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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/4/2019 12:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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19-1871 15.-a ReportOffice of the Clerk, Records Management, Room 415, Monthly Report, October 2019   Video Video
19-1884 15.-b ReportNewark Board of Adjustment, Regular Hearing Minutes, October 10, 2019, October 23, 2019 and October 24, 2019   Video Video
19-1885 15.-c ReportNewark Central Planning Board, Regular Hearing Minutes, October 21, 2019 and November 4, 2019   Video Video
19-1886 15.-d ReportNewark Landmarks & Historic Preservation Commission, Regular Hearing Minutes, November 6, 2019   Video Video
19-1350 16PSF-aOrdinance for Green Infrastructure Sewer System ProjectOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, PROVIDING FOR THE CITY’S GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE SEWER SYSTEM PROJECT AND OTHER RELATED EXPENSES IN AND FOR THE CITY OF NEWARK AND APPROPRIATING $450,000.00 THEREFOR, AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF $450,000.00 IN BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK TO FINANCE THE SAME. Deferred 6PSF-i 101619 Deferred 6PSF-c 110719 Deferred 6PSF-c 111819 PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON DECEMBER 18, 2019   Video Video
19-1431 16PSF-bOrdinance: Redemption Amusement GamesOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT TITLE V, AMUSEMENTS AND AMUSEMENT BUSINESSES, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER, REDEMPTION AMUSEMENT GAMES.   Video Video
19-0532 16PSF-cCBP Compensation Ordinance CBP Compensation OrdinanceOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY MOVING THE ESTABLISHMENT, TERMS, AND COMPENSATION OF THE CENTRAL PLANNING BOARD FROM TITLE 41, CHAPTER 11, SECTIONS 1 THROUGH 2-10 AND ADDING IT TO TITLE 2, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 2, OFFICE OF THE MAYOR AND AGENCIES, ARTICLE 5, OFFICES, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND AUTHORITIES TO RE-ESTABLISH THE MEMBERSHIP, TERMS AND COMPENSATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CENTRAL PLANNING BOARD OF THE CITY OF NEWARK.   Video Video
19-0532 16PSF-cCBP Compensation Ordinance CBP Compensation OrdinanceOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY MOVING THE ESTABLISHMENT, TERMS, AND COMPENSATION OF THE CENTRAL PLANNING BOARD FROM TITLE 41, CHAPTER 11, SECTIONS 1 THROUGH 2-10 AND ADDING IT TO TITLE 2, ADMINISTRATION, CHAPTER 2, OFFICE OF THE MAYOR AND AGENCIES, ARTICLE 5, OFFICES, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND AUTHORITIES TO RE-ESTABLISH THE MEMBERSHIP, TERMS AND COMPENSATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CENTRAL PLANNING BOARD OF THE CITY OF NEWARK.   Video Video
19-0994 16SF-a OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT TITLE VIII BUSINESSES AND OCCUPATIONS OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 36 ENTITLED USE OF PLASTIC BAGS PROHIBITED. Deferred 6PSF-g 080719 Deferred 6PSF-c 090519 Deferred 6PSF-b 091819 Deferred 6PSF-b 100219 Deferred 6PSF-b 101619 Deferred 6PSF-b 110719 Failed 6PSF-b 111819   Video Video
19-1634 17R1-aBI#4 Delancy Street (Final Design) ProjectResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Budget Insertion Purpose: Delancy Street (Final Design) Project Funding Source: New Jersey Department of Transportation, Local Aid and Economic Development Appropriation Amount: $590,823.00 Budget Year: 2019 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (X) n/a Additional Information: Funds accepted by Resolution 7R3-c(AS) adopted on November 8, 2018 Original Grant Amount: $1,199,990.00; Modification #1: $201,315.00; Current Modification #2: $590,823.00 Total Project Cost: $1,992,328.00 Contract Period: April 6, 2018 through April 6, 2020 Operating Agency: Department of Engineering Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.   Video Video
19-1664 17R1-bBI # 7 HOPWA ProgramResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Budget Insertion Purpose: Housing Opportunity for People with AIDS (HOPWA) Program Funding Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriation Amount: $5,841,359.00 Budget Year: 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: Funds accepted by Resolution 7R1-a adopted on November 7, 2019 Operating Agency: Department of Health and Community Wellness Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.   Video Video
19-1644 17R1-c ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Transfer of CDBG Funds Purpose: Reprogramming of funds for the Homeless Shelter (All-Wards) Funding Source: Within various CDBG 36th Year Projects Amount Transferred: $117,128.00 Transferred From: Various Projects Transferred To: Various Projects Additional Information: Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.   Video Video
