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Meeting Name: Municipal Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/24/2020 6:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
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20-0426 15.-a ReportDowntown Partners II, LP, Financial Statements, December 31, 2019 and 2018   Video Video
20-0427 15.-b ReportSpringfield Commons Urban Renewal Associates, LP, Financial Statements, December 31, 2019 and 2018   Video Video
20-0428 15.-c ReportNorth Jersey District Water Supply Commission, Public Commission Meeting, January 22, 2020   Video Video
20-0429 15.-d ReportOffice of the Clerk, Records Management, Room B-9, Monthly Report, December 2019 and Annual Financial Report 2019   Video Video
20-0435 15.-e ReportNewark Housing Authority, Board of Commissioners Report, December 2019 and January 2020   Video Video
20-0436 15.-f ReportNewark Housing Authority, Minutes, December 19, 2019 and January 23, 2020   Video Video
20-0206 16F-aParking Prohibited - Replace Cortland Street with Cortland Place to correct street name errorOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23:5-1, PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES, OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC AND PARKING, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY REPLACING CORTLAND STREET WITH CORTLAND PLACE IN THE ORDINANCE, TO CORRECT STREET NAME ERROR. (EAST WARD)   Video Video
20-0238 16F-bOrdinance: 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
20-0208 26PSF-aOrdinance amending Flood Damage Prevention to remain in compliance with National Flood Insurance Program RegulationsOrdinanceORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12, FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION, TO PROMOTE THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, AND GENERAL WELFARE OF RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES IN THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, AS REQUIRED, IN ORDER TO REMAIN IN COMPLIANCE WITH CURRENT NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM (NFIP) REGULATIONS.   Video Video
19-1107 16PSF-bParking by Permit adding 4 hour parking visitors and businesses on Thomas Street, Both Sides, between Mulberry Street and Hermon StreetOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23:5-14e, PARKING BY PERMIT ONLY IN DESIGNATED RESIDENTIAL AREAS, OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC AND PARKING, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY ADDING 4 (FOUR) HOUR PARKING FOR VISITORS AND BUSINESSES ON THOMAS STREET, BOTH SIDES, BETWEEN MULBERRY STREET AND HERMON STREET. (EAST WARD)   Video Video
19-1831 16PSF-cParking prohibited at all times for a portion of Westerly Side of Mount Prospect between Abington Ave East and Berkeley Ave.OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23:5-1, PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES, OF TITLE 23, TRAFFIC AND PARKING, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY PROHIBITING PARKING AT ALL TIMES FOR A PORTION OF THE WESTERLY SIDE OF MOUNT PROSPECT AVENUE BETWEEN ABINGTON AVENUE EAST AND BERKELEY AVENUE. (NORTH WARD)   Video Video
20-0258 16PSF-dOrdinance: Amending Title XX Offenses, Miscellaneous, Chapter 3 Noise Control - Adding Prohibited Acts and Penalties Sections (LM)OrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE XX OFFENSES, MISCELLANEOUS, CHAPTER 3 NOISE CONTROL, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY AMENDING SECTIONS CONCERNING THE HOURS OF PROHIBITED ACTS AND INCREASING THE PENALTIES.   Video Video
20-0314 26PSF-eOrdinance - Mass Trasit Access Parking TaxOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 10, FINANCE AND TAXATION, CHAPTER 22, MOTOR VEHICLE PARKING TAXES AND SURCHARGES, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY AMENDING SUBSECTION 10:22-3(A), IMPOSITION OF MOTOR VEHICLE PARKING TAX AND ADDING A NEW SUBSECTION 10:22-4(C), IMPOSITION OF SPECIAL EVENT PARKING TAX SURCHARGE, SECTION 10:22-5, IMPOSITION OF MASS TRANSIT ACCESS PARKING TAX, AND SUBSECTION 10:22-6(B) COLLECTION OF TAX, INCLUDING SURCHARGES, FROM CUSTOMER.   Video Video
