Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is planning to send out letters to the city’s large number of tax-exempt property owners – among them social service and religious organizations – to make monetary contributions.
The City Council gave preliminary approval to a series of measures to borrow $16 million early Friday morning.
The City Council rejected mayor Andre Sayegh’s $283.6 million introduced budget early Friday morning.
The Neighborhood Assistance Office (NAO) served more than 5,000 people per month when it was operating out of downtown Paterson. Now, the office barely serves 1,000 people in a given month, according to the official in charge of the office.
A Morris County start-up is planning to invest $1.5 million to open a medical marijuana dispensary two blocks away from St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in the Lackawanna neighborhood.
Mayor Andre Sayegh marked his hundred days in office by touting some of his key accomplishments. He delivered a 12-minute address listing some of his major accomplishments in office so far.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration received the approval of the City Council on Tuesday night to move municipal employees to the state health insurance program that will produce a projected $20 million in savings per year for the cash-strapped municipality.