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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/6/2018 12:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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18-1353 15.-a ReportJoint Meeting of Essex & Union Counties, Reports and Resolutions Minutes, June 21, 2018 and the Annual Financial Report, December 2017 and 2016   Not available
18-1354 15.-b ReportNewark Board of Adjustment, Special Hearing Minutes, August 2, 2018, Regular Hearing Minutes, August 9, 2018, Special Hearing Minutes August 16, 2018   Not available
18-1255 16F-a OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE IV, ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, TO AMEND PORTIONS OF CHAPTER 2 AND 3 BY THE HOURS OF SALE AND TO AMEND CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS FOR EXCEPTIONS TO THE ONE THOUSAND FOOT RULE.   Video Video
18-0804 16F-bOrdinance: Amending Title 18, Chapter 5, Security, Article 1, Housing Guards- Armed Security (AR)OrdinanceORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 18, CHAPTER 5, SECURITY, ARTICLE 1, HOUSING GUARDS, 18:5-1.1 ARMED SECURITY GUARD REQUIRED, BY ADDING A NEW SUBSECTION 18:5-1.1(c), PETITION TO REDUCE OR INCREASE THE HOURS OF ARMED SECURITY GUARDS FOR PUBLIC OR PRIVATE BUILDINGS WITH FIFTY (50) TO ONE HUNDRED (100) OR MORE HOUSING UNITS AND AMENDING 18:5-1.5 TO REQUIRE SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS IN SAID BUILDINGS. Deferred 6PSF-c 091918   Video Video
18-1084 16PSF-a OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE OF THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK PROVIDING FOR A “CAP” ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET APPROPRIATION LIMITS AND TO ESTABLISH A CAP BANK 2018. (N.J.S.A. 40A:4-45.14)   Not available
18-1191 16PSF-bCommission on HomelessnessOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 2, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 2, OFFICE OF THE MAYOR AND AGENCIES, OF THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 1966, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF NEWARK COMMISSION ON HOMELESSNESS.   Video Video
18-0673 16PSF-cAN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT TITLE XIX, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, BY CREATING A NEW CHAPTER, ESTABLISHING ACCESS TO FREE LEGAL REPRESENTATION TO NEWARK’S LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS FACING EVICTION IN LANDOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT TITLE XIX, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY CREATING A NEW CHAPTER, WHICH ESTABLISHES ACCESS TO FREE LEGAL REPRESENTATION TO NEWARK’S LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS FACING EVICTION IN LANDLORD TENANT COURT BY CREATING THE OFFICE OF TENANT LEGAL SERVICES.   Video Video
18-1169 16PSF-dOrdinance: Newark Farmers Market Urban Renewal, LLC - 30 Yr. Tax AbatementOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A THIRTY (30) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO NEWARK FARMERS MARKET URBAN RENEWAL, LLC FOR A PROJECT TO REPLACE OLD EXISTING STRUCTURES WITH A NEW DISTRIBUTION AND PROCESSING FACILITY FOR FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, LOCATED ON REAL PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS 54-88 CORNELIA STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY AND IDENTIFIED ON THE CITY’S OFFICIAL TAX MAP AS BLOCK 2423, LOT 1.   Video Video
18-1229 17R1-a2018-2019 TE#42 WIA Adult Youth & Dislocated WorkerResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult, Youth and Dislocated Worker's Program: to provide assistance in job placement and train Adults, Dislocated Workers and Youth Clients through the Workforce Investment Fund (Citywide) Funding Source: New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Appropriation Amount: $3,907,122.00 Budget Year: 2018 Contract Period: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 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: The breakdown of the award is as follows: Program Amount WIOA Adult $1,472,587.00 WIOA Youth $1,666,738.00 WIOA Dislocated Worker $ 767,797.00 Total $3,907,122.00 Funds accepted by Resolution: 7R2-i (as) adopted on Au   Video Video
