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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/6/2019 12:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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19-0366 15.-a ReportJoint Meeting of Essex and Union Counties, December 20, 2018 Meeting MinutesAcceptedPass Video Video
19-0367 15.-b ReportJoint Meeting of Essex and Union Counties, Annual Report of the Sewage Contribution, Purpose of Assessment, Year 2019AcceptedPass Video Video
19-0368 15.-c ReportCity of Newark Center for Court Innovation, Newark Community Solutions and Newark Youth Court, Quarterly Progress Report, October 1 - December 31, 2018AcceptedPass Video Video
18-1549 16F-aOrdinance Amendment (Zoning for Short Term Rentals)OrdinanceORDINANCE OF THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, AMENDING THE CITY OF NEWARK ZONING ORDINANCE, TITLE XLI, CHAPTERS 2 AND 4 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE, TO PERMIT SHORT TERM RENTAL USE IN ALL LEGAL DWELLINGS, AND ESTABLISH MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR SHORT TERM RENTAL USE. Deferred 6F-b 012319 Deferred 6F-a 020619 Deferred 6F-a 022219 Deferred 6F-a 030619 Deferred 6F-a 032019 Deferred 6F-a 040319 Deferred 6F-a 041719 Deferred 6PSF-b 051519 Deferred 6PSF-b 060619 Deferred 6PSF-b 071019deferred on first readingPass Video Video
18-1550 16F-bOrdinance (Short Term Rentals)OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING NEW CHAPTER 14, ENTITLED “SHORT-TERM RENTALS TO TITLE XVIII”, ENTITLED ‘HOUSING CODE’. Deferred 6F-c 012319 Deferred 6F-b 020619 Deferred 6F-b 022219 Deferred 6F-b 030619 Deferred 6F-b 032019 Deferred 6F-b 040319 Deferred 6F-b 041719 Deferred 6PSF-c 051519 Deferred 6PSF-c 060619 Deferred 6PSF-c 071019deferred on first readingPass Video Video
18-1722 16F-cOrdinance amending and supplementing to add Transient Accommodation (Short Term Rentals) to the list of properties subject to the license fee assessmentOrdinanceORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 6PSF-h, JUNE 19, 2013, ORDINANCE AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK TO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION OF A SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT TO BE KNOWN AS THE “GREATER NEWARK TOURISM IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT”, BY ADDING TRANSIENT ACCOMODATION (SHORT TERM RENTALS) TO THE LIST OF PROPERTIES SUBJECT TO THE LICENSE FEE ASSESSMENT AND AMENDS SCHEDULE A, TO AUTHORIZE THE INCLUSION OF TRANSIENT ACCOMODATIONS AS THEY BECOME IDENTIFIED. Deferred 6F-d 012319 Deferred 6F-c 020619 Deferred 6F-c 022219 Deferred 6F-c 030619 Deferred 6F-c 032019 Deferred 6F-c 040319 Deferred 6F-c 041719 Deferred 6PSF-d 051519 Deferred 6PSF-d 060619 Deferred 6PSF-d 071019deferred on first readingPass Video Video
18-1590 16F-dOrdinance amending Chapter 20 Title XOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY AMENDING CHAPTER 20 ENTITLED HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX OF TITLE X, ENTITLED FINANCE AND TAXATION. Deferred 8-b 120518 Deferred 9-a 121918 Deferred 9-a 010919 Deferred 6F-e 012319 Deferred 6F-d 020619 Deferred 6F-d 022219 Deferred 6F-d 030619 Deferred 6F-d 032019 Deferred 6F-d 040319 Deferred 6F-d 041719 Deferred 6PSF-e 051519 Deferred 6PSF-e 060619 Deferred 6PSF-e 071019deferred on first readingPass Video Video
18-1806 16F-eOrdinance: Armed Security Guards Required and Surveillance Cameras for Public or Private Buildings (50 to 100 Housing Units) (LM)OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPLEMENT TITLE 18, CHAPTER 5, SECURITY, ARTICLE 1, HOUSING GUARDS, 18:5-1.1 ARMED SECURITY GUARD REQUIRED, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, 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) OR MORE HOUSING UNITS AND AMENDING 18:5-1.5 TO REQUIRE SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS NEAR ENTRANCES AND EXITS OF SAID BUILDINGS. Deferred 6F-e 022219 Deferred 6F-e 030619 Tabled McIver/Ramos 6F-e 032019deferred on first readingPass Video Video
