After mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration made staffing changes, the Community Improvement Division, tasked with enforcing property maintenance and housing violations, saw a 54-percent drop in inspection activities, according to municipal documents.
A proposed ordinance before the City Council will allow mosques in Paterson to broadcast the Adhan or the Muslim call to prayer.
After more than nine years of court proceedings, municipal officials on Tuesday night agreed to pay $175,000 to settle a man’s police brutality lawsuit.
Half-dozen public works employees will be aiding in the demolition of the crumbling Riverside Terrace housing development on 5th Avenue to gain experience, according to municipal officials.
Former business administrator Vaughn McKoy is receiving a $17,500 contract to serve as an advisor to mayor Andre Sayegh.
During the controversial vote to hire legislative aides for City Council members late last year, councilman Michael Jackson argued he did not need an aide. Last week, members of the City Council approved a budget that allows Jackson to hire an aide.
Mayor Andre Sayegh broke ground on a $1 million renovation project and Brandes Field at the Marshall-Levine intersection on Monday morning.