18-0655 17R1-bTraffic and Signals Equipment (Transformer Bases)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To provide traffic control equipment to the City. Description: Traffic and Signals Equipment (Transformer Bases) Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Signal Control Products, Inc., 199 Evans Way, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876 Contract Amount: $300,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Department of Engineering/Division of Traffic and Signals Account Code Line: NW011-110-1107- 83750-B2018 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: 1st Advertisement Date March 21, 2017 Number of Bids Solicited: Five (5) Number of Bids Received: Three (3) 2nd Advertisement Date September 19, 2   Video Video
18-0872 17R1-cM&R: Collision Body Work , LD Up To 1TonResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Maintenance and Repair: Collision Body Work, Light Duty Vehicles and Trucks Up to One (1) Ton Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Pulaski Auto Body & Sales Inc., 189 Delancy Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Contract Amount: $2,600,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Department of Public Works/Division of Motors Account Code Line: NW011-060-0602-71860-B2018 NW037-750-7502-71860-B2018 Contract Period: To be establish for a period not 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: Advertisement: April 3, 2018 Bids Solicited: Thirteen (13) Bids Received: Two (2)   Video Video
18-0379 17R1-dNASPO VALUEPOINTResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Use of State Contract(s) M-0483 NASPO ValuePoint Computer Purpose: To provide a 2nd Amendment to increase the total contract amount to purchase of Laptops, Tablets and Accessories. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): 1. #89968 EMC Corporation, 176 South Street, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748-2208 2. #89980 Panasonic Corporation of North America, Three Panasonic Way 7F-3, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094-2997 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $969,480.57 Funding Source: 2017 Budget/Department of Administration/Office of Information Technology Account Code Line: NW045-17G-17A02-A-94710-B2017 Contract Period: Upon approval by the Municipal Council for a period up to and including March 31, 2020, 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 (    Video Video
18-0662 17R1-ePLUMBING AND HEATING SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENTResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Use of State Contract(s) T-3027 and all applicable vendors and dealers Purpose: Plumbing & Heating Supplies/Equipment-Statewide Entity Name(s)/Address(s): # 89798 Atlantic Plumbing Supply Corp., 2810 Rte. 37 East, Toms River, New Jersey 08753 # 89796 Central Jersey Supply Co., PO Box 549, 201 Second Street, Perth Amboy, New Jersey 08862 # 41501 Crosstown Plumbing Supply, 196 So. Grove Street, East Orange, New Jersey 07018 # 89797 Madison Plumbing Heating and Industrial Supply, 121 Kings Road, Madison, New Jersey 07940 # 89801 Raritan Supply Company, 301 Meadow Road, Edison, New Jersey 08817 Contract Amount: $45,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/ Department of Public Works Account Code Line: NW037-750-7502-8373-B2018 ($20,000.00); NW011-060-0604-83390-B2018 ($25,000.00) Contract Period: Upon approval by the Municipal Council through October 30, 2018, inclusive of extensions by th   Video Video
18-0727 17R1-fVehicles Passenger Van 8/12/15 PassengerResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Use of State Contract(s) T-2006 - Vehicles, Passenger Vans 8/12/15-Passenger Purpose: Purchase Two (2) 2018 Chevrolet Express 3500 Extended 15- RWD LS Passenger Vans Entity Name(s)/Address(s): #A88230 Hertrich Fleet Services, 1427 Bay Road, Milford, Delaware 19963 Contract Amount: $53,458.00 Funding Source: Recreation Trust Fund: Account Code Line: 026-4610-B2017 Contract Period: Upon approval by the Municipal Council through December 2, 2018 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid (X) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: As a one- time purchase, the purchase order is the contract pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-2(21), as the law allows.   Video Video
