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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 4/20/2016 6:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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16-0656 1  Hearing of CitizensHEARING OF CITIZENS 1. Maryam Bey, 30 Underwood Street, Newark, NJ Slum Lords, what is the city doing about them? Appearing. 2. Kimley Moyano, 134 Norwood St., Newark, NJ Heart of Vailsburg concerns, (HOV). Not Appearing. 3. Shakima K. Thomas, 280 Eastern Pkwy, Newark, NJ Heart of Vailsburg concerns, (HOV). Not Appearing. 4. Tariq Raheem, 25 Eastern Pkwy, Newark, NJ Heart of Vailsburg concerns, (HOV). Appearing. 5. Tracy Gordon, 32 Longfellow Avenue, Newark, NJ Heart of Vailsburg concerns, (HOV), Quality of Life - Noise Pollution. Appearing. 6. Munirah El-Bomani, 175 1st Street, Newark, NJ Accountability, don’t get mad, just do your job and stop calling residents haters/naysayers. Appearing. 7. Felicia Alston-Singleton, 152 12th Avenue, Newark, NJ Resident issues. Not Appearing. 8. Lisa Mitchelson Parker, 71½ Boston Street, Newark, NJ Good and welfare. Appearing. 9. James Powell, 108-136 MLK Blvd., Newark, NJ The Mosaic on the Passaic. Appearing. 10. Danielle C. Gregory, 281 Morris Ave., Newark, NJ Police response, public safety and bl  Video Video
16-0679 15.-a ReportNewark Caribbean Commission, Meeting Minutes, February 25, 2016Pass Not available
16-0680 15.-b ReportNewark African Commission, Meeting Minutes, January 21, 2016Pass Not available
16-0681 15.-c ReportEssex County Improvement Authority - Rebate CalculationPass Not available
16-0682 15.-d ReportNewark Energy Center Urban Renewal, LLC, Annual Audit, December 31, 2015Pass Not available
16-0683 15.-e Report98 Frelinghuysen Real Estate Urban Renewal Entity, LLC, Financial Statements, December 31, 2015Pass Not available
16-0684 15.-f ReportFleet 216 Market Street Urban Renewal, LLC, Financial Statements, December 31, 2015Pass Not available
16-0685 15.-g ReportNewark Museum Association, Financial Statements, December 31, 2015Pass Not available
16-0686 15.-h ReportJS 2002 Urban Renewal, LP, Financial Statements, December 31, 2015 and 2014Pass Not available
16-0687 15.-i ReportHayes Associates 2003 Urban Renewal, LP, Financial Statements, December 31, 2015 and 2014Pass Not available
16-0688 15.-j ReportPrince 2004 Associates, LP, Financial Statements, December 31, 2015 and 2014Pass Not available
16-0689 15.-k ReportSpruce 2005 Urban Renewal Associates, LP, Financial Statements, December 31, 2015 and 2014Pass Not available
16-0690 15.-l ReportStella 2004 Urban Renewal Associates, LP, Financial Statements, December 31, 2015 and 2014Pass Not available
16-0691 15.-m Report50-60 Columbia Street Urban Renewal, LLC, Financial Statements, December 31, 2015 and 2014Pass Not available
16-0692 15.-n ReportLa Plaza Urban Renewal Associates, LP, Financial Statements, December 31, 2015 and 2014Pass Not available
16-0693 15.-o ReportTelephone Heights Urban Renewal Associates, LP, Financial Statements, December 31, 2015 and 2014Pass Not available
16-0694 15.-p ReportWakeman Avenue Urban Renewal Associates, LP, Financial Statements, December 31, 2015 and 2014Pass Not available
16-0487 46PSF-bOrdinance Establishing Regulations for Transportation Network Companies and Drivers (UBER)OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 34, TRANSPORTATION, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 4, TO ESTABLISH REGULATIONS FOR COMPANIES AND DRIVERS THAT USE DIGITAL NETWORK OR SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS (TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY) TO MATCH PASSENGERS WITH DRIVERS.Pass Video Video
16-0388 17R3-c382 Summer Ave - Michael CarsonResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic & Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Rehabilitate the vacant land by creating a side-yard for his adjacent home. Entity Name: Michael Carson Entity Address: 380 Summer Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Sale Amount: $22,284.00 Cost Basis: (X ) $4.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $29,500.00 Appraised Amount: $N/A Contract Period: To be commenced within 3 months and be completed within 18 months from the transfer of ownership by the City. Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ (X) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 382 Summer Avenue/Block 611/Lot 12/North Ward Additional Information: Total Square Footage = 5,571 Deferred to Special 7R3-Pass Video Video
