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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/8/2018 12:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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18-1714 15.-a ReportJoint Meeting of Essex & Union Counties, Meeting Minutes, July and August 2018   Not available
18-1715 15.-b ReportNewark Central Planning Board, Regular Public Hearing Minute, October 15, 2018   Not available
18-1716 15.-c ReportNewark Board of Adjustment, Regular Hearing Minutes, October 25, 2018   Not available
18-1718 15.-d ReportNorth Jersey District Water Supply Commission, Public Commission Meeting Minutes, September 26, 2018   Not available
18-1487 16F-aOrdinance: Equitable Growth Advisory CommissionOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE II, CHAPTER II, ARTICLE V OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, TO ESTABLISH THE NEWARK EQUITABLE GROWTH ADVISORY COMMISSION, IN THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR, COMPRISED OF A CROSS-SECTION OF STAKEHOLDERS FROM THE COMMUNITY, ACADEMIA, BUSINESS AND NON-PROFIT SECTORS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENSURING THAT DEVELOPMENT POLICIES AND PROJECTS IN THE CITY OF NEWARK, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, FOLLOW PRINCIPLES OF EQUITY AND ACHIEVE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF INCLUSION AND OPPPORTUNITY FOR ITS CURRENT AND FUTURE RESIDENTS.   Video Video
18-0673 16PSF-aAN 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
18-1309 26PSF-bOrdinance amending $30,582,031.00 School Capital ProjectsOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY (THE “CITY”), AMENDING BOND ORDINANCE 6PSF-a ADOPTED ON MAY 17, 2017, ON BEHALF OF THE STATE-OPERATED SCHOOL DISTRICT, AND PROVIDING FOR THE REALLOCATION OF THE $30,582,031.00 APPROPRIATION AND AUTHORIZATION FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SCHOOL QUALIFIED BONDS AND NOTES OF THE CITY AMONG VARIOUS SCHOOL CAPITAL PROJECTS CONTAINED THEREIN. Deferred 6PSF-c 101118 Deferred 6PSF-b 102418 Deferred 6PSF-b 110818 Deferred 6PSF-b 120518   Video Video
18-1385 16PSF-cBond Ordinance - 2018 Tax Appeal Refunding NotesOrdinanceREFUNDING 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, APPROPRIATING $10,100,000.00 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $10,100,000.00 REFUNDING BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY FOR FINANCING THE COST THEREOF. Deferred 6PSF-d 101118 Deferred 6PSF-c 102418   Not available
18-1117 16PSF-dAmending Handicapped Parking OrdinanceOrdinanceORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 23, TRAFFIC, CHAPTER 5, PARKING, STOPPING AND STANDING, GENERALLY, SUBCHAPTER 13, HANDICAPPED AND RESERVED PARKING SPACES, SUBSECTION 13.1, HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACES OF THE REVISED GENRERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, TO REQUIRE THE NECESSARY PHYSICIAN’S EXAMINATION TO BE PERFORMED BY A PHYSICIAN EMPLOYED BY THE CITY OF NEWARK, THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY WELLNESS, AND BY RAISING THE FEE FOR THE PERMIT TO OFFSET THE MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND REQUIRING THE MUNCIPAL COUNCIL’S APPROVAL BY RESOLUTION. Deferred 6PSF-d 102418 Deferred 6PSF-d 110818 Deferred 6PSF-c 120518   Video Video
18-1323 16PSF-eParking by Permit Only Van Wagenen Street Both Sides between Summer Avenue and BroadwayOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23:5-14e, PARKING BY PERMIT ONLY IN DESIGNATED RESIDENTIAL AREAS, OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC AND PARKING, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING VAN WAGENEN STREET, BOTH SIDES, BETWEEN SUMMER AVENUE AND BROADWAY. (CENTRAL WARD)   Video Video
18-1457 16PSF-fOrdinance - ECIA Refunding BondsOrdinanceA BOND ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY (THE “CITY”), APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF LAND, BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS SITUATE THEREON FROM THE ESSEX COUNTY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY, APPROPRIATING $61,000,000.00 THEREFOR, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $61,000,000.00 IN BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY TO FINANCE THE COSTS THEREOF. PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 27, 2018 Deferred 6PSF-f 110818   Video Video
