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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 3/1/2017 12:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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17-0265 15.-a ReportBakery Village Urban Renewal Associates, LP, Financial Statements, September 21, 2016AcceptedPass Not available
17-0322 15.-b ReportAffirmative Action Monthly Report, January 2017AcceptedPass Not available
17-0323 15.-c ReportGreater Newark Convention & Visitors Bureau, Board of Directors Meeting Minutes for the year 2016AcceptedPass Not available
17-0324 15.-d ReportNewark Landmarks & Historic Preservation Commission, Minutes, February 1, 2017AcceptedPass Not available
17-0325 15.-e ReportNewark Central Planning Board, Minutes for the year 2016AcceptedPass Not available
17-0330 15.-f ReportBoard of Taxicab Commissioners Meeting Minutes, January 12, 2017AcceptedPass Not available
17-0334 15.-g ReportNorth Jersey District Water Supply Commission, Minutes, December 14, 2016AcceptedPass Not available
16-1347 26PSF-aRTA - Inclusionary Zoning for Affordable HousingOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 41 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY TO ESTABLISH A NEW CHAPTER, ENTITLED “INCLUSIONARY ZONING FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING.” Deferred 6F-b 011917 Deferred 6PSF-c 021517Returned to administrationPass Video Video
16-1817 16PSF-bAmendment to Ordinance to designate Dietze Building an Hiistoric LandmarkOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 6PSF-F, ADOPTED JULY 7, 2016 AMENDING TITLE XLI “THE NEWARK ZONING AND LAND USE REGULATIONS” TO ADD THE DIETZE BUILDING, LOCATED AT 60-64 UNION STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, BLOCK 185, LOT 68, AS A HISTORIC LANDMARK WITHIN THE CITY OF NEWARK (EAST WARD).closed on public hearing and adoptedPass Video Video
17-0030 16PSF-cOrdinance - NJEIT Small Diameter SewersOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, AMENDING ORDINANCE 6PSF-c OF THE CITY FINALLY ADOPTED AUGUST 3, 2011, PROVIDING FOR EVALUATION AND REHABILITION OF SMALL DIAMETER SEWERS AND OTHER RELATED EXPENSES IN AND FOR THE CITY OF NEWARK AND APPROPRIATING $20,000,000.00 THEREFOR, AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF $20,000,000.00, IN BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK TO FINANCE THE SAME. Deferred 6PSF-c 030117maintained on public hearing and deferredPass Video Video
17-0273 26PSF-dRent Control Amendment - maximum rent increaseOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE FURTHER AMENDING TITLE 19, CHAPTER 2, RENT CONTROL REGULATIONS, RENT CONTROL BOARD, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY INCORPORATING A NEW PROCEDURE FOR CALCULATING THE MAXIMUM RENT INCREASE AND REMOVING ALL APPEALS TO THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL IN FAVOR OF APPEALS TO THE SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY. Deferred 6PSF-d 030117maintained on public hearing and deferred to Special meetingPass Video Video
16-1883 16PSF-eOrdinance: Build Newark, LLPOrdinanceORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, AND/OR HIS DESIGNEE, THE DEPUTY MAYOR/DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT TO EXCHANGE LAND WITH BUILD NEWARK, LLP FOR THE EVEN EXCHANGE OF CERTAIN CITY-OWNED PROPERTIES LOCATED IN THE SOUTH WARD. Deferred 6PSF-e 030117maintained on public hearing and deferred to Special meetingPass Video Video
17-0164 17R1-aTarget Hardening of the Pequannock Water Treatment Plant Target Hardening of the Pequannock Water Treatment Plant Target Hardening of the Pequannock Water Treatment PlantResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: Target Hardening of the Pequannock Water Treatment Plant (City-wide). Funding Source: Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, State of New Jersey Appropriation Amount: $150,000.00 Budget Year: September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2019 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 7R12-a adopted on December 7, 2016 Operating Agency: Department of Water and Sewer Utilities Two-Thirds vote of full membership requiredAdoptedPass Video Video