16-0606 17R5-cResolution for LFB Application - Riverfront ParkResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Application to Local Finance Board for approval of Bond Ordinance Name of Project(s): Riverfront Park Open Space Amount to be Financed: $25,000,000.00 Funding Source: Bonds Local Finance Board meeting date(s): April 13, 2016 Project Information: (Description/ Project No./ Amount Appropriated/Ordinance No.) RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, AUTHORIZING THE MAKING OF AN APPLICATION TO THE LOCAL FINANCE BOARD; PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:2-11(c) AND N.J.S.A 40A:3-4 AND APPROVING THE SUBMISSION THEREOF. Additional Information:Pass Video Video
16-0500 18.-cBlanchard St - Street VacationOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE VACATION OF A PORTION OF BLANCHARD STREET AS LAID OUT 50 FEET IN WIDTH AND BEGINNING AT A POINT 957.06 FEET FROM THE NORTHERLY LINE OF RAYMOND BOULEVARD, A DISTANCE OF 1,615 FEET NORTHERLY MORE OR LESS TO ITS TERMINUS. Sponsors: Chaneyfield Jenkins/ RamosPass Video Video
16-0607 18.-dOrdinance - Riverfront Park BondsOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK (THE “CITY”), IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, PROVIDING FOR FUNDING OF THE RIVERFRONT PARK EXPANSION AND IMPROVEMENTS IN AND BY THE CITY AND APPROPRIATING $41,550,000.00, THEREFORE INCLUDING GRANTS EXPECTED TO BE RECEIVED BY THE CITY IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,550,000.00 AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF $25,000,000.00 IN BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, TO FINANCE PART OF THE COSTS THEREOF. Sponsors: Chaneyfield Jenkins/ Osborne Deferred 6PSF-c 050416 Deferred 6PSF-b 051816Pass Not available
16-0653 18.-eMorris Fairmount Associates Urban Renewal, LLC Tax AbatementOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A THIRTY (30) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO MORRIS FAIRMOUNT ASSOCIATES URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, FOR A PROJECT CONSISTING OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 706,000 SQUARE FOOT WAREHOUSE / DISTRIBUTION PROJECT ON REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS 69-202 BLANCHARD STREET AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY AS BLOCK 2438, LOTS 74, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84, 85 AND 92 AND BLOCK 5001, LOTS 40, 42, 46, 48, 49, 50, 50.01 AND 93. Sponsors: Chaneyfield Jenkins/ GonzalezPass Not available
16-0665 18.-f(as)RNJ COURT ST LTTEOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A TWENTY-SEVEN (27) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO RNJ COURT URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, FOR A PROJECT CONSISTING OF THE REHABILITATION AND REFINANCING OF A PROJECT CONSISTING OF TWO HUNDRED AND TWENTY-ONE (221) AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS ON REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS 961-985 BROAD STREET AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY AS BLOCK 111, LOT 75. Sponsors: Chaneyfield Jenkins/ Crump Deferred 6PSF-n 051816Pass Not available
16-0005 16PSF-aAmendment to Constable OrdinanceOrdinanceORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE III, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 12, ENTITLED CONSTABLES, TO ESTABLISH LIMITATIONS OF AUTHORITY, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED. Sponsors: Quintana/ Gonzalez Deferred 6PSF-a 042016 Deferred 6PSF-a 050416 Deferred 6PSF-a 061516Pass Video Video
16-0550 16PSF-cNHA Refunding OrdinanceOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ENTERING INTO, EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE USE, OCCUPANCY AND CAPITAL GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CITY SECURED POLICE FACILITY REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS OF THE HOUSING AUTHORITY AND AUTHORIZING A PUBLIC HEARING THEREON AND PUBLICATION THEREOF. Deferred to Special 6PSF-c 042016Pass Video Video
16-0555 16PSF-dNJEIT Bond OrdinanceOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, PROVIDING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION OF $6,500,000.00, FOR REHABILITATION OF WATER MAINS IN AND FOR THE CITY OF NEWARK AND APPROPRIATING $6,500,000.00 THEREFORE, AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF $6,500,000.00 IN BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK TO FINANCE THE SAME. Deferred to Special 6PSF-d 042016Pass Video Video
