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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/20/2017 6:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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16-1803 26PSF-aLong Term Tax Abatement OrdinanceOrdinanceORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE X, CHAPTER 24, PROCEDURES FOR APPLICATION, APPROVAL AND ADMINISTRATION OF LONG TERM TAX EXEMPTIONS. Deferred 8-a 051717 Deferred 6PSF-c 071217 Deferred 6PSF-a 092017maintained on public hearing and deferredPass Video Video
17-1457 26PSF-cInclusionary 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 6PSF-c 092017maintained on public hearing and deferredPass Video Video
17-1637 2  Hearing of CitizensHEARING OF CITIZEN 1. Gaynell Hockaday, 98 Dayton Street, Newark, NJ Street Signs Appearing 2. Leonard Thomas, 22 Somme Street, Newark, NJ Newark Housing concerns. Appearing 3. John Goldstein, 171 Vanburen Street, Newark, NJ Newark Housing. Appearing 4. Janise Afolo, 138-162 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd., Newark, NJ I am a Renter. Appearing 5. Munirah El-Bomani, 175 First Street, Newark, NJ Housing Issues. Appearing 6. Melissa Miles, 135 Tichenor Street, Newark, NJ Housing Issues. Appearing 7. Rita Fortenberry, 26 Riverview Terr., Newark, NJ Housing Issues. Appearing 8. Victor Enok Gavilanes, 32 22nd Street, Irvington, NJ Down Bottom Bike Club, Terrell Homes and Ironbound area. Appearing 9. Victor Monterossa, 18 Goble Street, Newark, NJ Newark Housing. Not Appearing 10. Rosemary Horsley, 9 Terrell Courts, Newark, NJ Conditions. Appearing 11. Deborah Smith-Gregory, 454 Washington Street, Newark, NJ Newark. Appearing 12. Alinisa Horsley, 9 Terrell Courts, Newark, NJ Conditions at Terrell Homes. Not Appearing 13. Jade White, 8 Horatio Court, Newark, NJ Rent, prope   Not available
17-1525 15.-a ReportAffirmative Action, Monthly Report, August 2017AcceptedPass Not available
17-1526 15.-b ReportBoard of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Minutes, June 28th July 10th, July 24th, August 7th and August 21st, 2017AcceptedPass Not available
17-1527 15.-c ReportOffice of the City Clerk, Financial Report, Room B-9, January 2017 through June 2017AcceptedPass Not available
17-1528 15.-d ReportNewark Central Planning Board, Minutes, August 7, 2017AcceptedPass Not available
17-1529 15.-e ReportOffice of the City Clerk, Research and Information Unit, Room 415, Monthly Report, May and August 2017AcceptedPass Not available
17-1615 16F-aAmending Chapter 7 Department of FinanceOrdinanceORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT TITLE II, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 7, DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, ARTICLE 4, DIVISION OF THE TREASURY, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED BY AMENDING THE QUALIFICATIONS AND DUTIES OF THE CITY TREASURER. Deferred 6F-a 092017 Deferred 6PSF-f 100417 ****PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD OCTOBER 11, 2017****Adopted on first readingPass Video Video
17-1615 1 Amending Chapter 7 Department of FinanceOrdinanceORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT TITLE II, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 7, DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, ARTICLE 4, DIVISION OF THE TREASURY, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED BY AMENDING THE QUALIFICATIONS AND DUTIES OF THE CITY TREASURER. Deferred 6F-a 092017 Deferred 6PSF-f 100417 ****PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD OCTOBER 11, 2017****Motion to reconsiderPass Video Video
17-1615 1 Amending Chapter 7 Department of FinanceOrdinanceORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT TITLE II, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 7, DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, ARTICLE 4, DIVISION OF THE TREASURY, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED BY AMENDING THE QUALIFICATIONS AND DUTIES OF THE CITY TREASURER. Deferred 6F-a 092017 Deferred 6PSF-f 100417 ****PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD OCTOBER 11, 2017****deferred on first readingPass Video Video
17-1437 26PSF-bNULL & VOID - Zoning Ordinance to Create an MX-# ZoneOrdinanceORDINANCE OF THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK AMENDING THE CITY OF NEWARK ZONING ORDINANCE, TITLE XLI, CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 5 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE, TO CREATE AN MX-3 ZONE, WHICH WILL ALLOW A BLEND OF HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL USES. Deferred 6PSF-c 090717maintained on public hearing and adopted as amendedPass Video Video
17-1488 16PSF-dAN 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 Motion to amendPass Video Video
17-1488 16PSF-dAN 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 maintained on public hearing and adopted as amendedPass Video Video
