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  1. Filed
    Report

    Central Planning Board, Minutes, March 11, 2024, March 25, 2024, April 8, 2024 and April 22, 2024.

    Accept

  2. Filed
    Report

    Spring Street Commons Urban Renewal, LLC, Financial Statements, December 31, 2023.

    Accept

  3. Filed
    Report

    Morris Doremus Avenue Associates Urban Renewal, LLC, Financial Statements, December 31, 2022.

    Accept

  4. Adopted
    Ordinance

    AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A THIRTY (30) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO BROAD ST. VENTURES URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, 207 WEST 25TH STREET, 9TH FLOOR, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10001, FOR A PROJECT TO REHABILITATE AND CONVERT A VACANT HOTEL INTO A MIXED-USE BUILDING CONSISTING OF (79) MARKET RATE RESIDENTIAL RENTAL UNITS, (20) AFFORDABLE HOUSING RENTAL UNITS, OF WHICH (5) UNITS SHALL BE RESTRICTED TO TENANTS AT 40% OF AREA MEDIAN INCOME (“AMI”), (5) UNITS SHALL BE RESTRICTED TO TENANTS AT 60% OF AMI, AND (10) UNITS SHALL BE RESTRICTED TO TENANTS AT 80% OF AMI, (10) OFFICE UNITS WITH EXISTING CAFÉ, BASEMENT KITCHEN, GROUND FLOOR AND ROOFTOP RESTAURANT, A GYM, A YOGA ROOM, (2) NEW WELLNESS ROOMS AND A LOUNGE LOCATED AT 810-812 BROAD STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102, AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AS BLOCK 165, LOT 11 (EAST WARD). Failed 8-h 041024

    Allison Ladd, Director Department of Economic and Housing Development commented. Public Hearing opened. Comments were made by Debra Salters, Cassandra Dock, George Tillman, Jr., Donna Jackson and Ché Colter. A motion was made by Silva, seconded by Gonzalez to Close on Public Hearing and Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  5. First Reading
    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 A CORRECTIVE DEED, TO BE RECORDED, CORRECTING THE CITY’S PREVIOUS CONVEYANCE OF A PORTION OF BLOCK 2025, LOT 2 TO THE ESSEX COUNTY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt on First Reading. The motion was adopted by the following votes

  6. Held in Council
    Ordinance

    AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, PROVIDING FOR THE WATER METER REPLACEMENT PROJECT AND OTHER RELATED EXPENSES IN AND FOR THE CITY OF NEWARK AND APPROPRIATING $22,500,000.00, AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF $22,500,000.00 IN BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY TO FINANCE THE SAME. Deferred 6PSF-c 052224

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Defer. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  7. Held in Council
    Ordinance

    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE VIII, BUSINESSES AND OCCUPATIONS, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, TO CREATE CHAPTER 41, INTERMODAL CONTAINER LOT LICENSE, AND ESTABLISH RULES AND REGULATIONS. Deferred 6PSF-b 032024 Deferred 6PSF-a 041024 Deferred 6PSF-a 042424 Amended 6PSF-a 050824 Deferred 6PSF-a 052224

    A motion was made by Council, seconded by Kelly to Defer. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  8. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Amend Resolution #7R1-d adopted on March 6, 2024, to increase monetary amount from $500,000.00 to $1,500,000.00 Purpose: To utilize State Contract #T2989 Master Blanket 23-TELE-45463 to purchase Communications Wiring Services and include the Department of Administration, Office of Information Technology. Entity Name: Millennium Communications Group, Inc. Entity Address: 11 Melanie Lane, Unit 13, East Hanover, New Jersey, 07936 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $1,500,000.00 Funding Source: 2023 Budget/Department of Administration, Office of Information Technology/NW011-030-0306-71420 Contract Period: Upon approval of Municipal Council from August 3, 2023 through July 31, 2026, inclusive of extensions by the State Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Resolution 7R1-d adopted on March 6, 2024, authorized a State Contract #T2989 Master Blanket PO #23-TELE-45463 in an amount not to exceed $500,000.00. This Amending Resolution will increase the contract amount by $1,000,000.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00, to purchase communication and wiring services for the City’s Department of Administration, Office of Information Technology.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  9. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Administration/Division of Central Purchasing Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Use of State Contract(s) #M0438 Master Blanket #24-TELE-71883 Purpose: To purchase Computer Equipment, Peripherals and Related Services for the Department of Administration, Office of Information Technology. Entity Name(s)/Address(s): Dell Marketing, L.P., One Dell Way, Round Rock, Texas 78682 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $1,450,000.00 Funding Source: 2024 Budget/Department of Administration, Office of Information Technology/NW011-030-0306-94210 Contract Period: Upon approval by the Municipal Council through June 30, 2025, inclusive of any extensions by the State Contract Basis: ( ) Bid (X) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: This State Contract will provide Computer Equipment, Peripherals and Related Services for the Department of Administration, Office of Information Technology.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  10. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To rehabilitate a one-family home to become owner-occupied. Entity Name: Sherrilyn McPherson Entity Address: Newark, New Jersey 07112 Sale Amount: $58,650.00 Cost Basis: (X) $15.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $159,100.00 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) 65-67 Eastern Parkway/Block 4161/Lot 45/West Ward Additional Information: Sale Price: Total Square Footage X PSF = 3,910 X $15.00 = $58,650.00. Sale at prices set forth by Ordinance 6S&Fh, adopted on April 7, 2004, establishing the minimum sale price of City-owned properties.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  11. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To provide new construction of a two-family dwelling with off-street parking to sell at market rate. Entity Name: JVF Urban Development, LLC Entity Address: 400 Harrison Avenue, Suite 204, Harrison, New Jersey 07029 Sale Amount: $23,814.00 Cost Basis: (X) $9.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $11,500.00 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) 579 Bergen Street/Block 2659/Lot 14/South Ward Additional Information: Sale Price: Total Square Footage X PSF = 2,646 X $9.00 = $23,814.00. Sale at prices set forth by Ordinance 6S&Fh, adopted on April 7, 2004, establishing the minimum sale price of City-owned properties.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  12. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment Purpose: To provide new construction of one (1) six (6) unit dwelling and one (1) three (3) unit dwelling, both having affordable rent and renovation of a two-family house with affordable rent. Entity Name: WBS Real Estate Developing, LLC Entity Address: Irvington, New Jersey 07111 Sale Amount: $72,000.00 Cost Basis: (X) $9.00 PSF ( ) Negotiated ( ) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $268,400.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: To commence within three (3) months and be completed within twelve (24) 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) 19 Ferdinand Street/Block 1789.01/Lot 15/West Ward 21 Ferdinand Street/Block 1789.01/Lot 16/West Ward 293 South 18th Street/Block 1793 /Lot 2/West Ward Additional Information: Sale Price: Total Square Footage X PSF = 8,000 X $9.00 = $72,000.00. Sale at prices set forth by Ordinance 6S&Fh, adopted on April 7, 2004, establishing the minimum sale price of City-owned properties.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  13. Held in Council
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Waiving 20-day period for an Ordinance to take effect Purpose: To authorize an emergency be declared to exist for Ordinance 6PSF-a, which amends the City of Newark’s various titles of the Revised General Ordinances of the City of Newark, New Jersey, 2000, as amended and supplemented, by creating Chapter 41, Intermodal Container Lot License. Ordinance No(s): Ordinance 6F-b was adopted as amended on First Reading by the Municipal Council on March 6, 2024 Additional Information: Ordinance 6PSF-b was scheduled for a Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage on March 20, 2024, but deferred. Ordinance 6PSF-a was scheduled for a Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage on April 10, 2024, but deferred. Ordinance 6PSF-a was scheduled for a Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage on April 24, 2024, but deferred. Ordinance 6PSF-a was scheduled for a Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage on May 8, 2024, but deferred. Ordinance 6PSF-a was scheduled for a Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage on May 22, 2024, but deferred. Ordinance 6PSF-a is now scheduled for a Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage on June 5, 2024. Deferred 7R6-d 032024 Deferred 7R6-a 041024 Deferred 7R6-a 042424 Deferred 7R6-a 050824 Deferred 7R6-a 052224