18-0877 17R1-gAutomotive Parts for Heavy Duty Vehicles (Class 5 or Higher, Over 15,000 LB GVWR)ResolutionDept/ 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 Purpose: Automotive Parts for Heavy Duty Vehicles (Class 5 or Higher, Over 15,000 LB GVWR) Entity Name(s)/Address(s): (1) Superior Distributors Co., Inc., 4 Midland Avenue, Elmwood Park, New Jersey 07407 (2) Transaxle LLC, 2501 Route 73 South, PO Box 2306, Cinnaminson, New Jersey 08077 (3) Route 23 Auto Mall, 1301 Route 23 South, Butler, New Jersey 07405 (4) Samuels Inc. T/A Buy Wise Auto Parts, 2087-2091 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall, New Jersey 07088 (5) Sanitation Truck Repairs, 2301 Roosevelt Avenue, South Plainfield, New Jersey 07080 (6) Kaldor Emergency Lights LLC, 19 Vanderburg Road, Marlboro, New Jersey 07746 (7) Campbell Freightliner LLC, 1015 Cranbury South River Road, South Brunswick, New Jersey 08831 (8) Air Brake & Equipment, 225 Route 22 West, Hillside, New Jersey 07205 Contract Amount: $450,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Department of Public Works    Video Video
18-1010 17R1-hRadio Communication Equipment and ServicesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X ) Amending Type of Service: Use of State Contract(s) T-0109 Radio Communication Equipment and Accessories Purpose: To increase the contract amount by $145,000.00 to provide radio communication equipment and accessories. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): #83900 PMC Associates, Inc. 8 Crown Plaza, Unit 106, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $490,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Department of Public Safety Account Code Line: NW011- 190-1902-72220-B2018 Contract Period: Upon approval by the Municipal Council through April 30, 2019 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( X ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Additional Information: Original Resolution 7R1-g adopted on October 21, 2015 for a contract amount not to exceed $345,000.00. Amending the resolution to increase the contract amount by    Video Video
18-0791 17R2-aDon Pedro Development CorporationResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Construction of a two-family, Owner-Occupied affordable home Entity Name: Don Pedro Development Corporation Entity Address: 75 Park Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Sale Amount: $25,000.00 Cost Basis: (X) Approximately $10.20 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $12,900.00 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) 284 Broad Street/Block 448/Lot 85/Central Ward Additional Information: Total Square Footage = 2,450 x approximately $10.20 per sq. ft. = $2   Video Video
18-0089 17R2-bNewark Empowerment GroupResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Rehabilitate the property as affordable rental or for-sale housing. Entity Name: Newark Empowerment Group, LLC. Entity Address: 34 Millington Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07108 Sale Amount: $20,000.00 Cost Basis: (X) $4.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $118,400.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To be commenced within three (3) months and 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 List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 392-394 Leslie Street/Block 3724-02/Lot 82/South Ward Additional Information: (Address/Ward/Block/Lot/Size/Sq. Feet) 392-394 Leslie Street/So   Video Video
18-1193 17R2-cDeclaration of an Area in Need of Redevelopment (Bergen Street and W. Runyon Street)ResolutionDept/ 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) 901-903 Bergen Street/Block 3592/Lots 35,36/South Ward 921-923 Bergen Street/Block 3593/Lots 19,20/South Ward 944-946 Bergen Street/Block 3654/Lot 13/South Ward 952-958 Bergen Street/Block 3654/Lots 5,6,7,8/South Ward 972-974 Bergen Street/Block 3655/Lots 5,6/South Ward 1000-1006 Bergen Street/Block 3657/Lots 3,5,6/South Ward 1024-1026 Bergen Street/Block 3658/Lots 3,4/South Ward 1068-1070 Bergen Street/Block 3659/Lots 6,7/South Ward 1046 Bergen Street/Block 3659/Lot 18/South Ward 1042-1044 Bergen Street/Block 3659/Lot 20/South Ward 1040 Bergen Street/Block 3659/Lot 21/South Ward 1036-1038 Bergen Street/Block 3659/Lots 22,23/South Ward 1067-1069 Bergen Street/Block 3660/Lots 6,7/South Ward 1061-1065 Bergen Street/Block 3660/Lots 8,9,10/South Ward 981-991Bergen Street/Block 3665/Lots 1,2,3,4,5,6/South W   Not available
