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Meeting date/time: 10/5/2022 12:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
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22-1280 16F-aVacant Property OrdinanceOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 10, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, TO ADD REGISTRATION FEES AND VIOLATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL UNITS, INCREASE THE REGISTRATION FEES AND VIOLATION FINES FOR RESIDENTAL UNITS, AND ADD REGULATIONS ON THE REGISTRATION OF FORECLOSURE MORTGAGE PROPERTIES.  Video Video
22-1280 16F-aVacant Property OrdinanceOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 10, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, TO ADD REGISTRATION FEES AND VIOLATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL UNITS, INCREASE THE REGISTRATION FEES AND VIOLATION FINES FOR RESIDENTAL UNITS, AND ADD REGULATIONS ON THE REGISTRATION OF FORECLOSURE MORTGAGE PROPERTIES.  Video Video
22-1110 16PSF-aOrdinance - Responsible PartyOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING TITLE II, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 2:4, GENERAL ADMINISTRATION, ARTICLE 2, CONTRACTS WITH THE CITY, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY CREATING A NEW SECTION XXX, RESPONSIBLE PARTY, WHICH WILL REQUIRE ANY BUSINESS ENITITY TO IDENTIFY AND DESIGNATE A RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUAL FOR ANY CITY CONTRACT(S) OR AGREEMENT(S) IN WHICH THAT BUSINESS ENTITY RECEIVES A FINANCIAL INCENTIVE OR COMPENSATORY BENEFIT FROM THE CITY OF NEWARK. Deferred 6PSF-a 092122  Video Video
21-1723 16PSF-bRelease of Property Restrictions (St. Luke/Clinton Equities)OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AND/OR HIS DESIGNEE, THE DEPUTY MAYOR/DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT TO EXECUTE A RELEASE OF DEED RESTRICTION AND RIGHT OF REVERTER AND QUITCLAIM DEED, TO BE RECORDED, FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 8 MURRAY STREET, KNOWN ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AS BLOCK 2819, LOT 21, AS IT PERTAINS TO THE CITY OF NEWARK’S SALE OF THE PROPERTY TO ST. LUKE COMMUNITY MULTI-PURPOSE OUTREACH CENTER, INC., AUTHORIZED BY ORDINANCE 6S&Fd, ADOPTED ON JANUARY 4, 2006.  Video Video
22-1010 16PSF-cOrdinance: Creating Title 2, Chapter 2, Article 5, Section 104, Establishing Community Area Boards in the Five (5) Wards (DLK)OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE II, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 2:2, OFFICE OF THE MAYOR AND AGENCIES, PART 2, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND AGENCIES, ARTICLE 5, OFFICES, BOARDS COMMISSIONS, AND AUTHORITIES, BY ESTABLISHING SECTION 2:2-104, WEST WARD COMMUNITY AREA BOARD, TO SERVE IN AN ADVISORY CAPACITY TO THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEWARK AND THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL BY ENGAGING WEST WARD COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN THE OVERALL WELL BEING OF THE WEST WARD, INCLUDING AREAS OF ECONOMIC AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AND FUTURE NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING.  Video Video
22-0776 17R1-aResolution in Support: Community Greenhouse, LLC (Cannabis Retail)ResolutionDept./ Agency: Administration Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Resolution of Support Purpose: To provide a Resolution of Support for Community Greenhouse, LLC to operate a Class V Cannabis Retail Business within the City of Newark. Additional Information: Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 17:30-5.1(g) and/or pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 24:6I-7.2(4); nothing in this Resolution prohibits the City of Newark to revoke its support and rescind the conditional license. Deferred 7R1-f (s/as) 062122 Deferred 7R1-d 071322 Deferred 7R1-c 080322 Deferred 7R1-c 090822 Deferred 7R1-a 092122  Video Video
22-0797 17R1-bResolution: Bid Contract - Recreation Bus Transportation Services - Villani Bus Company, Inc.,ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To provide Recreation Bus Transportation Services. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Villani Bus Company, Inc., 811 East Linden Avenue, Linden, New Jersey 07036 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $300,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services/NW-011-160-1606-71810-B2022 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) consecutive months 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: This contract will provide the City’s Department of Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services with bus transportation services. Advertisement: March 30, 2022 Bid Downloaded: Nine (9) Bid Received: Three (3)  Video Video
22-0931 17R1-cLubricating Oils and GreasesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To purchase Lubricating Oils and Greases. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): 1) Grade A Petroleum Corporation, 90 East Hawthorne Avenue, Valley Stream, New York 11580; 2) PPC Lubricants, LLC, 305 Micro Drive, Jonestown, Pennsylvania 17038; and 3) Superior Distributors Co., Inc., Elmwood Park, New Jersey 07407 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $107,600.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW-037-750-7502-83550-B2022/Department of Public Works, Division of Motors NW011-060-0602-83550-B2022 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) consecutive months 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: This contract will provide the City’s Depar  Video Video