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Defer. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  14. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ 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: The Woolridge Law Firm, LLC Entity Address: 17 Academy Street, Suite 1200, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $264,407.11 Funding Source: 2023 Budget/Law Department/Bus. Unit: NW024, Fund: 024, Dept. 24T, Div./Proj.: 5T24, Acct: 96310, Ref.: B2023 Contract Period: January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Non-Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Resolution 7R6-i(AS) adopted on April 5, 2023, awarded a contract for the period of January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023, for a contract amount not to exceed $150,000.00. This First Amendment will increase the contract amount by $114,407.11, for a new total contract amount not to exceed $264,407.11.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  15. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ 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: Brooke and Berne, PLLC Entity Address: 625 Broad Street, Suite 240, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $100,000.00 Funding Source: 2024 Budget/Law Department/Fund Code: 011, Dept.: 040, Division/Project: 0401, Account: 71260 Contract Period: January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024 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:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  16. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept./ Agency: Public Safety/Division of Police Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Exception to Public Bidding - specific exception - N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(dd) Purpose: To provide Support and Maintenance of Proprietary Software. Entity Name: Enforsys Police Systems, Inc. Entity Address: 27 Bleeker Street, Suite 222, Millburn, New Jersey 07041 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $500,000.00 Funding Source: 2022 Budget/Department of Public Safety, Police Division/NW011-190-1902-72220 B2022 Contract Period: January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2025 with two (2), one (1) year options to renew, with the approval and authorization of the Municipal Council Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (X) N/A Additional Information: This contract is an exception to Public Bidding with specific exception, pursuant to N.J.S.A.40A:11-5(1)(dd).

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  17. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Change Order #2/Amend Resolution 7R12-c(AS) adopted on November 2, 2022 and Resolution 7R12-a adopted on November 1, 2023 Purpose: To enter into and execute Change Order #2 CSO Solids/Floatables Control Measures Netting Facilities at Peddie Ditch, Site 025 Contract #07-WS2016. Entity Name: Coppola Services, Inc. Entity Address: 28 Executive Parkway, Ringwood, New Jersey 07456 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $3,238,511.46 Funding Source: Capital Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/Business Unit: NW044, Dept. 17C, Div./Proj. 17C01, Account #94710, Budget Ref. B2017 Contract Period: 402 calendar days to final completion from the date of the issuance of a written 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: Resolution 7R12-c(AS) adopted on November 2, 2022, awarded a contract in an amount not to exceed $3,169,890.00, for a period of 180 calendar days from the date of the issuance of a written Notice to Proceed. Resolution 7R12-a, adopted on November 1, 2023, authorized Change Order #1, which increased the contract amount by $14,840.22 for a new total contract amount not to exceed $3,184,730.22, with no extension on final completion from the date of the issuance of the Notice to Proceed. Change Order #2 will increase the contract amount by $53,781.24 for a new total contract amount not to exceed $3,238,511.46, and increase the contract period by 222 calendar days for a new contract period of 402 calendar days to final completion from the date of the issuance of a written Notice to Proceed.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  18. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Bid Contract Purpose: To provide supply and delivery of Liquid (Sodium Permanganate) for the City of Newark’s Pequannock Treatment Facilities - Contract #10-WS2024. Entity Name: Carus, LLC Entity Address: 315 Fifth Street, Peru, Illinois 61354 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $1,786,950.00 Funding Source: 2024 Budget/Department of Water and Sewer Utilities/NW037-750-7502-83230-B2024 Contract Period: Two (2) years from the date of the issuance of a written 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: This contract will provide for the supply and delivery of Liquid (Sodium Permanganate) for the City of Newark’s Pequannock Treatment Facilities under the direction of the Department of Water and Sewer Utilities. Bids Solicited: Three (3) Bids Received: One (1)

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  19. First Reading
    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 EXERCISE ITS RIGHT OF REVERTER IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS, 204 PESHINE AVENUE AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AS BLOCK 2690, LOT 55, PURSUANT TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR THE CITY OF NEWARK VALENTINE’S DAY LAND SALE.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Advance to First Reading. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  20. Filed
    Appointment

    Dept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Central Planning Board, as a Class IV Member Name of Appointee: Kalenah Witcher Appointment Term: Upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending on March 18, 2028 Additional Information:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Confirm. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  21. Filed
    Appointment

    Dept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Central Planning Board, as a Class IV Member Name of Appointee: Elizabeth Da Silva Appointment Term: Upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending on March 18, 2028 Additional Information:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Confirm. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  22. Filed
    License

    RAFFLE LICENSES 1. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church/RL-6 2. Covenant House Of New Jersey (CHNJ)/RL-7 3. St. Lucy's R.C. Church/RL-8 4. Greater Essex County Uplift Foundation, Inc./RL-9

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Approve. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  23. To Be Introduced
    Hearing of Citizens

    1. EMILY AIKENS Appearing. 2. DEBRA SALTERS Appearing. 3. LINDA MCDONALD-CARTER Appearing. 4. DARNELLA LEE Not appearing. 5. MARYAM BEY Appearing. 6. NADIRAH BROWN Appearing. 7. LISA MITCHELSON-PARKER Appearing. 8. MYLES ZHANG Appearing. 9. DENISE CRAWFORD Appearing. 10. GEORGE TILLMAN, JR. Appearing. 11. EVELYN FABIAN Appearing. 12. DEBRA MAPSON Appearing. 13. LATOYA JACKSON-TUCKER Appearing. 14. TANISHA GARNER Appearing. 15. FAHKEIRA BRADLEY Appearing. 16. OPAL R. WRIGHT Appearing. 17. RODNEY DAVIS Appearing. 18. JOSCULYN MOORE Appearing. 19. ALIF MUHAMMAD Appearing. 20. DONNA JACKSON Appearing. 21. CASSANDRA DOCK Appearing. 22. JACQUELINE PEOPLES Not appearing. 23. FELICIA ALSTON-SINGLETON Appearing. 24. GLENN HAMILTON Not appearing. 25. NELSON CROSS Appearing.
  24. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Public Safety/Division of Fire Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Sale/Disposition of Personal Property Not Needed (Fire Trucks) Personal Property: #1209 E-One 1989, #1237 E-One 1994, #1247 American LaFrance 2009 (Fire Trucks) Valued Amount: $1.00 Recipient: Hon Samuel Pyne, Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly Recipients Address: Plot No. Ota 87, Harper Road Adum, P.O. Box 1916, Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa Additional Information: Fire Tucks, Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN) #1209 E-One 1989 (VIN #46BBAA87K1-002892), #1237 E-One 1994 (VIN #4ENRAAA80R1-003956), and #1247 American LaFrance 2009 (VIN #1AFAAJCG79RZ53878)

