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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/19/2022 6:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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22-1471 1  Hearing of Citizens1. MARYAM BEY/ Not Appearing 2. CHE J.T. COLTER/ Not Appearing 3. FREDRICA BEY/ Not Appearing 4. REGINA SHADDAD/ Not Appearing 5. BARRETT YOUNG/ Not Appearing 6. OPAL R. WRIGHT/ Not Appearing 7. CASSANDRA DOCK/ Appearing 8. FELICIA K. ALSTON-SINGLETON/ Not Appearing 9. LISA MITCHELSON PARKER/ Not Appearing 10. DONNA JACKSON/ Appearing 11. CZEZRE ADAMS/ Not Appearing 12. COLLEEN M. FIELDS/ Appearing 13. LIBRE JONES/ Appearing 14. SHEILA MONTAGUE/ Appearing 15. EMILY AIKENS/ Appearing 16. KEN WALTERS/ Appearing 17. SHAKIMA K. THOMAS/ Appearing 18. MUNIRAH EL BOMANI/ Appearing 19. PATRICE BOWERS/ Appearing 20. DEBRA SALTERS/ Appearing 21. YAMBELI GOMEZ/ Appearing 22. EDERLE VAUGHN/ Not Appearing  Video Video
22-1464 15-a Report2022 Audited Financial Statement for: NJIT Warren Lot 2 Urban Renewal, LLC NJIT Warren Lot 3 Urban Renewal, LLC NJIT Warren Lot 4 Urban Renewal, LLC NJIT Warren Lot 5 Urban Renewal, LLC NJIT Warren Lot 6 Urban Renewal, LLC NJIT Warren Lot 7 Urban Renewal, LLC NJIT Warren Lot 8 Urban Renewal, LLC NJIT Warren Lot 9 Urban Renewal, LLC NJIT Warren Lot 10 Urban Renewal, LLC NJIT Warren Lot 11 Urban Renewal, LLC  Video Video
22-1474 15-b ReportNorth Jersey Water Commission, Meeting Minutes, August 24, 2022   Video Video
22-1473 15-c ReportOffice of the City Clerk 2021 Annual Report  Video Video
22-0215 16F-aAmending Ordinance to Increase Parking PenaltiesOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE APPENDIX 23:A SCHEDULE OF PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS - VIOLATIONS BUREAU, NEWARK MUNICIPAL COURT OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC, OF THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED BY INCREASING PENALTIES FOR PARKING VIOLATIONS. Failed 8-g 071322 Deferred 9-a 080322 Deferred 9-a (s) 081622  Video Video
22-0471 16F-bOrdinance: 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
22-1280 16PSF-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
22-1066 17R1-aCement Plaster Mixes, SackedResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To purchase Cement and Plaster Mixes, Sacked. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Extech Building Materials, Inc., d/b/a Liberty Building Products, 69 Avenue K, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $145,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Engineering, Division of Traffic and Signals/NW011-110-1107-83720-B2022/Department of Public Works, Division of Public Buildings/NW011-060-0604-83410-B2022/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW037-750-7502-83410-B2022 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) consecutive months commencing upon full contract execution 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 Cement an  Video Video
22-0760 17R1-bMaintenance and Repair Automobile Oil, Transmission Oil & Related ServicesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Maintenance and Repair Automobile Oil, Transmission Oil and Related Service Entity Name(s)/Address(es): 378-392 Washington St. Car Wash, Inc., 390 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $130,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Public Works, Division of Motors/NW011-060-0602-71820-B2022/Department of Water Sewer Utilities/NW037-750-7502-71830-B2022 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) consecutive months 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 Motors and Department of Water Sewer Utilities with Mainte  Video Video
22-0778 17R1-cResolution in Support: Hastoria NJ, 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 Hashstoria NJ, 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.  Video Video
22-0839 17R1-dResolution of Support (Cannabis): Treeotics, LLCResolutionDept./ Agency: Administration Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Resolution of Support Purpose: To provide a Resolution of Support for Treeotics, LLC to operate a Class V Cannabis Retail Micro 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.  Video Video
22-1287 17R2-aResolution: 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
22-0464 17R3-aResolution: KS Engineers P.C. - Construction Management and Inspection ServicesResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide Construction Management and Inspection Services. Entity Name: KS Engineers, P.C. Entity Address: 2 Riverfront Plaza, 3rd Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: Not exceed $452,198.41 Funding Source: FHWA/NJDOT Contract Period: 365 consecutive calendar days from the date of the formal Notice to Proceed by the Acting Director of the Department of Engineering Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Addition Information: Federal Highway Administration funds are procured and administered by the City of Newark in accordance with 49 CFR Part 18 - Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Government, and the City of Newark follows the competitive negotiation/qualifi  Video Video