22-0965 17R1-dMaintenance and Repair: Overhead Doors, Installation and AccessoriesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Maintenance and Repair: Overhead Doors, Installation and Accessories Entity Name(s)/Address(es): Capozzi Overhead Doors, Inc., 129 Brighton Avenue, East Orange, New Jersey 07017 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $430,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Public Works, Division of Public Buildings/NW011-060-0604-71760- B2022/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW037-750-7502-72220- B2022 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) consecutive months with the start date commencing when contract is fully executed 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: This contract will provide maintenance and repair of overhead doors, including installation and accessorie  Video Video
22-0020 17R1-eFirst Aid Kits and RefillsResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To provide First Aid Kits and Refills. Entity Name(s)/Addresses: 1) Colonial Hardware Corporation, 33 Commerce Street, Springfield, New Jersey 07081; and 2) United Sales USA Corp., 185 30th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11232 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $148,800.00 Funding Source: 2019, 2020 and 2021 Budgets/Department of Public Safety, Division of Police/NW011-190-1902-83870 B2021/Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire/NW011-190-1903-83240 B2021/Department of Public Safety, OEM/NW011-190-1904- B2021/UASI Grant/NW051-G19-P194-83830-B2019/ UASI Grant/NW-051-G20-P20G0-83830-B2020/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW037-750-7502-83830 B2021/Department of Public Works, Division of Sanitation/NW011-060-0605-83830-B2021/Department of Public Works, Division of Public Buildings/NW011-060-0604-83870-B2021/Department of Public Works, Division of Motors/NW011-060-0602-83830-B2021/Department of Engineeri  Video Video
22-0922 17R1-fResolution: Bid Contract - Maintenance and Repair: Roofing (2 Vendors)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Maintenance and Repair: Roofing Entity Name(s)/Address(es): 1) Bismark Construction Corp., 207-209 Berkley Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107; and 2) Rana Construction, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07201 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $900,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Public Works, Division of Public Buildings/NW011-060-0604-71670- B2022 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) consecutive months commencing when the contract is fully executed 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: This contract will provide the City’s Department of Public Works, Division of Public Buildings with Maintenance and Repair Roofing Service. Advertisement: April 27,   Video Video
22-0987 17R1-gMaintenance and Repair: Collision Body Work, Light Duty Vehicles and Trucks Up To One (1) Ton CapacityResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Maintenance and Repair: Collision Body Work, Light-Duty Vehicles and Trucks up to one (1) ton capacity Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Pulaski Auto Body, 189 Delancy Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $3,120,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Public Works, Division of Motors/NW011-060-0602-71860-B2022/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW037-750-7502-71860-B2022 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) consecutive months to commence after fully executed contract 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: This contract will provide maintenance and repair services to light duty vehicles and trucks up to one (1) ton c  Video Video
22-1173 17R1-hResolution: Bid Contract - Blind, Horizontal and VerticalResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To purchase Blinds, Horizontal and Vertical. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Ricciardi Brother, Inc., 1915 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, New Jersey 07040 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $300,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Public Works, Division of Public Buildings/NW011-060-0604-83870-B2022 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) consecutive months commencing upon full execution of the contract 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: This contract will provide the City’s Department of Public Works, Division of Public Buildings with Blinds, Horizontal, and Vertical. Advertisement: July 14, 2020 Bids Solicited: Nine (9) Bid Received: One (  Video Video
22-1056 17R1-iResolution: Bid Contract - Maintenance and Repair - Sewer NettingResolutionDept. / Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Maintenance and Repair: Sewer Netting Entity Name(s) /Address(es): StormTrap, LLC, 1287 Windham Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $180,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW038-800-8003-71770-B2022 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) consecutive months commencing upon fully executed contract 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: This contract will provide the City’s Department of Water and Sewer Utilities with Maintenance and Repair: Sewer Netting. Advertisement: May 25, 2022 Bid Solicited: Eleven (11) Bid Received: One (1)  Video Video
22-1252 17R1-jWork GlovesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Work Gloves Entity Name(s)/Address(s): 1) A&M Industrial, 37 West Cherry Street, Rahway, New Jersey 07065; 2) Maxon Supplies, LLC, 510 North Belleview Avenue, Suite 102, Cinnaminson, New Jersey 08077; 3) Wesbay Resources, 1 North Harrison Street, 3rd Floor, East Orange, New Jersey 07017; and 4) Plastic Express, Inc., 667 Lehigh Avenue, Union, New Jersey 07083 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $343,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Public Safety, Division of Police/NW011-011-190-1902-83810-B2022/Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire/NW-011-190-1903-8383-B2022/Department of Public Safety, OEM/NW-011-190-1904-83810-B2022/Department of Engineering, Director’s Office/NW-011-110-1101-83010-B2022/Department of Engineering, Division of Traffic and Signals/NW-011-110-1107-8383-B2022/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW-037-750-7502-83830-B2022/Department of Public Works, Division of Moto  Video Video
