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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/19/2017 6:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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17-0691 1  Hearing of CitizensHEARING OF CITIZEN 1. Tanisha Garner, 50 Lexington Street, Newark, New Jersey Too many trucks! We need to be safe! 2. Rita Fortenberry, 26 Riverview Terrace, Newark, New Jersey Save our homes and protect our community. 3. Rosemary Horsley, 9 Riverview Court, Newark, New Jersey Stop the sabotage. 4. Linda Jones, 34 Riverview Court, Newark, New Jersey Save Terrell Homes. 5. Felicia Alston-Singleton, 152 12th Avenue, Newark, New Jersey Constitutional and political obligation. 6. Jason Dotson, 159 3rd Street, Newark, New Jersey To discuss public safety concerns. 7. Donald G. Jackson, Jr., 79 Treacy Avenue, Newark, New Jersey City of Newark. 8. 10-4 Evans, 149 Huntington Terr., Newark, New Jersey City of Newark landlord and community issues. 9. Faruq Abdul’Aziz, 102 Eastern Parkway, Newark, New Jersey Respect, Patricia Bradford vote for April 25, 2017, for Newark School Board Member. 10. Rodney Davis, 405 Frelinghuysen Avenue, Newark, New Jersey Affirmative Action it’s the law, Happy Mother’s day. ADDITIONAL HOC 11. Ronnie Kellam, 188 Sunset A   Video Video
17-0667 15.-a ReportCity of Newark, Corrective Action Plan, 2015 Statutory Audit   Video Video
17-0668 15.-b ReportNewark Central Planning Board, Public Hearing Minutes, March 13, 2017   Video Video
17-0669 15.-c ReportCity of Newark Zoning Board of Adjustment, 2016 Annual Report   Not available
17-0670 15.-d ReportNewark Board of Adjustment, Minutes, January 12, 2017 through March 16, 2017   Not available
17-0671 15.-e ReportNewark Marine and Air Terminals 2016 Annual Statement   Not available
17-0672 15.-f ReportRules and Regulations, Discharges to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission Treatment Works   Not available
17-0673 15.-g ReportTwo Riverfront Urban Renewal Lessee, LLC and TRF Urban Renewal Property Corp. Reporting Requirements, December 31, 2016   Not available
17-0674 15.-h ReportThe Newark Museum Association Financial Statements and New Jersey Circular 15-08 Financial Reports, December 31, 2016   Not available
17-0675 15.-i ReportSpruce 2005 Urban Renewal Associates, L.P., Financial Statements, December 31, 2016   Not available
17-0676 15.-j ReportPrince 2004 Associates Urban Renewal, L.P., Financial Statements, December 31, 2016 and 2015   Not available
17-0677 15.-k ReportHayes Associates 2003 Urban Renewal, L.P., Financial Statements, December 31, 2016 and 2015   Not available
17-0678 15.-l ReportJS 2002 Urban Renewal, L.P., Financial Statements, December 31, 2016 and 2015   Not available
17-0679 15.-m ReportCity of Newark Zoning Board of Adjustment, 2016 Annual Report   Not available
17-0680 15.-n ReportDowntown Partners, II, L.P., Financial Statements, December 31, 2016   Not available
17-0681 15.-o ReportBakery Village Urban Renewal Associates, L.P., Financial Statements, December 31, 2016   Not available
17-0682 15.-p ReportFleet 216 Market Street Urban Renewal, LLC, Financial Statements, December 2016   Not available
17-0683 15.-q ReportNewark Community Economic Development Corporation, Financial Statements, December 2015 and 2014   Not available
17-0684 15.-r ReportHigh Park Gardens Cooperative Corporation, Financial Statements, December 31, 2016 and 2015   Not available
17-0685 15.-s ReportWakeman Avenue Urban Renewal Associates, L.P., Financial Statements, December 31, 2016   Not available
17-0686 15.-t ReportNorth Jersey District Water Supply Commission, Minutes, February 22, 2017   Not available
17-0687 15.-u ReportCity of Newark, Caribbean Commission Meeting Minutes, October through December 2016 and January 2017   Not available
17-0688 15.-v ReportEmployee Retirement System Board Meeting Minutes, March 2016 through February 2017   Not available
17-0689 15.-w ReportResearch and Information Unit - Room 415, Monthly Financial Report, March 2017   Not available
17-0690 15.-x ReportNewark Community Economic Development Corporation, Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, November 2016 through January 2017   Not available
17-0692 15.-y ReportNewark Community Economic Development Corporation Program Updates, December 2016 through January 2017   Not available
17-0446 16PSF-aBond Ordinance - $5 million NJEIT Water Main ReplacementOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, PROVIDING FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF WATER MAINS AND OTHER RELATED EXPENSES IN AND FOR THE CITY OF NEWARK AND APPROPRIATING $5,000,000.00 THEREFOR, AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF $5,000,000.00 IN BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK TO FINANCE THE SAME.   Video Video
