The city council approved a 2.9-percent increase to the $3.2 million contract to renovate Overlook Park at the Great Falls National Historical Park. The increase amounts to $92,000 for Applied Landscaper Technologies of Highland Park, according to municipal records.
The section of Union Avenue that was the site of a double shooting last week is described as a “breeding ground for criminal activity” in a statistical report issued by police to justify the expansion of the business curfew to the area.
The city is moving to resurface two dozen roadways over the next five months, announced mayor Andre Sayegh on Wednesday afternoon.
The city launched a new program on Thursday morning to provide clean streets and jobs to residents.
The city issued a 200-day suspension to Mo’s Low Cost Liquors, a troubled bar and liquor store on Main Street that has become a crime magnet in the Lackawanna neighborhood, for an assortment of liquor license violations on Wednesday night.
The city council narrowly voted to accept a $30,000 donation to improve eight ballfields from the controversial “One Paterson” civic organization connected to mayor Andre Sayegh.
After criticizing mayor Andre Sayegh for his past tax hike stances, the City Council approved a 2-percent tax increase on Tuesday night, giving his nascent administration a chance to deliver on the campaign promise to stabilize taxes through development.