A day after the long-derelict Leader Dye factory site auction closed, the City Council approved the sale of the nearly two-acre site for $7.61 million.
Councilwoman Maritza Davila was picked to serve as the president of the City Council on Thursday.
The long derelict former Leader Dye site, almost 2 acres of prime development land close to major highways, on Madison Avenue fetched a $7.6 million bid at the close of auction on Wednesday.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration hired public works director William “Billy” Rodriguez’s brother for an $80,000 engineering job raising concerns about nepotism.
After months of battling with mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration over the sewer utility, the City Council late last week adopted a measure to bill residential users using a flat rate system.
After a two-week long impasse over spending with mayor Andre Sayegh, the City Council on Tuesday evening approved a temporary budget, allowing employees to get their paychecks on time.
Mayor Andre Sayegh told employees in a memorandum on Monday to “expect a delayed paycheck” this week because of the ongoing dispute between the mayor and the City Council over spending.