16-1730 17R1-bAutomotive Parts for Heavy Duty Vehicles Class 5 or Higher Over 15,000 LBS, GVWRResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Use of State Contract(s) T-2085 and all applicable vendors and dealers Purpose: Automotive Parts for Heavy Duty Vehicles Class 5 or Higher Over 15,000 lbs. GVWR Entity Name(s)/Address(s): See below Contract Amount: $1,012,500.00 Funding Source: 2017 Budget/ Department of Public Works/Division of Motors NW011-060-0602/account codes 83630-83640-83670-B2017/ $900,000.00/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities NW037-750-7502-83630-B2017/$100,000.00/Department of Public Works/ Division of Sanitation NW011-160-1604-1607 and 1605/account codes 83650-83670-83870-83620-83530-83420-B2017/$12,500.00 Contract Period: Upon approval by the Municipal Council through August 9, 2019 inclusive of 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 AdoptedPass Video Video
16-2030 17R1-cMaintenance and Repair:Fire Protection EquipmentResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Maintenance & Repair: Fire Protection Equipment Including Emergency One and Hale Fire Pumps and Fire Apparatus (American La France) Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Absolute Fire Protection Co., Inc., 2800 Hamilton Boulevard, South Plainfield, New Jersey 07080 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $300,000.00 Funding Source: 2017 Budget/ Department of Public Works, Division of Motors/ Open- Ended NW011-110-1109-71870-B2017 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed two (2) years Contract Basis: (X) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Bids Solicited: Eight (8) Bids Received: One (1)AdoptedPass Video Video
16-1980 17R1-d2016 or Newer Chevrolet Tahoe 4 WD 4 Door LSResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Purchase of one (1) 2016 or Newer Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD 4 Door LS Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Mall Chevrolet, 74 Haddonfield Road, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $40,619.00 Funding Source: 2016 Budget/ Department of Public Works, Division of Motors Fund 026, Account 46560, Budget Reference B2016 Contract Period: One Time Delivery, no later than May 31, 2017 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: Seven (7) Bids Received: One (1)AdoptedPass Video Video
16-1984 17R2-aResolution: Ikenga Group LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Rehabilitate property as rental or for-sale housing. Entity Name: Ikenga Group, LLC. Entity Address: 656-658 S. 14th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07103 Sale Amount: $12,800.00 Cost Basis: (X) $4.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $155,100.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To be commenced within three (3) months and to be completed within twelve (12) months from the transfer of ownership by the City. Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ (X) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 126 S. 12th Street/Block 1858/Lot 42/West Ward Additional Information: Total Square Footage = 3,200. X $4.00 = $12,800.00 Sale at prices set forth by Ordinance 6S&Fh adopted on AdoptedPass Video Video
16-0856 17R2-bCommunity Asset Preservation Corporation (CAPC)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Grant Agreement Purpose: To grant financial assistance for a project consisting of four (4) buildings with eight (8) residential rental units located within the South Ward Redevelopment Plan and identified on the Official Tax Map of the City as Block 3024, Lot 64, Block 3024, Lot 58, Block 2656, Lot 15 and Block 3639, Lot 77. Entity Name: Community Asset Preservation Corporation Entity Address: 108 Church Street, 3rd Floor, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 Grant Amount: $320,000.00 Funding Source: Community and Economic Development Dedicated Trust Total Project Cost: $1,022,050.00 City Contribution: $320,000.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: New Jersey Community Capital Equity/$702,050.00 Contract Period: The term of this Agreement shall be for a period of two (2) years from the date of adoption of this authorizing resolution by the Newark Municipal Council Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUAdoptedPass Video Video