22-1263 17R1-kResolution: Bid Contract - Asphalt Concrete Mix (Hot and Cold Laid)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To provide Asphalt Concrete Mix (Hot and Cold Mix). Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Stavola Asphalt Company, Inc., 175 Drift Road, Tinton Falls, New Jersey 07724 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $950,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Public Works, Division of Sanitation/NW011-060-0605-83720-B2022/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW037-750-7502-83720-B2022 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) consecutive months commencing upon fully executed contract 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: 1st Advertisement: April 20, 2022 Bids Downloaded: Ten (10) Bids Received: One (1)  Video Video
22-1309 17R1-lRescind Mobile Stage 7R1-c March 16, 2022ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Rescind Resolution #7R1-c adopted on March 16, 2022 Purpose: To rescind the contract to purchase a Mobile Stage. Entity Name: Stageline Mobile Stage Entity Address: 700 Marsolais Street, L’Assomption, Quebec, Canada J5W 2G9 Canada Contract Amount: Not to exceed $140,000.00 Funding Source: 2021 Budget/Department Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services/NW051-G21-ARPA0-94710-B2021 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) consecutive months 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: Original Resolution 7R1-c was adopted on March 16, 2022. Rescinding the contract due to Stageline Mobile Stage’s failure to execute the contract.  Video Video
22-1033 17R1-mT0083 Unleaded Automotive GasolineResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Use of State Contract(s) #T0083 Unleaded Automotive Gasoline Purpose: To purchase Unleaded Automotive Gasoline for the City of Newark fleet. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Rachles/Michele’s Oil Company, Inc., 116 Kuller Road, Clifton, New Jersey 07011 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $1,500,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/011-060-0602-83510-B2022 Contract Period: November 1, 2019 through October 31, 2024, inclusive of any extensions by the State Contract Basis: ( ) Bid (X) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:  Video Video
22-1219 17R1-nResolution: Gary Toth (Consultant) - Engineering Consulting Services (2022-2023)ResolutionDept./ Agency: Administration Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Exception to Public Bidding - N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i) provides for the award of a contract for Professional Services Purpose: To provide engineering consultant services. Entity Name: Gary Toth Entity Address: Lambertville, New Jersey 08530 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $168,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Business Unit NW: 011-Dept. ID 110, Div./ Proj. 1107, Account 71280, Budget Ref: B2022 Contract Period: August 1, 2022 through July 31, 2023 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: To provide engineering consultant services regarding implementing a Division of Transportation within the Department of Engineering in order to leverage development, traffic and signal infrastructure initiatives, including identifying and securing funding opportunities   Video Video
22-0583 17R2-a10th and 11th Street Homes, LLC Grant AgreementResolutionDept./ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Grant Agreement Purpose: To grant financial assistance for the build out of a two-phase social impact and community development project providing supportive social services to individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS through its Service Providing Partner, AIDS Resource Foundation for Children, Inc. (“ARFC”); Phase I shall consist of a fifty-six (56) unit all-affordable (80% or less of area median household income and supportive housing) and workforce housing development with a commercial space dedicated for a daycare center for residents and local community residents in a newly constructed mixed-use five (5) story building with ground level parking and Phase II shall consist of a forty-two (42) unit affordable residential building, to be built on the real property located at 701-703 South 10th Street, 705 South 10th Street, 707 South 10th Street, 709-711 South 10th Street, 713 South 10th Street, 715-717 South 10th Street, 719 South 10th Street an  Video Video
22-0895 17R2-bRavindu GunawardanaResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To acquire city-owned property to attach the vacant lot with adjacent redeveloper-owned property and create a landscape. Entity Name: Ravindu Gunawardana Entity Address: Newark, New Jersey 07107 Sale Amount: $17,400.00 Cost Basis: (X) $12.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $8,000.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and be completed within twelve (12) months following transfer of Properties ownership from the City to the Redeveloper 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) 16 North 6th Street/Block 1852/Lot 13/West Ward Additional Information: Sale Price: Total Square Footage X PSF = 1,  Video Video