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  25. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/Agency: Public Safety/Division of Police Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: To provide engineering services to prepare applications necessary to participate in the applicable Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Regional Planning Coordination (RPC) process to obtain the required licenses for the Newark Police Division 700 MHz system, including, construction extension for the 700 MHz frequencies, and channel expansion, finalize 700 MHz System Design Plan, 700 MHz Migration Plan, Implementation Support, Procurement Assistance, Deployment Assistance and System Acceptance. Entity Name: V-Comm, L.L.C. Entity Address: 5 Chestnut Street, Somers Point, New Jersey 08244 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $125,000.00 Funding Source: 2024 Budget/Department of Public Safety, Division of Police/NW011-190-1902-A-72220-B2024 Contract Period: January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024 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:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  26. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Public Safety/Division of Fire Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Shared Services Agreement Purpose: To establish shared services among its municipal and county partners should the need arise to appropriately respond to a large-scale incident or multiple, simultaneous incidents throughout Essex County. Entity Name: County of Essex Entity Address: 900 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, New Jersey 07044 Contract Amount: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: July 1, 2023 through June 30, 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:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  27. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: One Stop Career Center-Newark Works Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose:To provide re-entry services to former inmates returned to our jurisdiction and reduce recidivism. Entity Name: New Jersey Department of Corrections Entity Address: Whittlesey Road, P.O. Box 863, Trenton, New Jersey 08625 Grant Amount: $119,000.00 Total Project Cost: $119,000.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Grant Period: January 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024 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: This Resolution authorizes the City of Newark to apply for and accept grant funding from the New Jersey Department of Corrections under the FY 23 New Jersey Local, Empowered, Accountable and Determined (NJLEAD) Re-entry Initiative Category A - Reintegration Service Coordination in Urban Communities in New Jersey Program. Funds must be fully obligated and expended by June 30, 2024.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  28. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: One Stop Career Center-NewarkWorks Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Pre-Litigation Settlement of Civil Claim Docket No.: Not Applicable Claimant: Berkeley College, 536 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Settlement Amount: $274,000.00 Funding Source: Mayor’s Office of Employment and Training Additional Information:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  29. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement Agreement and Release Entity Name: Rainone Coughlin Minchello, LLC Entity Address: 555 US Highway One South, Suite 440, Iselin, New Jersey 08830 Settlement Amount: $17,795.85 Funding Source: 2023 Budget/Law Department/Bus. Unit NW011, Dept. 046, Div./Proj. 0451, Activity A, Account 71260, Budget Ref. B2023 Contract Period: January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023 Additional Comments:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  30. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: 2024 Annual Budget for Bloomfield Avenue - Lower Broadway Business Improvement District (BALB) Purpose: Reading and Adopting the 2024 Annual Budget for Bloomfield Avenue - Lower Broadway Business Improvement District (BALBA) Amount: $448,000.00 Budget Period: January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024 Additional Information: Budget Introduction authorized by Resolution 7R2-I adopted on April 10, 2024. Public Hearing to be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 6:30 P.M. in the Council Chamber.

    Public Hearing opened. Comments were made by Ché Colter. Public Hearing Closed. A motion was made by Ramos, Jr., seconded by Quintana to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  31. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: 2024 Annual Budget for Greater Newark Tourism Improvement District Management Corporation d/b/a The Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau (“Bureau”) Purpose: Reading and Adopting 2024 Annual Budget for The Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau. Amount: $2,195,766.00 Budget Period: January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024 Additional Information: Budget Introduction authorized by Resolution 7R2-k adopted on April 10, 2024. Public Hearing to be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 6:30 P.M. in the Council Chamber.

    Ricardo Salazar, President/CEO Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau, commented. Public Hearing opened. Comments were made by Ché Colter and Donna Jackson. Public Hearing Closed. A motion was made by McIver, seconded by Crump to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  32. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Designating an area in need of redevelopment. Purpose: Designating an area in need of redevelopment. List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 689 5th Street/Block 663/Lot 14/North Ward 692-700 4th Street/Block 663/Lot 32.01/North Ward 684-690 4th Street/Block 663/Lot 32.02/North Ward 865-869 Franklin Avenue/Block 750.01/Lot 41/North Ward 161 Bellair Place/Block 858/Lot 1/North Ward Additional Information: Resolution 7R2-c(S), adopted on August 8, 2023, authorized and directed the Central Planning Board to conduct a preliminary investigation.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  33. Adopted
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    Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Designating an area in need of redevelopment Purpose: Designating an area in need of redevelopment. List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 450-466 Market Street/Block 175/Lot 1/East Ward 31-39 Jefferson Street/Block 175/Lot 80/East Ward Additional Information: Resolution 7R2-k, adopted on January 24, 2024, authorized and directed the Central Planning Board to conduct a preliminary investigation.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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    Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: 2024 Annual Budget for the Partnership West, Inc., (West Ward Business Improvement District) Purpose: Reading and Adopting 2024 Annual Budget of the Partnership West, Inc. Business Improvement District Amount: $500,000.00 Budget Period: January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024 Additional Information: Budget Introduction authorized by Resolution 7R2-h adopted on April 24, 2024. Public Hearing to be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 6:30 P.M. in the Council Chamber.

