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07202 Contract Amount: $17,000.00 Funding Source: City of Newark Budget/Office of the Mayor Contract Period: January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( X ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:Pass Not available
13-1958 17R9-aContract for Election Attorney (DeCotiis)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: Legal Services Related to Election Matters Entity Name: DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick & Cole, LLP Entity Address: 500 Frank W. Burr Blvd. Suite 31, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666 Contract Amount: $75,000.00 Funding Source: 2013 Office of the City Clerk Budget Contract Period: December 31, 2013 through December 30, 2014 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( X ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:Pass Not available
14-0058 17R9-b ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Commemorating/Declaring Purpose: Declaring March 30, 2014 as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”. Date(s): March 30, 2014 Sponsor: Council Member John James Additional Information:Pass Not available
14-0056 17R9-c ResolutionRECOGNIZING & COMMENDING Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Mr. Luis Ortiz 2. Robert Craig Logan 3. Corrections Officer Raymond McAdams “Gentle Giant”, Northern State Prison 4. Assistant Pastor Gary Scott and Assistant Pastor Bertha Scott 5. Pastor Sidney I. Walters and Sr. Pastor Sesanie H. Walters. Sponsored by Vice President Augusto Amador 6. Jean Paul Davila, Writer, Producer Sponsored by Council Member Ras J. Baraka 7. Linda F. Jones 8. Mr. Bakbakkar Yehuda Sponsored by Council Member Anibal Ramos, Jr. 9. Mr. Willie Narvaez, Essex County Acting Register 10. Lucy S. Dominguez, Employee of the Year celebrating 30 years of community service 11. Mr. Pablo Gonzalez 12. Ms. Silvia Ortega Sponsored by Council Member Darrin S. Sharif 13. Mr. Paul Anthony Coleman 14. Kasson L. MormanPass Not available
14-0057 17R9-d ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by Council Member Darrin S. Sharif 1. Donita Walker-Opiyo 2. Lewis Stewart 3. Brenda M. White 4. Florence R. Williams 5. Marlene Roston Zahn 6. Loni West Bradic 7. Josephine M. Condurso 8. Quadeer A. Dicks 9. Cleotha Black 10. Maria F. Garcia 11. Julia Diane Epps 12. Evelyn H. WilliamsPass Not available
13-2091 27R11-aInstitute For Forensic Psychology 2013-2014ResolutionDept/ Agency: Police Action: ( X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: Psychological Services Entity Name: Institute for Forensic Psychology Entity Address: 5 Fir Court, Suite 2, Oakland, New Jersey 07436 Contract Amount: $30,000.00 Funding Source: Police Budget Contract Period: November 1, 2013 through April 30, 2014 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( X ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Deferred 7R11-b 121813 Failed 7R11-a 010814 Failed 7R11-a 012214Fail Not available
13-2264 18.-aOrdinance: Designating a Stop Sign Intersection - Abington Avenue and 3rd StreetOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23:15-1, STOP INTERSECTIONS, OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC AND PARKING, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY DESIGNATING ABINGTON AVENUE AND 3RD STREET A STOP SIGN INTERSECTION. Sponsors: Councilmembers Ramos and GonzalezPass Not available
13-2282 18.-bAvenue K No Parking AnytimeOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23:5-1, PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES, OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC AND PARKING, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY PROHIBITING PARKING AT ALL TIMES ON PORTIONS OF AVENUE K. Sponsors: Councilmembers Amador and GonzalezPass Not available
13-2475 18.-cUnderwood St Residential Permit ParkingOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23:5-14e, PARKING BY PERMIT ONLY IN DESIGNATED RESIDENTIAL AREAS, OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC AND PARKING, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING UNDERWOOD STREET BETWEEN SANDFORD AVENUE AND STUYVESANT AVENUE TO THE EXISTING PERMIT PARKING AREAS DESIGNATED LIST. Sponsors: Councilmembers Rice and CrumpPass Not available
13-2476 18.-dWarwick St Residential Permit ParkingOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23:5-14e, PARKING BY PERMIT ONLY IN DESIGNATED RESIDENTIAL AREAS, OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC AND PARKING, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING WARWICK STREET BETWEEN JEFFERSON STREET AND PACIFIC STREET TO THE EXISTING PERMIT PARKING AREAS DESIGNATED LIST. Sponsors: Councilmembers Amador and GonzalezPass Not available
14-0171 17M-a. MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt sorry and regret to the family of Akbar Muhammad.Pass Not available