22-0875 17R2-cSpringview Development Group, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To develop properties into an affordable mid-rise, multi-family residential building. Entity Name: Springview Development Group, LLC Entity Address: 1212 Springfield Avenue, Irvington, New Jersey 07111 Sale Amount: $258,266.00 Cost Basis: (X) $10.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $629,200.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and be completed within twenty-four (24) months following transfer of property ownership from the City to the Redeveloper 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) 569 Springfield Avenue/Block 2618/Lot 1/South Ward 565-567 Springfield Avenue/Block 2618/  Video Video
22-0917 17R2-dSnagromEstates, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To develop the property into a two-level luxury residential living unit including two (2) first floor commercial spaces. Entity Name: SnagromEstates, LLC Entity Address: Newark, New Jersey 07112 Sale Amount: $68,590.00 Cost Basis: (X) $10.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $39,200.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and be completed within eighteen (18) months following transfer of property ownership from the City to the Redeveloper 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) 321-323 West Runyon Street/Block 3035/Lot 15/South Ward Additional Information: Total Price: Squa  Video Video
22-0983 17R2-e278 Johnson Ave, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To develop the city-owned property into a two-family home with parking included. Entity Name: 278 Johnson Ave, LLC Entity Address: Newark, New Jersey 07105 Sale Amount: $36,192.00 Cost Basis: (X) $12.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $22,400.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To be commenced within three (3) months and be completed within eighteen (18) months following transfer of property 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) 278 Johnson Avenue/Block 3554/Lot 12/South Ward Additional Information: Sale Price: Total Square Footage x PSF = 3,016 X $12.00 = $36,192.00. Sale at pr  Video Video
22-1055 17R2-fResolution: Private Sale/Redevelopment - Lawrence MerrillResolutionDept./ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment/Subordination Agreement Purpose: An Agreement to subordinate the City’s Reverter Rights by entering into a Second Amendment to the Agreement for Sale and Redevelopment of Land and a Subordination Agreement in order to permit financing necessary for the redevelopment of rental or for-sale owner-occupied housing. Entity Name: Lawrence Merrill Entity Address: Newark, New Jersey 07106 Sale Amount: $0.00 Cost Basis: ( ) $ PSF ( ) Negotiated (X) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $0.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: Not Applicable Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (X) n/a List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 177 Renner Avenue/Block 3668/Lot 7/South Ward Additional Information: Resolution 7R2-b adopted on August 19  Video Video
22-1287 17R2-gResolution: Invest Newark Land Bank TransferResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Land Bank Purpose: To authorize Invest Newark, a New Jersey Non-profit Corporation, to acquire, maintain, and dispose of certain city-owned blighted, vacant and abandoned properties not needed for public use, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-74, et seq. Entity Name: Invest Newark, a New Jersey Non-profit Corporation Entity Address: 111 Mulberry Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: $0.00 Funding Source: Not Applicable Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (X) n/a List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) See attached “Schedule A”. Addition Information: Ordinance 6PSF-g adopted on October 16, 2019, established the Land Bank for the City of Newark. Ordinance 6PSF-a adopted on April 7, 2020, designated Invest Newark as the Land Bank Entity for the City of  Video Video
22-1081 17R2-hGateway Lofts Urban Renewal, LLC Need for HousingResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Need for Housing Project Purpose: To determine whether the proposed Project will meet(s) an existing housing need within the City of Newark, pursuant to the provisions of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency Law of 1983, as amended (N.J.S.A. 55:14K-1 et seq.), the rules promulgated thereunder at N.J.A.C. 5:80-1 et seq., and all applicable guidelines. Entity Name: Gateway Lofts Urban Renewal, LLC Entity Address: Newark, New Jersey 07105 Funding Source: New Jersey Housing Mortgage Finance Agency Program (Low Income Housing Tax Credit) Total Project Cost: $18,674,317.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 List of Properties: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 84-92 Parkhurst Street/Block 899/Lot 38/East Ward Additional Information:  Video Video
22-1251 17R2-iResolution: Grant Agreement - NJ 40 Acres and A Mule FundResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Grant Agreement Purpose: To grant financial assistance for the making of opportunistic investments in value-added small businesses and real estate projects within the City of Newark. Entity Name: New Jersey 40 Acres and a Mule Fund, a New Jersey Non-profit Corporation Entity Address: 111 Mulberry Street, Lower Level, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: $2,000,000.00 Total Project Cost: Not Applicable City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source Amount: Not Applicable Grant Period: Commencing upon the full execution of the Grant Agreement and expiring one (1) year from full execution of the Grant Agreement Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a List of Property: (if applicable) (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) Additional Information:  Video Video
