A member of the Board of Adjustment, a body that approves development projects by granting variances, is considering filing an ethics complaint against council president Maritza Davila and councilman Luis Velez.
After back-to-back shooting murders, mayor Andre Sayegh and public safety officials outlined a plan to curb street violence late Tuesday afternoon.
The city is moving ahead with the controversial plan to hire nine aides for City Council members to assist them in performing “administrative duties” and “researching data.”
Council president Maritza Davila appointed her colleagues to various City Council committees this week.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s move to raise property taxes – second time since taking office last July – was rejected by the City Council on Tuesday night.
Dozens people rallied in front of the historic City Hall in Paterson in solidarity with Puerto Ricans protesting their governor last Wednesday evening. Many of them rejoiced at governor Ricardo Rosselló resignation announcement later in the night.
Councilwoman Maritza Davila held a fundraiser more than a year ago to celebrate her new role as president of the City Council. She has yet to file the legally required campaign finance report with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).