18-1653 17R1-a2018-2019 HCDA Annual Action Plan for CDBG, HOPWA, HOME, and ESGResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of the Business Administrator Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application and Agreements with HUD for One-Year Action Plan Purpose: Application/Acceptance with HUD for the 2018 One Year Action Plan (Program Year 2018-2019) Entity Name: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Entity Address: One Newark Center, Newark, New Jersey 07102-5260 Total Grant Amount: $16,289,821.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) Program Grant Period: September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Detailed allocation: CDBG/$7,   Video Video
18-1650 17R1-b2019 Anti-Violence Out-of-School Grant Apply/AcceptResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of the Business Administrator Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application and Agreements with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Resources for the 2019 Anti-Violence Out-of-School Grant Purpose: Application/Acceptance of the 2019 Anti-Violence Out-of-School Grant Entity Name: New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Resources Entity Address: 101 South Broad Street, 5th Floor, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0811 Total Grant Amount: $1,000,000.00 Funding Source: New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Resources Grant Period: April 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020, or until funds are expended Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Monitoring Dept./Agency: Not Applicable Additional Information: To p   Video Video
18-1428 17R1-cBI # 1 NJTPA FY 2019 STP GrantResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Budget Insertion Purpose: FY2019 Sub-Regional Transportation Planning Program for the City of Newark (Citywide) Funding Source: North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA), Inc. Appropriation Amount: $95,367.00 Budget Year: 2018 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Funds accepted by Resolution 7R3-a adopted on October 24, 2018 In-Kind Local Match totaling $23,841.75 Operating Agency: Department of Engineering Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.   Video Video
18-1612 17R1-dBI # 2 FY2018 Resurfacing Various Streets - 17 LocationsResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Budget Insertion Purpose: Street Resurfacing - Various Streets - 2018 - Newark (17 locations, MA-18) within the City of Newark Funding Source: State of New Jersey Department of Transportation Appropriation Amount: $3,281,915.00 Budget Year: 2018 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Funds accepted by Resolution 7R3-a adopted on December 6, 2017 Operating Agency: Department of Engineering Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.   Video Video
18-1614 17R1-eBI # 3 STD Program 2018-2019ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Budget Insertion Purpose: To augment existing Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Services, such as improved diagnostic and treatment functions, and to perform intervention, outreach, and education and prevention activities. (Citywide) Funding Source: State of New Jersey, Department of Health, Division of HIV, STD and TB Services Appropriation Amount: $89,113.00 Budget Year: 2018 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Funds accepted by Resolution 7R5-c adopted on October 11, 2018 Operating Agency: Department of Health and Community Wellness Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.   Video Video
18-1104 17R1-fMaintenance and Repair: HVACResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Maintenance and Repair: HVAC Entity Name(s)/Address(s): F&O Mechanical Contractors, LLC, 207 Berkeley Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Contract Amount: $1,200,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Department of Public Works/Division of Public Buildings Account Code Line: NW011-060-0604-71650-B2018 Contract Period: To be establish for a period not to exceed (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: February 13, 2018 Number of Bids Solicited: Twelve (12) Number of Bids Received: Four (4) Number of Bids Rejected: Four (4) 2nd Advertisement Date: May 1, 2018 Number of Bids Solicited: Unknown Number of Bids Received: Bids postponed 3rd Advertisement Date: May   Video Video
