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.
Councilman Michael Jackson has proposed adding 100 part-time special police officer to tackle “alarming amount of lawlessness” in Paterson.
The boiled water advisory for Paterson, Passaic City, and parts of Clifton that was posted a week ago after remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped more than seven inches of rain isn’t expected to be lifted anytime soon.
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.
Municipal officials are seeking $500,000 in grant funding from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to stabilize the historic Colt Gun Mill deep inside the Great Falls National Historical Park.
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.