22-1163 17R3-aResolution: Bid Contract - Bismarck Construction Corp. - DPW North Ward Salt Storage Facility - Contract #2022-05ResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: To provide a New North Ward Salt Storage Facility. Entity Name: Bismark Construction Corp. Entity Address: 207-209 Berkeley Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $2,245,000.00 Funding Source: 2021 and 2022 Budgets/NW051-G22-ARP2A-71280 B2022 ($1,750,000.00)/NW051-G21-ARPH0-71280 B2021 ($275,895.00) NW011-060-0605-71280-B2022 ($219,105.00) Contract Period: 180 days from the date of a written Notice to Proceed 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: Six (6) Bids Received: Two (2) Bids Rejected: Zero (0)  Video Video
22-1009 17R4-aResolution Awarding Contract PKF O'Connor Davies, LLPResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To provide Hotel Tax Audit. Entity Name: PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP Entity Address: 300 Tice Boulevard, Suite 315, Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey 07677 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $252,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/011-050-0501-71280-B2022 Contract Period: One (1) year from the date of a written Notice to Proceed Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:  Video Video
22-1323 17R4-bResolution - Sale of Bonds Lead Service LinesResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Confirming Bond Sale Amount to be Financed: $89,203,472.00 Source of Appropriation: Bonds Purchaser: New Jersey Infrastructure Bank Project Information: (Description/ Project No./Amount Appropriated/Ordinance No.) RESOLUTION DETERMINING THE FORM AND OTHER DETAILS OF NOT EXCEEDING $89,203,472.00 QUALIFIED GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, AND PROVIDING FOR THEIR SALE TO THE NEW JERSEY INFRASTRUCTURE BANK AND THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, PURSUANT TO THE STATE FISCAL YEAR 2023 NEW JERSEY WATER BANK FINANCING PROGRAM FOR FUNDING PHASES 5 THROUGH 10 OF THE CITY’S LEAD SERVICE LINE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM. Additional Information: To permanently finance Phase 5 through 10 of the Lead Service Line Replacement Program. The City will receive $27,783,075.00 in principal forgiveness.  Video Video
22-1325 17R4-cResolution: Approving Loan Documents Lead Service LinesResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Approving loan and escrow agreements for Lead Service Lines. Amount to be Financed: $89,203,472.00 Source of Appropriation: Bonds Project Information: (Description/ Project No./Amount Appropriated/Ordinance No.) RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF LOAN AGREEMENTS TO BE EXECUTED BY THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY AND EACH OF THE NEW JERSEY INFRASTRUCTURE BANK AND THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF AN ESCROW AGREEMENT, ALL PURSUANT TO THE STATE FISCAL YEAR 2023 WATER BANK FINANCING PROGRAM FOR FUNDING PHASES 5 THROUGH 10 OF THE CITY’S LEAD SERVICE LINE REPLACEMENTPROGRAM. Additional Information: To permanently finance Phase 5 through 10 of the Lead Service Line Replacement Program. The City will receive $27,783,075.00 in principal forgiveness.  Video Video
22-1171 17R5-aResolution: Acceptance of Grant Funds - Seton Hall Nursing ProgramResolutionDept/ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: To provide for the expansion and strengthening of nurse workforce for integrated health in vulnerable populations. Entity Name: Seton Hall University Entity Address: 400 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, New Jersey 07079 Grant Amount: $212,382.00 Funding Source: Seton Hall University Total Project Cost: $0.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:  Video Video
22-1187 17R5-bResolution: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds - Vaccine Preventable Disease Program, Immunization 2023ResolutionDept/ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: Immunization Grant 2023 Entity Name: New Jersey Department of Health-Vaccine Preventable Disease Program, Immunization 2023 Entity Address: P.O. Box 369, Trenton, New Jersey 08625 Grant Amount: $210,000.00 Total Project Cost: $210,000.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Grant Period: July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Additional Information: No municipal funds required for acceptance of grant award. Goal: To reduce and eliminate the incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases affecting children, adolescents, and adults through immunization. The Department of Health and Community Wellness will offer a variety of immunization services t  Video Video
22-1215 17R5-cResolution: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds - A&A STDResolutionDept./ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Ending the HIV Epidemic (STD - EHE) Program: To provide STD-EHE support for STD testing and patient follow-up for HIV, STD and TB Services for the continued provision of health care services to the medically underserved populated areas, which includes the City of Newark (City-wide). Entity Name: State of New Jersey Department of Health, Division of HIV, STD and TB Services Entity Address: P.O. Box 363, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0363 Grant Amount: $668,129.00 Funding Source: State of New Jersey Department of Health, Division of HIV, STD and TB Services Total Project Cost: $0.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: August 1, 2022 through July 31, 2023 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Con  Video Video
