Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration secured final approval of five borrowing measures amounting to $10 million for sewer repairs, police body cameras, public works equipment, and other expenses.
Three years after it was constructed for $1.1 million at the dead end of Montgomery Street, the city’s new salt dome requires $30,000 worth of roof repairs.
The chairman of the City Council’s finance committee on Thursday night called for an audit of municipal sewer billings. His call came after mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration bungled the implementation of sewer reforms that led to big increases in fees for property owners.
Mayor Andre Sayegh succeeded in forcing the retirement of popular police chief Troy Oswald through a settlement agreement approved by the City Council on Thursday night.
After removing salary increases for his cabinet members, mayor Andre Sayegh secured approval of his fiscal 2020 introduced budget.
Members of the City Council ignored their corporation counsel’s warning of conflict of interest on Wednesday morning to approve funding in the 2020 introduced budget for four legislative aides.
In his effort to rebrand and change the perception of the city, mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is spending more than $35,000 to purchase new “Welcome to Paterson” signs.