17-0480 16PSF-bOrdinance - $35.1 Million General Capital OrdinanceOrdinanceA BOND ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, PROVIDING FOR GENERAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE CITY OF NEWARK AND APPROPRIATING $35,121,000.00 THEREFOR, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $33,364,950.00 IN GENERAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK TO FINANCE PART OF THE COSTS THEREOF.   Video Video
17-0519 16PSF-cNewark Warehouse LTTAOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A TAX EXEMPTION TO NEWARK WAREHOUSE URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, 100 WASHINGTON STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102, FOR A PROJECT TO REHABILITATE AND RENOVATE AN EXISTING SIX (6) STORY VACANT WAREHOUSE BUILDING INTO A SEVEN (7) STORY BUILDING CONSISTING OF OFFICE, RETAIL AND GENERAL COMMERCIAL USES LOCATED ON PROPERTY KNOWN AS 98-126 EDISON PLACE AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY AS BLOCK 159.01, LOT 11, FOR A TERM EQUAL TO THE EARLIER OF THIRTY-FIVE (35) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF EXECUTION OF THE FINANCIAL AGREEMENT OR THIRTY (30) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF COMPLETION OF THE PROJECT, AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A FINANCIAL AGREEMENT AND OTHER APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE ISSUANCE OF REDEVELOPMENT AREA BONDS (NON-RECOURSE TO THE FULL FAITH AND CREDIT OF THE CITY), AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AREA BONDS IN A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,000,000.00 AND DETERMINING VARIOUS OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH. (EAST WARD)   Video Video
16-1884 16PSF-dCarlos 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 031517   Video Video
16-1885 16PSF-eCandido 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 031517   Video Video
17-0386 17R1-aTE 21 2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program Cash MatchResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: 2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program Funding Source: City of Newark Appropriation Amount: $8,181.00 Budget Year: 2017 Contract Period: August 11, 2016 through August 10, 2017 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: Grant Funds award requiring cash match accepted by Resolution 7R9-b adopted on January 19, 2017 Operating Agency: Department of Public Safety Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.   Video Video
17-0619 17R1-bScubel Contract 2017 - 2018ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Exception to Public Bidding - N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(dd) Purpose: System Support, Training, Enhancement and Maintenance of proprietary software Entity Name: Scubel, LLC. Entity Address: 197 State Route 18 South, Suite 3000, East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816 Contract Amount: $975,000.00 for Year 1; $850,000.00 for Year 2 Funding Source: 2017 Budget Contract Period: January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( )Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Year 1: $975,000.00, inclusive of all actual disbursements for the period of January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017; and Year 2: $850,000.00 inclusive of all actual disbursements for the period of January 1, 2018 through December 31 2018.   Video Video
16-1669 17R1-cPaint, Painting Tools and SuppliesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Paint, Supplies and Tools for Building and Swimming Pools Description: Paint, Painting Tools & Supplies Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Ricciardi Brothers, Inc., 1915 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, New Jersey 07040 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $348,800.00 Funding Source: City of Newark Budget/Departments of Public Works and Water and Sewer Utilities Account Code Line: NW011-110-1110- 83370-B2016-Public Works/Public Buildings NW011-160-1604-83370-B2016-Public Works/ Sanitation NW011-160-1607-83420-B2016-Public Works/ Property Clearance NW037-750-7502-83370-B2016-Water and Sewer Utilities 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 Additio   Video Video
16-1914 17R2-aRe-Assigned Valentine Lots-Option 1ResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Develop the properties into one (1), two (2), or three (3)-family residential units, with or without additional retail use Entity Name: Option One Redevelopment Group, LLC. Entity Address: 456 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Sale Amount: $94,800.00 Cost Basis: (X) $4.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $208,200.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and be completed within eighteen (18) 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 List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 648 South 13th Street/Block 316/Lot 31/South Ward 646 South 13th Street/Block 316/Lot 32   Video Video