19-0061 16F-fEmployee Ownership and Loan Guarantee ProgramOrdinanceORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE II, CHAPTER 10, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY CREATING AND ESTABLISHING SECTION 8, AN EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP LOAN AND LOAN GUARANTEE PROGRAM AND RULES FOR QUALIFYING CERTAIN BUSINESSES AS MINORITY, WOMEN AND VETERAN-OWNED.Adopted on first readingPass Video Video
18-1768 16F-gIrvine Turner Apartments Tax Abatement ApplicationOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A THIRTY (30) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO IRVINE TURNER APARTMENTS URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, 122 E. 42nd STREET, SUITE 4900, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10168, FOR A PROJECT TO REHABILITATE FOUR (4) BUILDINGS CONTAINING NINETY-FOUR (94) AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS, LOCATED AT 385-391, 393-395, 396-402, 397-403, AND 416-432 IRVINE TURNER BOULEVARD, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY AND IDENTIFIED ON THE CITY’S TAX MAPS AS BLOCK 2675, LOTS 40, 41, 44, BLOCK 2678, LOT 16 AND BLOCK 2693, LOT 7. (SOUTH WARD)Adopted on first readingPass Video Video
18-1769 16F-hCenter City Apartments Tax Abatement ApplicationOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A THIRTY (30) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO CENTER CITY APARTMENTS URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, 122 E 42nd STREET, SUITE 4900, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10168, FOR A PROJECT TO REHABILITATE TWO (2) BUILDINGS CONTAINING FORTY-NINE (49) AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS, LOCATED AT 76-80 COURT STREET AND 40-44 W. KINNEY STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY AND IDENTIFIED ON THE CITY’S TAX MAP AS BLOCK 100, LOT 14 AND BLOCK 116, LOTS 18 AND 20. (CENTRAL WARD)Adopted on first readingPass Video Video
18-1946 16PSF-a OrdinanceORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A LEASE AGREEMENT BY WHICH THE CITY OF NEWARK WILL LEASE FROM THE PARKING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, APPROXIMATELY 12,460 SQ. FT. OF OFFICE SPACE TO BE UTILIZED BY THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT AND APPROXIMATELY 11,840 SQ. FT. OF OFFICE AND/OR STORAGE SPACE TO BE UTILIZED BY THE MUNICIPAL COURT; AND THE CITY WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO THE DAILY USE AND OCCUPANCY, DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, EXCLUDING HOLIDAYS, OF TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT (258) PARKING SPACES; ON THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 47-63 GREEN STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 07102, ALSO KNOWN AS BLOCK 873, LOT 1.03 IN THE EAST WARD FOR A PERIOD OF THIRTY (30) YEARS. Failed 6PSF-b 020619 Deferred 6PSF-c 022219closed on public hearing and adoptedPass Video Video
18-1908 16PSF-bOrdinance Amendment: Multi-way stop (Sussez and Newark)OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23:15-2, MULTI-WAY STOP INTERSECTIONS, OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC AND PARKING, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY DESIGNATING SUSSEX AVENUE AND NEWARK STREET AS A MULTI-WAY STOP SIGN INTERSECTION. (CENTRAL WARD)closed on public hearing and adoptedPass Video Video
19-0117 16PSF-cOrdinance increasing Authority of Corporation CounselOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE II, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 6, DEPARTMENT OF LAW, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY AMENDING ARTICLE 2, CORPORATION COUNSEL, TO EXPAND THE LIMITATION ON POWER TO COMPROMISE, SETTLE, ADJUST ANY RIGHTS, CLAIMS OR DEMANDS OR CAUSES OF ACTION IN FAVOR OF OR AGAINST THE CITY OF NEWARK TO AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $40,000.00 WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL.closed on public hearing and adoptedPass Video Video
19-0202 16PSF-dOrdinance amending XLI Zoning Code - Board of AdjustmentsOrdinanceORDINANCE OF THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK AMENDING TITLE XLI, CHAPTER 12, ARTICLES 1-1, 1-2, AND 3 OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED TO AUTHORIZE THE APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) ADDITIONAL ALTERNATE MEMBERS OF THE NEWARK ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT (THE “BOARD”), AN ANNUAL SCHEDULE OF THIRTY (30) MEETINGS AND TEN (10) SPECIAL MEETINGS TO BE HELD BY THE BOARD, AND PROVIDE FOR AN ANNUAL STIPEND TO BOARD MEMBERS.closed on public hearing and adoptedPass Video Video
