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…
“Mayor Torres, how did we get to a $78 million deficit?” asked David Gilmore, city activist during Wednesday’s mayoral forum at the city hall. “How did we get there?”
Former mayor Jose “Joey” Torres characterized the lengthy controversy over his sick and vacation payout as a “smear campaign” geared to reduce his chances of reclaiming the city’s mayoralty during the televised meeting of the city council on Tuesday night.
Jose Torres, former city mayor, dropped off a check for $2,238.51 on Thursday afternoon at the City Hall, repaying one of the two controversial checks he received during his time in office.
A resolution before the City Council demands that Jose Torres, former city mayor, return monies he received for sick and vacation pay while in office.
Speaking to a small group of supporters inside a restaurant on Montclair Avenue, Jose Torres, former two-term mayor, touted some of his successes as mayor, while highlighting what he plans to do during a third term.
Lydia Robles, city activist, who picked up petitions and was eying the city’s highest office, has announced Thursday afternoon that she will withdraw her candidacy for mayor and back Jose Torres, the city’s former two-term mayor.