17-0257 17R4-aStipulation of Settlement for Tax AppealsResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Stipulation of Settlements for Tax Appeals List of Property: (Tax Payer/Address/Block/Lot/Ward/Assmnt./Year/Refund Amount) Sumo Enterprises, Inc. /42-62 Wheeler Pt. Road/1097/5/East/$600,000/2008/-$1,728.34 Sumo Enterprises, Inc. /42-62 Wheeler Pt. Road/1097/5/East/$600,000/2009(F)/-$1,821.44 Sumo Enterprises, Inc. /42-62 Wheeler Pt. Road/1097/5/East/$600,000/2010(F)-/$2,114.70 Sumo Enterprises, Inc. /42-62 Wheeler Pt. Road/1097/5/East/$600,000/2012/-$2,295.58 5-9 Romaine, LLC c/o Myrtle Manage/5-9 Romaine Place/721.01/11/North/$900,000/2014/-$9,516.97 5-9 Romaine, LLC c/o Myrtle Manage/5-9 Romaine Place/721.01/11/North/$900,000/2015/-$4,821.21 Jalil K. Dowdy, Razac Products Company/9-17 Kent Street/2614/18/South/$525,000/2010/-$3,180.00 Jalil K. Dowdy, Razac Products Company/9-17 Kent Street/2614/18/South/$525,000/2011/-$3,328.00 Jalil K. Dowdy, Razac Products Company/9-17 Kent Street/2614/18/South/$503,000/2012/-$4,211.44 Opp Properties, LLC/180 N. 12th Street/1940/7/West/$1AdoptedPass Video Video
17-0193 17R5-aRyan White FY17 Apply and AcceptResolutionDept/ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Funds Purpose: To provide Ryan White HIV/AIDS related health and support services to the Newark Eligible Metropolitan Area Entity Name: City of Newark Entity Address: 920 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: $5,745,788.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services/ Health Resources & Services Administration Total Project Cost: $0.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018 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: This is a partial award based on 45% of previous year’s formula and Minority Aids Initiative (MAI) funding. The City will be notified of the balance of the aAdoptedPass Video Video
16-1919 17R6-aCivil Litigation Settlement - Oba AyoResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Civil Litigation Docket No.: ESX-L-1906-14 Claimant: Oba Ayo Claimant's Attorney: Alan Berliner, Esq. Attorney's Address: Rothenberg, Rubenstein, Berliner & Shinrod, LLC., 70 South Orange Ave., Suite 205, Livingston, New Jersey 07039-1619 Settlement Amount: $45,000.00 Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel, February 28, 2017AdoptedPass Video Video
16-1995 17R6-bWorkers' Compensation (Craig Rogers)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim C.P. No.: 2012-30387 Claimant: Craig Rogers Claimant's Attorney: Jonathan H. Rosenbluth, Esquire. Attorney's Address: 76 South Orange, South Orange, New Jersey 07079 Settlement Amount: $26,535.45 Funding Source: Insurance Fund Trust Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel, February 28, 2017AdoptedPass Video Video
17-0019 17R6-cWorkers' Compensation (Terrance Newberry)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim C.P. No.: 2015-8343 Claimant: Terrance Newberry Claimant's Attorney: Tobin Kessler Greenstein Caruso Attorney's Address: 136 Central Avenue, Clark, New Jersey 07066 Settlement Amount: $22,970.00 Funding Source: Insurance Fund Trust Additional Comments: Sanitation employee Invitation: Corporation Counsel, February 28, 2017AdoptedPass Video Video
17-0025 17R6-dWorkers' Compensation (Omar Diaz)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim C.P. No.: 2014-24770 Claimant: Omar Diaz Claimant's Attorney: Law Office of Rose Marie Sardo, P.C.. Attorney's Address: 134 Wilson Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Settlement Amount: $30,616.00 Funding Source: Insurance Fund Trust Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel, February 28, 2017AdoptedPass Video Video
16-1759 17R7-aOGECHI O. ONYEANI, ESQ.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To serve as Per Diem Public Defender for the Newark Municipal Court representing indigent defendants Entity Name: Ogechi O. Onyeani, Esq. Entity Address: 1114 West Chestnut Street, Union, New Jersey 07083 Contract Amount: An amount not to exceed $17,000.00 Funding Source: 2017 Budget/Office of the Mayor Contract Period: January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 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: Deferred 7R7-b 021517 Deferred 7R7-a (s) 022217AdoptedPass Video Video