19-0039 16PSF-eWeequahic Preservation, LLC (Zion Tower) Tax AbatementOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A THIRTY (30) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO WEEQUAHIC PRESERVATION LLC, HAVING ITS PRINCIPAL OFFICE AT 1865 PALMER AVENUE, SUITE 203, LARCHMONT, NEW YORK 10538, FOR A PROJECT TO REHABILITATE TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT (268) UNITS OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING LOCATED AT 507-519 ELIZABETH AVENUE IN THE SOUTH WARD IN NEWARK AND IDENTIFIED ON THE CITY’S TAX MAPS AS BLOCK 3637, LOT 106.   Video Video
19-0184 16PSF-fPayment in Lieu OrdinanceOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE II, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 4, GENERAL ADMINISTRATION, SECTION 2:4-5 ANNUAL ALLOWANCE TO MUNICIPAL ELECTED OFFICIALS OF THE CITY, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, 2000, ESTABLISHING THE OPTION OF AN ANNUAL ALLOWANCE IN LIEU OF EXPENSES FOR MUNICIPAL ELECTED OFFICIALS OR THE OPTION OF RECEIVING THE ANNUAL ALLOWANCE IN LIEU OF EXPENSES AS A SALARY SUPPLEMENT.maintained on public hearing and deferred to Special meetingPass Video Video
19-0324 16PSF-gSalary Ordinance - CouncilOrdinanceORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE ENTITLED, “AN ORDINANCE CREATING POSITIONS IN THE OFFICE OF THE NEWARK MUNICIPAL COUNCIL AND ESTABLISHING SALARIES THEREFOR”, (6S&F-H), ADOPTED MAY 2, 2001, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED (TO EFFECTUATE COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENTS).maintained on public hearing and deferred to Special meetingPass Video Video
19-0227 17R1-aTeamsters Local 97 Labor AgreementResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Personnel Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Labor Agreement Purpose: Labor Agreement for all regularly employed attorneys employed by the City of Newark, including Assistant Corporation Counsels in the Law Department, Public Defenders and Municipal Prosecutors Entity Name: Teamsters Local 97 Entity Address: 136 Central Avenue, Clark, New Jersey 07066 Project Fiscal Impact: Average cost for Year 2019 increase is $225,000.00, no other increase during the Contract Term Contract Period: January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2019 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:AdoptedPass Video Video
18-1887 17R1-bT2103 VEHICLES, CARGO VANS, CLASS 1/2/3 REGULAR/EXTENDEDResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Use of State Term Contract(s) # T-2103 - Vehicles, Cargo Vans, Class 1/2/3, Regular/Extended Purpose: To purchase two (2) 2019 or newer Ford F350 High Top Extended Cargo Vans Entity Name(s)/Address(s): DFFLM, LLC, T/A Ditschman/ Flemington Ford, 215 US Highway 202, Flemington, New Jersey 08822 Contract Amount: $59,459.00 Funding Source: 037-750-7502-94430-B2018 Contract Period: Upon approval by the Municipal Council through August 1, 2019 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: 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.AdoptedPass Video Video
18-1340 17R2-aResolution Amending Redevelopment Agreement-Old Third Ward DevelopmentResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Redevelopment Agreement Purpose: Second Amendment to Redevelopment Agreement Entity Name: Old Third Ward Redevelopment, LLC Entity Address: 3 East Stow Road, Marlton, New Jersey 08053 Contract Amount: $0.00 Development Agreement Term: N/A City Contribution to Development Project: ( ) Grant or Loan ( ) Guarantee (X) None ( ) Other Developer Investment: $3,712,000.00 Developer Third-Party Financing Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (X) n/a List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 134-148 Spruce Street/Block 2556/Lot 1.01/Central Ward 135-145 Spruce Street/Block 2563/Lot 75/Central Ward Additional Information: Deferred 7R2-d 022219 Deferred 7R2-a 030619 Deferred 7R2-a 032019DeferredPass Video Video