    Public Hearing opened. Comments were made by Ché Colter. Public Hearing Closed. A motion was made by Kelly, seconded by Gonzalez to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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    Dept/ 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) 1340 East 9th Street Realty, Corp./5088/34(36)/84-90 Wheeler Point Road/East/2016/$135,000/-$0.00 1340 East 9th Street Realty, Corp./5088/38/78-82 Wheeler Point Road/East/2016/$1,132,900/-$0.00 1340 East 9th Street Realty, Corp./5088/38/78-82 Wheeler Point Road/East/2017/$950,000/-$6,511.24 1340 East 9th Street Realty, Corp./5088/38/78-82 Wheeler Point Road/East/2018/$900,000/-$8,601.00 1340 East 9th Street Realty, Corp./5088/38/78-82 Wheeler Point Road/East/2019/$900,000/-$8,759.37 1340 East 9th Street Realty, Corp./5088/38/78-82 Wheeler Point Road/East/2020/$900,000/-$8,850.20 1340 East 9th Street Realty, Corp./5088/38/78-82 Wheeler Point Road/East/2021/$900,000/-$8,696.49 171 Ferry St., Corp/1984/2/171 Ferry Street/East/2018/$579,500/-$2,603.57 171 Ferry St., Corp/1984/2/171 Ferry Street/East/2019/$579,500/-$2,651.51 171 Ferry St., Corp/1984/2/171 Ferry Street/East/2020/$579,500/-$2,679.00 186 Market, LLC/164/13(Merged into L14 2022)/186-188 Market Street/East/2017/$750,000/-$12,937.04 186 Market, LLC/164/13(Merged into L14 2022)/186-188 Market Street/East/2018/$750,000/-$13,420.36 186 Market, LLC/164/13(Merged into L14 2022)/186-188 Market Street/East/2019/$750,000/-$13,667.47 191-193 Wilson Ave., LLC; Thomas E. Buccine/2080/59/191-193 Wilson Avenue/East/2017/$346,500/-$2,848.00 191-193 Wilson Ave., LLC; Thomas E. Buccine/2080/59/191-193 Wilson Avenue/East/2018/$346,500/-$2,954.40 191-193 Wilson Ave., LLC; Thomas E. Buccine/2080/59/191-193 Wilson Avenue/East/2019/$346,500/-$3,008.80 20 Goodwin, LLC/3614/12/20 Goodwin Avenue/South/2018/$50,000/-$3,992.13 225 Elizabeth Realty, LLC/2726/1/219-223 Milford Avenue/South/2018/$157,500/-$1,794.80 225 Elizabeth Realty, LLC/2726/1/219-223 Milford Avenue/South/2019/$157,500/-$1,827.85 225 Elizabeth Realty, LLC/2726/5/225-227 Milford Avenue/South/2018/$775,000/-$3,693.00 225 Elizabeth Realty, LLC/2726/5/225-227 Milford Avenue/South/2019/$775,000/-$3,761.00 225 Elizabeth Realty, LLC/2726/58/6-8 West Runyon Street/South/2018/$136,900/-$0.00 225 Elizabeth Realty, LLC/2726/58/6-8 West Runyon Street/South/2019/$136,900/-$0.00 225 Elizabeth Realty, LLC/2726/59/10-14 West Runyon Street/South/2018/$99,200/-$0.00 225 Elizabeth Realty, LLC/2726/59/10-14 West Runyon Street/South/2019/$99,200/-$0.00 262-270 Broad Street, LLC/443/23/262-270 Broad Street/Central/2017/$26,100/-$0.00 262-270 Broad Street, LLC/443/25(Merged into L23 2018)/262-270 Broad Street/Central/2017/$19,000/-$0.00 262-270 Broad Street, LLC/443/26(Merged into L23 2018)/262-270 Broad Street/Central/2017/$754,900/-$11,409.80 280 Wilson Ave., Associates c/o Pantheon/5038/64.02/262-296 Wilson Avenue/East/2019/$5,546,800/-$65,445.16 282 Schley Ct. Associates, LLC; Horizon 282 S., LLC/3733/66/282-284 Schley Street/South/2018/$167,100/-$0.00 282 Schley Ct. Associates, LLC; Horizon 282 S., LLC/3733/66/282-284 Schley Street/South/2019/$100,000/-$2,523.63 282 Schley Ct. Associates, LLC; Horizon 282 S., LLC/3733/66/282-284 Schley Street/South/2020/$100,000/-$2,549.80 282 Schley Ct. Associates, LLC; Horizon 282 S., LLC/3733/66/282-284 Schley Street/South/2021/$100,000/-$2,505.51 29 Academy, LLC/53/11(12)/29-31 Academy Street/Central/2020/$850,000/-$12,106.80 29 Academy, LLC/53/11(12)/29-31 Academy Street/Central/2021/$850,000/-$6,855.62 29 Academy, LLC/53/11(12)/29-31 Academy Street/Central/2022/$850,000/-$6,859.30 300 Mulberry 7024, LLC/878/1/296-304 Mulberry Street/Central/2022/$2,500,000/-$11,917.84 369 Morris Ave, LLC; Isaac Neuwirth; Horizon 369 M LLC/254/21/369 Morris Avenue/Central/2018/$175,000/-$919.56 369 Morris Ave, LLC; Isaac Neuwirth; Horizon 369 M LLC/254/21/369 Morris Avenue/Central/2019/$175,000/-$936.49 369 Morris Ave, LLC; Isaac Neuwirth; Horizon 369 M LLC/254/21/369 Morris Avenue/Central/2020/$175,000/-$946.20 369 Morris Ave, LLC; Isaac Neuwirth; Horizon 369 M LLC/254/21/369 Morris Avenue/Central/2021/$175,000/-$929.77 429 Delancy Associates, LLC/5042/15.02/507-543 Delancy Street/East/2021/$3,700,000/-$11,202.00 429 Delancy Associates, LLC/5042/15.02/507-543 Delancy Street/East/2017/$3,000,000/-$38,088.44 429 Delancy Associates, LLC/5042/15.02/507-543 Delancy Street/East/2018/$3,500,000/-$21,046.41 429 Delancy Associates, LLC/5042/15.02/507-543 Delancy Street/East/2019/$3,500,000/-$21,433.94 429 Delancy Associates, LLC/5042/15.02/507-543 Delancy Street/East/2020/$3,700,000/-$0.00 475 Wash Realty, LLC/173/15/17-21 Madison Street/East/2018/$700,000/-$1,846.50 475 Wash Realty, LLC/173/15/17-21 Madison Street/East/2019/$700,000/-$1,880.50 475 Wash Realty, LLC/173/15/17-21 Madison Street/East/2020/$700,000/-$1,900.00 475 Wash Realty, LLC/173/15/17-21 Madison Street/East/2021/$683,200/-$0.00 475 Wash Realty, LLC/173/15/17-21 Madison Street/East/2022/$683,200/-$0.00 49-59 Hunter Street, LLC/2778/25(26)/46-52 East Alpine Street/South/2021/$400,000/-$746.80 49-59 Hunter Street, LLC/2778/29/54-60 East Alpine Street/South/2021/$400,000/-$746.80 49-59 Hunter Street, LLC/2778/9/49-59 Hunter Street/South/2021/$465,000/-$746.80 588 Hunterdon, LLC; Isaac Neuwirth; Horizon 588 H, LLC/2661/40/588 Hunterdon Street/South/2018/$170,200/-$0.00 588 Hunterdon, LLC; Isaac Neuwirth; Horizon 588 H, LLC/2661/40/588 Hunterdon Street/South/2019/$115,000/-$2,076.07 588 Hunterdon, LLC; Isaac Neuwirth; Horizon 588 H, LLC/2661/40/588 Hunterdon Street/South/2020/$115,000/-$2,097.60 588 Hunterdon, LLC; Isaac Neuwirth; Horizon 588 H, LLC/2661/40/588 Hunterdon Street/South/2021/$115,000/-$2,061.17 639 Mt. Prospect Ave., LLC % Sharifan/736/28/175-177 Elwood Avenue East/North/2019/$850,000/-$15,604.39 822 Clinton Realty, LLC/3079/1(64)/822-828 Clinton Avenue/South/2017/$575,000/-$1,117.84 822 Clinton Realty, LLC/3079/1(64)/822-828 Clinton Avenue/South/2018/$575,000/-$1,159.60 822 Clinton Realty, LLC/3079/1(64)/822-828 Clinton Avenue/South/2019/$575,000/-$1,180.95 822 Clinton Realty, LLC/3079/1(64)/822-828 Clinton Avenue/South/2017/$575,000/-$1,117.84 822 Clinton Realty, LLC/3079/1(64)/822-828 Clinton Avenue/South/2018/$575,000/-$1,159.60 822 Clinton Realty, LLC/3079/1(64)/822-828 Clinton Avenue/South/2019/$575,000/-$1,180.95 822 Clinton Realty, LLC/3079/1(64)/822-828 Clinton Avenue/South/2022/$606,400/-$0.00 861 Broad Street, LLC/57.04/131/861 Broad Street/Central/2020/$850,000/-$15,200.00 861 Broad Street, LLC/57.04/131/861 Broad Street/Central/2021/$850,000/-$9,297.66 861 Broad Street, LLC/57.04/131/861 Broad Street/Central/2022/$850,000/-$9,302.64 994 Broad, LLC/882/55/998 Broad Street/Central/2020/$563,100/-$0.00 994 Broad, LLC/882/55/998 Broad Street/Central/2021/$563,100/-$0.00 994 Broad, LLC/882/55/998 Broad Street/Central/2022/$400,000/-$6,093.42 994 Broad, LLC/882/57/994-996 Broad Street/Central/2020/$1,021,300/-$0.00 994 Broad, LLC/882/57/994-996 Broad Street/Central/2021/$1,018,100/-$0.00 994 Broad, LLC/882/57/994-996 Broad Street/Central/2022/$700,000/-$11,884.22 Al Nour, LLC/956/30/249-251 Oliver Street/East/2020/$825,000/-$950.00 Al Nour, LLC/956/30/249-251 Oliver Street/East/2021/$825,000/-$933.50 Al Nour, LLC/956/30/249-251 Oliver Street/East/2022/$825,000/-$934.00 Aldine Capital, LLC/2615/1.01/36 Brenner Street/South/2016/$274,200/-$0.00 Aldine Capital, LLC/2615/1.01/36 Brenner Street/South/2017/$225,000/-$1,751.52 Aldine Capital, LLC/2615/1.01/36 Brenner Street/South/2018/$225,000/-$1,816.96 Aldine Capital, LLC/3065/1/128-132 Leslie Street/South/2016/$279,100/-$0.00 Aldine Capital, LLC/3065/1/128-132 Leslie Street/South/2017/$245,000/-$1,213.96 Aldine Capital, LLC/3065/1/128-132 Leslie Street/South/2018/$245,000/-$1,259.31 Aldine Capital, LLC/3048/35/30 Aldine Street/South/2016/$160,000/-$591.68 Aldine Capital, LLC/3048/35/30 Aldine Street/South/2017/$160,000/-$612.32 Aldine Capital, LLC/3048/35/30 Aldine Street/South/2018/$160,000/-$635.20 Allied Realty NJ, LLC/2466/35/556-558 Ferry Street/East/2018/$389,800/-$0.00 Allied Realty NJ, LLC/2466/35/556-558 Ferry Street/East/2019/$389,800/-$0.00 Allied Realty NJ, LLC/2466/35/556-558 Ferry Street/East/2020/$389,800/-$0.00 Allied Realty NJ, LLC/2466/50/32-34 Chapel Street Rear/East/2020/$124,000/-$0.00 Allied Realty NJ, LLC/2467/21(20: B2466L52)/448-468 Raymond Boulevard/East/2018/$820,900/-$3,693.00 Allied Realty NJ, LLC/2467/21(20: B2466L52)/448-468 Raymond Boulevard/East/2019/$820,900/-$3,761.00 Allied Realty NJ, LLC/2467/21(20: B2466L52)/448-468 Raymond Boulevard/East/2020/$820,900/-$3,800.00 Allied Realty NJ, LLC/2467/21(20: B2466L52)/448-468 Raymond Boulevard/East/2021/$820,900/-$3,734.00 Alvarez Burgueiro Newark Partnership/532/6/238-244 Mount Prospect Avenue/North/2019/$375,000/-$1,872.98 Ambret Corp./482/17/82-84 Broadway/Central/2020/$403,200/-$1,778.40 Antes Antos Financial, LLC/1815/76/260 South 12th Street/West/2018/$200,000/-$1,466.12 Antos Antes Financial, LLC/320/24/437-439 South 16th South/West/2018/$175,000/-$1,240.85 Antos Lending Associates, Corp./291/23/377 South 7th Street/Central/2015/$195,000/-$1,042.34 Antos Lending Associates, Corp./291/23/377 South 7th Street/Central/2017/$195,000/-$1,121.40 Antos Lending Associates, Corp./291/23/377 South 7th Street/Central/2018/$195,000/-$1,163.30 Antos Lending Associates, Corp./194/1/51-57 McWhorter Street/East/2022/$250,000/-$2,316.32 Arrow Machine, Co./414/34(32,33)/117-121 Norfolk Street/Central/2016/$425,000/-$4,224.32 Arrow Machine, Co./414/34(32,33)/117-121 Norfolk Street/Central/2017/$425,000/-$4,371.68 Arrow Machine, Co./414/34(32,33)/117-121 Norfolk Street/Central/2018/$425,000/-$4,535.00 Atlantis Realty Management/2759/17/282-288 Sherman Avenue/South/2018/$351,800/-$1,041.43 Atlantis Realty Management/2759/17/282-288 Sherman Avenue/South/2020/$351,800/-$1,071.60 BEW Investments, LLC/2674/50/60 Hillside Avenue/South/2016/$232,400/-$0.00 BEW Investments, LLC/2674/50/60 Hillside Avenue/South/2017/$200,000/-$1,153.44 BEW Investments, LLC/2674/50/60 Hillside Avenue/South/2018/$180,000/-$1,935.13 Biji Holdings, LLC/1878/1/300-302 Sussex Avenue/Central/2018/$368,700/-$3,693.00 Biji Holdings, LLC/1878/1/300-302 Sussex Avenue/Central/2019/$82,000/-$14,543.79 Additional Information: Total refunds: $493,592.40

