The controversial Paterson Art Factory is facing a major hurdle at the City Council as it seeks entertainment and dance hall licenses.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration faced a barrage of questions from members of the City Council over a novel discounted tax lien sale approach, where the administration sells the tax certificate based not only on the price offered, but also by considering the development project proposed for the site.
Fifteen people picked up petitions to potentially run for six up for grabs City Council seats in May of next year.
Mayor Andre Sayegh is facing continued backlash for his administration’s botched sewer reforms that led to big fee increases for ratepayers.
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.
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.