After removing salary increases for his cabinet members, mayor Andre Sayegh secured approval of his fiscal 2020 introduced budget.
Members of the City Council ignored their corporation counsel’s warning of conflict of interest on Wednesday morning to approve funding in the 2020 introduced budget for four legislative aides.
In his effort to rebrand and change the perception of the city, mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is spending more than $35,000 to purchase new “Welcome to Paterson” signs.
Municipal officials approved a payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) agreement late last month giving a $4 million tax break to the soon-to-be purchasers of the Federation Apartments, a senior housing complex on 12th Avenue.
After a nearly three-hour long emergency meeting prompted by a pair of weekend fatalities, mayor Andre Sayegh on Monday afternoon said police will continue to “devote special attention” to the city’s “most troubled sections.”
The City Council has approved an 80-page redevelopment agreement for the $76 million project to restore the historic Hinchliffe Stadium.
Four council members could get legislative aides after an acrimonious battle at the City Council on Tuesday night that included exchanges of personal attacks.