The city is seeking funding from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to study the possibility of building a microgrid at the hydroelectric plant that sits at the bottom of the water falls at the Great Falls National Historical Park.
The city council pulled proposed federal grant funding allocation for a new “wellness center” at the controversial Montgomery Street site under FBI investigation.
After a lengthy discussion on an agreement to lease a large portion of the Paterson Health Department building’s second floor to a nonprofit group, council members narrowly gave preliminary approval on Thursday night.
Council president William McKoy called for a no confidence vote on indicted mayor Jose “Joey” Torres on Thursday evening.
The union that represents employees of the Paterson Health Department has come out against a proposal to lease the second floor of the Paterson Health Building to a nonprofit organization.
Almost a week after he was indicted by a grand jury on various corruption charges, mayor Jose “Joey” Torres on Monday morning surrendered to the New Jersey State Police. He walked into the police barracks in Totowa accompanied by his attorney John Azzarello for processing at about 11:30 a.m.
Public works director Manuel Ojeda, who signed off on at least two of the allegedly fraudulent overtime authorization forms, has remained silent on the indictment of three of his supervisors for corruption.