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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/28/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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19-2024 16PSF-a (s)Ordinance: 155 Washington Street Urban Renewal, LLCOrdinanceORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND APPROVING AN AMENDED AND RESTATED FINANCIAL AGREEMENT, ORIGINALLY APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 6PSF-g ADOPTED ON DECEMBER 19, 2018, WHICH APPROVED AND GRANTED A TAX ABATEMENT TO 155 WASHINGTON STREET URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, 155 WASHINGTON STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102 (C/O L&M, 1865 PALMER AVENUE, SUITE 203, LARCHMONT, NEW YORK 10538) FOR THE EARLIER OF THIRTY (30) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF EXECUTION OF THE FINANCIAL AGREEMENT, OR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION OF THE PROJECT, OR THE DATE WHEN NO BOND REMAINS OUTSTANDING, FOR A PROJECT TO CONSTRUCT APPROXIMATELY 249 MARKET RATE RENTAL UNITS, 4,000 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE, AND 6,000 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE LOCATED ON PROPERTY KNOWN AS 141-149, 151-153, 155, 157-159 WASHINGTON STREET AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY AS BLOCK 66, LOTS 12, 13, 38, 42, 43, 44, 45, 45-B01, 47, AND 47-B01 (CENTRAL WARD). Deferred 6PSF-b 012220 Amended 6PSF-a (s) 012820 Deferred 6PSF-c 020520 Deferred 6PSF-a (s) 021120 Amended 6PSF-a 021920   Video Video
19-2024 18PSF-a (s)Ordinance: 155 Washington Street Urban Renewal, LLCOrdinanceORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND APPROVING AN AMENDED AND RESTATED FINANCIAL AGREEMENT, ORIGINALLY APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 6PSF-g ADOPTED ON DECEMBER 19, 2018, WHICH APPROVED AND GRANTED A TAX ABATEMENT TO 155 WASHINGTON STREET URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, 155 WASHINGTON STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102 (C/O L&M, 1865 PALMER AVENUE, SUITE 203, LARCHMONT, NEW YORK 10538) FOR THE EARLIER OF THIRTY (30) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF EXECUTION OF THE FINANCIAL AGREEMENT, OR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION OF THE PROJECT, OR THE DATE WHEN NO BOND REMAINS OUTSTANDING, FOR A PROJECT TO CONSTRUCT APPROXIMATELY 249 MARKET RATE RENTAL UNITS, 4,000 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE, AND 6,000 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE LOCATED ON PROPERTY KNOWN AS 141-149, 151-153, 155, 157-159 WASHINGTON STREET AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY AS BLOCK 66, LOTS 12, 13, 38, 42, 43, 44, 45, 45-B01, 47, AND 47-B01 (CENTRAL WARD). Deferred 6PSF-b 012220 Amended 6PSF-a (s) 012820 Deferred 6PSF-c 020520 Deferred 6PSF-a (s) 021120 Amended 6PSF-a 021920   Video Video
19-1897 17R2-a (s)Pass Through Agreement: Environmental Investigation and Remediation at Riverfront ParkResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Third Amendment to Pass-Through Agreement Purpose: Implementing an environmental investigation and remedial action work at Newark Riverfront Park. Entity Name: The Trust for Public Land Entity Address: 60 Park Place, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: $1,702,604.00 (NJDEP- $1,273,475.00 and /NJEDA- $429,129.00) Funding Source: State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection (“NJDEP”) and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (“NJEDA”) Total Project Cost: $1,702,604.00 City Contribution: No City funds required Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2020 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: (if applicable) (Address/Block/Lot/Ward)    Video Video
19-1843 17R3-a (s)Various Streets - 2018 Newark (17 Locations) MA-18 Contract No. 2018-06ResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: Various Streets - 2018 Newark (17 Locations) MA-18 2018-06 Entity Name: Granada Construction Corporation Entity Address: 147 Thomas Street, Newark, New Jersey 07114 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $3,565,029.65 Funding Source: City Capital Fund 2018 and 2019 Budgets/Department of Engineering/ Business Unit: NW051, Department ID: G18, Division/Proj.: E18U0, Account#: 71930, Budget Year: B2018 ($3,222,090.00) Business Unit: NW011, Department ID: 110, Division/Proj.: 1107, Account#: 71930, Budget Year: B2019 ($342,939.65) Contract Period: 365 consecutive calendar days from the issuance of a formal 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 Solicited: September 26, 2019 Bids Received: Three (3) Bi   Video Video