19-1883 26PSF-fOrdinance: Designating “Invest Newark" (“IN”) as the Land Bank Entity for the City of NewarkOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING “INVEST NEWARK” (“IN”) AS THE LAND BANK ENTITY FOR THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, PURSUANT TO P.L. 2019, c. 159 AND ORDINANCE 6PSF-g, ADOPTED OCTOBER 16, 2019 AND AUTHORIZING A LAND BANK AGREEMENT. Deferred 8-a 021920 Deferred 9-a (s) 022520 Deferred 6PSF-f 032420   Video Video
19-2026 17R1-aTE #1 2020 HRSA Project - Homeless Health Care ProjectResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: Health Center Cluster/Homeless (HRSA) Program Grant, which provides medical care, social services, substance abuse and mental health counseling to the homeless population within the City of Newark. Funding Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Health Resources and Services Administration Appropriation Amount: $3,533,164.00 Budget Year: 2020 Contract Period: January 1, 2020 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 Additional Information: Funds accepted by Apply and Accept Resolution 7R5-a adopted on February 19, 2020 (File #19-1947). Operating Agency: Department of Health and Community Wellness Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.   Video Video
20-0114 17R1-bDOJ FY 2019 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-Based ProgramResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: FY19 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-Based Program Funding Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance Appropriation Amount: $1,200,000.00 Budget Year: 2020 Contract Period: October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2022 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: Apply and Accept Resolution: 7R9-a adopted on January 8, 2020 Operating Agency: Department of Public Safety Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.   Video Video
20-0115 17R1-cJAG Funding for Overtime to Address Violent CrimeResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: Funding for Overtime to Address Violent Crime Funding Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance Appropriation Amount: $434,882.00 Budget Year: 2020 Contract Period: October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2022 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: Apply and Accept Resolution 7R9-b adopted on December 18, 2019 Operating Agency: Department of Public Safety Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.   Video Video
20-0116 17R1-dOpioid-Addicted IndividualsResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: To provide funding for crisis intervention at the local level for opioid-addicted individuals at multiple entry points involving law enforcement. Funding Source: New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Office of the Attorney General, NJ CARES Appropriation Amount: $149,999.80 Budget Year: 2020 Contract Period: October 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021 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: Apply and Accept Resolution 7R9-c adopted on December 18, 2019 Operating Agency: Department of Public Safety Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.   Video Video
20-0450 17R1-eResolution: External Transfer of Reserve Funds (ETR#1) $600,000.00ResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: External Transfer of Reserve Funds Purpose: External Transfer of Reserve Funds will allow the City of Newark to pay outstanding obligations. Amount Transferred: $600,000.00 Transferred From: Unclassified Operations Transferred To: Departments of Public Works Additional Information: Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.   Video Video
19-1906 17R1-fLiners, Garbage BagsResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To purchase Liners (Garbage Bags) for the Departments of Health and Community Wellness, Public Safety, Public Works, Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services, Water and Sewer Utilities and the Office of the City Clerk. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): 1) All American Poly, 40 Turner Place, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854; and 2) Central Poly-Bag Corp., 2400 Bedle Place, Linden, New Jersey 07036; and 3) Interboro Packaging Corp., 114 Bracken Road, Montgomery, New York 12549 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $217,400.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Health and Community Wellness/NW028-28T-5T28-5379-B2019/Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire/NW011-190-1903-83320-B2019/Department of Public Safety, Office of Emergency Management/NW011-190-1904-83850-B2019/Department of Public Works, Division of Public Buildings/NW011-060-0604-83320-B2019/Department of Public Works, Division of Sanitation/NW011   Video Video