22-1226 17R5-dResolution: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds - Childhood Lead Exposure Prevention (CLEP)ResolutionDept. / Agency: Department of Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: Childhood Lead Exposure Prevention (CLEP) Program provides lead exposure prevention, community outreach, case management, environmental intervention and lead abatement services for children six (6) months through seventeen (17) years of age with EBL’s (Elevated Blood Level’s) of five (5) and above (City-Wide). Entity Name: New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Entity Address: 101 South Broad Street, P.O. Box 806, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0806 Grant Amount: $1,400,000.00 Funding Source: New Jersey Department of Health Total Project Cost: $1,400,000.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale   Video Video
22-1344 17R8-aResolution: Ceremonial Street Designation - Theresa Clara Slade Cavaness (LSR)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation Honoree: Theresa Clara Slade Cavaness Date(s): To Be Determined Official Street Name(s): Intersection of Osborne Terrace and Eckert Avenue Ceremonial Intersection Name: “Theresa Cavaness Way” Sponsor: Council Member, Louise Scott-Rountree Additional Information: Deferred 7R8-f (as) 092122  Video Video
22-1388 17R8-bResolution: Establishing Sister Cities Relationship - Luanda, Republic of Angola (LQ)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Establishing Sister Cities Relationship Purpose: Benefit from cultural and economic exchanges City/State/Country: Luanda, Republic of Angola, Africa Sponsor(s): Council Member, Luis A. Quintana Additional Information:  Video Video
22-1414 17R8-cResolution: Declaring Intent: Hear Her Campaign for Pregnancy Complication Awareness (LM)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Declaring Intent Purpose: Hear Her Campaign for Pregnancy Complication Awareness - September 30, 2022 Sponsor: Council President, LaMonica R. McIver  Video Video
22-0858 17R8-dResolution: Certification of Governing Body of 2020 Annual AuditResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Attestation of Review of City Audit Purpose: Comply with Local Finance Board Regulations City Audit Year: 2020 Additional Information: A certified copy of this Resolution and Municipal Council’s Affidavit will be submitted to the Local Finance Board.  Video Video
22-1421 17R8-eResolution: Amending the 2022 the Municipal Council Meeting Dates by cancelling the October 12, 2022 and the December 28, 2022 Special Meetings/Conferences, not to be re-scheduledResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Establishing Municipal Council Meeting Dates Purpose: To amend the date of the 2022 Pre-Meetings, Regular Meetings, Special Meetings, and Conference Dates; to cancel the October 12, 2022 Special Meeting/Conference and the December 28, 2022 Special Meeting/Conference, not to be re-scheduled. Additional Information: Original Resolution 7R8-a adopted on December 15, 2021. Amending Resolution 7R8-a(S) adopted on January 4, 2022. Amending Resolution 7R8-d(AS) adopted on May 4, 2022. Amending Resolution 7R8-g(AS) adopted on June 2, 2022. Amending Resolution 7R8-h adopted on July 13, 2022. Amending Resolution 7R8-g(AS) adopted on September 8, 2022. Open Public Meetings Act Notice to be sent to newspapers and posted.  Not available
22-1383 17R8-fResolution: Expressing Sorrow and Regret (10/5/22)ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by President LaMonica R. McIver 1. William “Bill” Barnes Sponsored by Council Member Patrick O. Council 2. Pamela J. Artis 3. Kameela Johnson 4. Edwin “Weeble” Evans Sponsored by Council Member C. Lawrence Crump 5. Pamela Ann Sydney 6. Rebecca Akweley Neequaye Sponsored by Council Member Louise Scott-Rountree 7. Mother Hollie Mae Rouse 8. Fannie M. Gregory 9. Rehmus Lee Holmes  Not available
22-1353 17R8-gResolutions: Recognizing and Commending (10/5/22)ResolutionRECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING Sponsored by President LaMonica R. McIver 1. Dior Fall, President and Founder, 1000 Shades of Women International 2. Hear Her Campaign on Pregnancy Complications Awareness, September 30, 2022 Sponsored by Council Member Patrick O. Council 3. Participants honored of Freedom Summer Scholars Camp hosted by Newark NAACP Sponsored by Council Member C. Lawrence Crump 4. Participants and Honorees of Eyes Like Mine, Inc., 2022 Miss Blind Diva Empowerment Pageant Sponsored by Council Member Luis A. Quintana 5. Individuals honored during the First Cry of Independence of Ecuador 6. Individuals honored during the Children of Faith Flag Raising Ceremony 7. Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce 8. Maurice Hagan, Outstanding Business Owner, Coachman’s N Bar 9. Individuals honored during the Hispanic Heritage Event Celebration 10. Chief Minelli Torres Sukola, US Army Reserves 11. Individuals honored during the Domestic Violence Conference Sponsored by Council Member Anibal Ramos, Jr. 12. Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey (SCANI) Sponsored by Council Member   Not available
22-1183 17R9-aAuthorization for Alternate Route AppointmentsResolutionDept./ Agency: Public Safety/Division of Police Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Appointment of Police Officers via a Special Program Type of Service: Authorization for Alternate Route Appointments List of Police Officers: 1) Connor O'Keefe 2) Joshua Schweiker 3) Daniel Darasz 4) Daniel Meade 5) George Abreu 6) Pierre Alca Chiara 7) Ryan Meizinger 8) Tyler Roller Term of Appointment: Permanent full-time members of Police Division Additional Information: Authorization to hire eight (8) Police Officers via the Alternate Route. Appointments, as identified in Schedule A.  Video Video
22-0859 17R9-bResolution: Rave Mobile SafetyResolutionDept/ Agency: Public Safety/Office of Emergency Management Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Exception to Public Bidding - Specific Exception Purpose: Citizens’ Emergency Alert System Renewal/Update Entity Name: Rave Mobile Safety Entity Address: 492 Old Connecticut Path, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $96,000.00 Funding Source: Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security UASI FY21 Funds Contract Period: January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2023 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: Support and maintenance of proprietary hardware and software, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(dd).  Video Video