17-0179 17R8-aResolution: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement - Annual Children's Easter Egg Hunt Celebration (2017) (LQ)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: Annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt Entity Name: Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Entity Address: 115 Clifton Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Event Location: Branch Brook Park - Visitor’s Center (between Heller Parkway and Mill Street), Newark, New Jersey 07104 Event Date(s): Saturday, April 15, 2017 (Rain Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017) Event Time: 9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. (Event Time: 12:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M.) Additional Information: Sponsor: Council Member, Luis A. QuintanaAdoptedPass Video Video
17-0327 17R8-bResolution: Expressing Profound Sorrow and Regret (3/1/17)ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by Council Member Joseph A. McCallum, Jr. 1. Mr. Johnnie Mangus Hall, Jr. Sponsored by Council Member Anibal Ramos, Jr. 2. Mrs. Melba CampbellAdoptedPass Video Video
17-0328 17R8-cResolution: Recognizing and Commending (3/1/17)ResolutionRECOGNIZING & COMMENDING Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Pastor Terry Richardson of First Baptist Church in South Orange, New Jersey 2. Mr. William McDowell 3. Pastor Ron Burgess on his Installation Services at Newark Bible Fellowship Church held on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. 4. Dr. Sima Dalal for her twelve (12) years of devoted service as a Public Health Physician at the City of Newark, Department of Health and Community Wellness during a luncheon given in her honor held at 394 University Avenue, Newark, New Jersey on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. 5. Ms. Jackie Harris, Producer of Newark Celebration 350 6. Newark African Commission Honorees during the Black History Month Celebration held at the Newark Municipal Council Chamber on Friday, February 24, 2017 Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 7. Mrs. Edna L. Murphy celebrating her 70th Birthday held at Wells Cathedral on Saturday, March 4, 2017 Sponsored by Council Member Eddie Osborne 8. Sergeant Juan Gonzalez for his heroic behavior Sponsored by Council MembeAdoptedPass Not available
16-1542 17R9-a ResolutionDept/ Agency: Public Safety/Division of Police Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment of Four (4) Class Two Special Police Officers List of Police Officers: (Name/Address) Almeida Lenimar 14 Wilson Avenue Apt 2 Newark, N.J. 07105 Golden Kendall 145 Weequahic Avenue Newark, N.J 07112 Petford Ronald 170 Somerset Street Newark, N.J. 07103 Saleem Hakeem 18 Fleetwood Place Newark, N.J. 07106 Term of Appointment: October 15, 2016 through December 31, 2016 Additional Information: Four (4) residents listed for appointment as Class Two Special Police Officers Failed 7R9-a 021517AdoptedPass Video Video
17-0099 17R9-b ResolutionDept/ Agency: Public Safety/Division of Police Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Accepting a Donation Gift: Eighty (80) Panasonic Body-Worn Cameras, Panasonic Arbitrator and Fifteen (15) In-Vehicle Cameras and Accessories Purpose: Body-Worn Cameras and In-Vehicle with accessories for the Department of Public Safety, Division of Police Entity Name: Panasonic Systems Communications Company Entity Address: 2 Riverfront Plaza, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Gift Value: $337,900.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: N/A Additional Information:AdoptedPass Video Video
16-1562 17R12-aService and Maintain the Control System at City of Newark's Pequannock Water Treatment Plant - ABB Inc.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Proprietary Equipment Purpose: Service and Maintain the Control System at City of Newark’s Pequannock Water Treatment Plant Entity Name: ABB Inc. Entity Address: 29801 Euclid Avenue, Wickliffe, Ohio 44092 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $77,596.00 Funding Source: 2016 and 2017 Budgets/ Department of Water and Sewer Utilities Contract Period: One (1) year from issuance of a Notice to Proceed Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Non-Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Proprietary Equipment pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)ddAdoptedPass Video Video