19-1911 17R1-gStone, CrushedResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To purchase Stone, Crushed for the Department of Public Works, Division of Sanitation, and the Department of Water and Sewer Utilities. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): 1) Stavola Construction Materials, Inc., 175 Drift Road, Tinton Falls, New Jersey 07724; and 2) Tilcon New York, Inc., 9 Entin Road, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $540,000.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Public Works Division of Sanitation/NW011, 060, 0605, 71910, B2019/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW037, 750, 83720, B2019 Contract Period: To be established for a period not to exceed twenty-four (24) 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 purchase Stone, Crushed   Video Video
20-0188 17R1-hWaste Receptacles: Metal, Plastic Recycle Containers and Tote BinsResolutionDept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract(s) Purpose: To purchase waste receptacles metal, plastic recycle containers and tote bins for the Department of Public Works, Division of Sanitation. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): 1) Osar, LLC, 30 Raynor Road, Morristown, New Jersey 07960; 2) R & K Duncan Enterprises, LLC, 165 ½ D Avon Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07108; and 3) W. B. Mason, Co., Inc., 535 Secaucus Road, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $300,000.00 Funding Source: 2020 Budget/Department of Public Works, Division of Sanitation/NW011-060-0605-71940-B2020 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 purchase waste rec   Video Video
19-0980 17R2-a2104 McCarter RDAResolutionDept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To provide for the demolition of existing structures upon the site, design, site preparation, including any remediation of the property as may be required for the extension of the Developer’s present business, or for such other purposes as may be consistent with the Redevelopment Plan. Entity Name: Sherman Avenue Development, LLC Entity Address: 2081 McCarter Highway, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Sale Amount: $425,000.00 Cost Basis: ( ) $ PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $1,630,500.00 Appraised Amount: $1,500,000.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and be completed within two (2) years from 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 ) Pri   Video Video
19-1656 17R2-bProfessional Service: National Training InstituteResolutionDept/ Agency: One Stop Career Center-NewarkWORKS Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To provide training in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC). Entity Name: National Career Institute Entity Address: 134 Evergreen Place, East Orange, New Jersey 07018 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $80,000.00 Funding Source: New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Contract Period: July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Eighty percent (80%) obligated by June 30, 2020 and fully expended by June 30, 2021.   Video Video
20-0438 17R3-aResolution waiving 20 day period for Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance to take effectResolutionDept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying ( X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Waiving 20-day period for an Ordinance to take effect Purpose: Authorizes an emergency to be declared and further authorizes Ordinance 6PSF-d, adopted, as amended, on First Reading by the Municipal Council on March 4, 2020, which amends and supplements Title 12, Flood Damage Prevention, to promote the public health, safety, and general welfare of residents and businesses in the City of Newark, New Jersey, as required, in order to remain in compliance with current National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) regulations, to become effective after being adopted upon Second Reading and Final Passage on March 18, 2020. Ordinance No(s).: Ordinance 6PSF-d is scheduled for a Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage on March 24, 2020. Additional Information:   Video Video
