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Meeting date/time: 1/8/2020 12:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
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20-0003 15-a ReportJoint Meeting of Essex and Union Counties, Annual Financial Report, December 31, 2018 and 2017   Video Video
20-0004 15-b ReportJoint Meeting of Essex and Union Counties, Minutes, October 17, 2019   Not available
20-0005 15-c ReportNorth Jersey District Water Supply Commission, 2020 Budget, Wanaque North and South Systems   Not available
20-0006 15-d ReportNewark Housing Authority, Board of Commissioners Report, November 2019 and October 24, 2019 Minutes   Not available
20-0007 15-e ReportEmployee Retirement System, Board Meeting Minutes, October 17, 2019   Not available
19-1374 16F-a495 Washington Realty Urban Renewal, LLC Tax AbatementOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE GRANTING A TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO 495 WASHINGTON REALTY URBAN RENEWAL COMPANY, LLC, C/O NELSON ESPINOZA, 49 HERMON STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07105, FOR A PROJECT TO CONSTRUCT TWENTY-SEVEN (27) MARKET RATE RESIDENTIAL RENTAL UNITS, SEVEN (7) INCOME RESTRICTED UNITS AND THREE (3) COMMERCIAL UNITS LOCATED AT 495-505 WASHINGTON STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY AND IDENTIFIED ON THE CITY’S TAX MAP AS BLOCK 121, LOT 43. (CENTRAL WARD) Deferred 6F-a 010820   Video Video
19-0532 26PSF-aCBP 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 CHAPTER 12, SECTION 1 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; AND AMENDING TITLE 41, CHAPTER 12, ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, TO ADJUST THE COMPENSATION OF THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT MEMBERS TO BE COMMENSURATE TO THAT OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CENTRAL PLANNING BOARD. DEFERRED 6SF-a 121819   Video Video
19-1912 16PSF-bOrdinance: Authorizing Name Change (Invest Newark)OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE TO RETROACTIVELY AUTHORIZE THE NAME CHANGE OF THE BRICK CITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (“BCDC”) TO NEWARK COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (“NCEDC”) AND FROM NEWARK COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (“NCEDC”) TO “INVEST NEWARK” (“IN”). DEFERRED 6PSF-c 121819 PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON JANUARY 8, 2020   Video Video
19-1948 16PSF-c OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT TITLE XVIII, HOUSING CODE, CHAPTER 6, HOUSING AND ZONING REGULATIONS (CERTIFICATE OF CODE COMPLIANCE), SECTION 10, CERTIFICATE OF CODE COMPLIANCE REQUIRED UPON A NEW TENANCY, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY MAKING VARIOUS CORRECTIONS. DEFERRED 6PSF-d 121819 PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON JANUARY 8, 2020   Video Video
19-1910 17R1-aET 3 2019 PROJECTEDResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: External Transfer of Funds Purpose: Transferring funds within various departments to provide sufficient funding until year end. Amount Transferred: $0.00 Transferred From: Various Departments Transferred To: Various Departments Additional Information: Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.   Video Video
19-1406 17R1-bShelter Services – Department of Health and Community Wellness Relocation ProgramResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Shelter Services - Department of Health and Community Wellness Relocation Program Entity Name(s)/Address(s): 1. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, 590 North 7th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07107 2. New Community Corporation Harmony House, 278 South Orange Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07103 3. Peace House Inc., 9 Madison Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07108 4. The Restoration Center Inc., 272-300 South 12th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07103 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $200,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Health and Community Wellness/NW011-120-1205-96660-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 ( )    Video Video
19-1406 17R1-bShelter Services – Department of Health and Community Wellness Relocation ProgramResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: Shelter Services - Department of Health and Community Wellness Relocation Program Entity Name(s)/Address(s): 1. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, 590 North 7th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07107 2. New Community Corporation Harmony House, 278 South Orange Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07103 3. Peace House Inc., 9 Madison Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07108 4. The Restoration Center Inc., 272-300 South 12th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07103 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $200,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Health and Community Wellness/NW011-120-1205-96660-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 ( )    Video Video