16-1933 17R12-bH2M Associates,Inc. Change Order No.1 Corrective Technical AssistanceResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Change Order/Amend Resolution Professional Services Contract Purpose: Change Order No. 1, Corrective Technical Assistance for the Newark Pequannock Water Treatment Plant Entity Name: H2M Associates, Inc. Entity Address: 119 Cherry Hill Road, Suite 200, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $78,000.00 Funding Source: 2016 Budget/ Department of Water and Sewer Utilities Contract Period: One (1) Year extension of the term of the contract from October 15, 2016 through October 15, 2017 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: 7R12-a adopted on April 15, 2015 Original contract amount of $182,000.00 with an additional $78,000.00 brings contract to $260,000.00 with one (1) year extension of term of the contract from October AdoptedPass Video Video
17-0228 17R2-c (as)Adoption of 2017 NDD BudgetResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: 2017 Annual Budget for Newark Downtown District Management Corporation (SID) Purpose: Reading and Adopting 2017 Newark Downtown District Budget Amount: $4,221,960.00 Budget Period: January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 Additional Information: Budget Introduction authorized by Resolution 7R2-a (AS) 020117AdoptedPass Not available
17-0284 17R2-d (as)City of Newark Public Real Estate Auction - March 30, 2017ResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Public Real Estate Auction Purpose: To sell City-owned real estate property not needed for public use Date of Auction: March 30, 2017 Location of Auction: Newark Symphony Hall, 1020 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Cost Basis: ( ) PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A (X) Other: Contract Basis: (X ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( X ) n/a List of Property: Refer to Resolution, Exhibit A Additional Information: Thirty-One (31) properties to be considered for auctionAdoptedPass Not available
17-0077 17R2-e (as)New Horizons Phase IResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Affordable Housing Agreement Loan Purpose: A resolution authorizing the execution of an Affordable Housing Agreement to New Horizons Phase I Urban Renewal Associates, L.P. for the construction of the mixed-use New Horizons Project consisting of eighty nine (89) residential units, four (4) of which shall be HOME affordable housing units, parking spaces, a community room, a leasing/management office, and commercial retail space. Entity Name: New Horizons Phase I Urban Renewal Associates, L.P. Entity Address: 3 East Stow Road, Suite 100, P.O. Box 994, Marlton, New Jersey 08053 Grant Amount: $500,000.00 Funding Source: Federal HOME Funds Contract Period: Date of Adoption to remain in effect for the period of affordability of 50 years. HOME program funds must be expended within 48 months from the date of adoption Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable ContributAdoptedPass Not available
17-0290 17R3-a (as)Contract# 07-2014 Amendment #1 Hayes Park East ImprovementsResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: (X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Change Order/Amend Resolution Purpose: Amend the term of Contract Entity Name: Z-Tech Contracting, LLC Entity Address: 114 Baltusrol Road, Summit, New Jersey 07901 Contract Amount: $4,552,149.60 Funding Source: City of Newark, Department of Engineering Contract Period: Amend the term of the contract from May 20, 2016 through May 19, 2017 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: Amending Contract #07-2014 Hayes Park East Improvements, 608-630 Ferry Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105, to extend the term of the contract from May 20, 2016 through May 19, 2017. There is no additional cost to the City. Resolution 7R4-C adopted April 1, 2015AdoptedPass Not available
17-0247 17R4-b (as)2017 In Rem ForeclosureResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( 2017 In Rem Foreclosure ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Foreclosure of 877 properties List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) PLEASE SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT A Additional Information: Deferred 7R4-b (as) 030117deferred to a special meetingPass Not available
16-1884 19.-aCarlos Lopes ExchangeOrdinanceORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, AND/OR HIS DESIGNEE, THE DEPUTY MAYOR/DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT TO EXCHANGE LAND WITH CARLOS LOPES, 58 PALM STREET/ WEST WARD, FOR THE EVEN EXCHANGE OF CERTAIN CITY-OWNED PROPERTY 803 CLIFTON AVENUE, LOCATED IN THE NORTH WARD. Deferred 8-b 021517 Deferred 9a (s) 022217 Deferred 9a 030117 Deferred 9a 031517Deferred on communicationsPass Video Video