20-0347 17R4-aResolution/Contract: Financial Advisory Services - Acacia Financial Group, Inc., (2020)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: (X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To provide Financial Advisory Services. Entity Name: Acacia Financial Group, Inc. Entity Address: 6000 Midlantic Drive, Suite 410 North, Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054 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 is required. The contract will not exceed $350,000.00 among three (3) vendors. Failed 7R4-b 030420   Video Video
20-0252 17R4-bStipulation of Settlement for Tax Appeals for February 2020ResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Stipulation of Settlements for Tax Appeals List of Property: (Tax Payer/Address/Block/Lot/Ward/Assmnt./Year/Refund Amount) 280 Wilson Avenue Associates C/O Pantheon/5038/64.02/262-296 Wilson Avenue/East/$6,831,900/2014/-$14,109.55 280 Wilson Avenue Associates C/O Pantheon/5038/64.02/262-296 Wilson Avenue/East/$6,736,700/2015/-$18,206.12 280 Wilson Avenue Associates C/O Pantheon/5038/64.02/262-296 Wilson Avenue/East/$6,434,400/2016/-$29,326.00 280 Wilson Avenue Associates C/O Pantheon/5038/64.02/262-296 Wilson Avenue/East/$6,142,600/2017/-$40,737.08 280 Wilson Avenue Associates C/O Pantheon/5038/64.02/262-296 Wilson Avenue/East/$5,546,800/2018/-$64,261.89 Additional Information: Total Tax Difference: $166,640.64 Invitation: Corporation Counsel   Video Video
20-0219 17R4-cResolution NW Financial Group, LLC ContractResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: (X ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To provide Financial Advisory Services. Entity Name: NW Financial Group, LLC Entity Address: 2 Hudson Place, 3rd Floor, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $60,000.00 Funding Source: Bond Proceeds Contract Period: November 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: The vendor to be paid from Bond Proceeds. No Certification of Funds required.   Video Video
20-0411 17R4-dResolution Authorizing NJIB Bonds - Peqannock Rehab Proj.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Approving load and escrow agreements Pequannock Water Treatment Plant Rehabilitation Project Amount to be Financed: $12,650,000.00 Source of Appropriation: New Jersey Infrastructure Bank (NJIB) Bonds Project Information: (Description/ Project No./ Amount Appropriated/Ordinance No.) RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF LOAN AGREEMENTS TO BE EXECUTED BY THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY AND EACH OF THE NEW JERSEY INFRASTRUCTURE BANK AND THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF AN ESCROW AGREEMENT, ALL PURSUANT TO THE STATE FISCAL YEAR 2020 WATER BANK FINANCING PROGRAM FOR FUNDING THE CITY’S PEQUANNOCK WATER TREATMENT PLANT REHABILITATION PROJECT. Additional Information:   Video Video
20-0412 17R4-eResolution Determining Form - NJIB - Pequannock Rehab Proj.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Confirming Bond Sale Amount to be Financed: $12,650,000.00 Source of Appropriation: NJIB Bonds Purchaser: New Jersey Infrastructure Bank (NJIB) Project Information: (Description/ Project No./Amount Appropriated/Ordinance No.) RESOLUTION DETERMINING THE FORM AND OTHER DETAILS OF NOT EXCEEDING $12,650,000.00 QUALIFIED GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, AND PROVIDING FOR THEIR SALE TO THE NEW JERSEY INFRASTRUCTURE BANK AND THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, PURSUANT TO THE STATE FISCAL YEAR 2020 NEW JERSEY WATER BANK FINANCING PROGRAM FOR FUNDING THE CITY’S PEQUANNOCK WATER TREATMENT PLANT REHABILITATION PROJECT. Additional Information:   Video Video
19-2007 17R6-aSettlement Macasegri, LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Civil Litigation Docket No.: ESX-C-000134-19 Claimant: Macasegri, LLC Claimant's Attorney: Russel M. Finestein, Esq. Attorney's Address: Finestein & Malloy, LLC, 6 Commerce Drive, Suite 304, Cranford, New Jersey 07016 Settlement Amount: $12,500.00 Funding Source: Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel Deferred 7R6-a 032420   Video Video