15-0210 17R1-aCDBG-Senior-Unified Vailsburg ServicesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/ Office of the Business Administrator Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Grant Sub-recipient Purpose: Provide CDBG Senior Services Entity Name: Unified Vailsburg Services Organization Entity Address: 42 Richelieu Terrace, Newark, New Jersey 07106 Grant Amount: $10,000.00 Funding Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/ Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) Funds Contract Period: January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant (X) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Funds accepted by Resolution 7R1-K adopted on January 7, 2015. Will defray cost of a full-time Transportation Coordinator.Pass Video Video
16-0473 17R1-bTE# 15 16-0473 BAR GrantResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: To purchase body armor for Newark Police Officers Funding Source: New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice Appropriation Amount: $92,608.41 Budget Year: 2016 Contract Period: October 21, 2015 through October 20, 2020 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: Funds accepted by Resolution 7R11-b 010616 Operating Agency: Newark Police Department Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.Pass Video Video
16-0133 17R1-cBatteries Storage (Automotive)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Batteries Storage (Automotive) Description: Materials, Parts & Supplies Entity Name(s)/Address(s): (1) Samuel’s, Inc. t/a Buy Wise Auto Parts, 2091 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall, New Jersey 07088 (2) Superior Distributor Co., Inc., 4 Midland Avenue, Elmwood Park, New Jersey 07407 Contract Amount: Cost not to exceed $210,000.00 for two (2) years Funding Source: City of Newark Budget/Departments of Engineering and Water and Sewer Utilities Account Line Code(s): NW-011, 110-1109, 83630/B2016 - Engineering/Motors NW-037, 750, 7502, 83640/B2016 - Water and Sewer Utilities Contract Period: To be established for a period not exceeding 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: AdvertPass Video Video
16-0187 17R1-dTowing Services, City Owned Vehicles Light DutyResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Towing Services, City-owned Vehicles, Light Duty Entity Name(s)/Address(s): B & C Towing, Inc., 527 Avenues P, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $120,000.00 Funding Source: City Budget, Department of Engineering, Division of Motors; Funding Source NW011-1109-71770-B2016 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed 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: Bids solicited: Eight (8) Bids received: Two (2)Pass Video Video
16-0396 17R1-eTelephone, Equipment, Supplies and AccessoriesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Telephones, Equipment, Supplies and Accessories Description: Office Equipment Entity Name(s)/Address(s): (1) Call One, Inc., 400 Imperial Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920 (2) Extel Communications, Inc., 830 Belmont Avenue, North Hudson, New Jersey 07503 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $40,000.00 Funding Source: City of Newark Budget/Department of Administration Account Line Code(s): NW011, 030, 0308, B2016 - Administration/Office Services Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed 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: Advertised Date December 22, 2015 Bids Solicited: Eight (8) Bids Received: Two (2)Pass Video Video
16-0172 17R2-a2016-Hopwa Hope House -Catholic Social ServicesResolutionDept/ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Grant Sub-recipient Purpose: To provide housing assistance and supportive services to persons with HIV/AIDS within the Newark Eligible Metropolitan Statistical Area (NEMSA) Entity Name: Catholic Family and Community Services- Hope House Entity Address: 19-21 Belmont Avenue, Dover, New Jersey 07801 Grant Amount: $313,693.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Contract Period: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant (X) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Funds accepted by Resolution 7R1-B and adopted on November 5, 2015. Budget Insertion by Resolution 7R1-A(s) and adopted on December 22, 2015Pass Video Video