19-1545 17R1-cPaper and Plastic ProductsResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To purchase paper and plastic products for the Departments of: 1) Health and Community Wellness, 2) Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services, 3) Public Works, 4) Water and Sewer Utilities, and 5) Office of the City Clerk Description: Paper and Plastic Products Entity Name(s)/Address(s): 1) Appco Paper and Plastics Corporation, 3949 Austin Boulevard, Island Park, New York 11558, 2) TSP Maintenance Supply, LLC, 52 East Drive, Livingston, New Jersey 07039, 3) United Sales USA Corp., 185 30th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11232, and 4) W. B. Mason, Co., Inc., 535 Secaucus Road, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $90,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Health and Community Wellness NW011, 120, 1208, 83870, B2019/Division of Surveillance and Prevention, NW051, G18, 2H8R0, 83870, Grant/2018 (Immunization Program Grant); Health and Community Wellness/Division of Immunizatio   Video Video
19-1629 17R1-dLead Hazard Control Reduction Services & Healthy Homes Production (Contractor)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To provide Lead Hazards Control and Reduction Services and Healthy Homes Production (Contractors) for the Department of Health and Community Wellness. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): See below Contract Amount: Not to exceed $300,000.00 Funding Source: 2017 Budget/Department of Health and Community Wellness/NW051-G17-H17A0-72090- B2017 Contract Period: Not to exceed (24) twenty-four 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 Entity Name/Address: 1. Lead Professionals Inc., d/b/a AAA Lead Professionals, 6 White Dove Court, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701 2. Absolute Abatement & Construction, LLC, 141 Elm Street, West Orange, New Jersey 07052 3. AS Environment LLC, 640 East Front Street, Plainfield, New Jersey    Video Video
19-1707 17R1-eAutomotive AccessoriesResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To provide a range of automotive accessory replacement parts and supplies for the Department of Public Works and the Department of Water and Sewer Utilities. Description: Automotive Accessories Entity Name(s)/Address(s): 1) Appolonia Inc. t/a Air Brake & Equipment, 225 Route 22 West, Hillside, New Jersey 07205 2) East Coast Emergency Lighting Inc., 200 Meco Drive, Millstone Township, New Jersey 08535 3) Gabrielli Kenworth of New Jersey LLC, 2300 Route 130, North Dayton, New Jersey 08810 4) Rodriguez Distribution Inc., 605 McCarter Highway, Newark, New Jersey 07102 5) Samuel’s Inc. t/a Buy Wise Auto Parts, 2091 Springfield Avenue, Vaux Hall, New Jersey 07088 6) Superior Distributors Co. Inc., 4 Midland Avenue, Elmwood Park, New Jersey 07407 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $108,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Public Works/Division of Motors/NW011-060-0602-83860-B2019; Department    Video Video
19-1779 17R1-fWater Systems Repair Parts and FittingsResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To provide various types and sizes of brass parts and fittings required to repair hydrant water service systems for the Department of Water and Sewer Utilities. Description: Water Repair Parts & Fittings (Brass) Entity Name(s)/Address(s): 1. Atlantic Plumbing Supply Corp., 702 Joline Avenue, Long Branch, New Jersey 07740 2. Brent Material Company, 325 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 308, Florham Park, New Jersey 07932 3. Core & Main, LP, 61 Gross Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08837 4. Raritan Group Incorporated, 301 Meadow Road, Edison, New Jersey 08817 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $100,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW037-750-83730-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 Contributi   Video Video
19-1916 17R2-aInvestigation for an Area in Need of Redvelopment (Mulberry and Emmet Street)ResolutionDept/ 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 area is in need of redevelopment List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 528-532 Mulberry Street/Block 1181/Lot 1/East Ward 526 Mulberry Street/Block 1181/Lot 4/East Ward 166-170 Emmet Street/Block 1181/Lot 51/East Ward Additional Information:   Video Video
19-1917 17R2-bDeclaring an Area in Need of Redevelopment (Carnegie Avenue)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Declaring an Area in Need of Redevelopment Purpose: Designating area in need of redevelopment List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 350-360 Carnegie Avenue/Block 5090/Lot 36/South Ward 362-384 Carnegie Avenue/Block 5090/Lot 34/South Ward 386-406 Carnegie Avenue/Block 5090/Lot 32/South Ward Additional Information: Resolution 7R2-j(s) adopted on August 20, 2019, authorized and directed the Central Planning Board to conduct a preliminary investigation.   Video Video
19-1918 17R2-c ResolutionDept/ Agency: One Stop Career Center-NewarkWORKS Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To authorize payment of State Approved List of Eligible Training Providers (ETPL), who train customers for the workforce via Individual Training Accounts (ITA). Entity Name: Various Eligible Training Providers Entity Address: Various Eligible Training Providers Contract Amount: Not to exceed $1,850,000.00 Funding Source: New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Workforce Development and Economic Opportunity Contract Period: July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant (X) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Additional Information: Payment to be fully expended by June 30, 2020. Funds accepted by Resolution 7R2-b adopted on October 2, 2019. Funds inserted by Resolution 7R1-d adopted on November 18, 2019.   Video Video