22-0807 17R3-bA&A Grant - Create a Bike Plan for the City of NewarkResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: To create a Bike Plan for the City of Newark. Entity Name: North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority Entity Address: 1 Newark Center,17th Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: $375,000.00 Total Project Cost: $375,000.00 City Contribution: $75,000.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: Not Applicable Grant Period: Not Applicable Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a List of Property: (if applicable) (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) Additional Information: The grant award of $375,000.00 includes Federal Funding of $300,000.00 + Local In-Kind Match of $75,000.00.  Video Video
22-1148 17R4-aResolution - Professional Services - PFM Financial Advisors, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To provide Financial Advisory Services. Entity Name: PFM Financial Advisors, LLC Entity Address: 1735 Market Street, Floor 43, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $350,000.00 Funding Source: Bond Proceeds Contract Period: May 26, 2022 through May 25, 2023 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: This contract will not exceed $350,000.00 amongst three (3) vendors. The vendors will be paid from Bond Proceeds. No Certification of Funds is required.  Video Video
22-1400 17R4-bResolution Authorizing Emergency AppropriationResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Emergency Appropriation Purpose: To provide funds for the City’s allocable share of the Joint Meeting Flood Mitigation Project Phase Ib. Funding Source: Bonds - New Jersey Infrastructure Bank Appropriation Amount: $2,130,463.00 Budget Year: 2022 Contract Period: 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: RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY (“LOCAL UNIT”) AUTHORIZING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:4-46 AND 40A:4-48 TO APPROPRIATE THE LOCAL UNIT’S ALLOCABLE SHARE OF THE UNFUNDED PORTION OF PHASE I OF THE FLOOD MITIGATION FACILITIES PROJECT OF THE JOINT MEETING OF ESSEX AND UNION COUNTIES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,130,463.00. Operating Agency: Department of Wa  Video Video
22-1401 17R4-cResolution Making Application to LFB - JMEUCResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Application to Local Finance Board for approval of Bond Ordinance. Name of Project(s): Joint Meeting of Essex and Union Counties Flood Mitigation Facilities Project Phase Ib Amount to be Financed: $2,305,000.00 Funding Source: Bonds - New Jersey Infrastructure Bank Local Finance Board meeting date(s): October 19, 2022 Project Information: (Description/ Project No./Amount Appropriated/Ordinance No.) RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY MAKING APPLICATION TO THE LOCAL FINANCE BOARD, PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:3-1 ET SEQ. Additional Information: An emergency appropriation due to cost increases.  Video Video
22-1202 17R5-aAmended A&A - COVID-19 vaccination capacity $250,000.00ResolutionDept./ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Amended Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: To provide continued COVID-19 vaccination capacity, confidence and expand ensure equitable distribution across the jurisdiction, including among high-risk and underserved populations. Entity Name: State of New Jersey, Department of Health and Human Services Entity Address: P.O. Box 360, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0360 Grant Amount: $250,000.00 Funding Source: State of New Jersey, Department of Health and Human Services Total Project Cost: $0.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: July 1, 2021 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: The Original Apply and Accept Resolution 7R5-b   Video Video
22-1441 17R8-aResolution: Ceremonial Street Designation - Don Juan Padilla (AR)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation Honoree: Don Juan Padilla Date(s): Saturday, October 15, 2022 Official Street Name(s): Intersection of Arlington Avenue and Wakeman Avenue Ceremonial Intersection Name: Don Juan Padilla Way Sponsor: Council Member, Anibal Ramos, Jr. Additional Information:  Video Video
22-1479 17R8-bResolution: Establishing a Sister Cities Relationship - Huaquechula, Puebla, Mexico (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: Huaquechula, Puebla, Mexico Sponsor(s): Council Member, Luis A. Quintana Additional Information: Sister Cities Relationship Agreement sigining ceremony is scheduled to take place on Thursday, October 27, 2022, at 2:00 P.M., in the Council Chamber.  Video Video