16-1916 17R2-bRe-Assigned Valentine Lots-Integrity Home Buyers, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Develop the properties into one (1), two (2), or three (3)-family residential units, with or without additional retail use. Entity Name: Integrity Home Buyers, LLC. Entity Address: 11 Golden Square, Sayreville, New Jersey 08872 Sale Amount: $38,932.00 Cost Basis: (X) $4.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $91,300.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and be completed within eighteen (18) 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 List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward)573 South 19th Street/Block 339/Lot11/West Ward 543 13th Avenue/Block 1794/Lot 27/   Video Video
16-1917 17R2-cRe-Assigned Valentine Lots-P.M. ConsultingResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Develop the properties into one (1), two (2), or three (3)-family residential units, with or without additional retail use Entity Name: P.M. Consulting Group, LLC. Entity Address: 290 Ferry Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Sale Amount: $23,387.60 Cost Basis: (X) $4.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $33,900.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and be completed within eighteen (18) 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 List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 183 Jelliff Avenue/Block 2662/Lot 27/South Ward 87 Seymour Avenue/Block 3001/Lot 19/South Ward    Video Video
17-0116 17R2-dExcel Environment Resources, Inc. AgreementResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: Professional Services Agreement for the Provision of Licensed Site Remediation Professional Services. Entity Name: Excel Environmental Resources, Inc. Entity Address: 111 North Center Drive, North Brunswick, New Jersey 08902 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $94,750.00 Funding Source: Community Development Block Grant Funds Contract Period: One year from the date of issuance of a Notice to Proceed by the Deputy Mayor/Director of the Department of Economic and Housing Development Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:   Video Video
17-0531 17R2-eResolution for Area in Need of Redevelopment Investigation - Bergen StreetResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Investigation for Area in Need of Redevelopment Purpose: Central Planning Board to determine if area is in need of redevelopment List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 1037 - 1047 Bergen Street/Block 3661/Lot 3/South Ward 1057 - 1059 Bergen Street/Block 3660/Lot 11/South Ward Additional Information:   Video Video
17-0041 27R3-aAmending Resolution #7R4-A Traffic Signal Optimization/Adaptive Signals Along McCarter Highway (Route 21) projectResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Amending Resolution/Accepting Grant Purpose: Amending the project amount to accept additional funds for the Traffic Signal Optimization/Adaptive Signals Along McCarter Highway (Route 21) project and enter into a Cost Reimbursement Agreement with New Jersey Department of Transportation Entity Name: City of Newark Entity Address: 920 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: $965,265.00 Funding Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)/ North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) Total Project Cost: $1,201,767.00 City Contribution: $236,502.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: September 21, 2016 to September 20, 2019 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:    Video Video
17-0244 17R6-aPennington Special Counsel ServicesResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: Special General Counsel Services Entity Name: Eric S. Pennington, P.C. Entity Address: One Gateway Center, Suite 200, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: An amount not to exceed $60,000.00 Funding Source: 2017 Budget 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 7R6-a 041916   Video Video
17-0429 17R7-aDOMINIC IANNARELLA, 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: Dominic Iannarella, Esq. Entity Address: 139 Lakeview Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey 07111 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:   Video Video
17-0468 17R7-bBERNARDO W. HENRY, 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: Bernado W. Henry, Esq. Entity Address: 214 Oakwood Avenue, Orange, New Jersey 07050 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 ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:   Video Video
