The City Council rejected a $742,000 contract for a firm that gave to a Hudson County political action committee (PAC) which spent large sums of money to get mayor Andre Sayegh elected nearly four years ago.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is giving $2 million to the Paterson Parking Authority for the demolition of the obsolete Ward Street garage and the construction of a new parking deck at the site.
Mayor Andre Sayegh vetoed the City Council’s ordinance barring marijuana businesses in Paterson late Friday afternoon.
Members of the City Council adopted a measure on Tuesday night that disallows the opening of recreational marijuana businesses in Paterson.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration secured the City Council’s approval for a $268.34 million budget on Wednesday night.
Mayor Andre Sayegh fully supports the opening of various marijuana businesses in Paterson, viewing it as a potential engine to create jobs and bring revenue into to municipal coffers.
Paterson on Monday swore in 27 police officers, adding new blood to department ranks thinned by layoffs and with image problem borne of numerous allegations of police brutality.