Council president Maritza Davila is pushing through an ordinance to bar one speaker from yielding time to another at City Council meetings.
Councilman Shahin Khalique was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Don Bosco Avenue in 2010, according to New Jersey State Police and Paterson Municipal Court documents.
Councilman Shahin Khalique’s residence on Sherwood Avenue was in foreclosure in 2019, according to court records.
Fifteen people picked up petitions to potentially run for six up for grabs City Council seats in May of next year.
Mayor Andre Sayegh is facing continued backlash for his administration’s botched sewer reforms that led to big fee increases for ratepayers.
A proposed slaughterhouse in the Hillcrest section has garnered from opposition of some neighborhood residents.
Municipal officials unveiled street signs on Saturday afternoon naming a portion of Union Avenue to Bangladesh Boulevard in recognition of the city’s growing Bangladeshi-American community.