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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/27/2018 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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18-1457 16PSF-a(s)Ordinance - 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
18-1727 17R2-a(s)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   Video Video
18-1727 17R2-a(s)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   Video Video
18-1548 17R2-b(s)Amending Resolution 505 Clinton Section 108 LoanResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Loan Agreement Purpose: Resolution amending Resolution 7R2-k(as) adopted on July 11, 2018 authorizing the execution of the contract for loan guarantee assistance under Section 108 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 5308 for funds awarded under the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program. Entity Name: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Entity Address: 451 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC 20410 Loan Amount: $3,709,000.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Loan Term: Twenty (20) years from the date of execution and delivery of the contract by the City and HUD Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (X) n/a Additional Infor   Video Video
18-1435 17R2-c(s)Two Rivers Title Company, LLC Real Estate Title Search AgreementResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide real estate title search services Entity Name: Two Rivers Title Company, LLC Entity Address: 26 Ayers Lane, Suite 202, Little Silver, New Jersey 07739 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $75,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Department of Economic and Housing Development Contract Period: One (1) year from a Notice to Proceed Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open (X ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP (X) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Two (2) proposals received   Video Video
18-1594 17R2-d(s)Resolution Referring Ferry and Main Redevelopment Plan to the Central Planning BoardResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Referral of Proposed Redevelopment Plan to Central Planning Board Purpose: For Central Planning Board’s Review and Consideration, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-7(e) Name of Plan: Ferry and Main Redevelopment Plan (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) Additional Information: By Resolution 7Rm adopted on May 4, 2005, the City of Newark Central Planning Board was authorized to conduct an investigation to determine whether the City of Newark qualified as an Area in Need of Rehabilitation. By Resolution 7Rdo (AS) adopted on June 15, 2005, the entirety of the City of Newark was declared an Area in Need of Rehabilitation.   Video Video
18-1616 17R2-e(s)108-112 Univ. Ave - Resolution referring AINOR investigation to CPBResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Investigation for Area in Need of Redevelopment Purpose: Central Planning Board to determine if the area is in need of redevelopment List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 108-112 University Avenue/Block 34/Lot 19/East Ward 42 James Street/Block 34/Lot 22/Central Ward 42 James Street/Block 34/Lot 23/Central Ward 40 James Street/Block 34/Lot 24/Central Ward 26 James Street/Block 34/Lot 31/Central Ward Additional Information:   Video Video
18-1559 17R2-f(s)Military Park Partnership Amending ResolutionResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Redevelopment Agreement Purpose: Amending the Redevelopment Agreement with Military Park Partnership for Restoration of Wars of America Monument Entity Name: Military Park Partnership Entity Address: c/o The Newark Alliance, 744 Broad Street, Suite 1705, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: $300,000.00 Development Agreement Term: City Contribution to Development Project: ( ) Grant or Loan ( ) Guarantee (X) None ( ) Other Developer Investment: N/A Developer Third-Party Financing 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: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) Military Park/Block 124/Lot 1/Central Ward Additional Information: Resolution 7Rdo(as) adopted on June 15, 2005 designating entire City an “Area in Need of Rehabilit   Video Video
18-1600 17R4-a(s)Resolution Making Application to Local Finance Board - Joint Meeting of Essex and Union CountiesResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Application to Local Finance Board for approval of bond ordinance Name of Project(s): Joint Meeting of Essex and Union Counties Amount to be Financed: $1,350,000.00 Funding Source: Bonds Local Finance Board meeting date(s): November 7, 2018 Project Information: (Description/ Project No./ Amount Appropriated/Ordinance No.) RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY MAKING APPLICATION TO THE LOCAL FINANCE BOARD PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:3-1 ET SEQ. Additional Information:   Video Video
18-1705 17R4-b(s)Resolution Approving Preliminary Official Statement for Sale of Tax Appeal Refunding NotesResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Preliminary/Official Statement, Disclosure Certificate and Note Purchase Contract for Issuance of Notes Purpose: Approving official statement and disclosure agreement for sale of tax appeal refunding notes Amount to be Financed: $10,100,000.00 Project Information: (Description/ Project No./Amount Appropriated/Ordinance No.) RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF NEWARK AUTHORIZING THE CIRCULATION OF A PRELIMINARY OFFICIAL STATEMENT AND FINAL OFFICIAL STATEMENT IN CONNECTION WITH THE NEGOTIATED SALE OF $10,100,000.00 TAX APPEAL REFUNDING NOTES, SERIES 2018D, OF THE CITY, APPROVING A CONTINUING DISCLOSURE CERTIFICATE AND NOTE PURCHASE CONTRACT WITH RESPECT TO SAID NOTES, AND AUTHORIZING OTHER ACTIONS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH Additional Information: This resolution must be on the Special Council Meeting of 11/27/18   Video Video
18-1552 1 Tree Removal, Puning, Root and Stump Removal ServicesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To provide tree removal, pruning, root and stump removal services to the city Description: Tree Removal, Pruning, Root and Stump Removal Services Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Downes Tree Service Co, Inc. 65 Royal Avenue, Hawthorne, New Jersey 07506 Contract Amount: $2,000,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/ Department of Public Works / Division of Parks and Grounds Account Code Line: NW011-0603-7169 B2018/ Department of Public Works Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed two 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 17, 2018/ Postponed Number of Bids Solicited: Ten (10) Number of Bids Received: Zero    Not available
18-1525 17R9a(s/as)UASI FY18 Local ShareResolutionDept/ Agency: Public Safety/Office of Emergency Management Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: To enhance the City of Newark and Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) region’s ability to build, maintain, and sustain national preparedness capabilities related to training, maintenance, Unified Approach to Active Shooter, Cybersecurity Awareness training, NPD CAD enhancement, meter maintenance, EOC information sharing maintenance, ALPR Expansion, ALPR computer/storage, meter maintenance, NFD Strike Team radios, emergency notification system, EOC Interoperability maintenance, thermal imaging cameras, Oxygen Cascade trailer, water pumps, generator-light towers, Mutualink, Domestic Preparedness Planner (DPP) position, Communications Planner position, and Metropolitan Medical Response System (MMRS) positions and equipment Entity Name: Department of Public Safety/Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security and Preparedness Entity Address: 480 Clinton Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07108 G   Not available
18-1599 18.-a(s)Bond Ordinance for Joint Meetng of Essex and Union CountiesOrdinanceBOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE LOCAL UNIT’S ALLOCABLE SHARE OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE JOINT MEETING OF ESSEX AND UNION COUNTIES, BY AND IN THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY (THE “LOCAL UNIT”); APPROPRIATING $1,350,000.00 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $1,350,000.00 BONDS OR NOTES TO FINANCE THE COST THEREOF. PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON DECEMBER 11, 2018 Deferred 6PSF-g 120518 Deferred 6PSF-a (s) 121118   Video Video
18-1802 18.-b(s)Ordinance: Amending Title 41, Chapters 1-5 to create an MX-3 ZoneOrdinanceORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE XLI, CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 5, NEWARK ZONING AND LAND USE REGULATIONS AND NEWARK ZONING MAPS OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY CREATING AN MX-3 ZONE, WHICH WILL ALLOW A BLEND OF HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL USES. PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON DECEMBER 11, 2018 Deferred 6PSF-h 120518 Deferred 6PSF-b (s) 121118 PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON JANUARY 9, 2019   Video Video