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  36. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Finance Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Approving Form of Sale of City-Secured Bonds Amount to be Financed: $22,000,000.00 Source of Appropriation: Bond Anticipation Notes Purchaser: New Jersey Infrastructure Bank (NJIB) Project Information: (Description/ Project No./ Amount Appropriated/Ordinance No.) RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, DETERMINING THE FORM AND OTHER DETAILS OF ITS “NOTE RELATING TO THE WATER BANK CONSTRUCTION FINANCING PROGRAM OF THE NEW JERSEY INFRASTRUCTURE BANK”, TO BE ISSUED IN THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF UP TO $22,000,000.00, AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF SUCH NOTE TO THE NEW JERSEY INFRASTRUCTURE BANK, AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF SUCH NOTE BY THE CITY OF NEWARK IN FAVOR OF THE NEW JERSEY INFRASTRUCTURE BANK, ALL PURSUANT TO THE NEW JERSEY INFRASTRUCTURE BANK CONSTRUCTION FINANCING PROGRAM FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING THE REHABILITATION OF A PORTION OF THE PEQUANNOCK AQUEDUCTS. Additional Information:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  37. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Sub-recipient Purpose: To provide HIV/AIDS related health and support services to the Newark Eligible Metropolitan Area. Entity Name: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark/St. Bridget’s Entity Address: 590 North 7th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Grant Amount: Not to exceed $687,822.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Contract Period: March 1, 2022 through February 28, 2025 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant (X) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: Ryan White funds were accepted by Resolution 7R5-b adopted on January 24, 2024. Contract year three (FY2024) is subject to the availability and annual appropriation of sufficient funds to meet the extended obligation. A partial Certification of Funds in the amount of $243,717.00 is attached.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  38. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept. / Agency: Health and Community Wellness Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Amending Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: To amend Resolution 7R5-a adopted on February 7, 2024, to accept additional grant funds for Seton Hall University School of Nursing Nurse led Mobile Health Training Project Grant. Entity Name: Seton Hall University Entity Address: 400 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, New Jersey 07079 Grant Amount: $13,813.00 Funding Source: Seton Hall University Total Project Cost: $306,955.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024 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: Amending Apply/Accept Resolution 7R5-a adopted on February 7, 2024, to accept additional grant funds of $13,813.00.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  39. Held in Council
    Resolution

    Dept./ Agency: Administration/Office of Business Administrator Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Contract with Sub-Recipient Purpose: To provide Community Violence Prevention through Youth Menoring Program. Entity Name: Weequahic Park Association, Inc. Entity Address: 92 Thomas Carmichael Drive, Newark, New Jersey 07112 Grant Amount: Not to exceed $124,500.00 Funding Source: 2021 and 2022 Budgets/American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 - Department of Treasury Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery/Funds/Business Unit: NW051, Dept. G21, Div./Proj. ARPN0, Activity A, Account #71280, Budget Ref. B2021 and NW051,Dept. G22, Div./Proj. ARP2H, Activity A, Account #71280, Budget Ref. B2022 Grant Period: July 1, 2023 through November 30, 2024 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions (X) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Additional Information: Grant funds to be expended, no later than November 30, 2024. Deferred 7R1-i 052224