14-0172 17M-b.Motion - Selling property for Charter SchoolsMotionA motion expressing strong opposition to Newark School District Superintendent Cami Anderson’s proposed strategy to sell City-owned school properties to privately run charter schools, without any authorization from the Governing Body or public discourse; furthermore, expressing serious concerns regarding her unprecedented “One Newark” plan, which drastically re-structures the Newark School System.Pass Not available
14-0190 17M-c.Motion - dance hallsMotionA motion requesting that the Administration, Department of Law, provide the Municipal Council with a status update on the ordinance that would regulate parking requirements for dance halls.Pass Not available
14-0173 17M-d.Motion - recognizing Robert T. PickettMotionA motion recognizing and supporting noted Newark Attorney Robert T. Pickett in his efforts to re-instate the five (5) Newark Public Schools principals who were unjustly suspended for attending and supporting a community meeting by Newark Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson.Pass Not available
14-0191 17M-e.Motion - NPS suspension of Jacqueline Bostic and Daryn MartinMotionA motion requesting that the State District Superintendent of the Newark Public Schools reinstate Ms. Jacqueline Bostic to her position as clerk at the Newark Public Schools Administrative Office located at 2 Cedar Street, Newark, New Jersey, and also reinstate Mr. Daryn Martin as President of the Ivy Hill School Parent-Teacher Organization and rescind the order that bans his presence at the Ivy Hill School property.Pass Not available
14-0322 17M-f. MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Thomas Dudley.Pass Not available
14-0174 17M-g.Motion - Traffic study @ Fleetwood Place/Ellery StMotionA motion requesting that the Department of Engineering, Division of Traffic and Signals, perform a traffic study at the intersection of Fleetwood Place and Ellery Avenue to determine the feasibility of a stop sign installation.Pass Not available
14-0175 17M-h.Motion - recognize Police Captain Marvin EasterMotionA motion recognizing and commending Newark Police Captain Marvin Easter for his diligence and persistence as the commander of the West District, in the re-opening of the West Ward Mini-Precinct, and for promptly informing the West Ward community on its progress.Pass Not available
14-0320 27M-i.Motion - Fair share of revenue from Port AuthorityMotionA motion requesting that Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr., 10th Congressional District and Congressman Albio Sires, 8th Congressional District, revisit and reopen for negotiation the Land Lease covenant between the City of Newark and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to ensure that the City of Newark is receiving a fair share of all revenue that is being generated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in Port Newark and Newark Liberty International Airport.Pass Not available
14-0321 17M-j.Motion - Public SchoolsMotionA motion requesting that Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr., 10th Congressional District and Congressman Albio Sires, 8th Congressional District, initiate a Federal fact finding investigation into the State of New Jersey’s authority to take administrative control of a local school district for a five (5) year period in order to improve school performance, and subsequently, maintain control after the five (5) year period of State oversight did not result in marked improvement or cost savings to the local school authority.Pass Not available
14-0178 17Mk-1. MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to Thomas Dudley and his family for the loss of his son in an automobile accident.Pass Not available
14-0179 17Mk-2. MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Shante Spivey.Pass Not available
14-0180 17Mk-3. MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Abdul Frazier.Pass Not available
14-0176 17Mk-4.Motion - Recognizing Vonda's KitchenMotionA motion recognizing and commending Vonda’s Kitchen for its selection by the National Football League as one of the premier caterers for the Official Super Bowl XLVIII NFL Tailgate Party at the Meadowlands Racetrack.Pass Not available
14-0192 17Ml-1.Motion - Court St. Housing - security guardsMotionA motion requesting that the management company of One Court Street housing project comply with the City of Newark’s housing ordinance and provide this housing edifice with an armed security guard as required by law.Pass Not available
14-0193 17Ml-2. MotionA motion requesting that the management company of the Nevada Court apartments comply with the City of Newark’s housing ordinance and provide this housing edifice with an armed security guard as required by law.Pass Not available
14-0177 17Ml-3.Motion - Appointment of Council Member to WEBMotionA motion requesting that Mayor Luis A. Quintana seriously consider the appointment of Municipal Council Member Darrin S. Sharif, as the Council’s representative to the Workforce Investment Board (WIB)Pass Not available