17-1389 26PSF-eTax Appeal Refunding Bond OrdianceOrdinanceREFUNDING BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF AMOUNTS OWING TO OTHERS FOR TAXES LEVIED IN AND BY THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY (the “CITY”), APPROPRIATING $10,800,000.00 (TEN MILLION EIGHT HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS) THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $10,800,000.00 (TEN MILLION EIGHT HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS) BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY FOR FINANCING THE COST THEREOF.Motion to amendPass Video Video
17-1389 2 Tax Appeal Refunding Bond OrdianceOrdinanceREFUNDING BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF AMOUNTS OWING TO OTHERS FOR TAXES LEVIED IN AND BY THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY (the “CITY”), APPROPRIATING $10,800,000.00 (TEN MILLION EIGHT HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS) THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $10,800,000.00 (TEN MILLION EIGHT HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS) BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY FOR FINANCING THE COST THEREOF.maintained on public hearing and adopted as amendedPass Not available
17-1442 17R1-aT-2006 VEHICLES, PASSENGER VANS 8/12/15 PASSENGERResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Use of State Contract T-2006 Purpose: Purchase of Four (4) Vehicles, Passenger Vans Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Mall Chevrolet Inc., 75 Haddonfield Road, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $91,560.00 Funding Source: Capital Budget/ Department of Public Works, Fund: NW045-17G-17A15-94710-B2017 and Grant Fund: NW051-G13-3N340-94340-B2013 Contract Period: Upon approval by Municipal Council through December 2, 2017 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid (X) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Two (2) Purchase Orders have already been issued for the full cost of the contract (copies attached), therefore, pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:30-5.4(a)(6), the certification of availability of funds was executed through the budgetary accounting eAdoptedPass Video Video
17-1612 17R1-bDump Truck 68,000 LB, CAB/CHASSIS CONVEYOR BODY & ACCESSORIESResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Use of State Contract(s) T-2809 Dump Truck, 68,000 LB. GVWR Cab/Chassis W/ 12 CU. YD Conveyor Body & Accessories Purpose: Purchase of thirteen (13) 2017 or newer Dump Trucks with Snow Plow and Material Spreaders Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Beyer Bros. Corp., 109 Broad Avenue, Fairview, New Jersey 07022 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $2,717,637.00 Funding Source: Department of Public Works: Capital Improvement Fund NW045; 17G; 17A15; 94710; B2017 Contract Period: Upon approval by Municipal Council through January 29, 2018 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid (X) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: One (1) Purchase Order has already been issued for the full cost of the contract (copy attached), and therefore, pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:30-5.4(a)(6), theAdoptedPass Video Video
17-1614 17R1-cSKID STEER, LOADER W/ QUICK-DETACH BUCKET, VARIOUS ATTACHMENTS AND TRAILERResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Use of State Contract(s) T-2784, Skid Steer Loader, with Quick-Detach Bucket, Various Attachments & Trailer Purpose: Purchase of One (1) 2017 or newer New Holland L228 Skid Loader with enclosed cab Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Cherry Valley Tractor Sales, 35 Route 70 W. Marlton, New Jersey 08053-3009 Contract Amount: Amount not to exceed $61,204.41 Funding Source: Capital Budget/ Department of Public Works Fund: NW045; 17G; 17A18; 94710; B2017 Contract Period: Upon approval by Municipal Council through November 8, 2017 inclusive of extensions by the State Contract Basis: ( ) Bid (X) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Additional Information: One (1) Purchase Order has already been issued for the full cost of the contract (copy attached), and therefore, pursuant to N.JAdoptedPass Video Video
17-1639 17R8-aResolution: Ceremonial Street Designation - Ms. Annie King Way (JSJ)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation Honoree: Ms. Annie King Date(s): October 29, 2017 Official Street Name(s): Keer Avenue and Crescent Avenue Ceremonial Intersection Name: Ms. Annie King Way Sponsor: Council Member John Sharpe James Additional Information:AdoptedPass Video Video
