Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is avoiding hiking property taxes for a year by changing the budget year from fiscal to calendar.
Mayor Andre Sayegh is shifting $1.11 million from federal housing grants, including from the city’s first-time homebuyer program, to Hinchliffe Stadium developers.
Municipal officials designated Juneteenth, a day that marks the end of slavery in America, as a public holiday on Tuesday.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration secured the City Council’s approval early Wednesday morning for a 30-year tax abatement agreement for the controversial Hinchliffe Stadium project.
Overtime spending in Paterson jumped by 28 percent in the last fiscal year, municipal government data shows.
Mayor Andre Sayegh has said he is confident the city will collect the $93,000 in rent owed by now-defunct Libby’s hotdog joint.
With just seven weeks remaining to get residents counted, Paterson and Passaic County officials are urging people to complete their U.S. Census surveys.