Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is on the verge of opting into the Passaic County Energy Cooperative to give a lucrative energy contract to a company that gave more than $400,000 to a lobbying firm tied to one of the mayor’s close allies.
The City Council is creating a personnel committee after a report revealed the new personnel director received an abortive six-percent longevity pay increase.
When she was serving as head of human resources at East Orange, Michele Ralph-Rawls directed a subordinate to increase her pay, according to government documents.
The grant writing company owned by a close ally of mayor Andre Sayegh received a larger contract from the Paterson Parking Authority weeks after the new mayor was sworn in, according to government documents.
The city’s construction official Gennaro “Jerry” Lobozzo has been suspended for five days for alleged unbecoming conduct, according to municipal officials.
The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has assessed a $700 penalty against Bernard Jones, Jr, who ran for a City Council seat in 2015, according to documents the state released on Wednesday.
A pair of consultants from Concord Engineering made a pitch to the City Council on Tuesday night for a lucrative electricity contract.