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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/10/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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20-0261 16PSF-a (s)Ordinance authorizing Port Authority to acquire properties for Port Street Corridor Project, authorize the City to accept properties, and authorize City to execute license and utility agreements.OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE FOLLOWING FOR THE PORT STREET CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT: (1) THE CITY OF NEWARK AUTHORIZES THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY THE RIGHT TO ACQUIRE BY CONDEMNATION PARCELS A1-A7 SET FORTH IN DRAWING NUMBER REF01, OF EXHIBIT A OF THE TWENTY- FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF NEWARK AND THE PORT AUTHORITY; (2) UPON ACQUISITION AND COMPLETION OF CONSTRUCTION BY THE PORT AUTHORITY FOR THE PORT STREET CORRIDOR, THE CITY IS AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT PARCELS A1-A7 SET FORTH IN DRAWING NUMBER REF01 IN A CONVEYANCE FROM THE PORT AUTHORITY TO THE CITY OF NEWARK; AND (3) THE CITY IS AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE THE ATTACHED LICENSE AGREEMENT AND THE UTILITY AGREEMENT. Deferred 6PSF-e 030420   Video Video
19-1706 17R2-a (s)Wiosna LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To build a three (3) family house for sale. Entity Name: Wiosna, LLC Entity Address: 65 Chapin Street, Unit 24, Pine Brook, New Jersey 07058 Sale Amount: $23,625.00 Cost Basis: (X ) $6.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $23,200.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and be completed within eighteen (18) months following transfer of property ownership from the City to the Redeveloper 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) 274 Chadwick Avenue/Block 2711/Lot 58/South Ward Additional Information: Sale Price: Total Square Footage X PSF = 3,937.5   Video Video
19-1975 17R2-b (s)2020 Brinkerhoff Environmental ServicesResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide On-Call Environmental Consulting/Management Services. Entity Name: Brinkerhoff Environmental Services, Inc. Entity Address: 1805 Atlantic Avenue, Manasquan, New Jersey 08736 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $200,000.00 Funding Source: Community and Economic Development Trust Fund Contract Period: One (1) year from the date of issuance of a Notice to Proceed Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:   Video Video
20-0069 17R2-c (s)Investigation for Area in Need of Redevelopment - McCarter Highway and Passaic PlaceResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Investigation of an 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) 769-781 McCarter Hwy/Block 161/Lot 1.02/East Ward 10-18 Passaic Place/Block 1/Lot 30/Central Ward 930 McCarter Hwy/Block 1/Lot 46/Central Ward Additional Information:   Video Video
20-0168 17R2-d (s)Resolution: First Amendment to the Agreement for Planning Consulting Services - Nishuane Group, LLC (2019)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: First Amendment to the Agreement to provide Professional Services, as Planning Consultants, to increase the contract amount by $70,000.00. Entity Name: Nishuane Group, LLC. Entity Address: 105 Grove Street, Suite #1, Montclair, New Jersey 07042 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $220,000.00 Funding Source: Community and Economic Development Trust Fund Contract Period: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: The Original Resolution 7R2-a adopted on April 17, 2019, awarded a contract in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00. The First Amendment increases the contract amount by $70,000.00 for a new contract amount not to exceed $220,000.00.   Video Video
20-0234 17R2-e (s)Transit Village Designation Application to NJDOTResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Resolution Endorsing Purpose: Resolution supporting the filing of an Application to the New Jersey Department of Transportation for Transit Village Designation. Additional Information:   Video Video
20-0227 27R2-f (s)Jalloh & Jalloh, LLC Professional Services ContractResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide Legal Defense Services to the City’s Office of Tenant Legal Services for low-income tenants facing eviction. Entity Name: Jalloh & Jalloh, LLC Entity Address: 21 West Blancke Street, 2nd Floor, Linden, New Jersey 07036 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $150,000.00 Funding Source: 2020 Budget/Department of Economic and Housing Development/NW026-BS-32100-B2020 Contract Period: One (1) year from the date of the issuance of a Notice to Proceed from the Director of the Department of Economic and Housing Development Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Pursuant to Ordinance 6PSF-l adopted on December 19, 2018.   Video Video
19-1292 17R2-g (s)Evans-Gordon Funeral HomeResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To expand the existing facilities by extending the Funeral Chapel and providing additional parking. Entity Name: Evans-Gordon Funeral Home, LLC Entity Address: 734-736 Clinton Avenue, Newark, New Jersey, 07108 Sale Amount: $50,540.00 Cost Basis: (X ) $7.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $33,900.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and be completed within twelve (12) months following the transfer of property ownership from the City to the Redeveloper 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) 730-732 Clinton Avenue/Block 3043/Lot 89/South Ward Ad   Video Video