19-1638 17R3-aApply and accept grant improve pavement condition on McClellan StreetResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: To improve pavement conditions in support of large truck traffic on McClellan Street. Entity Name: New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Entity Address: P.O. Box 600, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0600 Grant Amount: $1,267,559.00 Funding Source: FY2019 Local Freight Impact Fund (LFIF) Grant Program Total Project Cost: $0.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Grant Period: N/A 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
19-1749 17R6-aResolution: Ehrlich Petriello Gudin & Plaza - Litigation Defense (2020)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide legal services concerning Litigation Defense Matters. Entity Name: Ehrlich, Petriello, Gudin & Plaza, P.C. Entity Address: 60 Park Place, Suite 1016, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $25,000.00 Funding Source: 2020 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 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: Deferred 7R6-u 121819   Video Video
19-1757 17R6-bResolution: Ehrlich Petriello Gudin & Plaza - Redevelopment/Land Use Matters (2020)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide legal services concerning Redevelopment/Land Use Matters. Entity Name: Ehrlich, Petriello, Gudin & Plaza Entity Address: 60 Park Place, Suite 1016, Newark, New Jersey 07102-5511 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $25,000.00 Funding Source: 2020 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 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: Deferred 7R6-ab 121819   Video Video
19-1764 17R6-cResolution: Ehrlich Petriello Gudin & Plaza - Workers' Compensation Matters (2020)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide legal services concerning Workers’ Compensation Matters. Entity Name: Ehrlich, Petriello, Gudin & Plaza, P.C. Entity Address: 60 Park Place, Suite 1016, Newark, New Jersey 07102-5511 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $50,000.00 Funding Source: 2020 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 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: Deferred 7R6-ai 121819   Video Video
19-1719 17R6-dFirst Amendment (DeCotiis-Special Tax Counsel)ResolutionDept/ 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 concerning Special Tax Counsel Matters. Entity Name: DeCotiis Fitzpatrick Cole & Giblin, LLP Entity Address: 500 Frank W. Burr Boulevard, Suite 31, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $200,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 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-q adopted on December 19, 2018, awarded a contract in an amount not to exceed $175,000.00. The First Amendment will increase the contract amount by $25,000.00, for a new total contract amount not to exceed $200,000.00.   Video Video
19-1736 27R6-eMaraziti Falcon Professional Services Environmental ContractResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide Legal Services concerning Environmental Matters. Entity Name: Maraziti Falcon, LLP Entity Address: 150 JFK Parkway, Short Hills, New Jersey 07078 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $50,000.00 Funding Source: 2020 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 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:   Video Video
19-1741 27R6-fClearly Giacobbe Alfieri Jacobs Professional Services Labor ContractResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide legal services concerning Labor and Employment Matters. Entity Name: Cleary, Giacobbe, Alfieri & Jacobs, LLC Entity Address: 169 Ramapo Valley Road, UL 105, Oakland, New Jersey 07436 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $75,000.00 Funding Source: 2020 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 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:   Video Video
19-1852 17R6-gChasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo First Amendment to the Agreement to Provide Legal Services concerning Worker's Compensation MattersResolutionDept/ 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 concerning Workers’ Compensation Matters. Entity Name: Chasan, Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, P.C. Entity Address: 300 Lighting Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $160,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 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: N/A Original Resolution 7R6-t adopted on December 19, 2018 awarded a contract in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00. The First Amendment will increase the contract amount by $10,000.00, for a new total contract amount not to exceed $160,000.00.   Video Video
