The trial that will determine who – Alex Mendez or William McKoy — gets the 3rd Ward seat on City Council is slated to take place in the summer.
Mayor Andre Sayegh has reversed his decision, widely viewed as ill-conceived amid a raging pandemic, to scale back the city’s Covid-19 testing program.
Councilman Alex Mendez, who came under attack from mayor Andre Sayegh earlier in the week for not quarantining following a trip to the Dominican Republic, has tested negative for Covid-19.
The City Council grilled officials from mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration on Tuesday night for their sudden scaling back of the city’s Covid-19 testing program.
Former councilman William McKoy, who narrowly lost to Alex Mendez in November, filed a lawsuit on Monday seeking to nullify the outcome of the do-over election.
Just days after Paterson logged its highest number of daily new coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic, mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration scaled back the city’s testing program.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is scaling back Paterson’s Covid-19 testing program, municipal officials revealed on Tuesday night.