19-0276 17R2-b ResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Referral of Proposed Sixth Amendment to the Newark Living Downtown Redevelopment Plan to Central Planning Board Purpose: Requesting that the Central Planning Board consider a proposed Ordinance as a Sixth Amendment to the Newark Living Downtown Redevelopment Plan, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-7(e). Name of Plan: Newark Living Downtown Redevelopment Plan (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) Additional Information: Ordinance 6S&Fg adopted on September 3, 2008, Newark Living Downtown Redevelopment Plan (“Redevelopment Plan”). Ordinance 6PSF-a(s) adopted on June 30, 2010, the First Amendment to the Newark Living Downtown Plan Ordinance 6PSF-a(s) adopted on September 21, 2010, the Second Amendment to the Newark Living Downtown Plan Ordinance 6SPSF-c adopted on December 16, 2015, the Third Amendment to the Newark Living Downtown Plan Ordinance 6SPSF-b(s) adopted on April 10, 2018, the Fourth Amendment to the Newark Living Downtown Plan ResolutioAdoptedPass Video Video
19-0039 16PSF-eWeequahic Preservation, LLC (Zion Tower) Tax AbatementOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A THIRTY (30) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO WEEQUAHIC PRESERVATION LLC, HAVING ITS PRINCIPAL OFFICE AT 1865 PALMER AVENUE, SUITE 203, LARCHMONT, NEW YORK 10538, FOR A PROJECT TO REHABILITATE TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT (268) UNITS OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING LOCATED AT 507-519 ELIZABETH AVENUE IN THE SOUTH WARD IN NEWARK AND IDENTIFIED ON THE CITY’S TAX MAPS AS BLOCK 3637, LOT 106.closed on public hearing and adoptedPass Video Video
19-0130 17R5-a2018 YMCA ESG AmendmentResolutionDept/ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Sub-recipient Purpose: Increase funds to provide emergency services to homeless people and to people at risk of becoming homeless in the City of Newark Entity Name: YMCA of Newark and Vicinity Entity Address: 600 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $104,124.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Account Code Line: NW051-G18-2H8S0-A-72030-B2018 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: Original Resolution 7R5-p(s) adopted on May 15, 2018, for an amount not to exceed $90,000.00. First Amendment to increase the contract amount by $14,124.00 for a total contract amount nAdoptedPass Video Video
19-0144 17R5-bFY19 Ryan White - AIDS Resource Foundation for Children (ARFC)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: AIDS Resource Foundation for Children (ARFC) Entity Address: 77 Academy Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: Not to exceed $591,006.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration Account Code Line: NW051-G18-2H8U0-A-72090-B2018 Contract Period: March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Additional Information: Partial Certification of Funds in the amount of $97,550.00. Ryan White funds accepted by Resolution 7R5-b adopted on December 5, 2018.AdoptedPass Video Video
19-0147 17R5-cFY19 Ryan White - Central Jersey Legal SevicesResolutionDept/ 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: Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc. Entity Address: 60 Prince Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07207 Grant Amount: Not to exceed $78,000.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Account Code Line: NW051-G18-2H8U0-A-72090-B2018 Contract Period: March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020 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 $38,000.00. Ryan White funds accepted by Resolution 7R5-b adopted on December 5, 2018.AdoptedPass Video Video
19-0148 17R5-dFY19 Ryan White - Newark Beth Isreal Medical CenterResolutionDept/ 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: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Entity Address: 201 Lyons Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07112 Grant Amount: Not to exceed $403,515.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Account Code Line: NW051-G18-2H8U0-A-72090-B2018 Contract Period: March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020 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 $169,531.00. Ryan White funds accepted by Resolution 7R5-b adopted on December 5, 2018.AdoptedPass Video Video