22-1480 17R8-cResolution: Establishing Sister Cities Relationship - Pereira, Colombia (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: Pereira, Colombia Sponsor(s): Council Member, Luis A. Quintana Additional Information: Sister Cities Relationship Agreement signing ceremony is scheduled to take place on Friday, December 9, 2022, at 3:00 P.M., in the Council Chamber.  Video Video
22-1462 17R8-dResolution: Expressing Profound Sorrow and Regret (10/19/22)ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by Council Member Patrick O. Council 1. Na’im Ali Harris Sr. Sponsored by Council Member Louise Scott-Rountree 2. Deacon William Short 3. Ronald Wright aka “Cowboy” 4. Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson 5. Reverend Linwood Ronald McNeil  Video Video
22-1438 17R8-eResolution: Recognizing and Commending (10/19/22)ResolutionRECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING Sponsored by President LaMonica R. McIver 1. Individuals honored during the City of Newark’s Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration 2. John M. Lema, honored for his contribution to the Hispanic community Sponsored by Council Member Patrick O. Council 3. Akbar Grant, on his 50th Birthday Celebration 4. Lessie Bembry, on her 85th Birthday Celebration Sponsored by Council Member C. Lawrence Crump 5. The African-American, African and Caribbean Apostolate of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, on their 40th Year Anniversary and the 25th Anniversary of the homegoing of the late Bishop Joseph A. Francis Sponsored by Council Member Carlos M. Gonzalez 6. Akwaaba Meat and Fish Market and Caribbean Kitchen, Grand Opening, held on Friday, October 14, 2022 Sponsored by Council Member Luis A. Quintana 7. Individuals honored during the Red Carpet Premier Documentary Film, Adios Music Village 8. Individuals honored during the City of Newark’s Hispanic Flag-Raising Ceremony, held on Thursday, October 13, 2022 9. Individuals honored during the Siste  Video Video
22-1300 17R1-e (as)Resolution: Extension of Emergency Contract #E2021-10 Temporary Container ShelterResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Extension of Emergency Contract #E2021-10 Purpose: To extend and amend the delivery of Temporary Container Sheltering and Shelter Operations of Hope Village 2 and Hope Village 3, to a new site address located at 51-63 Elizabeth Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07108, increase two (2) vendor contract amounts, add one (1) vendor to the contract, and extend the contract period for all eight (8) vendors during Code Blue and the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic. Entity Name: 1) Custom Containers 915, 500 W. Paisano Drive, Suite B, El Paso, Texas 79901; 2) Think Wilder Architecture, 155 Prospect Avenue, Suite 204, West Orange, New Jersey 07052; 3) Project for Empty Space, 800 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102; 4) United Community Corporation, 332 South 8th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07103; 5) AIDS Resource Foundation for Children, 77 Academy Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102; 6) Hamlett Development Partners, Inc., 1929 Springfield Avenue, Ma  Video Video
22-1317 17R12-a (as)Resolution-Contract 17-WS2017- Spiniello CompaniesResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: Phase-III(B) Sewer Cleaning and Rehabilitation - Contract 17-WS2017 Entity Name: Spiniello Companies Entity Address: 354 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, New Jersey 07039 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $4,823,300.00 Funding Source: 2011 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/Business Unit: NW044, Dept. 11G, Div./Proj. 11SA0, Activity A, Account #94710, Budget Ref. B2011 Contract Period: 320 calendar days to final completion from the date of the 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: Nine (9) Bids Received: Two (2)  Video Video
22-1316 17R12-b (as)Resolution-Contract 16-WS2017- Montana ConstructionResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: Phase-III(A) Sewer Cleaning and Rehabilitation - Contract 16-WS2017 Entity Name: Montana Construction Corporation, Inc. Entity Address: 80 Contant Avenue, Lodi, New Jersey 07644 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $4,329,230.00 Funding Source: 2011 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/Business Unit: NW044, Dept. 11G, Div./Proj. 11SA0, Activity A, Account #94710, Budget Ref. B2011 Contract Period: 320 calendar days to final completion from the date of the 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: Ten (10) Bids Received: Two (2)  Video Video
22-1318 17R12-c (as)Resolution-Contract# 18-WS2017- Montana ConstructionResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: Phase-III(C) Sewer Cleaning and Rehabilitation - Contract 18-WS2017 Entity Name: Montana Construction Corporation, Inc. Entity Address: 80 Contant Avenue, Lodi, New Jersey 07644 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $4,259,575.00 Funding Source: 2011 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/Business Unit: NW044, Dept. 11G, Div./Proj. 11SA0, Activity A, Account #94710, Budget Ref. B2011 Contract Period: 320 calendar days to final completion from the date of the 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: Ten (10) Bids Received: Two (2)  Video Video
