The city council approved a two-year agreement to lease the second floor of the Paterson Health Department to the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey for $24,000 despite objections from municipal employees on Tuesday night.
After a big show of force by several dozen of his supporters at the city council chambers, mayor Jose “Joey” Torres survived a no confidence vote on Tuesday night.
The no confidence measure before the City Council urging indicted mayor Jose “Joey” Torres to resign from office divided council members on Tuesday night.
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.
After the city council failed to consider two measures to reform the city’s scandal-plagued tire recycling program, mayor Jose “Joey” Torres on Friday afternoon issued an executive order shutting down the program.
After a report surfaced alleging corruption at the city’s tire recycling program, mayor Jose “Joey” Torres has proposed to double tire fees and pull the city out of taking tires directly from local tire shops and mechanics.
After running city government on a series of temporary spending measures for the past eight months, the city council adopted mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration’s $278.86 million budget on Tuesday night.