19-1854 17R6-hChasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo First Amendment 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 concerning Special Counsel. Entity Name: Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Capuzzo, P.C. Entity Address: 300 Lighting Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $30,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Law Department Contract Period: April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020 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: N/A Original Resolution 7R6-a adopted on June 10, 2019, awarded a contract in an amount not to exceed $25,000.00. The First Amendment will increase the contract amount by $5,000.00, for a new total contract amount not to exceed $30,000.00.   Video Video
20-0008 17R8-aResolution: Expressing Profound Sorrow and Regret (1/8/20)ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Juanita Brandon Morrison 2. Kathryn Payne James Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 3. Barbara Gilliam Sponsored by Council Member Luis A. Quintana 4. Nancy J. Familia   Video Video
20-0009 17R8-bResolution: Recognizing and Commending (1/8/20)ResolutionRECOGNIZING & COMMENDING Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Martha Sanders, Senior Administrative Analyst, on her retirement from the City’s Department of Administration, Office of Budget and Management after forty-three (43) years of public service 2. Cremilda Dileu, on celebrating her 90th Birthday Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 3. Individuals honored as participants of the Stand Down of New Jersey Veterans Event for their dedicated service to veterans in the State of New Jersey, held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 4. Individuals honored during an Ordination Service at Metropolitan Baptist Church, held on Sunday, December 15, 2019 5. Pastor James Bailey III, of Vineyard Baptist Church, on his installation as President of Ministers’ Conference of Newark and Vicinity, held on Saturday, January 4, 2020 Sponsored by Council Member Joseph A. McCallum, Jr. 6. Edward L. Rouse Sponsored by Council Member LaMonica R. McIver 7. Hunt, Hamlin and Ridley, Law Firm on celebrating twenty-five (25) years in Newark, New Jersey Sponsored by Council Member Luis   Video Video
19-1714 17R9-a2019 DOJ Comprehensive Opioid Grant ProgramResolutionDept/ Agency: Public Safety/ Police Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: Funding for pre-arraignment diversion program Entity Name: United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs Entity Address: 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 Grant Amount: $1,200,000.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance Total Project Cost: $1,200,000.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: N/A Contract Period: October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2022 (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
19-0529 17R12-aProfessional Consulting, Inc. - Professional Engineering Services on an as needed basis (2019)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: Professional Engineering Services on an As-Needed Basis Entity Name: Professional Consulting, Inc. Entity Address: 1719 Route 10, Suite 225, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $100,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW037-750-7502-71240-B2019 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: Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Distributed: Sixteen (16) Qualification Statements Received: Twelve (12)   Video Video
19-1233 17R12-bM&E Engineers - Design HVAC at the Pequannock Water Treatment PlantResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide Assessment and Improvement Design for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning at the Pequannock Water Treatment Plant. Entity Name: M&E Engineers, Inc. Entity Address: 26 West High Street, Somerville, New Jersey 08876 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $456,200.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW037-750-7502-71650 Contract Period: Until Project completion pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-15(9) 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: Number of Request For Qualifications (RFQ) Packages Distributed: Eight (8) Packages Received: Four (4)   Video Video
19-1841 17R12-cPhase-1C Sewer Cleaning and Rehabilitation - North American Pipeline ServicesResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: Phase-1(C) Sewer Cleaning and Rehabilitation - Contract 14-WS2017 Entity Name: North American Pipeline Services, LLC Entity Address: 210 Bennett Road, Freehold, New Jersey 07728 Total Contract Amount: $5,675,970.00 Funding Source: 2019 and 2020 Budgets/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities Contract Period: 320 days from the date of the Notice to Proceed Contract Basis: (X) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Bids Packages Distributed: Eleven (11) Bids Received: three (3)   Video Video