16-0176 17R2-b2016-HOPWA Newark Beth Israel Medical CenterResolutionDept/ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Grant Sub-recipient Purpose: To provide housing assistance and supportive services to persons with HIV/AIDS within the Newark Eligible Metropolitan Statistical Area (NEMSA) Entity Name: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Entity Address: 201 Lyons Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07112 Grant Amount: $779,154.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Contract Period: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant (X) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Apply and Accept Resolution 7R1-B and adopted on November 5, 2015. Budget Insertion by Resolution 7R1-A (s) and adopted on December 22, 2015.Pass Video Video
16-0181 17R2-c2016-HOPWA New Jersey AIDS Services, Inc.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Grant Sub-recipient Purpose: To provide housing assistance and supportive services to persons with HIV/AIDS within the Newark Eligible Metropolitan Statistical Area (NEMSA) Entity Name: New Jersey AIDS Services, Inc. Entity Address: 44 South Street, Morristown, New Jersey 07960 Grant Amount: $375,725.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Contract Period: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant (X) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Funds accepted by Resolution 7R1-B and adopted on November 5, 2015. Budget Insertion by Resolution 7R1-A(s) and adopted on December 22, 2015.Pass Video Video
16-0180 17R2-d2016-HOPWA Township of IrvingtonResolutionDept/ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Grant Sub-recipient Purpose: To provide housing assistance and supportive services to persons with HIV/AIDS within the Newark Eligible Metropolitan Statistical Area (NEMSA) Entity Name: Township of Irvington Entity Address: 346 16th Avenue, Irvington, New Jersey 07111 Grant Amount: $361,147.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Contract Period: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant (X) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Apply & Accept Resolution 7R1-B November 5, 2015. Budget Insertion by Resolution 7R1-A(s) December 22, 2015.Pass Video Video
16-0210 17R3-aProgram for Parents 2016ResolutionDept/ Agency: One Stop Career Center-NewarkWORKS Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: Certified Teacher Assistant Entity Name: Program for Parents, Inc. Entity Address: 500 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey 07042 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $50,000.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration through State of New Jersey Department of Labor Workforce Development Contract Period: July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Grant funds must be fully expended by June 30, 2017Pass Video Video
16-0362 17R3-b104 Highland Ave - Harness HomesResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic & Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Simultaneously rehabilitate the property along with its attached residential property at 106 Highland Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Entity Name: Harness Homes Group, LLC Entity Address: 902 Broadway, 6th Floor, New York, New York 10010 Sale Amount: $25,000.00 Cost Basis: ( ) $ PSF (X) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $37,800.00 Appraised Amount: N/A Contract Period: To be commenced within three (3) months and be completed within twelve (12) months from the transfer of ownership of the Property by the City Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ (X) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 104 Highland Avenue/Block 540/Lot 86/North Ward Pass Video Video
16-0389 17R3-d413 S 18th St.- Ryan HiwatResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic & Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Rehabilitate the property by demolishing the existing structure and creating a side-yard for his adjacent property at 411 South 18th Street, Newark, New Jersey Entity Name: Ryan Hiwat Entity Address: 394 Sandford Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07106 Sale Amount: $9,644.00 Cost Basis: (X ) $4.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $47,900.00 Appraised Amount: $N/A Contract Period: To be commenced within 3 months and be completed within 12 months from the transfer of ownership by the City. Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ (X ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 413 South 18th Street/Block 322/Lot 11/West Ward Pass Video Video