18-1106 17R2-d505 Clinton Ave Grant AgreementResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Grant Agreement Purpose: The project will consist of constructing a 4-story structure with twenty-seven (27) residential units and an approximately 1,048 square foot Café and 1,084 square foot Art Gallery and Performance Space along with a communal workshop located in the basement Entity Name: Newark Community Economic Development Corporation Entity Address: 111 Mulberry Street, Market Street, Suite LL, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: $1,500,000.00 Funding Source: City of Newark Redevelopment Area Bond (PSE&G Project Series 2018) Total Project Cost: $8,498,000.00 City Contribution: $1,500,000.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: Section 108 Loan, CDBG Funds, Developer Fee/$4,351,028.00 Contract Period: Shall commence on the date of execution and delivery of the Grant Agreement by the Entity and the City of Newark, and expire upon the City’s issuance of a Certificate of Completion for the project as provided in the Grant Agreement    Video Video
18-0728 17R2-eFriends of MPT Charter SchoolResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: Expand Marion P. Thomas Charter School to improve access to campus Entity Name: Friends of Marion P. Thomas Charter School Entity Address: 125 Sussex Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07103 Sale Amount: $10,000.00 Cost Basis: (X) $2.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $60,000.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and 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 List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 429 15th Avenue/Block 292/Lot 7/Central Ward 427 15th Avenue/Block 292/Lot 8/Central Ward Additional Information: (Address/Ward/Block/Lot/Size/Sq. Feet) 429 15   Video Video
18-0586 17R5-aFY18 Positive HealthcareResolutionDept/ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Sub-Recipient Purpose: Provide Ryan White HIV/AIDS Related Health and Support Services to the Newark Eligible Metropolitan Area Entity Name: Positive Health Care, Inc. Entity Address: 333 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: Not to Exceed $235,523.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration Contract Period: March 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant (X) Sub-Recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Partial Certification of Funds in the amount of $23,980.00. Ryan White funds accepted by Resolution 7R5-b (as) adopted on March 27, 2018.   Video Video
18-0763 17R5-bResolution: Atlantic Health Systems, Inc./Morristown Medical Center (2018-2019)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Sub-recipient Purpose: To provide HIV/AIDS related health and support services to the Newark Eligible Metropolitan Area Entity Name: Atlantic Health Systems, Inc./ Morristown Medical Center Entity Address: 100 Madison Avenue, Morristown, New Jersey 07962 Grant Amount: Not to Exceed $481,880.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration Contract Period: March 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant (X) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Partial Certification of Funds in the amount of $99,815.00. Ryan White funds accepted by Resolution #7R5-b(as) adopted on March 27, 2018.   Video Video
18-0931 17R5-cFY18 Rutgers,The State University of NJ- Special Services Dental ClinicResolutionDept/ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Sub-recipient Purpose: To provide HIV/AIDS related health and support services to the Newark Eligible Metropolitan Area Entity Name: Rutgers, The State University of NJ/Special Services Dental Clinic Entity Address: 110 Bergen Street, Newark, New Jersey 07103 Grant Amount: Not to Exceed $641,830.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration Contract Period: March 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant (X) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Partial Certification of Funds in the amount of $97,878.00. Ryan White funds accepted by Resolution 7R5-b (as) adopted on March 27, 2018.   Video Video
17-1473 17R6-aWorkers Compensation Settlement - Dennis SandersResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim C.P. No.: 2010-32600 Claimant: Dennis Sanders Claimant's Attorney: Birkhold & Maider Attorney's Address: 189 Franklin Avenue, Suite 1, Nutley, New Jersey 07110 Settlement Amount: $38,170.00 Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel   Video Video
