Council president Flavio Rivera came under heavy criticism from his colleagues on the City Council on Tuesday night for scrapping a no-confidence measure against mayor Andre Sayegh.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s bungled sewer reforms that led to massive fee increases for property owners and sparked a protest were repealed on Tuesday night.
Councilman Luis Velez’s wife was hired at the Passaic Valley Water Commission late last year, according to public records.
A measure rebuking mayor Andre Sayegh for his numerous failures as the chief executive of the municipal government has been taken off the agenda.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is dealing with a so-called payroll “glitch” that has resulted in some employees receiving double the amount of their bi-weekly pay and some not receiving their pay at all.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is borrowing $10.54 million to fund park improvements, sewer, library, and road repairs.
Four members of the City Council introduced a no-confidence measure in the City Council on Tuesday night to censure mayor Andre Sayegh for his alleged failures over the past two and half years.