18-1387 17R1-gMaintenance and Repair: MasonryResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Maintenance and Repair: Masonry Entity Name(s)/Address(es): 1) Rana Construction Inc., 430 Madison Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07201 2) Bismark Construction Corporation, 207-209 Berkeley Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107 3) De Dan Group, LLC., 17 Porter Road, West Orange, New Jersey 07052 Contract Amount: $1,800,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Department of Public Works Account Code Line: NW011-060-0604-71750-B2018 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed (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: November 29, 2016 Bids Solicited: Twelve (12) Bids Received: Four (4) 2nd Advertisement Date: February 13, 2018 Bids Solicited:    Video Video
18-1399 17R1-hJanitorial Services for Various City of Newark FaciltiiesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To provide Janitorial Services for Various City of Newark Facilities Entity Name/Address: 1) B&B Diversified Services, LLC., 13 Broadway, Suite 2, Freehold, New Jersey 07728 2) Andrews & Company, LLC., 30 Sparta Avenue, Unit B, Sparta, New Jersey 07871 3) Industrial Commercial Cleaning Group, Inc., 14 South Burnt Mill Road, Voorhees, New Jersey 08043 4) Pritchard Industries, Inc., 147 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 207, Florham Park, New Jersey 07932 5) United Services, Inc., 462 Forest Street, Kearny, New Jersey 07032 6) Optimal Cleaning Solutions, LLC., 604 Roselle Street, Unit 1, Linden, New Jersey 07036 Contract Amount: Various contract amounts - see below Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Department of Public Works Account Code: NW011-060-0604-71620-B2018 Contract Period: Two (2) years with the option to renew for one (1) year Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Op   Video Video
18-1460 17R1-iHypochlorite, Liquid Sodium (Water Treating DisinfectantResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To provide water treating disinfectant, hypochlorite to the City Description: Hypochlorite, Liquid Sodium (Water Treating Disinfectant) Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Kuehne Chemical Co., Inc., 86 North Hackensack Avenue, South Kearny, New Jersey 07032 Contract Amount: $260,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities Account Code Line: NW037-750-7502-83230-B2018 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed two (2) years, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-15 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 Date: August 14, 2018 Number of Bids Solicited: Six (6) Number of Bids Received: Three (3)   Video Video
18-1542 17R1-jWater Leak Detection SystemsResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To provide water leak detection systems to the City Description: Water Leak Detection Systems Entity Name(s)/Address(s): 1) AP Certified Testing, LLC, 5 Jayne Terrace, Ringwood, New Jersey 07456 2) Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. dba Pollard Water, 200 Atlantic Avenue, New Hyde Park, New York 11040 Contract Amount: $100,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities Account Code Line: NW037-750-7502-83730-B2018 / Water and Sewer Utilities Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed two (2) years, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-15 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 Date: July 31, 2018 Number of Bids Solicited: Seven (7) Number o   Video Video
18-1174 17R2-aSecond amendment awarding additional funds and extending the grant expiration date – Community Based Violence Prevention Program-Newark United Against Violence HotspotResolutionDept./ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: Community Based Violence Prevention Program-Newark United Against Violence Hotspot Entity Name: City of Newark Entity Address: 920 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: Additional $70,000.00 for a total amended amount of $2,266,085.00 Total Project Cost: City Contribution: $450,999.00 from original grant fund accepted pursuant to Resolution 7R3-a(S), adopted on June 12, 2012 Other Funding Source/Amount: Grant Period: Amended to October 1, 2011 through December 31, 2016 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( X ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a List of Property: N/A Additional Information: Apply/Accept Resolution 7R3-a(S) adopted on June 12, 2012 (File #12-0293) No additional Municipal funds required   Video Video
18-1233 17R2-bGrant acceptance for WLL 2018ResolutionDept/ Agency: One Stop Career Center-NewarkWORKS Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: Workforce Learning Link Program Entity Name: City of Newark, One Stop Career Center-NewarkWORKS Entity Address: 990 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: $198,000.00 Total Project Cost: $0.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Grant 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: Grant Funding Source: State of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development and Economic Opportunity Grant Funds to be fully expended by December 31, 2019   Video Video