18-0968 17R6-bWorkers' Compensation Settlement (Termain Calloway)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim C.P. No.: 2017-11949 Claimant: Termain Calloway Claimant's Attorney: Craner Satkin Scheer Schwartz & Hanna Attorney's Address: 320 Park Avenue, P.O. Box 367, Scotch Plains, New Jersey 07076 Settlement Amount: $33,957.00 Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel   Video Video
18-1266 17R6-cPatricia Williams - Civil SettlementResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Civil Litigation Docket No.: ESX-L-3346-15 Claimant: Patricia Williams Claimant's Attorney: Francis Kirk, Esq. Attorney's Address: Law Firm of Tesser & Cohen, 946 Main Street, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601 Settlement Amount: $200,000.00 Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel   Video Video
18-1050 17R7-aJason A. Dennis, 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: Jason A. Dennis, Esq. Entity Address: 331 Newman Springs Road, Building 1, Red Bank, New Jersey 07701-5688 Contract Amount: Not to Exceed $17,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Office of the Mayor Contract Period: July 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 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
18-1202 17R8-aResolution: Constable Appointment - Jamar T. Piercy (MC)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Constable Appointment Purpose: To serve civil and criminal warrants, written summonses, complaints, repossessions and lockouts. Name of Appointee: Jamar T. Piercy Address: 901-903 South 20th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07108 Appointment Term: For a term of three (3) years from the date of appointment or to the expiration of the Constable Bond, whichever occurs first. Sponsor: Council Member, Mildred C. Crump Additional Information: Appointee shall submit Constable Bond   Video Video
18-1203 17R8-bResolution: Constable Appointment - McGill T. Martin (JSJ)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Constable Appointment Purpose: To serve civil and criminal warrants, written summonses, complaints, repossessions and lockouts Name of Appointee: McGill T. Martin Address: 150 Hobson Street, Newark, New Jersey 07112 Appointment Term: For a term 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   Video Video
18-1204 17R8-cResolution: Constable Appointment - Isabelino Figuerora, Jr. (AR)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Constable Appointment Purpose: To serve civil and criminal warrants, written summonses, complaints, repossessions and lockouts. Name of Appointee: Isabelino Figueroa, Jr. Address: 515 Mount Prospect Avenue, Apt. 11F, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Appointment Term: For a term of three (3) years from the date of appointment or to the expiration of the Constable Bond, whichever occurs first. Sponsor: Council Member, Anibal Ramos, Jr. Additional Information: Appointee shall submit Constable Bond   Video Video
18-1326 17R8-dResolution: Expressing Profound Sorrow and Regret (9/6/18)ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Ms. Barbara Glasco 2. Ms. Annie Mae Brown Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 3. Mr. Jared Charles Woodward 4. Ms. Kiewanna Lott Sponsored by Council Member Eddie Osborne 5. Mrs. Gail Muhammad 6 Mr. Mathew Poole   Video Video
18-1333 17R8-eResolution: Recognizing and Commending (9/6/18)ResolutionRECOGNIZING & COMMENDING Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Reverend Mamie Lee, dedicated community leader 2. Bishop Dr. Clary K. Butler 3. Elder Donald Boughton, Th.B., Pastor, of New Light Holy Church Sponsored by Council Member Augusto Amador 4. Individuals honored during the Rodeo Circuito Delicias de Minas Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 5. Allen African Methodist Episcopal Church, on celebrating seventy (70) years 6. Mr. Amilkar Velez-Lopez, recipient of The Illustrious Awards Honoring Distinguished Latinos, to be held on Friday, September 14, 2018 7. Bishop Timothy Griffin, honored as Man of the Year, at St. Paul Sounds of Praise Church, on Sunday, August 26, 2018 Sponsored by Council Member LaMonica R. McIver 8. Pastor James P. Paige, 35th Year of Ministry, at Evangelical Reform Baptist Church 9. Integrity House, 50th Anniversary of Incorporation, on Thursday, August 23, 2018 Sponsored by Council Member Eddie Osborne 10. Ms. Jean Pierce, HPAE, Deputy Grand Marshall of the 27th Annual “Celebration of Labor”, to be he   Not available