16-0391 17R3-e795 Sandford Ave. - Micano EvraResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic & Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Rehabilitate the property to create a neighborhood restaurant Entity Name: Micano Evra Entity Address: 93 Mount Vernon Place, Newark, New Jersey 07106 Sale Amount: $48,000.00 Cost Basis: ( ) $ PSF ( X ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $465,700.00 Appraised Amount: $N/A Contract Period: To be commenced within 3 months, and be completed within 12 months, from the transfer of ownership by the City. Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ (X ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 795-799 Sandford Avenue/Block 4133/Lot 5/West Ward Additional Information: Total Square Footage = 5,826. Sale Price is approximately $8.24 per sq.Pass Video Video
16-0403 17R3-f39-41 Yates Ave - Noah's ArkResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic & Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Redevelop the vacant lot as a playground for its planned summer camp Entity Name: Noah’s Ark Community Development Corporation Entity Address: 43 Yates Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07112 Sale Amount: $100.00 Cost Basis: ( ) $ PSF (X ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $23,800.00 Appraised Amount: N/A Contract Period: To be commenced within 3 months and be completed within 18 months from the transfer of ownership by the City Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ (X) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 39-41 Yates Avenue/Block 3598/Lot 34/South Ward Additional Information:Pass Video Video
16-0343 17R4-aBergen St & MLK Blvd FY 2015-2016 Local Safety Grant AwardResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( X ) Ratifying ( X ) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: FY 2015-2016 Local Safety Program, Bergen Street and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard Pedestrian Safety Corridor Improvements Entity Name: City of Newark, Department of Engineering Entity Address: 920 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: Bergen Street - $902,964.00/Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard - $504,394.00 Funding Source: NJTPA/NJDOT Total Project Cost: Bergen Street - $902,964.00 / Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard - $504,394.00 City Contribution: N/A Other Funding Source/Amount: N/A Contract Period: N/A 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: Total grant funding-$1,407,358.00Pass Video Video
16-0183 17R5-a2016 Cash Management Plan and Bank DepositoriesResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: (X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Designating bank depositories/adopting Cash Management Plan Entity Name/Address: BANK DEPOSITORIES: TD Bank, 105 Mulberry St., Newark, New Jersey 07102 City National Bank, 900 Broad St., Newark, New Jersey 07102 Santander Bank, 905 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey, 07102 J.P. Morgan Chase, 570 Broad St. Suite 110, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Crown Bank, 174 Ferry St., Newark, New Jersey 07105 Wells Fargo, 550 Broad ST., Newark, New Jersey 07102 Garden State Community Bank, 36 Pacific St., Newark, New Jersey 07105 PNC Bank, 1140 Raymond Blvd., Newark, New Jersey 07102 Bank of America, 790 Broad St., Newark, New Jersey 07102 Citibank, 721 Broad St., Newark, New Jersey 07102 Banco Popular, 500 Bloomfield Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Investors Savings Bank, 184 Ferry Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Valley National Bank, 1455 Valley Road, Wayne, New Jersey 07470 N.J. Cash Management Fund, 50 West State Street, 9th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey 08608-0290 BROKER-DEALERS: BankPass Video Video