18-1570 17R2-cWFNJ NOA FundsResolutionDept/ Agency: One Stop Career Center-NewarkWORKS Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: To train Work First New Jersey Clients Entity Name: City of Newark, One Stop Career Center - NewarkWORKS Entity Address: 990 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: $615,377.00 Total Project Cost: $0.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Grant 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 (X) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Grant Funding Source: State of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development and Economic Opportunity Funds must be fully expended by December 31, 2019   Video Video
18-1413 17R3-aResolution in support Rt. 280 with Orange St. and 1st Street Imperfections ImprovementsResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Support Resolution Purpose: Route 280 with Orange Street and First Street Imperfections Improvements Location: Route 280 with Orange Street and First Street, Newark, New Jersey Additional Information:   Video Video
18-1610 17R4-aResolution to Authorize Accelerated/Electronic Tax SaleResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Tax Sale Date: On or before December 31, 2018 Place: 920 Broad Street, Newark New Jersey 07102 List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) Various Additional Information: Accelerated/Electronic Tax Sale   Video Video
18-0520 17R5-aPositive Health Care ESG 2018ResolutionDept/ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Grant Sub-Recipient Purpose: Emergency Shelter Services in the City of Newark Entity Name: Positive Health Care, Inc. Entity Address: 333 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: $20,375.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Contract Period: January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 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: Grant Funds accepted by Resolution 7R1-a(s) adopted on January 30, 2018. Temporary Emergency Appropriation by Resolution 7R1-c adopted on March 7, 2018.   Video Video
18-0530 17R6-aWorkers' Compensation Settlement (Vivian Sosa)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim C.P. No.: 2013-21318 Claimant: Vivian Sosa Claimant's Attorney: Ricci and Fava Attorney's Address: 16 Furler Street, 2nd Floor, Totowa, New Jersey 07512 Settlement Amount: $30,953.00 Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel   Video Video
18-1501 17R6-bWisniewski & Associates, LLC First Amendment to the Agreement to Provide Legal ServicesResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: First Amendment to the Agreement to provide Legal Services as Special Tax Counsel Entity Name: Wisniewski & Associates, LLC Entity Address: 17 Main Street, Sayreville, New Jersey 08872 Contract Amount: $115,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 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: Original Resolution 7R6-v(S), adopted on December 27, 2017. First Amendment to increase the contract amount by $15,000.00, for a total contract amount not to exceed $115,000.00.   Video Video
18-1558 17R6-cSettlement Agreement between City of Newark and Positive Health Care, Inc.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Civil Litigation Docket No.: Appellate Division A-2689-15 T3 and A-0535-16 T4 Defendant: Positive Healthcare, Inc. Defendant's Attorney: Robert Taylor, Esq. Attorney's Address: 60 Evergreen Place, Suite 305, East Orange, New Jersey 07018 Settlement Amount: $160,000.00 Funding Source: Defendant/Taxpayer Additional Comments: Settlement Agreement resolving issues only as to municipally held liens on properties foreclosed by the City of Newark as more detailed in the Settlement Agreement attached hereto Invitation: Corporation Counsel   Video Video
18-1411 17R6-dNowell, PA - First Amendment to the Agreement to Provide Legal ServicesResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: First Amendment to the Agreement to provide Legal Services as Special Tax Counsel Entity Name: Nowell, P.A. Entity Address: 155 Polifly Road, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601 Contract Amount: $45,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 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: Original Resolution 7R6-u (s) adopted on December 27, 2017. First Amendment to increase the contract amount by $20,000.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $45,000.00.   Video Video