17-0448 17R8-aResolution: Constable Appointment - Orlando Vick, Sr.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Constable Appointment Purpose: To serve and deliver summonses, subpoenas, and appear in Court for criminal and civil matters. Name of Appointee: Orlando Vick, Sr. Address: 729 South 20th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07106 Appointment Term: For a period of three (3) years from date of appointment or until the expiration of the Constable Bond, whichever occurs first. Sponsor: Council Member Joseph A. McCallum, Jr. Additional Information: Appointee shall submit Constable Bond   Video Video
17-0449 17R8-bResolution: Constable Appointment - Shadid Jamal WebbResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Constable Appointment Purpose: To serve warrants, evictions, subpoenas and security detail. Name of Appointee: Shadid Jamal Webb Address: 54 Vermont Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07106 Appointment Term: For a period of three (3) years from the date of appointment or until the expiration of the Constable Bond, whichever occurs first Sponsor: Council Member Joseph A. McCallum, Jr. Additional Information: Appointee shall submit Constable Bond   Not available
17-0450 17R8-cResolution: Constable Appointment - Santiago B. ValazquezResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Constable Appointment Purpose: To serve subpoenas, writs and warrants. Name of Appointee: Santiago B. Velazquez Address: 799 Ridge Street, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Appointment Term: For a period of three (3) years from the date of appointment or until the expiration of the Constable Bond. Sponsor: Council Member Luis A. Quintana Additional Information: Appointee shall submit Constable Bond   Not available
17-0452 17R8-dResolution: Constable Appointment - Oliver Richard MaysonResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Constable Appointment Purpose: To serve subpoenas, summonses, court orders, and warrants. Name of Appointee: Oliver Richard Mayson Address: 195 1st Street, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Appointment Term: For a period of three (3) years from the date of appointment or until the expiration of the Constable Bond, whichever occurs first. Sponsor: Council Member Luis A. Quintana Additional Information: Appointee shall submit Constable Bond   Not available
17-0453 17R8-eResolution: Constable Appointment - Anthony GarciaResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Constable Appointment Purpose: To serve warrants and subpoenas. Name of Appointee: Anthony Garcia Address: 19 Highland Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Appointment Term: For a period of three (3) years from the date of appointment or until the expiration of the Constable Bond, whichever occurs first. Sponsor: Council Member Luis A. Quintana Additional Information: Appointee shall submit Constable Bond   Not available
17-0454 17R8-fResolution: Constable Appointment - David Otis CarterResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Constable Appointment Purpose: To serve subpoenas, writs and provide security detail. Name of Appointee: David Otis Carter Address: 61 4th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Appointment Term: For a period of three (3) years from the date of appointment or until the expiration of the Constable Bond, whichever occurs first. Sponsor: Council Member Joseph A. McCallum, Jr. Additional Information: Appointee shall submit Constable Bond   Not available
17-0455 17R8-gResolution: Constable Appointment - Jamil BrewerResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Constable Appointment Purpose: To serve warrants, subpoenas, and lockout notices, and assist the Council Member at community meetings. Name of Appointee: Jamil Brewer Address: 263 Lehigh Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07112 Appointment Term: For a period of three (3) years from the date of appointment or to the expiration of the Constable Bond, whichever occurs first. Sponsor: Council Member John Sharpe James Additional Information: Appointee shall submit Constable Bond   Not available
17-0305 17R8-hResolution: Granicus, Inc., (2017)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Exception to Public Bidding - N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(dd) Purpose: To provide for the hosting, support, upgrades, maintenance and managed services of computer hardware and software and associated services of the proprietary Legistar Legislative Management Software to maintain the software’s operational health and functionality Entity Name: Granicus Inc. Entity Address: 707-17th Street, Suite 4000, Denver, Colorado 80202 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $126,009.16 Funding Source: 2017 Budget Contract Period: January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. () EUS ( ) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Exception to Public Bidding Additional Information:   Video Video