18-1254 17R11-a ResolutionDept/ Agency: Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: Facility use for Miss Glitz, Glamour & Brains S.T.E.M. Pageant Entity Name: Newark Public Schools Entity Address: 765 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Event Location: Central High School, 246 18th Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07108 Event Date(s): Friday, October 26, 2018 and Saturday, October 27, 2018 Event Time: Friday, October 26, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. until 11:30 P.M. and Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 4:00 P.M. until 11:30 P.M. (inclusive of setup and breakdown times) Additional Information: Sponsor:   Video Video
18-0990 17R2-f(as)Oak Towers Urban Renewal Entity, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Need for Housing Project Purpose: Provisions of the New Jersey Housing Mortgage Finance Agency Law to enable the Agency to process the sponsor’s application for funding a project known as Oak Towers Apartments by Oak Towers Urban Renewal Entity, LLC through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program Entity Name: Oak Towers Urban Renewal Entity, LLC Entity Address: 6 Dutch Lane, Scotch Plains, New Jersey 07076 Funding Source: Not Applicable Total Project Cost: $14,936,034.00 City Contribution: Not Applicable Other Funding Source/Amount: Low Income Housing Tax Credits $4,314,087.00; Construction Loan $9,664,653.00; Borrower Equity $957,294.00 List of Properties: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 2-8 & 18-22 Stratford Place / Block 2668, Lots 1 and 9 / South Ward Additional Information:   Not available
18-1048 17R2-g(as)Saber Real Estate Development, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To construct ten (10) two-family residential homes Entity Name: Saber Real Estate Development, LLC Entity Address: 1010 Adams Avenue, Union, New Jersey 07083 Sale Amount: $125,040.00 Cost Basis: (X) $4.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $443,600.00 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) 37 S 7th Street/Block 1829/Lot 10/West Ward 39 S 7th Street/Block 1829/Lot 11/West Ward 53 S 7th Street/Block 1829/Lot 18/West Ward 105 S 9th Street/Block 18   Not available
18-1380 17R8-f(as)Resolution of Support: Halsey Street Festival (EO)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Supporting a Special Event Purpose: Halsey Festival Date(s): Thursday, September 6, 2018 Sponsor(s): Council Member, Eddie Osborne Additional Information: The Halsey Festival will be held on Halsey Street between Central Avenue and New Street, from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. The rain date is Thursday, September 13, 2018.   Not available
18-1404 17R8-g(as)Resolution of Support: Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade and Boricua Music Festival (LQ)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Supporting a Special Event Purpose: Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade and Boricua Music Festival Date(s): Sunday, September 16, 2018 Sponsor(s): Council Vice-President, Luis A. Quintana Additional Information: The Puerto Rican Day Parade and Boricua Music Festival will be held on Broadway between Harvey Street and Broadway, going north on Broadway and ending at Verona Avenue, from 12:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M.   Not available
17-2113 18.-aGreater Newark Tourism Improvement DistrictOrdinanceORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 6PSF-H, JUNE 19, 2013, WHICH AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED THE CODE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK TO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION OF A SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT IN THE CITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE "GREATER NEWARK TOURISM IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT," BY ADDING DEFINITIONS FOR "HOTEL" AND "HOTEL INDUSTRY" AND AUTHORIZES A QUARTERLY FEE PAYMENT OF 1.0% BEING THE FEE ACTUALLY COLLECTED.   Video Video
18-1481 17M-a. MotionA motion requesting that the City Clerk’s Office coordinate a meeting with the Administration, Department of Economic and Housing Development and the Zoning Board to discuss the process for notifying Council Members before properties are sold or being entered into negotiations; in addition, discussion on the Zoning Board and its agenda backlog.   Not available