19-0940 17R1-dMaintenance and Repair Overhead Doors, Installation and AccessoriesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Maintenance and Repair Overhead Doors, Installation and Accessories Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Capozzi Overhead Doors Inc., 80 Howard Place, Nutley, New Jersey 07110 Contract Amount: $421,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Public Works/NW011-060-0604-71770-B2019/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW037-750-7502-72220-B2019 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) consecutive months 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: To provide maintenance and repair of overhead doors for the Departments of Public Works and Water and Sewer Utilities. Advertised date: March 15, 2019 Bids Solicited: Twelve (12) Bids Received: Two (2)   Video Video
19-1249 17R1-eElectrical Power Maintenance, Installation and RepairResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Maintenance and Repair: Electrical Power Maintenance, Installation and Repair Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Sonny Electric Inc., 25 Boyd Street, Kearny, New Jersey 07032 Contract Amount: $950,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Public Works/Division of Public Buildings/NW011-060-0604-71730-B2019 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) consecutive months 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: To provide the Department of Public Works/Division of Public Buildings with electrical power maintenance, installation and repair service. First Advertisement: June 18, 2019 Bid Solicited: Six (6) Bid Received: Zero (0) Second Advertisement: July 10, 2019 Bid    Video Video
19-1434 17R1-fMaintenance and Repair: Plumbing, Maintenance, Installation and RepairResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Maintenance and Repair: Plumbing, Maintenance, Installation and Repair Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Martinez Plumbing and Heating Co., Inc., 130 Oliver Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Contract Amount: $647,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Public Works/Division of Public Buildings/NW011-060-0604-71740-B2019 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed (24) consecutive months 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: To provide the City of Newark with Maintenance and Repair: plumbing, installation and repair service. Advertisement: August 14, 2019 Bid Solicited: Eight (8) Bid Received: Three (3)   Video Video
19-1587 17R3-aBus Stop Resolution West Peddie St at Jelliff AveResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Designating a Bus Stop Location: Hawthorne Avenue, eastbound, at Peshine Avenue, near side (18646) to be relocated to West Peddie Street, at Jelliff Avenue Additional Information:   Video Video
19-1555 17R6-aTaylor - Civil SettlementResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Civil Litigation Docket No.: ESX-L-6381-15 Claimant: Derrick Taylor Claimant's Attorney: Luretha M. Stribling, Esq. Attorney's Address: 133 Westfield Avenue, Suite 4, Clark, New Jersey 07066 Settlement Amount: $50,000.00 Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel   Video Video
19-1899 17R8-aEstablishing 2020 Municipal Council Meetings/Conferences DatesResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Establishing Municipal Council Meeting Dates Purpose: 2020 Pre-Meetings, Special, Conferences and Regular Meeting Dates Additional Information: Open Public Meetings Act Notice to be sent to newspapers and posted   Video Video
19-1902 17R8-bResolution: Establishing 2020 Municipal Paid HolidaysResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Establishing Municipal Holiday Schedule Purpose: 2020 Municipal Paid Holidays Additional Information:   Video Video
19-1804 17R8-cResolution: Urging/Support for displaced NHA security officers (MC)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Urging/Supporting Purpose: Urging/Support for displaced NHA security officers due to a change of contractors, ensure they are offered work at NHA and establish policies strengthening protections from displacement and wage and benefit standards. Sponsor(s): Council President, Mildred C. Crump Additional Information:   Video Video
19-1618 17R8-dResolution: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement - Annual Opening of Portugal Day Celebrations (2019) (AA)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: Annual Opening of Portugal Day Celebrations Entity Name: Newark Public Schools Entity Address: 765 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Event Location: East Side High School (Auditorium), 238 Van Buren Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Event Date(s): Saturday, April 25, 2020 Event Time: 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 P.M. Additional Information: Sponsor: Council Member, Augusto Amador   Video Video
