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.
A new preschool, designed to educate 130 students, ages 3 and 4, is opening on Crooks Avenue next fall.
Former school board members Corey Teague, Vincent Arrington, and incumbent Emanuel Capers won seats on the Board of Education on Tuesday, according to unofficial election results.
Municipal officials initially approved a measure to turn North 2nd Street between Haledon Avenue and Halpine Street into a one-way.