After almost two years at the helm of the Paterson police force, police chief Troy Oswald is retiring on Feb. 1, 2020.
After facing some criticism for allowing a reentry program to operate out of the Danforth Memorial Library on Broadway, library director Corey Fleming appears to have assuaged City Council members fears over the initiative that will serve ex-prisoners from around the region.
Fifteen people picked up petitions to potentially run for six up for grabs City Council seats in May of next year.
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.