The city spent $178,715 on mostly outside contractors and public works employees to clear the roadways in the mid-March snowstorm – called the biggest snowfall of the season, according to a report mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration provided to council members.
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 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.
With less than a year to go before he will be campaigning for re-election, mayor Jose “Joey” Torres on Wednesday night shared his ‘forward Paterson’ economic plan with council members in a three-and-half-hour long presentation.