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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/18/2023 6:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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23-0035 1  Hearing of Citizens1. COLLEEN FIELDS Appearing. 2. BARRETT YOUNG Not appearing. 3. FELICIA ALSTON-SINGLETON Appearing. 4. LISA MITCHELSON-PARKER Appearing. 5. CASSANDRA DOCK Appearing. 6. DONNA JACKSON Appearing. 7. CZERE ADAMS Not appearing. 8. SHAKIMA K. THOMAS Appearing. 9. CHE COLTER Appearing. 10. GEE CURETON Appearing. 11. DARCELLE HARRIS Appearing. 12. LOLITHA BRANNON Appearing. 13. MUNIRAH EL-BOMANI Appearing. 14. ELI KWAWUKUME Appearing. 15. NELSON CROSS Appearing. 16. ELVIN ROSA Not appearing. 17. CHRISTOPHER BARRETT Appearing. 18. MONIQUE BARRETT Appearing. 19. SHARON WHITE Not appearing. 20. RASHEEDA GROSS Not appearing. 21. TANISHA GARNER Appearing. 22. OPAL R. WRIGHT Appearing. 23. DEBORAH SMITH-GREGORY Appearing. 24. SHAQUANA ROBINSON Not appearing. 25. ANTHONY D’ANGELO Not appearing.  Not available
23-0022 15-aBoard of Adjustment Public and Special HearingsReportNewark Board of Adjustment Regular Public Hearing Minutes, August 4, 2022, August 18, 2022, September 1, 2022, September 15, 2022, September 29, 2022 and Special Public Hearing Minutes, September 22, 2022 and October 6, 2022.  Video Video
23-0025 15-b ReportNewark Landmarks and Historical Preservation Commission Regular Meeting Minutes, December 7, 2022.  Video Video
23-0026 15-c ReportNewark Central Planning Board Regular Public Hearing Minutes, November 21, 2022 and December 5, 2022.  Video Video
23-0076 15-d ReportNewark Landmarks and Historical Preservation Commission Regular Meeting Minutes, January 4, 2023.  Video Video
23-0077 15-e ReportNorth Jersey District Water Supply Commission 2023 Budget.  Video Video
23-0078 15-f ReportNorth Jersey District Water Supply Commission, Minutes, October 26, 2022.  Video Video
22-1795 16PSF-aOrdinance: Amending Title 2, Administration, Chapter 10, creating Section 9 Affordable Housing Deed RestrictionOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE II, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 10, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT, BY CREATING SECTION 9, AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEED RESTRICTION, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, REQUIRING AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEED RESTRICTION TO BE RECORDED UPON THE SALE OF UP TO FIFTY PERCENT OF THE CITY’S PROPERTY STOCK, ALSO ALLOWING CERTIFIED NON-PROFIT HOUSING DEVELOPERS A RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL TO PURCHASE CITY-OWNED PROPERTY.  Video Video
23-0053 17R1-aResolution: Remporary Emergency Appropriation - TE #3 - Community Energy Plan Grant ProgramResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: Community Energy Plan Grant Program (Citywide) Funding Source: State of New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) Appropriation Amount: $25,000.00 Budget Year: 2023 Contract Period: Funds to be expended by December 31, 2022 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Funds accepted by Resolution 7R3-a adopted on April 6, 2022. Operating Agency: Department of Engineering Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.  Video Video
23-0054 17R1-bResolution: Temporary Emergency Appropriation - TE #4 - WIOA Data Reporting and Analysis Allocation 2022-2023ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: WIOA Data Reporting Analysis Allocation 2022-2023 (Citywide) Funding Source: New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Appropriation Amount: $12,971.00 Budget Year: 2023 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: Funds accepted by Resolution 7R2-g adopted on November 14, 2022. Operating Agency: Office of the Mayor and Agencies, Mayor’s Office of Employment and Training Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.  Video Video
22-1235 17R1-cMorris County Cooperative Pricing CouncilResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/ Division of Central Purchasing Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Cooperative Purchasing Agreement Purpose: To provide for Membership in Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council (“MCCPC”). Entity Name: Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council Entity Address: 502 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, New Jersey 07869 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $1,250.00 annually Funding Source: 2022 Budget/011-030-0303-7110-B2022 Contract Period: Upon Municipal Council approval through expiration of the Membership Agreement on September 30, 2026 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 is a Cooperative Purchasing Agreement to participate in a Cooperative Purchasing Program, which will improve product quality and increase efficiency. The period of the Membership Agreement is August 25, 2022 through Sept  Video Video