22-1104 17R12-aResolution: Bid Contract - Lead Line Replacement Program Paving - Contract 02-WS2022 - Rockborn Trucking and Evacation, Inc.,ResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: Lead Service Line Replacement Program Paving- Contract 02-WS2022 Entity Name: Rockborn Trucking and Excavation, Inc. Entity Address: 12 Taylor Road, Wharton, New Jersey 07895 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $6,579,387.90 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/ NW037-750-7505-71960-B2022 Contract Period: 730 calendar days to final completion from the date of a written 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: Bid Packages Distributed: Eight (8) Bids Received: Five (5)  Video Video
22-1420 17R8-h (as)Resolution: Establishing Sister Cities Relationship - Quijos, Ecuador (LQ)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Establishing Sister Cities Relationship Purpose: Benefit from cultural and economic exchanges. City/State/Country: Quijos, Ecuador Sponsor(s): Council Member, Luis A. Quintana Additional Information: Sister Cities Relationship Agreement signing ceremony is scheduled to take place on Friday, October 14, 2022, at 3:00 P.M., in the Council Chamber.  Video Video
22-1435 17R8-i (as)Resolution: Waiving Special Event Application Fees - Senior Day Recognition Parade (PC)ResolutionDept. / Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Office Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Waiving Special Event Application Fees Purpose: Senior Day Recognition Parade Date(s): Saturday, October 8, 2022 Time: 11:00 A.M. until 12:45 P.M. Sponsor(s): Council Member, Patrick O. Council Additional Information: The Senior Day Recognition Parade, hosted by Malcolm X. Shabazz High School will start on Bergen Street and West Bigelow Street and end on West Alpine Street and Hillside Avenue from 11:00 A.M. until 12:45 P.M. The City of Newark’s Special Event Permit Application Fees ($500.00) for street closure and parade will be waived.  Video Video
22-0471 18-aOrdinance: Candido Couto Land Exchange AmendmentOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEWARK AND/OR HIS DESIGNEE, THE DEPUTY MAYOR/DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT TO ENTER INTO AND EXECUTE A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT FOR THE EXCHANGE OF LAND WITH CANDIDO COUTO, WHEREIN THE CITY OF NEWARK WILL ACQUIRE REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 56 PALM STREET, NEWARK NEW JERSEY 07106, KNOWN AS BLOCK 4199, LOT 104, OF THE OFFICIAL TAX ASSESSMENT MAP OF THE CITY OF NEWARK AND IN EXCHANGE, THE CITY OF NEWARK WILL CONVEY CITY-OWNED PROPERTY LOCATED AT 590 5TH STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 07107, KNOWN AS BLOCK 597, LOT 21 (NORTH WARD), AS EVEN EXCHANGE.  Video Video
22-1328 18-b AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Appointment to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission. Name of Appointee: Alexis Edwards Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation ending on October 5, 2024 Sponsor: Additional Information: Ms. Edwards will be replacing Keir Dargon, whose term expired on September 20, 2022.  Video Video
22-1329 18-c AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Appointment to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission. Name of Appointee: Kenneth Wright Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation ending on October 5, 2024 Sponsor: Additional Information: Mr. Wright will be replacing Mr. Halkitis, whose term expired on June 1, 2021.  Video Video
22-1331 18-d AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Appointed to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission. Name of Appointee: Iyannah Moore Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation ending on October 5, 2024 Sponsor: Additional Information: Ms. Moore will be replacing Demetrice Kee whose term expired on September 15, 2022. Deferred 8-d 100522  Video Video
22-1332 18-e AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Appointment to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission. Name of Appointee: Alfonso L. Ferguson Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation ending on October 5, 2024 Sponsor: Additional Information: Mr. Ferguson will be replacing Julio Roman whose term ended on September 15, 2021.  Video Video
22-1354 18-f AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Appointment to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission as Alternate Member #2. Name of Appointee: Lakesha Jones Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation ending on October 5, 2023 Sponsor: Additional Information: Ms. Jones will be replacing Rick Williams who is Alternate Member #2.  Video Video
22-1356 18-g AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Central Planning Board as a Class 4 Member Name of Appointee: Fausto Baez Appointment Term: Four (4) years upon confirmation by the Municipal Council, commencing on October 5, 2022 and ending on October 5, 2026 Sponsor: Additional Information: Mr. Baez will replace Michael F. De Capua.  Video Video
22-1333 18-h AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission. Name of Appointee: Taquan A. Williams Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation ending on June 1, 2024 Sponsor: Additional Information: Mr. Williams’ term expired on June 1, 2022.  Video Video
