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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/26/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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16-0607 16PSF-a (s)Ordinance - 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 Video Video
16-0620 16PSF-b (s)Ordinance - Horizon Refunding BondsOrdinanceREFUNDING BOND ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, PROVIDING FOR THE FUNDING OF A TEMPORARY EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION OF THE CITY TO FUND PAYMENTS TO HORIZON BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NEW JERSEY AND APPROPRIATING AN AMOUNT NOT EXCEEDING $17,000,000.00 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $17,000,000.00 REFUNDING BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY FOR FINANCING THE COST THEREOF. Deferred 6PSF-f 050416 Deferred 6PSF-c 051816Pass Video Video
16-0665 26PSF-c (s)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 Video Video
16-0186 17R1-a (s)Bus Service Transportation/NRS (Neighborhood & Recreational Services) Special Events and Activities, Out of State and Local TripsResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Bus Service Transportation for Neighborhood and Recreational Services for Special Events and Activities and out of State and Local Trips.. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): 1) Villani Bus Company, 811 East Linden Avenue, Linden, New Jersey 07036 and 2) Camptown Bus Lines, Inc., 126-140 Frelinghuysen Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07114-1633 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $250,000.00 Funding Source: City of Newark Budget /Department of Neighborhood and Recreational Services, Funding Account Line Code(s) NW011, 160, 71810, B2016- - Neighborhood and Recreational 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 InformatioPass Video Video
16-0528 17R3-a (s)Funding Agreement between the City and Newark CEDCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Exception to Public Bidding - [Extraordinary Unspecifiable Services] Purpose: Continue to implement the various initiatives, goals and programs in furtherance of economic development and redevelopment activities including providing $3,000,000.00 in funding to carry out the administration and management of the City’s Urban Enterprise Zone Program Entity Name: Newark Community Economic Development Corporation Entity Address: 111 Mulberry Street, Market Street LL Suite, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $3,000,000.00 Funding Source: Urban Enterprise Zone Contract Period: September 1, 2015 through December 31, 2017 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. (X) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: The City will be receiving $1,082.93 per month for use of CitPass Video Video
16-0444 17R4-a (s)Newark Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Action PlanResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Adopting a Policy Purpose: Adopt and Support the City of Newark’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Action Plan, dated February 2016 Additional Information: Deferred 7R4-a 050416 Deferred 7R4-a 051816 .Pass Video Video
16-0506 17R4-b (s)Complete Streets Design Guidelines and Implementation Plan.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( X ) Amending Type of Service: Adopting a Policy Purpose: The City of Newark amends the Complete Streets Policy to include the Complete Streets Design Guidelines and Implementation Plan. Additional Information: Amend Resolution 7R4-D adopted on September 6, 2012 Deferred 7R4-b 050416 Deferred 7R4-b 051816 .Pass Video Video
16-0768 17R5-a (s)Resolution Approving Sale of Notes through NJEITResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Approving Form of Sale of City-Secured Bonds Amount to be Financed: $18,000,000.00 Source of Appropriation: Notes/Bonds Purchaser: New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust Project Information: (Description/ Project No./ Amount Appropriated/Ordinance No.) RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, DETERMINING THE FORM AND OTHER DETAILS OF ITS “NOTE RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION FINANCING PROGRAM OF THE NEW JERSEY ENVIRONMENTAL INFRASTRUCTURE TRUST”, TO BE ISSUED IN THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF UP TO $18,000,000.00, AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF SUCH NOTE TO THE NEW JERSEY ENVIRONMENTAL INFRASTRUCTURE TRUST, AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF SUCH NOTE BY THE CITY OF NEWARK IN FAVOR OF THE NEW JERSEY ENVIRONMENTAL INFRASTRUCTURE TRUST, ALL PURSUANT TO THE NEW JERSEY ENVIRONMENTAL INFRASTRUCTURE TRUST CONSTRUCTION FINANCING PROGRAM Additional Information:Pass Video Video
16-0788 17R1b(s/as)File #16-0788 TE#21 June 2016 Temporary Budget ExtensionResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: To provide funds for the operating expenses until the adoption of the 2016 Operating Budget for the City of Newark and Water and Sewer Utilities Funding Source: City of Newark Budget Appropriation Amount: $52,127,271.00 Budget Year: 2016 Contract Period: June 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016 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: Funds accepted by Resolution Operating Agency: All Departments Two-Thirds vote of full membership requiredPass Not available
15-1911 17R3b(s/as)ULEC RLFResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic & Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Sub-recipient Purpose: Environmental cleanup at the Childhood Development Center Entity Name: Urban League of Essex County (ULEC) Entity Address: 508 Central Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Grant Amount: Not to exceed $90,173.00 Funding Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Revolving Loan Fund Grant Contract Period: 365 days from the issuance of the Notice to Proceed Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant (X) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a List of Property: (If applicable) (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 494-504 Central Avenue, Block 1829, Lot 3, West Ward Additional Information: Grant funds applied for accepted by Resolution 7R3-h February 3, 2010Pass Not available