19-1890 17R8-eResolution: Expressing Profound Sorrow and Regret (12/4/19)ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 1. Sabor Al-Malik Townes 2. Donna Montgomery 3. Willie C. Jones   Video Video
19-1868 17R8-fResolution: Recognizing and Commending (12/4/19)ResolutionRECOGNIZING & COMMENDING Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Honorees of the Save Our Nations Inc. during the Annual Dream Maker Scholarship Awards 2. Ms. Catherine Roberts Phillips, on her 100th Birthday Celebration Sponsored by Council Member Augusto Amador 3. Valdemira Moraes, honored for the memory of her husband during the Grand Re-Opening and Re-naming of the Ironbound Stadium as ‘The Eddie Moraes Stadium’ Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 4. Bishop Edward Patrick, on his 90th Birthday Celebration 5. Ms. Persia Oliver, on celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Odyssey International Productions 6. In Love Memory of Ms. Rita L. Owens, ‘The Rita L. Owens Humanitarian Achievement Award’ has been established in her name by Odyssey International Productions Sponsored by Council Member Luis A. Quintana 7. Individuals honored during the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Knights of Columbus Sponsored by Council Member Anibal Ramos, Jr. 8. Winners honored for the First Calaveras Literary Contest organized by Esperanza Azteca and Pueblos    Video Video
19-0510 17R12-aAgra Environmental - Professional Engineering Services As-Needed Basis 2019ResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide Professional Engineering Services on an As-Needed Basis. Entity Name: Agra Environmental & Laboratory Services Entity Address: 90 ½ West Blackwell Street, Dover, New Jersey 07801 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $50,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities Contract Period: One (1) year from the date of Municipal Council approval Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP (X) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Additional Information: RFQ’s Distributed: Sixteen (16) Qualification Statements Received: Twelve (12)   Video Video
19-1167 18.-a30 Clinton Tax AbatementOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO 30 CLINTON URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, C/O PARAMOUNT ASSETS, LLC, 45 ACADEMY STREET, 5TH FLOOR, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102, FOR A PROJECT TO REHABILITATE AN EXISTING SIX (6) STORY BUILDING AND CREATE TWENTY (20) MARKET RATE RESIDENTIAL RENTAL UNITS AND 4,000 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE, LOCATED AT 30-32 CLINTON STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY AND IDENTIFIED ON THE CITY’S TAX MAP AS BLOCK 145, LOT 68. (CENTRAL WARD)   Not available
19-1639 18.-b (as)special emergency appropriationOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, PROVIDING FOR A SPECIAL EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION OF $10,000,000.00 FOR THE PAYMENT OF CONTRACTUALLY REQUIRED SEVERANCE LIABILITIES RESULTING FROM THE LAYOFF OR RETIREMENT OF CITY EMPLOYEES.   Not available
19-1799 18.-c (as)Ordinance: Thirty (30) Year Tax Abatement to Komain Properties Urban Renewal LLC for a Project at 96-112 Main Street (East Ward)OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A THIRTY (30) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO KOMAIN PROPERTIES URBAN RENEWAL LLC, 300 WILSON AVENUE, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07105, FOR A PROJECT TO CONSTRUCT A NEW FIVE (5) STORY MIXED USE BUILDING CONTAINING A TOTAL OF SIXTY (60) MARKET RATE HOUSING UNITS, EIGHTY-NINE (89) PARKING SPACES AND 2,076 SQUARE FEET OF ACCESSORY AMENITY/RETAIL SPACE, LOCATED ON REAL PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS 96-112 MAIN STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07105 AND IDENTIFIED ON THE CITY’S TAX MAP AS BLOCK 2057, LOT 28. (EAST WARD)   Video Video
19-1895 1  Hearing of CitizensHEARING OF CITIZEN 1. Earl Best, “Street Doctor”, 545 Orange Street, Newark, NJ Appearing 2. Opal R. Wright, 51 Vanderpool Street, Newark, NJ Appearing 3. Colleen M. Fields, 27 Foster Street, Newark, NJ Appearing 4. Dion McCutcheon, Lyons Gateway Apartments, Newark, NJ Not Appearing 5. Debra Salters, 263 Ridge Street, Newark, NJ Appearing 6. Hellane Freeman, 603 N. 4th Street, Newark, NJ Not Appearing 7. Fredrica Bey, 19 James Street, Newark, NJ Not Appearing 8. 10-4 Evans, 149 Huntington Terrance, Newark, NJ Not Appearing 9. Hassan Kirby, 125 Lincoln Avenue, Newark, NJ Appearing 10. Gary Vickers, 1 Lincoln Avenue, Newark, NJ Appearing 11. John J. Chrystal, III., 1 Lincoln Avenue, Newark, NJ Appearing   Video Video