    A motion was made by Council, seconded by Kelly to Defer. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  40. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Administration/Office of the Business Administrator Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Extraordinary Unspecifiable Services Purpose: To provide Lobbying Services. Entity Name: Winning Strategies Washington, LLC Entity Address: 409 Seventh Street, N.W., Suite 450, Washington, D.C. 20004 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $180,000.00 Funding Source: 2024 Budget/Department of Administration/Fund NW011, Dept. ID 030, Project 0301, Activity A, Account #71280, Budget Ref. 2024 Contract Period: March 1, 2024 through February 28, 2025, with an option to renew and/or extend the contract for an additional term not to exceed two (2) years, subject to approval by Municipal Council Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor () Prof. Ser. (X) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Additional Information: This EUS contract will provide lobbying services for the City of Newark, more specifically, to develop and execute a comprehensive government affairs strategy to advocate and advance funding requests for the City’s priorities through the annual appropriations process and Federal competitive grants, as well as track and secure existing infrastructure resources as the Biden Administration implements the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  41. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: Hope Village II Trees and Shrubs Purchase Grant Funding Source: The Nature Conservancy Appropriation Amount: $28,050.00 Budget Year: 2024 Contract Period: March 1, 2024 through March 1, 2025 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 Resolution 7R7-a adopted on April 10, 2024. Operating Agency: Office of the Mayor and Other Agencies, Office of Homeless Services Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  42. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Administration/Office of the Business Administrator Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Extraordinary Unspecifiable Services Purpose: To provide Federal Legislative Consulting Services. Entity Name: Krivit and Krivit, P.C. Entity Address: 1000 Potomac Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, D.C. 20007 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $120,000.00 Funding Source: 2024 Budget/Department of Administration/Fund NW051, Dept. ID 030, Division 0301, Activity A, Account #71280, Budget Ref: B2024 Contract Period: March 1, 2024 through February 28, 2025, with an option to renew and/or extend the contract for an additional term not to exceed two (2) years, subject to approval by Municipal Council Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. (X) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Additional Information: This EUS contract will provide Federal Legislative and Consulting Services for the City of Newark, more specifically, to assist the Office of the Business Administrator to maximize Federal grant acquisition opportunities through new and expanded funding programs included in the recently enacted Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  43. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Administration/Office of the Business Administrator Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service Purpose: To provide Municipal Business - Federal and State Lobbying. Entity Name: Mercury Public Affairs, LLC Entity Address: 250 Pehle Avenue, Suite 305, Saddle Brook, New Jersey 07663 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $168,000.00 Funding Source: 2024 Budget/Department of Administration/Fund NW011, Dept. ID 030, Project 0301, Activity A, Account #71280, Budget Ref. 2024 Contract Period: May 1, 2024 through April 30, 2025, with an option to renew and/or extend the contract for an additional term not to exceed two (2) years, subject to approval by Municipal Council Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. (X) EUS ( ) Fair & Open (X) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) N/A Additional Information: This EUS contract will provide Municipal Business - Federal and State Lobbying Services for the City of Newark, more specifically, to address the needs of the City, including, but not limited to critical infrastructure investments to overcome Coronavirus and support economic recovery. A Partial Certification of Funds in the amount of $37,500.00 is attached.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  44. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Administration/Office of the Business Administrator Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Professional Service Contract - Exception to Public Bidding - N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i) Purpose: To provide engineering consultant services for the New Jersey, Department of Community Affairs Grant for Pedestrian Safety Improvement Projects. Entity Name: rePLACE Urban Studio Architects, PC Entity Address: 131 Essex Street, 6th Floor, New York, New York 10002 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $560,000.00 Funding Source: 2024 Budget/Department of Engineering/Fund NW051, Dept. ID G24, Project E24D0, Activity A, Account #71280, Budget Ref. 2024 Contract Period: May 1, 2024 through April 30, 2025 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:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  45. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Administration/Office of the Business Administrator Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Competitive Contract - Pursuant to State Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4.1(b)(2), the competitive contracting process may be used for the operation, management or administration of social service programs. Purpose: To provide Consulting Services and Technical Assistance for HUD Entitlement Programs. Entity Name: W. Frank Newton, Inc. d/b/a WFN Consulting, LLC Entity Address: 1860 Sandy Plains Road, Suite 204, PMB 2001, Marietta, Georgia 30066 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $118,550.00 Funding Source: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)/HUD Entitlement Program Contract Period: May 1, 2024 through April 30, 2026 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( X ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( X ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: No municipal funds are required for use of this contract.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  46. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Amending Resolution Purpose: To amend Resolution 7R3-a adopted on November 14, 2022 and Accept Agreement Modification #1 from New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) for CR 508 Central Avenue Bridge Over NJ City Subway Structure. Entity Name: State of New Jersey, Department of Transportation, Local Aid and Economic Development Entity Address: 1035 Parkway Avenue, Trenton, New Jersey 08625 Grant Amount: $1,422,445.34 Total Project Cost: $1,422,445.34 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: Not Applicable Grant Period: Extending April 1, 2025 through October 1, 2025 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/Site Known As) Additional Information: This Resolution modifies Resolution 7R3-a adopted on November 14, 2022 and authorizes the City of Newark to enter into Agreement Modification #1 to Agreement #2022-DT-BLA-209 with New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), to extend the contract term to October 1, 2025, at no additional cost.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  47. Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage
    Ordinance

    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE XXIII, TRAFFIC, CHAPTER 15, STOP INTERSECTIONS, YIELD INTERSECTIONS AND THROUGH STREETS, SECTION 23:15-2, MULTI-WAY STOP INTERSECTIONS, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BY DESIGNATING ORANGE STREET AND NORTH 5TH STREET AS A MULTI-WAY STOP SIGN INTERSECTION (WEST WARD).

    A motion was made by Kelly, seconded by Gonzalez to Advance and Adopt on First Reading as 6F-b. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  48. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: To provide funds for the operating expenses until the adoption of the 2024 Operating Budget for the City of Newark and Department of Water and Sewer Utilities. Funding Source: 2024 Budget Appropriation Amount: $61,639,858.00 Budget Year: 2024 Contract Period: June 1, 2024 through June 30, 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: Funds accepted by Resolution Not Applicable Operating Agency: All Departments Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  49. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Engineering Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Grant Agreement Purpose: To enter into Agreement Modification #1 with New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) for Route 21, Newark Riverfront Pedestrian and Bicycle Access - Concept Development Study Project. Entity Name: State of New Jersey, Department of Transportation, Local Aid and Economic Development Entity Address: 1035 Parkway Avenue, Trenton, New Jersey 08625 Grant Amount: $498,000.00 Total Project Cost: $0.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: Not Applicable Grant Period: December 31, 2024 through June 30, 2026 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/Site Known As) Additional Information: This Resolution authorizes the City of Newark to enter into Agreement Modification #1 to Federal Aid Cost Reimbursement Agreement #2022-DT-DLA-102 with the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), to extend the contract term to June 30, 2026.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  50. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: 2024 Annual Budget for Mt. Prospect Avenue Neighborhood Improvement District Management Corporation for the Mt. Prospect Avenue Neighborhood Improvement District (MPANID) Purpose: Reading and Adopting 2024 Annual Budget for Mt. Prospect Avenue Neighborhood Improvement District Management Corporation. Amount: $330,000.00 Budget Period: January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024 Additional Information: Budget Introduction authorized by Resolution 7R2-m adopted on April 10, 2024. Public Hearing to be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 6:30 P.M. in the Council Chamber.

    Public Hearing opened. No one appearing. Public Hearing Closed. A motion was made by Ramos, Jr., seconded by Quintana to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  51. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Civil Litigation Docket No.: 2:20-cv-10309-JMV-JRA Claimant: Class Action on behalf of 289 Police Recruits (2017-2018) Claimant's Attorney: Adam Slater, Esq., Slater, Slater and Schulman, 488 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor, New York, New York 10022 Settlement Amount: $4,000,000 Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund Additional Comments: $4 Million ($2,660,841.60 to Claimants, $1,339,158.40 in Attorney’s fees, expense and costs).

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  52. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Urging support on the findings of the New Jersey State Disparity Study Purpose: To urge the Governor, State Senate and State Assembly to adopt race and gender-conscious programs and statutes to promote equitable and inclusive state procurement practices to remedy the overwhelming disparities in such practices. Sponsor: Council Member, C. Lawrence Crump Additional Information:

    A motion was made by Crump, seconded by Kelly to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  53. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Waiving Special Event Application Permit Fees Purpose: Juneteenth Festival Date(s): Saturday, June 15, 2024 Event Time(s): 11:00 A.M. until 7:00 P.M. Sponsor(s): Council Member, Patrick O. Council Additional Information: The Juneteenth Festival will be held on Bergen Street between Lyons Avenue and Nye Avenue, from, from 11:00 A.M. until 7:00 P.M. The City of Newark’s Special Event Permit Application Fee ($550.00) for the street festival will be waived.