22-1507 17R1-dFence- Purchase, Installation and RepairResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/ Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Cooperative Purchasing Agreement Purpose: To provide Fences: Purchase, Installation and Repair Services from the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ) Contract #ESCNJ 20/21-37. Entity Name: Rosando Fence, Inc., t/a Fox Fence Enterprises Entity Address: 417 Crooks Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey 07011 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $440,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Public Works, Division of Public Buildings/NW011-060-0604-71760-B2022/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW037-750-7502-71770-B2022/Department of Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services/NW027-32720-B2022- Recreation Open Space Trust Fund/Department of Economic and Housing Development/NW026-BS-32100-Trust Fund Contract Period: Upon approval of Municipal Council through November 19, 2023, inclusive of any extensions granted by ESCNJ Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. S  Video Video
22-1833 17R1-eInfluenza, Pneumococcal and other listed vaccinesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To provide Influenza, Pneumococcal and other listed Vaccines. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Cen-Med Enterprises, Inc., 121 Jersey Avenue, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $300,000.00 Funding Source: 2023 Budget/Department of Health and Community Wellness/026-46540 (Grant) 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 Influenza, Pneumococcal and other listed Vaccines to the Department of Health and Community Wellness clinics that provide primary medical services to the greater Newark area. Advertisement Date: October 19, 2022 Number of Bids Downloaded: Five (5  Video Video
22-1859 17R1-fRescind Award for Maintenance and Repair: ElevatorsResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Rescind Resolution 7R1-a(S) adopted on August 16, 2022 Purpose: To rescind the contract for Maintenance and Repair: Elevators. Entity Name: Slade Industries, Inc. Entity Address: 1101 Bristol Road, Mountainside, New Jersey 07004 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $1,200,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Public Works, Division of Public Buildings/NW011-060-0604-71660-B2022 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed (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: Original Resolution 7R1-a(S) was adopted on August 16, 2022.  Video Video
22-1875 17R1-gPilot Opioid Response Team Grant ProgramResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Authorizing the use of Competitive Contracting pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4.1 et seq. Purpose: Authorizing the use of competitive contracting for the procurement of services for the operation, management and administration of a social service program to create the Pilot Opioid Response Team Grant Program. Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Additional Information: Request for authorization to use Competitive Contracting for a Pilot Opioid Response Team Grant Program.  Video Video
22-1879 17R1-h2023 Brick City Peace Collective (BCPC) Grant Apply/AcceptResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of the Business Administrator Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of the 2023 Brick City Peace Collective (BCPC) Grant Purpose: To submit an Application and enter into Agreements with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Resources for the 2023 Brick City Peace Collective (BCPC) Grant. Entity Name: New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Resources Entity Address: 101 South Broad Street, 5th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0811 Total Grant Amount: $3,000,000.00 Funding Source: New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Resources Grant Period: July 1, 2022 through December 31, 2023, until funds are expended Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Monitoring Dept/Ag  Video Video
22-0898 17R2-aLevel 6ix, LLC and Tritop Realty, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To develop the property into three (3) three-story units, including elevator accessibility and a parking garage. Entity Name: Level 6ix, LLC and Tritop Realty, LLC Entity Address: 226 Issac Court, Building 76, Perth Amboy, New Jersey 08861 Sale Amount: $81,855.00 Cost Basis: (X) $10.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $29,500.00 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) 51-55 Cypress Street/Block 3079/Lot 61/South Ward Additional Inform  Video Video
