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.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration was unsuccessful, again, in securing City Council approval for a temporary budget, heightening the chances for a government shutdown.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration was unsuccessful in securing City Council approval for a $41 million temporary budget on Tuesday night, raising the prospect for a municipal government shutdown.
Councilman Michael Jackson threatened one of his City Council colleagues with physical violence via text messages and a phone call last week.
The City Council gave preliminary approval on Tuesday night to a pair of ordinances that increase the penalties for dumping in Paterson.