After rejecting a $742,000 contract to a firm that backed mayor Andre Sayegh by giving to a Hudson County political action committee (PAC), the City Council earlier in the month awarded a reduced $500,000 consulting contract to Hoboken-based NW Financial Group.
The population of Paterson increased more than 9 percent to nearly 160,000 residents, according to latest U.S. Census data released on Thursday.
Assistant business administrator Jennifer Hirschmanner directed a subordinate in the personnel division to adjust her stepson, Dylan Hirschmanner’s sick leave time, according to emails obtained through a records request.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration secured the City Council’s approval for a $268.34 million budget on Wednesday night.
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.