19-0156 17R5-eFY19 Ryan White - Public StrategiesResolutionDept/ 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: Public Strategies, Inc. Entity Address: 413 Indiana Avenue, Long Branch, New Jersey 07740 Grant Amount: Not to exceed $160,000.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Account Code Line: NW051-G18-2H8U0-A-72090-B2018 Contract Period: March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020 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 $43,500.00. Ryan White funds accepted by Resolution 7R5-b adopted on December 5, 2018.AdoptedPass Video Video
19-0208 17R5-fFY19 Ryan White - Apostles HouseResolutionDept/ 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: Apostles House Entity Address: 24 Grant Street, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Grant Amount: Not to exceed $251,064.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration Account Code Line: NW051-G18-2H8U0-A-72090-B2018 Contract Period: March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020 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 $22,500.00. Ryan White funds accepted by Resolution 7R5-b adopted on December 5, 2018.AdoptedPass Video Video
19-0210 17R5-gFY19 Ryan White - Meals on WheelsResolutionDept/ 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: Meals on Wheels, Inc. Entity Address: 1025 Pennsylvania Avenue, Linden, New Jersey 07036 Grant Amount: Not to exceed $33,715.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration Account Code Line: NW051-G18-2H8U0-A-72090-B2018 Contract Period: March1, 2019 through February 29, 2020 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 $16,858.00. Ryan White funds accepted by Resolution 7R5-b adopted on December 5, 2018.AdoptedPass Video Video
19-0211 17R5-hFY19 Ryan White - Smith CenterResolutionDept/ 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: Smith Center for Infectious Disease and Urban Health Entity Address: 310 Central Avenue, Suite 307, East Orange, New Jersey 07018 Grant Amount: Not to exceed $300,000.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration Account Code Line: NW051-G18-2H8U0-A-72090-B2018 Contract Period: March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020 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 $98,825.00. Ryan White funds accepted by Resolution 7R5-b adopted on December 5, 2018AdoptedPass Video Video
19-0223 17R5-iFY19 Ryan White - Rutgers FXB / CQMResolutionDept/ 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: François-Xavier Bagnoud Center, School of Nursing, Rutgers the State University of New Jersey Entity Address: Stanley S. Bergen Building (SSB), 65 Bergen Street, 8th Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Grant Amount: Not to exceed $235,172.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration Account Code Line: NW051-G18-2H8U0-A-72090-B2018 Contract Period: March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020 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 $110,000.00. Ryan White funds accepted by ResoluAdoptedPass Video Video
19-0149 17R5-jFY19 Ryan White - Zufall Health CenterResolutionDept/ 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: Zufall Health Center, Inc. Entity Address: 18 West Blackwell Street, Dover, New Jersey 07801 Grant Amount: Not to exceed $219,672.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Account Code Line: NW051-G18-2H8U0-A-72090-B2018 Contract Period: March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020 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 $100,763.00. Ryan White funds accepted by Resolution 7R5-b adopted on December 5, 2018.AdoptedPass Video Video
18-1682 17R6-aWorkers' Compensation Settlement (Keith David Godfrey)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim C.P. No.: 2009-23780 Claimant: Keith Thomas Godfrey Claimant's Attorney: Friedman, Friedman & Scherman, P.A. Attorney's Address: 9 Commerce Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Settlement Amount: $29,940.00 Funding Source: Insurance Fund Trust Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation CounselAdoptedPass Video Video