18-1556 17R8-aResolution: Constable Bond Approval - Isabelino Figueroa, Jr. (AR)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Approving Constable Bond Purpose: To serve civil and criminal warrants, written summonses, complaints, repossessions and lockouts. Name of Constable: 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 the expiration of the Constable Bond, whichever occurs first. Sponsor: Council Member, Anibal Ramos, Jr. Additional Information: Appointed by Resolution #7R8-c adopted on September 6, 2018   Video Video
18-1561 17R8-bResolution: Constable Bond Approval - Jamar T. Piercy (MC)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Approving Constable Bond Purpose: To serve civil and criminal warrants, written summonses, complaints, repossessions and lockouts. Name of Constable: 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 the expiration of the Constable Bond, whichever occurs first. Sponsor: Council Member, Mildred C. Crump Additional Information: Appointed by Resolution #7R8-a adopted on September 6, 2018   Video Video
18-1602 17R8-cResolution: Approval of Constable Bond - McGill T. MartinResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Approving Constable Bond Purpose: To serve civil and criminal warrants, written summonses, complaints, repossessions and lockouts. Name of Constable: 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: Appointed by Resolution #7R8-b adopted on September 6, 2018   Video Video
18-1699 17R8-dResolution: Recognizing and Commending (11/8/18)ResolutionRECOGNIZING & COMMENDING Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Pearl F. Burl, Principal Operator Automated Typewriter, City’s Department of Water and Sewer Utilities, on her retirement after thirty-one (31) years of service Sponsored by Council Member Carlos M. Gonzalez 2. Mr. Eric Cale Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 3. New Hope Missionary Baptist Association, Inc., on celebrating their Centennial Anniversary ‘100 Years’ Sponsored by Council Member Eddie Osborne 4. Ms. Pollie Miller, on celebrating her 100th Birthday 5. Individuals honored during the Chinese Fujianese Tea Exhibition, held on Friday, November 2, 2018 Sponsored by Council Member Luis A. Quintana 6. Kenneth and Jane Pagano, on celebrating their 45th Wedding Anniversary 7. Individuals from Liga Roberto Clemente de Newark honored during the Roberto Clemente Little League - NLC Annual Leadership Retreat 8. Luis M. Ortega, Community Advocate, Founder and Promoter of Children’s Karate Programs 9. Chris Bronardo, President of Mount Prospect Partnership honored for his   Video Video
18-1700 17R8-eResolution: Expressing Profound Sorrow and Regret (11/8/18)ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Mrs. Josephine Howard Treadwell Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 2. Mr. Barry Gimelstob 3. Al-Mustafa Nasir Shabazz Sponsored by Council Member Eddie Osborne 4. Dr. David Finney   Video Video
18-1328 17R9-aNIBRS Computer Aided Dispatch UpgradeResolutionDept/ Agency: Public Safety/Division of Police Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: Funding to upgrade the Police Division’s Computer Aided Dispatch System Entity Name: New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety Entity Address: 25 Market Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08611 Grant Amount: $126,342.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Justice Statistics Total Project Cost: $126,342.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: November 1, 2016 through September 30, 2019 (or until all grant funds are expended) 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:   Video Video
18-1397 17R9-bUse Competitive Contracting - Community Assistance Violent CrimesResolutionDept/ Agency: Public Safety/Division of Police Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Authorizing the use of competitive contracting pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4.5 et seq. Purpose: Authorizing the Use of Competitive Contracting in lieu of Public Bidding for the procurement of the Operation, Management and Administration of a Social Service Program Entity Name: Not Applicable Entity Address: Not Applicable Contract Amount: Not Applicable Funding Source: Not Applicable Contract Period: Not Applicable 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: State Statutes N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4.1(b)(2); N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4.3(a); N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4.3(b)   Video Video
