For the second time this month, the city council on Tuesday night rejected a $2.6 million borrowing measure to renovate Hinchliffe Stadium and make improvements to other recreation facilities by citing lack of information from mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration about where the funds will be spent.
The unsanctioned nightly parties that include loud music at Eastside Park have been disturbing residents of neighboring Elmwood Park who have lodged a dozen noise complaints with police in the neighboring borough over the past week, according to councilman Joseph Dombrowski.
The city council approved a $3.33 million contract on Tuesday night to resurface 23 road segments in the 5th and 6th Wards as part of mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ road reconstruction project.
A plan that seeks to acquire 15 ramshackle properties in the Ryle Avenue area using $2.5 million in state Green Acres funds to create a new entrance to the Great Falls National Historical Park from West Broadway has been approved by the City Council.
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres and three public works supervisors pleaded not guilty on Monday afternoon to theft and other corruption charges at the Hudson County Superior Court.
The city council approved an ordinance aimed at reviving the long dormant Rent Leveling Board whose purpose is to settle disputes between landlords and tenants.
After the city’s taxi industry lobbied to keep cabs in service for an extra year, the city council approved a “stop gap” measure to allow them to keep decade-old cabs in service until next year’s renewal.