22-0898 17R2-aLevel 6ix, LLC and Tritop Realty, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To develop the property into three (3) three-story units, including elevator accessibility and a parking garage. Entity Name: Level 6ix, LLC and Tritop Realty, LLC Entity Address: 226 Issac Court, Building 76, Perth Amboy, New Jersey 08861 Sale Amount: $81,855.00 Cost Basis: (X) $10.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $29,500.00 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) 51-55 Cypress Street/Block 3079/Lot 61/South Ward Additional Inform  Video Video
22-1149 17R2-b446 ITB LLC Affordable Housing AgreementResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Affordable Housing Agreement for Home Funds Purpose: To authorize the execution of an Affordable Housing Agreement to 446 ITB Urban Renewal, LLC, for the complete renovation of an existing four-story structure consisting of twenty-nine (29) rental units, of which four (4) are HOME subsidized, at the property located at 446-450 Irvine Turner Boulevard. Entity Name: 446 ITB Urban Renewal, LLC Entity Address: 116 Village Boulevard, Suite 307, Princeton, New Jersey 08540 Grant Amount: $400,000.00 Funding Source: Federal HOME Program Funds Contract Period: Funds must be expended within forty-eight (48) months from the date of adoption 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: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 446-450 Irvine Turner Boulevard/Block 2693/Lot 22/Sout  Video Video
22-1456 17R2-cHamlett Management Affordable Housing AgreementResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Affordable Housing Agreement for HOME Fund. Purpose: To authorize the execution of an Affordable Housing Agreement with Hamlett Management, LLC to develop and construct a new mixed-use multi-family residential and affordable housing project consisting of nine (9) residential rental units and two (2) commercial units at the property located at 275-277 16th Avenue. Entity Name: Hamlett Management, LLC Entity Address: Maplewood, New Jersey 07040 Grant Amount: $269,900.00 Funding Source: Federal HOME Program Funds Contract Period: Funds must be expended within forty-eight (48) months from the date of Municipal Council adoption 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: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 275-277 16th Avenue/Block 334/Lot 1/West Ward Ad  Video Video
22-1861 17R2-dDeclaration of AINOR (5-7 Merchant Street)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Designating area in need of redevelopment. Purpose: Designating Area in Need of Redevelopment List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 5-7 Merchant Street/Block 1993/Lot 3/East Ward Additional Information: Resolution 7R2-c(S), adopted on August 16, 2022, authorized and directed the Central Planning Board to conduct a preliminary investigation.  Video Video
22-1862 17R2-eDesignation of AINOR (300-302 Garside St)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Designating area in need of redevelopment. Purpose: Designating Area in Need of Redevelopment List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 300 Garside Street/Block 559/Lot 10.03/North Ward 302 Garside Street/Block 559/Lot 10.02/North Ward Additional Information: Resolution 7R2-f(S), adopted on June 21, 2022, authorized and directed the Central Planning Board to conduct a preliminary investigation.  Video Video
22-1867 17R2-fDesignation of AINOR (Chancellor Ave and Fabyan Pl)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Designating area in need of redevelopment. Purpose: Designating Area in Need of Redevelopment List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 425-431 Chancellor Avenue/Block 3732/Lot 55/South Ward 378-380 Fabyan Place/Block 3732/Lot 59/South Ward 370-372 Fabyan Place/Block 3732/Lot 62/South Ward 344-368 Fabyan Place/Block 3732/Lots 65/Additional Lots 66, 67, 69, 70, 72, 74, 75, and 77/South Ward Additional Information: Resolution 7R2-v, adopted on September 8, 2022, authorized and directed the Central Planning Board to conduct a preliminary investigation.  Video Video
22-1678 17R2-gJarid Jamar Construction Company Grant AgreementResolutionDept./Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Grant Agreement Purpose: To provide for a Grant Agreement with Jarid Jamar Construction Company, Inc. Entity Name: Jarid Jamar Construction Company, Inc. Entity Address: West Orange, New Jersey 07052 Additional Grant Amount: $110,000.00 Funding Source: Community and Economic Development Dedicated Trust Fund Total Project Cost: $685,000.00 City Contribution: $110,000.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: RNMZ, LLC and Renovo Financial Grant Period: Upon construction commencing and completed within twenty-four (24) months 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: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 286-288 South 11th Street/Block 1796/Lot 66/West Ward Additional Information:  Video Video
