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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/22/2017 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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17-1503 17R1-a(s)EB Solutions, LLC - Difference CardResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of the Business Administrator Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Exception to Public Bidding - Insurance, including consultant services and in accordance with the requirements of extraordinary unspecifiable services Purpose: Services of a company to provide healthcare reimbursement solutions to the City for its approximately 2,300 retirees and their eligible dependents Entity Name: EB Employee Solutions, LLC. Entity Address: 245 Main Street, Suite 605, White Plains, New York 10601 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $200,000.00 Funding Source: 2017 City Budget/Department of Administration Contract Period: Upon adoption for one (1) year, with two (2) one year options to renew Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. (X ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (X) Insurance Exception Additional Information: N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(m), exception shallAdoptedPass Video Video
17-0703 17R2-a(s)Striving Together Equals Progress Inc.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Rehabilitate property for use in operating a mentoring program focused on the well-being of Newark’s male youth Entity Name: Striving Together Equals Progress Inc. Entity Address: P.O. Box 22192, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Sale Amount: $5,000.00 Cost Basis: (X) $2.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $239,100.00 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) 605 Orange Street/Block 1901/Lot 6/West Ward Additional Information: Total Square Footage = 2,500 AdoptedPass Video Video
17-1156 17R2-b(s)Universe Resources LLC d/b/a/ EG&R Environmental ServicesResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X ) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: Professional Services Agreement for the Provision of Environmental Engineering and Licensed Site Remediation Professional Services at 1826-48 McCarter Highway, Block 725, Lot 16 Entity Name: Universe Resources LLC d/b/a EG&R Environmental Services Entity Address: 259 Prospect Plains Road, Building B, Cranbury, New Jersey 08512 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $43,191.00 Funding Source: HDSRF 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:AdoptedPass Video Video
17-1201 17R2-c(s)Lincoln Park Coast Cultural DistrictResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Grant Agreement Purpose: Restore, stabilize and preserve the historical landmark South Park Calvary Presbyterian Church located at 1033 Broad Street and build-out an outdoor performing arts space named “The Façade.” Entity Name: Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District, Inc. Entity Address: 450 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102-1110 Grant Amount: $250,000.00 Funding Source: Community and Economic Development Dedicated Trust Fund Total Project Cost: $2,380,058.00 City Contribution: $250,000.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: Foundations/Corporations/Donations/$2,130,058.00 Contract Period: Shall commence on the date of execution and delivery of the Grant Agreement by the Entity and the City and expire upon the City’s issuance of a Certificate of Completion for the Project as provided in the Grant Agreement Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable AdoptedPass Video Video
17-1487 17R2-d(s)Declaration of 202-212 Oliver Street and 273-283 East Kinney Street as an Area in Need of RedevelopmentResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Declaring an Area in Need of Redevelopment Purpose: Designating area in need of redevelopment List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 202-212 Oliver Street and also known as 273-283 East Kinney Street/Block 957/Lot 12/East Ward Additional Information: Resolution 7R2-r(AS) adopted on June 21, 2017 authorized and directed the Central Planning Board to conduct a preliminary investigationAdoptedPass Video Video
17-1538 17R8-a(s)Resolution of Support: Dominican Parade and Festival (LQ)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Supporting a Special Event Purpose: Co-Sponsoring the Dominican Music Festival Sponsor: Council Member, Luis A. Quintana Additional Information: To be held on Broadway and ending at Lake Street and Bloomfield Avenue, Newark, New Jersey on Sunday, September 3, 2017 starting at 12:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M.AmendedPass Video Video