16-0573 17R5-bStipulation of Settlement 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) Additional Information: Randall Manufacturing Co./212-214 Sylvan Avenue/842/12/North/$305,700/2009/-$5,020.59 Ten Park Place Associates/32 Fulton Street/14/43/Central/$177,700/2012/-$1,622.44 Ten Park Place Associates/30 Fulton Street/14/44/Central/$178,100/2012/-$1,242.72 Ten Park Place Associates/28 Fulton Street/14/45/Central/$159,400/2012/-$1,242.72 Ten Park Place Associates/26 Fulton Street/14/46/Central/$173,000/2012/-$1,346.28 Ten Park Place Associates/24 Fulton Street/14/47/Central/$165,600/2012/-$1,346.28 Ten Park Place Associates/22 Fulton Street/14/48/Central/$165,600/2012/-$1,346.28 Ten Park Place Associates/20 Fulton Street/14/49/Central/$165,600/2012/-$1,346.28 Ten Park Place Associates/16-18 Fulton Street/14/50/Central/$330,000/2012/-$2,751.24 BMHC LLC of NJ/146-148 Market Street/57.02/54/Central/$1,325,600/2009/-$0 BMHC LLC of NJ/146-14Pass Video Video
16-0347 17R7-aWorkers' Compensation Settlement (Tyrone Mitchell)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim C.P. No.: 2011-4693 Claimant: Tyrone Mitchell Claimant's Attorney: Law Offices of Feeley & LaRocca Attorney's Address: 76 South Orange Avenue, Suite 211, South Orange, New Jersey 07079 Settlement Amount: $26,645.00 Funding Source: Insurance Fund Trust Account Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel, April 19, 2016Pass Video Video
16-0586 17R9-aResolution: Support of Assembly Bill 3583ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Urging/Supporting Assembly Bill 3583 Purpose: Appropriating $20 million for drinking water infrastructure improvements for lead abatement in the City of Newark. Additional Information: Sponsor: Council Member At-Large, Eddie OsbornePass Video Video
16-0660 17R9-bResolution: Recognizing and Commending Resolution (4/20/16)ResolutionRECOGNIZING & COMMENDING Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Bishop Timothy Wayne Griffin, II and Lady Venus Griffin, Pastoral Installation Services, St. Paul’s Sounds of Praise Pentecostal Fellowship Ministries 2. Shen Yun Performing Arts, 2016 Production at New Jersey Performing Arts Center, April 29, 2016 through May 1, 2016 3. Pastor Denise Tolbert 10th Pastoral Anniversary Service, Christ Temple Church Ministries 4. Mother Khadijah Farrakhan and Mother Clara Muhammad, “The Women Beside the Men in the Mission” 5. Pro Arte Chorale 6. Ms. Tobbia Corbett 7. Sister Eucelyn Morrast, First Lady, St. Peters Missionary Baptist Church Sponsored by Council Member Augusto Amador 8. Alondra I, Reina de la Provincia del Chimborazo 2016 9. Alexandra Diaz, Concejal del Canton de Chunchi 10. Individuals visiting from Caldas da Rainha, Portugal Sponsored by Council Member Carlos M. Gonzalez 11. Mr. David Arthur Granger, President, Independence Anniversary Celebration Committee, Republic of Guyana’s 50th Independence Day Celebration Pass Video Video
16-0662 17R9-c ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Ella M. Rhines Livingston-Sturrup 2. Michael Cook, a lifelong Newark resident Sponsored by Council Member Luis A. Quintana 3. Mr. Jose Cubilete, Community Leader, March 26, 2016Pass Video Video
16-0356 17R10-aRefund to Major John Sharpe James of Fee Paid for Unperfomred InspectionResolutionDept/ Agency: Neighborhood & Recreational Services Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Refund of Code Compliance Fee Purpose: Refund of Fee Paid for Inspection (Not Performed) Entity Name: Major John Sharpe James Entity Address: 6 Pomona Avenue Unit 1, Newark, New Jersey 07112 Property Location: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward/Site Known As 46 Girard Place, Newark, New Jersey 07108, Block 3041, Lot 29 (South Ward) Amount of Refund: $250.00 (Two Hundred Fifty Dollars and Zero Cents) Additional Information: Deferred to Special 7R10-a 042016 Deferred 7R10-a (s) 042616Pass Video Video
16-0619 17R5-d (as)Resolution providing for an emergency temporary appropriationResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Resolution providing for emergency temporary appropriation Name of Project(s): Amount to be Financed: $17,000,000.00 Funding Source: Bonds Local Finance Board meeting date(s): May 11, 2016 Project Information: (Description/ Project No./ Amount Appropriated/Ordinance No.) RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR AN EMERGENCY TEMPORARY APPROPRIATION PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:4-20 FOR AMOUNTS OWED TO HORIZON BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NEW JERSEY Additional Information:Pass Not available
