The city is increasing parking violation penalties for most infractions like double parking and parking too close to a stop sign by 10-percent.
The city’s governing body has agreed to transfer 11 lots or 1.5-acre of land to the Paterson Parking Authority for the development of a parking deck and a hotel in the vicinity of the Great Falls National Historical Park.
Prominent developer Charles Florio is willing to offer two buildings in the crime-ridden 1st and 4th Wards for police to set-up substations.
The city’s controversial health and human services director Donna Nelson-Ivy will not be returning after Jul. 1, according to sources.
Councilwoman Ruby Cotton and Maritza Davila have set themselves up for a rematch for the City Council presidency. For the past weeks, both women have been lobbying their colleagues for support.
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.