17-1647 17R8-bResolution: Recognizing and Commending (9/20/17)ResolutionRECOGNIZING & COMMENDING Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Mrs. Bertha Calloway on her 90th Birthday Celebration “Nonagenarian”, to be held on Saturday, October 9, 2017 2. The International Youth Fellowship (IYF) on their 2017 Gracias Christmas Cantana, held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 3. Pastor Ock Sook Park, Founder of The International Youth Fellowship 4. Dr. Bishop Vandyke Noah serving as guest preacher at Save Our Nations “Ministry to the Motherland” Service held on Sunday, September 17, 2017 Sponsored by Council Member Joseph A. McCallum, Jr. 5. Bishop Stacy M. McQueen, Full Gospel Monument of Faith Church Sponsored by Council Member Eddie Osborne 6. Mr. Willie F. Belcher, on his retirement after forty-five (45) years of service to the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825 and on his 71st Birthday Celebration on Saturday, September 16, 2017 Sponsored by Council Member Luis A. Quintana 7. Individuals honored during the 14th Anniversary of the Crowning of the Senior Queen of the Golden Club at the Mediterranean Manor, held on Friday, SeAdoptedPass Video Video
17-1655 17R6a(as)Fiber Technologies Networks v. City of Newark - SettlementResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Civil Litigation Docket No.: ESX-L-8795-14 Claimant: Fiber Technologies Networks, LLC. Claimant's Attorney: Law Offices of Alan L. Zegas Attorney's Address: 552 Main Street, Chatham, New Jersey 07928 Settlement Amount: $228,000.00 Funding Source: not applicable - City receiving settlement amount Additional Comments: Invitation: Acting Corporation Counsel, September 19, 2017AdoptedPass Not available
17-1670 17R8-c(as)Resolution of Support: Immaculate Heart of Mary Church - Marathon of Peace (AA)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Supporting a Special Event Purpose: Sponsoring the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church “Marathon of Peace” Date(s): Sunday, September 24, 2017 Sponsor: Council Member Augusto Amador Additional Information: To be held at Lafayette Street, starting from Prospect Street to Market Street to Ferry Street to Jefferson Street and back to Lafayette Street on Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 12:30 P.M. until 2:30 P.M.AdoptedPass Not available
17-1678 17R8-d(as)Resolution: Appointment of Chief Judge - Victoria F. PrattResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of the Municipal Council/ City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Chief Judge of the Municipal Court Name of Appointee: Victoria F. Pratt Appointment Term: Upon adoption for a term concurrent with her appointment as Judge of the Municipal Court Sponsor: Additional Information:AdoptedPass Not available
17-1659 17R8-e(as)Resolution: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement - Unveiling of Immigrant Monument (AA)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: Parking for attendees of the Unveiling of Immigrant Monument at the intersection of Ferry Street, Wilson Avenue, and Merchant Street Entity Name: Newark Public Schools Entity Address: 2 Cedar Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Event Location: Wilson Avenue School (Parking Lot), 19 Wilson Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Event Date(s): Saturday, October 14, 2017 Event Time: 10:00 A.M. until 3:30 P.M. Additional Information: Sponsor: Council Member, Augusto AmadorAdoptedPass Not available
17-1644 17R8-f(as)Resolution: 6th Annual Ironbound Walk and Health Fair (2017) (AA)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: 6th Annual Ironbound Walk for the Cure and Health Fair Entity Name: Newark Public Schools Entity Address: 2 Cedar Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Event Location: East Side High School, 238 Van Buren Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Event Date(s): Sunday, October 8, 2017 Event Time: 10:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. Additional Information: (Walk from Peter Francisco Park to East Side High School) Sponsor: Council Member, Augusto AmadorAdoptedPass Not available
17-1640 18.-a17-1640 Newark Municipal Court JudgeAppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Municipal Court Judge Name of Appointee: Dion J. Williams Appointment Term: 3-year term commencing upon Council confirmation Sponsor: Additional Information:Confirmed Pass Video Video
17-1642 18.-bAppointment of Municipal Court JudgeAppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Municipal Court Judge Name of Appointee: Victoria F. Pratt Appointment Term: 3-year term commencing upon Council confirmation Sponsor: Additional Information:Confirmed Pass Video Video
17-1679 18-c (as)Newark Municipal Court JudgeAppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Municipal Court Judge Name of Appointee: Marvin C. Adames Appointment Term: 3-year term commencing upon Council confirmation Sponsor: Additional Information:Confirmed Pass Not available
17-1547 19.-aPublic Arts Advisory CommissionAppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Public Arts Advisory Commission Name of Appointee: Madeline Ruiz Address: 74 Bruen Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Appointment Term: 2-year term commencing upon confirmation Sponsor: Additional Information:Returned to administrationPass Video Video