A pair of hires over the last six months has prompted some to argue the city is overlooking its residents for municipal jobs and failing to adhere to an ordinance that requires employees to live within the city.
Municipal officials celebrated the renovation of the historic Cricket Clubhouse, a red building visible from Route 20, at Eastside Park on Monday morning.
The City Council confirmed six of mayor Andre Sayegh’s department heads on Tuesday night.
Members of mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration worked from home in some cases and did not consistently use the city’s biometric time tracking system, according to municipal records.
Mayor Andre Sayegh submitted the names of six of his eight cabinet members for confirmation to the City Council on Tuesday night.
Mayor Andre Sayegh made the case to raise $3 million in revenue on Tuesday night to resolve the city’s budget crisis by increasing sewer fees.
The city is buying a dozen tablet computer devices for City Council members to reduce paper usage.