23-0012 17R2-hResolution: Introduction of the 2022 Annual Budget for the Bergen, Lyons, Clinton Special Improvement District (BLCSID Partnership, Inc.).ResolutionDept./ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: 2022 Annual Budget for the Bergen, Lyons, Clinton Special Improvement District (BLCSID Partnership, Inc.). Purpose: Introduction of the 2022 Annual Budget for Bergen, Lyons, Clinton Special Improvement District Amount: $410,425.56 Budget Period: January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022 Additional Information: Ordinance 6PSF-b, adopted on April 17, 2013, created the BLC Special Improvement District in the South Ward.  Video Video
23-0005 17R4-aResolution authorizing Sale of BondsResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Confirming Bond Sale Amount to be Financed: $35,598,000.00 Source of Appropriation: Bonds Purchaser: Open Market Project Information: (Description/ Project No./Amount Appropriated/Ordinance No.) RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF NEWARK PROVIDING FOR A SINGLE AND COMBINED ISSUE OF QUALIFIED GENERAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS; AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF UP TO $35,598,000.00 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF QUALIFIED GENERAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SERIES 2023; AUTHORIZING ADVERTISEMENT OF A NOTICE OF SALE; AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO SELL AND AWARD THE BONDS; DETERMINING THE FORM AND OTHER DETAILS OF THE BONDS; AND AUTHORIZING OTHER MATTERS RELATING THERETO. Additional Information: To permanently finance outstanding Bond Anticipation Notes.  Video Video
23-0007 17R4-bResolution authorizing the sale of Bond Anticipation NotesResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Confirming Bond Sale Amount to be Financed: $5,300,000.00 Source of Appropriation: Bond Anticipation Notes Purchaser: Open Market Project Information: (Description/ Project No./Amount Appropriated/Ordinance No.) RESOLUTION DETERMINING CERTAIN MATTERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE OF $5,300,000.00 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF GENERAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES (ECIA PROPERTY ACQUISITION) (FEDERALLY TAXABLE), SERIES 2023A OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY. Additional Information: To pay maturing Bond Anticipation Note and renew for one (1) year.  Video Video
22-1763 17R6-a2023 Resolution SSW Law-Souder, Shabazz, & Woolridge Professional Services CounselResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide legal services concerning Worker’s Compensation Matters. Entity Name: Souder, Shabazz and Woolridge Law Group, LLP Entity Address: 17 Academy Street, Suite 1200, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $150,000.00 Funding Source: 2023 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP (X) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Deferred 7R6-l 122122 Deferred 7R6-a 010523 Deferred 7R6-a 011823 Deferred 7R6-a 020123  Video Video
22-1808 17R6-b2023 Resolution Antonelli Kantor, P.C Litigation Professional Services CounselResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide legal services concerning Litigation Defense Matters. Entity Name: Antonelli Kantor, P.C. Entity Address: 354 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 1000, Livingston, New Jersey 07039 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $100,000.00 Funding Source: 2023 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP (X) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Deferred 7R6-s 122122 Deferred 7R6-b 010523 Deferred 7R6-b 011823 Deferred 7R6-b 020123  Video Video
23-0018 17R6-cResolution: First Amendment Professional Services Contract - Rainone, Coughlin, Minchello, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: First Amendment to the Agreement to provide legal services concerning Labor and Employment Matters. Entity Name: Rainone, Coughlin, Minchello, LLC Entity Address: 555 US Highway One South, Suite 440, Iselin, New Jersey 08830 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $175,000.00 Additional Amount Requested: Not to exceed $125,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Resolution 7R6-j, adopted on July 13, 2022, awarded a contract for the period of January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022 for an amount not to exceed $50,000.00. This First Amendment will increase the contract amount by $125,000.00, for a new total contract amount not to   Video Video