17-0705 17R8-iResolution: Expressing Profound Sorrow and Regret (4/19/17)ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 1. Mrs. Katie Boatwright-Salters 2. Illustrious Jerome Woodward 33 Sponsored by Council Member Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins 3. Mrs. Shirley Isla Cody 4. Ms. Ella M. Edwards Sponsored by Council Member Luis A. Quintana 5. Mrs. Maria A. Vega   Video Video
17-0706 17R8-jResolution: Recognizing and Commending (4/19/17)ResolutionRECOGNIZING & COMMENDING Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Vice-President of Liberia, Joseph N. Boakai 2. Individuals during the Senegalese Flag Raising Ceremony, commemorating their 57th year of Independence held on Friday, April 7, 2017 3. WISE Women’s Center 4. Dr. Lillie P. Williams, Pastor 5. Ms. L’Tanya L. Williamson, Senior Management Assistant, Department of Water and Sewer Utilities, Division of Billing and Customer Service on her Retirement Celebration to be held on Monday, May 1, 2017 6. Shen Yun Performing Arts at NJPAC from May 3-7, 2017 7. Individuals being honored during the African and American Alliance Ceremony to be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 8. Ms. Kathleen Marchetti, who successfully completed and passed the examination administered by the State of New Jersey, Department of Community Affairs in October 2016, for the Registered Municipal Clerk Certification Sponsored by Council Member Augusto Amador 9. Individual Mayors from different cities in Portugal 10. Mr. Ramon Lago, Building Sub-Code Official on his retirement from the    Video Video
16-0465 17R9-aPolice Software (Power DMS)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Pubic Safety/Division of Police Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Authorizing award of contract Purpose: To provide the Public Safety Department, Police Division, with a Software Document Management System for its Rules & Regulations, General Orders and Policies & Procedures Entity Name: PowerDMS, Inc. Entity Address: 101 South Garland Avenue, Suite 300, Orlando, Florida 32801 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $50,200.00 for the first year of the contract, and $25,800.00 annually, for second through fifth years of contract. Funding Source: 2017 Budget/Division of Police Contract Period: Five (5) years, commencing on the date the Newark Police Division provides vendor with formal Notice to Proceed. 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: Vendor selected through competitive contracting   Video Video
17-0313 17R12-aUniversity LivingResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Refund Purpose: Overpayment on Water/Sewer Account No. 20736 Entity Name: University Living Solutions Inc. Entity Address: 277-A South Orange Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07103 Property Location: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 168-170 South Orange Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07103/ Block 240/Lot 1/West Ward Amount of Refund: $4,127.55 Additional Information:   Video Video
16-1696 17R2-f (as)Re-Assigned Valentine Lots-198 Hunterdon St.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Develop the property into one (1), two (2), or three (3)-family residential units, with or without additional retail use Entity Name: 198 Hunterdon, LLC. Entity Address: 74 Sherman Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07114 Sale Amount: $10,000.00 Cost Basis: (X) $4.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $24,300.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and be completed within eighteen (18) 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 List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 198 Hunterdon Street/Block 243/Lot 38/Central Ward Additional Information: Total Square Footage = 2,500 X   Not available
17-0566 17R2-g (as)650 Springfield Ave LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Approximately 115 units of mixed income housing with parking and outdoor space Entity Name: 650 Springfield Avenue Urban Renewal, LLC. Entity Address: 61 Deans Lane, Monmouth Junction, New Jersey 08852 Sale Amount: $175,012.00 Cost Basis: (X) $4.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $576,500.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and be completed within eighteen (18) 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 List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 650-656 Springfield Avenue/Block 364/Lot 21/South Ward 709 South 16th Street/Block 364/Lot 9/South Ward 711 South 16   Not available
