The city has agreed to pay $9,275 to cover councilmen William McKoy and Andre Sayegh’s legal bills incurred in defending themselves against the criminal charges filed by Sirrano Keith Baldeo, publisher of the New Jersey Pulse newspaper.
Three months after voting down the downtown Paterson special improvement district budget, the City Council on Tuesday night reversed its position. In a 4-2-1 vote, council members approved the $304,000 budget.
A week after rejecting a $670,000 deal to sell 11 lots to the Paterson Parking Authority, the city council on Thursday night reversed course.
The city council rejected a measure that would have transferred 11 lots close to the Great Falls National Historical Park to the Paterson Parking Authority for $670,000 on Tuesday night.
The city struck a collective bargaining agreement with police motor pool employees boosting base pay by $5,000, according to municipal officials.
Councilman Andre Sayegh in a rare move by a mayor-elect has invited his eight City Council colleagues to serve on his transition team.
The city suspended two police officers on Friday as a result of an on-going law enforcement corruption investigation.