    A motion was made by Council, seconded by Crump to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  54. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: Senior Summer BBQ Entity Name: Newark Housing Authority Entity Address: 500 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Event Location: Stephen Crane Elderly - at 801 N. 6th Street; 900 Franklin Avenue; 58-60 Cedar Lane; Stephen Crane Village and Riverside Villa, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Event Date(s): Thursdays, July 11, 2024; July 18, 2024; July 25, 2024; August 1, 2024 and August 8, 2024 Event Time: 12:00 P.M. until 3:30 P.M. Sponsor: Council Member, Anibal Ramos, Jr. Additional Information:

    A motion was made by Ramos, Jr., seconded by Quintana to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  55. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Amending Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement Purpose: Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Senior Brunch Entity Name: The Waterfront Entity Address: 2 Grafton Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Event Location: The Waterfront (Gymnasium), 2 Grafton Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07104 Event Date(s): Friday, May 31, 2024 Event Time: 9:00 A.M. until 3:30 P.M. Sponsor: Council Member, Anibal Ramos, Jr. Additional Information: The Original Resolution 7R8-d adopted on April 24, 2024, authorized a Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement with The Waterfront, on Thursday, May 30, 2024. The venue accidently overbooked for the previous date of the event, therefore there is a need to reschedule the event.

    A motion was made by Ramos, Jr., seconded by Quintana to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  56. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept./ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Resolution of Support Purpose: To provide for the submission of an application for tax credits sought by Developer under the NJ Aspire Tax Credit Program to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. Entity Name: South Ward Alliance, a NJ Non-profit Corporation Entity Address: 59 Lincoln Park, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Grant Amount: $0.00 Total Project Cost: $46,000,000.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: Traditional debt financing and equity funding Grant Period: Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale () Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (X) n/a List of Property (Address/Block/Lot/Ward 479-481 Clinton Avenue/Block 2685/Lot 30/Additional Lot 31/South Ward 483 Clinton Avenue/Block 2685/Lot 32/South Ward 485 Clinton Avenue/Block 2685/Lot 33/South Ward 652 Bergen Street/Block 2685/Lot 34/South Ward 648-650 Bergen Street/Block 2685/Lot 35/South Ward Additional Information:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  57. Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage
    Ordinance

    AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY AMENDING CAPITAL ORDINANCE 6PSF-C ADOPTED ON JULY 19, 2023.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Advance and Adopt on First Reading as 6F-c. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  58. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Administration/Office of Management and Budget Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Temporary Emergency Appropriation Purpose: To support the education of a diverse nurse practitioner population in underserved communities. Funding Source: Seton Hall University School of Nursing Appropriation Amount: $13,813.00 Budget Year: 2024 Contract Period: July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024 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: Original funding: Apply/Accept Resolution 7R5-a adopted on February 7, 2024. Resolution to accept additional funds will be submitted under separate cover as Legistar File ID #24-0646. Operating Agency: Department of Health and Community Wellness Two-Thirds vote of full membership required.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  59. Adopted
    Resolution

    EXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND REGRET Sponsored by Council Member Patrick O. Council 1. Laura Baker Sponsored by Council Member C. Lawrence Crump 2. Ida Mae White Sponsored by Council Member Louise Scott-Rountree 3. Audrey Loraine Hinds 4. Dorothy Jean Vauss 5. Yvonne Fields 6. James Edward Champion, Sr. 7. Henry “Hank” Johnson aka “Running Man” 8. Liz Ramsey-Taylor 9. John “Big Say” Gilliard 10. Detective Kevin Gilbert 11. Marguerite Smith

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  60. Filed
    Appointment

    Dept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Central Planning Board, as Alternate #1 Name of Appointee: Jermaine James Appointment Term: Upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending on March 12, 2026 Additional Information:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Confirm. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  61. Filed
    Appointment

    Dept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Caribbean Commission Name of Appointee: Esther Lewars Appointment Term: Upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending on September 15, 2028 Additional Information:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Confirm. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  62. Filed
    Appointment

    Dept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Caribbean Commission Name of Appointee: Shannielle Thompson Appointment Term: Upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending on February 21, 2028 Additional Information:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Confirm. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  63. Filed
    Appointment

    Dept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Re-Appointment to the Caribbean Commission Name of Appointee: Alyssa B. King Appointment Term: Upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending on March 5, 2028 Additional Information:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Confirm. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  64. Filed
    Appointment

    Dept/ Agency: Office of the Mayor Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Appointment Purpose: Appointment to the Affirmative Action Review Council, as a Community Representative Name of Appointee: Tiffany T. Weems Appointment Term: Upon confirmation by the Municipal Council and ending on May 21, 2027 Additional Information:

    A motion was made by Scott-Rountree, seconded by Crump to Confirm. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  65. Adopted
    Resolution

    RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING Sponsored by President LaMonica R. McIver 1. Captain Theresa M. Claiborne, First Commissioned African-American Woman Pilot in the History of the United States Air Force Sponsored by Council Member C. Lawrence Crump 2. Little Zion U.A.M.E. Church, on its 136th Church Anniversary Celebration Sponsored by Council Member Carlos M. Gonzalez 3. Firefighters honored during the Community Softball Scrimmage, of the NPD Newark Men’s Softball, Inc. vs. the Santiago Soldiers, for their acts of heroism, on Sunday, March 31, 2024 4. Individuals honored during the 2024 North Ward Center Scholarship Recipient Awards, to be held on Thursday, May 23, 2024 5. Sergeant Jacob Hernandez, on his retirement after twenty-five (25) years of public service with the City’s Department of Public Safety, Division of Police 6. Police Officer Diane Figueroa, on her retirement after thirty-five (35) years of public service with the City’s Department of Public Safety, Division of Police Sponsored by Council Member Dupré L. Kelly 7. Kenneth E. Walters, Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and former employee of the Department of Public Safety, Office of Emergency Management 8. Coach Anthony Baskerville Sponsored by Council Member Luis A. Quintana 9. Individuals honored during the Ecuadorian Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey’s Mother’s Day Celebration, held on Sunday, May 12, 2024 10. Mike Rodriguez, on his 90th Birthday Celebration 11. Manuel Cardenas, on graduating from Kean University Sponsored by Council Member Louise Scott-Rountree 12. Eileen Shaw, Senior Heroine Honoree, during the 8th Annual Newark Senior Services Unsung Hero-Heroines Ceremony, held on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 13. Individuals honored during the 8th Annual Newark Senior Services Unsung Hero-Heroines Ceremony, held on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 14. Individuals honored during the KIPP NJ - Be the Change Gala, held on Thursday, May 9, 2024 15. Individuals honored during the Community Affairs & Resource Center’s 12th Gala - Celebrating 44 Years of Service - “Twelve Stars Gala”, held on Friday, May 10, 2024 16. Individuals honored during the McDonald’s Gospel Fest 2024 “The Revival Tour”, held on Saturday, May 11, 2024 17. Pastor Lula Baker, honored during the City Wide Revival Newark & Vicinity, at Mount Pleasant Church, held on Thursday, May 16, 2024 18. Marcella Pleasant, on her 62nd Birthday Celebration, held on Friday, May 17, 2024 19. Yoruba Action Council YAC North America, on celebrating the YAC Grandeur Event Launching & Fundraising Gala Banquet: “Yoruba Renaissance in the Diaspora & Homeland”, held on Saturday, May 18, 2024 20. Immanuel Love Family Worship Center, on its 37th Church Anniversary, held on Sunday, May 19, 2024 21. Shiloh Baptist Church, on its 116th Church Anniversary, held on Sunday, May 19, 2024 22. Individuals honored during the Dimensions of Light WOTCC - Pentecost Fellowship Service, Honoring our Apostolic Fathers, held on Sunday, May 19, 2024 23. Individuals honored during the 4th Annual Juneteenth Unity Gala, held on Sunday, May 19, 2024 24. Individuals honored during the Friends of New Jersey Legacy Foundation, Juneteenth Freedom Dinner Cruise Party, to be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 Sponsored by Council Member Michael J. Silva, Jr. 25. Students honored with the Citizen’s Award (Matias Calle) and Achievement Award (Ariana Faican), from Oliver Street School 26. Students honored with the Citizen’s Award (Leslie Virgen) and Achievement Award (Johanna Monroy-Munoz), from Lafayette Street School

