Collazo Logistic Care, a city taxi company with a dozen medallions, avoided suspension on Tuesday night by providing new insurance and certificate of occupancy documents.
The company handling the renovation of Overlook Park at the Great Falls National Historical Park has told municipal officials there is lead contamination — abatement of which carries a price tag of hundreds of thousands of dollars — in the walls of the former steam plant foundation.
Former mayoral candidate Pedro Rodriguez resigned from his municipal job on Wednesday citing potential future adverse employment action from his once rival and now mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration.
The city council approved a 2.9-percent increase to the $3.2 million contract to renovate Overlook Park at the Great Falls National Historical Park. The increase amounts to $92,000 for Applied Landscape Technologies of Highland Park, according to municipal records.
The city council awarded $505,000 in federal grant money to the New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) on Tuesday night to build four units of low-income housing on Wayne Avenue.
Former business administrator Nellie Pou received $48,716 in severance pay when she departed from municipal government in June, according to public records.
The half-dozen large holes remaining at the former Leader Dye site on Madison Avenue has led some to raise questions about the quality of the $1.1 million demolition project.