The city is buying a dozen tablet computer devices for City Council members to reduce paper usage.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration secured approval for a $39.83 million temporary budget, fourth since the start of the fiscal year in July, to keep the government running through the end of February.
Mayor Andre Sayegh cited recent events following the death of Jameek Lowery on Thursday afternoon to unveil a series of measures to re-build trust between law enforcement and the community.
The family and supporters of 27-year-old Jameek Lowery continued to protest on Tuesday night, demanding answers for the man’s mysterious death.
Mayor Andre Sayegh swore in six new police officers on Monday morning. He described the class, which included a Muslim woman clad in a hijab, as reflective of the community at a time when police have been the target of protests and threats.
A city man was arrested on Monday morning for threatening to kill two police officers over the mysterious death of Jameek “Mickey” Lowery in a video, said police director Jerry Speziale on Monday morning.
The two men arrested while leading a demonstration outside City Hall seeking answers for the mysterious death of Jameek Lowery pleaded not guilty on Monday morning.