22-1342 18-i AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointed to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission. Name of Appointee: Susu Stewart Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation ending on June 1, 2024 Sponsor: Additional Information:  Video Video
22-1343 18-j AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission. Name of Appointee: Ronnie D. Carney Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation ending on June 1, 2024 Sponsor: Additional Information:  Video Video
22-1345 18-kResolution: Re-Appointment to the LGBTQ Advisory Commission - Della WalkerAppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission Name of Appointee: Della Walker Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation ending June 1, 2024 Sponsor: Additional Information: Ms. Walker’s term expired on June 1, 2022.  Video Video
22-1348 18-l AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission as Alternate Member #1. Name of Appointee: Demetrius Kee Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation ending on October 5, 2023 Sponsor: Additional Information: Mr. Kee was originally appointed as a Regular Member for a two (2) year term, which expired on September 15, 2022. Mr. Kee will be replacing Danielle M. Shields, Alternate #1, whose term expired on January 22, 2022.  Video Video
22-1408 1  Hearing of Citizens1. MARYAM BEY/ Appearing 2. OPAL R. WRIGHT/ Appearing 3. JOHN J. CHRYSTAL III/ Appearing 4. GARY D. VICKERS/ Appearing 5. SERGIO B. PEREIRA/ Appearing 6. CHE COLTER/ Not Appearing 7. COLLEEN M. FIELDS/ Appearing 8. LINDA MCDONALD CARTER/ Appearing 9. MUNIRAH EL-BOMANI/ Appearing 10. DEBRA SALTERS/ Appearing 11. EMILY AIKENS/ Appearing 12. FELICIA ALSTON-SINGLETON/ Not Appearing 13. LISA MITCHELSON-PARKER/ Not Appearing 14. DONNA JACKSON/ Not Appearing 15. CASSANDRA DOCK/ Not Appearing 16. CZEZRE ADAMS/ Not Appearing 17. DANNISHA CLYBURN/ Not Appearing  Not available
22-1486 17Ma MotionA motion requesting that the New Jersey League of Municipalities emphatically implore other municipalities to lobby their respective State legislative representatives to oppose and rescind the proposed 24% increase in State health benefit premiums proposed by the State Health Board.  Not available
22-1487 17Mb MotionA motion expressing sincere sorrow and regret at the passing of Ronald “Cowboy” Wright, longtime Newark resident and former horse trainer for the Newark Police Department’s Mounted Patrol Division.  Not available
22-1488 17Mc MotionA motion requesting that the City Clerk’s Office invite the Department of Public Works to a future special conference to discuss the City’s snow preparedness and removal plans for the 2022-2023 winter season.  Not available
22-1489 17Md MotionA motion requesting the City Clerk’s Office invite the Office of Emergency Management to a special meeting to discuss the City’s emergency preparedness and explore preparedness training opportunities for Council Members provided by the Federal Government.  Not available
22-1490 17Me MotionA motion requesting that the City Clerk’s Office invite New Jersey Transit to a special meeting to discuss designated bus lanes during the morning and evening rush hours in the downtown area.  Not available
22-1492 17Mf MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Engineering, Division of Traffic and Signals, review the timing sequence of the Broad Street traffic signals between Bank Street and Clay Street, for a more efficient traffic flow during the morning and evening rush hours.  Not available
22-1495 17Mg MotionA motion requesting that InvestNewark seriously take the lead in the exploration of developing investment opportunities in housing specifically designated for the prison reentry population.  Not available
22-1496 17Mh MotionA motion requesting that the Administration meet with Public Service Electric and Gas representatives to explore options on how to increase the luminosity in the downtown area.  Not available
22-1497 17Mi MotionA motion requesting that the Division of Central Purchasing review its present payment policies, in addition to its solicitation and marketing programs designed to encourage greater participation by minority and Newark-based vendors.  Not available
22-1499 17Mj MotionA motion requesting that the Business Administrator and the Municipal Council’s Procurement Committee, chaired by Council Member Carlos M. Gonzalez, convene a meeting to review and explore more effective procurement policies and payment operations that will improve opportunities for Newark vendors.  Not available
22-1587 17Mk MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Engineering, Division of Traffic and Signals, provide the Governing Body with the status of the requested $200 thousand budget re-appropriation for the installation of 20 mobile speed detection monitoring signs to be used City-wide.  Not available
22-1501 17Ml MotionA motion requesting that the Department to Engineering, Division of Inspections and Code Enforcement, provide the Governing Body with an update on a previous request for a report chronicling a step-by-step explanation of the violation process, from the initial complaint, the investigation and inspections, the dismissal or issuance of a summons, court procedures, fines, penalties and the abatement process.  Not available
22-1502 17Mm MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Public Works provide Members of the Council with literature describing the responsibilities of the department, including the days of collections for garbage and trash, bulk items and recyclables, the do’s and don’ts of trash collection and emergency numbers to call when there are problems with the pickups.  Not available
22-1503 17Mn MotionA motion requesting that the Division of Central Purchasing include Members of the Council to the mailing list of advertising mediums presently used for the distribution of its requests for goods, services and commodities.  Not available