18-1496 17R9-c ResolutionDept/ Agency: Public Safety/Division of Police Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Authorizing the use of competitive contracting pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4.5 et seq. Purpose: Authorizing the use of competitive contracting in lieu of Public Bidding for the procurement of the Operation, Management and Administration Service for the tracking of items sold by secondhand dealers 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:   Video Video
18-1360 17R1-k(as)Edward Joseph Cologna Productions, Inc.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of the Business Administrator Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Competitive Contracting N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4 1(k) Purpose: To provide Operation and Management Services for the Municipal Television Studio Entity Name: Edward Joseph Cologna Productions, Inc. Entity Address: 119 Aycrigg Avenue, Passaic New Jersey 07055 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $197,600.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Department of Administration Contract Period: October 7, 2018 through October 6, 2019 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Additional Information:   Not available
18-1392 17R3-b(as)Wanda Bryant CC Application RefundResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Refund of Code Compliance Fee Purpose: Refund of Fee Paid for Inspection Upon Cancellation (Not Performed) Entity Name: Wanda Bryant Entity Address: 2 Hilltop Place, Montclair, New Jersey 07042 Property Location: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward/Site Known As 45 St. Paul Avenue Newark, New Jersey 07106/Block 4176, Lot 27/West Ward Amount of Refund: $250.00 Additional Information:   Not available
18-1580 17R3-c(as)Apply, Accept Grant Funding - Delancy Street (Final Design)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: (X ) Ratifying (X ) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Grant Agreement Purpose: Funds Exchange Program - Cost Reimbursement Agreement with the New Jersey Department of Transportation for the Delancy Street (Final Design) Project Entity Name: State of New Jersey, Department of Transportation, Local Aid and Economic Development Entity Address: 1035 Parkway Avenue, Trenton, New Jersey 08625 Grant Amount: $590,823.00 Funding Source: State of New Jersey, Department of Transportation, Local Aid and Economic Development Total Project Cost: $590,823.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: April 6, 2018 through April 6, 2020 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: Original Grant Amount $1,199,990.00; Modification #1: $201,315.00; Modification #2: $590,823.00   Not available
18-1771 17R8-f(as)Added Starter: Resolution Expressing Profound Sorrow and Regret (11/81/8)ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Mrs. Andrea Adebowale, Director of the City’s Department of Water and Sewer Utilities   Not available
18-1727 17R2-d (as)Referral, to the Planning Board, of Amendment to Zoning Ordinance to create an MX-3 Zoning ClassificationResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Resolution Endorsing Purpose: Resolution referring draft Proposed Ordinance amending Zoning and Land Use Regulations to the Newark Central Planning Board for formal review, report, and recommendation as required by N.J.S.A. 40:55D-26 and N.J.S.A. 40:55D-64 Additional Information: Refers to Planning Board an Ordinance amending Title XLI, Chapters 2, 3 and 4 of the Municipal Code to Establish the MX-3 Zoning Classification Deferred 7R2-d (as) 110818   Not available
18-1478 19.-aOrdinance to Lease 846-850 South Orange Avenue Newark NjOrdinanceORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND/OR HIS DESIGNEE, THE DIRECTOR OF THE NEWARK DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY WELLNESS (NDHCW), TO ENTER INTO AND EXECUTE A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH ESSEX PROPERTY MANAGEMENT GROUP, LLC, 59 EAST RUNYON STREET 1ST FLOOR, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07114, FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 846-850 SOUTH ORANGE AVENUE, STORE FRONT A, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07103, FOR AN ANNUAL RENT OF TEN THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($10,800.00), PAYABLE IN TWELVE (12) EQUAL MONTHLY AMOUNTS OF NINE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($900.00), FOR A PERIOD COMMENCING SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 AND TERMINATING ON AUGUST 31, 2019, WITH AN OPTION TO RENEW FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL YEAR, FOR THE PURPOSE OF EMBEDDING THE WEST WARD VICTIMS OUTREACH SERVICES (WWVO) PROGRAM WITHIN THE WEST WARD BY PROVIDING TRAUMA INFORMED CARE MENTAL HEALTH AND OTHER SUPPORTIVE SERVICE FOR YOUNG MEN OF COLOR TRAUMATIZED BY VIOLENCE. Deferred 8b (as) 102418   Video Video