20-0237 17R6-bSettlement: Northeast Sweepers & Rentals, Inc.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Pre-Litigation Settlement of Civil Claim Docket No.: N/A Claimant: Northeast Sweepers and Rentals, Inc., 16 Passaic Avenue, Unit 9, Fairfield, New Jersey 07004 Claimant's Attorney: N/A Attorney's Address: N/A Settlement Amount: $160,213.41 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Public Works, Division of Sanitation Additional Comments: This resolution and settlement agreement resolves all outstanding invoices for the costs associated with Northeast Sweepers and Rentals, Inc., providing Street Sweeping Maintenance and repairs for the Department of Public Works, Division of Sanitation rendered during the period of June 28, 2019 through January 10, 2020. Invitation:   Video Video
20-0344 17R8-aResolution: Attestation by the Municipal Council on review of the 2018 City AuditResolutionDept/ Agency: Office of the Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Attestation of Review of City Audit Purpose: Comply with Local Finance Board Regulations City Audit Year: 2018 Additional Information: (*CERTIFIED COPY OF THIS RESOLUTION AND MUNICIPAL COUNCIL'S AFFIDAVIT MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE LOCAL FINANCE BOARD)   Video Video
20-0402 17R8-bResolution: Appointment to the Board of Adjustment - Sharon Hardesty (MC)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Office of the Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Board of Adjustment Appointment Purpose: Regular Member Name of Appointee: Sharon A. Hardesty Address: 184 Pomona Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07112 Appointment Term: Four (4) year term commencing upon confirmation Sponsor: Council President, Mildred C. Crump Additional Information:   Video Video
20-0453 17R8-cResolution: Re-appointment as an Alternate Member of the Board of Adjustment - Katiria Cobian (CG)ResolutionDept/ Agency: Office of the Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Board of Adjustment Appointment Purpose: Re-appointment as Alternate Member #1 Name of Appointee: Katiria Cobian Address: 1180 Raymond Blvd., Apt 8F, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Appointment Term: Commencing upon confirmation and ending March 31, 2022 Sponsor: Council Member, Carlos M. Gonzalez Additional Information:   Video Video
20-0405 17R8-dResolution: Recognizing and Commending (3/18/2020)ResolutionRECOGNIZING & COMMENDING Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. Individuals honored by Tell A Vision, during the Amina Baraka Empowering Women Awards Dinner, to be held on Sunday, March 29, 2020 2. Shen Yun, performing at the NJPAC, April 23rd - 29th, 2020 National Tour Sponsored by Council Member Carlos M. Gonzalez 3. Honorable Gregory Gonsalez Souchet, Mayor of the Town of Penuelas, Puerto Rico Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 4. Lighthouse Newark Assembly of God, on celebrating its 10th Church Anniversary, held on Sunday, March 15, 2020 5. Reverend Arthur Long, Jr., on his installation as Pastor of Promised Land Missionary Baptist Church, held on Sunday, March 15, 2020 6. Pastor Jeffrey Bryan, on his 4th Pastoral Anniversary, at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, held on Sunday, March 15, 2020 7. Reverend Milton Biggham, on his retirement from Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, to be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 8. Reverend Wilton Gyant Sr., Pastor, of Zion Baptist Church, on its 102nd Church Anniversary, to be held on Sunday, April 19, 2020    Video Video
20-0406 17R8-eResolution: Expressing Profound Sorrow and Regret (3/18/2020)ResolutionEXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by President Mildred C. Crump 1. John Fitzgerald Mazara, Chief Warrant Officer 4, U.S. Army 2. Maudeline Alaricia Scere Swaray Sponsored by Council Member John Sharpe James 3. Franklyn Augustus Broomes, Sr. 4. Joanne Williams 5. Bernice Kee Hamilton 6. Lula Mae Green 7. Charles Cann, Jr. 8. Etta Mae Klutz   Video Video
