Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres has begun to build up support to create a $3 million recreation trust fund through a ballot initiative that would impose five or six cents tax increase for every $100 of tax levy on city property owners.
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration has refused to provide documents showing the manner in which $773,187 in overtime was spent in a single month, June 2014, at the Department of Public Works (DPW).
A big spike in overtime spending in the city’s Department of Public Works (DPW) in June 2014, just days before mayor Jose “Joey” Torres returned to office for a third-term, has city councilman Julio Tavarez demanding answers.
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres is reportedly considering to run a slate of candidates in next year’s ward elections. Torres’ plan garnered mostly ambivalent reactions from incumbent council members who will be defending their seats in May 2016.
In an effort to preserve the scenic Levine Reservoir, located just steps away from the city’s Great Falls National Park, mayor Jose “Joey” Torres is urging the city council to formally ask the Passaic Valley Water Commission to either delay its project to drain and place concrete containers at the site or decommission and hand…
William McKoy, 3rd Ward councilman, is backing Jose “Joey” Torres for mayor in the heavily contested eight-person race set to conclude next week, announced the councilman on Thursday.
“In your estimation, why hasn’t former mayor Torres appointed a Dominican-American to a department head position?” rehashed Andre Sayegh, 6th Ward councilman, during last week’s candidate forum after Maria Teresa Feliciano introduced the issue of scant Dominican representation during Jose “Joey” Torres’ two terms.