18-1764 18-a (as)Ordinance Approving Sale of Newark Watershed PropertiesOrdinanceORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF NEWARK TO SELL PROPERTY LOCATED IN CEDAR GROVE, NEW JERSEY, DESCRIBED AS BLOCK 250, LOTS 37, 81, 101, 141 COMPRISING OF 53.60 ACRES, TO THE BOROUGH OF CEDAR GROVE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $11,500,000.00.   Not available
18-1712 110.-a LicenseRAFFLE LICENSE Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church/ RL# 11 259 Oliver Street, Newark, NJ North State Dallas Cowboys Fan Club/ RL# 14 43 Quitman Street, Newark, NJ Unchained at Last/ RL# 15 208 Lenox Avenue, Westfield, NJ St. Lucy’s Church/ RL# 17 118 7th Avenue, Newark, NJ St. Lucy’s Church/ RL# 17 (Amended Amount) 118 7th Avenue, Newark, NJ Community Access Unlimited/ RL# 19 80 W. Grand Street, Elizabeth, NJ Parents & Guardians Guild St. Vincent Academy/ RL# 20 228 West Market Street, Newark, NJ Parents Org. of St. Benedicts Prep. School/ RL# 23 520 Martin Luther King Blvd., Newark, NJ Parents Org. of St. Benedicts Prep. School/ RL# 24 520 Martin Luther King Blvd., Newark, NJ RAS St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church/ RL# 25 243 Abington Avenue, Newark, NJ   Video Video
18-1711 1  Hearing of CitizensHEARING OF CITIZENS 1. Opal R. Wright, 51 Vanderpool Street, Newark, NJ “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009.” Appearing. 2. Debra Salters, 263 Ridge Street, Newark, NJ Quality of Life, Part 2. Appearing. 3. Rick Robinson, 700 South 12th Street, Newark, NJ Disciplinary Matrix Policy. Appearing. 4. Munirah El-Bomani, 175 1st Street, Newark, NJ Accountability, do your job with integrity and fairness. Appearing. 5. 10-4 Evans, 149 Huntington Terr., Newark, NJ City of Newark and landlord issues. Not Appearing. 6. Felicia Alston-Singleton, 152 12th Avenue, Newark, NJ Housing and water quality of life. 7. Lisa Parker, 71½ Boston Street, Newark, NJ Quality of life, transparency from elected officials. Appearing. 8. James Powell, 108-136 Martin Luther King Blvd., Newark, NJ The Mosaic on the Passaic. Appearing.   Not available
18-1940 17Ma MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Loraine Edmonds.   Not available
18-1941 17Mb MotionA motion requesting once again that the Department of Public Works notify and inform all candidates from the recent municipal elections, both winners and losers, they are required to remove their political signage from all public buildings and utility poles in a timely manner or be subject to a fine of “one hundred dollars ($100.00), or in an amount not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), or imprisonment up to ninety (90) days or all of the above” as specified in Title XXIX Streets, Chapter 22 Posting of Political Signs and/or Promotional Signs 29:22:10.   Not available
18-1942 17Mc MotionA motion requesting that the Alcohol Beverage Control Board review and forward to the Municipal Council, through the City Clerk’s Office, the number of police incident reports, code enforcement and ABC violations that have occurred at the coffee shop called Central Café located at 82 Wilson Avenue.   Not available
18-1943 17Md ResolutionA motion requesting that the City Clerk’s Office contact the Administration and the Department of Public Safety to request that fire evacuation drill(s) and active shooter drill(s) be conducted at the following locations: City Hall, 920 Broad Street; Newark Municipal Courts, 31 Green Street and 110 William Street, Health and Community Wellness.   Not available
18-1944 17Me ResolutionA motion requesting that the City Clerk’s Office contact the Administration and the Department of Engineering to request status reports on the following: the installation of Traffic Calming Devices in the vicinity of 195 West Market Street (New Hope Village); the installation of a “Left-Hand Turn” signal at the intersection of West Market Street and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard; the upgrading of lights in the downtown area bounded by Raymond Boulevard to Franklin Street and Mulberry Street to University Avenue.   Not available
18-1945 17Mf MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Anna Marie Malachi.   Not available