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  66. Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage
    Ordinance

    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING, TITLE XXIII, TRAFFIC, CHAPTER 5, PARKING, STOPPING AND STANDING, GENERALLY, SECTION 5-1, PARKING PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES AND SECTION 5-2, PARKING PROHIBITED AT CERTAIN TIMES, TO INCLUDE FINES FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF AND SECTION 5-3.1, PARKING PROHIBITED AT ANY TIME FOR TRUCKS, TRUCK CABS, TRUCK TRAILERS, AND BUSES EXCEEDING FOUR TONS REGISTERED GROSS WEIGHT AND SECTION 5-3.2, PARKING PROHIBITED BETWEEN 11:00 P.M. AND 5:00 A.M. FOR COMMERCIAL VEHICLES, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, TO INCREASE THE FINES FOR VIOLATIONS.

    A motion was made by McIver, seconded by Council to Advance and Adopt on First Reading as 6F-d. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  67. Communication to be Introduced
    Ordinance

    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE XXIII, TRAFFIC, CHAPTER 5, PARKING, STOPPING AND STANDING, GENERALLY, SECTION 6, STOPPING OR STANDING PROHIBITED AT CERTAIN TIMES, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, TO INCLUDE FINES FOR THE VIOLATIONS.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Advance to First Reading. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  68. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Grant Agreement Purpose: Amending Resolution #7R12-b adopted on April 5, 2023 Entity Name: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Entity Address: 401 East State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0420 Contract Amount: Not to exceed $286,400.00 Funding Source: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Contract Period: To commence upon execution of the Grant Agreement by the State and continuing for thirty-six (36) months thereafter 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:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  69. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: To acquire properties for the Newark Riverfront Park Acquisition Project to be included in the Newark Riverfront Park Expansion Project. Entity Name: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program Entity Address: 401 East State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0420 Grant Amount: $1,000,000.00 Funding Source: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program/2016 Budget/NW045-16G-16C00-A-94710-B2016 Total Project Cost: $1,333,333.00 City Contribution: $333,333.00 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) Jersey Street/Block 171/Lot 1/East Ward 2-4 Jersey Street/Block 171/Lot 6/East Ward 6-10 Jersey Street/Block 171/Lot 8/East Ward 12-18 Jersey Street/Block 171/Lot 11/East Ward 34-48 Jersey Street/Block 171/Lot 41/East Ward 20-32 Jersey Street/Block 171/Lot 42/East Ward 15-17 Jersey Street/Block 172/Lot 1/East Ward 23-67 Jersey Street/Block 172/Lot 3/East Ward 3-9 Jersey Street/Block 172/Lot 31/East Ward 11-13 Jersey Street/Block 172/Lot 33/East Ward 19-21 Jersey Street/Block 172/Lot 35/East Ward Additional Information: The Newark Riverfront Park Expansion Project.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  70. Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage
    Ordinance

    AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A TWENTY (20) YEAR TAX ABATEMENT TO SPG 2013 MCCARTER HWY URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, ONE TOWER BRIDGE, 100 FRONT STREET, SUITE 350, WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PENNSYLVANIA 19428, FOR A PROJECT TO CONSTRUCT A WAREHOUSE DISTRIBUTION CENTER CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY 178,200 SQUARE FEET OF WAREHOUSE SPACE WITH APPROXIMATELY (37) LOADING DOCKS, APPURTENANT DRIVEWAYS, AND SURFACE CAR PARKING LOCATED AT 2013 MCCARTER HIGHWAY, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07104 AND IDENTIFIED ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, AS BLOCK 825, LOTS 1, 16, 20, 25 AND 30 (NORTH WARD).

    A motion was made by Ramos, Jr., seconded by Gonzalez to Advance and Adopt on First Reading as 6F-e. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

  71. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept/ Agency: Water and Sewer Utilities Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: To provide funding from the State of New Jersey by and for the Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Watershed Protection and Restoration, Bureau of NJDES Stormwater Permitting and Water Quality Management for the implementation of stormwater utility - Grant Identifier: SWM-2022-Newark-00087. Entity Name: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), Division of Watershed Protection and Restoration Bureau of NJPDES Stormwater Permitting and Water Quality Management Entity Address: 428 East State Street, Mail Code 501-02A, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0420 Grant Amount: $150,000.00 Total Project Cost: $293,000.00 City Contribution: $143,000.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: $0.00 Grant Period: To commence upon adoption by the Municipal Council and continuing for sixteen (16) months thereafter, or as otherwise authorized by NJDEP 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:

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  72. Adopted
    Resolution

    Dept./ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Private Sale/Redevelopment/Subordination Agreement Purpose: To subordinate the City’s Reverter Rights by entering into an Amended Standard Conditions of Sale and a Subordination Agreement to enable the Redeveloper to obtain financing necessary for the redevelopment of rental or for-sale owner-occupied housing. Entity Name: Carvalho Realty, LLC Entity Address: 236 South 11th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Sale Amount: $0.00 Cost Basis: ( ) $ PSF ( ) Negotiated (X) N/A ( ) Other: Assessed Amount: $0.00 Appraised Amount: $0.00 Contract Period: Not Applicable Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient (X) n/a List of Property: (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) 485 South 18th Street/Block 325/Lot 16.01/West Ward 487 South 18th Street/Block 325/Lot 16.02/West Ward Additional Information: Resolution 7R2-h(S) adopted on August 11, 2020, authorized the sale of City-owned real estate property not needed for public use through a Public Real Estate Auction. Resolution 7R2-e(AS) adopted on September 16, 2020, accepted the bids and execution of Quitclaim Deeds for properties sold at Public Auction on Thursday, August 27, 2020.

    A motion was made by the Council of the Whole to Adopt. The motion was adopted by the following votes:

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  1. To Be Introduced
    Report

    Three Penn Plaza Property Holdings Urban Renewal, LLC Financial Agreement
  2. Filed
    Motion

    A motion expressing profound sorrow and regret at the recent passing of Marilyn Campbell, wife of former Newark Board of Education employee and sister-in-law of former Newark Board of Education Superintendent Eugene Campbell.
  3. Filed
    Motion

    A motion requesting the Newark Parking Authority immediately remove the parking meters installed on West Market Street between Wyckoff and Norfolk Streets, and furthermore, requesting that parking meters are installed along Division Street.
  4. Filed
    Motion

    A motion requesting that the Office of the City Clerk coordinate a meeting with the Municipal Council’s Public Safety Committee to discuss the Fire Department’s equipment, the condition and status of its firehouses and its staffing.
  5. Filed
    Motion

    A motion requesting that the Administration provide an explanation on the decision to require that Firefighters participating in the Goodwill softball Games held in Puerto Rico and hosted by Puerto Rico, are required to use their personal vacation days versus the Newark Police Officers who are allowed to use City time.
  6. Filed
    Motion

    A motion expressing profound sorrow and regret at the recent passing of Bishop Ronald Jones.
  7. Filed
    Motion

    A motion expressing profound sorrow and regret at the recent passing of Marilyn “Penny” Jones Joseph, former Newark employee.