19-1662 17R2-d (as)GlassRoots, IncorporatedResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Grant Agreement Purpose: To grant financial assistance for the purchase of fixtures, furnishings, and equipment for the charitable and educational operations of GlassRoots, Inc. for the property located at 292-306 Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard, Newark, New Jersey 07102, identified on the Official Tax Map of the City of Newark as Block 42, Lot 44.01 or such other property as may be determined pursuant to Section 4.4 of the Grant Agreement as defined herein. Entity Name: GlassRoots, Inc. Entity Address: 10 Bleeker Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: $500,000.00 Total Project Cost: $2,292,521.00 City Contribution: $500,000.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $1,000,000.00 Nicholson Foundation; $75,000.00 Victoria Foundation; $50,000.00 Prudential Foundation; $35,000.00 Hyde & Watson Foundation; $25,000.00 MCJ Foundation; $49,995.00; and $479,150.00 Pledged Individual Gifts Grant Period: Commencing upon execution of an agreement and exp   Video Video
19-1864 17R2-e (as)Carthage Belmont LLC Amended Resolution of NeedResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Resolution of Need for Housing Project Purpose: To support NJHMFA Low Income Housing Tax Credit Application for funding a project known as Belmont Apartments through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program. Entity Name: New Center City Apartments Urban Renewal, LLC and New Irvine Turner Apartments Urban Renewal, LLC Entity Address: c/o The NHP Foundation, 122 E. 42nd Street, Suite 4900, New York, New York 10168 Funding Source: New Jersey Housing Mortgage Finance Agency Program (Low Income Housing Tax Credit) Total Project Cost: $28,747,039.00 City Contribution: N/A Other Funding Source/Amount: N/A List of Properties: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 76-80 Court Street/Block 100/Lot 14/Central Ward 40-44 West Kinney Street/Block116/Lot 18 and 20/Central Ward 385-391 Irvine Turner Boulevard/Block 2675/Lot 44/South Ward 393-395 Irvine Turner Boulevard/Block 2675/Lot 41/South Ward 396-40   Video Video
19-1950 17R2-f (as)GK Outparcel Developmemt NJHMFAResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Need for Housing Project Purpose: To provide provisions of the New Jersey Housing Mortgage Finance Agency Law to enable the Agency to process the Sponsor’s application for funding a Project known as the Georgia King Outparcel through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program. Entity Name: West Market Owners, LLC Entity Address: 1865 Palmer Avenue, Suite 203, Larchmont, New York 10538 Funding Source: New Jersey Housing Mortgage Finance Agency Program (Low Income Housing Tax Credit) Total Project Cost: $26,983,215.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 List of Properties: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 4-70 Littleton Avenue/Block 1808/Lot 1/West Ward Additional Information:   Video Video
19-1962 17R2-g (as)Reading and Adopting 2019 Bergen Lyons Clinton Special Improvement District BudgetResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: 2019 Annual Budget for the Bergen Lyons Clinton Special Improvement District Management Corporation Purpose: Reading and Adopting 2019 Bergen Lyons Clinton Special Improvement District Budget Amount: $323,960.75 Budget Period: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 Additional Information: Budget Introduction authorized by Resolution 7R2-a(S) on December 10, 2019   Video Video
19-1970 27R6-i (as)Waive 20-day for OrdinanceResolutionDept/Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Waiving 20-day period for an ordinance effective date Purpose: This resolution hereby authorizes an emergency to be declared and further authorizes Ordinance 6F-b, adopted on First Reading by the Municipal Council on December 10, 2019, which amends and supplements Title XVIII, Housing Code of the Revised General Ordinances of the City of Newark, New Jersey, 2000, as amended and supplemented, by amending Chapter 6, Housing and Zoning Regulations (Certificate of Code Compliance), Section 10, Certificate of Code Compliance Required Upon A New Tenancy, to become effective after being adopted after Second Reading and Final Passage on January 8, 2020. Ordinance No(s).: Ordinance 6PSF-c is scheduled for a Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage on January 8, 2020. Additional Information: Invitation: Corporation Counsel   Video Video
19-1167 19.-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) DEFERRED 8.a 120419 DEFERRED 9.a 121819 DEFERRED 9.a 010820   Video Video
19-2025 18.-a (as)Claremont Newark - 5 year LTTE ExtensionOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 6PSF-d, ADOPTED ON NOVEMBER 7, 2019, GRANTING A FIVE (5) YEAR EXTENSION OF THE TAX ABATEMENT TO CLAREMONT NEWARK URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, 1316 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10128, FOR THE PROJECT COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS THE “FBI BUILDING” ON REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS 1-33 CENTRE PLACE AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY AS BLOCK 129, LOT 1. (CENTRAL WARD)   Video Video
19-2021 1  Hearing of CitizensHEARING OF CITIZENS 1. Opal R. Wright, 51 Vanderpool Street, Newark, NJ Appearing. 2. Dion McCutcheon, Lyons Gateway Apartments, Newark, NJ Appearing. 3. Lisa Parker, 71½ Boston Street, Newark, NJ Appearing. 4. Donna Jackson, 128 Smith Street, Newark, NJ Appearing. 5. Thomas “Afrika” Ibiang, 175 1st Street, Newark, NJ Not appearing.   Video Video