The city council approved a two-year agreement to lease the second floor of the Paterson Health Department to the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey for $24,000 despite objections from municipal employees on Tuesday night.
After a big show of force by several dozen of his supporters at the city council chambers, mayor Jose “Joey” Torres survived a no confidence vote on Tuesday night.
The no confidence measure before the City Council urging indicted mayor Jose “Joey” Torres to resign from office divided council members on Tuesday night.
After a lengthy discussion on an agreement to lease a large portion of the Paterson Health Department building’s second floor to a nonprofit group, council members narrowly gave preliminary approval on Thursday night.
The city will receive $300,000 worth of green infrastructure projects – rain gardens and water storage cisterns – to reduce storm water impact on the antiquated municipal combined sewer system which overflows during downpours and snowmelts discharging raw sewage into the Passaic River.
A prominent city developer is creating 100 new full-time construction and maintenance jobs in Paterson’s 4th Ward.
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’s administration is moving the Paterson Neighborhood Assistance Office from its current Ellison Street building to the Montgomery Street location that serves as the site of the controversial prisoner reentry program run by former governor Jim McGreevey.