22-1520 17R8-f (as)Added Starter: Expressing Profound Sorrow and Regret (10/19/22)ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by President LaMonica R. McIver 1. Carolyn Meadows Sponsored by Council Member C. Lawrence Crump 2. Derrick E. Piercy Sponsored by Council Member Dupré L. Kelly 3. Jacqueline F. Williams Sponsored by Council Member Louise Scott-Rountree 4. Francis Wells  Not available
22-0687 18-aOrdinance: Amendment #1 to Financial Agreement - 535 MLK BLVD URBAN RENEWAL, LLCOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE CONSENTING TO THE TRANSFER OF (15%) OWNERSHIP FROM 535 MLK BLVD URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07114 TO EL 535 MLK BLVD URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, OF KEY WEST, FLORIDA 33040 OF THE PROJECT TO CONSTRUCT A NEW BUILDING CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY (32) MARKET RATE RESIDENTIAL RENTAL UNITS, (8) AFFORDABLE HOUSING RENTAL UNITS, (600) SQUARE FEET OF COMMERCIAL SPACE AND (36) PARKING SPACES, LOCATED ON REAL PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS 535-541 MLK BOULEVARD, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102 AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AS BLOCK 2497, LOT 39 AND AMENDING THE TAX ABATEMENT TO ALLOW THE PROJECT TO BE OWNED AS TENANTS IN COMMON.  Video Video
22-1402 18-bOrdinance: Bond Ordinance - JMEUCOrdinanceA BOND ORDINANCE FUNDING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION PROVIDING FOR THE LOCAL UNIT’S ALLOCABLE SHARE OF THE UNFUNDED PORTION OF PHASE I OF THE FLOOD MITIGATION FACILITIES PROJECT OF THE JOINT MEETING OF ESSEX AND UNION COUNTIES, BY AND IN THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY (THE “LOCAL UNIT”); APPROPRIATING $2,305,000.00 AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $2,305,000.00 BONDS OR NOTES TO FINANCE THE COST THEREOF. Deferred 6PSF-c 110222  Video Video
22-1477 18-c AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Appointment to the Affirmative Action Review Council as the Newark Housing Authority Representative Name of Appointee: Dosso Kassimou Appointment Term: Three (3) years commencing upon confirmation ending on October 19, 2025 Sponsor: Additional Information: Mr. Kassimou will replace Reverend Vincent Rouse whose term expired on April 6, 2022.  Video Video
22-1476 18-d AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Affirmative Action Review Council as the Board of Education Representative. Name of Appointee: Sherelle Spriggs Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation ending on March 22, 2025 Sponsor: Additional Information:  Video Video
22-1423 18-e (as)Ordinance: LEASE AGREEMENT WITH PARAMOUNT ASSETS, LLC, AS LANDLORD, FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICE SPACE FOR THE NEWARK OFFICE OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENTOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH PARAMOUNT ASSETS, LLC, AS LANDLORD, FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICE SPACE FOR THE NEWARK OFFICE OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT LOCATED AT 375 McCARTER HIGHWAY, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 07114, PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:12-5.  Video Video
22-1331 19-a 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
22-1593 17Ma MotionA motion expressing sincere sorrow and regret at the passing of Ms. Rita Fortenberry, longtime Newark resident and community activist.  Not available
22-1594 17Mb MotionA motion expressing sincere sorrow and regret at the recent passing of Mr. Bert Reginald Berry, longtime educator and principal of Newark’s 13th Avenue School.  Not available
22-1727 17Mc MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Health and Community Wellness, Division of Rodent Control, increase the rodent baiting program in the vicinity of Lake Street.  Not available
22-1728 17Md MotionA motion requesting that the Police Department review its policy of providing traffic control officers at City public charter schools during the start and dismissal of the school day, to reduce the high incidence of congestion, double parking and road rage.  Not available
22-1729 17Me MotionA motion requesting that the Administration and the Department of Economic and Housing Development, Office of Rent Control, aggressively enforce its multi-family registration program, in addition to penalizing property owners for illegal rental increases.  Not available
22-1730 17Mf MotionA motion requesting that the Education committee convene a meeting.  Not available
22-1732 17Mg ResolutionA motion requesting that the Business Administrator and the Finance Director consider re-instituting the property tax amnesty program which allows property owners the opportunity to delay their 2022 tax payments without penalty until December 31, 2022.  Not available