16-0723 17R7-b (as)US Department of Justice Consent DecreeResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Civil Litigation Docket No.: 2:16-cv-01731-MCA-LDW Claimant: United States of America Claimant's Attorney: Vanita Gupta, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Paul J. Fishman, United States Attorney, District of New Jersey Attorney's Address: 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20530 and 970 Broad Street, Suite 700, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Settlement Amount: N/A Funding Source: Department of Public Safety - Newark Police Division Additional Comments:Pass Not available
16-0645 17R9-d (as)Resolution: Supporting Sister Cities Event (Accra, Ghana - West Africa)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Supporting Sister Cities Event Purpose: Benefit from cultural and economic exchanges. City/State/Country: Accra, Ghana, West Africa Additional Information: Supporting visa application for Ghanaian Delegation headed by Lord Mayor, Honorable Dr. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije to visit the City of Newark, New Jersey.Pass Not available
16-0727 17R9-e (as)Resolution of Condolences and Support for the people of EcuadorResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Supporting Purpose: Expressing the condolences and support of the City of Newark to the people of Ecuador who are suffering from the aftermath of the recent earthquake. Additional Information: Sponsor: Council Member, Luis A. QuintanaPass Not available
15-2078 18.-aBus Lane Photo Enforcement Monitoring SystemsOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE XXIII, TRAFFIC, CHAPTER 4, LIMITING USE OF STREETS TO CERTAIN VEHICLES, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING A NEW SECTION 23:4-5, PERMITTING A BUS LANE PHOTO ENFORCEMENT MONITORING SYSTEM, AND AMENDING APPENDIX TO TITLE XXIII, SCHEDULE OF PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, TO INCREASE BUS LANE VIOLATION PENALTIES FROM $35.00 TO $50.00. Sponsors: Gonzalez/ JamesPass Video Video
16-0432 18.-bMulti-Way Stop-Pennington St & Hermon StOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23:15-2, MULTI-WAY 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 PENNINGTON STREET AND HERMON STREET, IN THE EAST WARD, AS A MULTI-WAY STOP SIGN INTERSECTION.Pass Video Video
18-1892 17Ma MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Ms. Eddiemae Livingston.Pass Not available
18-1899 17Mb MotionA motion requesting the Administration provide to the Governing Body, through the City Clerk’s Office, the names, addresses, salaries and positions of all personnel employed in the Office of the Deputy Mayor.Pass Not available
18-1910 17Mc MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Ms. Blanche Talley.Pass Not available
18-1897 17Md MotionA motion to expressing sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Mr. Jamal McBride.Pass Not available
18-1900 17Me MotionA motion expressing sincere appreciation to the employees of the Department of Engineering for working closely with the Office of Council Member Anibal Ramos, Jr., during the recent renovation of Mount Prospect Park.Pass Not available
18-1901 17Mf MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Engineering arrange to meet with the Governing Body to discuss renovations being made at Elwood Park.Pass Not available
18-1902 17Mg MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Engineering, Division of Traffic and Signals, provide to the Municipal Council, through the City Clerk’s Office, a status report on the new street signage with is within the character of the Historical District of Forest Hills, when and if the Council approves a street for ceremonial designation.Pass Not available
18-1903 17Mh MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Engineering, Division of Traffic and Signals, review parking regulation signage located at Oriental Place and Mount Pleasant Avenue and if appropriate, draft new regulations to amend the ordinance to reflect the area’s transformation from industrial to residential.Pass Not available
18-1904 17Mi MotionA motion requesting that the Municipal Council’s Legislative Analysts, Ronald Thompson and Elmer Herrmann, draft legislation which will ensure all profits from the sale of former school buildings by the state-controlled Newark school district, are used to offset proposed tax levy increases.Pass Not available
18-1905 17Mj MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Doris Kilby.Pass Not available