The City Council approved a measure on Tuesday night to join the Passaic County Energy Cooperative, a move that will benefit a company that gave more than $400,000 to a lobbying firm tied to one of the mayor’s close allies.
After rejecting mayor Andre Sayegh’s $283.6 million introduced budget three weeks ago, the City Council reversed course on Tuesday night.
The street outside of the former Paterson Catholic High School has been renamed to Tim Thomas Way in tribute to the retired basketball star.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration secured approval of a third temporary budget on Tuesday night.
The city’s Bangladeshi-American community turned in hundreds of petitions to additionally name Union Avenue as Bangladesh Boulevard. As many as 800 signed petitions were hand-delivered to the City Council last Thursday.
The school district saw an 82-percent drop in violations — drivers without commercial driving licenses, failure to pick up students, and other infractions — committed by bus companies in the 2018-19 school year.
The City Council gave preliminary approval to a series of measures to borrow $16 million early Friday morning.