23-0034 17R6-dResolution: First Amendment to Professional Services Contract - Michael Armstrong & Associates, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: First Amendment to the Agreement to provide legal services concerning Litigation Matters. Entity Name: Michael A. Armstrong and Associates, LLC Entity Address: Willingboro, New Jersey 08043 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $208,050.00 Additional Amount: Not to exceed $133,050.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Resolution 7R6-c adopted on April 6, 2022, awarded a contract for the period of January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022 for an amount not to exceed $75,000.00. This First Amendment will increase the contract amount by $133,050.00, for a new total contract amount not to exceed $208,050.00.  Video Video
22-1831 17R6-e22-1831 TARA RICHResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation C.P. No.: 2015-14430 Claimant: Tara Rich Claimant's Attorney: Jeffrey S. Charney, Esq., of the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Charney, LLC, of Linden, New Jersey 07036 Settlement Amount: $106,312.04 Funding Source: Business Unit NW024, Dept. 24T, Div./Proj. 5T24, Account # 96310, Budget Ref. B2022 Additional Comments:  Video Video
22-1841 17R6-fResolution: Settlement of Workers' Compensation - John Romanchak CP #2020-26211ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation C.P. No.: 2020-26211 Claimant: John Romanchak Claimant's Attorney: Henry P. Apryasz, Esq., 1 Howe Avenue, 2nd Floor, Passaic, New Jersey 07055 Settlement Amount: $48,677.36 Funding Source: Business Unit NW024, Dept. 24T, Div./Proj. 5T24, Account #96310, Budget Ref. B2022 Additional Comments:  Video Video
22-1842 17R6-g22-1842 SEAN WILLIAMSResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation C.P. No.: 2019-5690 Claimant: Sean Williams Claimant's Attorney: John Feeley, Esq. of Feeley and LaRocca, 76 South Orange Avenue, Suite 211, South Orange, New Jersey 07079 Settlement Amount: $53,016.80 Funding Source: Business Unit NW024, Dept. 24T, Div./Proj. 5T24, Acct #96310, Budget Ref. 2022 Additional Comments:  Video Video
23-0004 17R6-h23-0004 Kevin FlanaganResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation C.P. No.: 2013-25004 Claimant: Kevin Flanagan Claimant's Attorney: Rubenstein, Berline and Shinrod, 70 South Orange Avenue, Suite 205, Livingston, New Jersey 07039 Settlement Amount: $78,776.00 Funding Source: Business Unit NW024, Dept. 24T, Division 5T24, Account #96310, Budget Ref. B2022 Additional Comments:  Video Video
23-0032 17R6-i23-0032 RAFAEL ROSAResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation C.P. No.: 2019-600 Claimant: Rafael Rosa Claimant's Attorney: Lloyd E. Bennett, Esq., of the Law Offices of Lloyd E. Bennett, 4713 Bergenline Avenue, Union City, New Jersey 07087 Settlement Amount: $60,146.00 Funding Source: Business Unit NW024, Dept. 24T, Div./Proj. 5T24, Account #96310, Budget Ref. B2022 Additional Comments:  Not available
23-0090 17R8-aResolution: Ceremonial Street Designation - Reverend Dr. Granvile Allen Seward (LSR)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation Honoree: Reverend Dr. Granville Allen Seward Date(s): Saturday, February 4, 2023 Official Street Name(s): Intersection of Broadway and Kearny Street Ceremonial Intersection Name: Reverend Dr. Granville Allen Seward Plaza Sponsor: Council Member, Louise Scott-Rountree Additional Information: The Ceremonial Street Dedication will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at the intersection of Broadway and Kearny Street, the corner of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Deferred 7R8-a 011823  Video Video
23-0092 17R8-bResolution: Ceremonial Street Designation - Mildred C. Crump (CLC)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Amending a Ceremonial Street Designation Honoree: Honorable Mildred C. Crump Date(s): Saturday, March 4, 2023 Official Street Name: Intersection of Hansbury Avenue and Parkview Terrace Ceremonial Intersection Name: Honorable Mildred C. Crump Way Sponsor: Council Member, C. Lawrence Crump Additional Information: This Resolution will amend Resolution 7R8-f adopted on July 13, 2022, which will rename the intersection of Hansbury Avenue and Parkview Terrace from “Honorable Mildred C. Crump Place” to “Honorable Mildred C. Crump Way”.  Video Video
23-0015 17R8-cResolution: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement - Job Fair (AR)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: Job Fair Event Entity Name: Newark Housing Authority Entity Address: 500 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Event Location: The Waterfront, 2 Grafton Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Event Date(s): Thursday, March 23, 2023 Event Time: 11:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. Sponsor: Council Member, Anibal Ramos, Jr. Additional Information:  Video Video