18-1484 17M-b. MotionA motion extending sincere gratitude and appreciation to Ms. Jessica Denigris, attending nurse at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, for her outstanding dedication, professionalism and devotion for the quality of care being delivered to her patients.   Not available
18-1488 17M-c. MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Mr. David Blake.   Not available
18-1489 17M-d. MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Mother Ollie Mae Ellison.   Not available
18-1490 17M-e. MotionA motion expressing a sincere get-well message and happy birthday wishes to Ms. Nancy Zak, a long-time East Ward community activist and environmental advocate, wishing her a speedy and healthy recovery, in addition to expressing happy birthday wishes.   Not available
18-1491 17M-f. MotionA motion once again requesting that the Administration coordinate with the various departments responsible for issuing violations for garbage collections and street sweeping services.   Not available
18-1493 17M-g. ResolutionA motion requesting that the Administration strongly consider reinstituting a recreation fund in the 2019 Budget for Council Members to provide assistance for community groups and residents seeking financial assistance or items for community events and services.   Not available
18-1366 18.-bRe-Appointment AARC (Christopher Johnson)AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Affirmative Action Review Council Name of Appointee: Christopher A. Johnson Address: 339 Jefferson Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054 Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation and ending March 16, 2021 Sponsor: Additional Information: Reappointed as Construction Contractor Representative   Video Video
18-1367 18.-cRe-Appointment to AARC (Michael Lockett)AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Affirmative Action Review Council Name of Appointee: Michael Lockett Address: 16 Schley Street, Newark, NJ 07112 Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation and ending April 6, 2020 Sponsor: Additional Information: Re-appointed as Labor Union Representative   Video Video
18-1368 18.-d AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-appointment Purpose: Affirmative Action Review Council Name of Appointee: Edna Rashid Address: 11 Marion Avenue, Newark, NJ 07106 Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation and ending March 22, 2021 Sponsor: Additional Information: Re-appointed as Minority Business Enterprise Owner Representative   Video Video
18-1370 18.-eMr. Kevin Cheatham / Affirmative Action ReviewAppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-appointment Purpose: Affirmative Action Review Council Name of Appointee: Kevin Cheatham Address: 1040 Franklin Avenue, Newark, NJ 07107 Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation and ending on March 22, 2019 Sponsor: Additional Information: Reappointed as Community Representative   Video Video
18-1371 18.-fAffirmative Action Review Council / Angel L. VargasAppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Affirmative Action Review Council Name of Appointee: Angel L. Vargas Address: 703 South12th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation and ending on March 22, 2020 Sponsor: Additional Information: Replacing Rev. Perry Simmons whose term expired Appointed as a Community Representative   Video Video
18-1344 1  Hearing of CitizensHEARING OF CITIZENS 1. James Powell, 108-136 Martin Luther King Blvd., Newark, NJ The Mosaic on the Passaic. Appearing 2. Lisa Parker, 71½ Boston Street, Newark, NJ The Administration and Council are complicit in corruption. Appearing 3. 10-4 Evans, 149 Huntington Avenue, Newark, NJ City of Newark landlord and community issues. Appearing Late 4. Carol Bodine, 25 Clifton Avenue, Newark, NJ The lack of security in the Colonnades. Not Appearing 5. Arnold Foster, 119 Seton Place, South Orange, NJ Aquatics. Not Appearing 6. Janet Bradley, 71 Keer Avenue, Newark, NJ JFK Pool Water Aerobics for Seniors Program. Not Appearing 7. Janise Afolo, 138-162 Martin Luther King Blvd., Newark, NJ Slumlords at the Pavilion. Appearing 8. William Bremner, 51 Clifton Avenue, Newark, NJ Security guard provisions in the Housing Code, Section 18:5-1. Appearing 9. Jay Arena, 35 Maiden Lane, Newark, NJ Resolution to end Essex County contract with ICE. Appearing 10. Ronald W. Rhines, 90 Braton Street, Newark, NJ The obstruction of cars are blocking my garage. Appearing 11. Opal R. Wright, 51    Video Video