Long time independent, Ward C Councilman Rich Boggiano, will run on Mayor Steven Fulop’s ticket in next year’s citywide election.
There was no discussion during Thursday’s Jersey City Board of Education meeting about when public schools might reopen for in-person learning. Superintendent Franklin Walker has previously said that schools won’t reopen for live classes before February 2nd.
Under legislation passed this week in Trenton legalizing recreational use of marijuana, Jersey City will qualify as an “impact zone,” entitling it to additional tax revenue generated from marijuana sales and priority for cannabis licenses.
Last night Councilman-at-Large Rolando Lavarro railed against his colleagues on the city council as they voted 6-2 to allow a massive luxury high rise to move ahead in Bergen-Lafayette.
Mayor Fulop and the Jersey City Health and Human Services Department announced an emergency resolution establishing six vaccination sites to proactively prepare for the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines.
The City Council should vote no on ordinance 20-103, amending the Morris Canal Redevelopment Plan to create the “Berry Lane North Zone.”
At today’s City Council caucus Councilman Rolando Lavarro suggested that a plan to build a 361-unit luxury high-rise in Bergen-Lafayette may violate the terms of a grant received from the state. Lavarro also stated that newly uncovered documents show that the land, known as Steel Technologies, was supposed to be acquired to become part of Berry Lane […]
Today Mayor Steven Fulop released a 25 minute videotaped State of the City Address covering a wide range of topics. Here are some of the highlights.
But like with many other topics and issues these days, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought a new twist to that conversation, as the prospect of an effective vaccine against the coronavirus in the coming weeks and months has raised questions over whether it, too, will be required in schools — and if that vaccine mandate would include students, teachers and all school staff.
The problem of strangulating online delivery fees is a long-term problem. It needs a long-term solution.