17-1538 17R8-a(s)Resolution of Support: Dominican Parade and Festival (LQ)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Supporting a Special Event Purpose: Co-Sponsoring the Dominican Music Festival Sponsor: Council Member, Luis A. Quintana Additional Information: To be held on Broadway and ending at Lake Street and Bloomfield Avenue, Newark, New Jersey on Sunday, September 3, 2017 starting at 12:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M.Adopted as amendedPass Video Video
17-1543 17R8-b(s)Resolution: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement - 4th Annual Back Pack Giveaway (GCJ)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: 4th Annual Central Ward Back Pack Giveaway 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, (Lions Statute at Lake Street on the Central Ward Side entrance - Prudential Concert Grove area) Event Date(s): Saturday, September 2, 2017 Event Time: 12:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. Additional Information: Sponsor: Council Member, Gayle Chaneyfield JenkinsAdoptedPass Not available
17-1497 17R11a(s)24 Hours of Peace 2017ResolutionDept/ Agency: Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: EUS Contract Purpose: 24 Hours of Peace, Anti-Violence, pro-peace engagement program Entity Name: 24 Hours of Peace, Inc. Entity Address: 1030 NE 11th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $90,000.00 Funding Source: 2017 City Budget/Department of Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services Contract Period: July 10, 2017 through September 30, 2017 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. (X) EUS ( ) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Revised Resolution, as amended on the floor of the Council Meeting held on August 22, 2017, changing dates of event from September 22 & 23, 2017 to September 29 & 30, 2017, as requested by the Law Department.DeferredPass Video Video
17-0898 18.-a(s)579 Broad Street Tax AbatementOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A TWENTY- TWO (22) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO 579 BROAD URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, 2100 ORETHA C. HALEY BOULEVARD, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA 70113, FOR A PROJECT TO REHABILITATE AND CONVERT TWO (2) VACANT FORMER OFFICE BUILDINGS INTO FORTY-EIGHT (48) MARKET RATE RESIDENTIAL RENTAL UNITS AND 5,712 SQUARE FEET OF GROUND FLOOR COMMERCIAL SPACE, LOCATED ON REAL PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS 579 BROAD STREET AND 12 CENTRAL AVENUE AND IDENTIFIED ON THE CITY’S TAX MAP AS BLOCK 18, LOTS, 10, 11, 12, 14 AND 15 (CENTRAL WARD).Advanced and adopted on first readingPass Video Video
17-1213 18.-b(s) OrdinanceORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION, BY PURCHASE OR CONDEMNATION, OF A PORTION OF THE REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 50-58 JERSEY STREET, ALSO KNOWN AS BLOCK 170, LOT 20 AND BLOCK 171, LOT 40, EAST WARD, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY NOW OWNED BY 50-58 JERSEY STREET, LLC.Advanced and adopted on first readingPass Video Video
17-1384 18.-c(s) OrdinanceORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION BY PURCHASE OR CONDEMNATION OF THE REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 50-58 JERSEY STREET AND 937-941 RAYMOND BOULEVARD, BLOCK 170, LOTS 1 AND 20 AND BLOCK 171, LOT 40, EAST WARD, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY NOW OWNED BY 50-58 JERSEY STREET, LLC.Advanced and adopted on first readingPass Video Video
17-1488 18.-d(s)AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE NEWARK’S RIVER: PUBLIC ACCESS AND REDEVELOPMENT PLANOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 6PSF-i ADOPTED ON AUGUST 7, 2013 TO ADOPT THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE NEWARK’S RIVER PUBLIC ACCESS AND REDEVELOPMENT PLAN BY REFLECTING AN INCREASE IN THE MAXIMUM PERMITTED HEIGHT IN TWO ZONE DISTRICTS MIXED USE 2 (MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL, OFFICE, RETAIL) FROM A MAXIMUM OF TEN (10) STORIES TO A MAXIMUM OF TWENTY-FIVE (25) STORIES AND OF MIXED USE 3 (HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL, OFFICE, RETAIL) FROM A MAXIMUM OF THIRTY (30) STORIES TO A MAXIMUM OF FORTY (40) STORIES; AND RECLASSIFY SEVERAL PROPERTIES; BLOCK 1, LOTS 30 AND 46 ARE RECLASSIFIED FROM THE OPEN SPACE DISTRICT TO THE MIXED USE 2 (MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL, OFFICE, RETAIL) DISTRICT, BLOCK 179, LOTS 10, 13 AND 48 ARE RECLASSIFIED FROM THE MIXED USE 2 (MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL, OFFICE, RETAIL) DISTRICT TO THE MIXED USE 3 (HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL, OFFICE, RETAIL) DISTRICT, BLOCK 170, LOTS 1 AND 20, AND BLOCK 171, LOTS 40 AND 41 ARE RECLASSIFIED FROM MIXED USE 2 (MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL, OFFICE, RETAIL) DISTRICT TO THE OPEN SPACE DISTRICT, AND THE PROPERTIES LOCATED TO THE SOUTH OF MARKET advanced to first readingPass Video Video