After rejecting mayor Andre Sayegh’s $283.6 million introduced budget three weeks ago, the City Council reversed course on Tuesday night.
The street outside of the former Paterson Catholic High School has been renamed to Tim Thomas Way in tribute to the retired basketball star.
Municipal officials have approved zoning changes, carving out a high density overlay district in the vicinity of Fair Street, paving the way for a 10-story luxury housing complex.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration secured approval of a third temporary budget on Tuesday night.
The city’s Bangladeshi-American community turned in hundreds of petitions to additionally name Union Avenue as Bangladesh Boulevard. As many as 800 signed petitions were hand-delivered to the City Council last Thursday.
The City Council gave preliminary approval to a series of measures to borrow $16 million early Friday morning.
The City Council rejected mayor Andre Sayegh’s $283.6 million introduced budget early Friday morning.