Councilman Alex Mendez has been campaigning hard for next year’s mayoral race. His large campaign signs dot houses on both sides of Park Avenue. This has led some of his detractors to cite an outdated and invalid municipal ordinance to allege the at-large councilman is breaking local law.
The city council on Tuesday night voted down a measure that sought to acquire 11 properties on both sides of Ryle Avenue to create a new entrance to the Great Falls National Historical Park from West Broadway.
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration is seeking city council approval to borrow $21.64 million to cover retirement payouts for employees, sewer repairs, and installation of ventilation systems at the Paterson Museum and the police headquarters.
After losing in a bitter election and subsequent court battle, former councilman Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman on Wednesday announced his intention to run for an at-large council seat in next year’s municipal elections.
Jerome King was profusely sweating in the nippy city council chambers on Tuesday evening as he fielded questions from an unfriendly governing body for his program’s role in the large number of needles found in parks, school playgrounds, and street benches.
The city celebrated the completion of a large commercial development project on Main Street called 1010 South Paterson Plaza on Sunday afternoon. The entirely commercial plaza has 27,000 square feet of space housing 10 retail shops on the bottom floor and 12 large office spaces on the upper floor, according to real estate developer Yassin…
The city council approved $86,500 to pay Fairfield-based Northeast Sweepers and Rentals that repaired some of its Ravo 5 street sweepers without public bid, according to a resolution approved on Tuesday night. Purchase of goods and services that exceed $40,000 “must be publicly bid,” according to the resolution. In this case, the Department of Public…