20-0275 17R12-a (s)Phase-7(A) Lead Service Line Replacement Contract 29-WS2023 - Roman E&G Corp.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: Phase-7(A) Lead Service Line Replacement - Contract 29-WS2023 Entity Name: Roman E&G Corporation Entity Address: 14 Ogden Street, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Total Contract Amount: Not to exceed $6,261,670.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW041-19W-19W00-94710-B2019 Contract Period: 280 days from 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: Bid Packages Distributed: Fifteen (15) Bids Received: Eight (8)   Video Video
20-0135 17R12-b (s)Software Module:Lead Service Line (LSL)ProgramResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide Software Module: Lead Service Line (LSL) Program. Entity Name: 120WaterAudit, LLC Entity Address: 250 South Elm Street, Zionsville, Indiana 46077 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $1,186,000.00 Funding Source: 2020 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/ NW037-750-7501-A-71280-B2020 Contract Period: Term not to exceed two (2) years from the date of the Notice to Proceed 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:   Video Video
20-0349 17R4-a (s/as)Resolution/Contract - Financial Advisor - PRAGResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: (X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To provide Financial Advisory Services. Entity Name: Public Resources Advisory Group, Inc. Entity Address: 39 Broadway, Suite 1210, New York, New York 10006 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $350,000.00 Funding Source: Bond Proceeds Contract Period: March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021 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: The vendor will be paid from Bond Proceeds. No Certification of Funds required. The contract will not exceed $350,000.00 among three (3) vendors.   Video Video
20-0274 17R12-c (s/as)Phase-6(A) Lead Sercice Line Replacement Contract 26-WS2022 - Pacific Construction LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying ( X ) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: Phase-6(A) Lead Service Line Replacement - Contract 26-WS2022 Entity Name: Pacific Construction, LLC Entity Address: 531 US Highway 22E, #240, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey 08889 Total Contract Amount: Not to exceed $6,573,250.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities Budget-NW041-19W-19W00-94710 Contract Period: 280 days from 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: N/A Bid Packages Distributed: Sixteen (16) Bids Received: Eight (8) Bids Rejected: One (1)   Video Video
20-0276 17R12-d (s/as)Phase-8(A) Lead Service Line Replacement Contract 32-WS2023 - Roman E&G Corp.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying ( X ) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: Phase-8(A) Lead Service Line Replacement - Contract 32-WS2023 Entity Name: Roman E&G Corporation Entity Address: 14 Ogden Street, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Total Contract Amount: Not to exceed $5,905,490.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities Budget-NW041-19W-19W00-94710 Contract Period: 280 days from 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: N/A Bid Packages Distributed: Fourteen (14) Bids Received: Eight (8)   Video Video
20-0349 17R4-a (s/as)Resolution/Contract - Financial Advisor - PRAGResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: (X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To provide Financial Advisory Services. Entity Name: Public Resources Advisory Group, Inc. Entity Address: 39 Broadway, Suite 1210, New York, New York 10006 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $350,000.00 Funding Source: Bond Proceeds Contract Period: March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021 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: The vendor will be paid from Bond Proceeds. No Certification of Funds required. The contract will not exceed $350,000.00 among three (3) vendors.   Video Video
20-0349 17R4-a (s/as)Resolution/Contract - Financial Advisor - PRAGResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: (X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To provide Financial Advisory Services. Entity Name: Public Resources Advisory Group, Inc. Entity Address: 39 Broadway, Suite 1210, New York, New York 10006 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $350,000.00 Funding Source: Bond Proceeds Contract Period: March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021 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: The vendor will be paid from Bond Proceeds. No Certification of Funds required. The contract will not exceed $350,000.00 among three (3) vendors.   Video Video
20-0238 18.-a (s)Ordinance: Title 41, Zoning and Land Use Regulations, Chapter 15, Section 12 - Performance GuaranteesOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 41, ZONING AND LAND USE REGULATIONS, CHAPTER 15, SITE PLAN PROCEDURES, SECTION 12-2, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, TO AUTHORIZE A RELEASE OF PERFORMANCE GUARANTEES POSTED WITH CITY OF NEWARK TO BE RELEASED ADMINISTRATIVELY.   Video Video