20-0272 17R12-aPhase-5(A) Lead Service Line Replacement Contract 23-WS2021 - Roman E&G Corp.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: Phase-5(A) Lead Service Line Replacement - Contract 23-WS2021 Entity Name: Roman E&G Corporation Entity Address: 14 Ogden Street, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $3,921,535.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW041-19W-19W00-94710-B2019 Contract Period: For a term of 280 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: Bid Packages Distributed: Sixteen (16) Bids Received: Nine (9) Bids rejected: One (1)   Video Video
20-0273 17R12-bPhase-5(B) Lead Service Line Replacement Contract 24-WS2021 - Pacific Construction LLCResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: Phase-5(B) Lead Service Line Replacement - Contract 24-WS2021 Entity Name: Pacific Construction, LLC Entity Address: 531 US Highway 22E, #240, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey 08889 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $1,252,065.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW041-19W-19W00-94710-B2019 Contract Period: For a term of 150 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: Bid Packages Distributed: Eighteen (18) Bids Received: Seven (7) Bids Rejected: Two (2)   Video Video
20-0348 17R4-f (as)Resolution/Contract: Financial Advisor - PFM FinancialResolutionDept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract Purpose: To provide Financial Advisory Services. Entity Name: PFM Financial Advisors, LLC Entity Address: 1735 Market Street, Floor 43, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $350,000.00 Funding Source: Bond Proceeds Contract Period: April 1, 2020 through March 31, 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 to be paid from Bond Proceeds. No Certification of Funds is required. The contract will not exceed $350,000.00 among three (3) vendors.   Video Video
19-2001 17R12-c (as)CDM Smith - Amendment Number 1 to Lead and Copper Rule Compliance (LCR) - Phase 3ResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: First Amendment to Lead and Copper Rule Compliance (LCR) - Phase 3 Entity Name: CDM Smith, Inc. Entity Address: 110 Fieldcrest Avenue, #8, 6th Floor, Edison, New Jersey 08837 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $735,600.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities Budget/NW037-750-7502-71280 B2019 Contract Period: Until Project Completion per N.J.S.A. 40A: 11-15(9) 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: Resolution 7R12-d (AS) adopted on June 6, 2019, awarded the contract in the amount of $396,900.00. Amendment #1 increases the contract amount by $338,700.00 for a new total contract amount of $735,600.00.   Video Video
20-0267 17R12-d (as)MAK Group - Pequannock Water Treatment Plant Roof ReplacementResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: To provide Pequannock Water Treatment Plant Roof Replacement - Contract 25-WS2019. Entity Name: MAK Group, LLC Entity Address: 40 Summit Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey 07013 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $1,497,758.00 Funding Source: 2020 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities /NW037-750-7505-71960-B2020 Contract Period: 210 days from the date of the issuance 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: Ten (10) Bids Received: Five (5)   Video Video
20-0277 17R12-e (as)Phase-9(A) Lead Service Line Replacement Contract 35-WS2024 - Roman E&G Corp.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: To provide Phase-9(A) Lead Service Line Replacement - Contract 35-WS2024. Entity Name: Roman E&G Corporation Entity Address: 14 Ogden Street, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $5,875,490.00 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities Capital Budget/NW041-19W-19W00-A-94710-B2019 Contract Period: 280 days from the date of the issuance 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: Bid Packages Distributed: Fifteen (15) Bids Received: Seven (7) Bids rejected: One (1)   Video Video
20-0237 17R6-bSettlement: Northeast Sweepers & Rentals, Inc.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Pre-Litigation Settlement of Civil Claim Docket No.: N/A Claimant: Northeast Sweepers and Rentals, Inc., 16 Passaic Avenue, Unit 9, Fairfield, New Jersey 07004 Claimant's Attorney: N/A Attorney's Address: N/A Settlement Amount: $160,213.41 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Public Works, Division of Sanitation Additional Comments: This resolution and settlement agreement resolves all outstanding invoices for the costs associated with Northeast Sweepers and Rentals, Inc., providing Street Sweeping Maintenance and repairs for the Department of Public Works, Division of Sanitation rendered during the period of June 28, 2019 through January 10, 2020. Invitation:   Video Video
