The 14-person at-large city council race saw $188,299 in campaign spending, according to reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
Members of mayor-elect Andre Sayegh’s transition team heard from residents at School 25 on Tuesday night in order to create a plan for the incoming administration to tackle the city’s most stubborn problems.
The city’s $1.8 million tax lien sale conducted last month is being probed by federal authorities. An FBI investigator visited City Hall last week to obtain documents related to the sale, according to municipal officials.
The city rejected a proposal to construct a 42-unit apartment complex for “high-end” luxury housing on Mountain Avenue, close to the Garret Mountain Reservation, following staunch opposition from residents and neighboring Woodland Park on Monday night.
A $5 million apartment complex is going up in the Lackawanna section of Paterson, according to municipal records.
Former councilwoman Vera Ames-Garnes, who has been bed-ridden following multiple strokes, turned 71 years old on Friday. She received a year of free housing from prominent developer Charles Florio for her birthday.
The nonprofit Paterson Habitat for Humanity received approval this week to construct two single-family homes on Hamilton Avenue for an estimated $400,000.