17-0592 17R2-h (as)Resolution to Accept Bids - March 30, 2017 Public AuctionResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Public Real Estate Auction Purpose: Accept bids and execute Quitclaim Deeds for properties sold at the public auction on March 30, 2017 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 (X) 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: Total Sale Amount $2,005,500.00 Total Earnest Money Deposit: $244,508.78   Not available
17-0443 17R2-i (as)Re-Assigned Valentine Lots-A.P., LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Develop the properties into one (1), two (2), or three (3)-family residential units, with or without additional retail use Entity Name: A.P., LLC. Entity Address: 57 Boston Street, Newark, New Jersey 07114 Sale Amount: $230,410.00 Cost Basis: (X) $4.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $485,000.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To be commenced within three (3) months and be completed within eighteen (18) 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 List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 686 South 16th Street/Block 359/Lot 33/South Ward 93 19th Avenue/Block 367/Lot 6/South Ward 39 Pierce Street/Bloc   Not available
17-0729 17R8-k (as)Resolution: Ceremonial Designation - Rev. Dr. D.J. Jenkins Plaza (MC)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Designation Honoree: Reverend Dr. D.J. Jenkins Date(s): TBD Official Street Name(s): Intersection of Springfield Avenue and 15th Street Ceremonial Intersection Name: Rev. Dr. D.J. Jenkins Plaza Sponsor: Council President Mildred C. Crump Additional Information:   Not available
17-0541 18.-a AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Regular Member to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission Name of Appointee: MJ Rodriguez Address: 45 Shanley Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07108 Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation and ending on February 20, 2018 Sponsor: Additional Information: MJ Rodriguez is replacing Carmen Ruthie Perez, whose term expired on February 20, 2016   Video Video
17-0542 18.-bLGBTQ Cmte Appointment (Robert House)AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Regular Member to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission Name of Appointee: Mr. Robert A. House Address: 125 Lincoln Avenue, Apt #C-2, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Appointment Term: Commence upon confirmation and ending on August 5, 2017 Sponsor: Additional Information: Mr. Robert A. House is filling unexpired term left by Keith Rowe, who passed away November 2016   Video Video
17-0543 18.-c AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Regular Member to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission Name of Appointee: Jahlin Fernandez Address: 267 Berkeley Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation and ending on June 1, 2017 Sponsor: Additional Information: Ms. Jahlin Fernandez is replacing Demetrius Kee, whose term expired on June 1, 2015 Deferred 8c 041917   Video Video
17-0544 18.-d AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Regular Member to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission Name of Appointee: Kim X. Oliveira Address: 24 Parkhurst Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07114 Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation ending on September 15, 2018 Sponsor: Additional Information: Ms. Kim X. Oliveira is replacing George Jones, whose term expired on September 15, 2016 Deferred 8d 041917   Video Video
17-0602 18.-eLGBTQ- BaptistaAppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Alternate #2 Member to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Commission Name of Appointee: Mr. Mateus B. Baptista Address: 1180 Raymond Blvd., Apt. 15D, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation and ending on June 1, 2017 Sponsor: Additional Information: Mr. Mateus B. Baptista is replacing Joseph L. Vereen, whose term expired on June 1, 2015   Video Video
17-0592 17R2-h (as)Resolution to Accept Bids - March 30, 2017 Public AuctionResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Public Real Estate Auction Purpose: Accept bids and execute Quitclaim Deeds for properties sold at the public auction on March 30, 2017 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 (X) 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: Total Sale Amount $2,005,500.00 Total Earnest Money Deposit: $244,508.78   Not available