16-0811 17R3c(s/as)Revised Settlement Agreement with Boraie Development, LLC, and Arena VillageResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic & Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Settlement Agreement between the City of Newark, Boraie Development, LLC, and its related entity Arena Village, LLC Purpose: Amended Restated Settlement Agreement between the City of Newark, Boraie Development, LLC, and its related entity Arena Village, LLC Entity Name: Boraie Development, LLC and its related entity Arena Village, LLC Entity Address: 120 Albany Street, suite 800, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 Contract Amount: N/A Funding Source: : Contract Period: N/A 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: This resolution authorizes the Amended Restated Settlement Agreement between the City of Newark (the “City”), Boraie Development, LLC, and its related entity Arena Village, LLC (together as “Redeveloper”) to avoid litigation Pass Not available
16-0888 17R9a(s/as)Resolution: Portugal Day ParadeResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Supporting a special event Purpose: Sponsoring the Portugal Day Parade Additional Information: Ferry Street in the East Ward on June 12, 2016Pass Not available
16-0889 17R9b(s/as)best of the best ESHS AAResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: Annual Best of the Best Entity Name: Newark Public Schools Entity Address: 2 Cedar Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Event Location: East Side High School Auditorium, 238 Van Buren Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Event Date(s): Thursday, June 16, 2016 Event Time: 6:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Additional Information: Sponsor: Council Member Augusto AmadorPass Not available
16-0903 17R9c(s/as)Resolution: Ceremonial Designation - Richard A. Whitten, Sr. PlazaResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Designation Honoree: Richard A. Whitten, Sr. Date(s): June 18, 2016 Official Street Name(s): Girard Place and Randolph Place Ceremonial Intersection Name: Richard A. Whitten, Sr. Plaza Sponsor: Council President, Mildred C. Crump Additional Information:Pass Not available
16-0100 17R9d(s/as)Resolution: Granicus (2016)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Exception to Public Bidding - N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(dd) Purpose: To provide the support and maintenance of the proprietary Legistar Legislative Management Software and associated services. Entity Name: Granicus Inc. Entity Address: 70717th Street, Suite 4000, Denver, Colorado 8020294107 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $126,009.16 Funding Source: 2016 Budget/Office of the City Clerk Contract Period: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a *Exception to Public Bidding Additional Information: *N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(dd)Pass Not available
16-0102 17R9e(s/as)Resolution: Coded Systems (2016)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Exception to Public Bidding - N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5 (1)(x) Purpose: To provide supplementation, maintenance and publishing of the codification of the General and Permanent Ordinances for the City of Newark. Entity Name: Coded Systems, LLC Entity Address: 608 Highway 71, Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey 07762 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $90,000.00 Funding Source: 2016 City Clerk Budget Contract Period: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:Pass Not available
16-0770 17R9f(s/as)Resolution: Ceremonial Designation - Portuguese Day ParadeResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Designation Honoree: Portuguese Day Parade Date(s): TBD Official Street Name(s): Ferry Street Ceremonial Intersection Name: Portugal Avenue, from Penn Station to Wilson Avenue Sponsor: Council Member, Augusto Amador Additional Information:Pass Not available
16-0909 17R10a(s/asNewark Family Day- Forest LodgeResolutionDept/ Agency: Neighborhood and Recreational Services Action: ( X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:61-4, Purpose: One-day outdoor City outing, open to all Newark residents; Newark Family Day/Family Reunion Entity Name: Forest Lodge Catering, LLC Entity Address: 11 Reinman Road, Warren, New Jersey 07059 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $90,000.00 Funding Source: Department of Neighborhood and Recreational Services, Line 7128 (Professional Services) B2016 Contract Period: Saturday, July 9, 2016 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( X ) n/a N.J.S.A. 40:61-4, Entertainments to raise funds for the improvement ,maintenance, and policing of the City’s playgrounds, places of public resort and recreation Additional Information:Pass Not available
16-0591 18-a (s)Lease 494 Broad Street - Mini PrecinctOrdinanceORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH BROAD ST. FIDELCO, LLC, LANDLORD, AND THE CITY OF NEWARK DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY DEPARTMENT, TENANT, TO LEASE A PORTION OF THE PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS 494 BROAD STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102 (BLOCK 25, LOT 1), FOR A TERM OF THREE YEARS COMMENCING ON JULY 1, 2016 AND TERMINATING ON JUNE 30, 2019, FOR THE SUM OF $3.00 ($1.00 PER YEAR), FOR USE AS A POLICE SUBSTATION MINI PRECINCT. (CENTRAL WARD) Deferred 6F-b 061516Pass Video Video
16-0907 18-b(s/as)Rent Control OrdinanceOrdinanceORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 19, CHAPTER 1, RENT CONTROL IN SUBSTANDARD MULTIPLE DWELLINGS; AND TITLE 19, CHAPTER 2, RENT CONTROL REGULATIONS, RENT CONTROL BOARD, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY INCLUDING PROVISIONS RELATING TO MAJOR NEW IMPROVEMENTS AND OTHER AMENDMENTS. Deferred 8-b (s) 052616 Deferred 9-a 061516Pass Not available
16-0809 18-c(s/as)Ordinance authorizing the de-designating the Housing Authority of the City of Newark as the Redevelopment Entity Block 161, Lot 1.02,OrdinanceORDINANCE TO DE-DESIGNATE THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF NEWARK AS THE REDEVELOPMENT ENTITY FOR BLOCK 161, LOT 1.02 IN THE NEWARK PLAZA URBAN RENEWAL REDEVELOPMENT AREA AND TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTION OF A REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH BORAIE DEVELOPMENT, LLC.Pass Not available
16-0559 18-d(s/as)Ordinance Amendment to Sound PermitsOrdinanceORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 20, OFFENSES, MISCELLANEOUS, CHAPTER 3, NOISE CONTROL; AND AMENDING TITLE 5, AMUSEMENTS AND AMUSEMENT BUSINESSES, CHAPTER 10, SPECIAL EVENTS, SECTION 5, PERMIT APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS, TO CENTRALIZE THE APPLICATION PROCESS RELATING TO ALL SOUND PERMITS OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED.Pass Not available