16-1885 19.-bCandido Couto ExchangeOrdinanceORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, AND/OR HIS DESIGNEE, THE DEPUTY MAYOR/DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT TO EXCHANGE LAND WITH CANDIDO COUTO, 56 PALM STREET/ WEST WARD, FOR THE EVEN EXCHANGE OF CERTAIN CITY-OWNED PROPERTY AT 697 N. 7TH STREET LOCATED IN THE NORTH WARD. Deferred 8-c 021517 Deferred 9b (s) 022217 Deferred 9b 030117 Deferred 9b 031517Deferred on communicationsPass Video Video
17-0574 27M-a. MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Ms. Arleatha Davis-Clayton, daughter of Ms. Eloise “Kitty” Davis, former City Clerk’s Office employeeAdoptedPass Not available
17-0565 17M-b. MotionA motion requesting that the Administration proceed with the utmost urgency to ensure that Z-Tech Contracting, LLC receives full payment for work it has completed at Hayes Park East.AdoptedPass Not available
17-0575 17M-c. MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Public Works repair the large potholes located on Hinsdale Place.AdoptedPass Not available
17-0568 17M-d. MotionA motion once again requesting that the Department of Public Safety and the Department of Engineering, Division of Inspections and Enforcement, investigate the vacant building located at Broadway and 3rd Avenue, for alleged criminal activities being perpetrated by squatters illegally occupying the premises; in addition, requesting that the building be properly boarded and secured, cleaned and if warranted, the owner cited.AdoptedPass Not available
17-0573 17M-e. MotionA motion requesting that the City Clerk’s Office submit copies of the petitions presented to his office by residents and parents of the Live, Laugh and Learn after-school program located in the Lombardi Center of Hope Facility at 201 Bloomfield Avenue.AdoptedPass Not available
17-0567 17M-f. MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Engineering, Division of Public Buildings, institute a regular maintenance plan for the Christopher Columbus Statue located at Bloomfield Avenue and Roseville Avenue near the St. Francis Church.AdoptedPass Not available
17-0569 17M-g. MotionA motion requesting that the Newark School District, the Mayor’s Office for Special Events/Permits and the Newark Department of Public Safety develop a notification procedure or protocols whenever district schools are being used for large, non-school sanctioned events.AdoptedPass Not available
17-0570 17M-h. MotionA motion recognizing and commending the East Side High School Boys Basketball Team for capturing its fourth Essex County High School Basketball Tournament Championship with its 43-38 victory of its Newark High School rival West Side High School.AdoptedPass Not available
17-0571 17M-i. MotionA motion recognizing and commending the Berkeley College (Newark Campus) Men’s Basketball Team on capturing its third consecutive USCSAA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship on Saturday, March 4, 2017, finishing the 2016-2017 Season at 29-0 and recording its 53rd consecutive victoryAdoptedPass Not available
17-0572 17M-j. MotionA motion extending best wishes to Mr. Joe Taylor, Executive Director of a Division of Panasonic, on his recent retirement.AdoptedPass Not available
17-0317 1  Hearing of CitizensHEARING OF CITIZEN 1. Brad E. Ringold, 537-539 South 16th Street, Newark, NJ The work we must do in our community. We need jobs in our community and more. 2. Maryam Bey, 30 Underwood Street, Newark, NJ The absentee landlords and what they breed. The Consent Decree. 3. Colleen M. Fields, 27 Foster Street, Newark, NJ Disrespectful johns are not arrested in our Black neighborhood, really! 4. Eric Martindale, 380 Mt. Prospect Avenue, Newark, NJ Housing and community concerns. 5. William Elmore, 194 Tuxedo Parkway, Newark, NJ Thanking the City Council for what they’ve done for the disabled. 6. James Powell, 108-136 Dr. MLK Blvd., Newark, NJ The Mosaic on the Passaic. 7. Janise Afolo, 138-162 Dr. MLK Blvd., Newark, NJ What are we going to do? 8. Katherine McCray, 555 Elizabeth Ave., Newark, NJ “Slumlord” is not the same as a “Landlord.” 9. 10-4 Evans, 149 Huntington Terr., Newark, NJ City of Newark landlord and community issues. 10. Rita Forterberry, 26 Riverview Court, Newark, NJ Terrell Homes. 11. Rhonda Napier, 5 Riverview Court, Newark, NJ T   Video Video