20-0086 17R1-a (s/as)Resolution: 2020 State of the City AddressResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Accepting a Gift Gift: Basic License Fee for the use of the Prudential Hall, Parsonnet Room, and Ticketing Services for the purpose of the 2020 State of the City Mayoral Address Purpose: To accept a gift of the Basic License Fee for the use of Prudential Hall, Parsonnet Room, and Ticketing Services valued at a total combined gift in the amount of $15,500.00 for the Mayor’s State of the City Address and to enter inot and execute the Short Term License Agreement with the New Jersey Performing Arts Center Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $55,000.00. Entity Name: New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Corporation Entity Address: One Center Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Gift Value: $15,500.00 City Contribution: Ancillary Service Fees in the amount not to exceed $55,000.00. No municipal funds will be expended for the acceptance of this gift. Other Funding Source/Amount: None Contract Period: Mon   Video Video
20-0099 17R2-b (s/as)269 Springfield Avenue, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To construct a Five-Story Mixed Use Development with parking and ground floor retail spaces. Entity Name: 269 Springfield Avenue, LLC Entity Address: 500 Avenue P, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Sale Amount: $164,107.20 Cost Basis: (X) $4.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $981,200.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and be completed within twenty-four (24) months from the transfer of ownership by the City Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ (X) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 285 Springfield Avenue/Block 2518/Lot 1/Central Ward 283 Springfield Avenue/Block 2518/Lot 2/Central Ward 281 Springfield Avenue/Bl   Video Video
19-1726 17R3-b (s/as)Amending Cost Reimbursement Agreement for McClellan Street UnderpassResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Grant Agreement Purpose: Accept Grant Funding and Agreement Modification Entity Name: New Jersey Department of Transportation Entity Address: New Jersey Department of Transportation, Bureau of Local Government Services,153 Halsey Street - 5th Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: Additional Grant Funding in the amount of $186,670.00, which results in an amended acceptance of a grant award in the amount of $1,099,003.00 Total Project Cost: $1,285,673.00 City Contribution: $0 Other Funding Source/Amount: N/A Grant Period: September 19, 2011 through September 19,2021 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a List of Property: (N/A) (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) N/A Additional Information: Grant award increased by $186,670.00   Video Video
19-1882 17R6-a (s/as)Online Legal Research Contract (WestlawEdge)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Exception to Public Bidding - Library and Educational Goods and Services Purpose: To provide online legal research for law and law related materials and services. Entity Name: West Publishing Corporation, d/b/a West, a Thomson Reuters business Entity Address: 620 Opperman Drive, Eagan, Minnesota 55123 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $66,430.56 Funding Source: 2019 and 2020 Budgets/Law Department Contract Period: Two (2) years from the date of contract execution Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Exception to public bidding N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(q)   Video Video
19-1963 17R9-a (s/as)Resolution: University Hospital - CPR and Bleeding Control Training (2020)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Public Safety/Office of Emergency Management Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Exception to Public Bidding - specific exception Purpose: To provide CPR and Bleeding Control Training. Entity Name: University Hospital Entity Address: 150 Bergen Street, Newark, New Jersey 07103 Amount: Not to exceed $150,000.00 Funding Source: State of New Jersey, Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, Urban Areas Security Initiative Grant Funds FY’17 Contract Period: Upon date of adoption of the resolution through August 31, 2020 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Exception to Public Bidding, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(2)   Video Video