19-0249 17R6-bFirst Amendment to Settlement Agreement Celanese v. City of Newark - Pre-Suit Litigation SettlementResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: First Amendment to the Settlement Agreement regarding the remediation of soils at the Ironbound Recreation Football Fields Docket No.:N/A Claimant: CNA Holdings, LLC., successor to HNA Holdings, Inc., f/k/a Hoechst Celanese Corporation Claimant's Attorney: John A. King, Esq., Assistant General Counsel Attorney's Address: Celanese Corporation, 222 W. Las Colinas Boulevard, Suite 900N, Irving, Texas 75039 Settlement Amount: $1,668,000.00 Funding Source: Various CDBG funds - see attached list with funding codes Additional Comments: Settlement Agreement and Release was approved by the Municipal Council on September 26, 2017 7R6-b(s/as) First Amendment to the Agreement regarding the remediation of soils at the Ironbound Recreation Football Fields. Amending Agreement increases costs associated with the remediation obligations and redevelopment of the fields to include improvements to the bleachers and installation of a press box; additional costs associated witAdoptedPass Video Video
19-0197 17R8-aResolution: Ceremonial Street Designation - Joseph A. Bernal (LQ)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation Honoree: Joseph A. Bernal Date(s): TBD Official Street Name(s): Intersection of Summer Avenue and Taylor Street Ceremonial Intersection Name: Joseph A. Bernal Boulevard Sponsor: Council Vice-President, Luis A. Quintana Additional Information:AdoptedPass Video Video
19-0269 17R8-bResolution: Ceremonial Street Designation - Lorraine Edmonds Way (JSJ)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation Honoree: Lorraine Edmonds Date(s): Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Official Street Name(s): Intersection of Seymour Avenue and Yates Avenue Ceremonial Intersection Name: Lorraine Edmonds Way Sponsor: Council Member, John Sharpe James Additional Information:AdoptedPass Video Video
19-0352 17R8-cADDED STARTER: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement - Community Meeting with PSE&G (AR)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: Community Meeting with PSE&G Entity Name: Newark Public Schools Entity Address: 765 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Event Location: Ridge Street School, 732 Ridge Street, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Event Date(s): Monday, March 11, 2019 Event Time: 5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. (Includes Set-up time at 5:00 P.M. and Breakdown ending at 7:40 P.M.) Additional Information: Sponsor: Council Member, Anibal Ramos, Jr.AdoptedPass Video Video
19-0350 17R8-dResolution: Recognizing and Commending (3/6/19)ResolutionRECOGNIZING & COMMENDING Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Essex County College, on its 50th Anniversary 2. Mbuvi Gideon Kioko Mike Sonko, Governor of Nairobi, Kenya 3. Dr. Akil Kokayi Khalfani, Director of the Africana Institute and Associate Professor of Sociology at Essex County College Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 4. Pastor Vincent M. Rouse, on his 12th Pastoral Anniversary at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church 5. Greater Friendship Baptist Church International Ministries, on celebrating their 25th Church Anniversary 6. Pastor Gerald A. Edwards, on his 33rd Pastoral Anniversary at Friendship Ministries, Inc. 7. Pastor Fondrea Lynn Lewis, on Founder’s Day Celebration at Greater Glory Church Sponsored by Council Member LaMonica R. McIver 8. Dominican Independence Day, 175th Anniversary Sponsored by Council Member Luis A. Quintana 9. Individuals honored during the 175th Anniversary of the Independence of the Dominican Republic 10. Quisqueyanos Unidos of Newark, on the 26th Anniversary of the Commemoration of the Dominican RepuAdoptedPass Video Video
19-0351 17R8-eResolution: Expressing Profound Sorrow and Regret (3/6/19)ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Mrs. Willie Brown 2. Ms. Thomasina “Tommie” Lemon Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 3. Dr. Sandra West Sponsored by Council Member Eddie Osborne 4. Mr. Andrew HudsonAdoptedPass Video Video
19-0077 17R9-a ResolutionDept/ Agency: Pubic 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:11-4.1 et seq. Purpose: Authorizing the use of competitive contracting in lieu of Public Bidding for the procurement of a vendor to administer Extra Duty Employment Services 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:AdoptedPass Video Video
