After months of battling with mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration over the sewer utility, the City Council late last week adopted a measure to bill residential users using a flat rate system.
After a two-week long impasse over spending with mayor Andre Sayegh, the City Council on Tuesday evening approved a temporary budget, allowing employees to get their paychecks on time.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration was unsuccessful, again, in securing City Council approval for a temporary budget, heightening the chances for a government shutdown.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration was unsuccessful in securing City Council approval for a $41 million temporary budget on Tuesday night, raising the prospect for a municipal government shutdown.
Councilman Michael Jackson proposed to rename a section of 10th Avenue between East 26th and East 28th Street to “Jamaica Heroes Way” on Tuesday night, sparking a long discussion in the City Council.
Municipal officials renamed the Vreeland Triangle, a small greenspace on Vreeland Avenue and East 37th Street, to Amistad Park in recognition of African American residents’ contributions to Paterson, on Tuesday night.
Mayor Andre Sayegh prevailed in keeping the controversial sewer reform measures after a City Council vote on Tuesday night.