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After collecting signatures, 1st Ward candidate Veronica Ovalles distances herself from mayor Torres’ recreation tax

1st Ward city council candidate Veronica Ovalles, who collected more than a dozen signatures for mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ recreation tax, is distancing herself from the new tax proposal which seeks to raise $3 million from property owners to support recreation.


Majority of 1st Ward candidates oppose mayor Torres’ recreation tax

Three out of the five 1st Ward city council candidates said they oppose mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ recreation tax which – if approved by voters on November 3rd, 2015 – will raise $3 million from property owners in order to acquire and maintain recreational facilities.


Paterson recreation tax approved for ballot placement by city council

The city’s governing body in a 5-3 vote approved the placement of the recreation tax — which will raise an additional $3 million from property owners to fund recreation — for voters’ consideration on the November 3rd, 2015 election on Tuesday evening.