19-0354 17R1-c(as)Home Depot- M-8001 Walk-In Building SuppliesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Use of State Contract(s) M-8001 Walk-In Building Supplies, with the following vendor: #A83930 Home Depot Inc. 2455 Paces Ferry Road, Two Paces West, Atlanta, Georgia 30339 Purpose: To increase the amount of the Contract for the Department of Health and Community Wellness as a User Agency Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Home Depot Inc., 2455 Paces Ferry Road, Two Paces West, Atlanta, Georgia 30339 Contract Amount: Not to exceed the amended amount of $800,000.00 Funding Source: NW051-G18-3H8EO-7128 Contract Period: Upon approval by Municipal Council through December 31, 2021, 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 ( ) N/A Additional Information: Original Resolution 7R1-b was adopted on July 12, 2017 for an amount not to exAdoptedPass Video Video
19-0370 17R1-d(as)G-2004 FURNITURE: OFFICE, LOUNGEResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Use of State Contract(s) G-2004 Furniture: Office, Lounge Purpose: To provide Using Agencies with the ability to purchase Furniture, Office and Lounge, Files Freestanding Vertical and Lateral, and System Furniture. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): (1) Herman Miller Inc., 855 East Main Avenue, Zeeland, Michigan 49464 (2) OFS Brands Inc., 1204 E. 6th Street, Huntingburg, Indiana 47542 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $100,000.00 Funding Source: 2018 Budget/Department of Health and Community Wellness/ Fund: Childhood Lead Exposure Program Homeless, NW051, G18, Project: 3H8EO, 7128, B2018; Trust Fund, MEMHC-026-46540 Contract Period: Upon approval by Municipal Council through April 30, 2019 inclusive of any extension by the State Contract Basis: ( ) Bid (X) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient AdoptedPass Video Video
19-0326 17R2-c(as)36-54 Rector Street 108 Loan AgreementResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Loan Agreement and acceptance of Promissory Note Purpose: To authorize the execution and delivery of a Note, Loan Agreement, Mortgage and related documents and certifications needed to establish deposit accounts with financial institutions and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) for funds awarded under the Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program for the purpose of funding a redevelopment project to be undertaken by 36-54 Rector, LLC. Entity Name: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Entity Address: 451 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC 20410 Loan Amount: $2,500,000.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Loan Term: Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (X) n/a Additional Inform   Video Video
18-1330 17R6-c(as)Workers Compensation Settlement - Johnathan TaylorResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation C.P. No.: 2005-20046 Claimant: Johnathon Taylor Claimant's Attorney: Lord, Kobrin, Alvarez & Fattell Attorney's Address: 1283 Route 22 East, Mountainside, New Jersey 07092 Settlement Amount: $23,533.28 Funding Source: Insurance Fund Commission Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation CounselAdoptedPass Video Video
19-0336 18.-a AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Commission on the Status of Women Name of Appointee: Kathy M. Dowtin Address: 854 South 15th Street, 3rd Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07108 Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation and ending on January 4, 2020 Sponsor: Additional Information: Filling unexpired term left by the resignation of Janice Kettles Deferred 8a 030619Deferred on communicationsPass Video Video
19-0337 18.-bNewark Commission on HomelessnessAppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Commission on Homelessness Name of Appointee: Ann Marie Sailsman Address: 316 Vose Avenue, South Orange, New Jersey 07079 Appointment Term: 3-year term commencing upon confirmation Sponsor: Additional Information:Confirmed Pass Video Video