17-0516 1 South Ward Neighborhood URE LTTA ApplicationOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A THIRTY (30) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO SOUTH WARD NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING URBAN RENEWAL, LP, C/O COMMUNITY ASSET PRESERVATION CORPORATION, 421 HALSEY STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102, FOR A PROJECT TO CONSTRUCT THIRTY-TWO (32) AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS PURSUANT TO THE LONG TERM TAX EXEMPTION LAW AND PARKING, LOCATED ON 14 ABANDONED PROPERTIES IN SOUTH WARD’S CLINTON HILL NEIGHBORHOOD CONSISTING OF 17-19 SEYMOUR AVENUE, BLOCK 2656, LOT 15; 14 HARDING TERRACE, BLOCK 3660, LOT 15; 105-107 ALDINE STREET, BLOCK 3051, LOT 14; 40 ROSE TERRACE, BLOCK 2625, LOT 52; 742-744 SOUTH 10TH STREET, BLOCK 2652, LOT 53; 24-26 BRAGAW AVENUE, BLOCK 3048.01, LOT 6; 89-91 BALDWIN AVENUE, BLOCK 3004, LOT 21; 170 SEYMOUR AVENUE, BLOCK 3020, LOT 39; 493 JELLIFF AVENUE, BLOCK 3576, LOT 9.06; 33 YATES AVE, BLOCK 3598, LOT 37; 20 TREACY AVENUE, BLOCK 2625, LOT 1; 864 SOUTH 14TH STREET, BLOCK 3009, LOT 19; 69-71 VAN NESS PLACE, BLOCK 3033, LOT 48; AND 230 SHERMAN AVENUE, BLOCK 2770, LOT 22. (SOUTH WARD)   Not available
17-0176 19.-aOrdinance Amending Title 23:Chapter 7-Parking Meter RegulationsOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23:7, PARKING METER REGULATIONS, GENERALLY, OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC AND PARKING, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS PREVIOUSLY AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY REVISING THE PARKING METER RATES IN SECTION 23:7-13. Deferred 8a 031517 Deferred 9c 040517   Video Video
17-0844 17M-a MotionA motion requesting that the Office of the City Clerk send a letter to the Director of Engineering regarding the conditions of the following properties: Morton Street School; Dollar Tree (Springfield Avenue) and Family Dollar (72 Broadway).   Not available
17-0845 17M-b. MotionA motion requesting that the Office of Affirmative Action submit a full list of any and all construction contracts awarded from 2014 to present for Newark-based contractors and female operated contractors.   Not available
17-0846 17M-c. MotionA motion requesting that University Hospital provide a response to a previous Municipal Council request for the disciplinary actions the hospital implemented regarding the Thursday, June 12, 2016 incident regarding failure of two EMS drivers to promptly respond to an emergency call while waiting for their food order at the White Castle restaurant on Elizabeth Avenue.   Not available
17-0848 17M-d. MotionA motion requesting that the Division of Traffic and Signals conduct an investigation as to whether the “No Right Turn” sign at the corner of Stockton and Delancy Streets is still necessary as the sign was placed there when the installation of a camera was still in effect. The sign is currently creating a difficult traffic situation.   Not available
17-0849 17M-e. MotionA motion requesting the Chairs of the Public Safety Committee and the Public Private Housing Committee meet to discuss a revision of the Armed Security Guard Ordinance to include a requirement for a smaller number of units and townhomes.   Not available
17-0851 17M-f. MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Engineering, Department of Public Works, Division of Inspections and Enforcement, investigate Hyatt Street for the alleged illegal use of water and the removal of No Parking signage by tractor trailer owners.   Not available
17-0852 17M-g. MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Engineering, Division of Inspections and Enforcement and the Department of Public Works, clean the City-owned property located at 80 Montclair Avenue and remove the illegally dumped debris that has accumulated since its last cleaning.   Not available
17-0854 17M-h. MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Engineering, Division of Inspections and Enforcement and the Department of Public Works mitigate the privately-held fire-damaged property located at 288 Ridge Street, which has been demolished without the rubble being removed by the vendor.   Not available
17-0855 17M-i. MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services immediately replace the lighting at Kasberger Field due to the Little League season beginning on Saturday, April 22, 2017.   Not available
17-0856 17M-j. MotionA motion requesting that the Department of Health and Community Wellness provide the ordinance that regulates the baiting of a property prior to demolition.   Not available
17-0857 17M-k. MotionA motion requesting that Essex County Department of Public Works, provide to the Governing Body, through the City Clerk’s Office, the County’s regular street sweeping schedule for all County roads traversing through the City of Newark, including the days, times and locations.   Not available