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Municipal Council

Special Meeting

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    Ordinance

    THIS ORDINANCE SECURES BONDS OR OTHER OBLIGATIONS ISSUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE “REDEVELOPMENT AREA BOND FINANCING LAW” AND THE LIEN HEREOF IN FAVOR OF THE OWNERS OF SUCH BONDS OR OTHER OBLIGATIONS IS A MUNICIPAL LIEN SUPERIOR TO ALL OTHER NON-MUNICIPAL LIENS HEREINAFTER RECORDED. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A TWENTY-FIVE YEAR (25) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO NMA OWNERS URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, 1865 PALMER AVENUE, SUITE 203, LARCHMONT, NEW YORK 10538, FOR A PROJECT TO CONSTRUCT APPROXIMATELY (200) MARKET RATE RESIDENTIAL RENTAL UNITS, (50) AFFORDABLE HOUSING RESIDENTIAL UNITS, APPROXIMATELY 2,598 SQUARE FEET OF GROUND FLOOR RETAIL SPACE, AND AN APPROXIMATELY 4,216 SQUARE FOOT GALLERY THAT WILL BE LEASED AND OPERATED BY THE NEWARK MUSEUM OF ART LOCATED AT 146 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, 75-83 CENTRAL AVENUE, 61-63 WASHINGTON STREET, 65 WASHINGTON STREET, 67 WASHINGTON STREET, 69 WASHINGTON STREET, 71 WASHINGTON STREET, 61 CENTRAL AVENUE, 63 CENTRAL AVENUE, 65 CENTRAL AVENUE, 69 CENTRAL AVENUE AND 71-73 CENTRAL AVENUE, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102 AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AS BLOCK 34, LOTS 1 AND 47 AND BLOCK 35, LOTS 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34 AND 35 AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A FINANCIAL AGREEMENT AND OTHER APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE ISSUANCE OF REDEVELOPMENT AREA BONDS (NON-RECOURSE TO THE FULL FAITH AND CREDIT OF THE CITY), AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AREA BONDS IN A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,000.00 AND DETERMINING VARIOUS OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH (CENTRAL WARD). Deferred 6PSF-c 032024 Tabled 6PSF-b 041024 Untabled 060524
  2. To Be Introduced
    Appointment

    Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment to Joint Meeting Maintenance Purpose: Re-Appointment of Council Representative Name of Appointee: Council Member, Anibal Ramos, Jr. Appointment Term: Upon Municipal Council confirmation and ending June 30, 2025 Additional Information:
  3. To Be Introduced
    Appointment

    Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment to Second River Joint Meeting Purpose: Re-Appointment of Council Representative Name of Appointee: Council Member, Carlos M. Gonzalez Appointment Term: Upon Municipal Council confirmation and ending June 30, 2025 Additional Information:
  4. To Be Introduced
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: 2024 Annual Municipal Budget for the City of Newark, New Jersey Purpose: Introduction Amount: $914,467,501.56 Budget Period: January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024 Additional Information: The Public Hearing will be held after July 23, 2024.
  5. To Be Introduced
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Extension of Emergency Contract #E2023-08 Purpose: To extend Emergency Contract #E2023-08 for Temporary Housing/Shelter Services at homeless shelters located throughout Essex County. Entity Name(s): 1) Newly Destined, Inc., of Newark, New Jersey 07114; 2) 169 Clinton Development Urban Renewal, LLC, of Jersey City, New Jersey 07305; 3) Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, 590 North 7th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07107; 4) Real House, Inc., of Montclair, New Jersey 07042;  5) United Community Corporation, 332 South 8th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07103; 6) YMCA of Newark and Vicinity, 600 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102; and 7) Helping the Homeless, Inc., 12 Moryan Road, Edison, New Jersey 08817 Entity Address(es): See above Increase to Contract Amount: Not to exceed $2,719,035.00 Total Contract Amount: Not to exceed $12,644,635.00 Funding Source: 2024 Budget/Bus Unit: 011, Department: 200, Division: 2001, Account #: 97550, Budget Year: B2024 Contract Period: Extended an additional ninety (90) days from May 31, 2024 through August 29, 2024 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (X) n/a Additional Information: An Emergency Contract #E2023-08 was awarded to nine (9) vendors in a contract amount not to exceed $2,674,840.00 for the period of June 5, 2023 through September 3, 2023, for the Office of Homeless Services. The 1st extension and amendment of Emergency Contract #E2023-08 provided an extension to the contract period through December 31, 2023, or until new contract(s) were awarded, whichever occurred first, and increased the contract by $2,719,035.00, for a new total contract amount not to exceed $5,393,875.00. The 2nd extension and amendment of Emergency Contract #E2023-08 provided an extension to the contract period through May 31, 2024, or until new contract(s) were awarded, whichever occurred first, and increased the contract by $4,531,725.00, for a new total contract amount not to exceed $9,925,600.00. This Resolution provides for a 3rd extension and amendment of Emergency Contract #E2023-08, extending the contract period through August 29, 2024, or until new contract(s) are awarded, whichever occurs first, and increases the contract by $2,719,035.00, for a new total contract amount not to exceed $12,644,635.00.
  6. To Be Introduced
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Referral of Proposed Sixth Amendment to the Newark’s River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan to the Newark Central Planning Board Purpose: Requesting that the Newark Central Planning Board consider a proposed Ordinance making a Sixth Amendment to the Newark’s River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-7(e). Name of Plan: Newark’s River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) Plan Area is bounded on the north at Delavan Avenue, on the west by McCarter Highway, on the south by Raymond Boulevard, on the east by Chapel Street, and on the east by the Passaic River (East Ward and North Ward) Additional Information: Newark’s River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan (“Redevelopment Plan”) adopted by Ordinance 6PSF-i on August 7, 2013. Ordinance 6PSF-a(S) of October 11, 2017 adopted the First Amendment to Newark’s River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan. Ordinance 6PSF-a(S) of February 27, 2018 adopted the Second Amendment to Newark’s River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan. Ordinance 6PSF-a of April 3, 2019 adopted the Third Amendment to Newark’s River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan. Ordinance 6PSF-b of April 7, 2021 adopted the Fourth Amendment to Newark’s River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan. Ordinance 6PSF-b of November 4, 2021 adopted the Fifth Amendment to Newark’s River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan. Resolution 7R2-i of May 22, 2024, designated Block 175, Lot 1 and Block 175, Lot 80 a non-condemnation area in need of redevelopment. This Amending Ordinance is a proposed Sixth Amendment to Newark’s River: Public Access and Redevelopment Plan.
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    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Designating Area in Need of Redevelopment Purpose: Designating an area in need of redevelopment. List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 42-50 Park Place/Block 125/Lot 15/Central Ward 13-33 Mulberry Street/Block 125/Lot 15.01/Central Ward 33-37 Kitchell Street/Block 125/Lots 58 and 60/Central Ward Additional Information: Resolution 7R2-a(S), adopted on August 8, 2023, authorized and directed the Newark Central Planning Board to conduct a preliminary investigation.
  8. Communication to be Introduced
    Ordinance

    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AND/OR HIS DESIGNEE, THE DEPUTY MAYOR/DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT TO ENTER INTO AND EXECUTE THE SALE AND TRANSFER OF CITY PROPERTY IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AS BLOCK 1830, LOT 1.01, PURSUANT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR SALE AND REDEVELOPMENT OF LAND.
  9. Communication to be Introduced
    Ordinance

    AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A THIRTY (30) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO 297 CLINTON URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, 45 ACADEMY STREET, 5TH FLOOR, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102, FOR A PROJECT TO CONSTRICT A NEW FOUR-STORY MULTI-FAMILY SENIOR-CITIZEN AGE-RESTRICTED BUILDING CONSISTING OF (64) AFFORDABLE HOUSING RENTAL UNITS (THE “INCOME RESTRICTED UNITS”) RESTRICTED TO TENANTS AT 60% OF AREA MEDIAN INCOME (“AMI”), (1) SUPERINTENDENT UNIT AND (38) ON-SITE PARKING SPACES LOCATED AT 297-309 CLINTON AVENUE, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07108, AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AS BLOCK 2667, LOT 12 (SOUTH WARD).

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  1. Communication to be Introduced
    Ordinance

    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AND/OR HIS DESIGNEE, THE DEPUTY MAYOR/DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT TO ENTER INTO AND EXECUTE THE SALE AND TRANSFER OF CITY PROPERTY IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AS BLOCK 1830, LOT 1.01, PURSUANT TO AN AGREEMENT FOR SALE AND REDEVELOPMENT OF LAND.
  2. To Be Introduced
    Report

    Broad Hill Partners Urban Renewal, LLC, Financial Statements, December 31, 2020
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    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: 2024 Annual Municipal Budget for the City of Newark, New Jersey Purpose: Introduction Amount: $914,467,501.56 Budget Period: January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024 Additional Information: The Public Hearing will be held after July 23, 2024.