23-0079 17R8-dResolution: Rescinding an Established Sister Cities Relationship - The United States of Kailasa (LQ)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Rescinding an Established Sister Cities Relationship Purpose: Rescinding Resolution 7R8-b adopted on January 5, 2023, which authorized a Sister Cities Relationship. City/State/Country: United States of Kailasa Sponsor: Council Member, Luis A. Quintana Additional Information: Rescinding the Sister Cities Relationship with United States of Kailasa.  Video Video
23-0056 17R8-eResolution: Appointment of Central Planning Board - Louise Scott-Rountree, Council MemberAppointmentDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Central Planning Board Appointment Purpose: Appointment to the Central Planning Board as a Council Representative (Class III Member). Name of Appointee: Louise Scott-Rountree, Council Member Appointment Term: One (1) year term commencing upon Municipal Council adoption and ending January 18, 2024 Sponsor: Additional Information:  Video Video
23-0050 17R8-fResolution: Expressing Profound Sorrow and Regret (1/18/23)ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by Council Member C. Lawrence Crump 1. Honorable Donald Edward Page Sponsored by Council Member Carlos M. Gonzalez 2. Jonathan Alexander Sanchez-Erazo Sponsored by Council Member Anibal Ramos, Jr. 3. Charles Leslie Royal Sponsored by Council Member Louise Scott-Rountree 4. John Robert James Kelly 5. Vanomong May Jumpp Spratley Barnes 6. Barbara A. Evans 7. Crystal Jones 8. Elder Darryl “Rocky” Roberts 9. Dwight Westt  Video Video
23-0049 17R8-gResolution: Recognizing and Commending (1/18/23)ResolutionRECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING Sponsored by Council Member Carlos M. Gonzalez 1. Individuals honored as Winners of the Annual North Ward Holiday Parade of Lights and Christmas Tree Lighting, held on Friday, December 2, 2022 2. Maytee Cordero, Jesus Vargas and Arelis Rivera, on the Grand Opening of Tainos Kitchen II, held on Monday, January 9, 2023 Sponsored by Council Member Louise Scott-Rountree 3. Hobby’s Deli, on its Grand Re-Opening, held on Friday, January 13, 2023 4. Dwayne Jordan, on his 50th Birthday Celebration 5. Pastor Perry L. Gillespie, on his 9th Pastoral Anniversary, at Emmanuel Church of Christ, held on Sunday, January 15, 2023 6. Pastor Elton D. Byrd, on his 1st Pastoral Anniversary, at Fellowship M.B. Church, on Sunday, January 15, 2023 7. Humble Beginnings Ministry, on its 9th Anniversary, to be held on Sunday, January 22, 2023 8. Abyssinian Baptist Church, on its 106th Anniversary, to be held on Sunday, February 5, 2023 9. Michelle Taylor, on her retirement from Newark’s Municipal Court, after thirty-five (35) Years of Service 10. Nancy R.  Video Video
23-0100 17R1-i (as)Resolution: Temporary Emergency Appropriation TE #6 - DPS Firefighter Turnout GearResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: To provide funding for firefighter turnout gear. Funding Source: New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Local Government Services Appropriation Amount: $51,000.00 Budget Year: 2023 Contract Period: October 1, 2022 through September 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: Funds accepted by an Apply and Accept Resolution, which will be submitted under separate cover as Legistar File ID #23-0099. Operating Agency: Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.  Video Video
23-0099 17R9-a (as)Resolution: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds - Turnout Gear for FirefightersResolutionDept/ Agency: Public Safety/Division of Fire Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: To provide Turnout Gear for Firefighters. Entity Name: New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Local Government Services Entity Address: 101 S. Broad Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08625 Grant Amount: $51,000.00 Total Project Cost: $51,000.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Grant Period: 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
23-0046 18-a AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Appointment to the Commission on Homelessness. Name of Appointee: Dennis A. Daggett Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending on January 18, 2026 Sponsor: Additional Information: Mr. Daggett is replacing Ms. Laura Burgess, whose term expired on January 22, 2022. Deferred 8-a 011823 Deferred 9-a 020123  Video Video
23-0047 18-b AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Appointment to the Commission on Homelessness. Name of Appointee: Taiisa Kelly Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending on January 18, 2026 Sponsor: Additional Information: Ms. Kelly is replacing Ms. Sherry Etheridge, whose term expired on February 21, 2022.  Video Video