19-0339 18.-cMunicipal Court Judge ReappointmentAppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-appointment Purpose: Municipal Court Judge Name of Appointee: Erik C. Acosta Appointment Term: 3-year term commence upon confirmation Sponsor: Additional Information:Confirmed Pass Video Video
19-0378 18.-d (as)Added Starter Appointment to Homelessness Commission (Budsock)AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Commission on Homelessness Name of Appointee: Robert J. Budsock Address: 4 West Holly Street Cranford, New Jersey 07016 Appointment Term: 3-year term commencing upon confirmation Sponsor: Additional Information:Confirmed Pass Video Video
19-0376 18.-e (as)Appointment to Status on Women Commission (Alexis Trusty)AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Re-Appointment Purpose: Status of Women Commission Name of Appointee: Ms. Alexis Trusty Address: Appointment Term: Two (2) year term commencing upon Council confirmation. Sponsor: Additional Information:Confirmed Pass Video Video
19-0239 19.-aCaribbean CommissionAppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Caribbean Commission Name of Appointee: Alyssa B. King Address: 541 Bergen Street, Newark, New Jersey 07108 Appointment Term: 4-year term commencing upon confirmation Sponsor: Additional Information: Deferred 8l 022219Confirmed Pass Video Video
19-0257 19.-b AppointmentDept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Commission on the Status of Women Name of Appointee: Fiordaliza Lopez Address: 193 Manchester Place, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation and ending on February 17, 2021 Sponsor: Additional Information: Replacing Jamillah Muhammad, whose term expired Deferred 8q 022219Returned to administrationPass Video Video
19-0326 17R2-c(as)36-54 Rector Street 108 Loan AgreementResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Loan Agreement and acceptance of Promissory Note Purpose: To authorize the execution and delivery of a Note, Loan Agreement, Mortgage and related documents and certifications needed to establish deposit accounts with financial institutions and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) for funds awarded under the Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program for the purpose of funding a redevelopment project to be undertaken by 36-54 Rector, LLC. Entity Name: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Entity Address: 451 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC 20410 Loan Amount: $2,500,000.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Loan Term: Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (X) n/a Additional InformAdoptedPass Video Video
19-0661 17Ma MotionA motion requesting that Council President Mildred C. Crump convene and appoint members to an Ad Hoc Committee to simplify and eliminate outdated business license requirements.AdoptedPass Not available
19-0663 17Mb MotionA motion to convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of William Fullmore.AdoptedPass Not available
19-0664 17Mc MotionA motion requesting a ceremonial street designation for the recently deceased Mrs. Willie Brown, for her many years of service to the residents of the City of Newark.AdoptedPass Not available
19-0015 1  Hearing of CitizensHEARING OF CITIZENS 1. Dion McCutcheon, Lyons Gateway Apartments, Newark, NJ “Newark Matters”. Appearing. 2. Thomas Ibiang, 175 1st Street, Newark, NJ Prison Re-entry. Not appearing. 3. Colleen M. Fields, 27 Foster Avenue, Newark, NJ Covered by rats in City Hall/Internal Affairs! Appearing. 4. Tony D’Angelo, 267 16th Avenue, Newark, NJ Request on the status of the City property located at: 275-277 16th Avenue, Block 334, Lot 1. Appearing. 5. Lisa Parker, 71½ Boston Street, Newark, NJ No taxation without representation. Appearing. 6. Ronald Rhines, 90 Oraton Street, Newark, NJ Cars on Delavan Place blocking my garage entrance/exit. Appearing. 7. Deborah Connor, 373 Seymour Avenue, Newark, NJ Property Auction: Owner paid tax debt/redeem property. Not appearing. 8. Eddy R. Jenning, 22 Tamarack Road, Somerset, NJ Ryan White (NEMA) lack of due process. Not appearing. 9. Maysha Ware, 271 Leonard Place, Newark, NJ Ryan White (NEMA) lack of due process. Appearing 10. Opal R. Wright, 51 Vanderpool Place, Newark, NJ “American Recov   Video Video