20-0237 17R6-bSettlement: Northeast Sweepers & Rentals, Inc.ResolutionDept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Pre-Litigation Settlement of Civil Claim Docket No.: N/A Claimant: Northeast Sweepers and Rentals, Inc., 16 Passaic Avenue, Unit 9, Fairfield, New Jersey 07004 Claimant's Attorney: N/A Attorney's Address: N/A Settlement Amount: $160,213.41 Funding Source: 2019 Budget/Department of Public Works, Division of Sanitation Additional Comments: This resolution and settlement agreement resolves all outstanding invoices for the costs associated with Northeast Sweepers and Rentals, Inc., providing Street Sweeping Maintenance and repairs for the Department of Public Works, Division of Sanitation rendered during the period of June 28, 2019 through January 10, 2020. Invitation:   Video Video
20-0096 18.-a OrdinanceORDINANCE RATIFYING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, AND/OR HIS DESIGNEE, THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION, CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SENIOR SERVICES, TO ENTER INTO AND EXECUTE A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH, A NOT FOR PROFIT CORPORATION, FOR THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 275 WEST MARKET STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07103, BLOCK 00428, LOT 00002, MORE SPECIFICALLY SPACE ON THE FIRST FLOOR COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS THE SUNDAY SCHOOL ROOM, FOR AN ANNUAL RENT OF EIGHTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($18,000.00), PAYABLE IN TWELVE (12) EQUAL MONTHLY INSTALLMENTS OF ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($1,500.00), FOR THE PERIOD COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2020 AND TERMINATING ON DECEMBER 31, 2020, WITH AN OPTION TO RENEW FOR ONE (1) YEAR, AT THE SAME ANNUAL RENT AND UNDER THE SAME CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THIS LEASE, FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING SERVICES TO NEWARK SENIOR CITIZENS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SEASONAL ACTIVITIES, MEALS, ATHLETICS, ARTS AND CRAFTS, AND CULTURAL ACITIVITIES. (CENTRAL WARD)   Video Video
20-0195 18.-bSouth Bergen Street Redevelopment Plan Second AmendmentOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE SOUTH BERGEN STREET REDEVELOPMENT PLAN, BY REVISING THE RELEVANT MAPS IN THE PLAN TO CREATE A NEW PUBLIC SAFETY DISTRICT THAT WILL PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF CITY-OWNED AND/OR CITY-OPERATED PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY FACILITIES AND PROMOTE THE REDEVELOPMENT OF THE AREA.   Video Video
20-0391 18.-cOrdinance-Columbia St. Dedication/AcceptOrdinanceAN ORDINANCE DEDICATING AND ACCEPTING COLUMBIA STREET BETWEEN EDISON PLACE AND LAFAYETTE STREET ADJOINING BLOCKS AND LOTS: BLOCK 159, LOT 10.03; BLOCK 159.01, LOT 11; BLOCK 166, LOT 10.01 AND BLOCK 167, LOT 10.02, IN THE CITY OF NEWARK, COUNTY OF ESSEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AS A PUBLIC STREET AND RIGHT-OF-WAY. (EAST WARD)   Video Video
20-0401 1  Hearing of CitizensHEARING OF CITIZENS 1. Nina Parker-Davis, 15 Vine Street, Newark, NJ Appearing. 2. Rasik M. Nagrecha, 23 Canoe Brook Drive, Livingston, NJ Appearing. 3. Ulysses Coleman, 32 S. Munn Avenue, East Orange, NJ Appearing. 4. Abhijeet Jatania, 20 Midland Blvd., Maplewood NJ Appearing. 5. Meatrice Foster, 140 Spruce Street, Newark, NJ Not Appearing. 6. Rachel Johnson, 94 Spruce Street, Newark, NJ Appearing. 7. Janie L. Outer, 79 Lincoln Street, Newark, NJ Appearing. 8. Daniel Harrington, 136 Eppirt Street, East Orange, NJ Not Appearing. 9. Christina Jackson, 287 So. Harrison Street, East Orange, NJ Appearing. 10. Virginia Watson, 301 Irvine Turner Blvd., Newark, NJ Not Appearing. 11. Marshall Spevak, 222 West State Street, Trenton, NJ Not Appearing. 12. Quawle Elmore, 42 Chelsea Avenue, Newark, NJ Not Appearing. 13. Evans “G” Scott, 231 Rose Street, Newark, NJ Appearing. 14. Phillip D. Spears, 49 Emmett Street, Newark, NJ Appearing. 15. Lisa Parker, 71½ Boston Street, Newark, NJ   Video Video