23-0084 18-c AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Appointment to the Commission on Homelessness. Name of Appointee: Shelly Y. Koonce Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending January 18, 2026 Sponsor: Additional Information: Ms. Koonce is replacing Ms. Bonita M. Veysey, whose term expired on July 9, 2022. Deferred 8-c 011823  Video Video
23-0082 18-d AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Appointment to the Caribbean Commission. Name of Appointee: Rose Saint Albord Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending January 18, 2027 Sponsor: Additional Information:  Video Video
23-0083 18-e AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Appointment to the Caribbean Commission. Name of Appointee: Rafeeza Shahabudeen Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending January 18, 2027 Sponsor: Additional Information:  Video Video
23-0048 18-f AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Appointment to the Newark Housing Authority Board. Name of Appointee: Linda Washington Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending on April 20, 2027 Sponsor: Additional Information: Ms. Washington will finish the remainder of Mr. Fausto Baez’s term. Mr. Baez resigned on September 8, 2022.  Video Video
23-0065 18-g AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Hispanic Commission. Name of Appointee: Oscar X. Rodriguez Appointment Term: Commencing upon approval by the Municipal Council and ending January 8, 2027 Sponsor: Additional Information:  Video Video
23-0068 18-h AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Hispanic Commission. Name of Appointee: Ramona Altagracia Torres Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending January 8, 2027 Sponsor: Additional Information:  Video Video
23-0070 18-i AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Hispanic Commission. Name of Appointee: Tiffany Huertas Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending January 8, 2027 Sponsor: Additional Information:  Video Video
23-0071 18-j AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Hispanic Commission. Name of Appointee: Marcelo A. Tripaldi Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending December 18, 2026 Sponsor: Additional Information:  Video Video
22-1032 18-kOrdinance: 25 Year Tax Abatement - Liberty 357 Wilson OZ Developer Urban Renewal, LLC - PILOTOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO LIBERTY 357 WILSON OZ DEVELOPER URBAN RENEWAL, LLC C/O PROLOGIS, ONE MEADOWLANDS PLAZA, SUITE 100, EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY 07073, FOR A PROJECT TO CONSTRUCT A NEW INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSE FACILITY TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 142,479 SQUARE FEET, (91) PARKING SPACES, (23) LOADING SPACES AND ASSOCIATED IMPROVEMENTS LOCATED AT 337-391 WILSON AVENUE, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07105 AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AS BLOCK 5030, LOT 14 (EAST WARD).  Video Video
22-1797 18-lOrdinance: Amending Title 23, Chapter 15, Section 2 - Multi-Way Stop for New York Ave and Pacific StOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 23, TRAFFIC AND PARKING, SECTION 23:15-2, MULTI-WAY STOP INTERSECTIONS, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY DESIGNATING NEW YORK AVENUE AND PACIFIC STREET AS A MULTI-WAY STOP SIGN INTERSECTION. (EAST WARD)  Video Video
22-1334 18-mOrdinance: Private Property BootingOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 8, BUSINESSES AND OCCUPATIONS, CHAPTER 19, WRECKERS, SECTION 10, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, CREATING SECTION 8:19-10, PRIVATE PROPERTY BOOTING.  Video Video
22-1335 18-nOrdinance: Third Party Delivery Services and Internet Applications; Limitations on FeesOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 8, BUSINESSES AND OCCUPATIONS, CHAPTER 12, RESTAURANTS AND RETAIL SALES AND SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS, SECTION 16, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, CREATING SECTION 8:12-16, THIRD-PARTY DELIVERY SERVICES AND INTERNET APPLICATIONS; LIMITATIONS ON FEES. Deferred 6PSF-c 020123  Video Video
23-0039 18-o (as)Ordinance: Rescinding 20 Year Tax Abatement - RGC Grace West Urban Renewal, LLCOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE RESCINDING THE TAX ABATEMENT APPROVAL, PREVIOUSLY GRANTED, PURSUANT TO ORDINANCE 6PSF-b(S) ADOPTED ON DECEMBER 23, 2014, GRANTING A THIRTY (30) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO RGC GRACE WEST URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, (KNOWN AS NEW GRACE WEST URBAN RENEWAL, LLC), PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 7R2-j(AS) ADOPTED ON MAY 10, 2018, OWNER OF AN APARTMENT COMPLEX LOCATED ON PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS 221-305 IRVINE TURNER BOULEVARD AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AS BLOCK 2583, LOT 1.  Video Video